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Justin Fontaine | Winger | #14

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/6/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 175
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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. Feb 5 - 9:44 AM

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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.
Feb 2 - 6:28 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.
Jan 21 - 10:10 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.
Jan 7 - 8:07 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.
Jan 2 - 6:49 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.
Jan 1 - 9:22 AM

The Minnesota Wild have scratched forward Justin Fontaine and goaltender Niklas Backstrom.

"He has shown signs of it from game to game," Yeo said. "It's just a matter of making sure that the consistency is there night after night (and) shift after shift. That's what he has to discover in his game." Fontaine will sit as a healthy scratch for the first time this season.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 07:02:00 PM

Forward Justin Fontaine had two assists in the Wild's 6-3 loss to the visiting Dallas Stars Monday night.

Fontaine also was a plus -3. He has seven assists on the season. He assisted on goals Monday by Charlie Coyle (seventh) and Nino Niederreiter (seventh). The Wild, who were ahead 2-0 after the first period, also got a goal from Jared Spurgeon (fifth).
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 11:41:00 PM

Justin Fontaine scored in Saturday's 3-0 win over the Avalanche.

The 28-year-old scored the Wild's second goal at the 2:28 mark of the third period. Fontaine has two goals and six points in 12 games this season. He doesn't have a ton of value in standard leagues.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 10:04:00 AM

Justin Fontaine will in fact play against Dallas Saturday night.

He had been out of actoin since October 30th due to a sprained MCL. Fontaine will likely line up on Miinnesota's third line. He has only marginal fantasy value.
Sat, Nov 28, 2015 12:40:00 PM

Justin Fontaine (knee) will likely get back in the fold on Saturday.

He will sit out his 11th game Friday because of a sprained knee that he suffered back on Oct. 30 against Chicago.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 09:25:00 AM

Justin Fontaine (knee) isn't likely to play on Friday.

Fontaine has been out since Oct. 30. He has a goal and three assists in eight games this season.
Thu, Nov 26, 2015 12:14:00 PM

Justin Fontaine (knee) took part in Monday's practice.

It was his first session since he suffered a sprained MCL on Oct. 30 against Chicago. Fontaine probably won't be ready for Wednesday and he can't play in that game anyway because he is still on long-term injured reserve.
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 01:08:00 PM

Justin Fontaine, who is out with a knee injury, is now also battling the flu.

Fontaine had gotten to the point where he was skating, but the illness got in the way of continuing that on Friday. Based on Fontaine's original timetable, he might return as early as next week.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 11:18:00 AM

Justin Fontaine has a sprained MCL in his left knee.

He is expected to miss four-to-six weeks due to the ailment. Fontaine suffered the injury on Oct. 30 against Chicago.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 12:19:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mikael Granlund
2Mikko Koivu
3Charlie Coyle
4Tyler Graovac
5Jarret Stoll
6Jordan Schroeder
LW1Zach Parise
2Jason Zucker
3Erik Haula
4Justin Fontaine
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Nino Niederreiter
4Ryan Carter
5Chris Porter
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Jonas Brodin
5Matt Dumba
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Tyson Strachan
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Niklas Backstrom