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: Mats Zuccarello agreed to a four-year, $18 million contract extension with the Rangers on Sunday, ESPN New York reports. Analysis: The 27-year-old Norwegian is now signed through 2018-19 for $4.5 million per year. He has 35 points (12 goals) through 59 games this season, after scoring a career-high 59 points (19 goals) over 77 games in 2013-14.
News: Tim Jackman (lower body) is considered day-to-day, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports. Analysis: The designation doesn't mean much, as it comes just a few hours after Tim Jackman suffered the injury. He managed only 38 seconds of ice time in Sunday's game against the Stars, and he may not be available for Tuesday's game in Arizona.
News: Nikita Kucherov picked up an assist in Sunday's loss to Florida. He has eight points, including four goals, in his last 10 games. Analysis: Nikita Kucherov's outstanding season simply keeps chugging along. He has 54 points in 64 games, a pace that could net him 70 points this season. Keep him in your lineup.
News: Brian Boyle picked up an assist in Sunday's loss to the Panthers. He now has a point in each of his last two games. Analysis: He's not really known for his scoring, so these points are a bonus. He has delivered at least 100 each of shots and hits this season, so he does have some value in leagues with a wide range of scoring categories.