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Anthony Mantha | Winger | #39

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (22) / 9/16/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 214
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (20) / DET
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Anthony Mantha feels he learned a great deal from his first full NHL season.
He wants to develop better habits and be more consistent after he registered 17 goals and 36 points in 60 games. "I know the way I play. I know my best games what they are. I know my bad games what they are," said Mantha. "So for me, it's just something I need to focus on and always have good or great games." He intends to continue to learn next season. Apr 18 - 10:47 AM

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Despite suffering a finger injury during a fight, Anthony Mantha says he isn't going to stop dropping the gloves.

Mantha suffered a season-ending injury in late March after he dropped the gloves with Tampa Bay's Luke Witkowski, but he won't let that alter the way he plays. "I don’t like fighting, (and) I don’t know why I fought so that much this year," said Mantha. "But things happen and it happens quick. (I’m) not really (going) change my style of play. But I just know I can stand up for myself and that’s what I do." He finished the season with 17 goals and 36 points in 60 games this season. If he's healthy, expect those numbers to climb next season.
Apr 8 - 10:54 AM

Anthony Mantha will be able to avoid surgery on his fractured finger.

Mantha will miss what little is left of the regular season, but he thinks he could play in the World Championships if asked. He has 17 goals and 36 points in 60 games this season.
Apr 7 - 12:28 PM

Anthony Mantha has likely been lost to the Red Wings for the remainder of the season with a fractured finger.

The rookie suffered the fracture when he fought Luke Witkowski during Thursday's match with Tampa Bay. Mantha skated just 1:09 before departing. If his season has come to a close, he will have finished the 2016-17 campaign with 17 goals and 36 points in 60 games.
Mar 30 - 9:04 PM

Anthony Mantha scored a pair of goals against Carolina on Monday night.

He gave the Red Wings a 2-1 lead at the midway mark of the second period in what would eventually become a 4-3 OT victory for Detroit. Mantha has 17 markers and 36 points in 58 outings this season.
Mar 28 - 10:09 AM

Anthony Mantha feels he learned his lesson from being a healthy scratch twice earlier this month.

"He just wants me to bring it every night, and that is, basically, what I need to learn," Mantha said referring to coach Jeff Blashill. "We have been working on it for years now, even when I was playing in (Grand Rapids), we were talking about it. It's just something that needs to come into my mind and be an automatic instinct for me to move my feet as hard as I can and do the little details." Mantha didn't have a point in six outings prior to scoring the game winner against Montreal on Tuesday night.
Mar 23 - 8:28 AM

Anthony Mantha scored the game-winning goal in Tuesday's 2-1 OT win over the Montreal Canadiens.

Mantha picked up the puck right outside the Montreal blue line before leaving Alex Galchenyuk in the dust and beating Al Montoya with a great shot. He finished the game with a game-high seven shots on goal. He's up to 15 goals and 19 assists in 55 games this season.
Mar 21 - 10:46 PM

Anthony Mantha will return from the press box on Wednesday night.

He has been a healthy scratch for the past two games, but will play against Colorado. "I think he'll respond great. Doesn't mean he'll play great," coach Jeff Blashill said. "It means, in the long term, his long-term approach is that he wants to be a very good hockey player. So I think, in the end, he'll get as close as possible to reaching his ceiling." Mantha has 14 goals and 33 points in 50 games this season. He hasn't gone more than two games without a point since late January.
Mar 14 - 4:15 PM

The Red Wings will be without Anthony Mantha for the second straight game as a healthy scratch on Sunday against the Rangers.

Through 50 games this season the talented winger has posted 14 goals and 33 points along with 32 blocks and 42 hits. "I'm obviously not happy about sitting out, but he's the coach," Mantha said. "I just have to come back when I get a chance and try to prove that I'm never going to sit again. Obviously, this is hard."
Source: Dave Hogg
Mar 12 - 12:44 PM

There is no word out of the Red Wing camp as to whether Anthony Mantha will play Sunday against the Rangers.

The talented rookie was a healthy scratch Friday as coach Jeff Blashill felt Mantha needed a reminder as to the level of effort required to play in the NHL. It remains to be seen if Balshill believes the message was received and Mantha is ready to return to the lineup. Check back with us prior to game time.
Mar 12 - 9:52 AM

Anthony Mantha will be a healthy scratch on Friday as coach Jeff Blashill isn't happy with his compete level.

"There's opportunities in coaching to have kind of teaching moments to make sure the trajectory of the player is upward as we're going to need him to be," Blashill said. "He's going to be a great player in the league, he's going to be a great player for us still this year, but tonight we're going to give him an opportunity to watch and then he'll get back in there, and when he gets his opportunity I assume he's going to be great." Mantha has 14 goals and 33 points in 50 contests this season. He talked with Blashill and said that he'll work harder, so we'll see how he responds when he's back in the lineup.
Source: MLive.com
Mar 10 - 2:35 PM

Anthony Mantha registered an assist in the Red Wings' 5-2 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Mantha has recorded at least a point in three of his last four contests. He has 13 goals and 31 points in 44 games in 2016-17.
Feb 20 - 8:59 AM

Anthony Mantha has reached the 30-point plateau.

He picked up 17th assist through 43 games this season during Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over the Capitals, giving him points in three of his last five games.
Feb 18 - 6:55 PM

Anthony Mantha picked up a pair of points during Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Wild.

Mantha has really come along over his last seven games. He has two goals and seven points, including the goal and assist he scored tonight. For the season he has 13 goals and 29 points in 41 games thus far.
Feb 12 - 6:44 PM

Anthony Mantha scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 5-4 win over the Islanders.

Mantha's goal gave the Red Wings a 3-2 lead in the second period. He also helped set up Henrik Zetterberg's go-ahead goal (4-3) later on in the frame. Mantha has 12 goals and 13 assists in 36 games this season.
Feb 4 - 9:39 AM

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All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Henrik Zetterberg
2Frans Nielsen
3Dylan Larkin
4Luke Glendening
LW1Tomas Tatar
2Darren Helm
3Anthony Mantha
4Drew Miller
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Andreas Athanasiou
3Justin Abdelkader
4Riley Sheahan
5Johan Franzen
6Joe Vitale
D1Mike Green
2Danny DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Xavier Ouellet
5Niklas Kronwall
6Ryan Sproul
7Nick Jensen
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard