Stats/Watch: Wolf Pack Weekend (Jesper Fast/Oscar Lindberg/JT Miller)

The Wolf Pack dropped both games that they played this weekend:

  • Conor Allen: (Friday) plus one, 2 shots, hooking penalty (Saturday) 1 assist, plus one, 3 shots
  • Ryan Bourque: (Friday) minus one, 5 shots (Saturday) 1 goal, 3 shots
  • JT Miller: (Friday) minus one, 1 shot, slashing penalty  (Saturday) 1 assist, 3 shots
  • Marek Hrivik: (Friday) minus one (Saturday) plus one, 2 shots
  • Oscar Lindberg: (Friday) 2 goals, 1 assist, plus one, 2 shots  (Saturday) minus two, 2 shots
  • Jesper Fast: (Friday) 1 goal, 1 assist, 2 shots  (Saturday) 4 shots
  • Danny Kristo: (Friday) minus one, 1 shot  (Saturday) minus one, 1 shot

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Note: Jesper Fast is on fire in Hartford

Jesper Fast Jesper Fast has 5 goals in his last three games, including back to back 2 goal games, and 6 goals in his last four games for Hartford.

Fast was out with an injury from 11/2 to until 12/20 and he had 2 goals, 2 assist and 8 shots in five December games.

In the first five games in January, Fast had one assist and 2 shots.

In the last five games  in January, Fast has 6 goals and 14 shots on goal.

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Stats/Watch: Wolf Pack Lose 6-2 (2 Goals for Jesper Fast)

The Wolf Pack lost 6-2 last night to St. John’s Ice Caps:

  • Conor Allen: minus two, two shots, delay of game penalty
  • Dylan McIlrath: minus three, 1 shot, tripping penalty
  • Ryan Bourque: minus one, 3 shots
  • JT Miller: 1 assist, minus one, 3 shots
  • Marek Hrivik: two shots
  • Oscar Lindberg: 2 assist, minus two, 4 shots, slashing penalty
  • Jesper Fast: 2 goals, 3 shots
  • Danny Kristo: minus two, hooking penalty

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Note: Jesper Fast Leaves Game (Updates: Sprained Ankle)


11/6/13: 12:28PM:

Crawford says today that he has gotten word that Fast sprained his ankle and will be out 4-6 weeks.


10:43PM: Pat Leonard tweets that the Rangers are calling Fast’s injury a sprained ankle.

8:05PM: According to Hartford Wolf Pack announcer Bob Crawford, Jesper Fast had to be helped off the ice, during the Wolf Pack game against Springfield tonight, after falling in the corner.

Crawford says that Fast wasn’t putting any weight on his leg.

Jason Remillard tweets “Hartford RW Jesper Fast helped off the ice by trainers and teammates. Can’t put any weight on right leg.”

Fast badly hurt his leg/foot two seasons ago.

Stats: Jesper Fast’s Season So Far

Jesper FastThrough the first eight games of his career, Jesper Fast is scoreless, a minus five, six shots on goal and 10 hits.

Fast has 11 shot attempts overall on the season, 6 on goal, 3 that missed the net and 2 blocked shots.

He is averaging 10:29 per game overall, 1:55 on the PK and hasn’t been on the ice for a goal for this season.

Fast has been on the ice for eight goals against overall and six goals against and one goal for at 5 on 5.

According to Extra Skater, Fast, at 5 on 5, has been on the ice for 57 shot attempts for and 41 shot attempts against and 31 shots on goal for and 28 shots on goal against.

Fast has started 22.6% of his shifts in the offensive zone, 41.9% in the neutral  zone and 35.5% in the defensive zone.

He was sent down Monday nigh to make room for Carl Hagelin. In one game for the Wolf Pack so far, Fast has two assists.

He told the Daily News on last week that he needs to communicate more on the ice and if he does he will get more shots.

At the Rangers website, Fast said that he wants to create more offense but he knows that his first priority is to play smart. He says that when he starts to feel more comfortable he thinks that offense will come.

Fast said that he likes the trust that the coaches have in him defensively and to kill penalties. He adds, via Ranger Rants, that his coach in Sweden played in the NHL and taught him the small details of the game and of protecting the puck.

Alain Vigneault said, via Ranger Rants, that Fast wasn’t creating a lot of offense but there is a lot of upside and that he needs to play.

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News: Jesper Fast Sent To Hartford To Create Space For Carl Hagelin

Jesper Fast The Rangers have announced that Jesper Fast has been sent to Hartford.

This move is likely to create a roster spot for Carl Hagelin who can and likely will be activated and play against the Islanders tomorrow.

Fast played in the Rangers first eight games, didn’t register a point and averaged 10:29 per game.

Tonight, Fast played 8:09, took a penalty and had two shots.

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Stats: Jesper Fast Last Night

Jesper FastIn his return to the lineup last night, Jesper Fast played 12:37, was a minus 3, had one shot on goal, 2 hits, a giveaway and a blocked shot.

3:10 of his ice time came on the penalty kill.

He started the game on a line with Taylor Pyatt and Derek Stepan and then was with Brian Boyle and Benoit Pouliot, according to Shiftchart.

According to Extra Skater, Fast was on the ice for 11 total shots for and 10 total shots against in all situations. Taking out shots that were blocked, Fast was on the ice for 7 shots for and 7 shots against in all situations.

At 5 on 5 play, Fast was on the ice for 11 total shots for and 5 total shots against. 33.3% of Fast’s shifts started in the offensive zone, 55.6% started in the neutral zone and 11.1% in the defensive zone.

Fast said that he spent his two games watching from the stands learning more about the NHL game.

Alain Vigneault told Newsday before the game that Fast wasn’t taken out of the lineup for his performance, but more because of the size advantage he felt the Kings and Sharks have over the Rangers.

He once again said that Fast is a “smart player.”

Henrik Lundqvist told Expressen earlier in the week, “Jesper is a smart and talented player who always makes good trade-offs on the ice. He has been really good.”

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