Scottie Upshall RW FLA 5 Days

Upshall netted his seventh goal of the season, the game winner, against the Sabres on Saturday.

This was Upshall's second goal in four games after not scoring a goal since Dec. 28. He is not a high volume shooter, nor does he pick up penalty minutes and has seen inconsistent amounts of ice time, logging only 10:42 on Saturday, and as a result has limited fantasy value.

Scottie Upshall RW FLA 12 Days

Upshall scored the team's lone goal in Sunday's 5-1 loss to the Penguins.

Upshall's tally ends a 21 game drought without a goal, and though he's gotten on the scoresheet in just two of his last 15 games, they've both been in his last three contests. Still, the winger has just 13 points in 44 games and sports a minus-3 rating, so his fantasy value is restricted to the deepest formats.

Scottie Upshall RW FLA 14 Days

Upshall notched an assist and posted a plus-1 in Thursday's shootout win over the Canadiens.Upshall scored his first point since Jan. 11 and has struggled offensively this season. After a career high 37 points last season, which included 15 goals and 22 assists, Upshall has just 12 points this season. He has minimal fantasy value unless he can string together good performances consistently.

Scottie Upshall RW FLA 15 Days

Upshall took three shots on goal in Tuesday night's win over the Maple Leafs.Upshall has just one point since he scored his last goal on Dec. 28. The 31-year-old is not a high-volume shooter and doesn't pick up penalty minutes and as a result has limited fantasy value.

Scottie Upshall RW FLA 2 Months

Upshall is in line to be a scratch from Monday's lineup against the Canucks, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

Upshall, who has recorded just one helper on his last 10 games, is slated to sit Monday, which -- due to the NHL All-Star break -- means that his next chance to suit up won't come until Jan. 27 against the Red Wings.

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Upshall scored Florida's lone regulation goal and fired off a season-high six shots in Thursday's 2-1 shootout win over Philadelphia.

Upshall's found his way onto the scoresheet in both games since being activated from IR, having tallied an assist in his return Tuesday. But he's averaged less than 11 minutes over these two games, which is not conducive to consistent offensive production.

Scottie Upshall RW FLA 3 Months

The Panthers activated Upshall (ankle) from injured reserve Tuesday.

Upshall made it through Tuesday's morning skate, so he will be in the lineup Tuesday night for the first time since Nov. 24.

Scottie Upshall RW FLA 3 Months

Upshall (ankle) has been cleared to play, Matthew DeFranks reports.

There's still no word on Upshall's status for Tuesday's game against the Capitals, so keep an eye out for an update after Tuesday's morning skate. The winger hasn't played since Nov. 24, but racked up three goals and four assists in 17 games before getting hurt.

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Upshall (ankle) won't be activated from injured reserve in advance of Friday's game against the Red Wings, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

Upshall declared he was good to go after practicing fully Thursday, but coach Gerard Gallant appears inclined to wait a little longer before bringing the forward into the fold. Friday's game will mark the first game of a back-to-back, so it's possible that the Panthers simply didn't want to have Upshall play two days in a row immediately upon his return. Upshall could have a better shot at playing Saturday in Buffalo.

Scottie Upshall RW FLA 3 Months

Upshall (ankle) is expected to play Friday against the Red Wings, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

Upshall turned in a solid practice while skating with the rest of the team in Detroit on Thursday and should be able to punch his ticket back into the lineup with his participation in Friday's morning skate. The Panthers only have 21 players on their 23-man roster at the moment, so the team wouldn't need to clear a spot for his activation from IR.