Derek Morris

D / Arizona Coyotes / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

Fantasy Points by Week

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    • Coyotes' Morris A Likely Scratch Thursday

      News: Derek Morris looks to be a likely scratch for the second straight game Thursday against the Devils, Dan Rosen of reports.
      Analysis: Coach Dave Tippett chose to plug Brandon Gormley into his lineup in place of Derek Morris on Tuesday, and seems content to do so again. Gormley offers more offensive potential than Morris, who brings most of his value in the form of hits (91 on the season) and blocked shots (95).
    • Coyotes' Morris Back In Lineup

      News: Derek Morris was back in the lineup for Phoenix on Thursday playing 19:15 in a 2-1 loss to Boston. He was minus-1 on the night.
      Analysis: Derek Morris had sat out the previous two games in favor of Brandon Gormley. No explanation or word of an injury has been provided for his absence, so it's fair to assume that coach Dave Tippett simply was not happy with Morris' play. Wait to see if he draws in again for Saturday's game against Calgary.
    • Coyotes' Morris Scratched Again

      News: Derek Morris was a healthy scratch for the second consecutive game Tuesday.
      Analysis: With no reports of an injury it would appear that coach Dave Tippett feels Brandon Gormley gives the club a better chance to win right now. If you would normally use Derek Morris, keep checking for news on his status for Thursday's game against Boston.
    • Coyotes' Morris A Healthy Scratch

      News: Derek Morris was a healthy scratch for Monday's game against Tampa Bay. He was replaced in the lineup by Brandon Gormley.
      Analysis: Derek Morris has not recorded a point since January 26 and has zero points and a minus-3 rating since the league resumed play following the Olympics. He is not likely to be out of the Coyotes' lineup for long, but keep an eye on his ice time to determine whether he should be in your lineup.
    • Coyotes' Morris Likely To Play Thursday

      News: Derek Morris (upper body) was on the ice for morning skate and appears set to play Thursday against the Jets, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.
      Analysis: Derek Morris has been practicing without incident for the last few days and looks like he's put the upper-body injury behind him. He has a rather modest 17 points in 45 games on the season, but Morris is more integral to the Coyotes' defensive effort with 72 hits and 82 blocks.
    • Coyotes' Morris Back At Practice

      News: Derek Morris (upper body) practiced with the team Monday for the first time since being injured, Dave Vest of the team's official site reports.
      Analysis: Derek Morris was injured February 7 against the Blackhawks, but was finally able to return to the ice Monday. There's no word yet on his availability for Thursday's game against the Jets, but it looks like there's a good chance he could be in the lineup.
    • Coyotes' Morris Skates On Own Saturday

      News: Derek Morris (upper body) skated on his own before Saturday's practice, Sarah McClellan of the Arizona Republic reports.
      Analysis: Derek Morris will attempt to do the same Sunday. His presence on the ice amounts to progress in his recovery from the upper-body injury, but he'll probably need to get in a full practice or two before coach Dave Tippett considers using him in his lineup.
    • Coyotes' Morris Still Day-To-Day

      News: Coach Dave Tippett said Derek Morris remains day-to-day with an upper-body injury, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.
      Analysis: The Coyotes hoped that having the last week and a half off would resolve Derek Morris' injury woes, but the ailment prevented him from practicing Wednesday. On a positive note, Tippett said that he expects to see him on the ice within the next few days. We'll wait and see if that comes to fruition.
    • Coyotes' Morris Out Saturday

      News: Derek Morris (upper body) will not travel with the team to Dallas for Saturday's game against the Stars.
      Analysis: While head coach Dave Tippett did not provide much in terms of details regarding Derek Morris' injury, it's clear that he won't be playing in the Coyotes' final game before the Olympic break.
    • Coyotes' Morris Out With Upper-Body Injury

      News: Derek Morris left Friday's game with an upper-body injury and will not return.
      Analysis: Details may become available after Friday's game, but the team's announcement quickly ended any hope of a return to action for the veteran blueliner.
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