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Tyson Strachan | Defenseman | #28

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (31) / 10/30/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
College: Ohio State
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 5 (137) / CAR

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Tyson Strachan, Niklas Backstrom and Jordan Schroeder are the healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Arizona Coyotes.
Strachan has been with the Wild since mid December but he's only suited up in two games since then. Schroeder has one goal in 13 games while Backstrom has yet to start or play in a game this season. These three players have zero fantasy value going forward. Jan 25 - 8:46 PM

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Tyson Strachan will not be in the lineup Wednesday night when the Wild visit Anaheim.

Recently called up from Iowa of the AHL, the 31 year old dressed for two games in his previous call up in early January, nine minutes in the first game, and six in the second before being reassigned to Iowa.
Jan 20 - 10:01 PM

Tyson Strachan has been called up by Minnesota.

The move was made on Tuesday. Strachan has appeared in two NHL games this season after he played in 46 last year with Buffalo. He doesn't have any fantasy value even if he plays on Wednesday against Anaheim.
Jan 20 - 9:42 AM

Tyson Strachan has been sent to the minors.

Strachan played in two games with the Wild during his latest NHL stint and averaged 7:33 minutes of ice time. The 31-year-old has appeared in 186 career NHL contests.
Jan 8 - 1:02 PM

Tyson Strachan has been called up by the Minnesota Wild.

Strachan has two assists and 34 penalty minutes in 31 AHL contests this season. The 31-year-old has 184 career NHL games under his belt.
Jan 1 - 12:51 PM

Tyson Strachan has been demoted back down to AHL Iowa.

The 31-year-old defender has played in just 189 career NHL games since being drafted 137th overall by Carolina in 2003, and he's yet to dress for Minnesota this season. Suffice it to say, he has no fantasy value.
Thu, Dec 17, 2015 11:49:00 PM

Tyson Strachan has been summoned from the minors.

He is slated to serve as Minnesota's extra defenseman during the team's two-game trip to Arizona (Friday) and San Jose (Saturday).
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 09:36:00 AM

Tyson Strachan cleared waivers and has been assigned to Iowa of the AHL.

No big surprise here. Strachan was clearly signed as a depth defenseman and really has no fantasy value.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 02:05:00 PM

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.
Thu, Jul 2, 2015 04:02:00 PM

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.
Wed, Apr 1, 2015 07:38:00 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.
Thu, Mar 26, 2015 07:10:00 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.
Wed, Mar 11, 2015 06:48:00 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.
Fri, Mar 6, 2015 06:51:00 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.
Sat, Feb 28, 2015 09:39:00 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.
Tue, Feb 24, 2015 09:21:00 AM

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4Jordan Schroeder
RW1Charlie Coyle
2Jason Pominville
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
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6Christian Folin
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8Mike Reilly
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