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    • Ben Sexton PIT C
      Ben Sexton: Announces retirement
      8h ago

      Sexton announced his retirement from professional hockey Saturday.

      Sexton cited concerns about his long-term health after missing the entirety of the 2019-20 campaign due to a concussion as the driving force behind his decision to retire. The 2009 seventh-round pick spent the vast majority of his seven-year career in the minors, though he did appear in two NHL contests with the Senators in 2017-18.

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    • Brendan Leipsic WAS LW
      Brendan Leipsic: Clears waivers
      14h ago

      Leipsic cleared waivers Saturday, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports

      Leipsic was waived for the purposes of contact termination following scandalous content on his Instagram account becoming public in recent days. The 25-year-old winger is now a free agent, though the recent controversy will likely be a barrier toward him finding NHL employment in the near future.

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    • Cam Atkinson CLB RW
      Blue Jackets' Cam Atkinson: Goal scoring way down
      2d ago

      Atkinson managed just 12 goals and 14 assists in 44 games before the suspension of play in mid-March.

      The Connecticut native missed two large chunks of games (12 and 14) due to injury, but the lack of goal scoring is still bothersome after last year's 41-tally explosion. We're inclined to give Atkinson a bit of an injury-based pass considering his previous six seasons featured 21, 22, 27, 35, 24 and (the aforementioned) 41 goals, but owners will be clamoring for a return to his lamp-lighting ways once he's fully healthy.

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    • Zach Werenski CLB D
      Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: Leads all rearguards in goals
      2d ago

      Werenski put up 41 points in 63 games prior to the league suspending play in mid-March.

      The blueliner's return to the 40-plus-point plateau shouldn't come as much of a surprise, as Werenski has now achieved that feat in three of his four NHL campaigns. What really stands out are his 20 goals, which are tops among all NHL defensemen and a notable uptick from his previous career-best 16 (in 14 additional games) back in 2017-18. The 22-year-old has also received a career high in even-strength and power-play ice time (23:59 and 2:44), which furthers his status as one of the game's top back-end fantasy assets -- not to mention the fact that he's now the clear-cut preferred option in Columbus ahead of Seth Jones.

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    • Pierre-Luc Dubois CLB C
      Blue Jackets' Pierre-Luc Dubois: Paces team in points
      2d ago

      Dubois tallied 18 goals and 31 assists through 70 games prior to the suspension of play in mid-March.

      The 21-year-old's 49 points are solid but far from elite, so it's somewhat surprising that he's actually the Blue Jackets' scoring leader. Nonetheless, Dubois has produced at a rate of 0.7 points per game after his 0.74, 61-point sophomore showing last year, so those that rolled with the 2016 third-overall pick have mostly had their expectations fulfilled. Also, his shooting percentage is down from 15.5 to 11.4, so he could be due for a marginal increase in puck luck once play resumes.

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    • Pavel Francouz COL G
      Avalanche's Pavel Francouz: Shines in 2019-20
      2d ago

      Francouz entered the mid-March league hiatus with a .923 save percentage and 2.41 GAA across 31 starts.

      After playing professionally in Europe for many years, the 29-year-old spent most of last season in the AHL and made the jump to becoming a full-time NHLer in 2019-20. Francouz has been nothing short of fantastic in filling in for injured started Philipp Grubauer (now healthy), as his save percentage and GAA rank an impressive fifth and seventh, respectively, among all league netminders. The Czech should be a very trendy DFS option once play resumes and will undoubtedly be highly ranked on fantasy cheat sheets heading into next season.

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    • Ben Sexton PIT C
      Ben Sexton: Announces retirement
      8h ago

      Sexton announced his retirement from professional hockey Saturday.

      Sexton cited concerns about his long-term health after missing the entirety of the 2019-20 campaign due to a concussion as the driving force behind his decision to retire. The 2009 seventh-round pick spent the vast majority of his seven-year career in the minors, though he did appear in two NHL contests with the Senators in 2017-18.

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    • Pierre-Luc Dubois CLB C
      Blue Jackets' Pierre-Luc Dubois: Paces team in points
      2d ago

      Dubois tallied 18 goals and 31 assists through 70 games prior to the suspension of play in mid-March.

      The 21-year-old's 49 points are solid but far from elite, so it's somewhat surprising that he's actually the Blue Jackets' scoring leader. Nonetheless, Dubois has produced at a rate of 0.7 points per game after his 0.74, 61-point sophomore showing last year, so those that rolled with the 2016 third-overall pick have mostly had their expectations fulfilled. Also, his shooting percentage is down from 15.5 to 11.4, so he could be due for a marginal increase in puck luck once play resumes.

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    • Tyson Jost COL C
      Avalanche's Tyson Jost: Chips in depth production
      2d ago

      Jost produced 23 points in 67 games prior to the mid-March suspension of play.

      The 2016 10th overall pick just turned 22 and has already logged 202 regular-season NHL contests. Jost has yet to develop into a true scoring threat, though, as evidenced by his 31 goals over three campaigns. Surrounded by plenty of dangerous scoring weapons in Denver, he won't be expected to carry the offensive load anytime soon, so there's really no reason for the team to rush Jost in his development.

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    • J.T. Compher COL C
      Avalanche's J.T. Compher: One point shy of career best
      2d ago

      Compher recorded 11 goals and 20 assists in 67 games prior to the league suspension in mid-March.

      The Illinois native's 31 points are just one shy of his career-high 32 set last season, so he'd likely reach a new best if play resumes. That said, Compher actually scored five more goals (16) in one less game (66) in 2018-19, so he doesn't appear to have taken any major steps forward in his age-24 season.

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    • Dylan Strome CHI C
      Blackhawks' Dylan Strome: Off last season's pace
      3d ago

      Strome recorded 12 goals and 26 assists in 58 games prior to the suspension of play in mid-March.

      In the same amount of games last season, the 2015 third-overall pick produced 13 more points (58), which is a development the Blackhawks and fantasy owners can't be too pleased with. Strome's ice time is down from 17:04 to 15:56 -- and from 3:11 to 2:36 on the power play -- so one has to wonder what Chicago's plans are for the pending restricted free agent.

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    • Jeff Carter LA C
      Kings' Jeff Carter: Won't be ready if season resumes
      4d ago

      Carter (lower body) continues to work on his recovery but won't be ready if the season starts back up, Lisa Dillman of The Athletic reports.

      According to general manager Rob Blake, Carter needs to travel in order to meet with a specialist but is unable to do so given the current travel restrictions. The veteran center has failed to reach the 35-point mark in each of the last few seasons, in part due to various injuries. At this point, fantasy owners should probably be focused on 2020-21 in terms of a return date for Carter.

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    • Brendan Leipsic WAS LW
      Brendan Leipsic: Clears waivers
      14h ago

      Leipsic cleared waivers Saturday, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports

      Leipsic was waived for the purposes of contact termination following scandalous content on his Instagram account becoming public in recent days. The 25-year-old winger is now a free agent, though the recent controversy will likely be a barrier toward him finding NHL employment in the near future.

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    • Cam Atkinson CLB RW
      Blue Jackets' Cam Atkinson: Goal scoring way down
      2d ago

      Atkinson managed just 12 goals and 14 assists in 44 games before the suspension of play in mid-March.

      The Connecticut native missed two large chunks of games (12 and 14) due to injury, but the lack of goal scoring is still bothersome after last year's 41-tally explosion. We're inclined to give Atkinson a bit of an injury-based pass considering his previous six seasons featured 21, 22, 27, 35, 24 and (the aforementioned) 41 goals, but owners will be clamoring for a return to his lamp-lighting ways once he's fully healthy.

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    • Brendan Leipsic WAS LW
      Brendan Leipsic: Waived unconditionally
      2d ago

      Leipsic was placed on unconditional waivers by the Capitals on Friday for the purpose of terminating his contract.

      The team's decision to part ways with Leipsic follows the release of social media messages in which the forward took part in misogynistic and otherwise distasteful comments targeted toward various women. The winger's contract will be terminated immediately upon his 24-hour waiver clearance.

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    • Brandon Saad CHI RW
      Blackhawks' Brandon Saad: Reaches 20-goal plateau again
      3d ago

      Saad found twine 21 times and chipped in 12 assists in 58 games prior to the league going on hiatus in mid-March.

      The veteran has officially reached the 20-goal plateau for the fifth time in his NHL career. Saad has actually scored at a better clip than last season's 23-goal output over 80 games (0.36 goals per contest compared to 0.29), so the 27-year-old still makes for a nice complementary piece of offense behind stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews and the younger Dominik Kubalik and Alex DeBrincat.

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    • Dominik Kubalik CHI LW
      Blackhawks' Dominik Kubalik: Paces all rookies in goals
      3d ago

      Kubalik racked up 30 goals and 16 assists in 68 games before the mid-March suspension of play.

      At 24 years old, Kubalik is older than the typical rookie, but owners certainly don't mind. He's run wild this season en route to dominating the rookie goal-scoring race by a wide margin -- Buffalo's Victor Olofsson is second with 20 tallies and has received an average of 4:01 more of ice time. Kubalik's 46 points are third among Blackhawks only to stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, as well, so it looks like the team could have another winner on its hands in the 2013 seventh-round pick.

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    • Martin Necas CAR RW
      Hurricanes' Martin Necas: Top 10 in rookie scoring
      3d ago

      Necas tallied 16 goals and 20 assists in 64 games prior to the league going on hiatus in mid-March.

      The 21-year-old has had a fantasy rookie showing, as his 16 goals rank fourth among NHL rookies and his points place him seventh. For the most part, those ahead of Necas on the list have received substantially more ice time than his 14:10, suggesting he still has another gear (or two) to shift into as he develops at the NHL level. Look for big things to come from the young Czech.

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    • Zach Werenski CLB D
      Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski: Leads all rearguards in goals
      2d ago

      Werenski put up 41 points in 63 games prior to the league suspending play in mid-March.

      The blueliner's return to the 40-plus-point plateau shouldn't come as much of a surprise, as Werenski has now achieved that feat in three of his four NHL campaigns. What really stands out are his 20 goals, which are tops among all NHL defensemen and a notable uptick from his previous career-best 16 (in 14 additional games) back in 2017-18. The 22-year-old has also received a career high in even-strength and power-play ice time (23:59 and 2:44), which furthers his status as one of the game's top back-end fantasy assets -- not to mention the fact that he's now the clear-cut preferred option in Columbus ahead of Seth Jones.

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    • Jaccob Slavin CAR D
      Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin: Reaches new heights offensively
      3d ago

      Slavin produced a career-high 36 points in 68 games prior to the league suspending play in mid-March.

      Tucked right in behind Dougie Hamilton's 40 points to pace the Hurricanes' back end, Slavin has officially bested his previous career-high 34 set as a sophomore in 2016-17 -- in 14 less games. More impressive, perhaps, is his eye-popping plus-30 (!) rating, which happens to be tied with Hamilton for third in the NHL. Hamilton is paired with Slavin at even strength over 70 percent of the time, so it's clear that this duo is quietly one of the most effective in the Eastern Conference.

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    • Charlie McAvoy BOS D
      Bruins' Charlie McAvoy: Ties career high
      3d ago

      McAvoy tallied 32 points (five goals, 27 assists) in 67 games prior to the suspension of play in mid-March.

      Already in his third full NHL season at 22, McAvoy has tied his career-high 32 points set as a rookie. His sparkling plus-24 rating would also hold up as a personal best. Owners could point to McAvoy's five tallies on 101 shots (4.95 shooting percentage) as somewhat underwhelming, but the fact remains that there's a lot to like about a near-40-point rearguard that doesn't turn 23 until December. It'll be interesting to see if pending unrestricted free agent (and Bruins leading scorer among defensemen) Torey Krug re-ups with the team this summer, as his departure would undoubtedly impact McAvoy's numbers going forward.

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    • Rasmus Dahlin BUF D
      Sabres' Rasmus Dahlin: Fares well as sophomore
      3d ago

      Dahlin scored four goals and amassed an impressive 36 assists in 59 games prior to the suspension of play in mid-March.

      The 2018 first-overall pick has had an impressive age-19 season, as he paces Buffalo's blueliners in points. Dahlin's 36 helpers are also second among Sabres behind only star forward Jack Eichel, and the minus-7 rating isn't really all that bad for a teenage rearguard on a team with a minus-22 goal differential. Owners would probably like to see Dahlin shoot the puck more (90 SOG), but he's more of puck mover anyway, so there's not much to complain about here given his age and production.

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    • Noah Hanifin CGY D
      Flames' Noah Hanifin: Recovered from injury
      3d ago

      Hanifin (head) is back to 100 percent health, according to his TSN interview with Jermain Franklin. He recorded 22 points in 70 games prior to the league going on hiatus in mid-March and did not miss a game with the issue.

      Hanifin's fifth season in the NHL has produced much of the same, as he's landed between 22-33 points in 79-81 games in each campaign. The 2015 fifth-overall pick is durable and good for a point every three games or so, which is unspectacular from a fantasy standpoint. Hanifin is also good for 80-plus hits over the last few years and is approaching triple-digit blocked shots (89 in 2019-20), so he's probably best suited to deeper leagues at this point.

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    • Jani Hakanpaa ANA D
      Ducks' Jani Hakanpaa: Snares one-year extension
      3d ago

      The Ducks extended Hakanpaa's contract Wednesday for one-year at $750,000, Eric Stephens of The Athletic reports.

      Hakanpaa may sport a little upside should he stick around at the top level, but he's unlikely to be a mainstay on fantasy rosters in 2020-21.

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    • Pavel Francouz COL G
      Avalanche's Pavel Francouz: Shines in 2019-20
      2d ago

      Francouz entered the mid-March league hiatus with a .923 save percentage and 2.41 GAA across 31 starts.

      After playing professionally in Europe for many years, the 29-year-old spent most of last season in the AHL and made the jump to becoming a full-time NHLer in 2019-20. Francouz has been nothing short of fantastic in filling in for injured started Philipp Grubauer (now healthy), as his save percentage and GAA rank an impressive fifth and seventh, respectively, among all league netminders. The Czech should be a very trendy DFS option once play resumes and will undoubtedly be highly ranked on fantasy cheat sheets heading into next season.

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    • Philipp Grubauer COL G
      Avalanche's Philipp Grubauer: Ready for season to resume
      5d ago

      Grubauer (lower body) is fully fit and will be available once NHL play resumes, NHL.com reports.

      Grubauer was originally expected to return in mid-March but wasn't able to get back on the ice after the league went on hiatus. Prior to the shutdown, the netminder posted an 18-12-4 record and is just one win shy of setting a new career best. Given the offensive firepower in front of him in Denver, the German should be capable of putting together a 30-win season in the future.

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    • Jaroslav Halak BOS G
      Bruins' Jaroslav Halak: Inks one-year extension
      8d ago

      Halak signed a one-year, $2.25 million contract extension with the Bruins on Friday.

      Halak has been a rock-solid secondary option in goal for the Bruins for a second straight year this season, posting an 18-6-6 record while registering a 2.39 GAA and .919 save percentage in 31 appearances. The 34-year-old netminder should see upward of 30 starts as Tuukka Rask's understudy in 2020-21 and will likely earn wins in at least 20 of those contests, making him an attractive plug-and-play fantasy option.

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    • Elvis Merzlikins CLB G
      Blue Jackets' Elvis Merzlikins: Lands two-year extension
      16d ago

      Merzlikins signed a two-year, $8 million contract extension with the Blue Jackets on Thursday.

      Merzlikins has been fantastic in limited action this season, compiling a 13-9-8 record while posting a 2.35 GAA, .923 save percentage and five shutouts in 33 appearances. The 26-year-old Latvian will likely split time with Joonas Korpisalo to start the 2020-21 campaign or finish whatever is left of the 2019-20 campaign, but it would hardly be surprising to see him emerge as Columbus' clear-cut No.1 netminder if and when Korpisalo begins to struggle.

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    • Jacob Markstrom VAN G
      Canucks' Jacob Markstrom: Cleared following knee surgery
      18d ago

      Markstrom (knee) told reporters he is healthy and ready to play once (if) the NHL season resumes, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.

      Markstrom missed the final eight games of the season prior to the league going on hiatus due to his knee problem. The Canucks are just outside the final wild-card spot should the league jump back into the playoffs using its traditional postseason format, so it's possible Markstrom has played his final game of the 2019-20 campaign. Even with the shutdown, the 29-year-old reached the 20-win mark for the third straight year despite playing in just 43 contests.

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    • Joonas Korpisalo CLB G
      Blue Jackets' Joonas Korpisalo: Secures contract extension
      22d ago

      Korpisalo inked a two-year, $5.6 million contract extension with Columbus on Friday.

      In his first season as a full-time starter, Korpisalo registered a 19-12-5 record with two shutouts and a 2.60 GAA in 37 outings prior to the league going on hiatus. A knee injury cost the netminder 24 games this year but shouldn't impact his ability to carry the load for the Jackets going forward. It's a short-term deal for the 25-year-old backstop, though it does buy out his RFA years which will allow him to become an unrestricted free agent following the 2021-22 campaign.

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