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Alex Biega | Defenseman | #55

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/4/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 193
College: Harvard University
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 5 (147) / BUF

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Alex Biega will be a healthy scratch on Tuesday night as the Vancouver Canucks visit the New York Islanders.
Biega has just two assists in 15 games so far this season with the Canucks. He has just one goal at the NHL level, scored back in his rookie campaign in 2014-2015. Sitting alongside him in the press box will be forward Nikolay Goldobin and injured defenseman Erik Gudbranson. Nov 28 - 7:02 PM

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Alex Biega will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils.

Biega has no goals and two assists in 15 games. He has no fantasy value going forward. Alexander Burmistrov will also serve as a healthy scratch, while Erik Gudbranson will be out because of an injury.
Nov 24 - 7:06 PM

Alex Biega will be a healthy scratch for Tuesday night's game against the Ottawa Senators.

The Montreal native has yet to suit up for the Canucks this season. He'll be a healthy scratch alongside fellow Quebecer Michael Chaput.
Oct 17 - 7:24 PM

Alex Biega and Philip Larsen are the projected scratches for Vancouver against Arizona on Thursday.

Biega has picked up three helpers along with 94 hits in 34 games this season. While Larsen has picked up six points with 22 blocks in 25 games.
Source: Jerry Brown
Apr 6 - 9:11 PM

Alex Biega will move up to forward on Thursday against the Islanders.

The defender will line up to the right of Reid Boucher and Michael Chaput on Vancouver's fourth line as Nikolay Goldobin is out sick with the flu. Through two dozen games this season Biega has posted three helpers along with 14 PIMs, 20 blocks and 57 hits.
Mar 9 - 9:04 PM

Alex Biega will tag in for Chris Tanev against the Flames on Saturday.

Through 10 games this season he's posted just two points along with eight PIMs, 10 blocks, and 24 hits.
Jan 7 - 1:28 PM

Alex Biega will continue to sit for the Vancouver Canucks, when they play host to the Arizona Coyotes.

Missing tonight's game will mark this as Biega's fifth straight scratch. Anton Rodin will miss the game as well, replaced by Alex Burrows. The other healthy scratch is newly acquired Reid Boucher. Claimed off waivers from the New Jersey Devils after claiming him from the Nashville Predators the day before, who originally claimed him from the Devils in early December to begin this whirlwind.
Jan 4 - 9:53 PM

Alex Biega will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

He's only skated in 10 games in 2016-17, and he's accumulated two assists and eight penalty minutes this season. This will be Biega's fourth consecutive game as a healthy scratch. Teammate Alex Burrows will miss the game because of an eye injury.
Jan 2 - 9:59 PM

Alex Biega lasted nine games in the lineup before sitting out as a healthy scratch Wednesday night as the Los Angeles Kings roll into Vancouver

Biega had not played since October 23 before a nine-game stretch (9-0-2-2) near the beginning of December. Alex Edler returns and will take Biega's spot in the lineup.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 10:09:00 PM

Alex Biega will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Canucks.

Biega's been a healthy scratch in every game except one. He hasn't gotten in the lineup since Oct. 23. Joseph Labate will also be scratched tonight. Neither player has fantasy value.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 07:07:00 PM

Alex Biega has been summoned from the minors.

He has completed his conditioning assignment. Biega has suited up in just one game with the Canucks this season and that came back on Oct. 23.
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 01:41:00 PM

Alex Biega has been assigned to AHL Utica on a conditioning stint.

The 28-year-old has played in a grand total of one game so far this season, so some game-induced conditioning is likely in order. In 59 career NHL games however, he has just eight points. So we'd leave him on the wire when he comes back.
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 02:27:00 PM

Alex Biega will play Saturday against Washington.

Biega has just eight points with 159 hits in 59 career games, so we wouldn't expect much from him tonight.
Sat, Oct 29, 2016 07:34:00 PM

Alex Biega will make his season debut against the Ducks on Sunday night.

Biega has a 158 hits in just 58 career games, so feel free to nab him as a last-minute plug if that's what you're looking for.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016 06:08:00 PM

Alex Biega returns to Vancouver's blueline Sunday against Chicago.

Through the first 50 games of his NHL career, the 27-year-old Biega has posted five points, 18 PIMs, 42 blocks, and 134 hits. Which unfortunately is not much production.
Sun, Mar 27, 2016 02:49:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Henrik Sedin
2Bo Horvat
3Nic Dowd
4Markus Granlund
5Brandon Sutter
6Michael Chaput
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Loui Eriksson
3Sven Baertschi
4Alexander Burmistrov
5Brendan Gaunce
RW1Brock Boeser
2Thomas Vanek
3Sam Gagner
4Jake Virtanen
5Derek Dorsett
6Nikolay Goldobin
D1Alexander Edler
2Chris Tanev
3Michael Del Zotto
4Ben Hutton
5Troy Stecher
6Alex Biega
7Derrick Pouliot
8Erik Gudbranson
9Ashton Sautner
G1Jacob Markstrom
2Anders Nilsson
3Thatcher Demko