Zach Werenski

#8 D / Columbus Blue Jackets / EXP: 2YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 209 lb Age: 21 College: Michigan

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    Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: Scores only goal in loss

    Zach Werenski's third-period marker was the only positive for his team in a 4-1 loss to Los Angeles on Saturday.Werenski had a five-game point streak going before being shut out in his past two contests, and Saturday marked a season-high of ice time with 25:34. He's getting opportunities and cashing in on them, so make sure he's in your lineup on a regular basis.

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    Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: Dishes on two man-advantage goals

    Zach Werenski doled out a pair of power-play assists in Thursday's 7-4 road win over the Blues.Werenski is certainly living up to his status as a first-round draft pick. The young skater -- whom the Columbus Blue Jackets took eighth overall in 2015 -- has started the new season with two goals and five assists over his first nine games, and he's delivered one goal and three helpers on the man advantage. There should be plenty more where this came from for Werenski, especially because he's averaging a career-high 24:24 of ice time in 2018-19.

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    Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: Four points in last four games

    Zach Werenski scored Columbus' only goal in a 4-1 loss to the Blackhawks.Werenski has four points (two goals, two assists) in seven games, but they have all come in his last four games. He hopes to get back to or best his rookie high of 47 points this year, and he's off to a solid start. Make sure Werenski is plugged into your lineup.

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    Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: First points of season

    Zach Werenski scored a goal and added an assist in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Panthers.The points are his first of the season. Werenski saw a drop in output last season following his outstanding 47-point rookie season. He's a strong bet to get back into that range in 2018-19.

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    Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: Four helpers in preseason win

    Zach Werenski picked up four assists in Friday's 7-6 preseason win over the Penguins.With Seth Jones (knee) out for 4-6 weeks, Werenski is going to have to carry the offensive load on the Jackets blue line, and the 21-year-old looked like he was more than up to the task in this one. Assuming he can stay healthy, expect a big increase on the 10 power-play points he scored last year, and perhaps his first 50-point campaign.

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    Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: Will dress Friday

    Zach Werenski (shoulder) will be in the lineup against the Penguins on Friday, Alison Lukan of The Athletic Columbus reports.Werenski could see action both Friday and Saturday against Chicago in order to shake off the rust for the start of the season. The blueliner failed to reach the 40-point mark in his sophomore campaign, but has the skill set necessary to get back to that level this year.

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    Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: Looking to play Friday

    Zach Werenski (shoulder) is hoping to suit up for Friday's preseason tilt against the Penguins, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.Werenski maintained that his priority is to be ready for the season, but getting in a tuneup match or two should help shake off the rust. The news rules the Michigan native out for Tuesday's clash with Buffalo. Despite falling 10 points shy of his rookie point total, Werenski still managed to set a career high in goals (16) and could certainly challenge for the 20-goal and 40-point marks this season.

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    Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: Cleared for contact

    Zach Werenski (shoulder) has been given the green light to take contact after receiving a positive report from doctors Thursday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.It's apparent from this report that Werenski is making strides in his recovery. The Columbus Blue Jackets' eighth overall draft pick (2015) experienced a 10-point drop in his point total compared to his Calder Trophy-contending rookie campaign in 2016-18, plus his power-play total dropped from 21 to 10 points, but Werenski should continue seeing a heavy amount of playing time after averaging 22:35 in 2017-18. His deft passing skills and the ability to graciously weave through traffic are just a few of the traits that make Werenski special.

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    Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: Seeing doctor Thursday

    Zach Werenski (shoulder) will meet with his doctors Thursday to determine when he can return to the lineup, Brian Hedger of reports.Werenski also voiced his desire to suit up in a preseason contest in order to get himself ready for the upcoming campaign. Until he gets the all-clear, the blueliner will continue practicing in a limited capacity.

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    Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: Will be limited in camp

    Zach Werenski (shoulder) won't participate in contact drills at the start of training camp, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.Initial reports indicated that Werenski would skip the early preseason contests, while this latest news suggests the blueliner may not suit up at all before the start of the 2018-19 campaign. At this point, there are no indications the Michigan native won't be ready for Opening Night against Detroit, although fantasy owners may want to closely monitor the situation.

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