Kubalik signed a two-year, $7.4 million contract with Chicago on Friday.
Kubalik is coming off a fantastic rookie season in which he tallied 30 goals and 16 helpers in 68 games and was nominated for the Calder Trophy. The Czech winger should continue to get first-line minutes alongside Jonathan Toews and certainly has the ability to put together another 30-goal campaign. Fantasy player won't want to wait to select Kubalik in season-long formats as he figures to go early given his offensive upside.
Kubalik managed an assist and three shots on goal in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to Vegas in Game 5.
Vegas did relatively well at containing the Czech winger in the series -- Kubalik was limited to a goal and an assist in five games. He finished the playoffs with four tallies and four helpers in nine outings. The 24-year-old will look to build upon a 30-goal, 46-point regular season as he begins his sophomore campaign in 2020-21.
Kubalik scored a goal and added two PIM in Friday's 3-2 win over the Oilers in Game 4.
Kubalik broke the deadlock with a one-timer past Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen at 8:30 of the third period. That tally held up as the series-clinching goal. Kubalik had six points in the four-game series, although five of them came in a Game 1 goal fest. He added nine shots and a plus-2 rating. His chemistry with Jonathan Toews is strong -- expect them to remain together on the top line throughout Chicago's playoff run.
Kubalik had two goals and three assists Saturday in a 6-4 victory over Edmonton in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
With this stunning performance, Kubalik etched his name in the NHL record book as the first player in history to score five points in his postseason debut. The Calder nominee for top rookie has a knack for finding seams and open ice, and he's got a quick release, which helped him rack up 30 goals this season. Both of Kubalik's snipes came on the power play.
Kubalik racked up 30 goals and 16 assists in 68 games before the mid-March suspension of play.
At 24 years old, Kubalik is older than the typical rookie, but owners certainly don't mind. He's run wild this season en route to dominating the rookie goal-scoring race by a wide margin -- Buffalo's Victor Olofsson is second with 20 tallies and has received an average of 4:01 more of ice time. Kubalik's 46 points are third among Blackhawks only to stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, as well, so it looks like the team could have another winner on its hands in the 2013 seventh-round pick.
Kubalik scored a goal on three shots Wednesday in a 6-2 win over San Jose.
Kubalik blew an absolute howitzer of a one-timer past Aaron Dell from the slot, rounding out the scoring with 1:58 left in regulation. It was the 30th goal of the season for the rookie, who actually came into the night stuck in a five-game dry spell. A seventh-round draft pick of the Kings in 2013, Kubalik is only three goals behind Patrick Kane for the team lead.
Kubalik scored three goals Thursday in a 5-2 win over the Lightning.
The 24-year-old rookie now has 29 goals and 43 points in 62 games. Kubalik is riding a three-game, five-point scoring streak and has put up points in six of his last seven games. He's the top rookie goal scorer by a large margin -- his next closest competitors are Victor Olofsson and Denis Gurianov, both with 19. And Kubalik sits third in overall freshman scoring. He'll certainly get some Calder consideration.
Kubalik scored two even-strength goals during a 6-3 loss to the Rangers on Wednesday.
Kubalik scored his 24th and 25th goals of the campaign to close the gap on Patrick Kane for the team lead (27). The Czech forward can be streaky with his production at times, but the 24-year-old is one of the better Blackhawks to own these days.
Kubalik posted an assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Jets.
Kubalik earned the secondary helper on Patrick Kane's second-period tally. The 24-year-old winger has 36 points, 136 shots and 65 hits in 57 outings this season. He's enjoying top-line deployment, and while his scoring can be streaky, Kubalik is performing well in his first NHL season.
Kubalik scored a goal and dished an assist in Saturday's 8-4 win over the Flames.
Both of Kubalik's points came in the first period -- he set up Jonathan Toews 30 seconds into the game and then scored at 19:17 to put the Blackhawks ahead 2-1. The 24-year-old has just three points through seven games in February. Overall, the rookie winger is up to 23 tallies and 35 points through 56 outings.
Kubalik scored a goal on four shots in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Jets.
Kubalik needed just 15 seconds to open the scoring in the first period. The tally snapped a four-game drought for the rookie, who now has 22 goals, 33 points and 121 shots through 53 contests.
Kubalik scored an empty-net goal and added two PIM in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Jets.
Kubalik's goal-scoring binge continued -- he now has 10 tallies on his last 27 shots in his past eight games. He's up to 32 points (21 goals, 11 assists), 111 shots on goal, 60 hits and a plus-6 rating in 48 games. His current pace is unsustainable, but there's undeniable chemistry between the winger and center Jonathan Toews. If Kubalik continues to put together a strong second half of the season, he could score his way into the Calder Trophy conversation.
Kubalik scored twice and added an assist in Chicago's 6-2 win over Toronto on Saturday night.
Kubalik leads all NHL rookies with 20 goals. And like his linemate Jonathan Toews, he's super hot since the new decade began. Kubalik has 13 points, including nine goals, in eight games. Great work for a seventh round pick (2013). Make sure you're rolling this sniper.
Kubalik scored twice on a game-high nine shots and had two PIM in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over Ottawa.
The 24-year-old rookie is simply unstoppable right now. He wasn't even trying to score on his first goal, he was merely standing on top of the crease when Patrick Kane's shot in the slot ricocheted off of Kubalik's stick and into the net. His second goal was a breakaway effort that tied the game early in the third period. Kubalik has now lit the lamp in five straight games, totaling eight goals in that stretch. He is riding a six-game point streak (eight goals, three assists) since the start of the New Year. His recent run has him up to 18 goals and 28 points in 45 games.
Kubalik scored twice on three shots and was plus-2 in a 4-2 win over the Ducks on Saturday.
Kubalik potted both his goals in the second period to give the Blackhawks a 3-1 lead and his second tally proved to be the winner. The 24-year-old has been red-hot since the calendar flipped to 2020, racking up five goals and three assists during a five-game point streak. Those five goals have come on just 11 shots (45.5 percent) but ride him while you can. Kubalik has 16 goals and 26 points in 44 games.
Kubalik scored a goal on two shots Thursday in a 5-2 loss to Nashville.
Kubalik is now riding a three-game goal streak and four-game point streak (three goals, three assists) after getting the Blackhawks on the board in the second period Thursday. The 24-year-old rookie has been a steady source of offense all season for the Blackhawks, providing 14 goals and 24 points through his first 43 games.
Kubalik scored a goal on three shots in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Flames.
Kubalik got a piece of Adam Boqvist's shot in the final minute of the first period, tipping it behind Cam Talbot for the goal. The Czech winger has picked up five points in his last three games. He's at 13 markers and 23 points in 42 contests this season, to go with 90 shots on goal and 58 hits.
Kubalik potted an empty-net goal and went plus-2 in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Red Wings.
Kubalik added four hits, three shots on goal and two PIM in the contest. The Czech winger has been money lately with four goals and five helpers in his last eight games. Through 41 outings, Kubalik has racked up 22 points, 87 shots and 57 hits this season. His recent production should be earning him attention from fantasy owners in standard formats.
Kubalik provided three assists in Thursday's 7-5 loss to the Canucks.
The 24-year-old winger remained in his recent groove, which has seen him accumulate three goals and five helpers in his last seven games. Kubalik is up to 21 points, 84 shots on goal and 53 hits through 40 contests. He'll have solid value in deeper formats as long as he stays on the top line.
Kubalik tallied a goal in Friday's 5-2 win over the Islanders.
Kubalik's tally came at 9:46 of the first period on a pass from Patrick Kane. This gave the Blackhawks a 2-1 lead, and they never looked back. Kubalik has scored a goal in three of his last four games, which puts the 24-year-old at 11 markers, 17 points and 79 shots on goal in 37 appearances this season.
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|08/07||vs EDM||W 3-2||1||0||1||+1||13:46|
|08/05||vs EDM||W 4-3||0||0||0||+1||15:48|
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