James Wright

C / N.Y. Islanders Islanders / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

Fantasy Points by Week

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    • Isles Sign Wright To Two-Way Deal

      News: James Wright signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Islanders on Thursday.
      Analysis: James Wright skated in the KHL last season, posting 19 points in 53 games for Zagreb Medvescak. He's previously appeared in 146 NHL games with the Jets and Lightning, but the Islanders seem to be viewing him strictly as a depth option for their AHL squad.
    • Jets' Wright Out Indefinitely

      News: Coach Paul Maurice said that James Wright is dealing with an ankle sprain and will be out indefinitely.
      Analysis: With just two points in 59 games, James Wright isn't exactly an essential scorer for the Jets, so his absence will largely go unnoticed in the fantasy realm. Either Eric Tangradi or Anthony Peluso will gobble up most of his playing time.
    • Jets' Wright Exits With Lower-Body Injury

      News: James Wright left Saturday's game against the Predators with a lower-body injury, Tim Campbell of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
      Analysis: The injury appeared to occur when James Wright was tangled up with the Preds' Seth Jones late in the second period. He'll be reevaluted by the Jets' medical staff after the game.
    • Jets' Wright Not Scoring

      News: James Wright has two assists in 57 games at the Olympic break.
      Analysis: The center rarely finds the score sheet, and really isn't an option outside the deepest of fantasy leagues.
    • Jets' Wright Out With Flu Tuesday

      News: James Wright (flu) will not play Tuesday vs. the Sabres, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
      Analysis: With James Wright feeling under the weather, fresh call-up Eric O'Dell will enter the lineup in his place. Wright has just one point in 35 games on the Jets' unproductive fourth line.
    • Jets' Wright (Undisclosed) Returning Saturday

      News: James Wright (undisclosed) will return to the ice for Saturday's game against the Flyers.
      Analysis: James Wright, who only has two points in 29 games this season, will suit up for the first time since March 21.
    • Jets' Wright On IR

      News: The Jets have placed James Wright (undisclosed injury) on IR, the Winnipeg Sun reports.
      Analysis: The move frees us a roster spot for Tobias Enstrom, who will return to the Jets' lineup Sunday. James Wright has two points and 31 penalty minutes in 29 games to date.
    • Jets Claim Wright Off Waivers

      News: The Jets claimed James Wright off waivers from Florida on Friday, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.
      Analysis: James Wright has been playing for AHL San Antonio this season, but his numbers aren't all that impressive. He has racked up just 17 points and a minus-3 rating in 40 games at center. Although Wright should be expected to spend this season in the AHL again, he could provide some depth at center if the Jets need it.
    • Wright And Panthers Agree To Two-Year Deal

      News: James Wright signed a two- year deal with the Panthers on Tuesday, according to Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
      Analysis: James Wright played in 54 games last year for the Panthers' AHL affiliate and recorded 28 points. Despite being only 22 years old Wright has played in 49 NHL games, and will provide the team with depth at center.
    • Panthers Trade For Wright

      News: James Wright and Michael Vernace were traded to the Panthers on Friday in exchange for defencemen Mike Kostka and Evan Oberg.
      Analysis: James Wright, 21, was rushed to the NHL as a teenager in 2009-10 where he played 48 games, scoring two goals and adding three assists. He's a big body who can play down the middle or on the left side.
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