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Mar 30, 2015

Clayton Stoner, D

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Anaheim

Stoner was scratched from Sunday's lineup with a lower-body injury.

12:50 ET

Impact: He is considered day-to-day.

Riley Nash, C

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Carolina

Nash missed Sunday's contest after taking a puck to the head during pregame warmups.

12:42 ET

Impact: Nash is considered day-to-day, although coach Bill Peters indicated that he could miss some time.

Matt Hunwick, D

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NY Rangers

Hunwick missed Sunday's game with an upper-body injury.

12:39 ET

Impact: He is considered day-to-day.

Markus Granlund, C

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Calgary

Granlund missed Sunday's contest with illness.

12:36 ET

Impact: He is not expected to miss an extended period of time.

Paul Byron, C

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Calgary

Byron was scratched Sunday with a lower-body injury after returning to the lineup Friday.

12:33 ET

Impact: Byron had missed 17 games, and is considered day-to-day.

Matt Beleskey, LW

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Anaheim

Beleskey was scratched Sunday with a lower-body injury.

12:28 ET

Impact: His status moving forward is uncertain.

Mar 29, 2015

James van Riemsdyk, LW

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Toronto

Van Riemsdyk had three assists in a 4-3 overtime win against Ottawa on Saturday.

5:57 ET

Impact: The Toronto forward, owner of 52 points, had two goals and one assist in his prior 14 games.

Phil Kessel, RW

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Toronto

Kessel had three assists in a 4-3 overtime win against Ottawa on Saturday.

5:53 ET

Impact: Kessel, owner of a team-leading 57 points, had three points in his prior 11 games.

Tyler Bozak, C

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Toronto

Bozak recorded his first career hat trick - scoring all three goals in the third period - and assisted on Eric Brewer's winner in overtime as the Toronto Maple Leafs edged Ottawa 4-3 on Saturday night.

5:50 ET

Impact: Bozak, who now has a career-best 22 goals, didn't have a point in his previous seven games.

Jakub Voracek, RW

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Philadelphia

Voracek had two assists in a 3-2 shootout loss to San Jose on Saturday.

5:43 ET

Impact: Voracek, second in the league with 76 points, has one goal and eight assists in his last seven games.

Michael Raffl, LW

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Philadelphia

Raffl scored his third goal in as many games in a 3-2 shootout loss to San Jose on Saturday.

5:41 ET

Impact: Raffl has seven of his career-high 20 goals and three assists in his last 14 games.

Claude Giroux, C

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Philadelphia

Giroux extended his goal-scoring streak to four games in a 3-2 shootout loss to San Jose on Saturday.

5:39 ET

Impact: The Philadelphia Flyers captain has five of his 23 goals during his run.

Troy Brouwer, RW

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Washington

Brouwer scored a pair of goals in a 4-3 loss to Nashville.

5:35 ET

Impact: The 20-goal scorer ended a 12-game drought with Saturday's performance.

Mike Ribeiro, C

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Nashville

Ribeiro had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 win over Washington on Saturday.

5:33 ET

Impact: The Nashville center has two goals and three assists in his past three games.

Filip Forsberg, RW

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Nashville

Forsberg scored during a three-goal first period and had two assists as the Nashville Predators became the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff berth with a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday.

5:30 ET

Impact: It was the third three-point game this season for the Calder Trophy candidate. The Capitals selected Forsberg with the 11th overall pick in 2012 then traded him to the Predators in 2013.

Gabriel Bourque, LW

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Nashville

Bourque had a pair of assists in a 4-3 win against Washington on Saturday.

5:27 ET

Impact: The Nashville winger had one assist in his prior 18 games.

Milan Lucic, LW

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Boston

Lucic scored twice in the first 10 minutes, and the Boston Bruins spoiled New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist's return after a long layoff with a 4-2 victory over the Rangers on Saturday.

5:25 ET

Impact: Lucic had one assist in his prior six contests and one of his 17 goals in his previous 11 games.

Patrice Bergeron, C

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Boston

Bergeron extended his point streak to five games with an assist in a 4-2 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday.

5:23 ET

Impact: The Boston center has two goals and three assists during his run. He has a team-best 53 points this season.

Rick Nash, LW

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NY Rangers

Nash scored his 40th goal in a 4-2 loss to Boston on Saturday.

5:21 ET

Impact: The New York Rangers forward reached that plateau for the first time since 2008-09 by ending an eight-game drought.

Sidney Crosby, C

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Pittsburgh

Crosby tallied the winning goal and had two assists in a 3-2 victory against Arizona on Saturday.

5:09 ET

Impact: The Pittsburgh Penguins superstar has 20 of his league-best 78 points in the last 16 games, totaling six goals and 14 assists.

Justin Abdelkader, LW

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Detroit

Abdelkader scored a goal in a career-high fourth consecutive game in Saturday's 4-0 win over Tampa Bay.

5:01 ET

Impact: The Detroit forward has 23 goals this season, easily surpassing his 10 from the prior two campaigns. He has 10 goals and two assists in 13 contests since the beginning of March.

Petr Mrazek, G

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Detroit

Mrazek made 23 saves for his fourth career shutout, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday.

4:53 ET

Impact: Mrazek replaced Jimmy Howard in the middle of Thursday's 6-4 loss to San Jose, and coach Mike Babcock gave him the start against Tampa Bay. Mrazek kept the league's highest-scoring team at bay, and the Lightning were blanked for the first time all season.

Cam Atkinson, RW

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Columbus

Atkinson had one goal and one assist Saturday.

4:44 ET

Impact: Atkinson has gone berzerk with seven points in a sizzling three-game stretch. You may want to ride him until he cools down.

Boone Jenner, C

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Columbus

Jenner had one goal and one assist Saturday.

4:42 ET

Impact: Jenner has 14 points in 24 games so he needs to stay healthy to produce.

Patrik Berglund, C

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St. Louis

Berglund had one goal and one assist Saturday.

4:41 ET

Impact: Berglund was once considered a rising talent, but his 22 points this season indicate otherwise.

Sergei Bobrovsky, G

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Columbus

Bobrovsky was masterful yet again Saturday.

4:39 ET

Impact: Bobrovsky made 29 saves and improved to 7-0-0 with a 1.96 GAA in his last seven road starts. He is enjoying his version of 'March Madness' on the ice, winning his last seven starts this month with a 2.17 GAA.

Brian Elliott, G

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St. Louis

Elliott had 13 saves Saturday.

4:36 ET

Impact: Elliott had been 6-0-1 against the lowly Jackets before suffering his second straight regulation defeat in this series Saturday.

Aleksander Barkov, C

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Florida

Barkov had a pair of goals for the Panthers on Saturday.

4:34 ET

Impact: You may be barking up the wrong tree if you have gone elsewhere for fantasy help since Barkov has seven points in his last six games.

Jonathan Huberdeau, LW

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Florida

Huberdeau had two assists Saturday.

4:33 ET

Impact: Huberdeau has been a revelation in fantasy NHL with 47 points to increase his draft value.

Roberto Luongo, G

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Florida

Luongo made 22 saves Saturday.

4:32 ET

Impact: Luongo is from Montreal but don't use him when he plays there. He has won twice in his last seven starts there with a 2.41 GAA in them.

Cam Ward, G

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Carolina

Ward made 21 saves Saturday.

4:31 ET

Impact: Ward is 7-2-1 with a 2.37 GAA in his last 10 starts.

Keith Kinkaid, G

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New Jersey

Kinkaid made 29 saves Saturday.

4:30 ET

Impact: Kinkaid had worked his kinks out in winning his last three starts but the 'Canes got the best of him this time.

Eric Staal, C

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Carolina

Staal had one goal and one assist Saturday.

4:29 ET

Impact: Staal is surging with six points in his last three games.

Eddie Lack, G

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Vancouver

Lack made 36 saves Saturday.

4:22 ET

Impact: Lack is starting to get exposed as a fantasy fraud with a 3.08 GAA in his last five starts.

Kari Lehtonen, G

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Dallas

Lehtonen made 33 saves Saturday.

4:21 ET

Impact: Lehtonen is 8-2-0 with a 2.17 GAA in his last 10 starts.

Jonathan Quick, G

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Los Angeles

Quick was pulled Saturday night in a listless effort.

4:20 ET

Impact: Quick gave up two goals on nine shots in the first period, and Kings coach Darryl Sutter sent Martin Jones to the net to open the second. Sutter didn't speak with reporters after the game to explain the switch.

Devan Dubnyk, G

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Minnesota

Dubnyk made 31 saves to lead the Wild to their fifth-straight victory, 4-1 over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.

4:20 ET

Impact: Dubnyk has allowed eight goals in a five-game win streak.

Chris Stewart, RW

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Minnesota

Stewart had two assists Saturday.

4:19 ET

Impact: Stewart isn't what he used to be in his heyday, though 34 points isn't anything to sneeze at.

Nino Niederreiter, RW

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Minnesota

Niederreiter scored two goals to lead the Wild to their fifth-straight victory, 4-1 over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.

4:18 ET

Impact: Niederreiter ended a pathetic five-game pointless run.

Mikko Koivu, C

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Minnesota

Koivu scored two goals with one assist to lead the Wild to their fifth-straight victory, 4-1 over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.

4:17 ET

Impact: Koivu has 47 points in a solid fantasy campaign.

Christopher Tanev, D

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Vancouver

Tanev had two assists Saturday.

4:16 ET

Impact: Tanev has 18 points so defending is more of his focus than hooking up fantasy owners.

Radim Vrbata, RW

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Vancouver

Vrbata had one goal and one assist Saturday.

4:16 ET

Impact: Vrbata has redeemed himself for past failures with 58 points.

Tyler Seguin, C

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Dallas

Seguin had one goal and one assist Saturday.

4:15 ET

Impact: Seguin has eight points in his last eight games.

Cody Eakin, C

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Dallas

Eakin had two assists Saturday.

4:14 ET

Impact: Eakin is up to 36 points overall.

Semyon Varlamov, G

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Colorado

Varlamov made 35 saves Saturday.

4:13 ET

Impact: Varlamov ended a three-game winless run.

Trevor Daley, D

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Dallas

Daley had two assists Saturday.

4:13 ET

Impact: Daley has eight points in his last eight games.

Anders Lindback, G

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Buffalo

Lindback was yanked Saturday.

4:12 ET

Impact: Lindback saved 10 of 12 shots before winless Matt Hackett came in for him.

Jarome Iginla, RW

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Colorado

Iginla had three assists Saturday night.

4:11 ET

Impact: Iginla has nine points in his last eight games.

Matt Duchene, C

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Colorado

Duchene had one goal and two assists Saturday.

4:10 ET

Impact: Duchene has eight points in his last eight games.

Andrej Meszaros, D

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Buffalo

Meszaros scored twice Saturday.

4:09 ET

Impact: Meszaros faces lowly Arizona next so he could keep the good times rolling.

Rasmus Ristolainen, D

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Buffalo

Ristolainen had one goal and one assist Saturday.

4:09 ET

Impact: Ristolainen is a Finnish defenseman who is far from a finished product.

Alexander Steen, LW

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St. Louis

Steen, the Blues' second-leading scorer, collided with a Columbus player in the first period Saturday.

10:41 ET

Impact: Steen has a lower-body injury. Coach Ken Hitchcock did not have an update on Steen's condition.

Jason Garrison, D

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Tampa Bay

Garrison left early in the first period Saturday after being knocked into the boards by Justin Abdelkader, who received a minor penalty.

10:40 ET

Impact: Garrison's injury could be serious based on coach Jon Cooper's post-game comments. "What do you think? Behind the numbers, vulnerable position? Guys have gotten multiple games for that type of hit," Cooper said.

Shea Weber, D

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Nashville

Weber sat out Saturday and Sunday with a lower-body injury.

12:09 ET

Impact: He's considered day to day.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic, D

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San Jose

Vlasic suffered an undisclosed injury Saturday and will not play Sunday.

12:07 ET

Impact: It's unclear if he'll miss any more time.

Mark Streit, D

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Philadelphia

Streit is out with an illness.

12:06 ET

Impact: He's considered day to day.

Alexander Semin, RW

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Carolina

Semin is dealing with a hamstring issue and sat out Saturday.

12:04 ET

Impact: It's unclear if he'll play Sunday against Boston.

David Perron, LW

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Pittsburgh

Perron sat out Saturday with an illness.

12:03 ET

Impact: He's considered day to day.

Cedric Paquette, C

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Tampa Bay

Paquette tried to prevent an empty-net goal against Detroit on Saturday and crashed hard into the post with his left leg. Paquette immediately reached for the back of his upper leg.

12:02 ET

Impact: Paquette will be evaluated before Monday's game and could miss some time.

Mar 28, 2015

T.J. Oshie, RW

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St. Louis

Oshie sat out Saturday with an illness.

11:59 ET

Impact: He's considered day to day.

Kris Letang, D

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Pittsburgh

Letang took a scary hit from Arizona's Shane Doan and had to be hospitalized.

11:58 ET

Impact: Letang, third among NHL defensemen in scoring with 54 points, left with 4:45 to play in the second period. His status is unclear.

Niklas Hjalmarsson, D

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Chicago

Hjalmarrson left Saturday's loss to Columbus holding his left arm with three minutes left, but coach Joel Quenneville said he didn't think the injury was serious.

11:56 ET

Impact: It's unclear if Hjalmarsson will play Sunday against Winnipeg.

Scott Hannan, D

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San Jose

Hannan suffered a cut under his eye against Philadelphia.

11:55 ET

Impact: He's questionable for Sunday's game against Pittsburgh.

Andrew Hammond, G

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Ottawa

Hammond did not start Sunday for the Sens.

11:53 ET

Impact: It's unclear when he'll be able to play since he has a lower-body injury.

Carlo Colaiacovo, D

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Philadelphia

Colaiacovo has the flu.

11:52 ET

Impact: He's considered day to day.

Benoit Pouliot, LW

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Edmonton

Pouliot had goal and an assist in Friday's 4-0 win over Dallas.

5:23 ET

Impact: Pouliot has four goals and 10 points over his last eight games.

Richard Bachman, G

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Edmonton

Bachman made 29 saves in Friday's 4-0 win over Dallas.

5:20 ET

Impact: Bachman's shutout was the second of his career. He's 1-2-0 with a 3.66 GAA.

Thomas Vanek, LW

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Minnesota

Vanek and Mikko Koivu scored early in a three-goal third period and the Minnesota Wild pulled away to beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Friday night.

4:53 ET

Impact: Vanek has seven goals and four assists in his last 10 games.

Zach Parise, LW

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Minnesota

Parise scored his 30th goal in a 4-2 win over Calgary on Friday night.

4:52 ET

Impact: Parise reached the 30-goal plateau for the first time in three seasons in Minnesota and tallied his third in four games.

Cam Atkinson, RW

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Columbus

Atkinson recorded his second career hat trick Friday at Chicago.

4:37 ET

Impact: Atkinson, who also scored three goals on April 5, 2012, at Colorado, has six goals and four assists during Columbus' 8-1-0 run.

Ryan Johansen, C

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Columbus

Johansen scored his 25th goal and tallied his 40th assist Friday versus Chicago.

4:36 ET

Impact: Johansen has three goals and five assists during an eight-game point streak.

Jonathan Toews, C

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Chicago

Toews scored his 24th goal Friday against Columbus.

4:34 ET

Impact: Toews has been much more productive at home this season - to an unusual extent. He has 16 goals and 26 assists in 37 home games compared to eight goals and 11 assists in 37 on the road.

Brandon Saad, LW

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Chicago

Saad scored his 22nd goal in Friday's loss to the Blue Jackets.

4:30 ET

Impact: Though he has 22 goals, Saad's scores haven't come in bunches this season. He's only scored in consecutive games three times.

Nick Foligno, LW

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Columbus

Foligno registered his 39th assist Friday at Chicago.

4:28 ET

Impact: Foligno has three goals and seven assists over his last 12 games.

Tuukka Rask, G

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Boston

Rask left Saturday's game against the New York Rangers 10 seconds into the second period for an unknown reason.

2:01 ET

Impact: Rask skated over to the bench, spoke with coach Claude Julien and headed down the runway to the dressing room. He was replaced by backup Niklas Svedberg with the Bruins ahead 3-0. The team hasn't made an announcement on Rask's status.

Mar 27, 2015

Logan Couture, C

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San Jose

Couture had a goal and an assist in Thursday's win over Detroit.

5:49 ET

Impact: With 60 points, Couture has a chance to match or best his career-high mark of 65 from 2011-12.

Patrick Marleau, LW

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San Jose

Marleau had two goals and an assist Thursday at Detroit.

5:49 ET

Impact: Though he has slowed down considerably, the 35-year-old Marleau still has a more than respectable 52 points in 74 games this season.

Tomas Tatar, LW

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Detroit

Tatar scored his 27th goal against the Sharks on Thursday.

5:46 ET

Impact: Tatar has four points in his last five games.

Justin Abdelkader, LW

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Detroit

Abdelkader scored for the third straight game Thursday against San Jose.

5:46 ET

Impact: Abdelkader has been touting a hot stick down the stretch, scoring nine goals in his last 13 games.

Chris Kreider, LW

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NY Rangers

Kreider had two goals and an assist Thursday against the Senators.

5:43 ET

Impact: Kreider has 40 points in 71 games after recording 37 in 66 contests last season.

Derek Stepan, C

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NY Rangers

Stepan had two assists Thursday at Ottawa.

5:38 ET

Impact: Stepan has five points in his last three games after a 12-game point drought.

Mats Zuccarello, RW

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NY Rangers

Zuccarello had a goal and an assist in Thursday's win at Ottawa.

5:37 ET

Impact: Zuccarello has two goals and four assists in his last four games.

Ben Bishop, G

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Tampa Bay

Bishop was unceremoniously pulled by coach Jon Cooper on Thursday.

5:03 ET

Impact: Bishop gave up three goals on 11 shots, and was replaced by Andrei Vasilevskiy in the second period.

Pekka Rinne, G

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Nashville

Rinne notched his 40th win Thursday.

5:02 ET

Impact: Rinne made 28 saves and the goalie has a chance to top his career-best 43 wins in 2011-12.

P.K. Subban, D

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Montreal

Subban was awful Thursday.

5:01 ET

Impact: Subban is pointless in four straight for his longest drought of the season and fantasy owners have every right to expect better from the superstar.

Alec Martinez, D

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Los Angeles

Martinez had two assists as the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.

5:00 ET

Impact: The performance ended a season-high nine-game point drought for the defenseman.

Jim Slater, C

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Winnipeg

Slater had one goal and one assist Thursday.

4:59 ET

Impact: Slater is up to 10 points so he is hardly quality fantasy material.

Mark Scheifele, C

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Winnipeg

Scheifele had one goal and one assist Thursday.

4:59 ET

Impact: Scheifele has seven points in his last six games.

Ondrej Pavelec, G

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Winnipeg

The surging Pavelec had 39 saves Thursday.

4:58 ET

Impact: Pavelec posted his sixth consecutive win. Fans were already chanting "Pavy, Pavy" after he stopped 20 shots in the first period to preserve Winnipeg's 1-0 lead. "Yes, I heard it. It's always nice," the humble Pavelec said with a small smile.

Dustin Tokarski, G

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Montreal

Tokarski had 17 saves Thursday.

4:57 ET

Impact: Tokarski was in since superstar Carey Price got the night off.

Anze Kopitar, C

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Los Angeles

Kopitar scored with 4:23 left, and the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.

4:57 ET

Impact: Kopitar has two goals and six assists in a season high-tying, five-game point streak.

Reto Berra, G

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Colorado

Berra had 33 saves Thursday for the Avs.

4:55 ET

Impact: Berra was in since Semyon Varlamov had the night off.

Eddie Lack, G

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Vancouver

Lack had 34 saves Thursday.

4:55 ET

Impact: Lack has dropped three of his last five home starts.

Gabriel Landeskog, LW

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Colorado

Landeskog had one goal and one assist Thursday.

4:54 ET

Impact: Landeskog is enjoying his version of 'March madness' on the ice with 14 points in 11 games this month.

Brian Gionta, RW

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Buffalo

Gionta had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 overtime loss to Arizona on Thursday.

4:54 ET

Impact: The Buffalo Sabres captain has three goals and four assists in his last six games.

Alex Tanguay, LW

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Colorado

Tanguay had one goal and one assist Thursday.

4:53 ET

Impact: Tanguay has eight points in his last six games.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson, D

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Arizona

Ekman-Larsson had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 overtime win against Buffalo on Thursday.

4:52 ET

Impact: The Arizona Coyotes defenseman has four of his career-high 21 goals and three assists in his last five games.

Ryan O'Reilly, LW

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Colorado

O'Reilly had two assists Thursday.

4:50 ET

Impact: O'Reilly is kicking butt with 11 points in a six-game streak that is heating up the fantasy stretch run.

Sam Gagner, C

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Arizona

Gagner scored 56 seconds into overtime to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-3 win over Buffalo on Thursday night.

4:50 ET

Impact: Gagner's goal was his first in 12 games and he also had an assist in the victory. He had three points in his prior nine contests.

Corey Perry, RW

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Anaheim

Perry was credited with the tying goal with 39 seconds left in regulation in a 3-2 overtime win against Boston on Thursday night.

4:40 ET

Impact: Perry has four of his team-leading 32 goals and one assist in his last four games.

Ryan Getzlaf, C

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Anaheim

Getzlaf scored 3:09 into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.

4:39 ET

Impact: Getzlaf also assisted on Corey Perry's tying goal late in the third period. The Ducks captain had two assists in his prior four games.

Mark Fayne, D

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Edmonton

Fayne left Wednesday with a shoulder injury.

3:54 ET

Impact: Fayne appears to be in pain and may miss some time.

Tyler Ennis, C

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Buffalo

Ennis suffered an upper body injury in the third period Thursday and did not return.

3:53 ET

Impact: Ennis may not play again this season since he has talent and the Sabres are trying to tank.

Mirco Mueller, D

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San Jose

Mueller is out after a wrist injury suffered while blocking a shot Thursday.

3:51 ET

Impact: Mueller will be out for at least two games.

Joakim Nordstrom, LW

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Chicago

Nordstrom has an upper-body injury.

3:49 ET

Impact: Nordstrom's status for the next game is unclear.

Riley Sheahan, C

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Detroit

Sheahan has an upper-body injury.

3:49 ET

Impact: Sheahan's status for the next game is unclear.

Roberto Luongo, G

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Florida

Luongo made 24 saves in Thursday's 4-1 win at Toronto.

2:34 ET

Impact: Luongo is 3-1-0 with a 1.72 GAA in his last four starts.

Brandon Pirri, C

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Florida

Pirri scored twice in Thursday's 5-1 win at Toronto.

2:32 ET

Impact: Pirri has been on fire of late with seven goals in as many games.

Cam Ward, G

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Carolina

Ward was terrific with 27 saves in Thursday's 5-2 win over Pittsburgh.

2:31 ET

Impact: Ward, playing for the first time in five games, improved to 10-2-1 with a 2.05 GAA against the Penguins at home.

Eric Staal, C

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Carolina

Staal had a goal and two assists in Thursday's 5-2 win over Pittsburgh.

2:29 ET

Impact: It was a big night for Staal, who had recorded two points in his previous eight games. He leads the team with 47 on the season.

Braden Holtby, G

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Washington

Holtby made 29 saves in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over New Jersey.

2:28 ET

Impact: Holtby is 4-1-0 with a 1.77 GAA in his last five starts.

Matt Niskanen, D

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Washington

Niskanen had two assists in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over New Jersey.

2:27 ET

Impact: Niskanen has five assists in the last four games.

Tom Wilson, RW

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Washington

Wilson was fined $2,000 for diving, the NHL announced Friday.

12:49 ET

Impact: The Washington Capitals forward received a minor penalty for embellishment during a game against Minnesota on March 19. He received a warning from the NHL's hockey operations department following an incident March 1 in a game against Toronto. The second citation triggered the fine.

Mar 26, 2015

Daniel Briere, C

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Colorado

Briere is out because of a foot injury.

10:52 ET

Impact: It is unclear when he'll be able to return.

Lauri Korpikoski, LW

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Arizona

Korpikoski took a high stick Tuesday against Detroit.

10:49 ET

Impact: Consider him day to day.

Andrew MacDonald, D

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Philadelphia

MacDonald has fractured his right hand.

6:09 ET

Impact: MacDonald is out for the season.

Jamie Benn, LW

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Dallas

Been recorded his 27th goal Wednesday against the Flames.

2:24 ET

Impact: With 71 points and eight games remaining, Benn could come close to last season's career-high total of 79 points.

Tyler Seguin, C

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Dallas

Seguin had two assists in Wednesday's shootout victory at Calgary.

2:23 ET

Impact: Seguin has 67 points despite being limited to 64 games, ranking fourth in the league with 1.05 per game.

Johnny Gaudreau, LW

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Calgary

Gaudreau scored his 21st goal against the Stars on Wednesday.

2:21 ET

Impact: The rookie doesn't appear to be hitting a wall with the season nearing its end, tallying six goals and eight assists in his last 12 contests.

Sean Monahan, C

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Calgary

Monahan was credited with his 27th assist in Wednesday's shootout loss to Dallas.

2:20 ET

Impact: Monahan has 12 goals and 10 assists in his last 19 games.

Derek Roy, C

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Edmonton

Roy scored his 11th goal in Wednesday's win over the Avalanche.

2:18 ET

Impact: Roy has had a relatively lackluster season with 30 points in 64 games, but has four goals and two assists in his last seven.

Jarome Iginla, RW

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Colorado

Iginla stayed hot with his 25th goal of the season Wednesday against the Oilers.

2:17 ET

Impact: The 37-year-old veteran continues to produce, scoring seven goals in his last 12 games.

Ryan O'Reilly, LW

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Colorado

O'Reilly had a monster game Wednesday against the Oilers, recording a goal with two assists.

2:16 ET

Impact: O'Reilly has four goals and five assists over his last nine games. With 35 assists, he has a very good chance of surpassing his career high of 37 from 2011-12.

Gabriel Landeskog, LW

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Colorado

Landeskog recorded his 31st assist at Edmonton on Wednesday.

2:16 ET

Impact: Landeskog continues to play well down the stretch with 11 goals and 10 assists over his last 10 games.

Alex Tanguay, LW

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Colorado

Tanguay recorded his 21st goal and 28th assist Wednesday at Edmonton.

2:15 ET

Impact: Tanguay has three goals and three assists in his last five contests.

Taylor Hall, LW

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Edmonton

Hall extended his point streak to four games with his 12th goal Wednesday at home against Colorado.

2:14 ET

Impact: Hall continues to be much more productive at home, recording 23 points in 26 contests compared to 10 points in 19 road games.

Jordan Eberle, RW

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Edmonton

Eberle scored his 21st goal Wednesday versus Colorado.

2:14 ET

Impact: Eberle is enjoying a lot of success lately with six goals and nine assists in his last nine games.

Wayne Simmonds, RW

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Philadelphia

Simmonds scored his 28th goal Wednesday against the Blackhawks, though he fractured his foot blocking a shot later in the game.

2:12 ET

Impact: The Flyers said he will miss the rest of the season. Simmonds had two goals and four assists over his last six games.

Claude Giroux, C

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Philadelphia

Giroux scored for the third straight game, recording his 22nd score of the season in Wednesday's win over Chicago.

2:11 ET

Impact: Giroux has four goals over his last three games after going without one in 10 straight.

Joel Rumpel, G

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San Jose

The Sharks have signed Rumpel and assigned him to Worcester of the AHL, giving him a one-year deal.

1:53 ET

Impact: Rumpel was a free agent after finishing his senior season at Wisconsin. He had a 53-50-11 record with a 2.51 goals against average and .918 save percentage. He was a finalist for the Hobey Baker award last year.

Joakim Ryan, D

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San Jose

San Jose signed Ryan to a one-year contract on Thursday, assigning him to Worcester of the AHL.

1:53 ET

Impact: Ryan had 19 goals and 59 assists in 123 games in four seasons at Cornell. Ryan was drafted by San Jose in the seventh round in 2012. He is the son of former Swedish tennis player Catarina Lindqvist.

Jared Boll, RW

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Columbus

Boll has been suspended for three games without pay for a check to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Maroon. The league determined Boll came in high with his shoulder on a second-period hit on Maroon during the game on Tuesday night in Columbus, a 5-3 victory for the Blue Jackets.

12:43 ET

Impact: Under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Boll will forfeit $27,419.34. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

Mar 25, 2015

Boyd Gordon, C

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Edmonton

Gordon is out with a back injury.

10:35 ET

Impact: He suffered the injury Monday against Winnipeg, and he's missed the two contests since.

John Gibson, G

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Anaheim

Gibson stopped 22 shots on Tuesday night.

5:42 ET

Impact: Don't give up on Gibson, who is 9-3-0 with a 2.33 GAA in his last 12 starts.

Sergei Bobrovsky, G

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Columbus

Bobrovsky stopped 37 shots on Tuesday night.

5:41 ET

Impact: Bobrovsky stopped the final 18 shots after the Ducks took a 3-2 lead.

Cam Atkinson, RW

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Columbus

Atkinson had two assists Tuesday.

5:40 ET

Impact: He also watched Scott Hartnell record the first hat trick for the Blue Jackets since Atkinson had three goals at Colorado on April 5, 2012.

Scott Hartnell, LW

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Columbus

Hartnell scored three times, and the Blue Jackets earned their fourth consecutive win by rebounding from a two-goal deficit to beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 on Tuesday night.

5:39 ET

Impact: Hartnell is sizzling with nine goals in his last eight games. He notched the first hat trick for the Blue Jackets since Cam Atkinson had three goals at Colorado on April 5, 2012.

Ryan Johansen, C

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Columbus

Johansen had one goal and one assist Tuesday.

5:38 ET

Impact: Johansen has six points in a five-game run.

Jakub Kindl, D

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Detroit

Kindl had one goal and one assist Tuesday.

5:37 ET

Impact: Kindl ended a pathetic four-game pointless drought for the Wings.

Justin Abdelkader, LW

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Detroit

Abdelkader had one goal and one assist Tuesday.

5:36 ET

Impact: Abdelkader has turned in consecutive two-point efforts.

Henrik Zetterberg, C

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Detroit

Zetterberg had two assists Tuesday.

5:36 ET

Impact: Zetterberg ended a listless three-game pointless drought.

John Moore, D

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Arizona

Moore had one goal and one assist Tuesday night.

5:35 ET

Impact: Moore is quickly becoming a journeyman since he's now on his third team.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson, D

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Arizona

Ekman-Larsson had two assists on Tuesday night.

5:34 ET

Impact: Credit Ekman-Larsson for playing hard down the stretch, though many NHL experts believe the 'Yotes are tanking the season to try to draft Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel.

David Moss, RW

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Arizona

Moss had two goals on Tuesday night.

5:33 ET

Impact: Scoring twice at Detroit was a special moment for Moss, a Michigan native.

Mark Arcobello, C

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Arizona

Arcobello scored his second goal of the game in overtime, and added an assist to lead the Arizona Coyotes over Detroit 5-4 on Tuesday night.

5:32 ET

Impact: Arcobello hiked his point total to 26 on the year.

Mike Smith, G

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Arizona

Smith earned a rare win Tuesday.

5:31 ET

Impact: Smith made 33 saves Tuesday for his second victory in 17 starts. His 37 regulation defeats are the most in the NHL since Marc Denis had 41 for lowly Columbus in 2002-03.

Jimmy Howard, G

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Detroit

Howard made 17 saves Tuesday.

5:31 ET

Impact: Howard is slumping, going 1-3-1 with a 3.62 GAA in his last five starts.

Roberto Luongo, G

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Florida

Luongo made 21 saves Tuesday.

5:29 ET

Impact: Luongo had gone 3-0-0 in his previous four starts.

Andrei Vasilevskiy, G

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Tampa Bay

Vasilevskiy made 33 saves Tuesday.

5:29 ET

Impact: Vasilevskiy started because Ben Bishop, who is one victory shy of equaling the team-record 37 wins he notched last season, was a healthy scratch.

Ryan Callahan, RW

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Tampa Bay

Callahan had one goal and one assist Tuesday.

5:28 ET

Impact: Callahan cracked the 50-point mark for the second time in his career.

Zach Sill, C

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Toronto

Sill has an undisclosed injury.

5:27 ET

Impact: The Leafs are being coy on Sill's status.

Christian Ehrhoff, D

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Pittsburgh

Ehrhoff, who has struggled to stay healthy all season, smacked against the boards in the corner Tuesday behind the Pittsburgh net following a collision with Vladimir Tarasenko.

5:26 ET

Impact: It is unclear when Ehrhoff will be able to return.

Andrew Ference, D

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Edmonton

Ference is out with a concussion.

5:25 ET

Impact: Ference is listed on the team website as out indefinitely, which makes it sound like the injury could cost him the rest of the season at this point.

Christopher Tanev, D

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Vancouver

Tanev agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $22.25 million.

4:03 ET

Impact: Tanev has 16 points for the 'Nucks.

Drew Stafford, RW

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Winnipeg

Stafford was credited with his 23rd assist Tuesday at Vancouver.

3:40 ET

Impact: Stafford has six goals and six assists over his last 11 contests.

Blake Wheeler, RW

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Winnipeg

Wheeler scored his 23rd goal Tuesday at Vancouver.

3:40 ET

Impact: Wheeler has seven goals and six assists in his last 11 games.

Radim Vrbata, RW

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Vancouver

Vrbata scored his 28th and 29th goals and recorded his 27th assist Tuesday versus Winnipeg.

3:39 ET

Impact: Vrbata is riding a hot streak with four goals and four assists over his last five games.

Daniel Sedin, LW

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Vancouver

Sedin had two assists for the second straight game Tuesday against the Jets.

3:39 ET

Impact: Sedin now has 50 assists on the season, recording 16 in his last 17 games with seven two-assist performances in that span.

Henrik Sedin, C

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Vancouver

Sedin scored for the second straight game and added two assists in Tuesday's victory over Winnipeg.

3:38 ET

Impact: Sedin has been resurgent this season with 65 points in 73 games after finishing with a disappointing 50 in 70 contests last season.

Mike Ribeiro, C

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Nashville

Ribeiro had two assists in Tuesday's win over Montreal.

3:36 ET

Impact: Ribeiro, who had gone six games without a point, has a team-best 43 assists this season.

Filip Forsberg, RW

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Nashville

Forsberg scored his 22nd goal of the season Tuesday against Montreal.

3:34 ET

Impact: Forsberg ended a season-worst 12-game goal drought.

Max Pacioretty, LW

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Montreal

Pacioretty extended his point streak to three games with his 29th assist of the season in Tuesday's overtime loss to the Predators.

3:28 ET

Impact: Pacioretty has an assist in three straight games and is three shy of his single-season high set in 2011-12.

Brendan Gallagher, RW

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Montreal

Gallagher scored for the third straight game in Tuesday's overtime loss at Nashville.

3:27 ET

Impact: Gallagher is closing his season with a strong run, scoring nine goals in his last 17 games.

Nick Leddy, D

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NY Islanders

The FBI is investigating social media threats made against Leddy.

11:44 ET

Impact: Islanders' spokesman Kimber Auerbach says Leddy and his family are safe and the National Hockey League has been alerted to the situation. Newsday reported that a now-suspended Twitter account posted pictures of Leddy's Minnesota driver's license and a credit card. It also made violent threats against him. The Twitter account had been posting harassing photos of Leddy, a teammate and others in recent months.

Nick Spaling, C

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Pittsburgh

Spaling had two assists Tuesday.

11:02 ET

Impact: He has only three points in his last 17 contests.

Anze Kopitar, C

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Los Angeles

Kopitar had two assists Tuesday.

10:58 ET

Impact: He has a goal with six assists in the last four games.

Jonathan Quick, G

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Los Angeles

Quick shook off a goal in the first minute and allowed just one more the rest of the way in the Kings' 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.

10:57 ET

Impact: Quick is 7-2-2 with a 1.63 goals-against average in his last 11 games.

Kyle Okposo, RW

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NY Islanders

Okposo had an assist Tuesday.

10:52 ET

Impact: It was the 300th point of his career.

Devan Dubnyk, G

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Minnesota

Dubnyk continued his stellar play with 37 saves and then denied all three shootout tries by the Islanders in Tuesday's 2-1 victory.

10:51 ET

Impact: Dubnyk made his 32nd straight start for the Wild, who are an NHL-best 24-6-2 since Jan. 15 after the goalie was acquired from Arizona.

Zach Parise, LW

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Minnesota

Parise scored the tying goal midway through the third period, then added another in the shootout to help the Wild beat the Islanders 2-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight win away from home.

10:50 ET

Impact: Parise has four goals with seven assists in his last 11 games.

Viktor Stalberg, LW

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Nashville

Stalberg returned Thursday.

12:25 ET

Impact: Stalberg was out with an undisclosed injury.

Niklas Kronwall, D

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Detroit

Kronwall was back Thursday.

12:23 ET

Impact: Kronwall was a late scratch for Tuesday's game against Arizona due to a lower-body injury.

Mar 24, 2015

Kyle Brodziak, C

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Minnesota

Brodziak is out with an upper-body injury.

5:22 ET

Impact: With Brodziak out, you will have to "Brod-en" your fantasy horizons and look elsewhere for help.

Rene Bourque, RW

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Columbus

Bourque is out for the season.

5:20 ET

Impact: The journeyman, who is not a fantasy factor, has a stress fracture in his back.

Nick Bjugstad, C

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Florida

Bjugstad had season-ending back surgery March 27.

5:19 ET

Impact: It's a disappointing end for the center, who set a career-high with 43 points.

Jamie Benn, LW

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Dallas

Benn did not practice Tuesday.

5:18 ET

Impact: Benn suffered an undisclosed injury Monday.

Kari Lehtonen, G

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Dallas

Lehtonen made 25 saves in Monday's 4-3 win over Buffalo.

12:34 ET

Impact: Lehtonen is on fire right now, going 6-1-0 with a 1.72 GAA in his last seven starts.

Jamie Benn, LW

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Dallas

Benn scored twice to go with an assist in Monday's 4-3 win over Buffalo.

12:32 ET

Impact: Benn has three goals and six points over the last three games.

Ryan O'Reilly, LW

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Colorado

O'Reilly picked up a pair of assists in Monday's loss at Calgary.

12:30 ET

Impact: O'Reilly has 15 points in the last 14 games.

Karri Ramo, G

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Calgary

Ramo made 25 saves in Monday's 3-2 win over Colorado.

12:29 ET

Impact: Ramo's 15 wins are two shy of his career high set last season. He's 3-1-1 with a 2.38 GAA in his last five starts.

Drew Stafford, RW

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Winnipeg

Stafford scored again in Monday's 4-1 win at Edmonton.

12:27 ET

Impact: Stafford has six goals and 11 points in 10 games this month.

Ondrej Pavelec, G

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Winnipeg

Pavelec made 33 saves in Monday's 4-1 win at Edmonton.

12:26 ET

Impact: Pavelec has won five consecutive starts behind a 0.98 GAA. It's hard to find a hotter goalie in the game right now.

Bobby Ryan, RW

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Ottawa

Ryan had three assists Monday.

11:07 ET

Impact: He had one point in his previous eight contests.

Mike Hoffman, LW

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Ottawa

Hoffman had a goal with two assists Monday.

11:06 ET

Impact: He has four points in two games after going his previous six without one.

Mika Zibanejad, C

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Ottawa

Zibanejad scored twice, and the Senators held off the San Jose Sharks for a 5-2 win on Monday night.

11:05 ET

Impact: He has those goals with three assists during a four-game point streak.

Thomas Vanek, LW

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Minnesota

Vanek had a goal with an assist Monday.

10:57 ET

Impact: He has six goals with four assists during an eight-game point streak.

Devan Dubnyk, G

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Minnesota

Dubnyk added to his ironman streak, making his 32nd straight start, and the Wild extended their string of road wins to nine, hanging on for a 2-1 victory over the slumping Maple Leafs on Monday night.

10:56 ET

Impact: Dubnyk can add to his playing streak Tuesday against the New York Islanders. The run, that includes one game with Arizona, is the longest by an NHL goalie since Anaheim's Jonas Hiller did it in 2012.

Jonathan Toews, C

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Chicago

Toews recorded his 500th point with an assist Tuesday.

10:48 ET

Impact: This was his first point in three games.

Andrew Shaw, C

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Chicago

Shaw scored twice and Corey Crawford made 43 saves in Chicago's 3-1 victory at Carolina on Tuesday.

10:41 ET

Impact: This was only his fourth multi-point game of the season.

Scott Gomez, C

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New Jersey

Gomez scored his seventh goal Monday.

10:37 ET

Impact: He had six goals total in the previous three seasons with Florida, San Jose and Montreal.

Marian Gaborik, RW

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Los Angeles

Gaborik had two assists Monday.

10:34 ET

Impact: He has three points in two games.

Anze Kopitar, C

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Los Angeles

Kopitar had a goal and two assists, and the Kings used their size and strength to beat the Devils 3-1 on Monday night to snap a two-game losing streak.

10:32 ET

Impact: He has five points in three games.

Mar 23, 2015

Matt Puempel, LW

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Ottawa

Puempel suffered a lower-body injury in Saturday's game.

11:41 ET

Impact: His status is unclear moving forward.

Milan Michalek, LW

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Ottawa

Michalek is out due to an upper-body injury.

11:40 ET

Impact: He's considered day to day.

Tom Gilbert, D

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Montreal

Gilbert is out with a jaw injury.

11:37 ET

Impact: He's day to day.

Jerry D'Amigo, RW

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Buffalo

D'Amigo was hit in the face with a stick Saturday.

11:31 ET

Impact: He underwent an MRI and could be out for a while.

Sonny Milano, LW

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Columbus

The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned forward Sonny Milano from the Ontario Hockey League's Plymouth Whalers to their AHL Springfield while calling up center William Karlsson.

5:52 ET

Impact: The 18-year-old Milano, Columbus' first pick and No. 16 overall in last summer's draft, led Plymouth in scoring with 22 goals and 46 assists in 50 games in 2014-15, his first season in the OHL. He spent the previous two seasons with the United States National Team Development Program.

William Karlsson, C

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Columbus

The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned forward Sonny Milano from the Ontario Hockey League's Plymouth Whalers to their AHL Springfield while calling up center William Karlsson.

5:52 ET

Impact: The 22-year-old Karlsson was acquired from Anaheim in the deadline deal sending James Wisniewski to the Ducks. He had two goals and an assist in 18 games with the Ducks, in addition to eight goals and 16 assists in 45 games with the club in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Daniel Sedin, LW

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Vancouver

Sedin picked up two more assists in Sunday's 3-1 win at Arizona.

3:13 ET

Impact: Sedin has two goals and four assists in the last four games.

Radim Vrbata, RW

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Vancouver

Vrbata had two assists in Sunday's win at Arizona.

3:12 ET

Impact: Vrbata has two goals and three assists in the last four games.

Cam Talbot, G

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NY Rangers

Talbot made 36 saves in Sunday's 7-2 win over Anaheim.

3:11 ET

Impact: Talbot has allowed two goals or fewer in all nine starts this month, going 7-1-1 with a 1.21 GAA.

Keith Yandle, D

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NY Rangers

Yandle matched a career high with three assists in Sunday's 7-2 win over Anaheim.

3:10 ET

Impact: Yandle's assists were his first in 10 games since coming over from Arizona on March 1.

Derek Stepan, C

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NY Rangers

Stepan scored twice to go with an assist in Sunday's 7-2 win over Anaheim.

3:08 ET

Impact: It was a huge night for Stepan, who had gone without a point in the previous 12 games. He has 46 points on the season.

Matthew Carle, D

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Tampa Bay

Carle stepped up with two assists in Sunday's 5-3 win over Boston.

3:07 ET

Impact: Carle isn't much of a fantasy factor with 17 points on the season.

Ben Bishop, G

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Tampa Bay

Bishop made 25 saves in Sunday's 5-3 win over Boston.

3:05 ET

Impact: Bishop has been especially good of late, going 9-1-1 with a 1.72 GAA in his last 11 starts.

Justin Abdelkader, LW

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Detroit

Abdelkader scored the game-winner 24 seconds into OT as Detroit got by St. Louis 2-1 on Sunday.

3:04 ET

Impact: Abdelkader also added an assist, giving him seven points in five home games this month.

Jimmy Howard, G

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Detroit

Howard made 23 saves in Sunday's 2-1 overtime win over St. Louis.

3:02 ET

Impact: Two-thirds of Howard's 21 wins have come at home, where he is 14-6-6 with a 2.18 GAA.

Dougie Hamilton, D

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Boston

Hamilton has an upper-body injury.

12:44 ET

Impact: Hamilton, who ranks second on the team with 42 points, is out indefinitely.

Carl Gunnarsson, D

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St. Louis

Gunnarsson was scratched Sunday with an upper-body injury.

12:43 ET

Impact: He is considered day-to-day.

Mar 22, 2015

Viktor Arvidsson, LW

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Nashville

Arvidsson made his NHL debut Saturday.

7:52 ET

Impact: Arvidsson was a 4th-round pick in last year's draft.

Pekka Rinne, G

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Nashville

Rinne made 24 saves to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.

7:51 ET

Impact: Rinne has a 2.14 GAA in his last nine games but only has three wins to show for it, with one against the lowly Sabres.

Matt Hackett, G

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Buffalo

Hackett remained winless despite 40 saves Saturday.

7:50 ET

Impact: Hackett turned aside the first 26 shots he faced. "I thought he was good. He gave us a chance," Buffalo coach Ted Nolan said.

Corey Crawford, G

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Chicago

Crawford made 25 saves Saturday.

7:49 ET

Impact: Crawford was once a Stanley Cup hero and now he's just an average-looking goalie for the 'Hawks.

Patrick Eaves, RW

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Dallas

Eaves had one goal and one assist Saturday.

7:48 ET

Impact: Eaves has a non-descript 18 points this season.

Jason Spezza, C

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Dallas

Spezza had one goal and one assist Saturday.

7:48 ET

Impact: Spezza has 55 points in his first season with Dallas.

Alex Goligoski, D

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Dallas

Goligoski had two assists Saturday.

7:47 ET

Impact: Goligoski has five points in his last five games.

Kari Lehtonen, G

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Dallas

Lehtonen stopped 33 shots, including a penalty shot, for his fifth shutout this season and 32nd of his career, and Dallas defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0.

7:46 ET

Impact: Lehtonen has 31 wins - three shy of his career high.

Sean Monahan, C

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Calgary

Monahan had one goal and one assist Saturday.

7:00 ET

Impact: Monahan is enjoying his version of 'March Madness' on the ice, with 12 points in 10 games this month.

Jiri Hudler, RW

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Calgary

Hudler had one goal and one assist Saturday.

6:58 ET

Impact: Hudler is enjoying his version of 'March Madness' on the ice, with 16 points in 10 games this month.

Rene Bourque, RW

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Columbus

Bourque had two goals Saturday.

6:57 ET

Impact: The journeyman is not a fantasy threat.

Sergei Bobrovsky, G

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Columbus

Bobrovsky stopped 38 shots on Saturday.

6:56 ET

Impact: Bobrovsky is enjoying his version of 'March Madness' on the ice, winning all five road starts this month with a 1.95 GAA.

Karri Ramo, G

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Calgary

Ramo made 23 saves Saturday.

6:55 ET

Impact: Ramo has failed to solve lowly Columbus, losing both times to the Jackets.

Devan Dubnyk, G

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Minnesota

Dubnyk made 26 saves Saturday.

6:54 ET

Impact: Dubnyk will start in Toronto or Long Island on the Wild's upcoming road trip and possibly in both places.

Brian Elliott, G

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St. Louis

Elliott stopped only 12 of the 16 shots he faced and was pulled Saturday.

6:53 ET

Impact: Elliott won't start Sunday in Detroit so Jake Allen will get the nod.

Jonathan Quick, G

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Los Angeles

Quick stopped 38 shots Saturday.

6:52 ET

Impact: Quick has surrendered seven goals in losing three of his last four.

Eddie Lack, G

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Vancouver

Lack made 25 saves Saturday.

6:51 ET

Impact: Lack is 5-2-0 with a 2.05 GAA in his last seven starts.

Radim Vrbata, RW

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Vancouver

Vrbata had one goal and one assist Saturday.

6:50 ET

Impact: Vrbata has matched his point total of 51 from last season with the 'Yotes.

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW

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St. Louis

Tarasenko had one goal and one assist Saturday.

6:47 ET

Impact: Tarasenko faces Detroit on Sunday in a tough assignment and may not be as productive.

Jaden Schwartz, LW

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St. Louis

Schwartz had one goal and one assist Saturday.

6:46 ET

Impact: Schwartz has 55 points - one shy of his career high from last season.

Charlie Coyle, C

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Minnesota

Coyle had two assists Saturday.

6:45 ET

Impact: Coyle has five points in his last four games.

Ryan Suter, D

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Minnesota

Suter had two assists Saturday.

6:44 ET

Impact: Suter leads the club with 33 assists.

Justin Fontaine, RW

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Minnesota

Fontaine had a goal and two assists Saturday.

6:42 ET

Impact: Fontaine surpassed his production from his previous nine games.

Mike Smith, G

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Arizona

Smith suffered his 36th loss Saturday.

6:41 ET

Impact: Smith stopped 30 shots and became the first goalie to lose 36 in regulation since 2003-04 when Marc Denis of lowly Columbus accomplished the lowlight.

Marc-Andre Fleury, G

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Pittsburgh

Fleury stopped 30 shots Saturday.

6:40 ET

Impact: Fleury avoided a third straight loss by commanding the crease well.

Sidney Crosby, C

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Pittsburgh

Crosby had one goal and one assist Saturday.

6:39 ET

Impact: Crosby leads the NHL with 74 points, though some top-level talent is on his tail.

Ben Scrivens, G

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Edmonton

Scrivens finished with 27 saves Saturday.

6:38 ET

Impact: Scrivens has two wins in his last nine starts.

Ray Emery, G

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Philadelphia

Emery finished with 29 saves Saturday.

6:37 ET

Impact: Emery lost a third straight overtime start.

Claude Giroux, C

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Philadelphia

Giroux had two goals Saturday.

6:36 ET

Impact: Giroux is up to 67 points for the season.

Jakub Voracek, RW

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Philadelphia

Voracek continued his voracious, point-getting ways Saturday.

6:35 ET

Impact: Voracek had three assists and is tied for second in the league with 73 points.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C

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Edmonton

Nugent-Hopkins kept the good times rolling Saturday.

6:34 ET

Impact: Nugent-Hopkins had three points and has 10 points in a five-game run.

Jordan Eberle, RW

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Edmonton

Eberle kept the good times rolling Saturday.

6:33 ET

Impact: Eberle had one goal and one assist. He is enjoying a career-high, seven-game point streak with five goals and nine assists.

Craig Smith, C

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Nashville

Smith has been fined $5,000 for high-sticking Buffalo Sabres forward Jerry D'Amigo.

6:04 ET

Impact: The incident occurred in the first period of the Predators' 3-0 victory Saturday and resulted in a four-minute penalty. D'Amigo took a high stick to the face that drew blood. D'Amigo sat out the entire second period and wore a full cage when he returned in the third period.

Elias Lindholm, C

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Carolina

Lindholm scored his 16th goal against the Rangers on Saturday.

5:21 ET

Impact: Lindholm has five goals and three assists in his last eight games.

Derick Brassard, C

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NY Rangers

Brassard recorded his 39th assist Saturday at Carolina.

5:20 ET

Impact: Brassard is up to a career-best 53 points in 68 games.

Blake Wheeler, RW

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Winnipeg

Wheeler recorded his 34th assist Saturday versus Washington.

5:18 ET

Impact: Wheeler has six goals and six assists over his last nine contests.

Drew Stafford, RW

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Winnipeg

Drew Stafford recorded his 21st and 22nd assists Saturday versus Washington.

5:17 ET

Impact: It was the second time in three games with two assists for Stafford, who has 10 points in his last nine games.

Mark Scheifele, C

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Winnipeg

Scheifele continued his hot stretch Saturday against the Capitals with a goal and an assist.

5:16 ET

Impact: Scheifele has five goals and eight assists over his last 12 games.

Ondrej Pavelec, G

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Winnipeg

Pavelec recorded his second shutout of the season Saturday, stopping 28 shots against Washington.

5:15 ET

Impact: Pavelec is 4-1-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average in his last six games.

John Tavares, C

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NY Islanders

Tavares recorded his 40th assist in Saturday's win at New Jersey.

5:11 ET

Impact: Tavares ended a four-game point drought, his longest since last season and an eternity by his standards. His 73 points were tied with Alex Ovechkin and Jakub Voracek for second in the NHL behind Sidney Crosby's 74 after Saturday's action.

Ryan Strome, C

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NY Islanders

Strome had a goal and an assist Saturday against the Devils.

5:10 ET

Impact: Strome has six goals and five assists over his last 17 games.

Kyle Okposo, RW

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NY Islanders

Okposo scored his 15th goal Saturday at New Jersey.

5:09 ET

Impact: Okposo has 45 points in 51 games.

Max Pacioretty, LW

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Montreal

Pacioretty recorded his 28th assist Saturday against the Sharks.

5:06 ET

Impact: Pacioretty continues to consistently produce, tallying 12 goals and 11 assists over his last 24 games.

Tomas Plekanec, C

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Montreal

Plekanec scored for the third time in five games Saturday against the Sharks.

5:05 ET

Impact: Plekanec also recorded his 30th assist and has four helpers in his last four games.

Brendan Gallagher, RW

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Montreal

Gallagher scored his 21st goal Saturday against the Sharks.

5:04 ET

Impact: Gallagher has goals in back-to-back games and eight in his last 16.

Carey Price, G

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Montreal

Price recorded a second straight shutout Saturday, stopping all 29 of San Jose's shots.

5:03 ET

Impact: Price's nine shutouts this season tie him with Pittsburgh's Marc-Andre Fleury for the league lead.

Erik Karlsson, D

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Ottawa

Karlsson had a goal and an assist Saturday against the Maple Leafs.

5:01 ET

Impact: Karlsson has seven goals and 16 assists over his last 20 contests.

Mike Hoffman, LW

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Ottawa

Hoffman scored his 25th goal of the season in Saturday's win over Toronto.

5:00 ET

Impact: Hoffman ended a six-game drought without a goal, his longest since December.

Kyle Turris, C

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Ottawa

Turris scored two goals for the second straight game in Saturday's win over Toronto.

4:59 ET

Impact: Turris has 12 goals and 10 assists in his last 22 contests.

Jimmy Hayes, RW

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Florida

Hayes finally scored No. 18 in Saturday's shootout win against Boston.

4:55 ET

Impact: Hayes had gone without a goal in a season-worst 14 straight before finding the back of the net for the first time since Feb. 17.

Patrice Bergeron, C

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Boston

Bergeron scored his 20th goal in Saturday's shootout loss at Florida.

4:54 ET

Impact: Bergeron has a point in back-to-back games after posting one point in his previous five.

Mike Richards, C

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Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Kings have recalled Richards from their AHL affiliate two months after his high-profile demotion. The defending Stanley Cup champions made the move Sunday before starting a five-game East Coast road trip with their playoff hopes in the balance.

1:11 ET

Impact: Richards was waived and subsequently sent to the minors in January after several seasons of steadily declining offensive production. The former Philadelphia Flyers captain won two titles with the Kings, but has just five goals and 10 assists in 47 games with Los Angeles this season. Richards scored 14 points in 16 games in Manchester. He is in the middle of a 12-year, $69 million contract through 2020.

Colin Wilson, C

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Nashville

Wilson left Thursday's practice with a lower-body injury.

12:51 ET

Impact: It's unclear when he will return.

Luke Schenn, D

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Philadelphia

Schenn remains out with a lower-body injury.

12:49 ET

Impact: He's considered day to day.

Martin Erat, RW

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Arizona

Erat returned Sunday.

12:48 ET

Impact: Erat was out with an upper-body injury.

Mar 21, 2015

Frederik Andersen, G

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Anaheim

Andersen made 22 saves to beat Colorado 3-2 in overtime Friday.

12:11 ET

Impact: Andersen had allowed four goals in each of his previous three home starts before stepping up. He's 12-3-0 with a 2.55 GAA at home since the beginning of December.

Corey Perry, RW

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Anaheim

Perry scored the game-winner in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over Colorado.

12:09 ET

Impact: Perry's point was just his third in the last nine games.

Ben Bishop, G

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Tampa Bay

Bishop made 30 saves in Friday's 3-1 win over Detroit.

12:03 ET

Impact: Bishop is 8-1-1 with a 1.59 GAA in his last 10 starts.

Ondrej Palat, LW

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Tampa Bay

Palat had two assists in Friday's 3-1 win over Detroit.

12:02 ET

Impact: Palat has seven assists in the last five games.

Victor Hedman, D

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Tampa Bay

Hedman had two assists in Friday's 3-1 win over Detroit.

12:01 ET

Impact: Hedman has four points in the last two games and 37 on the season.

Adam Henrique, C

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New Jersey

Henrique had two assists in Friday's 3-1 win at Buffalo.

12:00 ET

Impact: Henrique has two goals and five points in the last four games.

Steve Bernier, RW

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New Jersey

Bernier scored twice in Friday's win at Buffalo.

11:56 ET

Impact: Bernier now has 12 goals, equaling his total from the previous three seasons.

Alexander Wennberg, C

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Columbus

Wennberg is out with a hand infection.

12:29 ET

Impact: It's unclear when he'll return.

Michael Cammalleri, LW

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New Jersey

Cammalleri returned to action Monday, going scoreless in 17 minutes against the Kings.

12:26 ET

Impact: He had been out due to illness.

Mar 20, 2015

Kari Lehtonen, G

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Dallas

Lehtonen made 31 saves to beat Pittsburgh 2-1 on Thursday.

5:45 ET

Impact: Lehtonen is 5-1-0 with a 2.13 GAA this month.

Ondrej Pavelec, G

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Winnipeg

Pavelec made 32 saves in Thursday's 2-1 shootout win over St. Louis.

5:44 ET

Impact: Pavelec has won three in a row behind a 1.30 GAA.

David Backes, C

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St. Louis

Backes provided all the offense in Thursday's 2-1 shootout loss at Winnipeg.

5:41 ET

Impact: Backes has now scored in three of four games, giving him four 25-goal campaigns in his nine-year career.

Braden Holtby, G

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Washington

Holtby made 28 saves in Thursday's 3-2 win at Minnesota.

5:39 ET

Impact: Holtby has won three consecutive starts behind a 1.62 GAA.

Alex Ovechkin, LW

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Washington

Ovechkin scored twice in Thursday's 3-2 win at Minnesota.

5:38 ET

Impact: Ovechkin's league-leading 47 goals are eight more than the next-closest player.

Mikhail Grigorenko, C

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Buffalo

The Buffalo Sabres recalled Grigorenko from the minors Friday.

5:26 ET

Impact: Grigorenko rejoins the Sabres for the sixth time this season. He has a goal and assist in 13 games.

Alexander Wennberg, C

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Columbus

Wennberg had one goal and one assist Thursday night.

5:23 ET

Impact: Wennberg is a rookie the lowly Jackets can build around with five points in his last four games.

Marko Dano, C

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Columbus

Dano recorded his first two-goal game in the NHL on Thursday night.

5:22 ET

Impact: The rookie center is heating up with three goals and four assists in his last five games.

Eddie Lack, G

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Vancouver

Lack was lacking on Thursday night.

5:21 ET

Impact: Lack made 25 saves on 30 shots before he was pulled in a terrible effort.

Sergei Bobrovsky, G

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Columbus

Bobrovsky stopped 38 shots on Thursday night.

5:20 ET

Impact: Bobrovsky has won four straight road starts.

Semyon Varlamov, G

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Colorado

Varlamov made 28 saves Thursday.

5:18 ET

Impact: Varlamov is enjoying some 'March Madness' on the ice in going 6-0-0 with a 1.17 GAA this month.

Louis Domingue, G

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Arizona

Domingue made 24 saves Thursday.

5:17 ET

Impact: Domingue figures to start plenty down the stretch with the 'Yotes playing out the string.

Ryan O'Reilly, LW

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Colorado

O'Reilly had a goal with an assist Thursday.

5:15 ET

Impact: O'Reilly has 12 points in a 12-game surge that has turbo-charged fantasy owners.

Gabriel Landeskog, LW

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Colorado

Landeskog had a goal with an assist Thursday.

5:13 ET

Impact: Landeskog has been a bit of a fantasy letdown with 49 points.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson, D

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Arizona

Ekman-Larsson had two goals Thursday.

5:12 ET

Impact: Ekman-Larsson leads the club with 19 goals.

Karri Ramo, G

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Calgary

Ramo made 26 saves for the Flames on Thursday.

5:11 ET

Impact: Ramo faces a major challenge Saturday against the Blue Jackets, who are buzzing for a sixth straight road win.

Steve Mason, G

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Philadelphia

Mason fell to 14-17-10 on Thursday.

5:10 ET

Impact: Mason made 14 saves as he started and was replaced by Ray Emery.

Kris Russell, D

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Calgary

Russell had two assists Thursday.

5:08 ET

Impact: Russell has 10 points in his last eight games.

Jiri Hudler, RW

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Calgary

Hudler had two assists Thursday.

5:08 ET

Impact: Hudler leads the NHL with 14 points this month for the Flames.

Johnny Gaudreau, LW

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Calgary

Gaudreau scored his 20th goal of the season and added two assists to lead Calgary to a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.

5:06 ET

Impact: Gaudreau recorded his fourth three-point game of the season. His success has come after a rocky start to the season. He was held without a point in the first five games and then was a healthy scratch in the sixth.

Brandon Pirri, C

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Florida

Pirri scored for the fourth straight game and 17th time this season Thursday against the Red Wings.

4:45 ET

Impact: Though he's been limited to 19 games over the last two months, Pirri has been on a monster when on the ice in that span, tallying 14 goals over his last 19 contests.

Jaromir Jagr, RW

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Florida

Jagr had a goal and an assist in Thursday's win against Detroit.

4:43 ET

Impact: Jagr's goal was the 718th of his career, pushing him past Phil Esposito for fifth on the all-time list.

Erik Cole, LW

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Detroit

Cole scored his 20th goal Thursday at Florida.

4:43 ET

Impact: Cole has been a consistent producer since the start of the new calendar year, recording 25 points in 30 games.

Kyle Turris, C

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Ottawa

Turris recorded his 18th and 19th goals of the season and his 31st assist Thursday versus Boston.

4:41 ET

Impact: Turris has three goals in his last four games after scoring once in his previous eight.

Milan Michalek, LW

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Ottawa

Michalek had a goal and two assists Thursday versus Boston.

4:39 ET

Impact: Michalek has 17 points in his last 17 games, tallying 12 assists in that span.

Carl Soderberg, C

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Boston

Soderberg tallied a goal and an assist Thursday against the Senators.

4:38 ET

Impact: Soderberg has three points in his last two games after recording two points in his previous 17 contests.

David Pastrnak, RW

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Boston

Pastrnak had two assists Thursday at Ottawa.

4:37 ET

Impact: A 2014 first-round pick, Pastrnak has five goals and 10 assists in his last 19 games for Boston.

Mark Stone, RW

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Ottawa

Stone recorded three assists in Thursday's win over Boston.

4:36 ET

Impact: Stone is enjoying quite the season with 18 goals and 31 assists in 68 games for Ottawa.

Torey Krug, D

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Boston

Krug had a goal and an assist Thursday against the Senators.

4:36 ET

Impact: Krug had been cold lately with only one point in his previous nine games.

Carey Price, G

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Montreal

Price made 31 saves for his league-leading and career-best 39th win of the season, lifting the Canadiens past the Carolina Hurricanes 4-0 on Thursday night. Montreal won back-to-back games for the first time in March.

1:31 ET

Impact: Price earned his eighth shutout for the Canadiens.

Joe Thornton, C

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San Jose

Thornton had two assists Thursday.

1:30 ET

Impact: The abrasive former captain has two goals and eight assists in his last eight games.

Logan Couture, C

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San Jose

Couture had a goal and an assist, helping the Sharks defeat the Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night. Couture's goal early in the second period was the eventual winner for San Jose, which ended a two-game skid.

1:28 ET

Impact: He has three points in two games.

P.K. Subban, D

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Montreal

Subban has been fined $3,000 for diving in a game against Ottawa, his third fine in three months.

11:55 ET

Impact: The controversial Subban paid up after getting warnings twice in January for diving against Tampa Bay and the New York Rangers. A third citation for the dive on March 12 against the Senators triggered the $3,000 fine.

Tim Gleason, D

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Washington

Gleason will return Thursday.

12:53 ET

Impact: Gleason was out with an upper-body injury.

Josh Jooris, C

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Calgary

Jooris is dealing with an undisclosed injury.

12:49 ET

Impact: There's no word on how long he'll be out.

Drew Shore, C

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Calgary

Shore is dealing with an undisclosed injury.

12:48 ET

Impact: It's unclear when he'll be able to return.

Mar 19, 2015

Jeff Petry, D

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Montreal

Petry did not play Thursday due to the flu.

11:19 ET

Impact: He's not expected to be out very long.

Brad Richardson, C

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Vancouver

Richardson is out with an ankle injury.

11:09 ET

Impact: He could be out for a while.

Ryan Murray, D

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Columbus

Murray did not play Thursday due to a lower body injury.

11:08 ET

Impact: Murray's status is uncertain moving forward.

Brandon Dubinsky, C

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Columbus

Dubinsky returned Friday for red-hot Columbus.

10:52 ET

Impact: Dubinsky missed four straight games due to an upper-body injury.

John-Michael Liles, D

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Carolina

Liles did not play Thursday due to a leg injury.

10:49 ET

Impact: It's uncertain how long he'll be out.

Jan Kostalek, D

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Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenseman Jan Kostalek to a three-year, two-way entry-level contract. In the deal announced Thursday, the 20-year-old Kostalek will earn an average of $850,000 per season.

7:16 ET

Impact: Kostalek, in his third Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season with the Rimouski Oceanic, has seven goals and 36 assists in 55 games this season. He was selected by the Jets in the fourth round of the 2013 NHL draft.

Jakob Silfverberg, RW

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Anaheim

Silfverberg scored his 12th goal and second in two games Wednesday against the Kings.

3:43 ET

Impact: Silfverberg has four points in three games after recording as many in his previous six.

Jeff Carter, C

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Los Angeles

Carter stayed hot with his 25th goal Wednesday against the Ducks.

3:42 ET

Impact: Carter has seven goals over his last nine games with two coming on the power play.

Anze Kopitar, C

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Los Angeles

Kopitar tallied his 39th assist Wednesday against the Ducks.

3:41 ET

Impact: Kopitar should easily surpass his 41 assists from last season.

Ryan Kesler, C

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Anaheim

Kesler scored his 18th goal Wednesday against the Kings.

3:39 ET

Impact: Kesler ended a six-game drought without a goal and is a plus-4 over his last three games.

Ryan Getzlaf, C

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Anaheim

Getzlaf recorded his 42nd assist in Wednesday's win over Los Angeles.

3:38 ET

Impact: Getzlaf has compiled four points in four games after going without a point in each of his previous four contests.

Rick Nash, LW

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NY Rangers

Nash turned in another dud Wednesday.

3:34 ET

Impact: Nash extended his pointless streak to four games with another pointless effort that no doubt has his owners shaking their heads and wondering when the fantasy superstar will wake up. He has been especially abysmal on the power play.

Ben Scrivens, G

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Edmonton

Scrivens made 17 saves Wednesday.

1:40 ET

Impact: Scrivens has dropped five of seven shootouts so he has been bad there as well as his 2.96 GAA.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C

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Edmonton

Nugent-Hopkins hit the 20-goal mark for the first time in his career Wednesday.

1:38 ET

Impact: Nugent-Hopkins has a sizzling 11 points in his last six games. "Going into this season I wanted to get over 20," Nugent-Hopkins said. "I am feeling pretty good this year. I am happy with that accomplishment."

Nail Yakupov, RW

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Edmonton

Yakupov had one goal and one assist Saturday.

1:36 ET

Impact: Yakupov is last in the NHL at minus-33, though he is starting to produce more with six points in a five-game run.

Curtis McElhinney, G

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Columbus

McElhinney made 44 saves Wednesday as the Columbus Blue Jackets edged the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 in a shootout.

1:34 ET

Impact: McElhinney hadn't recorded a win since Feb. 19.

Cam Talbot, G

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NY Rangers

Talbot made 30 saves Wednesday.

1:33 ET

Impact: Talbot is enjoying his version of 'March Madness,' going 5-1-1 with a 1.00 GAA this month.

Scott Darling, G

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Chicago

Darling made 25 saves in his first outing at the ''World's Most Famous Arena'' as the Blackhawks edged the Rangers 1-0 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.

1:31 ET

Impact: Darling played for just the third time since Dec. 13. He improved to 7-3 and earned his first NHL shutout in 10 career games. "This was special for me against them in this famous arena," the 26-year-old Darling said. "An Original Six matchup on national TV."

Mar 18, 2015

Marian Hossa, RW

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Chicago

Hossa scored twice in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Islanders.

5:11 ET

Impact: Hossa has 11 goals and 19 points in his last 17 games.

Corey Crawford, G

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Chicago

Crawford finished with 38 saves in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Islanders.

5:10 ET

Impact: Crawford is 6-0-1 with a 1.13 GAA in his last seven starts.

Jonathan Toews, C

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Chicago

Toews had a monster game with two goals and two assists in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Islanders.

5:09 ET

Impact: Toews' four points were a season best, and he now has 10 in his last six home games.

Alexander Steen, LW

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St. Louis

Steen scored twice in Tuesday's 4-0 win at Calgary.

5:07 ET

Impact: Steen now has 59 points, three shy of his career high set last season. He has three goals and four assists in the last three road games.

Brian Elliott, G

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St. Louis

Elliott stopped all 25 shots in Tuesday's 4-0 win at Calgary.

5:07 ET

Impact: Elliott has posted a 1.58 GAA in winning four of his last five starts.

Alexandre Burrows, RW

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Vancouver

Burrows scored twice in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Flyers.

5:03 ET

Impact: It was a big night for Burrows, who hadn't scored in 10 games. He has 14 goals and 27 points on the season.

Eddie Lack, G

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Vancouver

Lack made 27 saves in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Philadelphia.

5:01 ET

Impact: Lack is now 4-1-0 with a 1.60 GAA in his last five starts.

Thomas Vanek, LW

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Minnesota

Vanek had two assists Tuesday.

4:43 ET

Impact: Vanek extended his point streak to five games.

Charlie Coyle, C

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Minnesota

Coyle had two goals Tuesday.

4:42 ET

Impact: Coyle is up to a career-high 31 points.

Roman Josi, D

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Nashville

Josi had two goals Tuesday.

4:42 ET

Impact: Josi leads Nashville defensemen with 51 points this season.

Pekka Rinne, G

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Nashville

Rinne made 18 saves Tuesday night.

4:37 ET

Impact: Rinne is stumbling down the stretch, going 2-7-1 with a 2.66 GAA in his last 10 starts.

Devan Dubnyk, G

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Minnesota

Dubnyk earned his 30th win of the season Tuesday.

4:36 ET

Impact: Dubnyk made 25 saves and improved to 8-2-0 with a 1.70 GAA in his last 10 starts.

Dan Ellis, G

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Florida

Ellis made 22 saves Tuesday.

4:29 ET

Impact: Ellis was starting since Florida goalie Roberto Luongo missed his sixth consecutive game due to an upper-body injury.

Brandon Prust, LW

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Montreal

Prust had two assists Tuesday.

4:27 ET

Impact: Prust has 16 points and is not a quality fantasy option.

Jacob De La Rose, LW

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Montreal

De La Rose had one goal and one assist Tuesday.

4:25 ET

Impact: De La Rose is a rookie with limited potential.

Dustin Tokarski, G

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Montreal

Tokarski made a season-high 41 saves, including 21 in the third period Tuesday.

4:24 ET

Impact: Tokarski earned his second win in seven starts. Tokarski got the nod so regular goalie Carey Price could be given a rest.

Joe Pavelski, C

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San Jose

Pavelski scored twice Tuesday night.

3:08 ET

Impact: Pavelski ended a five-game goal drought with his 33rd and 34th.

Joe Thornton, C

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San Jose

Thornton had two assists Tuesday night.

3:06 ET

Impact: Thornton has 60 points so the old man has still got it for fantasy owners.

Blake Wheeler, RW

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Winnipeg

Wheeler scored two goals and added an assist Tuesday night.

3:05 ET

Impact: Wheeler is enjoying some 'March Madness' on the ice with 11 points in seven games this month.

Drew Stafford, RW

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Winnipeg

Stafford had two assists Tuesday night.

3:04 ET

Impact: Stafford has 10 points in 14 games with the Jets.

Mark Scheifele, C

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Winnipeg

Scheifele had a goal and two assists Tuesday night.

3:02 ET

Impact: Scheifele has a career-high 42 points as he has upped his fantasy value.

Antti Niemi, G

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San Jose

Niemi was awful Tuesday.

3:01 ET

Impact: Niemi started his sixth straight game, but was replaced by Alex Stalock after allowing three goals on eight shots.

Ondrej Pavelec, G

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Winnipeg

Pavelec stopped 38 shots, and the Jets moved into a playoff spot in the Western Conference with a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.

3:01 ET

Impact: It was Pavelec's second straight win and his first consecutive starts since late November. Rookie Michael Hutchinson has gotten the nod in net lately, and most of the adulation this season.

Brian Flynn, C

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Montreal

Flynn has been out for the Habs.

11:42 ET

Impact: Flynn is dealing with an upper-body injury.

Zack Kassian, RW

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Vancouver

Kassian is out because of an undisclosed injury.

11:41 ET

Impact: Kassian reportedly has a back injury.

Matt Fraser, RW

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Edmonton

Fraser is out for Edmonton after he was hit in the head Monday by the Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri.

11:40 ET

Impact: Fraser has a concussion and Kadri has been suspended.

Pavel Datsyuk, C

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Detroit

Datsyuk is back in the lineup for the Detroit Red Wings after missing five games with an undisclosed lower-body injury.

11:39 ET

Impact: The 36-year-old Datsyuk entered Saturday's game against Tampa Bay with 23 goals and 35 assists. He was second on the team in points behind Henrik Zetterberg.

Anders Lindback, G

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Buffalo

Lindback made seven of his 44 saves in overtime, then shut out Boston for three rounds of the shootout as the Sabres rallied to beat the Bruins 2-1 on Tuesday night.

9:43 ET

Impact: Lindback hadn't won as a starter with the Stars or Sabres this season. He was in the net Monday when the Sabres lost to Washington 4-3 in a shootout and coach Ted Nolan planned to give him the night off in Boston. Nolan reconsidered and Lindback responded.

Erik Karlsson, D

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Ottawa

Karlsson had two assists Tuesday.

9:41 ET

Impact: He has 15 assists to go with six goals in his last 18 games.

Anton Khudobin, G

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Carolina

Khudobin made 31 saves Tuesday.

9:39 ET

Impact: However, he lost for the first time in six career appearances against Ottawa.

Andrew Hammond, G

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Ottawa

The 27-year-old rookie became the second goalie in NHL history to give up no more than two goals in each of his first 12 starts, and the Ottawa Senators beat Carolina 2-1 when Mark Stone scored 4:46 into overtime Tuesday night.

9:38 ET

Impact: Hammond (11-0-1) matched the record set by Boston's Frank Brimsek, who in 1938 also went 12 consecutive games without allowing more than two goals. Hammond made 35 saves to outduel the Hurricanes' Anton Khudobin, who stopped 31 shots but lost for the first time in six career appearances against Ottawa.

Cory Schneider, G

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New Jersey

Schneider made 35 saves in earning his fifth shutout of the season, and the Devils beat Pittsburgh 2-0 on Tuesday night, sending the Penguins to their third straight loss.

9:37 ET

Impact: "I've felt pretty good for a while now," said Schneider, who has allowed two or fewer goals in 16 of his last 20 starts. "Very few are getting away from me. I feel good in net and I'm confident."

Mar 17, 2015

Tuukka Rask, G

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Boston

Rask returned Thursday, but gave up five goals on 31 shots in a 6-4 loss at Ottawa.

11:09 ET

Impact: Rask did not play Tuesday due to illness.

Mike Smith, G

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Arizona

Smith suffered his 35th loss Monday.

4:48 ET

Impact: Smith made 34 saves as his defensemen failed to come to play yet again. No goalie has lost more in regulation in a single season since 2003-04 when Marc Denis of lowly Columbus had 36.

Jonathan Quick, G

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Los Angeles

Quick made 25 saves for his sixth shutout in Monday's 1-0 win over Arizona.

4:47 ET

Impact: Quick is 13-3-1 with a 1.67 goals-against average in his last 17 starts. He has conceded nine goals in three matchups with the Ducks, his next opponent.

Jonathan Bernier, G

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Toronto

Bernier was pulled from Monday's loss in Edmonton.

4:46 ET

Impact: Bernier allowed three goals on four shots before James Reimer saved him from further embarrassment from the Oilers' crowd as well as social media.

Ben Scrivens, G

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Edmonton

Scrivens made 28 saves Monday.

4:45 ET

Impact: Scrivens ended a pathetic six-game winless stretch in which he allowed 19 goals.

Jordan Eberle, RW

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Edmonton

Eberle had a goal and two assists Monday.

4:43 ET

Impact: Eberle has 11 points in a five-game streak, and seven in a five-game run versus Columbus - his next fantasy opponent.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C

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Edmonton

Nugent-Hopkins had two assists Monday.

4:39 ET

Impact: Nugent-Hopkins has 10 points in his last five games, and has amassed 14 in a nine-game run against the Blue Jackets, his next opponent.

Benoit Pouliot, LW

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Edmonton

Pouliot scored twice Monday.

4:38 ET

Impact: Pouliot has four points in his last three games.

Craig Anderson, G

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Ottawa

Anderson allowed four goals on 31 shots in a 4-3 overtime loss at Toronto on Saturday.

4:14 ET

Impact: Anderson hadn't played since Jan. 21 before he returned for two games in March due to a hand injury.

Jaroslav Halak, G

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NY Islanders

Halak is out Tuesday for New York.

4:12 ET

Impact: Halak is day to day with a lower-body injury.

Nazem Kadri, C

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Toronto

The NHL has suspended Kadri four games for his hit to the head of Edmonton's Matt Fraser.

12:06 ET

Impact: Kadri confirmed the suspension at Toronto's practice Wednesday. The hit occurred in the Oilers' 4-1 home victory over Toronto on Monday. Kadri skated by Fraser behind Toronto's net and hit the Oilers forward in the head with his left shoulder. Fraser left the game, and Kadri was given a two-minute minor penalty.

Tomas Plekanec, C

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Montreal

Plekanec had a goal with an assist Monday.

12:01 ET

Impact: He's recorded a goal in back-to-back games.

Steven Stamkos, C

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Tampa Bay

Stamkos had two goals and added an assist and the Lightning beat the Canadiens 4-2 Monday night in a matchup of the Atlantic Division's top teams.

11:59 ET

Impact: This was his first multi-point contest in the last five.

Matt Niskanen, D

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Washington

Niskanen had two assists Monday.

11:57 ET

Impact: He has only three points in his last 11 games.

Evgeny Kuznetsov, C

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Washington

After scoring in regulation, Kuznetsov took a winding, patient route to the net to score the only goal in the shootout to secure a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night.

11:55 ET

Impact: Kuznetsov put the Capitals ahead 3-2 early in the third period. In the shootout, he slowly made his way toward the net, where he faked to his right before snapping the puck just inside the left post. The Capitals escaped with a victory by overcoming a sluggish start and a pair of one-goal deficits to beat the league's worst team.

Rasmus Rissanen, D

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Carolina

Rissanen has sustained an MCL sprain and will be out at least three weeks.

12:12 ET

Impact: He's only played in six games for the Hurricanes this season.

Matt Read, RW

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Philadelphia

Read has left the club to join his expectant wife in Philadelphia.

12:10 ET

Impact: It's uncertain how much time he'll miss.

Nate Prosser, D

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Minnesota

Prosser has sustained a lower-body injury.

12:08 ET

Impact: Coach Mike Yeo said he would be questionable for the next game.

Paul Postma, D

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Winnipeg

Postma was in the lineup for the first time since Jan. 8 on Saturday, but now is expected to be out a while longer.

12:07 ET

Impact: He could be out for several weeks due to a lower-body injury.

Nathan Beaulieu, D

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Montreal

The Canadiens' Torrey Mitchell (upper body) and Nathan Beaulieu are day to day.

12:04 ET

Impact: Beaulieu has the flu.

Mar 16, 2015

Ryan Craig, C

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Columbus

The Columbus Blue Jackets have added Craig on emergency recall from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts.

9:02 ET

Impact: The 33-year-old Craig has 12 goals and 16 assists in 57 games with the Falcons this season. He leads the club with six power-play goals and is tied for third in goals and points. The Falcons captain has 147 goals and 162 assists in 570 AHL games.

Alexander Steen, LW

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St. Louis

Steen had a goal and an assist in Sunday's 3-0 win at Dallas.

7:12 ET

Impact: With 57 points, Steen is five away from matching his career high set last season.

T.J. Oshie, RW

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St. Louis

Oshie had a goal and an assist in Sunday's 3-0 win at Dallas.

7:11 ET

Impact: Oshie has seven points in seven games this month.

Jake Allen, G

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St. Louis

Allen was terrific with 28 saves in Sunday's 3-0 win at Dallas.

7:09 ET

Impact: It was an impressive showing for Allen, who had allowed a combined nine goals in dropping his previous two starts. He is 18-6-3 with a 2.46 GAA.

Ray Emery, G

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Philadelphia

Emery finished with 27 saves in Sunday's 2-1 shootout loss at Ottawa.

7:08 ET

Impact: Emery has posted a 3.05 GAA in dropping 10 of his last 14 starts.

Andrew Hammond, G

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Ottawa

Hammond was at it again with 27 saves in Sunday's 2-1 shootout win over Philadelphia.

7:07 ET

Impact: The 27-year-old has allowed two goals or fewer in each of his first 11 career starts, leaving him one such performance away from tying Frank Brimsek's NHL record set in 1938.

Nicklas Backstrom, C

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Washington

Backstrom picked up two assists in Sunday's 2-0 win over Boston.

7:06 ET

Impact: With 71 points, Backstrom is one behind John Tavares for the NHL lead.

Braden Holtby, G

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Washington

Holtby was terrific with 32 saves in Sunday's 2-0 win over Boston.

7:05 ET

Impact: It was a huge night for Holtby, who had allowed seven goals in dropping his previous two starts. He is 14-5-1 with a 1.69 GAA in in his last 20 home games.

John Gibson, G

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Anaheim

Gibson made 25 saves as the Ducks stormed back to beat Nashville 4-2 on Sunday.

7:03 ET

Impact: Gibson is 8-2-0 with a 2.19 GAA in his last 10 starts.

Martin St. Louis, RW

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NY Rangers

The suddenly injury-plagued New York Rangers will be without St. Louis for 10 to 14 days due to a right knee ailment. St. Louis was injured late in New York's 2-1 home victory over Florida on Sunday night when he fell while tangled up with Panthers defenseman Dmitry Kulikov during a puck battle. Kulikov's left shoulder landed on St. Louis' knee with 4:32 left.

5:56 ET

Impact: Rangers coach Alain Vigneault didn't express too much concern about the injury following the game. But general manager Glen Sather said in a statement Monday the 39-year-old forward will be out up to two weeks with what the club called a lower-body injury. St. Louis, an alternate captain who has played in all 68 games this season, is second on the team with 20 goals and third with 47 points.

Scott Hartnell, LW

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Columbus

Hartnell scored for the fourth straight game, finding the back of the net for the 21st time this season Sunday against Carolina.

5:38 ET

Impact: Hartnell has five goals over his last four games and with 27 assists could challenge his season high of 32 from 2013-14.

Nick Foligno, LW

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Columbus

Foligno extend his single-season best with his 25th goal Sunday against Carolina.

5:37 ET

Impact: Foligno has seven points over his last seven games and has already obliterated his previous best of 47 from 2011-12 with Ottawa.

Victor Rask, C

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Carolina

Rask recorded his 17th assist Sunday at Columbus.

5:36 ET

Impact: Rask has two goals and five assists over his last five games.

Andrej Nestrasil, C

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Carolina

Nestrasil picked up two assists Sunday at Columbus.

5:35 ET

Impact: The rookie has two goals and seven assists in his last nine contests.

Justin Faulk, D

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Carolina

Faulk scored his 14th goal Sunday at Columbus.

5:34 ET

Impact: Faulk has four goals and five assists over his last 10 games.

Nick Bjugstad, C

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Florida

Bjugstad was credited with his 18th assist in Sunday's loss to the RAngers.

5:31 ET

Impact: Bjugstad has compiled six points in eight games following a five-game point drought.

Henrik Zetterberg, C

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Detroit

Zetterberg had a goal and an assist Sunday at Pittsburgh.

5:27 ET

Impact: Zetterberg has been setting up teammates left and right with nine assists over his last seven games.

Marek Zidlicky, D

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Detroit

Zidlicky had a goal and two assists in Sunday's win at Pittsburgh.

5:24 ET

Impact: Zidlicky has three goals and four assists in seven games since joining the Red Wings.

Pavel Datsyuk, C

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Detroit

Datsyuk recorded his 35th assist in Sunday's win at Pittsburgh.

5:23 ET

Impact: Datsyuk has recorded 34-plus assists in 11 of his 13 NHL seasons.

Andrej Meszaros, D

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Buffalo

Meszaros is out for the Sabres.

3:42 ET

Impact: Meszaros aggravated a hand injury.

Chad Ruhwedel, D

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Buffalo

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled Ruhwedel from the minors to address their banged-up blue line. Ruhwedel was brought up from AHL Rochester on Monday, hours before Buffalo's home game against the Washington Capitals.

3:35 ET

Impact: Ruhwedel leads Rochester defensemen with 31 points (eight goals, 23 assists) in 59 games. He's yet to play for the Sabres this season. In the previous two years, he's had one assist in 28 career games for Buffalo.

Patric Hornqvist, RW

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Pittsburgh

Hornqvist returned after a five-game absence Saturday due to an undisclosed injury.

1:27 ET

Impact: Hornqvist, one of Pittsburgh's top scorers, should be good to go moving forward.

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