Fehr (lower body) will be out at least a month and has gone on injured reserve to make room for a roster call up, Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Fehr was unable to put weight on his leg when he was injured, a good indication of the severity of the injury. With the 30-year-old out, along with fellow centers Evgeni Malkin (lower body) and Nick Bonino (hand), Pittsburgh recalled rookie Oskar Sundqvist. A gritty role-player, Fehr provides more value to the Penguins' lineup than to fantasy outcomes.
Fehr (lower body) is expected to be out of the lineup for at least a month, Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan described Fehr's injury as "significant" but said he should return this season. The veteran has made his biggest contribution as a penalty killer, as he's scored three short-handed goals this season. Pittsburgh will need to bring somebody up to replace the center given their string of injuries up the middle.
Fehr suffered a lower-body injury in Tuesday's game against the Senators. He was evaluated after the game and there should be further details regarding his condition on Wednesday. He had settled into a third-line centerman's role with Nick Bonino (hand) out, and was not posting much in the way of fantasy production. Bonino is due back soon, so Fehr's value is trending down in multiple ways.
Fehr has settled into a third-line centerman's role with Nick Bonino (hand) out until February. He centers a pair of rookies -- Tom Kuhnhackl and Bryan Rust -- at even strength, and is a mainstay on the penalty kill. Fehr, who played on the fourth line prior to Bonino's injury, has scored only five goals and two assists in 36 games, though three of his goals are of the short-handed variety.
Fehr redirected a Kevin Porter pass for his fourth goal of the year -- and second in seven games -- Saturday in Minnesota. The score proved to be the game-winner, giving Fehr two game-winning goals. While it's highly unlikely the forward comes anywhere near his 19-goal production from a year ago, it wouldn't be surprising to see him reach double digits.
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