Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 6 Days

Vlasic had an assist, a pair of shots, and 26:03 in ice time in Wednesday's win over the Kings.

Vlasic enters the All-Star Break with six goals and 10 assists on the season. He's tied a career high in goals and is just shy of a career-pace for points. He's having a solid season, but remains a ways from being a top tier fantasy option on the blue line.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 23 Days

Vlasic scored the game-winning goal on the road for the second consecutive day in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win against the Wild.

Right around 24 hours after potting the game-winner with 4.5 seconds remaining in Monday's win over Winnipeg, Vlasic came right back with another fate-deciding tally. With that, he's now tied his career high in goals (six), though he's quite unlikely to match the career-best 36 points he managed in that same 2008-09 season.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 28 Days

Vlasic pocketed two assists in Wednesday's win over the Ducks.

Vlasic's 12 points and plus-11 rating over 37 games don't jump off the page, but his strong play on his own end isn't taken lightly by the Sharks. His average of 22:06 of ice time trails only Brent Burns on the team.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 2 Months

Vlasic (upper body) was on the ice for morning skate and looks like he'll play Saturday against the Predators, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports.

He's expected to substitute back in for Mirco Mueller, who replaced Vlasic in the lineup Thursday. Though his eight points and plus-12 rating over 30 games don't equate to high-end fantasy production, Vlasic is probably the Sharks' most vital blueliner for the steady play he provides on his own end.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 2 Months

Vlasic (upper body) took part in Friday's optional skate, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports.

It's an indication that the injury that sidelined Vlasic for Thursday's game against the Wild is something minor. The blueliner will presumably take part in the Sharks' morning session Saturday, and if all goes well, he'll likely return to the lineup later that night for an important match with the Predators.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 2 Months

Vlasic (upper body) didn't take the ice for morning skate and looks like he'll be out for Thursday's game against the Wild, CSN Bay Area's Kevin Kurz reports.

With Vlasic unavailable, rookie Mirco Mueller is slated to take his spot on the top pairing and play big minutes next to Justin Braun. The Sharks were labeling Vlasic as questionable heading into Thursday, so there would seem to be some optimism that he's not dealing with a long-term injury. He could return to the lineup as soon as Saturday's tilt with the Predators.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 2 Months

Vlasic is questionable for Thursday's game against the Wild due to an upper-body injury, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports.

Vlasic didn't skate at Wednesday's practice a night after he collided with the end boards in a victory over the Oilers, resulting in him seeing a season-low 7:28 of ice time. His status likely won't be known until the Sharks conduct their gameday skate.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 2 Months

Vlasic left Tuesday's win over the Oilers after he was knocked into the boards late in the first period, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports.

Coach Todd McLellan didn't specify the nature of Vlasic's injury in his postgame interview, but he indicated that the defenseman's removal had more to do with "precautionary-type stuff." The Sharks are expected to offer more information regarding his injury during Wednesday's practice, but he'll be considered questionable for Thursday's tilt with the Wild for the moment. The blueliner has eight points and a plus-12 rating over 30 games on the campaign.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 2 Months

Vlasic added an assist and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's shutout victory over Carolina.

Vlasic remains the most pivotal part of the San Jose blue line, but his fantasy numbers aren't going to blow you away. He logs a solid number of minutes, consistently in the low 20s, and gets a few shots, but his six points in the first 20 games is kind of what you're going to get with him.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 4 Months

Vlasic kicked off the Sharks' scoring Saturday against the Jets with a goal less than four minutes into the action.

Vlasic was credited with the tally when his shot from the point deflected off a Jets defenseman and into the goal. The Canadian Olympian is valued primarily for his contributions on his own end, but with two points and a plus-3 rating through two games, he's been a prime asset for fantasy owners in the early going.