Player Notes

  • Puts up assist
    Foegele logged an assist, two shots on goal, three hits and a minus-2 rating in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Stars in Game 2.

    Advice: Foegele snapped an 11-game point drought dating back to Game 2 of the first round. The 28-year-old winger has a steady spot in the lineup, but he's seen a smaller role amid his slump. He has three points, 20 shots on net, 28 hits and a minus-9 rating over 14 playoff appearances while primarily working in a third-line role. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 9:16 pm
  • Tallies in Game 2 win
    Marchment scored a goal on three shots and added two hits in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Oilers in Game 2.

    Advice: The goal snapped a three-game point drought for Marchment, and he found the back of the net for the first time since Game 1 of the first round versus Vegas. The 28-year-old winger has maintained a top-six role when healthy, though he missed six contests due to an undisclosed injury earlier in the postseason. Marchment is at four points, 19 shots on net, 38 hits and an even plus-minus rating over nine playoff outings, with his physicality being his best asset. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 8:53 pm
  • Two points in Saturday's win
    Benn scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist, doled out five hits, blocked three shots, added two PIM and went plus-2 in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Oilers in Game 2.

    Advice: It was a full stat line for Benn, who opened the scoring by taking a 2-on-1 himself 3:39 into the game. He also set up Esa Lindell's empty-netter in the third period. Benn has earned three goals and five assists over eight games since the start of the second round. He's at 11 points, 33 shots on net, 44 hits and a plus-2 rating over 15 playoff appearances. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 8:49 pm
  • Unavailable Saturday
    Henrique (ankle) isn't expected to play in Game 2 against Dallas on Saturday, Kurt Leavins of the Edmonton Journal reports.

    Advice: Henrique participated in pregame warmups but wasn't involved in line rushes. That suggests he is likely close to returning despite not being quite ready yet. The 34-year-old forward has a goal and an assist in six contests this playoffs. Henrique might receive a middle-six spot and have a role on the power play once he's healthy. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 4:59 pm
  • Deemed week-to-week
    Vesey (upper body) is considered week-to-week, per Mollie Walker of the New York Post.

    Advice: Vesey was able to accompany the team to Florida ahead of Sunday's Game 3, but it's unclear when he will be available to return to the lineup. He was injured in the second period of Friday's 2-1 overtime win over the Panthers in Game 2 after taking a hit from Ryan Lomberg. The 30-year-old Vesey has one goal and two assists in 12 outings this postseason. Blake Wheeler, Kaapo Kakko or Jonny Brodzinski could replace Vesey in Sunday's lineup versus Florida. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 2:51 pm
  • Hits unconditional waivers
    Usau was placed on unconditional waivers by the Lightning on Saturday for the purpose of terminating his contract, according to CapFriendly.

    Advice: Usau had seven goals and 14 points in 42 regular-season contests with AHL Syracuse in 2023-24. The 22-year-old was never drafted but signed a three-year, entry-level deal with Tampa Bay in March 2022. Should Usau clear waivers and get released, as is expected, he might return to the KHL. He scored nine goals and 26 points in 40 KHL outings with his hometown of Minsk in 2021-22. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 1:51 pm
  • Among recalls Saturday
    Othmann, Alex Belzile, Brett Berard, Anton Blidh, Ben Harpur, Dylan Garand, Jake Leschyshyn, Connor Mackey, Victor Mancini, Tyler Pitlick, Matthew Robertson, Brandon Scanlin and Adam Sykora were recalled from AHL Hartford on Saturday.

    Advice: Hartford was eliminated in three straight games by Hershey on Wednesday in the AHL Atlantic Division Finals. Othmann earned one goal and five points in 10 minor-league postseason outings. He had 21 goals and 49 points in 67 regular-season games for the Wolf Pack in 2023-24. Rotowire.com Yesterday, 9:39 am
  • Scores lone goal in loss
    Verhaeghe scored a goal and added two shots with a minus-1 rating in 21:03 of ice time in Friday's 2-1 Game 2 overtime loss versus New York.

    Advice: Verhaeghe has points in three consecutive games after potting a goal on the power play in Friday's loss. The 28-year-old is a crucial part of Florida's attack -- he's second on the team in points during the postseason behind only Matthew Tkachuk. Verhaeghe is up to a team-leading eight goals and six assists in 13 playoff contests. Rotowire.com Friday, 11:36 pm
  • Gathers helper in Game 1
    Robertson posted an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Thursday's 3-2 double-overtime loss to the Oilers in Game 1.

    Advice: Robertson still hasn't scored since Game 5 of the first round, but he's made up for it with eight helpers over his last seven contests. The winger is at 13 points, 28 shots on net, 23 hits, 19 blocked shots and a minus-2 rating through 14 playoff contests. Robertson continues to hold down a top-six role, and his increased physical play helps bolster his value in DFS formats. Rotowire.com Thursday, 10:26 pm