News: Jonathan Quick is on track to start Sunday's game against the Jets, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports. Analysis: Jonathan Quick is thus in line to return to the Kings' net Sunday after giving way to Martin Jones in Friday's loss to the Ducks.
News: Alex Ovechkin was given "Third-Star" honors for the month of February, according to a team press release. Analysis: Alex Ovechkin led the league in goals (10), points (17), power-play goals (5) and shots on goal (68) during 14 games last month. He's been a bit quieter of late with only a goal and a minus-3 rating in his last four games, but he's still a dominant force in all fantasy formats.
News: Keith Aulie was placed on waiver by the Oilers on Sunday, according to the Edmonton Journal. Analysis: Keith Aulie was not in the Oilers future plans as he has only played 18 games this season. If he passes through waivers he will likely be sent to the AHL.
News: Jake Allen is slated to start Sunday's game against the Canucks, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Analysis: Jake Allen, who has given way Brian Elliott over the Blues' last two games, will look to bounce back from Tuesday's tough outing, in which he gave up five goals on 23 shots in a 5-2 loss to Montreal.
News: Curtis McElhinney is slated to start Sunday's game against the Penguins, Jeff Rimer of Fox Sports Ohio reports. Analysis: Per the report, Curtis McElhinney will be backed up Sunday by Sergei Bobrovsky, who may play Tuesday against the Capitals.
News: Gabriel Landeskog was held pointless Saturday, but he picked up 10 PIM in a loss to the Wild. Analysis: Gabriel Landeskog, who has recorded six goals in his last nine games, also fired three shots on goal in Saturday's loss. Landeskog is impressing right now and considering the top-line forward has racked up 65 PIM on the season, he makes for a good all-around fantasy option.
News: Cody McLeod was dinged for 17 PIM in Saturday's loss to the Wild. Analysis: A spirited outing from Cody McLeod, who now has a whopping 167 PIM this season -- second-most in the NHL. While he's only produced nine points in 63 games, the 30-year-old piles up the PIM, making him worth owning in deep specialty leagues.
News: Justin Fontaine scored the game-winning goal Saturday against Colorado. Analysis: Justin Fontaine has been productive of late, compiling three goals and nine points in his last eight games. He's now got eight goals, 22 points and a plus-11 rating in 52 games on the season. He can be trusted in some very deep leagues, but considering he averages just 11:32 of ice time, the bottom-six forward doesn't hold much fantasy value.
News: Erik Haula recorded his second straight multi-point game Saturday, scoring his seventh goal of the season and picking up an assist in a win over Colorado. Analysis: While he's been hot these past two game, Erik Haula had recorded just one point in his previous 15 games. Considering he skates on the fourth line and has just 12 points in 55 games on the season, the 23-year-old currently only has fantasy value in the deepest of leagues.
News: Semyon Varlamov gave up three goals on 32 shots in Saturday's loss to the Wild. Analysis: Semyon Varlamov has now given up at least three goals in each of his last four games. The 26-year-old owns a 19-17-7 record on the season with a .917 save percentage and 2.69 GAA. He may be struggling a little right now, but he's played in a whopping 43 games and is the go-to-guy in Colorado. He'll rebound soon.