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May 7, 2020 07:56 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Top 10 in rookie scoring
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas tallied 16 goals and 20 assists in 64 games prior to the league going on hiatus in mid-March.

The 21-year-old has had a fantasy rookie showing, as his 16 goals rank fourth among NHL rookies and his points place him seventh. For the most part, those ahead of Necas on the list have received substantially more ice time than his 14:10, suggesting he still has another gear (or two) to shift into as he develops at the NHL level. Look for big things to come from the young Czech.

February 22, 2020 10:44 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Five points in last five games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's 6-3 win over Toronto.

The 21-year-old continues to show his long-term offensive potential. Necas has five points (two goals, three assists) in his last five games and 34 points, including 16 snipes, in 57 games. He's a solid keeper target and is obviously delivering enough offense to make him a viable redraft league play right now.

February 14, 2020 09:52 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Goal and assist in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas tallied a goal and added a helper in Friday's 5-2 win over the Devils.

Necas had a hand in Nino Niederreiter's opening tally in the first period. The Czech winger was then credited with a goal as a New Jersey defender swiped a puck into his own net. Necas has four goals in his last eight games and 15 markers on the year. He's up to 31 points, 72 shots and a minus-1 rating in 53 contests in a productive third-line role.

February 9, 2020 01:52 AM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Tickles twine on power play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas scored a power-play goal on three shots and served up two hits in Saturday's 6-5 shootout win over the Golden Knights.

Necas gave the Hurricanes a 5-4 lead in the third period, but Cody Eakin tallied 2:09 later to even the score again. In his last nine games, Necas has tallied four times. The bottom-six winger has a solid 29 points (seven on the power play), 69 shots on goal and 49 hits through 51 contests this season.

February 4, 2020 11:24 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Pots power-play goal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas scored a power-play goal on two shots and added two PIM in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Blues.

Necas' goal was little more than window dressing on an otherwise ugly outing from the Hurricanes. He's scored four times in his last 10 games. The Czech forward has 28 points, 65 shots and 16 PIM through 49 contests in his first full NHL season.

January 21, 2020 11:08 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Opens scoring in victory
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Jets.

Necas opened the scoring 2:28 into the game with his 12th goal of the season. The 21-year-old doesn't generate a ton of shots -- he's had more than three in a game just once since Thanksgiving -- but he's turned in a nice rookie season nonetheless with 27 points in 45 games.

January 10, 2020 10:16 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Tallies insurance marker
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas scored a goal on two shots and added two blocked shots in Friday's 3-0 win over the Coyotes.

Necas floated into the zone and went around the net before roofing a backhand shot with 10 seconds remaining in the second period. It was his 10th goal and 25th point of the season in 40 games. The Czech forward, in his first full NHL season, has locked down a role on the third line. He's added 56 shots on goal, 38 hits and an even plus-minus rating.

January 3, 2020 11:20 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Grabs power-play helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas picked up a power-play assist in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Capitals.

Necas continues to provide solid depth scoring with nine goals and four helpers through 37 contests this season. The 20-year-old plays in a third-line role, and while he doesn't have much physicality in his game (35 hits, 13 blocked shots), his offense could help fantasy owners in deeper formats.

December 24, 2019 12:08 AM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Career-best night against Leafs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas scored two goals, one on the power play, and added two even-strength assists in Monday's 8-6 loss to the Maple Leafs.

It was a huge performance from the 20-year-old, who'd only managed one helper in his prior nine games and had never scored more than two points in any NHL contest. Necas now has eight goals and 21 points through 33 games in his first full campaign for Carolina.

December 10, 2019 02:32 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Back in action Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas (lower body) will play in Tuesday's game against the Oilers, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site reports.

Necas will slot onto the third line after missing the last four games. The 20-year-old winger has impressed this season, compiling six goals -- two on the power play -- and 10 assists over 26 games while averaging 13:49 of ice time.

December 5, 2019 12:44 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Nearing return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas (lower body) was able to practice Thursday and could slot back into the lineup soon, but won't be ready in time to suit up versus San Jose, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.

Necas will miss his third straight game, but the fact that he was able to join his teammates on the ice Thursday is certainly a step in the right direction. Once the Czech is cleared to play, he should return to a bottom-six role and will likely see Brian Gibbons shipped back down to the minors.

December 3, 2019 02:36 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Still sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas (lower body) isn't in the projected lineup for Tuesday's game against the Bruins,'s Matt Kalman reports.

Necas will miss a second straight game Tuesday, and the Hurricanes have yet to release any details regarding a potential timeline for his recovery. The 20-year-old rookie was on a roll in the month of November prior to sustaining his lower-body injury, racking up four goals and 10 points in 14 games, so fantasy owners should plan on keeping a close eye on his status ahead of Thursday's matchup with San Jose.

November 30, 2019 06:52 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Sitting on Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas (lower body) will miss Saturday's road contest in Tampa Bay, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site reports.

Trevor van Riemsdyk will take Necas' place in the Hurricanes' lineup. Carolina did not provide specifics regarding the severity of Necas' injury.

November 20, 2019 03:56 AM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Opens scoring in road win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas scored a goal on four shots in Tuesday's 4-2 win over Chicago.

The 20-year-old opened the scoring with his fifth goal of the season, extending his point streak to four games (two goals, three assists) in the process. Necas has reached the scoresheet in eight of his nine November games and seems to be cementing himself as a solid offensive contributor for the Hurricanes.

November 12, 2019 03:28 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Picks up fourth goal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Monday's 8-2 win over Ottawa.

It was the fourth goal of the season for the rookie center, who has found the scoresheet in five of six November games (two goals, four assists). The 20-year-old is taking a regular shift with ample power-play time, providing the Hurricanes with steady offensive production on their third line. Necas might not be ready to contribute in shallow leagues but could be of use in deeper formats.

November 2, 2019 03:20 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Impressing in rookie season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas scored a goal on four shots in Friday's 7-3 win over the Red Wings.

Now with seven points in 13 games, the 20-year-old Necas has done well thus far in his first full season with the Canes. He's been settling in nicely on the team's third line alongside Erik Haula and Ryan Dzingel, averaging 13:46 per game, with 1:53 coming on the power play. Scoring-wise, he's been fairly consistent, not having gone more than two games without a point, making him an attractive option in deeper fantasy formats.

October 16, 2019 02:16 AM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Tallies in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas scored a goal in Tuesday's 2-0 win over the Kings.

The second-period tally would be all goalie Petr Mrazek needed in support for the win. Necas has points in four straight games (one goal, three helpers), giving him five points in seven contests this year.

October 11, 2019 11:40 PM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Helpers in two straight games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas registered an assist in Friday's 5-2 win over the Islanders.

The Czech forward has assists in two straight games and three points in five outings overall this season. Necas isn't generating many shots -- just eight so far -- and he's used in a bottom-six role that will suppress the 2017 first-round pick's ability to produce offense.

October 2, 2019 11:12 AM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Makes big club's roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas has made the Hurricanes' Opening Night roster.

Necas only appeared in seven games with the big club last campaign, notching two points over that span, but he was highly productive during his time in the minors, racking up 16 goals and 36 assists in 64 contests. The 2017 first-round pick is expected to open the campaign on Carolina's fourth line, but he should also see time on the No. 1 power-play unit Thursday against Montreal.

December 19, 2018 10:56 AM
Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Heading to Worlds
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Necas will be loaned to the Czech Republic in order for him to participate in the World Junior Championship.

Necas cracked the Opening Night roster for the Hurricanes, but the crafty pivot was only afforded seven games before management decided he'd be better off developing with AHL Charlotte. Still looking slender at 6-foot-1 and 167 pounds, Necas hasn't been fazed by the minor-league competition, adding seven goals and 15 assists over 26 games for the Checkers, so he'll welcome a new challenge on the international stage.

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