Blichfeld (concussion) inked a one-year, two-way deal with San Jose on Thursday.
Blichfeld has played in just eight NHL games over the previous two seasons in which he generated a lone point. As such, it shouldn't come as a surprise to see him handed a two-way deal. Fantasy players should expect the 23-year-old winger to continue, at best, splitting his time between leagues.
Blichfeld (lower body) won't play in Wednesday's season finale against Vegas, Curtis Pashelka of Bay Area News Group reports.
Blichfeld has been in the league's concussion protocol, and he's apparently battling a lower-body injury as well. The 22-year-old winger will finish the season with one goal in five NHL games, and he can now turn his attention to healing up for next season's training camp.
Blichfeld (concussion) isn't in the projected lineup for Saturday's game against Arizona.
Blichfeld is still in the NHL's concussion protocol and could be done for the year. If that ends up being the case, the 22-year-old winger will finish the season having picked up one goal and 12 PIM in five NHL appearances.
Blichfield is in the league's concussion protocol and won't be an option against Colorado on Monday, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Blichfield has featured in just five games for the Sharks this season in which he averaged a mere 8:41 of ice time and recorded one goal on three shots, 12 PIM and two blocks. Even once cleared to play, the 22-year-old winger is far from a lock for the lineup and may still serve as a healthy scratch heading into the final games of the year.
Blichfeld is sidelined with an upper-body injury, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
The Sharks have yet to release an expected timetable for Blichfeld's recovery, but it's safe to assume he'll miss San Jose's next two games at a minimum. The 22-year-old forward has only appeared in five NHL contests this season, picking up one goal over that span, so his absence likely won't impact any fantasy lineups.
Blichfeld was promoted to the active roster and will play Wednesday versus the Coyotes, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
The Sharks have shown little hesitation to rotate their taxi squad forwards in and out of the lineup. Blichfeld will go in the lineup Wednesday in a fourth-line role.
Blichfeld was sent from the active roster to the taxi squad Tuesday, per CapFriendly.
Blichfeld has played in the team's last three games but has only averaged 9:34 of ice time in that span, so it's unclear if he'll get called back to the active roster and suit up Wednesday against visiting Arizona.
Blichfeld scored his first career goal on two shots Saturday in a 6-3 loss to the Wild.
A recent call-up from AHL San Jose, Blichfeld beat Minnesota netminder Kaapo Kahkonen to the short side 6:06 into the third period to pull the Sharks to within 5-3. It was the first NHL goal for the 22-year-old Blichfeld, who only logged 7:50 TOI across 13 shifts Saturday.
Blichfeld will be promoted to San Jose's active roster and play Saturday against Minnesota, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Blichfeld will likely slot into a bottom-six role for Saturday's contest. He's gone scoreless while picking up 12 PIM through two NHL appearances this season.
Blichfeld was promoted to San Jose's taxi squad Friday, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Blichfeld will likely be on hand as an emergency option for Saturday's matchup with Minnesota. He's gone scoreless while picking up 12 PIM through two top-level appearances this season.
Blichfeld was reassigned to AHL San Jose on Thursday.
Blichfeld has drawn into two games with the Sharks this season, going scoreless while racking up 12 PIM. He could be in for an extended stay in the minors.
Blichfeld was placed on the taxi squad Tuesday, per CapFriendly.
Blichfeld was suspended two games for a hit to the head of Nathan MacKinnon in his season debut last Wednesday, Blichfeld could be a factor for bottom-six minutes, but the Sharks have a handful of forwards in that conversation.
Blichfeld has served his two-game suspension and is eligible to return for Monday's home game versus the Blues.
Blichfeld made his season debut in Wednesday's loss to the Avalanche. The 22-year-old was suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon. In turn, it wouldn't be surprising if he's sent back down to the AHL instead of drawing into the NHL lineup Monday.
Blichfeld was suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of the Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon in Wednesday's game.
Blichfeld's season debut was cut short when he was given a match penalty on the play. It also warranted supplemental discipline, which will see the Danish forward miss games Friday and Saturday versus the Golden Knights. Blichfeld is eligible to return Monday versus the Blues. He's not likely to see much more than fourth-line minutes this season.
Blichfeld will have a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety for his illegal check to the head of Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon during Wednesday's loss to the Avalanche.
Blichfeld could be handed a suspension for his high hit on MacKinnon. The Department of Player Safety should release an official announcement regarding Blichfeld's supplementary discipline prior to Friday's game versus Vegas.
Blichfeld was assessed a match penalty for a hit to the head of Nathan MacKinnon in Wednesday's game versus the Avalanche, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Blichfeld appeared to make contact with MacKinnon's chin on the play, which was reviewed by officials. The 22-year-old Blichfeld was making his season debut and just his fourth NHL appearance. If he is suspended, Marcus Sorensen would likely take Blichfeld's place in the lineup.
Blichfeld will be added to the Sharks' active roster and play in Wednesday's game versus the Avalanche, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Blichfeld is expected to skate on San Jose's fourth line during Wednesday's contest. The 22-year-old winger has yet to crack the Sharks' lineup this season, but he drew into three games with the big club last campaign, going scoreless while posting a minus-2 rating.
Blichfeld was recalled from AHL San Jose to the taxi squad Tuesday, Brian Truong of Mustang News reports.
Blichfeld has excelled in the minors so far this year, generating six goals and three helpers over six games. He went pointless over three games with the big club last year, but he could be close to his next NHL opportunity. For now, the 22-year-old is eligible to practice and travel with the NHL team while on the taxi squad.
The Sharks demoted Blichfeld to AHL San Jose on Sunday.
Blichfeld dressed in three games with the Sharks but has yet to record his first NHL point. With the big club not playing again until Jan. 27, the 21-year-old forward will head to the minors for some extra work during the All-Star break.
The Sharks recalled Blichfeld from AHL San Jose on Monday, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
It appears Blichfeld will join the team on its upcoming three-game road trip, as the Sharks need depth after Logan Couture fractured his ankle last week. Blichfeld has played just two games at the NHL level -- both in December -- and he lined up with Joe Thornton during Monday's practice.
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