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Golden Knights' Marc-Andre Fleury: Loses fifth straight
Fleury allowed five goals on 28 shots in a 6-3 loss to the Jets on Friday.
The 34-year-old continues to trouble owners with his inconsistency. Fleury leads the league with 29 victories and six shutouts, but it's games like these that have kept Fleury's other numbers below his career norms. He's also trending in the wrong direction, as he's lost five in a row and posted an .865 save percentage during the losing streak. Fleury is 29-18-5 with a 2.64 GAA and a .907 save percentage in 53 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Cody Eakin: Returns promptly
Eakin (face/back) has returned to Friday's contest against the Jets, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
The crowd at T-Mobile Arena gasped as Eakin took a puck to the face and was crosschecked in the back by Ben Chiarot, but the shifty third-liner is fine after "repairs." This otherwise would've been a significant loss for Vegas since Eakin is counted on for production on the power play and penalty kill.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Cody Eakin: Injured in two ways Friday
Eakin left Friday's game against the Jets in the second period after simultaneously getting hit in the face with a puck and receiving a crosscheck from Ben Chiarot, Murat Ates of The Athletic Winnipeg reports.
Chiarot received a two-minute minor penalty for the hit on Eakin. It's too early to know whether Vegas' third-line center is going to draw back into the game, but the good news is that the team won't play again until Tuesday -- with any luck, that will be enough time for Eakin to fully work past this injury.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Marc-Andre Fleury: Facing Winnipeg
Fleury will guard the goal in Friday's home game against the Jets, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Fleury was sharp in his last start Wednesday against the Bruins, stopping 25 of 27 shots, but he ultimately suffered his 23rd defeat of the season due to a lack of goal support from his teammates. The 34-year-old netminder will look to stay dialed in and snap his four-game losing streak in a home matchup with a slumping Winnipeg team that's dropped three consecutive contests.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Jonathan Marchessault: Picks up apple in narrow loss
Marchessault collected an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Bruins.
The top-line winger has dropped box-score goose eggs in 12 of 20 games this calendar year, but he continues to meet value in plenty of DFS setups thanks to his heavy shot volume. Marchessault already has 226 shots in 62 games, putting him on track for a career-high 299 of those this season.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Nick Holden: Quiet in return
Holden (undisclosed) skated 19:15 in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Bruins on Wednesday.
Holden skated on the third pairing with Deryk Engelland. Holden supplied one hit after missing 10 games with an undisclosed injury. With 13 points in 52 games this year, he's not a defender who would be on most fantasy owners' radar.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Nate Schmidt: Buries equalizer in shootout loss
Schmidt scored his seventh goal of the year in Wednesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Bruins.
Schmidt answered 27 seconds after Brad Marchand gave the Bruins a lead early in the third period. Schmidt is up to 22 points in 42 games this year while skating 22:17 a game as a top-pairing defender.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Reilly Smith: Gathers multiple points
Smith scored a goal and added an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Bruins.
In 10 games since returning from an undisclosed injury, Smith has one tally and six helpers while firing 27 shots on goal. Smith has seen his scoring rate drop to 0.6 points per game after earning 60 points in 67 games last year. The recent production is encouraging, and he may be finding his way back to higher levels of fantasy value.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Marc-Andre Fleury: Yields two goals in shootout loss
Fleury stopped 25 of 27 shots but suffered the shootout loss in a 3-2 game versus the Bruins.
Fleury had backed up Malcolm Subban in the last two games, but made a strong return to the Vegas crease. Fleury is 29-18-5 this season, with a 2.58 GAA and a .909 save percentage. He should retain control of the crease for the Golden Knights now that he's had some rest.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Nick Holden: Activated off IR
Holden (undisclosed) is no longer listed on injured reserve, per the NHL's official media site.
Holden has missed the Golden Knights' last 10 games due to an undisclosed issue, but he was a full participant at Wednesday's morning skate, which was the first indication that he was likely close to returning to game action. The 31-year-old is expected to slot into a bottom-pairing role for Wednesday's matchup with Boston.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Jake Bischoff: Sent back to minors
Bischoff was shipped to AHL Chicago on Wedensday, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Bischoff didn't see the ice in this stint with the Golden Knights, but merely gave the team an eighth defensemen. Wednesday's transaction likely occurred to make room for Nick Holden (undisclosed), who is planning a return from injured reserve.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Marc-Andre Fleury: Back in crease Wednesday
Fleury will start Wednesday's home contest against the Bruins, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Fleury got a much-needed break the past two games but is back in the crease after amassing an ugly 3.49 GAA and .889 save percentage in his past six starts. The 34-year-old could be busy between the pipes when he faces an offense that's generated 32.7 shots per game.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' William Carrier: Sustains upper-body injury
Carrier is considered week-to-week due to an upper-body injury, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
There are some concerns that Carrier suffered a concussion, though the team wouldn't go beyond an upper-body designation. Based on his announced timeline, the winger will miss at least the next two games and could be a candidate for injured reserve in order to free up an extra roster spot.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Malcolm Subban: Holds own in loss
Subban allowed three goals on 38 shots Monday's 3-0 loss to the Avalanche.
He made his second straight start but saw his three-game winning streak snapped in this outing. This was just Subban's ninth start of the season, and he's landed above a .920 save percentage in each of the last five. If he keeps playing like this, Subban could rotate in more often to ensure Marc-Andre Fleury is fresh for the playoffs.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Nick Holden: Ruled out Monday
Holden (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup against Colorado on Monday.
Holden is set to miss his 10th game due to his undisclosed issue, having last played Jan. 21 versus Minnesota. The blueliner has tallied 13 points this year and could still reach the 20-point mark before the end of the season if he can return soon. Jon Merrill or Colin Miller figures to get bumped from the lineup once Holden is cleared to play.... See More ... See Less