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Alex Biega | Defenseman

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/4/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 187
College: Harvard University

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Alex Biega has been returned to the minors.
Biega has an assist in six AHL games this season. The 27-year-old has played in eight career NHL contests. Nov 13 - 2:19 PM

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Alex Biega is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Ottawa.

The 27-year-old is nothing more than a depth player. He's suited up in just one game for the Canucks this season.
Nov 12 - 7:49 PM

Alex Biega will be scratched against the Flyers on Tuesday.

Through eight career NHL games, Biega has collected a goal, eight blocks, and 34 hits. Unfortunately, he has no fantasy value.
Nov 10 - 7:06 PM

Alex Biega will fill in for the injured Chris Tanev in Sunday's tilt with New Jersey.

Tanev is day-to-day with the upper body injury he sustained on Saturday against Buffalo. Biega meanwhile will be making his season debut for the Canucks. He has no fantasy value.
Source: Ben Kuzma
Nov 8 - 4:06 PM

Vancouver has recalled Alex Biega from AHL Utica.

Biega has now played six games for Utica and has posted a single pointed. However he's yet to dress for Vancouver, suggesting all you need to know about his potential fantasy impact.
Nov 8 - 12:53 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have sent Alex Biega to the AHL.

The 27-year-old was up for four games, but he didn't suit up in any of them. He won't have any fantasy value going forward.
Nov 5 - 7:51 PM

Vancouver has called up Alex Biega from the AHL's Utica Comets.

This comes after Dan Hamhuis was made a late scratch on Tuesday due to a lower-body injury. Biega has an assist in five AHL games this season.
Oct 28 - 4:39 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have signed Alex Biega to a one-year/two-way contract.

Biega will get $600,000 in the NHL and $325,000 when playing for the farm team. The 27-year-old from Harvard scored his first NHL goal this season against the Wild on February 16 but is only a depth defenseman at best in the NHL.
Jun 30 - 4:01 PM

In his NHL debut, Alex Biega scored the eventual winner as his first career goal in Monday's big 3-2 win over Minnesota.

It was a ripper too. As Henrik Sedin's deft backhand pass sailed past Alex Burrows, Biega stepped into it and put it past Devan Dubnyk through Burrows' screen. The goal made it 3-1 midway through the third period, securing the game. Congrats to Alex Biega on a memorable start to his career.
Feb 17 - 3:28 AM

Alex Biega has been summoned by the Vancouver Canucks.

Chris Tanev is questionable for Monday's contest, so Vancouver might need Biega to help fill the void. Biega has three goals and 15 points in 42 contests in 2014-15.
Feb 16 - 1:08 PM

Alex Biega, 26, has been called up by the Vancouver Canucks.

Biega took part in Saturday's pregame warmups, but was a healthy scratch. It was still a thrill for him though. "It was awesome," said Biega. "It's always great, even in an exhibition game, but in the season to actually get into the warm-ups and see Rick Nash and guys like that, it's great. It really puts the dream into reality." Biega, 26, hasn't made his NHL debut yet. He has two goals and 10 points in 25 AHL contests in 2014-15.
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 11:47:00 AM

Vancouver re-signed Alex Biega on Thursday.

According to, Biega will make $600,000 at the NHL level and $150,000 in the AHL. The contract is his third straight one-year pact.
Fri, Jul 4, 2014 09:55:00 AM

The Vancouver Canucks have agreed to terms with Alex Biega.

Biega had five goals and 25 points in 72 AHL games last season. The 25-year-old hasn't made his NHL debut yet.
Fri, Jul 5, 2013 06:04:00 PM

The Sabres will need to call up a defenseman from Rochester before Saturday afternoon's game against the Flyers.

Alex Biega is a candidate to replace the injured Tyler Myers on the Buffalo roster as is Drew Schiestel, Nick Crawford and Jerome Gauthier-Leduc. We are betting the versatile Biega gets the call.
Sat, Apr 13, 2013 09:34:00 AM

Alex Biega has inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Buffalo Sabres.

Biega had 23 points and 47 penalty minutes in 65 AHL games with the Rochester Americans in 2011-12. He is expected to start the 2012-13 campaign in the minors.
Thu, Aug 2, 2012 08:03:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Henrik Sedin
2Brandon Sutter
3Bo Horvat
4Jared McCann
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Alex Burrows
3Chris Higgins
4Brandon Prust
5Sven Baertschi
RW1Radim Vrbata
2Jannik Hansen
3Jake Virtanen
4Derek Dorsett
5Adam Cracknell
D1Alexander Edler
2Dan Hamhuis
3Chris Tanev
4Yannick Weber
5Matt Bartkowski
6Luca Sbisa
7Ben Hutton
G1Ryan Miller
2Jacob Markstrom