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Ondrej Palat started the scoring for the Lightning in their 6-3 win over the Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon. He had one goal one assist, one PPG, two PPP, four SOG, one hit and three blocks in 18:28 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Palat is having himself a very good season. He now has 10 goals to go with his 10 assists in 23 games played. He has six points in his last five games. He should be started in most fantasy leagues but is not a must start guy.

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Yanni Gourde tallied two goalies in the Lightnings 6-3 win over the Blackhawks on Sunday. He was a plus two with two goals, two assists, one PPG, two PPP, five SOG and one hit in 17:58 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Gourde has six points in his last four games and has been playing well of late. If there is an open roster spot on your team he is worth a stash for now. He has been getting powerplay ice-time of late.

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Victor Hedman had two points in the Lightnings 6-3 win over the Blackhawks on Sunday. He was a minus one with one goal, one assist, one PPG, two PPP, two PIM, four SOG, two hits and three blocks in 28:35 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Hedman is definitely a Norris Trophy candidate if the season ended today. He has five goals and 19 assists in 23 games this season.

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Andrei Vasilevskiy wins again

Sun, Mar 7th 10:26pm EST
By Douglas Roth

Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed three goals in the Lightnings 6-3 win over the Blackhawks on Sunday. He saved 22-25 shots against in the win.

Fantasy Impact: Vasilevskiy and the Lightning spotted the Blackhawks 3 goals before they even woke up. He is the best goalie and should be treated that way. Vasilevskiy is now 15-3-1 with a 1.73 GAA and a .939 SV%. He has strung together six straight wins.

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Steven Stamkos had two points on Saturday in the Lightnings 5-0 win over the Stars. He was a plus two with one goal, one assist, two PIM and two SOG in 14:42 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Stamkos now has 10 goals and nine assists through 17 games this season. He started off hot this year and has tapered of since. He was pointless in his previous two outings.

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Brayden Point finds twine

Sun, Feb 28th 11:01pm EST
By Douglas Roth

Brayden Point scored a goal in the Lightnings 5-0 win over the Stars on Saturday. He was a plus one with one goal, two SOG and a hit in 11:14 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Point had no reason to play an extra ice-time as the Lightning throttled the Stars. He knows have seven goals and 12 assists through 19 games.

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Mikhail Sergachev scored in the Lightnings 3-1 win over the Hurricanes on Thursday. He was a plus one with one goal, four SOG, four hits and two blocks in 24:19 of ice-time

Fantasy Impact: Sergachev was being drafted as someone with a lot of upside his one goal is disappointing thus far but his 12 assists are impressive. He is a prime example of a must roster player but not a must start.

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Curtis McElhinney allowed one goal in the Lightnings 3-1 win over the Hurricanes on Thursday. He saved 31-32 shots against while recording the win.

Fantasy Impact: Mcelhinney has played well even in his advanced age. The 37 year-old is now 2-1 with a 2.70 GAA and a .896 SV% he is nothing more than a backup playing in when the Bolts have back-to-backs.

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Tyler Johnson scored twice in the Lightnings 6-1 win over the Panthers on Saturday. He was a plus one with two goals on two SOG. He also added a hit and a blocked shot in 13:18 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Johnson has not been a fantasy stalwart in the last six seasons. Do not think he is breaking out of mediocracy. Johnson should be left on the wire in most leagues.

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Mathieu Joseph scored two goals in the Lightnings 6-1 win over the predators on Tuesday. He was a plus one with two goals, one PPG, three SOG and two hits in 12:04 of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: With the game locked up Joseph got some power-play time and he cashed in on it. Although he is not a fantasy asset he does now have four goals on the season. The PPG was his first PPP of his career.

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Barclay Goodrow scored twice in the Lightnings 3-1 win over the Red Wings on Friday. He was a plus two with two goals, three SOG , one hit and one blocked shot.

Fantasy Impact: Goodrow has now registered a point in the last three games. He now has two goals and four assists on through nine games. IT would be hard to see him being worth a stash. It would be best to wait out one more game before making a move.

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Anthony Cirelli scored his second goal of the season in the Lightnings 5-1 win over the Red Wings on Wednesday. He was a plus one with one goal on his lone shot in 18:30 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Cirelli should be rostered in almost every league. The Lightning are going to runaway with their division with not much competition . He now has two goals and six assists in eight games played.

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Cal Foote scores his first career goal in the Lightnings 4-3 win over the Predators on Saturday. He was a plus one with one goal on one shot in 8:44 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Cal scoring is not any important fantasy news but it is a good story because his father was former all-star Adam Foote. Here's to many more goals kid.

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Nikita Kucherov was held pointless during a 2-1 loss to Boston. He wasn't even able to fire a shot on goal in 20:54 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: It was an off night for Kucherov and the Lightning who was on a good stretch lately scoring two goals and four assists in his last five games. This season in 64 games, he has 31 goals and 49 assists with a plus-25 rating.

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Alex Killorn scored a goal against Ottawa Saturday. He also had two shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Killorn continues to flourish as Tampa Bay are heating up in 2020. He has 16 goals and 19 assists this season.

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Kevin Shattenkirk scored a goal against Ottawa Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: Shattenkirk continues to be an offensive leader for Tampa Bay. He has 26 points so far this season.

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Patrick Maroon scored a goal on his only shot on goal against the Florida Panthers on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: The Stanley Cup champion is off to a good start with his new team. As Maroon is playing on the fourth line, his fantasy relevance remains to be seen. However, Maroon got a lot of time on the power play.

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The Detroit Red Wings acquired Adam Erne from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for a 2020 fourth-round pick. (Source: Detroit Red Wings on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Erne is a physical player who rarely finds himself in the penalty box. With a plethora of bottom-six players to compete with, Erne has his work cut out for him if he's going to make the roster out of training camp.

Category: Transactions


It appears the Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to trade backup goaltender Louis Domingue this offseason. (Source: TSN.ca)

Fantasy Impact: On Tuesday, the Lightning traded forward Ryan Callahan in exchange for goalie Mike Condon from the Ottawa Senators. Furthermore, Tampa Bay had acquired Curtis McElhinney from Carolina to a two-year deal to serve as the primary backup goalie for starter Andrei Vasilevskiy. Domingue currently has a 55-49-8 record with a 0.907 SV% and 2.97 GAA for his career. With so many goalies on the Lightning's roster, it seems Domingue is the odd man out.


The Florida Panthers have come to terms with defenseman Anton Stralman on a three-year $16.5 million contract. (Source: NHL.com)

Fantasy Impact: The 32-year old veteran defenseman has played over 700 games with the Maple Leafs, Blue Jackets, Rangers, and Lightning. During that span he has scored 47 goals, 195 assists, and owns a plus-72 rating as well. The Panthers hope that by adding Stralman, it will strengthen their blue line heading into the new season ahead.

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