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Luca Sbisa | Defenseman | #5

Team: Vegas Golden Knights
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/30/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 209
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (19) / PHI
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The Vegas Golden Knights have selected Luca Sbisa from the Vancouver Canucks in the expansion draft.
Sbisa had two goals and 13 points in 82 games in 2016-17 while averaging 18:59 minutes per game. He comes with a $3.6 million annual cap hit, which isn't great for him, but it's only for one more season before he'll become an unrestricted free agent, so the Golden Knights don't have any long-term concerns there. Jun 21 - 8:38 PM

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Luca Sbisa (flu) was able to play on Tuesday.

Sbisa couldn't complete Saturday's contest, but he didn't miss a full game due to the illness. He had a plus-one rating in 23:31 minutes of ice time Tuesday night.
Mar 1 - 2:12 AM

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Luca Sbisa left Saturday's 4-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks with what the team terms a "stomach flu" and did not return.

Any Canucks player with even mild symptoms of an illness raise an alarm considering the mumps outbreak hitting this team. Obviously the team didn't confirm anything with Sbisa here, but we'll have to see. For what it's worth, the team is denying it is the mumps, according to TSN's Farhan Lalji.
Feb 26 - 1:11 AM

Luca Sbisa potted the game-winning goal in Friday's 2-1 win over Florida.

He scored his second goal of the season 3:07 into the third period. Sbisa has two points in his last two games to give him a total of 11 on the season. He has 16 career goals in 430 NHL appearances.
Jan 21 - 11:00 AM

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.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 12:11:00 AM

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.
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 09:56:00 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.
Tue, Mar 15, 2016 03:44:00 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."
Mon, Jan 18, 2016 09:32:00 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.
Sun, Jan 17, 2016 03:03:00 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.
Sat, Jan 16, 2016 10:11:00 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

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PosRoleName
C1Cody Eakin
2William Karlsson
3Erik Haula
4Brendan Leipsic
5Oscar Lindberg
6Tomas Nosek
7Mikhail Grabovski
LW1Jonathan Marchessault
2David Perron
3William Carrier
4Teemu Pulkkinen
RW1James Neal
2Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
3Reilly Smith
4Chris Thorburn
5Alex Tuch
6David Clarkson
D1Alexei Emelin
2Jason Garrison
3Brayden McNabb
4Luca Sbisa
5Jon Merrill
6Griffin Reinhart
7Nate Schmidt
8Clayton Stoner
9Deryk Engelland
10Colin Miller
11Shea Theodore
G1Calvin Pickard
2Marc-Andre Fleury
3Jean-Francois Berube