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Devils' Michael McLeod: Staying with club
McLeod put pen to paper on a one-year, $1.4 million deal with New Jersey on Saturday.
McLeod set new personal bests in games played (80), assists (22) and points (26) last season. Selected with the 12th overall pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, the 25-year-old center figures to remain a bottom-six option for New Jersey for the upcoming campaign. Thus, McLeod is unlikely to offer more than mid-range fantasy value.... See More ... See Less
Michael McLeod: Poised to become free agent
McLeod wasn't presented with a qualifying offer by the Devils, so he will become an unrestricted free agent Saturday, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.
McLeod had four goals, 26 points, 43 PIM, 127 hits and 51 blocks in 80 contests with New Jersey last season. Retaining his exclusive negotiating rights would have required a one-year, $1 million qualifying offer from the Devils given that he completed his two-year, $1.95 million deal last year.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Adds assist in season-ending loss
McLeod assisted on a Dawson Mercer goal in the first period en route to a 3-2 season-ending overtime loss to the Hurricanes on Thursday.
McLeod wasn't the biggest producer for New Jersey this postseason. However, depending on how your league scores, he may have managed to be a depth contributor. In Thursday's game, he finished with an assist, a plus-1 rating, three hits, two blocked shots and a shot. Through 12 playoff games, he put up a pair of goals, four assists, a plus-2 rating, 15 PIM, 19 shots, a game-winning goal, one power-play point and two short-handed points. He's no Leon Draisaitl, but McLeod provided depth value.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Shorty in Game 7
McLeod scored a shorthanded goal in Monday's 4-0 win over the Rangers.
McLeod opened the scoring midway through the first period, grabbing a pass from Ondrej Palat before dekeing around Igor Shesterkin, giving the Devils a 1-0 lead while shorthanded. It's the first goal and the second point of the postseason for McLeod while centering New Jersey's fourth line. He tallied four goals and added 22 assists in 80 regular-season contests.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Good to go
McLeod (undisclosed) is available to play in Game 1 against the Rangers on Tuesday, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
McLeod, who sat out the final two games of the regular season, is projected to center the fourth line in his return to the lineup. He accounted for 22 assists, 26 points and 127 hits in 80 games during the 2022-23 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Not making trip
McLeod (undisclosed) won't travel with the Devils for Thursday's regular-season finale against Washington, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
McLeod skated Wednesday and could be back at practice soon. He sat out Tuesday's 6-2 win over Buffalo. McLeod has collected 26 points and 127 hits through 80 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Not expected to play
McLeod (undisclosed) is feeling better but isn't expected to play Tuesday against Buffalo, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
A timetable hasn't been provided for McLeod's return following his visit with doctors Monday. He hasn't resumed skating since being injured in Saturday's 2-1 loss to Boston. Erik Haula could replace him in the lineup versus the Sabres.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Being evaluated
McLeod (undisclosed) didn't practice Monday and is being evaluated for an injury suffered in Saturday's 2-1 loss to Boston, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
McLeod was injured on a hit from Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the contest. His availability for Tuesday's matchup with Buffalo appears to be in doubt. McLeod has 26 points and 127 hits in 80 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Sets up goal in loss
McLeod delivered an assist in Friday's 5-4 loss to the Sabres.
McLeod snapped an 11-game point drought with the helper, but it's worth noting that he has career highs in assists (20) and points (24) this season. While the physical center has generated 47 hits and 115 blocked shots as an added bonus for fantasy managers that count defensive stats, his fourth-line role generally makes it tough for him to stand out in fantasy hockey.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Gets two assists Wednesday
McLeod recorded two assists in a 7-5 win over Colorado on Wednesday.
McLeod also had a shot and a hit in 13:20 of ice time. He's up to four goals, 23 points, 68 shots and 96 hits in 60 games this season. McLeod has registered four helpers over his last five outings.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Notches two assists
McLeod posted two assists and a plus-3 rating in the Devils' 5-3 win over Carolina on Tuesday.
The third star of the game, McLeod would pick up assists on Jesper Boqvist's tying goal and Dawson Mercer's game-winning goal. The former first-round pick snapped a short two-game pointless drought with this two-point performance. On the season, McLeod has four goals and 18 points in 41 games.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Minimal shot volume
McLeod posted a minus-2 rating, one blocked shot and one hit in Thursday's 5-3 loss to St. Louis.
McLeod failed to create any momentum after potting his fourth goal of the season in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Red Wings. He was held without a shot Thursday and has only eight shots on goal in his last nine games.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Scores in victory
McLeod scored a goal on three shots in Monday's 5-3 win over the Rangers.
McLeod cleaned up a rebound opportunity after Miles Wood hit the crossbar on an odd-man rush. The goal would extend New Jersey's lead to 4-2 and would eventually prove to be the game-winner in the 5-3 victory. McLeod has found some success centering the Devils' third line between Wood and Fabian Zetterlund. He now has 11 points (three goals, eight assists), putting McLeod well on-pace to surpass his career high of 20 set last season.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Caps Saturday's scoring
McLeod scored into an open net during Saturday's 5-1 victory over the host Senators.
McLeod, who failed to generate a shot during his previous three appearances, earned a coaching reward by skating on a shift with the goalie pulled Saturday. Finishing with four shots, two PIM and a plus-2 rating, the 24-year-old center earned 13:50 of ice time, his most since Oct. 30, a span of nine outings. McLeod's empty-net goal was his first in seven games.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Stays warm Saturday
McLeod posted an assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Flames.
McLeod set up Miles Wood's tally at 16:38 of the first period. The assist gave McLeod a four-game point streak, and all six of his points this season (one goal, five helpers) have come in the last seven games. He's added 14 shots on net, 17 hits, seven blocked shots and a plus-2 rating through 12 contests as the Devils' preferred fourth-line center.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Tallies first shot on goal
McLeod had one shot, three hits and a plus-1 rating in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Islanders.
McLeod threw his body around in this physical clash between division rivals, but the fourth-line center remains without a point through four games. In fact, McLeod's shot on goal against the Islanders was his first of the season.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Scores 20 points
McLeod racked up six goals and 14 assists over 77 appearances in 2021-22.
McLeod reached the 20-point mark for the first time, though his goal total was disappointing after he lit the lamp nine times in just 52 games the previous season. He worked primarily as the fourth-line center for the Devils this season, and McLeod's likely to remain in that role next year.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Nabs assist Monday
McLeod posted an assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Monday's 3-2 win over the Golden Knights.
McLeod has picked up three assists in his last two games. He set up a Nathan Bastian tally in Monday's upset win. McLeod has been solid as the Devils' fourth-line center with 19 points, 76 shots on net, 132 hits, 48 PIM and a minus-13 rating through 71 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Michael McLeod: Distributes pair of helpers
McLeod notched two assists, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Kraken.
McLeod helped out on goals by Jesper Bratt and Damon Severson in this contest. This was McLeod's third multi-point effort of the season. The 24-year-old center is still stuck in a 26-game goal drought, but he's up to 18 points, 75 shots on net, 130 hits, 48 PIM and a minus-14 rating through 70 appearances. He'll likely continue to log bottom-six minutes as he has for much of the campaign.... See More ... See Less
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