Right Wing Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
 
Alex Ovechkin, RW, WAS1/28/2015 10:55:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin had a pair of goals versus Sidney Crosby and the Penguins on Wednesday.
Insight: Ovechkin has gotten the better of Sid the Kid twice this season as the Penguins have failed to score in two games versus Washington. Ovechkin was plus-one with five shots on net. He has 29 goals and 16 assists in 48 games this season.
Nino Niederreiter, RW, MIN1/28/2015 9:10:00 AM
Description: Wild winger Nino Niederreiter scored a goal and was plus-two during Tuesday's victory against Edmonton.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal, but Niederreiter can be left on the waiver wire. He has 15 goals, 22 points, and a minus-12 rating through 47 games.
Chris Stewart, RW, BUF1/28/2015 9:05:00 AM
Description: Sabres winger Chris Stewart scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's loss against the Flames.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal. Stewart is not much of a fantasy option, with just seven goalsm 16 points, and a minus-23 rating through 46 games.
Jarome Iginla, RW, COL1/27/2015 10:42:00 PM
Description: Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored a goal during Tuesday's overtime loss against the Predators.
Insight: Iginla has been solid in first season with the Avalanche. He now has 15 goals and 32 points through 49 games this season.
Wayne Simmonds, RW, PHI1/27/2015 9:48:00 PM
Description: Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds was the hero for Philadelphia on Tuesday night.
Insight: He scored a power-play goal, and also lit the lamp in the shootout to give Philadelphia the win. Simmonds now has 17 goals and 29 points through 49 games.
Troy Brouwer, RW, WAS1/27/2015 9:35:00 PM
Description: Capitals right wing Troy Brouwer scored a goal during Tuesday's loss against Columbus.
Insight: He was also plus-two on the night, and now has 13 goals and 24 points through 47 games this season.
Patric Hornqvist, RW, PIT1/27/2015 7:08:00 PM
Description: Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist will return to the ice on Tuesday against the Jets.
Insight: Hornqvist missed nearly a month with a lower body injury. He will be a nice boost to the Penguins lineup that will be missing Evgeni Malkin for the first time this season. Hornqvist has 13 goals and 16 assists in 33 games this season.
Kyle Okposo, RW, NYI1/26/2015 3:55:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo missed Monday's practice due to an upper-body injury and could miss 6-8 weeks, according to the Islanders' official Twitter account.
Insight: Okposo has teamed nicely with John Tavares and has 14 goals and 44 points through 46 games. Tavares practiced with Josh Bailey and Mikhail Grabovski this morning.
Kris Versteeg, RW, CHI1/22/2015 1:59:00 PM
Description: Blackhawks right winger Kris Versteeg could be sidelined longer than originally anticipated according to the Chicago Trbune.
Insight: Versteeg has been out since Jan. 1 with a hand injury. He was supposed to be out four weeks, but coach Joel Quenneville said Wednesday that, "It's probably going to be a little bit more than that."
Corey Perry, RW, ANA1/22/2015 10:29:00 AM
Description: Ducks winger Corey Perry had two assists and a plus-three rating versus the Flames on Wednesday.
Insight: Perry assisted Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler's scores in th third period. Perry has 19 goals and 12 assists with a plus-15 rating in 32 games this season.
Jarome Iginla, RW, COL1/22/2015 10:23:00 AM
Description: Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored a goal in the, 3-2, shootout victory over his former team on Wednesday.
Insight: Iginla slipped a goal passed Boston goalie Tuukka Rask with one second left in the first period. Iginla isn't the player he used to be, but he still has 14 goals and 17 assists in 48 games.
Marian Hossa, RW, CHI1/22/2015 10:07:00 AM
Description: Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist in the victory over his former team on Wednesday.
Insight: Hossa only spent a few months in Pittsburgh, but the fans remember. Hossa did quiet the crowd at Consol Engery Center on Wednesday with an assist on David Rundblad's goal in the first period, and then Hossa scored a power-play goal in the second period. Chicago won in a shootout.
Ray Whitney, RW, DAL1/21/2015 2:34:00 PM
Description: Stars right wing Ray Whitney announced he will retire according to ESPN.com.
Insight: Whitney played 1,330 games with eight different teams, winning the Stanley Cup in 2006 with the Carolina Hurricanes. He also surpassed the 70-point mark in five different seasons. Whitney finishes with 385 goals and 679 assists. He is 63rd all-time with 1,064 career points.
Patric Hornqvist, RW, PIT1/21/2015 9:49:00 AM
Description: Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist is expected to resume skating this week according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Insight: Coach Mike Johnston is likely hoping that happens because Pittsburgh has really struggled lately. The Penguins are 4-5-2 since Hornqvist suffered his lower body injury.
Alex Ovechkin, RW, WAS1/20/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored twice Tuesday versus the Rangers.
Insight: Ovechkin has been great this season, as he now has 27 goals and 43 points through 46 games.
Alexander Steen, RW, STL1/19/2015 10:47:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen had two assists in the, 3-1, victory over the Avalanche on Monday.
Insight: Steen assisted Jaden Schwartz's power-play goal and T.J. Oshie's even-strength score. Both came in the second period. Steen has 15 goals and 25 assists in 44 games this season.
Scott Hartnell, RW, CLB1/19/2015 10:43:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell had a goal and an assist in Columbus', 3-1, victory over the Wild on Monday.
Insight: Hartnell assisted James Wisniewski's power-play goal about five minutes into the third period to give Columbus a, 2-1, lead. Then, Hartnell gave Columbus an insurance goal about 11 minutes later. Hartnell has 10 goals and 18 assists in 39 games this season.
Radim Vrbata, RW, VAN1/19/2015 10:27:00 PM
Description: Canucks winger Radim Vrbata scored a little over three minutes into the game versus the Panthers as Vancouver won, 2-1, on Monday night.
Insight: The Sedin brothers both had assists on the Vrbata score. Vrbata has 18 goals and 13 assists in 41 games this season.
Dustin Byfuglien, RW, WIN1/18/2015 10:55:00 PM
Description: Jets defender Dustin Byfuglien scored a goal Sunday versus Arizona.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal and six penalty minutes to help fantasy owners out. Byfuglien now has 12 goals and 31 points through 47 games.
Ryan Callahan, RW, TAM1/17/2015 10:16:00 PM
Description: Lightning right winger Ryan Callahan scored a goal during Saturday's shootout win over the Avalanche.
Insight: Callahan has had a solid season, and now has 15 goals and 34 points, along with a plus-seven rating overall.
Mark Stone, RW, OTT1/17/2015 10:06:00 PM
Description: Ottawa winger Mark Stone scored during Saturday's loss versus Carolina.
Insight: Stone is a decent fantasy option, with 11 goals and 24 points, along with a minus-seven rating through 42 games this season.
Kyle Okposo, RW, NYI1/17/2015 9:59:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo followed up his four-goal performance with another tally on Saturday night.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal and a minus-one rating in a loss against Montreal. Okposo now has 14 goals and 42 points through 45 games.
T.J. Oshie, RW, STL1/17/2015 9:55:00 PM
Description: St. Louis right wing T.J. Oshie scored a goal during Saturday's victory against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Oshie has gotten it going of late, and now has 12 goals and 27 points, along with a plus-10 rating through 37 games this season.
Johan Franzen, RW, DET1/17/2015 11:28:00 AM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen is still suffering from headaches according to the Detroit Free Press.
Insight: That probably means Franzen is still suffering from concussion like symptoms. He is not at all close to returning. Fantasy owners should not plan on having him next week.
Corey Perry, RW, ANA1/17/2015 9:54:00 AM
Description: Ducks winger Corey Perry led Anaheim with five shots on goal Friday versus the Devils.
Insight: Perry scored on one of those shots in the first period for his 19th goal of the season. Perry has nine assists and a plus-11 rating to go with the 19 scores in 30 games this season.
Alex Ovechkin, RW, WAS1/16/2015 10:45:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored twice on Friday in the loss to the Predators.
Insight: Ovechkin led the team with nine shots on goal. He scored both the goals in the second period with the second goal coming on the power play. Ovechkin has 24 goals and 15 assists in 44 games this season.
Kyle Okposo, RW, NYI1/16/2015 9:50:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo had a career night versus the Penguins Friday.
Insight: Okposo always seems to play his best versus Pittsburgh. Okposo scored the first hat trick of his career and added a fourth goal for good measure. The final tally came on the power play. Okposo has 13 goals and 28 assists in 44 games this seaosn.
Alexander Steen, RW, STL1/15/2015 10:53:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored a goal with under a minute to go to tie the game and send it into overtime.
Insight: Steen scored a beautiful goal on a redirected shot right in front of the net. The Blues, however, lost, 3-2, in overtime. Steen has 14 goals and 22 assists in 42 games this season.
Jason Pominville, RW, MIN1/15/2015 9:41:00 PM
Description: Wild right winger Jason Pominville had three assists in the, 7-0, victory over the Sabres on Thursday.
Insight: Pominville was plus-two as one of his assists came on the power play. Pominville has nine goals and 27 assists in 43 games this season.


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