Right Wing Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
Corey Perry, RW, ANA3/1/2015 10:43:00 PM
Description: Ducks winger Corey Perry scored his 27th goal of the season on Sunday night.
Insight: Perry continues to produce for fantasy owners, however he actually has not lived up to expectations this season. After coming into 2014-15 as the third-ranked player, he is just a top-60 option at the moment.
Patrick Eaves, RW, DAL3/1/2015 10:41:00 PM
Description: Dallas winger Patrick Eaves returned to the lineup on Sunday, and scored a goal.
Insight: It was his first game since Feb. 13, and while it was nice for him to get the tally, Eaves can be left on the waiver wire, as he is barely a top-600 player.
Alex Ovechkin, RW, WAS3/1/2015 9:40:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin recorded three points during Sunday's victory over the Maple Leafs.
Insight: He had two goals and an assist, along with six shots and a plus-two rating. Ovechkin is the running for fantasy MVP, with 41 goals, 65 points, 44 penalty minutes, and a plus-11 rating through 64 games.
Jaromir Jagr, RW, FLA3/1/2015 8:07:00 PM
Description: Panthers Right winger Jaromir Jagr gave the fans what they wanted to see on Sunday afternoon.
Insight: After going pointless in his Florida debut, Jagr recorded a goal and an assist, along with three shots on goal. He is worthy of a roster spot with 12 goals, 30 points, and 42 penalty minutes. Jagr will also continue to skate on the top line.
Justin Fontaine, RW, MIN3/1/2015 10:18:00 AM
Description: Wild right wing Justin Fontaine scored a goal and an assist in the, 3-1, victory over the Avalanche on Saturday.
Insight: Fontaine assisted Erik Haula's goal in the first period and then Fontaine gave Minnesota the lead for good, scoring midway through the second period. Fontaine has eight goals and 14 assists with a plus-11 rating in 52 games this season.
Jordin Tootoo, RW, NJD2/27/2015 9:33:00 PM
Description: Devils winger Jordin Tootoo scored a goal during Friday's overtime loss versus Boston.
Insight: He tied the game in the third period to force overtime. Tootoo now has six goals and 10 points through 48 games this season. Tuomo Ruutu also lit the lamp for New Jersey.
Lee Stempniak, RW, NYR2/26/2015 9:53:00 PM
Description: Rangers right wing Lee Stempniak scored two goals, including the game-winner on Thursday versus Arizona.
Insight: The game-winner came with under three minutes left in the game. Stempniak now has nine goals and 18 points through 52 games. He can be left on the wire. Chris Kreider also lit the lamp twice for the Rangers.
Jaromir Jagr, RW, FLA2/26/2015 4:49:00 PM
Description: Right winger Jaromir Jagr has been traded to the Florida Panthers.
Insight: While many expected Jagr to be dealt before the deadline, the Panthers are definitely a surprise destination. Nevertheless Florida is just two points out of a playoff spot, and this acquisition only helps. Jagr has 11 goals and 29 points through 57 games this season.
Patrick Kane, RW, CHI2/25/2015 2:29:00 PM
Description: The Blackhawks have placed winger Patrick Kane on long-term injured reserve according to NHL.com.
Insight: That means Kane will be out for at least 24 days or 10 games. Kane fell head-first into the boards on Tuesday after taking a cross check to the lower back. Some reports are saying he could miss more than 10 weeks.
Patrick Kane, RW, CHI2/25/2015 1:30:00 PM
Description: The Chicago Tribune is now reporting Kane could miss even more than 10 weeks due to his crash into the boards on Tuesday night.
Insight: The rumors continue to circle, and fantasy owners won't know anything for sure until Wednesday at the earliest. The reports, however, have all been negative, so at the very least, owners need a replace for the next month.
Patrick Kane, RW, CHI2/25/2015 10:13:00 AM
Description: Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane left Tuesday's game after crashing head first into the boards against the Panthers.
Insight: Kane skated off the ice favoring his shoulder. Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune tweeted he may have a broken collarbone, but he made it clear that has not been confirmed. He also reported Kane will miss more than six weeks and maybe as many as 10 weeks. ESPN also confirmed Kane will be out six to 10 weeks. Not good news for a guy who came into Tuesday as the leader in points.
Justin Williams, RW, LOS2/25/2015 9:39:00 AM
Description: Kings winger Justin Williams scored the only goal of the Red Wings versus Kings game. Los Angeles won, 1-0.
Insight: Williams scored on the power play less than three minutes into the game. That was no more scoring. Williams has 16 goals and 13 assists in 58 games this season.
Dustin Byfuglien, RW, WIN2/24/2015 10:43:00 PM
Description: Jets blueliner Dustin Byfuglien scored a goal during Tuesday's victory versus Dallas.
Insight: Byfuglien now has 15 goals, 41 points, a plus-seven rating, and a remarkable 107 penalty minutes through 62 games. He is having a dynamic fantasy season for owners.
Brendan Gallagher, RW, MON2/24/2015 10:40:00 PM
Description: Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher had a pair of goals as Montreal defeated St. Louis, 5-2, on Tuesday.
Insight: The first goal came on even strength and the second on the power play. Gallagher has 17 goals and 18 assists with a plus-16 rating in 60 games this season.
Zack Kassian, RW, VAN2/24/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Canucks right wing Zack Kassian scored his ninth goal of the season to lift Vancouver to a, 2-1, victory over the Bruins.
Insight: Boston scored its lone goal 65 seconds into the game, but Vancouver defenseman Ryan Stanton answered less than two minutes later. Kassian scored the game-winning goal in the third period.
Kevin Hayes, RW, NYRHot2/24/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Rangers rookie winger Kevin Hayes scored the only goal of the, 1-0, victory over the Flames.
Insight: Hayes scored on a pass from Derick Brassard in the third period. The Rangers have points in each of their last nine games. Hayes has 12 goals and 15 assists this season.
Martin St. Louis, RW, NYR2/22/2015 10:21:00 PM
Description: Rangers winger Martin St. Louis scored a pair of goals in the, 4-3, shootout victory over the Blue Jackets.
Insight: St. Louis scored on even strength in the first and second period. He then scored in the shootout. St. Louis has 18 goals and 26 assists in 58 games this season.
Radim Vrbata, RW, VAN2/22/2015 8:41:00 PM
Description: Canucks winger Radim Vrbata had a goal and an assist in the shutout over the Islanders on Sunday.
Insight: Vrbata scored both his goal and the assist on the power play. Vancouver scored three goals in the second period and then added an empty-netter to win, 4-0. Vrbata has 22 goals and 20 assists in 56 games this season.
Patric Hornqvist, RW, PIT2/22/2015 8:31:00 PM
Description: Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored a pair of goals and added an assist as Pittsburgh defeated Florida, 5-1.
Insight: Hornqvist has been scoring some dirty goals lately, which is exactly what the Penguins needed to jump start their offense. Hornqvist has also scored on the power play twice in the last two games after Pittsburgh entered the weekend scoreless on its last 19 power-play attempts. Hornqvist has 18 goals and 19 assists in 47 games this season.
Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI2/22/2015 3:21:00 PM
Description: Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek recorded two assists during Sunday's victory against the Capitals.
Insight: Voracek is back into second place in the NHL in points, with 63 of them. He is not skating on a line with Claude Giroux for the time being, but it does not seem to be an issue.
Joel Ward, RW, WAS2/22/2015 3:19:00 PM
Description: Capitals right wing Joel Ward scored a goal during Sunday's loss against the Flyers.
Insight: It is nice to see that Ward has double-digits in goals (14), but with just 25 points through 61 games, he is not a relevant option. Tom Wilson also lit the lamp for Washington on the afternoon.
Brent Burns, RW, SJS2/22/2015 9:42:00 AM
Description: Sharks defensemen Brent Burns scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss against the Kings.
Insight: Burns has been a great defensive option, and he now has 16 goals, 45 points, and 55 penalty minutes through 61 games this season. He added six shots on goal on Saturday night as well.
Marian Gaborik, RW, LOS2/22/2015 9:40:00 AM
Description: Kings left winger Marian Gaborik scored a goal during Saturday's victory over the Sharks.
Insight: He also had seven shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Gaborik now has 17 goals and 33 points through 45 games. Kyle Clifford also lit the lamp for Los Angeles.
Ryan Callahan, RW, TAM2/21/2015 11:58:00 PM
Description: Lightning winger Ryan Callahan had a goal and an assist during Saturday's win against the Coyotes.
Insight: Callahan has been fantastic during his first full season in Tampay Bay. He has 18 goals and 43 points on the season, and is a top-65 option in standard leagues.
Teddy Purcell, RW, EDM2/21/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Oilers winger Teddy Purcell scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss versus Anaheim.
Insight: Purcell has a decent eight goals, and 27 points this season, but his minus-26 rating is a pretty ugly sight.
Wayne Simmonds, RW, PHIHot2/21/2015 5:57:00 PM
Description: Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds extended his point streak to seven games on Saturday afternoon.
Insight: He also scored in the shootout, to help Philadelphia defeat the Predators. Simmonds now has 23 goals, 41 points, and 48 penalty minutes through 59 games this season, and will continue to be a major threat on the power play.
Eric Fehr, RW, WAS2/21/2015 5:55:00 PM
Description: Capitals winger Eric Fehr notched his 17th goal of the season during Saturday's shootout victory over the Islanders.
Insight: He has been up and down this season, but has decent overall numbers, with 17 goals, 25 points, and a plus-nine rating. Matt Niskanen also lit the lamp in regulation for Washington, with Evgeny Kuznetsov recording the winner in the shootout.
Ales Hemsky, RW, DAL2/21/2015 11:59:00 AM
Description: Stars right winger Ales Hemsky practiced Friday and is expected to play against Detroit on Saturday.
Insight: Hemsky has nine goals and 14 assists this season, but a weak -7 rating hurts his fantasy value.
P.A. Parenteau, RW, MON2/21/2015 11:55:00 AM
Description: Canadiens right wing P.A. Parenteau is making progress from the concussion that has kept him out since Jan 15, but there is no word on when he will return to the lineup.
Insight: Parenteau has totaled six goals and nine assists in 40 games this season, so his fantasy value is very limited.
T.J. Oshie, RW, STL2/20/2015 10:48:00 PM
Description: Blues right wing T.J. Oshie had a goal and an assist in the, 5-1, victory over the Bruins on Friday.
Insight: Oshie scored St. Louis' third goal in nearly a span of five minutes to start the second period and then assisted Vladimir Tarasenko's power-play goal about nine minutes later. Oshie has 16 goals and 23 assists with a plus-13 rating this season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL2/20/2015 10:43:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko had two goals versus the Bruins on Friday as St. Louis won, 5-1.
Insight: Tarasenko scored on the power play for St. Louis' fourth goal of the second period and then added another insurance goal in the third. Tarasenko has been magnificant this season with 31 goals, 26 assists and a plus-27 rating in 58 games this season.
Zack Kassian, RW, VAN2/20/2015 9:57:00 PM
Description: Canucks right wing Zack Kassian scored both of Vancouver's goals in the team's, 4-2, loss to the Devils on Friday.
Insight: Kassian isn't really fantasy relevant, but he played well on Friday. The Sedin brothers assisted both of his goals versus the Devils. He has seven goals and six assists this season.
Brendan Gallagher, RW, MON2/19/2015 10:25:00 PM
Description: Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher scored a pair of goals in the shootout loss on Thursday versus the Panthers.
Insight: Gallagher scored the first two goals of the game at the start of the second period. Florida responded to tie the game and win in overtime. Gallagher has 15 goals and 17 assists in 58 games this season.
Martin St. Louis, RW, NYR2/19/2015 10:07:00 PM
Description: Rangers winger Martin St. Louis had a goal and an assist in the shootout loss on Thursday versus the Canucks.
Insight: St. Louis assisted Derek Stepan's goal in the first period and then tied the game with a goal in the third period. Afterwards, New York took the lead, 4-3, on Carl Hagelin's goal, but Vancouver answered to send the game into overtime. St. Louis has 16 goals and 26 assists this season.
Alex Ovechkin, RW, WAS2/19/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin had a goal and an assist on Thursday versus the Jets.
Insight: Ovechkin led the Capitals with six shots on net in the, 5-1, victory. Rick Nash did score for the Rangers on Thursday, but Ovechkin's goal keeps him two ahead of Nash for the league lead. Ovechkin has 38 goals and 23 assists this season.
Teddy Purcell, RW, EDM2/19/2015 9:44:00 AM
Description: Edmonton winger Teddy Purcell posted a goal and an assist on a team-high six shots Wednesday night against Boston.
Insight: Purcell has a disappointing 26 points (7G, 19A) in 59 games this season. He's been skating on a line with Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
Mark Stone, RW, OTT2/18/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Senators winger Mark Stone had a goal and two assists in Ottawa's victory over Montreal, 4-2, on Wednesday.
Insight: Stone assisted Milan Michalek's goal to give Ottawa the lead in the second period. Stone then scored on the power play and assisted Kyle Turris' empty-netter in the third period. Stone has 14 goals and 22 assists in 54 games this season.
Phil Kessel, RW, TOR2/17/2015 10:13:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal during Tuesday's loss versus Florida.
Insight: Kessel also had six shots on goal and a minus-one rating. He now has 22 goals and 48 points through 58 games, but is also an unimpressive minus-20 on the season.
Alex Ovechkin, RW, WAS2/17/2015 9:50:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored another goal on Tuesday to increase his NHL lead in the category.
Insight: A bouncing puck found Ovechkin in the middle of the ice, which led to a breakaway opportunity on the power play for Ovechkin. He didn't miss, beating Marc-Andre Fleury to his stick side. He then had an assist on the game-winning power-play goal. Ovechkin has 37 goals and 22 assists this season.
Drew Stafford, RW, WIN2/17/2015 8:54:00 AM
Description: Jets newly-acquired winger Drew Stafford left Monday's game in the third period with an upper-body injury, according to a Winnipeg Free Press report.
Insight: Stafford has 10 goals and 15 assists in 53 games this season. We await further word on his availability for the next game which his Thursday versus Washington.
Alex Ovechkin, RW, WAS2/15/2015 10:40:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin had a huge game Sunday versus Anaheim.
Insight: He recorded two goals and two assists, along with seven shots and a plus-two rating. Ovechkin now leads the league with 36 goals, and also has 57 points through 57 games this season.
Ryan Callahan, RW, TAM2/15/2015 10:31:00 PM
Description: Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan recorded a goal and an assist on Sunday night.
Insight: The goal was an empty-netter, but counted for his 17th of this season. Callahan now has 41 points through 53 games, and should be active in all lineups.