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: 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: 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.
News: Marcus Johansson picked up a power-play goal in Sunday's 4-0 win over the Maple Leafs. Analysis: After being stuck at 14 for six games, Marcus Johansson broke his old career-best mark with his 15th goal of the season. The 24-year-old has been ticking along at a fairly consistent pace, and needs just 10 points in the team's last 18 games to match his 46-point total from three seasons ago.
News: Jason Garrison's assist in Sunday's loss to Florida gives him six points -- all assists -- in his last seven games. Analysis: He had 20 points in his previous 51 outings, so this is a bit like winning the lottery for his owners. Take advantage of this run, but don't expect this kind of windfall to last too much longer.
News: Alex Ovechkin collected two goals and an assist in Sunday's 4-0 win over the Maple Leafs. Analysis: The three points temporarily bring Alex Ovechkin into a first place tie for most in the league with 65. The 29-year-old is putting up another terrific campaign this season and is showing no signs of letting up as he's back over the point-per-game pace.
News: Braden Holtby stopped all 32 shots he faced in Sunday's 4-0 win over the Maple Leafs. Analysis: It's Braden Holtby's seventh shutout of the season -- second most in the NHL behind only Marc-Andre Fleury's eight. The win also snaps a three game losing streak and gives the 25-year-old his first 30-win season in his career. Coupled with an impressive 2.16 GAA and .925 save percentage, Holtby should be rolled every game.