News: Keith Yandle was credited with an assist in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Maple Leafs. Analysis: Keith Yandle's name has been tossed about in trade rumors with the Coyotes effectively waiving the white flag on 2014-15, but he's still been a decent point producer throughout the campaign. His downfall has been a plus/minus rating that now sits at minus-22 for the season, along with a career-worst 2.8 shooting percentage has dragged down his goal totals. If Yandle does indeed land elsewhere prior to the trade deadline, he would almost certainly notice a positive bump in those areas.
News: Michael Raffl (illness) did not practice Friday, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Analysis: After missing contests on Tuesday and Thursday, Michael Raffl is uncertain for Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs. Given that he hasn't skated since at least Monday, Raffl appears no better than questionable.
News: Carey Price will start Saturday's game against the Capitals, NHL.com's Arpon Basu reports. Analysis: Following a brief absence due to an upper body injury, Carey Price has won each of his last three games while allowing just three goals over that stretch. He'll have a tough matchup Saturday, as the Capitals rank sixth in the NHL with 3.0 goals per game.
News: Clarke MacArthur collected an assist and attempted two shots in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Stars. Analysis: It's been mostly crickets for Clarke MacArthur the last two weeks. The assist gave him his first point in five games, and he's only attempted seven shots during that time. With 25 points and a minus-9 rating for the season, MacArthur looks like no better than a medium-sized option in fantasy leagues.
News: David Legwand will rejoin the lineup for Saturday's game against the Coyotes, Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun reports. Analysis: A healthy scratch the past two games, David Legwand will rejoin the lineup due to an injury to Alex Chiasson (undisclosed), who is considered day-to-day. Legwand has seven goals and 12 assists in 45 games this season, with four points in his last five appearances.
News: Mika Zibanejad registered a goal on his five shot attempts over 17:47 of ice time in Thursday's loss to the Stars. Analysis: Mika Zibanejad's 12th goal of the season helped the Senators crawl out of a 3-0 hole, setting off a string of three unanswered goals. Playing alongside Bobby Ryan has put Zibanejad's production on the upswing of late, as he's notched three goals and an assist over his last five games.
News: Alex Chiasson (undisclosed) will not play in Saturday's game against the Coyotes, Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun reports. Analysis: Alex Chiasson is considered day-to-day, after logging just 11:33 of ice time in Thursday's loss to the Stars. He did manage to score his seventh goal of the season during the game, giving him 17 points through 43 appearances.
News: Cody Ceci assisted on Bobby Ryan's power-play goal in Thursday's loss to the Stars. Analysis: The 21-year-old has a goal and two assists over his last four games, but he'll need to sustain that pace for a longer period of time before warranting serious consideration in shallower formats. The 2012 first-round draft pick has a modest six goals and 16 assists over 95 career games.
News: Robin Lehner will start Saturday's game against the Coyotes, Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun reports. Analysis: With Craig Anderson (hand) placed on injured reserve Thursday, Robin Lehner will make a second consecutive start. Anderson's stint on IR can be backdated to Jan. 21, which means he could return for Tuesday's game in New Jersey. The hand injury is not thought to be overly serious.
News: Scott Laughton (concussion) took part in Friday's practice, but will remain out of the lineup Saturday against the Maple Leafs, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Analysis: Scott Laughton has demonstrated incremental progress by getting on the ice the last two days, but the Flyers aren't quite ready to clear him for full-contact action just yet. If he continues to recover well over the weekend, Laughton will have a realistic chance at playing next Thursday against the Islanders.