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Tyson Strachan | Defenseman

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/30/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
College: Ohio State

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The Minnesota Wild have signed Tyson Strachan to a one-year, two-way deal.
Strachan had five assists and 44 penalty minutes in 46 games with the Buffalo Sabres in 2014-15. The 30-year-old has now participated in 184 career NHL contests. Jul 2 - 4:02 PM

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Tyson Strachan will be on the blue line for the Sabres Wednesday versus the Maple Leafs.

With Rasmus Ristolainen out due to the flu, Strachan will pair up with Mike Weber on defense Wednesday. Strachan has played in 40 games this season and has yet to find the back of the net but does have five assists. He also has one of the leagues worst plus minus rating at minus 27 this season.
Apr 1 - 7:38 PM

Tyson Strachan is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Arizona Coyotes.

Strachan has no goals and five points and a minus-25 rating in 39 games this season. Chad Johnson and Jerry D'Amgio will miss the game due to injury.
Mar 26 - 7:10 PM

Tyson Strachan will be on defense in Wednesday’s game versus the Maple Leafs.

Strachan dressed in Buffalo’s last game in Washington Saturday night and will be in the lineup once again Wednesday night in Toronto. He has five assists with a minus 18 rating and 35 penalty minutes in 32 games played and does not carry any fantasy value. Andre Benoit will sit to make room for Strachan.
Mar 11 - 6:48 PM

Tyson Strachan and Zac Dalpe will be scratched against the Ottawa Senators on Friday night.

Unfortunately, neither player has much of a fantasy impact. Dalpe has seen just four games for the Sabres this season. While Strachan has just five points, 35 PIMs, 44 hits, and 67 blocks through 31 games this season.
Mar 6 - 6:51 PM

Tyson Strachan returned to practice on Friday.

He had been sidelined for games this week due to an infection but appears to be healthy enough to resume playing. Strachan's return to the Buffalo lineup should, should it come Saturday afternoon, will not have any fantasy impact.
Feb 28 - 9:39 AM

Tyson Strachan didn't travel with his teammates to Columbus because an infection he sustained over the weekend.

"I don't think it's a lengthy one, but I don't think it's a tomorrow type of thing, either," coach Ted Nolan said of Strachan's status. There's no timetable set for his return.
Feb 24 - 9:21 AM

Tyson Strachan won't play in Sunday's game against Nashville because of an infection.

Head coach Ted Nolan said that Strachan picked up the illness overnight and won't be able to play. His absence doesn't really have an impact on the fantasy world.
Feb 22 - 12:33 PM

Tyson Strachan will be a healthy scratch in Sunday's game against Philadelphia.

Josh Gorges and Patrick Kaleta will miss this game due to injury. None of these three players have any fantasy value going forward.
Feb 15 - 7:24 PM

Tyson Strachan will be a healthy scratch against the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night.

Strachan has just five points and 28 PIMs to his name through 28 games, not much fantasy value there.
Jan 30 - 9:51 PM

Tyson Strachan suffered a large cut in the back of his neck in Sunday's 6-4 loss to Detroit.

He was injured in the second period on a shot by Henrik Zetterberg, but managed to return in the third frame. Strachan had one shot and two blocks in 11:52 of ice time.
Jan 19 - 8:30 AM

Tyson Strachan is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Minnesota.

Strachan averages over 19:00 minutes of ice time for the Sabres, but he isn't in the lineup tonight. The Sabres also scratched Zac Dalpe and Andre Benoit on Thursday. None of these three players have any fantasy value.
Jan 15 - 7:09 PM

Tyson Strachan was back in the lineup on Wednesday.

He sat out five games with a lower-body injury. Strachan logged 19:41 of ice time and he registered three blocks. He took Andre Benoit's spot in the lineup.
Jan 1 - 9:49 AM

Tyson Strachan (lower body) was taken off injured reserve on Monday.

He took part in the pregame warmup, but he didn't play in Buffalo's 5-2 loss to Ottawa. Strachan wasn't able to play in four games prior to that because of a lower-body injury.
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 08:40:00 AM

Tyson Strachan (lower body) has declared himself ready to play.

He practiced fully Sunday and is ready to return to the lineup on Monday. Strachan has missed the last four games with a lower-body injury. He's currently still on Buffalo's injured reserve list.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 08:15:00 AM

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