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|May 16 5:18 AM PT6:18 AM MT7:18 AM CT8:18 AM ET12:18 GMT20:18 5:18 AM MST7:18 AM EST16:18 UAE8:18 ETNaN:� BRT - Rust was back in the lineup for Game 5 after he missed a second straight game Friday after leaving just five minutes into Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday when he was on the wrong end of a crushing but legal check by Ottawa's Dion Phaneuf.
Analysis: Rust has five goals in the playoffs.
|Apr. 21 1:18 PM PT2:18 PM MT3:18 PM CT4:18 PM ET20:18 GMT4:18 1:18 PM MST3:18 PM EST0:18 UAE (+1)16:18 ETNaN:� BRT - Rust scored two goals less than three minutes apart early in the second period to help the Penguins eliminate Columbus with Thursday's 5-2 victory in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
Analysis: Playing on a line with Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel has its advantages. Rust produced four goals during the series and now has 10 in 28 career playoff games. The second-year forward is certainly worth a look in fantasy postseason leagues as he holds down a top-six role with the potent Penguins.
|Apr. 5 7:45 AM PT8:45 AM MT9:45 AM CT10:45 AM ET14:45 GMT22:45 7:45 AM MST9:45 AM EST18:45 UAE10:45 ETNaN:� BRT - Rust (lower body) will play Thursday at New Jersey after participating in the Penguins' morning skate.
Analysis: The forward exited Tuesday's win over Columbus and was considered day to day. Rust has three points in his last 13 games, so his fantasy value is low for the moment.
|Feb. 11 8:30 AM PT9:30 AM MT10:30 AM CT11:30 AM ET16:30 GMT0:30 9:30 AM MST11:30 AM EST20:30 UAE11:30 ETNaN:� BRT - Rust (upper-body injury) was removed from IR before Friday's game against the Islanders.
Analysis: Rust got hurt while being cross-checked in Colorado on Feb. 9. He's been a bad fantasy play lately anyway with one point in his last seven games.
|Jan. 23 7:21 AM PT8:21 AM MT9:21 AM CT10:21 AM ET15:21 GMT23:21 8:21 AM MST10:21 AM EST19:21 UAE10:21 ETNaN:� BRT - Rust had a goal with two assists Sunday.
Analysis: He has seven points over a four-game stretch.
|Dec. 30 1:07 PM PT2:07 PM MT3:07 PM CT4:07 PM ET21:07 GMT5:07 2:07 PM MST4:07 PM EST1:07 UAE (+1)16:07 ETNaN:� BRT - Rust missed practice Friday due to an illness but will play Saturday.
Analysis: He's scored seven of his 10 goals on the season in his past 12 games.
|Dec. 21 8:13 AM PT9:13 AM MT10:13 AM CT11:13 AM ET16:13 GMT0:13 9:13 AM MST11:13 AM EST20:13 UAE11:13 ETNaN:� BRT - Rust had a goal and an assist in the Penguins' 7-2 rout of the Rangers on Tuesday.
Analysis: With six goals in his last eight games after scoring just three in his first 22, some would say that Bryan has shaken the rust off.
|Dec. 6 8:17 AM PT9:17 AM MT10:17 AM CT11:17 AM ET16:17 GMT0:17 9:17 AM MST11:17 AM EST20:17 UAE11:17 ETNaN:� BRT - Rust had his first career hat trick, Sidney Crosby added his NHL-leading 17th goal and the Penguins raced past the Ottawa Senators 8-5 on Monday night. Pittsburgh poured in six goals over the final 32 minutes after spotting the Senators a 4-2 lead.
Analysis: Rust picked up his first hat trick since his college days playing for Notre Dame on an empty-netter with 2:28 remaining. The crowd waited until the goal was upheld on review before showering the ice with hats.
|Oct. 12 2:55 PM PT3:55 PM MT4:55 PM CT5:55 PM ET21:55 GMT5:55 2:55 PM MST4:55 PM EST1:55 UAE (+1)17:55 ET18:55 BRT - The Penguins have taken Rust off IR.
Analysis: Rust had been sidelined since breaking his finger in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals back in June. He played a huge roll in Pittsburgh's Cup run, tallying six goals and three assists in the playoffs.