News: Brian Elliott will start in goal Sunday against the Wild, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Analysis: Ryan Miller will get a breather in the second half a back-to-back set, after he extended his record with St. Louis to 4-0 with a win over the Avalanche on Saturday. Brian Elliott was hit just above the mouth by a puck during the third period of Saturday's game and was forced to leave the bench, but he clearly didn't suffer any sort of serious injury.
News: Mathieu Perreault (upper body) won't play Monday against the Maple Leafs, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports. Analysis: The report adds that Mathieu Perreault -- who is currently on the Ducks' IR list -- appears to be dealing with a sprained thumb or wrist. In 52 games with the team to date, Perreault has recorded 12 goals and 30 points.
News: Luca Sbisa (knee) won't play Monday against the Maple Leafs, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports. Analysis: Luca Sbisa is dealing with a left knee injury that he sustained Friday against the Penguins. With two assists in 17 games to date to go along with a minus-7 rating, Sbisa's fantasy impact thus far has been limited to the 35 PIM he has recorded in that span.
News: Chad Johnson will start Sunday's game against the Panthers. Analysis: Chad Johnson will square off against Florida's Roberto Luongo on Sunday, while giving Tuukka Rask -- Saturday's starter in nets for the B's -- a breather.
News: Andrej Meszaros is slated to make his Bruins' debut Sunday against the Panthers, NESN.com reports. Analysis: With Andrej Meszaros joining the B's lineup for the first time since being acquired in a trade with the Flyers, Dougie Hamilton is in line to be a healthy scratch for the team on Sunday.
News: Dougie Hamilton will be a healthy scratch against the Panthers on Sunday, NESN.com reports. Analysis: Dougie Hamilton, who has been held without a point in his last three games, will give way Sunday to newcomer Andrej Meszaros, who the Bruins acquired as this past Wednesday's NHL trade deadline approached. We suspect that Hamilton won't be out of the lineup long, but with the Bruins having played Saturday, Meszaros can provide the team's blue line with some rested wheels on Sunday.
News: Ryan McDonagh picked up two assists, was a plus-2, and had two penalty minutes against the Red Wings on Monday. Analysis: Ryan McDonagh has a point in four straight games now. On the season, he has 35, and he regularly sees significant minutes for New York.
News: Chris Kreider lit the lamp twice, was a plus-2, and had two penalty minutes against the Red Wings on Sunday. Analysis: Chris Kreider now has 16 goals and 34 points in 58 games this year, a major improvement on his numbers from last season. He's also a plus-13, and his 70 PIM is a good number for a player who can help you in other fantasy categories.
News: Jimmy Howard made 28 saves on 31 shots in a loss to the Rangers on Sunday. Analysis: Jimmy Howard only has 13 wins on the season, a somewhat surprisingly low number. He only has one win since the NHL returned to action after the Olympics, and Detroit is banged up, so he may struggle to accrue victories the rest of the way.
News: Henrik Lundqvist made 30 saves on 30 shots in a shutout win over the Red Wings on Sunday. Analysis: This is Henrik Lundqvist's 300th career win, but he only has 24 on the season. He had struggled after returning from the Olympics, but his last two starts, both wins, have been much improved.