Svechnikov (undisclosed) won't play in Monday's season finale against Nashville, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site.
Svechnikov will be held out so he can enter the postseason healthy. The 21-year-old Russian took a step back in his third season, totaling 15 goals and 42 points in 55 games. A strong playoff run would more than make up for the lackluster regular-season output.
Svechnikov scored twice on three shots, dished an assist and added four hits in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Blackhawks.
Svechnikov helped the Hurricanes take control of the game. He scored in the second and third periods, and later added an assist on a Teuvo Teravainen tally. The 21-year-old Svechnikov has two goals and seven assists during his five-game point streak. The Russian winger is finishing the year hot. He's at 15 tallies, 42 points, 144 shots on net, a plus-5 rating and 110 hits in 53 outings overall.
Svechnikov recorded an assist in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over Columbus, giving him 12 points in his last 14 games.
The Russian sniper now ranks fourth in team scoring with 38 points in 51 games, and he's showing no signs of slowing down as the Canes look to lock up top spot in the Central Division with just five games to play. Svechnikov continues to skate on the team's top line alongside Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen, averaging 17:37 in ice time with 2:58 coming on the power play. He will be an NHL stud for many seasons to come.
Svechnikov produced three assists, five hits and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Stars.
Svechnikov had the secondary helper on both of Jordan Staal's power-play goals as well as a Sebastian Aho tally at even strength. The 21-year-old Svechnikov is up to 36 points (13 tallies, 23 assists), 137 shots on net, 100 hits and 42 PIM through 49 appearances this season.
Svechnikov scored an empty-net goal and had two hits Saturday in a 3-1 win over Nashville.
Svechnikov lit the lamp and logged four shots for the second straight game. The 20-year-old might be working his way out of a funk that had seen him record just one assist in his previous seven contests. Svechnikov hadn't had more than three shots in a game since March 20, and he had last scored in back-to-back contests way back in early February. He has 12 goals and 19 assists in 43 games on the year.
Svechnikov scored a goal on four shots and added a power-play assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Predators.
Svechnikov tallied 14 seconds into the second period, and his goal stood as the game-winner. He helped out on Sebastian Aho's insurance marker late in the third. The goal snapped Svechnikov's seven-game scoring drought -- he had just two assists in that span. The Russian winger is up to 30 points, 117 shots on net, 82 hits and 32 PIM in 42 contests
Svechnikov scored a goal on three shots and added two hits in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Blackhawks.
Svechnikov got the Hurricanes on the board when he got a piece of a Brady Skjei shot at 15:41 of the second period. The 21-year-old Svechnikov has 10 goals, 26 points, 98 shots on net and 59 hits through 34 contests. He hasn't found as much success as he did last year, when he had 24 goals and 61 points in 68 outings, but Svechnikov remains a solid scorer for fantasy purposes.
Svechnikov scored a goal on a team-leading five shots in Saturday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Blue Jackets.
Svechnikov tickled the twine for the first time in his last seven games, putting away a rebound on top of the crease to open the scoring late in the second period. It was the ninth goal of the year for Svechnikov, who hasn't quite matched the pace that allowed him to score 24 times in 68 games a year ago.
Svechnikov produced a pair of assists in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Predators.
The budding star has now bagged six two-point games this season, with two of them taking place against the Preds. Svechnikov will look to stay hot in Sunday's road clash with a Red Wings team that has struggled mightily on both ends of the ice.
Svechnikov scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Red Wings.
Going head-to-head against his brother Evgeny, the more productive Svechnikov showed off with only his second multi-point night since Feb. 4. He tied the game at one apiece in the first period with his second goal in the last 15 games, and Svechnikov later fed Jesper Fast on a 2-on-1 in tight for Carolina's fourth goal. The second overall pick from the 2018 draft has been slumping lately, but maybe this strong effort will get him going.
Svechnikov had a goal and an assist in a 4-0 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday.
Svechnikov, who has 16 points in as many games, snapped a seven-game goal drought. Sure, it went into an empty net but a goal is a goal. The 20-year-old Svechnikov's star continues to rise.
Svechnikov recorded an assist, four shots on goal, three hits and two PIM in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Stars.
Svechnikov set up Jordan Staal for the Hurricanes' second goal of the contest. The 20-year-old Svechnikov continues to be a productive component of the offense with six tallies and five helpers in 11 games this year. He's added 37 shots, 21 hits and a plus-2 rating.
Svechnikov collected an assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Sunday's 6-5 win over the Blue Jackets.
Svechnikov had the secondary helper on a Brock McGinn goal in the first period. Through the last three games, Svechnikov has two goals and two helpers. The Russian winger is up to six tallies, four assists, 30 shots on net, eight PIM and 17 hits in nine contests this season. He's excelling on the top line and should continue to be a multi-category goldmine in fantasy.
Svechnikov scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Thursday's 6-4 loss to the Blackhawks.
Svechnikov had the secondary helper on Sebastian Aho's first-period tally. In the second period, Svechnikov scored the game-tying goal just eight seconds after Nino Niederreiter pulled the Hurricanes within one. The 20-year-old Svechnikov has racked up six goals, three helpers, a plus-3 rating, 28 shots on net and 16 hits in eight appearances this season. It's very possible the second overall pick from 2018 can sustain himself at a point-per-game pace in his third NHL campaign.
Svechnikov scored a goal on six shots in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win in Chicago.
Svechnikov drove to the net to convert a Jordan Staal cross-crease feed, opening the scoring just under four minutes into the game. It was the fifth goal of the year for the 20-year-old, who has landed on the scoresheet in five of his first seven games. Svechnikov scored 20-plus goals in each of his first two NHL seasons and is on pace to eclipse the career-best 24 he notched in 2019-20.
Svechnikov and the Hurricanes won't play against the Lightning on Tuesday after the game was postponed and rescheduled for Feb. 22.
It will be the fourth game for Carolina that has been rescheduled due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the organization. At this time, the two sides are still set to play Thursday, which would be the first game for Carolina since Jan. 18 against Nashville.
Svechnikov and the Hurricanes will not play against the Panthers on Thursday and Saturday after the games were postponed. Per the NHL's statement, "As an appropriate precaution, the team's training facilities have been closed, effective immediately, and will remain closed for Players until further notice."
After five players were placed in the league's COVID-19 protocols, Carolina will see a second and third game postponed until later in the year. Barring any further postponements, Svechnikov and the Hurricanes could be back in action versus Tampa Bay on Tuesday.
Svechnikov and Carolina's Tuesday contest versus Nashville has been postponed. Per the NHL's statement, "The decision was made out of an abundance of caution to ensure the health and safety of players, coaches and game day personnel and in consultation with medical experts.
When the game might be rescheduled wasn't included as part of the league's announcement. As of Monday, only Jordan Staal was listed as being in the league's COVID-19 protocols, though the NHL will provide an update later Tuesday. If there are more players in the protocol, Svehcnikov and the Hurricanes could be in danger of seeing Thursday's matchup with Florida postponed, as well.
Svechnikov scored a power-play goal and added an assist Monday in a 4-2 win over Nashville.
Svechnikov opened the scoring late in the second period while on the man advantage, burying a wrister from high in the left faceoff circle. He also fed a perfect 2-on-1 pass to Sebastian Aho midway through the third period to set up the game-winner. Svechnikov has collected points in each of the first three games of the season, tallying three goals and two assists. The 20-year-old had 61 points in 68 games last year as a sophomore.
Svechnikov scored a goal and added an assist in a 4-2 loss to the Red Wings on Saturday.
The talented winger already has three points (two goals, one assist) in his first two games. Given the continued growth in his game, Svechnikov is very quickly ascending into the NHL's elite.
|Last 7 Games|
|05/08||@ NSH||L 1-3||0||0||0||-3||13:52|
|05/06||vs CHI||L 1-2 (OT)||0||0||0||-1||18:45|
|05/04||vs CHI||W 6-3||2||1||3||+2||15:45|
|05/03||vs CHI||W 5-2||0||1||1||0||17:44|
|05/01||vs CLB||W 2-1 (OT)||0||1||1||+1||20:23|
|04/29||vs DET||W 3-1||0||1||1||+2||16:21|
|04/27||@ DAL||W 5-1||0||3||3||0||16:35|
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