Jake Guentzel

#59 C / Pittsburgh Penguins / EXP: YRS Height: 5-11 Weight: 180 lb Age: 24 College: None

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    Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Dealing with rib issue

    Jake Guentzel was bothered by a rib injury during the playoffs, Sam Kasan of Pens Inside Scoop reports.Considering Guentzel was able to power through the injury, there shouldn't be any concern among fantasy owners that this will carry into 2019-20. However, it does seem to explain why the youngster went ice cold versus the Islanders, notching just one goal after his phenomenal 40-goal campaign. Despite the postseason slump, Guentzel is almost certainly a lock to continue playing with Sidney Crosby next year on Pittsburgh's top line and could join the No. 1 power-play unit as well.

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    Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Tallies lone score

    Jake Guentzel scored the Pittsburgh Penguins' only goal in a 3-1 loss to the Islanders in Game 4 on Tuesday. The Islanders swept the Penguins in the first-round series.The 24-year-old found an open spot in the offensive zone, and Sidney Crosby set Guentzel up with a beautiful feed to set up his goal in the first minute of the game. At the time, it seemed like that was going to set the tone for the Penguins avoiding elimination Tuesday. Instead, the Islanders tied the game within the next two minutes, and the Penguins didn't score again. Despite his goal Tuesday, Guentzel came up small in the series, as that was his only point. He was hardly alone, though, as the Penguins only scored six goals in the sweep.

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    Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Taps keg for 40th time this year

    Jake Guentzel scored a goal Saturday in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Rangers.Guentzel scored his 40th goal of the season in the third period Saturday to force the game into overtime. That solidified the Pens' position in the standings and kept them from slipping into the wild card spot. Guentzel has seen huge growth in his game in his third season. He had 16 goals in 40 games in 2016-17 and 22 goals in 82 games last season. Sidney Crosby finally has an elite winger to play beside.

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    Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Best sniper on team of studs

    Jake Guentzel scored his 39th goal of the season Thursday in a 4-1 win over Detroit.His dream season continues. Guentzel has 74 points in 81 games and those 39 goals put him 12th in the NHL and tops on the Pittsburgh Penguins. Yes, you read that right -- Guentzel is ahead of Sidney Crosby (34), Evgeni Malkin (21) and Phil Kessel (27) on the goal list. Wow.

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    Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Creeping closer to 40 goals

    Jake Guentzel scored a goal and tallied an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Hurricanes.Guentzel is up to 37 goals on the year, just three shy of 40, but with eight games remaining the Pens' forward should wind up achieving the mark, which would be his first time doing so. In addition to his goal, Guentzel drew a secondary assist on Kris Letang's go-ahead goal late in the third period and now has 70 points in 2018-19.

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    Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Stays hot with two more points

    Jake Guentzel scored his 36th goal of the season and also had an assist in Thursday's 5-0 win over Buffalo.With points in six of his last seven and goals in three straight, it's hard to find a player hotter that Guentzel at the moment. The 24-year-old has 68 points in 2018-19, 20 more than he had a season ago, and a Saturday date with St. Louis is on tap. Guentzel scored in the teams' only other meeting this season, so there's little reason to doubt the young forward's ability to stay hot over the weekend.

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    Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Continues racking up goals

    Jake Guentzel tallied his 35th goal of the season against Washington on Tuesday.Guentzel has been red hot of late, as he has six goals and four helpers in his previous six contests. The winger is having a career year with 66 points in 70 games and could make a run at the 80 mark if he keeps up his torrid pace, with the Sabres next up Thursday.

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    Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Rakes in two more points

    Jake Guentzel scored a power-play goal and picked up a helper in a 4-2 win over the Bruins on Sunday.Guentzel's 34th tally of the year ultimately counted as the game-winning goal. The winger has shifted to the right side of Sidney Crosby in recent games, while Jared McCann (two goals Sunday) skated on the left side of the all-world center. Guentzel has five goals and four assists over his last five games, helping him reach 65 points in 69 outings this season.

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    Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Grabs helper

    Jake Guentzel garnered an assist in Thursday's 3-0 victory over the Blue Jackets.Guentzel continues to roll on a three-game point streak consisting of four goals and three helpers. The winger is on pace to top the 75-point mark after having already set career highs in goals (33) and assists (30). At this point, the youngster is a lock for playing on Sidney Crosby's wing -- an assignment that has both players racking up points.

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    Penguins' Jake Guentzel: Tallies two scores

    Jake Guentzel scored two goals including the game winner Tuesday versus the Panthers.His performance was highlighted by his overtime score. Sidney Crosby flicked the puck over the Panthers' defenseman, and Guentzel won a race and deked out Roberto Luongo for the win. This is Guentzel's second straight two-goal game, and the 24-year-old continues to extend his career high with 33 scores on the season.