Jakob Silfverberg

#33 RW / Anaheim Ducks / EXP: 3YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 196 lb Age: 25 College: None

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg: Nets first goal of season in Thursday's win

      Silfverberg scored his first goal of the season into an empty net to ice Thursday's 3-1 win against the Panthers. After tearing it up in last season's playoff, Silfverberg has dealt with injuries and the Ducks struggles, which have stunted his production so far. Despite the goal being an empty-netter, Silfverberg also had a game-high six shots on goal over 19:39.

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      Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg: Will play in opener

      Head coach Bruce Boudreau indicated Friday that Silfverberg will play in Saturday's season opener against the Sharks, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports. Silfverberg did return to practice after dealing with a head injury, so it's not much of a surprise that he will dress for the Ducks' opener. He's expected to play alongside Ryan Kesler and Andrew Cogliano on the third line for the game.

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      Anaheim Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg Expected to play Saturday

      Silfverberg returned to practice Thursday and is expected to play Saturday. Silfverberg has been dealing with an apparent head injury after taking a vicious illegal blow to the head from the Sharks' Raffi Torres in Saturday's exhibition, but appears to now be close to full health. He's expected to suit up for Saturday's season opener against San Jose, but his official status will be confirmed prior to puck drop.

    • Skates on own Tuesday

      News: Jakob Silfverberg (head) skated on his own Tuesday.
      Analysis: Jakob Silfverberg is still recovering from an apparent head injury he suffered after taking an illegal blow to the head from the Sharks' Raffi Torres in Saturday's exhibition. Silfverberg has been cleared for the Ducks' next team practice, and may still be able to suit up for Anaheim's regular-season opener against the Sharks on Saturday.
    • Absent from practice Monday

      News: Jakob Silfverberg (head) did not practice Monday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
      Analysis: Jakob Silfverberg left Saturday's exhibition against the Sharks after taking a vicious hit to the head from Raffi Torres, and was ultimately unable to return to the contest. Torres has a history of dirty play, and will probably face a suspension for the blow. Silfverberg is likely dealing with a head injury, which means his status for Saturday's regular-season opener against San Jose is currently uncertain at best.
    • Suffers hit to head

      News: Jakob Silfverberg was sent to he trainer's room after taking a hit to the head from the Sharks Raffi Torres, according to Curtis Zupke of the Los Angeles Timess.
      Analysis: Zupke later reported that Jakob Silfverberg will not return to the game.
    • Silfverberg Signs Four-Year Contract With Ducks

      News: Jakob Silfverberg signed a four-year, $15 million contract with the Ducks on Friday.
      Analysis: Jakob Silfverberg played well in his first full-time NHL season, racking up 39 points (13 goals, 26 assists) in 81 games with the Ducks in 2014-15. He will likely get an opportunity to solidify his role as a top-six forward for Anaheim this season, which could lead to a boost in offensive production for the 24-year-old.
    • Ducks Give Silfverberg Qualifying Offer

      News: Jakob Silfverberg was given a qualifying offer by the Ducks on Monday, the Los Angeles Times reports.
      Analysis: After making $850,000 last season, Jakob Silfverberg looks to be in line for a significant raise following his 39-point regular season and 18 points in the playoffs. He should also be looking at regular second-line work for the Ducks next season, which could lead to a scoring breakout for the highly talented Swede.
    • Ducks' Silfverberg Provides Two Helpers In Game 5

      News: Jakob Silfverberg assisted on a pair of goals in Monday's Game 5 win over the Blackhawks.
      Analysis: Jakob Silfverberg has had a strong showing in the playoffs as he's logged four multi-point efforts in the past seven games. He's up to 16 points in the postseason as he continues to reward owners who've rolled with him since the playoffs began.
    • Ducks' Silfverberg Has Another Multi-Point Game

      News: Jakob Silfverberg scored his fourth goal of the postseason and added an assist in Sunday's Game 1 win over the Blackhawks.
      Analysis: That's three straight two-point games for Jakob Silfverberg, who is leading the playoffs with a whopping five multi-point games. The second-liner has taken some of the pressure off Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry and is thriving alongside Ryan Kesler. Silfverberg's 13 playoff points are second most in the NHL, while his plus-6 rating is also very impressive. You know what to do.
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