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Victor Rask | Center | #49

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (23) / 3/1/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (42) / CAR
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Victor Rask ended his six-game goal drought during Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Rangers.
The 23-year-old is now up to nine goals and 18 points 24 games this season. He scored 21 goals and 48 points last season. Dec 3 - 7:33 PM

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Victor Rask registered an assist in Carolina's 2-1 loss on Thursday.

Rask has recorded at least a point in three of his last four games. He has eight goals and 16 points in 19 contests in 2016-17.
Nov 25 - 9:56 AM

Victor Rask scored his eighth goal of the season in Carolina's 3-1 win over Winnipeg on Sunday.

The 23-year-old now has 15 points through 17 games, and is on-pace to steadily improve on his production output for the second straight season. Rask exceeded the point-per-game pace during his major-junior seasons, and appears to have found a consistent scoring touch in the NHL.
Nov 20 - 9:28 PM

Victor Rask scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

The Hurricanes found themselves 1-0 heading in the third period, but they scored three goals in the first 9:02 of the final frame. Rask helped set up Teuvo Teravainen's go-ahead goal and scored one of his own less than two minutes later (it proved to be the game-winning goal). Rask has seven goals and seven assists in 16 games this season.
Nov 18 - 11:27 PM

Victor Rask scored in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.

The goal put an end to Rask's six-game goalless drought. The Hurricanes found themselves down 3-0 in the second period, but they scored back-to-back goals to cut the gap to 3-2. Unfortunately for the 'Canes, that's as close as they would come to tying the game. Rask has five goals and six assists in 13 games this season. Teuvo Teravainen also found the back of the net for Carolina.
Nov 10 - 10:47 PM

Skating on a line with Jeff Skinner and Lee Stempniak, Victor Rask has produced points in each of Carolina's first eight regular-season games.

Rask has four goals and six assists, the second-longest streak to begin a season in Hurricanes/Hartford Whalers history behind Hall of Famer Ron Francis' 11-game point streak to start 1984-85. Rask is tied for ninth overall in the NHL scoring race.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 31 - 10:20 PM

Victor Rask picked up an assist on Sunday and is now riding an eight game scoring streak.

He is tied for ninth overall in the NHL scoring race with 10 points as he has yet to be shut out this season. The talented Finn had 21 goals and 48 points last season and looks ready to smash that mark this year. He should be owned in all formats of fantasy.
Oct 31 - 7:39 AM

Victor Rask contributed two assists in Friday's 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.

He has registered at least one point in each of Carolina's first seven games this season. Rask has collected four goals and five assists over that span.
Oct 29 - 9:18 AM

Victor Rask registered two assists in Carolina's 3-2 loss to Edmonton Tuesday night.

Rask extended his season-opening point streak to three games. He has two goals and four points over that span.
Oct 19 - 8:27 AM

Victor Rask scored his second goal in two games on Sunday.

Rask had 21 goals and 48 points last season in his second year in the league so the 23-year-old knows where the net is. He probably is capable of 50-55 points and that makes him draft-worthy in most pools.
Oct 17 - 7:01 AM

Victor Rask played between Lee Stempniak and Jeff Skinner in Friday's exhibition game against Tampa Bay.

Rask picked up an assist on Skinner's power-play goal in a 2-1 overtime loss. The trio could be together on opening night for the Hurricanes.
Oct 1 - 9:29 AM

Victor Rask is happy that he'll be in Carolina for the long haul.

Rask signed a six-year, $24 million deal this offseason. "I wanted long-term and I’m happy that they believe in me," he said. "I’m just excited for the future and I think we’ve got something really good going on here… It feels like home for me, so it’s very nice to come back here." The 23-year-old will look to build on his 23-goal and 48-point season from last year.
Sep 3 - 2:23 PM

Victor Rask believes the Carolina Hurricanes are in a position to make the playoffs next season.

"I think we’ve added some good players in trades and made some good draft picks, too," Rask said. "As for me, I just want to keep improving each year. That’s the most important thing. I want to be one of those guys they put out there if we’re down a goal, or up a goal and trying to keep the lead, a two-way center who plays well and can help the team. I’m not going to change too much. I want to be a leader on the ice." Rask was expressing that optimism after signing a six-year, $24 million contract. The Hurricanes have added Lee Stempniak, Viktor Stalberg, Bryan Bickell, and Teuvo Teravainen this summer in the pursuit of their first playoff berth since 2009.
Jul 13 - 9:27 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed Victor Rask to a six-year, $24 million contract.

Rask was a restricted free agent after completing his entry-level deal. He had 21 goals and 48 points in 80 contests in 2015-16. There's been quite a few of these long-term deals to young players this summer and the theme of them is consistent: The length of the contract compared to the resume of the player makes it a risky bet for the team, but the upside of the player also makes the annual cap hit look like a potential steal. After all, if the 23-year-old Rask continues to develop than that $4 million annual cap hit will easily start to look cheap relative to what other top-six forwards get. However, Rask still has plenty to prove despite his newfound security.
Jul 12 - 10:11 AM

Victor Rask received a qualifying offer from Carolina on Monday.

The two sides will probably continue to negotiate on a longer term deal. Carolina also tendered qualifying offers to Ryan Murphy, Patrick Brown, Brody Sutter, Brendan Woods, Keegan Lowe and Dennis Robertson.
Jun 28 - 9:23 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jordan Staal
2Teuvo Teravainen
3Victor Rask
4Jay McClement
5Derek Ryan
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Joakim Nordstrom
3Bryan Bickell
4Phil Di Giuseppe
5Brock McGinn
RW1Elias Lindholm
2Lee Stempniak
3Sebastian Aho
4Viktor Stalberg
5Andrej Nestrasil
D1Justin Faulk
2Ron Hainsey
3Noah Hanifin
4Jaccob Slavin
5Brett Pesce
6Ryan Murphy
7Matt Tennyson
G1Cam Ward
2Eddie Lack
3Michael Leighton