The upper-body injury that forced Schmaltz to miss the season's final four games was actually a concussion, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Schmaltz sustained the concussion after being hit in the jaw by a puck that deflected off the crossbar in warm-ups. Recovery from concussions is notoriously tricky, but Schmaltz will hopefully be back to full health by the end of the offseason. He finished the 2020-21 campaign with 10 goals and 22 assists in 52 games.
Schmaltz (upper body) didn't make the trip to San Jose for Arizona's two-game series versus the Sharks, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Schmaltz has already missed two games and will now be sidelined for the Coyotes' last two contests of the campaign. Prior to getting hurt, the 25-year-old winger was bogged down in an 11-game goal drought during which he garnered six helpers, 17 shots and six blocks. At this point, with Arizona unable to secure a playoff spot, Schmaltz's 2020-21 campaign has officially come to an end.
Schmaltz (upper body) won't play in Wednesday's game versus the Kings, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Schmaltz was considered a game-time decision but ultimately won't suit up. His next chance to return is Friday versus the Sharks. Lane Pederson will take Schmaltz's place in the lineup.
Despite a previous report that suggested otherwise, Schmaltz (upper body) could still play Wednesday versus LA, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.
Schmaltz's status against the Kings will be determined closer to puck drop. If Schmaltz is unable to go, Lane Pederson will draw into the lineup versus LA.
Schmaltz (upper body) is considered day-to-day and isn't expected to play Wednesday versus LA, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Schmaltz will miss a second straight contest with his upper-body injury. The Coyotes only have two games remaining following Wednesday's contest, so Schmaltz could be in danger of missing the rest of the season.
Schmaltz is day-to-day with an upper-body injury, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Schmaltz took a puck to the head in pregame warmups Monday against the Kings and didn't play. His status for Wednesday's rematch against the Kings is unclear at this point, but more information should surface in the next day or so ahead of that one.
Schmaltz didn't play Monday versus L.A. after taking a puck to the head during pregame warmups, Jose M. Romero of the Arizona Republic reports.
The Coyotes have yet to release another update on Schmaltz' condition, so he'll be considered questionable for Wednesday's rematch with the Kings. The 25-year-old forward has been playing pretty well recently, having picked up four helpers in his last four games.
Schmaltz (upper body) was injured during warmups and will not play Monday against the Kings, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.
Schmaltz left before pregame warmups were finished with help from the trainers. An update on his status should be available before Wednesday's rematch with Los Angeles. He has 32 points in 52 games this season.
Schmaltz provided an assist and five shots on goal in Friday's 3-0 win over the Golden Knights.
Schmaltz set up a Michael Bunting tally in the third period. The 25-year-old Schmaltz has racked up four assists in his last three outings. While he's gone 10 games without a goal, the Wisconsin native remains the Coyotes' top-line center. He's at 32 points, 104 shots on net, a minus-1 rating and 16 PIM through 51 contests.
Schmaltz recorded an assist and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Sharks.
While Schmaltz has no goals in his last nine games, he's offset that drought with five helpers. The American forward is up to 31 points (10 tallies, 21 assists), 99 shots on net and a minus-2 rating through 50 contests this season.
Schmaltz notched two assists in Monday's 6-4 loss to the Sharks.
Schmaltz had a hand in goals by Michael Bunting and Clayton Keller in the second period. The 25-year-old Schmaltz has produced two goals and seven assists through 13 games in April. For the season, the Wisconsin native is up to 30 points, 97 shots on net and a minus-4 rating in 49 appearances.
Schmaltz notched an assist and two PIM in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Blues.
Schmaltz set up a second-period goal by Alex Goligoski to spark the Coyotes' comeback. Through nine games in April, Schmaltz has two goals and five helpers. The 25-year-old forward is at 28 points, 92 shots on net, 16 PIM and a minus-2 rating in 45 outings overall.
Schmaltz produced a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Wild.
Schmaltz set up a blast from Jakob Chychrun, which tied the game at 1-1 in the second period. The 25-year-old Schmaltz has just three points in his last six games, as he's hit a bit of a quiet stretch. The Wisconsin native is up to 27 points (10 tallies, 17 helpers), 91 shots on net, and seven power-play point through 44 outings this season.
Schmaltz scored a power-play goal and supplied an assist in Friday's 7-4 loss to the Golden Knights.
Schmaltz got the Coyotes on the board late in the second period and added a helper on Michael Bunting's third-period tally. The two-point effort put Schmaltz at 26 points in 41 games this year. He's added 88 shots on net and a minus-1 rating in a top-six role.
Schmaltz produced an assist and two shots on goal in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Ducks.
Schmaltz set up the game-tying goal by Jakob Chychrun at 15:09 of the third period. The 25-year-old Schmaltz has collected two goals and four helpers during his current five-game point streak. The forward is up to 24 points, 83 shots on net and a minus-2 rating in 38 contests this season. He led the team's forwards with 19:21 of ice time Sunday.
Schmaltz notched a goal on three shots and added an assist in Friday's 4-2 win over the Ducks.
Schmaltz had the primary helper on Phil Kessel's go-ahead goal at 12:02 of the third period, then added an insurance tally five minutes later. The two-point effort put Schmaltz at 23 points through 37 outings this season. He's riding a four-game point streak, with two goals and three assists in that span.
Schmaltz recorded an assist, four shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 9-3 loss to the Avalanche.
Schmaltz had the secondary assist on Michael Bunting's first-period tally, and those two forwards were the only Coyotes to avoid the red ink in the plus-minus column. The 25-year-old Schmaltz has racked up 21 points, 78 shots on net and a minus-2 rating through 36 contests. Despite seeing his even-strength minutes on the fourth line lately, the Wisconsin native remains a key part of the Coyotes' offense.
Schmaltz registered an assist and three shots on goal in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Sharks.
Schmaltz collected the secondary helper on Phil Kessel's empty-netter. That assist put Schmaltz at the 20-point mark this season. He's contributed 74 shots, five power-play points and a minus-4 rating in 35 contests. Saturday was the first time in five games Schmaltz saw his ice time over 17 minutes (17:43), indicating he's earning the trust of head coach Rick Tocchet again after a skid earlier in March.
Schmaltz netted a goal on three shots and added two PIM in Friday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
Schmaltz restored the Coyotes lead at 2-1 with his tally at 18:44 of the second period. The 25-year-old has seen his role reduced lately, but he's still collected a goal and two helpers in his last five games. Overall, the American forward has eight tallies, 19 points, 71 shots on net and a minus-5 rating through 34 contests.
Schmaltz produced an assist, four shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Ducks.
Schmaltz has helpers in consecutive outings after ending his five-game point drought. The 25-year-old forward is up to 18 points, 67 shots and a minus-2 rating through 31 contests. Schmaltz is firmly established in the top six, although his scoring pace may leave him as a depth option in standard fantasy formats.
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|04/30||vs LV||W 3-0||0||1||1||+1||17:11|
|04/28||@ SJ||L 2-4||0||1||1||+1||18:21|
|04/26||@ SJ||L 4-6||0||2||2||0||18:43|
|04/24||@ LA||W 4-0||0||0||0||0||16:01|
|04/21||vs MIN||L 1-4||0||0||0||-1||16:54|
|04/19||vs MIN||L 2-5||0||0||0||0||17:15|
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