Patric Hornqvist
RW PIT
3 days ago

Hornqvist (head) warmed up before Monday's game against the Avalanche and will be in the lineup, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

EDGE Analysis

The Swede did not end up missing any time after getting hit in the head with a puck Saturday. That's good for the Penguins and fantasy owners. Hornqvist has 11 goals in 28 games, and he's tallied 10 power-play points as well.

Patric Hornqvist
RW PIT
4 days ago

Hornqvist (head) will be a game-time decision against the Avalanche on Monday.

EDGE Analysis

Hornqvist appears to be no worse for wear after taking a puck to the head in Saturday's tilt versus Toronto -- including taking part in line rushes at practice. Prior to getting hurt, the winger had racked up eight points in eight games -- four of which were recorded on the power play. Even in a bottom-six role, the Swede continues to log minutes with the man advantage which gives him top-end fantasy value.

Patric Hornqvist
RW PIT
5 days ago

Hornqvist exited Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs after taking a puck to the face and coach Mike Sullivan was unable to provide an update on his status following the game, saying only that the winger was being evaluated.

EDGE Analysis

It's obviously a scary play anytime a player takes a puck to the face, but the time that a player needs to return from such an injury is often quite varied. We won't know any sort of timetable for Honrqvist's specific recovery period until the team releases the results of his evaluation, so stay tuned for updates.

Patric Hornqvist
RW PIT
1 week ago

Hornqvist picked up a power-play goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Rangers.

EDGE Analysis

Hornqvist assisted on Conor Sheary's first-period tally to open the scoring and knotted the score at 3-3 with a power-play goal early in the third. The Swedish power forward has lit the lamp in four consecutive contests and extended his point streak to six games with this performance.

Patric Hornqvist
RW PIT
2 weeks ago

Hornqvist's two-point game Saturday extended his current point streak to five games and six points (three goals, three assists).

EDGE Analysis

The Pens flattened the Sabres 5-1 and Hornqvist was a big part of that win. His slow to the season is behind him. Use him well.

Patric Hornqvist
RW PIT
1 month ago

Hornqvist contributed a goal, an assist and five shots in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win against Buffalo.

EDGE Analysis

Hornqvist got his team on the board with 19 seconds left in the opening frame, cutting the visitors' 2-0 lead in half. While Jack Eichel restored Buffalo's two-goal advantage in the opening minute of the second period, Hornqvist helped Conor Sheary trim the deficit once again less than five minutes later. The Swedish power forward is well on his way to an eighth 20-goal season in nine years with six tallies through 17 games.

Patric Hornqvist
RW PIT
2 months ago

Hornqvist has failed to secure a point in three consecutive outings.

EDGE Analysis

Hornqvist's pointless streak is certainly not for a lack of trying, as he has registered 11 shots during this three-game stretch, while averaging 17:39 of ice time. Unfortunately for fantasy owners, the winger does not have the luxury of playing with Sidney Crosby on a regular basis, instead suiting up on the third line with Carl Hagelin and recent acquisition Riley Sheahan. Still, the veteran remains the primary net-front presence on the Pens' top power-play unit -- a role that will likely end his drought sooner rather than later.

Patric Hornqvist
RW PIT
2 months ago

Hornqvist garnered a goal and an assist in Wednesday's overtime victory over New York.

EDGE Analysis

Hornqvist is apparently making up for lost time, as he has registered five points in four games after missing the first three outings of the season. The winger might be logging the bulk of his minutes in a third-line role, but his inclusion on the power play is where he is earning his salary, considering he has tallied two goals and one helper with the man advantage. If he continues to produce at this level, coach Mike Sullivan may start contemplating putting the Swede back on the top line alongside Sidney Crosby.

Patric Hornqvist
RW PIT
2 months ago

Hornqvist (hand) will rejoin the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Capitals, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Hornqvist missed the Penguins' first three regular-season contests due to a hand injury that required surgery over the summer, but it didn't cost him too much time. He's slated to skate alongside Conor Sheary and Greg McKegg as part of one of the league's more potent forward groups and will attempt to build on a 44-point 2016-17 campaign.

Patric Hornqvist
RW PIT
2 months ago

Hornqvist (hand) will be a game-time decision against Washington on Wednesday, Sam Kasan of Pens Inside Scoop reports.

EDGE Analysis

Coach Mike Sullivan rarely confirms a player is returning from injury, instead favoring the game-time decision designation. Considering the nature of the Penguins rivalry with the Capitals -- and the fact that Hornqvist participated in power-play rushes at practice -- he seems likely to suit up Wednesday. The Swede is technically still on the non-roster injured list and will need to be activated prior to puck drop, but Pittsburgh is currently sitting at 22 rostered players, so won't need to make a corresponding move.