Tampa Bay Lightning Latest event: The talented Russian fell into the Stars' lap with the 10th pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft and the expectation is that he'll immediately jump to the NHL -- partly to keep him from returning to Russia he's unlikely to report to the minors and partly because there's plenty of room on the top two lines for a scoring winger.
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He'll likely be matched up with Claude Giroux and the newly-signed Jaromir Jagr this season. Stardom -- no, superstardom -- may still beckon in two years time. NHL Stats. Snaps mini skid.
Draft him if you can. Posts two man-advantage markers. Furthermore, Skinner shot the puck with abandon last season, notching 281 SOG, good for seventh in the league and finishing ahead of some pretty big shooters like Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid and John Tavares.
Offseason Moves Review 168 days ago. By season's end, Nichushkin was back in the lineup, and with a full offseason to recover, he'll be an X-factor for the Stars entering the upcoming campaign, and a potential fantasy sleeper. Forward Tiers 224 days ago. Calculate Stats Over Time. Fantasy owners who drafted Skinner for 2011-2012 expecting a repeat performance of the 20-year old's sensational rookie campaign were left a little disappointed last year, as multiple factors contributed to 20-goal, 44-point total in 65 games.
Skinner ended his three-game point drought by scoring a goal against Columbus on Tuesday. Both Bozak and JVR's production were seriously improved by Marner's game, so we could be approaching the point where the 28-year-old winger has already passed his best-before date.
He'll figure it out in the second half, but could suffer from a post-Olympic malaise, too. He might even deliver you 35 goals and reach the high-60s in points, including solid production on the top power-play unit.
Contact Us Login. Add To Watchlist. Picks of the Week 6 days ago. Participates in morning skate. Russ Prentice shares his insight and strategy for cash-game and tournament lineups for Thursday's 12-game slate. But he will be better prepared for the length of an NHL season this time around and that could mean 50 points are within reach.