Fantasy NHL
Left Wing Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
Daniel Sedin, LW, VAN4/18/2015 12:54:00 AM
Description: Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin scored his first goal of the playoffs on Friday versus the Flames.
Insight: Sedin got going early, scoring about three minutes into the game. Chris Higgins added a power-play goal in the first and the rout was one. Vancouver won, 4-1, and the series is tied, 1-1.
Patrick Sharp, LW, CHI4/18/2015 12:33:00 AM
Description: Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp was on a mission in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals versus the Predators.
Insight: Sharp was all over the ice in the early going, and he seemed to get better as his confidence grew. Sharp had five shots on goal and scored Chicago's first goal, but the game got out of hand late as Nashville won, 6-2.
Max Pacioretty, LW, MON4/17/2015 10:12:00 PM
Description: Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty scored in his return to the ice in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals versus the Senators on Friday.
Insight: Pacioretty hadn't played in two weeks, but he didn't appear too rusty as he scored in the second period on the power play. Montreal beat Ottawa, 3-2, in overtime to take a, 2-0, series lead.
Alex Galchenyuk, LW, MON4/17/2015 10:08:00 PM
Description: Canadiens left wing Alex Galchenyuk scored the game-winner in overtime in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals versus the Senators.
Insight: Galchenyuk grabbed the puck near the circle to the left of Andrew Hammond, spun around and took a wrister that went through Hammond. Galchenyuk was also plus-one with four shots.
Daniel Sedin, LW, VAN4/12/2015 10:59:00 AM
Description: Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin scored his 20th goal of the season on the final day of the regular season.
Insight: Sedin finished the year with 20 goals, 56 assists and a plus-five rating. He will head into the playoffs with a four-game goal streak.
Brandon Saad, LW, CHI4/12/2015 10:52:00 AM
Description: Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad scored a goal in the season finale against the Avalanche on Saturday.
Insight: Saad had a great season with 23 goals and 29 assists. That's some nice scoring numbers for a middle-to-late round pick.
Jamie Benn, LW, DAL4/11/2015 10:42:00 PM
Description: Stars winger Jamie Benn scored a hat trick and added an assist to win the Art Ross Trophy.
Insight: Benn scored a pair of goals in the first period and then added an empty net goal to tie John Tavares for the league lead in points, but Benn wasn't done. Even though Nashville put their goaltender back in the net, Cody Eakin scored on a pass from Benn. The four point night gave Benn 87 points on the season, one more than the Islanders' Tavares.
Brad Marchand, LW, BOS4/11/2015 10:26:00 PM
Description: Bruins left wing Brad Marchand scored in the final two minutes of regulation, but he only prolonged the inevitable as Boston was eliminated from playoff contention on Saturday.
Insight: Pittsburgh's victory over Buffalo actually eliminated Boston, but the Bruins also lost in a shootout. To their credit, it was admirable Marchand scored and forced overtime even though the team knew it meant nothing. Marchand finished the season with 24 goals and 18 assists.
Zach Parise, LW, MIN4/11/2015 6:36:00 PM
Description: Wild left winger Zach Parise scored in the season finale against the Blues.
Insight: Parise finished the season with 33 goals and 29 assists. He also had a plus-21 rating and 41 penalty minutes to round out a very solid season.
Nick Foligno, LW, CLB4/10/2015 9:31:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Nick Foligno scored a goal during Friday's victory against the Sabres.
Insight: Foligno has been fantastic this season, and now has 31 goals and 73 points through 78 games.
Tomas Tatar, LW, DET4/9/2015 10:18:00 PM
Description: Red Wings left wing Tomas Tatar scored a goal Thursday against the Canadiens.
Insight: Tatar has been impressive this season. He now has 29 goals and 55 points through 81 games overall.
Benoit Pouliot, LW, EDM4/8/2015 10:09:00 AM
Description: Oilers left wing Benoit Pouliot scored a goal in the, 4-2, victory over the Kings on Tuesday.
Insight: Edmonton was playing spoiler to Los Angeles, who badly needed the points. The Kings are now two points behind the Flames for the final spot in the Western Conference playoffs, but Los Angeles and Calgary will play each other on Thursday. Pouliot has 18 goals and 13 assists in 56 games this season.
Matt Fraser, LW, BOS4/8/2015 10:05:00 AM
Description: Bruins left wing Matt Fraser scored twice in the, 4-2, victory over the Kings on Tuesday.
Insight: Fraser scored the first goal of the game and then added an empty-netter with two seconds left in regulation. He has eight goals and four assists in 58 games this season.
Johnny Gaudreau, LW, CAL4/8/2015 9:59:00 AM
Description: Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau countined his push for the Calder Trophy as he scored a power-play goal in Calgary's, 3-2, victory over the Coyotes on Tuesday.
Insight: Flames skaters Dennis Wideman and Kris Russell assisted the power-play score. Johnny Hockey has 23 goals and 39 assists with a plus-nine rating in 79 games this season.
Jason Zucker, LW, MIN4/7/2015 11:02:00 PM
Description: Wild left wing Jason Zucker had the game-winning goal in the, 2-1, victory over the Blackhawks on Tuesday.
Insight: Zucker scored his 19th goal of the season with just under seven minutes to go. He had five shots in the game. Zucker has five assists in 49 games this season as well.
Bryan Bickell, LW, CHI4/7/2015 11:00:00 PM
Description: Chicago left wing Bryan Bickell scored the team's lone goal Tuesday versus Minnesota.
Insight: Chicago lost the contest 2-1, and Bickel also had four shots and a plus-one rating on the night. He now has 14 goals and 27 points through 78 games this season.
Mike Hoffman, LW, OTT4/7/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored the game-tying goal in the, 4-3, comeback victory over the Penguins on Tuesday.
Insight: Hoffman amassed six shots on net, leading the team. The Senators trailed this game, 3-0, after the first period, but completely turning the table after that as they registered 37 shots on net in the second, third and overtime periods.
Nathan Gerbe, LW, CAR4/7/2015 10:03:00 PM
Description: Hurricanes left wing Nathan Gerbe scored a goal during Tuesday's loss to the Red Wings.
Insight: Gerbe also had three shots on goal and a plus-two rating on the night. H enow has 10 goals and 27 points through 76 games. He can be left on the wire.
Carl Hagelin, LW, NYR4/7/2015 9:37:00 PM
Description: Rangers winger Carl Hagelin was everywhere as he amassed seven shots on net in the, 4-2, victory over the Devils on Tuesday.
Insight: Hagelin had an assist on Kevin Hayes' first goal and then finally scored an empty-netter to seal the victory. Hagelin has 17 goals and 18 assists in 80 games this season.
Tyler Ennis, LW, BUF4/6/2015 9:35:00 PM
Description: Sabres winger Tyler Ennis scored his 20th goal of the season in the, 4-3, victory over the Hurricanes.
Insight: Ennis now has three 20-goal seasons in his career. His goal made it, 4-0, Buffalo, but it proved to be the game-winner as Carolina scored the final three goals of the game. Ennis also had an assist in the victory and has 25 of them this season.
James van Riemsdyk, LW, TOR4/5/2015 10:47:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs winger James van Riemsdyk had a goal in the, 3-2, shootout victory over the Senators on Sunday.
Insight: van Riemsdyk scored in the second period to give Toronto a, 2-1, lead. He led the Maple Leafs with six shots on net. He has 27 goals and 28 assists in 80 games this season.
James Neal, LW, NAS4/5/2015 9:51:00 AM
Description: Predators winger James Neal posted two points during Saturday's overtime loss to the Stars.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, and continued his solid season. Neal now has 23 goals, 57 penalty minutes, and a plus-15 rating through 64 games.
James van Riemsdyk, LW, TOR4/5/2015 9:45:00 AM
Description: Maple Leafs winger James van Riemsdyk scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's shootout loss versus Boston.
Insight: JVR also had four shots on goal, and now has 26 goals, 54 points, but an ugly minus-33 rating through 79 games this season.
Nick Foligno, LW, CLB4/4/2015 4:55:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Nick Foligno had scored three times during Saturday's victory over the Penguins.
Insight: That is a hat trick by our calcuations, as Foligno continued his impressive campaign. He now has 30 goals and 70 points through 75 games.
Michael Raffl, LW, PHI4/4/2015 3:39:00 PM
Description: Flyers winger Michael Raffl scored a goal during Saturday's shootout loss versus Carolina.
Insight: Raffl has proven to be a nice goal generator, with 21 on the season. Howver, he should not be counted on for anything else, and can continue to be left on the wire.