Jim Vandermeer

D / Vancouver Canucks / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

Fantasy Points by Week

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    • Canucks Send Vandermeer To Minors

      News: Jim Vandermeer was assigned to AHL Chicago on Tuesday.
      Analysis: The defenseman went unclaimed on waivers, earning the demotion to the minors while Jordan Schroeder was called up in his place. Jim Vandermeer appears to be strictly organizational depth, and seems destined to shuttle between Chicago and Vancouver throughout the season.
    • Canucks Giving Vandermeer A Look At Forward

      News: Jim Vandermeer could make the Canucks final roster as a forward, the Vancouver Province reports.
      Analysis: In this scenario, Jim Vandermeer would be the Canucks' 13th forward. He would be valued more for his ability to toughness and willingness to drop the gloves than his offensive prowess. This role could lead to some solid penalty minute production from Vandermeer, but don't expect him to contribute much in other areas.
    • Vandermeer Signs With Canucks

      News: Jim Vandermeer agreed to a contract with the Canucks on Monday.
      Analysis: Jim Vandermeer will head to Vancouver after spending last season with the Sharks. The veteran defenseman doesn't do much scoring, but he could provide some depth on the blue line.
    • Sharks' Vandermeer Nets First Goal Of Season

      News: Jim Vandermeer scored his first goal of the season on Tuesday as the Sharks lost to the Oilers 3-2 in a shootout.
      Analysis: Jim Vandermeer, who had been out of the lineup for over a month in January, scored the Sharks' opening goal on Tuesday night. His ice time has dropped since going on injured reserve in December, and he doesn't play a significant fantasy role.
    • Sharks Activate Vandermeer From Injured Reserve

      News: The Sharks activated Jim Vandermeer (upper body) from injured reserve Saturday, according to the Sharks' official website.
      Analysis: Jim Vandermeer has been sidelined since Dec. 6, but he could be back on the ice as soon as Saturday if head coach Todd McLellan opts to put him in the lineup.
    • Sharks' Vandermeer Remains Questionable For Monday's Game

      News: Jim Vandermeer (upper body) remains questionable for Monday's game, TSN.ca reports.
      Analysis: Jim Vandermeer has been out since the second week of December with an upper body injury.
    • Sharks' Vandermeer Place On Injured Reserve

      News: Jim Vandermeer was placed on injured reserve, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
      Analysis: Jim Vandermeer's return is still questionable as he's traveled with the team for the past two games. Although with only three assists in ten games he wasn't playing a big role for the Sharks.
    • Sharks' Vandermeer (Upper Body) Out

      News: Jim Vandermeer (upper body) didn't play Sunday versus Chicago and is still day-to-day, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
      Analysis: Jim Vandermeer traveled with the team to Chicago which is a good sign although it's still unclear when he'll return to the ice.
    • Sharks' Vandermeer Makes First Appearance In Teal

      News: Jim Vandermeer made his debut for the Sharks in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Blues, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
      Analysis: Jim Vandermeer, who was used as an extra defenseman, blocked a pair of shots in less than 10 minutes of ice time. His role is too tenuous to warrant a serious look in fantasy hockey.
    • Sharks' Vandermeer Not Starting In Season Opener

      News: Jim Vandermeer won't be in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Coyotes, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
      Analysis: Jim Vandermeer, a stay-at-home type, would give the Sharks another veteran on the defensive end whenever called upon. But he can safely be ignored in all fantasy leagues until such opportunities come his way.
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