NHL

Vancouver Canucks
Position
C
 
Jersey
17
Name  Ryan Kesler
Born  8/31/1984
Height  6-2
Weight  202
Shoots  R
3/23/2014 1:17:00 PM
Description: Vancouver center Ryan Kesler (knee) may return Sunday, according to the Vancouver Sun.
Insight: Kesler (22 G, 18 A, 218 SOG) will be a game-time decision against the Sabres. He last played on March 12 and missed the last four games.
 
3/14/2014 5:20:00 PM
Description: Vancouver center Ryan Kesler (knee) will miss "at least a couple of weeks," coach John Tortorella said. SOURCE: Canucks on Twitter
Insight: Kesler (22 G, 18 A, 218 SOG) was given a timetable of at least one week on Thursday but he'll miss more than that.
 
3/13/2014 1:57:00 PM
Description: Vancouver center Ryan Kesler will miss at least one week due to a sprained right knee.
Insight: Kesler (22 G, 18 A, 218 SOG) headed back to Vancouver and is expected to miss the final three games of the road trip.
 
3/5/2014 4:52:00 PM
Description: The NHL trade deadline passed Wednesday and Ryan Kesler is still wearing a Vancouver Canucks uniform.
Insight: Multiple teams were reportedly interested in Kesler (21 G, 18 A, 212 SOG), but the Canucks didn't pull the trigger. He'll remain on a Vancouver team that just traded Roberto Luongo and will be without Daniel Sedin (lower body) indefinitely. A trade certainly could have helped his fantasy value for the rest of the season.
 
3/4/2014 9:12:00 PM
Description: There's a very good chance that Vancouver will trade center Ryan Kesler before Wednesday's deadline. He won't be going to the Rangers, however, as Kesler has refused to waive his no-trade clause to play for the Blue Shirts. SOURCE: Larry Brooks, New York Post
Insight: Could you imagine Kesler on a line with Ryan Callahan and Carl Hagelin? Well don't bother because it's not happening. Kesler (21 G, 18 A in 62 games) is sure to be a fantasy asset wherever he ends up, even if that means staying with the Canucks.
 
2/27/2014 5:38:00 PM
Description: Vancouver center Ryan Kesler (hand) hopes to play Friday, according to Farhan Lalji of tsn.ca. He practiced Thursday.
Insight: Kesler suffered a hand injury while blocking a shot during the Olympics and missed Wednesday's game. The center denied rumors he has asked for a trade and expects to be with the Canucks after the deadline.
 
2/26/2014 4:57:00 PM
Description: Vancouver center Ryan Kesler (hand) will miss Thursday's game against the Blues.
Insight: Kesler suffered a hand injury while blocking a shot during the Olympics. Canucks coach John Tortorella wouldn't divulge the results of Kesler's MRI, saying only that the center is day-to-day when asked about the tests.
 
2/8/2014 9:29:00 PM
Description: Vancouver center Ryan Kesler scored his 20th goal of the season Saturday against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Kesler has a disappointing 38 games in 60 games this season, though with 205 SOG and 63 PIM he still has fantasy value.
 
Hot12/4/2013 9:30:00 AM
Description: Vancouver center Ryan Kesler has scored more than one goal in each of his last two games.
Insight: He had two in Tuesday night's win over Nashville. After getting off to a hot start, Kesler slumped a bit in November, producing just two goals in 13 contests. He's owned the month of December though and fantasy owners would be wise to start him on a nightly basis.
 
Hot10/25/2013 10:41:00 PM
Description: Canucks center Ryan Kesler scored two goals Friday against the Blues, including the game-winner with 14 seconds left in overtime.
Insight: Kesler took eight SOG and now has 54 through 13 games. He's scored four goals in his last three games and has seven goals and 10 points on the year.
 
10/22/2013 10:37:00 PM
Description: Canucks center Ryan Kesler had a big night Tuesday against New York, scoring a goal and picking up one assist.
Insight: Kesler only offered one point in his first six games but he has three goals and two assists his last five.
 
10/15/2013 9:35:00 PM
Description: Canucks center Ryan Kesler had a pair of goals on six shots Tuesday against the Flyers.
Insight: Kesler has three goals and no assists in seven games, though he also has 25 SOG and 11 PIM.
 
10/6/2013 11:11:00 AM
Description: Canucks center Ryan Kesler took nine SOG and scored on one of them Saturday against the Oilers.
Insight: Kesler has one point in two games but he has provided fantasy owners with 12 SOG and nine PIM. Injuries limited him to 17 games last season, but when healthy is a strong fantasy center.
 
4/8/2013 7:30:00 PM
Description: Canucks center Ryan Kesler is back in the lineup for Monday's game versus Phoenix. He's been out with a broken foot since late February.
Insight: Kesler produced five points in seven games before his injury so he's certainly capable of providing a lift for Vancouver down the stretch. He's recorded two goals and three assists in five games against the Coyotes the past two seasons.
 
4/2/2013 4:52:00 PM
Description: According to the Vancouver Province, Canucks center Ryan Kesler's hairline fracture is fully healed and he is expected to begin skating this week.
Insight: Kesler suffered the broken foot on Feb. 21 against Dallas after missing the first month of the season with wrist and shoulder injuries so he has played just seven games this season. Vancouver acquired center Derek Roy from Dallas on Tuesday, but Kesler should return to the second line when he's ready.
 
2/27/2013 5:57:00 PM
Description: Updating a previous report, Canucks center Ryan Kesler will be out indefinitely with a broken right foot. SOURCE: Vancouver Sun
Insight: Kesler's agent confirmed earlier Wednesday that Kesler suffered the broken foot on Feb. 21 against Dallas, meaning he has played the last three games with the ailment. He missed the first month of the season with wrist and shoulder injuries before returning on Feb. 15.
 
2/27/2013 4:29:00 PM
Description: Canucks center Ryan Kesler suffered a broken foot blocking a shot on Feb. 21 against Dallas, his agent confirmed Wednesday. SOURCE: Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province.
Insight: That means Kesler has played the last three games with the ailment, tallying one point and two shots. He missed the first month of the season with wrist and shoulder injuries before returning on Feb. 15.
 
2/14/2013 4:26:00 PM
Description: Canucks center Ryan Kesler is expected to make his season debut Friday against the Stars. "He's been medically cleared to play," coach Alain Vigneault said. "All indications are he's ready to go." SOURCE: Dan Murphy, Sportsnet.ca
Insight: Kesler has missed the entire season with a shoulder injury. After two straight seasons with at least 73 points, Kesler slipped to just 49 in 77 games last season but he still attempted 222 SOG while dealing with nagging injuries. His return couldn't come at a better time for Vancouver, since center Manny Malhotra was just ruled out for the season.
 
2/3/2013 3:10:00 PM
Description: Canucks beat writer Hosea Cheung says Vancouver center Ryan Kesler will travel with the team on its two game road-trip to Edmonton and Minnesota later this week.
Insight: Kesler skated with his teammates on Sunday and the implication is that he's getting closer to a return. Kesler has already missed the Canucks' first eight games while recovering from offseason shoulder surgery.
 
1/14/2013 4:56:00 PM
Description: Canucks center Ryan Kesler could return sooner than expected from shoulder and wrist surgeries, Vancouver GM Mike Gillis said on Sunday. SOURCE: Vancouver Sun
Insight: "His spot isn't going to be vacant for a long period of time," Gillis said. Kesler, centers the Canucks' second line, is still out indefinitely but this is at least some positive news.
 

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Standings

2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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Scoreboard
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Final
CHR 2
DUR 9
 
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CHI
 
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PHI 0
ATL 0
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NYY 0
CHC 0
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BAL 0
TAM 0
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DET 0
CLE 0
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CIN 7
PIT 5
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MIA 11
WAS 2
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TEX 5
SEA 0
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BOS 1
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HOU 2
KAN 4
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MIL 1
STL 6
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TOR 9
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ARI 0
NYM 9
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ANA 9
OAK 10
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COL 3
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