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Sharks netminder Antti Niemi allowed two goals during Saturday's overtime victory against St. Louis. | 12/21/2014 10:44 AM
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Sharks netminder Antti Niemi allowed two goals during Saturday's overtime victory against St. Louis.
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Impact
He faced 20 shots on goal, and is now 14-7-3 with a 2.42 GAA and .917 save percentage. Niemi should be in all lineups each time he is between the pipes.
Blues goalie Jake Allen took the loss in overtime Saturday versus San Jose. | 12/21/2014 10:43 AM
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Blues goalie Jake Allen took the loss in overtime Saturday versus San Jose.
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Impact
He made 27 saves on 30 shots, and is now 11-3-2 with a 2.49 GAA and .907 save percentage. Allen should continue to hold down the top goaltending spot in St. Louis at least until Brian Elliott returns.
San Jose defensemen Brent Burns scored the game-winner in overtime on Saturday against the Blues. | 12/21/2014 10:41 AM
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San Jose defensemen Brent Burns scored the game-winner in overtime on Saturday against the Blues.
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Impact
It was on the power-play, and Burns now has 10 goals and 26 points through 34 games. He is a great option for fantasy owners.
St. Louis center Patrik Berglund scored a goal during Saturday's overtime loss to the Sharks. | 12/21/2014 10:40 AM
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St. Louis center Patrik Berglund scored a goal during Saturday's overtime loss to the Sharks.
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Impact
He also had two shots on goal and plus-one rating on the night. Berglund now has four goals and 11 points through 32 games. He is not a relevant option.
Canucks goalie Ryan Miller snapped a three-game losing streak on Saturday. | 12/21/2014 10:38 AM
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Canucks goalie Ryan Miller snapped a three-game losing streak on Saturday.
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Impact
He defeated the Flames in overtime by stopping 26-of-28 shots on goal. Miller is now 17-7-0 with a 2.66 GAA and .901 save percentage on the season.
Flames goalie Jonas Hiller took the loss in overtime on Saturday night. | 12/21/2014 10:35 AM
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Flames goalie Jonas Hiller took the loss in overtime on Saturday night.
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Impact
He made 30 saves on 33 shots, and dropped his record to 9-10-2. Hiller now has a 2.38 GAA and .915 save percentage.
Canucks winger Radim Vrbata scored a goal and had two shots during Saturday's victory against the Flames. | 12/21/2014 10:33 AM
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Canucks winger Radim Vrbata scored a goal and had two shots during Saturday's victory against the Flames.
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Impact
Unfortunately Vrbata was also minus-one on the night as well. He now has 13 goals and 24 points through 30 games.
Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau scored a goal during Saturday's loss to the Canucks. | 12/21/2014 10:32 AM
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Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau scored a goal during Saturday's loss to the Canucks.
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Impact
He was also plus-one on the night, and now has seven goals and 24 points through 34 games. He should be active in all lineups.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek recorded two points on Saturday night. | 12/21/2014 10:30 AM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek recorded two points on Saturday night.
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Impact
Vanek had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-two rating. He has picked it up of late, and now has 5 goals and 20 points through 31 games.
Wild left winger Zach Parise had a big night during Saturday's overtime loss to the Predators. | 12/21/2014 10:28 AM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise had a big night during Saturday's overtime loss to the Predators.
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Impact
He had two goals, one assist, two shots, and a plus-two rating. Parise now has 13 goals and 26 points through 26 games.
Predators forward Craig Smith recorded two points during Saturday's winagainst Minnesota. | 12/21/2014 10:26 AM
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Predators forward Craig Smith recorded two points during Saturday's winagainst Minnesota.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with seven shots and a plus-two rating. Smith now has eight goals and 17 points through 31 games. He is not a great option.
Predators center Filip Forsberg scored a goal during Saturday's overtime victory against the Wild. | 12/21/2014 10:23 AM
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Predators center Filip Forsberg scored a goal during Saturday's overtime victory against the Wild.
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Impact
He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Forsberg now has 13 goals, 31 points, and a plus-24 rating through 31 games. He is a top notch option.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury faced 46 shots on goal during Saturday's win against Florida. | 12/20/2014 10:05 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury faced 46 shots on goal during Saturday's win against Florida.
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Impact
He stopped 45 of those shots, and continues to be a Vezina candidate, Fleury is now 19-4-2 on the season.
Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo allowed three goals during Saturday's loss to Pittsburgh. | 12/20/2014 10:04 PM
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Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo allowed three goals during Saturday's loss to Pittsburgh.
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Impact
He faced 34 shots on goal, but could not do enough. Luongo has played well this season, and is now 12-7-6 overall.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal and had seven shots during Saturday's win against the Panthers. | 12/20/2014 10:03 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored a goal and had seven shots during Saturday's win against the Panthers.
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Impact
It was his first goal since returning from dealing with the mumps. Crosby now has 10 goals and 36 points through 29 games.
Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky earned a shootout victory Saturday against the Blackhawks. | 12/20/2014 10:01 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky earned a shootout victory Saturday against the Blackhawks.
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Impact
He made 39 saves on 41 shots, and was very impressive. Bobrovsky is now 13-8-2 on the season.
Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford lost in a shootout in his first action since Nov. 29. | 12/20/2014 10:00 PM
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Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford lost in a shootout in his first action since Nov. 29.
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Impact
He stopped 17-of-19 shots on goal, and is now 12-5-2 on the season. Crawford will continue to be Chicago's top goaltender.
Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp scored a goal in Saturday's shootout loss to the Blue Jackets. | 12/20/2014 9:58 PM
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Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp scored a goal in Saturday's shootout loss to the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
He also had seven shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Sharp now has five goals and 12 points through 19 games.
Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward took the shootout loss Saturday against the Rangers. | 12/20/2014 9:53 PM
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Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward took the shootout loss Saturday against the Rangers.
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Impact
He made 32 saves on 34 shots, and allowed only one goal in the shootout, but that was enough to take the loss. Ward is now 9-13-1 on the season.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist picked up the win in a shootout, Saturday versus Carolina. | 12/20/2014 9:52 PM
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Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist picked up the win in a shootout, Saturday versus Carolina.
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Impact
He stopped 18-of-20 shots, and was not heavily tested. Lundqvist is now 14-7-3 on the season.
Hurricanes winger Jeff Skinner scored a goal during Saturday's shootout loss to the Rangers. | 12/20/2014 9:51 PM
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Hurricanes winger Jeff Skinner scored a goal during Saturday's shootout loss to the Rangers.
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Impact
He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating. Skinner has picked it up of late, and now has eight goals and 16 points through 28 games.
Maple Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul recorded two points in Saturday's loss to the Flyers. | 12/20/2014 9:49 PM
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Maple Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul recorded two points in Saturday's loss to the Flyers.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a minus-one rating. Lupul now has eight goals and 14 points through 21 games.
Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek had four assists on Saturday night. | 12/20/2014 9:48 PM
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Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek had four assists on Saturday night.
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Impact
He also had six shots on goal and a plus-four rating. Voracek now leads the league with 42 points.
Flyers center Claude Giroux recorded four points during Saturday's victory over the Maple Leafs. | 12/20/2014 9:47 PM
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Flyers center Claude Giroux recorded four points during Saturday's victory over the Maple Leafs.
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Impact
He had two goals, two assists, four shots on goal, and a plus-three rating. Giroux is now tied for second in the NHL in points, with 39.
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price picked up his 18th victory of the season on Saturday night. | 12/20/2014 9:45 PM
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Canadiens goaltender Carey Price picked up his 18th victory of the season on Saturday night.
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Impact
He stopped 24-of-25 shots on goal and continues his impressive season. He is now 18-8-1 overall.
Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner allowed four goals in Saturday's loss to the Canadiens. | 12/20/2014 9:44 PM
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Senators backup goalie Robin Lehner allowed four goals in Saturday's loss to the Canadiens.
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Impact
Lehner faced 29 shots on goal, and is now 6-5-2 overall. He is not a relevant option.
Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec scored a goal during Saturday's victory against Ottawa. | 12/20/2014 9:43 PM
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Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec scored a goal during Saturday's victory against Ottawa.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal and two penalty minutes. Plekanec now has 10 goals and 23 points through 34 games.
Devils goal Cory Schneider allowed three goals during Saturday's loss to the Capitals. | 12/20/2014 9:41 PM
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Devils goal Cory Schneider allowed three goals during Saturday's loss to the Capitals.
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Impact
Schneider has been disappointing this season, and he is now 11-16-3. Owners need him to pick it up.
Capitals netminder Braden Holtby pitched a shutput on Saturday night. | 12/20/2014 9:40 PM
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Capitals netminder Braden Holtby pitched a shutput on Saturday night.
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Impact
He stopped all 21 shots, but was not heavily tested. Nevertheless, Holtby improved his record to 14-7-5 on the season.
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom had a big game during Saturday's win against the Devils. | 12/20/2014 9:39 PM
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Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom had a big game during Saturday's win against the Devils.
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Impact
He had two goals and one assist, along with two penalty minutes, two shots, and a plus-three rating. Backstrom now has 10 goals and 26 points through 32 games.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard allowed one goal in Saturday's victory against Buffalo. | 12/20/2014 9:37 PM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard allowed one goal in Saturday's victory against Buffalo.
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Impact
He stopped 28-of-29 shots on goal and is now 5-5-2 overall. He is not a recommended option.
Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth stopped just 18-of-22 shots on goal during Saturday's loss versus Colorado. | 12/20/2014 9:36 PM
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Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth stopped just 18-of-22 shots on goal during Saturday's loss versus Colorado.
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Impact
Enroth is not a great fantasy option on such a lousy team. He now has a 10-11-1 record on the season.
Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson recorded two points during Saturday's win over the Sabres. | 12/20/2014 9:35 PM
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Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson recorded two points during Saturday's win over the Sabres.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots and a plus-two rating. Johnson now has seven goals and 17 points through 31 games.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak allowed one goal in Saturday's victory against the Lightning. | 12/20/2014 9:33 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak allowed one goal in Saturday's victory against the Lightning.
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Impact
Halak continued his impressive season, and is now 18-6-0 overall.
Lightning goalie Andre Vasilevskiy took the loss Saturday against the Islanders. | 12/20/2014 9:32 PM
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Lightning goalie Andre Vasilevskiy took the loss Saturday against the Islanders.
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Impact
After earning his first victory on Tuesday, he was unable to follow it up with another. Vasilevskiy stopped 45-of-47 shots, and will be the backup in Tampa with Ben Bishop sidelined.
Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal during Saturday's victory over Tampa Bay. | 12/20/2014 9:30 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal during Saturday's victory over Tampa Bay.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Tavares now has 13 goals and 28 points through 33 games.
Coyotes goalie Devan Dubnyk allowed four goals during Saturday's loss to the Kings. | 12/20/2014 6:55 PM
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Coyotes goalie Devan Dubnyk allowed four goals during Saturday's loss to the Kings.
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Impact
He made 31 saves, and dropped his record to 6-3-2 overall. He will continue to backup Mike Smith.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick earned a rather easy win Saturday against Arizona. | 12/20/2014 6:48 PM
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Kings goalie Jonathan Quick earned a rather easy win Saturday against Arizona.
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Impact
He stopped 15-of-17 shots on goal, and is now 14-8-5 on the season.
Coyotes goalie Devan Dubnyk allowed four goals during Saturday's loss to the Kings. | 12/20/2014 6:47 PM
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Coyotes goalie Devan Dubnyk allowed four goals during Saturday's loss to the Kings.
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Impact
He made 31 saves, and dropped his record to 6-3-2 overall. He will continue to backup Mike Smith.
Kings left winger Marian Gaborik recorded two points during Saturday's win against the Coyotes. | 12/20/2014 6:45 PM
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Kings left winger Marian Gaborik recorded two points during Saturday's win against the Coyotes.
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Impact
He had one goal, one assist, three shots on goal, and a plus-one rating. Gaborik now has 10 goals and 16 points through 22 games.
Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen stopped every shot but one as Dallas defeated Calgary, 2-1, on Friday. | 12/20/2014 10:07 AM
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Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen stopped every shot but one as Dallas defeated Calgary, 2-1, on Friday.
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Impact
Lehtonen made 21 saves on 22 shots which is good enough for a .955 save percentage. He improved his record to 13-7-5 but his other numbers aren't great. Lehtonen has a 2.89 GAA and .907 save percentage this season.
Flames goalie Jonas Hiller made 19 saves in the 2-1 loss on Friday. | 12/20/2014 10:06 AM
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Flames goalie Jonas Hiller made 19 saves in the 2-1 loss on Friday.
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Impact
Hiller had a decent game, but Calgary only managed to score one goal versus Kari Lehtonen and the Stars. Hiller is 9-10-1 with a 2.40 GAA and .914 save percentage this season.
Stars winger Jamie Benn scored a goal and an assist to finish plus-one as the Stars beat the Flames, 2-1. | 12/20/2014 10:04 AM
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Stars winger Jamie Benn scored a goal and an assist to finish plus-one as the Stars beat the Flames, 2-1.
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Impact
Benn scored his ninth goal of the year exactly four minutes into the second period. He then assisted Trevor Daley's about eight minutes later. Benn has 19 assists to go with his nine goals this season.
Jets goalie Matt Huttchinson earned the victory Friday versus Boston. | 12/19/2014 10:37 PM
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Jets goalie Matt Huttchinson earned the victory Friday versus Boston.
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Impact
He stopped 30-of-31 shots on goal and is now 7-2-2 overall. Hutchinson is still the backup in Winnipeg.
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask took the loss Friday against the Jets. | 12/19/2014 10:36 PM
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Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask took the loss Friday against the Jets.
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Impact
He allowed two goals on 27 shots, and has now lost six of his past seven games. Rask needs to step it up, as he is now 12-10-3 overall.
Jets winger Dustin Byfuglien scored a goal and had two shots during Friday's victory against the Bruins. | 12/19/2014 10:34 PM
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Jets winger Dustin Byfuglien scored a goal and had two shots during Friday's victory against the Bruins.
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Impact
He now has eight goals and 17 points through 33 games, along with 53 penalty minutes.
Ducks goalie Ilya Bryzgalov played poorly during his first start of the season. | 12/19/2014 10:13 PM
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Ducks goalie Ilya Bryzgalov played poorly during his first start of the season.
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Impact
He came in relief during Tuesday's game, and allowed two goals, but was even worse on Friday. Bryzgalov allowed six goals on 31 shots, and needs to beft on the waiver wire for now.
Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored two goals during Friday's victory against the Ducks. | 12/19/2014 10:11 PM
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Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored two goals during Friday's victory against the Ducks.
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Impact
He also had three shots on goal and a plus-three rating. Hoffman now has 10 goals, 16 points, and a plus-13 rating through 29 games.
Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf scored both of the team's goals during Friday's loss to the Senators. | 12/19/2014 10:09 PM
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Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf scored both of the team's goals during Friday's loss to the Senators.
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Impact
He had three shots on goal, and now has 12 goals and 37 points through 34 games. Getzlaf is one of the top options out there.
Detroit left wing Henrik Zetterberg scored the team's only goal in Friday's loss to the Islanders. | 12/19/2014 10:04 PM
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Detroit left wing Henrik Zetterberg scored the team's only goal in Friday's loss to the Islanders.
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Impact
He also had three shots on goal and a plus-one ating on the night. Zetterberg now has six goals and 22 points through 33 games.
Islanders forward Brock Nelson recorded two points during Friday's win against the Red Wings. | 12/19/2014 10:03 PM
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Islanders forward Brock Nelson recorded two points during Friday's win against the Red Wings.
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Impact
He continued his strong season with a goal and an assist, along with six shots on goal and a plus-two rating. Nelson now has 14 goals and 26 points through 32 games.
Devils center Adam Henrique recorded two points Friday versus Tampa Bay. | 12/19/2014 9:49 PM
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Devils center Adam Henrique recorded two points Friday versus Tampa Bay.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots on goal. Henrique now has nine goals and 20 points through 27 games. He is a solid option.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal on Friday night. | 12/19/2014 9:47 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored a goal on Friday night.
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Impact
It was his 19th goal of the season, and he also had four shots on goal. Stamkos now has 36 points through 34 games, as he continues to be one of the best players in the game.
Flyers goalie Steve Mason will miss the team's next two games with an upper-body injury. | 12/19/2014 5:29 PM
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Flyers goalie Steve Mason will miss the team's next two games with an upper-body injury.
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Impact
The injury is to his back, and he could be out even longer. Stay tuned.
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price made 21 saves in a loss to the Ducks on Thursday. | 12/18/2014 10:53 PM
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Canadiens goaltender Carey Price made 21 saves in a loss to the Ducks on Thursday.
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Impact
Price allowed two goals as Montreal lost, 2-1. Price is 17-9-1 this season.
Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen played outstanding again on Thursday. | 12/18/2014 10:52 PM
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Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen played outstanding again on Thursday.
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Impact
Andersen made 23 saves and allowed just one goal in the, 2-1, victory over the Canadiens. It was a nice way to see him respond after he allowed four goals in 45 minutes on Tuesday. Prior to that, Anderson won his last seven starts. In December, Andersen is 8-1-0.
Florida winger Scottie Upshall scored the only goal for the Panthers in regulation and overtime. | 12/18/2014 10:06 PM
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Florida winger Scottie Upshall scored the only goal for the Panthers in regulation and overtime.
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Impact
Florida did eventually beat Philadelphia in a shootout, 2-1. Upshall led Florida with six shots on net and finished plus-one. He has four goals and five assists this season.
Flyers goalie Steve Mason took a tough shootout loss on Thursday. | 12/18/2014 10:05 PM
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Flyers goalie Steve Mason took a tough shootout loss on Thursday.
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Impact
Mason stopped 31-of-32 shots he faced in regulation and overtime, then made saves on two of the first three shootout attempts, but the game was still tied. Mason, again, stopped two of the next three Florida shootout shots, however, Philadelphia did not score on any of their three.
Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo played very well on won, 2-1, in a shootout on Thursday. | 12/18/2014 10:03 PM
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Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo played very well on won, 2-1, in a shootout on Thursday.
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Impact
Florida's shootout luck continued, however, it only took six attempts this time as opposed to the 20 rounds it went on Tuesday against the Capitals. Luongo stopped 25-of-26 shots to improve his record to 12-6-6.
Capitals netminder Braden Holtby had a bad night versus the Blue Jackets. | 12/18/2014 10:00 PM
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Capitals netminder Braden Holtby had a bad night versus the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
Holtby allowed four goals, facing just 26 shots. That's only good enough for a .846 save percentage, but Washington rallied to win in overtime to improve Holtby's record to 13-7-5.
Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored a pair of goals against the Capitals on Thursday. | 12/18/2014 9:59 PM
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Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno scored a pair of goals against the Capitals on Thursday.
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Impact
Unfortunately, Columbus rallied from 2-0 deficit only to blow a, 3-2 and 4-3 leads. Foligno also had an assist and was minus-one. He has 16 goals and 14 assists in 30 games this season.
Capitals right wing Eric Fehr scored the overtime game-winner on Thursday against the Blue Jackets. | 12/18/2014 9:57 PM
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Capitals right wing Eric Fehr scored the overtime game-winner on Thursday against the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
The Capitals rallied twice to beat Columbus. Washington trailed 3-2 and then 4-3, but scored the final two goals to win, 5-4. Fehr also had an assist and now has seven goals and five assists in 28 games this season.
Hurricanes defensemen Justin Faulk scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's, 4-1, victory against the Maple Leafs. | 12/18/2014 9:54 PM
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Hurricanes defensemen Justin Faulk scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's, 4-1, victory against the Maple Leafs.
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Impact
Faulk scored a fair among for a defeseman on a bad team, but he has a horrible plus/minus. Faulk has six goals, 13 assists and a minus-12 rating in 31 games this season.
Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf scored the team's only goal on Thursday. | 12/18/2014 9:47 PM
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Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf scored the team's only goal on Thursday.
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Impact
Toronto lost to Carolina, 4-1. Phaneuf isn't really fantasy relevant with two goals and 15 assists in 32 games this season.
Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward made 25 saves in the, 4-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Thursday. | 12/18/2014 9:45 PM
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Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward made 25 saves in the, 4-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Thursday.
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Impact
Ward stopped 25-of-26 shots against Toronto for his ninth victory of the season. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for Ward.
Penguins winger Blake Comeau scored the game-winning goal in overtime against the Avalanche on Thursday. | 12/18/2014 9:42 PM
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Penguins winger Blake Comeau scored the game-winning goal in overtime against the Avalanche on Thursday.
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Impact
Comeau's score lifted Pittsburgh to a, 1-0, victory. Comeau had a really good game with six shots on net. He has 11 goals and eight assists in 30 games this season.
Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard had a tremendous game on Thursday, but it still wasn't enough. | 12/18/2014 9:40 PM
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Avalanche goalie Calvin Pickard had a tremendous game on Thursday, but it still wasn't enough.
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Impact
Pickard made 47 saves and helped the Avalanche force overtime in Pittsburgh. The Penguins were knocking on the doorstep for most of the third period and finally broke through in overtime. Pickard is 4-6-1 this season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his 34th career shutout on Thursday. | 12/18/2014 9:38 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his 34th career shutout on Thursday.
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Impact
It was also Fleury's sixth shutout of the season as he continues the best campaign of his career. He stopped all 29 shots he faced and is now second in the league with 18 victories.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby will return on Thursday against the Avalanche. | 12/18/2014 6:57 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby will return on Thursday against the Avalanche.
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Impact
Crosby has missed the last three games with the mumps, but he skated with the team Thursday morning and will play. Crosby has 35 points in 27 games and should return to every fantasy lineup.
Wild right winger Jason Pominville scored a pretty lucky goal on Wednesday versus the Clippers. | 12/17/2014 10:47 PM
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Wild right winger Jason Pominville scored a pretty lucky goal on Wednesday versus the Clippers.
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Impact
The puck bounced off Pominville several feet in front of the net and deflected past Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg and into the net. The score tied the game at two halfway through the third period. Boston, however, won, 3-2, in overtime. Pominville has six goals and 14 assists this season.
Bruins winger Loui Eriksson scored the game-winning goal in overtime as Boston won, 3-2, against Minnesota. | 12/17/2014 10:45 PM
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Bruins winger Loui Eriksson scored the game-winning goal in overtime as Boston won, 3-2, against Minnesota.
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Impact
Eriksson took a pass from Carl Soderberg in the crease and finished with a goal one minute and 30 seconds into overtime. Eriksson had a goal, an assist and a plus-two rating on Wednesday. He has six goals and 11 assists in 32 games this season.
Senators goalie Craig Anderson recorded his third shutout of the season on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 9:35 PM
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Senators goalie Craig Anderson recorded his third shutout of the season on Wednesday.
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Impact
Anderson stopped all 34 shots he faced as he had his first shutout since early November. Anderson came into the game with a 2.58 GAA and .925 save percentage. He is 7-8-4 this season.
Devils goal Cory Schneider allowed only one goal, but lost, 1-0, versus the Senators. | 12/17/2014 9:33 PM
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Devils goal Cory Schneider allowed only one goal, but lost, 1-0, versus the Senators.
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Impact
Scheider did not have a ton of work, saving 14-of-15 shots on Wednesday, but Kyle Turris beat him on the power play in the first three minutes of the game. Despite the fact New Jersey had more than twice as many shots than Ottawa, they failed to score.
Senators center Kyle Torris scored both goals in Ottawa's, 2-0, victory over New Jersey. | 12/17/2014 9:31 PM
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Senators center Kyle Torris scored both goals in Ottawa's, 2-0, victory over New Jersey.
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Impact
Turris scored on the power play early in the first period and then added an empty-net goal inside of one-second left in the game. Turris has six goals and 15 assists with a minus-eight rating in 31 games this season.
Bruins center David Krejci is going to suit up against the Wild on Wednesday. | 12/17/2014 8:11 PM
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Bruins center David Krejci is going to suit up against the Wild on Wednesday.
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Impact
Krejci was skating with Milan Lucic and Seth Griffin in warmups. In 11 games, Krejci has three goals and seven assists, so he should be in everyone's lineup.
Coyotes goalie Devan Dubnyk allowed just one goal during Tuesday's overtime victory against the Oilers. | 12/17/2014 9:38 AM
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Coyotes goalie Devan Dubnyk allowed just one goal during Tuesday's overtime victory against the Oilers.
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Impact
He made 31 saves, but continues to backup Mike Smith. Dubnyk is now 6-2-2 with a 2.55 GAA and .922 save percentage.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens made 42 saves on 44 shots during Tuesday's overtime loss against Arizona. | 12/17/2014 9:37 AM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens made 42 saves on 44 shots during Tuesday's overtime loss against Arizona.
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Impact
It was a tough loss for Scrivens, but he should be avoided everywhere, as he now has a 5-11-4 record with a 3.04 GAA and .894 save percentage.
Arizona blueliner Oliver Ekman-Larsson netted the overtime winner Tuesday versus Edmonton. | 12/17/2014 9:35 AM
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Arizona blueliner Oliver Ekman-Larsson netted the overtime winner Tuesday versus Edmonton.
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Impact
It was his seventh goal of the season, and he now has 15 points through 31 games. With a minus-12 rating, there are better options out there.
Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Coyotes. | 12/17/2014 9:34 AM
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Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Coyotes.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal, and now has eight goals and 20 points through 30 games.
Flames goalie Karri Ramo was yanked in the second period during Tuesday's loss to the Rangers. | 12/17/2014 9:33 AM
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Flames goalie Karri Ramo was yanked in the second period during Tuesday's loss to the Rangers.
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Impact
Ramo allowed four goals on 13 shots before giving way to Jonas Hiller, who stopped all nine shots. The goaltending situation in Calgary is one to avoid.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist extended his winning streak to four games Tuesday against Calgary. | 12/17/2014 9:31 AM
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Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist extended his winning streak to four games Tuesday against Calgary.
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Impact
He allowed two goals and 31 shots. Lundqvist has picked up his play, and is now 13-7-3 with a 2.48 GAA and .912 save percentage.
Flames right wing Jiri Hudler scored a goal and had five shots during Tuesday's loss against the Rangers. | 12/17/2014 9:29 AM
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Flames right wing Jiri Hudler scored a goal and had five shots during Tuesday's loss against the Rangers.
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Impact
Hudler now has 13 goals and 30 points through 32 games. He has played well, with a plus-seven rating, and is a top-60 option.
Rangers winger Rick Nash continued his strong season during Tuesday's victory against the Flames. | 12/17/2014 9:28 AM
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Rangers winger Rick Nash continued his strong season during Tuesday's victory against the Flames.
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Impact
He scored two goals and had five shots on goal, along with a plus-one rating. Nash now has 20 goals, 33 points, and a plus-13 rating through 29 games. He is a top-20 option.
Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews registered a goal and two assists during Tuesday's win versus Minnesota. | 12/17/2014 9:25 AM
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Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews registered a goal and two assists during Tuesday's win versus Minnesota.
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Impact
Toews also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. He is now plus-eight overall and has 28 points through 32 games.
Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane recorded three points during Tuesday's victoy against the Wild. | 12/17/2014 9:23 AM
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Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane recorded three points during Tuesday's victoy against the Wild.
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Impact
He had a goal and two assists, along with seven shots on goal and a plau-two rating. Kane is on a four-game point streak, and now has 15 goals and 32 points through 32 games.
Wild winger Nino Niederreiter scord during Tuesday's loss to the Blackhawks. | 12/17/2014 9:21 AM
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Wild winger Nino Niederreiter scord during Tuesday's loss to the Blackhawks.
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Impact
He also had five shots on goal, and now has 14 goals on the season. Niederreiter should continue to provide owners with goals, but that is about it.
Nashville center Mike Ribeiro scored his ninth goal of the season on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 10:55 PM
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Nashville center Mike Ribeiro scored his ninth goal of the season on Tuesday.
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Impact
Ribeiro scored within the first two minutes of the third period as Nashville took a, 2-1, lead, but Boston responded with a goal about two minutes later. The Predators eventually won in the shootout. Ribeiro has nine goals and 17 assists with a plus-13 rating this season.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne became the first goal with 20 victories this season. | 12/16/2014 10:53 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne became the first goal with 20 victories this season.
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Impact
Rinne made 33 saves on 35 shots and stopped all three shootout attempts from Boston. Rinne is 20-6-1 and came into the game leading all goalies in GAA and save percentage.
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask took a tough loss in a shootout Tuesday against Nashville. | 12/16/2014 10:53 PM
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Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask took a tough loss in a shootout Tuesday against Nashville.
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Impact
He made 38 saves on 40 shots, but it was noit enough. Rask is now 12-9-3 on the season.
Bruins winger Milan Lucic scored a goal during Tuesday's shootout loss to the Predators. | 12/16/2014 10:52 PM
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Bruins winger Milan Lucic scored a goal during Tuesday's shootout loss to the Predators.
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Impact
It was his fifth goal of the season, and he also had four shots on goal. Lucic has been a bit disappointing, with just 15 points through 31 games. He could be a solid "buy-low" candidate.
Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec stopped 27 shots during Tuesday's victory against the Sabres. | 12/16/2014 10:46 PM
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Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec stopped 27 shots during Tuesday's victory against the Sabres.
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Impact
He allowed just one goal, and is now a respectable 10-8-4 overall.
Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko recorded a hat trick on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 10:45 PM
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Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko recorded a hat trick on Tuesday.
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Impact
Tarasenko scored three different way with the first goal coming on even strength in the middle of the first period, the second on the power play in the middle of the second and an empty-netter late in the third. Tarasenko has 20 goals and 15 assists with a plus-17 rating in 31 games this season.
Sabres goalie Michal Neuvirth allowed five goals on 36 shots during Tuesday's loss to the Jets. | 12/16/2014 10:44 PM
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Sabres goalie Michal Neuvirth allowed five goals on 36 shots during Tuesday's loss to the Jets.
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Impact
Neuvirth should be owned anywhere, as he is now 3-7-1 on the season.
Jets center Mark Scheifele recorded three points during Tuesday's victory against the Sabres. | 12/16/2014 10:43 PM
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Jets center Mark Scheifele recorded three points during Tuesday's victory against the Sabres.
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Impact
he had two goals and an assist, along with five shots on goal, two penalty minutes, and a plus-two rating. Scheifele now has six goals and 16 points through 32 games, giving owners a reason to give him a look.
Kings left winger Marian Gaborik scored two goals in the loss Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 10:42 PM
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Kings left winger Marian Gaborik scored two goals in the loss Tuesday.
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Impact
Gaborik still did not post a plus-rating as the Kings as a team had a poor game. Los Angeles lost, 5-2, with the final goal coming with an empty net. Gaborik was the lone bright spot with two scores on three shots.
Blues goalie Jake Allen continued his hot streak with another victory on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 10:41 PM
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Blues goalie Jake Allen continued his hot streak with another victory on Tuesday.
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Impact
Since getting pulled for Martin Brodeur on Dec. 6, Allen has won his last three starts. He stopped 21-of-23 shots against the Kings on Tuesday. Allen is 11-3-1 this season.
Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky won his seventh straight start on Tuesday. | 12/16/2014 10:33 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky won his seventh straight start on Tuesday.
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Impact
The winning streak continues as Bobrovsky recorded his first shutout of the season. Over the last seven games, Bobrovsky has allowed three goals just twice and fewer than two goals three times. For the fantasy owners that waited patiently for Bobrovsky to return, here is your reward.
Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak continued his strong season during Tuesday's win against Anaheim. | 12/16/2014 10:31 PM
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Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak continued his strong season during Tuesday's win against Anaheim.
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Impact
Bozak had a goal and an assist, along with a plus-one rating. He is a strong option, with 12 goals and 27 points through 31 games.
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard had the rare shutout and loss on Tuesday against the Blue Jackets. | 12/16/2014 10:31 PM
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Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard had the rare shutout and loss on Tuesday against the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
Howard stopped all 29 shots he faced to record his 20th career shutout, but Columbus got the better of him in the shootout. Howard is 13-5-7 this season.
Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel had a big game Tuesday against the Ducks. | 12/16/2014 10:30 PM
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Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel had a big game Tuesday against the Ducks.
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Impact
He had two goals and an assist, and now has 17 goals and 34 points through 31 games. Kessel is one of the top options out there.

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