• UFA Stapleton Thrives In KHL

    News: Tim Stapleton, who is currently a unrestricted free agent in the NHL, is thriving in the KHL.
    Analysis: He's playing for Dinamo Minsk and has 11 goals and eight assists. Those 11 goals match his entire output from 2011-12 when he toiled as a third and fourth liner in Winnipeg.
  • Jets' Stapleton: Pointless In Win Over Vityaz

    News: Tim Stapleton did not score a point and managed just a single shot on goal in Wednesday's 3-1 win over Vityaz.
    Analysis: He has 13 points in 16 KHL games this season and seems to have taken things up a notch in the scoring department. With no end to the NHL lockout in sight, it looks like we may have to wait a while to see if Tim Stapleton's increased production holds up in North America.
  • Jets' Free Agent Stapleton Signs With KHL Club

    News: Tim Stapleton agreed in principle to a contract with Dinamo-Minsk of the KHL, the Winnipeg Sun reports.
    Analysis: Tim Stapleton recorded the best season of his four-year career in 2011-12, recording 11 goals and 16 assists in 63 games. A native of Illinois, it's certainly possible he returns stateside after a stint in Russia.
  • Jets' Stapleton Extends Point Streak

    News: Tim Stapleton extended his point streak to five games on Saturday by recording Winnipeg's only goal in a loss to Nashville.
    Analysis: Despite the recent bump in production, Tim Stapleton is still receiving fourth line minutes and as such, is liable to fall off his current pace at any moment.
  • Jets' Stapleton Buries Game-Winner, Adds Assist

    News: In addition to recording an assist, Tim Stapleton netted Friday night's game-wining, overtime goal versus the Capitals. The American-born forward now has 25 points on the year.
    Analysis: Though 2011-2012 has been Tim Stapleton's most successful NHL campaign to date, his offensive production is still a way's off from being that of a bona fide fantasy weapon.
  • Jets' Stapleton Exits Game With Lower-Body Injury

    News: Tim Stapleton sustained an injury to his lower-body in the second period of Friday night's game at Calgary. He did not return to action.
    Analysis: More to come on Tim Stapleton's status as it becomes available.
  • Jets' Stapleton Enjoys Career Night Versus Flyers

    News: Tim Stapleton notched three points in a single game for the first time in his career Tuesday night, assisting on three scores in Winnipeg's overtime loss to Philadelphia.
    Analysis: Though the veteran American can certainly make the most of a scant nine minutes of playing time, savvy fantasy owners know that a forward not on his club's top two lines rarely makes for a reliable fantasy choice. Despite Tuesday's impressive outing, Tim Stapleton is no exception to the rule.
  • Winnipeg's Stapleton Returns With A Bang

    News: Tim Stapleton, having missed the team's last nine games with a lower body injury, scored one of five Jets goals Saturday while assisting another.
    Analysis: Though Saturday's game will do wonders to bolster Tim Stapleton's confidence coming off of injury, a two point night is not something you should expect to see from him very often.
  • Winnipeg To Get Stapleton Back Saturday

    News: Tim Stapleton, who has missed the Jets' last nine games due to a lower body injury, will return to the lineup Saturday against the Penguins, TSN.ca reports.
    Analysis: The Jets will get a boost to their forward ranks with Kyle Wellwood also returning. Tim Stapleton appears headed for fourth-line duty with Alex Burmistrov and Antti Miettinen.
  • Jets' Stapleton (Lower Body) Scratched For Thursday

    News: Tim Stapleton (lower body) will not suit up Thursday in Washington, Paul Friesen of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
    Analysis: Tim Stapleton does not produce, statistically speaking, at a level that would make him worthy of fantasy consideration upon his return.