Dan Hamhuis D VAN 17 Hrs

Hamhuis provided two assists and six shots on goal, but finished minus-1 in Thursday's loss to Buffalo.

In a career marked by its unremarkable offensive statistics, this season truly stands out for Hamhuis, as injuries and ineffectiveness have left him with zero goals and 13 assists in 39 games, and his minus-5 rating is the worst he's posted since his rookie season back in 2003-04.

Dan Hamhuis D VAN 18 Days

Hamhuis assisted on a pair of goals in Monday's 5-3 loss to the Wild.It's Hamhuis' first multi-point total of the season as he's up to 11 assists but no goals. The 32-year-old has actually gotten on to the scoresheet with a bit more regularity of late, but his level of production still won't warrant fantasy consideration except in the deepest formats.

Dan Hamhuis D VAN 23 Days

Hamhuis picked up an assist in Tuesday's win over the Jets.

Hamhuis has held down a regular role on the Canucks' second pairing since returning from a groin injury in mid-January, producing no goals, three assists, and eight shot attempts in seven games. That level of production shouldn't offer much to get excited about in most formats, and his low hit and blocked shot totals provide minimal intrigue in specialty leagues.

Dan Hamhuis D VAN 1 Month

Hamhuis (groin) was activated from injured reserve prior to Thursday's game against the Flyers.

The blueliner isn't planning to return to game action until Friday's game against the Hurricanes, but it appears he'll take part in pregame warmups Thursday with the team. Hamhuis, who has no goals and six points over 20 games this season, hasn't played since Nov. 20.

Dan Hamhuis D VAN 1 Month

Hamhuis (groin) could be ready to return to the lineup Friday against the Hurricanes, the Vancouver Province reports.

Hamhuis resumed practicing in full last Friday and looks to be nearing the finish line in his recovery. Coach Willie Desjardins said that if Hamhuis isn't back in the lineup Friday, he would be activated from IR in advance of Monday's game against the Panthers.

Dan Hamhuis D VAN 2 Months

Hamhuis (groin) will not play Tuesday against the Predators.

That said, Hamhuis noted Monday that he has "made some great progress," while adding that he might return to action before the end of the team's upcoming road trip, which starts this Tuesday and runs through next Tuesday's tilt against the Lightning.

Dan Hamhuis D VAN 2 Months

Hamhuis (groin) logged a full practice Friday, Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun reports.

A day after rejoining the team for an optional skate Thursday, Hamhuis took another step in a positive direction by increasing his activities. The blueliner is targeting a return to the lineup for some point in the second half of January.

Dan Hamhuis D VAN 2 Months

Hamhuis (leg) took part in Thursday's optional skate.

The Canucks still don't expect Hamhuis to return to action for another week, but the blueliner is clearly ahead of schedule in his recovery from the leg injury. Coach Willie Desjardins said the team initially projected Hamhuis to be out of commission until at some point in February, but his timetable has since been revised for the back end of January.

Dan Hamhuis D VAN 2 Months

Hamhuis (leg) isn't expected to return until the second half of January, the Vancouver Sun reports.

Hamhuis has been able to do so light activities on the ice recently, but he's still not back practicing with the team. He's been out since Nov. 20 with the injury.

Dan Hamhuis D VAN 2 Months

Hamhuis (leg/groin) was on the ice prior to Saturday's morning skate, Elliott Pap of the Vancouver Sun reports.

Hamhuis wasn't wearing his full gear during the skating session, so it wouldn't seem that he's particularly close to a return just yet. The blueliner has been sidelined since Nov. 20 with the leg injury.