Rask scored the game-winning goal on his lone shot of the night Saturday in a 4-3 overtime win over Anaheim.
Rask led a 2-on-1 rush and ripped a shot from the left faceoff circle to give the Wild the victory 2:46 into the extra stanza. It was the 10th goal of the season for the 28-year-old, who has 23 points in 52 games.
Rask scored a goal in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Ducks.
Rask tied the game at 1-1 with his first-period tally. The Swede has picked up two goals and three helpers in his last five outings. For the year, Rask has 22 points, 50 shots on net and a plus-3 rating. It's his best scoring output since he racked up 31 points with the Hurricanes in 2017-18.
Rask recorded an assist and went plus-2 in Monday's 6-5 win over the Golden Knights.
Rask provided the secondary helper on a Kevin Fiala goal in the third period. Through 49 games this year, Rask has produced 21 points, 48 shots on net and a plus-4 rating. Six of his points have come with the man advantage, giving him a boost in fantasy value in deeper formats.
Rask scored a goal and added an assist in Thursday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Blues.
Rask set up Kevin Fiala at 2:21 of the third period, and Fiala returned the favor 13 minutes later. The 28-year-old Rask is up to 19 points, 47 shots on net and a plus-2 rating in 47 outings. This is his best season from a point-production angle since 2017-18, when he had 31 points in 71 contests with the Hurricanes.
Rask picked up a power-play assist and two PIM in Friday's 4-2 win over the Kings.
Rask set up Kirill Kaprizov's tally at 6:41 of the second period, which gave the Wild a 2-1 lead. The 28-year-old Rask hasn't scored since March 18, a span of 18 games, and he's only produced five assists in that span. The Swede is at 17 points, 41 shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in 44 appearances. His minor penalty for slashing Friday was his first infraction of the year.
Rask notched an assist in Friday's 3-2 win over the Sharks.
Rask had the only assist on Mats Zuccarello's second-period tally. In his last 14 games, Rask has only produced four helpers, and three of them came in an April 7 win over the Avalanche. The Swede has been far from consistent on offense with 16 points, 36 shots on net and a plus-3 rating through 40 games. It's still a small improvement on the 13 points he put up through 43 outings last year.
Rask produced three power-play assists in Wednesday's 8-3 win over the Avalanche.
Rask had a hand in first-period goals by Kirill Kaprizov and Kevin Fiala. The 28-year-old Rask linked up with Kaprizov again in the third period to help set up Fiala's hat-trick goal. Through 36 games, Rask has 15 points (five on the power play), 31 shots on net and a plus-5 rating. There's been little consistency as to how the Swede has been utilized this year, but he's generally seen middle-six minutes.
Rask scored a power-play goal on two shots in Thursday's 5-1 loss to the Avalanche.
Rask got the Wild on the board at 8:41 of the second period. The Swedish center is up to seven goals and 12 points in 26 outings. He's moved throughout the lineup most of the year, but he filled a second-line role Thursday. His solid scoring rate is worth a look in deeper formats that focus on points.
Rask provided an assist in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the Avalanche.
Rask had the secondary helper on Mats Zuccarello's first-period tally to open the scoring. With two goals and three assists in his last three games, Rask has solidified himself in a middle-six role. He's centered Zuccarello and Kirill Kaprizov to strong results in the last three contests. Overall, Rask is at eight points, 12 shots on net and a plus-4 rating in 14 outings.
Rask scored an empty-net goal, dished two assists and went plus-3 in Monday's 6-2 win over the Sharks.
Rask supplied helpers on goals by Mats Zuccarello and Jonas Brodin in the contest. Those were Rask's first two assists of the year. The Swede has five tallies, two helpers, 11 shots on net and a plus-4 rating in 13 outings. He's filled in admirably on the second line with Marcus Johansson (upper body) out -- Rask may stick with Zuccarello and Kirill Kaprizov for a while, given their recent chemistry.
Rask potted a goal on three shots and won 13 of 14 faceoffs in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Ducks.
Rask missed two games as he was caught up in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol as part of the Wild's outbreak. The Swede struck for an insurance tally in the third period. He worked on the second line between Kirill Kaprizov and Mats Zuccarello, as Marcus Johansson (upper body) was unavailable Saturday. Rask has four goals, 10 shots on net and a plus-1 rating in 12 appearances this year, although he's usually more of a bottom-six option.
Rask (COVID-19 protocol) will return to the lineup Saturday versus the Ducks, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Rask will make his first appearance since Feb. 2. Rask could see top-six minutes, as Marcus Johansson (undisclosed) is unavailable Saturday.
Rask (COVID-19 protocol) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Kings, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Rask is one of five Wild players still in the league's COVID-19 protocol. The 27-year-old won't play Tuesday as a result, and he'll need to clear protocol before rejoining team activities. The 27-year-old has registered three goals through 11 games this year.
Rask was placed back on the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list Wednesday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
It's unclear what's going on with Rask, who was removed from the protocols list Tuesday only to be placed on it again just one day later. At this point it isn't clear if the 27-year-old forward will be available for Minnesota's next game, which is currently scheduled for Feb. 16 against the Kings.
Rask has been removed from the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Rask was added to the league's virus protocols list Monday, but he's evidently already completed the necessary hurdles to be removed. Minnesota's next game is currently scheduled for next Tuesday versus the Kings.
Rask was added to the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list Monday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
The NHL has already postponed Minnesota's games through this weekend, so Rask won't be able to return until Feb. 16 at the earliest regardless of how long he's stuck in protocols. The 27-year-old forward has three goals while averaging 10:32 of ice time so far this season.
Rask scored twice in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over the Avalanche.
Rask gave the Wild a 2-1 lead with his second-period tally, but the Avalanche scored twice before Rask retied the game in the third. The Swedish center isn't known for his offense in recent years -- he has just 22 points in 92 games in the previous two seasons. Rask has three goals, seven shots on goal and an even plus-minus rating through 10 outings this year.
Rask has supplied one goal and three shots across 10:37 of average ice time through the first five games of the season.
After potting a goal in the season opener against the Kings, Rask has gone pointless with just two shots across the past four games. The 27-year-old isn't expected to provide much offense in his current role, along with centering the fourth line, he's seen power-play time in just one game this season. As long as Rask continues to see a limited role, he should be kept off fantasy radars.
Rask scored a goal and went plus-2 in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Kings.
Rask was listed as the fourth-line center, but he saw enough time with Kirill Kaprizov to convert on one of the latter's passes in the third period. There's plenty of opportunity for the 27-year-old Rask in 2020-21, as the Wild have rather poor center depth. The Swede shouldn't have as much trouble staying in the lineup as he did last year, but most fantasy managers can still leave him on the waiver wire for now.
Rask netted a goal in Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over the Ducks.
Rask scored at 1:49 of the third period to tie the game at three. He's been a healthy scratch for the last seven contests, but entered the lineup in place of Gerald Mayhew for Sunday's game. Rask is up to five goals, 13 points and 38 shots through 43 appearances.
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|05/08||vs ANA||W 4-3 (OT)||1||0||1||0||15:23|
|05/07||vs ANA||W 4-3 (OT)||1||0||1||0||16:30|
|05/05||vs LV||L 2-3 (OT)||0||0||0||-1||17:47|
|05/03||vs LV||W 6-5||0||1||1||+2||14:40|
|05/01||vs STL||W 4-3 (OT)||0||1||1||0||18:53|
|04/29||vs STL||L 4-5 (OT)||1||1||2||+1||17:57|
|04/28||vs STL||L 3-4||0||0||0||0||16:50|
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