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Stars' Radek Faksa: Provides helper in win
Faksa notched an assist and two hits in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Sabres.
Faksa took a shot that caromed in off Sam Steel midway through the second period, and that goal stood as the game-winner. Since the start of January, Faksa has contributed five points, 16 hits and 13 shots on net through 14 outings. The fourth-liner is at 11 points, 36 shots, 31 hits, 22 blocked shots and a plus-1 rating through 43 contests overall, so he can likely be left on the wire in fantasy.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Chips in with assist
Faksa notched an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders.
Faksa helped out on a Jason Robertson tally in the second period. The assist was Faksa's fourth point over the last eight contests, which constitutes as an improvement from the fourth-liner. He's at 10 points, 34 shots on net, 29 hits and 20 blocked shots through 39 outings overall, so he's likely not doing enough in any particular category to help in fantasy.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Posts helper Tuesday
Faksa recorded a shorthanded assist, two hits, two PIM and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Kings.
Faksa remained on the fourth line amid the Stars' lineup shuffle, but he was able to pick up his third point in the last five contests. Considering he was scratched three times between Dec. 18 and Jan. 2, it's a positive that he's started to add some offense to his strong defensive play. The center has nine points (four shorthanded) with 31 shots on net, 26 hits, 20 blocked shots, 12 PIM and a plus-2 rating through 36 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Snags helper in win
Faksa notched an assist, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 7-2 win over the Wild.
Faksa set up a Nils Lundkvist tally in the third period. The helper was Faksa's second point in as many games, and he's now produced six points in his last 16 outings. After a couple of healthy scratches around New Year's, the 30-year-old appears to have received the message. The defensive forward has eight points, 27 shots on net and a minus-1 rating through 33 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Finds twine on penalty kill
Faksa scored a short-handed goal in Monday's 4-0 win over the Wild.
Faksa was scratched three times over the previous nine games, and he went without a point in his six appearances in that span. The 29-year-old is usually a fourth-line fixture in the lineup, but the Stars are trying to make sure their fourth-line options all rotate in and out of the lineup while the team's forwards are healthy. Faksa is up to three goals, seven points (three shorthanded), 27 shots on net, 18 hits, 19 blocked shots and a minus-3 rating through 32 appearances this season. With an unstable spot in the lineup, he's not a fantasy option.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Picks up assist
Faksa notched an assist in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Blues.
Faksa has a helper in each of the last two games, and four of his six points on the year have come since the start of December. The 29-year-old remains in a fourth-line role -- the Stars value his defensive acumen. Faksa has added 21 shots on net, 17 blocked shots, 12 hits, eight PIM and an even plus-minus rating through 25 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Gathers shorthanded helper
Faksa produced a shorthanded assist in Friday's 5-4 win over the Senators.
Faksa sent in Thomas Harley, who buried a shot on a second effort for the Stars' third goal. The helper was Faksa's third point over seven games in December, surpassing his total scoring contributions from the first two months of the season combined. The fourth-liner is a fixture in the lineup for his defense and penalty-killing work. Faksa has five points, 20 shots on net, 17 blocked shots and a minus-1 rating over 24 appearances, and two of his points have come while shorthanded.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Bags goal in loss
Faksa scored a goal in Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
Faksa has a goal and an assist over his last three games, starting December in solid form. The 29-year-old center has doubled his point total for the year in that span -- he's at two goals and two assists through 20 contests. Faksa has added 16 shots on net, 10 hits, 15 blocked shots and a minus-1 rating while averaging just 13:04 of ice time per game on the fourth line, his lowest mark since his rookie year.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Finds helper Saturday
Faksa notched an assist and three shots on goal in Saturday's 8-1 win over the Lightning.
Faksa had been held scoreless with a minus-2 rating over the last seven contests. The 29-year-old snapped the drought by setting up linemate Sam Steel's goal in the third period. As a fourth-line center, Faksa's not expected to put up much offense, but three points over 18 outings is a bit light even for his defensive role. He's added 15 blocked shots, 15 shots on net and a minus-1 rating this season.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Scores shorthanded in win
Faksa scored a shorthanded goal and added two PIM in Sunday's 8-3 win over the Wild.
Faksa has picked up both of his points this season over three games since returning from missing four contests with an upper-body injury. The 29-year-old forward netted the Stars' second goal of Sunday's blowout win. Faksa has added six shots on net, six hits, 12 blocked shots, two PIM and an even plus-minus rating through 10 outings, playing almost exclusively on the fourth line and the penalty kill.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Earns assist in return
Faksa posted an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
Faksa returned from a four-game absence with an upper-body injury and logged 14:40 of ice time. He also earned his first point of the season, a helper on Craig Smith's second-period equalizer. Faksa has five shots on net, 11 blocked shots and six hits through eight contests while continuing in his usual role as the Stars' fourth-line center and top defensive forward.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Ready to return
Faksa (upper body) is set to rejoin the Stars' lineup Thursday versus the Blue Jackets, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports.
Faksa missed four games with the injury, but he was reportedly close to a return Monday against Boston. The 29-year-old will displace Ty Dellandrea from the lineup Thursday. Faksa has yet to record a point through seven outings -- he's added 10 blocked shots, six hits, four shots on goal and a minus-1 rating.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Won't play Monday
Faksa (upper body) won't play Monday versus the Bruins, according to Lia Assimakopoulos of The Dallas Morning News.
Faksa will miss his fourth straight contest, but he is close to being available to return. He hasn't earned a point in seven appearances, though he has chipped in four shots on goal, 10 blocked shots and six hits. Dallas is expected to dress 11 forwards and seven defensemen in Monday's contest because Matt Duchene (upper body) is also unavailable.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Out again Saturday
Faksa (upper body) will miss Saturday's game versus the Canucks, per the NHL media site.
There has been little information regarding the severity of Faksa's injury. This will be Dallas' third straight game without the 29-year-old center, so he could be placed on injured reserve at some point. He has no points through seven contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Out Thursday
Faksa (upper body) will miss Thursday's game against Edmonton, per the NHL media site.
It will be Dallas' second straight contest without Faksa. He has no points, four shots, six hits and 10 blocked shots in seven outings this year. When Faksa's ready to return, he'll likely take a spot on the fourth line.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Out of action
Faksa (upper body) won't play Wednesday versus the Flames.
Faksa saw 12:51 of ice time Monday versus the Blue Jackets, so it's not clear when he was injured. The 29-year-old will miss Wednesday's game -- Ty Dellandrea, Craig Smith and Sam Steel will compose the fourth line.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Slated to play vs. Blues
Faksa (upper body) is set to play Thursday against St. Louis, per Saad Yousuf of The Athletic.
Faksa scored 11 goals and 20 points in 81 contests in 2022-23. He is projected to serve on the fourth line alongside Sam Steel and Craig Smith on Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Available to practice Tuesday
Faksa (upper body) is skating in a regular jersey at Tuesday's practice, Saad Yousuf of The Athletic reports.
Faksa avoided a concussion after leaving last Tuesday's preseason game. His presence in a regular jersey bodes well for his ability to play in the Stars' season opener Thursday versus the Blues, assuming he avoids any setbacks.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Avoids concussion
Faksa (upper body) did not suffer a concussion in Tuesday's preseason game versus the Avalanche, Saad Yousuf of The Athletic reports.
Faksa is still healing after needing stitches following a hit from Colorado's Nate Clurman. Expect the Stars to be cautious with Faksa -- he may not play in the team's final two preseason games, but he still has a decent chance to be available for Opening Night versus the Blues on Oct. 12.... See More ... See Less
Stars' Radek Faksa: Leaves Tuesday's game
Faksa required stitches after getting boarded by the Avalanche's Nate Clurman in Tuesday's preseason game, Dallas radio analyst Bruce LeVine reports.
Aside from the stitches, no further information on Faksa's status was provided by head coach Pete DeBoer. The 29-year-old Faksa is projected to be the Stars' fourth-line center in 2023-24. Assuming this injury is minor, he should be good to go for Opening Night on Oct. 12 versus the Blues.... See More ... See Less
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