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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 and Jakub Kindl will be healthy scratches in Thursday's game against San Jose.
Neither player has any fantasy value going forward. Erik Cole, Pavel Datsyuk and Jonas Gustavsson will all miss the game because of injury. Mar 26 - 7:51 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Daniel Cleary and Stephen Weiss is a healthy scratch in Sunday's game against Pittsburgh.

Jakub Kindl, Jonas Gustavsson and Darren Helm are injured and won't play against the Penguins. This group of players have extremely limited fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 15 - 12:39 PM

Daniel Cleary will be held out of the Red Wings lineup Wednesday night against the New York Rangers.

Cleary has had a hard time cracking the Wings lineup over the last few months, having played in only three games since December 21st of last year. The 36-year-old’s career seems to be drawing to a close as he’s recorded only a goal and an assist in 13 games this season.
Mar 4 - 5:22 PM

Daniel Cleary will be scratched against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night.

Through injury and general ineffectiveness, Cleary has just 13 games to his credit this season with only two points and little else to show for his efforts. The once quality depth grinding forward no longer has any fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 26 - 8:37 PM

Daniel Cleary got back into the lineup on Monday because of Henrik Zetterberg's injury.

Zetterberg was punched in the head Saturday in Dallas, so he didn't play against Anaheim and he isn't likely to play against Los Angeles on Tuesday either. Cleary, who had not dressed since Jan. 27, logged 5:33 of ice time versus the Ducks.
Feb 24 - 9:26 AM

Daniel Cleary will be scratched once again Wednesday night versus the Chicago Blackhawks.

Cleary hasn’t seen game action since January 27th and has only played in 12 games on the year. He’s picked up just a goal and assist and his days of fantasy relevancy are now a distant memory.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 18 - 5:41 PM

Daniel Cleary will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against Montreal.

Goaltender Jonas Gustavsson and defenseman Jakub Kindl will also be scratched for the game against the Habs.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 16 - 7:42 PM

Daniel Cleary will be a healthy scratch in Wednesday’s contest against the Penguins.

Cleary hasn’t seen game action since January 27th and has played in just two games since December 21st, where he hasn’t recorded a point. In 12 games this season, he has a goal and assist and carries no fantasy value.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 11 - 6:51 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Darren Helm
3Riley Sheahan
4Stephen Weiss
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Erik Cole
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5Drew Miller
6Daniel Cleary
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Tomas Jurco
4Joakim Andersson
5Johan Franzen
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Marek Zidlicky
3Danny DeKeyser
4Jonathan Ericsson
5Kyle Quincey
6Brendan Smith
7Jakub Kindl
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson
3Petr Mrazek