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Calgary winger Mason Raymond led the team Sunday night with a goal and two assists. | 10/20/2014 12:36 PM
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Calgary winger Mason Raymond led the team Sunday night with a goal and two assists.
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Impact
In case you haven't been paying attention, Raymond's hot. He already has five goals (on 20 shots) and two assists in seven games while playing on the Flames third line.
Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen scored twice to earn the No. 1 star in Sunday's 3-0 win over St. Louis. | 10/20/2014 12:33 PM
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Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen scored twice to earn the No. 1 star in Sunday's 3-0 win over St. Louis.
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Impact
Vatanen's got five points this season, all of them on the power play. As long as he stays out there in man-advantage situations he will be a solid fantasy option.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist made in two wins in a row with a 4-0 shutout win against San Jose. | 10/20/2014 12:30 PM
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Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist made in two wins in a row with a 4-0 shutout win against San Jose.
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Impact
He stopped all 33 shots he faced for his first shutout of the season. The Sharks are second in scoring this season, so it was a well-earned blanking.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick stopped 40-of-41 shots Sunday night en route to a 2-1 victory. | 10/20/2014 12:25 PM
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Kings goalie Jonathan Quick stopped 40-of-41 shots Sunday night en route to a 2-1 victory.
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Impact
Quick has now won three in a row and stopped 114 of 116 shots after starting the season slowly. He back where he belongs and is a must start whenever he's between the pipes.
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (groin) is practicing Monday, according to Chuck Pleiness and could return for Tuesday's contest with Montreal. | 10/20/2014 12:20 PM
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Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (groin) is practicing Monday, according to Chuck Pleiness and could return for Tuesday's contest with Montreal.
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Impact
Howard's groin injury appears to have been a minor one. He's 2-1-1 with a 1.72 GAA and .934 save percentage.
Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen did not start on Saturday and has missed Monday's practice which makes him unlikly to be ready for Tuesday's game with Montreal. | 10/20/2014 12:17 PM
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Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen did not start on Saturday and has missed Monday's practice which makes him unlikly to be ready for Tuesday's game with Montreal.
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Impact
When healthy, Franzen is a offensive force, as his five points in four games this season will atest, but keeping him healthy has been a problem lately. He played just 54 games last season.
Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth was supposed to have an MRI on his groin Friday, but we haven't heard the results. | 10/20/2014 12:13 PM
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Oilers goalie Viktor Fasth was supposed to have an MRI on his groin Friday, but we haven't heard the results.
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Impact
Fasth was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, but we have no timetable for his return.
Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman is expected to miss 4-6 weeks due to a broken hand, according to Bob McKenzie. He was injured blocking a shot in the game against Vancouver on Saturday. | 10/20/2014 12:09 PM
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Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman is expected to miss 4-6 weeks due to a broken hand, according to Bob McKenzie. He was injured blocking a shot in the game against Vancouver on Saturday.
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Impact
Hedman normally is paired with Anton Stralman, but Matthew Carle will likely take that spot. His points production (seven in five games, including five on the power play) will be missed by fantasy owners.
Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau said the healthy scratch on Friday was "good" for him according to the Calgary Sun. | 10/19/2014 10:42 AM
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Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau said the healthy scratch on Friday was "good" for him according to the Calgary Sun.
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Impact
Gaudreau was pointless in the first five games of the season, so coach Bob Hartley scratched him for Friday's game. Gaudreau said he talked to Hartley and understands its a learning experience that will benefit him in the long run. His teammates have been fully supporting the rookie in the locker room. The Calgary Sun reported Gaudreau looked great in practice on Saturday and should be back in the lineup soon, maybe as early as Sunday.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos had two goals and an assist on Saturday against the Canucks. | 10/19/2014 10:20 AM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos had two goals and an assist on Saturday against the Canucks.
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Impact
Stamkos set the tone with a goal in the first minute of the game. Vancouver answered, but Stamkos responded right back with his second goal about a minute after the Canucks tied the game at one. Stamkos is second in the league with five goals.
Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scored a hat trick on Saturday against the Coyotes as St. Louis routed Arizona, 6-1. | 10/19/2014 10:17 AM
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Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scored a hat trick on Saturday against the Coyotes as St. Louis routed Arizona, 6-1.
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Impact
Schwartz scored a power-play goal about halfway through the second period, an even-strength goal in the first minute of the third period and then another power-play goal with seconds remaining. Schwartz had four points in the game and now has seven on the season.
Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews scored the game-winning overtime goal shorthanded on Saturday against the Predators. | 10/19/2014 10:13 AM
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Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews scored the game-winning overtime goal shorthanded on Saturday against the Predators.
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Impact
Chicago jumped out to an early 1-0 lead about two minutes into the game, but the Blackhawks did not score again until overtime. Toews was plus-one with three shots and one hit in over 22 minutes of ice time.
Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya scored his first goal of the season on Saturday against the Predators. | 10/19/2014 10:13 AM
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Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya scored his first goal of the season on Saturday against the Predators.
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Impact
Oduya's goal was his only shot of the game. He scored at the 1:49 mark of the first period, and Chicago won the game in overtime, 2-1. Oduya was plus-two.
Predators defenseman Shea Weber scored a power play goal on Saturday for his third score of the season. | 10/19/2014 10:08 AM
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Predators defenseman Shea Weber scored a power play goal on Saturday for his third score of the season.
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Impact
Weber also had two penalty minutes, three shots and two hits. He has three goals, four points and a plus-five rating five games into the season.
Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews scored the game-winning overtime goal shorthanded on Saturday against the Predators. | 10/19/2014 10:04 AM
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Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews scored the game-winning overtime goal shorthanded on Saturday against the Predators.
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Impact
Toews was on the ice as Chicago jumped out to an early 1-0 lead about two minutes into the game, but the Blackhawks did not score again until overtime. Toews was plus-one with three shots and one hit in over 22 minutes of ice time.
Stars center Tyler Seguin had four assists on Saturday against the Flyers. | 10/18/2014 10:58 PM
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Stars center Tyler Seguin had four assists on Saturday against the Flyers.
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Impact
Seguin has eight points in his last three games, four goals and four assists. His rating is also a plus-six. Hopefully no Bruins fans are watching this guy play because he has been spectacular.
Flyers center Claude Giroux scored the game-winning goal in overtime as Philadelphia completed a two-goal comeback on Saturday against the Stars. | 10/18/2014 10:55 PM
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Flyers center Claude Giroux scored the game-winning goal in overtime as Philadelphia completed a two-goal comeback on Saturday against the Stars.
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Impact
The goal was Giroux's second of the season to give the Flyers its first victory. Philadelphia was aggressive, crashing the net in overtime, and drew a penalty. Giroux's goal came on the power play. Giroux also had an assist and finished plus-one.
Blues center Paul Stastny suffered an upper body injury and will not return on Saturday according to the team's twitter. | 10/18/2014 10:49 PM
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Blues center Paul Stastny suffered an upper body injury and will not return on Saturday according to the team's twitter.
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Impact
Stastny suffered the injury on a hit from Martin Hanzal just 31 seconds into the game. Stastny, a free agent acquisition this summer, has a goal and three assists this season.
Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored on his shootout attempt to seal a Washington victory on Saturday night. | 10/18/2014 10:37 PM
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Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored on his shootout attempt to seal a Washington victory on Saturday night.
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Impact
Ovechkin was the third Capital to score in the shootout, and goalie Justin Peters stopped Panthers' Jossi Jokinen just prior to Ovechkin's score. Therefore, the victory was sealed. Ovechkin had two shots and seven hits in the game.
Captals goalie Justin Peters stopped 20-of-21 shots against the Panthers on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 10:37 PM
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Captals goalie Justin Peters stopped 20-of-21 shots against the Panthers on Saturday.
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Impact
The only goal Peters allowed was on the power play, but unfortunately for Washington, they also only scored one goal in regulation. Peters earned the victory in the shootout. The goalie stopped Panthers' right winger Jossi Jokinen and then Alex Ovechkin scored to win.
Panthers forward Brad Boyes scored with under five minutes to go in the third period on Saturday to earn a point for Florida. | 10/18/2014 10:35 PM
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Panthers forward Brad Boyes scored with under five minutes to go in the third period on Saturday to earn a point for Florida.
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Impact
The Captials led the game, 1-0, for over 52 minutes in the game, but Boyes power play goal sent the contest to overtime. The Panthers lost in the shootout, but still earned a point.
Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored on his shootout attempt to seal a Washington victory on Saturday night. | 10/18/2014 10:31 PM
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Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored on his shootout attempt to seal a Washington victory on Saturday night.
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Impact
Ovechkin was the third Capital to score in the shootout, and goalie Justin Peters stopped Hurricanes' Jossi Jokinen just prior to Ovechkin's score. Therefore, the victory was sealed. Ovechkin had two shots and seven hits in the game.
Sharks center Patrick Marleau scored his fourth goal of the young season on Saturday against the Devils. | 10/18/2014 10:27 PM
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Sharks center Patrick Marleau scored his fourth goal of the young season on Saturday against the Devils.
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Impact
San Jose won, 4-2. Marleau had two points, two shots and was plus-one. He has seven points on the season.
Devils left winger Mike Cammalleri scored as New Jersey tried to comeback against the Sharks on Saturday but ultimately lost, 4-2. | 10/18/2014 10:26 PM
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Devils left winger Mike Cammalleri scored as New Jersey tried to comeback against the Sharks on Saturday but ultimately lost, 4-2.
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Impact
Cammalleri finally got the Devils on the board at the 8:00 mark of the third period. Adam Henrique then scored to make the deficit just one, but the Sharks sealed the victory with an empty-net goal.
Sharks center Logan Couture scored a goal and has two assist in a victory over the Devils, on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 10:23 PM
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Sharks center Logan Couture scored a goal and has two assist in a victory over the Devils, on Saturday.
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Impact
Couture had his first assist and goal on the power play as San Jose jumped out to a 2-0 lead at the end of the second period. Couture then assisted Patrick Marleau's goal as the Sharks led 3-0. The Devils battled back to score the next two goals before allowing an empty netter.
Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored a goal and an assist on Saturday against the Senators. | 10/18/2014 10:17 PM
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Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored a goal and an assist on Saturday against the Senators.
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Impact
Foligno also had four shots on net and was plus-one. Despite erasing a 2-0 deficit, the Blue Jackets could not complete the comeback as Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored in the third period, and Ottawa won, 3-2.
Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner won again on Saturday against the Blue Jackets. | 10/18/2014 10:15 PM
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Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner won again on Saturday against the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
Lehner has earned more playing time with his great play. On Saturday, he allowed just two goals on 40 shots to post a .950 save percentage in the game. He helped kill both Blue Jacket power plays. Lehner will likely stay in net as long as he is playing well.
Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson earned a shutout against the Maple Leafs on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 10:13 PM
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Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson earned a shutout against the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
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Impact
Detroit and Toronto played a home-and-home series on Friday and Saturday. Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard earned the victory on Friday and had the day off on Saturday. The victory was Gustavsson's first of the season.
Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier was excellent in a loss to the Red Wings on Saturday night. | 10/18/2014 10:11 PM
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Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier was excellent in a loss to the Red Wings on Saturday night.
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Impact
Bernier stopped 31-of-32 shots for a .969 save percentage in the game, but lost 1-0. He allowed Henrik Zetterberg to score with ten seconds left in overtime. Reimer is 2-2 to start the season.
Detroit left wing Henrik Zetterberg scored the game-winning goal in overtime against the Maple Leafs on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 10:08 PM
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Detroit left wing Henrik Zetterberg scored the game-winning goal in overtime against the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
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Impact
Zetterberg broke a 0-0 tie with ten seconds remaining in overtime. It was his first goal of the season. Niklas Kronwall and Jonathan Ericsson had the assists.
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price made 34 saves in a victory over the Avalanche on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 10:07 PM
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Canadiens goaltender Carey Price made 34 saves in a victory over the Avalanche on Saturday.
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Impact
It was one of Price's better performances of the young season. Price stopped 32-of-34 shots for a .941 save percentage on Saturday.
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price made 34 saves in a victory over the Avlanche on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 10:06 PM
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Canadiens goaltender Carey Price made 34 saves in a victory over the Avlanche on Saturday.
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Impact
It was one of Price's better performances of the young season. Price stopped 32-of-34 shots for a .941 save percentage on Saturday.
Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored his second goal of the season, but Colorado ultimately lost to Montreal, 3-2, on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 10:04 PM
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Avalanche center Matt Duchene scored his second goal of the season, but Colorado ultimately lost to Montreal, 3-2, on Saturday.
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Impact
Duchene scored a tip-in goal off a Jarome Iginla shot at the 17:29 mark of the third period. The goal cut the Montreal lead to just one, but Colorado could not muster another score. With the loss, the Avalance dropped to 1-4-1 on the season.
Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban scored two goals on three shots against the Avalanche on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 10:01 PM
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Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban scored two goals on three shots against the Avalanche on Saturday.
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Impact
He also contributed two hits and two penalty minutes. Subban's first goal was a slap shot on the power play to tie the score at one at the beginning of the second period. To cap off three straight goals, Subban scored on a wrister at the 17:59 mark of the second.
Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara scored his second goal of the season on Saturday against the Sabres. | 10/18/2014 9:56 PM
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Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara scored his second goal of the season on Saturday against the Sabres.
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Impact
The defense for Boston looked great on Saturday as three of the team's four goals came from defensemen. Chara had seven shots, one point and finished plus-two.
Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons was one of the more impressive Sabres' skaters on Saturday against the Bruins. | 10/18/2014 9:54 PM
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Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons was one of the more impressive Sabres' skaters on Saturday against the Bruins.
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Impact
That's not saying much since Boston won, 4-0. Girgensons had four shots, a hit and had an even rating. On a night the Sabres were shut out, fantasy owners should take that.
Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton had a goal and assist on Saturday against the Sabres. | 10/18/2014 9:52 PM
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Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton had a goal and assist on Saturday against the Sabres.
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Impact
Boston finally played the way we expect them to all season. Even if it was against Buffalo, Boston was impressive, winning 4-0. Hamilton had his first goal of the season and finished plus-three.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak allowed just two goals, both on the power play, against the Penguins on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 9:48 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak allowed just two goals, both on the power play, against the Penguins on Saturday.
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Impact
Halak was superb, stopping 35-of-37 shots for a .946 save percentage. The Islanders held a 1-0 lead in the second period when New York took consecutive penalties and found themselves down two men. The Penguins scored on both power plays and then added an empty netter.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak allowed just two goals, both on the power play, against the Penguins on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 9:48 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak allowed just two goals, both on the power play, against the Penguins on Saturday.
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Impact
Halak was superb, stopping 35-of-37 shots for a .946 save percentage. The Islanders held a 1-0 lead in the second period when New York took consecutive penalties and found themselves down two men. The Penguins scored on both power plays.
Penguins star center Evgeni Malkin looks completely healthy to start the 2014-2015 season. | 10/18/2014 9:45 PM
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Penguins star center Evgeni Malkin looks completely healthy to start the 2014-2015 season.
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Impact
Fantasy owners are relieved to hear Malkin was all over the ice on Saturday against the Islanders. He scored the team's first goal with a wrist shot on the 5-on-3 power play. With still a man advantage, Malkin set up the next goal with a slap shot that Patric Hornqvist tipped into the net. Malkin also looked great defensively, which fantasy owners might not care much about, but is an excellent sign in terms of his health.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored two goals in Pittsburgh's, 3-1, victory over the Islanders on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 9:42 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored two goals in Pittsburgh's, 3-1, victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
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Impact
Hornqvist scored on a deflection off a slap shot from Evgeni Malkin on the power play. His second goal came was an empty-netter with less than two minutes left in the game. Hornqvist registered 12 shots on net and was minus-one. He also had an assist.
Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey scored on a wrist shot in the first period against the Penguins, but New York lost, 3-1, on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 9:41 PM
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Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey scored on a wrist shot in the first period against the Penguins, but New York lost, 3-1, on Saturday.
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Impact
Hickey finished with a plus-one rating. The Islanders were trying to start the season, 5-0-0, for the first time in franchise history, but fell just short in a well fought game on the road in Pittsburgh.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored two goals in Pittsburgh's, 3-1, victory over the Islanders on Saturday. | 10/18/2014 9:39 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored two goals in Pittsburgh's, 3-1, victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
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Impact
Hornqvist scored on a deflection off a slap shot from Evgeni Malkin on the power play. His second goal came was an empty-netter with less than two minutes left in the game. Hornqvist registered 12 shots on net and was minus-one.
Stars defenseman Patrik Nemeth left Saturday's game against the Flyers with an arm injury. | 10/18/2014 8:55 PM
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Stars defenseman Patrik Nemeth left Saturday's game against the Flyers with an arm injury.
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Impact
Flyers forward R.J. Umberger lost his balance, which caused his skate to come up into the air and cut Nemeth's wrist. It is difficult to tell how serious the injury is, but there did not appear to be any blood on the ice. Nemeth will, however, not return against the Flyers.
Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader is again on the top line for Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs. | 10/18/2014 7:44 PM
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Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader is again on the top line for Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs.
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Impact
Abdelkader has had a nice start to the season with two goals and two assists in four games. With the injury to Johan Franzen, Abdelkader will play next to Henrik Zetterberg and Gustav Nyquist on Saturday.
Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen did not start on Saturday against the Maple Leafs. | 10/18/2014 7:42 PM
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Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen did not start on Saturday against the Maple Leafs.
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Impact
Franzen is out due to a thigh injury he suffered Friday night. Stephen Weiss takes his roster spot and will play left wing on the third line. Justin Abdelkader has moved up to the top line for Saturday's game.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard will start in goal against the Canadiens on Saturday evening. | 10/18/2014 2:30 PM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard will start in goal against the Canadiens on Saturday evening.
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Impact
Both Semyon Varlamov and Reto Berra are banged up, paving the way for Pickard to get the nod. However, Pickard will likely not see many more starts after this one, meaning he can be left on waivers.
Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth will be back in net for Buffalo on Saturday night. | 10/18/2014 2:27 PM
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Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth will be back in net for Buffalo on Saturday night.
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Impact
After losing a tough one on Friday to the Panthers, 1-0, the Sabres are sticking with the hot hand. Owners need to make sure he is in their lineups, as goalies rarely play back-to-back nights.
Blues goalie Jake Allen will get his first start of the season against Arizona on Saturday night. | 10/18/2014 1:58 PM
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Blues goalie Jake Allen will get his first start of the season against Arizona on Saturday night.
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Impact
This is just a start to keep Allen fresh. Goalie Brian Elliot is in no danger of losing his starting gig.
Dallas goalie Kari Lehtonen will get the start Saturday against Philadelphia. | 10/18/2014 1:56 PM
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Dallas goalie Kari Lehtonen will get the start Saturday against Philadelphia.
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Impact
He earned a win last time out against Pittsburgh, and owners should not be afraid to put him into their lineups.
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (groin) has been placed on the 48-hour goalie IR, according to MLive.com's Ansar Khan. | 10/18/2014 1:52 PM
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Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (groin) has been placed on the 48-hour goalie IR, according to MLive.com's Ansar Khan.
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Impact
Petr Mrazek was recalled to back up Jonas Gustavsson, but Howard will be eligible to play on Tuesday against Montreal. The injury does not appear to be serious.
Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen left Friday's game as a result of a thigh injury. | 10/18/2014 11:48 AM
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Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen left Friday's game as a result of a thigh injury.
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Impact
It seemed to be a muscle cramp, and Franzen said that he will have a chance to play Saturday night. For now, consider him day-to-day.
Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson will get the start against Toronto on Saturday night. | 10/18/2014 11:44 AM
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Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson will get the start against Toronto on Saturday night.
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Impact
It will be the second half of a home-and-home series. Jimmy Howard earned the victory on Friday night, and will get this game off, giving Gustavsson a chance to stay fresh.
Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen left Friday's game as a result of a thigh injury. | 10/18/2014 11:42 AM
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Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen left Friday's game as a result of a thigh injury.
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Impact
It seemed to be a muscle cramp, and Franzen said that he will have a chance to play Saturday night. For now, consider him day-to-day.
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price will get the nod Saturday night against Colorado. | 10/18/2014 11:40 AM
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Canadiens goaltender Carey Price will get the nod Saturday night against Colorado.
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Impact
Price has played poorly with a 3.75 GAA and .874 save percentage, but that should not sway owners into benching one of the best goalies in the NHL.
Captals goalie Justin Peters will start start the next two games for Washington. | 10/18/2014 11:38 AM
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Captals goalie Justin Peters will start start the next two games for Washington.
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Impact
Coach Barry Trotz said he wants to get Peters some action, and will do just that over the next two contests.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop will start in goal on Saturday night against the Canucks. | 10/18/2014 11:36 AM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop will start in goal on Saturday night against the Canucks.
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Impact
No shocker here, as Bishop is 2-0-1 with a 1.61 GAA. Start him with confidence.
Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen stopped 27-of-28 shots and earned the victory on Friday against the Wild. | 10/18/2014 9:25 AM
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Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen stopped 27-of-28 shots and earned the victory on Friday against the Wild.
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Impact
Andersen is off to a fantastic start, as he is now 4-0-0 with a 1.72 goals against average, along with a .937 save percentage. Owners who took the chance on him, have it paying off tremendously, early on.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper took his first loss of the season Friday against the Ducks. | 10/18/2014 9:23 AM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper took his first loss of the season Friday against the Ducks.
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Impact
He had two shutouts in his first two starts of the season, but could not keep that trend going on Friday. Kuemper stopped 24-of-26 shots, and is now 2-1-0 with a 0.67 goals against average and a .972 save percentage. Owners scoop him up, if Kuemper is still available.
Ducks winger Corey Perry continued his hot start to the season Friday against Minnesota. | 10/18/2014 9:20 AM
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Ducks winger Corey Perry continued his hot start to the season Friday against Minnesota.
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Impact
He scored a goal and was +1 on the night, and now has five goals and seven points through five games. There is no reason to think that Perry is going to slow dowm, as it is looking like he is well on his way to a monster season.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens played well in Friday's loss to Vancouver. | 10/18/2014 9:18 AM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens played well in Friday's loss to Vancouver.
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Impact
He stopped 28-0f-29 shots, but is now 0-3 with a 4.10 goals against average, and a .848 save percentage. Scrivens should be on waivers, or at best on fantasy owners' benches.
Canucks goalie Ryan Miller earned his first shutout with the team, in a 2-0 win over Edmonton. | 10/18/2014 9:16 AM
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Canucks goalie Ryan Miller earned his first shutout with the team, in a 2-0 win over Edmonton.
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Impact
So far so good for Miller and Vancouver, as he is now 3-0-0 with a 1.95 goals against average, and a .927 save percentage. It is early, but this signing is looking like a steal. Fantasy owners, start Miller with confidence.
Vancouver winger Radim Vrbata had two points in Friday's win against the Oilers. | 10/18/2014 9:13 AM
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Vancouver winger Radim Vrbata had two points in Friday's win against the Oilers.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with a +2 rating and four shots on goal. Vrbata is off to a fine start with his new team, as he has five points through three games.
Vancouver left wing Daniel Sedin scored hist first goal of the season on friday night versus Edmonton. | 10/18/2014 9:11 AM
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Vancouver left wing Daniel Sedin scored hist first goal of the season on friday night versus Edmonton.
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Impact
He added an assist as well, and now has six points on the season. Sedin had a +2 rating, along with the one shot on goal. If he is able to stay healthy, Sedin will be a dynamic fantasy player, yet again.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne shutout the Jets on Friday. | 10/17/2014 10:45 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne shutout the Jets on Friday.
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Impact
He stopped all 29 shots faced, and is well on his way in rebounding from an injury-plagued 2013-14 season. Rinne has potential to be an elite goaltender this season.
Winnipeg goalie Ondrej Pavelec stopped 25-of-27 shots in Friday's 2-0 loss to Nashville. | 10/17/2014 10:43 PM
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Winnipeg goalie Ondrej Pavelec stopped 25-of-27 shots in Friday's 2-0 loss to Nashville.
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Impact
He played well but was outdone by his counterpart, Pekka Rinne. Pavelec is a second goaltender on fantasy teams, at best, as he is playing for a team unlikely to make a playoff push.
Nashville winger James Neal scored his first goal as a Predator on Friday against Winnipeg. | 10/17/2014 10:41 PM
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Nashville winger James Neal scored his first goal as a Predator on Friday against Winnipeg.
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Impact
He added the insurance goal in Nashville's 2-0 win. Neal will most likely be unable to produce the way he did in Pittsburgh, but should be around the 50-point mark this season.
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard picked up his second victory of the season on Friday night. | 10/17/2014 10:17 PM
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Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard picked up his second victory of the season on Friday night.
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Impact
He stopped 23-of-24 shots, for a .958 save percentage. Howard continues to be a solid option in net for fantasy owners.
Toronto goaltender James Reimer suffered his first loss of the season Friday against Detroit. | 10/17/2014 10:15 PM
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Toronto goaltender James Reimer suffered his first loss of the season Friday against Detroit.
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Impact
He gave up four goals on 35 shots faced, but owners are hoping this is just a minor hiccup. It needs to be known that Reimer will continue to split time with Jonathan Bernier.
Red Wings winger Gustav Nyquist continued his strong start to the season Friday against the Maple Leafs. | 10/17/2014 10:13 PM
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Red Wings winger Gustav Nyquist continued his strong start to the season Friday against the Maple Leafs.
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Impact
He scored his fourth goal of the season and added an assist, to go along with a +2 rating and three shots on goal. Nyquist is playing on detroit's top line, and looks destined for a monster season.
Detroit left wing Henrik Zetterberg broke out in a big way Friday against Toronto. | 10/17/2014 10:11 PM
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Detroit left wing Henrik Zetterberg broke out in a big way Friday against Toronto.
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Impact
He had four assists on the night, along with a +3 rating and five shots on goal. Zetterberg has yet to light the lamp this season, but those numbers are bound to come shortly.
Flames backup goalie Karri Ramo takes his first loss of the season. | 10/17/2014 9:56 PM
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Flames backup goalie Karri Ramo takes his first loss of the season.
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Impact
He stopped 23-of-26 shots in a 3-2 loss to Columbus. Ramo has been alternating starts with Jonas Hiller, and is now 2-1-0 on the season.
Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky played well in Friday's win over Calgary. | 10/17/2014 9:54 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky played well in Friday's win over Calgary.
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Impact
He stopped 29-of-31 shots on goal, and picked up his third win of the season. Bobrovsky is easily a top-ten option in net, for the 2014-15 season.
Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen notched his third goal of the season on Friday night. | 10/17/2014 9:52 PM
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Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen notched his third goal of the season on Friday night.
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Impact
He now has six points through five games, but was also -1 on the night. Johansen should be considered as a bench option for fantasy owners.
Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth took a tough-luck loss Friday against Florida. | 10/17/2014 9:49 PM
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Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth took a tough-luck loss Friday against Florida.
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Impact
He stopped 34-of-35 shots, but Buffalo was unable to give Enroth any support, as the Sabres fell 1-0. Enroth is not a recommended fantasy play, moving forward.
Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo earned his first shutout of the season. | 10/17/2014 9:47 PM
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Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo earned his first shutout of the season.
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Impact
It was also his and the team's first win of 2014-15. Luongo stopped all 26 shots, but will continue to be a risky play in regards to wins, as Florida is not a projected playoff team.
Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen left Friday's game with a lower-body injury. | 10/17/2014 9:40 PM
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Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen left Friday's game with a lower-body injury.
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Impact
He scored his first two goals of the season before departing. Losing Franzen for an extended period of time would be a big blow for the Wings.
Flames backup goalie Karri Ramo will get the start Friday night at Columbus. | 10/17/2014 3:36 PM
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Flames backup goalie Karri Ramo will get the start Friday night at Columbus.
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Impact
He and Jonas Hiller have been alternating starts. Ramo is now, 2-0, with a .934 save percentage and 1.92 GAA and has plenty of fantasy value.
According to Calgary beat writer Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun, Devin Setoguchi will be a healthy scratch Friday night. | 10/17/2014 3:32 PM
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According to Calgary beat writer Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun, Devin Setoguchi will be a healthy scratch Friday night.
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Impact
Zero points and a minus two rating while playing on the top line doesn't cut it. Josh Jooris will replace Setoguchi alongside Jiri Hudler and Sean Monahan.
Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis left Thursday night's game on a stretcher after taking a puck off the back of his neck, but according to beat writer Josh Yohe of the Tribune-Review he's already been cleared to play. | 10/17/2014 3:28 PM
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Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis left Thursday night's game on a stretcher after taking a puck off the back of his neck, but according to beat writer Josh Yohe of the Tribune-Review he's already been cleared to play.
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Impact
Pretty amazing. Dupuis has four points in the first three games playing with Evgeni Malkin and Brandon Sutter, but they all came in one game against Anaheim.
Islanders center Mikhail Grabovski did not travel with the team and is expected to miss Saturday's game with Pittsburgh. | 10/17/2014 3:24 PM
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Islanders center Mikhail Grabovski did not travel with the team and is expected to miss Saturday's game with Pittsburgh.
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Impact
Grabovski took a hard hit by San Jose's John Scott. He's posted two goals and an assist in the first four games playing alongside Ryan Strome and Brock Nelson.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins could return for Friday's game against the Vancouver. | 10/17/2014 3:19 PM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins could return for Friday's game against the Vancouver.
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Impact
He missed the past two games. Nugent-Hopkins put up a career-best 56 points last season and should be back on the top line with Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall.
Nashville left wing Viktor Stalberg (lower body) has been activated from the injured reserve. | 10/17/2014 3:17 PM
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Nashville left wing Viktor Stalberg (lower body) has been activated from the injured reserve.
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Impact
Stalberg totaled just 18 points in 70 games last season and has little value to fantasy owners even when healthy.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper will get a third straight start in tonight's contest with Anaheim. | 10/17/2014 3:15 PM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper will get a third straight start in tonight's contest with Anaheim.
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Impact
No big surprise considering the 24-year-old is 2-0 with two shutouts to start the season. he be tested tonight by the high-scoring Ducks (16 goals in four games).
Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis left Thursday night's game on a stretcher after taking a puck off the back of his neck. | 10/17/2014 9:16 AM
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Penguins winger Pascal Dupuis left Thursday night's game on a stretcher after taking a puck off the back of his neck.
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Impact
Dupuis has four points in the first three games playing with Evgeni Malkin and Brandon Sutter, but they all came in one game against Anaheim.
Canadiens right wing P.A. Parenteau scored his first two goals as a Canadien. | 10/16/2014 10:36 PM
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Canadiens right wing P.A. Parenteau scored his first two goals as a Canadien.
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Impact
The second goal was an empty net, power-play goal. Parenteau also had 5 shots on goal, but a -1 rating on the night. He is looking to get to the 30-goal mark, yet again.
Montreal right wing Brendan Gallagher had three points against the Bruins on Thursday night. | 10/16/2014 10:35 PM
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Montreal right wing Brendan Gallagher had three points against the Bruins on Thursday night.
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Impact
It was a solid game for Gallagher, as he recorded two goals and an assist, along with four shots on goal and a +2 rating. Owners need to keep tabs on him, if he is still on waiver wires.
Canadiens right wing P.A. Parenteau scored his first two goals as a Canadien. | 10/16/2014 10:34 PM
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Canadiens right wing P.A. Parenteau scored his first two goals as a Canadien.
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Impact
The second goal was an empty net, power-play goal. Parenteau also had 5 shots on goal, but a -1 rating on the night. He is looking to get to the 30-goal mark, yet again.
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price was good enough to earn victory over Boston. | 10/16/2014 10:32 PM
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Canadiens goaltender Carey Price was good enough to earn victory over Boston.
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Impact
He stopped 25-of-29 shots on goal, but still received his third win of the season. It is a welcomed sight for owners, as Price was able to get the victory without playing his best.
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask was pulled on Thursday night against the Canadiens. | 10/16/2014 10:30 PM
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Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask was pulled on Thursday night against the Canadiens.
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Impact
He let up five goals on 23 shots, and is off to a 2-3-0 start to the season. Owners should not be concerned, as the reigning Vezina Trophy winner is bound to get back on track.
Bruins winger Loui Erksson scored in Thursday's loss to Montreal. | 10/16/2014 10:28 PM
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Bruins winger Loui Erksson scored in Thursday's loss to Montreal.
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Impact
He added an assist as well, and was +2 on the night. Eriksson, just like a bunch of the Bruins' forwards will be solid fantasy plays all season long.
Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara recorded his first point of the season. | 10/16/2014 10:26 PM
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Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara recorded his first point of the season.
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Impact
It was a goal, and fantasy owners hope this gets Chara going. He was -3 on the night, but that should be considered a minor hiccup for the great defenseman.
Senators goalie Craig Anderson stopped 28-of-31 shots against the Avalanche on Thursday night. | 10/16/2014 10:24 PM
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Senators goalie Craig Anderson stopped 28-of-31 shots against the Avalanche on Thursday night.
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Impact
He earned his second victory of the season, and should be considered an under-the-radar goaltender, early in the season.
Senators winger Bobby Ryan scored his first goal of the season Thursday against Colorado. | 10/16/2014 10:22 PM
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Senators winger Bobby Ryan scored his first goal of the season Thursday against Colorado.
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Impact
He also had five shots on goal. Ryan should be able to produce around 30 goals, and is a solid fantasy option, moving forward.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon had two assists and seven shots on goal in Thursday's loss to Ottawa. | 10/16/2014 10:21 PM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon had two assists and seven shots on goal in Thursday's loss to Ottawa.
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Impact
Owners are hoping this game gets him going, as MacKinnon had only one point coming into Thursday. There is no need to worry however, as he is a stud of a player.
San Jose center Patrick Marleauscored his third goal of the season. | 10/16/2014 10:11 PM
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San Jose center Patrick Marleauscored his third goal of the season.
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Impact
Marleau is off to solid start, and now has five points through four games. Owners will hope he keeps this going throughout the entire season.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak has now won all three starts this season. | 10/16/2014 10:09 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak has now won all three starts this season.
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Impact
He did not play particulary well, stopping 20-of-23 shots, but did just enough to get the shootout win. Halak still may be on waivers, so owners need to be aware of that.
Sharks goalie Alex Stalock played well in Thursday's shootout loss. | 10/16/2014 10:08 PM
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Sharks goalie Alex Stalock played well in Thursday's shootout loss.
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Impact
He stopped 42-of-45 shots, and has played well in both of his starts this season. Antti Niemi is the Sharks number one goalie, but has a short leash, and Stalock will continue to be waiting in the wings.
Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo notched his second goal of the season against the Sharks. | 10/16/2014 10:06 PM
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo notched his second goal of the season against the Sharks.
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Impact
He also scored in the shootout, and has helped the Islanders to a 4-0-0 start. Owners, get Okposo into your lineups.
Islanders center John Tavares continued his stellar start to the 2014-15 season. | 10/16/2014 10:04 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares continued his stellar start to the 2014-15 season.
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Impact
He had two assists on the night, and now has nine points on the season. Tavares has a great chance to finish as a top-three fantasy player this season.

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