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Makes statement against former club

Staal scored two goals -- one on the power play -- and added two assists during Friday's 4-1 win over the Rangers.

The veteran has now marked the scoresheet in 13 of his past 16 games for 10 goals, 11 assists and six power-play points. The surge also has him up to a team-best 3.18 points per 60 minutes for the year. Staal has revitalized his career in Minnesota over the past two seasons, and he's currently on pace to have his best offensive showing since the lockout-shortened campaign in 2012-13.

Sabres sit Evander Kane with NHL trade deadline looming

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Buffalo Sabres held out forward Evander Kane from Saturday night's matchup against the Washington Capitals. Kane could be moved by Monday's NHL trade deadline. Kane is second on Buffalo with 20 goals behind the injured Jack Eichel and is third in points (44) behind Eichel and ...





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ADP: 127.2 +126.6

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ADP: 113.3 +114.2

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Own/Start Breakdown

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Own:
94.20%
-0.9 compared to last week
Start:
54.46%
-25.24 compared to last week
Own:
94.49%
-0.03 compared to last week
Start:
77.30%
-5.63 compared to last week
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Expert Consensus

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14th

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Not Ranked


Player Breakdowns

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GASTPTSSOG+/-PIMFSP
29295816893211.39
Compare to same point last season

Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 14th among C's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 11th with 233.2 total points (3.82 avg).
  • He is currently 42.8 points behind the leader: Evgeni Malkin
  • He is putting up slightly better numbers than the experts expected him to.
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 1.8 PPG.

Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 3 in goals with 10 and is currently ranked 3rd among C.
  • Top 25 in assists with 7 and is currently ranked 24th among C.
  • Ranked 31st in +/- with 5.
  • Top 35 in shots on goal with 35 and is currently ranked 28th among C.
  • Top 75 in time on ice with 17:01:41.5384, though that isn"t saying much, and is currently ranked 63rd among C.
  • Top 75 in total penalty minutes with 4, though that isn"t saying much, and is currently ranked 70th among C.
  • Top 35 in blocked shots with 9 and is currently ranked 35th among C.
  • Tops in powerplay goals with 4 and is currently ranked 1st among C.
  • Ranked 49th in powerplay assists with 1.
  • Ranked 54th in faceoffs won with 77.
  • Ranked 101st in hits with 10.

Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 61 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.4754
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.4754
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +2.7541
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GASTPTSSOG+/-PIMFSP
201939227-145710.41
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Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 13th with 183.8 total points (3.01 avg).
  • He is currently 109.6 points behind the leader: Alex Ovechkin
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.6 PPG.

Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 20 in goals with 4 and is currently ranked 19th among LW.
  • Ranked 104th in +/- with -3.
  • Top 6 in shots on goal with 39 and is currently ranked 6th among LW.
  • Top 15 in time on ice with 19:04:09.2307 and is currently ranked 11th among LW.
  • Top 3 in total penalty minutes with 23 and is currently ranked 2nd among LW.
  • Top 50 in blocked shots with 6 and is currently ranked 37th among LW.
  • Ranked 30th in powerplay goals with 1.
  • Top 22 in faceoffs won with 14 and is currently ranked 20th among LW.
  • Top 16 in hits with 24 and is currently ranked 14th among LW.

Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 61 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.3279
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.3115
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +3.7213


Injury Status

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No Injury Reported

No Injury Reported



Similar Picks

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Similar LW to consider drafting instead of Evander Kane

NameO/SAVG Pick
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Evander Kane buf 
 
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James Neal vgk 
 
121.36
Matthew Tkachuk cgy 
 
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Similar based on overall ADP to draft instead of Evander Kane

NameO/SAVG Pick
Jacob Trouba wpg D 
 
107.51
Conor Sheary pit LW 
 
109.83
Jake Gardiner tor D 
 
111.83
Aaron Ekblad fla D 
 
111.92
Mark Stone ott RW 
 
112.40
Scott Darling car G 
 
113.14
Evander Kane buf LW 
 
113.29
John Carlson was D 
 
114.27
Colton Parayko stl D 
 
116.75
Milan Lucic edm LW 
 
117.34
Jaden Schwartz stl LW 
 
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Player Rating

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11.39

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Advantage

10.41

Trust Rating

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74%

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71%


Draft Decision

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Draft 67% Certainty

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