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: Jonathan Quick is slated to start Sunday's game against the Jets, Lisa Dillman of the Los Angeles Times reports. Analysis: Jonathan Quick, who stopped 27 of 28 shots in a 1-0 shutout loss Thursday to the Senators, returns to the Kings' net Sunday to square off against Winnipeg's Michael Hutchinson.
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: James Sheppard was traded to the Rangers on Sunday in exchange for a 2016 fourth-round draft pick, ESPN's Katie Strang reports. Analysis: Skating primarily on the Sharks' third line this season, James Sheppard has accumulated 16 points (five goals in 57 games, averaging 13:43 of ice time per contest. The 26-year-old forward has never lived up to his billing as a former top-10 draft pick, but he should help New York on the third or fourth line.
News: Tyler Myers bagged his sixth goal of the season in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Kings. Analysis: Tyler Myers has been maintaining an impressive scoring pace since joining the Jets, registering six points in eight games with his new club. The defenseman may not be able to stay at that pace, but he should reward fantasy owners with a continued uptick in offensive production on the playoff contending Jets.
News: Blake Wheeler finished with an assist and an empty net goal in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Kings. Analysis: Blake Wheeler showed no signs of rust as he was activated from injured reserve earlier Sunday after missing a week with a knee injury. While his scoring pace is down from a career-best 69 points last season, the 28-year-old should top 50 points for the third time in his career, and also has a solid plus-14 rating.
News: Andrew Ladd registered two goals on seven shots in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Kings. Analysis: Andrew Ladd has been on a roll, collecting seven points in his last seven contests. With 52 points in 64 games, the 29-year-old should reach the 60-point mark for the first time. The winger also sports a plus-14 rating, the second best of his career.