Rantanen scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Monday's 5-4 overtime win over the Sharks. Rantanen has picked up right where he left off prior to his stint on the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list. In his last nine games, he's racked up eight goals and eight helpers. The Finnish winger just can't be slowed down. He's up to 29 tallies, 59 points, 160 shots on net, a plus-27 rating and 30 PIM in 46 outings this year.
Rantanen collected a goal and an assist with six shots in a 4-3 win over San Jose on Saturday. Rantanen assisted on a second-period Nathan MacKinnon goal and potted one of his own late in the third period for his fourth consecutive multi-point game. The 24-year-old Rantanen is riding an eight-game point streak, having amassed seven goals and seven assists in that time. He's also piled up 35 shots on goal during his streak. Rantanen tops Colorado with 28 goals this season and has 57 points in 45 games.
Rantanen scored a goal on four shots with two power-play assists, two hits and two PIM in Friday's 3-0 win over San Jose. Rantanen didn't let a four-game break due to COVID-19 protocols slow him down. The first-line forward extended his point streak to seven games with Friday's multi-point night -- his fourth time with at least three points in a game. He has six goals and six assists during the point streak.
Rantanen (not injury related) will return to the lineup for Friday's game versus the Sharks, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports. Rantanen has missed Colorado's last four games due to the NHL's COVID-19 protocols, but he'll return to his usual featured role Friday, skating on the Avalanche's top line and first power-play unit against San Jose. The 24-year-old Finn has been outstanding this season, racking up 26 goals and 52 points through 43 contests.
Coach Jared Bednar is hopeful Rantanen (not injury related) will be ready to return to action Friday versus San Jose, NHL.com's Rick Sadowski reports. Rantanen won't play Wednesday against the Golden Knights, but he could be ready to rejoin the lineup against the Sharks after getting a few days of practice in. The 24-year-old forward has been fantastic this season, having racked up 26 goals and 52 points through 43 games, so fantasy managers will want to keep a close eye on his status as the week progresses.
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