Huberdeau and the Panthers will get some extra rest after their next two games versus Carolina on Thursday and Saturday were postponed. Per the NHL's statement regarding the Hurricanes, "As an appropriate precaution, the team's training facilities have been closed, effective immediately, and will remain closed for Players until further notice."
With the additional postponements, the Panthers will have played just two games over the first two weeks of the NHL season after having games with Dallas previously called off. It could create a busy end of the year for Huberdeau and the Panthers whenever the league reschedules these outings. As it stands, Florida will get back onto the ice versus Columbus on Tuesday.
Huberdeau scored a power-play goal and added two assists in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Blackhawks.
It was a strong performance for the 27-year-old winger, who set up tallies by Keith Yandle and Patric Hornqvist before netting one of his own. Huberdeau was excellent with 23 goals and 78 points in 69 contests last year, his second straight campaign played above a point-per-game pace. A pass-first player, he'll boost fantasy managers in the assists category without hurting too much for goals.
As expected, Huberdeau will be in the lineup for Friday's Game 4 against the Islanders, David Work of WPLG Local 10 News reports.
Huberdeau exited Wednesday's Game 3 win midway through the third period with an apparent leg injury, but whatever forced him from that contest clearly wasn't overly serious. He's picked up two points through the first three games of the series and will slot into his usual spots on the Panthers' top line and first power-play unit Friday.
Huberdeau (leg) is set to be in the lineup for Game 4 against the Islanders on Friday, as coach Joel Quenneville told reporters, "Right now we're looking for him to be ready to go," David Work of WPLG Local 10 News reports.
Losing Huberdeau would have been a significant blow to the Panthers' chances of getting past New York, especially considering the team will need to win two straight games to advance. Through the first three matches, the elite winger garnered one goal, one assist and seven shots, though he's been stonewalled on the power play despite averaging 3:07 of ice time there.
Coach Joel Quenneville is hopeful Huberdeau (leg) will be available for Friday's Game 4 against the Islanders, David Work of WPLG Local 10 News reports.
Huberdeau exited Wednesday's Game 3 win midway through the third period with an apparent leg injury and didn't return, but it sounds like he's likely not facing a long-term absence. Check back for another update on the 27-year-old winger's status prior to puck drop Friday afternoon.
Huberdeau didn't play during the final 10 minutes of the game due to an apparent leg injury, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
Huberdeau will need to heal up quickly to avoid missing Friday's Game 4 with the Islanders. The winger registered an assist, three shots and two PIM in 17:39 of ice time prior to getting hurt. If Huberdeau is unavailable Friday, either Mike Hoffman or Evgenii Dadonov figure to jump up to the first line.
Huberdeau has 23 goals, 78 points and a plus-5 rating in 69 games this season.
If the NHL finishes the 2019-20 regular season, Huberdeau is right on pace to match his career-high 92 points from last year. The 26-year-old forward is ninth in the NHL with 170 points over the last two seasons, establishing himself as an elite offensive threats.
Huberdeau posted a power-play assist, two shots on goal and three hits in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Coyotes.
Huberdeau cycled the puck back to Mike Hoffman, who ripped a go-ahead goal at 8:50 of the third period. With three goals and six helpers in his last seven games, Huberdeau has continued an excellent season with strong performances in February. The 26-year-old is up to 77 points (29 with the man advantage), 136 shots and a plus-7 rating through 63 outings this year.
Huberdeau scored a power-play goal and served up three assists in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Kings.
Despite factoring in on every Panthers goal, Huberdeau's brilliant performance wasn't enough to earn the win. The 26-year-old now has three goals and five helpers during a five-game point streak. He's up to 22 tallies, 76 points (28 on the power play) and 131 shots in 61 contests.
Huberdeau notched an assist and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Ducks.
Huberdeau set up Aleksander Barkov at 19:55 of the first period for the Panthers' first goal. The 26-year-old winger is on a four-game point streak, with two scores and two helpers in that span. For the year, Huberdeau has 72 points (21 tallies, 51 assists), 129 shots on goal and a plus-10 rating in 60 contests. It's possible he could match last year's 92-point output if he can sustain his season pace.
Huberdeau scored a power-play goal on two shots Monday in a 5-3 win over Toronto.
Huberdeau's 19th goal of the season knotted the game at 3-3 just over three minutes into the third period. He's now found the net in three of his last four games and has collected at least once point in 11 of his last 14 contests. The 26-year-old has a team-leading 66 points in 51 games this season.
Huberdeau recorded a power-play assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Blackhawks.
Huberdeau had the secondary assist on Frank Vatrano's hat-trick tally late in the second period. The All-Star winger entered the break with 65 points (18 goals, 47 helpers) through 49 games. Huberdeau has added 111 shots, 24 PIM and a plus-11 rating this season.
Huberdeau had two assists in Saturday's 4-1 win over Detroit.
Huberdeau is on a four-game, seven-point streak that includes six assists. He's one of the NHL's best playmakers -- Huberdeau's 46 helpers rank him fourth in the league behind Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and John Carlson. Enjoy his success.
Huberdeau scored a goal and added a power-play assist in Sunday's 8-4 win over the Maple Leafs.
Huberdeau now has 420 points in his career, the highest total in Panthers history. He waited until late in the goal-fest to make his mark, tallying the seventh goal and assisting on the eighth. For the season, the stud winger has 61 points (18 goals, 43 helpers) through 45 contests. He's on pace to shatter his career high of 92, set in 2018-19.
Huberdeau dished out two assists -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Canucks.
Huberdeau now has 59 points in 44 games this season, putting him on a 110-point pace following last season's 92-point campaign. The two points in this one also brought his career total to 418, so Huberdeau's next point in a Panthers uniform will tie Olli Jokinen's franchise record. Given the first-line winger's prolific scoring pace nowadays, we likely won't have to wait long for Huberdeau to etch his name into Panthers history.
Huberdeau picked up his 40th assist in a 4-1 win over the Penguins on Sunday.
Through 42 games, Huberdeau already has the fourth highest point total of his eight-season NHL career. He has 17 goals and 57 points, including 19 on the power play. Huberdeau is on pace for 111 points, which would break a record for most points in a season for the Panthers (96) set by Aleksander Barkov last season.
Huberdeau scored an empty-net goal and collected an assist Thursday in a 6-3 victory over the Senators.
Huberdeau had his six-game point streak come to an end Tuesday in Columbus but wasted no time starting anew Thursday. He sealed the win with his empty netter in the final two minutes and set up an Evgenii Dadonov goal in the second period. Huberdeau is up to 17 goals and 55 points for the season and has a shot at his first 100-point campaign.
Huberdeau had two goals and two assists along with six shots and a plus-5 rating in Sunday's 6-5 win over Montreal.
Huberdeau was a one-man wrecking crew for Florida, scoring twice in less than a minute late in the second period after having already collected a pair of assists. He also led the Panthers in shots and plus/minus. Huberdeau is on a terrific run over the past two weeks, putting up five goals and 11 assists in his last six games. He's Florida's leader in points (53), goals (16) and assists (37).
Huberdeau scored a power-play goal on five shots and added two hits with two PIM in Monday's 6-1 loss to Tampa Bay.
Huberdeau scored Florida's lone goal three minutes into the second period, giving him a scorching 11 points (three goals, eight assists) in his last four games. The 26-year-old enjoyed a career season in 2018-19 with 30 goals and 92 points, but he seems intent on toppling both of those figures. He'll go into the Christmas break with 14 goals and 48 points in 36 games.
Huberdeau scored a goal and added an assist in a 4-2 win over the Hurricanes on Saturday.
Huberdeau has 10 points (two goals, eight assists) in the past three games. He has 13 goals and 47 points in 35 games this season. That's good enough for a tie for seventh in NHL scoring and a 110-point pace. Huberdeau's ascension continues.
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