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Michael Rupp

34-Year-Old Right Wing – Minnesota Wild

2013-14 NHL Stats

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2013-14 NHL Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Rupp's fantasy value is mostly in penalty minutes as he doesn't get much ice time. He'll serve on the fourth line and adds toughness to the lineup as a quasi-enforcer.

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day    INJURY:  Suspension    EST. RETURN:  4/24/2014
SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 243   DOB: 1/13/1980
BORN: Cleveland, Ohio   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd, #76 Overall in 2000   Show ContractHide Contract

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Michael Rupp Contract Information:

The Rangers signed Rupp to a three-year, $4.5 million contract in July of 2011.

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Rupp has been suspended four games for an illegal hit on St. Louis' T.J. Oshie on Thursday night, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Michael Rupp NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 25 40 4 2 6 -3 58 39 10.3 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 26 76 6 3 9 -10 92 60 10.0 1 0 0 0 0
2007-08 27 64 3 6 9 -8 58 69 4.3 0 0 1 0 1
2008-09 28 72 3 6 9 -2 136 76 3.9 0 0 8:44 0 0 0 0:07 136 13
2009-10 29 81 13 6 19 5 120 87 14.9 1 0 9:03 0 0 0 0:08 198 16
2010-11 30 NHL PIT 81 9 8 17 -4 124 81 11.1 1 0 10:03 0 1 1 0:49 181 17
2011-12 31 NHL NYR 60 4 1 5 -1 97 31 12.9 2 0 6:39 0 0 0 0:11 103 13
2012-13 32 NHL MIN 32 1 3 4 1 67 27 3.7 0 0 8:53 0 0 0 0:01 41 9
2012-13 32 NHL NYR 8 0 0 0 -3 12 2 0.0 0 0 6:15 0 0 0 0:00 7 0
2013-14 33 NHL MIN 13 0 1 1 1 23 6 0.0 0 0 6:13 0 0 0 0:00 13 0
2013-14 Proj 33 NHL MIN 42 Subscribe now to see our 2013-14 projections for Michael Rupp

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Michael Rupp – Playing Time Overview

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Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Michael Rupp was on the ice for 6:13.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Michael Rupp was on the ice for 0:00 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 8:53 0:01
2012-13 6:15 0:00
2013-14 6:13 0:00

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Michael Rupp 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 21 COL Did Not Play
Apr 19 at COL Did Not Play
Apr 17 at COL Did Not Play
Apr 13 NSH Did Not Play
Apr 10 STL 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 7:27 0:00
Apr 8 BOS Did Not Play
Apr 7 at WPG Did Not Play
Apr 5 PIT Did Not Play
Apr 3 at CHI Did Not Play
Mar 31 at LA Did Not Play
Mar 29 at PHO Did Not Play
Mar 27 at STL Did Not Play
Mar 26 VAN Did Not Play
Mar 23 at DET Did Not Play
Mar 22 DET Did Not Play
Mar 20 at NJ Did Not Play
Mar 18 at NYI Did Not Play
Mar 17 at BOS Did Not Play
Mar 15 CLS Did Not Play
Mar 13 NYR Did Not Play
Mar 11 EDM Did Not Play
Mar 9 STL Did Not Play
Mar 8 at DAL Did Not Play
Mar 3 CGY Did Not Play
Feb 28 at VAN Did Not Play
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Feb 27 at EDM Did Not Play
Feb 6 NSH Did Not Play
Feb 4 TB Did Not Play
Feb 1 at CGY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 4:05 0:00
Jan 30 at COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 5:07 0:00
Jan 28 at ANH 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 8:02 0:00
Jan 25 at SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 6:40 0:00
Jan 23 CHI Did Not Play
Jan 21 at DAL Did Not Play
Jan 18 DAL Did Not Play
Jan 16 EDM Did Not Play
Jan 14 OTT Did Not Play
Jan 12 at NSH Did Not Play
Jan 11 COL Did Not Play
Jan 9 at PHO Did Not Play
Jan 7 at LA Did Not Play
Jan 4 WAS Did Not Play
Jan 2 BUF Did Not Play
Dec 31 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 4:34 0:00
Dec 29 NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 5:06 0:00
Dec 27 at WPG Did Not Play
Dec 23 at PHI Did Not Play
Dec 22 at NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 8:22 0:00
Dec 19 at PIT Did Not Play
Dec 17 VAN Did Not Play
Dec 14 at COL Did Not Play
Dec 12 at SJ Did Not Play
Dec 11 at ANH Did Not Play
Dec 8 SJ Did Not Play
Dec 6 at CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 9:07 0:00
Dec 5 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 8:20 0:00
Dec 2 PHI 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 3:25 0:00
Nov 30 at COL Did Not Play
Nov 29 COL Did Not Play
Nov 27 PHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 5:21 0:00
Nov 25 at STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 5:07 0:00
Nov 23 at WPG Did Not Play
Nov 20 at OTT Did Not Play
Nov 19 at MON Did Not Play
Nov 17 WPG Did Not Play
Nov 15 FLA Did Not Play
Nov 13 TOR Did Not Play
Nov 9 at CAR Did Not Play
Nov 7 at WAS Did Not Play
Nov 5 CGY Did Not Play
Nov 3 NJ Did Not Play
Nov 1 MON Did Not Play
Oct 28 CHI Did Not Play
Oct 26 at CHI Did Not Play
Oct 24 CAR Did Not Play
Oct 22 NSH Did Not Play
Oct 19 at FLA Did Not Play
Oct 17 at TB Did Not Play
Oct 15 at TOR Did Not Play
Oct 14 at BUF Did Not Play
Oct 12 DAL Did Not Play
Oct 10 WPG Did Not Play
Oct 8 at NSH Did Not Play
Oct 5 ANH Did Not Play
Oct 3 LA Did Not Play

Michael Rupp: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rupp hasn't played since Feb. 1 as the Wild feel his skating is a problem after offseason knee surgery, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Rupp had one shot on goal but did not register a point in Thursday's loss to Colorado. He's played in three consecutive games as the center on the fourth line ahead of Jason Zucker.

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Rupp will be a healthy scratch Sunday against the Sharks, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Rupp returned to action after missing two games due to a death in his family and was on the ice for just over three minutes in Monday's win over Philadelphia.

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Rupp will be away from the team indefinitely to attend to a personal matter.

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Rupp (knee) will be activated from IR and play Monday against St. Louis, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Rupp was expected to join the Wild in St. Louis late Sunday after a five-game conditioning stint with Iowa of the AHL, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Rupp (knee) was sent to AHL Iowa on Tuesday on a conditioning assignment.

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Rupp (knee) is likely to begin a rehab assignment with AHL Iowa in the next few days, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Rupp (knee) believes he's ready to return from injured reserve, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Though Rupp (knee) has been a full participant in practice recently, head coach Mike Yeo said that Rupp needs to find "another gear" before making his return, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.

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Rupp (knee) skated with the Wild before Thursday's game, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

Rupp tallied five points 60 games last year, but his career-high is 19, as Rupp has never been a big scorer. The 32-year-old winger's value primarily comes from his toughness, as evidenced by his average of 119.25 penalty minutes per-season over the past four years. An experienced checking forward, Rupp won't provide much scoring to owners in 2012-13, but he does serve a purpose for owners in leagues that count penalty minutes as a category.

2011-12

The Rangers signed Rupp to replace the late Derek Boogard as their enforcer. He offers some toughness, size and can play decently alongside top-line players, but this combination doesn't help fantasy owners very much.

2010-11

Rupp potted 13 goals in 2009-2010, one more than in his three previous seasons (in 212 games). He dabbled on the Pens' top two lines, but make no mistake -- he's a grinder on the third or fourth line. He totaled 120 penalty minutes last season and may have a bit of added fantasy value this year in Yahoo! fantasy leagues because of his 198 hits, a new fantasy category.

2009-10

Rupp will be playing in his fifth organization in the last eight years with Pittsburgh in 2009-10. He's developed into somewhat of a fighter and eclipsed the century mark in penalty minutes (136) for the first time last season. The Penguins signed him for his leadership and feisty play, and it wouldn't surprising to see him collect 100 PIM for Pittsburgh. On the downside, Rupp has collected just nine points in each of the last three campaigns.

2007-08

Rupp saw ice time in many different situations last year, but didn't excel much during any of them. He has just 13 goals over the last three seasons and likely will be used in a checking role by the Devils.

2006-07

Rupp won't be much of a factor in the fantasy hockey world.