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Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko was solid between the pipes Monday, stopping 28 of 30 shots faced in the Canucks' 6-2 win over the Stars.

Fantasy Impact: Demko picked up his fifth consecutive win Monday night for the Canucks, posting a 2.00 goals against average and .943 save percentage in that span. The netminder has kept Vancouver in the postseason hunt, posting a .918 save percentage and 2.63 goals against average with one shutout in 61 games this season (33-20-6).

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J.T. Miller could not be stopped Thursday night, leading the way in a blowout 7-1 win as the Canucks make it five victories in a row. Vancouver has made a push for the playoffs with seven games to go, sitting four points back of the Kings and three back of the Golden Knights for the third seed in the Pacific Division.

Fantasy Impact: Miller continues having a career-year having posted personal bests in both goals (29) and assists (62). With seven games left on the Canucks schedule, the 29-year-old needs nine points to record his first 100 point season.

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Pearson scored a second period goal of the Canucks 5-1 win over the Golden Knights.

Fantasy Impact: Vancouver's winger ended a lengthy goalless streak with that second period tally, he's up to 34 points (14 goals, 20 assists) in 67 games this season.

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Garland had an assist on the Canucks second goal of the Vancouver victory over the Golden Knights.

Fantasy Impact: Vancouver's forward brought his season totals to 37 points (14 goals, 23 assists) in 66 games on the year.

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Pettersson scored two goals, one on the power play, and two assists with one of those coming on the power play as well, in Vancouver's defeat of the Golden Knights.

Fantasy Impact: Vancouver's forward has 8 points (6 goals, 2 assists) in his last 5 games and is at 53 points (24 goals, 29 assists) in 69 games this year.

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Ekman-Larsson assisted on the first and fourth Canucks goals in their 5-1 win over Vegas.

Fantasy Impact: Vancouver's defenseman has points in three straight games and 5 points, all assists, in his last 5 games. He's at 23 points (4 goals, 19 assists) in 68 games this season.

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Horvat opened the scoring for Vancouver in their win against the Golden Knights.

Fantasy Impact: The Canucks captain has scored in consecutive games and sits at 46 points (28 goals, 18 assists) in 66 games.

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Chiasson scored the first goal of the game early in the second period of the Canucks loss to St. Louis.

Fantasy Impact: The goal ended a lengthy pointless streak for the Vancouver veteran. He's up to 7 goals in 55 games this year.

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Jaroslav Halak stopped 25 of 28 shots against in a 4-1 road loss in St. Louis. He was pulled with 3:17 to play and Tarasenko scored an empty net goal just a few moments later.

Fantasy Impact: Halak has won only one game in his last six starts and falls to 3-7-2 with a 3.19 goals against average and .894 save percentage in 15 games played this season.

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Brock Boeser scored once in a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche.

Fantasy Impact: Brock Boeser is having a down year by his standards (19 goals, 18 assists in 59 GP). The good news is that he is producing on the power play with the first unit, so if your league rewards PPP Boeser still has some value in that department. Depending on the depth of your league, Boeser is likely a fringe start at this point.

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Quinn Hughes tallied his fifth goal and 42nd and 43rd assists of the season in a overtime loss to the Capitals. He finished with a +1 rating, one SOG, and two blocks.

Fantasy Impact: Hughes extended his point streak to four consecutive games. He has 48 points in 55 games and remains an excellent option from the blue line.

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Tyler Myers scored his first goal of the season late in the first period during the Canucks' 5-2 win over the Rangers.

Fantasy Impact: The veteran defenseman has been doing plenty of contributing with 101 hits and 111 blocked shots. His offensive stats do remain under his regular career numbers, but fantasy managers should see any tallies in this realm as a bonus.

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Motte got the goal just eleven seconds into play, the fastest goal of the year, and also added his seventh assist. The Canucks fell behind 2-1 by the end of the first period of play, but Travis Hamonic and Vasily Podkolzin picked up a goal a piece to give the team a 3-2 advantage heading into the third. They eventually pulled away with a quick third period goal and closed things out with an empty-netter to make it 5-2.

Fantasy Impact: The goal put the defenseman at eight on the season and also notched him his 200th career point. He quickly picked up 201 with an assist in the second period. Motte added a block and came out in the positive in this one.

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Nils Hoglander grabs an assist

Sun, Nov 28th 10:47pm EST
By Jesse Garcia

Nils Hoglander tallied his fifth assist of the season, two PIM, three SOG, and one hit in a 3-2 loss to Boston.

Fantasy Impact: Hoglander's first period assist marked his first point in five games. With Vancouver struggling to get going offensively, Hoglander is best left on the bench.

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Tucker Poolman scored a goal and added an assist for a +2 and the lone bright spot in Vancouver's loss to Colorado.

Fantasy Impact: Poolman is certainly not known for his offensive prowess, but he is having a solid year overall. He is up to 14 hits, 27 blocked shots, 10 PIM, and a +5 on the season. He's not worth rostering at this point but stick him on your emergency list should you need a fill-in.

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Braden Holtby allowed three goals in the Stars' 4-3 shootout loss to the Jets on Tuesday. He saved 32-35 shots against while taking the loss.

Fantasy Impact: Holtby has played better than his 2-3-1 record would indicate. He should continue to get a lot of ice-time going forward.


Adam Gaudette was able to record his first two assists of the season in Monday night's 4-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

Fantasy Impact: With the two points, Gaudette was able to double his season output. Through 21 games, he now has two goals and two assists. He should not pop up on your fantasy radar.

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Nate Schmidt chipped in with a goal and an assist in Monday night's 4-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

Fantasy Impact: This was a huge night for Schmidt, who had just five points coming into the game. His Canucks career has gotten off to a slow start so far, but hopefully this can get him going.

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Alexander Edler and his Canucks teammates were unable to put up any offence against the Edmonton Oilers Thursday night, losing by a final of 3-0.

Fantasy Impact: This now marks four straight losses for the Canucks, who are falling further and further from a playoff spot. Edler's play certainly hasn't helped, as the usually reliable Swedish defenceman has just four assists on the year.

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Jordie Benn was able to record an assist on a Elias Pettersson goal in Tuesday night's tilt versus the Edmonton Oilers.

Fantasy Impact: With the assist, Benn now has three points in his last four outings. The 33-year-old defenceman who registered just seven points last season is already up to six this year. While it isn't likely to continue, he is on a bit of a hot streak right now.

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