Victor Rask

#49 C / Carolina Hurricanes / EXP: 1YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 lb Age: 22 College: None

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    Hurricanes' Victor Rask: Adjusting to life as on Canes' checking line

    In his last game just before the All-Star break (Jan. 26 versus the Blackhawks), Rask saw a season-low 11:59 of ice time, with zero minutes on the power play. Rask is still averaging over 16 minutes per game on the season, but he's only seen that much ice time once since the end of December. Previously, Rask was skating in a top-six role for the Canes, but he's currently centering the team's third line between Jeff Skinner and Riley Nash. With 29 points in 49 games, he still has a good chance to surpass his 33-point rookie campaign from last season, but it will be a grind if he continues to see bottom-six minutes. Go with a more viable fantasy alternative if you have one.

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    Hurricanes' Victor Rask: Ineffective in loss

    Rask finished with a minus-2 rating and skated for 14:07 worth of ice time in Sunday's loss to the Penguins. Rask dealt with an upper-body injury last week, but Sunday marked his fourth game back since being sidelined for a contest and he appears to be over the ailment. The 22-year-old is worth a look on the waiver wire, as he's up to 28 points on the season including 12 on the power play.

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    Hurricanes' Victor Rask: Will play Tuesday

    Rask (upper body) will return to action Tuesday against the Penguins. Rask has missed Carolina's last two games with an upper-body injury, but took part in line rushes during Tuesday's morning skate, which was the first indication he would likely be available for the Hurricanes' matchup with Pittsburgh. The former second-round pick will slot back into Carolina's lineup as a bottom-six forward Tuesday against the Penguins.

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    Hurricanes' Victor Rask: Out Saturday

    Rask (upper body) will not play Saturday against the Blue Jackets. Although Rask was able to skate some Friday morning, he did not play Friday night at home against the Blue Jackets and will remain out for Saturday's road matchup. Jordan Staal skated a season-high 21 minutes Friday behind Eric Staal.

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    Hurricanes' Victor Rask: Game-time call Saturday

    Rask (upper body) is considered a game-time decision for Saturday's road date with the Blue Jackets. The report suggests that Rask will get a hard look during warmups to determine if he's fit to play.

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    Hurricanes' Victor Rask: Not playing Friday

    Rask didn't participate in line rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he won't play Friday against the Blue Jackets. Rask's presence on the ice during pregame warmups suggests the injury he's dealing with it isn't particularly serious, but it ultimately will force him to miss at least one contest. He'll hope to return to action Saturday against Columbus.

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    Hurricanes' Victor Rask: Shows up for morning skate Friday

    Rask (upper body) was on the ice ahead of the morning skate Friday, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer reports. This is an encouraging development as the upper-body ailment had forced the playmaker to leave Wednesday's game prematurely. The Hurricanes host the Blue Jackets on Friday evening, with the team likely to provide an official update on Rask's status ahead of that contest.

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    Hurricanes' Victor Rask: Exits with upper-body injury

    Rask suffered an upper-body injury in Wednesday's game agains the Canucks and will not return. Rask skated for 14 minutes in Wednesday's game, but he was forced from the contest during the third period. The extent of his setback is uncertain, but the Hurricanes figure to provide an update on his status following the game.

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    Hurricanes' Victor Rask: Scores goal in loss to Predators

    Rask scored his 11th goal of the season Saturday against the Predators. Rask picked up a Jeff Skinner rebound in the slot and fired it past Pekka Rinne to open the scoring at 8:58 of the first period, but it wasn't enough as the Hurricanes wound up losing 2-1 in overtime. Rask continues to be one of the few bright lights on a very mediocre Canes team this season.

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    Hurricanes' Victor Rask: Posts assist in win over Caps

    Rask recorded his 25th point of the season, assisting on Jeff Skinner's eventual game-winning goal in the third period of Thursday's 4-2 win over the Capitals. Following his 33-point rookie campaign last year, Rask has continued to make positive strides this season. Given his current pace, he could hit the 20-goal and 50-point mark, which would represent excellent milestones given the relatively weak supporting cast he currently has in Carolina. Keep him rolling.

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