News: Gabriel Landeskog was held pointless Saturday, but he picked up 10 PIM in a loss to the Wild. Analysis: Gabriel Landeskog, who has recorded six goals in his last nine games, also fired three shots on goal in Saturday's loss. Landeskog is impressing right now and considering the top-line forward has racked up 65 PIM on the season, he makes for a good all-around fantasy option.
News: Cody McLeod was dinged for 17 PIM in Saturday's loss to the Wild. Analysis: A spirited outing from Cody McLeod, who now has a whopping 167 PIM this season -- second-most in the NHL. While he's only produced nine points in 63 games, the 30-year-old piles up the PIM, making him worth owning in deep specialty leagues.
News: Justin Fontaine scored the game-winning goal Saturday against Colorado. Analysis: Justin Fontaine has been productive of late, compiling three goals and nine points in his last eight games. He's now got eight goals, 22 points and a plus-11 rating in 52 games on the season. He can be trusted in some very deep leagues, but considering he averages just 11:32 of ice time, the bottom-six forward doesn't hold much fantasy value.
News: Erik Haula recorded his second straight multi-point game Saturday, scoring his seventh goal of the season and picking up an assist in a win over Colorado. Analysis: While he's been hot these past two game, Erik Haula had recorded just one point in his previous 15 games. Considering he skates on the fourth line and has just 12 points in 55 games on the season, the 23-year-old currently only has fantasy value in the deepest of leagues.
News: Semyon Varlamov gave up three goals on 32 shots in Saturday's loss to the Wild. Analysis: Semyon Varlamov has now given up at least three goals in each of his last four games. The 26-year-old owns a 19-17-7 record on the season with a .917 save percentage and 2.69 GAA. He may be struggling a little right now, but he's played in a whopping 43 games and is the go-to-guy in Colorado. He'll rebound soon.
News: Devan Dubnyk was outstanding once again Saturday, stopping 33 of 34 shots in a win over Colorado. Analysis: Devan Dubnyk has won five of his last six games, allowing two goals or less in each of those contests. He's also suffered just two regulation losses in his last 16 games played. Simply remarkable. He's an automatic roll every game.
News: Corey Crawford is slated to start Monday's game against the Hurricanes, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Analysis: Corey Crawford, who gave way to Scott Darling in Friday's loss to Tampa Bay, is coming off a 20-save shutout win over the Panthers on Thursday. He'll face a Carolina squad Monday that is tied for 26th overall in the NHL with 55 points, but closed out February with three straight wins.
News: John Gibson will start in net against the Stars on Sunday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports. Analysis: John Gibson has been outstanding in net recently, winning four of the last five contests between the pipes. He'll be back in net again Sunday, facing a Stars squad second in the league in scoring this season (3.11 G/GP).
News: Eddie Lack is slated to start Sunday's game against the Blues, Elliott Pap of the Vancouver Sun reports. Analysis: Eddie Lack, who is in line for his third straight start, with Ryan Miller sidelined with a knee injury, will look to bounce back Sunday after a rough outing against the Sabres on Thursday, that saw him allow five goals on 23 shots.
News: Tye McGinn was placed on waivers by the Sharks on Sunday, Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada reports. Analysis: Tye McGinn has been in-and-out of the lineup over the course of the season, playing in 33 games with the Sharks thus far. His placement on waivers Sunday could lead to an assignment in the minors, but his fate will be decided at some point before Monday concludes.