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Rangers backup goaltender Cam Talbot had a nice game, making 29 saves versus the Red Wings, but lost, 2-1. | 03/04/2015 11:28 PM
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Rangers backup goaltender Cam Talbot had a nice game, making 29 saves versus the Red Wings, but lost, 2-1.
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Impact
Talbot gave up a power-play goal a couple minutes into overtime. Talbot is now 13-6-4. Although starter Henrik Lundqvist is getting closer, there is still no timetable for his return, so Talbot is the guy.
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard made 39 saves in the, 2-1, overtime victory versus the Rangers on Wednesday. | 03/04/2015 11:27 PM
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Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard made 39 saves in the, 2-1, overtime victory versus the Rangers on Wednesday.
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Impact
Howard was making his first start since Feb. 26. He was just superb in a game between two of the best teams in the eastern conference. Howard is now 19-8-9 this season.
Rangers backup goaltender Cam Talbot had a nice game, making 29 saves versus the Red Wings, but lost, 2-1. | 03/04/2015 11:25 PM
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Rangers backup goaltender Cam Talbot had a nice game, making 29 saves versus the Red Wings, but lost, 2-1.
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Impact
Talbot gave up a power-play goal a couple minutes into overtime. Talbot is now 13-7-3. Although starter Henrik Lundqvist is getting closer, there is still no timetable for his return, so Talbot is the guy.
Red Wings defenseman Marek Zidlicky scored the game-winning goal in his Detroit debut versus the Rangers on Wednesday. | 03/04/2015 11:23 PM
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Red Wings defenseman Marek Zidlicky scored the game-winning goal in his Detroit debut versus the Rangers on Wednesday.
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Impact
Zidlicky scored a "dirty" power-play goal in overtime. With a crowd in front of Cam Talbot, Zidlicky's shot took a funny hop and bounced over Talbot, hit his back and went into the net. The Red Wings won, 2-1. Zidlicky has five goals and 19 assists in 64 games this season.
Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond made 35 saves as he continues to impress fantasy owners. | 03/04/2015 11:19 PM
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Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond made 35 saves as he continues to impress fantasy owners.
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Impact
Hammond has made the last seven starts for Ottawa and is 6-0-1 in the stretch. All the sudden, the Senators are only four points out of the last playoff spot. Hammond made 35 saves on Wednesday and allowed just one third period goal in the, 3-1, victory.
Jets winger Michael Frolik scored Winnipeg's only goal in the, 3-1, loss to the Senators on Wednesday. | 03/04/2015 11:17 PM
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Jets winger Michael Frolik scored Winnipeg's only goal in the, 3-1, loss to the Senators on Wednesday.
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Impact
Frolik was tied for the team-high with four shots on goal. Frolik has 14 goals and 20 assists in 65 games this season.
Senators center Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist versus the Jets on Wednesday. | 03/04/2015 11:15 PM
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Senators center Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist versus the Jets on Wednesday.
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Impact
Turris scored in the first period and then assisted Erik Condra's goal in the second period. Ottawa beat Winnipeg, 3-1. Turris has 16 goals and 29 assists in 62 games this season.
Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg has been cleared to play on Wednesday. | 03/04/2015 2:16 PM
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Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg has been cleared to play on Wednesday.
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Impact
Zetterberg has missed the past four games after being punched in the head by Jamie Benn. Get him active in all lineups.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick allowed two goals in a win Tuesday against the Oilers. | 03/04/2015 11:22 AM
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Kings goalie Jonathan Quick allowed two goals in a win Tuesday against the Oilers.
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Impact
Quick faced 23 shots on goal, and is now 26-17-10 with a 2.39 GAA and .914 save percentage.
Oilers winger Teddy Purcell scored a goal during Tuesday's loss versus Los Angeles. | 03/04/2015 11:21 AM
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Oilers winger Teddy Purcell scored a goal during Tuesday's loss versus Los Angeles.
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Impact
Purcell is not a worthy option, with nine goals, 28 points, and a dreadful minus-27 rating through 64 games this season.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick allowed two goals in a win Tuesday against the Oilers. | 03/04/2015 11:20 AM
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Kings goalie Jonathan Quick allowed two goals in a win Tuesday against the Oilers.
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Impact
Quick faced 23 shots on goal, and is now 26-17-10 with a 2.39 GAA and .914 save percentage.
Ducks center Andrew Cogliano scored twice on Tuesday night. | 03/04/2015 11:19 AM
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Ducks center Andrew Cogliano scored twice on Tuesday night.
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Impact
He did so in a win over Arizona, and also had a plus-one rating on the night. Cogliano now has 12 goals and 23 points through 66 games.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored a goal during Tuesday's loss against the Stars. | 03/04/2015 11:17 AM
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Islanders winger Anders Lee scored a goal during Tuesday's loss against the Stars.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Bailey now has 21 goals, 32 points, and a plus-11 rating through 54 games.
Dallas center Cody Eakin recorded two points, including the game-winner in overtime Tuesday versus the Islanders. | 03/04/2015 11:17 AM
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Dallas center Cody Eakin recorded two points, including the game-winner in overtime Tuesday versus the Islanders.
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Impact
Eakin now has 15 goals and 30 points through 61 games. He can be kept on the wire, as there are better options out there.
Dallas center Cody Eakin recorded two points, including the game-winner in overtime Tuesday versus the Islanders. | 03/04/2015 11:16 AM
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Dallas center Cody Eakin recorded two points, including the game-winner in overtime Tuesday versus the Islanders.
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Impact
Eakin now has 15 goals and 30 points through 61 games. He can be kept on the wire, as there are better options out there.
Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond lost his first game of the season on Tuesday although it was a, 3-2, shootout loss to the Wild. | 03/03/2015 11:27 PM
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Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond lost his first game of the season on Tuesday although it was a, 3-2, shootout loss to the Wild.
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Impact
Hammond took over in net on Feb. 16 and promptly won his first five starts, leading Ottawa on a five-game winning streak. The Senators have picked up 16 points in their last 10 games to stay alive in the playoff race. If owners need goalie help, Hammond can provide some.
Wild defenseman Matt Dumba scored a pair of goals in Minnesota's, 3-2, shootout victory over the Senators on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 11:27 PM
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Wild defenseman Matt Dumba scored a pair of goals in Minnesota's, 3-2, shootout victory over the Senators on Tuesday.
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Impact
Dumba was second on the team with five shots on net. He had just four goals coming into the game, so he isn't really fantasy relevant. Dumba now has six goals and four assists in 39 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 31 saves in Tuesday's, 3-2, shootout victory over the Senators. | 03/03/2015 11:26 PM
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Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk made 31 saves in Tuesday's, 3-2, shootout victory over the Senators.
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Impact
Dubnyk has made 21 straight starts, a franchise record, but has not slowed down at all. He has allowed just nine goals in the last six games and is 16-3-1 since joining the Wild. Dubnyk is the waiver wire pickup of the season.
Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier was superb in Tuesday's, 3-2, victory over the Panthers | 03/03/2015 11:24 PM
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Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier was superb in Tuesday's, 3-2, victory over the Panthers
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Impact
Bernier made 40 saves on 42 shots for a .952 save percentage. He is 19-19-5 this season.
In one of the most bizarre moments hockey fans have seen in recent memory, the Florida Panthers played musical chairs with their goaltenders on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 11:23 PM
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In one of the most bizarre moments hockey fans have seen in recent memory, the Florida Panthers played musical chairs with their goaltenders on Tuesday.
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Impact
Robert Luongo started the game but suffered an upper-body injury after taking a puck in the right shoulder and side of the head according to cbssports.com. He finished the first period, and backup Al Montoya replaced him to start the second. Montoya, however, was then injured 22 seconds into the third period on Toronto's game-tying goal. Montoya left for the dressing room, which left the Panthers with no goalie. Forwards Scottie Upshall and Derek MacKenzie were prepared to suit up and take the net, but after an 11-minute delay, Luongo came back to finish the game. The important thing is that for fantasy owners, Luongo stopped all 19 shots he faced Tuesday. For more on this crazy story, check out cbcsports.com.
Maple Leafs center Peter Holland scored the game-winning goal in the third period as Toronto defeated Florida, 3-2, on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 11:22 PM
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Maple Leafs center Peter Holland scored the game-winning goal in the third period as Toronto defeated Florida, 3-2, on Tuesday.
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Impact
Perhaps this victory will allow the Maple Leafs to forget about Phil Kessel ranting to the media and TSN posting a fan tweet joking about Joffrey Lupul sleeping with Dion Phaneuf's wife. Unlikely, though, as it's been a rough season in Toronto. The Maple Leafs scored two goals in the final period to erase a one-goal deficit versus the Panthers. Holland had 10 goals and 10 assists in 54 games this season.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored his 36th goal of the season on Tuesday versus the Sabres. | 03/03/2015 11:21 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored his 36th goal of the season on Tuesday versus the Sabres.
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Impact
Stamkos started the Tampa Bay scoring as they beat Buffalo, 3-0. He led the team with seven shots on net. In addition to 36 goals, Stamkos has 23 assists this season.
Sabres goalie Andres Lindback had a decent Buffalo debut, making 32 saves on 35 shots, but his team failed to score and lost, 3-0. | 03/03/2015 11:20 PM
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Sabres goalie Andres Lindback had a decent Buffalo debut, making 32 saves on 35 shots, but his team failed to score and lost, 3-0.
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Impact
Buffalo recently acquired Lindback from the Dallas Stars. Lindback and Chad Johnson, the former Islanders' backup goaltender will likely split the starts moving forward, but it is not recommended to use either one. The Sabres have more than twice as many losses than victories.
Backup Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped all 28 shots he faced versus the Sabres on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 11:19 PM
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Backup Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped all 28 shots he faced versus the Sabres on Tuesday.
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Impact
It was Vasilevskiy's first shutout of the season. He is now 5-3-1 but doesn't get enough starts to be fantasy relevant besides occasionally in daily leagues.
Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky was unimpressive in his return to the net on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 10:25 PM
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Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky was unimpressive in his return to the net on Tuesday.
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Impact
Bobrovsky allowed four goals on 32 shots versus the Capitals. He was making his first start since Jan. 21. At this point, fantasy owners cannot expect much from Bobrovsky the rest of the season. Columbus has lost seven in a row, sit in last place in the Metropolitan Division, and Bobrovsky cannot stay healthy.
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and winger Alex Ovechkin continue to be a deadly combination as Backstrom assisted both of Ovechkin's goals on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 10:24 PM
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Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and winger Alex Ovechkin continue to be a deadly combination as Backstrom assisted both of Ovechkin's goals on Tuesday.
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Impact
Backstrom and Ovechkin are currently tied for the league lead with 67 points, but that seems to be changing by the hour. Still, it is very impressive that 65 games into the season two teammates have combined to score over 130 points. One of Backstrom's assists on Tuesday came on the power play.
Capitals star Alex Ovechkin continued his magical season as he scored a pair of goals in the, 5-3, victory over the Blue Jackets on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 10:23 PM
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Capitals star Alex Ovechkin continued his magical season as he scored a pair of goals in the, 5-3, victory over the Blue Jackets on Tuesday.
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Impact
Ovechkin is proving to be the most valuable fantasy hockey player during the 2014-15 season. He leads the league in goals (43), and has improved his defense under new head coach Barry Trotz, which has resulted in a plus-12 rating. Ovechkin has continued to produce in penalty minutes (44), and is deadly on the power play. He added another goal on the man advantage Tuesday and leads the league with 19 power-play goals. At the moment, Ovechkin is also tied for the league lead in points (67), with his teammate Nicklas Backstrom.
Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored a pair of goals in the, 5-3, loss to the Capitals on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 10:23 PM
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Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell scored a pair of goals in the, 5-3, loss to the Capitals on Tuesday.
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Impact
Hartnell was tied for the team lead with six shots on net. One of his goals on Tuesday came on the power play. Hartnell has 16 goals and 27 assists with 88 penalty minutes in 58 games this season.
Flames netminder Karri Ramo broke his streak of allowing just one goal per game on Tuesday, but he did pick up the victory over the Flyers. | 03/03/2015 10:21 PM
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Flames netminder Karri Ramo broke his streak of allowing just one goal per game on Tuesday, but he did pick up the victory over the Flyers.
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Impact
Ramo allowed two goals in the third period as Philadelphia tied the game at two, but Jiri Hudler won it in overtime for Calgary. Ramo has allowed just five goals in his last four starts, but he is 2-2-0 over that stretch.
Flyers center Sean Couturier jump started a Philadelphia comeback that ultimately fell short versus the Flames on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 10:20 PM
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Flyers center Sean Couturier jump started a Philadelphia comeback that ultimately fell short versus the Flames on Tuesday.
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Impact
Philadelphia trailed, 2-0, going into the third period, but tied the game with goals from Couturier and Mark Streit. Flames winger Jiri Hudler won the game in overtime. Couturier has 13 goals with 16 assists this season.
Flames left winger Jiri Hudler had the game-winning goal in overtime and an assist in the, 3-2, victory over the Flyers on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 10:19 PM
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Flames left winger Jiri Hudler had the game-winning goal in overtime and an assist in the, 3-2, victory over the Flyers on Tuesday.
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Impact
Hudler scored the game-winner on even strength one minute and 23 seconds into overtime. Hudler also assisted Sean Monahan's first-period goal. Hudler has 20 goals and 30 assists in 60 games this season.
Predators center Mike Fisher scored his team's only goal in their loss to the Devils on Tuesday. Nashville has now lost four games in a row. | 03/03/2015 10:18 PM
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Predators center Mike Fisher scored his team's only goal in their loss to the Devils on Tuesday. Nashville has now lost four games in a row.
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Impact
Fisher recorded four shots on net, which was third on the team. He scored on even strength in the second period. Fisher has 16 goals and 18 assists with a plus-12 rating in 44 games this season.
Devils left wing Mike Cammalleri scored an empty-netter to seal Tuesday's, 3-1, victory over the Predators. | 03/03/2015 10:18 PM
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Devils left wing Mike Cammalleri scored an empty-netter to seal Tuesday's, 3-1, victory over the Predators.
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Impact
Mark Fraser assisted Cammalleri's goal. He has 24 goals and 10 assists in 52 games this season. Cammalleri leads the team in goals and points.
Devils goaltender Cory Schneider made 33 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Predators on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 10:17 PM
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Devils goaltender Cory Schneider made 33 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Predators on Tuesday.
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Impact
Schneider has allowed fewer than three goals in 15 of his last 17 games. He also has two shutouts over that span. Schneider is now 24-23-6 this season.
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk will set a franchise record with his 21st straight start on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 8:08 PM
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Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk will set a franchise record with his 21st straight start on Tuesday.
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Impact
Who would have thought that Dubnyk versus Andrew Hammond of the Senators would be one of the best goaltender matchups of the night? Dubnyk is 15-3-1 and has allowed just 32 goals since being traded to Minnesota.
Newly acquired Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn will play alongside Jason Garrison in his Tampa Bay debut on Tuesday. | 03/03/2015 8:07 PM
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Newly acquired Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn will play alongside Jason Garrison in his Tampa Bay debut on Tuesday.
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Impact
Coburn and Garrison will be the Lightning's second defensive unit. Coburn had a goal, eight assists and a minus-one rating with Philadelphia this season, so he isn't fantasy relevant.
Rangers backup goaltender Cam Talbot continued to fill in nicely for the injured Henrik Lundqvist. | 03/02/2015 9:48 PM
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Rangers backup goaltender Cam Talbot continued to fill in nicely for the injured Henrik Lundqvist.
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Impact
Talbot allowed just one goal and 26 total shots, and improved his record to 13-6-3 in a win Monday over Nashville. Talbot should be active everywhere until Lundqvist returns.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne allowed three goals on Monday night. | 03/02/2015 9:47 PM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne allowed three goals on Monday night.
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Impact
He did so in a loss against the Rangers. Rinne is still having a remarkable season, and is now 35-11-3 overall.
Rangers winger Rick Nash scored a goal during Monday's win over the Predators. | 03/02/2015 9:46 PM
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Rangers winger Rick Nash scored a goal during Monday's win over the Predators.
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Impact
Nash also managed four shots on goal and a plus-two rating on the night. He now has 38 goals, 59 points, and a plus-24 rating through 61 games. Chris Kreider, Dominic Moore, and Marc Staal also tallied for New York.
Nashville forward Matt Cullen scored the team's lone goal during Monday's loss against the Rangers. | 03/02/2015 9:43 PM
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Nashville forward Matt Cullen scored the team's lone goal during Monday's loss against the Rangers.
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Impact
He also had two shots on goals and two penalty minutes as well. Cullen is not a relevant option, with seven goals and 20 points through 49 points this season.
Rangers defenseman Keith Yandle will make his team-debut on Monday night. | 03/02/2015 5:48 PM
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Rangers defenseman Keith Yandle will make his team-debut on Monday night.
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Impact
No surprise here. Look for Yandle to produce big numbers in New York.
Flames defenseman Mark Giordano will miss the remainder of the season. | 03/02/2015 5:36 PM
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Flames defenseman Mark Giordano will miss the remainder of the season.
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Impact
He will undergo surgery on a torn biceps tendon and will need four-to-five months to recover. It is a devestating blow, as Giordano was second among defensemen, with 48 points.
Dallas winger Patrick Eaves returned to the lineup on Sunday, and scored a goal. | 03/01/2015 10:41 PM
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Dallas winger Patrick Eaves returned to the lineup on Sunday, and scored a goal.
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Impact
It was his first game since Feb. 13, and while it was nice for him to get the tally, Eaves can be left on the waiver wire, as he is barely a top-600 player.
Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf hit the 20-goal mark for the second consecutive season. | 03/01/2015 10:40 PM
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Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf hit the 20-goal mark for the second consecutive season.
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Impact
Getzlaf is a borderline top-30 option in standard leagues these days. However, after coming into the season as the sixth-ranked player, fantasy owners have expected a little more.
Dallas winger Patrick Eavesreturned to the lineup on Sunday, and scored a goal. | 03/01/2015 10:39 PM
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Dallas winger Patrick Eavesreturned to the lineup on Sunday, and scored a goal.
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Impact
It was his first game since Feb. 13, and while it was nice for him to get the tally, Eaves can be left on the waiver wire, as he is barely a top-600 player.
Ducks winger Corey Perry scored his 27th goal of the season on Sunday night. | 03/01/2015 10:39 PM
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Ducks winger Corey Perry scored his 27th goal of the season on Sunday night.
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Impact
Perry continues to produce for fantasy owners, however he actually has not lived up to expectations this season. After coming into 2014-15 as the third-ranked player, he is just a top-60 option at the moment.
Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer allowed three goals during Sunday's loss against the Capitals. | 03/01/2015 9:43 PM
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Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer allowed three goals during Sunday's loss against the Capitals.
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Impact
Reimer faced 31 total shots, and lowered his record to 7-14-0. In no way should he be owned anywhere.
Capitals netminder Braden Holtby recorded a shutout Sunday versus Toronto. | 03/01/2015 9:42 PM
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Capitals netminder Braden Holtby recorded a shutout Sunday versus Toronto.
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Impact
Holtby continued his stellar season by stopping all 29 shots on goal. He is now 30-15-9 overall.
Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin recorded three points during Sunday's victory over the Maple Leafs. | 03/01/2015 9:40 PM
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Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin recorded three points during Sunday's victory over the Maple Leafs.
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Impact
He had two goals and an assist, along with six shots and a plus-two rating. Ovechkin is the running for fantasy MVP, with 41 goals, 65 points, 44 penalty minutes, and a plus-11 rating through 64 games.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury picked up another win on Sunday. | 03/01/2015 8:14 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury picked up another win on Sunday.
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Impact
He defeated Columbus for his 29th victory of the season. Fleury is now 29-13-6 overall, and has been better than expected in 2014-15.
Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney allowed five goals on Sunday afternoon. | 03/01/2015 8:12 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney allowed five goals on Sunday afternoon.
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Impact
He faced 41 total shots in a loss to the Penguins, and is now 10-13-2 overall.
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin finished with three points during Sunday's victory against the Blue Jackets. | 03/01/2015 8:11 PM
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Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin finished with three points during Sunday's victory against the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
He had two goals and an assist, along with six shots on goal. Malkin now has 26 goals, 64 points, and 60 penalty minutes through 57 games this season. Steve Downie, David Perron, and Derrick Pouliot also tallied for Pittsburgh.
Panthers Right winger Jaromir Jagr gave the fans what they wanted to see on Sunday afternoon. | 03/01/2015 8:08 PM
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Panthers Right winger Jaromir Jagr gave the fans what they wanted to see on Sunday afternoon.
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Impact
After going pointless in his Florida debut, Jagr recorded a goal and an assist, along with three shots on goal. He is worthy of a roster spot with 12 goals, 30 points, and 42 penalty minutes. Jagr will also continue to skate on the top line.
Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman recorded two points during Sunday's 4-3 loss against the Panthers. | 03/01/2015 8:05 PM
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Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman recorded two points during Sunday's 4-3 loss against the Panthers.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots, two penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Stralman now has five goals, 32 points, 22 penalty minutes, and a plus-21 rating through 64 games. Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson also scored for Tampa Bay.
Jets left wing Andrew Ladd a big game on Sunday afternoon. | 03/01/2015 8:01 PM
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Jets left wing Andrew Ladd a big game on Sunday afternoon.
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Impact
He helped defeat the Kings by scoring twice, and also had seven shots, one penalty minute, and a plus-one rating. Ladd has had a big campaign, with 22 goals, 52 points, 67 penalty minutes, and a plus-14 rating through 64 games.
Kings center Jeff Carter scored both of the team's goals during Sunday's loss against the Jets. | 03/01/2015 7:59 PM
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Kings center Jeff Carter scored both of the team's goals during Sunday's loss against the Jets.
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Impact
Carter also had three shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the day. He now has 20 goals, 48 points, and 26 penalty minutes through 62 games.
The Rangers have acquired defenseman Keith Yandle from Arizona. | 03/01/2015 7:40 PM
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The Rangers have acquired defenseman Keith Yandle from Arizona.
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Impact
This is a massive deal, and will improve Yandle's fantasy value immediately. He already had four goals and 41 points this season but a poor minus-32 rating as well. His plus/minus ratio should improve right away. Anthony Duclair, John Moore, and draft picks went to the Coyotes.
The Rangers have acquired defenseman Keith Yandle from Arizona. | 03/01/2015 7:39 PM
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The Rangers have acquired defenseman Keith Yandle from Arizona.
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Impact
This is a massive deal, and will improve Yandle's fantasy value immediately. He already had four goals and 41 points this season but a poor minus-32 rating as well. His plus/minus raion should improve right away. Anthony Duclair, John Moore, and draft picks went to the Coyotes.
The Calgary Flames have placed Mark Giordano on injured reserve due to an upper body injury. | 03/01/2015 3:19 PM
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The Calgary Flames have placed Mark Giordano on injured reserve due to an upper body injury.
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Impact
Too bad. Giordano has 11 goals and 37 assists with a plus-13 rating this season, so he is a big loss for fantasy owners.
Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky is out indefinitely with a concussion according to the Columbus Dispatch. | 03/01/2015 1:34 PM
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Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky is out indefinitely with a concussion according to the Columbus Dispatch.
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Impact
Dubinsky suffered the concussion on Thursday. He did practice on Friday but didn't finish the practice. Dubinksy is worth dropping in redraft leagues if owners can find a better option.
Wild right wing Justin Fontaine scored a goal and an assist in the, 3-1, victory over the Avalanche on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:18 AM
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Wild right wing Justin Fontaine scored a goal and an assist in the, 3-1, victory over the Avalanche on Saturday.
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Impact
Fontaine assisted Erik Haula's goal in the first period and then Fontaine gave Minnesota the lead for good, scoring midway through the second period. Fontaine has eight goals and 14 assists with a plus-11 rating in 52 games this season.
Avalanche forward Maxime Talbot scored his team's only goal versus the Wild on Saturday as Colorado lost, 3-1. | 03/01/2015 10:16 AM
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Avalanche forward Maxime Talbot scored his team's only goal versus the Wild on Saturday as Colorado lost, 3-1.
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Impact
Talbot tied the game at one less than two minutes into the second period, but Minnesota scored the final two goals of the game. Talbot has five goals and 10 assists in 63 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk played excellent again, holding Colorado to just one goal in the, 3-1, victory on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:14 AM
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Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk played excellent again, holding Colorado to just one goal in the, 3-1, victory on Saturday.
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Impact
Dubnyk made 33 saves versus Colorado. In February, Dubnyk was 11-2-1 with a .939 save percentage and three shutouts. Since joining the Wild on Jan. 15, Dubnyk has five shutouts. He is perhaps the best fantasy hockey waiver wire pickup this season.
Blues center Paul Stastny registered two points in a strong defensive battle versus the Oilers on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:08 AM
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Blues center Paul Stastny registered two points in a strong defensive battle versus the Oilers on Saturday.
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Impact
Stastny assisted Dmitrij Jaskin's goal in the first period and then scored the game-winner in the third period. St. Louis won, 2-1. Stastny led the team with five shots on net. He has 12 goals and 24 assists with a plus-11 rating in 54 games this season.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens turned in a solid effort on Saturday night, but he still didn't win as Edmonton dropped a close one to St. Louis, 2-1. | 03/01/2015 10:06 AM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens turned in a solid effort on Saturday night, but he still didn't win as Edmonton dropped a close one to St. Louis, 2-1.
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Edmonton tied the game at one with Justin Schultz's goal in the second period, but Paul Stastny scored the game-winner with a little over five minutes remaining in the third period. Scrivens stopped 25-of-27 shots and has actually stopped 58 of the last 61 shots he has faced. Scrivens, however, is just 12-20-7 this season with a 2.92 GAA and .898 save percentage.
Blues goaltender Brian Elliott made 21 saves in the, 2-1, victory over the Oilers on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:03 AM
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Blues goaltender Brian Elliott made 21 saves in the, 2-1, victory over the Oilers on Saturday.
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Elliott stopped 21-of-22 shots from Edmonton. He is 20-9-2 with a 2.17 GAA and .922 save percentage this season.
Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored a goal and an assist versus the Sharks on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:02 AM
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Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored a goal and an assist versus the Sharks on Saturday.
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Karlsson scored both his points on the power play, notching the game in the second period and then assisting Mike Hoffman's goal. Ottawa came back to beat San Jose, 4-2. Karlsson has 15 goals and 32 assists in 60 games this season.
Sharks center Patrick Marleau scored a goal in San Jose's loss to Ottawa on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:00 AM
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Sharks center Patrick Marleau scored a goal in San Jose's loss to Ottawa on Saturday.
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Marleau scored on the power play to give the Sharks a, 2-1, lead, but the Senators scored three unanswered goals in the final period to win, 4-2. Marleau has 14 goals and 31 assists but is also minus-16 in 63 games this season.
Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored a pair of goals in the, 4-2, victory over the Sharks on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 9:57 AM
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Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored a pair of goals in the, 4-2, victory over the Sharks on Saturday.
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Hoffman assisted Erik Karlsson's goal on the power play in the second period and then scored his pair of goals in the third. Hoffman's scores were on the power play and an empty-netter. He finished February with six goals and seven assists. Hoffman has 39 points on the season.
Flyers goalie Steve Mason stood on his head at times as he beat the Rangers, 4-2, on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 10:56 PM
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Flyers goalie Steve Mason stood on his head at times as he beat the Rangers, 4-2, on Saturday.
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Mason allowed a weird goal from outside the blue line seven seconds into the game, but it was disallowed. Philadelphia erased a, 2-1, deficit to take a, 3-2, lead early in the third period. Mason had to make 16 saves to keep the one goal margin. He is now 12-13-7 this season.
Rangers rookie center J.T. Miller had a very nice game against the Flyers on Saturday, scoring a goal with four shots on net. | 02/28/2015 10:54 PM
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Rangers rookie center J.T. Miller had a very nice game against the Flyers on Saturday, scoring a goal with four shots on net.
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Miller was tied for second on the team in shots. John Moore scored the other New York goal. The Rangers lost, 4-2. Miller has six goals and eight assists in 37 games this season.
Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto scored the game-winning goal in a highly-entertaining matchup between the Flyers and Rangers on Saturday night. | 02/28/2015 10:53 PM
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Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto scored the game-winning goal in a highly-entertaining matchup between the Flyers and Rangers on Saturday night.
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Philadelphia won, 4-2, with Del Zotto's goal coming shorthanded in the third period. He was plus-two in the game. Del Zotto has eight goals and 17 assists in 51 games this season.
Canadiens center David Desharnais scored a pair of goals in the, 4-0, victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 10:26 PM
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Canadiens center David Desharnais scored a pair of goals in the, 4-0, victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
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Desharnais scored both of his goals in the final period as insurance. Not that Carey Price needed it, who has allowed more than two goals just once in his last 10 starts. Desharnais has 11 goals and 27 assists with a plus-22 rating this season.
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price recorded his sixth shutout of the season with the, 4-0, victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 10:24 PM
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Canadiens goaltender Carey Price recorded his sixth shutout of the season with the, 4-0, victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
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Price made 30 saves in the shutout over Toronto. Price went 8-1-1 in February with two shutouts. Over that span, Price allowed more than two goals just once.
Bruins left wing Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist in the, 4-1, victory over the Coyotes on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 8:10 PM
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Bruins left wing Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist in the, 4-1, victory over the Coyotes on Saturday.
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Marchand scored in the first period and then assisted Patrice Bergeron's goal in the second period. Defenseman Zdeno Chara had a goal and an assist in the game as well. Marchand has 18 goals and 16 assists in 57 games this season.
Coyotes left wing Martin Erat scored Arizona's only goal as they lost, 4-1, to the Boston Bruins on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 8:08 PM
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Coyotes left wing Martin Erat scored Arizona's only goal as they lost, 4-1, to the Boston Bruins on Saturday.
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Erat scored in the third period to help Arizona avoid the shutout. He has nine goals and 20 assists in 61 games this season, but his minus-16 rating makes him nearly unownable in standard leagues.
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask allowed just one goal in the, 4-1, victory over the Coyotes on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 8:07 PM
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Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask allowed just one goal in the, 4-1, victory over the Coyotes on Saturday.
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Rask made 31 saves in the victory. He is 25-16-9 and came into Saturday with a 2.37 GAA and .919 save percentage.
Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:56 PM
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Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
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McClement scored in the first and second period. Carolina notched four second-period goals as they beat New York, 5-3. McClement has six goals and 12 assists in 61 games this season.
Hurricanes defensemen Justin Faulk scored on the power play versus the Islanders on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:53 PM
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Hurricanes defensemen Justin Faulk scored on the power play versus the Islanders on Saturday.
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Faulk picked up the power-play goal and four shots on net, but he was minus-two in the game. He has 12 goals and 28 assists with a minus-16 rating in 61 games this season.
Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk registered two assists in the loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:50 PM
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Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk registered two assists in the loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday.
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Boychuk has seven goals and 24 assists in 54 games this season. He also had a plus-16 rating.
Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:48 PM
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Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
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McClement scored in the first and second period. Carolina notched four second-period goals as they beat New York, 5-3. McClement has six goals and 12 assists in 61 games this season.
Devils center Travis Zajac scored an empty-net goal to seal the victory over the Blue Jackets, 2-0. | 02/28/2015 7:41 PM
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Devils center Travis Zajac scored an empty-net goal to seal the victory over the Blue Jackets, 2-0.
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Zajac has 10 goals and 10 assists in 55 games this season.
Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney made 17 saves on 18 shots versus the Devils, but it wasn't enough as Columbus lost, 2-0. | 02/28/2015 7:39 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney made 17 saves on 18 shots versus the Devils, but it wasn't enough as Columbus lost, 2-0.
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The final New Jersey goal was an empty-netter. McElhinney is 10-12-2 this season and came into the day with a 2.75 GAA and .915 save percentage.
Devils goal Cory Schneider made 33 saves to shut out the Blue Jackets on Saturday, 2-0. | 02/28/2015 7:37 PM
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Devils goal Cory Schneider made 33 saves to shut out the Blue Jackets on Saturday, 2-0.
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This is Scheider's second shutout of the week and fourth of the season. He is 23-24-5 this season.
Panthers winger Jussi Jokinen had three assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Sabres on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:35 PM
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Panthers winger Jussi Jokinen had three assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Sabres on Saturday.
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Jokinen finished plus-two in the game, picking up one of the assists on the power play. Jokinen has six goals and 28 assists in 61 games this season.
Sabres center Cody Hodgson scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's loss to the Panthers. | 02/28/2015 7:29 PM
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Sabres center Cody Hodgson scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's loss to the Panthers.
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Hodgson scored and assisted Andrej Meszaros' goal in the first period as the Sabres jumped out to a, 2-0, lead. Florida, however, scored three unanswered goals in the second period and then the final two goals to win, 5-3. Hodgson has four goals and seven assists in 59 games this season.
Panthers center Brandon Pirri scored a pair of goals as Florida came back to defeat Buffalo, 5-3. | 02/28/2015 7:27 PM
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Panthers center Brandon Pirri scored a pair of goals as Florida came back to defeat Buffalo, 5-3.
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Pirri had a game-high nine shots on goal. That's more shots on net than Buffalo's entire team had in the second and third period combined. Pirri has 11 goals and two assists in 29 games this season.
Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson made 37 saves in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:20 PM
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Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson made 37 saves in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Saturday.
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Gustavsson allowed three goals, but Detroit came back to win in the third period. Gustavsson is 3-2-1 as the backup goaltender in the Motor City this season.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne ends the month of February on a cold streak. | 02/28/2015 7:19 PM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne ends the month of February on a cold streak.
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Rinne allowed four goals on Saturday versus the Red Wings to lose his second staight game for the second time this season. Rinne has lost four of his last five starts. All the sudden, the Vezina Trophy is not a sure thing for Rinne.
Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall had two assists and a plus-two rating in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:11 PM
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Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall had two assists and a plus-two rating in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Saturday.
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Detroit scored two goals in the final period to comeback and win. Kronwall assisted both those goals, which were scored from Alexei Marchenko and Tomas Tatar. Tatar's goal came on the power play. Kronwall has seven goals and 30 assists in 61 games this season.
Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling was not very sharp on Friday night. | 02/27/2015 10:18 PM
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Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling was not very sharp on Friday night.
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He allowed four goals on 29 shots in a losing effort. Darling still has a winning record, at 6-3-0 overall.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 28 shots on goal to record a shutout on Friday night. | 02/27/2015 10:16 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 28 shots on goal to record a shutout on Friday night.
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He defeated the blackhawks and looked comfortable all game long. Bishop is now 31-10-3 on the season.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored twice during Friday's victory against Chicago. | 02/27/2015 10:15 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored twice during Friday's victory against Chicago.
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Stamkos had a strong game, with seven shots on goal and a plus-one rating as well. He now has 34 goals and 57 points through 63 games. Brian Boyle and Ryan Callahan also tallied for Tampa Bay.
Hurricanes winger Jeff Skinner scored a goal on Friday night. | 02/27/2015 10:14 PM
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Hurricanes winger Jeff Skinner scored a goal on Friday night.
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He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating. Skinner has disappointed this season, with just 16 goals, 25 points, and a minus-15 rating through 55 games.
Capitals netminder Braden Holtby played well, but took the loss Friday versus Carolina. | 02/27/2015 10:13 PM
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Capitals netminder Braden Holtby played well, but took the loss Friday versus Carolina.
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Holtby allowed just two goals, but the Capitals were unable to solve Anton Khudobin. Holtby is now 29-15-9 overall.
Hurricanes goalie Anton Khudobin posted a shutout Friday against the Capitals. | 02/27/2015 10:12 PM
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Hurricanes goalie Anton Khudobin posted a shutout Friday against the Capitals.
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He stopped all 28 shots on goal and frustrated Washington all night. Khudobin is still not a relevant option, with a 7-11-3 record.
Islanders center Ryan Strome scored a goal during Friday's victory over the Flames. | 02/27/2015 9:40 PM
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Islanders center Ryan Strome scored a goal during Friday's victory over the Flames.
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Strome has had a great season, with 14 goals, 40 points, 39 penalty minutes, and a plus-21 rating through 63 games.
Flames center Josh Jooris scored a goal during Friday's loss against the Islanders. | 02/27/2015 9:39 PM
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Flames center Josh Jooris scored a goal during Friday's loss against the Islanders.
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He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Jooris now has 11 goals and 19 points through 45 games this season. He can be left on the wire.
Devils winger Jordin Tootoo scored a goal during Friday's overtime loss versus Boston. | 02/27/2015 9:35 PM
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Devils winger Jordin Tootoo scored a goal during Friday's overtime loss versus Boston.
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He tied the game in the third period to force overtime. Tootoo now has six goals and 10 points through 48 games this season. Tuomo Ruutu also lit the lamp for New Jersey.
Bruins center Ryan Spooner's first career goal was a big one. | 02/27/2015 9:32 PM
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Bruins center Ryan Spooner's first career goal was a big one.
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He netted the overtime winner to defeat the Devils on Friday night. It was the 35th game of Spooner's career. Daniel Paille and David Pastrnak scored in regulation for Boston.

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