New York Islanders

Position
RW
 
Jersey
40
Name  Michael Grabner
Born  10/5/1987
Height  6-1
Weight  202
Shoots  L
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.
 
10/10/2014 10:20:00 AM
Description: Islanders right winger Michael Grabner will miss 4-6 weeks after undergoing sports hernia surgery.
Insight: Grabner's timetable is for a mid-November return. He was a 52-point scorer in 2010, but this will prevent him from getting anywhere near those totals. A 30-point season would be a realistic goal.
 
4/10/2014 5:05:00 PM
Description: Islanders right winger Michael Grabner (upper body) is not expected to play the rest of this season, according to Arthur Staple of Newsday.
Insight: Grabner returned from a concussion Saturday night after missing nearly a month, but he suffered another upper-body injury during the game.
 
4/8/2014 4:51:00 PM
Description: Islanders right winger Michael Grabner (upper body) is questionable for Tuesday's game against Ottawa, according to nhl.com.
Insight: Grabner returned from a concussion Saturday night after missing nearly a month, but he suffered another upper-body injury and sat out Sunday.
 
4/6/2014 3:43:00 PM
Description: Islanders right winger Michael Grabner (upper body) will miss Sunday's game, according to Arthur Staple of Newsday.
Insight: Grabner returned from a concussion Saturday night. No word on whether he suffered another one or has a different upper-body injury.
 
4/5/2014 11:58:00 AM
Description: Islanders right winger Michael Grabner is questionable for Saturday's game against Washington due to a concussion.
Insight: Grabner skated for an hour on Friday and could return on Saturday. He has 25 points, 136 SOG and a -11 in 63 games this season, so only has low-end fantasy value.
 
3/15/2014 2:30:00 PM
Description: Islanders right winger Michael Grabner is questionable for Saturday's game against Buffalo with a concussion.
Insight: There is no concrete timetable for his return. Grabner has 25 points, 136 SOG and a -11 in 63 games this season, so he should be easily replaceable in fantasy lineups.
 
3/13/2014 5:34:00 PM
Description: Islanders right winger Michael Grabner is out indefinitely with a concussion, according to Newsday.
Insight: Grabner has 25 points, 136 SOG and a -11 in 63 games this season, so he's easily replaceable in fantasy.
 
2/27/2014 10:05:00 PM
Description: Islanders right winger Michael Grabner scored a pair of goals Thursday against Toronto.
Insight: Grabner had three two-point games in January but only eight points for the entire month, and he hadn't scored in his first three games of February before Thursday. The 26-year-old has just 22 points (11 goals) in 57 games.
 
10/22/2013 12:06:00 PM
Description: Islanders right winger Michael Grabner (suspension) will be eligible to return for Saturday's game against Philadelphia.
Insight: Grabner was suspended for his high hit on Carolina's Nathan Gerbe. He's been a big offensive force this season with a pair of goals and six assists in eight games.
 
10/4/2013 10:24:00 PM
Description: Islanders right winger Michael Grabner had a hand in all three of his team's goals Friday at New Jersey.
Insight: Grabner scored two goals and had one assist to help the Isles win their season opener against the Devils 4-3 in a shootout. The 25-year-old had just five assists to go with 16 goals in 45 games last season. He hasn't been able to duplicate his 2010-11 production of 34 goals and 52 points in 76 games.
 
5/11/2013 10:37:00 PM
Description: Right wing Michael Grabner was involved in two of the Islanders' three goals Saturday against Pittsburgh.
Insight: Grabner's goal in the third was his second in 15 postseason games. He had a +2 rating for the series.
 
4/16/2013 10:06:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Michael Grabner had his 14th and 15th goals of the season Tuesday against Florida.
Insight: Grabner has four goals over his last five games to give him 15 in 40 games. However, he has just five assists.
 
3/21/2013 10:22:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Michael Grabner (shoulder) returned to action Thursday against Montreal. He had not played since March 10.
Insight: Grabner has 10 goals and 63 SOG in 27 games this season but lacks the assists and PIM to be a valuable fantasy asset.
 
3/12/2013 4:36:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Michael Grabner has a shoulder injury and has no timetable for a return. He'll be re-evaluated in 7-10 days, according to the Islanders' Twitter account.
Insight: Grabner started off March strong with a goal in three straight games after putting up just four points in all of February. Fantasy owners in average-sized leagues shouldn't hesitate to drop him.
 
3/7/2013 9:50:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Michael Grabner has scored a goal in three straight games.
Insight: Grabner had a quiet month of February but he is off to a great start in March and now has 10 goals in 24 games. However, his assists are lacking as usual; he has three.
 
3/3/2013 6:38:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Michael Grabner scored a goal Sunday against the Senators.
Insight: Grabner had four goals and six points in his first six games but he only has five over his last 16. With 11 points through 22 games, he's playing closer to his 2011-12 pace of 32 points in 78 games than 2010-11 (52 in 76 games).
 
2/5/2013 9:43:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Michael Grabner had one goal on three shots Tuesday against Pittsburgh.
Insight: With five goals on 27 shots in nine games, Grabner appears ready to put 2011-12 behind him (20 goals on 174 in 78 games) and get back to the way he played in 2010-11 (34 goals on 228 shots in 76 games).
 
1/29/2013 10:34:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Michael Grabner scored his fourth goal of the season Tuesday versus Pittsburgh.
Insight: Grabner has six points in six games. He's looking more like the player that posted 52 points (34 G, 18 A) in 76 games two years ago than the one who had just 32 in 78 last season.
 
1/24/2013 9:52:00 PM
Description: Islanders winger Michael Grabner scored two goals with one assist, two SOG, two PIM and a plus-three Thursday against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Grabner only scored 20 goals with a minus-18 in 78 games last season but already has three with a plus-4 in three games this season.
 

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