News:Dale Weise skated with Derek Roy and Jannik Hansen on the Canucks' third line during Tuesday's practice, the Vancouver Sun reports.
Analysis:Dale Weise has skated on the third line at times in the past, but he's usually not paired with a center as talented as Roy. With just 14 points in 111 career games, Weise isn't known for his point production, but he could see a modest boost while skating with Roy.
News:Dale Weise netted his third goal of the season in his return from a shoulder injury Saturday night.
Analysis:Dale Weise had missed the previous six games with a shoulder injury. He skated with the fourth line and saw under eight minutes of ice time in his return to action. Given his small role, don't expect Weise to start piling up points with any regularity.
News:Dale Weise (shoulder) took part in Friday's full-team practice, the Vancouver Province reports.
Analysis: All signs point to Dale Weise being available for Saturday's tilt against the Flames. The Canucks are starting to get healthy and acquired Derek Roy at the trade deadline, so Weise is expected to take on a minimal role when he returns to action.
News:Dale Weise (shoulder) will miss Thursday's tilt against the Oilers, the Vancouver Sun reports.
Analysis:Dale Weise remains sidelined with a shoulder injury that he suffered on March 24. His next chance to return to action will be Saturday against the Flames.
News:Dale Weise (shoulder) will miss Tuesday's game against the Blue Jackets, the Vancouver Sun reports.
Analysis: Tuesday will mark Dale Weise's second straight game in the trainer's room. He's listed as "week-to-week," but the Canucks don't expect Weise to be out long term.
News:Dale Weise missed Sunday's win over the Avalanche with a shoulder injury, the Vancouver Province reports.
Analysis:Dale Weise sustained the injury during Saturday's win over the Kings. The third-line winger was replaced by defenseman Keith Ballard in Sunday's lineup. Consider Weise day-to-day.
News:Dale Weise scored the only goal in Vancouver's 1-0 shutout over Nashville on Friday, his first goal of the season.
Analysis:Dale Weise is not going to score often and has offered more to those in leagues that reward penalty minutes, as he has 29 penalty minutes through 17 games. He offers more to the Canucks than most fantasy players.
News:Dale Weise (neck) skated 14 shifts for a total of 9:33 minutes of ice time in Friday's shootout win over the Blackhawks.
Analysis: There was some doubt Dale Weise would be able to play after sitting out Thursday's practice with a sore neck, but the grinder was in his usual spot on the fourth line.
News:Dale Weise did not show up to practice on Thursday, the Vancouver Province reports.
Analysis:Dale Weise was in a fight in Wednesday's game against the Avalanche and apparently did not play in the second and third periods. Monitor this closely as he may have sustained some type of injury in the game. Andrew Ebbett skated in his place on the Canucks' third line with Jordan Schroeder and Mason Raymond.
News:Dale Weise skated on the fourth line during Tuesday's practice, the Vancouver Province reports.
Analysis:Dale Weise has managed just eight points in 78 career NHL games. Given his expected role as a grinder, he won't be asked to provide much of an offensive punch this year, either.
News:Dale Weise is expected to sign with the Tilburg Trappers of the Dutch Elite League during the NHL lockout, the Vancouver Province reports.
Analysis: A deal with the Trappers would make Dale Weise would be the first Canucks player to head to Europe during the labor standstill. The fourth-liner agreed to a one-year, one-way deal with the Canucks earlier in the offseason.
News:Dale Weise has agreed to terms with the Canucks, team's official Twitter page reports.
Analysis:Dale Weise had filed for salary arbitration after recording eight points (4G, 4A) and 81 penalty minutes in 68 games last season. The 23-year-old winger averaged more than eight minutes of ice-time last season for Vancouver, and he'll be back with the club for another season.
News:Dale Weise filed for salary arbitration Thursday, the Vancouver Province reports.
Analysis: Odds are still in favor of Dale Weise returning to the Canucks and playing a role on the team's fourth line next season. The 23-year-old forward totaled eight points and 81 penalty minutes in 68 games last season.
News:Dale Weise received a qualifying offer from the Canucks on Monday, the Vancouver Province reports.
Analysis: The fourth-line winger finished the 2011-12 season with eight points in 68 games. He's expected to have a similar role with the Canucks next season if the two sides come to a contract agreement.
News:Dale Weise will join the fourth line in place of Zack Kassian in Game 5 on Sunday, The Vancouver Sun reports.
Analysis: It appears that Dale Weise will be the only lineup change the Canucks will make. He'll join the line with center Manny Malhotra and left winger Mason Raymond.
News:Dale Weise (hand) returned to practice Monday, the Vancouver Sun reports.
Analysis:Dale Weise suffered a hand injury after getting hit by a puck during Sunday's game against the Stars. He declared himself ready for Tuesday's game against the Coyotes, but with the acquisitions of forwards Zack Kassian and Sami Pahlsson on Monday, Weise could be the odd man out even if he's healthy.
News:Dale Weise left Sunday's loss to the Stars in the second period after taking a puck to his left hand, the Vancouver Province reports.
Analysis: X-rays came back negative so Dale Weise appears to have avoided a long-term injury. Consider him day-to-day for now.
News:Dale Weise (foot) returned to action Sunday against the Oilers.
Analysis:Dale Weise dished out an assist while skating nearly 12 minutes with the fourth line. With just seven points (3 G, 4 A) in 54 games, Weise's role is too small to hold fantasy value in most formats.
News:Dale Weise sat out Wednesday's tilt against the Avalanche due to his lingering foot injury, not the nose injury he sustained during Tuesday's practice, the Vancouver Sun reports.
Analysis: The original report was that Dale Weise sustained a broken nose during Tuesday's practice, but he actually only suffered a cut on his face. The foot injury he suffered last week was what held him out of action Wednesday. While he admitted his foot was still giving him problems Wednesday, Weise did say he's getting better. Consider the fourth-liner day-to-day.
News: Updating a previous report, Dale Weise (broken nose) is a scratch for Wednesday's game against the Avalanche, TSN.ca reports.
Analysis:Dale Weise should not miss more than a game or two, and will continue to skate primarily on the fourth line.
News:Dale Weise, who has been sidelined with a foot injury for the past three games, sustained a broken nose after being hit by a puck during Tuesday's practice, the Vancouver Sun reports.
Analysis: Despite the broken nose, Canucks coach Alain Vigneault said Dale Weise would be available for Wednesday's game against the Avalanche. Normally a fourth-liner, Weise could see action as a defenseman upon his return.
News:Dale Weise (foot) might return to action Wednesday against the Avalanche, the Vancouver Province reports.
Analysis:Dale Weise has sat out the past three games after blocking a shot off his foot, but he was able to practice Monday and appears to be nearing a return. Double-check his status prior to Wednesday's game.
News:Dale Weise (foot) practiced Monday, the Canucks' official site reports.
Analysis: Coach Alain Vigneault hinted that he could have used Dale Weise on Monday against the Coyotes, but it looks like the earliest we'll see the fourth-liner is Wednesday against Colorado. "I think if I were to push it I'd say we could probably use him today, but I won't push it," said Vigneault on Monday.
News:Dale Weise (foot) was scratched for Thursday's win over the Wild, the Associated Press reports.
Analysis: Chances are you weren't relying upon the fourth liner. Dale Weise has just six points on the season and has a minus-two rating.
News:Dale Weise (foot) will be a game-time decision for Thursday's tilt against the Wild, the Vancouver Province reports.
Analysis:Dale Weise suffered a minor foot injury while blocking a shot Tuesday night. He skated Thursday morning without any complications, but the team will have him test out the injury again during pre-game warmups before making a final decision on his status. If Weise can't play, the team will roll out recently promoted Mike Duco in a fourth line role.
News:Dale Weise, who received stitches after blocking a shot Tuesday, has a CT scan on tap, Canucks' official site reports.
Analysis: The report did not specify exactly where Dale Weise's stitches were, but his availability for Thursday's game against the Wild is now cloudy.
News:Dale Weise grabbed Vancouver's only goal in Monday's loss to Florida, his first goal since December 10.
Analysis: If Dale Weise is scoring the goals for Vancouver, odds are the team is not going to win. Weise is a fourth-liner more valuable to the Canucks than to your roster, but could be a decent option if you need goon points in daily leagues.
News:Dale Weise is averaging 8:22 minutes of ice time per game while skating on the Canucks' fourth line this season.
Analysis:Dale Weise has appeared in all but one game this season, but his limited ice time squashes his fantasy value. The 23-year-old winger has five points (2 G, 3 A) in 40 games.
News:Dale Weise will practice Wednesday in preparation for fourth-line duty in Thursday's home opener against the Penguins, the Canucks' official site reports.
Analysis: The Canucks claimed Dale Weise off waivers from the Rangers on Tuesday, and he'll reportedly join forces with Maxim Lapierre and Aaron Volpatti on the fourth line, with Andrew Ebbett serving as a spare forward. Still, Weise is not expected to garner much attention in the fantasy realm as he's brand new to the organization, has just 10 games worth of NHL experience, and finds himself far away from a scoring a line.
News:Dale Weise was claimed off waivers by the Canucks, according to NHL.com's Dan Rosen.
Analysis: The Rangers must have expected that Dale Weise had a good chance to be claimed off waivers by another team. This was his second very strong training camp in a row, and he likely would have made the Rangers if not for Erik Christensen and Sean Avery. Christensen ended up winning the battle to be New York's reserve forward.
News: The Rangers have sent Dale Weise to the AHL, Newsday reports.
Analysis:Dale Weise had a good training camp and was thought to have a serious chance at pushing for the 13th forward spot. However, he was eventually demoted to the AHL Connecticut Whale. Tough break for the 23-year-old.
News:Dale Weise had himself another good training camp and was in serious running for the Rangers' 13th forward spot but he was demoted to the AHL Connecticut Whale, according to NHL.com's Dan Rosen.
Analysis:Dale Weise must clear waivers first before he's demoted. Coach John Tortorella said he believes Weise will play in the NHL, so it's no guarantee the Rangers' will retain him. Last year Weise was also one of the final training camp cuts and a regular call-up for them, from the minors.
News: The Rangers have agreed to terms on a contract extension for Weise, the team's official site reports.
Analysis: Listed at 6-foot-2, 210 pounds, Weise uses this build to his advantage when it comes to both finding the net and dropping the gloves. He posted 50 points (28 G, 22 A) and 114 penalty minutes with AHL Hartford in 2009-10, followed by another minor league campaign in which he collected 18 goals and 20 assists. But more importantly, Weise made his way into 10 NHL games this past season; experience that can only help him take another big leap forward into the new season.
News: Weise will be a healthy scratch Wednesday and could be returned to AHL Connecticut, the Bergen Record reports.
Analysis: Weise has averaged just 5:22 of ice time in eight games this year, making him irrelevant in the fantasy hockey realm.
News: Weise's holding penalty led to the Panthers' first goal against the Rangers on Sunday in the Rangers' 3-0 loss.
Analysis: After the game, coach John Tortorella expressed his displeasure with the play. "I don't want to hear about a 'rookie mistake,'" Tortorella said. "It was an offensive-zone penalty - a dumb penalty."
News: The Rangers recalled Weise from AHL Connecticut on Friday, the team's official site reports.
Analysis: Weise has six goals and five assists to go along with 22 penalty minutes in 12 AHL games this season.
News: The Rangers have called up RW Dale Weise and sent down C Corey Locke to the AHL.
Analysis: Weise racked up 114 penalty minutes in the AHL this season along with a solid 49 points. A fourth-round pick in 2008, Weise has minimal keeper Fantasy value at the moment, but is worth keeping an eye on in 2010-11 if you're in a dynasty league that rewards bad behavior. Locke is also a potential long-term keeper option with the point-per game ability he's showed in the AHL.