Versteeg dished out a pair of assists in Sunday's win over the Kings. Versteeg had gone six straight games without a point, but he's now factored onto the scoresheet in consecutive games. The winger has just two goals though, and will likely need to pick up his current pace to reach the 50-point plateau for the third time in his career.
Versteeg collected a goal and two assists in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Lightning. Versteeg's big night gives his five points in his last two games, as well as a plus-3 rating over the same span. It looks like the winger has benefited from the offseason change of scenery, as he now has two goals and eight assists in 12 games on the year.
Versteeg scored a goal and added two helpers in a 5-3 win over the Red Wings on Friday. Versteeg's first goal of the year 6:25 into the third period held up as the game winner in what was the Canes' first victory of the season. The 29-year-old figures to provide a veteran scoring touch in his first season with Carolina, bringing with him the experience of 279 points in 477 NHL contests and two Stanley Cups.
Versteeg notched his first point as a Hurricane in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Red Wings, assisting on Justin Faulk's power-play goal late in the third period. As long as the 29-year-old Versteeg can stay healthy this year, he has a shot at cracking the 40-point barrier - something he hasn't done in four seasons. For now, Versteeg continues to spend most of his time skating on the Canes' second line with Jordan Staal and Nathan Gerbe.
The Blackhawks traded Kris Versteeg (knee) , Joakim Nordstrom, and a 2017 third-round pick to Carolina in exchange for Dennis Robertson, Jake Massie, and a 2017 fifth-round pick on Friday.
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