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Marc-Edouard Vlasic | Defenseman | #44

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/30/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (35) / SJ
Contract: view contract details

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Marc-Edouard Vlasic is good to go Tuesday night after he was hit in the chest by a puck on Saturday.
Vlasic was forced to leave the game after playing just 8:53 of ice time. However, he was back as a full participant at Monday's practice and will play against New Jersey. Mar 20 - 5:01 PM

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Marc-Edouard Vlasic (middle body) practiced fully on Monday.

Vlasic only logged 8:53 of ice time against Vancouver on Saturday after he was hit in the chest by a puck. It seems like he could be ready to play Tuesday night, but confirmation on his status should come after the morning session.
Mar 19 - 3:14 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic left Saturday's game against Vancouver with a chest injury.

Vlasic left the game in the second period after being hit in the chest with a puck. He's considered day-to-day at this point.
Mar 18 - 12:32 PM

The San Jose Sharks were shutout by the Washington Capitals 2-0 today.

The early start time appeared to throw the Sharks off because they didn't seem to ever really get into the game. Defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic led the way with five shots on goal but none could get in behind Phil Grubauer. Vlasic has 29 points in 67 games so far this season. The Sharks lost a big opportunity to get some breathing room ahead of the Los Angeles Kings with both of them losing today.
Mar 10 - 6:32 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic extended his point streak to five games on Tuesday.

Vlasic registered an assist in a 3-2 win over St. Louis. He's up to nine goals and 28 points in 59 contests this season.
Feb 21 - 11:40 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored a goal and an assist in a 5-3 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.

Vlasic now has three points in his last four games for the Sharks. Vlasic scored the second goal of the Sharks' attempted comeback, coming after Timo Meier's goal and preceding Joe Thornton's goal. Vlasic has six goals and 15 points in 43 games this season.
Jan 19 - 12:22 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic (head) is expected to rejoin the Sharks on Wednesday.

Vlasic couldn't play in Saturday's contest due to the injury. Getting him back is a big boost for the Sharks as he averages 21:46 minutes per game. He has a goal and four points in 12 contests this season.
Wed, Nov 8, 2017 04:25:00 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic sustained a head injury during Wednesday's game.

The good news is that Sharks coach Pete DeBoer doesn't believe Vlasic's injury is severe. He's regarded as day-to-day with the Sharks off until Saturday. Vlasic has a goal and four points in 12 games this season.
Thu, Nov 2, 2017 03:53:00 PM

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.
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 03:51:00 AM

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.
Sat, Jul 1, 2017 12:59:00 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.
Thu, Jun 8, 2017 04:09:00 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.
Sat, Apr 29, 2017 11:09:00 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.
Mon, Apr 3, 2017 10:38:00 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.
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 02:20:00 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.
Sat, Mar 25, 2017 08:30:00 PM

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