Kris Versteeg News
The Flames signed Kris Versteeg to a one-year deal worth $1.75M.
Versteeg has bounced around during his NHL career, but has been a solid scorer throughout his 10 years. The 31-year-old had 15 goals and 22 assists (37 points) in 69 games with the Flames last season and will be back for another year as a top-9 forward in 2017-18.
Versteeg (upper-body) is questionable for Wednesday’s game.
Versteeg has missed the last two games with an upper-body injury but is nearing a return, so there’s a chance that he plays vs. the Lightning. Versteeg has 11 points (4G / 7A) in 19 games this season.
Versteeg (upper-body) will not play on Thursday.
Versteeg will come out of the lineup on Thursday, which means that Michael Ferland will move up and play with Sean Monahan and Lance Bouma will draw into the lineup after being sidelined by and upper-body injury of his own. Consider Versteeg as day-to-day.
Versteeg (groin) will return to the Flames' lineup on Wednesday.
Versteeg has been sidelined by a groin injury since November 3rd, but will get back into the fold tonight in Columbus. With Johnny Gaudreau out, Versteeg will assume a top-6 role on a line with Sean Monahan and Troy Brouwer. Versteeg has registered two goals and two assists (four points) in 12 games this season.
Versteeg is expected to make his Flames’ debut on the top line.
Versteeg signed with the Flames on Tuesday and it looks like he will play with Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan in his debut tonight. Versteeg has a chance to sting the Oilers right away after deciding to sign with their rival instead.
The Flames have reportedly signed Kris Versteeg to a one-year deal worth $950K.
Versteeg was in Oilers’ training camp on a professional tryout, but signed with the Flames one day before they are set to meet in the season opener. Versteeg split his 2015-16 campaign between the Hurricanes and Kings, amassing 15 goals and 23 assists (38 points) across 74 games. The Flames are fairly thin at right wing, so Versteeg could earn himself a top-6 role early in the year.
Versteeg (lower-body) will not play on Monday.
Versteeg is listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury and will not play tonight. There's no word on when Versteeg is expected to be back in the Kings lineup, but he is expected to be back before the playoffs.
Versteeg (lower-body) is listed as day-to-day; questionable to play Monday in Nashville.
Versteeg was injured while blocking a Dennis Seidenberg shot in the Kings’ 2-1 win over the Bruins on Saturday. He is travelling with the team, which is a good sign, but there is no guarantee that he will be in the lineup on Monday. Monitor his status during the morning skate.
The Kings have acquired Kris Versteeg from the Hurricanes for Valentin Zykov and a conditional fifth round pick.
Versteeg won a Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks last season and has picked up 11 goals and 22 assists (33 points) in 63 games with the Hurricanes this season. He’ll have a shot at another Stanley Cup this season as he joins the Kings, where he could find himself in their top-6.
The Hurricanes have acquired Kris Versteeg, Joakim Nordstrom and a 2017 third-round pick for Dennis Robertson, Jake Massie and a 2017 fifth-round pick.
Versteeg had 14 goals and 20 assists (34 points) in 61 games with the Blackhawks last season. He has amassed 275 career points (116G / 159A) in 473 career NHL games between the Blackhawks, Maple Leafs, Flyers and Panthers. This trade should help Versteeg's fantasy value as he will likely land a top six role in Carolina.
Versteeg (lower-body) will travel to Minnesota for Game 3 on Wednesday.
Versteeg has missed the first two gamers of the series wither a lower-body injury, but he is in Minnesota with the team and is expected to take part in the morning skate. He has been replaced by Teuvo Tervainen, who has one goal and one assist in the first two games against Minnesota.
Versteeg is expected to be a healthy scratch in Game 1 of the second round.
Versteeg had one goal in six games during the first round and it looks like he will be a healthy scratch in Game 1 on Friday. With Versteeg likely out, Teuvo Teravainen is expected to get back into the lineup.
The Blackhawks have activated Kris Versteeg (hand) from IR; will play Wednesday.
Versteeg has missed five weeks with a hand injury he suffered in the Winter Classic. He will be back in the lineup tonight, but there is no word yet on which line he will play on. He had been playing with Brad Richards and Patrick Kane prior to the injury and has registered nine goals and 18 assists (27 points) in 34 games this season.