Vatrano scored an empty-net goal in Monday's 4-1 win over the Lightning in Game 5.
Vatrano has struggled to get involved on offense in the first-round series. He has two points, 11 shots on net and a plus-3 rating through five contests. The 27-year-old has added eight hits and two PIM, but he'll need to show a bit more of a scoring touch to warrant a look as a DFS option.
Vatrano scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 7-4 win over the Predators.
Vatrano's tally at 7:15 of the third period put the Panthers ahead 5-4 and stood as the game-winner in a chaotic comeback. He snapped a three-game mini-slump with the goal. The 27-year-old winger is up to 18 tallies, seven assists, 148 shots on net, 60 hits and a plus-7 rating in 51 outings this year.
Vatrano scored two goals on a team-high seven shots in Monday's 4-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
He opened and closed the scoring on the night, beating Elvis Merzlikins midway through the first period before slotting home an empty-netter late in the third. Vatrano has been on something of a tear lately, scoring seven goals and nine points in the last 10 games, but on the season the 27-year-old has only 17 goals and 23 points through 46 contests.
Vatrano scored a goal on two shots in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Lightning.
Vatrano won a race to a loose puck late in the second period and beat Tampa Bay netminder Andrei Vasilevskiy on a breakaway, going forehand to backhand to extend Florida's lead to 4-1. The goal was Vatrano's second in the last three games and tied him for the team lead with 15 on the year.
Vatrano scored a power-play goal to win Tuesday's game against the Stars 3-2 in overtime.
Vatrano fired a one-timer set up by Gustav Forsling for the decisive tally 3:09 into the extra session. The 27-year-old Vatrano is up to five game-winning goals this season. He has 14 tallies and six assists in 43 contests overall.
Vatrano scored a power-play goal on six shots and added an assist in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over Detroit. He also had two PIM and one hit.
Vatrano forced overtime when he connected on a quick-release one-timer from the right circle midway through the third period. The goal was Vatrano's first in the last 10 games and his first all season with the man advantage. He later picked up the secondary assist on Alexander Wennberg's overtime winner. The 26-year-old Vatrano has 10 goals and four assists in 36 games this season.
Vatrano registered a goal on three shots in a 4-2 win over Chicago on Saturday.
Vatrano drove to the front of the net and converted a centering feed from Owen Tippett, extending Florida's lead to 3-1. The goal, which held up as the game-winner, was Vatrano's 10th of the season and his sixth in the last nine games. If not for the abbreviated schedule, Vatrano would have a crack at besting the career-high 24 goals he scored in 2018-19.
Vatrano scored a goal on five shots Thursday in a 5-4 overtime win versus Columbus.
Playing in his 300th NHL game, Vatrano banged home a Jonathan Huberdeau rebound on a 2-on-1 rush to deliver the victory with 2:10 left in the extra session. Vatrano has found the back of the net in five of his last eight games, giving him nine tallies in 26 outings.
Vatrano scored a goal on three shots in Saturday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Hurricanes.
Vatrano received a 2-on-1 feed from Mason Marchment and flicked a shot past Carolina netminder James Reimer to square the game at 2-2 midway through the third period. It was Vatrano's second consecutive game with a goal, and five of his six tallies in 2020-21 have come over his last 10 contests.
Vatrano scored the game-winning goal in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Stars.
It took the Panthers over 53 minutes to solve Stars goalie Jake Oettinger, but the floodgates opened up after that, as Florida scored three goals in a 3:11 span. Vatrano's fifth goal of the season capped Florida's run and stood up as the winner, but he needs to work on his playmaking, having dished out only two helpers through 19 games.
Vatrano scored his fourth goal of the season on a penalty shot in a 6-4 win over the Lightning on Monday.
It was Vatrano's first career penalty-shot goal after one previous failed attempt that came last season. Vatrano's role has diminished this season with the Panthers, as he's seen his ice time drop to 13:56 from 15:01 last season. He has five total points through 13 games.
Vatrano recorded an assist, five shots on goal and two PIM in Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Red Wings.
Vatrano has been lacking in the scoring department with just two points through the first nine games of the year. He's mostly worked in a bottom-six role, which can explain some of his early-season problems. Vatrano has added 28 shots on net and 13 hits, but he's scoring at just a 3.6 percent rate. He shot 9.9 percent with 16 goals and 34 points in 69 outings last season, so there's room for positive regression as the campaign continues.
Vatrano scored the game-winning goal in overtime Tuesday against Chicago. The Panthers won 5-4.
This was Vatrano's first goal since February, and if his 40 tallies over the last two seasons are any indication, he should rack up plenty more. He's been skating on the third line, which isn't the most plum assignment given the lack of firepower in the Panthers' bottom six, but Vatrano's role on the team's secondary power play should keep him fantasy-relevant.
Vatrano scored a goal and dished five hits in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Coyotes.
Vatrano's marker at 11:03 of the second period tied the game at one. The 25-year-old now has 32 points (16 goals, 16 assists), 146 shots and 92 hits in 63 contests this year. Despite his third-line role, Vatrano can provide solid depth scoring and modest physicality to fantasy owners.
Vatrano recorded an assist and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Ducks.
Vatrano had the secondary helper on Vincent Trocheck's second-period tally, which would count as the game-winner. In his last seven games, Vatrano has a goal and three assists. The 25-year-old is up to 31 points, 137 shots, 83 hits and 24 PIM through 60 contests, but his offense is prone to being streaky when he plays mostly on the third line.
Vatrano notched a hat trick in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Blackhawks.
Vatrano's second career hat trick came in a span of 13:09 during the second period. His third goal came on the power play and stood as the game-winner. The 25-year-old stretched his point streak to five games (five tallies, four helpers). He's at 14 goals and 27 points in 49 contests overall, although he's managed just two power-play points this season.
Vatrano recorded an assist and two PIM in Monday's 5-4 win over the Wild.
Vatrano drew the secondary assist on Keith Yandle's opening tally. Since the start of January, Vatrano has accumulated four goals and five helpers in nine games. The winger is up to 24 points, 107 shots on goal and 68 hits through 48 contests, but he's worth a look while riding a hot streak.
Vatrano collected two even-strength assists across 16:10 of ice time in Saturday's 4-1 win over Detroit.
Vatrano has caught fire of late with his second multi-point effort in three outings and has five points in that span. The 25-year-old is on pace for a career-best season, as he's now up to 11 goals, 23 points and 107 shots while averaging 15:03 of ice time across 47 games. Vatrano and the Panthers will face road games in Minnesota and Chicago, on Monday and Tuesday respectively, before heading into the All-Star break.
Vatrano scored a shorthanded goal and added an assist in Sunday's 8-4 win over the Maple Leafs.
Vatrano's goal ended up being the game-winner, scored at 2:25 of the second period. The 25-year-old has three goals, two assists and 19 hits in his last six games. He's up to 20 points this season to go with 102 shots on goal and 67 hits through 45 outings.
Vatrano had a goal and an assist with a team-leading four shots and two PIM Sunday in a 4-1 win over Pittsburgh.
Vatrano opened the scoring with a brilliant individual effort, dashing up the right wing and one-handing the puck past Pittsburgh netminder Tristan Jarry. He also set up a Mike Hoffman third-period goal. Vatrano struggled through much of December, registering just two assists in the final 10 games of the month. He's rebounded nicely to start January, however, lighting the lamp in two of three games with three points in that time.
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|05/26||@ TB||L 0-4||0||0||0||0||12:50|
|05/24||vs TB||W 4-1||1||0||1||+1||12:32|
|05/22||@ TB||L 2-6||0||0||0||0||10:01|
|05/20||@ TB||W 6-5 (OT)||0||1||1||+1||14:38|
|05/18||vs TB||L 1-3||0||0||0||0||10:56|
|05/16||vs TB||L 4-5||0||0||0||+1||10:45|
|05/10||vs TB||W 4-0||0||0||0||+1||13:59|
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