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: Marc-Andre Fleury collected his third straight winning stopping 22 shots in a 5-3 victory over Columbus on Sunday. Analysis: Two third-period, Blue Jackets' goals statistically ruined what had the makings of an even-more profitable showing by the Pittsburgh goaltender. He's given up three goals in each of his last two starts after limiting opponents to seven goals in seven games. Nevetheless, Marc-Andre Fleury improved to 29-13-6.
News: Tyler Johnson potted his 24th goal in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Panthers. Analysis: That's five points in the last three games now for Tyler Johnson, and five goals in his last eight. The 24-year-old's 61 points were already a career high, but his 24th goal matches his tally from last season. He's just off the pace of a point per game, so keep him rolling.
News: Evgeni Malkin potted a pair of goals and added an assist Sunday against the Blue Jackets. Analysis: Two of his points, including a goal and an assist, came courtesy of the power play. Evgeni Malkin now has five goals and 10 points in his last five contests, moving to within one point of the NHL lead. Malkin and teammate Sidney Crosby both have 64 points.
News: Anton Stralman tallied a goal and an assist in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Panthers. Analysis: Anton Stralman doesn't score many goals, but he's collected two in his last five games -- a span that's included three multi-point efforts. The defenseman's late season scoring surge puts him just a goal and two points away from matching his career bests in those categories, both set in the 2009-10 season.