Fantasy NHL
Right Wing Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
 
Marian Hossa, RW, CHI10/30/2014 10:18:00 PM
Description: Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa broke out of his slump on Thursday.
Insight: He had only three points coming into the game, but recorded one goal and one assist, along with a +2 rating and four shots on goal. Owners will hope that this gets Hossa rolling.
Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI10/30/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek continued his breakout season, in Thursday's loss to Tampa Bay.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with five shots on goal. Voracek now has 15 points already this season, and does not look to be slowing down anytime soon.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET10/29/2014 9:58:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader notched three points in Wednesday's win over Washington.
Insight: He had two goals and an assist, along with three shots on goal and two penalty minutes. Abdelkader now has five goals and eight points, and has been a nice surprise early this season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL10/29/2014 10:18:00 AM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored the game-winning goal on the power play on Tuesday against the Stars.
Insight: Stars forward Tyler Seguin took a penalty just 14 seconds into overtime to send St. Louis to the man advantage.Tarasenko scored on a pass from Kevin Shattenkirk and Alex Pietrangelo for the game-winner. Tarasenko finished the game with a hat trick.
Nikita Kucherov, RW, TAM10/28/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov had a hat trick on Tuesday versus the Coyotes.
Insight: Kucherov scored once per period and finished with a plus-two rating on the night. He scored all the game at even strength. Kucherov has four goals this season.
Phil Kessel, RW, TOR10/28/2014 10:31:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal and an assist on Tuesday against the Sabres.
Insight: Kessel had five shots on goal and finished plus-one. He has five goals and five assists this season.
Patric Hornqvist, RW, NASHot10/28/2014 9:43:00 PM
Description: Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored and had an assist on Tuesday against the Devils.
Insight: Pittsburgh scored seven unanswered goals and won, 8-3. The Penguins were 3-for-6 on the power play. Hornqvist's points, however, came at even strength. He was plus-two with two shots.
Dainius Zubrus, RW, NJD10/28/2014 9:41:00 PM
Description: Devils winger Dainius Zubrus scored just nine seconds into the game against the Penguins on Tuesday.
Insight: Zubrus took a slap shot off a pass from Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr. His shot beat Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury on his glove side. It was Zubrus' second goal of the season.
Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL10/28/2014 5:46:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko is available for Tuesday's game.
Insight: Tarasenko was considered questionale with an illness, but he stil good to go. He has a goal and four assists in seven games this season.
Jason Pominville, RW, MIN10/27/2014 9:37:00 PM
Description: Wild right winger Jason Pominville scored his third goal of the season.
Insight: He now has four points over the past three games, and owners are hoping this gets Pominville going for an extended period of time.
Joel Ward, RW, WAS10/26/2014 10:11:00 AM
Description: Washington right wing Joel Ward recorded two goals and four shots on goal in Saturday's victory over Calgary.
Insight: He now has four goals on the season, and if owners left Ward undrafted, he is a viable waiver candidate, for everyone in need of a goal-scorer.
Jason Pominville, RW, MIN10/25/2014 10:42:00 PM
Description: Wild right winger Jason Pominville notched two assists and a +2 rating Saturday against Tampa Bay.
Insight: He helped Minnesota win 7-2, and owners are hoping that Saturday's contest gets Pominville going. He now has five points, and will need to pick up his game, for him to be a reliable fantasy player.
Jaromir Jagr, RW, NJD10/25/2014 10:08:00 PM
Description: Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr scored the overtime winner Saturday against the Senators.
Insight: It was his only shot on goal, and was a power-play goal. Jagr now has six points on the season, and assuming he can stay healthy, will be in line for another solid one. Damon Severson and Marek Zidilicky notched the other two tallies for the Devils, on the night.
Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI10/25/2014 9:44:00 PM
Description: Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek now leads the team in points, thus far in 2014-15.
Insight: Voracek had two assists, including one on Brayden Schenn's game-winning goal, in the third period. He now has 11 points, and looks bound to break out this season.
Brent Burns, RW, SJS10/25/2014 6:37:00 PM
Description: San Jose defensemen Brent Burns continued to play well, after changing positions this season.
Insight: He notched his second goal of the season, and after converting from being a winger, Burns now has nine points on the season. Owners who took the gamble with him, have it paying off.
Phil Kessel, RW, TOR10/25/2014 1:23:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel will have a lot more space to work with on Saturday night against the Bruins.
Insight: Without defenseman Zdeno Chara, Kessel will have more room to work with than he usually does against the Bruins. It could result in a big night. Make sure Kessel is in your lineup.
Patric Hornqvist, RW, NASHot10/25/2014 12:28:00 PM
Description: Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist will be facing his old team on Saturday night in Nashville.
Insight: Hornqvist, along with Nick Spaling, are returning to Nashville for the first time since the offseason trade that sent James Neal to the Predators for Hornqvist and Spaling. The deal has worked out for both sides so far.
Scott Hartnell, RW, CLB10/25/2014 11:17:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored the lone Blue Jackets goal on Friday versus the Ducks.
Insight: Anaheim won the game, 4-1. Hartnell was minus-one with five shots on net in addition to his score. It was his first goal of the season.
Corey Perry, RW, ANA10/25/2014 11:15:00 AM
Description: Ducks winger Corey Perry scored his league-leading ninth goal of the season on Friday against the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Perry scored on the power play on passes from Sami Vatanen and Cam Fowler early in the first period. Perry then assisted Devante Smith-Pelly's goal in the second period. The Ducks won, 4-1. Perry is tied for the league lead with 12 points.
Jarome Iginla, RW, COL10/25/2014 10:51:00 AM
Description: Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla scored two goals on Friday against the Canucks.
Insight: Iginla had been held scoreless for the season until Friday. He scored early in the first period and then added a seventh Colorado goal with less than a minute left in the game. In addition to two goals, Iginla had an assist, plus-three rating and five shots on goal.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET10/23/2014 10:18:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader scored the game-winning goal on Thursday against the Penguins in overtime.
Insight: Abelkader left the game in the first period aftre a puck hit him in the face. He was instrumental in the Red Wings comeback, finishing with a plus-two rating and three shots on goal.
Kyle Okposo, RW, NYI10/23/2014 9:45:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo scored the first of two New York goals in the second period in a 3-2 victory over the Bruins on Thursday.
Insight: Okposo has three goals and six assists this season. He was plus-one with five shots on goal Thursday.
Johan Franzen, RW, DET10/23/2014 12:28:00 PM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen (groin) was moved to the injured reserve a couple of days ago to make room for Pavel Datsyuk, but could return when eligible on Saturday.
Insight: When healthy, Franzen is a offensive force, as his five points in four games this season will atest, but keeping him healthy has been a problem lately. He played just 54 games last season.
Beau Bennett, RW, PIT10/23/2014 12:22:00 PM
Description: Penguins right wing Beau Bennett lower body) could begin practice in a week, according to a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review report.
Insight: Bennett is expected back sometime in mid-November. He's only played 47 games over the past two seasons and fantasy owners obviously can't count on him.
Matt Read, RW, PHI10/22/2014 10:46:00 PM
Description: Flyers right wing Matt Read scored a goal in Wednesday night's game against the Penguins.
Insight: Read scored at the 8:50 mark of the third period to put the Flyers up, 4-2. Pittsburgh scored to cut the lead to one before Philadelphia added an empty-net goal. So Read's goal ended up being the game-winner.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET10/22/2014 8:12:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader left Thursday's game against the Penguins after getting hit in the face with the puck.
Insight: With under five minutes to go in the first period, a Red Wing shot missed the net high and nailed Abdelkader just below his visor in his nose. He went to the locker room for repairs.
Jarome Iginla, RW, COL10/22/2014 10:05:00 AM
Description: Avalanche right wing Jarome Iginla is still looking for his first goal of the season.
Insight: He assisted on Alex Tanguay's third goal of the season, but has been unable to light the lamp as a member of Colorado. Iginla has four assists now, and owners should not panic yet, as he is bound to start putting the puck in the back of the net soon.
Patrick Kane, RW, CHI10/22/2014 9:39:00 AM
Description: Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane had two goals on Tuesday night against the Flyers.
Insight: He now has three goals on the season, and owners are hoping this is the game that puts Kane on a hot streak.
Jaromir Jagr, RW, NJD10/21/2014 9:53:00 PM
Description: Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr scored his first goal of the season.
Insight: Jagr also had an assist, along with a -1 rating and two shots on goal. He now has four points on the season, and as long as he can stay healthy, Jagr will have an impact on the fantasy season.
Phil Kessel, RW, TOR10/21/2014 9:44:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored two goals on Tuesday night.
Insight: He added an assist, and was +3 on the night with five shots on goal. Kessel is a top tier player, and is producing as one of the better players in the NHL, at the moment.
Johan Franzen, RW, DET10/20/2014 12:15:00 PM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen did not start on Saturday and has missed Monday's practice which makes him unlikly to be ready for Tuesday's game with Montreal.
Insight: When healthy, Franzen is a offensive force, as his five points in four games this season will atest, but keeping him healthy has been a problem lately. He played just 54 games last season.
Alex Ovechkin, RW, WAS10/18/2014 10:31:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored on his shootout attempt to seal a Washington victory on Saturday night.
Insight: Ovechkin was the third Capital to score in the shootout, and goalie Justin Peters stopped Panthers' Jossi Jokinen just prior to Ovechkin's score. Therefore, the victory was sealed. Ovechkin had two shots and seven hits in the game.
Patric Hornqvist, RW, NASHot10/18/2014 9:39:00 PM
Description: Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored two goals in Pittsburgh's, 3-1, victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
Insight: Hornqvist scored on a deflection off a slap shot from Evgeni Malkin on the power play. His second goal came was an empty-netter with less than two minutes left in the game. Hornqvist registered 12 shots on net and was minus-one. He also had an assist.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET10/18/2014 7:44:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader is again on the top line for Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Abdelkader has had a nice start to the season with two goals and two assists in four games. With the injury to Johan Franzen, Abdelkader will play next to Henrik Zetterberg and Gustav Nyquist on Saturday.
Johan Franzen, RW, DET10/18/2014 7:41:00 PM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen did not start on Saturday against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Franzen is out due to a thigh injury he suffered Friday night. Stephen Weiss takes his roster spot and will play left wing on the third line. Justin Abdelkader has moved up to the top line for Saturday's game.
Johan Franzen, RW, DET10/18/2014 11:42:00 AM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen left Friday's game as a result of a thigh injury.
Insight: It seemed to be a muscle cramp, and Franzen said that he will have a chance to play Saturday night. For now, consider him day-to-day.
Corey Perry, RW, ANA10/18/2014 9:20:00 AM
Description: Ducks winger Corey Perry continued his hot start to the season Friday against Minnesota.
Insight: He scored a goal and was +1 on the night, and now has five goals and seven points through five games. There is no reason to think that Perry is going to slow dowm, as it is looking like he is well on his way to a monster season.
Radim Vrbata, RW, VAN10/18/2014 9:13:00 AM
Description: Vancouver winger Radim Vrbata had two points in Friday's win against the Oilers.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with a +2 rating and four shots on goal. Vrbata is off to a fine start with his new team, as he has five points through three games.
Johan Franzen, RW, DET10/17/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen left Friday's game with a lower-body injury.
Insight: He scored his first two goals of the season before departing. Losing Franzen for an extended period of time would be a big blow for the Wings.
Devin Setoguchi, RW, CAL10/17/2014 3:32:00 PM
Description: According to Calgary beat writer Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun, Devin Setoguchi will be a healthy scratch Friday night.
Insight: Zero points and a minus two rating while playing on the top line doesn't cut it. Josh Jooris will replace Setoguchi alongside Jiri Hudler and Sean Monahan.
Brendan Gallagher, RW, MON10/16/2014 10:36:00 PM
Description: Montreal right wing Brendan Gallagher had three points against the Bruins on Thursday night.
Insight: It was a solid game for Gallagher, as he recorded two goals and an assist, along with four shots on goal and a +2 rating. Owners need to keep tabs on him, if he is still on waiver wires.
P.A. Parenteau, RW, MON10/16/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Canadiens right wing P.A. Parenteau scored his first two goals as a Canadien.
Insight: The second goal was an empty net, power-play goal. Parenteau also had 5 shots on goal, but a -1 rating on the night. He is looking to get to the 30-goal mark, yet again.
Loui Eriksson, RW, BOS10/16/2014 10:27:00 PM
Description: Bruins winger Loui Erksson scored in Thursday's loss to Montreal.
Insight: He added an assist as well, and was +2 on the night. Eriksson, just like a bunch of the Bruins' forwards will be solid fantasy plays all season long.
Kyle Okposo, RW, NYI10/16/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo notched his second goal of the season against the Sharks.
Insight: He also scored in the shootout, and has helped the Islanders to a 4-0-0 start. Owners, get Okposo into your lineups.
Alex Ovechkin, RW, WAS10/16/2014 9:56:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin continued his hot start to the season Thursday against the Devils.
Insight: He scored his fifth goal of the season and now has six points through four games. It goes without saying, Ovechkin is easily a top-five fantasy option.