Recent Games

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Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
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Shots On Goal
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Fantasy Points
Mar 27, 2023 1 0 1 5 4
Mar 26, 2023 1 0 0 4 5
Mar 24, 2023 0 2 1 4 5
Mar 22, 2023 0 1 -1 3 1
Mar 20, 2023 0 1 1 0 3

Fantasy Stats

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Time On Ice
2022 138.58.7 16 27 43 15 20:02
2021 165.56.6 25 27 52 21 19:01
2020 636.3 10 11 21 9 14:04
3y Avg. 108.756.8 16 17 33 19 15:40
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Fantasy News

  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Pots goal in Monday's win

    Nichushkin scored a goal on five shots and blocked two shots in Monday's 5-1 win over the Ducks. Nichushkin supplied an insurance tally early in the second period. The winger is riding a seven-game point streak, during which he's recorded three goals and five helpers. The 28-year-old is up to 16 tallies, 43 points, 128 shots, 45 hits and a plus-15 rating through 44 contests overall.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Streaks to six games

    Nichushkin scored a power-play goal in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win over the Coyotes. He had four shots on net, two hits and one blocked shot over 24:13 of ice time. Nichushkin finished off a feed from Mikko Rantanen for the Avalanche's third goal. It was the Russian forward's 15th tally of the season, 10 of which have come with Colorado a man up. The power-play tally ran his point streak to six games. Nichushkin's returned to the torrid scoring pace with which he opened season, posting 22 points over his last 17 contests.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Gets two helpers Friday

    Nichushkin registered two assists in Colorado's 3-1 victory over Arizona on Friday. Nichushkin's first helper was recorded while the Avalanche had the man advantage. That gives him four power-play points over his last seven games, as well as three goals and five assists overall in that span. The 28-year-old's up to 14 goals and 41 points in 42 outings this season, including 14 points with the man advantage.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Creates helper in loss

    Nichushkin posted an assist and three shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Penguins. Nichushkin stole the puck behind the Penguins' net and fed J.T. Compher for a second-period goal. This was Nichushkin's fourth straight game with a point, and he has a tally and three helpers in that span. The winger is up to 39 points, 115 shots on net, 40 hits and a plus-13 rating through 41 outings overall while maintaining a top-six role.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Logs helper in Monday's win

    Nichushkin posted an assist in Monday's 5-0 win over the Blackhawks. Nichushkin didn't do a lot Monday, but he set up the first of Denis Malgin's two goals in the game. Through 10 appearances in March, Nichushkin has four goals and nine assists. The 28-year-old winger is up to 14 tallies, 24 helpers, 112 shots on net, 39 hits and a plus-14 rating through 40 outings overall.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Tip-in tally in win

    Nichushkin scored power-play goal in Thursday's 5-4 win over Ottawa. He added two shots on net, one hit and one blocked shot to his line over 20:49 of ice time. Nichushkin was camped net side and tipped in a Cale Makar shot for his 14th goal and second in the last three games. The forward appears to be getting his swerve back after dealing with two injuries that forced him to miss significant blocks in the schedule. Nichushkin registered 18 points (six goals, 12 assists), including five on the power play, over the last 12 contests.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Gets three points Monday

    Nichushkin netted a goal and registered two assists in Colorado's 8-4 victory over Montreal on Monday. Two of Nichushkin's points -- the marker and one of his helpers -- were recorded while Colorado was on the power play. He's up to 13 goals and 35 points in 36 outings this season, including 12 points with the man advantage. Nichushkin has five goals and 16 points over his last 11 contests.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Erupts for four points

    Nichushkin scored a goal, added three assists, went plus-4 and logged two hits in Tuesday's 6-0 win over the Sharks. Nichushkin had a pair of points in each of the first two periods. The 28-year-old winger has gotten on the scoresheet in his last eight outings, producing four goals and nine assists in that span. He remains in a top-line role as he has for much of the time he's been healthy, and he's up to 12 tallies, 20 assists, 96 shots on net, 33 hits and a plus-14 rating through 33 appearances.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Grabs helper in return

    Nichushkin logged an assist, three shots on goal and two PIM in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Kraken. Nichushkin was back on the top line for the Avalanche, though it appears he was eased back in a bit with 17:37 of ice time in a close game. The winger helped out on Nathan MacKinnon's first-period tally. Nichushking has gotten on the scoresheet in each of his last seven games with three goals and six helpers in that span. He's up to 28 points, 95 shots, 31 hits, 21 blocked shots and a plus-10 rating through 32 outings overall.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Expected to play Sunday

    Nichushkin (illness) is on the ice for warmups and expected to suit up Sunday against Seattle, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports. Nichushkin will limit his absence to just one game and be back in his usual top-line role. The 28-year-old has 27 points in 31 games this season, including nine in his last eight outings.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Unavailable Saturday

    Nichushkin (illness) won't play Saturday against Dallas, Avalanche play-by-play announcer Conor McGahey reports. Nichushkin will miss at least one game after sitting out Friday's practice. His availability for Sunday's contest versus Seattle is currently unclear. Nichushkin has racked up 11 goals, 27 points, 92 shots on net and 31 hits in 31 appearances this season.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Dealing with illness

    Nichushkin missed practice Friday with an illness, Kyle Fredrickson of The Denver Gazette reports. Nichushkin is questionable to accompany the Avalanche to Dallas for Saturday's tilt. The winger is currently on a six-game point streak, scoring three times and adding five assists in that span. Overall, Nichushkin has 11 goals and 27 points in 31 games this season.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Pushes point streak to six games

    Nichushkin scored a goal and registered an assist in Colorado's 7-5 loss to New Jersey on Wednesday. Nichushkin found the back of the net at 1:26 of the third period to narrow the Devils' lead to 6-5. He has 11 goals and 27 points in 31 contests this season. Nichushkin is on a six-game scoring streak with three goals and eight points over that span.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Adds assist in win

    Nichushkin notched an assist in Monday's 3-0 win over the Golden Knights. Nichushkin has a five-game point streak consisting of two goals and four helpers. He assisted on Nathan MacKinnon's empty-netter Monday. Nichushkin is up to 25 points, 87 shots on net, 31 hits and a plus-10 rating through 30 appearances this season. With the Avalanche on a roll and the 27-year-old in a top-line role, he's back to being a solid option in fantasy.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Dishes pair of helpers

    Nichushkin notched two assists in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Flames. Nichushkin helped out on goals by Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen (on the power play). During a four-game point streak, Nichushkin has two goals and three assists. The 27-year-old winger has put his many injury issues behind him and once again looks comfortable on the top line. He's up to 24 points, including a career-high 10 on the power play, in 29 contests. He's also produced 86 shots on net, 31 hits, 21 blocked shots and a plus-9 rating this season.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Garners helper Friday

    Nichushkin posted an assist and two hits in Friday's 5-1 win over the Jets. Nichushkin set up Nathan MacKinnon on the opening tally just 19 seconds into the game. Nichushkin's offense is starting to come back -- he has a point in four of his last five games. The 27-year-old winger is up to 10 goals, 12 helpers, 86 shots on net, 31 hits, 20 blocked shots and a plus-8 rating through 28 appearances. He should continue to see top-line minutes, which makes him a solid option in most fantasy formats.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Scores in second straight

    Nichushkin scored a goal on one shot and blocked one shot over 22:42 of ice time in Sunday's 6-5 overtime win over the Oilers. Nichushkin found the back of the net for the second straight game. He was actually passing to Matt Nieto, but the puck went in off the skate of an Edmonton defender. Each of his two goals have entered the net off skates -- his own boot Saturday and Cody Ceci's on Sunday. He's battled injuries all season, which has hampered his offense of late, but the lucky puck bounces could trigger another scoring burst for the Russian winger.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Scores on power play

    Nichushkin had a power-play goal in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Blues. He finished with four shots on goal, one hit and one blocked shot over 18:41 of ice time. Nichushkin got a little puck luck when the disc went into the net off his skate, but any tally is a pretty one for a struggling forward. Injuries have impacted what started as a potential breakout season for Nichushkin, who has struggled to find offense since returning to the ice in January. Saturday's goal was his first in a month and just his second in 19 games.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Not 100 percent?

    Nichushkin took a maintenance day Monday then did not participate in Tuesday's morning skate before Colorado's shootout loss to Tampa Bay that night, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports. The Avalanche insist Nichushkin is fine after missing 11 of 16 games due to ankle and upper-body injuries, but Rawal believes he's not operating at 100 percent. Rawal cites diminished burst and not skating at a level the forward showed early in the season. In total, Nichushkin has missed 28 of 52 contests, including a lower-body injury that cost him time from late October to early December.
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  • Avalanche's Valeri Nichushkin: Notches assist Tuesday

    Nichushkin posted an assist and five shots on goal in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Lightning. The helper ended a five-game point drought for Nichushkin, who also missed two contests with an upper-body injury in that span. The 27-year-old helped out on linemate Artturi Lehkonen's first-period marker. Nichushkin hasn't had many extended slumps this season, but staying healthy has been difficult for the winger. He's at eight goals, 11 helpers, 78 shots on net, 26 hits and a plus-6 rating through 24 games.
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