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Chris Porter | Winger | #7

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (31) / 5/29/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 206
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 9 (282) / CHI
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Coach John Torchetti wasn't pleased with his team's performance in a 4-0 loss to Dallas in Game 1 of the postseason.
However, he did like he saw from Porter, who he highlighted as the club's best forward in the contest. Porter had a game-high six hits and one shot on goal in 14:52 of ice time. Apr 15 - 9:18 AM

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Chris Porter and Jordan Schroeder were made late scratches for Friday's match with Detroit.

Through 59 games this season Porter has amassed a whopping 150 hits to go along with his seven points. Nice rates though, when he plays.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 1 - 8:30 PM

Chris Porter and Nate Prosser will be scratched against Chicago on Tuesday night.

Through 58 games this season Porter has posted seven points and a whopping 147 hits this season. He may not play every night, but when he does, he make his presence known.
Source: Dan Myers
Mar 29 - 6:49 PM

Chris Porter will play in place of Thomas Vanek on Sunday against Chicago.

Porter may not be known for his scoring, but he picks up value on the physical side. With 144 hits through 56 games this season, he's worth a plug if you're in need of his services.
Mar 20 - 2:52 PM

Chris Porter has cleared waivers on Sunday and will play on Minnesota's second line against Florida.

Well, that's a turn about face if there ever was one. Porter can still be moved or demoted at any time, mind you. For now though he'll skate to the left of Mikko Koivu and Charlie Coyle.
Feb 28 - 2:44 PM

The Minnesota Wild have placed forward Chris Porter on waivers.

The 31-year-old has four goals and seven points in 51 games this season. The Wild are likely just looking to create more cap space to acquire a player or two between now and Monday's trade deadline.
Feb 27 - 12:20 PM

Chris Porter skated alongside Thomas Vanek and Mikael Granlund on Tuesday night.

He scored Minnesota's only goal in a 4-1 loss to the New York Islanders. Porter was promoted because of Jason Zucker's injury.
Feb 24 - 12:53 PM

Chris Porter scored in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the New York Islanders.

Porter cut the Islanders' lead to 2-1 in the second frame, but that's as close as his team would come to tying the game. The 31-year-old has four goals and six points in 49 games this season.
Feb 23 - 11:56 PM

Chris Porter will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Edmonton Oilers.

The 31-year-old has three goals and five points in 48 games this season. Goaltender Niklas Backstrom will join him in the press box, while Marco Scandella will miss the game because of injury.
Feb 18 - 9:07 PM

Chris Porter and Niklas Backstrom will each be scratched Thursday night against Calgary.

With just five points in 48 games this season, one normally would be right to conclude that Porter doesn't offer much fantasy value. But if you're in a league that rewards his 122 hits, his absence tonight may take on some significance.
Feb 17 - 8:47 PM

Chris Porter will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

The 31-year-old has three goals and five points in 48 games this season. He's been a healthy scratch in four straight games. Nate Prosser and Niklas Backstrom will also join him on the sidelines.
Source: ESPN.com
Feb 15 - 10:14 PM

Chris Porter is expected to be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Washington Capitals.

The 31-year-old has been scratched in two of Minnesota's last three contests. Porter has three goals and five points in 48 games this season. Goaltender Niklas Backstrom will join him in the press box. Neither player is on the fantasy radar.
Feb 11 - 7:29 PM

Chris Porter will be scratched against the Stars on Tuesday night.

Porter isn't much of a scorer, with just 32 points in 221 career NHL games. But he does have 531 hits in that span, including 117 in 48 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 9 - 7:48 PM

Chris Porter will return to the Wild's lineup and skate on the fourth line against Buffalo on Tuesday.

He'll skate to the left of Jarret Stoll and Erik Haula. Porter has put up 102 hits in 39 games this season, which is fantastic for any pool that rewards his talent.
Jan 12 - 7:24 PM

Coach Mike Yeo has elected to forego any lineup changes for Sunday's match with the Devils.

Which means that both Chris Porter and Niklas Backstrom will continue to watch from the stands. Porter however has managed to put up a nice season as a banger with 102 hits in 39 games so far.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 10 - 5:23 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Tyler Graovac
4Jarret Stoll
LW1Zach Parise
2Jason Zucker
3Justin Fontaine
4Ryan Carter
5Jordan Schroeder
RW1Charlie Coyle
2Jason Pominville
3Thomas Vanek
4Zac Dalpe
5Nino Niederreiter
6David Jones
7Chris Porter
8Zack Mitchell
9Kurtis Gabriel
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Matt Dumba
5Jonas Brodin
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Mike Reilly
9Tyson Strachan
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Steve Michalek