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Alexander Steen did not participate during Saturday's practice. (Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Fantasy Impact: Head coach Craig Berube stated that it was more of a maintenance day than anything else. This does not seem to be a cause for alarm and Steen should be good to go at the start of Game 6 Sunday.


Bruins veteran defenseman Zdeno Chara will see action this Sunday night for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. (Source: Boston Herald)

Fantasy Impact: After breaking his jaw earlier in the series, Zdeno Chara made himself available for Game 5 and he will do the same for Game 6 Sunday as well. The 42-year old veteran will look to keep his team alive in the series with a win in Game 6 and forcing a seventh game Wednesday night.


Noel Acciari has been cleared for contact in Game 6 after it looked like he may have sustained a concussion when he got tripped up by Tyler Bozak in the third period of Game 5. (Source: Boston Herald)

Fantasy Impact: The Bruins are in a do-or-do game situation Sunday evening as they are down 3-2 in the series. Boston will need as many of their role players present for Sunday's action if they are to force a Game 7 for Wednesday night. Acciari currently has four points and a plus-three rating through 17 games played this postseason.


Matt Grzelcyk is a game-time decision for Thursday's showdown against the Blues. (Source: Joe McDonald on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Grzelcyk has not played since Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals suffering an upper-body injury from Oskar Sundqvist. He will look to rejoin his teammates once again on the ice for the Stanley Cup Finals.


Despite being optimistic about making a return for Game 3 on Friday, Blues forward Robert Thomas will not be in action Saturday. (Source: Jeremy Rutherford on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Thomas is still considered day-to-day, and he will set his sights to return on Monday for Game 4 at home. Teammate Robby Fabbri will play in place for Thomas.


The NHL has suspend Blues center Oskar Sundqvist one game for his hit on Bruins defensemen Matt Grzelcyk in game two. (Source: Yahoo Sports)

Fantasy Impact: Sundqvist has 9 points in the postseason for the blues. Grzelcyk has entered the concussion protocol and his availability for the rest of the post season is questionable.


It has been confirmed that Vince Dunn will not be on the rink for Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals Wednesday evening at TD Garden. (Source: Elliotte Friedman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The Blues were slightly optimistic on Tuesday for Dunn to make a return for Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals. Unfortunately, it seems he will need a little more time before he is ready to join his teammates on the ice. The good news is he was able to participate in morning practice yet again. He is still considered a day-to-day candidate at this time.


David Krejci will be in Boston's starting lineup Monday night for Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals. (Source: Matt Kalman on NHL.com)

Fantasy Impact: After missing some time last week due to an illness, Krejci appears to be fully healthy to participate in this climatic series against the Blues. Krejci has produced 14 points through 17 games played this post-season for the Bruins.


Predators young defensemen Dante Fabbro took a puck off the face at the worlds on Monday in Slovakia. (Source: CBSsports.com)

Fantasy Impact: Obviously the Predators are very concerned about their future defensive star, they may decide to hold Fabbro out of the Worlds so he can come back and be evaluated by team doctors. Fabbro is expected to be ready by training camp.


The Bruins will have McAvoy back for Game 2 after a one game suspension. (Source: NHL.com)

Fantasy Impact: McAvoy is the bruins on ice time leader, he’s the heart and soul of the defense along with Zdeno Chara. Chara had an injury scare in Game 1 but looks to be fine for Game 2. With this addition, either Steven Kampfer or Connor Clifton will be moved back to the bench.


John Tavares suffered an oblique injury on Thursday during a Team Canada practice preparing for the upcoming IIHF World Championship in Slovakia. He has been sent back to Toronto for further evaluation. (Source: ESPN)

Fantasy Impact: Though the extent of the injury is not currently known, Tavares should be okay for the start of next season. Nevertheless, the injury is an example of why NHL teams are wary of their players participating in international tournaments. Tavares enjoyed a tremendous first season in Toronto in 2018-2019, registering career-high totals in both goals (47) and points (88).


The San Jose Sharks may get their star center back for Game 6 in Colorado. (Source: NHL.com )

Fantasy Impact: I would expect if Pavelski is back for Game 6 he is going to do everything in his power to leave his mark on this series. He scored 4 points against the Knights, and he’s gonna wanna contribute and try to eliminate the Avs and get his team some much needed rest.