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: Brad Boyes scored the game-tying goal early in the third period and added an assist on the winning goal in Friday's 5-3 win over New Jersey. Analysis: Brad Boyes has three points in the last two games and had gone quite some time without finding the back of the net. He's going to see scoring chances for Florida, he just won't have many two-point efforts.
News: Roberto Luongo allowed three goals on 31 shots in Friday's 5-3 win over New Jersey, his second win in four starts since returning to Florida. Analysis: Roberto Luongo wasn't stellar in Friday's game, but was able to hold off New Jersey long enough for his teammates to erase a 3-1 deficit late in the second period. Luongo is going to see plenty of starts for a fledgling Florida squad, just be prepared for the off nights.
News: Bryce Salvador scored his first goal in more than two seasons Friday, potting one in New Jersey's 5-3 loss to Florida. Analysis: Bryce Salvador is not exactly known for his offensive prowess, despite the aberration that was the 2012 playoffs where he notched 14 points. Salvador has been plagued by injury this season and spotty play, but, being New Jersey's captain, he will see ice time when healthy.
News: Patrick Dwyer registered an assist against the Sabres on Thursday, his first point in five games. Analysis: Patrick Dwyer now has 16 points on the season, matching last year's total, and putting him just two points away from his career-high of 18 from three seasons ago. He remains a marginal fantasy play in deeper formats.
News: Damien Brunner grabbed two assists in Friday's 5-3 loss to Florida, giving him three points in the last three games. Analysis: New Jersey's first goal was originally credited to Damien Brunner, but replays showed in went in off Jaromir Jagr. Brunner has games where he is productive but he will also disappear for stretches.