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Cedric Paquette | Center

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (21) / 8/13/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 198

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Cedric Paquette appears ready to return to action Sunday as the Lightning battle the Sharks in San Jose.
He has missed the Bolts' last two games with an upper-body-injury but looks as if he is good to go Sunday. Paquette was one of the hottest Tampa players this past month skating on a line with Jonathan Drouin and Alex Killorn. With 17 points in 45 games in his rookie campaign, Paquette bears watching. Feb 14 - 11:58 AM

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Cedric Pacquette is considered day-to-day with an upper body injury he suffered in Tuesday morning's skate.

The 21 year old forward is enjoying a nice rookie season with 11 goals and 17 points with 40 PIMs through 45 games thus far.
Source: Bryan Burns
Feb 10 - 7:59 PM

Cedric Paquette scored a goal in his fourth straight game Tuesday as the Lightning dropped a 2-1 decision to St. Louis.

Paquette has actually registered six tallies over that four-game stretch, which has put him on the map in most fantasy leagues. Alex Killorn and Jonathan Drouin recorded assists on the lone Tampa Bay marker.
Feb 4 - 1:53 AM

Cedric Paquette is the NHL's second star of the week.

He led all skaters with five goals in three games. Paquette produced his first career hat trick against Detroit on Jan. 29. He has five markers and one assist over a four-game point streak.
Feb 2 - 2:30 PM

Cedric Paquette scored a goal in Tampa Bay's 3-1 win over Columbus on Saturday.

Paquette has been on fire lately, scoring in three consecutive games (he has five goals in those three games). The 21-year-old scored his first career hat trick earlier in the week and is continuing to produce. Paquette has never really been known for his offensive touch, so this hot streak probably won't last. He has 10 goals and 16 points in 41 games.
Feb 1 - 11:52 AM

Cedric Paquette lit the lamp three times for the Bolts on Thursday night as Tampa Bay hammered Detroit 5-1.

The 21-year-old rookie's first career hat trick was completed in dramatic fashion, as the forward tipped a puck at the blueline on the penalty kill to intercept a pass, took the puck to the net on an odd-man rush and fired home the shorthanded goal for his ninth of the season. Paquette has a hot stick with five points in his last three games and 15 through 40 games this season.
Jan 30 - 1:14 AM

Cedric Paquette registered his sixth goal in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to Carolina.

He got the Lightning on the board after the Hurricanes jumped out to a 2-0 lead early in the first period. Paquette has two points in his past two games to give him 12 on the year.
Jan 28 - 10:29 AM

If you are looking for lightning in a bottle, consider picking up Cedric Paquette for Saturday night's game against Carolina.

He is practicing with Steven Stamkos and Brett Connolly as we write this. Paquette could notch a few points and be worth adding just for Saturday night.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 10:44:00 AM

Cedric Paquette will play Saturday night against Minnesota.

He did not dress for Tampa's 5-2 loss to Toronto on Thursday due to a lower-body injury. If for some reason you need Paquette, feel free to activate him.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 11:50:00 AM

Cedric Paquette sustained a lower-body injury in Tuesday's loss to the New York Islanders.

He was hurt midway through the first period when he blocked a shot by defenseman Nick Leddy while killing a penalty. Paquette has played well for the Lightning when called upon this year. He has contributed five goals and 17 hits in 11 games.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 11:33:00 AM

Forward Cedric Paquette has impressed for the Tampa Bay Lightning lately, scoring all of his five points (all goals) in the last five games.

"He's like the Energizer Bunny; he just keeps going, in all facets of the game," coach Jon Cooper said. "He's got five goals. (I'm) not expecting him to score 60. It'd be unreal if he did. He's earned everything he's getting."
Sun, Nov 16, 2014 01:27:00 PM

Cedric Paquette was a healthy scratch on Thursday against San Jose.

The Lightning had a tough choice to make with Tyler Johnson and Alex Killorn healthy enough to play. Paquette was the odd man out despite scoring four goals in his past four games.
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 10:22:00 AM

Lightning forward Cedric Paquette notched his fourth goal in as many games Tuesday when he netted a shorthanded marker in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Blackhawks.

Paquette has enjoyed a great deal of success after he was held off the scoresheet in his first four NHL games. Nikita Kucherov also recorded his sixth goal of the season in the close defeat while Steve Stamkos and Jonathan Drouin picked up helpers.
Tue, Nov 11, 2014 11:40:00 PM

Cedric Paquette picked up the first two goals of his NHL career Thursday night in helping Tampa Bay ease to a 5-2 win over Calgary.

Paquette broke the barrier in his seventh game in the league, as the 21-year-old sniper hopes to find the same success in the NHL as he has in the AHL and QMJHL. Brian Boyle, Tyler Johnson and Valtteri Filppula also scored for the Lightning as they improved to 9-3-1 on the season.
Thu, Nov 6, 2014 10:58:00 PM

Cedric Paquette has been called up by the Lightning.

He's expected to play Thursday night against Calgary because Alex Killorn is dealing with an upper-body injury. Paquette has skated in four games with Tampa Bay this year.
Wed, Nov 5, 2014 09:18:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steve Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
5Cedric Paquette
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Jonathan Drouin
3Alex Killorn
4Brenden Morrow
RW1Ryan Callahan
2Nikita Kucherov
3J.T. Brown
D1Victor Hedman
2Jason Garrison
3Anton Stralman
4Matt Carle
5Braydon Coburn
6Andrej Sustr
7Mark Barberio
8Nikita Nesterov
9Mattias Ohlund
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy