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Justin Abdelkader

29-Year-Old Left Wing – Detroit Red Wings

2015-16 NHL Stats

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23

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120

2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Abdelkader previously made his mark with the Red Wings as a flexible winger capable of doling out hits, chipping in secondary scoring, and jumping in on special teams, but this past season, he rebranded himself as a legitimate scoring threat, hitting the 20-goal and 40-point...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Finger    EST. RETURN:  9/1/2016
SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 218   DOB: 2/25/1987
BORN: Muskegon, Michigan   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #42 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Justin Abdelkader Contract Information:

Signed a seven-year, $29.75 million contract with Detroit in November of 2015.

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Abdelkader was dealing with a dislocated finger for the final five games of the regular season and the team's playoff series, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.

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Justin Abdelkader 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
2007-08 20 2 0 0 0 0 2 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 9:18 0 0 0 0:00 3 0
2009-10 22 50 3 3 6 -11 35 79 3.8 0 0 10:36 0 0 0 0:43 152 20
2010-11 23 NHL DET 74 7 12 19 15 61 129 5.4 1 0 12:18 0 0 0 0:12 188 39
2011-12 24 NHL DET 81 8 14 22 4 62 121 6.6 1 0 12:19 0 0 0 0:08 148 42
2012-13 25 NHL DET 48 10 3 13 6 34 96 10.4 0 0 14:49 0 0 0 0:55 120 13
2013-14 26 NHL DET 70 10 18 28 2 31 147 6.8 3 0 15:17 1 2 3 0:53 172 31
2014-15 27 NHL DET 71 23 21 44 3 72 154 14.9 5 0 17:55 8 6 14 3:05 153 28
2015-16 28 NHL DET 82 19 23 42 -16 120 155 12.3 4 0 18:26 6 7 13 3:10 207 44
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#3 Left Wing

2015-16 Time On Ice Stats

18:26

Average Time On Ice

On average, Justin Abdelkader was on the ice for 18:26.

3:10

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Justin Abdelkader was on the ice for 3:10 during power plays.

1:49

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Justin Abdelkader was on the ice for 1:49 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2013-14 15:17 0:53 0:43
2014-15 17:55 3:05 0:56
2015-16 18:26 3:10 1:49

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Justin Abdelkader
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 24 TAM Did Not Play
Apr 21 @TAM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 19:53 3:22
Apr 19 TAM 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 20:57 4:23
Apr 17 TAM 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 18:13 5:47
Apr 15 @TAM 0 0 0 -3 17 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 1 18:14 5:48
Apr 13 @TAM 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 4 25.0 5 0 18:27 3:51
Apr 9 @NYR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 1 17:03 2:35
Apr 7 @BOS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 15:05 3:59
Apr 6 PHI 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 0 18:36 3:13
Apr 2 @TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 2 16:46 1:53
Apr 1 MIN 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 17:51 0:59
Mar 29 @MON 0 0 0 -1 19 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 13:56 0:00
Mar 28 BUF 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:48 3:37
Mar 26 PIT 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 2 0.0 6 0 14:57 1:07
Mar 24 MON 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 20:33 3:43
Mar 22 @TAM 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0 0 1 100.0 2 0 15:08 1:00
Mar 19 @FLA 0 2 2 1 7 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:22 1:56
Mar 17 @CLM 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:06 2:36
Mar 15 @PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 3 18:24 0:59
Mar 13 TOR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 19:07 2:25
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Mar 12 NYR 0 1 1 -1 2 0 1 0 4 0.0 4 0 20:34 2:47
Mar 10 WPG 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 5 0 16:29 3:04
Mar 8 @CLM 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 4 1 21:12 5:06
Mar 6 @CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 2 20:31 2:56
Mar 2 CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 5 2 22:03 2:47
Feb 29 @DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 23:57 2:41
Feb 27 @COL 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 2 0 20:21 6:21
Feb 23 CLM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 15:35 0:59
Feb 21 @NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 5 1 23:39 6:02
Feb 20 @OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 21:17 2:00
Feb 18 @PIT 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 2 0 19:10 1:21
Feb 15 @NYI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 22:30 4:36
Feb 14 BOS 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 4 0.0 1 2 22:48 2:53
Feb 12 COL 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 22:10 4:52
Feb 10 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 21:10 2:11
Feb 8 FLA 0 1 1 1 7 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 21:11 3:47
Feb 6 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 18:13 2:37
Feb 4 @FLA 0 2 2 0 2 0 2 0 3 0.0 3 0 15:49 5:56
Feb 3 @TAM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 16:49 2:01
Jan 25 @NYI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 0 14:52 0:00
Jan 23 ANA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 21:58 5:53
Jan 22 @BUF 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 20:37 4:17
Jan 20 STL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 20:44 3:20
Jan 17 PHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 19:33 4:13
Jan 14 @ARI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 0 22:24 3:21
Jan 11 @LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 18:24 1:17
Jan 10 @ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 0 20:54 4:24
Jan 7 @SAN 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 17:08 2:36
Jan 4 @NJD 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 1 16:30 1:13
Jan 2 @BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:07 1:56
Dec 31 PIT 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 5 0 18:41 3:48
Dec 29 @WPG 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 17:48 4:44
Dec 28 @MIN 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:50 1:53
Dec 26 @NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 18:28 2:19
Dec 22 NJD 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 1 0.0 9 0 15:51 2:32
Dec 20 CGY 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 1 19:19 3:09
Dec 18 VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 16:45 3:15
Dec 14 BUF 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 18:16 1:47
Dec 11 @NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 18:23 2:28
Dec 10 MON 1 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 5 20.0 1 0 18:14 3:59
Dec 8 @WAS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 17:34 0:00
Dec 5 NAS 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 16:35 2:38
Dec 3 ARI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 18:10 4:19
Dec 1 BUF 2 1 3 1 7 1 0 0 3 66.7 3 0 14:23 0:40
Nov 29 FLA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 0 14:13 2:06
Nov 27 EDM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 15:55 1:26
Nov 25 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:02 2:29
Nov 21 @STL 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 14:48 0:59
Nov 20 LOS 0 2 2 1 4 0 1 0 2 0.0 4 1 17:32 3:44
Nov 18 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 16:08 2:49
Nov 16 @OTT 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 2 17:45 2:09
Nov 14 @BOS 1 0 1 -2 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 17:04 3:01
Nov 13 SAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 17:45 1:44
Nov 10 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 15:51 1:20
Nov 8 DAL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 21:28 5:13
Nov 6 @TOR 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 17:08 3:18
Nov 3 TAM 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 18:04 3:37
Oct 31 @OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:08 2:51
Oct 30 OTT 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 18:35 6:11
Oct 27 CAR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 19:06 1:53
Oct 24 @VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 22:37 5:31
Oct 23 @CGY 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 19:39 4:08
Oct 21 @EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 22:37 7:45
Oct 17 @MON 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 17:38 3:02
Oct 16 CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:21 1:56
Oct 13 TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 6 0 17:34 1:02
Oct 10 @CAR 1 1 2 2 4 0 0 0 2 50.0 5 0 17:02 0:38
Oct 9 TOR 3 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 3 100.0 4 1 17:05 2:00

Justin Abdelkader: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Abdelkader did a little bit of everything in Game 1 against the Lightning, chipping in a goal on four shots with five hits and six penalty minutes Wednesday.

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Abdelkader (lower body) took part in line rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he'll be in the lineup for Saturday's regular-season finale against the Rangers, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.

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Abdelkader (lower body) did not participate in an optional skate Friday, Ansar Khan of MLive reports.

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Abdelkader left Thursday's game early in the third period with a lower-body injury and will not return.

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Abdelkader picked up 19 PIM in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Canadiens.

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Abdelkader picked up a power-play goal during Tuesday's 6-2 loss in Tampa.

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Abdelkader registered a goal, an assist, two PIM and five hits in Thursday's 3-2 win against Winnipeg.

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Abdelkader netted a goal that tied the game in an eventual 5-3 loss to Columbus on Tuesday.

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While he didn't mark the scoresheet, Abdelkader was a force on the defensive end against the Blackhawks on Wednesday, racking up five hits to go along with two blocked shots in a 5-2 loss.

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Abdelkader dished out a pair of assists in Sunday's win over the Bruins.

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Abdelkader picked up an assist on both goals the Red Wings scored against the Avalanche on Friday.

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Abdelkader registered an assist in a 3-0 win against Florida on Monday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

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2014-15

Abdelkader provided a surprising amount of offense to go with his pesky play, recording 28 points in 70 games. He spent some time on the top line keeping opponents off of Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk, and may see some time in a similar role this upcoming season. He should put up similar numbers to last season, should he remain with the big two; a demotion will see his point totals fall significantly.

2013-14

Abdelkader found a solid role on the Red Wings in 2012-13, keeping people off linemate Pavel Datsyuk and chipping in with occasional points. If he remains on the first line this season, he could settle into a Tomas Holmstrom-like niche with Detroit. While Abdelkader hasn't scored much in the NHL, keep an eye on him early in the year and he could be a nice sleeper off the waiver wire.

2012-13

Abdelkader continues to increase his value as a depth-line role player for the Wings, punishing the opposition with his pesky play and earning time as part of the team's penalty-killing unit. With 148 hits last season, Abdelkader ranked second only to Brad Stuart (177) on the Wings in that category while picking up 22 points (8 G, 14 A) over 81 games. There's belief that another layer of offensive upside exists, but that would require a move onto a scoring line, and it appears more likely that he'll end up skating with Darren Helm on the third line or centering the likes of Drew Miller and Jordan Tootoo on the fourth unit than moving up to receive additional minutes at even strength.

2011-12

On a team with plenty of star power, the gritty Abdelkader is emerging as a strong checking-line option. As the 19 points he delivered last season suggest, there's not an overwhelming offensive upside to get excited about in his current role, but in many ways Abdelkader has become part of the team's New Age Grind Line now that the likes of Kirk Maltby and Kris Draper have retired. Abdelkader projects to serve in a third- or fourth-line winger role with special teams work coming as one of head coach Mike Babcock's penalty killers this season.

2010-11

Perhaps the player most impacted by the Wings' decision to sign veteran pivot Mike Modano, Abdelkader will have to battle Darren Helm for playing time if he's going to remain a center this season, but he could see time on the wing depending on how head coach Mike Babcock elects to deploy Kris Draper. His six points in 50 regular season games last season are more a reflection of his role -- hitting opponents -- than of his skill set. Opportunity for consistent playing time in Detroit may be another full season away for Abdelkader, but he could easily find himself in a 12-14 minute role each night should any of the veterans ahead of him succumb to an injury.

2009-10

A strong skater with good speed and a nice two-way game, Abdelkader may have to open up the season at Grand Rapids (AHL) following the team's addition of Bertuzzi and Williams through free agency this summer. Abdelkader scored his first NHL goal in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals against Pittsburgh, after tallying 52 points - including 24 goals - in 76 games with the Griffins. His eventual role in Detroit figures to be centering the third line, where he could chip in several 40-45 point seasons, but the numbers game on the roster may put that opportunity on hold for at least one more season.

2008-09

Abdelkader will likely spend most of the season at Grand Rapids (AHL), but he remains a good long-term fit in Detroit as a third-line winger, where his improving two-way game will provide excellent depth. He's a potential 20-goal scorer down the road, but that's probably the extent of his upside as far as fantasy owners are concerned.

2007-08

Abdelkader gained valuable experience last season as he helped lead Michigan State to an NCAA title. Abdelkader will never be a 50-goal scorer in the NHL, but he takes care of his own end and he has the ability to help out on the score sheet. It's quite possible that once he reaches the NHL, Abdelkader won't provide enough offense to be a fantasy factor; however, he contributes in so many other aspects of the game that he is still a quality prospect for Detroit.

2006-07

Abelkader will play out his sophomore year at Michigan State in 2006-07.

2005-06

A 2005 draft pick who's expected to return to Michigan State for at least one more season.