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  • Mike Condon OTT G
    Senators' Mike Condon: Allows five goals to Bolts
    2h ago

    Mike Condon saved just 29 of 34 shots during Monday's loss to Tampa Bay.

    With Craig Anderson back in the fold, Condon has started just four of the past 11 games. Now in a backup role, Condon has gone 2-2 during that stretch with a .907 save percentage and shouldn't be considered anything more than a No. 3 goalie in seasonal leagues. He can still help as a streaming option and matchup play in daily contests, but Anderson is the No. 1 for the Ottawa Senators and will see the lion's share of starts.

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  • Damon Severson NJ D
    Devils' Damon Severson: Chips in helper in loss to Habs
    2h ago

    Damon Severson notched an assist, two minor penalties and a plus-2 rating during Monday's overtime loss to Montreal.

    With just five assists through his past 16 games, Severson isn't producing enough offense to warrant attention in the majority of seasonal leagues. Since he doesn't help much in the peripheral categories (95 shots, 45 PIM, 59 hits, 63 blocked shots and minus-28 rating for the season), he needs to mark the scoresheet more frequently to move the fantasy needle. It's safe to continue fading Severson in all settings.

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  • Travis Zajac NJ C
    Devils' Travis Zajac: Sporting five-game point streak
    2h ago

    Travis Zajac registered a goal and an assist during Monday's overtime loss to Montreal to extend his point streak to five games.

    During the scoring streak, Zajac has three goals, eight points and 12 shots, which has increased his season-long totals to 13, 39 and 108 over 61 games. While fantasy owners shouldn't overvalue his recent uptick in offensive production, Zajac is a potential add in deeper seasonal leagues and worth considering as a low-priced flier in daily contests when the New Jersey Devils land in a favorable matchup. Just remember that Zajac hasn't hit the 20-goal or 50-point plateau since the 2009-10 campaign.

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  • Kyle Palmieri NJ RW
    Devils' Kyle Palmieri: Stays hot with another two-point showing
    2h ago

    Kyle Palmieri scored a goal and added a power-play assist during Monday's overtime loss to Montreal.

    With four goals and seven points through his past four games, Palmieri is heating up for fantasy owners. While repeating his 30-goal, 57-point showing from last season is likely still out of reach, the winger is clicking and should be owned in all seasonal leagues. Additionally, Palmieri's price in daily contests hasn't caught up to his recent form.

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  • Cory Schneider NJ G
    Devils' Cory Schneider: Suffers second consecutive overtime loss
    3h ago

    Cory Schneider saved just 29 of 33 shots during Monday's overtime loss to Montreal.

    The New Jersey Devils limited Montreal to just 16 shots through the first two periods of the game, and Schneider saved them all. It quickly slipped downhill from there, though. Schneider allowed four goals on the next 17 shots and lost his third consecutive game and second straight in overtime. It's been a disastrous fantasy campaign, and easily the worst of Schneider's career since becoming an NHL regular. Additionally, after posting a .941 save percentage and 1.87 GAA through seven starts, Schneider has now allowed eight goals over his past two outings.

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  • Alexei Emelin MON D
    Canadiens' Alexei Emelin: Collects helper against New Jersey
    3h ago

    Alexei Emelin recorded a third-period assist, a minor penalty, three hits and a plus-2 rating during Monday's win over the Devils.

    This was a rare offensive showing from Emelin, as the 30-year-old Russian notched just one assist -- along with a minus-8 rating -- through his previous 16 games. He does move the needle enough in the PIM, hits and blocked shots columns to warrant attention in some deep settings, but counting on any scoring help is ill-advised.

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  • Travis Zajac NJ C
    Devils' Travis Zajac: Sporting five-game point streak
    2h ago

    Travis Zajac registered a goal and an assist during Monday's overtime loss to Montreal to extend his point streak to five games.

    During the scoring streak, Zajac has three goals, eight points and 12 shots, which has increased his season-long totals to 13, 39 and 108 over 61 games. While fantasy owners shouldn't overvalue his recent uptick in offensive production, Zajac is a potential add in deeper seasonal leagues and worth considering as a low-priced flier in daily contests when the New Jersey Devils land in a favorable matchup. Just remember that Zajac hasn't hit the 20-goal or 50-point plateau since the 2009-10 campaign.

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  • Derek Stepan NYR C
    Rangers' Derek Stepan: Adds helper Sunday
    4h ago

    Derek Stepan recorded an assist in a 5-2 loss to Columbus on Sunday.

    The American center now has 43 points through 62 games, putting him on pace to reach his career high (57 points, 82 games). Stepan has fired 153 shots on goal so far this season, but he is known to make his money as a playmaker -- he's never had more goals than assists in a season. He's also proven he can also play a 200 foot game, recording a plus-15 rating this season, making him a very valuable forward in leagues of medium depth.

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  • Jacob Josefson NJ C
    Devils' Jacob Josefson: Leaves Monday's game with injury
    4h ago

    Josefsen suffered a lower-body injury in Monday's loss to the Canadiens and did not return.

    Josefsen played in just 2:21 before departing, and while the exact nature and severity of the injury is unclear, evidently it was serious enough to prevent his return to the contest. With just eight points and 41 shots on goal in 34 games this year, Josefsen's absence from the lineup isn't likely to send shockwaves through the fantasy universe, but an updated timetable for a return should be provided in the coming days nonetheless.

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  • Tyler Johnson TB C
    Lightning's Tyler Johnson: Sets up two in win
    4h ago

    Tyler Johnson picked up two assists in a 5-1 victory over Ottawa on Monday night.

    He has three, two-point games in his last five and 10, including eight helpers, in his last nine games. Johnson may be finally starting to produce like he did when the Triplets Line formed in 2014-15. Plug him in and use him. Just beware -- Johnson may be on the move by deadline Wednesday and his landing spot will dictate his go-forward value.

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  • Filip Forsberg NSH C
    Predators' Filip Forsberg: Continues tear Sunday
    4h ago

    Sedin found the twine Sunday against Edmonton, extending his point streak to four games.

    The Swede now has eight goals and two assists over his past four games. This sort of production is uncanny for Filip Forsberg , who had 16 goals over 58 games before this stretch. The 22-year-old winger will continue getting opportunities on the Nashville Predators ' top line and power-play rotation going forward, but definitely don't expect this remarkable production to become a consistent thing. Nevertheless, he's on fire right now, so deploying him in daily leagues and most fantasy formats is still a good play.

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  • Byron Froese TOR C
    Lightning's Byron Froese: Traded Monday
    11h ago

    Byron Froese and a 2017 second-round pick were sent to Tampa Bay from Toronto in exchange for Brian Boyle on Monday.

    Froese played in a mere two games for the Leafs the season and considering the depth of young talent available in Toronto, his prospects for securing regular ice time were likely minimal at best. The center will report to AHL Syracuse, but given the Tampa Bay Lightning 's propensity for frequent call-ups and send downs, he may get a look before the end of the year.

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  • Kyle Palmieri NJ RW
    Devils' Kyle Palmieri: Stays hot with another two-point showing
    2h ago

    Kyle Palmieri scored a goal and added a power-play assist during Monday's overtime loss to Montreal.

    With four goals and seven points through his past four games, Palmieri is heating up for fantasy owners. While repeating his 30-goal, 57-point showing from last season is likely still out of reach, the winger is clicking and should be owned in all seasonal leagues. Additionally, Palmieri's price in daily contests hasn't caught up to his recent form.

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  • Max Pacioretty MON LW
    Canadiens' Max Pacioretty: Adds two more checks to goals column
    3h ago

    Max Pacioretty scored two goals on eight shots during Monday's win against New Jersey.

    Make it four consecutive seasons with 30 or more goals for Pacioretty. He's also hit the benchmark in each of the past five full seasons and is well on his way to his fifth 60-point campaign. What Pacioretty lacks in an offensive ceiling, he makes up for with his year-to-year reliability, and he should continued to be viewed as a go-to scorer in all fantasy settings.

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  • J.T. Brown TB RW
    Lightning's J.T. Brown: Struggling to score this season
    4h ago

    J.T. Brown fired three shots on goal in 10:03 of ice time Monday against the Senators.

    Points have been hard to come by this season -- Brown has just five (two goals, three assists) in 48 games after posting 22 points in 78 games last season. His fantasy value is thin at best.

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  • Jordan Eberle EDM RW
    Oilers' Jordan Eberle: Lights lamp Sunday
    4h ago

    Jordan Eberle tied the game Sunday with his second-period goal against Nashville.

    The 26-year-old winger now has two goals and three assists over five February games. This isn't very fiery production for someone on the second line of a playoff contender, but his 23 shots on goal in this stretch and power-play presence could increase his fantasy value long term.

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  • Jonathan Drouin TB LW
    Lightning's Jonathan Drouin: Three power-play helpers in win
    4h ago

    Jonathan Drouin set up three power-play goals in a 5-1 win over Ottawa on Monday night.

    Drouin has eight points (three goals, five assists) in his last eight games. He continues to pace toward new career marks with every passing game. Drouin should end up with his first 50-point season this year.

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  • Nikita Kucherov TB RW
    Lightning's Nikita Kucherov: Hat trick makes nine points in last three games
    4h ago

    Nikita Kucherov scored a natural hat trick in the second period and added an assist in the third as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Senators 5-1 in Monday night action. All of the goals came on the power play.

    Holy hot, Batman. Kucherov has nine points on a three-game scoring streak and that includes two -- yes, two four-point games. His 58 points in 54 games is his best pace ever.

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  • Damon Severson NJ D
    Devils' Damon Severson: Chips in helper in loss to Habs
    2h ago

    Damon Severson notched an assist, two minor penalties and a plus-2 rating during Monday's overtime loss to Montreal.

    With just five assists through his past 16 games, Severson isn't producing enough offense to warrant attention in the majority of seasonal leagues. Since he doesn't help much in the peripheral categories (95 shots, 45 PIM, 59 hits, 63 blocked shots and minus-28 rating for the season), he needs to mark the scoresheet more frequently to move the fantasy needle. It's safe to continue fading Severson in all settings.

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  • Alexei Emelin MON D
    Canadiens' Alexei Emelin: Collects helper against New Jersey
    3h ago

    Alexei Emelin recorded a third-period assist, a minor penalty, three hits and a plus-2 rating during Monday's win over the Devils.

    This was a rare offensive showing from Emelin, as the 30-year-old Russian notched just one assist -- along with a minus-8 rating -- through his previous 16 games. He does move the needle enough in the PIM, hits and blocked shots columns to warrant attention in some deep settings, but counting on any scoring help is ill-advised.

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  • Shea Weber MON D
    Canadiens' Shea Weber: Chips in two helpers to help top Devils
    3h ago

    Shea Weber collected two assists during Monday's win over New Jersey.

    The veteran rearguard has now marked the scoresheet in just three of his past 13 games for two goals and five points. Additionally, his minus-9 rating during that stretch is a crippler. While Weber remains a must-own asset in all fantasy settings, the best years of the 31-year-old defenseman's career are likely in the rearview mirror. It isn't out of the question to consider selling high in keeper/dynasty settings for the right return, either.

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  • Andrej Sustr TB D
    Lightning's Andrej Sustr: Carving niche as shot blocker
    4h ago

    Andrej Sustr is just four blocked shots from tying his career mark of 84.

    Sustr is carving a niche for himself as a stay-at-home shot blocker. That makes him a great teammate, but an awful fantasy player. Sustr has just eight points in 59 games this season.

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  • Victor Hedman TB D
    Lightning's Victor Hedman: Nine points in last six games
    4h ago

    Victor Hedman delivered two power-play assists in a 5-1 win over the Senators on Monday night.

    Hedman has nine points, including six assists, in his last six games; five of those points (one goal, four assists) have come with the man advantage. Hedman has 10 goals, 41 helpers and 49 points, and is quickly closing in on his career highs in goals (13), assists (42) and points (55). Apply liberally and enjoy.

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  • Braydon Coburn TB D
    Lightning's Braydon Coburn: Picks up point in each of last two games
    4h ago

    Braydon Coburn scored a goal in Monday's 5-1 victory over the Senators.

    Don't look now, but Coburn has a point in each of his last two games. Go figure. Coburn once tallied 36 points in his first full season in Philly way back in 2007-08, but that was a one-season wonder. This year, he has just eight points (three goals, five assists) in 59 games, making him better on the ice than in the fantasy arena.

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  • Mike Condon OTT G
    Senators' Mike Condon: Allows five goals to Bolts
    2h ago

    Mike Condon saved just 29 of 34 shots during Monday's loss to Tampa Bay.

    With Craig Anderson back in the fold, Condon has started just four of the past 11 games. Now in a backup role, Condon has gone 2-2 during that stretch with a .907 save percentage and shouldn't be considered anything more than a No. 3 goalie in seasonal leagues. He can still help as a streaming option and matchup play in daily contests, but Anderson is the No. 1 for the Ottawa Senators and will see the lion's share of starts.

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  • Cory Schneider NJ G
    Devils' Cory Schneider: Suffers second consecutive overtime loss
    3h ago

    Cory Schneider saved just 29 of 33 shots during Monday's overtime loss to Montreal.

    The New Jersey Devils limited Montreal to just 16 shots through the first two periods of the game, and Schneider saved them all. It quickly slipped downhill from there, though. Schneider allowed four goals on the next 17 shots and lost his third consecutive game and second straight in overtime. It's been a disastrous fantasy campaign, and easily the worst of Schneider's career since becoming an NHL regular. Additionally, after posting a .941 save percentage and 1.87 GAA through seven starts, Schneider has now allowed eight goals over his past two outings.

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  • Al Montoya MON G
    Canadiens' Al Montoya: Holds on for overtime win against Devils
    3h ago

    Al Montoya saved 34 of 37 shots during Monday's overtime win against New Jersey.

    While it was the backups first win since Jan. 20, Montoya is having a serviceable fantasy season. As long as you keep your expectations in check, he's a decent bet in favorable matchups. He's won eight of 16 starts with a .913 save percentage and remains a viable streaming option in seasonal leagues and low-priced flier in daily contests when receiving the starting nod.

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  • Pheonix Copley STL G
    Capitals' Pheonix Copley: Traded to Capitals
    3h ago

    Pheonix Copley was traded to Washington on Monday as part of a package with Kevin Shattenkirk for several draft picks and depth forward Zach Sanford.

    Copley has played in a grand total of two games at the NHL level since last season. His performance in the AHL this year has been solid, however, as he's posted a 15-6-2 record to go with a .920 save percentage and 2.31 GAA. That said, he's not likely to ascend to the big club anytime soon, as Braden Holtby and Philipp Grubauer have the NHL crease firmly locked down in D.C..

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  • Andrei Vasilevskiy TB G
    Lightning's Andrei Vasilevskiy: Makes 39 saves in first game as top twinetender
    4h ago

    Andrei Vasilevskiy delivered a 39-save win over the Senators on Monday night. He allowed one goal in a 5-1 victory.

    The enigmatic 'tender put up an outstanding effort in the first game where Ben Bishop's immense shadow no longer cast over him. Vasilevskiy is talented, as Monday's effort showed. Single-year owners should take advantage of his starts -- the Bolts will give him a long leash.

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  • Andrei Vasilevskiy TB G
    Lightning's Andrei Vasilevskiy: Will start Monday
    8h ago

    Andrei Vasilevskiy led the team onto the ice for pregame warmups Monday and thus will start against the Senators, Erik Erlendsson of Tampa Bay Lightning Insider reports.

    Vasi will be looking to put an end to end to a five-game losing streak in this one. He's allowed 14 goals during that cold spell, which has inflated his GAA 2.81 on the season. With the newly acquired Peter Budaj likely to be breathing down his neck in the Bolts' crease, he'll need to turn things around in short order. He'll face an Ottawa squad that's averaged 2.60 goals per game this year, good for 19th in the league.

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