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Bobby Farnham | Winger | #23

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 190
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Bobby Farnham, Joe Blandisi, Reid Boucher, and David Warsofsky will each be scratched for the season finale on Saturday against Toronto.
Farnham posted 10 points and 92 PIMs along with 83 hits in 50 games for the Devils this season after getting picked up off waivers. Blandisi meanwhile posted 17 points with 34 PIMs and 39 hits in 41 games during his rookie campaign. A lot to be proud of for a couple of kids trying to stick around in the game's highest level. Apr 9 - 5:44 PM
Source: Pat Pickens

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Bobby Farnham wants to return to the Devils next season.

Farnham is slated to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season and is not sure the Devils want him back."I'd love to come back, but at the end of the season I'll find out," Farnham said. "I'd like to think I made enough of an impact to come back. I've enjoyed my time here and appreciated the opportunity. I would love to come back if the opportunity presented itself. But, to be honest, you never really know how the chips will fall. You never really know what people want until it comes down to that time. I'm just going to be patient and take it as it comes." The rugged winger was only known for his penalty minute totals before this season but Farnham has potted eight goals in a bottom-six role.
Apr 9 - 9:01 AM

Bobby Farnham accumulated six penalty minutes against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.

He managed to do that in just 6:56 of ice time. Farnham picked up a slashing penalty on Tyler Toffoli and a four-minute penalty for high-sticking Drew Shore. The 27-year-old has 83 penalty minutes in 43 games in 2015-16.
Mar 13 - 10:15 AM

Bobby Farnham will tag in for Jacob Josefson on Sunday afternoon against the Penguins.

This will be Farnham's third game against his former club, and he's posted a goal with just a minor in nearly 20 combined minutes of ice. Still, he's posted 70 PIMs and 58 hits in 37 games with the Devils so expect him to be a force.
Mar 6 - 3:05 PM

Bobby Farnham will be scratched against the Stars on Friday.

Through 37 games this season for the Devils, he's compiled eight points with 58 hits and 70 PIMs. Not too shabby for a plug seeing 9:27 a night on average.
Mar 4 - 8:31 PM

Bobby Farnham is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Nashville Predators.

The 27-year-old has seven goals and eight points in 40 games this season. Farnham has been a healthy scratch in four of his last six games.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 3 - 7:58 PM

Once again Bobby Farnham, Seth Helgeson, Eric Gelinas and will be scratched, and this time it's against Columbus on Thursday night.

Of the three the only one who can it can be said has a bit of fantasy value is Farnham. He's posted 56 hits and 60 PIMs through 35 games this season.
Source: Craig Merz
Feb 25 - 6:40 PM

Bobby Farnham, Seth Helgeson, Eric Gelinas and will be scratched against the Devils on Tuesday night.

Unfortunately the only one that can boast a bit of fantasy value is Farnham. He's posted 56 hits and 60 PIMs through 35 games this season.
Feb 23 - 6:12 PM

Bobby Farnham, Eric Gelinas, and Damon Severson will be scratched for Saturday's match with Washington.

With seven goals and eight points in 35 games thus far, Farnham has been a rather effective fourth liner for the Devils this season. But it's his 56 hits and 60 PIMs where the feisty winger makes his mark for fantasy owners.
Feb 20 - 6:54 PM

Bobby Farnham will return to Pittsburgh for the first time since being placed on waivers October 25.

Farnham has been a revelation to the Devils since acquiring him off waivers as he has seven goals and eight points in 28 games with 49 penalty minutes. The Penguins have not been getting a lot of scoring from their bottom-six forwards and to see Farnham doing so well has to hurt. "I don't know. Maybe a mixed reaction," Farnham said with a big smile when asked how the crowd in Pittsburgh would react to him. "I think some people liked me a lot there and I think some people thought otherwise. I liked playing in Pittsburgh and Wilkes-Barre (AHL). It was awesome."
Jan 24 - 9:35 AM

Bobby Farnham is done serving his four-game suspension for his hit on Blues forward Dmitrij Jaskin.

The 27-year-old has seven goals, eight points and 49 penalty minutes in 27 games this season. He has no fantasy value in standard fantasy leagues.
Jan 23 - 12:53 PM

New Jersey forward Bobby Farnham has received a four-game suspension from the NHL.

Farnham was assessed a major penalty Tuesday for an interference play against St. Louis Blues forward Dmitrij Jaskin. He will be eligible return on Saturday, Jan. 23 against Winnipeg. For an explanation of the decision and a video, check out http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=927285&lang=en.
Jan 13 - 11:02 PM

Bobby Farnham will face a hearing Wednesday for an interference play on St. Louis forward Dmitrij Jaskin.

Farnham was assessed a major penalty and a misconduct at the 11:50 mark of the third period for the hit.
Jan 13 - 11:52 AM

Bobby Farnham scored a goal in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Boston Bruins.

Farnham's goal cut the Bruins' lead to 2-1, but that's as close as the Devils would come to tying the game. Stephen Gionta and Adam Larsson picked up the assists on the Devils' only goal. Farnham has six goals, seven points and 34 penalty minutes in 25 games.
Jan 8 - 10:11 PM

Bobby Farnham has been fined $2,000 for embellishment.

Farnham got a warning over an incident on Nov. 22 and was elevated to the level of a fine after receiving a minor penalty for embellishment on Dec. 30. He has five goals and six points in 24 contests in 2015-16.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 7 - 1:47 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Adam Henrique
2Travis Zajac
3Jacob Josefson
4Sergey Kalinin
5Marc Savard
LW1Mike Cammalleri
2Taylor Hall
3Jiri Tlusty
4Bobby Farnham
5Brian O'Neill
RW1Kyle Palmieri
2Beau Bennett
3Stephen Gionta
4Tyler Kennedy
5Devante Smith-Pelly
6Tuomo Ruutu
7Jordin Tootoo
D1Andy Greene
2John Moore
3Jon Merrill
4David Schlemko
5David Warsofsky
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid