Harpur did not play in Saturday's 1-0 overtime win against the Stars, his first time serving as a healthy scratch since early March. Everybody needs a night off once in a while. Harpur has been a solid source of minutes on the back end for the Predators this season, with an average TOI of 16:33. With just seven assists on the season, he doesn't factor into the scoring much, but he's not a defensive liability most nights, either, with a plus-4 rating in 32 games. Overall, Harpur's fantasy value remains confined to very deep leagues at this time.
Harpur notched a shorthanded assist in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Hurricanes. Harpur earned the secondary helper on Erik Haula's third-period tally. In his last seven games, Harpur has generated five assists. A plethora of injuries to the Predators' blue line has opened up a spot in the lineup for the 26-year-old defenseman, and he's done fairly well. He has seven assists, 30 hits, 27 shots on net, 25 blocked shots and 15 PIM in 26 outings.
Harpur recorded an assist, three blocked shots and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 7-2 win over the Lightning. Harpur was steady on defense, and he contributed a secondary assist on Viktor Arvidsson's first-period tally. While offense isn't a significant part of Harpur's game, he's picked up four assists in his last six games. The 26-year-old blueliner is at a career-high six points (all helpers), 29 hits, 25 blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in 25 outings overall.
Harpur had two assists and a plus-3 rating in Thursday's 7-1 win over the Red Wings. Harpur's assists came on third-period tallies by Mikael Granlund and Yakov Trenin. The 26-year-old Harpur has five helpers in his last 10 outings. That's all of his offense through 22 games this season, and he's added 24 hits, 21 blocked shots, 22 shots on net and 15 PIM. He should continue to see an increased role while five Predators blueliners are sidelined by injuries.
Harpur posted an assist, two PIM and two blocked shots in Thursday's 7-1 win over the Red Wings. Harpur set up Mathieu Olivier's third-period tally. With two assists in his last three games, Harpur is on an unusually strong run of play. That accounts for all of his offense in 15 contests, and he's added 15 hits, 11 blocked shots and 13 PIM in a third-pairing role.
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