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56 Kurtis MacDermid D

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March 23, 2021 12:12 PM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Picks up five in PIMs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid's lone contribution to the stat sheet was a first period fight in a 2-1 loss to San Jose on Monday.

With only 10:29 of ice time in the loss, MacDermid just doesn't get enough time to really make himself a contributor in fantasy formats. He picked up no hits or blocked shots in this game, so unless your league counts PIMs, this game didn't help anything. In most cases, that'll be the norm for MacDermid, giving him very limited value.

March 14, 2021 10:04 PM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Nets lone goal in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid scored a goal on two shots and added two hits in Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Avalanche.

MacDermid picked up just his second goal and fourth point in 16 games with his third-period tally. The 26-year-old blueliner has added 12 shots on net, 25 hits, 21 blocked shots and 14 PIM in a limited role. MacDermid is likely to stay in the lineup while Olli Maatta is in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol.

February 25, 2021 02:16 AM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Draws assist in rare appearance
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid posted an assist and three hits in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Blues.

MacDermid was only in the lineup because Mikey Anderson (lower body) was a late scratch. The 26-year-old MacDermid made the best of the situation with his helper on Andreas Athanasiou's second-period tally. Through 11 contests, MacDermid has three points, 14 PIM, 16 hits and 15 blocked shots. He's better known for his grit than his offense, and the Ontario native will likely be a healthy scratch again once Anderson is able to suit up.

January 27, 2021 12:48 AM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Deposits first goal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid scored a goal on two shots in a 2-1 win over Minnesota on Tuesday. He also had three blocks and one hit.

MacDermid broke a scoreless deadlock just over four minutes into the second period when he converted a 3-on-2 rush from a sharp angle. It was MacDermid's first goal of the season and just his fifth career tally in 95 NHL games. A 26-year-old depth player, MacDermid's 15:30 time on ice was the lowest total among Los Angeles defensemen.

January 16, 2021 01:20 AM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Expected to dress Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid is expected back Saturday after missing Thursday's game because of COVID-19 protocols, Lisa Dillman of The Athletic reports.

Unlike fellow blueliner Sean Walker, MacDermid's return doesn't really move the needle for most fantasy managers. Unless you're getting fantasy points for hits or PIMs, MacDermid adds little value in either daily or redraft leagues and shouldn't be rostered.

January 14, 2021 04:52 AM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Dealing with virus issues
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid is unavailable due to the league's COVID-19 protocols.

The specifics of his placement could be wide-ranging and remain unclear, but MacDermid will not be able to practice or travel with the team until he's been cleared. The defenseman was listed as a non-roster player for Thursday's game against the Wild, so this news clarifies his absence.

January 13, 2021 01:52 PM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Placed on non-roster IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid (undisclosed) landed on non-roster injured reserve Wednesday, Lisa Dillman of The Athletic reports.

MacDermid played in 45 games for Los Angeles last season in which he generated three goals, five assists and 95 hits. Given his limited offensive upside, the 26-year-old defenseman likely won't offer much in terms of fantasy value this year, except maybe in leagues that value hits.

January 9, 2021 05:12 PM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Held out of practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid (undisclosed) was deemed unfit to participate in Saturday's practice, John Hoven of SiriusXM NHL Network Radio reports.

The Kings didn't reveal what's bothering MacDermid. The 26-year-old floated in and out of the lineup last season, but he's vying for a more consistent role this season. Every rep in training camp counts, so he'll aim for a quick recovery with Thursday's matchup against the Wild looming.

April 11, 2020 11:20 AM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Re-ups with club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid agreed to terms on a two-year, $1.75 million contract extension with Los Angeles on Friday, Jack Harris of the Los Angeles Times reports.

MacDermid logged a career-high 45 games for the Kings this season in which he generated three goals, five helpers and 51 shots while averaging 13:43 of ice time. The 25-year-old's new deal will likely see him cemented on the 23-man roster next season.

April 3, 2020 03:24 PM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: One point in March
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid managed just one assist in the season's final month before the hiatus.

MacDermid is a physical defender that's valuable to his team but not to fantasy owners

March 3, 2020 02:28 PM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Keeping up physicality
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid is leading Kings defensemen in hits per game, delivering 2.3 per contest in the 41 games he's played.

MacDermid is a great physical presence on the ice, but for fantasy purposes, he's not really going to move the needle unless your league rewards hits. If your league is all offense, you'll get no value from him, as he has just three points this year.

February 21, 2020 02:24 AM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Garners helper Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid produced an assist and five hits in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Panthers.

MacDermid had the lone helper on Gabriel Vilardi's first career goal early in the first period. The defenseman is up to seven points, 78 hits and 43 PIM through 36 contests. MacDermid is a low-scoring, physical presence who likely won't interest fantasy owners.

February 13, 2020 01:16 AM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Goal and fight Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid potted a goal and picked up a fighting major in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Flames.

MacDermid dropped the gloves with Milan Lucic in an energizing heavyweight tilt in the second period. The Kings' defenseman then tallied his third goal of the year early in the third period. He finished with three hits and a plus-3 rating, as well. The 25-year-old is up to a career-high five points to go with 69 hits and 43 PIM in 34 games.

January 7, 2020 11:12 PM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Eligible to play Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid (suspension) served his two-game ban and is available versus Dallas on Wednesday.

Even with his suspension behind him, MacDermid may struggle to get into the lineup now that Derek Forbort is healthy. Without a clear spot in the lineup, MacDermid won't offer much in terms of fantasy value the rest of the way.

January 3, 2020 04:48 PM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Suspended two games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The league suspended MacDermid on Friday for the Kings' next two games.

MacDermid's suspension stems from an illegal check to the head of Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov on Tuesday and the league's player safety department has apparently found it violent enough to warrant two games in the press box. He will thus sit out Saturday against Nashville and Monday versus Columbus before being eligible to rejoin the action Wednesday when the Stars roll into Los Angeles.

January 1, 2020 01:44 PM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Will have hearing with league
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday for his illegal check to the head of Flyers' defenseman Ivan Provorov.

MacDermid doesn't have repeat offender status, and he wasn't called for a penalty on the play. However, it sounds like he'll be facing a suspension for this collision, but the verdict won't be handed down until Friday, ahead of Saturday's matchup against the Predators. MacDermid has occasionally served as a healthy scratch this year, so his possible absence shouldn't shake up the team's dynamic.

January 1, 2020 01:00 AM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Finds helper Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid notched a shorthanded assist in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Flyers.

MacDermid sprung a two-on-one that saw Adrian Kempe finish off a Blake Lizotte pass for the Kings' fourth goal. With four points and 53 hits in 26 games, MacDermid is likely not productive enough to be relied on in most fantasy formats.

December 29, 2019 01:16 AM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Gathers helper in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid notched an assist and four hits in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Canucks.

MacDermid now has four points in 25 games this year, matching his career high from 2017-18. He's not a particularly high-scoring blueliner -- it's his physicality (52 hits, 29 PIM) that make him valuable to the Kings. Fantasy owners can do better to fill out their rosters.

December 3, 2019 01:44 AM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: Pockets second goal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid scored a goal on three shots and added two blocked shots in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Ducks.

MacDermid's goal brought the Kings within one late in the second period, but they weren't able to tie it. MacDermid now has three points, 28 hits and 22 shots on goal in 14 appearances this season. While it's likely the 25-year-old sets a new personal best in points, it probably won't be enough to interest fantasy owners.

November 29, 2019 11:44 PM
Kings' Kurtis MacDermid: In the lineup again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

MacDermid dressed for the second straight contest Friday against San Jose after being scratched in each of the three preceding games.

MacDermid and Joakim Ryan both dressed for the second consecutive game, as the Kings seem to be trying to decide which will stay when Derek Forbort is back in the lineup. Neither is a fantasy concern, as neither finds the scoresheet with any regularity.

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