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Alex Chiasson reportedly heading to Switzerland next season

The Vancouver Canucks might have one less UFA to focus on for next season. According to a few reports, 31-year-old forward Alex Chiasson could be heading to Switzerland to continue to his professional hockey career. The news was first shared on Tuesday afternoon, when Swiss broadcaster Omar Gargantini reported that...
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Tallies equalizer Thursday

Chiasson scored a goal and added two PIM in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Kings. Chiasson tied the game at 2-2 with a goal at 14:31 of the third period. This was his first point in four games since he returned from an illness. The 31-year-old winger struggled for much of the season before moving into a top-six role in April. He's at 13 tallies, 22 points, 92 shots on net, 67 hits and a plus-4 rating through 66 contests.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Suiting up versus Wild

Chiasson (illness) will play in Thursday's matchup with Minnesota, Thomas Drance of The Athletic Vancouver reports. Chiasson was red-hot before getting sick -- with five goals and four assists, including four power-play points, in his last five contests. Prior to this recent strong run of form, the 31-year-old winger had managed just 12 points in 57 contests, so fantasy players may not want to bank on Chiasson's productivity continuing.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Not playing Tuesday

Chiasson (illness) is not on the ice for warmups, indicating he'll miss Tuesday's game versus the Senators, Ben Kuzma of The Vancouver Province reports. Chiasson was deemed a game-time decision entering the contest, and he'll his second straight game. He had nine points in his previous five outings, so this is a somewhat notable loss for the Canucks. The winger's next chance to play is Thursday versus the Wild.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Opens and closes scoring Thursday

Chiasson scored a pair of goals on four shots and went plus-3 in Thursday's 7-1 win over the Coyotes. Chiasson tallied in the first and third periods to get the first and last goals in the game. He continues to thrive in a second-line role -- the winger has earned five goals and four assists during a five-game point streak, with five of those points coming at even strength. The 31-year-old has 21 points, 85 shots, 64 hits and a plus-3 rating in 62 outings.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Helps out on power play

Chiasson logged a power-play assist, two shots on goal and four hits in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Golden Knights. A top-six role continues to pay off for Chiasson, as he set up Bo Horvat's power-play tally 1:04 into this contest. In his last four games, Chiasson's racked up three goals and four helpers. The 31-year-old winger has 19 points (10 on the power play), 81 shots on net, 64 hits, 20 PIM and an even plus-minus rating in 61 outings overall.
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Alex Chiasson has been everything and more than the Canucks could have hoped for

When the Canucks signed Alex Chiasson to a professional tryout contract before the season started, there were few expectations for the journeyman forward. Chiasson was brought in to provide a veteran presence that could hopefully help elevate the power play to a higher level. Now with the season almost over, it’s fair to say that he provided everything that was expected of him and more.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Another multi-point game

Chiasson scored a goal on seven shots and added an assist in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Sharks. More responsibility lately has suited Chiasson well -- he's earned four goals and three assists in his last five contests. He set up a Conor Garland goal in the second period and added the game-winner himself in the third in Saturday's win. Chiasson is up to 10 tallies, 18 points, 79 shots, 60 hits and an even plus-minus rating through 60 appearances this season.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Records three points in win

Chiasson scored a pair of power-play goals on four shots, added an assist, blocked two shots and tacked on two PIM in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Coyotes. Chiasson scored the first and last goals of the game, and he also set up an Elias Pettersson tally in the second period. This was Chiasson's second multi-point effort this season -- his other one was Oct. 15 against the Flyers. The 31-year-old winger has 16 points, including nine on the power play, through 59 contests. That matches his output from 45 outings with the Oilers last season.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Grabs power-play helper

Chiasson recorded a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Golden Knights. Chiasson has points in two of the last three games after going 11 contests without one through the bulk of March. The 31-year-old winger has been modestly effective in a bottom-six role with power-play time. He's earned 13 points, seven of which have been on the power play, 68 shots on net, 58 hits and 18 PIM in 58 appearances.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Opens scoring in second period

Chiasson scored a goal and added two hits in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Blues. Chiasson converted on a feed from Brad Richardson to open the scoring just 31 seconds into the second period. This was Chiasson's first point since March 5 -- he went 11 games without contributing on offense. The 31-year-old winger has 12 points, 65 shots on net, 57 hits and a minus-1 rating through 56 outings.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Buries game-winner

Chiasson notched the game-winning goal in Saturday's win over Toronto. The tally ended a seven-game goal drought for Chiasson, who finished the night with a goal, five shots, and a plus-2 rating in 14:20 of ice time. He has six goals and 11 points in 44 games on the campaign.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Serves helper in win

Chiasson added an assist in a 3-2 win over the Maple Leafs on Saturday. Chiasson assisted on Juho Lammikko's go ahead goal in the third period. The right winger has a goal and an assist over his last five contests, with four points in 13 games since Jan. 1.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Opens scoring Monday

Chiasson scored a goal in Monday's 3-1 win over the Blackhawks. Chiasson tallied 12:21 into the contest. The winger has collected three points in his last six outings, though he's returned to a bottom-six role after a short stay on the second line. The 31-year-old has five goals, four assists, 39 shots on net, 34 hits and a minus-2 rating in 36 outings overall.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Points in consecutive outings

Chiasson logged an assist and two shots on goal in Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Blues. Chiasson set up Tanner Pearson for the Canucks' lone goal at 16:30 of the first period. The 31-year-old Chiasson has a goal and an assist in his last two games, but he's up to just eight points through 32 contests overall. With the Canucks missing three regulars up front, Chiasson has moved into a top-six role, but he'll likely serve as more of a power-play specialist once the team's forwards are back to full health.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Strikes on power play

Chiasson scored a power-play goal on three shots in Friday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Panthers. Chiasson opened the scoring at 16:18 of the first period, but the Canucks didn't put another puck behind Spencer Knight until Brock Boeser scored in the shootout. Chiasson hadn't gotten on the scoresheet in his last 11 games dating back to Dec. 1. The winger is up to seven points (six on the power play) with 32 shots on net, 31 hits and 18 PIM in 31 contests. He'll likely play in the Canucks' bottom six at even strength, though he serves a a net-front presence on the power play.
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Canucks' Alex Chiasson: Back in action Tuesday

Chiasson has cleared the COVID-19 protocols and will play Tuesday versus the Predators, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports. Chiasson is expected to play in a bottom-six role after missing three games. The 31-year-old will also likely take on a role on the power play, where he's earned five of his six points in 29 games this season.
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