News: Pekka Rinne stopped 31 of 33 shots as the Predators beat the Blackhawks 3-2 on Friday. Analysis: Pekka Rinne lost his first three starts since coming off injured reserve March 4, but has now won his last two and given up a total of 11 goals in the five games he's played since returning. He is currently 5-7-1 with a 2.29 GAA and .918 save percentage.
News: Nick Bonino logged two assists during the second period of a 6-4 win over the Avalanche on Friday. Analysis: Nick Bonino seems to be finding somewhat of a rhythm, as he now has three points in his last two games.
News: Ryan Getzlaf grabbed two assists during the second period of a 6-4 defeat of the Avalanche on Friday. Analysis: In addition to now being tied for the second most points in the NHL this season, Ryan Getzlaf now has five assists over the course of his last four games.
News: Mathieu Perreault scored a goal late in the second period of a 6-4 defeat of the Avalanche on Friday. Analysis: The Ducks have to be happy to see their center find the net in only his second game back since returning from a forearm injury.
News: Ben Lovejoy scored a goal during the second period of a 6-4 defeat of the Avalanche on Friday. Analysis: Scoring a goal during his first game back is a good sign that he's recovering well from his recent illness.
News: Erik Cole scored his 16th goal of the season during the Stars' 4-3 shootout loss to the Flames on Friday. Analysis: Erik Cole helped put the Stars up 3-1 in the first period but the team was unable to hold the lead. He now has two goals and two assists over his last five games and has 29 points in 66 games this season.
News: Jamie Benn scored his 27th goal of the season during the Stars' 4-3 shootout loss to the Flames on Friday. Analysis: Jamie Benn has now scored in four-straight games and has eight points in his last five. He's been on fire this month and should continue to perform admirably this season.
News: Tim Thomas stopped 27 of 30 shots during regulation and one more during overtime, but allowed a pair of goals during the shootout and the Stars fell to the Flames 4-3 on Friday. Analysis: The loss was Tim Thomas' first as a member of the Stars. He made a six-save relief appearance in his first game since being traded, won his next start, but allowed the Flames to get back into this one late. He's allowed five goals in just over two games since being acquired and has a 2.83 GAA and .910 save percentage this year.
News: Mike Cammalleri scored two goals, including the game-tying goal late in the third period, against the Stars on Friday. Analysis: Mike Cammalleri played a strong game and registered 21:36 of ice time while taking a team-high four shots on goal and finishing with a plus-2 rating. He's now scored in three-straight games and has 19 goals on the season.
News: Paul Byron scored his fourth goal of the season during the Flames' 4-3 shootout win over the Stars on Friday. Analysis: With the Flames down 3-1 to open the third period, Paul Byron took advantage of a delay of game penalty by Kevin Connauton and notched a power play goal to ignite the Flames' comeback. He now has four points in his last five games and seems to be turning things up a notch lately.