Palmieri notched a pair of assists -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's overtime loss to the Blackhawks.

Since getting held out for a couple games with an upper-body ailment, Palmieri's come back with four assists in as many contests. That's a pleasant change of pace from his seven points in 17 games to start the year, and there's hope that Palmieri can keep the good times rolling after his 30-goal, 57-point campaign in 2015-16.

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