Tierney deposited an empty-net goal Monday as the Sharks prevailed over the Blues, 6-3, in Game 5. It was a nifty wraparound tally for the third-liner, who's now scored in back-to-back games. Tierney is lauded for his rigid work ethic and hockey smarts. He's seen his ice time climb over a full minute in the playoffs, but that bottom-six role still has him below 15 minutes per contest. A complementary player of sorts, Tierney has produced five points (four goals, one assist) to go along with a plus-5 rating this postseason. He's a low-end fantasy option.
Tierney bagged a pair of goals in Monday's Game 6 loss to the Predators. The goals put the Sharks up 2-0 in the first period, but Nashville was able to fight back and force a Game 7. Tierney has now collected three points over the last two games, but the 21-year-old winger doesn't make for a reliable enough fantasy option to garner much attention in playoff lineups.
Tierney (undisclosed) will suit up against the Jets on Thursday, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports. Tierney returns to the ice with a chance to end his 25-game goalless streak that dates back to Feb. 13. The winger offers very little in terms of fantasy value as he has garnered a paltry three assists over that span in addition to 2 PIM and just 28 shots on goal.
Tierney has been ruled out for Tuesday's matchup with the Wild with an undisclosed injury, Curtis Pashelka of the Bay Area News Group reports. Tierney is suffering from some "bumps and bruises" meaning he will should be available to return soon, despite being sidelined against Minnesota. The center is mired in an 11-game point drought and hasn't bent the twine since Feb. 13 against Arizona. In addition to his lack of production of late, the 21-year-old is averaging 13:11 in ice time per game without appearing on the team's power play, further lowering his fantasy value.
Tierney tallied the game-winner in Thursday's 3-1 win over Arizona. Tierney's hot streak just keeps going; he is now riding a three-game point streak and has three goals in his last five games. The Canadian center has matched his career-high six goals. Though he plays on the bottom-six, it may be wise to pick up Tierney for a few games while he's hot.
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