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Patric Hornqvist | Winger | #72

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/1/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 189
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 7 (230) / NAS
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Patric Hornqvist (upper body) will play on Monday night.
Hornqvist was considered a game-time decision in this one, but he's healthy enough to go. Dec 11 - 7:00 PM

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Patric Hornqvist (upper body) will be a game-time decision Monday night.

Hornqvist was on the ice for Pittsburgh's morning skate after he left Saturday's game against Toronto with a possible head injury. He was struck in the side of the head by a deflected puck and immediately went to locker room.
Dec 11 - 12:00 PM

Patric Hornqvist was injured in the third period Saturday and did not return.

Hornqvist took a puck to his head and immediately left the ice. There was no update after the game so consider the winger day-to-day for now. Hornqvist has 11 goals and 20 points in 28 games with six goals and 10 points coming on the power play. "It’s scary," said Brian Dumoulin, who was on the ice at the time of the injury. "That was a hard pass up the middle. Those deflections, they’re tough to react to. Hopefully he’s OK, and everything’s fine. I haven’t spoken to him yet. It’s scary. I just wish the best for him."
Dec 10 - 9:01 AM

Patric Hornqvist scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the New York Rangers.

Hornqvist extended his goal streak to four games and his point streak to six games tonight. He registered the primary assist on Conor Sheary's first-period goal to give the Penguins a 1-0 lead. Hornqvist then added a goal of his own on the power play early in the third period to tie the game at three. The Penguins forward has 11 goals and 20 points in 26 games this season.
Dec 5 - 10:45 PM

Patric Hornqvist had a goal and an assist Saturday in the Penguins 5-1 win over Buffalo.

Hornqvist is flourishing on a line with Sidney Crosby and is up to 10 goals and 18 points in 25 games. "He's such a terrific teammate," coach Mike Sullivan said of Hornqvist. "He's just all about the Penguins. He just wants to win in the worst way. He wears his emotions on his sleeve. Sometimes that's good. Sometimes it's not so good. What we love about him is his care and his passion for the game and his passion for the team. He's a brave kid. He'll take a cross check in the front on the power play and take the goalie's sight lines away so other guys might get an opportunity, and he's happy to do it." He is worth a pickup if available in your pool.
Dec 3 - 8:14 AM

Patric Hornqvist scored a goal in the Penguins' 3-2 win over Edmonton Wednesday night.

Hornqvist had gone six straight games without a point. He has four goals and two assists in 11 contests this season.
Nov 2 - 5:56 AM

Patric Hornqvist could be called up in front of the NHL disciplinary office for his hit on Colton Sceviour Saturday.

No penalty was called and Sceviour did not return although it did happen with only 2:05 left in the game. Hornqvist scored for the second time in two games but it would be a crimp in the plans of the Penguins if he was suspended for a couple of games. Stay tuned.
Oct 15 - 9:31 AM

Patric Hornqvist (hand) is dressed for Wednesday's game against the Washington Capitals.

Hornqvist missed the first three games of the regular season. The winger had 21 goals and 44 points in 70 games with the Pens last season. He'll only have fantasy value in deeper standard leagues. He's skating on a line with Greg McKegg and Conor Sheary.
Oct 11 - 9:14 PM

Patric Hornqvist (hand) is probable for Wednesday's game.

Hornqvist is being termed as a game-time decision by the Penguins, but he was a full participant in Wednesday's practice. If he does play, he will probably skate on a line with Conor Sheary and Greg McKegg and see work on the second power-play unit.
Oct 11 - 1:36 PM

Patric Hornqvist (hand) was able to take contact in Monday's practice.

Hornqvist had previously practiced with Pittsburgh, but this was the first time he did so without wearing a no-contact jersey. "That was fun to actually have a real practice out there, did some line rushes and did the whole practice," Hornqvist said. "I’m one step closer, and that’s all I can tell you guys right now." There's a chance that he'll play on Wednesday, but that remains to be seen. The injury has cost him the Penguins' first three games so far.
Oct 10 - 6:23 AM

Patric Hornqvist (hand) took part in Saturday's practice.

Hornqvist did wear a no-contact jersey though, so while this is a positive development, he likely still has some hurdles left before he can return. "It’s fun to be out there again with the boys," Hornqvist said. "We’re taking it step-by-step. It feels better every time I step on the ice. We’re getting closer every time I go on the ice. Hopefully pretty soon I can play." He had 21 goals and 44 points in 70 contests last season.
Oct 7 - 6:30 PM

Although he won't play Saturday night against the Predators, Patric Hornqivst is making good progress in his recovery from a hand injury.

He was on the ice Saturday morning and was seen taking shots with both hands on his stick with "authority," according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Jason Mackey. It seems like Hornqvist could be available to return soon rather than later.
Oct 7 - 11:26 AM

Patric Hornqvist (hand) will likely miss the start of the regular season.

"We'd like to get him into some practices before we throw him into the game situation, and at this point, it's not probable that that's going to happen before game one," coach Mike Sullivan said. Hornqvist has been skating on his own before practices, but has not taken part in a session with the team during the preseason. It doesn't sound like he will play Wednesday or Thursday and could be on injured reserve for the beginning of the year.
Oct 2 - 6:27 PM

Patric Hornqvist (hand) has been skating, but hasn't participated in a practice yet.

The hope is still that Hornqvist will be available for the season opener despite his lack of practice time. That being said, Penguins coach Mike Sullivan also said that they would be cautious with the veteran forward, so we'll see what happens. Hornqvist had 21 goals and 44 points in 70 games last season.
Sep 29 - 11:29 AM

Patric Hornqvist (hand) skated on his own Monday.

Hornqvist missed the first three days of training camp with a hand injury. He hasn't practiced with them since he took part in an informal skate on Sept. 7.
Sep 18 - 4:31 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Carter Rowney
4Riley Sheahan
LW1Jake Guentzel
2Bryan Rust
3Carl Hagelin
4Tom Kuhnhackl
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Conor Sheary
4Ryan Reaves
5Dominik Simon
D1Kris Letang
2Justin Schultz
3Brian Dumoulin
4Olli Maatta
5Ian Cole
6Chad Ruhwedel
7Matt Hunwick
8Kevin Czuczman
G1Matt Murray
2Tristan Jarry
3Casey DeSmith