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Deryk Engelland | Defenseman | #5

Team: Vegas Golden Knights
Age / DOB:  (36) / 4/3/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 214
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 6 (194) / NJ
Contract: view contract details

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Deryk Engelland has been named as a finalist for the Mark Messier Leadership Award.
The award goes to the player "who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the ice, during the regular season and who plays a leading role in his community growing the game of hockey." Engelland is a longtime Las Vegas resident and he delivered an emotional speech in a ceremony to honor first responders and victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1. He also helped formed the Vegas Strong Hero of the Game program, where he invites victims or first responders to home games. Engelland also worked with the Ronald McDonald House and partnered with Three Square to help the less fortunate. Apr 24 - 3:19 PM

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Deryk Engelland (undisclosed) is expected to be back in the lineup on Wednesday.

Engelland missed two games due to an undisclosed injury. In 73 games this season, he has five goals and 22 points.
Mar 27 - 4:06 PM

Deryk Engelland will not play in Monday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

He was considered a game-time decision for this game, but he's obviously not healthy enough to suit up. Engelland has five goals and 22 points in 73 games this season.
Mar 26 - 9:44 PM

Deryk Engelland will be a game-time decision on Monday night.

Engelland took part in the morning skate after he skipped Friday's practice and did not play Saturday.
Mar 26 - 3:30 PM

The Vegas Golden Knights are not revealing anything on the possible injury to Deryk Engelland.

Engalland did not practice Friday and did not play Saturday but coach Gerard Gallant stated that there was no update on his defenseman. He then stated that "There’s no update, so don’t go with that assumption to be honest with you," when reporters assumed there was an injury. Who knows what to think but with five goals and 22 points in 73 games, the defenseman should not be in your fantasy lineup.
Mar 25 - 9:03 AM

The Golden Knights have decided to make a change with their blueliners ahead of today's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Engelland will be scratched to make room for Brad Hunt. Oscar Lindberg and Zach Whitecloud will also be in the press box.
Mar 24 - 2:45 PM

Deryk Engelland received a $2,688.17 fine as punishment for crosschecking Chicago’s Brandon Saad.

Engelland dealt the offending hit on Tuesday. He also had an assist and two blocked shots in that game.

Deryk Engelland picked up an assist, a plus-1 rating, two blocked shots, a minor penalty and a hit in Tuesday's 5-2 win against Chicago.

Engelland put the brakes on an eight-game scoreless skid dating back to Jan. 23. The rearguard isn't the most gifted on the offensive end, but he picked up plenty of hits and blocked shots to make him worth a look in deeper fantasy formats.
Feb 14 - 1:47 AM

Deryk Engelland's recently signed one-year, $1.5 million deal includes an additional $1 million in performance bonuses.

In other words, Engelland could end up coming with a $2.5 million cap hit in 2018-19 if he meets his performance bonus requirements. That's a moderate improvement over his 2017-18 contract, which has a $1 million base salary and another $1 million that can be earned in performance bonuses. Engelland has played a valuable role for the Golden Knights this season as he has three goals, 13 points, and a plus-nine rating in 41 contests while averaging 19:39 minutes per game.
Jan 16 - 9:12 AM

Deryk Engelland has signed a one-year extension with Vegas worth $1.5 million.

Engelland has accounted for 13 points, 58 shots and a plus-9 rating in 41 games with the Golden Knights this year. He is a 14-year resident of Las Vegas.
Jan 15 - 4:25 PM

Deryk Engelland scored a goal with a plus-1 rating and a hit in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss against the Hurricanes.

Engelland showed no ill effects of the hand injury he suffered last week. The goal was his first since Nov. 6 in Toronto, and his first marker at home in 14 games dating back to Oct. 10. The Vegas resident has slowed down on the offensive end, but he continues to be a solid source of hits (45) and blocked shots (56) through 29 contests.
Wed, Dec 13, 2017 01:42:00 AM

The injury sustained by Deryk Engelland in Thursday's game was to his hand.

He blocked a shot with his hand. We are not sure if there is a fracture, break or just a bone bruise. For now, consider Engelland day-to-day.
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 02:48:00 PM

Deryk Engelland (undisclosed) will miss Friday's game against the Jets.

Engelland blocked a shot in Thursday's game against Minnesota and he's unable to suit up tonight. He's considered day-to-day at this point. Jon Merrill will take his place in the lineup.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 07:20:00 PM

Deryk Engelland scored his second goal of 2017-18 in Monday' 4-3 shootout loss to Toronto.

Engelland got the Golden Knights a point in the standings when he tied the game at 3-3 at the 6:16 mark of the third period. He has contributed six points and a plus-6 rating through 14 games this campaign.
Tue, Nov 7, 2017 11:25:00 AM

Deryk Engelland posted an assist with a plus-1 rating in 18:56 of ice time in Tuesday's 4-2 win against Chicago.

The rearguard has been known for his rough stuff in the past, but the Vegas resident is changing some minds this season. He has picked up an assist in three of his past four games and he has spent just six minutes in the sin bin through eight outings.
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 02:43:00 AM

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4Ryan Carpenter
5Mikhail Grabovski
LW1Jonathan Marchessault
2David Perron
3Tomas Tatar
4William Carrier
5Oscar Lindberg
RW1James Neal
2Reilly Smith
3Alex Tuch
4Tomas Nosek
5Ryan Reaves
6David Clarkson
D1Colin Miller
2Shea Theodore
3Nate Schmidt
4Brayden McNabb
5Deryk Engelland
6Jon Merrill
7Brad Hunt
8Luca Sbisa
9Clayton Stoner
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Malcolm Subban
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