NHL Recent Player News
|2/21/2017||Henrik Lundqvist, NYR, G|
|Lundqvist made 26 saves while taking the loss in the Rangers' 3-2 shootout defeat to Montreal on Tuesday.
Analysis: New York's longtime goaltender isn't having a vintage season, but he's putting together a very strong February. In eight starts this month, Lundqvist has compiled a 6-1-1 record, a 1.97 goals-against average and a .940 save percentage.
|2/21/2017||Rick Nash, NYR, RW|
|Nash scored the tying goal in the second period to help the Rangers earn a point in Tuesday's shootout loss to Montreal.
Analysis: The goal was the third in eight games for the often-maligned wing after he went seven straight without one. Nash's 17 goals are still two more than his career-low total of last season, and he's currently riding a three-game point streak.
|2/21/2017||Max Pacioretty, Mon, LW|
|Pacioretty collected an assist in the Canadiens' win at the Rangers on Tuesday.
Analysis: Montreal's leader with 52 points, Pacioretty has amassed eight over his last five games and scored seven of his team-high 28 goals in the Canadiens' 10 contests since the All-Star break.
|2/21/2017||Connor Carrick, Tor, D|
|Carrick exiting due to an upper-body ailment after only four shifts Tuesday.
Analysis: Carrick had seven total points and no fantasy value.
|2/21/2017||Auston Matthews, Tor, C|
|Matthews had three assists Tuesday.
Analysis: He has 13 points over a 10-game stretch.
|2/21/2017||Josh Leivo, Tor, LW|
|Leivo had two assists Tuesday.
Analysis: He has eight points over a five-game stretch.
|2/21/2017||Shea Weber, Mon, D|
|Weber had a goal and an assist in the Canadiens' shootout win over the Rangers on Tuesday.
Analysis: It's the first-multi-point outing since Jan. 11 for the All-Star defenseman, who entered the contest with just four points and a minus-7 rating over his previous 17 games. Despite the slump, Weber still ranks second among NHL blueliners with 14 goals this season.
|2/21/2017||Kris Letang, Pit, D|
|Letang recorded an assist and finished a plus-2 in Tuesday's win at Carolina.
Analysis: The defenseman has had his share of assists this month, producing 10 along with one goal in 10 February games. Letang is a plus-5 during that stretch as well.
|2/21/2017||Cam Ward, Car, G|
|Ward stopped 19 of 22 shots Tuesday against Pittsburgh to lose his fourth consecutive start.
Analysis: If mediocrity is what you're seeking in a fantasy goaltender, Ward is your guy, as he's never had a goals-against average lower than 2.40 in any of his 12 NHL seasons. The 32-year-old has been well below average lately, though, compiling a 4-7-1 record, 3.78 GAA and an .871 save percentage in 12 starts since Jan. 14.
|2/21/2017||Leo Komarov, Tor, C|
|Komarov scored twice Tuesday.
Analysis: He has six points in five games.
|2/21/2017||Jake Gardiner, Tor, D|
|Gardiner scored 2:29 into overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 5-4 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Gardiner also had an assist. He has five points in two games after recording three in the previous 17.
|2/21/2017||Mark Scheifele, Wpg, C|
|Scheifele had two assists Tuesday.
Analysis: He has nine assists over a five-game stretch.
|2/21/2017||Mathieu Perreault, Wpg, C|
|Perreault had two assists Tuesday.
Analysis: He has six assists in four games.
|2/21/2017||Jeff Skinner, Car, LW|
|Skinner scored the Hurricanes' lone goal in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Pittsburgh.
Analysis: The 24-year-old's second goal in three games gives him 20 for the season, the fifth time he's reached that mark in his seven NHL campaigns. Skinner averaged 23.8 goals over his first six seasons.
|2/21/2017||Patrik Laine, Wpg, RW|
|Laine scored twice Tuesday.
Analysis: Laine has 30 goals, seven of which have come in the last five games. He became the first 18-year-old in the NHL to hit the 30-goal mark since Jeff Skinner had 31 for Carolina in 2010-11.
|2/21/2017||Evgeni Malkin, Pit, C|
|Malkin scored his 25th goal of the season and picked up six penalty minutes in Tuesday's victory at Carolina.
Analysis: Malkin has been becoming familiar with the penalty box, having amassed 18 minutes of infraction time over his last seven games. That hasn't stopped the All-Star center from producing, as he's now posted three goals and three assists in five games since returning from a lower-body injury.
|2/21/2017||Sidney Crosby, Pit, C|
|Crosby scored in a second straight game to help the Penguins to Tuesday's 3-1 win at Carolina.
Analysis: The league's leader with 33 goals, Crosby has one in three of his last four contests and five with five assists over a nine-game stretch. His days as a premier fantasy contributor aren't ending anytime soon.
|2/21/2017||Trevor Daley, Pit, D|
|Daley suffered a lower-body injury Tuesday, and will be evaluated when the team returns to Pittsburgh.
Analysis: "We're hopeful that Trevor, it won't be anything significant," coach Mike Sullivan said.
|2/21/2017||Henrik Zetterberg, Det, LW|
|Zetterberg scored Tuesday.
Analysis: He has 13 points in his last 11 games.
|2/21/2017||Josh Bailey, NYI, LW|
|Bailey collected a goal and an assist as the New York Islanders opened a season-long nine-game road trip with a solid 3-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday.
Analysis: This was just the second time in eight games Bailey recorded a point.
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