Fontaine was a healthy scratch in Thursday's win over the Kings. Fontaine has just three assists and no goals in his last 20 games. He may fight for playing time until he breaks out of his slump.
Fontaine had two hits and one shot on goal in 12:26 of ice time in Saturday's win over Dallas. Fontaine had been a healthy scratch in three of the past six games. He had a good game as he was plus-1. It's not clear if he'll regularly get back in the lineup, however.
Fontaine was a healthy scratch in Saturday's shootout loss to Tampa Bay. Fontaine has been a healthy scratch in two of the Wild's last three games as he's been the odd man out with the return of Zach Parise.
Fontaine will likely be a healthy scratch Monday for the first time this season, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Fontaine played just eight minutes in Saturday's loss as he was in the coach's dog house for bad defensive play. It may take him a few games to get back into the mix.
Fontaine (knee) will play Saturday against the Stars, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Fontaine hasn't played since suffering a sprained MCL on Oct. 30, but was able to return to practice Monday, and will draw back into Minnesota's lineup Saturday against Dallas. The 28-year-old winger has tallied four points (one goal, three assists) in eight games this season.
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