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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 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

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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

Anthony Mantha may finally be realizing his vast potential.

He has played very well for Detroit this season and his .647 points-per-game stat is actually third on the Wings just behind Henrik Zetterberg and Thomas Vanek. Mantha is also tied for third on the team in goal-scoring with 11 goals, despite playing in only 34 games this season. If Mantha is still available in your pool, and you are in a legacy league, pick him up.
Jan 29 - 9:49 AM

Anthony Mantha logged 15:39 of ice time against Toronto on Wednesday night.

His playing time had decreased for three straight games before that and he logged a season-low 9:51 of ice time versus Boston on Tuesday. "I wasn't as happy with his game last night a little bit," coach Jeff Blashill said before Wednesday's game against the Maple Leafs. "Sometimes, you know, it's a learning process. That said, I got tons of confidence in him. I think you'll see he'll play lots tonight." Mantha hasn't picked up a point in six consecutive games.
Jan 26 - 8:08 AM

Anthony Mantha has put up some impressive numbers over his last eight contests.

He's scored four goals in his last four games and he's picked up 11 points in his last eight. The Red Wings forward is up to 10 goals and 18 points in 24 games this season. His production will slow down at some point, but that doesn't mean he'll stop scoring altogether. Mantha is certainly worth a look in deeper fantasy leagues.
Source: MLive.com
Jan 7 - 11:03 AM

Anthony Mantha scored a goal and added an assist in Thursday’s 4-0 win over Los Angeles.

He has 10 goals and 18 points in 24 appearances this season. Mantha's six-game point streak came to an end Wednesday night versus Anaheim. He has produced six goals and five helpers in the last eight matches.
Jan 6 - 9:18 AM

Anthony Mantha made a statement during Sunday's 5-4 overtime loss to Toronto in the Centennial Classic.

The youngster scored twice and added an assist, giving him points in six straight games as well. He has five goals and nine points in the streak. For the season Mantha has potted nine goals and 16 points in 22 games thus far.
Jan 1 - 7:22 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Henrik Zetterberg
2Frans Nielsen
3Dylan Larkin
4Luke Glendening
5Tomas Nosek
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
8Dan Renouf
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard