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Taylor Pyatt | Winger

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (32) / 8/19/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 230
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Taylor Pyatt scored a goal in Pittsburgh's 3-2 loss to Los Angeles.
Pyatt has found the back of the net in two straight games. He typically doesn't do much offensively though and only has five points in 48 contests this season. Mar 28 - 10:45 AM

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Taylor Pyatt was a healthy scratch on Sunday as the Penguins went with seven defensemen and only 11 forwards.

Deryk Engelland was the seventh blueliner and he is also capable of playing up front as the Penguins have used him as a fourth line winger on occasion. Pyatt has only two goals in 24 games this season so fantasy-wise it is not important that he missed Sunday's game.
Mar 24 - 8:12 AM

Taylor Pyatt was placed on the second line with Evgeni Malkin and James Neal Friday.

The trio had a good game together as Jussi Jokinen was demoted to the third line, playing with former Carolina teammate Brandon Sutter. Coach Dan Bylsma likes the size of Pyatt on the second line so his fantasy value could spiral upwards if he remains with the two scorers. He has only two goals and three points in 41 games with a minus-21 rating so it's hard to imagine his fantasy value going any lower.
Mar 9 - 9:53 AM

Taylor Pyatt (lower body) returned to action on Thursday February 27.

Pyatt was out for two contests due to the ailment. He had a minus-one rating in 7:58 minutes of playing time in a 6-5 shootout loss to Montreal.
Feb 28 - 1:45 AM

Taylor Pyatt (lower body) practiced on Sunday.

Pyatt missed the last game before the break with the injury and practiced on Friday before the team was given Saturday off. He is definitely a bottom six forward as his two goals and three points in 36 games attest to. He is questionable for Thursday's tilt against the Montreal Canadiens.
Feb 24 - 8:36 AM

Taylor Pyatt (lower body) took part in Friday's practice.

"I felt pretty good for my first practice," Pyatt said. "See how it reacts after a hard skate today, then a day off (Saturday) and then another hard skate on Monday." He missed the Penguins' final two games before the Olympic break. Pyatt has two goals and three points in 36 games this season.
Feb 21 - 5:47 PM

Taylor Pyatt is dealing with a lower-body injury.

Pyatt will miss the Penguins' final two games before the Olympic break as a result. He has two goals and three points in 36 games in 2013-14.
Feb 4 - 12:55 PM

Taylor Pyatt is enjoying his time with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Pyatt was claimed off waivers from the Rangers on January 2 and is finding out how good it is to play with the Penguins during their current road trip. "I think this trip has been a great thing for me," Pyatt said. "It's tough when you go to a new team, but honestly the guys here have been so great. Just getting to know some of the guys, going out to dinner and spending some time together on the road, has been a great thing. And the really nice thing is that everyone is so nice to you when you come here. A guy like Sid, who is such of a star, doesn't act like one. He's just one of the guys and treated me so well from the first day I came here." Coach Dan Bylsma said that Pyatt will get an opportunity to be a bottom six forward so his fantasy value is negligible.
Jan 12 - 9:58 AM

Pittsburgh has claimed Taylor Pyatt off waivers from the New York Rangers.

He had one assist in 22 games with the Rangers this season prior to ending up on the waiver wire. Pyatt's fantasy value is unlikely to rise with the Penguins.
Jan 2 - 1:37 PM

Taylor Pyatt has been waived by the New York Rangers.

Pyatt has an assist and 10 penalty minutes in 22 games this season. He's in the second season of a two-year/$3.1 million contract.
Jan 1 - 12:48 PM

Taylor Pyatt will be a healthy scratch on Wednesday.

This is Pyatt's second straight game in the press box and the fifth time in nine contests that he won't be in the lineup. "Right now he's on the outside," Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said. "After a strong training camp, he was given a lot of opportunities, whether it be on one of the top two lines, third, fourth, and never really after training camp got his game going. Right now, he's on the outside looking in, and I'm not quite sure where all that's gonna go." It obviously didn't help matters that Pyatt missed some time this season due to a concussion.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 06:26:00 PM

Taylor Pyatt returned from a concussion on Wednesday.

Pyatt missed eight straight games due to the injury. He blocked a shot and logged 11:55 minutes in the Rangers' 5-2 victory over Florida.
Thu, Nov 28, 2013 09:29:00 AM

Taylor Pyatt (concussion) is healthy enough to play on Wednesday if they need him to.

The Rangers might still opt to keep him out of the lineup for a little longer. He has an assist and 10 penalty minutes in 16 contests in 2013-14.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 01:52:00 PM

Taylor Pyatt (concussion) took part in a complete practice on Monday.

Pyatt is no longer experiencing headaches or foginess, but it's still not clear when he'll be ready to return. He has an assist in 16 games this season.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 10:03:00 AM

Taylor Pyatt (concussion) joined the New York Rangers in Tampa Bay on Sunday.

No guarantee that he'll be able to play on Monday, but the odds certainly seem higher now. He doesn't really have much fantasy value at this point, so just an FYI.
Sun, Nov 24, 2013 06:31:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Brandon Sutter
4Marcel Goc
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Beau Bennett
3Nick Spaling
4Blake Comeau
5Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond
RW1Patric Hornqvist
2Pascal Dupuis
3Steve Downie
4Craig Adams
5Jayson Megna
D1Kris Letang
2Christian Ehrhoff
3Paul Martin
4Olli Maatta
5Rob Scuderi
6Simon Despres
7Robert Bortuzzo
8Brian Dumoulin
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Thomas Greiss
3Jeff Zatkoff