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Luca Sbisa | Defenseman | #5

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/30/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 209
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (19) / PHI
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Luca Sbisa now has points in three of his last four games.
All assists during the span. In fact, he's still searching for his first goal of the season. Through 26 games he has seven helpers. Dec 7 - 12:11 AM

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Luca Sbisa registered two assists in the Canucks' 7-2 loss to the New York Rangers Tuesday night.

Sbisa now has three assists in 17 games in 2016-17. He's not expected to have much of an impact in terms of offensive production going forward.
Nov 16 - 9:56 AM

Luca Sbisa is listed as week-to-week with an upper-body injury.

He was injured in Monday's game against Winnipeg. Sbisa has eight points in 41 games this campaign.
Mar 15 - 3:44 PM

Luca Sbisa (hand) had five hits in his return to the Canucks' lineup on Sunday.

Sbisa also logged 19:33 minutes of ice time to help Vancouver earn a 2-1 shootout victory over the New York Islanders. It was his first game since Dec. 1. "That was definitely a battle," said Sbisa. "But it’s good to have one like this the first game back and have everything you could ask for. The shots were lopsided (48-26) but we battled and I felt better as the game wore on. The first two (periods), I was gassed. A lot of it had to do with a little anxiety in the first game back. You waste a lot of energy because you’re so excited."
Jan 18 - 9:32 AM

Confirming an earlier report, Luca Sbisa will indeed return to Vancouver's blue line on Sunday against the Islanders.

Sbisa has missed the last 19 games with a hand injury, and will be a happy addition to the back end of their D-corps. Through 18 games this season, he's posted four points, 17 PIMs, 28 hits, and 31 hits.
Jan 17 - 3:03 PM

Luca Sbisa (hand) is expected to return to action Sunday.

He has missed the last 19 games with the hand injury. When Sbisa was injured at the start of December it was thought that the injury was short term. It was not. Sbisa had a goal and four points in 18 games before the injury. He has no real fantasy value. He is on the injured reserved list and there will have to be another move made when he is activated.
Jan 16 - 10:11 AM

Luca Sbisa (hand) skated before practice Saturday, but he didn't use a stick.

That probably means that he isn't close to returning from a hand injury. Sbisa hasn't played since Dec. 1 because of what was initially believed to be a short-term injury.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 05:22:00 PM

Luca Sbisa missed his second consecutive game with a hand injury Saturday.

Sbisa is not a great fantasy player as he has only a goal and four points in 18 games. Consider him day-to-day at this time.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 10:36:00 AM

The Vancouver Canucks consider Luca Sbisa's hand injury to be short-term.

It's not clear when Sbisa might be available, but the best bet would probably be to consider him day-to-day. He has a goal and three assists in 18 games in 2015-16.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 04:42:00 PM

Luca Sbisa (hand) is not in Vancouver's lineup for Thursday's game against Dallas.

He blocked a shot with his hand at some point and was unable to play in this game. He's considered day-to-day at this point.
Thu, Dec 3, 2015 10:26:00 PM

Luca Sbisa (hand) is good to play on Saturday.

Sbisa sustained the injury during Wednesday's contest. He has a goal and three assists in 12 games this season.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 04:05:00 PM

Luca Sbisa left Wednesday night's game against the Jets in the second period according to the Canucks twitter account and will not return

Sbisa had played six minutes in his return to the lineup from a foot injury, but also took on Anthony Peluso in a first period scrap as a retaliation for an illegal hit to the head of the Jets Nikolai Ehlers earlier in the period. No word has been given as to the specifics of his injury. More to come.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 09:40:00 PM

Luca Sbisa appears as though he will be back in the lineup Wednesday from a foot/ankle injury.

He has missed the last eight games, but received clearance to play against Winnipeg in the morning.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 06:16:00 PM

Luca Sbisa (foot) is getting close to returning to action.

It likely won't be on the current road trip as Sbisa has yet to practice with the team. He has been out of action since October 30 when he managed two helpers. Sbisa has a goal and three assists in 11 games this season but his value to the Canucks is his toughness on the blueline.
Sat, Nov 14, 2015 07:52:00 AM

Luca Sbisa has an undisclosed injury that is considered to be longer than "day-to-day."

He has been moved to injured reserve. Sbisa was just starting to produce before the injury. He had one goal and two assists in his last three games.
Mon, Nov 2, 2015 02:33:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Henrik Sedin
2Brandon Sutter
3Bo Horvat
4Markus Granlund
5Michael Chaput
6Joseph Labate
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Sven Baertschi
3Alex Burrows
4Brendan Gaunce
5Anton Rodin
RW1Loui Eriksson
2Jannik Hansen
3Derek Dorsett
4Jayson Megna
5Jack Skille
D1Alexander Edler
2Ben Hutton
3Chris Tanev
4Erik Gudbranson
5Philip Larsen
6Alex Biega
7Luca Sbisa
8Nikita Tryamkin
9Troy Stecher
G1Ryan Miller
2Jacob Markstrom
3Thatcher Demko