Wilson finished with three assists and a plus-3 rating in Saturday's 7-2 win against the Sharks. Wilson went 12 straight games without a multi-point outing, but now has two or more points in each of his past two. He started the season rather slowly, but he is now up to five goals with 13 points over his past 17 games.
Wilson notched two assists in a game for the second time this season Thursday against Calgary. After a disappointing season last year, Wilson is getting back on track with his 28th and 29th points of the year. Over his past 22 games, he's tallied 11 points with a plus-7 rating -- that's still underwhelming for the former 20-goal scorer, but he continues to get top-six and power-play ice time from head coach Peter Laviolette. He's been off the fantasy radar this season, but Wilson should continue to get better as he heads into his prime.
Wilson (lower body) will rejoin the lineup Saturday in Carolina, NHL.com reports. The versatile power forward may not knock your socks off in terms of offensive output -- he's gathered 12 goals and 17 assists in 60 games -- but he does contribute on the power play (six goals, one assist) and makes the Predators play quicker as a group. It'll be safe to use him in fantasy land once again.
Wilson will miss Thursday's contest against the Capitals due to a lower-body injury, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports. This means that a spot on the second power-play unit is up for grabs. Look for P.A. Parenteau to occupy the left-wing spot on the third line, while Kevin Fiala assumes the role on the man advantage. Wilson should be considered day-to-day for now.
Wilson scored a goal for the third time in his last five games Tuesday against the Ducks. Wilson has really picked up the pace of late, with seven points in his last 10 games. He likely won't match his career-high 42 points from two seasons ago, but something in the mid-30's seems likely at this point. Lately, Wilson has been benefiting from playing on a line with Calle Jarnkrok and James Neal, as the trio has teamed up for a combined 39 points over their last 20 games.
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