News: The Senators assigned Chris Driedger to ECHL Evansville on Sunday. Analysis: Chris Driedger heads back down to the minors Sunday in a move that corresponds with the team's activation of fellow goalie Craig Anderson.
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 waivers 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 AHL Oklahoma City.
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: GM Ken Holland suggested Sunday that it appears as though Darren Helm (upper body) will be "out for a bit of time," mlive.com reports. Analysis: With that in mind, Darren Helm is slated to undergo an MRI on Monday, with a timetable thus presumably on tap afterward. While the forward's ailment has yet to be specified, the report confirms that it's not a head injury.
News: Martin Jones saved all seven shots he faced after entering in the third period of Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Jets. Analysis: Martin Jones doesn't get many opportunities in net backing up Jonathan Quick, has now appeared in consecutive games after not seeing the ice for over a month before Friday's start. The 25-year-old was solid in relief, but quick will still see the large majority of starts as the Kings make their push toward the playoffs.
News: Jeff Carter scored both of his team's goals in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Jets. Analysis: Jeff Carter followed up his 10 points in a six game stretch with three straight off the scoresheet, but he was able to end that drought with his fourth multi-goal game of the season. The 30-year-old has now tallied at least 20 goals for the eighth straight season, and should end up around the 60-point mark.
News: Jonathan Quick surrendered four goals on 21 shots before being pulled at the end of the second period in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Jets. Analysis: Jonathan Quick had been on a roll, having snapped an eight game winning streak with a one goal outing in his last start, but he turned in his worst outing in a while in the loss. His 2.40 GAA and .914 save percentage are still not as strong as what he's capable of, but the 29-year-old has turned his season around of late, so fantasy owners should keep him rolling with confidence.
News: The Rangers traded Lee Stempniak to the Jets on Sunday in exchange Carl Klingberg. Analysis: Carl Klingberg has spent the bulk of the season with AHL St. John's, though he did suit up for two games with the Jets this season. He'll provide the Rangers with some added forward depth, but his immediate role with his new organization has yet to be clarified.