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Canucks recall Schroeder after Booth injured Saturday

Jordan Schroeder

The Vancouver Canucks have recalled center Jordan Schroeder from the AHL’s brawlin’ Chicago Wolves, according to News 1130 Sports.

The recall comes after winger David Booth was injured in Saturday’s 5-2 loss to the Red Wings.

Vancouver head coach Alain Vigneault expects Booth to “be out for a while.”

Schroeder has already played 22 games for the Canucks, scoring twice and adding three assists.

It was speculated 20-year-old prospect Nicklas Jensen may get the call to the big club, but apparently management felt Schroeder was the better option for now.

The Canucks host Minnesota tonight in a big Northwest Division game. Both teams are tied with 32 points, but the Wild have the tie-breaker based on regulation/overtime wins.