Chris Higgins LW VAN 10 Days

Higgins registered an assist in Monday's 3-2 win over the Wild.You would have to flip the calendar back to Feb. 7 against the Penguins, a span of six games, to find the last time Higgins was held off the scoresheet. There are flashier options in fantasy hockey but Higgins is a decent choice for those participating in deep fantasy leagues.

Chris Higgins LW VAN 15 Days

Higgins picked up two assists in Wednesday's win over the Blackhawks.Higgins has rebounded from a cool start to February with three assists over his last two games, but his pedestrian scoring average (0.44 points per game) shouldn't generate much excitement. Supporting cast scorers who don't supply much hits or PIM are a dime a dozen in most leagues.

Chris Higgins LW VAN 17 Days

Higgins picked up an assist in Monday's 5-3 loss to the Wild.Higgins had been held off the score sheet in February prior to getting the helper Monday. Though he's averaging 15:52 of ice time for the season, Higgins has dipped below 15 minutes five times in the Canucks' last eight games. With his role seemingly on the decline, enthusiasm for Higgins' fantasy prospects should be tempered.

Chris Higgins LW VAN 2 Months

Coach Willie Desjardins confirmed that Higgins (illness) will play Saturday against the Flames.

Higgins was scratched from Thursday's game against the Panthers due to the flu, but was given clearance to play after he demonstrated improvement with his condition Friday. The second-liner has six goals, 11 assists and a plus-7 rating over 38 games on the campaign.

Chris Higgins LW VAN 2 Months

Higgins (illness) is expected to play Saturday against the Flames.

Higgins wasn't on the ice for Friday's practice, so his availability for the game will likely hinge on his participation in Saturday's morning skate. The winger would likely reclaim a spot on the team's second line if declared fit to play Saturday.

Chris Higgins LW VAN 2 Months

Higgins will miss Thursday's game against the Panthers with the flu, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

Higgins' absence will likely mean Linden Vey. It's tough to put a timetable on the forward's return at this point, but his next chance will come Saturday against the Flames. His status for that game should receive an update prior to the opening faceoff.

Chris Higgins LW VAN 3 Months

Higgins potted his fifth goal of the season and added an assist in Friday's win over Columbus.

Higgins has been very consistent this season, tallying five goals and 15 points in 23 games, to go with an impressive plus-11 rating. With the way he has shown chemistry with Nick Bonino on the second line, it's possible Higgins could put up 50 points for the first time in seven years.

Chris Higgins LW VAN 4 Months

Higgins recorded the primary assists on both of Nick Bonino's third-period goals Tuesday in a win over the Avalanche.

He's not a top scorer, but Higgins chips in enough points to be a useful option in deeper formats, particularly if he can hold onto his spot on the second line.

Chris Higgins LW VAN 4 Months

Higgins dished out a pair of assists and was a plus-2 in Sunday's win over Washington.

Higgins has heated up of late, recording a goal and five points in his last three games. He's looked great on the second line with Alex Burrow and Nick Bonino. Higgins isn't a top-end scorer, but he can deliver 20 goals with ease.

Chris Higgins LW VAN 4 Months

Higgins opened the scoring just 41 seconds into the game, added an assist, went plus-2, notched a pair of penalty minutes and took six shots on goal in Thursday's win over the Blues.

Higgins was all over the scoresheet in this one -- a much-needed positive effort for him, as he'd picked up just a single point (a goal) in the season's first five games.