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Johnny Gaudreau picked up two goals vs Montreal to get within four points of the Canadians for the final playoff spot on the North Division.

Fantasy Impact: Gaudreau has 17 goals, 19 assists, eight hits, nine blocks and 91 shots on net in 47 games. He is playing alongside Monahan and Mangiapane. He is rostered in 92% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo.

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Brett Ritchie scored a third period goal to go up 4-2 against the Montreal Canadians in their 5-2 win on Saturday night.

Fantasy Impact: Ritchie has three goals, two assists, 79 hits, four blocks and 26 shots on net in 23 games this season. He brings a physical factor to the Flames lineup. He is playing alongside Backlund and Lucic on their third line.

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Sean Monahan recorded the game-winner and also two assists in Friday's matchup with Montreal. Calgary is chasing Montreal for the final playoff spot in the North Division. They are now six points behind Montreal with a game back.

Fantasy Impact: Monahan has 10 goals, 18 assists, 44 hits, 18 blocks and 90 shots on net in 44 games this season. He is playing between Mangiapane and Ritchie on Calgary's second line. He is rostered in 53% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo.

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Jacob Markstrom picked up his 16th win of the season in 4-2 win over the Montreal Canadians.

Fantasy Impact: Markstrom has 16 wins, three shutouts, a GAA of 2.77, a .902 save % and 1968 total minutes between the pipes. He is Calgary's number one guy and is rostered in 85% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo.

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Christopher Tanev picked up two assists in the Flames road win in Montreal on Wednesday night. The Flames are now four points behind Montreal for the last playoffs spot, Montreal has three less games played.

Fantasy Impact: Since coming over from Vancouver, Tanev has two goals, six assists, 26 hits, 83 blocks and 49 shots in 43 games. He is rostered in 1% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo, and is playing alongside Captain, Mark Giordano.

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Mark Giordano buried his eight of the season and also recorded an assist in the Flames 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadians.

Fantasy Impact: Giordano has eight goals, 14 assists, 34 hits, 82 blocks and 94 shots on net in 43 games this season. He is playing alongside Chris Tanev and is also rostered in 74% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo.

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Milan Lucic joined the list of players who have played 1000 career NHL games. Eight years and a Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins, one year with the LA Kings, three years with the Edmonton Oilers and in his second year with the Calgary Flames. Congrats, Looch!

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Elias Lindholm scored early in the second period to go up 2-1 in Tuesday night's victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. He also picked up an assist on Gaudreau's OT win.

Fantasy Impact: Lindholm has 11 goals, 25 assists, 47 hits, 24 blocks and 97 shots on net in 42 games. He is rostered in 94% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo, and is playing between Gaudreau and Tkachuk on the first line.

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Mikael Backlund scored twice in Calgary's 5-3 loss to the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.

Fantasy Impact: Backlund has eight goals, 14 assists, 34 hits, 16 blocks, 104 shots on net and a faceoff percentage of 50.4% in 38 games this season. He is rostered in 16% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo, and is playing between Milan Lucic and Andrew Mangiapane on Calgary's third line.

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Joakim Nordstrom opened the scoring for Calgary in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Fantasy Impact: Nordstrom missed games this season due to a lower body injury. He doesn't offer much in the way of a fantasy impact; he has one goal, one assist, 51 hits, 19 blocks, 26 shots on net in 28 games this season. He was playing alongside Derek Ryan and Sam Bennett on Calgary's fourth line.

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Sam Bennett picked up a third period goal that sealed the 4-2 win for the Flames over the Winnipeg Jets.

Fantasy Impact: Bennett has four goals, three assists, 66 hits, 14 blocks and 63 shots on net in 33 games. With trade rumours trending earlier in the season, Bennett seems to be settling in with the Flames under new Head Coach Darryl Sutter. He is rostered in 1% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo.

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Andrew Mangiapane picked up an early third period goal that ended up being the game-winner in Saturday night's victory.

Fantasy Impact: Mangiapane is rostered in 7% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo. He has ten goals, eight assists, 31 hits, 20 blocks and 54 shots on net in 36 games. He is playing on the first line alongside Matthew Tkachuk and Elias Lindholm.

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Noah Hanifin picked up assists on both of Calgary's goals in Friday's loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

Fantasy Impact: Hanifin has three goals, seven assists, 25 hits, 30 blocks and 64 shots on net in 35 games this season. He is rostered in 5% of the fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo, and is playing alongside Chris Tanev on the second d-pairing.

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Matthew Tkachuk buried a goal with less than two minutes left in the third period to bring the game within one. The Flames went on to lose 3-2 to the visiting Winnipeg Jets.

Fantasy Impact: Tkachuk is rostered in 98% of the fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo. He has nine goals, 17 assists, 101 hits, five blocks and 102 shots on net in 35 games. He is playing alongside Lindholm and Dube, while also being on the Flames' first powerplay unit.

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Derek Ryan scored a first period goal to go up 2-0 against Toronto in their 4-3 win on Friday night.

Fantasy Impact: Hard to put a fantasy impact on Ryan, he has two goals, four assists, 7 hits, 11 blocks and 13 shots on net in 18 games for the Flames this season. He is in and out of the lineup, but when in the lineup he is affective in the offensive zone and plays between Sam Bennett and Josh Leivo.

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Rasmus Andersson picked up an assist on Ryan and Giordano's goal in the Flames' 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Fantasy Impact: Andersson has three goals, 13 assists, 28 hits, 40 blocks and 54 shots on net in 31 games this season. He is rostered in 30% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo. He is playing alongside Mark Giordano and is also playing on the second powerplay unit.

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Dillon Dube opened the scoring on Monday night against the Edmonton Oilers and also added an assist on Lindholm's goal.

Fantasy Impact: Dube has been playing great so far for the Flames. Playing alongside Matthew Tkachuk and Elias Lindholm, Dube has seven goals and seven assist for 14 points in 26 games. He also has 23 hits, eight blocks and 47 shots on net. Dube is only rostered in 2% of fantasy leagues, according to Yahoo, which I'm sure is going to change once he keeps up this play. As of recently, he's been playing on the first powerplay unit. Easy to think Sutter is a fan of the way Dube plays.

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Josh Leivo scored twice in 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadians.

Fantasy Impact: Leivo now has three goals and two assists on the season, two of them being game winning goals. He is playing alongside Derek Ryan and Sam Bennett. Leivo's game is so wide-spread that it allows him to play and be successful on all four lines. Being sent over from Vancouver this off-season, signing a one-year, $875,000 contract with the Flames.

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David Rittich recorded his first win of the season in a 34 save shutout vs the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday.

Fantasy Impact: After Markstrom being out with an upper-body injury, Rittich got the last minute start. He has a GA of 11, a GAA of 2.36 and a .909 SV%. Markstrom will still get majority of the starts but seeing this side of Rittich is a good sign for the Flames moving forward.

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Byron Froese recorded his first goal as a Calgary Flame vs the visiting Winnipeg Jets.

Fantasy Impact: Froese has had a interesting few weeks with being put on waivers on Jan 10, recalled from Stockton on Saturday, playing against Edmonton that night, sent back down to Stockton on Sunday and recalled back up to Calgary on Tuesday for the game against the Jets.

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