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Victor Oreskovich | Winger

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/15/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 215
College: Notre Dame
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 2 (55) / COL

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Coach Alain Vigeault was not happy with the play of Victor Oreskovich on Tuesday.
Oreskovich was sent to the minors after the game on Wednesday morning and he play be dealt out of the organization to give him a fresh start. "I just wasn’t crazy about his game and thought that we needed something else," Vigneault said of sending Oreskovich back to the minors. He has no fantasy value, needless to say. Fri, Dec 9, 2011 10:24:00 AM

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Victor Oreskovich was sent down to the minors on Thursday.

He posted seven penalty minutes on Tuesday against Colorado in his season debut and has five points in 11 games with AHL Chicago.
Thu, Dec 8, 2011 05:48:00 PM

Victor Oreskovich has been placed on waivers by the Vancouver Canucks.

Oreskovich will be sent to the AHL Chicago Wolves if he clears waivers. He had three assists in 16 games with Vancouver last season.
Wed, Oct 5, 2011 11:30:00 AM

Victor Oreskovich has signed a one-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks.

He debuted with the Canucks in February last season and finished the year on the team's fourth line. "Victor made great strides last year, but this a year to establish himself," said assistant GM Laurence Gilman. "It's a short term and as a result he has the ability, if he performs to a level, to use this year for a spring board for greater things."
Thu, Sep 8, 2011 02:43:00 PM

Victor Oreskovich's agent, Pat Morris, said on Tuesday that a new deal with the Vancouver Canucks is close to being completed.

The restricted free agent made $575,000 last year, while suiting up in 16 regular season games and 19 playoff contests. Oreskovich has no fantasy value at this time, but he may start the 2011-12 campaign on Vancouver's fourth line.
Wed, Sep 7, 2011 08:45:00 AM

Victor Oreskovich has received a qualifying offer from the Vancouver Canucks.

Oreskovich is scheduled to become a restricted free agent this summer. He has no fantasy value.
Tue, Jun 28, 2011 10:59:00 AM

Victor Oreskovich has yet to pick up a point in 17 playoff games this season.

Only Tanner Glass who is pointless in 18 games, is worse than Oreskovich but Glass is more of an enforcer while Oreskovich, a native of Whitby, Ontario, has some offensive capabilities. Oreskovich will attempt to break out of his slump in Game 6 Monday.
Sun, Jun 12, 2011 09:15:00 AM

Victor Oreskovich practiced on the fourth line Saturday and will likely play in Game 1 Sunday.

He practiced with Cody Hodgson and Tanner Glass as the Canucks switched up their lines a bit. Oreskovich will likely see less than ten minutes of action barring a long overtime but put him in your lineup if you can as there are only four teams left in the battle for the Stanley Cup.
Sun, May 15, 2011 10:32:00 AM

The Vancouver Canucks have called up Victor Oreskovich.

Oreskovich had four goals and 12 points in 40 AHL games this season. He also registered three assists in 16 games with the Canucks.
Mon, Apr 11, 2011 03:49:00 PM

Victor Oreskovich has been sent down to the minors.

Oreskovich was recalled on an emergency basis, so he had to be sent down once Mikael Samuelsson was healthy. Vancouver will probably bring Oreskovich back for the postseason.
Mon, Apr 4, 2011 04:45:00 PM

Victor Oreskovich has been called up by the Vancouver Canucks on an emergency basis.

Mikael Samuelsson has been shutdown to recover from a lower body injury, so Oreskovich will probably play on Wednesday. Oreskovich has one assist in 10 games with Vancouver this season.
Tue, Mar 22, 2011 04:51:00 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have re-assigned Victor Oreskovich to the AHL.

He was not playing much and can use some more time in the AHL. Tanner Glass is likely feeling better, meaning he could draw into the lineup soon.
Sat, Mar 19, 2011 02:26:00 PM

Victor Oreskovich has been summoned from the minors by the Canucks.

Manny Malhotra suffered an eye injury on Wednesday night against Colorado when he was hit by the puck in the second period. If he cannot play on Friday then Oreskovich will take his place in the lineup.
Thu, Mar 17, 2011 03:42:00 PM

Victor Oreskovich has been reassigned to the minors.

He has one assist and four penalty minutes in nine games with Vancouver this season. His demotion to the minors could mean that Mason Raymond will be ready to return on Thursday night from a shoulder injury. Stay tuned.
Wed, Mar 9, 2011 05:32:00 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have called up Victor Oreskovich.

This should be taken as an indication that Mason Raymond is doubtful for Tuesday's game. Oreskovich has an assist in eight games with Vancouver this season.
Mon, Mar 7, 2011 02:45:00 PM

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