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Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL3/28/2015 11:04:00 PM
Description: Blues right winger Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal on Saturday versus the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Tarasenko, however, was minus-three in the loss. He has 36 goals and 35 assists with a plus-26 rating in 75 games this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G, CLB3/28/2015 11:03:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky made 29 saves in the, 4-2, victory over the Blues on Saturday.
Insight: Bobrovsky posted a .935 save percentage in the victory. He is 25-17-2 this season.
Nino Niederreiter, RW, MIN3/28/2015 10:49:00 PM
Description: Wild winger Nino Niederreiter had a pair of goals in the, 4-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday.
Insight: Mikko Koivu scored the other two goals. Niederreiter scored his second goal on the power play. He has 24 goals and 13 assists this season.
Mikko Koivu, C, MIN3/28/2015 10:48:00 PM
Description: Wild center Mikko Koivu scored twice in the, 4-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday.
Insight: Koivu scored in the first period and then added an empty-netter to seal the victory. Koivu has 14 goals and 32 assists in 76 games this season.
Jonathan Quick, G, LOS3/28/2015 10:45:00 PM
Description: Kings goalie Jonathan Quick allowed two goals on nine shots as the Wild chased him from the game on Saturday night.
Insight: Quick was not good, posting a .778 save percentage in 20 minutes. He is 33-29-12 this season.
Devan Dubnyk, G, MIN3/28/2015 10:44:00 PM
Description: Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk stopped 31-of-32 shots in the, 4-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday.
Insight: What else can we say. Dubnyk has been incredible with Minnesota. He has won his last five starts, allowing more than two goals just once. Dubnyk is 26-6-2 since being traded to the Wild.
Carey Price, G, MON3/28/2015 10:15:00 PM
Description: Canadiens goaltender Carey Price won his 41st game of the season on Saturday versus the Panthers.
Insight: Price stopped 21 of 23 shots on Saturday. Montreal won the game, 3-2, in overtime. Price is 41-15-5 this season.
Aleksander Barkov, C, FLA3/28/2015 10:13:00 PM
Description: Panthers center Alexsander Barkov scored a pair of goals in the, 3-2, loss to the Canadiens on Saturday.
Insight: Barkov only registered two shots on goal, but he connected on both of them. One of the goals came on the power play. Barkov has 14 goals and 17 assists in 64 games this season.
Max Pacioretty, LW, MON3/28/2015 10:12:00 PM
Description: Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty scored the game-winning goal in overtime as Montreal defeated Florida, 3-2, on Saturday.
Insight: Pacioretty scored on passes from David Desharnais and P.K. Subban. Pacioretty has 36 goals and 29 assists in 76 games this season. He also has an incredible plus-40 rating, which leads the league.
Tyler Bozak, C, TOR3/28/2015 10:09:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak had a hat trick in the, 4-3, victory over the Senators on Saturday.
Insight: All of Bozak's goals came in regulation. Bozak then assisted Eric Brewer's game-winner in overtime. Bozak has 22 goals and 22 assists in 76 games this season.
Craig Anderson, G, OTT3/28/2015 10:05:00 PM
Description: Senators goalie Craig Anderson allowed four goals in a start versus the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Insight: This was a rare start for Anderson, who has been replaced by Andrew Hammond in the net. This will not help Anderson's attempt to try and regain his starting role. Fantasy owners should stick with Hammond.
Patrik Elias, LW, NJD3/28/2015 9:49:00 PM
Description: Devils winger Patrik Elias scored the team's only goal in the, 3-1, loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday.
Insight: Elias scored in the first period to give New Jersey a, 1-0, lead, but Carolina scored the final three goals of the game. Elias has 11 goals and 20 assists in 62 games this season.
Eric Staal, C, CAR3/28/2015 9:48:00 PM
Description: Hurricanes center Eric Staal had a goal in the, 3-1, victory over the Devils on Saturday.
Insight: Staal scored nine seconds into the second period to break the, 1-1, tie. Staal has 21 goals and 27 assists in 69 games this season.
Cam Ward, G, CAR3/28/2015 9:46:00 PM
Description: Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward allowed just one goal in the, 3-1, victory over the Devils on Saturday.
Insight: Ward made 21 saves in the victory. He still isn't really fantasy relevant as he is just 20-21-5 this season.
Kris Letang, D, PIT3/28/2015 7:37:00 PM
Description: Penguins defenseman Kris Letang went to the hospital to be evaluated after taking a hit from Shane Doan.
Insight: On the same day Pittsburgh regains Patrick Hornqvist and Evgeni Malkin, the Penguins lose Letang. There is no indication as to how serious his injury is, but Letang's history would suggest the Penguins will be extremely cautious.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET3/28/2015 7:33:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader scored his 10th goal of March on Saturday versus the Lightning.
Insight: As The Sports Network suggested on Wednesday, Abdelkader is a prime waiver wire pickup candidate because he has just been on fire this month. Ten of his 23 goals this season are from March while he also has 23 penalty minutes this month. If owners need those two categories, go pick up Abdelkader.
Ben Bishop, G, TAM3/28/2015 7:29:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed three goals on 22 shots in the, 4-0, loss to the Red Wings on Saturday.
Insight: Bishop has allowed six goals in the last 30 shots he has faced. Bishop has still been stellar this season, going 36-13-4.
Petr Mrazek, G, DET3/28/2015 7:27:00 PM
Description: Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek stopped all 23 shots he faced on Saturday to record a shutout over the Lightning.
Insight: Mrazek didn't look sharp in his last two starts, losing to the Panthers and Sharks, but he was great on Saturday. The shutout was his second of the season and second in his last six starts.
Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI3/28/2015 7:23:00 PM
Description: Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek had two assists in the, 3-2, loss to the Sharks on Saturday.
Insight: Voracek has continued to masterful season as he set up both of Philadelphia's goal versus San Jose. He now has 76 points in 75 games, which is two points behind Sidney Crosby for the NHL lead.
Joe Pavelski, C, SJS3/28/2015 7:21:00 PM
Description: Sharks forward Joe Pavelski scored a goal and led San Jose with seven shots on Saturday versus the Flyers.
Insight: Pavelski scored on the power play to give San Jose a, 2-1, lead in the first period. The Sharks won the game, 3-2, in a shootout. Pavelski has 26 goals and 31 assists in 75 games this season.
Steve Mason, G, PHI3/28/2015 7:20:00 PM
Description: Flyers goaltender Steve Mason had a terrific game despite the, 3-2, shootout loss to the Sharks on Saturday.
Insight: Mason stopped 42 of 44 shots in regulation and overtime and only allowed two goals on five attempts in the shootout. Philadelphia, though, only scored one goal on five shootout attempts. Mason is 15-18-10 this season.
Alex Stalock, G, SJS3/28/2015 7:18:00 PM
Description: Sharks goalie Alex Stalock made just 16 saves on 18 shots, but he did get the victory over the Flyers in a shootout.
Insight: Conversely, Flyers goaltender Steve Mason faced 44 shots and stopped 42 of them. The Sharks won the shootout on Brent Burns' goal in the fifth round. Stalock is 7-7-1 this season as Antti Niemi's backup.
John Tavares, C, NYI3/28/2015 7:15:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares led New York with four shots on net Saturday versus the Ducks, but he still finished minus-two in the game.
Insight: Tavares a now minus-three this season. He has 74 points in 76 games, falling off the pace to lead the league in scoring. Sidney Crosby has 78 points, which is the most in the NHL.
Frederik Andersen, G, ANA3/28/2015 7:12:00 PM
Description: Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen allowed two goals in the, 3-2, victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
Insight: Andersen has won two straight games since the debacle where he allowed three goals on seven shots in New York. In the second period on Saturday, Andersen helped the Ducks kill a long 5-on-3 Islanders power play. He is 33-11-5 this season.
Carl Soderberg, C, BOS3/28/2015 7:04:00 PM
Description: Bruins center Carl Soderberg had a goal and an assist in the, 4-2, victory over the Rangers on Saturday.
Insight: Soderberg finished plus-two in the game. He has 12 goals and 28 assists with a plus-10 rating in 75 games this season.
Henrik Lundqvist, G, NYR3/28/2015 7:02:00 PM
Description: Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist did not do well in his return to the ice on Saturday.
Insight: Lundqvist allowed four goals on 30 shots in the, 4-2, loss to the Bruins. It looked like obvious rust as Lundqvist yielded all those goals in the first 26 minutes of the game. Owners have nothing to worry about with him.
Milan Lucic, LW, BOS3/28/2015 6:46:00 PM
Description: Bruins winger Milan Lucic had a pair of goals in the, 4-2, victory over the Rangers on Saturday.
Insight: This was a huge victory for Boston, who has moved back into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, but Ottawa was played two fewer games and is just two points behind Boston. The Bruins have just seven games remaining. Lucic has 17 goals, 25 assists, plus-12 rating and 79 penalty minutes this season.
Mike Ribeiro, C, NAS3/28/2015 6:41:00 PM
Description: Predators center Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist in the, 4-3, victory over the Capitals on Sunday.
Insight: Ribeiro assisted Filip Forsberg's goal in the first period and then Forsberg assisted Ribeiro's goal a period later. Ribeiro has 15 goals and 44 assists in 76 games this season.
Troy Brouwer, RW, WAS3/28/2015 6:35:00 PM
Description: Capitals right wing Troy Brouwer scored a pair of goals in the loss to the Capitals on Saturday.
Insight: Brouwer was also plus-three and was second only to Alex Ovechkin in shots on goal. Brouwer has 20 goals and 18 assists in 75 games this season.
Filip Forsberg, C, NAS3/28/2015 6:33:00 PM
Description: Predators center Filip Forsberg had a goal and two assists with a plus-two rating in the, 4-3, victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
Insight: Forsberg scored the third Nashville goal of the first period. He assisted Mike Fisher's score earlier in the period. Forsberg then assisted Mike Ribeiro's goal in the second stanza. Forsberg has 23 goals and 36 assists in 76 games this season.
Evgeni Malkin, C, PIT3/28/2015 6:28:00 PM
Description: Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin returned to the ice on Saturday versus the Coyotes and picked up two assists.
Insight: Malkin finished minus-one, but he was second only to Sidney Crosby with five shots on net in the game. Both of Malkin's assists came on the power play. Malkin has averaged more than a point per game, however, he hasn't played enough games to stay in the points race. Malkin has 70 points while Crosby leads the league with 78.
Mike Smith, G, ARI3/28/2015 6:25:00 PM
Description: Coyotes goalie Mike Smith made 43 saves in the, 3-2, loss to the Penguins on Saturday.
Insight: Smith is not really fantasy relevant, but if owners in deep leagues have been forced to use him he is at least racking up the saves. Smith is 2-4-0 in his last six starts, but he has at least 35 saves in each start. He is 13-38-5 this season.
Sidney Crosby, C, PIT3/28/2015 6:23:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Sidney Crosby recorded three points in Pittsburgh's, 3-2, victory over Arizona on Saturday.
Insight: The Penguins have had a tough March, but not to the fault of Crosby. He has five goals and 11 assists in the month and has retake the NHL lead in points with 78. For how little Pittsburgh has scored this month as a team, fantasy owners should be very takeful Crosby has still managed to be productive.
Thomas Vanek, LW, MIN3/27/2015 10:59:00 PM
Description: Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had a goal on Friday versus Calgary.
Insight: After a slow start, Vanek has salvaged his season with another 20-goal, 50-point campaign. He has played 74 games this season.
Josh Jooris, C, CAL3/27/2015 10:58:00 PM
Description: Flames center Josh Jooris scored a goal Friday against the Wild.
Insight: Jooris is still not a relevant fantasy option, with just 22 points through 55 games this season. Leave him on the wire.
Nick Bjugstad, C, FLA3/27/2015 10:39:00 AM
Description: Panthers forward Nick Bjugstad is still in Florida as his team continues their road trip.
Insight: Bjugstade has 24 goals, 43 points, and 38 penalty minutes through 72 games this season. He hopes to rejoin the team before the road trip ends Tuesday.
Andrew Hammond, G, OTT3/27/2015 10:35:00 AM
Description: Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond said he's been dealing with an injury, thought to be to his leg, but it shouldn't keep him off the ice.
Insight: He's an impressive 14-1-1 even after Thursday's loss to the Rangers. Expect him to be back out there on Saturday against Toronto as the Senators make their playoff push.
Jonathan Bernier, G, TOR3/26/2015 10:32:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier was pulled during Thursday's loss to the Panthers.
Insight: He allowed three goals on 16 shots, and fell to 20-27-6 on the season. James Reimer finished off the night for Toronto.
Jonathan Huberdeau, C, FLA3/26/2015 10:30:00 PM
Description: Panthers center Jonathan Huberdeau scored a goal during Thursday's win against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Huberdeau should be owned everywhere, as he now has 13 goals, 45 points, 30 penalty minutes, and a plus-seven rating this season.
Brian Boyle, C, TAM3/26/2015 10:21:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Brian Boyle scored a goal during Thursday's loss against the Predators.
Insight: Boyle can be left on the wire. He has just 15 goals and 23 points through 75 games this season.
Mike Ribeiro, C, NAS3/26/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Predators center Mike Ribeiro scored a goal during Thursday's win over the Lightning.
Insight: Ribeiro has been fantastic this season, with 14 goals, 57 points, 52 penalty minutes and a plus-12 rating through 75 games.
Henrik Zetterberg, LW, DET3/26/2015 10:10:00 PM
Description: Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg scored a goal on Thursday versus San Jose.
Insight: He now has 17 goals and 62 points through 69 games this season. Typical campaign for Zetterberg.
Patrick Marleau, C, SJS3/26/2015 10:09:00 PM
Description: Sharks center Patrick Marleau recorded three points during Thursday's victory over Detroit.
Insight: He had two goals and an assist, along with two shots, two penalty minutes, and a plus-two rating. Marleau now has 17 goals and 52 points through 74 games this season.
Jimmy Howard, G, DET3/26/2015 10:08:00 PM
Description: Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard was pulled on Thursday night.
Insight: He allowed three goals on just 10 shots against San Jose. Petr Mrazek took over, but Howard will be Detroit's horse heading into the postseason.
Andrew Hammond, G, OTT3/26/2015 10:07:00 PM
Description: Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond picked up his first loss in regulation of his NHL career on Thursday night.
Insight: It was bound to happen, and Hammond was actually pulled in the second period after allowing five goals on 22 shots. He is still an impressive 14-1-1.
Chris Kreider, LW, NYR3/26/2015 10:06:00 PM
Description: Rangers winger Chris Kreider scored twice during Thursday's win over the Senators.
Insight: He also had an assist, five shots, and a plus-three rating on the night. Kreider now has 20 goals, 40 points, 86 penalty minutes, and a plus-19 rating overall.
Loui Eriksson, RW, BOS3/26/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Bruins winger Loui Eriksson scored a goal during Thursday's loss against the Ducks.
Insight: Eriksson has produced a solid campaign, with 19 goals and 42 points overall. Ryan Spooner also tallied for Boston.
Corey Perry, RW, ANA3/26/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Ducks winger Corey Perry scored a goal Thursday versus Boston.
Insight: He tied the game in the third with under 20 seconds left to force overtime. Perry now has 32 goals, 52 points, and 63 penalty minutes through 61 games this season.
Eric Fehr, RW, WAS3/26/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Capitals winger Eric Fehr scored a goal during Thursday's victory against the Devils.
Insight: It was his 19th of the season, and Fehr now has 30 points through 70 games. His production is not enough to warrant a roster spot on fantasy squads.
Travis Zajac, C, NJD3/26/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Devils center Travis Zajac scored a goal during Thursday's loss to the Capitals.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Zajac now has 11 goals, 23 points, and 27 penalty minutes through 66 games this season. He can be left on the wire.
Tyler Ennis, LW, BUF3/26/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Sabres winger Tyler Ennis recorded two points during Thursday's loss to the Coyotes.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots and a plus-one rating on the night. Ennis now has 19 goals and 42 points through 72 games this season.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson, D, ARI3/26/2015 9:41:00 PM
Description: Arizona blueliner Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored a goal during Thursday's victory against the Sabres.
Insight: He also assisted on Sam Gagner OT winner. It is nice to see that he has 21 goals, but with a modest total of 40 points and a minus-16 rating, Ekman-Larsson is not a great fantasy option.
Eric Staal, C, CAR3/26/2015 9:38:00 PM
Description: Hurricanes center Eric Staal recorded three points during Thursday's win over the Penguins.
Insight: He had a goal and two assists, along with five shots and a plus-one rating on the night. Staal now has 20 goals and 47 points through 68 games this season. Jay McClement, Ryan Murphy, and Alexander Semin also tallied for Carolina.
Brandon Sutter, C, PIT3/26/2015 9:37:00 PM
Description: Penguins center Brandon Sutter scored a goal during Thursday's loss versus Carolina.
Insight: Sutter has a solid 17 goals, but with just 29 points through 72 games, he is not a relevant fantasy option.
Johnny Boychuk, D, BOS3/26/2015 9:35:00 PM
Description: Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk found the back of the net Thursday versus Los Angeles.
Insight: Boychuk has been a great pickup for the Islanders, and now has eight goals, 33 points, and a plus-10 rating through 65 games.
Tyler Toffoli, C, LOS3/26/2015 9:34:00 PM
Description: Kings forward Tyler Toffoli scored a goal Thursday against the Islanders.
Insight: Toffoli has been quite a find this season, with 22 goals, 43 points, 35 penalty minutes, and a plus-21 rating through 68 games this season.
Henrik Lundqvist, G, NYR3/26/2015 4:14:00 PM
Description: Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will start on either Saturday or Sunday.
Insight: If it is Saturday it will b against the Bruins, and if it is Sunday, it will be versus Washington. No matter what, Lundqvist appears ready to return to action.
Andrew MacDonald, D, PHI3/26/2015 4:04:00 PM
Description: Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald will miss the rest of the season with a fractured right hand.
Insight: MacDinald did not have the season some anticipated, with just 12 points through 58 games. He will be fine to start the 2015-16 campaign.
Dustin Byfuglien, RW, WIN3/26/2015 4:02:00 PM
Description: Jets blueliner Dustin Byfuglien will return to the lineup Thursday versus Montreal.
Insight: He missed the past nine games with an upper-body injury, but is good to go for Thursday's contest. Get him active immediately.
Wayne Simmonds, RW, PHI3/26/2015 3:58:00 PM
Description: Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds will miss the rest of the season with a fractured left leg.
Insight: The injury occurred during Wednesday's win over Chicago, and Simmonds even scored the opening goal of the game. He ends the season with 28 goals, 50 points, 66 penalty minutes, and 24 power-play points through 75 games.
Andrew Shaw, C, CHI3/25/2015 10:58:00 PM
Description: Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw scored again on Wednesday night.
Insight: It was his third tally in the past two games, and he now has 13 goals and 21 points through 70 games. Shaw can be left on the waiver wire.
Claude Giroux, C, PHI3/25/2015 10:54:00 PM
Description: Flyers center Claude Giroux scored a goal on Wednesday versus Chicago.
Insight: Giroux has now scored four goals over the past three games. He has 22 goals and 68 points through 74 games this season.
Henrik Lundqvist, G, NYR3/25/2015 3:11:00 PM
Description: Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will dress for Thursday's game versus the Senators according to the Bergen Record.
Insight: Normally third-string goaltender Mackenzie Skapski has been sent back to the AHL, so that means the Rangers are making a spot for Lundqvist. He will probably be the backup on Thursday and then start on either Saturday or Sunday.
Jamie Benn, LW, DAL3/25/2015 12:18:00 PM
Description: Stars winger Jamie Benn didn't practice on Tuesday and is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game versus the Flames according to the Dallas Morning News.
Insight: Coach Lindy Ruff said Benn was sore after Monday's game against Buffalo. He didn't get into specifics, but Benn did take some big hits in that game. He will likely be a game-time decision.
Erik Cole, LW, DAL3/25/2015 9:55:00 AM
Description: Red Wings right wing Erik Cole left Tuesday's game versus the Coyotes with an upper-body injury according to the Detroit News.
Insight: Cole left in the first period and he fell awkwardly in a scrum. He played just 5:32 minutes on Tuesday.
Henrik Sedin, C, VAN3/25/2015 9:38:00 AM
Description: Canucks center Henrik Sedin had a goal and two assists in the, 5-2, victory over the Jets on Tuesday.
Insight: Sedin had an assist on Yannick Weber's power-play goal and Radim Vrbata's score in the second period. Then Sedin scored an empty-netter. He has 17 goals and 48 assists in 73 games this season.
Blake Wheeler, RW, WIN3/25/2015 9:36:00 AM
Description: Jets right winger Blake Wheeler scored in the, 5-3, loss to the Canucks on Tuesday.
Insight: It was a one score game until Vancouver scored two empty-net goals in the final minute. Wheeler's goal came on even strength. With this loss and the Kings victory over the Rangers, Los Angeles is two points behind Winnipeg for the final wild card spot in the Western Conference, and the Kings have played one fewer game. Wheeler has 23 goals and 34 assists with a plus-24 rating this season.
Radim Vrbata, RW, VAN3/25/2015 9:33:00 AM
Description: Canucks winger Radim Vrbata had two goals and an assist in the, 5-2, victory over the Jets on Tuesday.
Insight: Vrbata was all over the ice, leading his team with seven shots on net. No one else for Vancouver even had five. All three of Vrbata's points came at even strength. He has 29 goals and 27 assists in 70 games this season.
Pekka Rinne, G, NAS3/24/2015 10:48:00 PM
Description: Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne picked up his 39th victory of the season on Tuesday night.
Insight: He helped defeat Montreal in overtime by stopping 27-of-29 shots on goal. Rinne is now 39-15-4 overall.
Brendan Gallagher, RW, MON3/24/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher scored a goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Predators.
Insight: He also had five shots on goal, and now has 22 goals, 44 points, and a plus-23 rating through 74 games. David Desharnais was the other goal scorer for Montreal on the night.
Filip Forsberg, C, NAS3/24/2015 10:44:00 PM
Description: Predators center Filip Forsberg netted the overtime winner Tuesday against the Canadiens.
Insight: He scored the winner on the power play, and now has 22 goals, 56 points, and a plus-15 rating through 74 games this season. Mattias Ekholm and Ryan Ellis also scored for Nashville.
David Moss, RW, ARI3/24/2015 10:25:00 PM
Description: Coyotes winger David Moss scored a pair of goals in the, 5-4, victory over the Red Wings on Tuesday.
Insight: Moss isn't fantasy relevant as he had more goals on Tuesday than he did in the first 51 games of the season. He is also minus-20 with six assists.
Justin Abdelkader, RW, DET3/24/2015 10:24:00 PM
Description: Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader scored a goal and an assist in the overtime loss to the Coyotes on Tuesday.
Insight: Detroit never led in the game, but they also never trailed by more than one as Arizona and Detroit alternated on nine goals. Abdelkader scored in the second period and then assisted Gustav Nyquist's power-play goal to tie it at four. Abdelkader has been very good in March with eight goals and two assists this month. It was a power-play goal and his 20th of the season. Abdelkader also had an assist, seven shots, four penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Erik Cole also tallied for Detroit.
Mark Arcobello, C, EDM3/24/2015 10:19:00 PM
Description: Coyotes center Mark Arcobello scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift Arizona over Detroit, 5-4.
Insight: Arcobello's goal was unassisted as he simply beat Red Wings defeseman Marek Zidlicky and with his long reach Arcobello beat goaltender Jimmy Howard stick side. Arcobello had two goals and an assist in the game. He has 15 goals and 11 assists in 69 games this season.
Nikita Kucherov, RW, TAM3/24/2015 10:09:00 PM
Description: Lightning center Nikita Kucherov scored this 27th goal of the season in Tuesday's win over the Panthers.
Insight: Kucherov has been fantastic all season, and now has 59 points and a plus-36 rating throught 74 games. Tyler Johnson, Ryan Callahan, and Brenden Morrow also scored for Tampa Bay.
Jonathan Huberdeau, C, FLA3/24/2015 10:07:00 PM
Description: Panthers center Jonathan Huberdeau scored a goal during Tuesday's loss to the Lightning.
Insight: Huberdeau also had eight shots on goal, and now has 12 goals and 44 points through 70 games this season. Jussi Jokinen and Brandon Pirri also lit the lamp for Florida.
Scott Hartnell, RW, CLBHot3/24/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell registered a hat trick on Tuesday versus the Ducks.
Insight: Hartnell has just been on fire lately. He led the team with five shots on net Tuesday. Hartnell has five goals in the last five games and 11 this month. He has 25 goals and 28 assists this season.
Ryan Kesler, C, ANA3/24/2015 9:59:00 PM
Description: Ducks center Ryan Kesler scored in the, 5-3, loss to the Blue Jackets on Tuesday.
Insight: Kesler had three shots on net, scoring on the power play in the first period. Anaheim actually took a, 2-0, lead and then lead, 3-2, but Columbus scored the final three goals of the game. Kesler has 19 goals and 27 assists in 75 games this season.
Sergei Bobrovsky, G, CLB3/24/2015 9:57:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky made 37 saves in the, 5-3, victory over the Ducks on Tuesday.
Insight: Bobrovsky did allow three goals but facing 40 shots allowed him to still post a .925 save percentage. He has been overall disappointing this season with a 23-17-2 record.
Eric Brewer, D, TAM3/24/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs defenseman Eric Brewer scored the game-winning goal in the, 4-3, victory over the Senators on Saturday.
Insight: This is only Brewer's second goal of the season, so he probably isn't in many fantasy lineups. Brewer also has six assists with a minus-seven rating in 38 games this season.
Mats Zuccarello, LW, NYR3/24/2015 9:49:00 PM
Description: Rangers left wing Mats Zuccarello scored a goal during Tuesday's loss to the Kings.
Insight: Zuccarello also had two shots on goal and a minus-one rating on the night. He now has 13 goals, 44 points, 37 penalty minutes, and a plus-18 rating overall. Kevin Hayes also tallied for the Rangers.
Jeff Carter, C, LOS3/24/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Kings center Jeff Carter scored a goal during Tuesday's victory against the Rangers.
Insight: Carter has had a solid campaign, with 26 goals, 54 points, 28 penalty minutes, and a plus-five rating through 73 games. Marion Gaborik, Jake Muzzin, and Robin Regehr also scored for Los Angeles.
John Tavares, C, NYI3/24/2015 9:46:00 PM
Description: Islanders center John Tavares scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's shootout loss to the Wild.
Insight: Hehalso had an impressive eight shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Tavares now has 34 goals and 74 points through 74 games this season.
Zach Parise, LW, MIN3/24/2015 9:44:00 PM
Description: Wild left winger Zach Parise scored the team's lone goal Tuesday against the Islanders.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Parise now has 29 goals, 57 points, 41 penalty minutes, and a plus-18 rating through 67 games this season.
Jake Allen, G, STL3/24/2015 9:41:00 PM
Description: Blues goalie Jake Allen allowed two goals during the Saturday's, 3-2, victory over the Penguins.
Insight: Allen hasn't made many starts lately with this start versus Pittsburgh being his fifth this month. Allen has won two of those starts, including this one on Tuesday. He is 19-6-4 this season.
Marc-Andre Fleury, G, PIT3/24/2015 9:38:00 PM
Description: Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals in the overtime loss to the Blues.
Insight: Fleury made 32 saves in the loss. He has been great this season, but Fleury has come back down to earth a bit, allowing at least three goals in three of the last five games.
Alexander Steen, RW, STL3/24/2015 9:36:00 PM
Description: Blues winger Alexander Steen scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift the Blues over the Penguins, 3-2, on Tuesday.
Insight: Steen led the Blues with five shots on net in the game. He scored from the point 35 seconds into overtime. Steen has 24 goals and 38 assists in 72 games this season.
Brian Gionta, RW, MON3/23/2015 11:05:00 PM
Description: Canadiens winger Brian Gionta had a pair of goals in the, 4-3, loss to the Stars on Monday.
Insight: Gionta had a nice night with seven shots on net, but he isn't really fantasy relevant. Gionta has nine goals and 15 assists in 60 games this season.
Jamie Benn, LW, DAL3/23/2015 11:03:00 PM
Description: Stars winger Jamie Benn scored a pair of goals in the, 4-3, victory over the Sabres on Monday.
Insight: Benn scored one of his two goals on the power play and also had an assisst on Patrick Eaves' third period score. Benn has 26 goals and 44 assists in 73 games this season.
Cody Eakin, C, DAL3/23/2015 11:02:00 PM
Description: Stars center Cody Eakin scored the game-winning goal in the, 4-3, victory over the Sabres on Monday.
Insight: It was a beautiful goal. Eakin actually fell down, but when he got up, he broke for the slot. John Klingberg made a wonderful pass and Eakin scored easily. Eakin has 17 goals and 17 assists in 69 games this season.
Thomas Vanek, LW, MIN3/23/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Wild left wing Thomas Vanek had a goal and an assist in the, 2-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday.
Insight: Vanek assisted Charlie Coyle's goal in the first period and then scored in the third period to give Minnesota a, 2-0, lead. The goal turned out to be the game-winner. vanek has 19 goals and 30 assists in 72 games this season.
Jonathan Bernier, G, TOR3/23/2015 10:21:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier had a decent game versus the Wild, but he still lost, 2-1.
Insight: It's just been a bad season overall for the Toronto Maple Leafs. It would probably be best for all fantasy owners to forget about owning anyone on this team. Despite just allowing two goals on Monday, Bernier dropped to 20-26-6 on the season.
Devan Dubnyk, G, MIN3/23/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Wild goaltender Devin Dubnyk allowed just one goal and made 35 saves in the, 2-1, victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday.
Insight: Dubnyk did not allow that goal until about six minutes left in the third period. We are running out of accolades for this guy. He has won four of his last five games and 22 games since Jan. 15. Dubnyk is 32-11-3 this season.
Mike Hoffman, LW, OTT3/23/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Senators left winger Mike Hoffman had a goal and two assists in the, 5-2, victory over the Sharks on Monday.
Insight: Hoffman has been slumping a bit lately as he had just two goals and two assists in March before Monday. The three points versus the Sharks is hopefully a sign he has things turning around for good. Hoffman has 26 goals and 20 assists in his rookie season.
Joe Pavelski, C, SJS3/23/2015 10:14:00 PM
Description: Sharks forward Joe Pavelski scored his 35th goal of the season as San Jose lost to Ottawa, 5-2, on Monday.
Insight: Pavelski, however, was minus-two in the game. He did have seven shots on net to lead all Sharks skaters. Pavelski has 31 assists with his 35 goals and a plus-11 rating in 73 games this season.
Andrew Hammond, G, OTT3/23/2015 10:11:00 PM
Description: Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond continues to dominant the NHL.
Insight: Hammond is 14-0-1 in his first 15 starts in the NHL. Entering Monday's game versus the Sharks, he had a 1.65 GAA and .947 save percentage. Ottawa beat San Jose, 5-2, and Hammond made 29 saves in the victory.
Andrew Shaw, C, CHI3/23/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw had a pair of goals in the, 3-1, victory over the Hurricanes on Monday.
Insight: Shaw scored the team's first goal in the first period and then added an empty-netter to seal the victory. Shaw has 12 goals and eight assists with a minus-nine rating in 69 games this season.
Anton Khudobin, G, CAR3/23/2015 9:40:00 PM
Description: Hurricanes goalie Anton Khudobin allowed two goals and lost to the Blackhawks, 3-1, on Monday.
Insight: The last Chicago goal came with an empty net. Khudobin shouldn't be on many fantasy hockey teams as he is 8-15-5 this season and came into Monday with a 2.64 GAA and .903 save percentage in 31 games this season.
Corey Crawford, G, CHI3/23/2015 9:38:00 PM
Description: Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford was tremendous, making 43 saves in his 30th victory of the season on Monday.
Insight: Crawford and Chicago beat Carolina, 3-1. Crawford is 30-15-5 this season, and he came into the game with a 2.21 GAA and .924 save percentage.
Anze Kopitar, C, LOS3/23/2015 9:35:00 PM
Description: Kings center Anze Kopitar registered a goal and two assists with a plus-two rating on Monday versus the Devils.
Insight: Kopitar assisted Los Angeles' first two goals in the first period with Tyler Toffoli's score coming on the power play. Then Kopitar scored in the third period. He has 15 goals and 42 assists in 69 games this season.


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