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03/02/2015 9:48pm
Cam Talbot (NYR) sportsnetwork.com
Rangers backup goaltender Cam Talbot continued to fill in nicely for the injured Henrik Lundqvist.
Forecaster Impact
Talbot allowed just one goal and 26 total shots, and improved his record to 13-6-3 in a win Monday over Nashville. Talbot should be active everywhere until Lundqvist returns.
03/02/2015 9:47pm
Pekka Rinne (Nas) sportsnetwork.com
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne allowed three goals on Monday night.
Forecaster Impact
He did so in a loss against the Rangers. Rinne is still having a remarkable season, and is now 35-11-3 overall.
03/02/2015 9:46pm
Rick Nash (NYR) sportsnetwork.com
Rangers winger Rick Nash scored a goal during Monday's win over the Predators.
Forecaster Impact
Nash also managed four shots on goal and a plus-two rating on the night. He now has 38 goals, 59 points, and a plus-24 rating through 61 games. Chris Kreider, Dominic Moore, and Marc Staal also tallied for New York.
03/02/2015 9:43pm
Matt Cullen (Nas) sportsnetwork.com
Nashville forward Matt Cullen scored the team's lone goal during Monday's loss against the Rangers.
Forecaster Impact
He also had two shots on goals and two penalty minutes as well. Cullen is not a relevant option, with seven goals and 20 points through 49 points this season.
03/02/2015 5:48pm
Keith Yandle (NYR) sportsnetwork.com
Rangers defenseman Keith Yandle will make his team-debut on Monday night.
Forecaster Impact
No surprise here. Look for Yandle to produce big numbers in New York.
03/02/2015 5:36pm
Mark Giordano (Cgy) sportsnetwork.com
Flames defenseman Mark Giordano will miss the remainder of the season.
Forecaster Impact
He will undergo surgery on a torn biceps tendon and will need four-to-five months to recover. It is a devestating blow, as Giordano was second among defensemen, with 48 points.
03/01/2015 10:41pm
Patrick Eaves (Dal) sportsnetwork.com
Dallas winger Patrick Eaves returned to the lineup on Sunday, and scored a goal.
Forecaster Impact
It was his first game since Feb. 13, and while it was nice for him to get the tally, Eaves can be left on the waiver wire, as he is barely a top-600 player.
03/01/2015 10:40pm
Ryan Getzlaf (Ana) sportsnetwork.com
Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf hit the 20-goal mark for the second consecutive season.
Forecaster Impact
Getzlaf is a borderline top-30 option in standard leagues these days. However, after coming into the season as the sixth-ranked player, fantasy owners have expected a little more.
03/01/2015 10:39pm
Patrick Eaves (Dal) sportsnetwork.com
Dallas winger Patrick Eavesreturned to the lineup on Sunday, and scored a goal.
Forecaster Impact
It was his first game since Feb. 13, and while it was nice for him to get the tally, Eaves can be left on the waiver wire, as he is barely a top-600 player.
03/01/2015 10:39pm
Corey Perry (Ana) sportsnetwork.com
Ducks winger Corey Perry scored his 27th goal of the season on Sunday night.
Forecaster Impact
Perry continues to produce for fantasy owners, however he actually has not lived up to expectations this season. After coming into 2014-15 as the third-ranked player, he is just a top-60 option at the moment.
03/01/2015 9:43pm
James Reimer (Tor) sportsnetwork.com
Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer allowed three goals during Sunday's loss against the Capitals.
Forecaster Impact
Reimer faced 31 total shots, and lowered his record to 7-14-0. In no way should he be owned anywhere.
03/01/2015 9:42pm
Braden Holtby (Wsh) sportsnetwork.com
Capitals netminder Braden Holtby recorded a shutout Sunday versus Toronto.
Forecaster Impact
Holtby continued his stellar season by stopping all 29 shots on goal. He is now 30-15-9 overall.
03/01/2015 9:40pm
Alex Ovechkin (Wsh) sportsnetwork.com
Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin recorded three points during Sunday's victory over the Maple Leafs.
Forecaster Impact
He had two goals and an assist, along with six shots and a plus-two rating. Ovechkin is the running for fantasy MVP, with 41 goals, 65 points, 44 penalty minutes, and a plus-11 rating through 64 games.
03/01/2015 8:14pm
Marc-Andre Fleury (Pit) sportsnetwork.com
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury picked up another win on Sunday.
Forecaster Impact
He defeated Columbus for his 29th victory of the season. Fleury is now 29-13-6 overall, and has been better than expected in 2014-15.
03/01/2015 8:12pm
Curtis McElhinney (CBJ) sportsnetwork.com
Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney allowed five goals on Sunday afternoon.
Forecaster Impact
He faced 41 total shots in a loss to the Penguins, and is now 10-13-2 overall.
03/01/2015 8:11pm
Evgeni Malkin (Pit) sportsnetwork.com
Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin finished with three points during Sunday's victory against the Blue Jackets.
Forecaster Impact
He had two goals and an assist, along with six shots on goal. Malkin now has 26 goals, 64 points, and 60 penalty minutes through 57 games this season. Steve Downie, David Perron, and Derrick Pouliot also tallied for Pittsburgh.
03/01/2015 8:08pm
Jaromir Jagr (Fla) sportsnetwork.com
Panthers Right winger Jaromir Jagr gave the fans what they wanted to see on Sunday afternoon.
Forecaster Impact
After going pointless in his Florida debut, Jagr recorded a goal and an assist, along with three shots on goal. He is worthy of a roster spot with 12 goals, 30 points, and 42 penalty minutes. Jagr will also continue to skate on the top line.
03/01/2015 8:05pm
Anton Stralman (TB) sportsnetwork.com
Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman recorded two points during Sunday's 4-3 loss against the Panthers.
Forecaster Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots, two penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Stralman now has five goals, 32 points, 22 penalty minutes, and a plus-21 rating through 64 games. Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson also scored for Tampa Bay.
03/01/2015 8:01pm
Andrew Ladd (Wpg) sportsnetwork.com
Jets left wing Andrew Ladd a big game on Sunday afternoon.
Forecaster Impact
He helped defeat the Kings by scoring twice, and also had seven shots, one penalty minute, and a plus-one rating. Ladd has had a big campaign, with 22 goals, 52 points, 67 penalty minutes, and a plus-14 rating through 64 games.
03/01/2015 7:59pm
Jeff Carter (LA) sportsnetwork.com
Kings center Jeff Carter scored both of the team's goals during Sunday's loss against the Jets.
Forecaster Impact
Carter also had three shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the day. He now has 20 goals, 48 points, and 26 penalty minutes through 62 games.
03/01/2015 7:40pm
Keith Yandle (NYR) sportsnetwork.com
The Rangers have acquired defenseman Keith Yandle from Arizona.
Forecaster Impact
This is a massive deal, and will improve Yandle's fantasy value immediately. He already had four goals and 41 points this season but a poor minus-32 rating as well. His plus/minus ratio should improve right away. Anthony Duclair, John Moore, and draft picks went to the Coyotes.
03/01/2015 7:39pm
Keith Yandle (NYR) sportsnetwork.com
The Rangers have acquired defenseman Keith Yandle from Arizona.
Forecaster Impact
This is a massive deal, and will improve Yandle's fantasy value immediately. He already had four goals and 41 points this season but a poor minus-32 rating as well. His plus/minus raion should improve right away. Anthony Duclair, John Moore, and draft picks went to the Coyotes.
03/01/2015 3:19pm
Mark Giordano (Cgy) sportsnetwork.com
The Calgary Flames have placed Mark Giordano on injured reserve due to an upper body injury.
Forecaster Impact
Too bad. Giordano has 11 goals and 37 assists with a plus-13 rating this season, so he is a big loss for fantasy owners.
03/01/2015 1:34pm
Brandon Dubinsky (CBJ) sportsnetwork.com
Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky is out indefinitely with a concussion according to the Columbus Dispatch.
Forecaster Impact
Dubinsky suffered the concussion on Thursday. He did practice on Friday but didn't finish the practice. Dubinksy is worth dropping in redraft leagues if owners can find a better option.
03/01/2015 10:18am
Justin Fontaine (Min) sportsnetwork.com
Wild right wing Justin Fontaine scored a goal and an assist in the, 3-1, victory over the Avalanche on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Fontaine assisted Erik Haula's goal in the first period and then Fontaine gave Minnesota the lead for good, scoring midway through the second period. Fontaine has eight goals and 14 assists with a plus-11 rating in 52 games this season.
03/01/2015 10:16am
Maxime Talbot (Col) sportsnetwork.com
Avalanche forward Maxime Talbot scored his team's only goal versus the Wild on Saturday as Colorado lost, 3-1.
Forecaster Impact
Talbot tied the game at one less than two minutes into the second period, but Minnesota scored the final two goals of the game. Talbot has five goals and 10 assists in 63 games this season.
03/01/2015 10:14am
Devan Dubnyk (Min) sportsnetwork.com
Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk played excellent again, holding Colorado to just one goal in the, 3-1, victory on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Dubnyk made 33 saves versus Colorado. In February, Dubnyk was 11-2-1 with a .939 save percentage and three shutouts. Since joining the Wild on Jan. 15, Dubnyk has five shutouts. He is perhaps the best fantasy hockey waiver wire pickup this season.
03/01/2015 10:08am
Paul Stastny (StL) sportsnetwork.com
Blues center Paul Stastny registered two points in a strong defensive battle versus the Oilers on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Stastny assisted Dmitrij Jaskin's goal in the first period and then scored the game-winner in the third period. St. Louis won, 2-1. Stastny led the team with five shots on net. He has 12 goals and 24 assists with a plus-11 rating in 54 games this season.
03/01/2015 10:06am
Ben Scrivens (Edm) sportsnetwork.com
Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens turned in a solid effort on Saturday night, but he still didn't win as Edmonton dropped a close one to St. Louis, 2-1.
Forecaster Impact
Edmonton tied the game at one with Justin Schultz's goal in the second period, but Paul Stastny scored the game-winner with a little over five minutes remaining in the third period. Scrivens stopped 25-of-27 shots and has actually stopped 58 of the last 61 shots he has faced. Scrivens, however, is just 12-20-7 this season with a 2.92 GAA and .898 save percentage.
03/01/2015 10:03am
Brian Elliott (StL) sportsnetwork.com
Blues goaltender Brian Elliott made 21 saves in the, 2-1, victory over the Oilers on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Elliott stopped 21-of-22 shots from Edmonton. He is 20-9-2 with a 2.17 GAA and .922 save percentage this season.
03/01/2015 10:02am
Erik Karlsson (Ott) sportsnetwork.com
Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson scored a goal and an assist versus the Sharks on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Karlsson scored both his points on the power play, notching the game in the second period and then assisting Mike Hoffman's goal. Ottawa came back to beat San Jose, 4-2. Karlsson has 15 goals and 32 assists in 60 games this season.
03/01/2015 10:00am
Patrick Marleau (SJ) sportsnetwork.com
Sharks center Patrick Marleau scored a goal in San Jose's loss to Ottawa on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Marleau scored on the power play to give the Sharks a, 2-1, lead, but the Senators scored three unanswered goals in the final period to win, 4-2. Marleau has 14 goals and 31 assists but is also minus-16 in 63 games this season.
03/01/2015 9:57am
Mike Hoffman (Ott) sportsnetwork.com
Senators left winger Mike Hoffman scored a pair of goals in the, 4-2, victory over the Sharks on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Hoffman assisted Erik Karlsson's goal on the power play in the second period and then scored his pair of goals in the third. Hoffman's scores were on the power play and an empty-netter. He finished February with six goals and seven assists. Hoffman has 39 points on the season.
02/28/2015 10:56pm
Steve Mason (Phi) sportsnetwork.com
Flyers goalie Steve Mason stood on his head at times as he beat the Rangers, 4-2, on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Mason allowed a weird goal from outside the blue line seven seconds into the game, but it was disallowed. Philadelphia erased a, 2-1, deficit to take a, 3-2, lead early in the third period. Mason had to make 16 saves to keep the one goal margin. He is now 12-13-7 this season.
02/28/2015 10:54pm
J.T. Miller (NYR) sportsnetwork.com
Rangers rookie center J.T. Miller had a very nice game against the Flyers on Saturday, scoring a goal with four shots on net.
Forecaster Impact
Miller was tied for second on the team in shots. John Moore scored the other New York goal. The Rangers lost, 4-2. Miller has six goals and eight assists in 37 games this season.
02/28/2015 10:53pm
Michael Del Zotto (Phi) sportsnetwork.com
Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto scored the game-winning goal in a highly-entertaining matchup between the Flyers and Rangers on Saturday night.
Forecaster Impact
Philadelphia won, 4-2, with Del Zotto's goal coming shorthanded in the third period. He was plus-two in the game. Del Zotto has eight goals and 17 assists in 51 games this season.
02/28/2015 10:26pm
David Desharnais (Mtl) sportsnetwork.com
Canadiens center David Desharnais scored a pair of goals in the, 4-0, victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Desharnais scored both of his goals in the final period as insurance. Not that Carey Price needed it, who has allowed more than two goals just once in his last 10 starts. Desharnais has 11 goals and 27 assists with a plus-22 rating this season.
02/28/2015 10:24pm
Carey Price (Mtl) sportsnetwork.com
Canadiens goaltender Carey Price recorded his sixth shutout of the season with the, 4-0, victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Price made 30 saves in the shutout over Toronto. Price went 8-1-1 in February with two shutouts. Over that span, Price allowed more than two goals just once.
02/28/2015 8:10pm
Brad Marchand (Bos) sportsnetwork.com
Bruins left wing Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist in the, 4-1, victory over the Coyotes on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Marchand scored in the first period and then assisted Patrice Bergeron's goal in the second period. Defenseman Zdeno Chara had a goal and an assist in the game as well. Marchand has 18 goals and 16 assists in 57 games this season.
02/28/2015 8:08pm
Martin Erat (Ari) sportsnetwork.com
Coyotes left wing Martin Erat scored Arizona's only goal as they lost, 4-1, to the Boston Bruins on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Erat scored in the third period to help Arizona avoid the shutout. He has nine goals and 20 assists in 61 games this season, but his minus-16 rating makes him nearly unownable in standard leagues.
02/28/2015 8:07pm
Tuukka Rask (Bos) sportsnetwork.com
Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask allowed just one goal in the, 4-1, victory over the Coyotes on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Rask made 31 saves in the victory. He is 25-16-9 and came into Saturday with a 2.37 GAA and .919 save percentage.
02/28/2015 7:56pm
Jay McClement (Car) sportsnetwork.com
Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
McClement scored in the first and second period. Carolina notched four second-period goals as they beat New York, 5-3. McClement has six goals and 12 assists in 61 games this season.
02/28/2015 7:53pm
Justin Faulk (Car) sportsnetwork.com
Hurricanes defensemen Justin Faulk scored on the power play versus the Islanders on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Faulk picked up the power-play goal and four shots on net, but he was minus-two in the game. He has 12 goals and 28 assists with a minus-16 rating in 61 games this season.
02/28/2015 7:50pm
Johnny Boychuk (Bos) sportsnetwork.com
Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk registered two assists in the loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Boychuk has seven goals and 24 assists in 54 games this season. He also had a plus-16 rating.
02/28/2015 7:48pm
Jay McClement (Col) sportsnetwork.com
Hurricanes center Jay McClement scored a pair of goals in the victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
McClement scored in the first and second period. Carolina notched four second-period goals as they beat New York, 5-3. McClement has six goals and 12 assists in 61 games this season.
02/28/2015 7:41pm
Travis Zajac (NJ) sportsnetwork.com
Devils center Travis Zajac scored an empty-net goal to seal the victory over the Blue Jackets, 2-0.
Forecaster Impact
Zajac has 10 goals and 10 assists in 55 games this season.
02/28/2015 7:39pm
Curtis McElhinney (CBJ) sportsnetwork.com
Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney made 17 saves on 18 shots versus the Devils, but it wasn't enough as Columbus lost, 2-0.
Forecaster Impact
The final New Jersey goal was an empty-netter. McElhinney is 10-12-2 this season and came into the day with a 2.75 GAA and .915 save percentage.
02/28/2015 7:37pm
Cory Schneider (NJ) sportsnetwork.com
Devils goal Cory Schneider made 33 saves to shut out the Blue Jackets on Saturday, 2-0.
Forecaster Impact
This is Scheider's second shutout of the week and fourth of the season. He is 23-24-5 this season.
02/28/2015 7:35pm
Jussi Jokinen (Fla) sportsnetwork.com
Panthers winger Jussi Jokinen had three assists in the, 5-3, victory over the Sabres on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Jokinen finished plus-two in the game, picking up one of the assists on the power play. Jokinen has six goals and 28 assists in 61 games this season.
02/28/2015 7:29pm
Cody Hodgson (Buf) sportsnetwork.com
Sabres center Cody Hodgson scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's loss to the Panthers.
Forecaster Impact
Hodgson scored and assisted Andrej Meszaros' goal in the first period as the Sabres jumped out to a, 2-0, lead. Florida, however, scored three unanswered goals in the second period and then the final two goals to win, 5-3. Hodgson has four goals and seven assists in 59 games this season.
02/28/2015 7:27pm
Brandon Pirri (Fla) sportsnetwork.com
Panthers center Brandon Pirri scored a pair of goals as Florida came back to defeat Buffalo, 5-3.
Forecaster Impact
Pirri had a game-high nine shots on goal. That's more shots on net than Buffalo's entire team had in the second and third period combined. Pirri has 11 goals and two assists in 29 games this season.
02/28/2015 7:20pm
Jonas Gustavsson (Det) sportsnetwork.com
Red Wings backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson made 37 saves in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Gustavsson allowed three goals, but Detroit came back to win in the third period. Gustavsson is 3-2-1 as the backup goaltender in the Motor City this season.
02/28/2015 7:19pm
Pekka Rinne (Nas) sportsnetwork.com
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne ends the month of February on a cold streak.
Forecaster Impact
Rinne allowed four goals on Saturday versus the Red Wings to lose his second staight game for the second time this season. Rinne has lost four of his last five starts. All the sudden, the Vezina Trophy is not a sure thing for Rinne.
02/28/2015 7:11pm
Niklas Kronwall (Det) sportsnetwork.com
Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall had two assists and a plus-two rating in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Saturday.
Forecaster Impact
Detroit scored two goals in the final period to comeback and win. Kronwall assisted both those goals, which were scored from Alexei Marchenko and Tomas Tatar. Tatar's goal came on the power play. Kronwall has seven goals and 30 assists in 61 games this season.
02/27/2015 10:18pm
Scott Darling (Chi) sportsnetwork.com
Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling was not very sharp on Friday night.
Forecaster Impact
He allowed four goals on 29 shots in a losing effort. Darling still has a winning record, at 6-3-0 overall.
02/27/2015 10:16pm
Ben Bishop (TB) sportsnetwork.com
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 28 shots on goal to record a shutout on Friday night.
Forecaster Impact
He defeated the blackhawks and looked comfortable all game long. Bishop is now 31-10-3 on the season.
02/27/2015 10:15pm
Steven Stamkos (TB) sportsnetwork.com
Lightning center Steven Stamkos scored twice during Friday's victory against Chicago.
Forecaster Impact
Stamkos had a strong game, with seven shots on goal and a plus-one rating as well. He now has 34 goals and 57 points through 63 games. Brian Boyle and Ryan Callahan also tallied for Tampa Bay.
02/27/2015 10:14pm
Jeff Skinner (Car) sportsnetwork.com
Hurricanes winger Jeff Skinner scored a goal on Friday night.
Forecaster Impact
He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating. Skinner has disappointed this season, with just 16 goals, 25 points, and a minus-15 rating through 55 games.
02/27/2015 10:13pm
Braden Holtby (Wsh) sportsnetwork.com
Capitals netminder Braden Holtby played well, but took the loss Friday versus Carolina.
Forecaster Impact
Holtby allowed just two goals, but the Capitals were unable to solve Anton Khudobin. Holtby is now 29-15-9 overall.
02/27/2015 10:12pm
Anton Khudobin (Car) sportsnetwork.com
Hurricanes goalie Anton Khudobin posted a shutout Friday against the Capitals.
Forecaster Impact
He stopped all 28 shots on goal and frustrated Washington all night. Khudobin is still not a relevant option, with a 7-11-3 record.
02/27/2015 9:40pm
Ryan Strome (NYI) sportsnetwork.com
Islanders center Ryan Strome scored a goal during Friday's victory over the Flames.
Forecaster Impact
Strome has had a great season, with 14 goals, 40 points, 39 penalty minutes, and a plus-21 rating through 63 games.
02/27/2015 9:39pm
Josh Jooris (Cgy) sportsnetwork.com
Flames center Josh Jooris scored a goal during Friday's loss against the Islanders.
Forecaster Impact
He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Jooris now has 11 goals and 19 points through 45 games this season. He can be left on the wire.
02/27/2015 9:35pm
Jordin Tootoo (NJ) sportsnetwork.com
Devils winger Jordin Tootoo scored a goal during Friday's overtime loss versus Boston.
Forecaster Impact
He tied the game in the third period to force overtime. Tootoo now has six goals and 10 points through 48 games this season. Tuomo Ruutu also lit the lamp for New Jersey.
02/27/2015 9:32pm
Ryan Spooner (Bos) sportsnetwork.com
Bruins center Ryan Spooner's first career goal was a big one.
Forecaster Impact
He netted the overtime winner to defeat the Devils on Friday night. It was the 35th game of Spooner's career. Daniel Paille and David Pastrnak scored in regulation for Boston.
02/26/2015 10:46pm
Mark Scheifele (Wpg) sportsnetwork.com
Jets center Mark Scheifele scored a goal and had five shots on Thursday night.
Forecaster Impact
Scheifele has produced nicely this season, with 10 goals, 35 points, and 22 penalty minutes through 63 games. He is worthy of a roster spot in standard leagues.
02/26/2015 10:45pm
Patrik Berglund (StL) sportsnetwork.com
Blues center Patrik Berglund scored a goal on Thursday night.
Forecaster Impact
Berglund is not much of a fantasy option, with just eight goals and 19 points through 57 games this season. He can be kept on the wire.
02/26/2015 10:17pm
Jonathan Bernier (Tor) sportsnetwork.com
Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier was fantastic during Thursday's victory against the Flyers.
Forecaster Impact
He faced 49 shots on goal and allowed only two to get past him. Bernier is still not a great fantasy option though, as he is now 18-18-5 on the season.
02/26/2015 10:16pm
Tyler Bozak (Tor) sportsnetwork.com
Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak had a goal and an assist on Thursday night.
Forecaster Impact
Bozak has been solid this season, with 17 goals and 39 points through 61 games. Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf also lit the lamp for Toronto.
02/26/2015 10:15pm
Claude Giroux (Phi) sportsnetwork.com
Flyers center Claude Giroux recorded two points during Thursday's loss against the Maple Leafs.
Forecaster Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with six shots and two penalty minutes. Both points came on the power play, as Giroux leads the league with 31 power-play points. Brayden Schenn also scored for Philadelphia.
02/26/2015 10:06pm
Roberto Luongo (Fla) sportsnetwork.com
Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo allowed two goals during Thursday's loss against the Blackhawks.
Forecaster Impact
Luongo faced 28 shots on goal, fell to 22-16-11 on the season.
02/26/2015 10:05pm
Corey Crawford (Chi) sportsnetwork.com
Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford pitched a shutout Thursday versus Florida.
Forecaster Impact
He faced just 20 shots, and was not heavily tested. Crawford is now 24-14-4 on the season.
02/26/2015 10:04pm
Brandon Saad (Chi) sportsnetwork.com
Chicago left wing Brandon Saad notched two points during Thursday's win over the Panthers.
Forecaster Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots and a plus-two rating. Saad now has 19 goals and 42 points through 62 games this season. Teuvo Teravainen and Jonathan Toews also tallied for Chicago.
02/26/2015 9:54pm
Lee Stempniak (NYR) sportsnetwork.com
Rangers right wing Lee Stempniak scored two goals, including the game-winner on Thursday versus Arizona.
Forecaster Impact
The game-winner came with under three minutes left in the game. Stempniak now has nine goals and 18 points through 52 games. He can be left on the wire. Chris Kreider also lit the lamp twice for the Rangers.
02/26/2015 9:51pm
Sam Gagner (Ari) sportsnetwork.com
Coyotes center Sam Gagner scored two goals during Thursday's loss against the Rangers.
Forecaster Impact
It is nice to see that Gagner has 11 goals, 30 points and 22 penalty minutes, however his minus-22 rating is alarming through 61 games this season. Marc Arcobello also scored for Arizona.
02/26/2015 9:47pm
Torrey Mitchell (Buf) sportsnetwork.com
Buffalo center Torrey Mitchell scored twice during Thursday's victory against the Canucks.
Forecaster Impact
Mitchell was also plus-four on the night, with two shots on goal. He can be left on the wire, as he has just four goals and 12 points through 50 games. Brian Flynn, Brian Gionta, Andrej Meszaros, and Chris Stewart also tallied for the Sabres.
02/26/2015 9:47pm
Brandon Dubinsky (CBJ) sportsnetwork.com
Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist during Thursday's loss versus Montreal.
Forecaster Impact
Dubinsky has played well through 34 games this season, as he now has eight goals, 23 points, 37 penalty minutes, and a plus-nine rating overall.
02/26/2015 9:45pm
Andrei Markov (Mtl) sportsnetwork.com
Montreal defenseman Andrei Markov recorded two points during Thursday's victory over the Blue Jackets.
Forecaster Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and an impressive plus-five rating. Markov should be owned everywhere, with eight goals, 38 points, 26 penalty minutes, and a plus-13 rating through 61 games.
02/26/2015 9:44pm
Jacob De La Rose (Mtl) sportsnetwork.com
Canadiens defender Jacob de la Rose scored his first two NHL goals on Thursday night.
Forecaster Impact
They both came in the third period, and one was an empty-netter. He will not be a relevant option this season, but is a nice sight nevertheless.
02/26/2015 9:42pm
Torrey Mitchell (SJ) sportsnetwork.com
Buffalo center Torrey Mitchell scored twice during Thursday's victory against the Canucks.
Forecaster Impact
Mitchell was also plus-four on the night, with two shots on goal. He can be left on the wire, as he has just four goals and 12 points through 50 games. Brian Flynn, Brian Gionta, Andrej Meszaros, and Chris Stewart also tallied for the Sabres.
02/26/2015 9:40pm
Daniel Sedin (Van) sportsnetwork.com
Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin scored a goal during Thursday's loss versus Buffalo.
Forecaster Impact
He also had four shots on goal and minus-one rating on the night. Sedin now has 14 goals and 54 points through 61 games this season. Shawn Matthias, and Jannik Hansen also scored for Vancouver.
02/26/2015 8:46pm
Sergei Bobrovsky (CBJ) sportsnetwork.com
Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (groin) was part of the optional skating session Wednesday.
Forecaster Impact
He could come back by the weekend. Bobrovsky has a 2.85 GAA and .913 save percentage this season.
02/26/2015 8:45pm
Rob Zepp (Phi) sportsnetwork.com
Flyers netminder Rob Zepp was pulled during the second period on Thursday night.
Forecaster Impact
He allowed two goals on eight shots, and head coach Craig Berube decided to attempt to jumpstart the team. Steve Mason took over, and played for the first time since Feb. 8.
02/26/2015 4:49pm
Jaromir Jagr (Fla) sportsnetwork.com
Right winger Jaromir Jagr has been traded to the Florida Panthers.
Forecaster Impact
While many expected Jagr to be dealt before the deadline, the Panthers are definitely a surprise destination. Nevertheless Florida is just two points out of a playoff spot, and this acquisition only helps. Jagr has 11 goals and 29 points through 57 games this season.
02/26/2015 4:44pm
Steve Mason (Phi) sportsnetwork.com
Flyers goalie Steve Mason (knee) will back up Rob Zepp on Thursday night.
Forecaster Impact
He has not played since Feb. 8, and will likely start Saturday's contest against the Rangers. The good news is all signs point to Mason being recovered from his injury.
02/26/2015 2:19pm
Sergei Bobrovsky (CBJ) sportsnetwork.com
Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (groin) was part of the optiona skating session Wednesday.
Forecaster Impact
He could come back by the weekend. Bobrovsky has a 2.85 GAA and .913 save percentage this season.
02/25/2015 10:51pm
Chris Kunitz (Pit) sportsnetwork.com
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz notched two points during Wednesday's victory against the Capitals.
Forecaster Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and two penalty minutes. Kunitz now has 16 goals, 37 points, and 30 penalty minutes through 53 games this season. Sidney Crosby, Patric Hornqvist, and Brandon Sutter also tallied for Pittsburgh.
02/25/2015 10:51pm
Braden Holtby (Wsh) sportsnetwork.com
Capitals netminder Braden Holtby had a rough night Wednesday against the Penguins.
Forecaster Impact
Holtby allowed four goals on 26 shots, and dropped his record to 29-14-9. He is still a top notch option in net though. Alexander Ovechkin, John Carlson, and Troy Brouwer all lit the lamp for Washington.
02/25/2015 10:51pm
Braden Holtby (Wsh) sportsnetwork.com
Capitals netminder Braden Holtby had a rough night Wednesday against the Penguins.
Forecaster Impact
Holtby allowed four goals on 27 shots, and dropped his record to 29-14-9. He is still a top notch option in net though. Alexander Ovechkin, John Carlson, and Troy Brouwer all lit the lamp for Washington.
02/25/2015 10:50pm
Marc-Andre Fleury (Pit) sportsnetwork.com
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals during Wednesday's victory versus Washington.
Forecaster Impact
He was not particularly sharp, and saw just 24 shots on goal. Nevertheless, Fleury is now 28-13-6 on the season.
02/25/2015 10:47pm
Chris Kunitz (Pit) sportsnetwork.com
Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz notched two points during Wednesday's victory against the Capitals.
Forecaster Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and two penalty minutes. Kunitz now has 16 goals, 37 points, and 30 penalty minutes through 53 games this season. Sidney Crosby, Patric Hornqvist, and Brandon Sutter also tallied for Pittsburgh.
02/25/2015 10:05pm
Michael Cammalleri (NJ) sportsnetwork.com
Devils left winger Mike Cammalleri scored the team's lone goal during Wednesday's loss versus Calgary.
Forecaster Impact
He now has five goals over his past four games, and 23 overall. Cammalleri has 31 points and 22 penalty minutes through 49 games this season.
02/25/2015 10:03pm
Sean Monahan (Cgy) sportsnetwork.com
Flames winger Sean Monahan recorded two points on Wednesday night.
Forecaster Impact
Monahan had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating. He now has 21 goals and 42 points through 61 games this season.
02/25/2015 10:01pm
Curtis Glencross (Cgy) sportsnetwork.com
Calgary left wing Curtis Glencross scored a goal during Wednesday's win against the Devils.
Forecaster Impact
It was his ninth goal and 28th point of the season. With 34 penalty minutes, Glencross has some value, but is not a must-own player.
02/25/2015 4:49pm
Jiri Tlusty (Car) sportsnetwork.com
Carolina has traded Jiri Tlusty to the Winnipeg Jets for a third-round pick in 2016 and a conditional sixth-round selection in 2015 according to NHL.com.
Forecaster Impact
Tlusty has 13 goals and 10 points in 52 games this season. He will help fill in for Mathieu Perreault, who is out with a lower-body injury until April.
02/25/2015 4:46pm
Daniel Winnik (Tor) sportsnetwork.com
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Daniel Winnik in exchange for Zach Sill, a 2016 second-round pick and 2015 fourth-round pick.
Forecaster Impact
Winnik is an immediate upgrade for a Penguins team that was looking for depth. Winnik had seven goals and 18 assists with a plus-15 rating in 58 games in Toronto. He will already have the second-best plus/minus on the Penguins. Toronto will pay half of Winnik's salary, and he will be an unrestricted free agent this summer.
02/25/2015 2:29pm
Patrick Kane (Chi) sportsnetwork.com
The Blackhawks have placed winger Patrick Kane on long-term injured reserve according to NHL.com.
Forecaster Impact
That means Kane will be out for at least 24 days or 10 games. Kane fell head-first into the boards on Tuesday after taking a cross check to the lower back. Some reports are saying he could miss more than 10 weeks.
02/25/2015 2:29pm
Patrick Kane (Chi) sportsnetwork.com
The Blackhawks have placed winger Patrick Kane on long-term injured reserve.
Forecaster Impact
That means Kane will be out for at least 24 days or 10 games. Kane fell head-first into the boards on Tuesday after taking a cross check to the lower back. Some reports are saying he could miss more than 10 weeks.
02/25/2015 1:41pm
Rick Nash (NYR) sportsnetwork.com
Rangers winger Rick Nash is listed as day-to-day with neck injury according to the Bergen Record.
Forecaster Impact
Nash did not play on Tuesday against the Flames, but the ailment is not considered serious. Coach Vigneault said about the injury, "Just a bad sleep, he got a crick."
02/25/2015 1:30pm
Patrick Kane (Chi) sportsnetwork.com
The Chicago Tribune is now reporting Kane could miss even more than 10 weeks due to his crash into the boards on Tuesday night.
Forecaster Impact
The rumors continue to circle, and fantasy owners won't know anything for sure until Wednesday at the earliest. The reports, however, have all been negative, so at the very least, owners need a replace for the next month.
02/25/2015 10:13am
Patrick Kane (Chi) sportsnetwork.com
Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane left Tuesday's game after crashing head first into the boards against the Panthers.
Forecaster Impact
Kane skated off the ice favoring his shoulder. Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune tweeted he may have a broken collarbone, but he made it clear that has not been confirmed. He also reported Kane will miss more than six weeks and maybe as many as 10 weeks. ESPN also confirmed Kane will be out six to 10 weeks. Not good news for a guy who came into Tuesday as the leader in points.