Oscar Fantenberg
Oscar Fantenberg
27-Year-Old DefensemanD
Los Angeles Kings
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Changes in personnel have opened up a role for Fantenberg, who will get his chance to step in as part of the Kings' No. 2 defensive pairing in 2018-19. He averaged one point every three games last year and showed an ability to set up his teammates when he topped 20 assists in the KHL in 2016-17. If that was an indication of his true talent, he'll be a solid addition to your team on the waiver wire. However, unless you're in a deep league, you'll likely have more proven options available on draft day. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a one-year contract extension with the Kings in May of 2018.
Looking for consistency
DLos Angeles Kings
October 10, 2018
Fantenberg didn't post a point Friday against San Jose, his only appearance to date this season.
ANALYSIS
Fantenberg has just nine points in his NHL career, so it isn't at all surprising to see him go without scoring. The more troubling thing for him is that he's been scratched in two straight games, including on his 27th birthday on Oct. 7. The Kings can't send him to AHL Ontario without him clearing waivers, so he's probably not going anywhere, but a player who's a healthy scratch in two out of three shouldn't be on your fantasy roster.
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2018–19 Time On Ice Stats
  • Average Time On Ice:
    13:26
  • Average Power Play TOI:
    0:01
  • Average Short-Handed TOI:
    0:34
 
Ice Time
Power Play
Short-Handed
2017–18
14:16
1:57
0:16
2018–19
13:26
0:01
0:34
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Inks extension
DLos Angeles Kings
May 17, 2018
Fantenberg agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension with Los Angeles on Thursday.
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Redirected to AHL
DLos Angeles Kings
April 18, 2018
Fantenberg was assigned to OHL Ontario on Wednesday, Jon Rosen of Fox Sports West reports.
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Promoted to big club
DLos Angeles Kings
April 6, 2018
The Kings recalled Fantenberg from AHL Ontario on Thursday, Jon Rosen of Fox Sports West reports.
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Demoted to minors
DLos Angeles Kings
January 16, 2018
Fantenberg was reassigned to AHL Ontario on Tuesday.
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Specializing on power play
DLos Angeles Kings
January 5, 2018
Fantenberg has averaged just 13:11 of ice time in the Kings' previous six outings, which includes 2:00 on the power play.
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