Player Notes

  • Markus Granlund sits out practice with flu
    Markus Granlund missed practice on Saturday due to the flu.

    Advice: The forward has to be considered questionable to play Sunday against Nashville but it will be a game time decision. He has six goals and 16 points in 42 games with a minus-three rating but is on a three game scoring streak with a goal and two assists. Rotoworld.com
    42 minutes ago
  • Zach Sill returns to the lineup
    Zach Sill (undisclosed) returned to action on Saturday.

    Advice: Sill was held off the scoresheet on Saturday. His feisty play has been a boon to the Maple Leafs and he could receive a contract extension from Toronto at the end of the season as they need players like him. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 11:05 pm
  • Brian Flynn back after missing 2 weeks
    Brian Flynn (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.

    Advice: Flynn missed 12 days with the injury. He played 14:45 on Saturday and was a plus-one. The winger has five goals and 17 points this. He was traded from Buffalo at the deadline but is only a depth player at this stage of his career. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 11:05 pm
  • Trevor Smith back on the ice Saturday
    Trevor Smith (undisclosed) returned to action on Saturday.

    Advice: Smith missed one game with the undisclosed injury which is becoming as popular an injury in the NHL as an upper or lower injury. He took a minor in 16:23 minutes of action. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 11:05 pm
  • Seguin tallies two points as Stars win in OT
    Tyler Seguin recorded a goal and an assist as the Stars edged the Canucks on Saturday night 4-3 in overtime.

    Advice: Seguin also had six shots on goal and a minor penalty in 20:40. The 23-year-old has 34 goals and 69 points this season, which is even more amazing when you consider he's played in only 66 games. John Klingberg got the game winner with 37 seconds left in overtime. Jamie Benn and Patrick Eaves notched the other markers. Trevor Daley and Cody Eakin each tallied two helpers. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 10:02 pm
  • Patrik Berglund ends 11-game point drought
    Patrik Berglund registered a goal and an assist in the Blues’ 4-2 loss to the Blue Jackets on Saturday night.

    Advice: Berglund scored 52 seconds into the second period and he assisted on Vladimir Tarasenko’s power-play goal later on in the frame. Berglund’s two-point night snapped an 11-game pointless streak. Tarasenko, who finished a minus-three, has 36 goals. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 7:45 pm
  • Kyle Turris gets goal, assist in 4-3 OT loss
    Kyle Turris tallied two points in the Senators’ 4-3 overtime loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

    Advice: Turris scored a power-play goal in the third period and assisted on Mark Stone’s second-period goal that started the scorting. The 25-year-old has five goals over his past five games, along with seven points. On the year, he has 22 goals and 54 points. Curtis Lazar and Mark Stone got the other goals. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 7:04 pm
  • Eric Staal scores 21st goal in Carolina's win
    Eric Staal notched a goal for the Hurricanes in their 3-1 win over the Devils on Saturday night.

    Advice: Staal’s 21st goal of the season came nine seconds into the third period. It was effectively the game winner, too. Even with points in three games in a row (five points total), Staal has had an underwhelming season with only 48 points on the year. Chris Terry and Justin Faulk picked up the other goals. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 6:40 pm
  • Pens' Evgeni Malkin returns with two assists
    Pittsburgh superstar Evgeni Malkin returned to the Penguins Saturday and contributed two assists in a 3-2 victory over the visiting Arizona Coyotes.

    Advice: Malkin missed six games after sustaining a lower-body injury during his first shift in the Penguins' 2-0 loss to the Boston Bruins on March 14. Malkin now has 42 assists and 70 points in 64 games this season. His shot total on Saturday was five, second on the Pens only to fellow superstar Sidney Crosby, who fired six shots on net. Crosby scored a goal and had two assists himself against the Coyotes. Malkin missed six games after sustaining the injury during his first shift in the Penguins' 2-0 loss to the Boston Bruins on March 14. Forward Patric Hornqvist, who last played against the Detroit Red Wings on March 15, also returned to the Pittsburgh, but forward David Perron was unavailable because of an undisclosed illness. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 3:41 pm
  • Kyle Brodziak out Saturday but returning soon
    Center Kyle Brodziak will miss another game Saturday night when the Minnesota Wild entertain the Los Angeles Kings.

    Advice: Brodziak will miss his third game with upper-body tightness. Minnesota coach Mike Yeo, however, says Brodziak likely will be returning to practice next week. Broziak has nine goals and 20 points in 67 games this season. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 2:44 pm
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  • Sidney Crosby dominates in Penguins win
    For the first time in a long time, Sidney Crosby enjoyed a three-point game. He factored into every Pittsburgh Penguins goal in a 3-2 win against the Arizona Coyotes.

    Advice: Crosby's 25th goal of the season was the game-winner, and with two assists, he has the NHL points lead with 78. Evgeni Malkin had two assists in his return and Steve Downie had a big showing in his own right on Saturday. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 2:00 pm
  • Joe Pavelski imposes will in Sharks win
    Joe Pavelski was productive in the San Jose Sharks' 3-2 shootout win against the Philadelphia Flyers.

    Advice: Pavelski scored a power-play goal and fired seven SOG in 21:54 TOI on Saturday. He has 36 goals in 2014-15, just five shy of last year's career-best of 41. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 1:50 pm
  • Andrew Cogliano gets Ducks' game-winner
    Andrew Cogliano scored the game-winner as the Anaheim Ducks beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday.

    Advice: Cogliano now has 14 goals and two GWGs on the season. He also has 26 points in what's primarily a defensive role for the Ducks. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 1:39 pm
  • Troy Brouwer breaks slump with two goals
    Troy Brouwer scored two of the Washington Capitals' goals in a 4-3 loss to the Nashville Predators on Saturday.

    Advice: Brouwer hit 20 goals scored in 2014-15. It represented the end of a goal slump that stretched back to Feb. 19. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 12:41 pm
  • Ryan Carter to play Saturday v Kings
    Ryan Carter will be back in the Minnesota lineup against Los Angeles Saturday night.

    Advice: He has been out for 22 games with a shoulder injury but is ready to go. Despite the fact this will help the Wild, Carter has no fantasy value. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 10:40 am
  • Oshie sick and misses practice but will play
    T.J. Oshie missed Saturday morning's practice due to illness but he is expected to play Saturday night against Columbus.

    Advice: Just in case you were worried when you heard he did not participate in scrimmages. Keep Oshie active. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 10:37 am
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  • Mikhail Grabovski not close to returning
    Coach Jack Capuano said that Mikhail Grabovski is not close to returning from a concussion.

    Advice: While it appears that the remainder of the regular season is gone, it may be the playoffs as well for the center. He has been out since February 19 and has not started skating as of yet. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 7:03 am
    Injured Reserve
  • Brian Boyle could get 1st PP playing time
    Don't be surprised if you see 6'7" Brian Boyle on the ice in front of the opposition's net during the Lightning power play.

    Advice: That's exactly where he practised Friday afternoon. In fact, Boyle was a regular participant on Tampa's first unit during Friday's scrimmages. Bolts' coach Jon Cooper wants more traffic in front of the opposition's net and what better way to accomplish that by putting the giant Boyle in the face of the other team's goalie. Boyle could get some deflection or rebound points in this position so consider picking him up if you need a short-term scoring boost. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 6:23 am
  • Matt Hendricks (back) misses Dallas game
    Matt Hendricks sat out Friday's game against Dallas with back woes.

    Advice: The forward is considered questionable for Sunday's match with Colorado. He has eight goals and 16 points with 76 penalty minutes this season. Just an FYI in case he is in your lineup. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 5:27 am
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  • Boyd Gordon could be back on Sunday
    Boyd Gordon (back) could be ready to go on Sunday.

    Advice: Gordon has been out since Tuesday as he missed practice that day. The bottom six forward has only six goals and 13 points in 68 games this season. He has little fantasy value. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 5:24 am
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