• Prusek, Penner share AHL starts

    News: Martin Prusek is 7-5 with a 3.20 GAA and a .900 saves percentage in 13 games with Syracuse of the AHL.
    Analysis: Prusek will need an injury ahead of him for a return to the NHL. He's sharing starts at Syracuse with Andrew Penner. Penner is 10-6-1 with a 3.44 GAA.
  • Prusek assigned to Syracuse

    News: Martin Prusek was assigned to Syracuse of the AHL for a conditioning assignment.
    Analysis: Prusek lost out in the battle for the backup job to Pascal Leclaire. Prusek will likely be back with the Jackets at some point, but he has minimal Fantasy appeal as long as he is a backup.
  • Blue Jackets snap up Prusek

    News: The Blue Jackets signed Martin Prusek to a one-year contract on Wednesday.
    Analysis: Prusek will challenge Marc Denis for the starting job, but will likely assume the role of the backup. He is a decent late-round selection on Draft Day as insurance in case Denis suffers an injury or stumbles early on.
  • Senators let Martin Prusek go

    News: After picking up an option on Dominik Hasek, the Senators decided to let Prusek walk on Monday. Ray Emery will serve as the backup to the veteran.
    Analysis: Prusek was dominant at times filling in as a starter due to injuries. He will likely garner a lot of attention on the free agent market.
  • Prusek replaces Lalime Tuesday

    News: Martin Prusek replaced an ineffective Patrick Lalime in Tuesday's Game 7 at Toronto.
    Analysis: Prusek will battle prospect Ray Emery for the starting job next season in Ottawa, as Lalime likely played his last game with the Senators.
  • Martin Prusek replaces Lalime

    News: Prusek replaced the injured Patrick Lalime (knee) in the first period of Saturday's game at Toronto. He played well in the 2-2 tie.
    Analysis: Lalime's status is not immediately known, although he was to be re-evaluated on Sunday. If his injury is serious, Prusek will be counted on to carry the Senators into the postseason. He is worth adding to a roster in larger Fantasy leagues.
  • Prusek available on Thursday

    News: Martin Prusek (back) was able to dress as the backup to starter Patrick Lalime on Thursday.
    Analysis: Prusek is only useful as a No. 2 goaltender in larger Fantasy leagues.
  • Prusek still sidelined

    News: Martin Prusek (back) was unable to dress for his fourth consecutive game on Tuesday.
    Analysis: Ray Emery served as the backup to starter Patrick Lalime again. Prusek remains day to day.
  • Prusek remains sidelined

    News: Martin Prusek (back) was unavailable for Saturday's game due to injury.
    Analysis: Ray Emery continues to serve as Patrick Lalime's backup with Prusek out of the lineup.
  • Prusek out with back injury

    News: Martin Prusek did not dress for Thursday's game due to a sore back.
    Analysis: Prusek is considered day to day. Ray Emery will serve as the backup to starter Patrick Lalime until Prusek is well.