Di Giuseppe made his season debut in Saturday's 5-0 win over the Islanders and contributed an assist.
After being a healthy scratch for Thursday's 4-0 season-opening loss, Di Giussepe was inserted into the lineup in place of Kevin Rooney (undisclosed). The winger skated on the third line and contributed to the Rangers' offensive onslaught. Di Giussepe may find himself in the press box when the team's at full health, but he'll provide valuable depth during the grind of the 2021 campaign.
Di Giuseppe signed a one-year, $700,000 contract extension with the Rangers on Tuesday.
Di Giuseppe split time between the AHL and NHL last season, picking up 14 goals and 26 points in 43 minor-league appearances and four points in 20 games with the Rangers. He'll likely continue to bounce between leagues in 2020-21, so he won't be a useful fantasy option.
Di Giuseppe notched an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Avalanche.
The helper snapped a six-game point drought for Di Giuseppe. The 26-year-old winger has four points, 38 hits, 35 shots on net and a plus-1 rating in 20 appearances this year, matching his output from last season. Di Giuseppe isn't likely to factor in enough offensively to earn fantasy interest.
Di Giuseppe had two assists and three shots while dishing out a team-leading six hits in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Kings.
Recalled from AHL Hartford one week ago, Di Giuseppe collected his first points in four games since joining the Rangers. In fact, they were his first NHL points since Dec. 2018 with Carolina. The 26-year-old serves as a depth winger and has just 43 career points in 154 NHL games.
The Rangers recalled Di Giuseppe from AHL Hartford on Sunday.
With Chris Kreider (upper body) dealing with an injury, Di Giuseppe was called up as some extra insurance for the forward group. He hasn't suited up for an NHL contest this season but has 26 points in 43 AHL games.
Di Giuseppe was reassigned to AHL Hartford on Tuesday, Rick Carpiniello of The Athletic reports.
Di Giuseppe was a healthy scratch for four games while with the Rangers. The forward will get some playing time in the minors during the bye week and could be called up again ahead of a meeting with the Red Wings on Jan. 31.
Di Giuseppe was recalled from AHL Hartford on Sunday.
Di Giuseppe's last NHL action came with Nashville last season when he was held scoreless in three contests. This season, he's recorded 11 goals and 22 points with AHL Hartford. Barring an injury, the 26-year-old will likely be watching from the press box against the Islanders on Monday.
The Rangers assigned Di Giuseppe to AHL Hartford on Friday.
Di Giuseppe failed to crack the lineup during his brief stay with the big club. The 26-year-old winger will return to a prominent role with Hartford, where he's notched 17 points in 31 games this campaign.
Di Giuseppe was promoted from AHL Hartford on Sunday.
Di Giuseppe has nine goals and 17 points in 31 AHL games this season. The 26-year-old winger appeared in 24 total NHL games last season with Carolina and Nashville. With Kaapo Kakko (undisclosed) potentially missing Monday's game in Philadelphia, there's a chance that Di Giuseppe could make his Rangers debut.
Di Giuseppe secured a contract from the Rangers on Thursday.
Di Giuseppe logged 24 games for the Hurricanes and Predators last season, notching one goal, three assists and 31 shots. While the team didn't provide any specifics, the 2012 second-round pick is likely sitting on a two-way deal and figures to split time between leagues this year.
Di Giuseppe was not extended a qualifying offer by Nashville ahead of Tuesday afternoon's deadline, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Di Giuseppe has yet to crack 20 points in a single season, his best year having come in his rookie campaign when he found the scoresheet 17 times in 41 games. While he's sure to receive interest on the open market, the 25-year-old is not guaranteed an NHL roster spot after only managing four points in 2018-19.
Di Giuseppe has a pair of assists in six games with the AHL Milwaukee Admirals after being placed on waivers in January.
The Predators' forward ranks are relatively healthy at the moment, leaving little room for a fourth-liner like Di Giuseppe to fit in. He will likely play out the remainder of the season with the Admirals, unless the big club runs into injury trouble. The 25-year-old Toronto native has just four points in a combined 24 games with the Preds and Hurricanes this season.
Di Giuseppe was put on waivers Monday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
The 25-year-old was claimed off waivers by Nashville (via Carolina) back on Jan. 1, but Di Giuseppe failed to record a single point in three games. If he goes unclaimed, Di Giuseppe will report to AHL Milwaukee. The Predators have not yet announced a corresponding roster move.
The Predators claimed Di Giuseppe off waivers -- via the Hurricanes -- on Tuesday.
Di Giuseppe packed plenty of promise as Carolina's second-round (38th overall) draft pick from 2012, but the University of Michigan product simply failed to garner a level of ice time that would allow him to thrive in Raleigh. At least in Nashville, he gets a clean slate with a club that has struggled with injuries up front.
Di Giuseppe was placed on waivers Monday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Di Giuseppe has served as a healthy scratch in each of the previous three games, so his potential demotion to the minors figures to give him an opportunity to play. The winger is currently bogged down in an 18-game goal drought, during which he has tallied three assists and 22 shots while averaging 10:11 of ice time.
Di Giuseppe scored his fourth point of the season with an assist in Thursday's 6-4 loss to the Canadiens.
The good news is, after sitting out nine straight games from Oct. 13 to Nov. 6, Thursday marked Di Giuseppe's 15th consecutive time in the lineup. He still doesn't move the fantasy needle, and may not even crack double-digits in scoring this year, but at least he's seeing regular ice time.
Di Giuseppe skated in his fourth consecutive game Saturday against the Blue Jackets following a nine-game stint where he sat as a healthy scratch.
With Valentin Zykov currently undergoing a conditioning stint in the minors for an undisclosed injury, Di Giuseppe will likely continue to see regular minutes for the foreseeable future. However, he's still very much a depth option for the Hurricanes at this point, and will likely return to healthy-scratch status upon Zykov's return. Di Giuseppe currently has just two points in six games played, and should not be a part of any fantasy lineups outside of ultra-deep leagues.
The Hurricanes recalled Di Giuseppe from AHL Charlotte on Wednesday.
The Hurricanes only had 12 healthy forwards on their roster prior to Di Giuseppe's promotion, so he'll round out the club's depth up front for the foreseeable future. The 2012 second-round pick has gone scoreless while racking up 19 PIM in two AHL appearances this campaign.
Di Giuseppe was reassigned to AHL Charlotte on Thursday.
Di Giuseppe initially stuck around with the Hurricanes after clearing waivers in mid-October, but his luck has run out with the NHL club. The 25-year-old winger has drawn into just two contests this season for Carolina, failing to record a point while racking up four penalty minutes. He fared rather well at the AHL last season and will look to recapture that success in 2018-19 for a potential recall later in the season.
Di Giuseppe will remain in the NHL despite clearing waivers Thursday, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Di Giuseppe has long since exhausted his prospect status as a second-round (38th overall) pick to Carolina in the 2012 draft. A former standout for the University of Michigan, the left winger simply hasn't panned out for the top-level club, adding only 13 goals and 24 assists over 128 career contests. He can safely be passed over in any fantasy format.
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