Nino Niederreiter News
Niederreiter will missed at least three weeks with a high left ankle sprain.
Despite taking Zach Parise’s spot in the top-6 to start the season, Niederreiter had no points in the first three games of the season before getting hurt on Thursday. This is a massive loss for the Wild, who also lost Charlie Coyle (right fibula fracture) on Thursday night.
Niederreiter will not play Saturday vs. the Blue Jackets.
Niederreiter left Thursday’s game after playing 13:12 TOI after sustaining what is believed to be an ankle injury. Niederreiter got tangled up with Blackhawks’ forward Tanner Kero and will miss at least Saturday’s game vs. Columbus. The Wild also lost Marcus Foligno and Charlie Coyle last night, so they’re banged up heading into Saturday.
Niederreiter (undisclosed) is on the ice for the Wild’s morning skate.
Niederreiter left Thursday’s game with an undisclosed injury, but he skated this morning which is a good sign that he will be available tonight vs. St. Louis. Niederreiter had one goal on one shot in 13:13 TOI before retiring to the dressing room.
Niederreiter (foot) will be held out of Thursday's game.
Niederreiter if fighting a nagging foot injury and will be held out of Thursday’s game in Nashville. He will be replaced by Sean Bergenheim and is listed as day-to-day.
Nino Niederreiter scored his 8th goal of the season Sunday.
He now has 10 points in 17 games this season.
Niederreiter will play on the top-line with Mikko Koivu and Charlie Coyle in game 3.
Niederreiter has had himself a strong postseason, and he will be rewarded tonight as he swaps places with Matt Moulson. Nino has two goals and two assists while averaging just 13:16 in the first nine games of the playoffs.
Niederreiter (upper-body) will be back in the lineup on Saturday.
Niederreiter missed Thursday's game but will be back tonight vs. the Penguins. He has just on goal and one assist in his last 10 games.
Niederreiter (upper-body) will not play on Thursday.
Niederreiter left Sunday's game in the first period and did not return. He was able to practice, but the Wild will play it safe with him and rest him tonight with veteran Dany Heatley sitting in the press box the last few games. Niederreiter is day-to-day.
Niederreiter has been moved back to the top-line with Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu.
Niederreiter has moved around this lineup throughout the early part of the season, but found himself re-united with Parise and Koivu in practice this morning. He has one goal and three assists in nine games with his new team.
Niederreiter playing with Zach Parise and Mikko Koivu.
The fifth overall pick in 2010 never got a chance when he was with the Islanders, but is finally getting his shot with the WIld. He has two assists in three games, but definitely receives a boost in value playing on the Minnesota top line.
Niederreiter, the fifth overall pick in the 2010 draft, got a look on the right side with checking-line forwards Matt Cooke and Kyle Brodziak. If Jason Zucker and Charlie Coyle wind up as Dany Heatley’s linemates, Niederreiter had to show the Wild brass that he can play a third-line role if he has any shot to make the team.
Niederreiter, known more for his scoring, had five hits, often came away from board battles with the puck and is getting stronger without the puck every game, coach Mike Yeo said.
The Minnesota WIld have acquired Nino Niederreiter from the New York Islanders in exchange for Cal Clutterbuck and the 70th overall pick (3rd round)
Niederreiter has had some issues in New York since being selected fifth overall in 2010. He scored 28 goals and added 22 assists (50 points) in 74 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL.
#Isles Niederreiter seeking trade
Niederreiter wants out of New York. He didn't make the team out of camp, and obviously feels like he should have. He has 36 points in 39 games in the AHL, so right now he has no fantasy value. Keep an eye on this, if he gets traded to a team that gives him an opportunity to play he could become fantasy relevant.
Niederreiter continues to impress, but won’t start season with Islanders.
Until Niederreiter cracks the Islanders roster he remains irrelevant in fantasy. However when he does make it keep your eye on him.