Morre scored a goal on three shots and added four PIM in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Oilers.
Consider it a mixed bag for Motte, whose first tally of the year didn't help the result of the game. His minor penalties were for hooking and slashing -- that won't win him any favor with the coaching staff. In 2019-20, Motte had eight points and 118 hits in 34 contests. He's supplied four hits and five shots through the first two games of 2020-21 despite being limited to a fourth-line role.
Contrary to a previous report, Motte (undisclosed) wasn't dealing with an injury during Tuesday's practice, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Beat writers were fooled at Tuesday's practice, as an off-colored jersey made them believe he was working in a no-contact capacity. Motte is fine moving forward, and he's starting off on a line with Brandon Sutter and Jake Virtanen. The 25-year-old winger posted eight points and 118 hits over 34 games last year.
Motte was wearing a non-contact jersey at Tuesday's practice session, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Motte played in just 34 games for the Canucks last year, registering four goals on 38 shots, four assists and 118 hits while averaging 13:07 of ice time. The winger will have just over a week to get up to 100 percent before Opening Night against Edmonton on Jan. 13. If he does miss any game time, Loui Eriksson could be in line to replace him on the third line.
Motte grabbed a two-year, $2.45 million contract from Vancouver on Friday, James Mirtle of The Athletic reports.
Motte was limited to just 34 games this season due to injuries yet was decently productive when healthy, as he recorded four goals, four helpers and 38 shots. The natural center figures to slot into a bottom-six role, which will limit his fantasy value, but could push for more minutes if/when injuries pop up.
Motte posted an assist and two hits in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Golden Knights in Game 6.
Motte set up Jake Virtanen's first-period tally, which was the only goal in the first 40 minutes. Motte made a splash with back-to-back two-goal outings versus the Blues, but he had been held off the scoresheet in his last five games. The fourth-line forward has five points, 58 hits and 29 shots on net through 16 playoff outings.
Motte scored twice on five shots and went plus-3 in Friday's 6-2 win over the Blues in Game 6.
Motte's pair of goals answered third-period tallies by Jaden Schwartz to help the Canucks maintain a four-goal advantage. The 25-year-old Motte finished the first-round series with four goals in the last two games. He hadn't registered a point in his previous eight contests -- expect Motte to cool off in the second round.
Motte scored two goals in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Blues in Game 5. His first tally was shorthanded.
Motte challenged Alex Pietrangelo after the latter broke his stick on a point shot. Motte got around the veteran blueliner and scored on a breakaway. Late in the second period, Motte came with the puck in a board battle and struck again. His two tallies were his first points in nine postseason outings. The 25-year-old winger has added 31 hits, 11 shots and a minus-1 rating during the playoffs.
Motte lit the lamp in Saturday's loss to Toronto.
Motte finished off a nice passing play and got the Canucks on the board. He's now up to four goals and four assists in 29 appearances. He's also racked up 97 hits in that span, averaging 3.34 hits per game.
Motte notched an assist, six hits, two blocked shots and two shots on goal in Saturday's 9-3 win over the Bruins.
Motte had a hand in Troy Stecher's opening tally. The 24-year-old winger has assists in each of the last two games since his return from a shoulder injury. Motte is at seven points, 90 hits and a minus-4 rating in 26 contests. He's a key penalty-killer under head coach Travis Green, but the Michigan native isn't likely to play his way into fantasy relevance.
Motte (shoulder) recorded an assist, five hits and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Wild.
Motte missed eight games with the shoulder injury, but he was able to get on the scoresheet in his first game back. He skated 14:04 in the contest, as well. The 24-year-old has been limited to 25 games this year, but he's posted six points, 84 hits and 27 shots on goal in a bottom-six role.
Motte (shoulder) has been activated from IR and will play against the Wild on Wednesday, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
Motte was placed on IR on Jan. 29 and was handed a 4-to-6 week timeline to return, but he'll return after just three weeks. The 24-year-old winger is expected to play on the fourth line. His fantasy value is negligible, but he's a solid defensive player with 79 hits and 25 blocked shots through 24 games this year.
Head coach Travis Green said Motte (shoulder) may play in Wednesday's game versus the Wild, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
Motte was a full participant in Tuesday's practice, so if he's not in the lineup Wednesday, it shouldn't be long before he suits up for the first time since Jan. 29. The 24-year-old forward will toil in the bottom six once he's ready, and an IR activation will precede his return to the lineup.
Motte (shoulder) won't play Sunday but did wear a full-contact jersey during Saturday's practice and feels like he's close to returning to Vancouver's lineup, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Motte appears to be ahead of schedule, though a target return date has yet to be communicated. Motte's eventual return, while a positive for the Canucks, will go largely unnoticed in fantasy leagues, as he only has five points in 24 games this season.
Motte (shoulder) will sit out 4-to-6 weeks, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Motte left the Canucks' road trip to be evaluated in Vancouver, and he'll miss at least a month due to the injury. The 24-year-old already resides on injured reserve, and the team recalled Zack MacEwen to provide forward depth. Motte has produced five points over 24 games.
The Canucks placed Motte (upper body) on injured reserve Thursday.
Motte has returned to Vancouver to undergo further evaluation, so a more clear-cut timetable for his recovery should be established soon, but he'll miss the Canucks' next four games at a minimum now that he's been placed on IR. The 24-year-old's absence will test Vancouver's depth up front, but it won't impact any fantasy lineups, as he's only notched five points in 24 games this campaign.
Motte (upper body) will return to Vancouver to undergo further evaluation, Jeff Paterson of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports.
Vancouver is in the midst of a five-game road trip (with four more to go), which means Motte is facing an extended absence. Prior to getting hurt, the Michigan native was bogged down in a six-game pointless streak during which he registered a mere five shots. With Motts unavailable, Tim Schaller figures to jump into the lineup while a call-up from AHL Utica should be made prior to Saturday's clash with the Islanders.
Motte (upper body) will not return to Wednesday's game against the Sharks, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Motte was crushed into the boards by Erik Karlsson in the second period and immediately went to the locker room. It's unclear how severe Motte's injury is at this time. The Canucks next play in New York on Saturday. If Motte can't play, Tim Schaller figures to enter the lineup in a bottom-six role.
Motte picked up a goal in Thursday's loss to Florida.
Motte tipped the puck in to score his third goal of the season. All three of those goals have come in his past seven appearances. He has just four points in 17 contests, as scoring isn't his best attribute. He has 63 hits on the campaign, though, giving him some value in deep leagues for those looking for help in that department.
Motte scored a goal on two shots, dished two hits and added two PIM in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Kings.
Motte struck in the final minute of the first period to stretch the Canucks' lead to 2-0. He's been limited to only 12 games this season due to two separate injuries. The 24-year-old has posted three points, 46 hits and 11 shots on goal when he's in the lineup, but the winger figures to be more of a physical contributor rather than a scorer.
Motte netted an unassisted goal in Monday's 4-2 win over the Oilers.
Motte tallied at 11:15 of the first period. The 24-year-old added two shots on goal, three hits and three blocked shots in the contest. He's at just two points this season, but he's contributed a staggering 44 hits through 11 games. Motte can provide a physical presence, but his lack of offense will likely turn fantasy owners away.
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