Spooner registered a goal and two assists in Thursday's 5-3 road loss to the Lightning. Spooner's been nothing short of awesome since the Rangers pried him away from the Bruins on Feb. 25, tallying two goals and eight helpers over six games. Better yet, it looks like he'll be able to hold down a role on the No. 2 power-play unit. Keep close tabs on Spooner if you need help at the center spot in fantasy.
Spooner recorded a goal, an assist, five shots and a plus-2 rating during Friday's 3-1 win over Calgary. Spooner has now recorded multi-point showings in each of his first three games with the Rangers to improve to 10 goals and 22 assists through 42 games for the campaign. He should remain a key cog for the Rangers, and there's no questioning the 26-year-old winger's offensive upside. Spooner's scoring pace is going to slow, but there's potential for him to continue providing serviceable numbers in the majority of settings through the end of the season.
Spooner continued his strong play since being traded by adding three assists Wednesday in a 6-5 overtime win over Vancouver. Spooner isn't going to keep up his pace of five assists in two games, but he might be more valuable than fantasy owners originally thought when he came over in the Rick Nash trade. He will find opportunities in New York even after his pace drops off, and that bodes well for his long-term value.
Spooner, who was just traded to the Rangers, picked up two assists with his new team in a 3-2 loss to the Red Wings on Sunday. He saw 16:31 of ice time, including 0:54 on the power play. Spooner was a piece of the Rick Nash trade and got thrown right into the mix by the Bruins. During his time with Boston he picked up nine goals and 16 assists through 39 games. It remains to be seen what his role will be with the Rangers, but this is certainly a debut to remember.
Spooner, who was acquired earlier in the day from the Bruins, is expected to make his Rangers debut Sunday against the Red Wings, Bob McKenzie of TSN reports. One of three players shipped to New York in the trade that sent Rick Nash to Boston earlier Sunday, Spooner looks like he'll be thrown in the fire right away as the Rangers aim to determine whether he fits into their long-term plans. It's conceivable that the Rangers will explore moving Spooner elsewhere before the trade deadline, given that the center will hit restricted free agency this summer and therefore become more expensive. So long as Spooner remains with New York, however, look for him to find a spot on the team's second or third line. Spooner has potted nine goals and dished out 16 assists in 39 games this season.
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