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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 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. Mar 28 - 9:39 AM

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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
Mar 12 - 8:27 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.
Mar 9 - 9:49 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.
Mar 3 - 2:19 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.
Mar 3 - 11:40 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.
Mar 2 - 4:13 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.
Mar 2 - 1:03 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.
Feb 29 - 6:42 PM

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

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

Jesper Fast played on Saturday despite a broken nose.

Fast was minus-one with an assist, as he played with a full cage to protect his beak. "It’s tremendous courage on his part to go out there," coach Alain Vigneault said. "He had a lot of blood coming out of his nose all night. He put the full face on and he’s a courageous Swede." Fast has eight goals and 22 points in 60 games so his fantasy value is negligible.
Feb 28 - 8:14 AM

Jesper Fast suffered a broken nose during Friday's practice.

Fast is still projected to play on Saturday though. He has eight goals and 21 points in 59 games this season.
Feb 26 - 4:16 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derick Brassard
2Derek Stepan
3Oscar Lindberg
4Dominic Moore
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3J.T. Miller
4Daniel Paille
5Tanner Glass
6Marek Hrivik
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Kevin Hayes
3Nicklas Jensen
4Viktor Stalberg
5Jesper Fast
6Chris Brown
7Jayson Megna
8Pavel Buchnevich
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Dan Girardi
3Nick Holden
4Marc Staal
5Dan Boyle
6Kevin Klein
7Raphael Diaz
8Dylan McIlrath
9Mat Bodie
10Ryan Graves
11Brady Skjei
12Chris Summers
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta
3Magnus Hellberg