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  • Alex Iafallo picks up lucky goal No. 13
    Alex Iafallo notched his 13th goal of the season in Monday's 2-1 overtime loss against the St. Louis Blues.

    Advice: Iafallo has 13 goals with 30 points across 53 games this season, which now gives him an average of 15 goals across the past three seasons while reaching at least 30 points in each of the NHL campaigns. The 27-year-old right winger has been very productive, and very durable, across the past three seasons. He is a decent low-end option in most pools of 12 or more teams heading into the 2021-22 fantasy season. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 10:36 pm
  • Alex DeBrincat nets 2 pts in OTL to Stars
    Alex DeBrincat picked up a goal and an assist during Monday's 5-4 OT loss to the Dallas Stars.

    Advice: DeBrincat did all of his damage in the first two periods of the game, as he opened the scoring 53 seconds into the first frame and he added an assist on Pius Suter's goal less than 30 seconds later. The Blackhawks won't be making the postseason this year, but DeBrincat still had a ridiculous 2021 campaign. He finishes the year with an incredible 32 goals and 56 points in 52 games.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 8:13 pm
  • Jason Robertson nets OT winner vs. CHI
    Jason Robertson scored a goal and an assist during Monday's 5-4 OT win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

    Advice: Robertson registered the only assist on Jason Dickinson's game-tying goal at the 12:18 mark of the third period. The impressive rookie then added the game-winning goal with 30 seconds remaining in overtime. The 21-year-old had a minus-1 rating, three shots on goal and two hits in 20:54 of ice time. He finished the year with 17 goals and 45 points in 51 games. Look for him to finish in the top three of Calder Trophy voting. He's someone to monitor closely in all fantasy formats next season.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 8:00 pm
  • Kyle Connor scores in loss vs. Canucks
    Kyle Connor scored a goal in Monday's 3-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.

    Advice: Connor was left alone in front of the net and finished off a feed from Mathieu Perreault to put the Jets on the board at the 10:44 mark of the first period. Winnipeg didn't generate any more offense after that as they were facing a locked-in Thatcher Demko who made 39 saves on the night. Connor finished the game with an even rating and four shots on goal in 24:22 of ice time. The 24-year-old has 23 goals and 22 assists in 54 games this season.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 7:40 pm
  • Nils Hoglander scores brace in win over Winnipeg
    Nils Hoglander scored twice in Monday's 3-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

    Advice: Hoglander poked the puck off of Ville Heinola's stick to spring himself on a breakaway and put back his own rebound past Laurent Brossoit to give the Canucks a 1-0 lead at the 3:04 mark of the opening period. He also tried to feed a teammate on a 2-on-1 and his pass deflected off of Josh Morrissey and into the back of the net for his second of the game. The 20-year-old finished the game with a plus-1 rating, six shots on goal and a hit in 16:51 of ice time. Hoglander has 12 goals and 14 assists in 50 games in his rookie campaign. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 7:29 pm
  • Carter Verhaeghe scores 18th goal in win over TB
    Carter Verhaeghe found the back of the net during Monday's 4-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

    Advice: Verhaeghe was back in the lineup after missing 13 games with an upper-body injury and he managed to find the back of the net in his first game back in the lineup. He finished the night with a plus-1 rating, four penalty minutes and one shot on goal in 16:01 of ice time. The 25-year-old has had a terrific first season with the Panthers. He now has 18 goals and 18 assists in 36 games this season. MacKenzie Weegar, Juho Lammikko and Alex Wennberg also scored for the Bolts on Monday night.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 7:22 pm
  • Taylor Hall scores twice in OTW vs. Islanders
    Taylor Hall scored twice in Monday's 3-2 overtime win against the New York Islanders. 

    Advice: Hall took a cross-ice pass from David Krejci in the late stages of the first period and burried one from a sharp past Semyon Varlamov to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead while on the power play. The 29-year-old made a beautiful move in overtime and ripped a backhand past Ilya Sorokin to give the Bruins the victory and solidify their playoff matchup with the Washington Capitals. Hall finished the game with a plus-1 rating, three shots on goal and a minor penalty in 17:30 of ice time. He has eight goals and six assists in 16 games with the Boston Bruins.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 7:01 pm
  • Pavel Zacha scores in loss vs. Flyers
    Pavel Zacha scored a goal in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

    Advice: Zacha took a slick pass from Nico Hischier in the early stages of the first period and quickly released the puck to get the Devils on the board. Just under two minutes later, Janne Kuokkanen put one in the back of the net to give New Jersey a 2-0 lead but their offense stalled after that. Zacha finished the game with a plus-1 rating, two shots on goal, and a minor penalty in 15:21 of ice time. The 24-year-old has 17 goals and 18 assists in 50 games. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 6:44 pm
  • Liam O'Brien sits against Vegas
    The Colorado Avalanche won't dress Liam O'Brien on Monday night against the Vegas Golden Knights.

    Advice: Kiefer Sherwood will also be scratched on Monday night. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 6:38 pm
     
  • Joel Farabee nets two goals in win vs. Devils
    Joel Farabee scored two goals in Monday's 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.

    Advice: Farabee found himself in behind the defense of the Devils when he took a pass and made a slick move to beat Scott Wedgewood to get the Flyers on the board at the 13:44 mark of the first period. In the final frame, he cleaned up a rebound off the stick of Wade Allison to make it 4-2. Farabee finished the game with a plus-2 rating and four shots on goal in 16:12 of ice time. The 21-year-old has 20 goals and 18 assists in 55 games this season. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 6:36 pm
     
  • Max Pacioretty (undisclosed) remains out on Monday
    The Vegas Golden Knights won't have Max Pacioretty in their lineup on Monday night against the Colorado Avalanche due to an undisclosed injury.

    Advice: Make this five straight games that Pacioretty is set to miss due to his injury. Vegas will visit the Sharks on Wednesday night for their season finale and we'll have to wait until then to see if Pacioretty can participate in that one. The 32-year-old has 24 goals and 51 points in 48 games this season. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 6:33 pm
  • Rhett Gardner scratched against Chicago
    The Dallas Stars won't dress Rhett Gardner on Monday night against the Chicago Blackhawks.

    Advice: Gardner will finish having not dressed in three of Dallas' last four games. Sami Vatanen will also be scratched. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 4:42 pm
  • Jonathan Huberdeau (UBI) out on Monday night
    The Florida Panthers announced that Jonathan Huberdeau has an upper-body injury that kept him out of Monday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

    Advice: Huberdeau was a late scratch for the Panthers. Florida has him listed as day-to-day but they're likely just trying to get him right as they head into the post-season. The 27-year-old will finish the campaign with 20 goals and 61 points in 55 games played. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 4:01 pm
  • Ondrej Palat (lower body) won't play on Monday
    Ondrej Palat (lower body) won't play on Monday night against Florida. 

    Advice: Palat is considered day-to-day. He won't play in the team's regular-season finale, but hopefully he will be ready for the start of the playoffs.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 3:50 pm
  • Trent Frederic scratched against Islanders
    The Boston Bruins won't dress Trent Frederic on Monday night against the New York Islanders.

    Advice: Frederic has four goals and five points in 41 games this season. Jakub Zboril, Steven Kampfer, Connor Clifton and Jared Tinordi will also be scratched. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 3:49 pm
  • Carter Verhaeghe back in the lineup Monday
    Carter Verhaeghe (upper body) will be back in the Florida lineup Monday. 

    Advice: Verhaeghe has been out since April 10 and will get the opportunity to play in one game before the start of the playoffs. He is having a career year with 17 goals and 35 points in 42 games. In roto-style pools, get him back in your lineup as head-to-head leagues are done. Verhaeghe will also make a nice pick in a playoff pool if you think the Panthers are going on a run. NBCSportsEDGE.com Yesterday, 7:25 am
  • Alex DeBrincat lights lamp twice in win vs. Stars
    Alex DeBrincat posted two goals in Sunday's 4-2 win against the Dallas Stars.

    Advice: DeBrincat ended up with a plus-1 rating, four shots and four hits in his 19:23 of ice time across 23 shifts while winning his only faceoff attempt. His first goal came on the power play, and was his 30th of the season, making it 3-1 at the time. As it stands, it was the game-winning tally. He also added a goal at 16:48 of the third period for insurance, as the Blackhawks won their penultimate game of the regular season. The teams are back at it on Monday night in the finale. It has been a super successful year for DeBrincat, even if the team will miss the playoffs, as he has 31 goals and 54 points in just 51 games. NBCSportsEDGE.com Sunday, 8:15 pm
  • Jonathan Huberdeau posts goal, assist in win
    Jonathan Huberdeau scored a goal with an assist in Saturday's 5-1 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

    Advice: Huberdeau finished with a plus-2 rating, four shots on goal, a blocked shot and a game misconduct penalty while adding three hits in 18:14 of ice time across 19 shifts. He is up to 20 goals and 61 points across 55 games, and he is the third player in Florida Panthers franchise history to collect 60 points in a season before his 60th game multiple times. He also did it in 45 games during the 2019-20 campaign. He joins Aleksander Barkov and Pavel Bure in the elite club. NBCSportsEDGE.com Saturday, 9:33 pm
  • Max Pacioretty still unavailable for Vegas
    Max Pacioretty (undisclosed) won't play again on Saturday night. 

    Advice: This marks the fourth straight game that Pacioretty will miss due to an undisclosed injury. Vegas only has two games left in the regular season.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Saturday, 6:57 pm
  • Carter Verhaeghe (UBI) won't play on Saturday
    Carter Verhaeghe (upper body) will miss Saturday's game.

    Advice: Verhaeghe should be back in the lineup on Monday though, according to Panthers coach Joel Quenneville. Verhaeghe has 17 goals and 35 points in 42 contests in 2020-21. NBCSportsEDGE.com Saturday, 12:00 pm
  • Carter Verhaeghe practices with fifth line
    Carter Verhaeghe (upper body) practiced with the fifth line Saturday.

    Advice: It appears that Verhaeghe will not be in the lineup after it looked promising on Thursday when he practiced with Aleksander Barkov and Anthony Duclair. The Panthers could use him back in the lineup once he is ready to go as he had 17 goals and 35 points in 42 games before his injury. NBCSportsEDGE.com Saturday, 7:06 am
  • Liam O'Brien scratched vs. LA Kings
    The Colorado Avalanche won't dress Liam O'Brien on Friday night against the Los Angeles Kings.

    Advice: Make this five straight for him in the press box. The 26-year-old has three points in 12 games this season. NBCSportsEDGE.com Friday, 6:45 pm
     
  • Max Pacioretty out again on Friday night
    The Vegas Golden Knights will once again be without Max Pacioretty on Friday night when they face the St. Louis Blues.

    Advice: Make this three straight games that Pacioretty misses due to an undisclosed issue. To make things worse, Vegas is so close to the salary cap that they continue to be forced to dress one less skate, playing with 11 forwards and six defensemen. The 32-year-old Pacioretty has 24 goals and 51 points in 48 games so far this season. NBCSportsEDGE.com Friday, 6:35 pm
  • Alex DeBrincat scores OT game-winning goal
    Alex DeBrincat scored the game-winning goal during Thursday's 2-1 OT win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

    Advice: For most of this game Carolina held a lead, but towards the end of the third Chicago tied it up and forced an overtime. Just over two minutes into additional minutes, DeBrincat notched home the game-winner to seal the victory for the Blackhawks. This was his 29th goal of the year. He also has 23 assists so far this season, which puts his point total at 52. He leads Chicago in goals. With this performance DeBrincat now also increases his point streak to six games. NBCSportsEDGE.com Thursday, 7:45 pm
  • Pavel Zacha stays hot in win over Islanders
    Pavel Zacha scored a goal in Thursday's 2-1 win over the New York Islanders.

    Advice: Zacha opened the scoring at the 14:11 mark of the first period and Michael McLeod gave the Devils a 2-1 lead in the middle frame. The 24-year-old has been hot as of late and he's put together a relatively good offensive season. He's picked up nine points in his last seven games and three goals in his last two outings. He now has 16 goals and 34 points in 48 games this season.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Thursday, 6:53 pm
  • Carter Verhaeghe practices, may be back Saturday
    Carter Verhaeghe (upper body) appears to be on track for a return to the lineup on Saturday against Tampa Bay. 

    Advice: Verhaeghe practiced alongside Aleksander Barkov and Anthony Duclair during Thursday's practice and coach Joel Quenneville thinks that the Panthers forward should be ready to play. Verhaeghe has been out since April 10 due to an upper-body injury.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Thursday, 9:45 am
  • Liam O'Brien scratched against Sharks
    The Colorado Avalanche won't dress Liam O'Brien on Wednesday night against the San Jose Sharks.

    Advice: This is the fourth straight for him in the press box. Dan Renouf and Kiefer Sherwood will also be scratched. NBCSportsEDGE.com Wednesday, 6:04 pm
     
  • Max Pacioretty ruled out for Wednesday's contest
    Max Pacioretty (undisclosed) won't play on Wednesday night against Minnesota. 

    Advice: This will be a second straight game on the sidelines for Pacioretty after he left Saturday's match against Arizona due to an undisclosed injury. Coach Peter DeBoer reiterated that the injury is not believed to be long-term, so consider Pacioretty day-to-day. NBCSportsEDGE.com Wednesday, 9:33 am
  • Alex DeBrincat scores 27th & 28th goals on Tuesday
    Alex DeBrincat scored a pair of goals in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. 

    Advice: DeBrincat opened the scoring with his first career shorthanded goal and he added a second tally in the third frame to cut his team's deficit to 4-3 at the time. DeBrincat has scored at least one goal in four consecutive games for the Blackhawks. He now has 28 goals and 51 points in 49 games this season. He's having a terrific bounce-back year after scoring "only" 18 goals in 70 games last year.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Tuesday, 7:57 pm
  • Pavel Zacha scores twice in OT win over Bruins
    Pavel Zacha scored twice in Tuesday's 4-3 OT win over the Boston Bruins.

    Advice: Zacha opened the scoring with a power-play goal at the 8:42 mark of the first period and he added the game-winning goal at the midway point of overtime. The Devils forward finished the game with an even rating, three shots on goal and four hits in 18:22 of ice time. The 24-year-old is having a career-year, as he's up to 15 goals and 31 points in 46 games this season. Jesper Boqvist and Yegor Sharangovich also found the back of the net for the Devils on Tuesday night.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Tuesday, 7:13 pm
  • Alex DeBrincat scores 26th goal in loss to CAR
    Alex DeBrincat scored a goal in Monday's 5-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. 

    Advice: DeBrincat cut the Blackhawks' deficit to 4-2 with just over five minutes remaining in the third period, but that's as close as Chicago would come to making it a game. The 23-year-old has now scored in three consecutive games. He has 26 goals and 49 points in 48 games this season. DeBrincat had a disappointing offensive season last year, but he's bounced back in a big way in 2021.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Monday, 8:10 pm
  • Max Pacioretty isn't available Monday night
    Max Pacioretty (undisclosed) won't play Monday night.

    Advice: Pacioretty was a game-time decision after sustaining the injury during Saturday's contest. He has 24 goals and 51 points in 48 contests this season. Mattias Janmark is set to play on the first line as a result of Pacioretty's absence. NBCSportsEDGE.com Monday, 4:51 pm
  • Carter Verhaeghe close to returning to lineup
    Carter Verhaeghe (upper body) "real close" to being available to play, per coach Joel Quenneville. 

    Advice: Verhaeghe has been sidelined since April 10 due to an upper-body injury. The Panthers were optimistic last week that he would be ready to return before the end of the regular season. Florida has two games left after Monday's contest.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Monday, 10:44 am
  • Max Pacioretty will be a game-time call Monday
    Max Pacioretty will be a game-time decision on Monday night against Minnesota. 

    Advice: Pacioretty left Saturday's game because of an undisclosed injury. He picked up an assist and had three shots on goal over 12:25 of ice time prior to his exit. Pacioretty has racked up 24 goals and 51 points in 48 games this season.  NBCSportsEDGE.com Monday, 10:13 am
  • Alex DeBrincat records two more points
    Alex DeBrincat posted a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-4 home loss against the Florida Panthers.

    Advice: DeBrincat posted three shots on goal with a blocked shot and three hits in 21:30 of ice time across 24 shifts. He won just two of his six faceoff opportunities (33.3 percent), which might have been the only thing that didn't go well for him because the actual result of the game. DeBrincat has two goals and four points in a three-game point streak, and he has six goals and 12 points across the past 12 outings. NBCSportsEDGE.com May 1, 10:23 pm
  • NHL names Jason Robertson as Rookie of the Month
    Jason Robertson has been selected as April's Rookie of the Month.

    Advice: Robertson scored eight goals and 18 points in 17 contests last month. He's up to 40 points in 45 contests this season, putting him in second place in the rookie scoring race behind Kirill Kaprizov (42 points in 49 games). NBCSportsEDGE.com May 1, 11:44 am
  • Avalanche make Liam O'Brien a scratch
    The Colorado Avalanche won't dress Liam O'Brien on Friday night against the Colorado Avalanche.

    Advice: O'Brien has three points in 12 games so far this season. He's a depth forward. NBCSportsEDGE.com Apr 30, 5:58 pm
     
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