Sam Reinhart

Sam Reinhart

Buffalo Sabres

Sam Reinhart grabbed his 29th assist of the season on Jack Eichel’s power play goal in the second period of the Sabres 4–1 loss to the Blues on Thursday night.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart is keeping up his career season scoring pace. Reinhart got his 29th assist on Thursday to go with 8 goals through 38 games for just a hair under a point-per-game. At this point Reinhart should easily beat his career high of 50 points. Reinhart is a must own and start in any fantasy format.

 

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Sam Reinhart collected two assists in the Sabres 3-0 win over the Ducks on Saturday night. Reinhart got his first assist on Jeff Skinner’s third period goal. Reinhart then added another assist in the third period on Conor Sheary’s empty net goal.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart has had multiple assist games in 4 of his last 5 games. Reinhart is now up to 8 goals and 28 assists through 37 games for a hair under a point-per-game. Reinhart is only 14 points shy of his career high 50 points and it isn’t even the All Star break yet. Reinhart is a must own and start in any fantasy format.

 

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Sam Reinhart had two assists in the Sabres 5-2 loss on Tuesday night. Reinhart’s first assist came on Jeff Skinner’s first period goal. Then Reinhart followed that up with another assist on Rasmus Ristolainen’s second period goal.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart has scored in 11 straight games and has 3 straight games with over 2 assists. Reinhart now has 8 goals and 26 assists in 35 games, just shy of a point-per-game. The only player on the Sabres as hot as Reinhart now is Jack Eichel. Reinhart is a must own and start in all fantasy formats right now.

 

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Sam Reinhart had 3 assists in the Sabres 4-2 win over Boston on Sunday night. Reinhart had all 3 assists in the third period. The assists were on Jack Eichel’s two goals and Jeff Skinner’s in between.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart extended his scoring streak to 10 games with 3 assists on Sunday. Reinhart has 5 goals and 11 assists in that span. On the season Reinhart is at 8 goals and 24 assists through 34 games. Reinhart is only 18 points off his career high of 50 without even being at the All-Star break. Reinhart is a must own and start as is every other member of his line.

 

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Sam Reinhart added two helpers to the cause in the Sabres 4-3 OT loss to the Capitals on Saturday night. Reinhart got his first assist on Jack Eichel’s first period goal. Reinhart then added another assist in the second period on Rasmus Dahlin’s power play goal.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart has arrived! Plain and simple, this is the breakout season for Reinhart. With a point in his last 9 games and 5 goals and 8 assists in that span. Ever since Reinhart moved on to the top line with Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner his stats have skyrocketed. Reinhart is now up to 8 goals and 21 assists in 33 games and is closing in on a point-per-game pace. Reinhart is a must own in all fantasy formats as he is one of the hottest players in the game currently.

 

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Sam Reinhart got his 19th assist on Jeff Skinner’s first period goal in the Sabres 3-1 win over the Coyotes on Thursday night.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart has scored a point in his last 8 games and has 5 goals and 6 assists in that span. Reinhart has taken his game to another level since joining the top line with Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner. Reinhart has 8 goals and 19 assists in 32 games. Reinhart is almost at a point-per-game pace now and is showing no signs of slowing down. Reinhart is a must own and start in all fantasy formats.

 

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Sam Reinhart collected his 18th assist on Jack Eichel’s 3rd period power play goal in the Sabres 4-3 OT win over the Kings on Tuesday night.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart has become a more productive player on the top line with Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner. The line promotion may be the catalyst Reinhart needed to take his game to the next level. Reinhart has 8 goals and 18 assists through 31 games. Reinhart is more than halfway to his career high of 50 points and he should obliterate that mark if he retains his current line assignments. Reinhart has finally come into his own and should be in every fantasy format.

 

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Sam Reinhart got his 17th assist of the season on Jack Eichel’s first period goal in the Sabres 6-2 loss to the Flyers on Saturday afternoon.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart is making the most of his new line assignment with Jeff Skinner and Jack Eichel. Reinhart has 5 goals and 3 assists in his last 5 games and 8 goals and 17 assists through 30 games. Reinhart will easily pass his career high of 50 points if he stays on his current line. Reinhart should be owned in most fantasy formats.

 

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Sam Reinhart collected two points in the Sabres 4-3 overtime loss to the Maple Leafs. Sam Reinhart scored his 8th goal in the second period. Reinhart followed that up with an assist on Jack Eichel’s goal in the third period.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart has come to life ever since being added to the top line with Jeff Skinner and Jack Eichel. Reinhart has 5 goals and 3 assists in his last 5 games. Reinhart has 8 goals and 16 assists through 29 games. This could be Reinhart’s long awaited breakout season. Reinhart has a career high of 50 points that should be easily surpassed at his current scoring pace. Reinhart is a must own and start in all fantasy leagues.

 

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Sam Reinhart scored his 7th goal of the season in the second period of the Sabres 2-1 loss to Nashville on Monday night.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart has been on a tear ever since getting shifted to the top even strength line with Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner. Reinhart should easily surpass his career high of 50, this season. If Reinhart stays on the top line he should finish with around 60 points. Reinhart should be owned and started in most fantasy leagues.

 

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Sam Reinhart had a two point night in the Sabres 3-2 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers on Friday night. Reinhart’s first point came on an assist on Jeff Skinner’s first period goal. Reinhart followed that up with his 6th goal of the season in the second period.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart is getting the Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner effect much like Jason Pominville did earlier this year. Anyone who has been on the first line with Eichel and Skinner has had a jump in their production. Reinhart has 6 goals and 15 assists through 27 games and 3 goals and 2 assists in his last 3 games. Reinhart is on the first even strength and power play lines with Eichel and Skinner and should continue to get many scoring chances from that assignment. Reinhart should owned in most fantasy formats and especially if he keeps his current line assignment.

 

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Sam Reinhart collected his 14th assist on Nathan Beaulieu’s third period goal in the Sabres 3-2 overtime win over the Sharks on Tuesday night.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart could be entering the next phase of his career if he can keep first even strength and power play line duty with Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner. Reinhart is already off to a strong start so the new line assignment could further bolster his chances of breaking out this year. Reinhart has 3 goals and 14 assists through 25 games. Reinhart hasn’t gone over 50 points in a season yet but if this line assignment stays the same look for Reinhart to set a new career high. Reinhart is a strong player to own in most fantasy formats.

 

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Sam Reinhart gathered two points in Wednesday night’s Sabres 5-2 win over the Flyers. Reinhart’s first point was an assist on Evan Rodrigues’s power play goal in the first period. Reinhart added to that with his 3rd goal of the season in the third period.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart is starting to build up some momentum this season. The 2nd overall pick in the 2014 draft was off to a slow start initially this season. Reinhart has since turned it around and now has 3 goals and 13 assists through 22 games. Reinhart is on the first power play unit with Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner so that is a big boost to his scoring opportunities. Reinhart should be owned in most fantasy leagues and looks like he may be able to beat his previous career high of 50.

 

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Sam Reinhart gathered his 12th assist of the season on Tage Thompson’s first period goal in the Sabres 5-4 overtime win over the Penguins on Monday night.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart collected an assist on new linemate’s Tage Thompson’s goal on Monday. Reinhart has put up respectable numbers so far with 2 goals and 12 assists through 21 games. The former-first round pick has flashed signs of why he was drafted so high. Reinhart was temporarily on the top line with Jeff Skinner and Jack Eichel. If he could draw that assignment regularly his point totals would easily increase. Reinhart is good to own in medium to deep fantasy leagues.

 

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Sam Reinhart gathered his 11th assist of the year on Jeff Skinner’s first period goal in the Sabres 2-1 win over Tampa on Tuesday night.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart could’ve received the break he needed to take his game to the next level. Reinhart replaces Jason Pominville on the first even strength line of Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner. Reinhart is on a 3 game point streak with 4 points in those 3 games. If Reinhart can stay on this line his game should raise to the next level. Reinhart has 2 goals and 11 assists through 18 games this year with most of those points being scored recently. Reinhart should be able to surpass his career high of 50 points especially if he can remain on the top line. Reinhart is a solid start in most fantasy formats and might be a great buy low candidate.

 

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Sam Reinhart was one of the reasons the Sabres overcame a 3-1 deficit to tie the game and ultimately win it in a shootout. Reinhart assisted on Jeff Skinner’s goal and then forced overtime with his second goal of the season.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart has been starting to get into a rhythm over the past 4 games. Reinhart has 1 goal and 4 assists in that span to bring his season totals to 2 goals and 10 assists in 17 games. Although Reinhart is on the third even strength he is getting ice time with the Sabres key offensive players on the first power play unit. Reinhart should be owned in most deeper leagues and if he could somehow get more ice time with Jeff Skinner and Jack Eichel then the sky is the limit.

 

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Sam Reinhart assisted on both of Vladimir Sobotka’s goals in the first period of the Sabres 6-5 overtime victory over the Canadiens on Thursday night.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart was part of a new formed second even strength line that was firing on all cylinders Thursday night. The new line consisting of Vladimir Sobotka, Evan Rodrigues, and Reinhart accounted for 2 goals on the evening. Reinhart has a ton of offensive potential but it hasn’t been realized yet. Maybe this is the line that takes him to the next level? Reinhart now has 1 goal and 9 assists through 16 games. Reinhart is a decent deep league bench player and spot start. If Reinhart can get it going with this new line assignment he may be worth a stream while hot.

 

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Sam Reinhart assisted on Jeff Skinner’s and Conor Sheary’s second period goals in the Sabres 9-2 win over the Senators on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart has yet to live up to his second overall pick in the 2014 draft. Reinhart registered two assists in the Sabres goal barrage on Saturday afternoon. Those two helpers bring Reinhart’s season totals to 1 goal and 7 assists through 14 games which puts him on pace to finish in the 45-50 point range that he has been in his first three seasons. If Reinhart can develop chemistry with his linemates Casey Mittelstadt and Conor Sheary who are both offensive-minded forwards then maybe you could see a spike in production. If not, Reinhart is only serviceable in deeper fantasy leagues.

 

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Sam Reinhart scored his first goal of the season in the Sabres four to three win over the Canadiens on Thursday night.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart finally got his first goal of the season. The tally brings his season totals to one goal and five assists through ten games. Not overly impressive numbers for a former second overall pick. Reinhart is on the second even strength and power play units so he should continue to get scoring opportunities. The question is will he stay in his previous season total range of forty five to fifty points or take a step to the next scoring tier. If Reinhart were to get time on a line with Jack Eichel or Jeff Skinner that would help a lot. A big question mark at this point and a possible deep league add.

 

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Sam Reinhart was part of a successful power play unit of Reinhart, Kyle Okposo, and Rasmus Ristolainen on Sunday night that accounted for two goals. Reinhart assisted on Rasmus Ristolainen’s and Kyle Okposo’s goals.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart got two assists, both on the power play, against the Ducks on Sunday night. Reinhart has yet to score a goal on the season and has five assists through nine games. The former second overall pick has yet to live up to his draft position. While only twenty two, Reinhart has played three full seasons with only a high of fifty points so far, last season. Reinhart is on the second even strength and power play units. Reinhart should get around last seasons totals of fifty points but if he does get bumped up to the top line with Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner that could be the boost to take his game and numbers to the next level. Reinhart is a player to monitor and add in deep leagues.

 

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Sam Reinhart and the Sabres reached an agreement on a two-year deal worth $7.3M on Wednesday. (Source: Buffalo Sabres)

Fantasy Impact: It was a long process to get him signed and with just a couple weeks until the season, both sides can shift their focus to hockey. Reinhart has been a solid player, but Buffalo are hoping he can become a great player. The two-year deal tells us that the Sabres expect more out of him. He had a career-best 25 goals and 50 points last season. He should be capable of surpassing those numbers moving forward, especially if the Sabres start turning things around. Don't draft him too early, but he's a solid pick in fantasy leagues.

 

Sam Reinhart scored a goal and an assist on the power play and added another assist at even strength in Tuesday's 5-0 win over the Oilers.

Fantasy Impact: Sam Reinhart is currently on pace for 33 points after finishing last year with 42. Reinhart has 19 points this season, 10 of which came while on the power play.

 

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Sam Reinhart had an impressive showing against the Flyers, posting three points (one goal, two assists). He finished with a +2 rating and four shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Reinhart now has six points in his last four games, boosting his total to 27 in 40 games on the season. He's had a pair of multi-point games in his last four, and he's seeing more consistent shots on goal of late.

 

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Sam Reinhart scored two goals on Saturday, leading the Sabres to a 4-1 victory over the Predators.

Fantasy Impact: Reinhart now has six goals and three assists in 24 games played for the Sabres this season.