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28 Zemgus Girgensons C

Buffalo Sabres

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Latest News
  • Sabres' Zemgus Girgensons: Scores first goal

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/15/17) Girgensons scored his first goal of the season Saturday against the Kings.

    Girgensons now has points in back-to-back games after being promoted to the top line. After playing less than 14 minutes in each of the first three games of the season, Girgensons played 16:17 against the Kings. He's always shown chemistry playing with Jack Eichel, and it looks like he may have found a permanent home after playing center and left wing on the bottom two lines for most of the past two seasons. Girgensons is trending up and may be worth the risk in deep fantasy leagues.

    Sabres' Zemgus Girgensons: Two assists on top line

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/13/17) Girgensons dished out two helpers in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Sharks.

    Moving to the top line paid instant dividends for Girgensons, who immediately showed great chemistry with Jack Eichel and Jason Pominville as each member of the trio came away with two points. Unfortunately, the rest of the lineup was quiet as Buffalo fell to 0-3-1. Coach Phil Housley likely isn't done shuffling lines, but Girgensons will have short-term value as long as he's skating alongside Eichel.

    Sabres' Zemgus Girgensons: Moves to top line

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/11/17) Girgensons was spotted skating on Jack Eichel's left wing during Wednesday's practice, reports Sabres.com's Jourdon LaBarber.

    Despite the excitement surrounding new head coach Phil Housley, the Sabres have stumbled out of the gate to a 0-2-1 record, and Housley has seen enough to start juggling his lines. After starting camp on the top line, Girgensons was demoted and started the regular season in the bottom six instead, but now finds himself back on Eichel's wing as the Sabres prepare for Thursday's game against the Sharks. Girgensons has nine shots on goal but zero points through three games while averaging a career-low 11:58 per game, but he's also been very good in the past when playing alongside Eichel. However, fantasy owners should hold off on claiming Girgensons off the waiver wire until he has shown the ability to stay on that line.

    Sabres' Zemgus Girgensons: Skates on top line to open camp

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (9/15/17) Girgensons was put on a line with Ryan O'Reilly and Kyle Okposo on Friday to open training camp, John Vogl of The Buffalo News reports.

    New head coach Phil Housley is giving Girgensons a vote of confidence and a chance to show what he's capable of after two frustrating seasons in which he scored just 14 goals in 146 games. The two-way forward was also listed as a left wing to open camp, which means he'll have fewer defensive responsibilities and allow the Sabres to try Sam Reinhart and Jacob Josefsen at center. Lines in training camp aren't set in stone, but it's a positive development for Girgensons, who inked a two-year extension in mid-August.

    Sabres' Zemgus Girgensons: Inks two-year deal

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (8/17/17) Girgensons agreed to terms on a two-year contract with Buffalo on Thursday worth $1.6 million of average annual value, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.

    Girgensons' past two seasons have been disappointing -- a combined 34 points from 2015-17 -- after a solid sophomore campaign in 2014-15 (15 goals and 15 helpers). Despite the drop off in production, the 23-year-old was one of the Sabres' offseason priorities that they have now locked in for two more years. Considering he averaged a mere 13:10 of ice time last season, the center figures to offer mid-range fantasy value at best.

 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2013-14Buffalo7081422-60110100140
2014-15Buffalo61151530-161310440560
2015-16Buffalo717111801010153182
2016-17Buffalo757916-70000273306
2017-18Buffalo61232000025
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SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2013-14Buffalo1157.01072:07146326:29125:3714006
2014-15Buffalo11513.01163:511447125:50126:10251010
2015-16Buffalo1106.41067:34144160:5374:1820009
2016-17Buffalo1126.3986:5813665:1586:2818008
2017-18Buffalo119.184:361281:4610:522001
4638.24375:065845220:13423:25791034
 
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/200
Birthdate:
1/5/1994
Age:
23
Hometown:
Riga, Latvia
Team:
Buffalo Sabres
School:

NHL Experience:
4