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Flames' Kevin Rooney: Moved to LTIR
Rooney (shoulder) was transferred Thursday from the regular injured reserve list to the long-term injured reserve list, per CapFriendly.
Rooney hasn't played yet this campaign due to the injury, so he'll be eligible to be activated for the Flames' contest against Nashville on Nov. 7. He had an assist, 26 hits and 10 blocks in 17 contests with Calgary last season. Once Rooney is healthy, he'll likely take a spot on the Flames' fourth line.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Kevin Rooney: Lands on injured reserve
Rooney (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, per CapFriendly.
Rooney is expected to miss significant time after undergoing surgery. The 30-year-old was pushing for a bottom-six spot in the Flames' lineup, but Adam Ruzicka will likely center the fourth line to begin 2023-24.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Kevin Rooney: Will undergo shoulder surgery
Rooney will undergo shoulder surgery Wednesday.
The Flames expect Rooney to be out long term, but beyond that, they haven't provided a timetable for his recovery. He had an assist in 17 outings with Calgary in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Kevin Rooney: Out with upper-body injury
Rooney is dealing with an upper-body injury, Flames coach Ryan Huska told Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan on Wednesday.
There is no exact timetable for Rooney's return, but Huska cautioned that it "won't be short term." Rooney had an assist in 17 contests with Calgary in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Kevin Rooney: Is on waivers
Rooney was put on waivers by Calgary on Thursday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Rooney has an assist in 17 games this season while averaging 8:52 of ice time. He's served as a healthy scratch in five of Calgary's last seven contests. If the 29-year-old goes unclaimed on waivers, then he'll likely be reassigned to the AHL.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Kevin Rooney: Back to press box
Rooney was a healthy scratch for Friday's 3-0 loss to the Capitals.
Rooney had played in the previous two games with Brett Ritchie banged up, but the latter returned Friday. The 29-year-old Rooney hasn't gotten on the scoresheet since the second game of the season, and he's been ineffective in a fourth-line role. He's produced one assist, 22 hits, 10 blocked shots, seven PIM, a minus-2 rating and 13 shots on goal while averaging just 8:53 of ice time per game across 15 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Kevin Rooney: First helper with new team
Rooney produced an assist and logged six hits in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Oilers.
Rooney set up a Michael Stone howitzer for the Flames' second goal at 4:34 of the first period. The assist was Rooney's first point with Calgary after signing a two-year contract in July. The 29-year-old has added a plus-2 rating, eight hits and a shot on goal in two contests while serving as the fourth-line center. His heavy play and defensive work won't translate well to fantasy, but he'll likely be a fixture in the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Kevin Rooney: Signs with Calgary
Rooney signed a two-year, $2.6 million contract with the Flames on Wednesday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Rooney drew into 61 games with the Rangers last season, picking up 12 points and 84 hits while averaging 13:51 of ice time per contest. The 29-year-old forward will likely be a regular in Calgary's bottom six in 2022-23, but don't expect him to produce much offense.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Helps out on empty-netter
Rooney earned an assist and four PIM in Friday's 5-3 win over the Penguins in Game 6.
Rooney set up Andrew Copp for the empty-netter in the final minute of the game. This was Rooney's second assist in six playoff contests. The 28-year-old center has added 18 hits, five shots on net, four PIM and a plus-1 rating while seeing limited playing time on the fourth line.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Logs shorthanded assist
Rooney notched a shorthanded assist, two shots on goal, two hits and two blocked shots in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Penguins in Game 3.
Rooney set up Andrew Copp for a shorthanded tally that tied the game at 4-4 in the second period. The 28-year-old Rooney is unlikely to play much more than a fourth-line role, so he's not likely to be a factor for most fantasy managers. He posted 12 points in 61 regular-season contests this year.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Ready to rock
Rooney (upper body) will be activated off injured reserve and return to the lineup Saturday versus the Senators, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Rooney is expected to return to a bottom-six role after an absence that lasted over a month, centering the fourth line against Ottawa. He's picked up 11 points through 51 games this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Targeting early April return
Rooney (upper body) has been skating on his own and is targeting an early April return to game action, per coach Gerard Gallant, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
The same is true of fellow injured Rangers forward Kappo Kakko (wrist). New York beefed up its forward depth at the trade deadline, but there should still be a lineup spot for Rooney in the bottom six upon his return, as he's one of the team's top penalty killers and chipped in 11 points in 51 games prior to getting injured.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Deemed week-to-week
Rooney (upper body) was ruled a week-to-week decision Thursday, per Colin Stephenson of Newsday.
Rooney has averaged 13:58 of ice time and generated 11 points over 51 games this season. Tim Gettinger was recalled from AHL Hartford in a corresponding move the same day Rooney was placed on injured reserve.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Lands on IR
Rooney (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday.
Rooney will miss at least the next three games due to the seven-day minimum absence that comes with his placement on injured reserve. The 28-year-old has averaged 14:18 of ice time and distributed one assist over the last 10 games.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Exits with upper-body injury
Rooner (upper body) won't return to Wednesday's game versus the Blues, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Rooney left the Rangers' bench in the second period and did not return. If the 28-year-old is forced to miss more time, Morgan Barron would likely enter the lineup. The Rangers' next game is Friday versus the Devils.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Helps out on empty-netter
Rooney managed an assist in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Sharks.
Rooney set up the empty-net goal by Chris Kreider, which was the latter's 200th career tally. The 28-year-old Rooney has provided assists in two of the last three games. The American forward typically doesn't add much offense, but absences due to injuries and COVID-19 protocols have pushed him into a third line role. He's at nine points, 41 shots on net, 40 hits, 30 blocked shots and a plus-3 rating in 35 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Sends assist
Rooney logged an assist, a plus-2 rating and two hits in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Ducks.
Rooney set up Jarred Tinordi for the go-ahead goal early in the third period. The 28-year-old Rooney snapped his eight-game point drought with the helper. The American forward is up to six goals, two assists, 39 shots on net, 38 hits and a plus-2 rating in 33 contests, playing mainly in a bottom-six role.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Exits COVID-19 protocols
Rooney cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Monday, per Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda.
Rooney logged one assist and one goal through his 10 appearances prior to landing in the league's virus protocols. The 28-year-old struggled through a seven-game point drought back in November, and he was held without a point in his last six games.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Enters COVID-19 protocols
Rooney entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Tuesday.
Rooney will need to submit a pair of negative COVID-19 tests before rejoining the Rangers, so he'll miss Wednesday's matchup with Florida at a minimum. The 28-year-old forward has only picked up seven points through 30 games this season, so his absence will almost certainly go unnoticed in most fantasy circles.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Kevin Rooney: Contributes pair of points
Rooney scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Rooney's pair of points came in the third period to help secure the Rangers' lead. The 28-year-old last got on the scoresheet with a two-goal effort versus the Islanders on Nov. 24. Rooney has six tallies, one helper, 28 shots on net, 29 hits and a plus-3 rating through 24 appearances.... See More ... See Less
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