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Islanders' Adam Pelech: Two points including OT winner
Pelech scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime victory over the Penguins.
The veteran blueliner delivered only the second game-winning goal of his career, cruising into the Pittsburgh end and ripping a shot blocker side past Alex Nedeljkovic. It was Pelech's first goal of 2023-24 and his second multi-point performance of the season, with the other coming Nov. 22 against the Flyers. He has just eight points in 31 games, but five of those points have come in his last eight contests.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Nabs helper
Pelech notched an assist, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 6-2 win over the Lightning.
Pelech helped out on Bo Horvat's insurance marker in the second period. All five of Pelech's points this season are assists, and two of them have come over his last four outings. The 29-year-old defenseman has added 29 shots on net, 24 hits, 46 blocked shots, 17 PIM and an even plus-minus rating through 27 outings. His lack of offense likely keeps him off the radar in most fantasy formats.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Warming up Monday
Pelech (upper body) is expected to suit up Monday against Toronto, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Pelech has been held to just four assists through 25 games this season. He missed the Islanders' last game before the All-Star break but will limit that absence to just one game.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Game-time call Monday
Pelech (upper body) will be a game-time decision against the Leafs on Monday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Pelech looks poised to return versus Toronto after practicing with the team but coach Patrick Roy wouldn't go so far as to confirm the blueliner was ready to suit up. Injuries have limited the 29-year-old Pelech to 25 outings this season in which he recorded four points (all assists), 19 hits and 42 blocked shots. At this point, Pelech will be hard-pressed to reach the 20-point threshold, a mark he hit in each of the previous two seasons.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Out Saturday
Pelech (upper body) won't play Saturday against the Panthers, Andrew Gross of Newsday.
Pelech, who is considered day-to-day, suffered the injury late in Thursday's loss to Montreal. He has four assists in 25 games this season. Samuel Bolduc will likely slot into the lineup versus Florida in Pelech's absence.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Sustains upper-body injury
Pelech suffered an upper-body injury in the third period of Thursday's game versus the Canadiens, and there was no update on his status after the contest, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Pelech's injury came after a blatant elbow to the head from Brendan Gallagher. Given Pelech's history of concussions, the Islanders figure to be very cautious with his recovery, especially with the bye week and All-Star break coming soon. It's unclear if he'll play Saturday versus the Panthers.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Activated from LTIR
Pelech (upper body) was activated from long-term injured reserve Tuesday.
In a corresponding move, Semyon Varlamov (lower body) was put on injured reserve. Pelech appears to be ready to return from a 20-game absence Tuesday versus Vancouver. He has three assists, 17 PIM, 16 shots on goal, 28 blocked shots and 15 hits across 16 outings this season. Pelech is projected to replace Samuel Bolduc in the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Not close to returning
Pelech (upper body) will be eligible to be activated from long-term injured reserve Tuesday, but according to coach Lane Lambert, "it's still going to be a while" until the defenseman will be ready to play, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Pelech had only collected three helpers through 16 games before suffering the upper-body injury, so fantasy managers shouldn't feel compelled to track his status. Once activated, the 29-year-old blueliner will likely slot into a top-four role for the Islanders.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Placed on LTIR
Pelech suffered an upper-body injury Friday and was placed on long-term injured reserve Saturday.
Pelech did not return to Friday's 5-3 win over Ottawa after being injured on his second shift of the game early in the opening period. Pelech has three assists, 15 hits and 28 blocked shots in 16 games this season. He will be forced to miss at least 10 games and 24 days following his placement on LTIR.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Expected to play Monday
Pelech (lower body) is on the ice for warmups and is expected to play against Edmonton on Monday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Pelech has missed the last two games and three of the last four overall. He's also been held to just one assist in 10 appearances. The 29-year-old will slide back into a top-four role.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Game-time decision against Oilers
Pelech (lower body) will be a game-time call versus Edmonton on Monday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Pelech has been out of the lineup for three of the Islanders' last four contests due to his lower-body issue. The defender is mired in a nine-game pointless streak and is still looking for his first goal of the season. Considering the Toronto native is coming off a career-high six goals last year, extended scoring droughts for Pelech should be expected.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Not playing Saturday
Pelech (lower body) won't play versus Washington on Saturday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Pelech has sat out two of the last three games heading into action Saturday. The defensive defenseman has one assist, 22 blocked shots and 12 hits in 10 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Dealing with lower-body injury
Pelech will miss Thursday's game due to a lower-body injury and is regarded as day-to-day beyond that, according to Andrew Gross of Newsday.
Pelech has an assist, 15 PIM, 12 hits and 22 blocks in 10 contests this season. With the 29-year-old unavailable Thursday, Samuel Bolduc is slated to draw back into the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Ready to return
Pelech (lower body) is expected to play Tuesday versus the Wild, Stefen Rosner of The Hockey News reports.
Pelech missed one game with the injury. He hasn't gotten on the scoresheet since logging an assist Opening Night versus the Sabres, but he's racked up 20 blocked shots, 12 hits and 15 PIM through nine appearances in a top-four role.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Game-time call
Pelech (lower body) will be a game-time call Tuesday versus Minnesota, according to Andrew Gross of Newsday.
Pelech took part in Tuesday's morning skate, which bodes well for his availability after he sat out Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to Carolina. He has one assist, 10 shots on goal, 20 blocked shots and 12 hits in nine games this season. If Pelech is good to go Tuesday, Samuel Bolduc will probably be a healthy scratch.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Not playing Saturday
Pelech (lower body) has been ruled out of Saturday's tilt versus Carolina, according to Stefen Rosner of The Hockey News.
Pelech left Thursday's game versus Washington in the first period and did not return. Coach Lane Lambert said after practice Saturday that Pelech is listed as day-to-day.. Pelech has one assist with 12 hits and 20 blocked shots in nine games this season. Look for Samuel Bolduc to draw back into the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Sustains injury Thursday
Pelech (undisclosed) exited Thursday's game versus the Capitals in the first period and is unlikely to return, Stefen Rosner of The Hockey News reports.
Per Rosner, Pelech was holding his right side or hip as he exited in the first period, though the Islanders have yet to provide an official status update. If Pelech misses time, Samuel Bolduc would likely draw back into the lineup. The Islanders' next game is Saturday versus the Hurricanes.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Notches helper in defeat
Pelech earned an assist in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Hurricanes in Game 2.
Pelech has seemingly found his offensive game of late with one goal and two assists in his prior six contests. During the regular season, the 28-year-old blueliner put up 21 points for his second consecutive 20-plus point campaign and his third in his eight-year NHL career.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Adam Pelech: Gets help on helper
Pelech was credited with an assist in Friday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets.
Upon finding an open lane, Pelech fired the puck at the net and teammate Kyle Palmieri squared up at the doorstep for the deflected goal. It wasn't the prettiest way to get his team on the scoreboard, but between the helper, three blocked shots and four shots on goal, Pelech ended up with a fairly strong fantasy performance. The top-pairing defenseman has five goals, 14 assists and a plus-15 rating through 52 games.... See More ... See Less
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