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65 Markus Nutivaara D

Florida Panthers

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
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Player Updates

February 26, 2021 01:40 AM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Moves to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, per the NHL's official media site.

This transaction is retroactive to Feb. 15, so Nutivaara can return at any point. It's unlikely that he'll play Thursday versus the Stars, but the 26-year-old could play in Saturday's matchup against the Hurricanes. Nutivaara has played seven games this year, posting three assists and nine hits.

February 23, 2021 12:20 PM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Sidelined with upper-body issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara has been sidelined for the Panthers' last five games with an upper-body injury, but he's close to returning to the lineup, George Richards of Panthers Press Box reports.

It initially seemed as though Nutivaara had simply been sitting as a healthy scratch, but it's now been revealed the 26-year-old blueliner has actually been sidelined for a little over a week with an upper-body issue. He won't be available for Tuesday's game versus Dallas, but Nutivaara should return to the lineup sometime soon.

January 28, 2021 11:04 PM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Helps out in Panthers debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara (COVID-19 protocols) had an assist in 12:29 of ice time in Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to Columbus.

Nutivaara's ice time was limited in his Panthers debut, but he still managed to get on the scoresheet against his former team. Look for the Finn's responsibilities to increase as he shakes off the cobwebs and gets acclimated to playing with his new team after sitting out the first two weeks of the season.

January 28, 2021 12:40 PM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Expected to make Panthers debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara (COVID-19 protocols) is expected to make his season debut Thursday against the Blue Jackets, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports.

Nutivaara missed Florida's first three games of the campaign due to the NHL's COVID-19 protocols, but he's expected to skate on the Panthers' second pairing Thursday. The 26-year-old Finn notched nine points in 37 games with Columbus last campaign.

January 26, 2021 12:28 PM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Still sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara (COVID-19 protocols) isn't expected to play Tuesday against Columbus, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports.

Nutivaara has been practicing since last Tuesday after clearing the league's COVID-19 protocols, but coach Joel Quenneville evidently still doesn't think he's ready to make his season debut. The 26-year-old Finn will likely draw into a bottom-four role whenever he's given the green light.

January 25, 2021 12:24 PM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Questionable Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara (COVID-19 protocols) is questionable for Tuesday's clash with Columbus but will travel with the team for its four-game road trip, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports.

Nutivaara hasn't played in the team's first two games as he continues to get back up to speed. Once good to go, the defenseman will likely slot into the lineup in favor of Keith Yandle who has reportedly been on the outs. In 37 games last year, the 25-year-old Finn managed just three goals on 47 shots and six helpers, making him a mid-range fantasy option at best.

January 19, 2021 05:40 PM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Clears COVID-19 protocols
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara returned to the team Tuesday after clearing the NHL's COVID-19 protocols, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports.

Nutivaara is eligible to make his Panthers debut in Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks. The 26-year-old blueliner logged 244 NHL games over the last four years with the Panthers, contributing 17 goals, 43 assists and 30 PIM.

January 18, 2021 05:44 PM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Shifts to COVID-19 protocol
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara was placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Monday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.

Nutivaara was already expected to miss Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks, and the reason for his absence is now clear. The 26-year-old won't be able to participate in team activities until he clears the COVID-19 protocols.

January 15, 2021 02:08 PM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Expected to miss first two games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Joel Quenneville doesn't expect Nutivaara (not injury related) to play in Sunday's or Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports.

Nutivaara missed the entirety of Florida's training camp due to the NHL's COVID-19 protocol, so he'll likely need a few practices to get up to speed before making his Panthers debut. The 26-year-old Finn notched nine points in 37 games while skating in a bottom-pairing role with the Blue Jackets last season.

January 15, 2021 01:48 AM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Activated off virus list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Per the NHL's Media Site, Nutivaara was cleared from the league's COVID-19 protocols.

Nutivaara was placed on the list Wednesday, so it's a positive sign to see the 26-year-old activated a day later. With Thursday and Friday's games cancelled with the Stars, the Panthers won't play until Sunday, which gives Nutivaara a good chance to suit up.

January 13, 2021 06:52 PM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Dealing with virus issues
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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

The specifics of his placement remain unclear, but Nutivaara will not be able to practice or travel with the team until he's been cleared. This news likely rules the forward out of Thursday's game against the Stars, but there's no specific timeline for his return.

January 4, 2021 02:44 PM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Misses first practice with new club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara (undisclosed) was deemed unfit to play in practice Monday, David Dwork of WPLG Local 10 News South Florida reports.

Nutivaara's practice debut with the Panthers will be put on hold, likely because he has not yet completed the required quarantine period, though it's possible there's a different reason at play for his absence. The 26-year-old blueliner was in and out of the lineup in a deep Columbus defense corps last season but should have an everyday role for the Panthers.

October 8, 2020 04:48 PM
Panthers' Markus Nutivaara: Joins club via trade
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara was acquired by the Panthers from the Blue Jackets on Thursday in a swap for Cliff Pu.

Nutivaara played in just 37 games for the Jackets last season in which he notched three goals, six assists and 47 shots while averaging 15:55 of ice time. With Florida, the blueliner should have significantly more opportunities to get into the lineup, though he'll face challenges for ice time from Riley Stillman and Brady Keeper.

August 10, 2020 11:32 AM
Blue Jackets' Markus Nutivaara: Back in lineup for Game 5
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara is in the lineup Sunday for Game 5 against Toronto, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.

Nutivaara was a healthy scratch in Games 1, 2 and 4, and skated 17:47 while not contributing anything offensively other than a shot on net in Game 3. With head coach John Tortorella opting to roll with seven defensemen for the must-win Game 5, Nutivaara made the cut in favor of forward Nathan Gerbe.

February 5, 2020 10:56 PM
Blue Jackets' Markus Nutivaara: Low offensive impact
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara has recorded only one assist with five shots, nine hits, 13 blocked shots and a plus-2 rating over his last 12 games.

The 25-year-old remains a steady presence in his own end and a key cog in a blue line corps that has been helping rookie netminder Elvis Merzlikins shine, but Nutivaara hasn't been doing much to help fantasy GMs. Don't expect that to change down the stretch.

January 7, 2020 02:36 AM
Blue Jackets' Markus Nutivaara: Quiet in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara (upper body) went minus-1 in 16:17 during Monday's 4-2 win over the Kings.

Nutivaara's first game in two months was a quiet one. The Finnish defenseman figures to serve in a third-pairing role. Fantasy owners need not pay much attention -- he has only two goals through 11 appearances this season.

January 5, 2020 04:52 PM
Blue Jackets' Markus Nutivaara: Activated from IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Sunday.

Nutivaara has been skating for over a month but hasn't played in a game since Nov. 5. The 25-year-old is expected to return to the lineup for Monday's game versus the Kings, likely bumping out Gabriel Carlsson. Nutivaara has two goals through 10 games this season.

December 2, 2019 11:44 AM
Blue Jackets' Markus Nutivaara: Works in no-contact capacity
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara (upper body) practiced with a no-contact jersey Monday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.

Following a report by Portzline on Sunday revealing there was no clear timeline for Nutivaara's return, the 24-year-old defenseman has made his next step in recovery. Nutivaara needs to elevate to full participation before being reinserted into the lineup, but it's realistic to project him to return within the next week or so. It comes at a crucial time since Zach Werenski (shoulder) is expected to miss four weeks.

December 1, 2019 03:44 PM
Blue Jackets' Markus Nutivaara: No clear timeline for return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara (upper body) still has no clear timeline to return, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.

It's unlikely Nutivaara returns to the lineup this week, and his absence became more damaging following the report that Zach Werenski (shoulder) will miss the next four weeks. Nutivaara hasn't played since Nov. 5, and he's recorded two goals and zero assists through 10 contests.

November 15, 2019 02:16 PM
Blue Jackets' Markus Nutivaara: Still sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nutivaara (upper body) remains on injured reserve ahead of Friday's matchup with St. Louis, per the NHL's official media site.

Nutivaara will be eligible to return whenever he's deemed fit to play, but at this point there's no telling when that might be. Another update on the 25-year-old blueliner's status should surface once he's set to rejoin the lineup.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultGAPTS+/-TOI
02/13vs TBL 1-6000-217:41
02/11vs TBW 5-2000019:38
02/09vs DETW 2-1000015:36
02/04vs NSHL 5-6 (OT)011-116:13
01/31@ DETW 3-2011+115:43
01/30@ DETW 3-2 (OT)000-216:16
01/28@ CLBL 2-3 (SO)011+112:29
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Career Stats
SeasonteamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWFWFL
2020-21FLA733-300000
2019-20CLB37369200000
2018-19CBJ8051621300100
2017-18CBJ61716231310100
2016-17CBJ66257700000
Total2511746632210200
More Career Stats
SeasonteamGPSOGS%TOI/GSHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2020-21FLA770.016:131550.001.534002
2019-20CLB37476.415:5574711.431.224002
2018-19CBJ80995.117:40184613:2013:086003
2017-18CBJ61798.916:00128034:032:5114007
2016-17CBJ66663.013:12118711:181:426003
Total2512985.715:48521570:0720:26340017
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/187
Birthdate:
06/06/1994
Age:
26
Hometown:
Oulu, Finland
Team:
Florida Panthers
School:

NHL Experience:
4