News: Kari Lehtonen made 35 saves on 37 shots in Tuesday's victory over Edmonton. Analysis: That's three straight wins for Kari Lehtonen now, and if he gave up four goals in one of them, well, at least he faced 41 shots in that game. All in all, he's showing good signs of getting his game on track after a disappointing start to the season.
News: Viktor Fasth allowed three goals on 34 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to Dallas. Analysis: A pair of Tyler Seguin goals in the second period ended up giving the Stars enough cushion to beat Edmonton, and Viktor Fasth can hardly be faulted for being Seguin's latest victim. Nonetheless, he's now taken losses in three straight starts and six out of eight on the season.
News: John Klingberg extended his goal streak to three games and his point streak to five in Tuesday's win over Edmonton, going plus-3 with his third marker of the year and an assist. Analysis: John Klingberg's achieved near-instant stardom in his first taste of the NHL, having started with three scoreless contests before exploding for eight points over the last five games.
News: Tyler Seguin scored a pair of goals on five shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's win over Edmonton. Analysis: Uh oh, he's starting another one of those super-hot streaks now. That's five goals, an assist and a plus-7 rating for Tyler Seguin over the last four games.
News: Jacob Trouba picked up a pair of assists on Evander Kane power-play goals -- the second an empty-netter -- in Tuesday's win over Columbus. Analysis: It's not exactly front-page news, but Jacob Trouba does have three points over the last three games after totaling just three over his first 20 contests of the year. He's had a little bit of bad puck luck, but remains superbly talented and is skating major minutes -- 24:11 on Tuesday -- for the Jets.
News: Martin Hanzal didn't register a point in 18:37 of ice time in his return to the lineup Tuesday, a loss to Colorado. He was minus-1, took four shots, had two PIM, and added two hits. Analysis: When he has been on the ice he has performed well with 11 points in 16 games, but injuries have sabotaged Martin Hanzal in the past and has now missed seven games already this year. His health will determine his success the rest of the way.
News: Tobias Rieder scored his second goal of the season Tuesday in a loss to Colorado. He added five shots and six hits in the contest. Analysis: Tobias Rieder has just five points in 13 games, but he throwing his body around with 20 hits and has put 29 shots on net. He brings more to the Coyotes than to your fantasy team, but in very deep leagues the 21 year-old could be an interesting add.
News: Michael Stone scored his second goal of the season and added an assist Tuesday in a loss to the Avalanche. He had a strong game adding four shots, five blocks, and two hits while going plus-1. Analysis: Michael Stone is not a big scorer, but he can make contributions in other categories. He is playing just under 19 minutes per game on the second defense pairing for Arizona.
News: Antoine Vermette scored his sixth goal and added an assist Tuesday in a loss to Colorado. He took three shots and had two hits. Analysis: Antoine Vermette has 16 points through 23 games. He has just 34 shots and his 17.6% shooting percentage is likely to even out, but he is making contributions across the board for fantasy players.
News: Andrei Loktionov will sign with Yaroslavl of the KHL, James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail reports. Analysis: After undergoing shoulder surgery in May, Andrei Loktionov noticed a cool market in free agency this summer, never even earning a training camp invite with an NHL team. Though the 24-year-old boasts 155 games of experience, he's never been much more than a third-pairing player during stints with the Kings, Devils and Hurricanes. In returning to Russia, he'll look to demonstrate he's healthy in an effort to earn an NHL contract next season.