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Marc-Edouard Vlasic | Defenseman

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 3/30/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
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The San Jose Sharks have activated Marc-Edouard Vlasic off injured reserve.
Vlasic has missed four consecutive games with an upper-body injury. He has six goals and 17 points in 52 games this season. He averages 22:20 of ice time per game for the Sharks. Vlasic is expected to be in the lineup for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. Feb 15 - 4:19 PM

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Marc-Edouard Vlasic (upper body) could return to the San Jose lineup as early as Sunday.

Vlasic does not have a concussion and that's great news for the Sharks who have not had him on their blueline for the last four games. He has six goals and 17 points this season.
Feb 14 - 11:25 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic's upper-body injury isn't a concussion, according to the Sharks.

Vlasic's injury situation has been a confusing one. He initially said that he was dealing with a cold, but was then put on the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury. After that there was some speculation that he was dealing with a concussion. At any rate, Vlasic is skating and should be regarded as day-to-day.
Feb 13 - 6:36 PM

The San Jose Sharks have placed Marc-Edouard Vlasic on injured reserve.

Vlasic missed Saturday's game against Carolina because of the injury. It was believed that Vlasic was sidelined because of an illness but it seems like it may be a little more serious than that. He is day-to-day at this point. The 27-year-old is an important piece of the Sharks defense. He has six goals and 17 points while averaging over 22 minutes per game for San Jose.
Feb 8 - 4:53 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic did not play Saturday night because of an upper-body injury.

Vlasic seemed set to play, then was made a late scratch with what was initially reported as an illness. Sharks coach Todd McLellan did not give any details as to when he could be back in the lineup. Scott Hannan played against the Hurricanes in Vlasic’s place. Vlasic has 17 points this season.
Feb 8 - 2:00 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored a goal in a 4-3 victory on Tuesday.

Vlasic has six goals and 14 points in 40 contests in 2014-15. Those numbers might not be particularly desirable in standard leagues, but he's been hot lately with four points in his last four games.
Jan 7 - 9:24 AM

With only five seconds remaining in regulation, defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored to give the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 triumph Monday night against the Jets in Winnipeg.

The game was tied at 2-2 when Vlasic delivered the winner on a slapshot. It was his fifth goal of the season. Brent Burns also scored on a slapshot to open the scoring on a San Jose power play at 2:53 of the first period. That was Burns' 11th goal of the season. Burns also registered his 20th assist of the season on a second-period goal by Melker Karlsson. Karlsson now has three goals. Logan Couture assisted on the goals by Burns and Vlasic and now has 19 on the season while Joe Pavelski assisted on the goals by Karlsson and Vlasic, giving him 15 on the season. The Sharks were playing without one of their leaders, Joe Thornton, who was placed on injured reserve earlier Monday with an upper-body injury.
Jan 5 - 10:47 PM

Marc-Eduoard Vlasic (upper body) played for the Sharks against the Predators on Saturday night.

Vlasic didn’t play Thursday because of the injury. In 21:50, he was a plus-one with a shot on goal, two hits and five blocked shots.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 02:38:00 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic (upper body) will be a game time decision on Saturday.

Vlasic sat out Thursday's game and while he was able to practice on Friday, his status is still up in the air. "If I feel great, I'll tell them I feel great and after that, it's out of my hands," Vlasic said. He has three goals and eight points with a plus-12 rating in 30 games this season.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 10:47:00 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic is considered questionable to play Thursday against Minnesota.

"We'll know more in the morning," coach Todd McLellan said Wednesday. "Good day today. When Pickles came in today, he looked good and felt good." If he isn't ready to play Thursday then it doesn't sound like he will be out for very long.
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 04:56:00 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic left the Sharks' bench in the second period of Tuesday's game with Edmonton and did not return.

Vlasic and Sharks' teammate Mike Brown both left with undisclosed injuries in the second period. For Vlasic it does seem possible that the Sharks are just being cautious with three more games to play still this week. Mike Brown had to be helped off the ice though with an apparent leg injury. We continue to monitor the situation.
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 12:47:00 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic might get a chance to play more with the man advantage in 2014-15.

Vlasic averaged just 42 seconds per game worth of power-play ice time last season. He's emerged as one of the league's top defensemen, but that hasn't translated to standard fantasy leagues because he hasn't stood out offensively. If he starts playing a bigger role with the man advantage than that might change.
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 08:49:00 AM

Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic feels he will definitely be 100 percent by the start of training camp.

Vlasic suffered apparent head and knee injuries when he was hit by the Kings Jarret Stoll in the first round of this year's playoffs, but he is recovering nicely. Vlasic confirms the head injury is a thing of the past and believes strongly that a bit of time away will get his knee back into game shape. "It’s a question of time – it’s the exact same injury I had two years ago a the world championships and it takes six to eight weeks to heal," Vlasic said. "If I take care of it now, I should be 100 percent come training camp."
Tue, Jun 10, 2014 09:16:00 PM

NBC hockey analyst Keith Jones thinks Marc-Edouard Vlasic's injury was a major reason for San Jose's first-round elimination against the Kings.

"The strongest point I can make is that if Marc-Edouard Vlasic didn't get hurt, the Sharks are playing right now," Jones said. "The Bruins' series changed after [Krejci's injury in 2010]. The same thing happened to San Jose. I can't emphasize that enough, that's how important of a player [Vlasic] is to that team." Jones was referring to Philadelphia's rally from a 3-0 series deficit in 2010 versus Boston and how it was eerily similar to what happened to the Sharks. San Jose is thinking about retooling their roster, but Jones still thinks they are top contenders.
Mon, Jun 9, 2014 05:00:00 PM

The San Jose Sharks have confirmed that Marc-Edouard Vlasic (upper body) won't play in Game 7.

Vlasic also missed Game 6 on Monday. He has a goal and three points in five playoff games.
Wed, Apr 30, 2014 02:06:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Joe Thornton
2Logan Couture
3Joe Pavelski
4Chris Tierney
LW1Patrick Marleau
2Tomas Hertl
3Melker Karlsson
4John Scott
5Mike Brown
6Raffi Torres
RW1Tommy Wingels
2Matthew Nieto
3Ben Smith
4Barclay Goodrow
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Justin Braun
4Brenden Dillon
5Mirco Mueller
6Matt Irwin
7Scott Hannan
8Karl Stollery
G1Antti Niemi
2Alex Stalock