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Jared Boll, Korbinian Holzer scratched on Mon 02-20-2017
Jared Boll RW ANA
Jared Boll will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Arizona Coyotes.

NHL.com
Boll is a good source of penalty minutes, but that's about it. He has two assists and 73 penalty minutes in 40 games this season. Korbinian Holzer will also watch from the press box.
Peter Holland scratched on Monday night 02-20-2017
Peter Holland LW ARZ
Peter Holland will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Anaheim Ducks.

NHL.com
This will be the fifth time in the last six games that he'll watch his team play from the press box. Holland has one goal and six assists in 28 games.
Jonathan Bernier starts vs. Coyotes on Monday 02-20-2017
Jonathan Bernier G ANA
Jonathan Bernier will be between the pipes for Monday's game against the Arizona Coyotes.

Eric Stephens on Twitter
Even though John Gibson pitched a 24-save shutout against the Kings last night, the Ducks will still opt to give him the night off tonight. Bernier has an 8-4-2 record with a 2.80 goals-against-average and a .906 save percentage.
Carl Gunnarsson will sit vs. Panthers 02-20-2017
Carl Gunnarsson D STL
Carl Gunnarsson will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Florida Panthers.

Lou Korac on Twitter
Gunnarsson has rotated in and out of the lineup over the last seven games. He has just four assists and a minus-6 rating in 38 games this season. Nail Yakupov and Dmitrij Jaskin will also watch the game from the press box.
Nikita Zadorov (ankle) is done for the year 02-20-2017
Nikita Zadorov D COL
Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov will miss the remainder of the season because of an ankle injury.

Colorado Avalanche on Twitter
The season of misery just keeps on going for Colorado. Not only have they been horrible on the ice, but they can't seem to catch any breaks either. The injury occurred during Monday's practice after Zadorov got tangled up with Mikko Rantanen. Zadorov was averaging 19:02 of ice time per game. He had no goals, 10 assists and a minus-20 rating in 56 games.
Jaromir Jagr riding five-game point streak 02-20-2017
Jaromir Jagr RW FLA
Jaromir Jagr is currently riding a five-game point streak.

NHL.com
Not bad for a 45-year-old forward. Jagr has two goals and three assists during the streak and he somehow seems to be getting better as the season goes along. He has 34 points in 57 games in 2016-17.
Greg McKegg will be scratched on Monday 02-20-2017
Greg McKegg C FLA
Greg McKegg will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the St. Louis Blues.

NHL.com
McKegg had skated in each of Florida's last two games. Michael Sgarbossa will take his spot in the lineup. He has three goals and three assists in 31 games this season. Jakub Kindl is also expected to watch the game from the press box.
Magnus Paajarvi moved up to second line 02-20-2017
Magnus Paajarvi LW STL
Magnus Paajarvi will play on St. Louis' second line on Monday night.

NHL.com
Paajarvi will skate on a line with Patrik Berglund and Jaden Schwartz, which should boost his fantasy outlook. He has three goals and one assist in nine games. He's more of a daily fantasy play than a real season-long option.
Alex DeBrincat has another 50, 100 OHL season 02-20-2017
Keaton Middleton D TOR
Alex DeBrincat is the first American-born player to score at least 50 goals in three straight OHL campaigns.

Charlie Roumeliotis on Twitter
DeBrincat also has recorded at least 100 points in each of those three seasons. He was taken by the Chicago Blackhawks with the 39th overall pick of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
Jimmy Howard thinks he'll return soon 02-20-2017
Jimmy Howard G DET
Jimmy Howard (knee) feels he'll be ready to return soon.

NHL.com
Howard faced shots during an optional practice on Monday. "It feels good being able to practice with the guys; we're not quite there just yet," Howard said. "It's gotten better every single day which is a positive. We've progressed every single day, so hopefully we can keep moving up the ladder here." He has a 5-7-1 record, 1.96 GAA, and .934 save percentage in 17 contests this season.
NHL suspends Jacob Trouba for two games 02-20-2017
Jacob Trouba D WPG
Jacob Trouba has received a two-game suspension for his illegal hit to the head of Ottawa's Mark Stone.

NHL.com
Winnipeg has its bye week coming up, so Trouba will be eligible to return on March 3. Stone was injured on the play while Trouba received a two-minute minor at the time of the incident. Trouba has five goals and 24 points in 47 contests in 2016-17.
Fredrik Claesson re-signs with Ottawa 02-20-2017
Fredrik Claesson D OTT
Fredrik Claesson has inked a one-year, $650,000 extension with the Ottawa Senators.

NHL.com
That's a slight reduction from Claesson's $700,000 salary this season. He has no goals and five assists in 19 games in 2016-17.
Flames get Michael Stone from Yotes for picks 02-20-2017
Michael Stone D CAL
The Calgary Flames have acquired Michael Stone from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for a 2017 third-round pick and a conditional 2018 fifth-round selection.

Capitals.nhl.com on Twitter
The Coyotes will retain 50% of Stone's remaining salary/cap hit, which is $4 million annually for the 2016-17 campaign. Stone has a goal and nine points in 45 games this season. He's played a big role with Arizona, logging over 20 minutes per game in each of the last three seasons. He's eligible to become an unrestricted free agent this season.
Erik Johnson (leg) resumes practicing 02-20-2017
Erik Johnson D COL
Erik Johnson (leg) took part in Monday's practice.

Denver Post
It was Johnson's first full practice since Dec. 6. He hasn't been given the green light to return to the lineup yet, but he might be back this week.
Nikita Zadorov hurts leg during practice 02-20-2017
Nikita Zadorov D COL
Nikita Zadorov sustained a leg injury during Monday's practice.

Denver Post
Zadorov needed help getting off the ice after he got tangled up with Mikko Rantanen and consequently lost his balance. Avalanche coach Jared Bednar reported that Zadorov will need to be evaluated, so we don't know how serious the injury is yet.
Coyotes will start Mike Smith on Monday 02-20-2017
Mike Smith G ARZ
Mike Smith will play between the pipes on Monday.

Dave Vest on Twitter
It will be Smith's third straight start. He has a 15-16-6 record, 2.87 GAA, and .917 save percentage in 38 contests this season.
Lawson Crouse (LBI) is out on Monday 02-20-2017
Lawson Crouse LW ARZ
Lawson Crouse (lower body) will not return on Monday.

Sarah McLellan on Twitter
Crouse might be back later this week though. He has three goals and eight points in 49 games this season.
James Reimer will get the nod Monday night 02-20-2017
James Reimer G FLA
James Reimer is expected to start Monday night.

Lou Korac on Twitter
Reimer has won his last two games. He has a 11-6-4 record, 2.48 GAA, and .918 save percentage in 24 contests this season.
Darnell Nurse out at least two more games 02-20-2017
Darnell Nurse D EDM
Darnell Nurse (ankle) will miss Tuesday and Wednesday's games.

Jack Michaels on Twitter
Nurse hasn't played since Dec. 1. He should be getting close though, especially after he resumed practicing about a week ago.
Ottawa calls up Max McCormick 02-20-2017
Max McCormick C OTT
The Ottawa Senators have summoned Max McCormick.

Senators.nhl.com or Twitter
McCormick has 16 goals and 26 points in 45 AHL games in 2016-17. With Ottawa he hasn't recorded a point in five contests.
Senators promote Casey Bailey 02-20-2017
Casey Bailey C OTT
Casey Bailey has been called up by the Senators.

Senators.nhl.com or Twitter
Bailey has no points in five games with Ottawa this season. He also has 14 goals and 23 points in 44 AHL contests.
Dylan DeMelo is still out with wrist injury 02-20-2017
Dylan DeMelo D SJ
Although Dylan DeMelo has been taken off the injured reserve list, it sounds like he's still sidelined with a wrist injury.

Curtis Pashelka on Twitter
DeMelo was originally projected to be out until mid-March. The decision to take him off the IR coincided with the Sharks sending four players to the minors.
Paul Stastny (LBI) will rejoin Blues Monday 02-20-2017
Paul Stastny C STL
Paul Stastny (lower body) will indeed return on Monday.

Lou Korac on Twitter
Stastny was sidelined for four straight games, but he was already regarded as probable for Monday's contest. He's projected to play alongside Alexander Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko.
Derek Stepan has a hip injury 02-20-2017
Derek Stepan C NYR
Derek Stepan sustained a hip injury on Sunday.

Brett Cyrgalis on Twitter
Stepan is still regarded as probable for Tuesday's game though. He has 12 goals and 42 points in 58 contests in 2016-17.
Mirco Mueller heads to the AHL 02-20-2017
Mirco Mueller D SJ
Mirco Mueller will report to the AHL.

NHL.com
Mueller has a goal and an assist in four games with the Sharks. He also has a goal and 13 points in 39 AHL contests.
Sharks send Nikolay Goldobin to the AHL 02-20-2017
Nikolay Goldobin LW SJ
Nikolay Goldobin is heading to the AHL.

NHL.com
Goldobin has 13 goals and 37 points in 43 AHL contests in 2016-17. With the Sharks he has no points in seven games.
Kevin Labanc heads to the minors 02-20-2017
Kevin Labanc RW SJ
Kevin Labanc has been sent to the minors.

NHL.com
Labanc has seven goals and 18 points in 45 games with San Jose. He also has five goals and 15 points in 10 AHL contests.
Dylan DeMelo (wrist) is off the IR list 02-20-2017
Dylan DeMelo D SJ
Dylan DeMelo (wrist) has been taken off the injured reserve list.

NHL.com
DeMelo was originally expected to return in mid-March, so the fact that he's already ready to return is impressive. He has a goal and four points in 14 games this season.
Jake Allen is likely to start Monday night 02-20-2017
Jake Allen G STL
Jake Allen will probably play between the pipes on Monday.

Lou Korac on Twitter
Allen was the first goaltender off the ice following the morning skate, which is usually a good sign of who the starter will be. This would be his third straight start.
Sabres demote Evan Rodrigues 02-20-2017
Evan Rodrigues LW BUF
Evan Rodrigues has been sent to AHL Rochester.

John Vogl on Twitter
Rodrigues has two assists in eight games with the Sabres. He also has nine goals and 27 points in 44 AHL contests.
Justin Bailey heads to the minors 02-20-2017
Justin Bailey RW BUF
Justin Bailey will report to AHL Rochester.

John Vogl on Twitter
Bailey has two goals and three points in 19 games with the Sabres this season. He'll likely be recalled after the Sabres' bye week is over.
Sabres send Nicholas Baptiste to the AHL 02-20-2017
Nicholas Baptiste RW BUF
The Buffalo Sabres have sent Nicholas Baptiste to the minors.

John Vogl on Twitter
The Sabres are on their bye week, so it makes sense to move some players to the AHL for a bit of extra work. Baptiste has three goals and four points in 14 games with Buffalo in 2016-17.
Minnesota promotes Tyler Graovac 02-20-2017
Tyler Graovac C MIN
Tyler Graovac has been summoned by the Minnesota Wild.

NHL.com
Graovac has six goals and no assists in 45 games with Minnesota on 2016-17. He also has three goals and four points in eight AHL contests.
NHL schedules hearing with Jacob Trouba 02-20-2017
Jacob Trouba D WPG
Jacob Trouba will have a hearing for his high hit on Ottawa's Mark Stone.

Winnipeg Sun
Trouba received a two-minute minor for an illegal hit to the head, but that might be just the beginning of his time served for the incident. Stone didn't return to the contest as a result of the hit, which might lead to Trouba being punished more harshly than he otherwise would have.
Leo Komarov picks up an assist on Sunday 02-20-2017
Leo Komarov RW TOR
Leo Komarov recorded an assist in a 4-0 win against Carolina on Sunday.

Toronto Sun
Komarov's on a four-game point streak. He has eight goals and 20 points in 58 games this season.
Nazem Kadri has a four-game point streak 02-20-2017
Nazem Kadri C TOR
Nazem Kadri extends his point streak to four games.

Toronto Sun
Kadri recorded an assist in a 4-0 win against Carolina on Sunday. That gives him 24 goals and 46 points in 58 contests in 2016-17.
Auston Matthews nets his 28th goal of 16-17 02-20-2017
David Rittich G CAL
Auston Matthews scored a goal in a 4-0 win over Carolina on Sunday.

Toronto Sun
Matthews has three goals and five points in his last four games. He's up to 28 goals and 49 points in 58 contests in his rookie campaign.
Victor Hedman has 6 points in last 3 games 02-20-2017
Victor Hedman D TB
Victor Hedman has six points in his last three games.

Tampa Bay Times
Hedman added an assist in a 3-2 overtime victory on Sunday. He's up to 10 goals and 48 points in 55 contests. He already has one more point than he recorded in 2015-16.
Brayden Point extends point streak to 4 games 02-20-2017
Brayden Point C TB
Brayden Point found the back of the net in a 3-2 overtime victory against Colorado on Sunday.

Tampa Bay Times
Point is on a four-game point streak. He has eight goals and 22 points in 44 contests in 2016-17.
Brian Boyle on a three-game streak 02-20-2017
Brian Boyle C TB
Brian Boyle is on a three-game point streak.

Tampa Bay Times
Boyle recorded an assist in a 3-2 overtime win against Colorado on Sunday. He has 13 goals and 22 points in 52 contests in 2016-17.
R. Johansen's return to Columbus unrecognized 02-20-2017
Ryan Johansen C NAS
Ryan Johansen's first game back in Columbus didn't led to any special mention from the Blue Jackets.

The Nashville Tennessean
"I was a little disappointed they didn't put anything on the (scoreboard) to say thank you or anything like that," Johansen said. "I think we all know who made that call, but whatever." Johansen played in 309 games with Columbus over four-plus seasons. At one time it looked like he was going to play a major role with the Blue Jackets for many years to come, but that changed about a year ago when they dealt him to Nashville in exchange for Seth Jones.
Zach Sanford gaining steam on third line 02-20-2017
John Kurtz LW VAN
Zach Sanford appears at this time to have won the battle to replace Andre Burkovsky on the third line.

CSN Mid-Atlantic
Burkovsky is out with a hand injury and won't return for another month or more. Sanford was battling Jakub Vrana for his spot and when the Capitals sent Vrana down to the minors after Sunday's game, it signalled for at least a little while that Sanford was the man. Sanford had two goals in two games before being held off the scoresheet Sunday and has three points in 23 games this season. Nice, but not nearly good enough to warrant any use in fantasy pools.
Jayson Megna sees first line pp time 02-20-2017
Jayson Megna C VAN
Jayson Megna replaced Jannik Hansen on the first power play.

Vancouver Province
Hansen was moved down to the second unit in a move that had many scratching their heads. The 27-year-old has only four goals and seven points in 41 games this season.
Joe Thornton's five game points streak halted 02-20-2017
Joe Thornton C SJ
Joe Thornton saw his five game points streak come to an end Sunday.

San Jose Mercury News
Thornton is closing in on 1,000 career assists and is still just two shy after his former club, the Boston Bruins, shut him down. Thornton has only five goals and 39 points in 60 games as his age looks to be catching up to him. He is a fringe starter in most pools at best.
Brent Burns closes in on Connor McDavid 02-20-2017
Brent Burns D SJ
Brent Burns picked up an assist on the Sharks lone goal Sunday and now is only three points in arrears of Connor McDavid for the NHL scoring lead.

CSN Bay Area
Burns also had a whopping seven shots on goal and leads the NHL with 242 shots. His 64 points including 27 goals are truly amazing for a defenseman with over a week still to go in February. He is a must-start.
Mikko Koivu reaches 600-point milestone 02-20-2017
Mikko Koivu C MIN
Mikko Koivu has reached the 600-point milestone.

Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Koivu reached that career mark in his 820th game. Among Finnish-born players, he's the eighth to reach the 600-point mark after Esa Tikkanen, Teppo Numminen, Olli Jokinen, Saku Koivu, Tomas Sandstrom, Jari Kurri, and Teemu Selanne.
Anthony Mantha has 4 points in last 4 games 02-20-2017
Anthony Mantha RW DET
Anthony Mantha registered an assist in the Red Wings' 5-2 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Detroit News
Mantha has recorded at least a point in three of his last four contests. He has 13 goals and 31 points in 44 games in 2016-17.
Conor Sheary continues to skate 02-20-2017
Conor Sheary LW PIT
Conor Sheary (upper body) is still skating and should be able to practice with the Penguins in the near future.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Sheary was projected to miss four-six weeks and it already has been three weeks for the forward. He was red-hot before the injury, playing alongside Sidney Crosby. Sheary had 17 goals and 35 points in 42 games as was a must-start before he got hurt.
Travis Konecny healing well 02-20-2017
Travis Konecny C PHI
Travis Konecny (lower body) is healing well according to GM Ron Hextall.

Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News
Konecny suffered the injury almost two weeks ago when he hurt his left knee and sprained his ankle. The talented forward should be out another two-four weeks. He had seven goals and 22 points in 51 games before the injury.
Anthony Beauvillier moves to center 02-20-2017
Anthony Beauvillier LW NYI
Anthony Beauvillier moved back to center on Sunday.

New York Newsday
He swapped positions with Brock Nelson and impressed coach Doug Weight. "I know firsthand as a young guy who came up as a center, it's hard to play along the wall when you're not used to it," said Ryan Strome, the right winger on the line. "It's tough to win those battles. I thought Beau looked really comfortable in the middle. He brought that speed and I think it helped our line." Beauvillier chipped in with an assist and has 14 points this season. The 28th pick of the 2-15 Draft, Beauvillier has played well in his rookie season but should not be considered in fantasy hockey just yet.
Mikko Rantanen has 28 points in 52 games 02-20-2017
Mikko Rantanen LW COL
Mikko Rantanen scored a goal in Colorado's 3-2 overtime loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday.

Denver Post
Rantanen has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. He has 13 goals and 28 points in 52 contests this season.
Weight believes in Islander goaltenders 02-20-2017
Jean-Francois Berube G NYI
Coach Doug Weight believes in his goaltending duo of Thomas Greiss and Jean-Francois Berube.

New York Newsday
While Greiss has been great, Berube has given up four goals in two of the last three games. "Our goaltenders, we believe in them," Weight said. "We've had maybe two practices in the last 12 days, so you've got a young guy who's taking shots from guys like me, not from Johnny T [Tavares]. It's tough. But we have two good goaltenders and we got a big win from Roubs tonight." The Islanders have Jaroslav Halak in the minors where he won his 12th straight on Sunday and is 13-1-1 thus far.
Patrick Kane sets record for US-born player 02-20-2017
Patrick Kane RW CHI
Patrick Kane is the first American-born player to start his career with 10 consecutive seasons of at least 20 goals.

CSN Chicago
Kane reached that milestone on on Sunday when he scored a goal and an assist against the Buffalo Sabres. He also now has 60 points in 59 contests. "It's almost sad how fast it goes by," he said, in light of the fact that this is his 10th season. "I feel maybe not as young as I used to be. ... Hopefully, a lot of great years left." The 28-year-old has 271 goals and 723 points in 717 career contests.
Henrik Lundqvist great of late 02-20-2017
Henrik Lundqvist G NYR
Henrik Lundqvist in 9-2-0 in his last 12 games.

New York Daily News
He has been sensational after struggling earlier in the season as he has a GAA of 2.01 in his last 12. Overall, the netminder is 27-14-1 with a 2.65 GAA and a .912 save percentage. It is more than safe to return Lundqvist to your starting lineup if you had lost faith in him earlier this season.
Joseph Blandisi scores first of the season 02-20-2017
Joseph Blandisi LW NJ
Joseph Blandisi scored his first of the season Sunday.

The Bergen Record
It was Blandisi's first goal in over a year as he last scored on February 14, 2016. To be fair, Blandisi has spent most of the season with Albany of the AHL where he has seven goals and 23 points in 28 games. He has little, if any, fantasy value.
Ristolainen extends a 5-game point streak 02-20-2017
Rasmus Ristolainen D BUF
Rasmus Ristolainen is on a five-game point streak.

Buffalo News
Ristolainen has also recorded a point in seven of his last eight contests. He has four goals and 36 points in 60 contests, which puts him just five points shy of his career-high.
Anze Kopitar slumping in his last six 02-20-2017
Anze Kopitar C LA
Anze Kopitar has only one assist in his last six games.

LAKingsInsider
Kopitar has 33 points this season and is in grave danger (is there any other kind) of losing his nine year streak as the Kings leading point getter. He is also a minus-six in the last six contests so all-in-all, the Slovenian has not had a good season.
Jack Eichel has 4 points in last 4 games 02-20-2017
Jack Eichel C BUF
Jack Eichel has four points in his last four games.

Buffalo News
Eichel has accomplished that by registering an assist in each of those contests. He couldn't make his season debut until Nov. 29, but he's been superb since then, scoring 13 goals and 33 points in 39 contests.
Torey Krug's point streak reaches 5 games 02-20-2017
Torey Krug D BOS
Torey Krug extended his point streak to five games on Sunday.

CSN New England
Krug registered an assist in a 2-1 overtime win against San Jose. He's up to five goals and 37 points in 59 contests. That gives him a good shot of surpassing his previous career-high of 44 points.
Seth Jones has two helpers Sunday 02-20-2017
Seth Jones D CLB
Seth Jones had two assists Sunday and is on a four game points streak.

Columbus Dispatch
The defenseman has six helpers in his last four and has 10 goals and 34 points this season. The Blue Jackets are blessed on the blueline with two outstanding young defensemen as both Jones and Zach Werenski should make a dynamic duo for the next ten years. He is a keeper.
Ryan Spooner has a 3-game point streak 02-20-2017
Ryan Spooner C BOS
Ryan Spooner is on a three-game point streak.

CSN New England
Spooner found the back of the net in the Bruins' 2-1 overtime win against San Jose on Sunday. That was also his 30th point in 58 contests this season. He's been red hot lately with two goals and eight points in his last nine games.
Jimmy Hayes gets his 100th career point 02-20-2017
Jimmy Hayes RW BOS
Jimmy Hayes recorded his 100th career point on Sunday.

CSN New England
It took Hayes 287 career games to reach that mark. He hasn't been much of an offensive threat this season though with just two goals and three assists in 44 contests.
Oliver Bjorkstrand scores again 02-20-2017
Oliver Bjorkstrand RW CLB
Oliver Bjorkstrand scored his second goal in three games Sunday.

Columbus Dispatch
Bjorkstrand had a great 2015-16 season and had eight points in 12 games with Columbus so it was thought he would have no trouble cracking the Blue Jackets lineup last fall. Well, he had trouble and was sent to the minors but his recent recall, albeit on an emergency basis, has shown Columbus what they thought they were supposed to get at the start of the season. He is worth stashing for next season in keeper pools.
Look for Ron Hainsey to be dealt at deadline 02-20-2017
Ron Hainsey D CAR
With the Carolina Hurricanes seemingly out of the playoff race in the Eastern Conference, Ron Hainsey likely will be gone by the March 1 deadline.

Raleigh News & Observer
The Hurricanes currently are last in the East with 56 points and they have to climb over eight teams and make up at least nine points on eighth place Toronto, to make it into the playoffs. That's not happening and the Hurricanes are likely the third team to be sellers. Hainsey is the NHL record holder as he has played in 890 games without ever seeing post-season action. With an expiring contract, the Canes should send him elsewhere as every playoff contender is looking for defensive depth.
Jeff Skinner a minus-three Sunday 02-20-2017
Jeff Skinner LW CAR
Jeff Skinner was a minus-three Sunday in a 4-0 loss to Toronto.

Raleigh News & Observer
Skinner has been a minus-eight in his last three games and has been slumping of late as he has two goals and three points in his last 13 games. Overall the winger has 19 goals and 38 points this season. Phil Di Guiseppe was also a minus-three in the contest.
Jamie MCGinn has only two snipes in 27 games 02-20-2017
Jamie McGinn LW ARZ
Jamie McGinn has found the back of the net only twice in his last 27 games.

Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette
McGinn was inked to a three-year deal by the Coyotes after scoring 22 last season but he has only eight in 51 games this season, forcing head coach Dave Tippett to scratch him on Thursday. "I'm still going to be a positive guy and a good guy smiling around the room because it's not my teammates' fault," he said. "I put myself in this position by my play. There's no point in taking that out on them. You still have to be there and help them along the way. I want to be able to hang my hat on being a pro, and that's what being a pro is about."
John Gibson sensational since January 1 02-20-2017
John Gibson G ANA
John Gibson has been sensational since the first of January.

Orange County Register
Gibson has been the NHL's top goalie for the last seven-plus weeks with a 1.82 GAA and four shutouts. He is 11-6-1 during the span and has allowed only 33 goals on 545 shots. He is a must start.
02-20-2017
Jonathan Drouin LW TB
Jonathan Drouin returned to action on Sunday February 19.
Michal Neuvirth, Flyers grind by VAN 3-2 02-20-2017
Michal Neuvirth G PHI
Michal Neuvirth stopped 28 of 30 shots on Sunday and hung on to beat Vancouver 3-2. Neuvirth snapped a two-game losing streak and rebounded from a six-goal outing against Edmonton last week. He improves to 10-7-1 this season with a 2.78 goals against average and an .890 save percentage.
Ryan Miller, Canucks downed by Flyers 02-20-2017
Ryan Miller G VAN
Ryan Miller allowed three goals on 28 shots on Sunday night in a loss to Philadelphia. Miller allowed the first three goals of the game and has now lost three of his past four. His record drops to 16-17-3 with a 2.61 goals against average and .917 save percentage.
Shayne Gostisbehere sets up three in win 02-20-2017
Shayne Gostisbehere D PHI
Shayne Gostisbehere set up all three Flyer goals to help his team top Vancouver 3-2 on Sunday night. Gostisbehere was key in helping Philadelphia open up a 3-0 lead over the Canucks, then helping protect it. He now has four goals and 21 assists for 25 points in 53 games this season.
Jannik Hansen scores in Canucks loss 02-20-2017
Jannik Hansen RW VAN
Jannik Hansen scored in the Canucks'3-2 loss to Philadelphia on Sunday night. Hansen buried his sixth of the year midway through the second period, breaking a four-game pointless drought. The 30-year-old has 13 points in 27 games this season.
John Gibson posts shutout vs. Kings 02-20-2017
John Gibson G ANA
John Gibson made 24 saves on Sunday night and the Ducks needed every one of them to edge the Kings 1-0. Gibson now has two shutouts in his last three games - against two quality opponents in L.A. and Minnesota. The 23-year-old improves to 23-15-8 this season with a 2.27 goals against average and .922 save percentage. Gibson is undoubtedly thriving in his first full year as the Ducks' No. 1 goaltender.
Peter Budaj, Kings topped by Ducks 02-20-2017
Peter Budaj G LA
Peter Budaj stopped 28 of 29 shots on Sunday but received no offense in a 1-0 loss to Anaheim. Budaj falls to 28-19-3 this season with a 2.14 goals against average and .916 save percentage. He is winless in five of his last six games.
Tanner Pearson, KIngs held scoreless 02-20-2017
Tanner Pearson LW LA
Tanner Pearson and the rest of the Kings were held scoreless in a 1-0 loss to the Ducks on Sunday night. Pearson's point streak ended at three games, but the 24-year-old is still playing well with 19 goals and 33 points in 56 games.
Josh Manson propels Ducks over Kings 02-20-2017
Josh Manson D ANA
Josh Manson's second goal of the year stood out to be the game winner in a 1-0 Ducks victory over L.A. on Sunday. Manson took a saucer pass from Ryan Getzlaf and fired it home for the only goal of the game. The defenseman has two goals and 11 points this season.
Martin Jones, Sharks fall to Bruins in OT 02-20-2017
Martin Jones G SJ
Martin Jones made 26 saves on 28 shots in a 2-1 loss to Boston on Sunday. Jones rebounded from a six-goal outing vs. Florida last week, but was beaten by Brad Marchand in overtime. He falls to 28-15-6 this season with a 2.34 goals against average and .913 save percentage.
Tuukka Rask, B's get by Sharks in OT 02-20-2017
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Tuukka Rask stopped 29 of 30 shots in Sunday's overtime victory over San Jose. Rask improved to 28-13-4 this season and has a 2.24 goals against average and .914 save percentage. Rask has now won three straight games. The Bruins beat San Jose 2-1 on Brad Marchand's winning goal.
Patrick Marleau scores 21st in OTL 02-20-2017
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Patrick Marleau scored the lone Sharks goal on Sunday night in a 2-1 loss to the Bruins in overtime. The 37-year-old has shown that he still has some magic in him, as he's up to 21 goals and 34 points in 60 games.