With the man advantage tally, Landeskog reached 20 goals for the fourth time in his NHL career. The Colorado captain is up to 51 points in 71 games and continues to produce on the second line. With Colorado still chasing the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference and the games having great value, Landeskog is a safe bet in fantasy right now.
Gabriel Landeskog returned to the lineup Sunday, netting a goal and an assist in a win over the Oilers.
Landeskog had missed the previous three games due to suspension, but showed no rust in his return, firing four shots on goal and putting up a multi-point effort. The captain now has 18 goals and 48 points in 66 games for a Colorado team currently occupying a wildcard spot. The top-six forward can be rolled out with confidence right now as the Colorado Avalanche continue their push towards the playoffs.
With 46 points through 65 games, Landeskog has once again proven to be a valuable fantasy option this year, and will slot back in to his usual role in the Avs' top six and on the power play.
While no team likes to see their players make this type of selfish decision, it's extra upsetting when it concerns the captain and supposed leader. Landeskog is fortunate that the
Gabriel Landeskog scored a power-play goal to go along with an assist, two PIM, and four hits in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Panthers.
Landeskog has six points in his last four outings and hasn't been shying away from firing at goal, launching 15 at net in that span. While the winger only has two scores to show for it, it's encouraging to see the aggressive mindset as of late. Averaging close to 20 minutes of ice time over the past four, Landeskog will look to continue his torrid pace for owners to enjoy.