Getzlaf scored two goals and registered five shots on net during Monday's loss to Arizona.
After falling behind 3-0 in the first period, Getzlaf did his best to lead the comeback charge, but Anaheim and its captain fell short. Since missing four games with a lower-body injury in early January, Getzlaf has a respectable six goals, 15 points and 37 shots through 18 games. While he's no longer a top-tier scorer, the 31-year-old pivot is still a strong fantasy asset. He should continue to flirt with a point-per-game pace leading into the playoffs, too.
Getzalf has just two power-play points through his past 20 games.
After registering 13 points -- two goals -- with the man advantage through his first 30 games of the campaign, Getzlaf's decline in power-play production has hindered his fantasy upside over the past 20 contests. While five goals and 14 points over the 20-game span aren't poor totals, Getzlaf is in danger of seeing his point total decline for a third consecutive season. While you don't want to confuse the 31-year-old center with the fantasy star he was during his offensive prime, Getzlaf is still a universal own in seasonal leagues.
While it was his first multi-point game since Dec. 13, Getzlaf continues to provide consistent checks in the point column with 37 through 43 games. The veteran is also still logging huge minutes (20:49 with 3:21 on the power play). He might not be a high-end scorer anymore, but Getzlaf is still a reliable fantasy asset who should be owned in all settings.
Getzlaf has missed the
Getzlaf was able to take part in Wednesday's practice, so it appears he's trending in the right direction. The 31-year-old has five goals and 25 assists to his name this season, so his return to the