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John Tavares contributed on both William Nylander's early first period goal and Auston Matthews' second period power play tally Sunday against Vancouver. Unfortunately for Toronto, the Canucks would score three unanswered goals to claim a 3-2 OT victory.

Fantasy Impact: Tavares has now extended his point streak to five games and his last three have been multi-point outings. He has 14 goals and 40 points in 45 games played this year.

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Auston Matthews found the back of the net 14:57 into the second period on the man advantage to give Toronto a 2-0 lead over Vancouver. The Canucks would win in OT with a three goal surge.

Fantasy Impact: Matthews has 33 goals and 54 points through 41 contests.

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William Nylander potted his 14th goal of the season 3:45 into the first period to put the Maple Leafs in front 1-0. He also provided the primary assist on Auston Matthews' second period power-play goal to give his team a 2-0 lead. Toronto would eventually lose the contest by a final score of 3-2 in OT.

Fantasy Impact: Nylander is currently on a three game multi-point streak. He has 14 goals and 32 points through 40 games played this season.

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After going up 2-0 late in the second period, Jack Campbell surrendered three unanswered goals to allow the Vancouver Canucks to come out victorious 3-2 in OT.

Fantasy Impact: Campbell has faltered in his last three starts after winning the first 11. He currently possesses an 11-2-1 record with a 2.24 GAA and 0.919 save percentage in 14 total starts.

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Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his 20th win of the season on Sunday night against the Anaheim Ducks with a 33 save performance.

Fantasy Impact: Fleury has been Vegas' number one guy so far this season due to Lehner's injury. He has 20 wins, 10 loses, a GAA of 2.09, .925 save % and 5 shutouts. He is fourth in the NHL for wins at 20 and tied for first with Grubauer for shutouts.

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Mark Stone scored his 15th goal of the season, it was on the powerplay to go up 4-2 on Sunday in Anaheim.

Fantasy Impact: Stone has 15 goals, 35 assists, 22 hits, 22 blocks, and 74 shots on net in 43 games this season. For the entire league, he is tied for eighth in assists, third for the best plus/minus and tied for 11th with Crosby for points with 50. He is rostered in 99% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo and playing alongside Stephenson and Pacioretty.

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Alex Pietrangelo picked up a first period goal to go up 2-1 in 5-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Pietrangelo has 29 games this season, in those games he has four goals, 10 assists, 18 hits, 64 blocks and 82 shots on net. He is rostered in 89% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo. He is playing alongside Alex Martinez and also on Vegas second powerplay unit.

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Jordan Eberle recorded an assist versus the Flyers Sunday. His 15th assist of the season came on the overtime winner.

Fantasy Impact: Eberle has been a solid contributor for a long time. However, his last two seasons had been his worst of the past seven.

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Nick Leddy scored a goal versus Philadelphia Sunday. His second goal of the season was the overtime winner.

Fantasy Impact: Leddy is a veteran. After going over 30 points in six of seven seasons, he had failed to reach that in the past two seasons. Although he is looking like he is back in form this season.

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Jean-Gabriel Pageau recorded an assist Sunday versus Philadelphia. The assist was his 13th of the season.

Fantasy Impact: Pageau has been a decent depth play for deep fantasy leagues in the past. His problem is the higher standards at center as opposed to defenseman.

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Ilya Sorokin saved all 30 shots he faced Sunday versus the Flyers. They needed all of it as the Islanders won 1-0 in overtime.

Fantasy Impact: Sorokin is a rookie this season. He serves as a potent 1-2 punch with Varlamov.

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Tuukka Rask stopped 30 of 33 shots faced in a 6-3 win over the Washington Capitals Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Rask will improve his record to 10-4-2 with a 2.35 GAA and 0.910 save percentage in 17 starts.

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David Krejci found the back of the net twice in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Capitals.

Fantasy Impact: Krejci has five goals and 28 points in 39 games played.

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David Pastrnak contributed with assists on both of Brad Marchand's goals and one of Patrice Bergeron's goals in a 6-3 win over Washington Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Pastrnak has 17 goals and 38 points through 36 games played this year.

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Patrice Bergeron buried two goals (one which was short-handed) and contributed on one of Brad Marchand's goals to help the Bruins defeat the Capitals 6-3 Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Bergeron had quite a busy afternoon and is now up to 18 goals and 40 points through 43 contests this season.

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Brad Marchand scored two goals (one of which was an empty-netter) and provided assists on both of Patrice Bergeron's goals in a 6-3 win over the Washington Capitals Sunday afternoon.

Fantasy Impact: Marchand has 23 goals and 54 points in 41 games played this year.

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Jeremy Swayman stopped all 25 shots he faced in Friday's 3-0 victory over the New Islanders.

Fantasy Impact: Swayman has gotten off to an impressive start to his young career as he recorded his first ever shutout in the NHL on Friday against a very talented Islanders squad. He currently has a 4-1-0 record with a 1.78 GAA and 0.938 save percentage through five starts.

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Curtis Lazar scored an empty-net goal with 1:12 remaining in regulation to put Boston up 3-0 over the Islanders Friday.

Fantasy Impact: It was Lazar's first goal scored since joining the Bruins earlier this month from the Buffalo Sabres. He has six goals and 10 points in 36 games this year.

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Taylor Hall buried a goal 47 seconds into the second period to extend Boston's lead over the Islanders 2-0 Friday evening. The Bruins would win the contest by a final score of 3-0.

Fantasy Impact: Hall has four goals and 21 points in 40 games played.

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David Rittich had to come in and relieve fellow teammate Jack Campbell after he surrendered three goals on only six shots faced in the first period of play. Rittich finished the game stopping 16 of 17 shots faced as Toronto would lose 5-2.

Fantasy Impact: Rittich's strong efforts were not enough to get Toronto out of their early jam. Still it was encouraging to see that if Campbell begins to waiver in his playing ability, Rittich seems like a solid option to fall back on until starter Frederik Andersen returns.

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