Left Wing Player Notes For The Last 15 Days
Rick Nash, LW, NYR 12/17/2014 9:27:00 AM Description: Rangers winger Rick Nash continued his strong season during Tuesday's victory against the Flames. Insight: He scored two goals and had five shots on goal, along with a plus-one rating. Nash now has 20 goals, 33 points, and a plus-13 rating through 29 games. He is a top-20 option.
Milan Lucic, LW, BOS 12/16/2014 10:52:00 PM Description: Bruins winger Milan Lucic scored a goal during Tuesday's shootout loss to the Predators. Insight: It was his fifth goal of the season, and he also had four shots on goal. Lucic has been a bit disappointing, with just 15 points through 31 games. He could be a solid "buy-low" candidate.
Alex Galchenyuk, LW, MON 12/16/2014 10:03:00 PM Description: Canadiens left wing Alex Galchenyuk netted a hat trick during Tuesday's win against the Hurricanes. Insight: Galchenyuk should be owned everywhere, as he now has nine goals and 21 points through 32 games.
Matt Moulson, LW, BUF 12/15/2014 9:58:00 PM Description: Sabres left winger Matt Moulson scored a goal in Monday's shootout win against the Senators. Insight: He also had three shots on goal and a minus-one rating on the night. Moulson now has seven goals and 15 points overall. There are better options out there.
Bobby Ryan, LW, OTT 12/15/2014 9:56:00 PM Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan recored a goal, but was also minus-one Monday against Buffalo. Insight: Ryan now has seven goals and 19 points through 27 games this season. He is a fine option.
Mats Zuccarello, LW, NYR 12/14/2014 10:22:00 AM Description: Rangers left wing Mats Zuccarello scored two goals in the New York rout in Vancouver Saturday. Insight: Zuccarello scored the final goal of the first and second period as the Rangers led, 5-0, after two periods. They won, 5-1. Zuccarello has six goals and seven assists this season.
Zach Parise, LW, MIN 12/14/2014 10:12:00 AM Description: Wild left winger Zach Parise scored the game-tying goal on the power play to send Saturday's contest into overtime. Insight: Parise also had a shootout score to help the Wild win, 4-3. He had a team leading eight shots on net. Parise has 11 goals and 12 assists with a plus-seven rating in 23 games this season.
Jussi Jokinen, LW, FLA 12/13/2014 10:10:00 PM Description: Panthers winger Jussi Jokinen scored his first goal in nearly a month. Insight: Jokinen has been a huge disappointment which was expected after leaving the high-flying Pittsburgh Penguins, where he played with Evgeni Malkin, for the Florida Panthers. Jokinen has three goals and 13 assists this season.
Johnny Gaudreau, LW, CAL 12/12/2014 9:39:00 PM Description: Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau scored the team's lone goal during Friday's loss versus Pittsburgh. Insight: It was his sixth goal of the season and Gadreau now has 22 points through 30 games. He is a top-100 option.
Bobby Ryan, LW, OTT 12/11/2014 10:11:00 PM Description: Senators winger Bobby Ryan recorded his sixth goal of the season during Thursday's loss to the Kings. Insight: he now has 18 points through 25 games. Owners are hoping for a lot more production out of Ottawa's star winger.
Nick Foligno, LW, CLB 12/11/2014 9:57:00 PM Description: Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored two goals, including the overtime winner, Thursday against the Capitals. Insight: He now has 13 goals and 26 points through 27 games. Foligno has been a pleasant surprise this season and is currently a top-40 option.
Matt Moulson, LW, BUF 12/11/2014 9:46:00 PM Description: Sabres left winger Matt Moulson scored two goals during Thursday's victory versus Calgary. Insight: He now has six goals and 14 points through 29 games, but Moulson is not a relevant fantasy option at the moment.
Gustav Nyquist, LW, DET 12/10/2014 10:48:00 PM Description: Red Wings winger Gustav Nyquist scored a goal on Wednesday night. Insight: It was Detroit's lone regulation goal, and Nyquist also had seven shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. He now has 17 points through 29 games.
Patrick Sharp, LW, CHI 12/10/2014 1:33:00 PM Description: Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp picked up an assist in his return to the ice on Tuesday against the Devils. Insight: Sharp recorded five shots on net in 17 minutes of playing time. It was his first game since Nov. 4 due to a knee injury.
David Perron, LW, EDM 12/10/2014 9:51:00 AM Description: Oilers left wing David Perron scored on Tuesday. Insight: Perron scored the second Oilers goal in a five minute span during the first period. Edmonton at that point tied the game, 2-2, but gave up three unanswered goals to lost, 5-2. Perron has five goals and 10 assists in 28 games this season but supports an awful minus-13 rating.
Adam Lowry, LW, WIN 12/10/2014 9:25:00 AM Description: Jets left winger Adam Lowry scored a pair of goals in Tuesday's, 5-2, victory over the Stars. Insight: Lowry scored his goals back-to-back in the second period. Both were even-strength scores. Lowry has four goals and two assists in 28 games this season.
Thomas Vanek, LW, MIN 12/9/2014 10:48:00 PM Description: Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored a goal and an assist versus the Islanders on Tuesday. Insight: Vanek scored the third Minnesota goal of the third period, which tied the game at four. Nino Niederreiter added the game-winner minutes later as the Wild won, 5-4. Vanek has three goals and 13 assists in 26 games this season.
Max Pacioretty, LW, MON 12/9/2014 10:13:00 PM Description: Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty continued his solid season during Tuesday's victory against the Canucks. Insight: He scored two goals and also chipped in an assist and was plus-two on the night. Pacioretty now has 14 goals and 23 points through 30 games, and is also an impressive plus-12 overall.
Tyler Ennis, LW, BUF 12/9/2014 10:07:00 PM Description: Sabres winger Tyler Ennis scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's win against the Kings. Insight: The goal was massive with the Sabres winning 1-0. Ennis now has eight goals and 17 points through 28 games, but is also minus-10 overall.
James van Riemsdyk, LW, TOR 12/9/2014 10:07:00 PM Description: Maple Leafs left winger James van Riemsdyk had a goal and an assist on Tuesday against the Flames. Insight: Toronto won, 4-1. van Riemsdyk led the Maple Leafs with six shots on net and also finished plus-one. He scored on the power play in the second period and assisted Phil Kessel's empty-net goal in the third.
Mike Cammalleri, LW, NJD 12/9/2014 2:46:00 PM Description: Devils left winger Mike Cammalleri did not travel to Carolina with the team yesterday because of a lower body injury and is doubtful for Tuesday's game with the Blackhawks. Insight: He's having a solid season with 15 points in 21 games, but should be considered day-to-day
Patrick Sharp, LW, CHI 12/9/2014 12:22:00 PM Description: Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp is expected to return Tuesday from a knee injury that has sidelined him for 14 games. Insight: Sharp skated in practice alongside Andrew Shaw and Bryan Bickell. He's posted nine points in 13 games this season after a 34-goal, 44-assist campaign last season.
Jaden Schwartz, LW, STL 12/8/2014 10:42:00 PM Description: Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz had an assist in the victory over the Panthers. Insight: Schwartz was also plus-two with three shots on net. He has nine goals, 15 assists and a plus-nine rating in 28 games this season.
Rick Nash, LW, NYR 12/8/2014 10:03:00 PM Description: Rangers winger Rick Nash scored his 18th goal of the season on Monday. Insight: Nash scored about eight minutes into the second period to give the Rangers a, 2-1, lead. Pittsburgh eventually tied the game, but New York won, 4-3, in overtime. Nash has 18 goals and 10 assists this season.
Evander Kane, LW, WIN 12/8/2014 5:47:00 PM Description: The NHL has suspended Jets left winger Evander Kane for two games for boarding Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner. Insight: Kane received a five-minute major and game misconduct for the hit. Kane will be able to return on Dec. 13, so just move him to the bench. He has four goals and six assists this season.
Brandon Saad, LW, CHI 12/7/2014 11:20:00 AM Description: Chicago left wing Brandon Saad notched two points during Saturday's win against the Predators. Insight: He also had three shots on goal and a plus-two rating on the night. Saad has been very good this season, and now has 19 points through 27 games.
Johnny Gaudreau, LW, CAL 12/7/2014 10:03:00 AM Description: Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau scored a goal during Saturday's loss to the Sharks. Insight: It was his fifth goal of the season. Gaudreau also had five shots on goal, and now has 21 points and a plus-10 rating through 27 games. He is a top-100 fantasy option.
Mikkel Boedker, LW, ARI 12/6/2014 10:52:00 PM Description: Coyotes left winger Mikkel Boedker scored during Saturday's loss to the Bruins. Insight: He now has nine goals and 17 points overall. After not being a relevant player heading into the season, Boedker needs to be on everybody's radar.
Brad Marchand, LW, BOS 12/6/2014 10:50:00 PM Description: Bruins left wing Brad Marchand scored two goals during Saturday's win over the Coyotes. Insight: Owners have been waiting for this. Marchand now has eight goals and 16 points through 25 games. We expect him to really get rolling.
Joffrey Lupul, LW, TOR 12/6/2014 9:59:00 PM Description: Maple Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul recorded two points in Saturday's win against the Canucks. Insight: He had a goal and an assist, and has now notched at least one point in four consecutive games. Lupul has 10 points through 14 games, and should be in all lineups.
Daniel Sedin, LW, VAN 12/6/2014 9:57:00 PM Description: Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin scored a goal during Saturday's loss to Toronto. Insight: It was his seventh goal of the season, and Sedin now has 25 points through 27 games. He is a top-30 option.
Patrik Elias, LW, NJD 12/6/2014 9:52:00 PM Description: Devils winger Patrik Elias scord the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss to the Capitals. Insight: Elias is not the player he used to be and is not a great fantasy option. He now has three goals and 12 points, along with a dreadful minus-12 rating through 26 games.
Rick Nash, LW, NYR 12/6/2014 9:45:00 PM Description: Rangers winger Rick Nash scored his 17th goal of the season during Saturday's loss to Detroit. Insight: Nash has been fabulous this season, and now has 27 points through 25 games. He is a top-20 option.
Ondrej Palat, LW, TAM 12/6/2014 9:35:00 PM Description: Lighting winger Ondrej Palat scored the team's lone goal in Saturday's loss to the Blue Jackets. Insight: Palat now has eight goals and 19 points on the season, along with an impressive plus-15 rating. He is a top-85 option.
Zach Parise, LW, MIN 12/5/2014 10:54:00 PM Description: Wild left winger Zach Parise had a goal and an assist in the loss on Friday to the Ducks. Insight: Parise scored on the power play to cut the Anaheim lead to, 3-2, a few minutes into the second period. He had just one shot on net. Parise has 10 goals and 11 assists in 20 games this season.
Andrew Ladd, LW, WIN 12/5/2014 10:49:00 PM Description: Winnipeg left wing Andrew Ladd recorded two points in Friday's victory over the Avalanche. Insight: Ladd recorded a goal and an assist with a plus-two rating in Friday's blowout victory. He had three shots on net. Ladd has nine goals and nine assists in 27 games this season.