Fast scored twice in Saturday's 3-2 win over San Jose. The second stood as the winner. Fast has three goals in his last two games. He has 27 points, including 11 goals, and is closing in on his career mark of 33 points set in 2017-18.
Fast contributed just one blocked shot and one hit over 18:29 of ice time in Sunday's 3-1 loss to Boston. Fast plays a healthy share of minutes with a middle-six deployment and penalty killing duties, but his offensive upside is limited. Still, the 28-year-old Swede is on pace to top 30 points for the third time in the past five seasons, as he has 24 points through 57 games. The pending unrestricted free agent could be moved at the trade deadline, as his defensively oriented game and occasional offense would fit well with a number of contenders.
Fast scored a goal and added two assists in Monday's 6-2 win over the Islanders. The 28-year-old rounded out his line with two shots, three hits, two blocked shots and a plus-3 rating. Fast has recorded three points in two of the last four games as he benefits from skating alongside one of the hottest players in the NHL in Artemi Panarin, and the surge has Fast up to eight goals and 21 points in 44 games on the year.
Fast collected three assists in a 5-3 win over Colorado on Tuesday. A pair of secondary assists along with the primary helper on Ryan Strome's deciding goal moved Fast to 17 points in 2019-20. The 28-year-old's offensive outburst came in 17-plus minutes of action (17:43) and featured a pair of hits, as well. A big night, sure, but Fast's performance comes in the wake of three straight pointless outings, so set your expectations accordingly.
Fast scored shorthanded goal, blocked a shot and dished out two hits in a 5-1 loss to Philadelphia on Monday. Fast scored on an odd-man rush while his team was down a man, beating Carter Hart after Hart was slow getting back in position following a save. Unfortunately, the Flyers would score the next five goals to bury the visitors. Fast is up to 14 points in 35 games, and a large reason for his success in 2019-20 has been a 16.2 shooting percentage, more than six percent higher than it was a year ago. The 28-year-old needs to continue looking for his shots.
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