Hamonic will not play at the World Championship in Slovakia, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Hamonic is respectfully declining Team Canada's invitation to focus on time with his family. The defense-first blueliner registered 19 points and 167 blocked shots in 69 appearances in the regular season. He didn't find his way onto the scoresheet in the playoffs but blocked 26 more shots.
Hamonic blocked six shots, tossed two hits and added two PIM in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Avalanche in Game 1 of their first-round series.
Hamonic ranked seventh in the league with 167 blocks in the regular season, and he's off to a similar start in the postseason. He's not known as a reliable point producer, but he could be useful to fantasy owners for his production in non-scoring categories if the Flames make a deep run.
Hamonic (rest) recorded an assist and four shots in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Oilers.
Hamonic finished the year at 19 points in 69 games, and also ranked seventh in the league with 167 blocked shots. He had three shorthanded points and features on the Flames' second pairing with Noah Hanifin, which has been one of the most consistent partnerships under coach Bill Peters.
Hamonic (rest) will return to the lineup Saturday against Edmonton, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Hamonic was rested Monday against LA and Wednesday against the Ducks, but he'll use Saturday's contest as an opportunity for a final tune-up. The 28-year-old will return to his usual role skating on Calgary's second pairing against the Oilers.
Hamonic (rest) will sit for a second consecutive game, missing Wednesday's contest versus the Ducks, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
The defense-first blueliner, one of the Flames' top-four on defense, will take advantage of the extra time off to rest up before the playoffs. Hamonic will likely be expected to function on the second pairing with Noah Hanifin once the postseason gets going.
Hamonic (rest) will not play versus the Kings on Monday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Of the six players the Flames are resting for Monday's game, Hamonic is probably the one who's worked hardest to earn it, recording a career-high 167 blocked shots as well as 18 points in 68 games this season. He's averaged 20:54 per game this year, having missed 11 contests due to injury already.
Hamonic blocked six shots and fired three more on goal himself in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Stars.
Hamonic has blocked 40 shots in only 13 appearances in March, with three games at six or more blocks. He's added three points as well. For the year, Hamonic's 162 blocks put him in seventh in the league, although his average of 2.5 blocks per game rank him fifth among blueliners with 50 or more appearances.
Hamonic blocked six shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
Hamonic is up to 149 blocks this season, including 27 in nine games in March. He's had a decent year with 17 points in 62 games, as well, but his primary responsibility is to prevent offense rather than contribute to it.
Hamonic picked up an assist in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Golden Knights.
Hamonic went plus-3 with four blocked shots and two shots on goal in the appearance. Over his last five games, he has two goals and an assist even as the Flames' offense had run cold. More importantly, he's blocked 17 shots in that span, which is where the 28-year-old's primary value comes from. He has 17 points and 139 blocks in 58 games this season.
Hamonic scored his seventh goal of the season in a 2-1 loss to the Golden Knights on Wednesday.
Hamonic has four goals in his last 10 games to bring his season total to 16 points in 56 contests. In Wednesday's appearance, he also blocked shots shots and added two PIM. Hamonic has been an important on-ice member of the Flames, but his defense-first approach hasn't garnered much fantasy notability.
Hamonic scored his sixth goal of the year in a 4-2 loss to the Wild on Saturday.
The tally gives him his best season for goal scoring, though he's recorded only 15 points in 54 games. He added three shots in the contest. Hamonic has tallied three times in his last eight games, with 19 shots in that span. The relative hot streak is not expected to last, as Hamonic's shooting percentage of 5.9 percent is the highest in his career.
Hamonic scored his fifth goal of the season in a 4-2 win over the Islanders on Wednesday.
It's his second goal in three games, and he has six PIM and five shots on goal with a plus-4 rating over that span. Hamonic's primary value comes from blocked shots, with 113 blocks in 49 games to go with his 14 points. He's safe to avoid in most fantasy formats despite the recent goal binge.
Hamonic (hand) had eight blocked shots while skating 22:48 in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Canucks on Saturday.
Bumps and bruises aside, this was a standout defensive performance for Hamonic as he recorded his season high for blocks. Hamonic typically doesn't produce many points, having gone scoreless in his last six games, but he averages 3:04 of shorthanded ice time per game this season and is up to 109 blocks in 45 games.
Hamonic (hand) is expected to be available for Saturday's game against the Canucks, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Hamonic left Thursday's loss to the Sharks late in the third period due to a hand injury, but he was able to practice Friday, which was the first indication he would probably be ready to rock Saturday against Vancouver. The 28-year-old blueliner will likely skate in his usual spot on the Flames' second pairing against the Canucks.
Hamonic (hand) took to the ice for practice Friday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Hamonic departed Thursday's game against the Canucks with a hand injury after missing the previous game with a lower-body issue. The blueliner's presence at practice positions him to play Saturday against the Canucks, though the lineup still awaits confirmation.
Hamonic (lower body) took part in line rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he'll return to action Thursday against the Sharks, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Hamonic's return will undoubtedly improve Calgary's defensive prowess, but it won't impact many fantasy lineups, as he's only notched 12 points in 42 appearances this campaign. The former Islander is expected to skate with Noah Hanifin on the Flames' second pairing against San Jose.
Hamonic (lower body) might be an option against San Jose on Thursday after coach Bill Peters told reporters the defenseman was "trending in the right direction," Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Hamonic has missed three of the Flames' previous 14 games due to injuries, while also tallying just one point over that stretch. The Manitoba native isn't seeing much time with the power play (nine seconds per game), which limits his fantasy value. With just 12 points on the year, the 28-year-old could struggle to reach the 20-point mark.
Hamonic (lower body) skated on his own Tuesday and could return to practice with his teammates Wednesday, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Hamonic missed Sunday's game against the Hurricanes due to a lower-body injury, but if he's able to practice Wednesday, he could be an option for Thursday's matchup with the Sharks. Another update on the 28-year-old blueliner's status will undoubtedly surface prior to puck drop against San Jose.
Hamonic (lower body) won't suit up for Sunday's game versus the Hurricanes, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
The 28-year-old blueliner left Friday's game versus the Capitals with a lower-body injury and wasn't able to shake it for this matchup. Dalton Prout will enter the lineup while Rasmus Andersson will become Noah Hanifin's interim partner on the second pairing. Hamonic will shift his focus to getting healthy for Thursday's game versus the Sharks.
Hamonic won't return to Friday's game versus the Capitals due to an upper-body injury, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Hamonic left the game three separate times but won't be able to overcome the final departure. He'll have a day off to recover before Sunday's game versus the Hurricanes. Expect Dalton Prout to enter the fold if Hamonic can't go.
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