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Artem Anisimov | Center | #15

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/24/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 198
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 2 (54) / NYR
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Artem Anisimov netted his 16th goal of the season in Wednesday's 3-2 shootout win over Ottawa.
Anisimov has found the back of the net in two of the last three games, but he has produced a mere 23 points in 51 total appearances this season. He isn't worthy of your consideration for a possible pickup until he shows more consistency. Feb 22 - 11:02 AM

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Artem Anisimov has been promoted to the Blackhawks second line with Patrick Kane and Nick Schmaltz.

Anisimov is taking Brandon Saad, who's struggled for most of the season, on that line. "He’s got the willingness, but he’s got the art, as well," head coach Joel Quenneville said. "He’s got a quick stick. His positioning is good, whether he’s tipping pucks or finding them. He’s got a real good knack about it. He’s got a quality opportunity not just playing with Kaner, but you get on the power play. There’s good ice time when you fill that niche." Anisimov has 13 goals and 19 points in 41 games this season. This "promotion" should give him a short-term fantasy boost.
Feb 3 - 10:46 AM

Artem Anisimov (upper body) will make his return to the Blackhawks' lineup on Monday.

It will be Anisimov's first game since Dec. 28. The Blackhawks haven't finalized their lines for Monday's contest, but Anisimov did practice alongside Alex DeBrincat and Ryan Hartman on the third unit Sunday afternoon.
Jan 21 - 2:52 PM

Artem Anisimov (upper body) was on the ice for about 10 minutes on Saturday.

It's a positive development, but Anisimov's return doesn't appear to be imminent. Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville didn't appear to like Anisimov's chances of being able to return when Chicago's bye week ends on Jan. 20.
Jan 14 - 8:52 AM

Artem Anisimov (upper body) may not be back until after Chicago's bye week.

The Blackhawks plays four times this week before taking a break from Jan. 15-19. Anisimov has missed five games with an upper-body injury and he still could be days away from skating on his own.
Jan 8 - 11:44 AM

Artem Anisimov (upper body) is still considered to be day-to-day, according to coach Joel Quenneville.

"We'll know more when he gets on the ice," said Quenneville. "He may be closer to skating." Anisimov has been sidelined since Dec. 28 because of an upper-body injury.
Jan 6 - 11:24 AM

Artem Anisimov (upper body) will be out for at least three games.

Chicago has placed Anisimov on the injured reserve list. As previously reported, he left midway through Thursday's contest and didn't return. He has 13 goals and 18 points in 36 contests this season.
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 05:32:00 PM

Artem Anisimov left Thursday's game midway through the first period because of an upper-body injury.

Coach Joel Quenneville expects to know more about Anisimov's status on Friday, but said after the contest that the Blackhawks pivot "might miss some time."
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 10:45:00 AM

Artem Anisimov got the game-winning goal Sunday in a 3-1 victory over Arizona.

Anisimov got his 13th goal of the season a little over a minute Anthony Duclair tied the game at 1-1. The two teams did all their scoring in the third period. Anisimov's goal also halted a four-game point skid.
Mon, Dec 11, 2017 11:02:00 AM

Artem Anisimov tallied a goal in a 4-3 overtime loss to Dallas on Thursday night.

Anisimov has 12 goals and 15 points in 25 games. He scored his seventh power-play marker of the season on Thursday.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 10:41:00 AM

Artem Anisimov has potted five goals in his last three games.

Ansismov has been hot this month with seven goals and one assist in eight November contests. "My start of the season was not great," he said. "But I keep working hard and be focused and say, 'OK, November. I'm going to step up in November and forward.'" It has certainly helped that he's been back playing alongside Patrick Kane of late.
Wed, Nov 22, 2017 10:14:00 AM

Artem Anisimov notched a hat trick in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the New York Rangers.

The game was tied at 1-1 heading into the third period, but that's when Anisimov went off. The Blackhawks center scored at the 1:07, 5:14 and 16:12 marks of the third period to help his team come away with the victory. Anisimov finished the night with a plus-2 rating and five shots on goal in 18:25 of ice time. He's now up to nine goals and 11 points in 19 games this season.
Wed, Nov 15, 2017 11:39:00 PM

Artem Anisimov's four game goals streak came to an end in Sunday's shutout loss to Montreal.

Anisimov lead the team in power play time, but the Hawks failed to get anything going offensively. He has five goals and seven points through 15 games this season.
Sun, Nov 5, 2017 09:50:00 PM

Artem Anisimov scored the game-winning goal in Chicago's 2-0 win over Minnesota on Saturday.

Anisimov scored the first goal of the game at the 14:18 mark of the third period while the 'Hawks were on the power play. Teammates Alex DeBrincat made it 2-0 late in the game with an empty-netter. Anisimov now has five goals and two assists in 14 games this season. He's found the back of the net in each of the last four games.
Sun, Nov 5, 2017 12:28:00 AM

Artem Anisimov had to re-learn the center position after head coach Joel Quenneville shook up the lines and took Patrick Kane off his wing.

Kane was usually the one dominating the puck and leading the rush, a task usually assigned to the center ice position. Anisimov let Kane do his thing and focused mostly on banging in rebounds and being defensively responsible. "I feel much better because I have the puck more, and I make more plays and feel confident," Anisimov said. "I carry the puck more through the neutral zone [now] and just try to make plays and be responsible in all zones." Understandably, Anisimov's point total has dropped since Kane was removed from his wing, but the talented Russian center has still managed to pick up six points in 13 games this season playing alongside Patrick Sharp and John Hayden. Anisimov would only warrant fantasy consideration if he is placed on a line with Kane again.
Sat, Nov 4, 2017 11:38:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Toews
2Nick Schmaltz
3Artem Anisimov
4Tommy Wingels
LW1Brandon Saad
2Patrick Sharp
3Vinnie Hinostroza
4Lance Bouma
RW1Patrick Kane
2Alex DeBrincat
3Anthony Duclair
4Ryan Hartman
5Tomas Jurco
6David Kampf
7Marian Hossa
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Jan Rutta
4Connor Murphy
5Carl Dahlstrom
6Erik Gustafsson
7Jordan Oesterle
G1Anton Forsberg
2Jean-Francois Berube
3Corey Crawford