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Patric Hornqvist | Winger | #72

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/1/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 189
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 7 (230) / NAS
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Patric Hornqvist scored a goal and registered two assists in Pittsburgh's 8-5 win over Philadelphia in Game 6 on Sunday.
Hornqvist had missed the Penguins' previous two contests due to an upper-body injury. Sidney Crosby also had a goal and two assists, extending his point streak to four games. Carl Hagelin and Bryan Rust each found the back of the net for the Penguins. Kris Letang assisted on three goals, pushing him to seven points in six playoff games. Phil Kessel chipped in two assists in the series-clinching win. Apr 22 - 5:59 PM

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Patric Hornqvist (upper body) is officially ready to return Sunday afternoon.

Hornqvist took part in the pregame warmups, so this announcement was expected. Look for him to serve on the top line with Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel.
Apr 22 - 3:11 PM

Patric Hornqvist (upper body) is expected to return to the Penguins' lineup on Sunday.

Hornqvist has joined the Penguins for their pregame warmups and is skating on the top line with Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel. Getting Hornqvist back is a nice boost for the Penguins, but it's particularly helpful given that the Penguins are expected to be without Evgeni Malkin (leg) Sunday afternoon.
Apr 22 - 2:50 PM

Patric Hornqvist (upper body) could be back in the lineup for Game 6 on Sunday afternoon.

Hornqvist felt good after he participated without restrictions on Saturday. If there are no setbacks and everything goes well then he expects to return for Game 6.
Apr 21 - 12:39 PM

It looks as if Patric Hornqvist (upper body) is fully participating in the Penguins' practice Saturday morning.

This bodes well for his return to the lineup for Sunday's Game 6. The Pens could really use Hornqvist on the power play after going zero-for-five Friday night. Stay tuned for further updates on Hornqivst's availability.
Apr 21 - 12:01 PM

Patric Hornqvist (upper body) took part in Pittsburgh's optional skate Friday morning.

However, Hornqvist still won't play in Game 5 versus Philadelphia. It's encouraging that he skated with some teammates, though. Friday's match will be the second straight game he will miss due to an upper-body injury.
Apr 20 - 11:15 AM

Patric Hornqvist (upper body) won't return for Game 5.

As previously reported, Hornqvist missed Thursday's practice, but the silver lining is that he did skate on his own before that. Dominik Simon will stay on the top line with Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel due to Hornqvist's absence.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 19 - 3:35 PM

Patric Hornqvist (upper body) didn't participate in Thursday's practice.

Hornqvist missed Game 4 due to the injury. His status for Game 5 isn't clear, but it's obviously not a great sign that he missed this practice.
Apr 19 - 1:00 PM

Patric Hornqvist will not play in Game 4 because of an upper-body injury.

Hornqvist was not on the ice for Tuesday's practice and he has already been ruled out for Wednesday's contest against Philadelphia. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Apr 17 - 12:18 PM

Patric Hornqvist found the back of the net in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

Hornqvist broke Brian Elliott's shutout early in the third period, but that's the only offense the Penguins were able to muster in Game 2. Pittsburgh's lethal power play failed to convert on all four of their chances, which didn't help their cause tonight. Hornqvist finished the game with a minus-1 rating and 16 penalty minutes (he was given a game misconduct for an altercation with Brandon Manning late in the third period). The 31-year-old now has one goal and one assist in two games this postseason. Justin Schultz and Brian Dumoulin registered the assists on Pittsburgh's only goal. This best-of-seven series is all tied up at one heading to Philadelphia.
Apr 13 - 9:58 PM

Patric Hornqvist recorded an assist in a 7-0 win over Philadelphia in Game 1 Wednesday night.

That extended Hornqvist's point streak to eight games, if you include his regular season efforts. In terms of the playoffs, he now has 19 goals and 34 points in 73 postseason games.
Apr 12 - 9:00 AM

Patric Hornqvist had a goal and an assist in a 5-4 overtime win against Columbus on Thursday.

Hornqvist is on a six-game point streak. He has 28 goals and 48 points in 69 contests this season. If he gets another two points, then this would be the fourth time he's reached the 50-point milestone in the span of five seasons.
Apr 6 - 5:49 AM

Patric Hornqvist scored his 27th goal of the season on Sunday night in a losing effort.

The Pens fell 4-1 to Washington, but Hornqvist stayed hot by extending his points streak to five games. The veteran now has 27 goals and 46 points in 68 games this season.
Apr 1 - 10:34 PM

Patric Hornqvist scored two goals and registered an assist in a 5-3 win over Montreal.

Hornqvist also fired an incredible 10 shots on goal. Bryan Rust found the back of the net and recorded an assist. Phil Kessel netted his 29th goal of the 2017-18 campaign. Kris Letang registered a pair of assists for the Penguins.
Mar 15 - 10:30 PM

Patric Hornqvist scored his 19th goal of the season Saturday.

Hornqvist has 35 points in 57 games this season. He has been a stud on the power play with 11 goals and 19 points. Five-on-five has been a different story but his fantasy value remains high because of his prowess with the man-advantage.
Mar 11 - 9:09 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Derick Brassard
4Riley Sheahan
5Carter Rowney
LW1Jake Guentzel
2Bryan Rust
3Carl Hagelin
4Tom Kuhnhackl
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Conor Sheary
4Dominik Simon
5Zach Aston-Reese
D1Kris Letang
2Justin Schultz
3Brian Dumoulin
4Olli Maatta
5Chad Ruhwedel
6Matt Hunwick
7Jamie Oleksiak
G1Matt Murray
2Casey DeSmith