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Justin Fontaine | Winger

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (27) / 11/6/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 175
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Justin Fontaine (lower body) won't play in Game 4 Thursday night.
He skate Thursday morning, but he isn't ready to return. Fontaine has already sat out the last two games with a lower-body injury. May 7 - 4:57 PM

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Justin Fontaine (leg) is questionable for Game 3 on Tuesday.

Fontaine missed Game 2 due to the ailment. He has a goal and an assist in six playoff games this year.
May 5 - 10:37 AM

The Minnesota Wild will be without Justine Fontaine due to a leg injury for at least Game Two on Sunday night against Chicago.

Fontaine played just 10 shifts totaling 6:55 without making an impact on the score sheet in Game One on Friday night. Both Fontaine's prognosis and the player who will take Fontaine's spot in the lineup is still unclear, but it'll likely be either Ryan Carter or Sean Bergenheim's turn to fill in on the wing.
May 2 - 5:28 PM

Justin Fontaine may have sustained an injury late in Friday night's 4-3, Game 1 loss to Chicago.

He went to the dressing room after a late third period shift and did not return to the bench. Stay tuned for more updates.
May 2 - 12:17 PM

Justin Fontaine scored the game-winning goal in Game 6 to help the Wild advance into the second round of the playoffs.

His second-period marker chased St. Louis goalie Jake Allen, who allowed two goals on 13 shots, from the crease and gave Minnesota a 2-0 lead. Fontaine has two points in five playoff games this spring.
Apr 27 - 12:30 PM

Justin Fontaine (illness) expects to play in Game 3 of his team's best-of-seven series against St. Louis.

Fontaine had a stomach virus and couldn't play in game two. He said he had no energy and therefore wasn't able to play, but all indications are that he will suit up on Monday. The 27-year-old had nine goals and 31 points in 71 games this season.
Apr 19 - 1:27 PM

The Minnesota Wild will be without Justin Fontaine in Game 2 against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.

He's missing action because of some sort of illness. Fontaine had an assist in Game 1 and has had some nice moments lately, including a two-game assist streak that stretches back to his final appearance of the regular season.
Apr 18 - 2:45 PM

Justin Fontaine was a big contributor to the Minnesota Wild's 6-3 win against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.

Fontaine scored a goal and two assists with a +2 rating and two SOG in just 12:38 TOI (and zero power-play time). The 27-year-old now has nine goals and 27 points in 2014-15.
Mar 21 - 4:39 PM

Justin Fontaine stayed hot with a goal and an assist in the Wild’s 3-1 win over the Avalanche on Saturday night.

By no means is Fontaine worthy of a pickup in fantasy leagues, but it’s worth noting he has four of his eight goals and seven of his 22 points over his past six games. Erik Haula also had a goal and an assist, while Jason Pominville recorded the other one.
Mar 1 - 1:04 AM

Justin Fontaine has been playing with Zach Parise and Mikael Granlund.

He has three goals and one assist over a three-game point streak. However, we would wait a little longer before picking him up off the waiver wire. Fontaine has 19 points in 49 matches.
Feb 24 - 11:13 AM

Justin Fontaine bookended the Wild's 4-0 win over the Oilers on Friday night.

Fontaine's opening tally was a beauty. After giving way to Zach Parise who took the puck from Fontaine in the corner and grinded his way towards Christian Folin at the point, Fontaine floated to the slot and redirected Folin's slapper back against the grain and beyond Ben Scrivens. With the pair he now has seven goals and 18 points in 48 games this season.
Feb 21 - 1:09 AM

Justin Fontaine collected two assists in Saturday's win over Carolina.

Both of Fontaine's assists came off Thomas Vanek goals in the first period. The 27-year-old has four goals and 15 points in 45 games this season. He probably won't have much, if any, fantasy value going forward despite his promotion to the second line.
Feb 15 - 11:38 AM

Justin Fontaine was activated by Minnesota on Tuesday.

He had been out of action since Jan. 29 because of a groin injury. Fontaine had one shot in 11:05 of ice time in his return.
Feb 11 - 1:38 AM

Wild forward Justin Fontaine and defenseman Christian Folin will be healthy scratches Monday versus the Canucks.

Fontaine has missed the last two games due to a groin injury but is now healthy yet he will remain sidelined Monday, this time as a healthy scratch. He’s played in 42 games in the 2014-2015 season, scoring four goals and nine assists. Folin will sit for a fifth consecutive game and has just a goal and five assists in 29 games played on the year.
Feb 9 - 8:15 PM

Justin Fontaine (groin) will be back at practice on Friday.

He has skated on his own for the past couple of days and has sat out two games with a groin injury.
Feb 6 - 12:48 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Charlie Coyle
4Jordan Schroeder
LW1Zach Parise
2Jason Zucker
3Erik Haula
4Justin Fontaine
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Nino Niederreiter
4Ryan Carter
5Ruslan Fedotenko
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Jonas Brodin
5Matt Dumba
6Mike Reilly
7Christian Folin
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Niklas Backstrom