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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Will miss season finale

Donato (undisclosed) will not be in the lineup Wednesday against Vegas. Donato will have missed six of the last nine games of the season and finish with just six goals and 14 assists in 50 contests. His 5.8 shooting percentage was the lowest of his four-year NHL career.
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Does Ryan Donato fit with the San Jose Sharks long-term?

It is no secret the San Jose Sharks are using their last few regular-season games to evaluate certain players on the roster, to see who can fit with the team long-term. Forward Ryan Donato, set to become a restricted free agent in the offseason, is no doubt undergoing that same type of scrutiny.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Back at it

Donato (lower body) will return to action Friday against Colorado, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports. Donato will likely return to a middle-six role as well as a spot on one of San Jose's power-play units Friday. He's notched 20 points through 47 games this season.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Still sidelined

Donato (lower body) will miss a second straight game Wednesday against Arizona, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports. The Sharks have yet to release a specific timetable for Donato's return, so for now, he can be considered day-to-day. He's picked up 20 points through 47 games this campaign.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Ruled out Monday

Donato (lower body) won't play Monday against Arizona, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports. The Sharks will be without a pair of regulars in Donato and Kevin Labanc (upper body), both of whom will be missing game action for the first time this season after skating in San Jose's first 47 contests. Donato has seen his role shrink in recent games, topping 10 minutes of ice time only once in the last six. He'll hope to return for Wednesday's rematch with the Coyotes.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Posts assist in loss

Donato generated an assist in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Wild. Donato recorded his first even-strength point since March 29 with the secondary helper on Joel Kellman's third-period tally. The 25-year-old Donato has cooled off with just two assists through nine outings in April. Overall, he has 20 points, 96 shots on net and 48 hits through 44 contests.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Snags power-play helper

Donato recorded a power-play assist, two shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Kings. Donato picked up the secondary helper on Timo Meier's third-period goal. The assist ended a four-game point drought for Donato. The 25-year-old forward is up to 19 points, 89 shots, 42 hits and a minus-8 rating through 40 appearances. His fantasy value is somewhat limited when he plays on the Sharks' third line -- a bump up to a top-six role would make him worth a look in more formats.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Buries power-play goal

Donato scored a power-play goal on five shots in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Wild. Donato gave the Sharks a 2-0 lead with his tally at 9:22 of the second period. The 24-year-old forward has provided three points in his last two games. He's up to six goals, 18 points (five on the power play), 81 shots on net and 38 hits through 35 contests. Despite a bottom-six role, Donato is capable of producing solid scoring numbers.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Slings pair of assists

Donato recorded two assists, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Wild. Donato set up a Radim Simek tally in the first period and the second of Erik Karlsson's two goals, which came at 4:11 of the third. The 24-year-old Donato has played all over the lineup for the Sharks, but he's produced a solid 17 points in 34 outings. The winger has added 76 shots, 38 hits and a minus-6 rating this year as a steady scoring presence, usually in the middle six.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Chips in with assist

Donato produced an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Blues. Donato was credited with the secondary helper on Dylan Gambrell's first-period tally. The 24-year-old Donato has been solid lately with a goal and five assists in his last nine games, which earned him a promotion to the third line when Matt Nieto (lower body) couldn't play Saturday. Donato has 14 points, 65 shots, 30 hits and 10 PIM through 29 contests.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Garners helper in Saturday's win

Donato notched an assist and four shots on goal in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Ducks. Donato set up Dylan Gambrell for a third-period insurance tally. The 24-year-old Donato is up to 12 points, 51 shots and 27 hits through 25 contests. A middle-six assignment at even strength doesn't inspire much confidence, but Donato's collected four of his points on the power play this year.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Slings power-play assist

Donato posted a power-play assist and four shots on goal in Friday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Golden Knights. Donato set up Brent Burns' tally in the second period to begin the Sharks' comeback efforts. The 24-year-old Donato snapped his five-game point drought with the assist. He's slipped to third-line duties during his slump, but the Massachusetts native is at nine points, 45 shots on goal, 21 hits and 10 PIM through 21 appearances.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Registers helper

Donato posted an assist, four hits and two PIM in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Blues. Donato has dropped into a third-line role, leading to his assist on John Leonard's tally in the second period. The helper snapped a three-game point drought for Donato, who is up to eight points, 27 shots on goal, eight PIM and 14 hits in 15 contests this year.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Contributes assist

Donato notched an assist and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Kings. Donato set up Timo Meier for the opening goal just 1:20 into the contest. The 24-year-old Donato has settled in fairly well to a top-six role -- he has seven points and 22 shots on net through 11 games. He'll likely have a bit more appeal in DFS than in season-long formats, as Donato's offense can still be a bit inconsistent, but he's on pace to top 30 points for the first time in his career.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Distributes helper

Donato recorded an assist and two PIM in Friday's 5-4 shootout win over the Ducks. Donato got the puck to the front of the net, where Brent Burns cashed in the Sharks' fourth goal of the game. With five points in his last four games, Donato's been hot in a top-six role for the Sharks. The Massachusetts native is up to six points, 19 shots on goal and four PIM through nine outings. He could be poised for a breakout year on the scoresheet, but that comes with only modest contributions in the non-scoring metrics.
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Kevin Labanc, Ryan Donato score in shootout to lift Sharks over Ducks

ANAHEIM — Kevin Labanc and Ryan Donato scored shootout goals on similar moves and the Sharks snapped a two-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory over the Ducks on Friday night. Donato began the shootout by deking right and catching John Gibson off balance, scoring on Gibson’s short side. Labanc...
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Claims two points

Donato scored a goal on a team-high five shots and added an assist in Tuesday's 7-3 loss to the Avalanche. While it wasn't a great result for the team, Donato's line with Logan Couture and Kevin Labanc combined for six points. It's the second time in as many games Donato has produced multiple points. The 24-year-old winger has three goals, two helpers, 19 shots on net and a minus-4 rating through seven contests. Consider giving Donato a look in DFS -- a top-line role gives him a boost in fantasy value.
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Sharks' Ryan Donato: Two points in win

Donato scored a goal and added a power-play assist in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Wild. Donato got a little revenge against the team that traded him for a third-round pick in October. His two-point performance snapped a three-game dry spell. Donato has three points, 14 shots on goal and a minus-5 rating through six contests. A top-six skater for the Sharks, his fantasy value remains limited to deeper formats given his inconsistency.
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Ryan Donato discusses why he and Minnesota Wild parted ways

Ryan Donato will start Friday’s road game with the Minnesota Wild on the San Jose Sharks’ top line with Logan Couture and Kevin Labanc. It’s a slightly different role than the one Donato had the last time he played a game inside the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, when he was on Minnesota’s fourth line with Mikko Koivu and Ryan Hartman for a game against the Washington Capitals on March 1, 2020.
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Minnesota Wild spoil homecomings for Devan Dubnyk, Ryan Donato

Devan Dubnyk didn’t have the homecoming he was looking for in his return to the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. on Friday night. Dubnyk made 25 saves but allowed goals to Joel Eriksson Ek and Zach Parise as the Sharks lost 4-1 to the Minnesota Wild. Matt Nieto,...