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: Korbinian Holzer left Sunday's game against the Capitals with an upper body injury, TSN's Jonas Siegel reports. Analysis: The injury limited Korbinian Holzer to 33 seconds of ice time, and the Leafs allowed a goal during his lone shift. If Holzer can't play in Tuesday's game against the Panthers, Tim Erixon may rejoin the lineup.
News: The Stars traded Erik Cole along with a 2015 third-round draft pick to the Red Wings on Sunday for Mattias Backman, Mattias Janmark and 2015 second-round draft pick, mlive.com reports. Analysis: Erik Cole, who is in the final year of his contract, has recorded 18 goals and 33 points in 57 games with the Stars to date. The 36-year-old winger will add valuable size, experience and scoring punch to the Red Wings' forward corps as the team approaches the stretch run with the likes of Johan Franzen and Darren Helm banged up.
News: Derrick Pouliot potted a power-play goal Sunday, snapping a 15-game pointless streak. Analysis: The Penguins gave Derrick Pouliot considerable time on the top power-play unit as the contest went on, a possible foreshadowing of things to come. The rookie now has two goals and four points in 20 games, but will no doubt improve upon those totals as his game matures and his responsibilities increase.
News: Tomas Fleischmann will not play in Sunday's game against the Stars, Helene Elliott of the LA Times reports. Analysis: As expected, Tomas Fleischmann will wait until Tuesday's game in Arizona to make his Ducks debut. He'll watch Sunday's game with the team's video coach to help get up to speed.