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Jesper Fast | Winger | #19

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 12/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 188
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (157) / NYR
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Jesper Fast's goal with 1:42 left in the third period gave the Rangers to a 2-1 triumph against the Boston Bruins in New York Monday night.
Derick Brassard scored the game-tying goal for the Rangers 35 seconds into the third period. Fast's goal was his seventh of the season. Keith Yandle picked up his 21st assist of the season on the goal. Brassard's goal was his 15th of the season. Mats Zuccarello drew his 15th assist on that one and Ryan McDonagh had his 15th. The Rangers are 4-2-1 in their past seven games after going 3-9-2 in their previous 14. They have at least one point in four of their past five games. Jan 11 - 10:16 PM

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Jesper Fast scored a goal in the Rangers' 5-3 loss to the Nashville Predators on Monday.

Fast has recorded a point in four of his last six games. He has six goals and 12 points in 35 contests in 2015-16.
Tue, Dec 29, 2015 09:11:00 AM

Jesper Fast had an assist in a 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild Thursday night.

Fast also recorded a point on Tuesday, making this the second time this season he's gotten on the scoresheet in back-to-back contests. He has five goals and 10 points in 31 games this season.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 11:05:00 AM

Jesper Fast scored a goal in a 4-2 win against Ottawa on Sunday.

Fast has a 17.4 shooting percentage this season, but he rarely shoots the puck. Going into this contest, he hadn't registered a single SOG in eight of his last 10 contests. Consequently, he only has four markers despite that high shooting percentage.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015 06:05:00 AM

Jesper Fast recorded an assist in a 4-3 victory on Monday.

Fast has three goals and seven points in 23 games in 2015-16. He's likely to improve on the 14 points he recorded last season, but he's not at the point where he's worth owning in standard leagues.
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 10:14:00 AM

Jesper Fast has found the back of the net in each of his last two games.

Despite Fast's recent success, we don't expect him to have much fantasy value in standard leagues going forward. He has three goals and five points in 13 contests this season.
Thu, Nov 12, 2015 11:12:00 AM

Jesper Fast had a goal and an assist in the Rangers' 4-0 victory over San Jose Monday night.

Fast was held off the scoresheet in his first four games of the season. The 23-year-old isn't expected to have much, if any, fantasy value in standard leagues this season.
Tue, Oct 20, 2015 09:04:00 AM

Jesper Fast has agreed to a two-year, $1.9 million contract extension with the New York Rangers.

Fast was a restricted free agent after completing his entry-level deal. He had six goals and 14 points in 58 contests in 2014-15.
Wed, Jul 15, 2015 04:39:00 PM

Jesper Fast is feeling better heading into Game 6.

It's believed that he was feeling under the weather on Sunday, which kept him out for the final 10:22 of the third period. "I didn't have my best game," Fast said of Game 5. "Other guys were stepping up so I've just got to re-focus and do better." He is projected to play with Chris Kreider and Derek Stepan on Tuesday night.
Tue, May 26, 2015 02:49:00 PM

Jesper Fast was a force for the Rangers in Game 3 on Wednesday night, scoring twice in his first career multi-goal game.

Fast had perhaps his best career performance, now 87 total games old. His first goal was off a sweet forehand-backhand breakaway finish to make it 2-0 Rangers midway through the first period. But it was his second tally that loomed large, as he broke Tampa's momentum of three straight goals just 29 seconds after Alex Killorn made it 4-3 late in the second period. Fast also drew a tripping penalty on Andrej Sustr early in the third. Fast now has three goals and six points in 15 games this postseason.
Thu, May 21, 2015 12:13:00 AM

Rangers winger Jesper Fast is excelling on the second line in the playoffs.

Fast has been a terrific addition on the second line as he is playing with Chris Kreider and Derek Stepan. His two-way play has made him one of the better Ranger players in the playoffs. "I feel like I have more confidence out there," Fast said. "I feel better on the ice. I feel stronger. The coach giving me trust out there and putting me in these situations helps me a lot. I’m just trying to make the best of it." Fast has a goal and four points in 13 games, all against Washington in the second round.
Sun, May 17, 2015 07:53:00 AM

Jesper Fast and J.T. Miller switched lines on Saturday.

Fast ended up with Derek Stepan and Chris Kreider while Miller played alongside Carl Hagelin and Kevin Hayes. Coach Alain Vigneault could keep this up for Game 3 or he could switch things around once again.
Sun, May 3, 2015 08:44:00 AM

Jesper Fast's third period goal was the only New York shot that beat Braden Holtby in the Rangers' 2-1 Game 1 loss to the Caps on Thursday night.

It was the 23-year-old's first career post-season goal and his first point in six games during this year's playoffs. Fast had 14 points in 58 games during the regular season.
Thu, Apr 30, 2015 10:30:00 PM

Jesper Fast scored a goal in the Rangers' 3-2 shootout win versus Carolina.

Fast has four goals and 11 points in 46 contests in 2014-15. While those numbers obviously leave plenty to be desired, he does have a fair amount of offensive upside. He might be worth owning in standard leagues in a couple years.
Sun, Mar 22, 2015 10:08:00 AM

Jesper Fast had an assist in a 2-1 victory over Florida on Sunday.

It was Fast's first point since Feb. 2. He has three goals and seven assists in 44 contests in 2014-15.
Mon, Mar 16, 2015 09:45:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derick Brassard
2Derek Stepan
3Oscar Lindberg
4Dominic Moore
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3J.T. Miller
4Daniel Paille
5Tanner Glass
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Kevin Hayes
3Viktor Stalberg
4Jesper Fast
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Keith Yandle
3Dan Girardi
4Marc Staal
5Dan Boyle
6Kevin Klein
7Dylan McIlrath
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta