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Apr 20, 2015

Eric Fehr, RW

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Washington

Fehr will miss at least the next two playoff games against the New York Islanders because of an upper body injury.

2:33 ET

Impact: Coach Barry Trotz provided the update Monday, a day after Fehr was hurt in Washington's 2-1 overtime loss. Fehr didn't return after being checked heavily to the ice by Islanders forward Kyle Okposo about four minutes in.

Apr 19, 2015

Antoine Vermette, C

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Chicago

Vermette is in the lineup for Game 3 of their first-round series against the Nashville Predators.

2:44 ET

Impact: Chicago acquired Vermette in a trade with Arizona on Feb. 28, but he was a healthy scratch for the first two games of the playoffs in Nashville. He had no goals and three assists in 19 games with the Blackhawks during the regular season.

Apr 18, 2015

Justin Fontaine, RW

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Minnesota

Fontaine was scratched for Game 2 due to illness.

7:02 ET

Impact: His status going forward is uncertain.

Shea Weber, D

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Nashville

Weber won't travel with the Nashville Predators for Games 3 and 4 in Chicago in their Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Blackhawks.

2:59 ET

Impact: A team spokesman announced an update on Weber's status will be made Wednesday, the day after Game 4 in Chicago.

Scott Darling, G

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Chicago

Darling will start in goal in place of Corey Crawford for the Blackhawks against the Predators in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.

2:57 ET

Impact: The series is tied 1-1 going into Sunday's game in Chicago. Crawford allowed three goals on 12 shots in the first period of Game 1 on Wednesday in Nashville.

Braden Holtby, G

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Washington

Holtby says he's over his illness and ready to return for Game 3 of Washington's first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders.

2:23 ET

Impact: Coach Barry Trotz isn't making a commitment to who he'll start Sunday. But he says Holtby looked fine during a brief practice on Long Island on Saturday, a day after the Capitals rallied to a 4-3 win to tie the best-of-seven series.

Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau, RW

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Montreal

Parenteau missed his second consecutive game Sunday.

12:54 ET

Impact: Parenteau sat out Game 2 against Ottawa on Friday with an upper-body injury but was reportedly a healthy scratch for Game 3. His status going forward is unknown.

Jarret Stoll, C

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Los Angeles

Stoll had cocaine and Ecstasy in the back pocket of his shorts when he was arrested on a felony drug charge at a Las Vegas Strip resort swimming pool. The 32-year-old Stoll has a July 1 court date in Las Vegas.

12:18 ET

Impact: A police report made public says Stoll acknowledged to police that the 3.3 grams of powder in two pink plastic bags was cocaine. Police are testing the powder and several capsules of what investigators suspect is MDMA, also known as Ecstasy.

Apr 17, 2015

Christian Dvorak, LW

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Arizona

The Arizona Coyotes signed Dvorak to a three-year, entry-level contract Friday.

4:24 ET

Impact: Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. The 19-year-old Dvorak had 41 goals and 68 assists in 66 games for London in the Ontario Hockey League this season. He also had five goals and eight assists in 10 playoff games.

Dan Girardi, D

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NY Rangers

Girardi practiced Friday and is expected to play in Game 2 of the playoff series with Pittsburgh on Saturday night.

4:24 ET

Impact: Girardi took a puck in the face in the third period of New York's 2-1 win in Game 1 on Thursday night. He immediately went to the dressing room and did not return. He was treated by a dentist after leaving the game. A shot by Pittsburgh's Chris Kunitz deflected directly under Girardi's shield into his face. He was dazed, then skated off. But he said Friday he has been cleared to return and there were no injuries.

John Klingberg, D

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Dallas

The Dallas Stars have signed Klingberg to a seven-year contract extension after he led NHL rookie defensemen in assists and points this season.

2:32 ET

Impact: Klingberg had 40 points (11 goals, 29 assists) in 65 games. The goals, assists and points were all single-season Stars records for a rookie defenseman. The Stars drafted the 22-year-old Swede in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL draft. After starting this season in the AHL, Klingberg became the first defenseman in franchise history to record eight points in his first eight NHL games.

Max Pacioretty, LW

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Montreal

Pacioretty returned to the lineup for the second game of their Eastern Conference playoff series with the Ottawa Senators on Friday night.

12:56 ET

Impact: Pacioretty suffered a concussion and injured his neck during a game against the Boston Bruins in early March. Pacioretty led the Canadiens with 37 goals and 67 points this season.

Mark Stone, RW

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Ottawa

Stone suffered a microfracture in his right wrist along with some ligament damage and is questionable for the the remainder of Ottawa's first-round series with Montreal, Senators general manager Brian Murray said.

12:03 ET

Impact: Stone was slashed by Montreal defenseman P.K. Subban at 8:23 of the second period of Wednesday's series opener. Asked if Stone was ruled out of playing in Game 2 on Friday night, Murray said: ''I would assume. I think the trainers have worked on him and Mark is willing to take shots or whatever it is, but he has no mobility at this point at all.''

Mike Fisher, C

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Nashville

Fisher has been ruled out for Game 3 of the Predators' first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks.

12:01 ET

Impact: Fisher made the trip to Chicago, but was inactive for Sunday's game at the United Center. The Predators say he is day to day. The 34-year-old center left Game 1 on Wednesday night with a lower-body injury, and then missed Nashville's 6-2 victory on Friday night.

Apr 16, 2015

Darcy Kuemper, G

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Minnesota

Kuemper wasn't active for Game 1 against the Blues on Thursday due to an illness.

11:58 ET

Impact: He could be back for Game 2 Saturday to back up Devan Dubnyk.

James Wisniewski, D

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Anaheim

Wisniewski was a healthy scratch for the Pacific Division champion Ducks for Thursday's playoff opener.

9:47 ET

Impact: Anaheim reacquired Wisniewski from Columbus at the trade deadline to bolster their blue line, but the veteran is a minus-3 with no goals and four assists in 13 games.

Mathieu Perreault, C

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Winnipeg

Perreault sat out Thursday's playoff opener versus Anaheim.

9:46 ET

Impact: Perreault missed the Jets' regular-season finale with a lower-body injury, and he didn't participate in the pregame skate. He scored 41 points this season.

Corey Crawford, G

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Chicago

Chicago coach Joel Quenneville is going back to Crawford for Game 2 against the Nashville Predators, and he says it was an easy decision. Quenneville announced Thursday that Crawford will start Friday night after being yanked Wednesday night after the first period.

12:27 ET

Impact: Crawford gave up three goals on 12 shots. Scott Darling stopped all 42 shots he faced in his postseason debut over 67 minutes, 44 seconds in a 4-3 double overtime win Wednesday night. Crawford went 32-20-5 during the regular season for Chicago, which split the Jennings Trophy with Montreal and Carey Price, allowing the fewest goals in the NHL with 189. The goalie ranked sixth in the NHL with a .924 save percentage and 11th with a 2.27 goals against average.

Mark Stone, RW

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Ottawa

Senators general manager Brian Murray says forward Mark Stone suffered a microfracture of his right wrist and some ligament damage, and his status is "very questionable" for Ottawa's first-round playoff series with Montreal.

11:48 ET

Impact: Stone was slashed by Montreal defenseman P.K. Subban at 8:23 of the second period of Wednesday's series opener. Asked if Stone was ruled out of playing in Game 2 on Friday night, Murray said: "I would assume. I think the trainers have worked on him and Mark is willing to take shots or whatever it is, but he has no mobility at this point at all."

Apr 15, 2015

Corey Crawford, G

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Chicago

Crawford was pulled after the first period of the Blackhawks' Game 1 against Nashville and replaced by Scott Darling.

10:30 ET

Impact: Crawford gave up three goals on 12 shots in the first period against Nashville. He went 32-20-5 during the regular season for Chicago, which split the Jennings Trophy with Montreal and Carey Price, allowing the fewest goals in the NHL with 189.

Jon Gillies, G

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Calgary

Gillies has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames.

6:00 ET

Impact: Gillies made 49 saves for Providence in a 4-3 win over Boston University on Saturday to end his college career with an NCAA championship. The 6-foot-6, 225-pound goalie from South Portland, Maine, was the Most Outstanding Player of the Frozen Four tournament. He had a goals-against average of 2.01 and a save percentage of .930 in 38 games for Providence this past season.

Ryan Miller, G

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Vancouver

Eddie Lack, not Miller, will get the start in goal for the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their first-round series with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.

2:57 ET

Impact: With Miller back from injury, there was a chance the veteran goalie could get the call. Canucks coach Willie Desjardins has played the issue close to the vest this week, before confirming Wednesday morning that Lack will get the nod.

Eddie Lack, G

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Vancouver

Lack will get the start in goal for the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their first-round series with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.

2:56 ET

Impact: Canucks coach Willie Desjardins has played the issue close to the vest this week, before confirming Wednesday morning that Lack will get the nod. The 27-year-old has carried the load for the Canucks down the stretch, but with Ryan Miller back from injury there was a chance the veteran goalie could get the call.

Apr 14, 2015

Matt Cooke, LW

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Minnesota

Cooke has an injury that has clouded his availability for Game 1 of the first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues.

4:04 ET

Impact: Cooke did not practice Tuesday, due to what Wild coach Mike Yeo would only describe as ''discomfort.'' Yeo said Cooke is ''definitely a possibility'' to play Thursday, but he added that if the team were to decide Cooke wasn't fully healthy then he wouldn't play in Game 1.

Apr 13, 2015

Petr Mrazek, G

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Detroit

Mrazek will start in goal for the Detroit Red Wings in Game 1 of their playoff series against Tampa Bay.

12:49 ET

Impact: Coach Mike Babcock announced his choice after practice Monday. The 23-year-old Mrazek went 16-9-2 during the regular season with a 2.38 goals-against average. He'll start instead of Jimmy Howard, who has been Detroit's No. 1 goalie since the 2009-10 season.

Nail Yakupov, RW

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Edmonton

Yakupov has signed a two-year extension with the Edmonton Oilers. Terms were not immediately available.

11:58 ET

Impact: The 21-year-old Russian winger has come under criticism for not producing as much as expected early in his NHL career. The No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft has 42 goals and 46 assists for 88 points in 192 games. Yakupov had a league-worst minus-35 rating this season, but that was partly a product of being on a team near the bottom of the standings.

Apr 12, 2015

Andrew Hammond, G

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Ottawa

Hammond made 34 saves against Philadelphia on Saturday.

9:09 ET

Impact: It was quite a run for Hammond, who finishes the regular season at 20-1-2 with a 1.79 GAA.

Mark Stone, RW

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Ottawa

Stone scored twice in Saturday's 3-1 win at Philadelphia.

9:06 ET

Impact: Stone closes the season riding a nine-game point streak, during which he totaled eight goals and five assists.

Tyler Toffoli, RW

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Los Angeles

Toffoli had a goal and an assist against San Jose on Saturday.

9:05 ET

Impact: Toffoli finished the season third on the team with 49 points.

Jonathan Quick, G

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Los Angeles

Quick made 20 saves in Saturday's 4-1 win over San Jose.

9:03 ET

Impact: Quick finishes the season at 36-22-13 with a 2.24 GAA.

Brian Elliott, G

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St. Louis

Elliott made 23 saves against the Wild on Saturday.

9:03 ET

Impact: Elliott finishes the regular season at 26-14-3 with a 2.26 GAA.

Jori Lehtera, C

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St. Louis

Lehtera scored twice against Minnesota on Saturday.

9:02 ET

Impact: Lehtera finishes a solid rookie season with 14 goals and 30 assists.

Benoit Pouliot, LW

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Edmonton

Pouliot had a goal and two assists in Edmonton's season finale Saturday, a 6-5 overtime loss in Vancouver.

6:16 ET

Impact: Pouliot finished with a career-best 19 goals and his 34 points were two shy of matching his personal best from last season.

Sven Baertschi, LW

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Vancouver

Baertschi scored twice as the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-5 on Saturday night in the final game of the regular season.

6:12 ET

Impact: Baertschi, sent to the minors Sunday and before the playoffs, has 10 goals and 20 assists in 69 career games. His two goals were his first in 18 games this season with Vancouver and Calgary.

Radim Vrbata, RW

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Vancouver

Vrbata had two assists in the Vancouver Canucks' regular-season finale, a 6-5 overtime win over Edmonton on Saturday.

6:08 ET

Impact: Vrbata finished with a career-high 63 points, topping his 62 from 2011-12.

Daniel Sedin, LW

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Vancouver

Sedin scored a goal in his fourth consecutive game and had an assist in Vancouver's regular-season finale, a 6-5 overtime win against Edmonton.

6:06 ET

Impact: Sedin enters this playoffs after totaling eight points in his final four games. His 76 points this season were his most since a career-best 104 in 2010-11.

Alexander Edler, D

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Vancouver

Edler scored 2:29 into overtime as the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-5 on Saturday night in the final game of the regular season.

6:02 ET

Impact: The defenseman also had two assists, giving him three points in each of his final two games. His 31 points this season (eight goals, 23 assists) were his most since a career-best 49 in 2011-12.

Jarome Iginla, RW

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Colorado

Iginla's second power-play goal with 32.9 seconds left lifted the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.

5:58 ET

Impact: With 29 goals, Iginla just missed reaching 30 for the 13th time in 14 seasons. He finishes 2014-15 with 589 career goals, 19th all-time.

Andrei Markov, D

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Montreal

Markov extended his point streak to seven in Saturday's regular-season finale with his 40th assist.

3:31 ET

Impact: Markov recorded two goals and six assists during his season-ending point streak.

Tomas Plekanec, C

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Montreal

Plekanec scored for the fourth straight game Saturday versus Toronto.

3:28 ET

Impact: Plekanec closed his season in extremely productive fashion, tallying seven goals and eight assists in his final 14 games.

Phil Kessel, RW

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Toronto

Kessel had a goal and an assist Saturday against the Canadiens.

3:27 ET

Impact: Much like the Maple Leafs as a whole, Kessel was somewhat of a disappointment - albeit still very productive - with 25 goals and 36 assists in 82 games. It's only the second time in seven seasons in which he has failed to reach the 30-goal plateau.

James van Riemsdyk, LW

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Toronto

Van Riemsdyk capped his season with his 29th assist Saturday versus Montreal.

3:25 ET

Impact: Van Riemsdyk finishes with 27 goals and 29 games a year after posting a career-high 61 points in 80 contests.

Jaromir Jagr, RW

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Florida

Jagr had a goal and an assist Saturday versus New Jersey.

3:23 ET

Impact: Jagr's trade to Florida seemed to spark him as he finished with six goals and 12 assists in 20 games for the Panthers, as opposed to his 29 points in 57 contests for the Devils.

Jonathan Huberdeau, LW

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Florida

Huberdeau scored his 15th goal Saturday against the Devils.

3:22 ET

Impact: Huberdeau was on a tear over his final 20 games, tallying six goals and 15 assists.

Michael Cammalleri, LW

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New Jersey

Cammalleri recorded his 15th assist Saturday against the Panthers.

3:21 ET

Impact: Cammalleri finished with 42 points in 68 games.

Aleksander Barkov, C

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Florida

Barkov had an assist in Saturday's win over New Jersey.

3:21 ET

Impact: Barkov closed his season with four goals and six assists in his final 10 games.

Tomas Tatar, LW

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Detroit

Tatar had his 27th assist Saturday against the Hurricanes.

3:17 ET

Impact: Tatar had 29 goals and 27 assists this season while playing in every game, besting his 39 points from 73 contests last season.

Curtis McElhinney, G

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Columbus

McElhinney became the answer to a trivia question Saturday.

3:16 ET

Impact: McElhinney became the last goalie to win a regular-season game at the Nassau Coliseum with 48 saves. A 43-year stay at Nassau Coliseum for the Isles ends after the playoffs.

Petr Mrazek, G

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Detroit

Mrazek recorded his third shutout of the season Saturday at Carolina, stopping 35 shots.

3:16 ET

Impact: Mrazek concludes the season with a 16-9-2 record and 2.38 goals-against average.

Jaroslav Halak, G

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NY Islanders

Halak made 33 saves Saturday.

3:15 ET

Impact: Halak was beaten in the shootout by the superior Curtis McElhinney.

John Tavares, C

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NY Islanders

Tavares had one goal and one assist Saturday.

3:14 ET

Impact: Tavares was edged by Jamie Benn of Dallas by one point for the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL scoring leader. He had 86 points.

Kyle Okposo, RW

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NY Islanders

Okposo had one goal and one assist Saturday.

3:13 ET

Impact: Okposo disappointed fantasy owners with 51 points in an injury-plagued season.

Scott Hartnell, LW

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Columbus

Hartnell had one goal and one assist Saturday.

3:12 ET

Impact: Hartnell finished with 60 points in a solid first season with the Jackets.

Nikolay Kulemin, LW

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NY Islanders

Kulemin had one goal and one assist Saturday.

3:12 ET

Impact: Kulemin's 31 points represent a middling fantasy total.

Drew Stafford, RW

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Winnipeg

Stafford scored his 18th goal Saturday against Calgary.

3:12 ET

Impact: Stafford cooled off in his final six games, recording two points after a nine-game point streak.

Brandon Sutter, C

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Pittsburgh

Sutter scored twice and the Penguins snapped an 0-4-1 skid on Saturday.

3:11 ET

Impact: Sutter has 10 points in 28 career postseason games heading into a difficult series against the mighty Rangers.

Michael Frolik, RW

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Winnipeg

Frolik scored his 19th goal in the regular-season finale Saturday.

3:11 ET

Impact: Frolik finishes two shy of his career-best goal total of 21, which he accomplished in 2008-09 and 2009-10.

Marc-Andre Fleury, G

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Pittsburgh

Fleury stopped 28 shots to earn his league-leading 10th shutout Saturday.

3:10 ET

Impact: Fleury was facing the lowly Sabres and now faces the mighty New York Rangers in a postseason series in which he figures to fall flat on his face as opposed to standing on his head.

Anders Lindback, G

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Buffalo

Lindback made 36 saves Saturday.

3:09 ET

Impact: Lindback started his season with Dallas and ended it with Buffalo. Neither made the playoffs.

Jonathan Marchessault, C

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Tampa Bay

Marchessault had one goal and one assist Saturday.

3:07 ET

Impact: Marchessault recorded his first NHL points.

Tuukka Rask, G

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Boston

Rask had 23 saves Saturday.

3:05 ET

Impact: Rask and the Bruins' season is over.

Ben Bishop, G

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Tampa Bay

Bishop had 36 saves Saturday.

3:04 ET

Impact: Bishop posted a 1.97 GAA against the Wings if you are looking ahead to the playoffs.

Carter Hutton, G

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Nashville

Hutton had 21 saves Saturday.

3:03 ET

Impact: Hutton got the start since superstar Pekka Rinne got the night off in this meaningless game.

Jhonas Enroth, G

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Dallas

Enroth had 24 saves Saturday.

3:03 ET

Impact: Enroth won his final four 2014-15 starts.

Cody Eakin, C

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Dallas

Eakin had one goal and one assist Saturday.

3:02 ET

Impact: Eakin finished with a career-high 40 points so he can play.

Jamie Benn, LW

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Dallas

Benn had three goals and an assist, and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 on Saturday night.

2:59 ET

Impact: Benn's closing charge was enough to secure the NHL scoring title. Benn had 13 points in the final five games to edge Islanders star John Tavares by one point for the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL scoring leader. Benn finished the season with 35 goals and 52 assists. He apologized to the crowd for not making the playoffs, though his fantasy owners probably didn't care.

Apr 11, 2015

Tyler Seguin, C

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Dallas

Seguin was a healthy scratch for the final game of the regular season.

9:07 ET

Impact: Seguin was disciplined for being late to practice. Dallas did not make the playoffs.

Robyn Regehr, D

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Los Angeles

Regehr said he intends to retire after a 15-year NHL career. The defenseman made the announcement in the dressing room Saturday after the defending Stanley Cup champions' season ended with a 4-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks.

5:51 ET

Impact: Regehr, who turns 35 next week, spent his first 11 seasons with the Calgary Flames before joining the Kings for the past 2 1/2 years and playing a major role in their standout defense. Regehr won a Stanley Cup ring with the Kings last summer despite appearing in only the first eight playoff games, missing time with a knee injury. He had three goals and 10 assists in 67 games this season. Regehr played for Canada at the 2006 Olympics and two world championships.

Matt Calvert, LW

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Columbus

Calvert had a goal with an assist Friday.

1:45 ET

Impact: He has three goals in four games.

Brian Gionta, RW

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Buffalo

Gionta had a goal with an assist Friday.

1:44 ET

Impact: He has six goals and seven assists in his last nine games.

John Tavares, C

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NY Islanders

Tavares broke a tie with his 37th goal of the season early in the third period and the New York Islanders pulled away to beat the reeling Penguins 3-1 on Friday night.

1:35 ET

Impact: Tavares and Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby both have 84 points, tied for the NHL lead.

Apr 10, 2015

Tom Gilbert, D

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Montreal

Gilbert is out with an upper-body injury.

7:09 ET

Impact: Gilbert is day-to-day.

Mike Fisher, C

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Nashville

Fisher is out with a lower-body injury.

7:07 ET

Impact: He's day-to-day.

Brad Stuart, D

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Colorado

Stuart it out with a leg injury.

7:06 ET

Impact: Stuart is likely out for the Avalanche's season finale Saturday against Chicago.

Vincent Lecavalier, C

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Philadelphia

Lecavalier is out with an upper-body injury.

7:01 ET

Impact: Lecavalier is expected to miss the Flyers' season finale Saturday.

Erik Gudbranson, D

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Florida

Gudbranson is out with an upper-body injury.

6:59 ET

Impact: With one game left in the season, the Panthers may opt to rest Gudbranson.

Mathieu Perreault, C

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Winnipeg

Perreault is out with a lower-body injury suffered Thursday.

5:39 ET

Impact: Perreault will be back for Jets' playoff action.

Tyler Johnson, C

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Tampa Bay

Johnson had two goals and an assist Thursday versus New Jersey.

5:15 ET

Impact: Johnson has four goals in his last five games after scoring one in his previous nine.

Nikita Kucherov, RW

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Tampa Bay

Kucherov assisted on three goals Thursday against the Devils.

5:14 ET

Impact: Kucherov has 28 goals and 36 assists through 81 games.

Ondrej Palat, LW

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Tampa Bay

Palat had three assists Thursday against the Devils.

5:13 ET

Impact: Palat has four three-plus point performances this season after posting two in the previous 95 games in his career.

Steven Stamkos, C

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Tampa Bay

Stamkos scored his 43rd goal Thursday against the Devils.

5:12 ET

Impact: Stamkos is second in the NHL with 43 goals, trailing only Alex Ovechkin's 52.

Clarke MacArthur, LW

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Ottawa

MacArthur had a goal and an assist in a 3-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.

4:49 ET

Impact: MacArthur has three goals and five assists in a season-high six-game point streak.

Kyle Turris, C

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Ottawa

Turris had a goal and an assist in a 3-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.

4:46 ET

Impact: Turris has eight goals and 10 assists in his past 15 contests. He's also riding a five-game point streak.

Mark Stone, RW

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Ottawa

Stone extended his point streak to a career-best eight games with an assist in Ottawa's 3-0 win over the New York Rangers on Thursday.

4:44 ET

Impact: Stone has six goals and five assists during his run. He had a seven-game point streak Jan. 8-21.

Andrew Hammond, G

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Ottawa

The Ottawa Senators continued their dazzling playoff push behind Hammond with a 3-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.

4:35 ET

Impact: Hammond had 26 saves for his third shutout as the Senators improved to 22-4-4 since Feb. 10. The 27-year-old is 19-1-2 with a 1.76 goals-against average since taking over as the starting goaltender on Feb. 18. This win over the Presidents' Cup winners avenged his only regulation loss. He took a 5-1 defeat to the Rangers on March 26.

Roberto Luongo, G

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Florida

Luongo made 34 saves for his 401st victory Thursday.

4:31 ET

Impact: He's gone 5-1-0 with a 1.83 goals-against average in his last seven home starts.

Jaromir Jagr, RW

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Florida

Jagr had two assists Thursday to reach 1,800 points for his career, passing Ron Francis for fourth on the NHL's all-time list.

4:30 ET

Impact: Jagr has five goals and 11 assists in 19 games with Florida.

Jimmy Howard, G

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Detroit

Howard made 22 saves Thursday.

4:19 ET

Impact: Howard was bested by the league's best goalie, Carey Price. There's no shame in that since Price has been right for most of the season.

Pavel Datsyuk, C

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Detroit

Datsyuk had one goal and one assist Thursday.

4:16 ET

Impact: Datsyuk is headed back to the playoffs - again. The superstar is up to 65 points after some difficult fantasy campaigns.

Jeff Petry, D

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Montreal

Petry had one goal and one assist Thursday.

4:15 ET

Impact: Petry has seven points in a six-game run.

Andrei Markov, D

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Montreal

Markov had one goal and one assist Thursday.

4:14 ET

Impact: Markov has seven points in a six-game run.

P.K. Subban, D

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Montreal

Subban had two assists Thursday.

4:13 ET

Impact: Subban closes the regular season in his hometown of Toronto so he should be jazzed for that.

Carey Price, G

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Montreal

Price notched his team-record 43rd victory of the season with a 24-save effort Thursday night as the Canadiens beat the Red Wings 4-3 in overtime.

4:11 ET

Impact: Price surpassed the mark of 42 wins by Plante (1955-56 and 1961-62) and Dryden (1975-76). "I definitely have lot of respect for what they accomplished in their careers," he said. Expect Price to pick up his 44th win Saturday since he should blow away the Leafs.

Chad Ruhwedel, D

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Buffalo

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled Ruhwedel from their American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester, New York.

3:55 ET

Impact: The 24-year-old Ruhwedel joins the Sabres for his second recall of the season. In two NHL games during his first time up in March, he recorded one assist and a plus-2 rating. Ruhwedel has 10 goals and 24 assists in 69 AHL games in 2014-15. Now in his third season with the Sabres organization, the San Diego native has played in 30 NHL games. He signed a two-year contract extension with the club in July 2014.

Sean Couturier, C

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Philadelphia

Couturier extended his point streak to five games by scoring a goal in a 3-1 loss to Carolina on Thursday night.

3:00 ET

Impact: The Philadelphia center has two goals and four assists during his run. Couturier had a six-game point streak Dec. 2-13, matching his career best.

Jake Allen, G

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St. Louis

Allen made 21 saves in the St. Louis Blues' 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.

2:54 ET

Impact: Allen is 5-1-1 with a 1.15 goals-against average in his last seven starts for the Central Division champions. He's allowed four goals on 110 shots in his four this month.

Jason Zucker, LW

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Minnesota

Zucker scored twice in a 4-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.

2:50 ET

Impact: Zucker has three goals in two games since returning from a broken collarbone. He has 21 goals in 50 contests this season after totaling eight in his first 47 in the NHL.

Andrew Shaw, C

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Chicago

The NHL has fined Shaw $2,000 for taking a dive during a game last month against the Los Angeles Kings.

1:35 ET

Impact: Shaw drew a delayed penalty to Kings forward Mike Richards early in the March 30 game, and the Blackhawks scored seven seconds later. Earlier this season, Shaw received a warning for the violation the league calls diving/embellishment.

Reto Berra, G

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Colorado

Berra made 41 saves for his first career shutout in Thursday's 1-0 shootout victory over Winnipeg.

1:25 ET

Impact: Berra will be awarded for his effort by sitting in place of starter Semyon Varlamov for Saturday's finale against Chicago.

Jonas Hiller, G

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Calgary

Hiller made 33 saves Thursday.

1:23 ET

Impact: Hiller has a 2.39 goals-against average while winning six of his last eight starts.

Jiri Hudler, RW

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Calgary

Hudler scored twice and added an assist Thursday night as the Flames clinched their first playoff spot in six years with a 3-1 victory over the Kings.

1:21 ET

Impact: Hudler has 12 goals and 16 assists in his last 19 games.

Bryan Lerg, LW

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San Jose

Lerg scored the winning goal in his NHL debut Thursday night as the San Jose Sharks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 in a game between two teams out of the playoff picture.

1:19 ET

Impact: The 29-year-old Lerg could barely believe his good fortune, scoring with 2:52 remaining in the third period after playing 353 minor league games while waiting for his NHL shot.

Alexander Edler, D

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Vancouver

Edler had three assists Thursday.

1:18 ET

Impact: He has five in three games.

Eddie Lack, G

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Vancouver

The 27-year-old Swede made 28 saves for his second shutout of the season as Vancouver downed the Arizona Coyotes 5-0 Thursday on a night Ryan Miller dressed as the backup after missing 21 games with a knee injury.

1:17 ET

Impact: The Canucks have yet to name a starter for the postseason, but it's hard to imagine a scenario where Lack - who is 12-6-2 with a .927 save percentage since Miller went down on Feb. 22 - doesn't get the call.

Derrick Pouliot, D

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Pittsburgh

Pouliot is out with an upper-body injury.

1:07 ET

Impact: He's day-to-day.

Nino Niederreiter, RW

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Minnesota

Niederreiter is out with a foot injury.

1:05 ET

Impact: He's considered day-to-day.

Shawn Matthias, C

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Vancouver

Matthias is out with an undisclosed injury.

1:04 ET

Impact: He's considered day-to-day.

Marcus Kruger, C

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Chicago

Kruger is out with an illness.

12:35 ET

Impact: It's unclear when Kruger will return, but the Blackhawks could rest him ahead of the playoffs.

Jon Merrill, D

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New Jersey

Merrill is out with a leg injury.

12:30 ET

Impact: It's unclear when Merrill will be back, but the Devils have just one game left in their dismal season.

Eric Gelinas, D

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New Jersey

Gelinas is out with a rib injury.

12:27 ET

Impact: It's unclear how long he'll be out, but the Devils just have one game left in their miserable season.

Apr 9, 2015

Shane Doan, RW

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Arizona

Doan sat out Thursday with a lower-body injury.

10:43 ET

Impact: His status for the season finale is unclear.

Sam Reinhart, C

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Buffalo

Reinhart, the Buffalo Sabres' top prospect, will finish his season in the minors. The Sabres assigned the No. 2 draft pick to their American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester on Thursday. The move came after Reinhart's Canadian junior career ended Monday night when Kootenay was eliminated from the Western Hockey League playoffs.

7:35 ET

Impact: Reinhart will join Rochester on Friday, and play in the Americans' final five regular-season games. Rochester has already been eliminated from playoff contention. Rochester will be Reinhart's fourth team this season.

Steve Moses, RW

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Nashville

The Nashville Predators have signed Moses to a one-year, $1 million contract for the 2015-16 season. The team announced the signing Thursday.

5:48 ET

Impact: The 25-year-old Moses set a Kontinental Hockey League single-season record in 2014-15 by scoring 36 goals for Jokerit in that club's inaugural season in the Russia-based league. Moses also had 21 assists and tied for seventh in the KHL with 57 points while playing 60 games for Jokerit, which is based in Helsinki, Finland. Moses played for the University of New Hampshire from 2008-12.

Jhonas Enroth, G

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Dallas

Enroth made 19 saves during a 4-0 win over Anaheim on Wednesday.

12:29 ET

Impact: He's posted a 1.30 goals-against average while winning his last three starts.

Jamie Benn, LW

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Dallas

Benn had three assists Wednesday.

12:27 ET

Impact: Benn's third three-point performance in the past four games gave him 19 points in the past 11 games overall, surging into the race for his first scoring title. Benn, Crosby and Tavares all have 83 points apiece.

Patrick Eaves, RW

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Dallas

Eaves scored two goals to lead the Stars to a 4-0 victory over the playoff-bound Ducks on Wednesday night.

12:26 ET

Impact: Eaves has six goals and four assists in his last 10 games.

Braden Holtby, G

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Washington

Holtby made 27 saves while shutting out the Bruins for the third time this season Wednesday.

12:19 ET

Impact: Holtby, who earned his 41st win of the season to match the franchise record set by Olie Kolzig in 1999-00, also blanked the Bruins 4-0 in Boston on Oct. 11 and 2-0 at home on March 14.

Sergei Bobrovsky, G

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Columbus

Bobrovsky stopped 35 shots for his second shutout of the season to lead Columbus to a 5-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night.

12:16 ET

Impact: He is 9-0-1 with a 2.25 goals-against average in his past 10 starts.

Scott Hartnell, LW

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Columbus

Hartnell had a goal and an assist and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 35 shots for his second shutout of the season to lead Columbus to a 5-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night.

12:14 ET

Impact: He has 13 goals with six assists in his last 19 games.

Andre Benoit, D

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Buffalo

Benoit has an upper-body injury.

12:12 ET

Impact: It's unclear if he'll play again this season.

Dennis Everberg, RW

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Colorado

Everberg has an injured shoulder.

12:11 ET

Impact: Coach Patrick Roy said Everberg will miss the rest of the season.

Apr 8, 2015

Erik Cole, LW

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Detroit

Cole will miss the rest of the season because of a spine contusion.

6:44 ET

Impact: Cole has been advised by doctors not to play the remainder of the regular season and playoffs because of the contusion suffered March 24 against Arizona. The 36-year-old Cole was acquired by Detroit in a deadline deal with Dallas.

Richard Bachman, G

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Edmonton

Bachman made 25 saves in Tuesday's surprising 4-2 win over Los Angeles.

4:41 ET

Impact: Bachman has posted a 1.00 GAA in winning three consecutive starts.

Matt Fraser, RW

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Edmonton

Fraser scored twice in Tuesday's surprising 4-2 win over Los Angeles.

4:40 ET

Impact: It was a big night for Fraser, who had gone without a point over the previous 21 games.

Dennis Wideman, D

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Calgary

Wideman had two assists in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Arizona.

4:39 ET

Impact: Wideman has two goals and seven points over the last four games.

Jonas Hiller, G

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Calgary

Hiller made 22 saves in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Arizona.

4:38 ET

Impact: Hiller is 4-1-0 with a 2.01 GAA in his last five starts.

Pekka Rinne, G

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Nashville

Rinne stopped just 20 of 23 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss at Colorado.

4:36 ET

Impact: Rinne has posted a 3.53 GAA in losing his last three starts.

Semyon Varlamov, G

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Colorado

Varlamov made 40 saves in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Nashville.

4:35 ET

Impact: Varlamov is just 2-3-1 with a 3.11 GAA in his last seven starts.

Derek Dorsett, RW

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Vancouver

The Vancouver Canucks signed Dorsett to a four-year contract extension Wednesday.

4:27 ET

Impact: The 28-year-old Dorsett has career highs with 25 points and 18 assists in his first season with the Canucks. He leads the team in hits with 163 and penalty minutes with 169. The Canucks acquired Dorsett from the New York Rangers on June 27, 2014, in exchange for the 85th selection in the 2014 draft. In 408 career games with Columbus, New York and Vancouver, he has 38 goals, 60 assists and 1,024 penalty minutes.

Luca Sbisa, D

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Vancouver

The Vancouver Canucks signed Sbisa to a three-year deal Wednesday.

4:27 ET

Impact: The 25-year-old Sbisa has three goals, eight assists and 46 penalty minutes in his first season with Vancouver. In 340 career NHL games with Anaheim, Philadelphia and Vancouver, the Swiss player has 12 goals and 55 assists.

Devan Dubnyk, G

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Minnesota

Dubnyk made 32 saves, and the Wild clinched a playoff spot with a 2-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Tuesday night.

12:16 ET

Impact: Dubnyk is 27-8-2 with a 1.73 goals-against average since joining the Wild in January.

Chris Thorburn, RW

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Winnipeg

Thorburn scored in a 1-0 win over St. Louis on Tuesday.

12:13 ET

Impact: His seven goals this season are two shy of his career high.

Ondrej Pavelec, G

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Winnipeg

Pavelec stopped 30 shots for his second consecutive shutout and the Jets strengthened their bid for a Western Conference playoff spot with a 1-0 victory over the Central-leading Blues on Tuesday night.

12:11 ET

Impact: He's stopped 62 shots in two games. No Jets goalie has posted three straight shutouts.

Pavel Datsyuk, C

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Detroit

Datsyuk had a goal with an assist Tuesday.

12:07 ET

Impact: His 25 goals are the most in his last four seasons.

Henrik Zetterberg, C

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Detroit

Zetterberg had a goal with an assist Tuesday.

12:06 ET

Impact: He has three points in three games since going five straight without a point.

Victor Rask, C

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Carolina

Rask had two assists Tuesday.

12:00 ET

Impact: These are his first points in six games.

Chris Terry, LW

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Carolina

Terry had a goal with an assist Tuesday.

11:59 ET

Impact: He has three of each in his last seven games.

Patric Hornqvist, RW

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Pittsburgh

Sidney Crosby and Patric Hornqvist had a goal and an assist each for the Penguins on Tuesday.

11:56 ET

Impact: He has two goals with three assists in five games.

Sidney Crosby, C

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Pittsburgh

Crosby and Patric Hornqvist had a goal and an assist each for the Penguins on Tuesday.

11:51 ET

Impact: He has nine goals and 16 assists in his last 21 games.

Mark Stone, RW

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Ottawa

Stone scored his second goal of the game 2:43 into overtime to cap Ottawa's comeback from three goals down in a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night to preserve the Senators' playoff hopes.

11:47 ET

Impact: It was Stone's sixth goal in five games. The 22-year-old is second in rookie scoring with 61 points, including 24 goals.

Anders Lee, C

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NY Islanders

Lee scored twice in Tuesday's loss in Philadelphia.

1:34 ET

Impact: The center hadn't scored in a season-high 10 games.

John Tavares, C

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NY Islanders

Tavares had a goal and two assists in Tuesday's loss in Philadelphia.

1:33 ET

Impact: Tavares has nine points in four games, and his 83 for the season mark a career best.

Mark Streit, D

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Philadelphia

Streit recorded three assists in Tuesday's win over the New York Islanders.

1:31 ET

Impact: The defenseman has five assists in two games, and his 51 points account for his best total in five seasons.

Claude Giroux, C

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Philadelphia

Giroux scored twice in Tuesday's win over the New York Islanders.

1:29 ET

Impact: The Philadelphia center has seven goals in his last eight games.

Kevin Hayes, RW

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NY Rangers

Hayes had a goal and two assists in Tuesday's win in New Jersey.

1:27 ET

Impact: Hayes is averaging a point a game over his last 11.

Mats Zuccarello, RW

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NY Rangers

Zuccarello is out with body soreness.

12:52 ET

Impact: Zuccarello is considered day-to-day, but the Rangers are afforded the luxury of resting him for the last two games of the regular season since they've already clinched the Presidents' Trophy.

Lance Bouma, LW

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Calgary

Bouma has an upper-body injury

12:51 ET

Impact: Bouma's status is unclear.

Apr 7, 2015

Brad Richards, C

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Chicago

Richards will miss the final three games of the regular season with an upper-body injury.

6:11 ET

Impact: It's unclear when exactly Richards got hurt. He played 15 1/2 minutes in Sunday's 2-1 loss to St. Louis. Richards has 12 goals and 25 assists in 76 games in his first season with Chicago. Quenneville says he should be ready for the start of the playoffs.

Toby Enstrom, D

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Winnipeg

Enstrom has an upper-body injury.

5:47 ET

Impact: Enstrom could miss some time.

Fedor Tyutin, D

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Columbus

Tyutin has an undisclosed injury.

5:43 ET

Impact: Tyutin's status is not clear.

Ondrej Pavelec, G

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Winnipeg

Pavelec had 32 saves in the Jets' 2-0 win at Minnesota on Monday.

2:02 ET

Impact: Pavelec had three shutouts on the season, one shy of his career high set in 2010-11 with Atlanta and tied the following season in Winnipeg.

Brian Gionta, RW

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Buffalo

Gionta had a goal and an assist in Monday's win over Carolina.

1:35 ET

Impact: Gionta has five goals and nine assists in 12 games.

Anders Lindback, G

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Buffalo

Lindback faced a career-high 52 shots in Monday's 4-3 win in Buffalo.

1:34 ET

Impact: Lindback has won three of his last four starts with a 2.76 goals-against average and .924 save percentage.

Derek Stepan, C

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NY Rangers

Stepan appears to be on a roll after finishing with two goals and an assist in Monday's win over Columbus.

1:14 ET

Impact: Stepan has three goals and two assists over his last two games.

Apr 6, 2015

Tomas Hertl, LW

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San Jose

Hertl is out with an illness.

5:08 ET

Impact: Hertl is day to day.

Jake Allen, G

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St. Louis

Allen made 38 saves for the Blues on Sunday.

4:38 ET

Impact: Allen posted his third straight win and owns a sparkling 1.92 GAA since the All-Star break.

Corey Crawford, G

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Chicago

Crawford made 31 saves for the Blackhawks on Sunday.

4:37 ET

Impact: Crawford was left singing the 'Blues' after entering the contest 11-0-2 in 13 career home starts against them, including three in the playoffs.

Eric Brewer, D

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Toronto

Brewer had two assists Sunday.

4:35 ET

Impact: Brewer finally cracked double digits with 11 points.

Kyle Turris, C

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Ottawa

Turris had two assists Sunday.

4:34 ET

Impact: Turris has been a fantasy delight with 14 points in his last 11 games.

Jonathan Bernier, G

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Toronto

Bernier made 43 saves Sunday for the Leafs.

4:33 ET

Impact: Bernier ended a six-start slide in which he posted a ghastly 4.09 GAA.

Mark Stone, RW

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Ottawa

Stone had one goal and one assist Sunday.

4:33 ET

Impact: Stone has eight points in a six-game run and is third among rookies with 59 points.

Andrew Hammond, G

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Ottawa

Hammond made 36 saves Sunday for the Sens.

4:31 ET

Impact: Hammond is 17-1-2 with a 1.79 goals-against average in 20 starts. He faces superstar Sidney Crosby for the first time Tuesday so fantasy owners have to hope nerves won't affect him.

Mike Green, D

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Washington

Green had one goal and one assist Sunday.

4:30 ET

Impact: Green has been solid with 45 points this season after suffering through some injury-plagued ones that had fantasy owners cutting him loose.

Braden Holtby, G

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Washington

Holtby made 35 saves in Sunday's win.

4:28 ET

Impact: Holtby cracked 40 wins for the first time in a terrific fantasy campaign.

Petr Mrazek, G

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Detroit

Mrazek made 26 saves in Sunday's loss.

4:27 ET

Impact: Mrazek continues to fill in for Jimmy Howard.

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