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Logan Couture | Center | #39

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (28) / 3/28/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (9) / SJ
Contract: view contract details

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Logan Couture posted two goals, including a power-play marker, with two assists and a plus-1 rating in Tuesday's 5-2 victory against the Canadiens.
Couture entered the game with just one goal and no assists over his first four games, and that tally came in the opener Oct. 4 against the Flyers. Patient fantasy owners are breathing a sigh of relief after the big performance which included a pair of points on the man advantage. Oct 18 - 3:43 AM

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Logan Couture picked up a power-play goal in Wednesday's 5-3 loss against Philadelphia in the regular season opener.

Couture tied a career-high with 11 power-play goals last season, his third season with double-digit goal totals on the man advantage. He is off to a strong start in search of his fourth-such campaign. Couture has totaled 12 or more power-play points in each of his past seven NHL seasons.
Oct 5 - 2:35 AM

Logan Couture says his mouth is still pretty sore after undergoing facial surgery.

The fact that he's still sore five months after taking a puck to the face is pretty telling. "There’s good days and bad days," Couture said. "My bottom teeth are still my real teeth. They’ve tried to keep them so I don’t lose them. I don’t know if I’ll be able to, they’re still pretty sore. My top teeth are all fake now – my front six, I think. So, it’s different. It just feels different in my mouth. But everything else with my face and all that is healed. I’m lucky that it’s an injury that didn’t affect my training, and hopefully won’t affect me going forward." It sounds like he'll be fine for the start of training camp next month.
Aug 18 - 10:38 AM

Logan Couture still has to get some dental work done.

"There's going to be some implants to get the teeth fixed," Couture said. "Hopefully get it done in the next few weeks, and then I'll head back to Canada." He revealed on Tuesday that he sustained some facial fractures in addition to damaged teeth when he was struck in the face by a puck on Mar. 25. Couture said that he is still having trouble eating and sleeping.
Apr 25 - 5:44 PM

Logan Couture only wore a visor on Sunday.

Couture took a puck to his face on March 25 and missed the remainder of the regular season but returned with a full shield for Games 1 and 2. But he has having trouble locating the puck and ditched the shield in favor of a visor. "Figured enough damage has already been done," said Couture, who will require extensive dental work in the offseason. "If I get hit again, I’m just the unluckiest guy in the world." He would be.
Apr 17 - 11:39 AM

Logan Couture is getting punished physically by the Edmonton Oilers.

Couture took a puck to his face on March 25 and missed the end of the regular season but returned for Game 1 of the playoffs. Couture needed a reconstruction of his mouth and it hasn't been pleasant eating for the 28-year-old. The Oilers have been targeting his facial region and he has been getting hit there. "That’s playoff hockey," coach Peter DeBoer said. "This isn’t the first team that’s tried to be physical on key guys. Logan Couture’s been targeted for physicality his whole life being the player he is. It’s not an issue." Couture ended the season with 25 goals and 52 points in 73 games.
Apr 16 - 12:17 PM

Logan Couture (mouth) will draw into the Sharks' lineup for Game 1 on Wednesday.

Couture was regarded as a game-time decision, but further a report Wednesday evening indicated that he would be available. With that in mind, this final confirmation is more of an FYI than a revelation.
Apr 12 - 9:43 PM

Logan Couture (mouth) expects to be in the lineup on Wednesday night.

Coach Pete DeBoer called him a game-time decision following the morning skate. Couture hasn't played since Mar. 25 after he was struck in the face by a puck. He has been sporting a full face cage. Look for him to return to action in Game 1 versus Edmonton.
Apr 12 - 6:32 PM

Logan Couture (mouth) will be a game-time decision on Wednesday night.

He skated for a third straight day in the morning. Couture has been occupying the top-line center spot and it appears as though he will be ready to play in Game 1 against Edmonton.
Apr 12 - 1:37 PM

Logan Couture (mouth) skated again on Tuesday.

He was on the top line between Joe Pavelski and Melker Karlsson during practice. Couture was also on top power-play unit and he engaged in some stick battles. However, it is unclear if he'll play in San Jose's playoff opener because he hasn't taken significant contact to his facial area yet. It certainly seems like Couture is on the right track, though.
Apr 11 - 6:18 PM

Logan Couture (mouth) said the pain is getting a bit better, but if he got hit in the face again it could cause further damage.

"Oh, obviously," Couture said. "It’s not completely healed. It's going to take a long time for my face to completely heal. So anything to the face, it could possibly hurt it again. Who knows? I'm wearing as [protective] gear as you can possibly wear, and trying to be careful." As Couture mentioned, he's been wearing a full cage during Sharks' practices. He's questionable for Game 1 on Wednesday.
Apr 11 - 9:48 AM

Logan Couture (mouth) took part in Monday's practice.

It remains to be seen if Couture will be available for Game 1. If he does play it might be on a line with Joe Pavelski and Melker Karlsson, given Monday's setup.
Apr 10 - 5:09 PM

It remains to be seen when Logan Couture (mouth) will be able to rejoin the Sharks.

Couture hasn't participated in full contact practices yet, so his availability for Game 1 on Wednesday remains uncertain. He last played on March 25.
Apr 10 - 10:45 AM

Logan Couture (mouth) won't participate in Saturday's game.

Couture skated on Friday, but he didn't take contact and was wearing a full cage. He was scheduled to see the dentist again on Friday, though he wasn't sure what they were planning to do during that appointment.
Apr 8 - 10:39 AM

Logan Couture (mouth) won't play Thursday night.

He skated for 10 minutes on Wednesday, while wearing a full face shield. Couture thinks there's a chance that he'll be ready to play by next week when the playoffs begin, but he's not sure. "It's not like a lower body or shoulder or anything like that, so it's all about breathing and comfort – and, obviously, protection," he said.
Apr 5 - 5:49 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
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