Patrik Laine

Patrik Laine

Winnipeg Jets

Patrik Laine picked up 2 goals and 2 assists in the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 win over the Minnesota Wild in their home opener. Laine ended the night with 2 goals, 2 assists, 4 SOG, 8 Hits, 1 blocked shot and a +4 rating.

Fantasy Impact: This was a statement game from Finnish sniper Patrik Laine. He is showing that he is more than just a sniper, adding 7 assists so far this season and using his size to his advantage all over the ice.

 

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Patrik Laine was back on the score-sheet for the fourth consecutive game on Tuesday night when the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1. Laine had 3 assists while adding 1 SOG, a +2 rating and 1 blocked shot to his stat line in 16:42 of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: Patrik Laine found himself on the Jets top line with Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele for the second game in a row. Laine seems to be making the most of the opportunity he's been given. If he continues to play at this level and put the effort in that is required to stay on the top line, he should have no trouble making this season a career high in point scoring. The goals will always be there for Laine, this season the assists are pouring in for him thus far and he is playing more physical. If that continues Laine can turn himself into one of the games premiere power forwards.

 

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Patrik Laine scored his first goal of the season in the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 loss to the New York Islanders on Sunday night. Laine also had 1 assist in each of the first two games of the season.

Fantasy Impact: Patrik Laine will continue to post up at the top of the left circle on the Jets top powerplay unit and boasts one of the best shots on the planet. For that reason alone he must be owned and started in all formats. Laine also saw time alongside Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele on the Jets top line on Sunday. If that continues going forward his fantasy stock would most certainly rise.

 

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Patrik Laine has signed a two-year extension with the Winnipeg Jets with a $6.75 million AAV. (Source: Darren Dreger on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Patrik Laine will be back with the Winnipeg Jets in time for the beginning of their season. He should regain his position as the trigger man on one of the leagues most dangerous powerplays. Laine's elite goal scoring ability makes him a threat to rack up fantasy points any given night, and should be in lineups across all formats.

 

While awaiting a new contract, Jets RFA forward Patrik Laine will train with SC Bern in Switzerland, while his teammates work their way through training camp in Winnipeg. (Source: Pekka Jalonen on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: At this time it is unknown whether the Winnipeg Jets and Patrik Laine can come to an agreement prior to the Jets first regular season game against the New York Rangers on October 3rd. It is a positive sign that Laine will skate with a pro team in the meantime in an attempt to stay sharp for when a deal ultimately gets done.

 

Patrik Laine stated that he is uncertain about his future with the Jets. He acknowledged that "it's still business" and that he is ready for whatever comes next. His plan as of right now is to remain in Europe until he receives a new contract. (Source: Sportsnet.ca)

Fantasy Impact: Despite a down year, Laine should be a great bet to bounce back next season, assuming the Jets retain the 21-year-old.

 

Patrik Laine scored a goal and provided an assist as well in Winnipeg's 6-3 win over the St. Louis Blues Sunday evening.

Fantasy Impact: Laine has been on fire this post-season scoring three goals in his first three games this series. The Jets will look for another big win on the road this Tuesday to tie this series up 2-2.

 

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Patrik Laine scored a power-play goal to put the Jets up 2-1 in the early minutes of the second period Friday. Winnipeg would end up falling to St. Louis by a score of 4-3.

Fantasy Impact: Laine has scored goals in back-to-back games for the Jets as they find themselves down 2-0 in a best of seven series against the St. Louis Blues. Winnipeg will need to turn it around fast on the road starting Sunday if they are to return to the Western Conference Finals.

 

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Patrik Laine got off to a great start this post-season with a goal 13:28 into the first period to give Winnipeg the lead Wednesday. Unfortunately for the Jets, St. Louis would respond with two unanswered goals to clinch a Game One win.

Fantasy Impact: Laine struggled last post-season only scoring five goals, and dishing out seven assists in 17 games played. This year will hopefully be different for him as the Jets look to make another deep playoff run. Things have gotten off on the right foot for the Finnish forward, but he will need to maintain this style of play all the way through this time around.

 

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Patrik Laine scored a power-play-goal in the Jets 5-2 loss to the Stars on Monday. He had one goal, one PPG, two PIM and one SOG in 21:12 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Laine is one of the biggest disappointments in fantasy this year. He now has 30 goals and 20 assist thru 76 games played. If he settled at only 30 goals that would only be a slight disappointment but he only has 20 assists. The 50 points are by far his worst point total of his three year career.

 

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Patrik Laine had an assist in the Jets 8-1 win over the Hurricanes on Friday. He was a plus one with one assist, two PIM and two SOG in 17:13 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Laine has been an utter disappointment this season. This has been the worst year of his young career. Laine now has 29 goals and 16 assists. He is still a must play down the stretch because he has the ability to win leagues almost single-handedly down the stretch.

 

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Patrik Laine registered two points in the Jets 3-2 loss to the Wild on Thursday. He was a plus one with one goal, one assist, two PIM and two SOG in 18:38 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Laine's penalty proved costly as the wild were 2-2 on the power-play. He has been great since he was moved to the first line three games ago. He currently has 29 goals and 13 assists. Look for him to continue this hot streak and end the season with a respectable goal total but his assists seem to be nonexistent this season.

 

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Patrik Laine opens the scoring

Mon, Feb 25th 8:27am EST
By Douglas Roth

Patrik Laine scored the lone Jets goal in their 4-1 loss to the Coyotes on Sunday. He was a minus 3 with one goal, one PPG and seven SOG in 21:06 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Laine's move to the first line needs to be short lived. He has been killing the Jets on even strength. He now has three goals in his last two games all of them have occurred on the power-play. Look for him to continue this hot streak.

 

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Patrik Laine scored two goals in the Jets 6-3 win over the Golden Knights on Friday. He was a minus two with two goals, two PPG and four SOG in 17:58 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Laine started the night on the first line and he scored a goal for the first time in 16 games. Although both goals took place on the power-play the promotion must have been a boost of confidence. He now has 27 goals and 12 assists thru 61 games. He is an extremely streaky player so look for him to get hot and continue to score in bunches.

 

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Patrik Laine with assist in win

Fri, Feb 8th 4:03am EST
By Kamran Hoda

Patrik Laine picked up an assist in a blowout win against the Ducks.

Fantasy Impact: Laine is up to 10 assists and 35 points on the season through 54 games played. He'll face the Senators next.

 

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Patrik Laine scored his 25th goal of the season in the Jets 4-3 overtime win over the Ducks on Sunday. He was a plus two with one goal on five SOG in 18:59 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Laine is having a disappointing season. He has only scored goals in 15 different games. He is on pace to score the most goals of his career. The big issue is his eight assists thru 44 games. He should pick up more points in the second half than he has in the first half of the season.

 

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Patrik Laine scored the lone goal for the Jets in their 3-1 loss to the Wild on Saturday. He was a minus one with one PPG on two SOG in 18:40 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Laine is one of the best pure goal scorers in the entire NHL. He seems to go hot and cold and was in the midst of a cold streak. Hopefully this goal can get him back on the right page. He now has 24 goals and 7 assists on the season.

 

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Patrik Laine scored his 23rd goal of the season in the Jets 4-3 overtime win against the Blackhawks on Friday. He was a plus one with one goal on two SOG in 18:31 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: If this were NBA Jam you might say "He's heating up." He seems to be the kind of player that goes on goal scoring streaks so lets see where two in a row takes him. Prior to his goal on Thursday he went six games without one.

 

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Patrik Laine gets an assist

Wed, Dec 12th 8:43am EST
By Douglas Roth

Patrik Laine had an assist in the Jets 6-3 win over the Blackhawks on Tuesday. He was a minus one with one assist and three SOG in 18:49 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Laine has been awfully quiet of late. He snapped a four game pointless streak last time out. He jumped up the leader board to be number one in the NHL in goals to only find himself four goals back as of today. Look for him to go on a hot streak soon.

 

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Patrik Laine scored two goals in the Jets 6-5 victory over the Blackhawks on Thursday. He was a minus one with two goals, one PPG and four SOG in 17:30 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Laine is on fire. He is the NHL leader in goals with 21. In his previous six games he has thirteen goals. He now has four multi goal games in his last six. Laine is clearly one of the best pure goal scores in the league.

 

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Patrik Laine scores five goals

Sun, Nov 25th 12:16am EST
By Douglas Roth

Patrik Laine scored five goals in the Jets 8-4 win over the Blues on Saturday. He was a plus two with five goals, one PPG, one PPP and five SOG in 18:43 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Laine is simply on fire. He is now on a four game goal streak with 11 goals in that stretch. He now leads the NHL in goals with 19. The most impressive part on Laine's night was that he scored his five goals on five shots. That might be the most efficient night in NHL history.

 

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Patrik Laine scored the first goal of the game in the Jets 4-2 loss to the Wild on Friday. In 15:11 of ice-time Laine scored a goal on four SOG.

Fantasy Impact: Laine has now found the back of the net in three consecutive games. In that stretch he now has six goals. The Laine regression to the mean has started and his owners must be thrilled.

 

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Patrik Laine pots two in loss

Thu, Nov 22nd 12:20pm EST
By Douglas Roth

Patrik Laine scored two goals in the Jets 6-3 loss to the Flames on Wednesday. In 21:00 of ice-time he was a -2, scored two goals, had one PPG, one PPP and six SOG.

Fantasy Impact: Laine is on fire. He has five goals in his previous two games. Laine is one of the best goal scores of his generation and should get back on track to be a 40 goal scorer.

 

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Patrik Laine registered three goals in the Jets 6-3 win over the Canucks on Monday. He was a plus three with three goals on six SOG in 17:25 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Laine's hat trick gives him 11 goals on the season to with his three assists for 14 points thru 19 games. He is on pace for another 40 goal season this year. Laine has seven PPG he clearly has done most of his damage there.

 

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Patrik Laine scored a powerplay goal in the Jets 5-2 victory over the Avalanche on Friday. He was a minus one with one goal, one PPG and five SOG.

Fantasy Impact: Laine continues to be an elite goal scorer. His game lacks in other places but it is easy to look past when you are that good at scoring. He will look to extend his goal streak to four on Sunday against the Devils.

 

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Patrik Laine scored a goal in the Jets 4-2 loss on Friday against the Panthers in Helsinki. He fired six SOG while recording his seventh goal of the season.

Fantasy Impact: Laine now has more goals outside of North America (4) than inside (3). That is beyond belief since he has only played two games outside of North America. Laine should get it going after the week layoff.

 

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Patrik Laine scored thee goals in the Jets 4-2 victory over the Panthers on Thursday in Helsinki. He had seven SOG to go along with his three goals and two on the power-play in 15:31 of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: Some could argue that Laine a Fin himself was excited to play in Helsinki. Also it has to do with his ability to play on international size ice. More likely than not it has to do with both and regression to the mean. His S% was at an all-time low going into Thursday.

 

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Patrik Laine registered a power-play goal in the Jets 4-1 win over the Canucks on Thursday. He was credited with four SOG.

Fantasy Impact: Laine is up to five points on the season. He is one of the best goal scores in the game and scores in bunches. He is now on a three game point streak.

 

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Patrik Laine recorded an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Oilers. He also registered seven SOG.

Fantasy Impact: Laine has only two points in the Jets previous five games. He will need to get going if the the Jets want to win. Laine has a career 17.5 S% and this season thus far he only has a 8.3 S%.

 

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Patrik Laine scored a goal on the power-play in the Jets 3-1 win over the Hurricanes. He added two SOG.

Fantasy Impact: Laine registered his first point since the opener. He should get going shortly and start to find the back of the net more consistently.

 

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Patrik Laine had one goal and one assist on Thursday in the Jets 5-1 win over the Blues.

Fantasy Impact: He was a plus one and added five SOG. Laine is an elite goal scorer on one of the best offenses in hockey and should have an MVP caliber season.

 

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Patrik Laine scored a second-period power play goal during Winnipeg's 2-1 win versus the Los Angeles Kings.

Fantasy Impact: The goal was the 11th of the season for Laine who also has five assists. Six of his goals this season have come on the power play.

 

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Patrik Laine scored an empty net goal to finish off the Jets 4-1 win versus Arizona. He also had an assist and three shots on net in the win.

Fantasy Impact: The goal extends Laine's goal-scoring streak to five games which is his career high. During the streak, he also has one assist and 21 shots on goal.

 

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Patrik Laine scored a goal during Winnipeg's 4-1 win versus Dallas. He scored on his only shot of the night in 18:51 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: In 14 games this season, Laine has seven goals and two assists with 43 shots on goal. He started the season off slowly for his standards but has heated up with goals in each of his last three games.

 

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Patrik Laine scored a second-period goal during the Jets 3-2 preseason shootout loss to Calgary. It was his fourth goal of the preseason for Laine.

Fantasy Impact: If his performance in the preseason means anything there will likely be no sophomore slump for Laine this season. He should be a first-round selection in all fantasy formats after posting 35 goals and 28 assists in his rookie season.

 

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Patrik Laine scored a power play goal in the second period during the Jets 3-2 shootout preseason loss to Minnesota. He had five shots on goal with one goal in 19:27 minutes of ice time in his first preseason action of the year.

Fantasy Impact: It looks as though Laine will be off and rolling once the season begins and should be a first round selection in most fantasy formats. Last season in 73 games, Laine scored 36 goals with 28 assists during his rookie year.

 

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Patrik Laine scored 36 goals and had 28 assists for a total of 64 points in what was a very successful rookie season.

Fantasy Impact: While many players take a drop in offensive production during their second seasons, Laine looks like the kind of player that won't succumb to any sophomore slump. Look for him to see plenty of ice time next season and be a high pick in most fantasy drafts.

 

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Laine had an assist and three shots on goal during Winnipeg's 3-2 loss to San Jose. He played 16:48 minutes and finished with a minus-one rating.

Fantasy Impact: In his last five games, Laine has four goals and three assists with 14 shots on goal in that span.

 

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Laine scored a goal and had an assist in Winnipeg's 3-1 win versus Montreal. He also had seven shots and two hits in 19:42 minutes of action.

Fantasy Impact: Laine now has five goals in his last three games. The talented rookie now has 28 goals and 22 assists in 53 games played.

 

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Laine scored a goal and had two shots in the Jets 5-3 win versus St. Louis.

Fantasy Impact: The goal was his 23rd of the season. In his three games since his return from a concussion, he has two goals and two assists in that three-game span.

 

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Laine left the game in the third period of the Jets 4-3 loss to Buffalo. He took a hit at 5:51 into the third period and did not return to the game. After the game Jets, coach Paul Maurice had no update on his status and deemed it a legal hit. (Source: NHL.com)

Fantasy Impact: The number two draft pick in the 2016 NHL Draft was leading all rookies in scoring with 21 goals and 16 assists.

 

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Laine scored a goal and had an assist in Winnipeg's 4-1 win versus Florida. He also had three shots on goal and finished with a plus-two rating in 15:44 minutes.

Fantasy Impact: He was tied going into the game with Auston Matthews for the rookie scoring lead but took over the top spot with his 21st goal of the season. The Tempere, Finland native also has 15 assists and a plus-eight rating in 41 games played.

 

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Laine scored his 19th goal of the season in the second period to tie the game at 1-1.

Fantasy Impact: He is one of the best young players in the league and an elite option in dynasty formats.

 

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Patrik Laine posted three points (one goal, two assists) in Sunday's win over Colorado. he finished with a +3 rating and three shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: It was the second straight solid outing from Laine, who now has four points, a +5 rating and seven shots on goal in that span. With his recent hot streak and this effort over the last two games, Laine is now up to 29 points in 34 games this season.

 

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Patrik Laine scored multiple points, a goal and an assist, yet again on Tuesday, finishing with a +2 rating and four shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Laine now has multiple points in three of his last four games. He's up to 25 points on the season over 29 games, continuing to be a solid fantasy producer for owners.

 

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Laine scored three goals in the Jets 5-4 overtime win against Toronto. The Jets came back from a 4-0 second-period deficit for the win.

Fantasy Impact: In a matchup between the top two picks in the 2016 NHL draft Laine got the better of the Maple Leafs and number one draft pick Auston Matthews. That gives Laine four goals and an assist in four games played in his young career.

 

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Laine had a goal and an assist in the Jets 5-4 overtime win versus Carolina. He had two shots in 18:27 of ice time in his first regular season NHL game.

Fantasy Impact: The second overall pick in the NHL entry draft looked comfortable and was a big contributor in the Jets comeback from a 4-1 deficit in the third period. While comparisons to number one pick Auston Matthews will follow Laine his whole career, he is well on his way to a big career and should help plenty of fantasy teams this season and beyond.

 

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