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Rickard Rakell | Winger | #67

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/5/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 198
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (30) / ANA
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Rickard Rakell scored an even-strength goal in the second period on Wednesday against the Penguins.
Rakell's goal opened a four-goal onslaught for the Anaheim offense, as they took command of the game in the middle period and held on to win. The Swedish forward had been on a mini slide, posting no goals and just one assist over his past four outings. It's a start, and the last time he light the lamp it was the final game of a six-game, seven-goal explosion. Jan 18 - 1:21 AM

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Rickard Rakell posted a goal with an assist and plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 5-0 victory in Vancouver.

Rakell has posted at least one goal in each of his past six games, lighting the lamp seven times with 10 points and a plus-8 rating during the hot streak. He has three consecutive multi-point outings, and he has two or more points in four of his past six contests. The Swede is on fire for his seasonal fantasy owners and he is a must-have right now in DFS despite his skyrocketing price tag.
Jan 3 - 1:59 AM

Rickard Rakell scored a pair of goals for Anaheim Sunday.

That gives Rakell four points in his last two games. The forward has 14 goals and 29 points in 35 games this season. He is a must start in most leagues.
Jan 1 - 7:11 AM

Rickard Rakell scored the game-winning goal and registered an assist in Anaheim's 2-1 victory against Calgary on Friday.

Cam Fowler accounted for the Ducks' other marker. Ryan Getzlaf registered a pair of assists, bringing him up to 18 points in 15 games this season.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 01:31:00 AM

Rickard Rakell scored the team's lone goal in Wednesday's 4-1 setback against the visiting Golden Knights to push his goal-scoring streak to three games.

Rakell has posted three goals with four points and a plus-3 rating during his impressive run. He picked up right where he left off before the holiday break when he tagged the Penguins for a goal and an assist. Rakell is the best Anaheim fantasy option at this point, as he is the only Duck with a double-digit goal total while leading the club with seven power-play points (2g, 5a) and 25 total points.
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 03:13:00 AM

Rickard Rakell scored a goal and an assist in a 4-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.

Rakell scored in back-to-back games for the first time in a little over a month. It took Rakell eight games to return to the scoresheet following his upper body injury that caused him to miss some time at the end of November, but he's returning to form. Ondrej Kase scored to open the game before Rakell scored his 10th of the year. Andrew Cogliano and Cam Fowler scored the other two goals, with Rakell assisting on Fowler's goal. Rakell has 10 goals and 24 points in 32 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 09:39:00 PM

Rickard Rakell (upper body) will return Tuesday versus Vegas.

Rakell will slot in on the top line with Adam Henrique and Corey Perry after missing the last five games with an upper-body injury. Get him back in your lineup if you normally would.
Tue, Dec 5, 2017 08:18:00 PM

Rickard Rakell (upper body) could be back in the lineup on Tuesday night.

Rakell's status may become clearer closer to game time. He got back on the ice Monday for practice and skated on the top line. Rakell has missed the last five games with an upper-body injury.
Tue, Dec 5, 2017 03:19:00 PM

Rickard Rakell (upper body) skated with his teammates at Monday's practice.

Rakell was on a line with Adam Henrique and Corey Perry. His status for Wednesday's game versus Vegas is still unclear, but this is a very good sign.
Mon, Dec 4, 2017 05:17:00 PM

Rickard Rakell (upper body) may join team in Las Vegas for Tuesday night's contest.

Rakell was shifted to injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 24, on Friday by the Ducks. He has missed the last five games with an upper-body injury.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 03:47:00 PM

Rickard Rakell (upper body) won't travel with the team for their upcoming road trip.

Anaheim started a string of six straight games on the road on Saturday and it will continue at Chicago on Monday night. Rakell didn't play against Los Angeles because of an upper-body injury.
Sun, Nov 26, 2017 09:24:00 PM

The Anaheim Ducks have ruled out Rickard Rakell for Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Kings because of an upper-body injury.

That's another big injury for Anaheim, as Rakell leads the team with 18 points in 22 games. Consider his status day-to-day for now.
Sat, Nov 25, 2017 10:05:00 PM

Rickard Rakell posted a goal, an assist, a plus-1 rating, a blocked shot and a hit in Monday's 3-2 shootout win in San Jose.

Rakell has picked up points in three straight, and seven of the past eight outings. He also has goals in back-to-back games for the first time this season. Since Nov. 3 he has posted three goals with 11 points over his past eight outings, including one power-play goal and five points on the man advantage.
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 02:40:00 AM

Rickard Rakell raked in three assists in a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.

Rakell entered tonight's game with six points in six games. He recorded half that output Thursday, assisting on the Ducks' first three goals in their victory over the Canucks. Rakell has also extended his point streak to four games and now has six goals and 14 points in 16 games played.
Fri, Nov 10, 2017 12:43:00 AM

Rickard Rakell picked up a goal, an assist and a plus-1 rating with two hits in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss against Los Angeles.

After a bit of a rough patch with just two points in eight games from Oct. 7-26, the Swedish forward has posted three goals with six points over his past six games. His awful plus/minus rating has been a bit of a deterrent for fantasy owners, but his usefulness as a center and winger make him a tremendous asset from an eligibility perspective.
Wed, Nov 8, 2017 02:04:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Getzlaf
2Ryan Kesler
3Adam Henrique
4Antoine Vermette
5Derek Grant
6Chris Wagner
LW1Rickard Rakell
2Nick Ritchie
3Andrew Cogliano
4Mike Liambas
RW1Corey Perry
2Jakob Silfverberg
3J.T. Brown
4Patrick Eaves
5Ondrej Kase
6Jared Boll
D1Cam Fowler
2Francois Beauchemin
3Hampus Lindholm
4Josh Manson
5Kevin Bieksa
6Brandon Montour
7Korbinian Holzer
G1John Gibson
2Ryan Miller