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Daniel Cleary | Winger

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (36) / 12/18/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
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Daniel Cleary suited up in just his 12th game of the season on Tuesday.
"No one wants to watch when they're healthy," said Cleary. who logged just under eight minutes in the contest. "But we have a good team here and you just have to do your part, and when you're called upon be ready and be professional about it." The Red Wings value his leadership, but he shouldn't be anywhere near your fantasy radar. Jan 28 - 9:14 AM

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Daniel Cleary and Brian Lashoff will be healthy scratches against Nashville on Saturday night.

Unfortunately, neither have any fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 17 - 6:15 PM

Daniel Cleary and Brian Lashoff will be healthy scratches against Washington on Saturday night.

Unfortunately, neither have any fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 10 - 6:36 PM

Daniel Cleary and Brian Lashoff will be healthy scratches against Calgary on Wednesday night.

Neither have any fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 7 - 8:08 PM

Daniel Cleary, Brian Lashoff, and Joakim Andersson will all be healthy scratches against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesady night.

Cleary was once a quality grinding depth foward, but that no longer appears to be the case. None of these three players have any fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 6 - 9:08 PM

Daniel Cleary, Brian Lashoff, and Jakub Kindl will all be healthy scratches Friday night on Long Island.

Even with regular playing time, it'd be hard to argue that any of these three players have any fantasy value. And now with inconsistent playing time, there's certainly none.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 07:25:00 PM

Daniel Cleary has triggered a $1M performance bonus with Detroit for appearing in ten games this season.

It will increase his salary total to $2.5 should he remain in the NHL.
Source: CapGeek
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 08:38:00 PM

Daniel Cleary will skate on Detroit's third line right wing on Saturday night.

With Johan Franzen and Riley Sheahan to his left, Cleary steps back into a good opportunity to get back into Coach Babcock's good graces.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 06:03:00 PM

Daniel Cleary will be back in the Detroit lineup Saturday against Toronto.

Cleary sat out Friday's contest against the Panthers as a healthy scratch but will suit up whether or not Stephen Weiss is able to play. If Weiss is able to play, it is hard to know who will sit out to acommodate Cleary. Stay tuned.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 09:43:00 AM

Daniel Cleary and Brian Lashoff will again be healthy scratches on Friday night in Florida.

Sad to say but neither player has any fantasy value, and with the Red Wings within a win of taking the top slot in the eastern standings, it's tough to see where they fit in as anything but a backup.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Dec 12, 2014 07:22:00 PM

Daniel Cleary and Brian Lashoff will get a chance to play on Sunday afternoon in Carolina.

After a come-from-behind victory over the Rangers on Saturday night, it seems that Coach Babcock wants to get these two back into the flow. Cleary is expected to line up to the right of Luke Glendening and Drew Miller on the fourth line, and Lashoff to the right of Brendan Smith on the third pair.
Source: NHL.com
Sun, Dec 7, 2014 05:21:00 PM

Daniel Cleary and Brian Lashoff will be healthy scratches on Saturday night against the New York Rangers.

The Red Wings have won seven of their last ten, which hasn't left many cracks in the lineup for either Cleary or Lashoff to return to the ice with.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 06:09:00 PM

Daniel Cleary and Brian Lashoff will be healthy scratches against the Dallas Stars on Thursday.

Both players have been scratched in six consecutive games. Cleary, 35, has really regressed in the last few season. He has two points in six games this season. Lashoff, 24, has two assists in eight games for Detroit.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 08:00:00 PM

Daniel Cleary and Brian Lashoff will again be healthy scratches on Tuesday night.

Cleary and Lashoff have just 14 games and four points between them, and that isn't going to convince any coach, much less Mike Babcock, to give you more minutes.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 07:42:00 PM

Daniel Cleary, Brian Lashoff and Joakim Andersson are expected to be healthy scratches against New Jersey on Friday night.

Each player has just two points, with Cleary owning the loan goal, on the season.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 06:51:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Stephen Weiss
3Darren Helm
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Daniel Cleary
4Drew Miller
RW1Johan Franzen
2Gustav Nyquist
3Justin Abdelkader
4Tomas Jurco
5Joakim Andersson
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Danny DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Brendan Smith
5Kyle Quincey
6Jakub Kindl
7Alexei Marchenko
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson
3Petr Mrazek
4Thomas McCollum