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Maple Leafs' Sam Lafferty: Expected to practice Sunday
Lafferty (personal) is expected to be back at practice Sunday, Mark Masters of TSN reports.
Lafferty missed the last three games of the regular season as he was dealing with a personal matter. Coach Sheldon Keefe said Saturday that Lafferty was on his way back to Toronto. Look for Lafferty -- who had 12 goals and 15 assists with 125 hits in 70 games this season -- to be in the lineup for Game 1 versus Tampa Bay on Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Sam Lafferty: Out of action Thursday
Lafferty (personal) won't dress Thursday versus the Rangers, Mark Masters of TSN reports.
Lafferty will miss his third consecutive game. He has 12 goals and 15 assists in 70 games this season, including two tallies and six points in 19 games as a Maple Leaf. Expect to see Lafferty back in the lineup for Game 1 versus Tampa Bay next week in the playoffs.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Sam Lafferty: Unavailable Monday
Lafferty (undisclosed) won't play Monday against Florida, David Alter of Sports Illustrated reports.
Lafferty was hurt in Sunday's practice, so he will get the night off to rest. Per Mark Masters of TSN, head coach Sheldon Keefe said Monday that the Leafs forward is "unlikely" to play in Tuesday's contest versus Tampa Bay. Lafferty has six points in 19 games with the Maple Leafs this season. He will be replaced in the lineup by Matthew Knies, will make his NHL debut.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Sam Lafferty: Two helpers in win
Lafferty grabbed a pair of assists in Tuesday's 4-2 victory over Columbus.
Lafferty snapped a six-game scoring drought with his assist on Zach Aston-Reese's opening goal in the first period. Lafferty would add a second assist in the third on another Aston-Reese tally. The 28-year-old Lafferty has mostly been asked to play a checking role since joining the Leafs, tallying one goal and five points in 17 contests. Overall, he has 11 goals and 15 assists through 68 games between Toronto and Chicago.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Sam Lafferty: Records goal in loss to Islanders
Lafferty tallied a goal in Toronto's 7-2 loss to the Islanders on Tuesday.
Lafferty opened the scoring, but things went downhill for Toronto after that. It was his 11th marker and 24th point in 61 contests this season. Lafferty didn't score over his previous 12 games, and he had just two assists in that span.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Sam Lafferty: Adds assist in win
Lafferty earned an assist in Friday's 5-2 win over the Hurricanes.
This was Lafferty's second assist in eight games following his trade from the Blackhawks. He remains a bottom-six contributor, albeit with a spot on the penalty kill and the No. 2 power-play unit. Lafferty showed flashes of offensive potential based on 10 goals and 11 assists through 51 games with Chicago, but he's likely to be skipped over in most fantasy formats since he's not too familiar of a name and is averaging only 13:16 of ice time with the Buds.... See More ... See Less
Maple Leafs' Sam Lafferty: Acquired via trade
Lafferty was traded to the Leafs on Tuesday from the Blackhawks, along with Jake McCabe and fifth-round picks in 2024 and 2025, in exchange for Joey Anderson, Pavel Gogolev, a 2025 first-round pick and a 2026 second-round selection.
Lafferty's move shouldn't come as a surprise after he was a healthy scratch against the Sharks on Saturday in order to make sure he didn't suffer an injury before the trade deadline. Despite playing on the lowly Hawks, the 27-year-old winger still managed to generate 10 goals and 11 assists in 51 games this season. While he's unlikely to push for a top-six role with his new club, Lafferty should bolster the bottom six.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Sitting Saturday
Lafferty won't play Saturday versus San Jose for trade-related reasons.
Lafferty has registered 10 goals, 21 points, 83 shots on net and 94 hits in 51 appearances this season. He will join Patrick Kane as a healthy scratch versus the Sharks because of roster management.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Scores goal in Wednesday's loss
Lafferty found the back of the net in a 5-2 loss to the Maple Leafs on Wednesday.
Lafferty's marker came at 1:02 of the first period to tie the game at 1-1. He's up to nine goals and 20 points in 47 contests in 2022-23. The 27-year-old endured a 16-game scoring drought from Nov. 1-Dec. 21, but since then Lafferty's contributed six goals and 13 points over 22 outings.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Provides pair of assists
Lafferty logged two assists, two shots on goal, a plus-2 rating and four hits in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Coyotes.
Lafferty helped out on Andreas Athanasiou's second-period equalizer and Caleb Jones' game-winner in overtime. With three goals and three helpers over his last seven outings, Lafferty has been in a groove. The middle-six forward has eight tallies, 11 assists, 63 shots on net, 77 hits and a minus-4 rating through 44 contests. He's already secured a career year, and he could have some appeal in deeper fantasy formats.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Scores again Thursday
Lafferty scored a goal on three shots in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Flames.
Lafferty has three goals and an assist over his last four games. The 27-year-old forward tallied at 16:09 of the second period to make it a 4-1 lead for Chicago, just 32 seconds after Jason Dickinson's goal. Lafferty continues to be effective in a third-line role with eight tallies, 17 points, 59 shots on net, 70 hits and a minus-6 rating through 41 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Tickles twine Tuesday
Lafferty scored a goal on two shots and added two hits in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Canucks.
Lafferty has scored three times and added an assist over his last seven outings. The 27-year-old continues to be an effective depth forward with some defensive skill and a physical streak. He's up to 16 points, 56 shots on net, 70 hits, 19 PIM and a minus-7 rating through 40 contests.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Multi-point performance in win
Lafferty scored a goal on five shots and added an assist, fueling the Blackhawks to a 5-3 win over the Blues on Saturday.
Lafferty scored a shorthanded goal in the first period, beating Jordan Binnington on a breakaway. Prior to scoring himself, Lafferty assisted on Jason Dickinson's goal. This performance snaps a three-game pointless streak and gives Lafferty three goals and six points in the month of January. On the season, Lafferty has six goals and 15 points in 38 games.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Scores on breakaway
Lafferty scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche.
Lafferty continued his strong stretch of offense with a breakaway tally in the first period. He has two goals and three helpers over his last six games, and he's been held off the scoresheet only once in that span. The 27-year-old forward is up to five goals, eight helpers, 42 shots on net, 51 hits, 17 PIM and a minus-7 rating through 34 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Puts up assist Friday
Lafferty notched an assist, three shots on goal and two PIM in Friday's 2-0 win over the Coyotes.
Lafferty helped out on Tyler Johnson's empty-net goal in the final minute of the game. With a goal and three helpers over his last seven contests, Lafferty is getting back to being a supporting contributor on offense. The 27-year-old is at 11 points, 40 shots on net, 49 hits, 17 PIM and a minus-9 rating through 32 appearances this season, mainly playing in a bottom-six role.... See More ... See Less
Blackhawks' Sam Lafferty: Buries goal in loss
Lafferty scored a goal, added two PIM and went minus-2 in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Sharks.
The goal was his first since Oct. 29, and in the 21 games in the interim, he produced a meager three assists. Lafferty has made a decent impact from a bottom-six role with 10 points in 30 contests overall, but he hasn't been able to sustain a hot start to the season. He's added 36 shots on net, 15 PIM, a minus-8 rating and 47 hits.... See More ... See Less
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