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Jacob Markstrom | Goalie | #25

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/31/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 196
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 2 (31) / FLA
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Jacob Markstrom stopped 20 of 21 shots to lead the Canucks to a 4-1 victory in Detroit on Sunday.
The 27-year-old has been decent through the young season so far, posting a 3-2-1 record, 2.48 goals against average and .908 save percentage in seven appearances. He stopped 40 of 43 shots over the weekend to rebound after a tough start. Oct 22 - 10:57 PM

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Jacob Markstrom will be between the pipes Sunday against Detroit.

Markstrom helped the Canucks record a 4-2 win over Buffalo, with 20 stops on 22 shots, on Friday in his last start. He has a 2-2-1 record this season with a 2.73 goals-against average and a .902 save percentage.
Oct 22 - 4:27 PM

Jacob Markstrom allowed two goals on 22 shots in Friday’s 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

The Canucks went into the first intermission trailing 2-1, but they were able to battle back for the win. Markstrom has a 2-2-1 record with a 2.73 goals-against-average and a .902 save percentage this season. He isn’t worth owning in standard fantasy leagues.
Oct 20 - 11:31 PM

Jacob Markstrom will be between the pipes for Friday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

Anders Nilsson got the start in last night's game against the Bruins, but Markstrom ended up playing almost 50 minutes in that game. Markstrom has a 1-2-1 record with a 2.88 goals-against-average and a .901 save percentage this season.
Oct 20 - 5:57 PM

Jacob Markstrom allowed five goals on 27 shots in a 5-2 loss to the Calgary Flames on Saturday.

"Five is way too many. I've got to come up with something." Markstrom said after the game. "You want to be the difference maker & today I couldn't get a break." Not the greatest outing by the Swedish netminder but his teammates could have done better in front of him as well. The loss drops his record to 1-2-1 with a 2.97 goals against average and a .902 save percentage.
Oct 15 - 1:04 AM

Canucks head coach Travis Green has confirmed Jacob Markstrom will start in goal against the Calgary Flames tonight.

It will be Markstrom's 100th career NHL start. He is sporting a 1-1-1 record with a 2.30 goals against average and .927 save percentage this season. He might be worth a start in fantasy tonight playing against the Flames who are on the second half of a back-to-back.
Oct 14 - 2:12 PM

Jacob Markstrom is the probable starter Saturday night for the Canucks game against the Flames.

Markstrom has done surprisingly well so far this season posting a 1-1-1 record with a 2.30 GAA and a .927 SP. So far, so good, for the Swedish netminder as he tries to lay claim to the Canucks' starting goalie position over Anders Nilsson.
Oct 14 - 1:33 PM

Jacob Markstrom stopped just 16 shots while letting in three as the Canucks lost 4-2 to the Winnipeg Jets.

The Canucks outshot the Jets 32-20 but weren't helped by Markstrom's inconsistent play. While the Canucks aren't lauded for their defense, it wasn't one of their worst games and Markstrom could've delivered a better performance. It will be interesting to see what comes next in the crease for the Canucks, as Anders Nilsson seems poised to challenge for starts. Markstrom has a .927 save percentage and a 2.30 goals-against average so far this season, dropping his record to 1-1-1.
Oct 13 - 1:06 AM

Jacob Markstrom will play between the pipes on Thursday.

Markstrom lost Tuesday's game against Ottawa in a shootout, but he did turn aside 40 of 42 shots in regulation. He has a 1.94 GAA and .948 save percentage in two contests this season.
Oct 12 - 2:31 PM

Jacob Markstrom made 40 saves in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss against the visiting Senators.

Markstrom did a good job with some suspect defensive play in front of him, but he allowed shootout goals to Kyle Turris and Mark Stone to take the tough loss. The Canucks remain home for the next two outings on Thursday against the Jets and Saturday against the Flames.
Oct 11 - 1:27 AM

Jacob Markstrom will be in the crease Tuesday against Ottawa.

Coach Travis Green will use the same lineup that won Saturday's opener against Edmonton. Markstrom blocked 33 shots in a 3-2 victory over the Oilers.
Oct 10 - 4:15 PM

Jacob Markstrom made 33 stops in a 3-2 win over Edmonton on Saturday night.

Markstrom didn't get rattled after allowing the first goal just over one minute in the match and ended up with the victory in Vancouver's first game of the 2017-18 campaign. He will be sporting a 2.00 GAA and a .943 save percentage into his next appearance.
Oct 8 - 1:52 AM

Jacob Markstrom will play between the pipes on Saturday.

That was expected, but now Vancouver has confirmed its goaltending plans. Markstrom is worth keeping an eye on as he's battling with Anders Nilsson for the starting gig. Markstrom posted a 2.63 GAA and .910 save percentage in 26 contests last season.
Oct 7 - 2:22 PM

Jacob Markstrom is the probable starter against the Oilers Saturday night.

We would be surprised if Markstrom didn't get the call in the Canucks' season opener as he is the likely favorite to be the number one guy in the net in Vancouver. Markstrom could be in for a rough night against the high-flying Oilers. So if you own him, we suggest you keep him on your bench at least for Saturday night.
Oct 7 - 1:28 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have announced that Jacob Markstrom will start in goal tonight against the Edmonton Oilers.

No word on if he will play the entire game or not. Markstrom will be the starter for the Canucks this season but fantasy owners should be weary about investing in the Swede considering his inconsistent play. He's currently going undrafted in most Yahoo leagues and it's probably best to keep it that way.
Sep 30 - 2:52 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Henrik Sedin
2Bo Horvat
3Markus Granlund
4Brandon Sutter
5Michael Chaput
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Loui Eriksson
3Sven Baertschi
4Alexander Burmistrov
5Brendan Gaunce
RW1Brock Boeser
2Thomas Vanek
3Sam Gagner
4Jake Virtanen
5Derek Dorsett
D1Alexander Edler
2Chris Tanev
3Michael Del Zotto
4Ben Hutton
5Troy Stecher
6Alex Biega
7Derrick Pouliot
8Erik Gudbranson
G1Jacob Markstrom
2Anders Nilsson