Alexei Ponikarovsky

LW / New Jersey Devils / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

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    • Ponikarovsky Signs In KHL

      News: Alexei Ponikarovsky agreed to a two-year deal with St. Petersburg SKA of the KHL on Tuesday, the N.J News reports.
      Analysis: Alexei Ponikarovsky recorded only nine points in 42 games with the Jets and Devils, respectively, last season, and will join his former Devils teammate Ilya Kovalchuk with St. Petersburg SKA.
    • Devils' Ponikarovsky Returning Friday

      News: Alexei Ponikarovsky (lower body) will return to the lineup Friday against Tampa Bay, the Bergen Record's Tom Gulitti reports.
      Analysis: Alexei Ponikarovsky has missed the last week of games with a lower-body injury but will be back to give the Devils' forward corps a boost.
    • Devils' Ponikarovsky Out Monday

      News: Alexei Ponikarovsky (lower body) skated on Sunday but will not play Monday against Ottawa, the Bergen Record's Tom Gulitti reports. He was retroactively placed on injured reserve to March 19.
      Analysis: Alexei Ponikarovsky has missed the last two games and will make it three when the Devils travel to the nation's capital Monday. He suffered the lower-body injury in Tuesday's loss to the Rangers. Odds are Ponikarovsky will return for one of the Devils' two contests in Florida this coming weekend. He is eligible to come off IR on Wednesday.
    • Devils' Ponikarovsky Out Saturday

      News: Alexei Ponikarovsky (lower-body injury) won't play Saturday against the Panthers, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.
      Analysis: Alexei Ponikarovsky noted Friday that while he is not ready to play yet, he is "probably getting there." He's a self-proclaimed day-to-day, as a result.
    • Devils' Ponikarovsky Out Thursday

      News: Alexei Ponikarovsky (lower body) did not travel with the team for Thursday's game against the Hurricanes, the Star-Ledger reports.
      Analysis: The report notes that Alexei Ponikarovsky is considered day-to-day with an unspecified lower body injury that he sustained Tuesday against the Rangers.
    • Devils' Ponikarovsky Misses Practice

      News: Alexei Ponikarovsky (undisclosed injury) did not practice Wednesday, the Record's Tom Gulitti reports.
      Analysis: As a result, consider Alexei Ponikarovsky, who was forced out of Tuesday's loss to the Rangers with an undisclosed injury, day-to-day.
    • Deja Vu For Devils, Ponikarovsky

      News: Alexei Ponikarovsky scored his third goal of the season and first as a Devil in Friday's win over Philadelphia.
      Analysis: Alexei Ponikarovsky also scored against Philadelphia in his debut for New Jersey last season. He was reacquired from Winnipeg on Wednesday to help fill the void left by an injured Dainius Zubrus (wrist). Ponikarovsky is on the top line for now, a line that combined for two goals and four assists on Friday.
    • Ponkarovsky To Re-Debut For Devils Friday

      News: Alexei Ponikarovsky will play Friday against Philadelphia and likely skate on the team's top line with Travis Zajac and Ilya Kovalchuk, the Bergen Record's Tom Gulitti reports.
      Analysis: Alexei Ponikarovsky was acquired on Wednesday to help fill the void left by Dainius Zubrus, who's expected to miss more almost two months recovering from wrist surgery. Poni played solidly with the Devils following a trade from the Hurricanes last February. Expect him to fill a variety of roles for the Devils, like Zubrus, but Ponikarovsky could have some value in deeper leagues should he get the odd assist on the team's top line.
    • Devils' Ponikarovsky Will Be Available To Play Friday

      News: Alexei Ponikarovsky, who was traded to the Devils on Wednesday, said he will be available to play Friday against the Flyers, the Bergen Record's Tom Gulitti reports.
      Analysis: Dainius Zubrus will need wrist surgery and could miss anywhere from two-to-eight weeks, so the Devils went ahead and reacquired Alexei Ponikarovsky from Winnipeg in exchange for draft picks. Ponikarovsky's set to join the Devils on Thursday, and considering his familiarity with the team, he could see a pretty decent chunk of ice time Friday.
    • Jets Trade Ponikarovsky To Devils

      News: Alexei Ponikarovsky was traded to the Devils on Wednesday in exchange for a seventh-round pick in 2013 and a fourth-round pick in 2014, Bob McKenzie of reports.
      Analysis: A return to New Jersey is in store for Alexei Ponikarovsky, who played 33 games for the Devils last season. The 32-year-old winger has gotten off to a pretty slow start this season, but with Dainius Zubrus reportedly needing surgery, the Devils acquired Ponikarovsky, who's at least a replacement they're familiar with.
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