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Kings goalie Jonathan Quick suffered his secong regulation loss on Friday, to Detroit. | 10/31/2014 10:24 PM
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Kings goalie Jonathan Quick suffered his secong regulation loss on Friday, to Detroit.
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Impact
He made 30 saves on 34 shots on goal, and was not particulary sharp. However, owners should expect this to be a minor setback, as Quick still boasts a record of 5-2-2.
Kings forward Tyler Toffoli continued his strong start to the season. | 10/31/2014 10:22 PM
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Kings forward Tyler Toffoli continued his strong start to the season.
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Impact
He scored his sixth goal, and now has 14 points on the season. Toffoli also managed four shots on goal, and is proving to be a steal for fantasy owners.
Red Wings winger Gustav Nyquist scored two goals on Friday. | 10/31/2014 10:17 PM
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Red Wings winger Gustav Nyquist scored two goals on Friday.
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Impact
He also had an assist, but was -1 on the night. Nyquist now has seven goals on the season.
Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk recorded three points in Friday's win over the Kings. | 10/31/2014 10:16 PM
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Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk recorded three points in Friday's win over the Kings.
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Impact
Datsyuk had two goals and one assist, and after a slow start to the season, he now has seven points in the last four games. He also chipped in seven shots on goal and was +1 on the night. Owners need to enjoy Datsyuk's hot streak.
Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier played well in Fridays's victory over the Blue Jackets. | 10/31/2014 9:50 PM
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Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier played well in Fridays's victory over the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
He stopped 28-of-29 shots on goal, and is now 3-3-1 on the season. Bernier will continue to split time with James Reimer.
Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen assisted on the team's lone goal Friday night. | 10/31/2014 9:48 PM
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Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen assisted on the team's lone goal Friday night.
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Impact
He set up Cam Atkinson in the third period, and had seven shots on goal as well. Johansen now has 13 points on the season.
Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal in Friday's win over Columbus. | 10/31/2014 9:46 PM
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Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal in Friday's win over Columbus.
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Impact
It was his sixth goal of the season, and he also contributed two assists and two shots on goal. Kessel was +3 on the night, and is now +1 overall.
Vancouver left wing Alex Burrows has been suspended for three games, for his late hit on Montreal's Alexei Emelin. | 10/31/2014 6:27 PM
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Vancouver left wing Alex Burrows has been suspended for three games, for his late hit on Montreal's Alexei Emelin.
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Impact
It was ruled a late hit, giving the NHL reason to suspend Burrows. He will be eligible to return on Thursday.
Calgary center Mikael Backlund will be out due to an abdomen injury. | 10/31/2014 4:46 PM
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Calgary center Mikael Backlund will be out due to an abdomen injury.
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Impact
He entered training camp with the injury, but played 11 games with the discomfort. However, Backlund is now being considered week-to-week, after recording four points thus far.
Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno (upper body) is expected to play on Friday. | 10/31/2014 4:43 PM
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Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno (upper body) is expected to play on Friday.
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Impact
He missed Tuesday's contest after being pushed into the boards by Jeff Carter, but it is looking like Foligno will return to action against Toronto.
Hurricanes winger Alexander Semin will most likely be a healthy scratch on Saturday. | 10/31/2014 4:40 PM
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Hurricanes winger Alexander Semin will most likely be a healthy scratch on Saturday.
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Impact
He has been an inconsistent player throughout his career, and head coach Bill Peters stated that Semin "isn't playing with the pace the league is at." That is a pretty big shot given, but it is warranted, as Semin has only two points, and is -7 through eight games. Carolina is paying him $7 million annually through the 2017-18 season.
Flyers goalie Steve Mason will finally be back in net on Saturday. | 10/31/2014 4:35 PM
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Flyers goalie Steve Mason will finally be back in net on Saturday.
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Impact
Ray Emery started the past four games, going 3-1-0, but Mason should be able to regain the number-one gig. Emery is on the team for backup purposes, and the Flyers will give Mason the opportunity to breakout of his early-season slump.
Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon (shoulder) will miss Saturday's game. | 10/31/2014 3:17 PM
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Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon (shoulder) will miss Saturday's game.
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Impact
Spurgeon (2 G, 4 A, plus 7 rating) makes him a viable fantasy option this season, but he's going to miss at least the one game. He totaled five goals and 26 points last season, but is on a personal record pace through the first nine games.
Flyers 34-year-old center Vincent Lecavalier has missed seven games due to a foot injury, but is expected to return Saturday. | 10/31/2014 3:13 PM
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Flyers 34-year-old center Vincent Lecavalier has missed seven games due to a foot injury, but is expected to return Saturday.
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Impact
It's been a few seasons since Lecavlier was an everyday fantasy starter. Last year, he did play in 69 games, the most since 2009-2010, and he scored just 37 points. He's likelt play on a line with R.J. Umberger and Wayne Simmonds.
Wild center Mikko Koivu scored a goal on Thursday night against San Jose. | 10/30/2014 10:58 PM
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Wild center Mikko Koivu scored a goal on Thursday night against San Jose.
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Impact
He was also +1 with eight shots on goal. However, Koivu now only has two gaols and no assists on the season, and will need to produce a lot more, in order to be a relevant fantasy player.
Sharks center Joe Thornton scored a goal and was +1 on the night, against the Wild. | 10/30/2014 10:57 PM
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Sharks center Joe Thornton scored a goal and was +1 on the night, against the Wild.
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Impact
Thornton keeps producing, as he now has 11 points on the season, and as long as he can stay healthy, 70 points is not out of his range.
Sharks netminder Antti Niemi Niemi- played well thursday against Minnesota. | 10/30/2014 10:56 PM
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Sharks netminder Antti Niemi Niemi- played well thursday against Minnesota.
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Impact
He stopped 43-of-46 shots, and is firmly entrenched as the team's number one goaltender.
Blues goalie Jake Allen pitched a shutout during his third start of the season, against the Ducks. | 10/30/2014 10:33 PM
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Blues goalie Jake Allen pitched a shutout during his third start of the season, against the Ducks.
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Impact
It was a nice outing for Allen, who stopped all 24 shots he faced, giving St. Louis reason to possibly give him the nod next time out.
Blues goalie Jake Allen pitched a shutout during his third start of the season, against the Ducks. | 10/30/2014 10:33 PM
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Blues goalie Jake Allen pitched a shutout during his third start of the season, against the Ducks.
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Impact
It was a nice outing for Allen, who stopped all 25 shots he faced, giving St. Louis reason to possibly give him the nod next time out.
Senators winger Bobby Ryan scored a goal on Thursday. | 10/30/2014 10:18 PM
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Senators winger Bobby Ryan scored a goal on Thursday.
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Impact
He has been off to a slow start, but hopefully his third goal of the season will get catapult him into a hot streak.
Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews scored two goals Thursday against Ottawa. | 10/30/2014 10:18 PM
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Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews scored two goals Thursday against Ottawa.
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Impact
Toews now has four goals, and eight points overall. Look for this game to get him going.
Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa broke out of his slump on Thursday. | 10/30/2014 10:17 PM
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Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa broke out of his slump on Thursday.
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Impact
He had only three points coming into the game, but recorded one goal and one assist, along with a +2 rating and four shots on goal. Owners will hope that this gets Hossa rolling.
Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo played well in Thursday's win over Arizona. | 10/30/2014 10:11 PM
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Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo played well in Thursday's win over Arizona.
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Impact
He stopped 31-of-32 shots on goal, and has been a bright spot for Florida this season. Luongo is now 3-2-2.
Phoenix goalie Mike Smith suffered his fifth loss of the season, Thursday against the Panthers. | 10/30/2014 10:10 PM
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Phoenix goalie Mike Smith suffered his fifth loss of the season, Thursday against the Panthers.
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Impact
He made 24 saves on 26 shots, but it was not enough. Smith is 2-5-0 on the season, but owners should expect some wins to come soon.
Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek continued his breakout season, in Thursday's loss to Tampa Bay. | 10/30/2014 10:06 PM
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Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek continued his breakout season, in Thursday's loss to Tampa Bay.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with five shots on goal. Voracek now has 15 points already this season, and does not look to be slowing down anytime soon.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos had a big game against Philadelphia. | 10/30/2014 10:05 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos had a big game against Philadelphia.
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Impact
He had two goals, one assist, a +1 rating, and seven shots on goal. Stamkos is clearly on of the best players in the NHL.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop picked up his sixth win of the season. | 10/30/2014 10:04 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop picked up his sixth win of the season.
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Impact
He is now 6-1-1 after stopping 24-of-27 shots against the Flyers. Bishop will continue to be a solid option in net.
Flyers goalie Ray Emery could not continue his stellar play on Thursday. | 10/30/2014 10:03 PM
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Flyers goalie Ray Emery could not continue his stellar play on Thursday.
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Impact
He had won his previous three starts, but fell to Tampa Bay on Thursday. Steve Mason will most likely get the nod, next time out.
Sabres winger Tyler Ennis scored a goal in Thursday's loss to Boston. | 10/30/2014 9:49 PM
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Sabres winger Tyler Ennis scored a goal in Thursday's loss to Boston.
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Impact
He had an assist and three shots on goal as well, but was -1 on the night. It was Ennis' first assist of the season, and he will need to pick it up, to be considered a reliable fantasy option.
Bruins left wing Brad Marchand recorded three points in Thursday's win over the Sabres. | 10/30/2014 9:47 PM
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Bruins left wing Brad Marchand recorded three points in Thursday's win over the Sabres.
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Impact
He had two goals and one assist, along with a +3 rating and four shots on goal. It was Marchand's best game of the season, and he now has six points overall.
Devils goaltender Corey Schneider earned a shootout victory Thursday against the Jets. | 10/30/2014 9:45 PM
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Devils goaltender Corey Schneider earned a shootout victory Thursday against the Jets.
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Impact
He made 24 saves on 25 shots, and is now 5-3-2. Schneider will continue to be a solid option in net, moving forward.
Winnipeg goalie Ondrej Pavelec played well on Thursday night. | 10/30/2014 9:44 PM
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Winnipeg goalie Ondrej Pavelec played well on Thursday night.
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Impact
He stopped 27-of-28 shots on goal, but fell in a shootout to the Devils. Pacelec is now 4-4-1 on the season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury posted a shutout on Thursday versus Los Angeles. | 10/30/2014 9:42 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury posted a shutout on Thursday versus Los Angeles.
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Impact
He played extremely well, stopping all 35 shots. Fleury is now 6-2-0. on the young season.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored two goals in Thursday's win over the Kings. | 10/30/2014 9:40 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored two goals in Thursday's win over the Kings.
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Impact
He added an assist as well, and now has five goals and 10 points on the season. Kunitz is in line for a big season.
Washington netminder Braden Holtby took his second loss of the seasn, Wednesday against Detroit. | 10/29/2014 10:03 PM
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Washington netminder Braden Holtby took his second loss of the seasn, Wednesday against Detroit.
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Impact
He let up four goals on only 22 shots, but owners do not need to worry yet. Holtby will look to get back on track, next time out.
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard stopped 25-of-27 shots for the win over the Capitals. | 10/29/2014 10:01 PM
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Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard stopped 25-of-27 shots for the win over the Capitals.
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Impact
He is now 4-1-2, and should be considered a solid fantasy option in net, moving forward.
Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist in Wednesday's win. | 10/29/2014 10:00 PM
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Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist in Wednesday's win.
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Impact
It was only his second goal and fifth points of the season. Datsyuk was also +2 on the night, making him even on the season, and owners are hoping that Wednesday's performance gets him rolling.
Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader notched three points in Wednesday's win over Washington. | 10/29/2014 9:58 PM
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Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader notched three points in Wednesday's win over Washington.
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Impact
He had two goals and an assist, along with three shots on goal and two penalty minutes. Abdelkader now has five goals and eight points, and has been a nice surprise early this season.
Bruins defensemen Torey Krug will be sidelined for two-to-three weeks with a broken finger according to nhl.com. | 10/29/2014 3:56 PM
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Bruins defensemen Torey Krug will be sidelined for two-to-three weeks with a broken finger according to nhl.com.
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Impact
Krug suffered the injury in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Wild. Krug has two goals and four assists in 11 games. Boston will continue to struggle defensively without Zdeno Chara, Kevan Miller and now Krug.
Hurricanes winger Jiri Tlusty continues to be productive despite his horrible team. | 10/29/2014 10:53 AM
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Hurricanes winger Jiri Tlusty continues to be productive despite his horrible team.
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Impact
Tlusty scored his fifth goal of the season on Tuesday. He has seven points this season, but he is minus-three, mostly due to the fact his team has yet to win a game. Carolina is 0-6-2.
Canucks winger Brad Richardson scored twice on Tuesday against the Hurricanes. | 10/29/2014 10:51 AM
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Canucks winger Brad Richardson scored twice on Tuesday against the Hurricanes.
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Impact
It was Richardson's first two goals of the season. Despite the sudden production, don't expect much from Richardson going forward. He had just eight goals and nine assists in 62 games last season.
Canucks goalie Ryan Miller allowed one goal on 30 shots as Vancouver won, 4-1. | 10/29/2014 10:48 AM
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Canucks goalie Ryan Miller allowed one goal on 30 shots as Vancouver won, 4-1.
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Impact
Miller is off to a hot start at 6-1 with a 2.33 GAA and .916 save percentage. His percentage only went up on Tuesday.
Canucks goalie Ryan Miller allowed one goal on 30 shots as Vancouver won, 4-1. | 10/29/2014 10:48 AM
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Canucks goalie Ryan Miller allowed one goal on 30 shots as Vancouver won, 4-1.
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Impact
Miller is off to a hot start at 6-1 with a 2.33 GAA and .916 save percentage. His percentage only went up on Tuesday.
Sharks center Logan Couture scored to tie the game against the Avalanche on Tuesday as San Jose won in a shoot out, 3-2. | 10/29/2014 10:46 AM
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Sharks center Logan Couture scored to tie the game against the Avalanche on Tuesday as San Jose won in a shoot out, 3-2.
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Impact
Couture scored on a pass from Justin Braun and Tommy Wingels. It was Couture's fifth goal of the season. He had six shots on net on Tuesday.
Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog scored and posted a plus-one rating on Tuesday against the Sharks. | 10/29/2014 10:44 AM
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Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog scored and posted a plus-one rating on Tuesday against the Sharks.
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Impact
Landeskog scored early in the third period to give Colorado a, 2-1, lead. San Jose tied it minutes later and won in a shoot out. Landeskog had five shots on net.
Sharks netminder Antti Niemi stopped 31-of-33 shots against the Avalanche as San Jose beat Colorado, 3-2, in a shootout. | 10/29/2014 10:42 AM
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Sharks netminder Antti Niemi stopped 31-of-33 shots against the Avalanche as San Jose beat Colorado, 3-2, in a shootout.
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Impact
Niemi has been a pleasant surprise to fantasy owners this season. He is 5-2 with a 2.66 GAA and .918 save percentage.
Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 49 saves against the Sharks on Tuesday but lost. | 10/29/2014 10:40 AM
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Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 49 saves against the Sharks on Tuesday but lost.
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Impact
Varlamov and the Avalanche were clinging to a 2-1 lead when Logan Couture scored in the third period to tie the game. The Sharks won in a shoot out, 3-2. Despite the loss, Varlamov posted a .961 save percentage.
Flames goalie Jonas Hiller stopped 18-of-19 shots against the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn a victory. | 10/29/2014 10:24 AM
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Flames goalie Jonas Hiller stopped 18-of-19 shots against the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn a victory.
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Impact
Montreal goalie Carey Price was even better than Hiller was. With the score tied, 1-1, the game entered the shoot out where Price shut down the Flames, and Hiller yielded one goal.
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price carried Montreal to victory against the Flames on Tuesday. | 10/29/2014 10:23 AM
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Canadiens goaltender Carey Price carried Montreal to victory against the Flames on Tuesday.
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Impact
Price stopped 37-of-38 shots for a .974 save percentage while the Canadiens mustered only 10 shots on goal even including overtime. Montreal, however, scored the lone shoot out goal and won, 2-1.
Stars center Tyler Seguin scored a goal and an assist on Tuesday against the Blues. | 10/29/2014 10:20 AM
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Stars center Tyler Seguin scored a goal and an assist on Tuesday against the Blues.
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Impact
Seguin was also plus-two with six shots on goal. It was his penalty, however, in overtime, that led the game-winning goal for the Blues.
Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored the game-winning goal on the power play on Tuesday against the Stars. | 10/29/2014 10:19 AM
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Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored the game-winning goal on the power play on Tuesday against the Stars.
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Impact
Stars forward Tyler Seguin took a penalty just 14 seconds into overtime to send St. Louis to the man advantage.Tarasenko scored on a pass from Kevin Shattenkirk and Alex Pietrangelo for the game-winner. Tarasenko finished the game with a hat trick.
Ducks goalie John Gibson shutout the Blackhawks on Tuesday, stopping all 38 shots he faced, for his first shutout of the season. | 10/29/2014 10:15 AM
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Ducks goalie John Gibson shutout the Blackhawks on Tuesday, stopping all 38 shots he faced, for his first shutout of the season.
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Impact
Gibson allowed six goals in the season opener against Pittsburgh, but voluntarily went down to the minors to work on a few things. Apparently he fixed the problems. Gibson is a must-add in all standard formats.
Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney was not good in his first start after given the starting role due to Sergei Bobrovsky's injury. | 10/28/2014 10:40 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney was not good in his first start after given the starting role due to Sergei Bobrovsky's injury.
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Impact
McElhinney stopped just 29 shots and allowed five goals. The Blue jackets, the sleeper pick in the Metropolitan division, are in seventh place, in front of just the winless Hurricanes.
Lightning center Brian Boyle scored twice on Tuesday. | 10/28/2014 10:37 PM
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Lightning center Brian Boyle scored twice on Tuesday.
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Impact
Boyle scored an unassisted goal in the second period and a goal from J.T. Brown and Anton Stralman in the third. Boyle has three goals this season.
Phoenix goalie Mike Smith had a game to forget. | 10/28/2014 10:35 PM
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Phoenix goalie Mike Smith had a game to forget.
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Impact
Smith allowed six goals on 33 shots. That's a .818 save percentage. That will certainly hurt the goalie categories in roto leagues.
Lightning center Nikita Kucherov had a hat trick on Tuesday versus the Coyotes. | 10/28/2014 10:33 PM
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Lightning center Nikita Kucherov had a hat trick on Tuesday versus the Coyotes.
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Impact
Kucherov scored once per period and finished with a plus-two rating on the night. He scored all the game at even strength. Kucherov has four goals this season.
Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal and an assist on Tuesday against the Sabres. | 10/28/2014 10:31 PM
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Maple Leafs right winger Phil Kessel scored a goal and an assist on Tuesday against the Sabres.
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Impact
Kessel had five shots on goal and finished plus-one. He has five goals and five assists this season.
Sabres goalie Michal Neuvirth allowed four goals on 37 shots against the Maple Leafs on Tuesday. | 10/28/2014 10:30 PM
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Sabres goalie Michal Neuvirth allowed four goals on 37 shots against the Maple Leafs on Tuesday.
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Impact
It was just a sad performance overall from Buffalo, who only mustered 10 shots on net. Neuvirth can't be counted on in fantasy if his team is not going to support him at all.
Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier faced just 10 shots and stopped them all against the Sabres. | 10/28/2014 10:28 PM
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Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier faced just 10 shots and stopped them all against the Sabres.
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Impact
Bernier was sharp even with his light work load, and it was just a poor showing from Buffalo. It was Bernier's first shutout of the season.
Wild netminder Niklas Backstrom won his first game of the season as Minnesota came back to defeat Boston on Tuesday, 4-3. | 10/28/2014 10:25 PM
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Wild netminder Niklas Backstrom won his first game of the season as Minnesota came back to defeat Boston on Tuesday, 4-3.
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Impact
Backstrom started in place of Darcy Kuemper after Kuemper yielded five goals in the third period on Monday. Backstrom allowed three goals through two periods versus the Bruins, but the Wild scored three in the third period and Backstrom held Boston scoreless.
Bruins center Seth Griffith scored two goals and an assist on Tuesday against the Wild. | 10/28/2014 10:22 PM
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Bruins center Seth Griffith scored two goals and an assist on Tuesday against the Wild.
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Impact
Griffith was involved on every Bruins goal, but the Wild erased a two-goal deficit to win, 4-3. Griffith was even with two shots.
Wild left winger Zach Parise scored his fourth goal of the season to jump start a Minnesota comeback against Boston on Tuesday. | 10/28/2014 10:21 PM
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Wild left winger Zach Parise scored his fourth goal of the season to jump start a Minnesota comeback against Boston on Tuesday.
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Impact
Parise scored the first of three straight Wild goals as Minnesota won, 4-3. This comes just one day after the Wild allowed five goals in a third period collapse against the Rangers.
Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored and had an assist on Tuesday against the Blue Jackets. | 10/28/2014 10:18 PM
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Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored and had an assist on Tuesday against the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
Karlsson has three goals and four assists this season.
Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney was not good in his first start after given the starting role due to Sergei Bobrovsky's injury. | 10/28/2014 10:15 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney was not good in his first start after given the starting role due to Sergei Bobrovsky's injury.
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Impact
McElhinney stopped just 29 shots and allowed five goals. The Blue jackets, the sleeper pick in the Metropolitan division, are in seventh place, in front of just the winless Hurricanes.
Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney was not good in his first start after given the starting role due to Sergei Bobrovsky's injury. | 10/28/2014 10:15 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney was not good in his first start after given the starting role due to Sergei Bobrovsky's injury.
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Impact
McElhinney stopped just 29 shots and allowed five goals. The Blue jackets, the sleeper pick in the Metropolitan division, are in seventh place, in front of just the winless Hurricanes.
Senators left winger Clarke MacArthur scored twice and added an assist in Tuesday's game against the Blue Jackets. | 10/28/2014 10:09 PM
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Senators left winger Clarke MacArthur scored twice and added an assist in Tuesday's game against the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
MacArthur scored on the power play to tie the score, 1-1, in the first period. MacArthur then scored the final goal of the game in the third period. He finished plus-two with three shots on net.
Winnipeg left wing Andrew Ladd scored twice on Tuesday. | 10/28/2014 10:07 PM
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Winnipeg left wing Andrew Ladd scored twice on Tuesday.
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Impact
Ladd tied the game on the power play in the first two minutes of the second period and then scored the game-winner at the 3:31 mark of the third period. Ladd has four goals this season.
Islanders center John Tavares scored his fourth goal of the season Tuesday. | 10/28/2014 10:06 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored his fourth goal of the season Tuesday.
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Impact
Tavares scored on the power play as New York notched the final two goals of the second period on the man advantage to tie the game. Winnepeg, however, won on Andrew Ladd's score in the third period.
Winnipeg left wing Andrew Ladd scored twice on Tuesday. | 10/28/2014 10:04 PM
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Winnipeg left wing Andrew Ladd scored twice on Tuesday.
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Impact
Ladd tied the game on the power play in the first two minutes of the second period, and then cut into the Islanders lead about three and a half minutes inot the third period. New York, however, held on to win, 4-3.
Islanders center John Tavares notched his third goal of the season. | 10/28/2014 10:04 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares notched his third goal of the season.
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Impact
He now has 10 points, and is clearly looking like one of the best players in the game. Tavares has a chance to be a top-three fantasy player by season's end.
Islanders forward Brock Nelson was a force on the power play Tuesday night. | 10/28/2014 10:02 PM
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Islanders forward Brock Nelson was a force on the power play Tuesday night.
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Impact
Nelson scored the first goal of the game on the man advantage less than two minutes into the contest. He then added an assist on John Tavares' power-play score. Nelson has six goals and six assists this season.
Flyers goalie Ray Emery captured a victory on Tuesday against the Kings. | 10/28/2014 9:58 PM
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Flyers goalie Ray Emery captured a victory on Tuesday against the Kings.
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Impact
Emery made 38 saves as the Flyers won in overtime, 3-2. He is 4-0-1 this season.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick made 40 saves, but lost to the Flyers on Tuesday. | 10/28/2014 9:57 PM
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Kings goalie Jonathan Quick made 40 saves, but lost to the Flyers on Tuesday.
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Impact
Quick stopped 40-of-43 shots and lost 3-2. Quick is still having a stellar start at 5-1-2 with a 1.75 GAA and .950 save percentage.
Flyers center Brayden Schenn scored the game-winning goal on Tuesday against the Kings. | 10/28/2014 9:51 PM
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Flyers center Brayden Schenn scored the game-winning goal on Tuesday against the Kings.
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Impact
Schenn scored an unassisted goal at the 2:36 mark of overtime as Philadelphia won, 3-2. The goal was his third of the season.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury had a sub-par outing on Tuesday against the Devils. | 10/28/2014 9:49 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury had a sub-par outing on Tuesday against the Devils.
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Impact
He stopped just 16-of-19 shots, but the Penguins won, 8-3. Fleury looked a lot better in the last 35 minutes of the game. He helped Pittsburgh kill three penalties and one goal he allowed was a break away, so he really can't be blamed for that.
Devils backup goalie Scott Clemmensen played the third period against the Penguins on Tuesday and allowed three goals. | 10/28/2014 9:45 PM
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Devils backup goalie Scott Clemmensen played the third period against the Penguins on Tuesday and allowed three goals.
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He replaced Corey Schneider who posted a .783 save percentage through two periods. Clemmensen was even worse, allowing three goals on seven shots. Two of the goals came on the power play.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored and had an assist on Tuesday against the Devils. | 10/28/2014 9:44 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored and had an assist on Tuesday against the Devils.
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Pittsburgh scored seven unanswered goals and won, 8-3. The Penguins were 3-for-6 on the power play. Hornqvist's points, however, came at even strength. He was plus-two with two shots.
Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored and had an assist on Tuesday against the Devils. | 10/28/2014 9:43 PM
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Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist scored and had an assist on Tuesday against the Devils.
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Impact
Pittsburgh scored seven unanswered goals and won, 8-3. The Penguins were 3-for-6 on the power play. Hornqvist points, however, came at even strength. He was plus-two with two shots.
Devils winger Dainius Zubrus scored just nine seconds into the game against the Penguins on Tuesday. | 10/28/2014 9:41 PM
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Devils winger Dainius Zubrus scored just nine seconds into the game against the Penguins on Tuesday.
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Impact
Zubrus took a slap shot off a pass from Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr. His shot beat Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury on his glove side. It was Zubrus' second goal of the season.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored two goals against the Devils on Tuesday. | 10/28/2014 9:39 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby scored two goals against the Devils on Tuesday.
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Impact
Pittsburgh scored, incredibly, the last seven goals of the game to beat New Jersey, 8-3. Crosby scored at the end of the second period and then the final goal of the contest with just over three minutes left. The captain finished with a plus-two rating and six shots. Crosby has seven goals this season.
The only person chased faster than Devils goaltender Corey Schneider on Tuesday was Giants Game 6 starter Jake Peavy. | 10/28/2014 9:15 PM
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The only person chased faster than Devils goaltender Corey Schneider on Tuesday was Giants Game 6 starter Jake Peavy.
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Impact
Schneider did not return to the ice after giving up five goals through two periods. He stopped just 18 shots for a .783 save percentage. Scott Clemmensen replaces Schneider in net.
The only person chased faster than Devils goaltender Corey Schneider was Giants Game 6 starter Jake Peavy. | 10/28/2014 9:14 PM
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The only person chased faster than Devils goaltender Corey Schneider was Giants Game 6 starter Jake Peavy.
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Impact
Schneider did not return to the ice after giving up five goals through two periods. He stopped just 18 shots for a .783 save percentage. Scott Clemmensen replaces Schneider in net.
Coyotes forward Lauri Korpikoski left Tuesday's game against the Lightning after blocking a shot. | 10/28/2014 9:09 PM
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Coyotes forward Lauri Korpikoski left Tuesday's game against the Lightning after blocking a shot.
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Impact
Korpikoski blocked a shot with the outside of his foot and went into the locker room.
Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko is available for Tuesday's game. | 10/28/2014 5:46 PM
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Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko is available for Tuesday's game.
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Impact
Tarasenko was considered questionale with an illness, but he stil good to go. He has a goal and four assists in seven games this season.
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin are no longer on the same line. | 10/28/2014 5:44 PM
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Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin are no longer on the same line.
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Impact
Washington moved rookie winger Andre Burakovsky to the top line to play next to Ovechkin and Joel Ward. Backstrom will play alongside Marcus Johansson and Troy Brouwer on the second line. We still expect Backstrom and Ovechkin to reunite on the same line at some point this season. He gave Washington a two-goal lead early in the third period, and was also +1 on the night. Backstrom now has seven points on the season, and looks destined for a solid 2014-15 campaign.
Blues goalie Brian Elliott will start between the pipes on Tuesday. | 10/28/2014 5:42 PM
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Blues goalie Brian Elliott will start between the pipes on Tuesday.
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Impact
Elliott has been great in net this season, posting a 1.78 GAA and a .922 save percentage, but he is just 2-2-1.
Ducks goalie John Gibson will start on Tuesday against the Blackhawks. | 10/28/2014 5:40 PM
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Ducks goalie John Gibson will start on Tuesday against the Blackhawks.
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Impact
This is Gibson's second start in three games. He stopped 16-of-17 shots in a victory over Columbus on Friday. If you need a streaming goalie on Tuesday, Gibson is your guy.
Capitals rookie left wing Andre Burakovsky will play on the top line Wednesday. | 10/28/2014 5:04 PM
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Capitals rookie left wing Andre Burakovsky will play on the top line Wednesday.
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Impact
That means he will play with Alex Ovechkin and Joel Ward. Burakovsky has gotten off to a great start this season with five goals and seven points. He is worth picking up in standard leagues.
Hurricanes center Eric Staal has been activated off the injured reserve list. | 10/28/2014 5:01 PM
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Hurricanes center Eric Staal has been activated off the injured reserve list.
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Impact
Staal has missed the last five games. Carolina needs him back desperately as the team has yet to win a game this season.
Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney should be the primary starter for the next week or two with Sergei Bobrovsky sidelined. | 10/28/2014 4:55 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney should be the primary starter for the next week or two with Sergei Bobrovsky sidelined.
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Impact
McElhinney has played just 27 minutes so far this season. Anton Forsberg has been called up from the minors to be the backup.
Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has been placed on injured reserve. | 10/28/2014 4:52 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has been placed on injured reserve.
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Bobrovsky is expected to miss up to two weeks due to a fractured finger. Bobrovsky is 4-4 with a 2.81 GAA and .908 save percentage. Curtis McElhinney will start Tuesday.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist allowed four goals on 30 shots on Monday against the Wild. | 10/27/2014 9:40 PM
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Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist allowed four goals on 30 shots on Monday against the Wild.
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Impact
Lundqvist struggled again versus Minnesota on Monday, but his team bailed him out with five third-period goals. Lundqvist finished with 26 saves and the victory to improve to 5-3.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper had a rough third period in Monday's loss to the Rangers. | 10/27/2014 9:39 PM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper had a rough third period in Monday's loss to the Rangers.
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Impact
Kuemper had a shutout through two periods, but ended up giving up five goals in the third. He ended up saving only 15 shots, and suffered his second loss of the season. He is now 4-2-0.
Rangers left wing Mats Zuccarello scored a goal and two assists with a plus-three rating on Monday night against the Wild. | 10/27/2014 9:38 PM
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Rangers left wing Mats Zuccarello scored a goal and two assists with a plus-three rating on Monday night against the Wild.
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Impact
It was Zuccarello's first score of the season. The great plus/minus rating also helps Zuccarello's season numbers. He was minus-five coming into the game. Zuccarello was instrumental in the New York comeback against Minnesota. The Rangers scored all five goals in the third period.
Rangers left wing Mats Zuccarello scored a goal and two assists with a plus-three rating on Monday night against the Wild. | 10/27/2014 9:38 PM
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Rangers left wing Mats Zuccarello scored a goal and two assists with a plus-three rating on Monday night against the Wild.
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Impact
It was Zuccarello's first score of the season. The great plus/minus rating also helps Zuccarello's season numbers. He was minus-five coming into the game. Zuccarello was instrumental in the New York comeback against Minnesota. The Rangers scored all five goals in the third period.
Wild right winger Jason Pominville scored his third goal of the season. | 10/27/2014 9:37 PM
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Wild right winger Jason Pominville scored his third goal of the season.
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Impact
He now has four points over the past three games, and owners are hoping this gets Pominville going for an extended period of time.
Rangers center Derick Brassard scored and had two assists in Monday's game against the Wild. | 10/27/2014 9:35 PM
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Rangers center Derick Brassard scored and had two assists in Monday's game against the Wild.
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Impact
Brassard also had a plus-three rating. The Rangers erased a 3-0 and 4-2 leads to win, 5-4. Brassard has four goals and three assists this season.
Minnesota winger Matt Cooke notched two points in Monday's loss to the Rangers. | 10/27/2014 9:35 PM
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Minnesota winger Matt Cooke notched two points in Monday's loss to the Rangers.
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Impact
He had one goal and one assist, along with a +1 rating. Cooke now has five points, and should be able to get around 50 points by season's end.
Kings center Jeff Carter scored six points in two games to earn the NHL first star of the week. | 10/27/2014 7:18 PM
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Kings center Jeff Carter scored six points in two games to earn the NHL first star of the week.
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Impact
He scored two goals and four assists last week. Carter has 12 points and a plus-12 rating in eight games to start the season.
Islanders center Frans Nielsen scored four goals and an assist in three games last week. | 10/27/2014 6:47 PM
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Islanders center Frans Nielsen scored four goals and an assist in three games last week.
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Impact
Nielsen scored a hat trick on Saturday's game against the Stars. The great three games allowed him to earn the NHL's third star of the week.

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