Player Notes

  • Joins big club
    Karlstrom was recalled from AHL Texas on Saturday.

    Advice: Karlstrom spent the entire 2023-24 campaign with Texas after playing in five games with Dallas during the 2022-23 campaign. He had 21 goals and 44 points in 72 appearances during the 2023-24 regular season. The 26-year-old forward was also productive in the postseason, picking up three goals and five assists in seven games. Saturday, 7:44 am
  • Summoned from AHL
    Back was recalled from AHL Texas on Saturday.

    Advice: Back has spent the last three seasons with AHL Texas after being selected in the third round (75th overall) of the 2018 NHL Draft. He had seven goals and 36 points in 59 regular-season games during the 2023-24 campaign. He also picked up five points in seven AHL playoff outings. Saturday, 7:35 am
  • Slings helper Friday
    Seguin logged an assist and two shots on goal in Friday's 2-1 double-overtime win over the Avalanche in Game 6.

    Advice: Seguin appeared to be injured late in Wednesday's Game 5, but he was deemed fine a day later. The 32-year-old helped out on a Jamie Benn equalizer in the third period of Game 6. Through 13 playoff outings, Seguin has eight points, 39 shots on net, 18 hits and a plus-7 rating while filling a middle-six role. Friday, 11:34 pm
  • Sets up game-winner
    Pavelski recorded an assist, two shots on goal and five hits in Friday's 2-1 double-overtime win over the Avalanche in Game 6.

    Advice: Pavelski was able to poke the puck free from the skates of several Avalanche players in front of the net, and Matt Duchene buried the shot amid the chaos for the series-clinching goal. All four of Pavelski's points this postseason have been collected in the second round, three of which have come over the last two contests. The 39-year-old has added 19 shots on net, 28 hits and a minus-1 rating over 13 playoff outings. If he's able to carry his recent momentum into the Western Conference Finals, the Stars could add another dynamic to their deep offense. Friday, 11:32 pm
  • Clinches series win
    Duchene scored the game-winning goal in Friday's 2-1 double-overtime win over the Avalanche in Game 6.

    Advice: Duchene was called for goaltender interference on a potential game-winner in the first overtime. That didn't dissuade him from sticking near the net, and he converted 11:42 into the second extra session after the puck popped loose from a scrum in front of the net. Through 13 playoff contests, Duchene has two goals, six points, 18 shots on net, 16 hits, 13 blocked shots and a plus-2 rating. He is filling in on a line with Jason Robertson and Joe Pavelski while Roope Hintz (upper body) recovers from an upper-body injury. Friday, 11:27 pm
  • Two points in Game 6 clincher
    Lundell scored a goal and added an assist in a 2-1 win over the Bruins on Friday in Game 6.

    Advice: Lundell's marker came in the second period, and he then supplied the primary assist on the game-winner, propelling the Panthers to victory and clinching the series to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. This was Lundell's second multi-point performance of the playoffs. Over the past few weeks, Lundell has been a consistent force on the ice, tallying points in seven out of his last 10 contests and displaying strong chemistry with his linemates. Friday, 10:40 pm
  • Back on scoresheet in win
    Trocheck had a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-3 win over Carolina in Game 6.

    Advice: Trocheck was back to his usual form after a brief hiatus from the scoresheet in consecutive contests prior to Game 6. The second-line center deflected a shot from Artemi Panarin past Carolina's Frederik Andersen to give the Rangers life early in the second period after being down two goals. Trocheck would add a secondary assist on Chris Kreider's game-tying power-play marker in the third period. Trocheck also had three shots on net, four hits and a plus-1 rating in 23:14 of ice time. After setting a career high during the regular season with 77 points in 82 games, the 30-year-old center is up to six goals and eight assists in 10 contests this postseason. Friday, 10:30 am
  • Won't play Friday
    Trenin (upper body) will not be in the lineup for Game 6 versus Dallas on Friday. Coach Jared Bednar told reporters, "He won't be available tonight. He's on the shelf for tonight's game. Still classify him as day-to-day," per Kyle Fredrickson of The Denver Gazette.

    Advice: Trenin has produced just one point in 10 postseason contests, so his absence from the lineup is unlikely to have a significant impact on fantasy players. Without Trenin in the lineup, the Avs will likely turn to Chris Wagner to fill a fourth-line center role, though Fredrik Olofsson could also be in the mix. Friday, 10:18 am
  • Two points in loss
    Aho scored a goal and added an assist in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Rangers in Game 6.

    Advice: Aho had the primary assist on Seth Jarvis' power-play marker early in the second period. Aho also had an even-strength tally in the middle frame, which was the final goal Carolina scored in the contest. In addition to recording two points, the Finnish center had two shots on net, one block and a minus-2 rating in 18:48 of ice time. After a career high in the regular season with 89 points, the 26-year-old forward finished the postseason with four goals, eight assists and a plus-1 rating in 11 outings. Friday, 10:05 am