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Jesper Fast | Winger | #19

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 12/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (157) / NYR
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Jesper Fast (upper body) isn't expected to play until after the All-Star break.
He is projected to miss seven-to-10 days with an upper-body injury. Fast was hurt in Tuesday's game against Dallas. Jan 18 - 2:14 PM

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Jesper Fast returned to action Fiday night against the Maple Leafs.

He had been battling the flu but was good to go against Toronto. Fast took 17 shifts and had 10:42 of ice time during which he wnet minus one and took two shots on goal.
Jan 14 - 1:35 AM

Jesper Fast didn't skate on Thursday due to the flu.

Fast should be regarded as questionable for Friday's game as a result. He has three goals and 15 points in 42 contests this season.
Jan 12 - 6:09 PM

Jesper Fast scored in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Fast's goal was pretty nice, as he batted the puck into the net after it hit him in the chest near the Hawks net. The marker put an end to Fast's 17-game goalless drought. He has three goals and 10 assists in 31 games this season. Oscar Lindberg picked up the only assist.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 10:22:00 PM

Jesper Fast snapped his seven-game point drought during Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Sabres.

Fast collected his ninth helper of the season, giving him 11 points in 25 games this season. Last season, his first full with the Rangers, he tallied 20 helpers and 30 points in 79 games.
Thu, Dec 1, 2016 11:52:00 PM

Jesper Fast has seen his playing time decline compared to 2015-16.

Fast is averaging 13:10 minutes per contest, down from 14:56 minutes last season. We might see that change as the season progresses, but it's a troubling sign. Fast has no goals and four assists in 10 games in 2016-17.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 09:36:00 AM

Jesper Fast registered two assists in the Rangers' 3-2 overtime loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Fast has 10 goals and 28 points in 73 contests in 2015-16. That's double the number of points he had in 2014-15.
Mon, Mar 28, 2016 09:39:00 AM

Jesper Fast has been seen limping in the last couple of games.

The Rangers play four games in six days so do not be surprised if Fast gets to sit out at least one game. "I think the injury is something that he can play through at this time," coach Alain Vigneault said. "What my medical staff is saying, it should heal in due time. So I don’t think it’s anything severe." Fast has 10 goals and 24 points in 64 games this season so his fantasy value is negligible.
Source: NY Post
Sat, Mar 12, 2016 08:27:00 AM

Jesper Fast found the back of the net in a 4-2 win over Buffalo on Tuesday.

It was Fast's second goal in his last three games and 10th marker of the season. He now has 24 points in 64 contests.
Wed, Mar 9, 2016 09:49:00 AM

Jesper Fast (illness) will play Thursday night.

That's a surprising turnaround as Fast originally wasn't even expected to travel with the Rangers to Pittsburgh. He has eight goals and 22 points in 60 contests this season.
Thu, Mar 3, 2016 02:19:00 PM

Jesper Fast (illness) ended up traveling to Pittsburgh ahead of Thursday's game against the Penguins.

The Rangers previously announced that Fast would stay home while he battled a disease, but perhaps he recovered quicker than anticipated. Fast is on the ice Thursday morning and might be a surprise addition to the Rangers' lineup.
Thu, Mar 3, 2016 11:40:00 AM

Jesper Fast (illness) won't travel with the Rangers to Pittsburgh.

That rules Fast out of Thursday's contest. It's possible that he will instead join his teammates in Washington for Friday's game, but we wouldn't bet on it.
Wed, Mar 2, 2016 04:13:00 PM

Jesper Fast (illness) missed Wednesday's practice.

Fast wasn't able to play on Monday and at this point he might miss Thursday's contest as well. He has eight goals and 22 points in 60 contests this season.
Wed, Mar 2, 2016 01:03:00 PM

Jesper Fast won't play in Monday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Fast didn't participate in Monday's morning skate, but head coach Alain Vigneault said he'd be a game-time decision. He didn't join the team on the ice during the pregame warmup which would indicate that he isn't going to play.
Mon, Feb 29, 2016 06:42:00 PM

Jesper Fast (illness) will be a game-time decision Monday.

He didn't take part in the morning skate because of an illness.
Mon, Feb 29, 2016 11:38:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derek Stepan
2Mika Zibanejad
3Kevin Hayes
4Oscar Lindberg
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3Michael Grabner
4Matt Puempel
5Jimmy Vesey
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2J.T. Miller
3Jesper Fast
4Pavel Buchnevich
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Dan Girardi
3Kevin Klein
4Marc Staal
5Nick Holden
6Adam Clendening
7Steven Kampfer
8Brady Skjei
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta
3Magnus Hellberg