Right Wing Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
 
Cam Atkinson, RW, CLB3/28/2015 11:08:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson had a goal and an assist in the, 4-2, victory over the Blues on Saturday.
Insight: Atkinson assisted Boone Jenner's goal in the second period and then added an empty-netter to seal the victory. Atkinson has 20 goals and 17 assists in 71 games this season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL3/28/2015 11:04:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal on Saturday versus the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Tarasenko, however, was minus-three in the loss. He has 36 goals and 35 assists with a plus-26 rating in 75 games this season.
Nino Niederreiter, RW, MIN3/28/2015 10:49:00 PM
Description: Wild winger Nino Niederreiter had a pair of goals in the, 4-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday.
Insight: Mikko Koivu scored the other two goals. Niederreiter scored his second goal on the power play. He has 24 goals and 13 assists this season.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET3/28/2015 7:33:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader scored his 10th goal of March on Saturday versus the Lightning.
Insight: As The Sports Network suggested on Wednesday, Abdelkader is a prime waiver wire pickup candidate because he has just been on fire this month. Ten of his 23 goals this season are from March while he also has 23 penalty minutes this month. If owners need those two categories, go pick up Abdelkader.
Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI3/28/2015 7:23:00 PM
Description: Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek had two assists in the, 3-2, loss to the Sharks on Saturday.
Insight: Voracek has continued to masterful season as he set up both of Philadelphia's goal versus San Jose. He now has 76 points in 75 games, which is two points behind Sidney Crosby for the NHL lead.
Troy Brouwer, RW, WAS3/28/2015 6:35:00 PM
Description: Capitals right wing Troy Brouwer scored a pair of goals in the loss to the Capitals on Saturday.
Insight: Brouwer was also plus-three and was second only to Alex Ovechkin in shots on goal. Brouwer has 20 goals and 18 assists in 75 games this season.
Loui Eriksson, RW, BOS3/26/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Bruins winger Loui Eriksson scored a goal during Thursday's loss against the Ducks.
Insight: Eriksson has produced a solid campaign, with 19 goals and 42 points overall. Ryan Spooner also tallied for Boston.
Corey Perry, RW, ANA3/26/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Ducks winger Corey Perry scored a goal Thursday versus Boston.
Insight: He tied the game in the third with under 20 seconds left to force overtime. Perry now has 32 goals, 52 points, and 63 penalty minutes through 61 games this season.
Eric Fehr, RW, WAS3/26/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Capitals winger Eric Fehr scored a goal during Thursday's victory against the Devils.
Insight: It was his 19th of the season, and Fehr now has 30 points through 70 games. His production is not enough to warrant a roster spot on fantasy squads.
Dustin Byfuglien, RW, WIN3/26/2015 4:02:00 PM
Description: Jets blueliner Dustin Byfuglien will return to the lineup Thursday versus Montreal.
Insight: He missed the past nine games with an upper-body injury, but is good to go for Thursday's contest. Get him active immediately.
Wayne Simmonds, RW, PHI3/26/2015 3:58:00 PM
Description: Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds will miss the rest of the season with a fractured left leg.
Insight: The injury occurred during Wednesday's win over Chicago, and Simmonds even scored the opening goal of the game. He ends the season with 28 goals, 50 points, 66 penalty minutes, and 24 power-play points through 75 games.
Blake Wheeler, RW, WIN3/25/2015 9:36:00 AM
Description: Jets right winger Blake Wheeler scored in the, 5-3, loss to the Canucks on Tuesday.
Insight: It was a one score game until Vancouver scored two empty-net goals in the final minute. Wheeler's goal came on even strength. With this loss and the Kings victory over the Rangers, Los Angeles is two points behind Winnipeg for the final wild card spot in the Western Conference, and the Kings have played one fewer game. Wheeler has 23 goals and 34 assists with a plus-24 rating this season.
Radim Vrbata, RW, VAN3/25/2015 9:33:00 AM
Description: Canucks winger Radim Vrbata had two goals and an assist in the, 5-2, victory over the Jets on Tuesday.
Insight: Vrbata was all over the ice, leading his team with seven shots on net. No one else for Vancouver even had five. All three of Vrbata's points came at even strength. He has 29 goals and 27 assists in 70 games this season.
Brendan Gallagher, RW, MON3/24/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher scored a goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Predators.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal, and now has 22 goals, 44 points, and a plus-23 rating through 74 games. David Desharnais was the other goal scorer for Montreal on the night.
David Moss, RW, ARI3/24/2015 10:25:00 PM
Description: Coyotes winger David Moss scored a pair of goals in the, 5-4, victory over the Red Wings on Tuesday.
Insight: Moss isn't fantasy relevant as he had more goals on Tuesday than he did in the first 51 games of the season. He is also minus-20 with six assists.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET3/24/2015 10:24:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader scored a goal and an assist in the overtime loss to the Coyotes on Tuesday.
Insight: Detroit never led in the game, but they also never trailed by more than one as Arizona and Detroit alternated on nine goals. Abdelkader scored in the second period and then assisted Gustav Nyquist's power-play goal to tie it at four. Abdelkader has been very good in March with eight goals and two assists this month. It was a power-play goal and his 20th of the season. Abdelkader also had an assist, seven shots, four penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Erik Cole also tallied for Detroit.
Nikita Kucherov, RW, TAM3/24/2015 10:09:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored this 27th goal of the season in Tuesday's win over the Panthers.
Insight: Kucherov has been fantastic all season, and now has 59 points and a plus-36 rating throught 74 games. Tyler Johnson, Ryan Callahan, and Brenden Morrow also scored for Tampa Bay.
Scott Hartnell, RW, CLBHot3/24/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell registered a hat trick on Tuesday versus the Ducks.
Insight: Hartnell has just been on fire lately. He led the team with five shots on net Tuesday. Hartnell has five goals in the last five games and 11 this month. He has 25 goals and 28 assists this season.
Alexander Steen, RW, STL3/24/2015 9:36:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift the Blues over the Penguins, 3-2, on Tuesday.
Insight: Steen led the Blues with five shots on net in the game. He scored from the point 35 seconds into overtime. Steen has 24 goals and 38 assists in 72 games this season.
Brian Gionta, RW, MON3/23/2015 11:05:00 PM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian Gionta had a pair of goals in the, 4-3, loss to the Stars on Monday.
Insight: Gionta had a nice night with seven shots on net, but he isn't really fantasy relevant. Gionta has nine goals and 15 assists in 60 games this season.
Corey Perry, RW, ANA3/22/2015 10:19:00 PM
Description: Ducks winger Corey Perry scored his 30th and 31st goal of the season on Sunday night versus the Rangers.
Insight: Perry was about the only bright spot for the Ducks as Anaheim lost to the New York Rangers, 7-2. Somehow, Perry managed to finish plus-one and led the team with eight shots on net. He has 19 assists with his 31 goals and plus-15 rating in 59 games this season. Perry is ninth in the league in goals scored.
Alexander Steen, RW, STL3/22/2015 3:05:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored the team's lone goal during Sunday's loss to the Red Wings.
Insight: Steen now has a solid 23 goals and 61 points through 71 games this season. He should be active everywhere.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET3/22/2015 3:04:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader netted the overtime winner Sunday against the Blues.
Insight: It was a power-play goal and his 20th of the season. Abdelkader also had an assist, seven shots, four penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Erik Cole also tallied for Detroit.
Tobias Rieder, RW, ARI3/22/2015 8:52:00 AM
Description: Arizona center Tobias Rieder scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss against the Penguins.
Insight: Rider also had six shots on goal, but is still not a relevant fantasy option. He has 11 goals and 18 points through 61 games this season.
Jimmy Hayes, RW, FLA3/21/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Panthers winger Jimmy Hayes scored a goal during Saturday's shootout win over the Bruins.
Insight: Hayes has had a decent season,w ith 18 goals, 31 points, and 18 penalty minutes through 62 games overall.
Radim Vrbata, RW, VAN3/21/2015 6:42:00 PM
Description: Canucks winger Radim Vrbata recorded two points during Saturday's win over the Kings.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating. Vrbata now has 27 goals and 51 points through 68 games this season. Nick Bonino, Bo Horvat, and Daniel Sedin also lit the lamp for Vancouver.
Marian Gaborik, RW, LOS3/21/2015 6:40:00 PM
Description: Kings left winger Marian Gaborik scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss to the Canucks.
Insight: Gaborik now has 22 goals and 39 points through 58 games this season.
Justin Fontaine, RW, MIN3/21/2015 4:55:00 PM
Description: Wild right wing Justin Fontaine had a goal and two assists during Saturday's victory against the Blues.
Insight: He also had two shots a plus-rating in the game. Fontaine now has nine goals and 27 points through 62 games. Jonas Brodin, Mikko Koivu, Chris Stewart, Zach Parise, and Thomas Vanek also tallied for Minnesota.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL3/21/2015 4:52:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko recorded two points during Saturday's loss to the Wild.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along eith eight shots, two penalty minutes, and a minus-one rating. Tarasenko now has 35 goals, 70 points, 29 penalty minutes, and a plus-29 rating through 72 games this season. Paul Statsny and Jaden Schwartz also scored for St . Louis.
Steve Bernier, RW, NJD3/20/2015 9:46:00 PM
Description: Devils right wing Steve Bernier had a pair of goals against the Sabres on Friday.
Insight: Bernier registered four shots on net, scoring twice in the second period. He was also plus-two. Bernier has 12 goals and 14 assists in 56 games this season.
Drew Stafford, RW, WIN3/19/2015 11:43:00 PM
Description: Jets winger Drew Stafford scored the only goal for Winnipeg that mattered for fantasy owners on Thursday.
Insight: Stafford and Andrew Ladd also scored in the shootout, but fantasy owners won't get credit for those goals. Winnipeg beat St. Louis, 2-1, in a shootout. Stafford has 15 goals and 20 assists in 65 games with Buffalo and Winnipeg this season.
Alex Ovechkin, RW, WAS3/19/2015 11:02:00 PM
Description: Capitals star Alex Ovechkin keeps plugging away as he scored two more goals on Thursday to lift Washington over Minnesota, 3-2.
Insight: Ovechkin's goals came on even strength. He has 47 goals and 26 assists with a plus-14 rating and 50 penalty minutes in 71 games this season.
Jaromir Jagr, RW, FLA3/19/2015 11:00:00 PM
Description: Panthers right winger Jaromir Jagr scored a goal on Thursday to move into sole possession for fifth on the NHL all-time goals list.
Insight: Jagr also had an assist as he helped Florida defeat Detroit, 3-1. Jagr has 718 goals in his career and passed Phil Esposito on Thursday. He is 14 away from Marcel Dionne in fourth place. Jagr has five points in eight games with Florida.
Alexander Steen, RW, STL3/18/2015 10:00:00 AM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored two goals on Tuesday night.
Insight: Steen is having a very nice season, with 22 goals, 59 points, 33 penalty minutes, and a plus-eight rating through 68 games this season.
Marian Hossa, RW, CHI3/18/2015 9:52:00 AM
Description: Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa scored twice during Tuesday's victory against the Islanders.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal and an impressive plus-four rating on the night. Hossa now has 21 goals, 53 points, 30 penalty minutes, and a plus-15 rating through 69 games this season.
Blake Wheeler, RW, WIN3/17/2015 10:37:00 PM
Description: Jets right winger Blake Wheeler recorded three points during Tuesday's win over the Sharks.
Insight: He had two goals and one assist, along with four shots and a plus-two rating. Wheeler now has 22 goals, 55 points, 67 penalty minutes, and a plus-19 rating through 68 games. Andrew Ladd, Adam Lowry, and Mark Scheifele also lit the lamp for Winnipeg.
Loui Eriksson, RW, BOS3/17/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Bruins winger Loui Eriksson tallied for Boston during Tuesday's shootout loss against the Sabres.
Insight: It was the team's lone goal in regulation, and Eriksson also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. He now has 18 goals and 40 points through 69 games this season.
Mark Stone, RW, OTT3/17/2015 9:46:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Mark Stone netted the game-winner in overtime Tuesday against the Hurricanes.
Insight: Stone scored the clincher with just 14 seconds left in the extra session. It was his 18th goal of the season, and he now 56 points through 67 games. Patrick Wiercioch also tallied for Ottawa.
Martin St. Louis, RW, NYR3/16/2015 7:04:00 PM
Description: Rangers winger Martin St. Louis (lower body) will miss the next 10-to-14 days.
Insight: It is apparently a knee injury, and no matter what, this is a tough blow for owners. St. Louis has 20 goals and 47 points through 68 games this season.
Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI3/15/2015 10:35:00 PM
Description: Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek scored the team's lone goal during Sunday's shootout loss versus Ottawa.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Voracek now has 21 goals, 69 points, and 61 penalty minutes through 71 games this season.
T.J. Oshie, RW, STL3/15/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Blues right wing T.J. Oshie recorded two points during Sunday's win against the Stars.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating. Oshie now has 19 goals and 48 points through 61 games this season. Alexander Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko also lit the lamp for St. Louis.
Scott Hartnell, RW, CLBHot3/15/2015 8:30:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell did it again on Sunday night.
Insight: He has now scored five goals over the past four games after tallying during Sunday's loss to the Hurricanes. Hartnell also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. He is one of the hottest players in the league right now.
Patric Hornqvist, RW, PIT3/15/2015 3:47:00 PM
Description: Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist suffered an injury in the third period of Sunday's game versus the Red Wings.
Insight: Coach Mike Johnston said after the game "He's got an injury. We'll find out tomorrow. It looked bad when he came off the ice," according to the team's twitter page. Not good. Hopefully that's not the case because he would be a big blow to fantasy owners and the Penguins.
Shane Doan, RW, ARI3/15/2015 10:35:00 AM
Description: Coyotes winger Shane Doan scored a goal in Saturday's, 4-1, loss to the Devils.
Insight: Doan was tied with a team-high five shots on goal. Doan was one of seven Coyotes with an even-rating. No Arizona player had a positive rating. Doan has 13 goals and 18 assists in 67 games this season.
Martin St. Louis, RW, NYR3/15/2015 10:30:00 AM
Description: Rangers winger Martin St. Louis had a goal and an assist versus the Sabres on Saturday.
Insight: St. Louis assisted Keith Yandle's goal and then scored an empty-netter in the third period. The Rangers won, 2-0. They have won eight of their last 10 games.
Nikita Kucherov, RW, TAM3/14/2015 10:03:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored the team's only goal on Saturday versus the Jets as Tampa Bay lost, 2-1.
Insight: Kucherov has 26 goals and 31 assists with a plus-35 rating. That plus-minus is behind only Montreal's Max Pacioretty this season.
Blake Wheeler, RW, WIN3/14/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Jets right winger Blake Wheeler scored the game-winner versus the Lightning on Saturday to lift Winnipeg to a, 2-1, victory.
Insight: The goal was Wheeler's 20th of the season and was unassisted. He also has 32 assists and a plus-17 rating this season.
Derek Dorsett, RW, VAN3/14/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Canucks winger Derek Dorsett had a goal and two assists in the, 4-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Insight: Dorsett also posted a team-high plus-three rating. Dorsett has five goals and 16 assists in 65 games this season.
Phil Kessel, RW, TOR3/14/2015 9:51:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel finally scored in the month of March.
Insight: It took eight games in March for Kessel to find the back of the net. It also took a penalty shot to do it. He has two assists in the month as well with a minus-12 rating. Things have been better for Kessel and the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Marian Hossa, RW, CHI3/14/2015 6:48:00 PM
Description: Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa put the icing on the cake Saturday as he put away an empty-netter in Chicago's, 6-2, victory over San Jose.
Insight: Hossa also had an assist on Duncan Keith's power-play goal. Hossa has 19 goals and 32 assists in 68 games this season.
Wayne Simmonds, RW, PHIHot3/14/2015 6:18:00 PM
Description: Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds registered three points as Philadelphia routed Detroit, 7-2, on Saturday.
Insight: Simmonds scored a power-play goal in the first period to start the Flyers scoring and then assisted Niklas Grossmann and Brayden Schenn's goals. Two of Simmonds three points were on the power play. Simmonds has 27 goals and 20 assists in 70 games this season.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET3/14/2015 6:15:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader scored, but Detroit lost, 7-2, on Saturday to Philadelphia.
Insight: Abelkader scored in the second period to cut the Flyers lead to, 2-1, but Philadelphia scored five of the game's final six goals. Abdelkader has 19 goals and 18 assists in 60 games this season.