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Richard Panik | Winger | #14

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/7/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 208
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (52) / TB
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Richard Panik will return to the Coyotes' lineup after being a healthy scratch Thursday night against Montreal.
Panik had not scored a goal in eight games, and as a result, Coyotes' coach Rick Tocchet decided to sit him in the press box against the Habs. Panik, who has played on the team's top linefrom time to time, will rejoin the lineup at the expense of Zac Rinaldo, who will be a healthy scratch. No word on where Panik will line up, though. Feb 17 - 12:31 PM

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Newly-acquired Richard Panik practiced with Derek Stepan and Brendan Perlini on the Coyotes' top line on Thursday.

Panik took the place of Tobias Rieder on the Yotes' top unit. If he does in fact get the chance to skate in that slot, he might be worth a look if your fantasy team has a strong plus/minus rating. Remember, Panik has played with elite players (Jonathan Toews) before and had some success.
Jan 13 - 1:05 PM

The Coyotes believe that Richard Panik's inconsistency this season can be partially attributed to being unlucky.

Arizona has acquired Panik from Chicago after he scored six goals and 16 points in 37 games. That's down from his 22 goals and 44 points in 82 contests in 2016-17. "We feel like some of it this year has just been some unluckiness," Coyotes GM John Chayka said. "We still think he's playing a well-rounded game, still think he's doing a lot of good things that he was doing in the past. He's 26 years old, so he's still a young veteran. But he does provide some veteran experience and takes a bit of a load off some of our younger players ... That's a void we were looking to fill, and we felt that he'd be a good fit for us." This trade will at least provide him with a fresh opportunity.
Jan 11 - 7:46 AM

The Arizona Coyotes have acquired Richard Panik and Laurent Dauphin from Chicago in exchange for Anthony Duclair and Adam Clendening.

Panik emerged as a decent secondary scorer in 2016-17 with his 22 goals and 44 points in 82 games. Compared to that, his six goals and 16 points in 37 contests this season has left a bit to be desired. Panik, who will turn 27 in February, also doesn't have as much upside as Duclair and Panik's two-year, $5.6 million contract is pricier. At the same time, Duclair reportedly wanted to be traded, so this trade makes sense in that context. Plus, the Coyotes did get prospect Dauphin back in the trade.
Jan 10 - 6:43 PM

It looks like Richard Panik will be scratched again tonight when the Chicago Blackhawks play the New York Rangers.

Panik has a respectable 14 points in 34 games this season but will be scratched for the fifth time in Chicago's last nine games. The former second round pick will be joined in the press box by Michal Kempny and Jan Rutta.
Jan 3 - 8:00 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks will not have Richard Panik in the lineup tonight against the Vancouver Canucks.

Panik sat for three games straight a couple of weeks ago and will sit again after suiting up for three straight. The 26-year-old forward has 14 points in 32 games this season. Michal Kempny and Vinnie Hinostroza will also watch from the press box.
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 09:48:00 PM

Richard Panik may get back in the lineup on Thursday night.

Panik has been scratched for the last three games, but Patrick Sharp was the odd man out at Monday's practice. He hasn't scored a goal in 21 games and he is eager to get back into the lineup to get back on track.
Tue, Dec 19, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Richard Panik will be a healthy scratch for a second straight game on Thursday night.

Panik has struggled mightily and he hasn't scored since October 21st, which amounts to a span of 21 games. Joining him in the press box will be defensemen Jan Rutta and Ville Pokka.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 08:35:00 PM

Richard Panik will be a healthy scratch Tuesday night.

Panik has struggled offensively for a while now with no goals in 21 consecutive games and one assist in his last 11 outings. "We think he could be way more dangerous and can add to our team game by being more of a power forward — physically getting more involved and having the puck more," coach Joel Quenneville said. "Whether he's shooting or around the net, disturbing there — but having the puck and keeping it more, as opposed to being a dead-end at that end when he does get around [the puck]." Panik has five goals and 14 points in 30 games this year.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 04:36:00 PM

Richard Panik is projected to stay with Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad for the start of Sunday's contest.

Panik hasn't scored a goal for 17 straight games. Coach Joel Quenneville said he could start moving up Alex DeBricant, who has been red hot, in that spot from time to time.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 05:17:00 PM

Richard Panik logged a season-low 12:28 of ice time in Wednesday's overtime loss to Tampa Bay.

Panik didn't get a shift during the extra session. He hasn't scored a goal in 12 straight games, but he has five helpers in his last five outings thanks to a pair of multi-point efforts. Unfortunately, he also hasn't reached the scoresheet in 10 of his past 12 matches.
Thu, Nov 23, 2017 10:26:00 AM

Richard Panik had three assists in a 6-3 victory versus the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.

Panik has contributed five helpers in his last three games, but he hasn't scored a goal for 10 straight matches. Still, it's been a productive year for him so far with five markers and 13 points in 19 games.
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 10:44:00 AM

Richard Panik registered two assists in a 4-3 overtime victory against Carolina.

Panik began the campaign with a four-game point streak, but he's slowed down dramatically since then. In fact, the two assists he recorded on Saturday were his first points since Oct. 21. He has five goals and 10 points in 17 contests this season.
Sun, Nov 12, 2017 06:24:00 AM

Richard Panik scored a goal in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues.

He had scored three goals in his first three games, but he was held off the board three contests. Panik's power play goal late in the third period cut St. Louis' lead to 4-1. Teammate Ryan Hartman cut the deficit to 4-2 less than two minutes later, but that's as close as the Blackhawks would come to tying up the game. Panik finished the game with one shot on goal, three hits and two blocked shots in 14:12 of ice time. He's up to four goals and three assists in seven games this season.
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 11:19:00 PM

Richard Panik generated a goal and an assist in Chicago's 4-3 overtime loss to Toronto on Monday night.

Panik's third goal of the season gave the Blackhawks a 3-1 lead, but the Leafs rallied for the win. He has had a great start to the year with five points in three outings. Panik has scored a goal in each game.
Tue, Oct 10, 2017 02:13:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derek Stepan
2Christian Dvorak
3Brad Richardson
4Freddie Hamilton
5Dave Bolland
LW1Max Domi
2Brendan Perlini
3Jordan Martinook
4Zac Rinaldo
5Nick Cousins
RW1Clayton Keller
2Christian Fischer
3Richard Panik
4Tobias Rieder
5Josh Archibald
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Alex Goligoski
3Niklas Hjalmarsson
4Jason Demers
5Luke Schenn
6Jakob Chychrun
7Kyle Capobianco
8Kevin Connauton
G1Antti Raanta
2Scott Wedgewood