Moore was minus-1 with two shots on goal in a 4-2 win over Minnesota on Thursday. While the pointless streak increases to 10 games, its really the minus-5 rating over the course of the past 12 contests that could be worrisome. Of course, these numbers should have little impact on most fantasy owners, with the exception of those in custom formats. The veteran fourth line center is minus-1 with 10 points through 49 games played this season.
Moore scored a goal and added an assist in Wednesday's 5-2 win over Tampa Bay. Moore has picked it up offensively of late, with seven of his nine points this season coming in December. Still, the veteran has proven to be nothing more than a bottom-six forward over his 11 seasons in the NHL, suggesting this offensive outburst will probably be short-lived.
Moore picked up a pair of assists -- one on an empty-netter -- and went plus-2 in a win over the Oilers. Half of Moore's six points on the season have come in the last two games, but that doesn't mean the bottom-six center is working his way into a bigger role. He did, however, very nearly have an empty-net goal, as his shot in the waning seconds was blocked by Andrej Sekera, then put into the open net by Jesper Fast. Moore's the kind of player whose contributions usually don't show up on the scoresheet, so it's nice to see him get rewarded with a couple points.
Moore played registered two shots on goal and two hits in a 4-3 win over the Leafs on Sunday. After sitting out two straight game as a healthy scratch, the veteran center still logged nearly 17 minutes in the victory. While we're fairly sure Moore won't always be the healthy scratch variable, he's got just one point through 16 games played, leaving Moore way off from his 27-point pace from last season.
Moore could serve as a healthy scratch in Thursday's match-up against Montreal, cites Andrew Gross of The Record. The 35-year-old Moore scored his first goal (and only point) in last Saturday's win over Columbus. Fellow center and linemate Jarret Stoll was seen rotating with Emerson Etem at practice on Wednesday. Our money is on Moore since he's often used on the team's penalty-kill unit, but your guess is as good as ours. Either way, fourth line minutes leave them both irrelevant to any standard fantasy formats.
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