FantasySP / ALL / Headlineshttps://www.fantasysp.comFantasySP / ALL / HeadlinesCopyright 2017<![CDATA[Mika Zibanejad Returns to Lineup]]>After missing the last 25 games with a broken fibula, Mika Zibanejad is finally returning to the Rangers lineup tonight.

Zibanejab injured himself against the Florida Panthers on November 20th and has been sidelined ever since. After watching his team endure several losses over his time out, he is ready to get back on the ice and give his team a boost. So far this season, Zibanejad has five goals and 15 points over 19 played games. These numbers should improve as he gets back into a good rhythm on the ice.

]]>, 17 Jan 2017 13:19:57 EDT
<![CDATA[Anthony Davis injured, getting x-rays on tailbone and thumb]]>Anthony Davis was looking to dunk over Myles Turner but instead Davis hit the floor hard and was wincing in pain after a hard foul by Turner. The call on the floor was a common foul and not a flagrant.

According to Jim Eichenhofer, he then proceeded to shoot his free throws then head directly to the locker room with trainers. He was walking gingerly to the locker room.

]]>, 16 Jan 2017 17:58:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Ezekiel Elliott wants NFL to wrap up their probe into domestic violence]]>The Dallas Cowboys lost an epic game to the Green Bay Packers yesterday, 34 to 31 thanks to a last second field goal by Mason Crosby.

Despite the heartbreaking loss, Ezekiel Elliott wants his suspension of domestic violence case closed by the NFL. The NFL's investigation has gone on all season-long and so far there has been no official word from the NFL.

]]>, 16 Jan 2017 13:50:58 EDT
<![CDATA[Kyle O'Quinn has limited upside]]>The New York Knicks have been injury riddled and have turned to Kyle O'Quinn for some additional minutes, but his upside is limited.

In O'Quinn's last 4 games he has averaged 7 points, 2 assists, 8.3 rebounds while shooting 59% from the field with 16.3 minutes per game. He also had back-to-back double-doubles on Jan 11th and Jan 12th.

]]>, 16 Jan 2017 13:29:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Ryan Callahan Out 4 Weeks]]>Ryan Callahan has not played since January 7th, and is now expected to miss the next four weeks with a lower-body injury.

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper was concerned about Callahan playing in Friday's game. Cooper thought that Callahan might not be ready to take the ice after dealing with a previous lower-body injury that kept him off the ice for 15 games. Callahan is a leader on the team, and his desire to play is clear to see. Coach Cooper knows how hard it must be for Callahan to take a back seat and wait to get healthy.

]]>, 16 Jan 2017 12:31:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Kris Letang Week to Week]]>Kris Letang was placed on injured reserve Monday morning, after suffering a lower- body injury on Saturday.

The Pittsburgh Penguin has already missed seven games this season with a lower-body injury and another five games with an upper-body injury. The extent of his injury is not yet known, but being placed on injured reserve means he will be out definitely this entire week and possibly longer. The Penguins will have this week to run more tests and if his injury is more serious we will find out.

]]>, 16 Jan 2017 12:20:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Rodney Hood suffers hyperextended knee]]>Just when you thought Rodney Hood was getting back into his groove. Hood suffered a hyperextended knee against the Orlando Magic.

"They've got to continue to evaluate him," Jazz coach Quin Snyder said, "but hopefully it's not serious. It's serious enough that he had to leave the game, but we don't know when he'll be back."

]]>, 15 Jan 2017 12:59:29 EDT
<![CDATA[Rodney Hood posts season high in points]]>Rodney Hood exploded last night for 27 points, 2 assists, 4 rebounds and seven three pointers while shooting 71% from the field.

Hood's own percentage dropped from 92% on December 20th to its low of 80% on January 10th during his slump. Well, that slump looks to be officially over and fantasy owners should be scrambling to pick him back up if he is available on waivers.

]]>, 14 Jan 2017 13:09:18 EDT
<![CDATA[Jae Crowder trying to bust out of slump]]>Jae Crowder had his best game in awhile on Wednesday night for the Boston Celtics, as they beat the Washington Wizards 117-108.

Crowder had been in a slump the past few games, averaging 9.3 points, 1.8 assists, 3.8 rebounds and shooting 42% from the field. During this stretch he had his first scoreless game of the season and went 0-4 from the field.

]]>, 13 Jan 2017 17:43:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Al-Farouq Aminu playing much better as of late]]>Al-Farouq Aminu is playing much better in the past 5 games and has posted season highs in points and rebounds during this stretch in January.

During Aminu's last five games he's averaged 11.8 points, 10 rebounds, 3.4 assists, and 1.2 blocks while shooting 58.5% from the field. Perhaps the most important stat is that is 3rd in minutes per game on the team during this stretch with 33.

]]>, 13 Jan 2017 16:45:26 EDT
<![CDATA[Dylan DeMelo Out for 2 Months]]>Dylan DeMelo will miss at least the next eight weeks with a broken wrist.

The San Jose Shark was injured on Tuesday night and has already undergone surgery to repair his wrist. DeMelo hasn't seen much playing time for the Sharks this season, after being a healthy scratch for the first 19 games of the season. He is hopeful that he will recover as quickly as possible and will get back on the ice before too much time goes by.

]]>, 13 Jan 2017 14:18:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Rick Nash Returns to Lineup]]>After missing the last eight games with a groin injury, Rick Nash is set to take the ice on Friday night. The New York Ranger had been dealing with a groin issue for about 15 games, but tried to play through it for as long as he could.

The Rangers are set to play the Toronto Maple Leafs are are excited to have Nash back on the ice.

]]>, 13 Jan 2017 14:11:00 EDT
<![CDATA[T.J. McConnell hits game winner and locks up starting PG]]>Injuries to Jerryd Bayless and Sergio Rodriguez forced T.J. McConnell into the starting PG role, but his play is keeping him there.

Last night McConnell was left speechless after draining the game winner at the buzzer beating the Knicks 98-97.

]]>, 12 Jan 2017 13:33:27 EDT
<![CDATA[Caris LeVert worth a look on waiver wire]]>Caris LeVert is starting to get the hang of things in the NBA as a rookie. He had a career high in points on on January 6th against the Cavs with 19 on 7/12 shooting from the field.

In his past four games, LeVert is averaging 10.5 points, 2.5 assists, 3 rebounds while shooting 55% from the field. He is also 6th on the team in minutes per game at 23 during this stretch.

]]>, 12 Jan 2017 13:26:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Broncos hire Vance Joseph as their new head coach]]>The Denver Broncos did not waste any time hiring a new coach and have officially announced the hiring of Vance Joseph.

Joseph interviewed with the Broncos in 2015 and lost the job to Gary Kubiak who then went on to win a Super Bowl in his first season with the team.

]]>, 11 Jan 2017 15:23:31 EDT