Contrary to a previous report, Rooney (undisclosed) will play Friday's game against the Penguins, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Rooney wasn't expected to play Friday, but with Julien Gauthier serving as a healthy scratch, he'll enter the lineup for the second time this year. The 27-year-old has posted 19 points over 96 NHL games. He's slated to play on the fourth line.
Rooney (undisclosed) is expected to be unavailable for Friday's matchup with Pittsburgh, NHL.com reports.
It will be the third straight game on the shelf for Rooney due to his undisclosed injury. Considering the center managed just one shot and one hit in 8:22 of ice time against the Islanders on Opening Night, fantasy players aren't likely to notice his absence.
Rooney (undisclosed) won't play in Tuesday's game against the Devils, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
The 27-year-old logged 8:22 in the season opener, but he hasn't suited up since then. His next opportunity to play will be Friday against the Penguins.
Rooney (undisclosed) won't suit up for Saturday's game against the Islanders, Rick Carpiniello of The Athletic reports.
It remains unknown what Rooney is dealing with, though his injury arose after taking contact up high in the season opener. The 27-year-old center's next chance to play will be Tuesday against the Devils.
Rooney (undisclosed) has been labeled day-to-day ahead of Saturday's matchup with the Islanders.
Rooney logged 8:22 of ice time versus the Isles on Thursday before exiting the contest. The team figures to slide Brett Howden into the lineup if Rooney is unable to play Saturday. Even if Rooney is in action, fantasy players probably shouldn't be banking on him to tickle the twine with consistency given he notched just four goals in 49 games with New Jersey last year.
Rooney (undisclosed) was injured on a third-period collision with Ross Johnston, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Rooney and Johnston appeared to run into each other in the neutral zone, a meeting Rooney got the worst of. He was helped to the locker room and did not return, ending with 8:22 of ice time for the game. It's unclear if Rooney will be ready to go when the Rangers meet the Islanders again Saturday. Consider the 27-year-old day-to-day for now.
Rooney signed a two-year, $1.5 million contract with the Rangers on Friday, Pierre LeBrun of TSN reports.
Rooney featured in a combined 90 games (41 and 49) for the Devils over the last two seasons, recording 19 points along the way. It's unclear if the Rangers intend to use him in their bottom six, but with four centers currently ahead of him on the depth chart (Mika Zibanejad, Ryan Strome, Filip Chytil and Brett Howden), there's a good chance Rooney will kick off his Rangers tenure in the minors.
Rooney had two assists and two shots with a team-leading five hits in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win over Columbus.
Rooney drew the primary helper on each of New Jersey's first two goals, giving him his first multi-point game of the year. The 26-year-old had just two points through his first 28 games of 2019-20, but he's turned a corner offensively with three goals and four assists in his last 10 games.
Rooney (illness) will return to the lineup for Saturday's game against Columbus, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Rooney missed just one game with his illness and should return to his usual bottom-six role. The 26-year-old forward has two points in 27 games this season.
Rooney (illness) won't be in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Capitals, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
With Rooney under the weather, the recently recalled Michael McLeod will draw into the lineup against Washington. The 26-year-old pivot will hope to recover in time for Saturday's clash with Columbus.
Rooney (illness) will be a game-time decision for Thursday's clash with the Capitals, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Rooney is under the weather, so his status for Thursday's contest likely won't be confirmed until the Devils take the ice for pregame warmups. If he's unable to go, New Jersey will probably promote a forward from the minors to fill in against Washington.
Rooney's point drought reached 13 games in Saturday's 5-2 loss to Colorado.
Rooney has just one assist without a goal in 22 appearances this season. The 26-year-old fourth-liner can continue to be ignored in all fantasy formats.
Rooney (upper body) will rejoin the lineup for Saturday's matchup with the Rangers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Rooney, who's missed the Devils' last seven games due to an upper-body injury, will return to a bottom-six role against New York. The 26-year-old pivot has only notched one helper in 13 games this campaign, so his return to action will undoubtedly go unnoticed in fantasy circles.
The Devils placed Rooney (upper body) on injured reserve Thursday.
Rooney will be eligible to be activated whenever he's deemed fit to play, but at this point there's no telling when that might be. Either way, the 26-year-old forward has only picked up one assist in 13 games this campaign, so there's no reason for fantasy owners to track his status.
Rooney (upper body) is ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Bruins, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Rooney will stay on the shelf for a third straight game. With just one point through 13 games, there's likely no rush to get Rooney back into the lineup, and his next chance for game action will be Friday against the Penguins.
Rooney (upper body) will not play Saturday versus the Canadiens, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
The 26-year-old forward will end up missing a second contest with his injury. Rooney's next chance to return to the lineup will arrive Tuesday against the Bruins.
Rooney (upper body) will not be in the lineup versus Pittsburgh on Friday, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Considering Rooney has managed just one point in 13 games this season, his absence won't have a significant fantasy impact. With the 26-year-old sidelined, recent call-up Jesper Boqvist will slot into a second-line role against the Penguins. With a back-to-back on the schedule, Rooney may be hard pressed to get into action in Saturday's meeting with Montreal as well.
Rooney was absent from Thursday's practice session due to an upper-body issue, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Rooney has just one point in 13 games this season, so his potential absence for Friday's clash with Pittsburgh wouldn't have too much fantasy impact. If the Massachusetts native in unable to give it a go, Jesper Boqvist figures to slot into the lineup in his stead.
Rooney was reinserted into the lineup for Thursday's 5-2 win over the Rangers, taking one shot in 17:01 of ice time.
The fourth-line center dressed for just the fourth time this season, but he saw a season high in minutes thanks in large part to his penalty killing ability. Rooney skated 3:17 shorthanded and blocked a shot. This effort will likely keep Rooney in the lineup moving forward, but that shouldn't matter much to fantasy owners given his limited offensive ability.
Rooney dished out an assist in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over Florida, finishing the season with six goals and four helpers in 41 games.
Rooney was a warm body for the injury-riddled Devils, but he'll be 26 by the time next season rolls around and has shown no indication that he's ready to be a fantasy factor. Just turning into a replacement-level NHL player would be a step up for Rooney.
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