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Wild right wing Justin Fontaine scored a goal and an assist in the, 3-1, victory over the Avalanche on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:18 AM
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Wild right wing Justin Fontaine scored a goal and an assist in the, 3-1, victory over the Avalanche on Saturday.
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Impact
Fontaine assisted Erik Haula's goal in the first period and then Fontaine gave Minnesota the lead for good, scoring midway through the second period. Fontaine has eight goals and 14 assists with a plus-11 rating in 52 games this season.
Avalanche forward Maxime Talbot scored his team's only goal versus the Wild on Saturday as Colorado lost, 3-1. | 03/01/2015 10:16 AM
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Avalanche forward Maxime Talbot scored his team's only goal versus the Wild on Saturday as Colorado lost, 3-1.
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Talbot tied the game at one less than two minutes into the second period, but Minnesota scored the final two goals of the game. Talbot has five goals and 10 assists in 63 games this season.
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk played excellent again, holding Colorado to just one goal in the, 3-1, victory on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:14 AM
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Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk played excellent again, holding Colorado to just one goal in the, 3-1, victory on Saturday.
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Impact
Dubnyk made 33 saves versus Colorado. In February, Dubnyk was 11-2-1 with a .939 save percentage and three shutouts. Since joining the Wild on Jan. 15, Dubnyk has five shutouts. He is perhaps the best fantasy hockey waiver wire pickup this season.
Blues center Paul Stastny registered two points in a strong defensive battle versus the Oilers on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:08 AM
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Blues center Paul Stastny registered two points in a strong defensive battle versus the Oilers on Saturday.
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Impact
Stastny assisted Dmitrij Jaskin's goal in the first period and then scored the game-winner in the third period. St. Louis won, 2-1. Stastny led the team with five shots on net. He has 12 goals and 24 assists with a plus-11 rating in 54 games this season.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens turned in a solid effort on Saturday night, but he still didn't win as Edmonton dropped a close one to St. Louis, 2-1. | 03/01/2015 10:06 AM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens turned in a solid effort on Saturday night, but he still didn't win as Edmonton dropped a close one to St. Louis, 2-1.
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Edmonton tied the game at one with Justin Schultz's goal in the second period, but Paul Stastny scored the game-winner with a little over five minutes remaining in the third period. Scrivens stopped 25-of-27 shots and has actually stopped 58 of the last 61 shots he has faced. Scrivens, however, is just 12-20-7 this season with a 2.92 GAA and .898 save percentage.
Blues goaltender Brian Elliott made 21 saves in the, 2-1, victory over the Oilers on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:03 AM
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Blues goaltender Brian Elliott made 21 saves in the, 2-1, victory over the Oilers on Saturday.
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Impact
Elliott stopped 21-of-22 shots from Edmonton. He is 20-9-2 with a 2.17 GAA and .922 save percentage this season.
Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored a goal and an assist versus the Sharks on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:02 AM
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Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored a goal and an assist versus the Sharks on Saturday.
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Impact
Karlsson scored both his points on the power play, notching the game in the second period and then assisting Mike Hoffman's goal. Ottawa came back to beat San Jose, 4-2. Karlsson has 15 goals and 32 assists in 60 games this season.
Sharks center Patrick Marleau scored a goal in San Jose's loss to Ottawa on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 10:00 AM
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Sharks center Patrick Marleau scored a goal in San Jose's loss to Ottawa on Saturday.
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Impact
Marleau scored on the power play to give the Sharks a, 2-1, lead, but the Senators scored three unanswered goals in the final period to win, 4-2. Marleau has 14 goals and 31 assists but is also minus-16 in 63 games this season.
Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored a pair of goals in the, 4-2, victory over the Sharks on Saturday. | 03/01/2015 9:57 AM
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Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored a pair of goals in the, 4-2, victory over the Sharks on Saturday.
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Impact
Hoffman assisted Erik Karlsson's goal on the power play in the second period and then scored his pair of goals in the third. Hoffman's scores were on the power play and an empty-netter. He finished February with six goals and seven assists. Hoffman has 39 points on the season.
Flyers goalie Steve Mason stood on his head at times as he beat the Rangers, 4-2, on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 10:56 PM
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Flyers goalie Steve Mason stood on his head at times as he beat the Rangers, 4-2, on Saturday.
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Impact
Mason allowed a weird goal from outside the blue line seven seconds into the game, but it was disallowed. Philadelphia erased a, 2-1, deficit to take a, 3-2, lead early in the third period. Mason had to make 16 saves to keep the one goal margin. He is now 12-13-7 this season.
Rangers rookie center J.T. Miller had a very nice game against the Flyers on Saturday, scoring a goal with four shots on net. | 02/28/2015 10:54 PM
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Rangers rookie center J.T. Miller had a very nice game against the Flyers on Saturday, scoring a goal with four shots on net.
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Impact
Miller was tied for second on the team in shots. John Moore scored the other New York goal. The Rangers lost, 4-2. Miller has six goals and eight assists in 37 games this season.
Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto scored the game-winning goal in a highly-entertaining matchup between the Flyers and Rangers on Saturday night. | 02/28/2015 10:53 PM
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Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto scored the game-winning goal in a highly-entertaining matchup between the Flyers and Rangers on Saturday night.
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Impact
Philadelphia won, 4-2, with Del Zotto's goal coming shorthanded in the third period. He was plus-two in the game. Del Zotto has eight goals and 17 assists in 51 games this season.
Canadiens center David Desharnais scored a pair of goals in the, 4-0, victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 10:26 PM
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Canadiens center David Desharnais scored a pair of goals in the, 4-0, victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
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Impact
Desharnais scored both of his goals in the final period as insurance. Not that Carey Price needed it, who has allowed more than two goals just once in his last 10 starts. Desharnais has 11 goals and 27 assists with a plus-22 rating this season.
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price recorded his sixth shutout of the season with the, 4-0, victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 10:24 PM
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Canadiens goaltender Carey Price recorded his sixth shutout of the season with the, 4-0, victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
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Impact
Price made 30 saves in the shutout over Toronto. Price went 8-1-1 in February with two shutouts. Over that span, Price allowed more than two goals just once.
Bruins left wing Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist in the, 4-1, victory over the Coyotes on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 8:10 PM
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Bruins left wing Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist in the, 4-1, victory over the Coyotes on Saturday.
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Impact
Marchand scored in the first period and then assisted Patrice Bergeron's goal in the second period. Defenseman Zdeno Chara had a goal and an assist in the game as well. Marchand has 18 goals and 16 assists in 57 games this season.
Coyotes left wing Martin Erat scored Arizona's only goal as they lost, 4-1, to the Boston Bruins on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 8:08 PM
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Coyotes left wing Martin Erat scored Arizona's only goal as they lost, 4-1, to the Boston Bruins on Saturday.
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Impact
Erat scored in the third period to help Arizona avoid the shutout. He has nine goals and 20 assists in 61 games this season, but his minus-16 rating makes him nearly unownable in standard leagues.
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask allowed just one goal in the, 4-1, victory over the Coyotes on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 8:07 PM
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Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask allowed just one goal in the, 4-1, victory over the Coyotes on Saturday.
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Impact
Rask made 31 saves in the victory. He is 25-16-9 and came into Saturday with a 2.37 GAA and .919 save percentage.
Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:56 PM
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Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
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Impact
McClement scored in the first and second period. Carolina notched four second-period goals as they beat New York, 5-3. McClement has six goals and 12 assists in 61 games this season.
Hurricanes defensemen Justin Faulk scored on the power play versus the Islanders on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:53 PM
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Hurricanes defensemen Justin Faulk scored on the power play versus the Islanders on Saturday.
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Impact
Faulk picked up the power-play goal and four shots on net, but he was minus-two in the game. He has 12 goals and 28 assists with a minus-16 rating in 61 games this season.
Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk registered two assists in the loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:50 PM
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Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk registered two assists in the loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday.
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Impact
Boychuk has seven goals and 24 assists in 54 games this season. He also had a plus-16 rating.
Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:48 PM
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Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
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Impact
McClement scored in the first and second period. Carolina notched four second-period goals as they beat New York, 5-3. McClement has six goals and 12 assists in 61 games this season.
Devils center Travis Zajac scored an empty-net goal to seal the victory over the Blue Jackets, 2-0. | 02/28/2015 7:41 PM
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Devils center Travis Zajac scored an empty-net goal to seal the victory over the Blue Jackets, 2-0.
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Impact
Zajac has 10 goals and 10 assists in 55 games this season.
Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney made 17 saves on 18 shots versus the Devils, but it wasn't enough as Columbus lost, 2-0. | 02/28/2015 7:39 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney made 17 saves on 18 shots versus the Devils, but it wasn't enough as Columbus lost, 2-0.
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Impact
The final New Jersey goal was an empty-netter. McElhinney is 10-12-2 this season and came into the day with a 2.75 GAA and .915 save percentage.
Devils goal Cory Schneider made 33 saves to shut out the Blue Jackets on Saturday, 2-0. | 02/28/2015 7:37 PM
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Devils goal Cory Schneider made 33 saves to shut out the Blue Jackets on Saturday, 2-0.
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Impact
This is Scheider's second shutout of the week and fourth of the season. He is 23-24-5 this season.
Panthers winger Jussi Jokinen had three assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Sabres on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:35 PM
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Panthers winger Jussi Jokinen had three assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Sabres on Saturday.
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Impact
Jokinen finished plus-two in the game, picking up one of the assists on the power play. Jokinen has six goals and 28 assists in 61 games this season.
Sabres center Cody Hodgson scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's loss to the Panthers. | 02/28/2015 7:29 PM
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Sabres center Cody Hodgson scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's loss to the Panthers.
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Impact
Hodgson scored and assisted Andrej Meszaros' goal in the first period as the Sabres jumped out to a, 2-0, lead. Florida, however, scored three unanswered goals in the second period and then the final two goals to win, 5-3. Hodgson has four goals and seven assists in 59 games this season.
Panthers center Brandon Pirri scored a pair of goals as Florida came back to defeat Buffalo, 5-3. | 02/28/2015 7:27 PM
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Panthers center Brandon Pirri scored a pair of goals as Florida came back to defeat Buffalo, 5-3.
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Impact
Pirri had a game-high nine shots on goal. That's more shots on net than Buffalo's entire team had in the second and third period combined. Pirri has 11 goals and two assists in 29 games this season.
Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson made 37 saves in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:20 PM
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Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson made 37 saves in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Saturday.
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Impact
Gustavsson allowed three goals, but Detroit came back to win in the third period. Gustavsson is 3-2-1 as the backup goaltender in the Motor City this season.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne ends the month of February on a cold streak. | 02/28/2015 7:19 PM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne ends the month of February on a cold streak.
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Impact
Rinne allowed four goals on Saturday versus the Red Wings to lose his second staight game for the second time this season. Rinne has lost four of his last five starts. All the sudden, the Vezina Trophy is not a sure thing for Rinne.
Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall had two assists and a plus-two rating in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Saturday. | 02/28/2015 7:11 PM
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Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall had two assists and a plus-two rating in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Saturday.
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Impact
Detroit scored two goals in the final period to comeback and win. Kronwall assisted both those goals, which were scored from Alexei Marchenko and Tomas Tatar. Tatar's goal came on the power play. Kronwall has seven goals and 30 assists in 61 games this season.
Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling was not very sharp on Friday night. | 02/27/2015 10:18 PM
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Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling was not very sharp on Friday night.
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Impact
He allowed four goals on 29 shots in a losing effort. Darling still has a winning record, at 6-3-0 overall.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 28 shots on goal to record a shutout on Friday night. | 02/27/2015 10:16 PM
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Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 28 shots on goal to record a shutout on Friday night.
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Impact
He defeated the blackhawks and looked comfortable all game long. Bishop is now 31-10-3 on the season.
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored twice during Friday's victory against Chicago. | 02/27/2015 10:15 PM
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Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored twice during Friday's victory against Chicago.
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Impact
Stamkos had a strong game, with seven shots on goal and a plus-one rating as well. He now has 34 goals and 57 points through 63 games. Brian Boyle and Ryan Callahan also tallied for Tampa Bay.
Hurricanes winger Jeff Skinner scored a goal on Friday night. | 02/27/2015 10:14 PM
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Hurricanes winger Jeff Skinner scored a goal on Friday night.
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Impact
He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating. Skinner has disappointed this season, with just 16 goals, 25 points, and a minus-15 rating through 55 games.
Capitals netminder Braden Holtby played well, but took the loss Friday versus Carolina. | 02/27/2015 10:13 PM
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Capitals netminder Braden Holtby played well, but took the loss Friday versus Carolina.
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Impact
Holtby allowed just two goals, but the Capitals were unable to solve Anton Khudobin. Holtby is now 29-15-9 overall.
Hurricanes goalie Anton Khudobin posted a shutout Friday against the Capitals. | 02/27/2015 10:12 PM
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Hurricanes goalie Anton Khudobin posted a shutout Friday against the Capitals.
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Impact
He stopped all 28 shots on goal and frustrated Washington all night. Khudobin is still not a relevant option, with a 7-11-3 record.
Islanders center Ryan Strome scored a goal during Friday's victory over the Flames. | 02/27/2015 9:40 PM
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Islanders center Ryan Strome scored a goal during Friday's victory over the Flames.
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Impact
Strome has had a great season, with 14 goals, 40 points, 39 penalty minutes, and a plus-21 rating through 63 games.
Flames center Josh Jooris scored a goal during Friday's loss against the Islanders. | 02/27/2015 9:39 PM
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Flames center Josh Jooris scored a goal during Friday's loss against the Islanders.
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Impact
He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Jooris now has 11 goals and 19 points through 45 games this season. He can be left on the wire.
Devils winger Jordin Tootoo scored a goal during Friday's overtime loss versus Boston. | 02/27/2015 9:35 PM
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Devils winger Jordin Tootoo scored a goal during Friday's overtime loss versus Boston.
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Impact
He tied the game in the third period to force overtime. Tootoo now has six goals and 10 points through 48 games this season. Tuomo Ruutu also lit the lamp for New Jersey.
Bruins center Ryan Spooner's first career goal was a big one. | 02/27/2015 9:32 PM
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Bruins center Ryan Spooner's first career goal was a big one.
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Impact
He netted the overtime winner to defeat the Devils on Friday night. It was the 35th game of Spooner's career. Daniel Paille and David Pastrnak scored in regulation for Boston.
Jets center Mark Scheifele scored a goal and had five shots on Thursday night. | 02/26/2015 10:46 PM
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Jets center Mark Scheifele scored a goal and had five shots on Thursday night.
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Impact
Scheifele has produced nicely this season, with 10 goals, 35 points, and 22 penalty minutes through 63 games. He is worthy of a roster spot in standard leagues.
Blues center Patrik Berglund scored a goal on Thursday night. | 02/26/2015 10:45 PM
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Blues center Patrik Berglund scored a goal on Thursday night.
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Impact
Berglund is not much of a fantasy option, with just eight goals and 19 points through 57 games this season. He can be kept on the wire.
Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier was fantastic during Thursday's victory against the Flyers. | 02/26/2015 10:17 PM
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Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier was fantastic during Thursday's victory against the Flyers.
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Impact
He faced 49 shots on goal and allowed only two to get past him. Bernier is still not a great fantasy option though, as he is now 18-18-5 on the season.
Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak had a goal and an assist on Thursday night. | 02/26/2015 10:16 PM
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Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak had a goal and an assist on Thursday night.
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Impact
Bozak has been solid this season, with 17 goals and 39 points through 61 games. Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf also lit the lamp for Toronto.
Flyers center Claude Giroux recorded two points during Thursday's loss against the Maple Leafs. | 02/26/2015 10:15 PM
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Flyers center Claude Giroux recorded two points during Thursday's loss against the Maple Leafs.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with six shots and two penalty minutes. Both points came on the power play, as Giroux leads the league with 31 power-play points. Brayden Schenn also scored for Philadelphia.
Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo allowed two goals during Thursday's loss against the Blackhawks. | 02/26/2015 10:06 PM
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Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo allowed two goals during Thursday's loss against the Blackhawks.
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Impact
Luongo faced 28 shots on goal, fell to 22-16-11 on the season.
Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford pitched a shutout Thursday versus Florida. | 02/26/2015 10:05 PM
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Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford pitched a shutout Thursday versus Florida.
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Impact
He faced just 20 shots, and was not heavily tested. Crawford is now 24-14-4 on the season.
Chicago left wing Brandon Saad notched two points during Thursday's win over the Panthers. | 02/26/2015 10:04 PM
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Chicago left wing Brandon Saad notched two points during Thursday's win over the Panthers.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots and a plus-two rating. Saad now has 19 goals and 42 points through 62 games this season. Teuvo Teravainen and Jonathan Toews also tallied for Chicago.
Rangers right wing Lee Stempniak scored two goals, including the game-winner on Thursday versus Arizona. | 02/26/2015 9:54 PM
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Rangers right wing Lee Stempniak scored two goals, including the game-winner on Thursday versus Arizona.
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Impact
The game-winner came with under three minutes left in the game. Stempniak now has nine goals and 18 points through 52 games. He can be left on the wire. Chris Kreider also lit the lamp twice for the Rangers.
Coyotes center Sam Gagner scored two goals during Thursday's loss against the Rangers. | 02/26/2015 9:51 PM
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Coyotes center Sam Gagner scored two goals during Thursday's loss against the Rangers.
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Impact
It is nice to see that Gagner has 11 goals, 30 points and 22 penalty minutes, however his minus-22 rating is alarming through 61 games this season. Marc Arcobello also scored for Arizona.
Buffalo center Torrey Mitchell scored twice during Thursday's victory against the Canucks. | 02/26/2015 9:47 PM
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Buffalo center Torrey Mitchell scored twice during Thursday's victory against the Canucks.
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Impact
Mitchell was also plus-four on the night, with two shots on goal. He can be left on the wire, as he has just four goals and 12 points through 50 games. Brian Flynn, Brian Gionta, Andrej Meszaros, and Chris Stewart also tallied for the Sabres.
Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist during Thursday's loss versus Montreal. | 02/26/2015 9:47 PM
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Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist during Thursday's loss versus Montreal.
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Impact
Dubinsky has played well through 34 games this season, as he now has eight goals, 23 points, 37 penalty minutes, and a plus-nine rating overall.
Montreal defenseman Andrei Markov recorded two points during Thursday's victory over the Blue Jackets. | 02/26/2015 9:45 PM
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Montreal defenseman Andrei Markov recorded two points during Thursday's victory over the Blue Jackets.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and an impressive plus-five rating. Markov should be owned everywhere, with eight goals, 38 points, 26 penalty minutes, and a plus-13 rating through 61 games.
Canadiens defender Jacob de la Rose scored his first two NHL goals on Thursday night. | 02/26/2015 9:44 PM
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Canadiens defender Jacob de la Rose scored his first two NHL goals on Thursday night.
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Impact
They both came in the third period, and one was an empty-netter. He will not be a relevant option this season, but is a nice sight nevertheless.
Buffalo center Torrey Mitchell scored twice during Thursday's victory against the Canucks. | 02/26/2015 9:42 PM
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Buffalo center Torrey Mitchell scored twice during Thursday's victory against the Canucks.
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Impact
Mitchell was also plus-four on the night, with two shots on goal. He can be left on the wire, as he has just four goals and 12 points through 50 games. Brian Flynn, Brian Gionta, Andrej Meszaros, and Chris Stewart also tallied for the Sabres.
Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin scored a goal during Thursday's loss versus Buffalo. | 02/26/2015 9:40 PM
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Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin scored a goal during Thursday's loss versus Buffalo.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal and minus-one rating on the night. Sedin now has 14 goals and 54 points through 61 games this season. Shawn Matthias, and Jannik Hansen also scored for Vancouver.
Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (groin) was part of the optional skating session Wednesday. | 02/26/2015 8:46 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (groin) was part of the optional skating session Wednesday.
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Impact
He could come back by the weekend. Bobrovsky has a 2.85 GAA and .913 save percentage this season.
Flyers netminder Rob Zepp was pulled during the second period on Thursday night. | 02/26/2015 8:45 PM
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Flyers netminder Rob Zepp was pulled during the second period on Thursday night.
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Impact
He allowed two goals on eight shots, and head coach Craig Berube decided to attempt to jumpstart the team. Steve Mason took over, and played for the first time since Feb. 8.
Right winger Jaromir Jagr has been traded to the Florida Panthers. | 02/26/2015 4:49 PM
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Right winger Jaromir Jagr has been traded to the Florida Panthers.
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Impact
While many expected Jagr to be dealt before the deadline, the Panthers are definitely a surprise destination. Nevertheless Florida is just two points out of a playoff spot, and this acquisition only helps. Jagr has 11 goals and 29 points through 57 games this season.
Flyers goalie Steve Mason (knee) will back up Rob Zepp on Thursday night. | 02/26/2015 4:44 PM
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Flyers goalie Steve Mason (knee) will back up Rob Zepp on Thursday night.
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Impact
He has not played since Feb. 8, and will likely start Saturday's contest against the Rangers. The good news is all signs point to Mason being recovered from his injury.
Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (groin) was part of the optiona skating session Wednesday. | 02/26/2015 2:19 PM
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Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (groin) was part of the optiona skating session Wednesday.
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Impact
He could come back by the weekend. Bobrovsky has a 2.85 GAA and .913 save percentage this season.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz notched two points during Wednesday's victory against the Capitals. | 02/25/2015 10:51 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz notched two points during Wednesday's victory against the Capitals.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and two penalty minutes. Kunitz now has 16 goals, 37 points, and 30 penalty minutes through 53 games this season. Sidney Crosby, Patric Hornqvist, and Brandon Sutter also tallied for Pittsburgh.
Capitals netminder Braden Holtby had a rough night Wednesday against the Penguins. | 02/25/2015 10:51 PM
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Capitals netminder Braden Holtby had a rough night Wednesday against the Penguins.
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Impact
Holtby allowed four goals on 26 shots, and dropped his record to 29-14-9. He is still a top notch option in net though. Alexander Ovechkin, John Carlson, and Troy Brouwer all lit the lamp for Washington.
Capitals netminder Braden Holtby had a rough night Wednesday against the Penguins. | 02/25/2015 10:51 PM
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Capitals netminder Braden Holtby had a rough night Wednesday against the Penguins.
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Impact
Holtby allowed four goals on 27 shots, and dropped his record to 29-14-9. He is still a top notch option in net though. Alexander Ovechkin, John Carlson, and Troy Brouwer all lit the lamp for Washington.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals during Wednesday's victory versus Washington. | 02/25/2015 10:50 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals during Wednesday's victory versus Washington.
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Impact
He was not particularly sharp, and saw just 24 shots on goal. Nevertheless, Fleury is now 28-13-6 on the season.
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz notched two points during Wednesday's victory against the Capitals. | 02/25/2015 10:47 PM
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Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz notched two points during Wednesday's victory against the Capitals.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and two penalty minutes. Kunitz now has 16 goals, 37 points, and 30 penalty minutes through 53 games this season. Sidney Crosby, Patric Hornqvist, and Brandon Sutter also tallied for Pittsburgh.
Devils left winger Mike Cammalleri scored the team's lone goal during Wednesday's loss versus Calgary. | 02/25/2015 10:05 PM
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Devils left winger Mike Cammalleri scored the team's lone goal during Wednesday's loss versus Calgary.
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Impact
He now has five goals over his past four games, and 23 overall. Cammalleri has 31 points and 22 penalty minutes through 49 games this season.
Flames winger Sean Monahan recorded two points on Wednesday night. | 02/25/2015 10:03 PM
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Flames winger Sean Monahan recorded two points on Wednesday night.
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Impact
Monahan had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating. He now has 21 goals and 42 points through 61 games this season.
Calgary left wing Curtis Glencross scored a goal during Wednesday's win against the Devils. | 02/25/2015 10:01 PM
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Calgary left wing Curtis Glencross scored a goal during Wednesday's win against the Devils.
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Impact
It was his ninth goal and 28th point of the season. With 34 penalty minutes, Glencross has some value, but is not a must-own player.
Carolina has traded Jiri Tlusty to the Winnipeg Jets for a third-round pick in 2016 and a conditional sixth-round selection in 2015 according to NHL.com. | 02/25/2015 4:49 PM
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Carolina has traded Jiri Tlusty to the Winnipeg Jets for a third-round pick in 2016 and a conditional sixth-round selection in 2015 according to NHL.com.
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Impact
Tlusty has 13 goals and 10 points in 52 games this season. He will help fill in for Mathieu Perreault, who is out with a lower-body injury until April.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Daniel Winnik in exchange for Zach Sill, a 2016 second-round pick and 2015 fourth-round pick. | 02/25/2015 4:46 PM
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Daniel Winnik in exchange for Zach Sill, a 2016 second-round pick and 2015 fourth-round pick.
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Impact
Winnik is an immediate upgrade for a Penguins team that was looking for depth. Winnik had seven goals and 18 assists with a plus-15 rating in 58 games in Toronto. He will already have the second-best plus/minus on the Penguins. Toronto will pay half of Winnik's salary, and he will be an unrestricted free agent this summer.
The Blackhawks have placed winger Patrick Kane on long-term injured reserve according to NHL.com. | 02/25/2015 2:29 PM
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The Blackhawks have placed winger Patrick Kane on long-term injured reserve according to NHL.com.
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Impact
That means Kane will be out for at least 24 days or 10 games. Kane fell head-first into the boards on Tuesday after taking a cross check to the lower back. Some reports are saying he could miss more than 10 weeks.
The Blackhawks have placed winger Patrick Kane on long-term injured reserve. | 02/25/2015 2:29 PM
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The Blackhawks have placed winger Patrick Kane on long-term injured reserve.
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Impact
That means Kane will be out for at least 24 days or 10 games. Kane fell head-first into the boards on Tuesday after taking a cross check to the lower back. Some reports are saying he could miss more than 10 weeks.
Rangers winger Rick Nash is listed as day-to-day with neck injury according to the Bergen Record. | 02/25/2015 1:41 PM
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Rangers winger Rick Nash is listed as day-to-day with neck injury according to the Bergen Record.
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Impact
Nash did not play on Tuesday against the Flames, but the ailment is not considered serious. Coach Vigneault said about the injury, "Just a bad sleep, he got a crick."
The Chicago Tribune is now reporting Kane could miss even more than 10 weeks due to his crash into the boards on Tuesday night. | 02/25/2015 1:30 PM
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The Chicago Tribune is now reporting Kane could miss even more than 10 weeks due to his crash into the boards on Tuesday night.
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Impact
The rumors continue to circle, and fantasy owners won't know anything for sure until Wednesday at the earliest. The reports, however, have all been negative, so at the very least, owners need a replace for the next month.
Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane left Tuesday's game after crashing head first into the boards against the Panthers. | 02/25/2015 10:13 AM
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Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane left Tuesday's game after crashing head first into the boards against the Panthers.
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Impact
Kane skated off the ice favoring his shoulder. Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune tweeted he may have a broken collarbone, but he made it clear that has not been confirmed. He also reported Kane will miss more than six weeks and maybe as many as 10 weeks. ESPN also confirmed Kane will be out six to 10 weeks. Not good news for a guy who came into Tuesday as the leader in points.
Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling played well in a spot start on Tuesday. | 02/25/2015 10:07 AM
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Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling played well in a spot start on Tuesday.
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Impact
Darling made 34 saves in the shootout victory over the Panthers. He is 6-2-0 with a 1.96 GAA and .938 save percentage in eight starts, but since this was his first start in over two months, he isn't fantasy relevant.
Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane left Tuesday's game after crashing head first into the boards against the Panthers. | 02/25/2015 10:05 AM
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Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane left Tuesday's game after crashing head first into the boards against the Panthers.
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Impact
Kane skated off the ice favoring his shoulder. Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune tweeted he may have a broken collarbone, but he made it clear that has not been confirmed. He also reported Kane will miss more than six weeks and maybe as many as 10 weeks. Not good news for a guy who came into Tuesday as the leader in points.
Kings winger Justin Williams scored the only goal of the Red Wings versus Kings game. Los Angeles won, 1-0. | 02/25/2015 9:39 AM
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Kings winger Justin Williams scored the only goal of the Red Wings versus Kings game. Los Angeles won, 1-0.
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Impact
Williams scored on the power play less than three minutes into the game. That was no more scoring. Williams has 16 goals and 13 assists in 58 games this season.
Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson made 26 saves and allowed just one goal on Tuesday but lost to the Kings, 1-0. | 02/25/2015 9:37 AM
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Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson made 26 saves and allowed just one goal on Tuesday but lost to the Kings, 1-0.
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Impact
Gustavsson doesn't get enough playing time to be fantasy relevant, but it was a nice game nonetheless. He is 2-2-1 with a 1.91 GAA and .924 save percentage.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick picked up his fourth shutout of the season on Tuesday as Los Angeles defeated Detroit, 1-0. | 02/25/2015 9:35 AM
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Kings goalie Jonathan Quick picked up his fourth shutout of the season on Tuesday as Los Angeles defeated Detroit, 1-0.
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Impact
The Kings have now won eight in a row and have moved into sole possession of third place in the Pacific division. Quick made 20 saves in the victory. He is 25-15-10 with a 2.38 GAA and .914 save percentage this season.
Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling played well in a spot start on Tuesday. | 02/25/2015 9:32 AM
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Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling played well in a spot start on Tuesday.
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Impact
Darling made 34 saves in the shootout victory over the Panthers. He is 6-2-0 with a 1.96 GAA and .938 save percentage in eight starts, but since this was his first start in over two months, he isn't fantasy relevant.
Panthers winger Jussi Jokinen scored a goal in Florida's comeback against the Blackhawks on Tuesday. | 02/25/2015 9:29 AM
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Panthers winger Jussi Jokinen scored a goal in Florida's comeback against the Blackhawks on Tuesday.
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Impact
The Panthers tallied two goals in the third period to tie the game, but ultimately, Florida lost in a shootout. Jokinen misses playing with Evgeni Malkin. He had seven goals in 13 playoff games last spring, but he has just six goals in 59 games this season.
Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews scored a power-play goal in the shootout victory over the Panthers on Tuesday. | 02/25/2015 9:23 AM
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Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews scored a power-play goal in the shootout victory over the Panthers on Tuesday.
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Impact
That was Toews' sixth power-play goal of the season. Marian Hossa and Brent Seabrook had the assists. Toews has 18 goals and 31 assists with a plus-19 rating in 61 games this season.
Blues goalie Jake Allen was awful in a spot start on Tuesday versus the Canadiens. | 02/24/2015 10:50 PM
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Blues goalie Jake Allen was awful in a spot start on Tuesday versus the Canadiens.
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Impact
Allen allowed five goals on 23 shots, which is just a .783 save percentage. Prior to Tuesday, Allen had allowed just six goals in all of February. After a strong first half, Allen is just too unpredicatable for fantasy owners to trust.
Jets goalie Matt Hutchinson picked up his 18th win of the season. | 02/24/2015 10:49 PM
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Jets goalie Matt Hutchinson picked up his 18th win of the season.
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Impact
He defeated the Stars by stopping 26-of-28 shots on goal, and is now 18-7-4 overall. Hutchinson is worthy of a roster spot.
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored his team's only goal of the, 2-1, loss to the Oilers on Tuesday. | 02/24/2015 10:48 PM
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Wild left wing Thomas Vanek scored his team's only goal of the, 2-1, loss to the Oilers on Tuesday.
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Impact
Minnesota has played very well lately, but losing to a bad Edmonton team is a tough pill to swallow. All three of the games' goals were scored in the first period. vanek has 13 goals and 26 assists in 60 games this season.
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens picked up a rare victory on Tuesday. | 02/24/2015 10:46 PM
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Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens picked up a rare victory on Tuesday.
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Impact
It was Scrivens' fourth victory of the last 10 games and just his 12th win of the season. Scrivens made 33 saves as Edmonton won, 2-1. He is 12-19-7 this season and came into the game with a 2.99 GAA and .895 save percentage.
Jets goalie Matt Hutchinson picked up his 18th win of the season. | 02/24/2015 10:45 PM
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Jets goalie Matt Hutchinson picked up his 18th win of the season.
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Impact
He defeated the Stars by stopping 26-of-28 shots on goal, and is now 18-7-4 overall. Hutchinson is worth of a roster spot.
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk finally lost a game and to a team he had really no business losing to. | 02/24/2015 10:44 PM
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Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk finally lost a game and to a team he had really no business losing to.
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Impact
It's hard to be mad at Dubnyk, who 9-1-1 with a .939 save percentage and three shutouts this month, but the Wild shouldn't have lost to the lowly Oilers. Dubnyk had 17 saves on 19 shots as Minnesota lost, 2-1.
Stars goalie Jhonas Enroth allowed three goals during Tuesday's loss against the Jets. | 02/24/2015 10:44 PM
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Stars goalie Jhonas Enroth allowed three goals during Tuesday's loss against the Jets.
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Impact
Enroth faced 24 shots on goal, and fell to 13-24-2 on the season. It is safe to leave him on the waiver wire.
Jets blueliner Dustin Byfuglien scored a goal during Tuesday's victory versus Dallas. | 02/24/2015 10:43 PM
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Jets blueliner Dustin Byfuglien scored a goal during Tuesday's victory versus Dallas.
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Impact
Byfuglien now has 15 goals, 41 points, a plus-seven rating, and a remarkable 107 penalty minutes through 62 games. He is having a dynamic fantasy season for owners.
Oilers left wing Benoit Pouliot had two goals in the, 2-1, victory over the Wild on Tuesday. | 02/24/2015 10:43 PM
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Oilers left wing Benoit Pouliot had two goals in the, 2-1, victory over the Wild on Tuesday.
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Impact
Pouliot scored both goals in the first period that helped Edmonton defeat the hottest goalie in the league. Pouliot led the team with five shots on net. He has 13 goals and seven assists in 39 games this season.
Predators defenseman Roman Josi had a plus-three rating on Tuesday night. | 02/24/2015 10:41 PM
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Predators defenseman Roman Josi had a plus-three rating on Tuesday night.
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Impact
Josi also scored a goal and had three shots. He is a great option on defense, and now has 11 goals, 43 points, 18 penalty minutes, and a plus-20 rating through 61 games. Owners cannot ask for much more out of a defenseman.
Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher had a pair of goals as Montreal defeated St. Louis, 5-2, on Tuesday. | 02/24/2015 10:40 PM
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Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher had a pair of goals as Montreal defeated St. Louis, 5-2, on Tuesday.
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Impact
The first goal came on even strength and the second on the power play. Gallagher has 17 goals and 18 assists with a plus-16 rating in 60 games this season.
Predators center Filip Forsberg scored a goal and had two penalty minutes during Tuesday's victory over the Avalanche. | 02/24/2015 10:39 PM
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Predators center Filip Forsberg scored a goal and had two penalty minutes during Tuesday's victory over the Avalanche.
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Impact
Forsberg is a great fantasy option, with 21 goals, 52 points, 18 penalty minutes, and a plus-21 rating through 61 games this season.
Blues center David Backes scored his 20th goal of the season in the loss to the Canadiens on Tuesday. | 02/24/2015 10:39 PM
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Blues center David Backes scored his 20th goal of the season in the loss to the Canadiens on Tuesday.
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Impact
Backes had three shots on net and was one of three Blues players with a positive plus/minus. In addition to his 20 goals, Backes has 21 assists and 86 penalty minutes in 59 games this season.
Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon a goal during Tuesday's loss against the Predators. | 02/24/2015 10:38 PM
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Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon a goal during Tuesday's loss against the Predators.
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Impact
He also had two shots and a minus-one rating on the night. MacKinnon now has 13 goals and 37 points through 61 games, which is definitely a disappointment for owners. John Mitchell also scored for Colorado.
Canadiens left wing Alex Galchenyuk scored a pair of goals and added an assist in Tuesday's, 5-2, rout of the St. Louis Blues. | 02/24/2015 10:37 PM
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Canadiens left wing Alex Galchenyuk scored a pair of goals and added an assist in Tuesday's, 5-2, rout of the St. Louis Blues.
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Impact
Galchenyuk scored on even strength in the first and second periods. He then assisted Michael Bournival's score. Galchenyuk has 18 goals and 21 assists in 58 games this season.
Columbus winger Matt Calvert lit the lamp Tuesday versus Buffalo. | 02/24/2015 9:54 PM
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Columbus winger Matt Calvert lit the lamp Tuesday versus Buffalo.
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Impact
He did so in a losing effort, and also had five shots on goal. Calvert now has 10 goals and 19 points through 48 games this season. Kevin Connauton also scored for the Blue Jackets.

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