Vernon Fiddler LW DAL 15 Days

Fiddler had a shorthanded goal and four shots in Wednesday's win over Boston.That shortie was Fiddler's seventh goal of the year, surpassing the totals he's posted in his last two seasons. One more goal ties the most goals he's had in a season since 2009-10. He's not Ovechkin, but Fiddler is producing well for fantasy owners who picked him up understanding his where his ceiling is.

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Fiddler added an assist in his 11:09 of ice time in Thursday's win over the Senators.

Fiddler is giving you about what'd expect this season. In his ten January games, he posted four goals and two assists. That's about as good as it gets with Fiddler, so if you've rostered him, you should be pleased.

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Fiddler tallied a goal in his second straight game Tuesday against the Bruins.

Fiddler still has only six goals in 44 games this season, so consider the streak more coincidental than a sign of greater things to come. The 34-year-old is valued by the Stars for his contributions on the checking line, but his impact can't be easily quantified in most fantasy formats.

Vernon Fiddler LW DAL 1 Month

Fiddler is expected to return to the lineup Saturday against the Capitals, NHL.com's Mark Stepneski reports.

Though coach Lindy Ruff indicated Fiddler was healthy after Thursday's morning skate, the center ended up spending his second consecutive game in the press box. It's likely Fiddler was held out simply as a precaution, and with the extra day of rest, he should now be set to reclaim his spot on the Stars' checking line.

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Fiddler (lower body) was not on the ice for warmups Thursday, Mark Stepneski of the Stars' official site reports.

Fiddler was believed to be ready for Thursday's game, but he wasn't on the ice for warmups. While it could be an indication he is still dealing with the injury, it also could mean he's just a healthy scratch to provide him extra time to heal up. Fiddler has posted 13 points through 41 games this season, a total that will remain through Thursday.

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Fiddler (lower body) resumed practicing Wednesday, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.

Fiddler said he was feeling better Wednesday, but will skate Thursday morning before a decision on his status for the game later that evening is made. The Stars received a strong outing from Travis Moen in place of Fiddler on Tuesday and likely wouldn't hesitate to use him again Thursday if Fiddler isn't quite 100 percent healthy.

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Fiddler (lower body) appears to be out for Tuesday's game against the Senators, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.

Though he was able to get in a skate Tuesday morning, Fiddler didn't join the Stars for warmups, likely indicating he'll be scratched. Expect Travis Moen to take his spot on Dallas' fourth line.

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Fiddler (lower body) is questionable for Tuesday's game against Ottawa, Mark Stepneski of NHL.com reports.

As are fellow forwards Tyler Seguin (illness) and Jamie Benn (undisclosed injury), which could leave the Stars thin up front depth-wise for Tuesday's contest.

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Fiddler left Saturday's game against the Avalanche in the second period due to a lower-body injury and didn't return, NHL.com's Mark Stepneski reports.

He managed to pick up an assist in his 5:43 of ice time, ending a three-game point drought. His status for Tuesday's game against the Senators will remain in limbo until the Stars provide an update on his condition.

Vernon Fiddler LW DAL 2 Months

Fiddler had a monster fantasy outing Saturday, scoring a power-play goal, netting an even-strength marker, collecting seven PIM, recording a plus-2 rating, and firing six shots on goal.

Fiddler now has 12 points (four goals) in 37 games, to go with a plus-2 rating. While the fourth-line center is a decent play in deeper formats, Fiddler has been too inconsistent to be trusted in most leagues, as he's been pointless in 14 of his last 18 games.