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Drew Stafford | Winger | #18

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (32) / 10/30/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 1 (13) / BUF
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Drew Stafford will play in Game 3 on Monday night.
Stafford was scratched for the first two games of the playoffs versus Tampa Bay. He will skate on the fourth line alongside Miles Wood and Brian Boyle. Apr 16 - 4:09 PM

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Drew Stafford will be a healthy scratch in Game 1 of New Jersey's first-round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Stafford was scratched in seven of New Jersey's last eight games. The 32-year-old had eight goals and 15 points in 59 games this season. Jesper Bratt, Damon Severson, Steve Santini and Jimmy Hayes will also watch the game from the press box.
Apr 12 - 6:45 PM

Drew Stafford picked up a pair of assists with a plus-2 rating, four shots on goal and two hits across 16:10 of ice time in Tuesday's 6-2 loss in San Jose.

The former first-round pick by the Sabres in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft snapped a 14-game point drought since his last assist on Feb. 8 against the Flames. It was his first multi-point performance since he lit the lamp twice in the third regular-season game of the season back on Oct. 17 against the Lightning.
Mar 21 - 3:15 AM

Drew Stafford will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Stafford has eight goals, four assists and a minus-23 rating in 52 games this season. He's been scratched four times in New Jersey's last five games. Mirco Mueller and Jimmy Hayes will also watch the game from the press box.
Mar 8 - 6:41 PM

Drew Stafford will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Florida Panthers.

Stafford was also scratched in last night's game against Florida. The 32-year-old has eight goals and four assists in 51 games this season. Mirco Mueller and Jimmy Hayes are also expected to watch the game from the press box.
Mar 2 - 7:26 PM

Drew Stafford will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Florida Panthers.

The 32-year-old has eight goals and four assists in 51 games this season. Mirco Mueller and Jimmy Hayes will also watch the game from the press box. None of these three players will have any fantasy value going forward.
Mar 1 - 7:09 PM

Drew Stafford (lower body injury) returned to action on Saturday.

It was Stafford's 50th game of the season as he returned from a one-game absence by putting two shots on goal. He has eight goals and 12 points with a minus-21 rating,rendering him fantasy-worthless at this time.
Feb 25 - 2:32 AM

Drew Stafford has a lower-body injury.

Stafford will miss Thursday's game as a result. He has eight goals and 12 points in 49 contests this season.
Feb 22 - 12:39 PM

Drew Stafford scored for the first time in two months on Saturday.

The last time Stafford found the back of the net was on November 9, a span of 21 games as the veteran forward has been a healthy scratch on numerous occasions of late. He has six goals and nine points in 31 games as he scored a power play goal with only 45 seconds left in the third to bring the Devils to within two goals. He does not have any fantasy value.
Jan 14 - 8:15 AM

Drew Stafford (healthy scratch) will sit out Thursday night's game against the Dallas Stars.

Stafford has just five goals in 30 games this season. He'll sit out tonight's game against Dallas. Joining him in the press box will be Damon Severson and Jimmy Hayes.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 4 - 8:19 PM

Drew Stafford will be a healthy scratch Saturday.

Stafford will be joined by Jimmy Hayes and Ben Lovejoy, just like he was on Wednesday and Friday. Stafford has five goals in 30 games but only eight points. Hopefully they will enjoy the popcorn.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 06:35:00 PM

Drew Stafford will be a healthy scratch on Wednesday night as the New Jersey Devils take on the Detroit Red Wings.

It will be a crowded press box for the Devils, as Stafford will be joined by Dalton Prout, Jimmy Hayes and Ben Lovejoy, all healthy scratches. Stafford has five goals and eight points in 30 games, but no points in his last 16.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Dec 27, 2017 06:54:00 PM

Drew Stafford will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks.

With Jesper Bratt healthy, Stafford will be the one to come out of the lineup. He has five goals and three assists in 30 games this season. Dalton Prout, Jimmy Hayes and Ben Lovejoy will also watch the game from the press box.
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 06:50:00 PM

Drew Stafford will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the New York Rangers.

He'll be coming out of the lineup for teammate Pavel Zacha. Stafford has five goals and three assists in 25 games this season. Look for Dalton Prout and Steve Santini to also watch the game from the press box.
Sat, Dec 9, 2017 06:35:00 PM

Drew Stafford lit the lamp for the fourth time this season in Wednesday's 2-0 win at Vancouver.

Stafford buried his only shot on goal, snapping a four-game streak without a marker. He remains a bottom-six forward, so his fantasy appeal is limited to deeper pools at this point.
Thu, Nov 2, 2017 12:54:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nico Hischier
2Travis Zajac
3Pavel Zacha
4Brian Boyle
5Blake Coleman
6Michael McLeod
7Kevin Rooney
LW1Taylor Hall
2Jesper Bratt
3Patrick Maroon
4Brian Gibbons
5Michael Grabner
6Miles Wood
7Blake Pietila
RW1Kyle Palmieri
2Marcus Johansson
3Drew Stafford
4Stefan Noesen
5Christoph Bertschy
6Jimmy Hayes
7Nick Lappin
D1Sami Vatanen
2Damon Severson
3Will Butcher
4Andy Greene
5John Moore
6Mirco Mueller
7Ben Lovejoy
8Brian Strait
9Steven Santini
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid
3Eddie Lack