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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 stayed hot by scoring another goal on Tuesday.
Rakell is on a five-game point streak and has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last eight contests. Of course, this has been a great campaign for him overall as he has 22 goals and 45 points in 50 games. Feb 7 - 5:32 AM

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Rickard Rakell has three goals and eight points in his last four games.

Rakell's enjoying a breakout campaign and he's only picked up steam as the season's gone on. If you look at the NHL from Dec. 23 through Monday's action, he ranks fourth in the league in scoring with 23 points in 19 games. Only the Pittsburgh Penguins' red-hot trio of Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel and Sidney Crosby have done better over that span. Overall, Rakell is up to 21 goals and 44 points in 49 contests.
Feb 6 - 4:53 AM

Rickard Rakell scored a goal and picked up an assist in a 5-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens.

Rakell has now picked up 20 points over his last 18 games, bringing him to a total of 19 goals and 41 points in 44 games so far this season. He's available in 21% of Yahoo leagues and should be owned in every format. Corey Perry also scored in the loss.
Feb 3 - 4:24 PM

Rickard Rakell registered two assists in the Ducks' 3-1 win against Boston on Tuesday.

Rakell has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. He's up to 18 goals and 38 points in 46 contests in 2017-18. At this rate he should be able to comfortably surpass his career-high of 51 points.
Jan 31 - 5:26 AM

Rickard Rakell led Team Pacific over Team Atlantic in the final of 2018 NHL All-Star Game on Sunday with an impressive performance.

Rakell notched two goals and an assist in the final game, a 5-2 victory over the Atlantic. Members of the team split a $1-million pot, thanks in part to Rakell's magic hands in the final and Connor McDavid's four assists in the semis. Drew Doughty, Brock Boeser, Johnny Gaudreau and Anze Kopitar each pitched in a pair of points in the final.
Jan 28 - 7:22 PM

Richard Rakell is proving that his breakout 2016-17 campaign was no fluke.

Last season the 24-year-old winger scored 33 goals to lead the Ducks. Many thought that was likely a bit of a fluke and did not expect Rakell to repeat that level of production. However, Rakell has scored 18 goals in 45 games and is on pace to better last season's total. He is once again leading Anaheim in goal-scoring and will be playing in the All-Star game Sunday evening. It's not a fluke, people. Rakell is the real deal.
Jan 27 - 11:21 AM

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

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

Depth Charts

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