Raffl scored his first goal since Jan. 9, adding an assist and a plus-3 rating, in Thursday's win over the Sabres. Raffl's offensive touch hasn't shown up too often -- indeed, that goal in early January came in his only other multi-point effort of the year. Last year's 21 goals were nice, but Raffl's shooting percentage has normalized this year, making him a marginal fantasy asset even in leagues that count his one major statistical contribution, hits.
Raffl scored his sixth goal of the season and collected an assist in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Islanders. Raffl now has 11 points in 40 games this season and four in his last six games. Despite the modest scoring production, he maintains value in deeper leagues due to his role on the team's second line and second power-play unit, and because of his occasional promotion to the Flyers' top line with studs Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek.
Raffl collected an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win against Carolina. Raffl ended his latest five-game stretch with two goals and an assist, not too bad considering his slow start. He's still posting just six points on the season, so it's too early to start picking him off the scrap heap. Nonetheless, he did manage to score 21 goals last season, so he's worth monitoring.
Raffl (head) took the ice for pregame warmups and will play Tuesday against the Sabres, NHL.com's Adam Kimelman reports. Raffl collapsed on the bench in Saturday's tilt against the Rangers after taking an elbow to the face, but did not sustain a concussion, which was made evident by his full participation in Monday's practice. The 26-year-old will return to his role skating on the Flyers' top line alongside Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek. He has tallied a single assist through seven games this season.
Raffl (head) does not have a concussion, and is expected to play Tuesday against the Sabres, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Raffl collapsed on the bench Saturday after taking an elbow to the face, but appears to have avoided a serious issue. He returned to practice Monday and seems to be good to go going forward.
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