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Stu Bickel

28-Year-Old Defenseman – Minnesota Wild

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

The Wild brought in Bickel for the experience he can offer the NHL squad as the team attempts to lean on the young incoming players this season. Bickel can provide some penalty minutes, but he is unlikely to be used consistently and unlikely to get many minutes when he is gi...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 210   DOB: 10/2/1986   BORN: Chanhassen, Minnesota   DRAFTED: No  

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Stu Bickel Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Wild in July 2014.

December 18, 2014  –  Stu Bickel News

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Bickel was a healthy scratch in Wednesday's loss to Boston.

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Stu Bickel NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2011-12 24 NHL NYR 51 0 9 9 2 108 22 0.0 0 0 10:26 0 0 0 0:01 68 52
2012-13 25 NHL NYR 16 0 0 0 -2 49 2 0.0 0 0 5:31 0 0 0 0:01 13 6
2013-14 26 AHL HAR 24 1 7 8 -1 85 0 0
2014-15 27 NHL MIN 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0 4:31 0 0 0 0:00 5 2

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Stu Bickel – Playing Time Overview

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#4 Left Defenseman

Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Stu Bickel was on the ice for 4:31.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

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

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 5:31 0:01
2014-15 4:31 0:00

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Stu Bickel 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Dec 20 NSH Did Not Play
Dec 17 BOS Did Not Play
Dec 16 at CHI Did Not Play
Dec 13 at ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 6:20 0:00
Dec 11 at SJ Did Not Play
Dec 9 NYI Did Not Play
Dec 5 ANH Did Not Play
Dec 3 MON Did Not Play
Nov 29 STL Did Not Play
Nov 28 at DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 3:41 0:00
Nov 26 LA Did Not Play
Nov 24 at FLA Did Not Play
Nov 22 at TB Did Not Play
Nov 20 at PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2:04 0:00
Nov 16 WPG Did Not Play
Nov 15 at DAL 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 6:00 0:00
Nov 13 BUF Did Not Play
Nov 11 at NJ Did Not Play
Nov 8 at MON Did Not Play
Nov 6 at OTT Did Not Play
Nov 4 PIT Did Not Play
Nov 1 DAL Did Not Play
Oct 30 SJ Did Not Play
Oct 28 at BOS Did Not Play
Oct 27 at NYR Did Not Play
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Oct 25 TB Did Not Play
Oct 23 ARI Did Not Play
Oct 19 at LA Did Not Play
Oct 17 at ANH Did Not Play
Oct 11 at COL Did Not Play
Oct 9 COL Did Not Play

Stu Bickel: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Updating a previous report, Minnesota has decided not to assign Bickel to AHL Iowa.

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Bickel was assigned to AHL Iowa on Sunday.

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Bickel was recalled from AHL Iowa.

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The Wild assigned Bickel to AHL Iowa on Thursday.

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Bickel was recalled from AHL Iowa on Tuesday, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Bickel cleared waivers and was assigned to AHL Iowa, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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The Wild placed Bickel on waivers Monday, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Bickel was a healty scratch in Thursday's win over Colorado.

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Coach Mike Yeo said Friday that Bickel is in contention for a roster spot with the Wild as a winger, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Bickel played right wing for several shifts during Thursday's exhibition loss to Pittsburgh. "The more versatile a player, the more opportunities are there for him," head coach Mike Yeo told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Bickel had two blocked shots and 10 penalty minutes for two fights in Monday's preseason loss to Winnipeg.

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Bickel signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Wild on Tuesday, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Bickel, a 26-year-old undrafted free agent, heads into camp with one-year remaining on his contract. The defenseman has become more known for his muscle and willingness to get scrappy from the blue line than anything else. With the organization using several draft picks (Dylan McIlrath, Ryan Graves) in the past few seasons on Ds of his ilk, it's likely Bickel is playing his last season on Broadway. Unless you need a back-up bruiser, he should not be on either keeper or annual re-draft radars as he is not likely to change pace from the nine assists and 157 penalty minutes through 67 career games with the Rangers.

2012-13

The 6-4 defenseman will return to the Rangers after signing a two-year, $1.5 million deal this offseason. With Brandon Prust headed to the Montreal Canadiens, Bickel will play a larger role as an enforcer for the Blueshirts in 2012-13. He totaled 108 penalty minutes last season, and the bulk of his fantasy worth will come in leagues that count minutes in the box since he is not relied to score much, as evidenced by his no goals and nine assist stat line one season earlier.