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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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Impact
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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Impact
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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Impact
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.
Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta will play in all three home games this week according to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. | 10/27/2014 6:42 PM
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Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta will play in all three home games this week according to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review.
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Impact
Maatta will undergo surgery to remove a tumor on his neck, but until the surgery, he will play. Maatta is expected to miss four weeks after the surgery.
Hurricanes center Eric Staal has called himself ready to play. | 10/27/2014 6:39 PM
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Hurricanes center Eric Staal has called himself ready to play.
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Impact
He said he would play against the Canucks on Tuesday. Staal had a goal and an assist in two games before going out with an upper-body injury.
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the season. | 10/26/2014 10:21 AM
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Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the season.
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Impact
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.
Flames goalie Karri Ramo made 27 saves, but took the loss om Saturday against the Capitals. | 10/26/2014 10:21 AM
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Flames goalie Karri Ramo made 27 saves, but took the loss om Saturday against the Capitals.
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Impact
He faced 30 shots on goal, and is now 2-2-1 with a 2.37 GAA and .914 save percentage. Ramo should only be considered an option for owners, as a last resort type of play.
Washington netminder Braden Holtby made 20 saves, to help the Capitals earn a 3-1 victory on Saturday night. | 10/26/2014 10:19 AM
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Washington netminder Braden Holtby made 20 saves, to help the Capitals earn a 3-1 victory on Saturday night.
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Impact
He is now 3-1-1 with a solid 1.92 GAA and .922 save percentage. Fantasy owners who gambled on Holtby later in drafts, have it paying off nicely early on.
Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman scored his fifth goal of the season,in Saturday's loss to Washington. | 10/26/2014 10:17 AM
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Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman scored his fifth goal of the season,in Saturday's loss to Washington.
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Impact
It was Calgary's only goal on the night, but fantasy owners do not mind. Wideman is off to a solid start offensively, with six total points, and those owners need to make sure he is in all lineups.
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the season. | 10/26/2014 10:13 AM
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Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the season.
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Impact
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.
Washington right wing Joel Ward recorded two goals and four shots on goal in Saturday's victory over Calgary. | 10/26/2014 10:11 AM
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Washington right wing Joel Ward recorded two goals and four shots on goal in Saturday's victory over Calgary.
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Impact
He now has four goals on the season, and if owners left Ward undrafted, he is a viable waiver candidate, for everyone in need of a goal-scorer.
Phoenix goalie Mike Smith picked up his second win of the season, Saturday against the Panthers. | 10/26/2014 10:09 AM
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Phoenix goalie Mike Smith picked up his second win of the season, Saturday against the Panthers.
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Impact
He made 23 saves in a 2-1 victory, and is now 2-3-0 with a supbar 3.80 GAA and .867 save percentage. However, owners should expect his numbers to improve over the next few weeks.
Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo played very well, but ultimately fell to the Coyotes on Saturday night. | 10/26/2014 10:07 AM
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Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo played very well, but ultimately fell to the Coyotes on Saturday night.
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Impact
He stopped 39-of-41 shots on goal in a 2-1 loss. Luongo is now 2-2-2 with a 2.57 GAA and a .917 save percentage. He is clearly the top option in Florida, but his wins will be limited, as the team will struggle to stay consistent.
Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo played very well, but ultimately fell to the Coyotes on Saturday night. | 10/26/2014 10:07 AM
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Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo played very well, but ultimately fell to the Coyotes on Saturday night.
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Impact
He stopped 39-of-41 shots on goal in a 2-1 loss. Luongo is now 2-2-2 with a 2.57 GAA and a .917 save percentage. He is clearly the top option in Florida, but his wins will be limited, as the team will struggle to stay consistent.
Arizona defenseman Keith Yandle continued his solid early-season play. | 10/26/2014 10:04 AM
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Arizona defenseman Keith Yandle continued his solid early-season play.
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Impact
He had two assists and seven shots on goal, and now has eight points on the season. Yandle will continue to give solid production, from a fantasy standpoint.
Blues goalie Brian Elliott picked up only his second win of the season, Saturday versus Chicago. | 10/25/2014 10:53 PM
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Blues goalie Brian Elliott picked up only his second win of the season, Saturday versus Chicago.
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Impact
He made 25 saves in a -2 victory. Elliott is now 2-2-1, amd fantasy owners are praying this gets the Blues' netminder going.
Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scored his fifth goal of the season. | 10/25/2014 10:52 PM
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Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scored his fifth goal of the season.
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Impact
After recording a hat trick three games ago, Schwartz was able to light the lamp again. He now has eight points, and has been a nice find for fantasy owners, across the country.
Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp notched two points on Saturday against the Blues. | 10/25/2014 10:51 PM
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Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp notched two points on Saturday against the Blues.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, and now has eight points on the season. Sharp will continue to produce well for fantasy owners, as he plays on one of the best offensive teams in the league
Wild right winger Jason Pominville notched two assists and a +2 rating Saturday against Tampa Bay. | 10/25/2014 10:42 PM
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Wild right winger Jason Pominville notched two assists and a +2 rating Saturday against Tampa Bay.
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Impact
He helped Minnesota win 7-2, and owners are hoping that Saturday's contest gets Pominville going. He now has five points, and will need to pick up his game, for him to be a reliable fantasy player.
Wild defenseman Ryan Suter had a solid night on Saturday. | 10/25/2014 10:40 PM
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Wild defenseman Ryan Suter had a solid night on Saturday.
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Impact
He recorded an assist and was +4 on the evening. Suter has only four points thus far, but that number is bound to steadily increase.
Minnesota left wing Zach Parise had two points and five shots in Saturday's win over Tampa Bay. | 10/25/2014 10:38 PM
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Minnesota left wing Zach Parise had two points and five shots in Saturday's win over Tampa Bay.
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Impact
He was also +2 on the night, and now has seven points and a +8 rating on the season. Parise looks to be in fine form.
Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper earned another win Saturday against the Lightning. | 10/25/2014 10:37 PM
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Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper earned another win Saturday against the Lightning.
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Impact
After posting shutouts in two of his previous three starts, Kuemper let up two goals on 19 shots. He is now 4-1-0, and is stating his case for the startiong goalie job in Minnesota.
Lightning netminder Evgeni Nabokov started, but was pulled in the first period, Saturday against Minnesota. | 10/25/2014 10:35 PM
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Lightning netminder Evgeni Nabokov started, but was pulled in the first period, Saturday against Minnesota.
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Impact
He let up four goals on only eight shots, before Ben Bishop took over. Bishop was not much better, as he turned away 11 shots on 14 chances. Bishop will remain the starter, moving forward.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne took his first loss in regulation, of the season. | 10/25/2014 10:30 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne took his first loss in regulation, of the season.
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Impact
It was also Nashville's first regulation loss as well. Rinne made 23 saves in a 3-0 loss, and is now 5-1-1 on the season. Rinne will continue to be an elite option in net, for fantasy owners.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury shut out Nashville for fourth win of the season. | 10/25/2014 10:28 PM
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury shut out Nashville for fourth win of the season.
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Impact
He made 25 saves and is now 4-2-0, after winning three of his past four starts.
Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored his third goal of the season. | 10/25/2014 10:27 PM
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin scored his third goal of the season.
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Impact
He helped Pittsburgh win 3-0, and now has three goals and nine points thus far. Malkin is showing no ill-effects of missing the preseason.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded three points in Saturday's win over Nashville. | 10/25/2014 10:25 PM
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Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded three points in Saturday's win over Nashville.
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Impact
He had a goal and two assists, along with a +1 rating and two shots on goal. Crosby now has 12 points on the season, and will continue to be one of the best players in the game.
Devils netminder Cory Schneider picked up his fourth win of the season Saturday against the Senators. | 10/25/2014 10:11 PM
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Devils netminder Cory Schneider picked up his fourth win of the season Saturday against the Senators.
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Impact
He stopped 33-of-35 shots on goal, and is now 4-2-2 on the season. Schneider will continue to be a solid fantasy option in net.
Senators winger Bobby Ryan forced overtime with his second goal of the season. | 10/25/2014 10:10 PM
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Senators winger Bobby Ryan forced overtime with his second goal of the season.
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Impact
Ottawa ended up losing 3-2, but hopefully this goal will get Ryan going, as he now only has three points on the season.
Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr scored the overtime winner Saturday against the Senators. | 10/25/2014 10:08 PM
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Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr scored the overtime winner Saturday against the Senators.
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Impact
It was his only shot on goal, and was a power-play goal. Jagr now has six points on the season, and assuming he can stay healthy, will be in line for another solid one. Damon Severson and Marek Zidilicky notched the other two tallies for the Devils, on the night.
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price continued his strong start to the season. | 10/25/2014 10:06 PM
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Canadiens goaltender Carey Price continued his strong start to the season.
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Impact
He defeated the Rangers by stopping 34-of-35 shots, and is now 6-1-0. Price has been a major reason why Montreal leads the entire Eastern Conference.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist took his third loss of the season, Saturday against the Canadiens. | 10/25/2014 10:04 PM
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Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist took his third loss of the season, Saturday against the Canadiens.
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Impact
He made 27 saves in New Yorks 3-1 loss, and is now 4-3-0 on the season. Lundqvist still has not hit his stride, but it is only a matter of time for owners.
Montreal left wing Max Pacioretty recorded two points and four shots on goal Saturday night. | 10/25/2014 10:02 PM
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Montreal left wing Max Pacioretty recorded two points and four shots on goal Saturday night.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, and was +1 on the night. Pacioretty now has seven points, and will have a change to push for 40 goals this season.
Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec scored a shorthanded goal on Saturday against the Rangers. | 10/25/2014 10:00 PM
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Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec scored a shorthanded goal on Saturday against the Rangers.
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Impact
It was his fifth goal of the season, and he now has nine points overall. Plekanec is well on his way to a big season for fantasy owners.
Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier was pulled during Saturday's loss to the Bruins. | 10/25/2014 9:57 PM
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Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier was pulled during Saturday's loss to the Bruins.
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Impact
He had 21 saves on 25 shots before being relieved by James Reimer in the third period. Both goalies should continue to spilit time, as Reimer saved all eight shots he faced.
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask earned his fourth win of the season, Saturday versus Toronto. | 10/25/2014 9:56 PM
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Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask earned his fourth win of the season, Saturday versus Toronto.
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Impact
He made 32 saves in Boston's 4-1 victory. Rask is now 4-3-0 and has won three of his past four starts.
Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton played well in Saturday's win against Toronto. | 10/25/2014 9:54 PM
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Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton played well in Saturday's win against Toronto.
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Impact
With Zdeno Chara sidelined for the next 4-to-6 weeks, the Bruins need Hamilton to step up. He produced on Saturday with one goal and two assists, along with four shots and a +2 rating. It is a welcomed site for owners.

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