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Ryan Malone

34-Year-Old Left Wing – New York Rangers

2013-14 NHL Stats

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5

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10

PP Pts

3

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-7

PIM

67

2014 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Malone's career hangs in the balance after some poor decisions led to DUI and cocaine possession charges in the off-season. Even before that, Malone's propensity for injury had only gotten worse and his feet had gotten slower. He might get an invite to training camp once the...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 224   DOB: 12/1/1979   BORN: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   DRAFTED: 4th Rd, #115 Overall in 1999   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ryan Malone Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Rangers in September 2014. Contract is worth $700,000 at the NHL level.

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Malone signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Rangers on Thursday, Larry Brooks of the New York Post reports. The deal is worth $700,000 at the NHL level.

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Ryan Malone 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 77 22 22 44 -22 63 153 14.4 1 4 10 0 10
2006-07 26 64 16 15 31 4 71 125 12.8 0 1 1 0 1
2007-08 27 77 27 24 51 14 103 159 17.0 6 2 11 0 11
2008-09 28 70 26 19 45 4 98 124 21.0 3 0 17:45 7 4 11 3:16 173 23
2009-10 29 69 21 26 47 -8 68 172 12.2 7 0 18:46 7 9 16 3:32 178 22
2010-11 30 NHL TB 54 14 24 38 -3 51 149 9.4 1 0 16:02 9 9 18 3:58 125 19
2011-12 31 NHL TB 68 20 28 48 -11 82 144 13.9 2 1 17:41 5 10 15 2:56 142 36
2012-13 32 NHL TB 24 6 2 8 -3 22 37 16.2 1 0 15:44 2 0 2 2:36 49 9
2013-14 33 NHL TB 57 5 10 15 -7 67 95 5.3 0 0 11:47 0 3 3 1:11 75 26

Age is determined on October 1st of each season.

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Time On Ice Stats

11:47

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Ryan Malone was on the ice for 11:47.

1:11

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Ryan Malone was on the ice for 1:11 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 17:41 2:56
2012-13 15:44 2:36
2013-14 11:47 1:11

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Ryan Malone 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Jun 18 at LA Did Not Play
Jun 16 LA Did Not Play
Jun 13 at LA Did Not Play
Jun 11 LA Did Not Play
Jun 9 LA Did Not Play
Jun 7 at LA Did Not Play
Jun 4 at LA Did Not Play
May 31 at MON Did Not Play
May 29 MON Did Not Play
May 27 at MON Did Not Play
May 25 MON Did Not Play
May 22 MON Did Not Play
May 19 at MON Did Not Play
May 17 at MON Did Not Play
May 13 at PIT Did Not Play
May 11 PIT Did Not Play
May 9 at PIT Did Not Play
May 7 PIT Did Not Play
May 5 PIT Did Not Play
May 4 at PIT Did Not Play
May 2 at PIT Did Not Play
Apr 30 PHI Did Not Play
Apr 29 at PHI Did Not Play
Apr 27 PHI Did Not Play
Apr 25 at PHI Did Not Play
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Apr 22 at PHI Did Not Play
Apr 20 PHI Did Not Play
Apr 17 PHI Did Not Play
Apr 12 at MON Did Not Play
Apr 10 BUF Did Not Play
Apr 8 CAR Did Not Play
Apr 5 OTT 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 9:26 0:21
Apr 3 at COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 7:00 0:00
Apr 1 at VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 9:03 0:00
Mar 30 at EDM Did Not Play
Mar 28 at CGY Did Not Play
Mar 26 PHI Did Not Play
Mar 24 PHO 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 8:58 0:05
Mar 22 at NJ 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 10:04 0:01
Mar 21 at CLS Did Not Play
Mar 18 at OTT Did Not Play
Mar 16 SJ Did Not Play
Mar 14 at WPG Did Not Play
Mar 13 at MIN Did Not Play
Mar 11 at CAR Did Not Play
Mar 9 DET Did Not Play
Mar 7 at CAR Did Not Play
Mar 5 TOR Did Not Play
Mar 2 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 13:19 1:17
Mar 1 at PHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 14:24 1:19
Feb 27 CHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 13:44 1:00
Feb 7 at PIT Did Not Play
Feb 6 EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 14:23 1:12
Feb 4 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 12:04 0:00
Jan 31 NYI Did Not Play
Jan 29 at NYI Did Not Play
Jan 26 at NJ Did Not Play
Jan 23 STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 12:04 0:00
Jan 21 NYI Did Not Play
Jan 19 WAS 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 11:52 1:00
Jan 18 at OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 12:21 0:00
Jan 16 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 11:30 0:00
Jan 14 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 0 11:05 0:00
Jan 12 PHI Did Not Play
Jan 10 DAL Did Not Play
Jan 8 at CHI Did Not Play
Jan 6 CLS Did Not Play
Jan 4 at TOR Did Not Play
Jan 3 at PIT 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 7:01 0:00
Dec 31 at FLA Did Not Play
Dec 29 at TB Did Not Play
Dec 27 at WAS Did Not Play
Dec 23 TOR Did Not Play
Dec 22 MIN Did Not Play
Dec 20 NYI Did Not Play
Dec 18 PIT Did Not Play
Dec 15 CGY Did Not Play
Dec 12 CLS Did Not Play
Dec 10 NSH Did Not Play
Dec 8 WAS Did Not Play
Dec 7 NJ Did Not Play
Dec 5 at BUF Did Not Play
Dec 2 WPG Did Not Play
Nov 30 VAN Did Not Play
Nov 29 at BOS Did Not Play
Nov 27 at FLA Did Not Play
Nov 25 at TB Did Not Play
Nov 23 at NSH Did Not Play
Nov 21 at DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 12:02 0:00
Nov 19 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 9:00 0:00
Nov 17 LA Did Not Play
Nov 16 at MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 9:39 0:00
Nov 12 NJ 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 0 10:22 1:40
Nov 10 FLA Did Not Play
Nov 7 at CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 9:14 1:14
Nov 6 PIT Did Not Play
Nov 4 ANH Did Not Play
Nov 2 CAR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 12:37 2:53
Oct 31 BUF Did Not Play
Oct 29 at NYI 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 1 14:19 2:23
Oct 28 MON Did Not Play
Oct 26 at DET 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 14:22 6:36
Oct 24 at PHI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 1 16:33 2:44
Oct 19 at NJ 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 12:53 2:23
Oct 16 at WAS Did Not Play
Oct 12 at STL 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 2 13:08 4:13
Oct 10 at ANH 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 16:24 3:53
Oct 8 at SJ 0 1 1 0 5 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 1 14:17 2:34
Oct 7 at LA Did Not Play
Oct 3 at PHO 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 2 20:23 4:26

Ryan Malone: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Penguins may have some interest in signing Malone, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune. "I have talked to Pittsburgh about him throughout the summer," said Malone's agent Mike Liut. "They're kicking tires. They've expressed some interest, but it's just that. Which is fine."

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Malone pleaded no contest Tuesday to his DUI charge stemming from an April arrest, but did agree to a pretrial diversion program for the cocaine possession charge he received in the same incident, Matt Baker of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Malone was "baffled" when officers found cocaine in his back pocket when they pulled him over in April, reports the Tampa Bay Times. "I asked where it came from," officer Andrew Visser wrote in his report. "And he said he was just shocked."

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The Lightning have bought out Malone's contract, reports TSN.ca. The winger now becomes an unrestricted free agent.

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Malone (off-ice issues) is a likely target for a compliance buyout, reports Joe Smith of the Tampa Times. The buyout period started at midnight Saturday night and ends June 30.

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Malone (off-ice issues) has pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence (i.e., a DUI) and cocaine possession charges, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The charges stem from an arrest on April 12 in Tampa.

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Malone (off-ice issues) is "subject to mandatory evaluation" under the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program (SABH), according to a statement from the NHL. "His future playing status, both in the near term and during the [Stanley Cup] Playoffs, will be determined in accordance the terms of our SABH Program."

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Malone was arrested early Saturday in Tampa on charges of driving under the influence and possession of cocaine, ESPN.com reports. Said Lightning GM Steve Yzerman: "We are aware of the situation concerning Ryan Malone this morning. Ryan will not travel with the team to Washington today, but beyond that we cannot comment further at this time."

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Malone gathered two assists in Wednesday's win over the Maple Leafs.

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Malone has five goals and seven assists in 42 games at the Olympic break.

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Malone picked up his first assist since October in Sunday's win over Carolina. It's just his third point in 11 games since his return from injury.

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Malone tallied two goals in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Flyers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013-14

Malone is owed $2.5 million a year through 2014-15, but that might still be too much for a guy who's perpetually hurt. He can be a fixture in front of the net and great garbage-goal guy. Nevertheless, he'll be hard-pressed to maintain a gig on the Bolts' second line. He might score 20 goals and deliver 45 points. Or he might miss half the season. Draft him only if you can stomach the risk.

2012-13

Malone is big and talented, but an injury waiting to happen -- he hasn't played a full season since his rookie year. So, if you can stomach carrying a guy who could miss 20 games and deliver just 45-odd points, you go right ahead. We're convinced there are better options available. And those options won't cause the kind of ulcers that Malone will.

2011-12

Malone is borderline on the list of 30-best left wingers in the NHL. In a perfect world, he delivers a consistent 45-50 points and 80-100 PIMs. But that's a perfect world. Last season, he struggled through serious abdominal and shoulder injuries and saw his output drop. And this season, that surgically-repaired shoulder will keep him out of action until December. He may be worth stashing until then but only if you can afford the roster spot. Left wing isn't as shallow as it once was. And a 55-60-game power winger trying to get back up to game speed will likely have a slow start.

2010-11

Malone had an impressive first half last year but by season's end, he was nothing more than the same-old, same-old 45-point man we thought he'd be. That might be valuable if accompanied by 100 PIMs but unfortunately for Malone, he became a veritable pussycat last season (68 vs. a 100-point average the two previous years). Malone is destined for a drop to the Bolts' third line this year, that is if he isn't traded before camp. His fantasy value is not unlike that of Tomas Holmstrom's... if he earns power-play time. Otherwise, it's buyer beware.

2009-10

As much as we hate the following statement, we're going to use it any way; there’s no better way to sum up his talents. He is what he is. And that’s a 50-point (max), 100-PIM power forward. His value is tied to leagues that count sin bin points; Otherwise, he’s fringe-average at best. He is what he is.

2008-09

Ryan Malone’s career year of 51 points last season is not worth seven years and $31.5 million. This late bloomer is little more than a 25-goal, 50-point forward who’ll deliver 100+ PIMs. So unless your league counts the latter, you should let someone else draft his hype.

2006-07

It would be very easy and understandable to write off Malone because of his inconsistent play in 2005. Maybe the expectations were too high for him, maybe his good size (6-foot-4, 215 pounds) reminded onlookers of another Penguins player named Mario, or just maybe some thought that he'd continue to build on a successful rookie campaign. Whatever the case, it simply wasn't happening for the 26-year-old center/winger early on when he was shopped around the league. In his first 47 games, Malone totaled only 18 points (11/7). From February on, he tallied 26 points (11/15) in 30 contests. Fantasy teams could do worse with a late-round pick. He plays a fantasy position, left wing, with little depth and has a knack for coming up with the short-handed goal (five in 2005-06). Malone could also see significant time on a potentially lethal power play, if he demonstrates a consistent willingness to throw his size around in front of opposing goalies.

2005-06

At times in the summer of 2005 it seemed as though Malone might ask for child support, because it seemed the Penguins were bent on not paying him a penny. With his contract situation resolved, Malone figures to take one of two paths in 2005-06. First, he could get lost among all of the team's new stars. Second, and more likely, he'll gradually build up his playing time over the course of the season when injuries strike the 30-somethings. He's really had only one solid season, fantasy or real, so it will be interesting to track Malone's progress this year.