Right Wing Player Notes For The Last 15 Days
Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI 11/22/2014 9:34:00 PM Description: Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek added to his NHL point lead. Insight: He had two assists and was +2 on the night. Voracek now has an impressive 29 points on the season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL 11/22/2014 5:43:00 PM Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored another goal in Saturday's win over the Senators. Insight: It was his 12th of the season, and Tarasenko also had six shots on goal. He now has 23 points and is +15 through 20 games.
Patric Hornqvist, RW, PIT 11/21/2014 10:03:00 PM Description: Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored late in the third period to send Friday's game against the Islanders into overtime. Insight: The Penguins went on to lose in the shootout. Hornqvist also had an assist, but still finished minus-one. He had five shots on goal as well.
Kyle Okposo, RW, NYI 11/21/2014 10:02:00 PM Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo scored the game-winning goal in the shootout to defeat the Penguins, 5-4, on Friday. Insight: Unfortunately, fantasy owners don't get create for that goal. In regulation and overtime, Okposo had no points and posted a minus-one rating. He has five goals and 13 assists in 19 games this season.
Ryane Clowe, RW, NJD 11/21/2014 1:46:00 PM Description: Devils winger Ryane Clowe is feeling much better, according to a Bergen Record report. Insight: With four concussion in the past two years, there is really no way on knowing whether he can come back and if he comes back can play without sustaining another concussion. He's posted a goal and three assists in 13 games, so his fantasy value is limited.
Michael Grabner, RW, NYI 11/21/2014 12:19:00 PM Description: Islanders right winger Michael Grabner has been skating and will travel with the team to Pittsburgh Friday, according to Arthur Staple od Newsday. Insight: Grabner will skate in the morning and then decide if he's ready to return. He was a 52-point scorer in 2010, but a 30-point season would be a realistic goal.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET 11/20/2014 10:53:00 PM Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader notched a goal and an assist on Thursday versus the Jets. Insight: Abdelkader was plus-one with three shots on goal. He has six goals and eight assists on the season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL 11/20/2014 10:08:00 PM Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 11th goal of the season on Thursday. Insight: Tarasenko has been tremendous to start this season. He has 11 goals and 11 assists through 19 games. Tarasenko scored the first goal of the game against the Canadiens on Thursday, but the Blues lost, 4-1.
Alexander Semin, RW, CAR 11/20/2014 3:04:00 PM Description: Hurricanes winger Alexander Semin is not expected to play Thursday. Insight: Semin has struggled so far this season, before missing the last two games. He's still without a goal after hitting the back of the net 22 times last season and has five assists in 13 games.
Radim Vrbata, RW, VAN 11/19/2014 10:49:00 PM Description: Vancouver winger Radim Vrbata scored two goals to help the Canucks defeat the Oilers, 5-4, on Wednesday. Insight: Both of Vrbata's goals came on the power play in the second period. He has eight goals and seven assists with an even rating this season.
Eric Fehr, RW, WAS 11/19/2014 9:56:00 AM Description: Capitals right wing Eric Fehr scored the game-winner in Tuesday's overtime victory against the Coyotes. Insight: It was just his third goal of the season, and Fehr now has five points overall, making him an irrelevant fantasy player at the moment.
Michael Frolik, RW, WIN 11/18/2014 10:28:00 PM Description: Jets winger Michael Frolik played well in Tuesday's win against the Devils. Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots and a +2 rating. However, Frolik should be left on waivers, with only eight points in 20 games.
Alexander Semin, RW, CAR 11/18/2014 3:01:00 PM Description: Hurricanes winger Alexander Semin is questionable for Tuesday's game against Dallas while dealing with an upper body injury. Insight: Semin has struggled so far this season, before missing the last two games. He's still without a goal after hitting the back of the net 22 times last season and has five assists in 13 games.
Devante Smith-Pelly, RW, ANA 11/18/2014 1:54:00 PM Description: Anaheim winger Devatne Smith-Pelly (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.. Insight: He could return as soon as Thursday. He has three goals and seven points in 14 games this season.
Martin St. Louis, RW, NYR 11/17/2014 9:37:00 PM Description: Rangers winger Martin St. Louis scored the team's lone goal, but was minus-four on the night against the Lightning. Insight: He did have five shots on goal as well, and now has 14 points through 18 games this season.
Ryan Callahan, RW, TAM 11/17/2014 9:33:00 PM Description: Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan scored two goals in Monday's win over the Rangers. Insight: He also had four shots on goal and a +2 rating on the night. Callahan has played well this season and now has eight goals and 15 points overall.
Brett Connolly, RW, TAM 11/17/2014 1:28:00 PM Description: Lightning winger Brett Connolly is expected back next week from a lower-body injury that has kept him sidelined since Oct. 24. Insight: Connolly has no fantasy value.
Joel Ward, RW, WAS 11/16/2014 10:13:00 AM Description: Capitals right wing Joel Ward scored on his one shot on goal against the Blues. Insight: Ward now has eight goals and two assists this season. Those are decent numbers for the top-line forward in Washington, but Ward has an even rating and two penalty minutes.
Cam Atkinson, RW, CLB 11/15/2014 10:47:00 PM Description: Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson scored a goal against the Sharks on Saturday. Insight: Atkinson scored on the power play in the final three minutes of the second period to extend the Blue Jackets lead to 2-0 over the Sharks. Columbus won, 2-1. Atkinson has seven goals and three assists this season.
Ryan Callahan, RW, TAM 11/15/2014 10:25:00 PM Description: Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan scored another goal and assist against the Islanders. Insight: Callahan also had a plus-two rating on the night as Tampa Bay won, 5-2. Callahan has six goals and seven assists this season with a plus-six rating and six penalty minutes.
Dale Weise, RW, MON 11/15/2014 10:23:00 PM Description: Montreal right wing Dale Weise scored two goals on his only two shots on net Saturday. Insight: Weise had just one goal coming into the game against Philadelphia, so he tripped his goal-scoring numbers. Weise also has five assists this season.
P.A. Parenteau, RW, MON 11/15/2014 10:19:00 PM Description: Canadiens right wing P.A. Parenteau recorded his second multi-goal game of the season Saturday. Insight: Parenteau scored two goals and finished plus-one. He has five goals and four assists in 18 games this season.
Johan Franzen, RW, DET 11/14/2014 9:58:00 PM Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen scored his fifth goal of the season. Insight: He has played well, and now has 11 points in 10 games this season.
Patrick Kane, RW, CHI 11/14/2014 9:57:00 PM Description: Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane scored the team's lone goal in Friday's loss to Detroit. Insight: He had six shots on goal, but was also -3 on the night. Kane now has 11 points in 17 games, and is still looking to really get going.
T.J. Oshie, RW, STL 11/13/2014 10:53:00 PM Description: St. Louis right wing T.J. Oshie scored his first goal of the season. Insight: It was his first game back from a concussion, and now Oshie has finally lit the lamp. Look for this to get him going.
Nino Niederreiter, RW, MIN 11/13/2014 10:39:00 PM Description: Wild winger Nino Niederreiter recorded a hat trick in Thursday's win over the Sabres. Insight: He did so on five shots on goal, and even though he now has seven goals, Niederreiter is not a realistic option for fantasy owners.
Blake Wheeler, RW, WIN 11/13/2014 9:32:00 PM Description: Jets right winger Blake Wheeler scored two goals in Thursday's win over Carolina. Insight: He now has seven goals and 12 points on the season. Wheeler also had six shots on goal and two penalty minutes, and should continue to give fantasy owners numbers, acorss the board.
T.J. Oshie, RW, STL 11/13/2014 3:56:00 PM Description: St. Louis right wing T.J. Oshie (concussion) has been activated from the injured reserve. Insight: Oshie will have missed seven games. Although he's started slowly, make sure he's back in your lineup. He's scored just one point in eight games, but posted 60 last season.
Phil Kessel, RW, TOR 11/12/2014 10:34:00 PM Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored two goals in Wednesday's win over the Bruins. Insight: He also had four shots on goal and a +2 rating on the night. Kessel now has 21 points through only 16 games.
Cam Atkinson, RW, CLB 11/11/2014 10:00:00 PM Description: Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson scored a goal on four shots against the Capitals on Tuesday. Insight: Atkinson scored in the first period to cut the deficit in half, 2-1, but Washington responded with another goal before the end of the period. Atkinson also had two penalty minutes.
Alex Ovechkin, RW, WAS 11/11/2014 9:58:00 PM Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored twice on Tuesday against the Blue Jackets. Insight: Ovechkin scored on the power play to put Washington up, 2-0, and then answered a Blue Jacket score with an even-strength goal late in the first period. Ovechkin had eight shots on goal and has 16 points this season.
Jaromir Jagr, RW, NJD 11/10/2014 9:32:00 PM Description: Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr scored his third goal of the seaon in Monday's loss to Boston. Insight: He also had six shots on goal, and now has 10 points on the season.
Radim Vrbata, RW, VAN 11/10/2014 3:22:00 PM Description: Vancouver winger Radim Vrbata is questionable for Tuesday's game against Ottawa after re-aggravating a leg injury. Insight: Vrbata is off to a fine start with his new team, putting up 13 points (six goals) in 15 games playing mostly alongside Henrik and Daniel Sedin.
Ryane Clowe, RW, NJD 11/10/2014 3:14:00 PM Description: Devils winger Ryane Clowe left Thursday's game with a concussion and has not played since. Insight: There is no current timetable for his return. He's posted a goal and three assists in 13 games, so his fantasy value is limited.
Valeri Nichushkin, RW, DAL 11/10/2014 3:08:00 PM Description: Stars young winger Valeri Nichushkin has been placed on injured reserve due to a groin injury. Insight: The 19-year-old Nichushkin, the 2013 10th overall pick, managed 14 goals and 20 assists last season, but has started slowly going scoreless in four games.
Devin Setoguchi, RW, CAL 11/10/2014 3:00:00 PM Description: Calgary winger Devin Setoguchi is questionable for Monday's game against Carolina due to an upper body injury. Insight: Zero points and a minus five rating so this shouldn't change any fantasy lineups. Once a 60-point scorer, he'll be lucky to hit 25 this season.
Devante Smith-Pelly, RW, ANA 11/10/2014 2:42:00 PM Description: Anaheim winger Devatne Smith-Pelly gets a shot on the top line with Corey Perry sidelined. Insight: He's posted three goals and three asists in 16 games, but has yet to show top line or even top-six production.
Corey Perry, RW, ANA 11/10/2014 2:39:00 PM Description: after missing a pair of games, Ducks winger Corey Perry has been placed on injured reserve due to flu-like sypmtoms. Insight: Perry can come back as soon as Wednesday. He's a fantasy stud with 11 goals and four assists in 13 games. Devante Smith-Pelly will take his spot on the top line for now.
Alexander Semin, RW, CAR 11/9/2014 10:42:00 AM Description: Hurricanes winger Alexander Semin had an assist Saturday, but is still searching for his first goal of the season. Insight: Semin's inconsistency continues to plague him and the team, and he now has only 4 points and a rough -7 rating overall. Owners should not expect him to get going anytime soon.
Wayne Simmonds, RW, PHI 11/9/2014 10:40:00 AM Description: Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds scored his seventh goal of the season, Saturday against Colorado. Insight: He now has 11 points and is +9 on the season. Simmonds has been a monster in front of the net, but owners are hoping his penalty minutes increase, as he has only 10 thus far.
Ryan Callahan, RW, TAM 11/9/2014 10:31:00 AM Description: Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan continued his strong start to the season. Insight: He had three points (one goal, two assists) on Saturday, along with four shots on goal and a +2 rating. Callahan now has nine points in nine games, and is +4 on the season.
Chris Neil, RW, OTT 11/9/2014 10:29:00 AM Description: Ottawa right wing Chris Neil lit the lamp in Saturday's shootout loss to the Jets. Insight: Neil is not a fantasy option, as he now has four points on the season. Keep him on the waiver wire.
Patric Hornqvist, RW, PIT 11/9/2014 10:15:00 AM Description: Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist was part of the puzzle in the team's 6-1 win over the Sabres. Insight: He had two goals and an assist, along with four shots on goal, two penaly minutes, and a +3 rating. Hornqvist now has nine goals and 18 points on the season, and assuming he continues to play next to Sidney Crosby, Hornqvist will have a great chance to surpass his career-high total of 53 points, from a season ago.
Marian Gaborik, RW, LOS 11/9/2014 10:02:00 AM Description: Kings left winger Marian Gaborik had his best game of the season, Saturday against the Canucks. Insight: It was only his seventh game of the season, but Gaborik recorded a goal and an assist, along with two shots and a +2 rating on the night. He now has three points overall. Owners should be prepared for Gaborik to break loose.
Brent Burns, RW, SJS 11/8/2014 10:52:00 PM Description: San Jose defensemen Brent Burns scored two goals in Saturday's win over Dallas. Insight: He now has six goals and 15 points on the season, which is extremely solid for a defensemen.
Jason Pominville, RW, MIN 11/8/2014 10:22:00 PM Description: Wild right winger Jason Pominville scored Minnesota's lone goal on Saturday. Insight: He also had five shots on goal, and now has four goals and eight points on the young season.
Phil Kessel, RW, TOR 11/8/2014 10:00:00 PM Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal in Saturday's win over the Rangers. Insight: He now has eight goals, and is well on his way to another big season, with 19 points overall.
Scott Hartnell, RW, CLB 11/8/2014 9:46:00 PM Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored another two goals in Saturday's loss to the Lightning. Insight: After scoring two on friday, Hartnell repeated the feat on Saturday, and now has five goals overall, and a solid 14 points on the season.
Scottie Upshall, RW, FLA 11/8/2014 6:12:00 PM Description: Florida winger Scottie Upshall was a bright spot in the team's loss to Calgary on Saturday afternoon. Insight: He had two goals and an assist, along with four shots on goal and one penalty minute. Upshall still only has five points on the season, but after a game like this, owners need to monitor his progress.
Jiri Hudler, RW, CAL 11/8/2014 6:08:00 PM Description: Flames right wing Jiri Hudler recorded two points in Saturday's win over the Panthers. Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots and a +2 rating. Hudler now has 13 points on the season, and is +5 overall.
Shane Doan, RW, ARI 11/8/2014 10:21:00 AM Description: Coyotes winger Shane Doan scored his fourth goal of the season on Friday. Insight: Doan tied the game at two in the first five minutes of the second period. There was no further scoring, and Arizona won, 3-2, in a shootout. Doan nine points in 13 games to start the season.
Johan Franzen, RW, DET 11/8/2014 10:06:00 AM Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen scored the game-winning goal on the power play in the second period against the Devils on Friday. Insight: Franzen scored to give Detroit a 3-1 lead. Niklas Kronwall added to the lead, and the Red Wings beat the Devils, 4-2. Frazen has three goals and five assists this season.
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