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Justin Fontaine | Winger | #19

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/6/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 174
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The Edmonton Oilers acquired Justin Fontaine for Taylor Beck on Wednesday ahead of the trade deadline.
It's a minor league trade. The 29-year-old will report directly to AHL Bakersfield from AHL Hartford. He posted nine goals and 30 points in 50 games for the Wolfpack. He has 68 points in 197 career NHL games, all with the Wild. Wed, Mar 1, 2017 01:55:00 PM

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Justin Fontaine will get $600,000 when in the NHL and $300,000 while in the minors.

Fontaine signed a one-year/two-way deal and was immediately put on waivers for the purpose of sending him to the minors. The $300,000 minor league deal was meant to discourage teams from claiming him. Fontaine will be a depth forward with the Rangers as he will be used in case of injuries. He has no fantasy value.
Source: NY Post
Sun, Oct 16, 2016 07:56:00 AM

The New York Rangers have signed Justin Fontaine to a two-way deal, and have placed him on waivers with the purpose of having him go to AHL Hartford.

Well, this one's out of left field. There hadn't been word that Fontaine was released from his PTO with Dallas, so it's surprising to see him pop up with New York. No details on the contract have been released yet. The 28-year-old winger has posted just 68 points in 197 career games, all with Minnesota over the last three seasons. He does not offer any fantasy value.
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 12:51:00 PM

Justin Fontaine has accepted a PTO with the Dallas Stars.

Fontaine initially attended the Florida Panthers' training camp on a tryout basis, but he was released from it last week. He had five goals and 16 points in 60 contests with the Minnesota Wild last season.
Thu, Oct 6, 2016 02:26:00 PM

The Florida Panthers released Justin Fontaine from his professional tryout.

Fontaine didn't really stand a chance of cracking Florida's deep roster, which doesn't make the cut very surprising. He'll likely have to sign another PTO elsewhere, start the season on someone's farm team or even head to Europe. Either way, he has no fantasy upside.
Sat, Oct 1, 2016 08:27:00 AM

Justin Fontaine has signed a professional tryout with the Florida Panthers.

He has played the last three seasons with the Minnesota Wild, where he had 16 points in 60 games in 2015-16.
Thu, Sep 8, 2016 03:59:00 PM

Justin Fontaine and Jordan Schroeder will be scratched Tuesday night against San Jose.

Unfortunately, neither forward boasts any fantasy value. Fontaine, the regular of the two, has posted just 16 points through 59 games.
Source: Dan Myers
Tue, Apr 5, 2016 07:19:00 PM

Justin Fontaine and Nate Prosser will be scratched against the Blues on Sunday.

Unfortunately, there isn't a whole lot of potential fantasy value between these two. Fontaine has posted 12 points through 46 games this season.
Source: Lou Korac
Sun, Mar 6, 2016 05:53:00 PM

Justin Fontaine scored a goal in the Minnesota Wild's 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks.

It was Fontaine's fourth goal of the season, giving him 11 points in 37 appearances this campaign.
Tue, Feb 16, 2016 01:44:00 AM

Justin Fontaine was back in the lineup on Thursday night against the New York Rangers.

He had been scratched in three of the past four games and six times since Dec. 28. Fontaine has nine points in 32 appearances this season.
Fri, Feb 5, 2016 09:44:00 AM

Justin Fontaine, Christian Folin, and Niklas Backstrom will each be scratched against the Islanders on Tuesday night.

Of the three, only Fontaine has accumulated even a modicum of value this season. Through 31 games he has nine points and 14 PIMs, but just 23 shots on goal and little else to his credit.
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 06:28:00 PM

Justin Fontaine will be scratched against the Kings on Thursday.

It's been another lite season for Fontaine, who has but nine points and not much else through 30 games this season. The 28-year-old has not proven to be much of a fantasy asset during his brief career.
Thu, Jan 21, 2016 10:10:00 PM

Justin Fontaine is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Flyers.

The 28-year-old has two goals and nine points in 24 games this season. Nate Prosser will also be a healthy scratch for the Wild. He has no goals and two assists in 31 games.
Thu, Jan 7, 2016 08:07:00 PM

With the return of Zach Parise on Saturday, Justin Fontaine will serve as a healthy scratch.

With nine points in 22 games, Fontaine is a solid NHL player but does not possess any fantasy value moving forward. Schroeder and Strachan will also serve as scratches.
Sat, Jan 2, 2016 06:49:00 PM

Justin Fontaine posted an assist in Thursday's 3-1 win over St. Louis.

Coach Mike Yeo called Fontaine's performance a "great response" after the forward was scratched Monday against Detroit. Fontaine also finished with a plus-2 rating in 10:31 of ice time.
Fri, Jan 1, 2016 09:22:00 AM

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