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Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Goal and assist in Game 3 win
Eriksson Ek scored a goal on three shots, added an assist, logged three hits and went plus-2 in Friday's 5-1 win over the Blues in Game 3.
Eriksson Ek has five points and a plus-5 rating in the last two games after the Wild were shut out in the series opener. The 25-year-old Swede had a career-best 26 goals and 49 points in 77 regular-season contests. He's seen third-line usage at even strength, but his role on the first power-play unit as a net-front option makes Eriksson Ek a solid option in DFS.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Records three points in victory
Eriksson Ek scored twice and added an assist in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the Blues.
Eriksson Ek opened the scoring in the first period before scoring another 51 seconds into the second. He'd add an assist later in the period on a Kirill Kaprizov power-play goal. Eriksson Ek posted a career-high 49 points in the regular season with 26 goals and 23 assists.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Picks up two more points
Eriksson Ek recorded a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Coyotes.
Eriksson Ek has been on a tear of late with eight points (five goals, three assists) in his last three contests after going scoreless in his previous seven. The 25-year-old center has been streaky, though he's had a breakout season offensively with 26 goals and 23 assists. Eriksson Ek will have two more games to reach the 50-point threshold.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Another three-point effort Sunday
Eriksson Ek scored twice on five shots, dished an assist and added two hits in Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over the Predators.
The latter of Eriksson Ek's tallies came on the power play. He also set up Dmitry Kulikov for a breakaway to win it in the dying seconds of overtime. Eriksson Ek was recently mired in a seven-game point drought, but he's racked up four goals and two assists in his last two outings to snap out of the slump. The Swede is at 25 tallies, 47 points, 213 shots on net, 134 hits and a plus-15 rating through 74 games.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Records three points in victory
Eriksson Ek scored two goals and added an assist in Friday's 6-3 win over Seattle.
Eriksson Ek snapped a seven-game scoring drought with a big game Friday, with a pair of his points coming on the power play. Despite his recent slump, the 25-year-old center has a career-high 44 points with 23 goals and 21 assists.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Plucks apple in overtime loss
Eriksson Ek recorded an assist, three shots on goal and three hits in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Blues.
Eriksson Ek won a faceoff back to Jared Spurgeon, who then set up Jacob Middleton's third-period tally. In his last nine games, Eriksson Ek has rediscovered his touch on offense with three tallies and six helpers. The 25-year-old Swede has enjoyed a breakout season with 41 points, 189 shots on net, 124 hits and a plus-15 rating through 65 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Two goals, one assist in win
Eriksson Ek scored twice and added an assist in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Capitals.
Eriksson Ek set the tone early, scoring 36 seconds into the game. He also struck again in the second period and helped out on Marcus Foligno's third-period marker. This effort gave Eriksson Ek a career-high 21 goals and put him at the 40-point mark in 63 appearances this season. The 25-year-old center has added 183 shots on net, a plus-16 rating and 118 hits in a top-six role.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Provides pair of helpers
Eriksson Ek notched a pair of assists, including one on the power play, in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Flyers.
Eriksson Ek helped out on goals by Kirill Kaprizov and Jordan Greenway. This was Eriksson Ek's third straight game with a power-play point, and he's picked up a goal and four helpers in his last four outings. The 25-year-old center has 37 points, 175 shots on net, 115 hits and a plus-13 rating in 60 appearances as he continues to grow his career-best output.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Registers power-play helper
Eriksson Ek delivered a power-play assist in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Blue Jackets.
Eriksson Ek's power-play role fits him well, as he's up to 11 goals and two assists in that key special teams situation. And to think, it took Minnesota up until the 2020-21 campaign -- Eriksson Ek's fifth year with the club -- to give him meaningful man-advantage minutes. The 25-year-old isn't very consistent from one game to the next, but he's already reached a new career high in points with 19 goals and 15 assists through 58 contests.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Tallies with man advantage
Eriksson Ek scored a power-play goal on three shots and added a pair of hits in Sunday's 7-3 win over the Oilers.
Ten of Eriksson Ek's goals this season have come on the power play. He struck at 5:21 of the first period Sunday as the Wild quickly set the tone in the contest. The Swede is up to 28 points, 128 shots on net, 76 hits and a plus-10 rating through 42 appearances. While he's played on the third line lately, Eriksson Ek is a de facto top-six forward in his usage and all-situations role.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Draws power-play helper
Eriksson Ek notched a power-play assist, two hits and a minus-3 rating in Friday's 6-2 loss to the Panthers.
Eriksson Ek helped out on a Mats Zuccarello goal in the third period. With two goals and two helpers in his last three games, Eriksson Ek is starting to show consistency on offense again. The Swede has 27 points (10 on the power play), 125 shots on net, 74 hits and a plus-10 rating through 41 outings. Interestingly, his first nine power-play points this season were all goals before his assist Friday.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Manages goal in loss
Eriksson Ek opened the scoring against the Jets on Wednesday, but the Wild ended up with a 6-3 road loss.
Allied skater Jared Spurgeon fired a laser shot on net, only for Eriksson Ek to get a fortuitous bounce with the puck falling into the cage off his skate. It's been a strong campaign for the third-line pivot, as he's up to 15 goals -- including nine power-play tallies -- and 11 assists through 40 games.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Contributes pair of points
Eriksson Ek scored a power-play goal on five shots and added an assist in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Islanders.
Eriksson Ek factored in on the first two goals of the game for his first multi-pointer since Dec. 9. The 25-year-old Swede has picked up three points in five games since he returned from the COVID-19 protocols. He's up to 13 tallies, 10 assists, 109 shots, 62 hits and a plus-12 rating in 35 contests. Eight of his goals have come with the man advantage.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Bulges twine Saturday
Eriksson Ek scored a power-play goal on seven shots and added four hits in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blackhawks.
Eriksson Ek got the Wild on the board at 19:30 of the first period. It was his first goal in his second game back from a five-game absence due to the COVID-19 protocols. While he was listed on the Wild's third line, he led all of the team's forwards with 22:10 of ice time. The Swede is up to 12 goals (seven on the power play), 21 points, 97 shots on net and a plus-10 rating in 32 appearances. Fantasy managers should be comfortable deploying him as normal now that he's back in action.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Returns from virus
Eriksson Ek cleared COVID-19 protocols Wednesday.
The forward had been in virus protocols since last Thursday and, having also dealt with an upper-body injury, hasn't played since Dec. 20. Eriksson Ek has tallied 20 points while averaging 18:43 of ice time this season and figures to play Friday in Chicago.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Enters COVID-19 protocols
Eriksson Ek tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.
Eriksson Ek will miss Friday's contest against Anaheim at a minimum due to his protocols entry. It will be his fourth consecutive absence -- the 24-year-old already missed the last three games with an upper-body injury. Kevin Fiala and Frederick Gaudreau both saw increased minutes during Eriksson Ek's injury-related absence and that will likely continue during his time in the league's COVID-19 protocols.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Activated off IR
Eriksson Ek (upper body) returned from injured reserve Sunday.
Eriksson Ek has missed the last three Wild contests in recovery from an upper-body injury he suffered against Dallas on Dec. 20. Through the 10 games prior to the game he left with injury, the 24-year-old averaged 18:46 of ice time -- 3:39 during the power play -- and recorded eight points.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Could return Friday
Eriksson Ek (upper body) skated Saturday and could return next Friday against Anaheim, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Eriksson Ek hasn't played since suffering an upper-body injury Dec. 20. If he does return Friday, the forward will have missed only three games. Eriksson Ek has 11 goals and nine assists in 30 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: Lands on IR
Eriksson Ek (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
This will rule Eriksson Ek out for Saturday's tilt with Washington. Minnesota has nearly a week off before their Jan. 14 tilt with the Ducks and the 24-year-old could be ready to return by then. Eriksson Ek is averaging a career-high 18:43 of ice time with 20 points through 30 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek: To miss several weeks in recovery
Eriksson Ek (upper body) will not return for several weeks, per Michael Russo of The Athletic.
Eriksson Ek had his recovery timetable extended by a few weeks while he recovers from an upper-body injury he suffered in his Dec. 20 contest against the Stars. Prior to his injury, the 24-year-old logged two goals and five assists through his eight December appearances.... See More ... See Less
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