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: 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.
News: The Jets acquired Lee Stempniak from the Rangers on Sunday in exchange for Carl Klingberg. Analysis: Lee Stempniak, who has recorded nine goals and 18 points in 53 games for the Rangers to date, could see a modest boost in production with the Jets, though a wait-and-see approach is in order from a fantasy perspective until his linemates and role with his new team are clarified.
News: Mikkel Boedker (ruptured spleen) has been ruled out for the rest of the season. Analysis: GM Don Maloney confirmed Sunday that both Mikkel Boedker and Martin Hanzal are out for the season. Boedker, who last played on Jan. 18, thus finishes up the 2014-15 campaign with 14 goals and 28 points in 45 games.
News: The Bruins placed Craig Cunningham on waivers Sunday, Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe reports. Analysis: Per the report, it looks like the Bruins are setting the table for some trade deadline moves, with Craig Cunningham -- who has three points in 32 games with the B's to date -- a candidate to head to AHL Providence assuming he clears waivers.