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Marc-Edouard Vlasic | Defenseman | #44

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (30) / 3/30/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (35) / SJ
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Marc-Edouard Vlasic posted an assist with a plus-1 rating, two blocked shots and a hit in Tuesday's 5-2 victory against the Canadiens.
After three scoreless outings to open the season, Vlasic has posted an assist in each of his past two games. He sees a healthy amount of ice time on the power play, but his largest contribution to the fantasy line is his willingness to step in front of shots. He recorded 146 blocked shots in 75 games in 2016-17. Oct 18 - 3:51 AM

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The San Jose Sharks have re-signed Marc-Edouard Vlasic to an eight-year/$56 million contract.

The deal will take effect at the start of the 2018-19 season. Vlasic is one of the best defensemen in the NHL but only had 28 points in 75 games last season after an eight goal, 39 point effort in 67 games the year before. Look for a 35-40 point season next year for the blueliner and draft him accordingly.
Jul 1 - 12:59 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic's agent said that contract extension talks have been going well with the San Jose Sharks.

Vlasic has one season left on his five-year, $21.25 million deal. The 30-year-old defenseman had 28 points in 75 contests last season while averaging 21:14 minutes per game. The two sides are talking about a long-term deal and an agreement could be announced in early July if all goes well.
Jun 8 - 4:09 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic will play for Canada at the upcoming IIHF World Championships.

Vlasic was part of Canada's gold-medal winning team at the World Cup in Toronto and he won gold at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The 30-year-old blueliner posted 28 points in 75 games with the Sharks in 2016-17. He also added three helpers in six playoff matches.
Apr 29 - 11:09 AM

Marc-Andre Vlasic has points in four straight games.

He has a goal and three helpers in that stretch. Vlasic has only 26 points in 72 games, a big drop from last season where he had 39 points in 67 contests. You should be disappointed if you drafted him as he went higher than he should have gone. Look for 30 points and maybe 35 next season and draft him accordingly.
Apr 3 - 10:38 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic has declared himself ready to play Tuesday night.

He didn't play Saturday because of an illness. Vlasic has produced 22 points in 68 games this season. He hasn't had much fantasy value this season, but he is a valuable defender for the Sharks.
Mar 28 - 2:20 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic is sidelined with an illness.

He isn't playing Saturday and wasn't in the lineup Friday either. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Mar 25 - 8:30 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Melker Karlsson and Chris Tierney won't play against the Predators Saturday night.

In 68 games this season, defenseman Vlasic earned five goals and 17 assists. Karlsson has nine goals and 10 assists in 60 games, while Tierney has 18 points in 73 contests. Vlasic and Karlsson are out with injuries.
Mar 25 - 7:57 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic sustained an undisclosed injury during Friday's contest.

Vlasic missed the third period as a result. He has five goals and 22 points in 68 games this season.
Mar 25 - 10:50 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic (flu) returned to action on Friday March 24.

Vlasic missed Tuesday's game due to the disease. He had a blocked shot in 14:46 minutes of ice time.
Mar 25 - 2:47 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic won't play in Tuesday's game against Minnesota because of the flu.

He's considered day-to-day at this point. Vlasic has five goals and 17 assists in 67 games this season. He averages 21:27 of ice time. Dylan DeMelo will take Vlasic's spot in the lineup.
Mar 21 - 8:23 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored the lone goal in the Sharks loss to St. Louis on Thursday.

The goal snapped an 11 game point-less streak for Vlasic. He has five goals and 22 points in 65 games. It was a rare off offensive night for the Sharks who had just 20 shots in the game.
Mar 17 - 3:10 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic wants to stay with the Sharks for his "whole career."

"I like the team, I like the area. Competitive every year," he said. "At the end of my contract next year I'll have been here for 12 years, so I guess I do like it here if I'm here for 12 years." After the 2016-17 campaign, Vlasic has one more year left on his five-year contract worth $21.25 million. He will be eligible to sign an extension with the Sharks after July 1.
Mar 14 - 2:57 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic is hoping NHL players get to participate in the 2018 Olympics.

Vlasic also doesn't like using the condensed schedule argument against the NHL agreeing to the Winter Games. "Condensed schedule, we had it this year because of the World Cup. So, it’s OK for the World Cup and not the Olympics?" Vlasic asked. "We’re hockey players that play in the NHL, but as the best athletes [we] should have the right to go to the Olympics. I was fortunate enough to experience it once, and would love to go again. If guys that haven’t experienced it get a chance to go, they should. We should. Hopefully, they reach an agreement." Right now it seems like the NHL will break its run of allowing its players to participate in the Olympics, but no decision has been made yet.
Feb 9 - 10:52 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic is on a three-game point streak.

Vlasic registered an assist in a 4-3 win versus Winnipeg Tuesday night. He has three goals and 16 points in 44 games this season.
Jan 25 - 5:30 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Logan Couture
2Joe Thornton
3Tomas Hertl
4Chris Tierney
5Ryan Carpenter
LW1Jannik Hansen
2Timo Meier
3Mikkel Boedker
4Kevin Labanc
5Melker Karlsson
RW1Joe Pavelski
2Joel Ward
3Joonas Donskoi
4Barclay Goodrow
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Paul Martin
4Justin Braun
5Brenden Dillon
6Dylan DeMelo
7Tim Heed
8Joakim Ryan
G1Martin Jones
2Aaron Dell