Peter Schaefer is projected to be demoted to the minors next week. Alex Burrows(shoulder surgery) is slated to return next Tuesday from long-term injury reserve, which will prompt the move. Schaefer scored his first goal of the season in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over Colorado. The 33-year-old winger signed a two-way contract with the Canucks after making the team out of training camp on a professional tryout. (Source: Vancouver Province)
would be an improvement over Dupuis and may help the penalty kill. He plays center and is getting demoted due to Vancouver having way too many 3rd/4th line players.