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Artem Anisimov | Center | #15

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/24/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 200
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 2 (54) / NYR
Contract: view contract details

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Artem Anisimov may start the regular season as Chicago's third-line center.
It looks like Nick Schmaltz will take over the second-line role, but if that happens then Anisimov won't mind. "I expect a lot to happen [in camp], and my mind-set was to be ready for -anything," he said. Anisimov could also see a larger role on the penalty kill if he drops to the third unit. Sep 18 - 11:39 AM

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Artem Anisimov (lower body) is expected to be back in the lineup for Game 1 against Nashville.

"I don't know if [there is any] doubt at all," coach Joel Quenneville said. "He's good to go." Anisimov has been out of action since Mar. 14 due to a lower-body injury. He recorded 22 goals and 45 points in 64 games during the 2016-17 campaign. Look for Anisimov to be back between Patrick Kane and Artemi Panarin on Thursday night.
Apr 10 - 10:18 AM

Artem Anisimov (lower body) will miss Chicago's final two regular season games.

Anisimov has resumed skating though, so he might be back in time for the playoff opener. He'll finish the regular season with 22 goals and 45 points in 64 games.
Apr 6 - 4:28 PM

Artem Anisimov (lower body) is expected to start skating again on Monday.

Out since March 15th with the ailment, this a positive sign that the veteran pivot will be able to assist the Blackhawks come playoff time. Anisimov has 22 goals and 45 points in 64 games in 2016-17.
Apr 2 - 1:36 PM

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville thinks Artem Anisimov (lower body) will be ready for the postseason.

Anisimov was projected to miss three-to-four weeks as of March 15, so it would be a small victory if he plays at all for the rest of the regular season. Anisimov has 22 goals and 45 points in 64 games in 2016-17.
Mar 27 - 2:41 PM

Artem Anisimov (lower body) will be out of action for three-to-four weeks.

This will probably sideline him for the rest of the regular season. Anisimov sustained a lower-body injury on Tuesday night against Montreal.
Mar 15 - 2:55 PM

Artem Anisimov (lower body) is going back to Chicago.

The team still has two games remaining on their road trip. Anisimov was seen wearing a walking boot at the airport after he suffered a lower-body injury on Tuesday night.
Mar 15 - 12:30 PM

Artem Anisimov suffered a lower-body injury in Tuesday's game against the Canadiens.

Anisimov was hurt in the final seconds of the first period, when Habs forward Alexander Radulov fell on Anisimov's left knee. The 'Hawks forward was in considerable pain and stayed on the ice for a while. The Blackhawks will likely provide an update on his status after the game.
Mar 14 - 10:12 PM

Artem Anisimov (lower body) will play on Saturday night.

He sat out one game with a lower-body injury after he was injured on Wednesday. Look for him to get back on a line with Patrick Kane and Artemi Panarin when the Blackhawks visit Nashville.
Mar 4 - 6:09 PM

Artem Anisimov could return to Chicago's lineup on Saturday night.

Anisimov was injured in Wednesday's game against Pittsburgh, and he was forced to sit out Friday's win over the Islanders. But according to head coach Joel Quenneville, there's a chance he could suit up against Nashville. Getting him back would be a big boost for the 'Hawks.
Source: CSN Chicago
Mar 4 - 10:11 AM

Artem Anisimov (lower body) won't be available on Friday.

Anisimov sustained the injury on Wednesday. He has 22 goals and 43 points in 59 contests this season.
Mar 3 - 12:42 PM

Chicago is still determining the status of Artem Anisimov, who suffered a lower-body injury on Wednesday.

"He's still getting evaluated," coach Joel Quenneville said. "Hopefully it's not too serious. If he does miss much [time], it won't be significant." The Blackhawks made it sound like Anisimov would miss some games after Wednesday's match and he didn't practice on Thursday.
Mar 3 - 10:18 AM

Artem Anisimov left Wednesday's game against Pittsburgh with a lower-body injury.

The 'Hawks didn't provide many details on his status after the game, but head coach Joel Quenneville said he expects Anisimov to "miss some time". We should get another update on the injury some time tomorrow. We'll consider him day-to-day for now.
Mar 1 - 11:29 PM

Artem Anisimov matched his career-high in goals on Sunday with his 22nd of the season.

Anisimov last reached that mark in the 2013-14 campaign as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets. He's also now just one point shy of his career-high in points, which stands at 44.
Source: CSN Chicago
Feb 27 - 8:55 AM

Artem Anisimov finally put an end to his 14-game goalless drought on Friday night.

Anisimov scored a goal and an assist in Chicago's 5-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets. His goal gave the 'Hawks a 2-1 lead in the second period. He also assisted on Patrick Kane's marker in the first period. Anisimov now has 19 goals and 39 points in 52 games this season.
Feb 11 - 10:52 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Jonathan Toews
2Artem Anisimov
3Nick Schmaltz
4Tanner Kero
LW1Brandon Saad
2Patrick Sharp
3Vince Hinostroza
4Lance Bouma
5John Hayden
RW1Patrick Kane
2Richard Panik
3Ryan Hartman
4Jordin Tootoo
5Tomas Jurco
6Alex DeBrincat
7Tommy Wingels
8Marian Hossa
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Connor Murphy
4Gustav Forsling
5Michal Rozsival
6Michal Kempny
7Jordan Oesterle
8Erik Gustafsson
9Jan Rutta
G1Corey Crawford
2Anton Forsberg
3Jean-Francois Berube