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Tuuka Rask turned aside 28 of 30 shots faced as the Boston Bruins would defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 in OT Tuesday evening.

Fantasy Impact: Rask will improve his record to 3-1-0 with a 2.13 GAA and 0.905 save percentage in four starts this season.

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Jake Muzzin provided the secondary assist on Travis Boyd's second period tally which helped Toronto regain a two-goal lead against the Calgary Flames Tuesday night. The Maples would hang on to win 4-3 in regulation time.

Fantasy Impact: Muzzin has now produced a point in three of his last three contests. Overall, he has three points in eight games with a plus-three rating as well.

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Pierre Engvall provided the primary assist on Travis Boyd's second period goal as the Maple Leafs grabbed a 3-1 lead against Calgary Tuesday. Toronto would go on to win 4-3 in regulation.

Fantasy Impact: Engvall has one point and a plus-one rating in three contests played this season.

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Jimmy Vesey tacked on the secondary helper on Wayne Simmonds' first period goal as the Maple Leafs would go on to win 4-3 in regulation against the Calgary Flames.

Fantasy Impact: Vesey now has two goals and three points in eight contests with Toronto this season.

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Justin Holl provided the primary assist on Wayne Simmonds' first period goal to give Toronto a 1-0 lead over Calgary Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Holl has five points and a plus-five rating in eight games played this season.

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Frederik Andersen yielded 23 of 26 shots faced in Tuesday night's 4-3 regulation win over the Calgary Flames.

Fantasy Impact: Andersen will improve his record to 4-2-0 with a 2.84 GAA and 0.896 save percentage in six games started this year.

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Morgan Rielly contributed on both Auston Matthews' first period power-play goal and Mitch Marner's eventually game-winning score Tuesday night against the Flames.

Fantasy Impact: Rielly has produced five assists in his last two contests this season.

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Mitch Marner scored the eventual game-winning goal 12:14 into the third period to help the Maple Leafs defeat the Calgary Flames 4-3 Tuesday night. He also contributed with the primary assist on Auston Matthews' first period power-play goal.

Fantasy Impact: This is the fourth time in his last five contests where Matthews has managed to earn multiple points in a single game. He now has five goals and 12 points in eight games played this season.

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In his first ever career game played with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Travis Boyd scored a goal 2:09 into the second period of play to give his squad a 3-1 lead against Calgary Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Boyd has a goal in one game played this season.

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Auston Matthews scored a power-play goal 14:16 into the first period to double Toronto's lead over Calgary. He then dished out the primary assist on Mitch Marner's eventual game-winning goal midway through the third period of regulation.

Fantasy Impact: The freight train keeps on rolling. Matthews now extends his point streak to five straight games. He will look to make it six in a row when the Maple Leafs take on the Edmonton Oilers on the road Thursday night.

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Wayne Simmonds buried a goal 3:44 into the first period to give the Maple Leafs a 1-0 lead over the Calgary Flames Tuesday night.

Fantasy Impact: This is the second straight game where Simmonds has managed to put the puck past a Calgary goaltender. He has two goals in eight games played.

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Craig Smith scored with 11 seconds remaining in OT to give the Bruins a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Fantasy Impact: Smith is currently on a three-game point streak as he has produced a pair of helpers and assists in that span.

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Charlie McAvoy provided assists on all three goals scored including the game-winner by Craig Smith with 11 seconds remaining in OT.

Fantasy Impact: McAvoy currently has four points in six games played along with an even plus/minus rating. McAvoy had quite the night as he produced on all three scores by Boston. This was his most productive game from an offensive standpoint so far this season.

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Nick Ritchie buried a power-play goal 7:58 into the second period to double Boston's lead to two against the Penguins Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Ritchie has appeared much better for the Bruins after producing just two points in seven contests played with his new team last season. This year, he already has a trio of goals and assists in six games. Boston is hoping he will be an integral part to their success this season.

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Brad Marchand recorded a short-handed goal 7:41 into the first period to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead over the Penguins Tuesday night. He followed it up with an assist on Nick Ritchie's power play goal 7:58 into the second to expand Boston's lead to 2-0.

Fantasy Impact: Marchand remains as one of the most productive forwards in the NHL. In just six games played this year, he has produced four goals and nine points. He will look to lead the Bruins to another deep playoff run this spring.

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Devon Toews potted his third goal of the season in Colorado's 7-3 victory on Tuesday night. He provided fantasy managers with a goal, a plus-2 rating, three shots and one block.

Fantasy Impact: Toews was hovering around the high slot when a bit of a scrum broke out in front of the net. Devin Dubnyk made a dive and lost his goalie stick (which he complained about getting knocked out of his hand) and Gabriel Landeskog circled around the net, fed Toews who buried the puck. He's up to three goals and five points so far this season, while playing on the PP and is blocking shots. He's 51 percent rostered in Yahoo! leagues and is worth a pick up.

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Valeri Nichushkin scored a short-handed goal in Tuesday 7-3 drubbing of the San Jose Sharks. His final line included a goal, an assist, a plus-1 rating, one shot and one hit.

Fantasy Impact: Nichushkin was posting up in the neutral zone on the PK and decided to stand up the break out by poke checking two forwards off the puck before taking it in and deking out Martin Jones for his first. He's up to one goal and two points so far this year.

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Six in a row for Mikko Rantanen

Wed, Jan 27th 4:46pm EST
By Jeremy Farr

Mikko Rantanen scored for the sixth straight game in Tuesday's 7-3 defeat of the San Jose Sharks. He finished the game with a goal, plus-1 rating, four shots and one hit.

Fantasy Impact: The goal came on the power play as Mackinnon dipsy-doodled around defenders and back handed a feed to Rantanen who promptly fired it just between the glove and post. Rantanen is off to a solid start this year (6 goals, 2 assists) point wise but is lacking in the hits and blocks department.

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Joonas Donskoi opened the scoring in Tuesday night's 7-3 rout of the visiting San Jose Sharks. He finished the game with one point and three shots.

Fantasy Impact: His goal came off an Erik Johnson point-shot that he was setting a screen for. The shot came in. He tipped it. Goal. Donskoi isn't a staple in the line up but can be a valuable streamer when you have wiggle room as Colorado will usually put points on the board.

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Brandon Saad scored twice in Colorado's 7-3 victory over the visiting San Jose Sharks on Tuesday. He finished the game with two points, a plus one rating, two PIM's and three shots.

Fantasy Impact: Saad's first goal came while he was camped out in front of the net while all eyes were on Makar, he made a one-two deke and slid it past Martin Jones. The second came on a tic-tac-toe where he was well positioned to fire a one-timer. That's number two and three for Saad. The Avalanche will want this to carry on after they acquired him from Chicago. He's up to three points (all goals) so far this season but isn't really producing anywhere else on the fantasy radar. Goal, assist and PPP upside is there but he isn't hitting or blocking shots and is currently -7.

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