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Seth Jones had two assists during a 6-5 loss to Carolina. He also had three blocks, two shots on net, and one hit in 25:10 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: This season in 13 games, Jones has one goal and four assists but a troubling minus-nine rating. The addition of Patrik Laine perhaps will give Jones a boost in scoring, as two of his assists came off Laine goals in the loss to Carolina.

Joonas Korpisalo stopped 20-of-26 shots during a 6-5 loss to Carolina.

Fantasy Impact: It has not been a good season for Korpisalo, especially considering he plays in Columbus that is supposed to boast a strong defensive game. This year in eight games he has a 3-3-2 record with a 3.29 GAA and a .899 SV%.

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Nick Foligno scored a goal and had an assist during a 6-5 loss to Carolina. The goal was the 200th of his NHL career. He had three shots on goal, two hits and finished with a plus-two rating.

Fantasy Impact: The goal was the fourth of the season for Foligno. He also has three assists and a plus-one rating in 13 games played. Last season he had 10 goals and 21 assists in 67 games.

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Patrik Laine scored two goals during Columbus' 6-5 loss to Carolina. He had three shots on goal with one block and one hit in 19:29 minutes of ice time, 4:53 of which came on the power-play.

Fantasy Impact: After not scoring in his first game with his new team, Laine has settled into the Blue Jackets lineup nicely with three goals in his last two games. This season overall he has five goals and one assist while only playing four games.

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Max Domi had an assist with two shots on goal during Columbus' 3-2 overtime loss to Detroit. He finished the game with a minus-one rating in 15:03 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: It was the first point for Domi as a member of the Blue Jackets in four games. Last season with Montreal he had 17 goals and 27 assists in 71 games played.

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Jenner scored a goal and had three shots on net during a 3-2 overtime loss to Detroit. He also had four blocks in over 16 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: The goal was his second of the season to go along with one assist in four games played. Last year he had 11 goals with 13 assists in 70 games. Jenner posted his best season in 2015-16 scoring 30 goals with 19 assists, but won't' likely be reaching that plateau anytime soon.

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Dubois, who was a restricted free agent, signed a two-year $10 million contract with Columbus. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: The 22-year old center will look to have another impactful season after leading the Blue Jackets last season in assists (31) and points (49) in 70 regular-season games.

Alexander Wennberg played 14:20 minutes with a minus-one rating and no points during the Blue Jackets 5-0 loss to Minnesota. It was his first game back after missing 12 due to an upper-body-injury.

Fantasy Impact: This season in 53 games, Wennberg has five goals and 15 assists with a minus-one rating.

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Markus Nutivaara had an assist while playing 19:52 minutes of ice time during a 4-3 shootout loss to Nashville.

Fantasy Impact: It was his fifth point in his last six games which includes one goal and four assists in that span. This season in 31 games played, Nutivaara has three goals and five assists with a plus-five rating.

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Elivs Merzlikins stopped 33-of-36 shots but took a 4-3 shootout loss versus Nashville that lasted eight rounds.

Fantasy Impact: Columbus is now winless in their last eight games going 0-3-5 since their last win on February 7th. Merzlikins has gone 0-2-3 in his last five games while allowing 16 goals in that span.

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Oliver Bjorkstrand scored a second-period goal during the Blue Jackets 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers. The goal came on his only shot on net in 20:24 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: The goal was his 19th of the season in 46 games played. He also has 13 assists and a plus-eight rating this season. It was his second goal in his last three games.

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Matiss Kivlenieks allowed four goals on 27 shots during a 4-3 overtime loss to Buffalo.

Fantasy Impact: He now has three appearances in net this season and has a record of 1-0-2 with seven goals allowed.

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Zachary Werenski had an assist in 24:41 minutes of ice time during a 4-3 overtime loss to Buffalo.

Fantasy Impact: In 51 games played, Werenski has 17 goals and 17 assists with a plus-10 rating. He also has two goals and one assist in his last five games.

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Gustav Nyquist scored and empty net goal at 18:07 of the third period to help Columbus with a 4-3 win at Montreal.

Fantasy Impact: In 53 games played, Nyquist has 12 goals and 22 assists with a plus-four rating. He has two goals and one assist in his last three games.

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The Florida Panthers have inked a seven-year $70 million deal with Sergei Bobrovsky Monday. (Source: Sun Sentinel)

Fantasy Impact: Bobrovsky has spent the last seven years of his career with the Blue Jackets. During his time in Columbus, he had a 213-130-27 record along with a 2.41 GAA and 0.921 SV%. While the Panthers may be taking a risk on a goaltender already in their 30's, they are building their team to win now. Bobrovsky will look to lead Florida back to the playoffs for the first time since 2016.

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Columbus Blue Jackets star forward Artemi Panarin has signed a seven-year $81.5 million contract with the New York Rangers. (Source: New York Post)

Fantasy Impact: Panarin is currently 27-years old and will play the remainder of his prime years on Broadway. He will be reunited with New York's new team president John Davidson, who spent the last seven seasons with Columbus. Panarin has amassed 116 goals and 320 points through 322 career regular season games with the Blackhawks and Blue Jackets. Lastly, he has played in 27 postseason games where he has compiled 26 points as well.

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The predators have agreed to sign Matt Duchene to a 7 year contract worth around 56 million dollars. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: This was the plan all along. The PK Subban Trade opened up the cap space and the Predators landed their prize free agent. Duchene set a career high last year with 31 goals. He had 70 points, including 10 in playoffs. The move will put Duchene as the second line center and shift Kyle Turris to the third line most likely.

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Dean Kukan scored his first career post-season goal to help tie up Game Five 3-3 with almost six minutes remaining in the third period. Sadly for Columbus, Boston's forward David Pastrnak buried his second goal of the game with less than two minutes remaining in regulation to secure a 4-3 win.

Fantasy Impact: Kukan helped out in a big way for Columbus as they nearly forced OT in Game Five against Boston. He will need to contribute in a similar way this Monday night as the Blue Jackets are facing elimination for the first time this post-season.

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Ryan Dzingel scored his first goal of the post-season Saturday, as Columbus would lose Game Five to Boston 4-3. The Blue Jackets will be facing elimination for the first time during these playoffs in Game Six Monday.

Fantasy Impact: Dzingel has been very quiet this post-season as he only has one point in eight games played. He will need to step it up to help his team avoid elimination in Game Six this upcoming Monday night at home.

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Alexandre Texier provided his first two ever career post-season goals in Columbus's 7-3 Game Four win over the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Texier had a gigantic impact on Columbus's offensive success as they completed the sweep against the Tampa Bay Lightning in round one. Texier has three points in his first four playoff games played.

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