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Radek Faksa | Center | #12

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/9/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 216
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (13) / DAL

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Radek Faksa returned to action Friday night against Anaheim.
Faksa missed games this week due to a foot injury but returned to action against the Ducks and in 26 shifts and 18:27 of ice time went minus one. If you need Faksa from a fantasy perspective, feel free to activate him. Mar 10 - 4:47 AM

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Radek Faksa is day-to-day with a foot injury.

Faksa did not take part in the morning skate and he is not expected to play Monday night against Ottawa.
Mar 5 - 12:27 PM

Radek Faksa picked up three assists in a 6-0 win over San Jose on Sunday night.

Faksa helped set up two goals by Tyler Pitlick and another by Stephen Johns in the contest. He didn't have a point in his previous nine outings. Faksa has 20 points in 39 games this year.
Sun, Dec 31, 2017 10:47:00 PM

Radek Faksa has earned the NHL's third star of the week.

Faksa recorded five goals, including a hat trick, and two assists during a four-game point streak. His first career three-goal performance came in a span of just 6:46 against Vegas. Faksa had 12 goals in 80 games last year and he already has 10 markers through 26 appearances in 2017-18.
Mon, Dec 4, 2017 05:54:00 PM

Radek Faksa has found the back of the net in three straight games.

Faksa's hot streak started with his hat trick on Nov. 28 and he kept it going by scoring a goal on Thursday and Saturday. He's up to 10 goals and 15 points in 25 contests this season after finishing 2016-17 with 12 goals in 80 contests. This run has been a pleasant surprise, but he's not likely to have much fantasy value overall this season.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 09:34:00 AM

Radek Faksa produced a shorthanded goal in Thursday's 4-3 overtime victory versus Chicago.

Faksa also added an assist in the match to give him five points, including a hat trick, in his last two games. It's been an impressive week for Faksa, who is up to 14 points in 24 matches this campaign.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 10:55:00 AM

Radek Faksa's natural hat trick Tuesday night came in a span of 6:46.

Faksa's three-game performance was the second fastest in franchise history after Bill Goldsworthy accomplished the feat in 5:32 for Minnesota against Los Angeles on Dec. 11, 1973. He also had two goals eight seconds apart, which was the second fastest to Goldsworthy, who scored seven seconds apart against the Kings on Nov. 27, 1971. The first hat trick of Faksa's NHL career led the Stars to a 3-0 win over Vegas.
Wed, Nov 29, 2017 10:38:00 AM

Radek Faksa recorded a natural hat trick with three goals in the second period of Tuesday's 3-0 win at Vegas.

Faksa was the offense, posting his first-career three-goal game. There were even a few hats that fell to the ice at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas to celebrate his feat. He finished with a plus-3 rating, five shots on goal and one hit while winning nine of his 16 face-offs in his best performance of the season.
Wed, Nov 29, 2017 01:25:00 AM

Radek Faksa scored in a 6-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Faksa scored a beautiful goal on a breakaway to tie the game 3:34 into the first period. Unfortunately, that was as close as it remained for the rest of the game. The 23-year-old Czech forward now has eight points in 18 games this season.
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 10:18:00 PM

Radek Faksa returned to action on Friday from a lower-body injury.

Faksa missed Monday's match against Winnipeg. He had two hits in 11:53 of ice time against the New York Islanders in his return.
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 02:39:00 AM

Radek Faksa (lower body) won't suit up in Monday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Faksa (lower body) and Tyler Pitlick (undisclosed) were both considered doubtful for Monday's game, but it's now been confirmed that they'll sit out. Both players are day-to-day at this point. Brett Ritchie will also miss the game because of an upper-body injury.
Mon, Nov 6, 2017 08:29:00 PM

Radek Faksa (lower body) is doubtful for Monday's match versus Winnipeg.

Faksa suffered a lower-body injury Saturday night against Buffalo. He is listed as day-to-day. Faksa has contributed seven points in 14 outings this season.
Sun, Nov 5, 2017 03:13:00 PM

Radek Faksa suffered a lower-body injury Saturday night.

Faksa picked up a goal and an assist in just 8:30 of ice time against Buffalo before he was forced to leave the game. He is listed as day-to-day for now.
Sun, Nov 5, 2017 01:40:00 PM

Radek Faksa snapped a five-game point drought on Saturday.

Faksa scored a goal and registered an assist in the Stars' 5-1 win over Buffalo. He has a solid three goals and seven points in 14 games, but he's actually been held off the scoresheet 10 times already, which has been contrasted by his three multi-point contests. The hot-and-cold nature of his season to date aside, he could end up beating his career-high of 33 points.
Sun, Nov 5, 2017 10:14:00 AM

Radek Faksa extended his point streak to three games on Saturday.

Faksa registered two assists in a 4-3 victory over Carolina. He's up to two goals and five points in eight contests this season, with all of those five points coming during his current hot streak. It's an impressive run, but keep in mind that he's been used a modest 12:29 minutes per game so far in 2017-18 and his workload hasn't gone up during this strong stretch. For that reason we're reluctant to recommend him at this time unless you're just see him as a short-term grab for the extent of his hot streak.
Sun, Oct 22, 2017 09:45:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Tyler Seguin
2Jason Spezza
3Martin Hanzal
4Radek Faksa
5Gemel Smith
LW1Jamie Benn
2Mattias Janmark
3Antoine Roussel
4Roope Hintz
5Jason Robertson
RW1Alexander Radulov
2Brett Ritchie
3Devin Shore
4Tyler Pitlick
D1John Klingberg
2Esa Lindell
3Marc Methot
4Dan Hamhuis
5Stephen Johns
6Julius Honka
7Greg Pateryn
G1Ben Bishop
2Kari Lehtonen