Ritchie recorded an unassisted goal during Friday's loss to Calgary. The 23-year-old winger has shown some promise in his first full season, but he's hardly moved the needle in most fantasy settings. His 9.84 shots per 60 minutes rank third on the Stars, but Ritchie has averaged just 12:39 of ice time per game. Without a larger role, his value remains capped.
Ritchie ignited a three-goal rally with his 11th marker of the season in a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Ritchie also finished with a plus-2 rating and a team-leading five shots. He's not putting up stat lines like this too often, but it was a nice bonus for anyone who started him against Pittsburgh's thin defense.
Despite not posting a point, Ritchie had three shots and a team-leading five hits in Sunday's loss to Chicago. It's been a tough run for Ritchie, with just one goal in the last eight games. He's not seeing a ton of ice, but he's putting pucks on net with an average of 2.6 shots per game. He should be a decent depth forward option, but with Dallas slumping, it's hard to trust their depth players right now.
Despite getting just 7:03 of ice time, Ritchie scored a power-play goal in Thursday's win over the Avalanche. That goal busts a six-game slump that saw Ritchie's ice time dwindle. After starting the season with minutes hovering between 13-16 per game, he's dropped in a big way, seeing less than 10 minutes in six of his last 10 games. He has the potential to be a good depth addition to your fantasy roster, but when his minutes are capped like this it makes a big impact on his value.
Ritchie scored his second goal of the year in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Winnipeg. He disappointingly skated only 13:52 despite the Stars' raft of injuries, but that did include 3:20 on the power play. The Stars have long been waiting for Ritchie -- their second-round pick in 2011 -- to turn into a productive NHLer, and he's off to a decent start in that regard this season despite limited ice time, having tallied two goals, an assist, 10 shots and a plus-2 rating through six games.
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