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Buffalo Sabres
Position
LW
 
Jersey
23
Name  Ville Leino
Born  10/6/1983
Height  6-1
Weight  182
Shoots  L
1/10/2014 9:43:00 AM
Description: Buffalo left wing Ville Leino missed Thursday's game against Minnesota due to a lower body injury and is questionable for Sunday's game against Washington.
Insight: Leino doesn't hold much fantasy value with six points in 26 games and a -6 rating.
 
1/2/2014 11:55:00 AM
Description: Buffalo left wing Ville Leino will miss Thursday's game against Minnesota due to a lower body injury.
Insight: Leino doesn't hold much fantasy value with six points in 26 games and a -6 rating.
 
10/4/2013 10:53:00 AM
Description: Buffalo left wing Ville Leino is out indefinitely with a fractured rib.
Insight: Leino has missed much of this season due to a hip injury, but in the eight March games he played, scored six points (2 G, 4 A). Looks like he's going to be out for a while, so let him go unless you have an open spot on your roster.
 
4/1/2013 11:55:00 AM
Description: Buffalo left wing Ville Leino is questionable for Tuesday's game against Pittsburgh with an upper body injury.
Insight: Leino has missed much of this season due to a hip injury, but in the eight March games he played, scored six points (2 G, 4 A).
 
3/30/2013 9:51:00 PM
Description: Buffalo left wing Ville Leino scored his first two goals of the season Saturday in a shootout loss to Washington.
Insight: It took Leino eight games to finally find the net. He's averaging almost a point per game this season and should be monitored in all formats.
 
3/16/2013 6:22:00 PM
Description: Sabres left wing Ville Leino logged almost 16 minutes of ice time in his season debut Saturday against Ottawa.
Insight: Leino has been out all season because of a hip issue. He looked sharp in his return, assisting on Mike Weber's goal in the first period. The 29-year-old finished the afternoon with a +1 rating.
 
3/16/2013 11:35:00 AM
Description: Buffalo winger Ville Leino could be activated and make his season debut on Saturday against Ottawa.
Insight: Leino was a fantasy asset in 2010, but last season produced just 25 points with a -2 rating and just 16 penalty minutes. There is no reason to rush him back onto fantasy rosters until you see the level at which he is performing.
 
12/15/2011 1:43:00 AM
Description: Ville Leino will be sidelined indefinitely with a lower-body injury. TSN
Insight: Leino has been playing better recently with five points in his last seven games, but his first season in Buffalo has not been a good one. He has been a bust in fantasy leagues with three goals and ten points in 29 games.
 
12/9/2011 12:26:00 AM
Description: The NHL has suspended Ville Leino one game for his elbow to the head of Matt Read during Wednesday's game. TSN
Insight: Read did not appear to be hurt on the play, but it was Leino's clear attempt to elbow Read in the head that earned him the suspension.
 
7/1/2011 4:11:00 PM
Description: The Buffalo Sabres have signed Ville Leino to a six-year contract worth $27 million. TSN
Insight: The Flyers seemed hesitant to give Leino a long-term deal and decided to head in another direction when they signed Jaromir Jagr. Meanwhile, the Sabres promised to spend more money and have delivered, first signing Christian Ehrhoff and now Leino. Their new forward should easily fit into the Sabres' top 6, a situation that he didn't always have with the Flyers.
 
4/24/2011 6:49:00 PM
Description: Ville Leino scored the game-winning goal in overtime and added an assist in the Flyers' 5-4 come-from-behind win over Buffalo in Game 6 on Sunday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Leino, who emerged as a real scoring threat during last year's playoffs, had just one goal and no assists in the previous five games in this series. His goal now forces a winner-take-all Game 7 on Tuesday in Philadelphia.
 
3/30/2011 11:04:00 AM
Description: Leino posted two goals and an assist in the Flyers' 5-2 win over Pittsburgh Tuesday night.
Insight: Those were the first goals for Leino since his March 12 hat trick, giving him 19 for the season. It was also the first time in six games that he finished with a plus rating. (RapidDraft.com)
 
3/29/2011 11:21:00 PM
Description: Ville Leino scored two goals in the third period and added an assist with a +2 in the Flyers' 5-2 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Leino has posted easily his best season as an NHLer, scoring 52 points (19g-33a) in 75 games this season.
 
3/13/2011 1:48:00 AM
Description: Ville Leino scored three goals in the Flyers' 5-4 overtime loss to Atlanta on Saturday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Leino's hat trick wasn't enough for the Flyers, who coughed up a two-goal lead with three minutes to play in regulation only to lose in overtime. Leino is a good example of the Flyers' scoring depth, as he became the ninth player on the team to reach 15 goals this season in this game.
 
3/13/2011 12:05:00 AM
Description: Leino notched his first NHL hat trick in a losing effort Saturday, as the Flyers fell in OT.
Insight: It was the first time Leino had scored in eight games. He became the ninth Flyer to reach 15 goals for the season, coming away with 17 for the year. (RapidDraft.com)
 
2/16/2011 8:02:00 PM
Description: Ville Leino missed Wednesday's game against Florida with a lower-body injury, according to Flyers GM Paul Holmgren. Philadelphia Daily News
Insight: Leino is listed as day-to-day, and it doesn't sound as if the injury is anything major. An interesting subplot is that Jody Shelley, and not Nikolai Zherdev, has replaced Leino in the Flyers' lineup.
 
2/4/2011 12:01:00 AM
Description: Leino posted his first career two-goal game Thursday, including the game winner to top Nashville.
Insight: Leino has already played 10 more games than in any previous NHL season, so personal-best stats are no surprise. Further production shouldn't surprise either, according to teammate Jeff Carter who called him one of the team's most talented players after the game. (RapidDraft.com)
 
2/3/2011 10:34:00 PM
Description: Ville Leino scored two goals in the Flyers' 3-2 win over Nashville on Thursday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Leino snapped a four-game pointless slump and a six-game goalless slump with the two-goal effort. Last season's unexpected playoff sleeper has posted an underrated fantasy line this season with 38 points in 52 games.
 
11/23/2010 8:04:00 AM
Description: Leino scored his fourth goal of the season on Monday night against the Canadiens.
Insight: Leino is off to a great start this year with 17 points in 22 games. (RapidDraft.com)
 
10/22/2010 3:35:00 PM
Description: Ville Leino left Friday's practice early because of a charley horse. Philadelphia Inquirer
Insight: Leino collided with Chris Pronger and injured his right thigh, not the hip that he had offseason surgery on. Leino sounded optimistic that he could still play on Saturday against Toronto, but you may want to err on the side of caution.
 

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
UWGB 66
ECU 49
4th
CHA 88
LAC 100
 
4th
CHA 88
LAC 100
 
4th
CLE 102
ORL 71
 
4th
PHI 95
POR 107
 
3rd
TOR 76
PHO 65
 
Half
HOU 51
NYK 46
 
2nd
DAL 34
IND 34
 
9:00pm Tonight
UTA
CHI
Final
UWGB 66
ECU 49
Final
WEBER 59
NEV 56
Final
FRES 52
EVAN 58
Final
KYST 88
PURD 79
Final
LSU 61
CLEM 64
Final
ALCOR 95
DILL 73
 
Final
CHIST 46
UGST 69
Final
DET 69
MDES 55
 
Final
ARZ 72
MIZZ 53
 
Final
INDST 61
PEAY 57
 
Final
FLGC 58
MAR 43
 
Final
LALAF 52
UWMIL 56
 
Final
ODU 58
GWEBB 46
 
Final
MD 78
ARST 73
 
Final
TOL 92
BUCK 65
 
Final
JMU 77
COL 71
 
2nd
WINT 65
ETST 64
 
Final
GSOUT 78
FIU 72
 
Final
BST 88
GRAM 46
 
2nd
APP 79
HAMP 67
 
Final
MAST 89
JVU 71
 
Final
XAV 89
MURST 62
 
Final
WAKE 75
NICST 48
 
Final
MSU 79
SCU 52
 
Final
LOU 87
SAV 26
 
Final
TENT 81
SELA 62
 
2nd
VCU 53
VILL 77
 
2nd OT
OU 74
WCU 78
 
2nd
IND 63
EWASH 59
 
2nd
ILL 35
BRO 37
 
2nd
MSST 35
CLAYST 20
 
2nd
BEL 44
LIP 31
 
2nd
TCU 65
MVSU 22
 
2nd
IOWA 37
PEPP 33
 
2nd
MEM 43
PVU 27
 
2nd
KU 51
RIDE 26
 
2nd
BAY 35
STEPH 22
 
2nd
INCWORD 66
A 51
 
1st
USF 21
HAW 24
 
1st
OKST 22
ORST 20
 
1st
WYO 0
FAM 0
 
9:00pm Tonight
MARQ
YALE
 
1st
CHAM 4
PITT 6
 
1st
ILLST 2
SHU 0
 
1st
NMST 0
STET 0
 
9:30pm Tonight
ISU
ALA
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SDKST
CHADRON
 
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NCOL
CCHR
 
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OREG
MICH
10:00pm Tonight
SDU
WMICH
10:05pm Tonight
PORST
SIUE
11:00pm Tonight
AUB
TULSA
11:30pm Tonight
SDST
BYU
3rd
NYI 0
PHI 0
 
3rd
BOS 2
PIT 2
 
2nd Intermission
FLA 1
MIN 3
 
2nd
DET 3
OTT 1
 
3rd
BUF 31
NYJ 3
 
1st
NOS 7
BAL 7