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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