Carpenter notched an assist, three hits, three blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Wild. Carpenter helped out on a Henrik Borgstrom goal in the third period, which went in after a net-front scramble. The assist snapped a five-game point drought for Carpenter, who remains in search of his first goal of the season. He's at five helpers, 42 shots on net, 84 hits, 27 PIM and a minus-6 rating in 37 contests, mainly filling a bottom-six role.
Carpenter logged an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Golden Knights. While Marc-Andre Fleury's return to Vegas got most of the attention, Carpenter's another former Golden Knight now on the Blackhawks roster. He set up Jujhar Khaira for the game-tying goal early in the second period. Carpenter is up to four assists, 72 hits, 35 shots on net and a minus-6 rating in 31 contests this year, so he's not a forward many fantasy managers will need to follow.
Carpenter produced an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Flames. Carpenter forced a turnover and got the puck to Brandon Hagel, who scored the Blackhawks' first goal. The 30-year-old Carpenter has been a steady presence in the bottom six this year, but it hasn't led to much offense. The forward has just two helpers to go with 51 hits and 19 shots on net through 16 appearances.
Carpenter produced a power-play assist, four hits and two shots on goal in Monday's win over Ottawa. Carpenter set up Patrick Kane's tally at 2:09 of the second period. The assist was Carpenter's first point in seven outings this season. The 30-year-old forward typically doesn't make much of an impact on offense -- his career high in points is 18 from 68 games with the Golden Knights in 2018-19. He's added 10 shots on net, 24 hits and a minus-3 rating this year.
Carpenter cleared COVID-19 protocols and was on the ice at morning skate Sunday, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports. As such, he's available for Sunday's game against Detroit. It's unclear whether Carpenter will dress or be held out as a healthy scratch, but at least he's good to go after entering the league's protocols Saturday. Carpenter has been held scoreless through two games this season while averaging 10:38 of ice time.
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