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November 26, 2019 03:16 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Double dips in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh collected a pair of assists, one shorthanded, in Monday's 5-2 win over the Sabres.

McDonagh also blocked three shots in the win, most of any skater. The two assists give the veteran eight points in 21 games this season, one that's seen McDonagh's production dip to more modest levels. He's still a solid option most nights, especially in formats that value blocked shots.

November 2, 2019 10:52 AM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Deposits first goal of season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh scored a goal and blocked a pair of shots in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Islanders.

McDonagh lit the lamp for the first time this season when his long-range shot deflected off an Islanders defenseman in front late in the third period. With points in back-to-back games, McDonagh now has a goal and four assists through his first 13 games.

October 31, 2019 12:40 AM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Sets up OT winner
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh finished Wednesday night's 7-6 overtime win over New Jersey with an assist.

Coming off a career-best 37 assists in 2018-19, McDonagh has had a slow start to this campaign. The assist on Tyler Johnson's overtime winner was just the fourth time McDonagh has found the assist column this season. His fantasy value is noticeably lower this season, compared to last, because of McDonagh's reduced role on Tampa Bay's power-play unit.

October 7, 2019 11:08 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Impressing in shutdown role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh hasn't recorded a point but has a plus-4 rating in the Lightning's first three games.

He's paired with Eric Cernak and the duo are an impressive shutdown pairing. But the growth of Mikhail Sergachev's game offensively means McDonagh isn't getting the same opportunities. He's still a great veteran presence, but his fantasy value may take a hit this season.

April 17, 2019 12:16 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Norris-caliber season crumbles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh finished minus-6 in four playoff games in Tampa's first-round loss to Columbus.

McDonagh's game absolutely crumbled in the postseason. He was forced into the role of top dawg with Victor Hedman out with injury and he looked lost. He just couldn't handle the Jackets ferocious forecheck. McDonagh finished the regular season with a career-best 46 games. Don't let the postseason cloud your view next draft. With Hedman back in the saddle next season, McDonagh will be protected enough to deliver fantasy value.

April 4, 2019 10:28 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Sets career mark in points
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh picked up two assists in Thursday's 3-1 win over Toronto.

McDonagh has played Norris-caliber hockey all season and has been especially good with Victor Hedman sidelined. He now has a career-best 45 points (nine goals, 36 assists) and a plus-37 rating.

March 19, 2019 07:01 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Big performance in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh picked up an assist in Monday's 4-1 win over the Coyotes.

The helper was just the tip of the iceberg, as he added five hits, four blocked shots and a plus-3 rating. McDonagh has 38 points in 73 games this season, and could challenge his career-high 43 points from the 2013-14 season. With a goal and four helpers over his last five appearances, fantasy owners who have held on to him are reaping the benefits at the perfect time of the year.

March 10, 2019 12:12 AM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Second goal in last four games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh scored his eighth goal of the season in Saturday's 3-2 win over Detroit.

It's his second goal in his last four games. McDonagh has been a dominant shutdown force on the Bolts' blue line and is delivering enough offense to be a depth fantasy play.

March 3, 2019 01:40 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Fifth point in last 14 games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh netted the game-winner in a 5-1 win over the Senators on Saturday night.

McDonagh's scoring pace was much higher earlier in the season, but he has slowed of late. It's his first point in five games and just his fifth in 14 games. McDonagh remains a fantastic all-around defender for the Bolts, but his fantasy value is restricted to deeper formats at this point. Even with such an overall amazing season underway.

February 20, 2019 12:24 AM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Tallies first point in six games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh posted a goal and an assist in a 5-2 victory against the Flyers on Tuesday.

It was his first multi-point performance since Dec. 3, but still, he already has done more scoring this season than 2017-18. He's posted six goals and 31 points, putting him on pace to get very close to his career-high 43 points from 2013-14. McDonagh is also among the league leaders with a plus-29 rating.

February 13, 2019 04:20 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: One of NHL's best on blue line
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh has four assists in his last 10 games.

McDonagh is on pace for just his second 40-point season. He quietly goes about his business, logging massive minutes against the opposition's best and chipping in points here and there. If he got power-play time, McDonagh would likely be headed for his first 50-point season. And a Norris nomination. He's been that good this season.

January 31, 2019 07:12 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Notches 5-on-5 point
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh collected an assist and took two shots in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to Pittsburgh.

The 29-year-old was able to pick up an assist in his second consecutive game. McDonagh pushed his point total up to 27 in 50 games, even though he averages just 48 seconds of power-play time per game. The American should continue to rack up points playing on the league's best offensive team.

January 14, 2019 01:40 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Scores in rare loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh scored the team's only goal in Sunday's 5-1 loss to the Islanders.

The Lightning defenseman scored late in the second period to cut New York's lead to 4-1. While it failed to spark a comeback, the goal spoiled Thomas Greiss's shutout bid and ended McDonagh's four-game pointless streak. The 29-year-old is up to five goals and 25 points on the season.

January 2, 2019 04:04 AM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Norris-caliber work continues
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh is tied for 19th in the NHL with 23 points (three goals, 20 assists) and is in the midst of a Norris-caliber season.

The Norris typically goes to the defender with big offensive numbers, so McDonagh is in tough to earn the nomination. But he doesn't get the power-play time or offensive-zone starts that other blueliners get. McDonagh just gets the toughest matchups -- like Connor McDavid, Taylor Hall, Nathan MacKinnon and Auston Matthews -- and keeps them off the scoresheet. This is a season for the ages for McDonagh, and he's contributing enough offense to be fantasy worthy.

December 12, 2018 11:52 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Most productive season of career
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh has 21 points, including 18 assists, in 32 games with the Lightning.

He is having the most productive season of his career. Right now, McDonagh is on pace to deliver his first 50-plus point season. Some of this is due to Victor Hedman's absence due to injury earlier this season. But McDonagh has been delivering with Hedman in the lineup. Keep him rolling.

December 1, 2018 07:08 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Suiting up Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh (upper body) is in Saturday's lineup against Florida, reports Lightning beat writer Bryan Burns.

McDonagh missed most of Thursday's win over Buffalo with the injury, but it wasn't serious enough to keep him out of this contest. One of the two former Rangers captains on Tampa Bay's roster will look to build on his season total of 18 points through 26 games.

December 1, 2018 11:52 AM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Game-time call
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh (upper body) will be a game-time decision for Saturday's road tilt against the Panthers, Diana C. Nearhos of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

McDonagh reportedly took to the ice for an optional morning skate, but we're not likely to hear word on his official status for the upcoming contest until warmups.

November 30, 2018 01:28 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Dealing with upper-body issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh is considered day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

It appears as though McDonagh didn't suffer a major injury when he was boarded by Buffalo's Jack Eichel during Thursday's 5-4 win over the Sabres, but at this point he should probably be considered questionable at best for Saturday's matchup with the Panthers. If McDonagh's unable to go, Slater Koekkoek will likely draw into the lineup against Florida.

November 29, 2018 09:08 PM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Exits with apparent injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh left Thursday's game against the Sabres after suffering an undisclosed injury, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.

McDonagh appeared to suffer the injury when he took a hard hit from Buffalo's Jack Eichel during the first period of Thursday's contest. The former Ranger was able to skate off the ice and head into the locker room under his own power, but he didn't return for the start of the second period. Another update on McDonagh's status should surface ahead of Saturday's matchup with the Panthers.

November 22, 2018 11:52 AM
Lightning's Ryan McDonagh: Scores, dishes two assists
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McDonagh scored a goal and added two helpers in a 7-3 rout of the Panthers on Wednesday.

The Minnesota native has a pair of goals and 16 points in 22 games, and is currently on pace to shatter his career high of 43 points set during the 2013-14 campaign. McDonagh has quickly turned into a valuable fantasy asset in Tampa Bay's high-powered offense.

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St. Paul, MN
Tampa Bay Lightning

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