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Coyotes' Nick Bjugstad: Signs with Coyotes
Bjugstad inked a two-year, $4.2 million contract with Arizona on Saturday, per RDS.ca.
Bjugstad had 17 goals, 29 points, 168 hits and 44 blocks in 78 contests between Arizona and Edmonton in 2022-23. He started last season with the Coyotes before being shipped to Edmonton on March 2, but Bjugstad ultimately decided to return to Arizona as a free agent. He's likely to serve in a middle-six role in 2023-24.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Nick Bjugstad: Tallies on wraparound
Bjugstad scored a goal on two shots and doled out nine hits in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Golden Knights in Game 4.
Bjugstad was back in a bottom-six role, though he still saw 13:54 of ice time, in line with his usage throughout the postseason. The 30-year-old has three goals, 15 shots on net, 41 hits and 16 PIM through 10 playoff contests. His physical and defensive play should keep him involved in the Oilers' game plan a bit more than his spot on the depth chart would suggest.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Nick Bjugstad: Pots pair of goals
Bjugstad scored twice on three shots, added six hits and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Kings in Game 5.
Bjugstad saw 16:41 of ice time Tuesday, his highest mark in five playoff contests. He also snapped a seven-game point drought with the pair of goals. He's added six shots on net, 15 hits and a plus-2 rating in the postseason. The 30-year-old could be a candidate to pick up more minutes if the Oilers continue to use 11-forward lineups.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Nick Bjugstad: Nets game-winner Wednesday
Bjugstad scored a goal on two shots, added three hits and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Ducks.
Bjugstad tallied at 12:46 of the second period on a pass from Klim Kostin. This was the Oilers' game-winning goal, and it snapped a four-game point drought for Bjugstad. The veteran center is up to six points through 16 outings with the Oilers, and 29 points, 140 shots, 166 hits and a plus-13 rating through 75 contests overall when accounting for his time with the Coyotes.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Nick Bjugstad: Draws helper against old team
Bjugstad notched an assist, three shots on goal and three hits in Monday's 5-4 win over the Coyotes.
Bjugstad was able to get on the scoresheet in his return to Arizona. He was traded from the Coyotes to the Oilers at the deadline, and he's picked up five points through 11 contests with Edmonton. For the season, the 30-year-old center has 28 points, 129 shots on net, 150 hits and a plus-11 rating through 70 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Nick Bjugstad: Deposits goal Monday
Bjugstad scored a goal on three shots and added four hits in Monday's 5-4 overtime win over the Sharks.
Bjugstad has three goals and a helper since joining the Oilers in a trade with the Coyotes. The 30-year-old is up to 16 tallies this season, his most since 2017-18 (19). He's up to 27 points, 124 shots on net, 142 hits and a plus-9 rating through 67 outings overall while holding down a third-line role for Edmonton.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Nick Bjugstad: Scores goal in win over Senators
Bjugstad found the back of the net in Tuesday's 6-3 win over Ottawa.
Bjugstad's marker came late in the second period to increase Edmonton's lead to 5-2. He has 15 goals and 26 points in 64 outings this season. Over his last five contests, Bjugstad has provided two goals and three points.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Nick Bjugstad: Collects assist Saturday
Bjugstad recorded an assist, two shots on goal and four hits in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Bjugstad has a goal, an assist, five shots and nine hits over four games since he joined the Oilers. The 30-year-old is seeing third-line usage with his new team, which has allowed him to maintain some productivity. For the season, he's produced 25 points, 116 shots on net, 128 hits, 26 PIM and a plus-8 rating in 63 contests between the Oilers and the Coyotes.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Nick Bjugstad: Scores in Oilers debut
Bjugstad had a goal in Edmonton's 7-5 loss to the Jets on Saturday.
Bjugstad, who logged 13:17 of ice time versus Winnipeg, was playing in his first game with the Oilers after being acquired from Arizona on Thursday. He scored early in the third period to narrow Winnipeg's lead to 6-5, but Edmonton couldn't completely close the gap. Bjugstad has 14 goals and 24 points in 60 contests this season. The 30-year-old averaged 16:59 TOI over 59 games with the Coyotes, but if Saturday's action is any indication, he might play a significantly smaller role in Edmonton.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Nick Bjugstad: Dealt to Oilers
Bjugstad (not injury related) was traded to Edmonton from Arizona on Thursday along with Cam Dineen in exchange for a 2023 third-round pick and Michael Kesselring.
Bjugstad, who was scratched from Arizona's last two games for trade-related reasons, has 13 goals, 23 points, 26 PIM and 119 hits in 59 games while averaging 16:59 of ice time this season. He should serve in a middle-six role with the Oilers. The 30-year-old is on a one-year, $900,000 contract and is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent this summer.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Bjugstad: Sitting out Tuesday
Bjugstad will be scratched for trade-related reasons Tuesday.
Bjugstad is still among the top trade targets around the league, and the Coyotes have decided to start sitting him ahead of Friday's deadline. Laurent Dauphin was called up to take Bjugstad's place in the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Bjugstad: Nets power-play marker
Bjugstad scored a power-play goal on three shots and went minus-3 in Saturday's 6-5 overtime loss to the Blues.
Bjugstad was part of the Coyotes' three-goal comeback in the third period, though the game as a whole was a mixed bag for the center. The 30-year-old has scored in each of the last two contests, and he's up to 13 tallies, 23 points, 98 shots on net, 108 hits and a plus-6 rating through 53 outings. The goal was his first power-play point of the campaign -- he hasn't seen much time with the man advantage, though he's put together a decent scoring line anyway.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Bjugstad: Forces overtime Friday
Bjugstad scored a goal on three shots in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Blackhawks.
The Coyotes wasted a two-goal lead, but Bjugstad salvaged one standings point when he scored with 2:27 left in the third period tie the game again at 3-3. The 30-year-old snapped a seven-game goal drought, a span in which he mustered just one assist. He's up to 12 tallies, 22 points, 96 shots on net, 108 hits, 22 PIM and a plus-9 rating through 52 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Bjugstad: Notches assist in win
Bjugstad produced an assist, four hits and four PIM in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Golden Knights.
Bjugstad has earned four points over his last seven games, which is solid work a for a middle-six center in an offense that has just 13 goals in that span. The 30-year-old set up a Dylan Guenther tally in the first period. With 21 points, 81 shots on goal, 99 hits, 22 PIM and a plus-8 rating through 47 contests this season, Bjugstad is enjoying a productive campaign. He could be a popular trade target in the coming weeks, but any move away from Arizona will likely lead to a reduced role.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Bjugstad: One of each Tuesday
Bjugstad scored a goal, dished an assist, added four PIM, logged two hits and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Red Wings.
Bjugstad's offense had faded recently -- he'd been limited to just one assist over his last seven games. He sparked it up again with a second-period tally, and he also helped out on Dylan Guenther's game-tying goal in the third. The two-point effort gave Bjugstad 20 points in 44 contests this season. The veteran center has added 76 shots on net, 91 hits, 16 PIM and a plus-7 rating in a top-six role. His decent offense and steady physical play could earn him some attention in deeper fantasy formats.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Bjugstad: Pockets helper Thursday
Bjugstad notched an assist, three hits and a minus-2 rating in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Senators.
Bjugstad snapped his four-game point drought with a helper on a Lawson Crouse tally in the third period. His offense has had some ebbs and flows, but Bjugstad has generally looked solid in a middle-six role on a team that doesn't have a lot of talent. He's up to 18 points -- his highest total since he had 26 in 2018-19 -- with 73 shots on net, 87 hits, 10 PIM and a plus-5 rating through 41 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Bjugstad: Extends goal streak to three games
Bjugstad found the back of the net in a 5-3 loss to Florida on Tuesday.
Bjugstad's marker came at 13:59 of the second period and tied the contest at 3-3. It was his 10th goal and 17th point in 36 games this season. Bjugstad's recorded at least a marker in each of his last three contests and is on a four-game point streak.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Bjugstad: Three-game, four-point streak
Bjugstad scored a goal Saturday in a 5-3 loss to the Lightning.
Don't look now, but the forward has a modest three-game, four-point streak on the go (two goals, two assists). Bjugstad doesn't have a lot of fantasy value, but it's a positive to see the massive 30-year-old on his best pace since 2017-18 in Florida, when he put up 49 points. Bjugstad won't hit that mark in Arizona, but he could hit the 35-38 mark.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Bjugstad: One of each Thursday
Bjugstad scored a goal on three shots, added an assist, logged two hits and went plus-2 in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Maple Leafs.
Bjugstad opened the scoring just 46 seconds into the game after a defensive miscue from the Maple Leafs. He also helped out on Jack McBain's first of two goals in the third period. With five points in his last eight games, Bjugstad has done well to provide some depth scoring for the Coyotes. He's up to eight tallies, 15 points, 61 shots, 76 hits and a plus-10 rating through 34 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
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