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Daniel Winnik | Winger

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/6/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 207
College: New Hampshire
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Daniel Winnik returned to action on Tuesday October 21.
Oct 22 - 1:47 AM

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Daniel Winnik left Friday night's 4-1 loss to Detroit in the third period with an upper-body injury.

He sustained the injury while blocking a shot. Consider Winnik day-to-day for now.
Oct 18 - 11:39 AM

Daniel Winnik has been playing on the second line with Nazem Kadri and Joffrey Lupul.

"It's only been a few games, but that line with him and Kadri and Lupul, he's done well to help push them along," said assistant GM Kyle Dubas. "He may not jump off the page, and have you say: 'Wow this guy is outstanding.' But you can see his effect on that line. The last three (games) with Winnik, they've been really fun to watch." Winnik assisted on a goal by Kadri in Sunday's win over the Rangers, but he shouldn't be expected to break out offensively this year. He's a defensive-minded forward, who is there to help the line with puck possession.
Oct 16 - 12:29 PM

Daniel Winnik will have plenty of competition for a roster spot at training camp.

He'll join Leo Komarov, Matt Frattin, Mike Santorelli, David Booth and Petri Kontiola as the off-season additions to the roster. They will compete for bottom-six forward roles with Peter Holland, Colton Orr, Frazer McLaren and Trevor Smith. Winnik's defensive style and penalty-killing prowess could help his case to stay.
Source: Toronto Sun
Sep 3 - 2:26 PM

Daniel Winnik has inked a one-year, $1.3 million deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Winnik had six goals and 30 points in 76 games in 2013-14 and shouldn't be penciled in to surpass those totals next season, so he obviously won't be a factor in standard fantasy leagues. Still, he'll be a fine addition to the Leafs' third line.
Jul 28 - 2:42 PM

Daniel Winnik will be permitted to test unrestricted free agency.

Anaheim GM Bob Murray said the team won't offer Winnik a new contract after he spent the last two years with the club. He notched six goals and a career-high 30 points in 76 games this past season.
Jun 19 - 2:34 PM

Daniel Winnik had an assist in Monday's 4-3 win against Los Angeles.

It was Winnik's first point in seven playoff games in the Ducks' current run. He had six goals and 24 assists in 76 contests during the regular season.
May 13 - 5:51 AM

Daniel Winnik will get back into the lineup for the Ducks on Saturday night.

Matt Beleskey is out with a lower-body injury, so Winnik will make his sixth appearance of the postseason. He doesn't have a point yet and has been credited with seven shots.
May 10 - 1:46 PM

Daniel Winnik was a healthy scratch in Game 1.

He was joined on the sidelines by his linemate Kyle Palmieri as the Ducks went with Devante Smith-Pelly and Emerson Etem. Etem and Smith-Pelly joined Nick Bonino on the fourth unit and managed 10 shots on goal so it may be tough for Winnik and Palmieri to get back in the lineup for Game 2. "I think Palmieri and Winnik and Rakell, for that matter, would not hurt our team one iota, if were in there," coach Bruce Boudreau said. "They were regulars, at least the two of them, for the whole year. Just right now, with this series, I think, the bigger bodied guys, and the more physical guys, are what we need."
May 5 - 7:02 AM

Daniel Winnik scored the winning goal on a shorthanded breakaway 6:26 into the first period in Anaheim's 3-0 win over Vancouver Monday night.

Winnik has been solid lately with five points in his last five games. He now has nine goals with 23 assists in 73 games this season. Kyle Palmieri and Matt Beleskey also scored for the Ducks.
Apr 8 - 2:55 AM

The Ducks snapped a four-game losing streak Friday night.

After giving up a season-worst seven goals two nights earlier, Anaheim scored a franchise-record six goals in the second period in a 6-4 win against the Avalanche, the first of which was socred by Daniel Winnik. "It seemed to get everyone going," Winnik said. "It was desperation."
Source: LA Times
Mar 15 - 8:07 AM

Daniel Winnik scored a goal in Anaheim's 4-3 shootout loss to Montreal Wednesday night.

Winnik now has three goals and 20 assists in 59 games this season. Defenseman Francois Beauchemin and Tim Jackman also scored for the Ducks.
Mar 6 - 3:54 AM

Daniel Winnik could center the fourth line on Sunday after spending most of the season as a third line winger.

The move may be needed as usual center Mathieu Perreault will likely miss the game on Sunday with an apparent arm injury. Winnik has only two goals and 20 assists this season but he has a goal and two assists while the Ducks have been shorthanded so he has value if you use that category.
Mar 2 - 6:06 AM

Daniel Winnik had two assists in the Ducks' 3-2 overtime win on Saturday.

Winnik's been hot lately with nine points in his last nine games. That gives him a goal and 18 points in 40 games, putting him on course to comfortably surpass his career-high of 26 points. He's a decent short-term option in standard leagues while he's hot, but we can't recommend picking him up as a more long-term solution.
Sun, Dec 29, 2013 08:40:00 AM

Daniel Winnik is battling the flu.

Winnik missed Friday's practice as a result, although he might turn out to be fine for Sunday's game. He has a goal and 14 points in 34 games this season.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 06:41:00 PM

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C1Tyler Bozak
2Nazem Kadri
3Peter Holland
4Mike Santorelli
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Matt Frattin
3David Booth
4Daniel Winnik
RW1Phil Kessel
2Joffrey Lupul
3David Clarkson
4Leo Komarov
5Brandon Kozun
6Richard Panik
D1Dion Phaneuf
2Jake Gardiner
3Cody Franson
4Morgan Rielly
5Stephane Robidas
6Roman Polak
7Stuart Percy
G1Jonathan Bernier
2James Reimer