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Vancouver Canucks assign two to AHL Abbotsford

The Vancouver Canucks have assigned a pair of players to the Abbotsford Canucks.

Forwards Carson Focht and William Lockwood will both be heading to the AHL, the club announced Saturday.

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Focht was a little banged up early in camp but showed well, and Lockwood is likely to be a top candidate for recalls at the forward group.

The Canucks play their final preseason game tonight against the Edmonton Oilers in a 6 p.m. PST puck drop.

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