Ryan Dzingel
Ryan Dzingel
26-Year-Old CenterC
Ottawa Senators
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Dzingel was one of the only Senators to take a real step forward last season, scoring 23 goals to tie Matt Duchene for the team lead. Yet, Dzingel isn't getting much attention because he hasn't proven himself on a regular basis. His upward progression -- from three goals to 14, and now to 23 -- suggests he could possess the talent required to become a consistent producer for Ottawa. Odds are he's going to get plenty of chances this year which makes him a reasonable target as a late-round flier or an early waiver-wire pickup. Once you've filled out your starting lineup, feel free to take a flier on the 26-year-old, who is well-positioned to have a breakout season as one of the only legitimate offensive threats in Ottawa. Read Past Outlooks
Ready to play
COttawa Senators
October 19, 2018
Dzingel (lower body) confirmed that he'll be fit to play in Saturday's home game against the Canadiens, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
ANALYSIS
Dzingel owners will be hoping that his two-game injury layoff proves too short to sap the positive momentum he had going to start the season. The American pivot added two goals and two assists through the first four games, reminding us all that it's important not to overlook certain players just because they play for a team in the midst of a rebuild.
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Ryan Dzingel 2018–19 NHL Game Log
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2018–19 Depth Chart Status
#2 Left Wing
2018–19 Time On Ice Stats
  • Average Time On Ice:
    17:18
  • Average Power Play TOI:
    2:58
  • Average Short-Handed TOI:
    0:00
 
Ice Time
Power Play
Short-Handed
2016–17
14:23
1:20
0:11
2017–18
16:30
2:09
0:01
2018–19
17:18
2:58
0:00
2017 Fantasy Outlook
Dzingel enjoyed a breakout of sorts in his first full NHL season, setting career highs in goals (14), assists (18) and shots on goal (123) last year. A natural center, he’s still adjusting to playing on the wing, but if his performance last season is any indication of how well he’s adapting to his new position, he could burst through the 40-point threshold in 2017-18 if he gets enough opportunities. The American forward will likely occupy a bottom-six role while the Senators are at even strength next season, but he should also continue to skate on Ottawa’s second power-play unit. Dzingel won't be a sexy pick in this year’s fantasy drafts, but he'll be a decent option for fantasy owners in deeper leagues who are looking to round out their forward corps in the later rounds.
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Returning to action Saturday
COttawa Senators
Lower Body
October 18, 2018
Dzingel (lower body) should be back for Saturday's game against the Canadiens, Brent Wallace of TSN reports.
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Headed to IR
COttawa Senators
Lower Body
October 12, 2018
Ottawa placed Dzingel (lower body) on injured reserve Friday, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
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Will play Wednesday
COttawa Senators
October 10, 2018
Dzingel (undisclosed) will take part in Wednesday's game against the Flyers, Brent Wallace of TSN.ca reports.
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Still dealing with injury
COttawa Senators
Undisclosed
October 10, 2018
Coach Guy Boucher is "very hopeful" that Dzingel (undisclosed) will be available for Wednesday's clash with Philadelphia, Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun reports.
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Nets two goals in losing effort
COttawa Senators
October 8, 2018
Dzingel notched two goals Monday but it wasn't enough, as the Senators fell 6-3 to Boston.
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