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Bo Horvat | Center

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (20) / 4/5/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 206

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Bo Horvat collected two goals and an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over Edmonton.
The kid looks alright, as he tied the game just 23 ticks after the Oilers took a 1-0 lead within the first two minutes of the game. It may be pre-season, but a two-goal and three point night always shines. Oct 2 - 12:31 AM

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Bo Horvat tallied a goal in the Canucks’ 4-3 overtime, preseason loss to the Flames on Saturday night.

The Canucks are banking on continued growth from Horvat as a reason their team isn't as bad as some experts believe. The 20-year-old notched 13 goals and 35 points in his first season. Brendan Gaunce and Alex Friesen notched the other goals. Benn Hutton had three helpers, and Ryan Miller stopped 22 of 26 shots.
Sep 27 - 12:41 AM

The Canucks believe Bo Horvat can live up to higher expectations.

"I have tremendous respect for Bo. Bo is very mature kid. But there were no expectations on him whatsoever and now there is," said President of Hockey Operations Trevor Linden. "There is going to be significant pressure on him this year, significant exterior pressure on him. That's a challenge. It's not that Bo can't handle it. If anyone can, he can. But it is a challenge." Linden intends to help out anyway he can, but Horvat should be able to continue to develop on Vancouver's third line.
Aug 14 - 6:26 PM

The arrival of Brandon Sutter after a trade with Pittsburgh will probably bump Bo Horvat down the depth chart.

Sutter is projected to be Vancouver's second-line center, so that could place Horvat on the third unit for the start of the season. Horvat is expected to build on his 25-point rookie campaign, but his development won't be aided by ice time on a scoring combination. That obviously hurts his fantasy value going into this year, but he wasn't likely to contribute enough to warrant much attention anyway.
Aug 3 - 1:49 PM

The Vancouver Canucks will not trade Bo Horvat.

GM Jim Benning notes that the Canucks are "comfortable at No. 23" in this month's Entry Draft, but that doesn't mean they're going to sit back and see who, or what, comes to them. It's just that Horvat isn't going anywhere. "We're just starting to get some depth now with our young prospects and I don't want to give any of them up," Benning continued. The Canucks surprised many by making the playoffs last season, and they first have a goalie surplus "problem", if you wish to call it that, to solve. Benning also said that he's "going to try and recover a second-round pick."
Jun 11 - 10:11 PM

Bo Horvat was tied for first among Vancouver Canuck players in playoff points.

The talented 20-year-old had a goal and four points which tied him along with the Sedin twins, Radim Vrbata and Jannik Hansen for the team lead. He was also outstanding at the faceoff dot Saturday, winning 11 of 14. He is ready to explode offensively and is worth selecting next season in most pools, especially keeper pools as he can be a force in the years to come.
Apr 26 - 8:30 AM

Bo Horvat scored his first playoff goal in Vancouver's 2-1 series opening loss to Calgary on Wednesday night.

The goal was a result of dogged-puck pursuit and some puck luck as the it rattled off some skates before beating Calgary goalie Jonas Hiller to open the scoring. The rookie logged 13:36 of ice time in what was a pretty impressive debut aside from his 30% efficiency in the face-off dot. Alex Edler and Jannik Hansen picked up assists on the lone goal.
Apr 16 - 1:21 AM

Bo Horvat has nary a point in his last eight games.

Horvat, who celebrated his 20th birthday on Sunday, was the Canucks first pick and ninth overall in 2013. He has 13 goals and 23 points in 65 games. Not too bad for the rookie.
Apr 6 - 9:11 AM

Bo Horvat found the back of the net in a 4-1 win over Los Angeles.

Horvat has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four contests. He has 13 goals and 23 points in 57 games in 2014-15. That's good for 13th place among rookies in the scoring race.
Mar 22 - 10:38 AM

Bo Horvat scored his 12th goal of the season after Blue Jackets' center Mark Letestu turned it over by the top of the wrong slot. However, the Blue Jackets would go on to win 6-2 on Thursday night.

Horvat's goal opened the scoring, and it was pretty shot too. Beating Sergei Bobrovsky over the shoulder before the netminder could get set. Horvat now has two goals and three points over his last five games. He also has 22 points on the season.
Mar 20 - 2:02 AM

Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins has been very happy with Bo Horvat's progress over his rookie season.

"He's quite a bit better," Desjardins said. "At the start, he just didn't have that tempo or the confidence, either. He wouldn't take any chances because he was afraid if he didn't score, he'd get sent down. He certainly exceeded my expectations. I didn't expect to play him late in games on faceoffs or any of those situations." Horvat has impressed defensively, but he also feels he has something to prove when it comes to his offensive game. He's been solid offensively too for a 19-year-old rookie with 11 goals and 20 points in 52 contests. It wouldn't be surprising if he had fantasy value in standard leagues in a couple years.
Mar 11 - 11:39 AM

Bo Horvat scored a goal in a 2-1 victory over Anaheim Monday night.

Horvat has now found the back of the net in back-to-back games. At the age of 19, he's enjoying a solid rookie season with 11 goals and 20 points in 52 contests.
Mar 10 - 11:56 AM

Bo Horvat scored once and was the only Canuck over 50 percent on the face off draw Saturday.

Horvat now has 10 goals and 19 points as the 19-year-old looks to be grabbing control of the second line center spot. His future looks bright and do not forget about him next season.
Mar 8 - 11:11 AM

Bo Horvat credits his growing confidence as a contributing factor in his recent offensive outburst.

Horvat has four goals and eight points in his last 10 games after recording eight points in his first 32 contests. "I am carrying the puck a little bit more than I was at the beginning of the year," Horvat said. "To have that confidence and not be afraid to make mistakes has definitely helped me out. It’s nice to have that confidence to take the puck to the net and not give too much respect to your opponent." We expect Horvat to cool down offensively, but in the long run he has a lot of potential. Horvat could develop into a great two-way forward and fantasy owners should keep a close eye on him next season and he'll be a potential breakout candidate.
Feb 19 - 11:01 AM

Bo Horvat scored a goal in Vancouver's 3-2 victory over Minnesota.

That extended Horvat's point streak to four games. The 19-year-old rookie has seven goals and nine assists in 42 contests in 2014-15.
Feb 17 - 11:31 AM

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
3Richard Bachman