Cal Clutterbuck
Islanders' Cal Clutterbuck: Records two points in overtime loss
Cal Clutterbuck, RW, NYI
5/3/2016
News: Clutterbuck dished out an assist and scored during Tuesday's Game 3 5-4 overtime loss to the Lightning.

With the Islanders up late in the third period, Clutterbuck's goal appeared to be the game-winner. However, that changed when the Lightning struck with less than a minute in regulation. The 28-year-old winger was held pointless in the series with Florida, but now has three points in three games versus the Lightning.

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Josh Bailey
Islanders' Josh Bailey: Nets two goals in loss
Josh Bailey, LW, NYI
5/3/2016
News: Bailey scored twice -- including once on the power-play -- during Tuesday's Game 3 5-4 loss to the Lightning.

The 26-year-old finally made it onto the scoresheet in the second-round matchup with Tampa. He was very solid Tuesday, taking five shots on goal and taking two PIM. While Tuesday's performance was a big one, fantasy owners shouldn't get too excited. Bailey isn't a big scorer and only had four multi-point games during the regular season.

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Jonathan Drouin
Lightning's Jonathan Drouin: Returns after concussion protocol to set up goal
Jonathan Drouin, LW, TB
5/3/2016
News: Drouin took a hard hit to the head in the second period of Tuesday's game and was put through concussion protocol before returning to the game in the third period. He set up the game-tying goal against the Islanders upon his return.

He had been carrying the puck down the right wing and made a move at the blue line to cut toward center. Isles' defender Thomas Hickey had Drouin in the trolley tracks and hit him hard, snapping his head back abruptly. He returned in the third and was on the ice late with Ben Bishop pulled. Drouin's remarkable vision and passing skills found Nikita Kucherov who made no mistake on the tying goal. Drouin has had a great postseason and may be in the midst of changing the Bolts' long-term view of him.

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Nikita Kucherov
Lightning's Nikita Kucherov: Ties game with late goal
Nikita Kucherov, RW, TB
5/3/2016
News: Kucherov scored the game-tying goal with 38 seconds remaining in regulation during Tuesday's eventual 5-4 overtime win versus the Islanders.

The young Russian has been Tampa's best offensive weapon this postseason after leading the team in points during the regular season. He has been on fire, putting up seven goals and three assists through eight postseason games. Kucherov continues to put up big numbers for his fantasy owners.

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Ryan Callahan
Lightning's Ryan Callahan: Scores, dishes out helper in win
Ryan Callahan, RW, TB
5/3/2016
News: Callahan scored a power-play tally and assisted on the game-winning goal during Tuesday's Game 3 5-4 overtime victory against the islanders.

The winger had been kept off the scoresheet in the previous two games of the series, but showed up in a big way in Game 3, also recording six hits in his 18:50 on the ice. It was a down year for Callahan, as he only managed 28 points after putting up 54 the year before. Still, if he starts scoring on a regular basis he'll provide help to postseason fantasy rosters.

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Pontus Aberg
Predators' Pontus Aberg: To debut in Game 3
Pontus Aberg, LW, NSH
5/3/2016
News: Aberg will make his NHL debut in Game 3 against the Sharks on Tuesday.

Aberg spent all of 2015-16 with AHL Milwaukee, racking up 40 points (25 goals) over 74 games with the club. After dropping the first two games of the series, coach Peter Laviolette obviously felt the need to shake things up. As a result, the 22-year-old Finn will take Mike Ribeiro's place in the lineup, and will play alongside Calle Jarnkrok and Viktor Arvidsson.

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Tom Sestito
Penguins' Tom Sestito: Rejoins Penguins
Tom Sestito, LW, PIT
5/3/2016
News: Sestito was recalled by the Penguins on Tuesday, Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Sestito will provide the Penguins with some insurance with multiple forwards dealing with injuries. The 28-year-old has played in just one career NHL postseason game but could have a chance to increase that number Wednesday should the need call for it. Either way, it's unlikely he will do enough to be worthy of consideration in playoff pools.

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Michael Blunden
Lightning's Michael Blunden: Back in action Tuesday
Michael Blunden, RW, TB
5/3/2016
News: Blunden (upper body) participated in line rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he'll return to Tampa Bay's lineup for Tuesday's Game 3 against the Islanders, NHL.com's Bryan Burns reports.

Blunden averaged a mere 5:56 of ice time over five games during the Lightning's first-round series against Detroit, severely limiting his value in daily contests and playoff pools. The veteran winger will slot into a bottom-six role Tuesday, skating alongside Jonathan Marchessault and Vladislav Namestnikov on Tampa Bay's fourth line.

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Erik Condra
Lightning's Erik Condra: Out Tuesday
Erik Condra, RW, TB
5/3/2016
News: Condra (undisclosed) is not on the ice for pregame warmups, indicating he won't be in the lineup for Tuesday's Game 3 against the Islanders, NHL.com's Brian Compton reports.

Condra has recently resumed skating, but still hasn't completely recovered from the undisclosed ailment that held him out of Saturday's Game 2. His continued absence shouldn't dramatically impact fantasy owners' lineups, as Condra is locked into a bottom-six role with the Lightning when healthy, limiting his upside in daily contests and playoff pools. Those keeping tabs on Condra's availability can expect an update on the veteran winger's status once he's fit to play.

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Matt Beleskey
Bruins' Matt Beleskey: Undergoes hand surgery
Matt Beleskey, LW, BOS
5/3/2016
News: Beleskey underwent surgery on his left hand back on April 14.

With Beleskey's recovery time expected to be six weeks, the winger should be ready to roll in time for training camp. In his first season with Boston, Beleskey notched 15 goals and 37 points in 80 games, while bringing a consistent grit and compete level to the ice on a daily basis.

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