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In Need of Goals
Radek Dvorak, RW, Florida Panthers: 3 goals last week, 2 percent Yahoo! ownership

Andy McDonald, C/LW, St. Louis Blues:  3 goals, 27 percent ownership

Chris Kelly, C, Ottawa Senators:  3 goals, 1 percent ownership

Blake Wheeler, RW, Boston Bruins:  3 goals, 38 percent ownership

Jon Sim, LW, New York Islanders:  3 goals, less than 1 percent ownership

Eric Belanger, C, Minnesoat Wild:  3 goals, 5 percent ownership

Jochen Hecht, C/LW, Buffalo Sabres:  3 goals, 5 percent ownership

Curtis Glencross, LW, Calgary Flames:  3 goals, 9 percent ownership

Saka Koivu, C, Anaheim Ducks:  3 goals, 14 percent ownership

Darren Helm, C, Detroit Red Wings:  3 goals, 1 percent ownership

Michael Handzus, C, Los Angeles Kings:  3 goals, 5 percent ownership

In Need of Assists
Daymond Langkow, C, Calgary Flames:  4 assists, 28 percent ownership

Frans Nielsen, C, New York Islanders:  4 assists, 1 percent ownership

In Need of Plus/Minus Rating
Jochen Hecht, C/LW, Buffalo Sabres:  +6 rating, 5 percent ownership

Anton Volchenkov, D, Ottawa Senators:  +6 rating, 1 percent ownership

Bryan Allen, D, Florida Panthers:  +6 rating, less than 1 percent ownership

In Need of Face-Offs Won
Chris Drury, C, New York Rangers:  45 face-offs won, 18 percent ownership

Eric Christensen, C, New York Rangers:  35 face-offs won, 1 percent ownership

In Need of Goalie Help
Jimmy Howard, Detroit Red Wing:  2 wins, 2.02 goals against average, .935 save percentage, 64 percent ownership

Dwayne Roloson, New York Islanders:  2 wins, 2.85 goals against average, .905 save percentage, 54 percent ownership

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Kim Johnsson, D, Minnesota Wild
Johnsson had three goals last week to go along with a +3 plus/minus rating, two power play points, and eight shots on goal. He has nine points (4 goals, 5 assists) in 32 games this year, but five in his last seven games. Kim is owned in 1 percent of Yahoo! and 1.8 percent of ESPN leagues.

Brandon Sutter, C, Carolina Hurricanes
Sutter had three goals last week with a +1 rating, two power play points, 16 shots on goal, and 2 face-offs won. He has 16 points (10 goals, 6 assists) in 30 games this year, and is riding a four-game point streak. Brandon is owned in 1 percent of Yahoo! and 0.8 percent of ESPN leagues.

Jussi Jokinen, LW, Carolina Hurricanes
Jokinen also played well for the Hurricanes last week scoring five points (3 goals, 2 assists) with a +5 rating, 11 shots on goal, and 15 face-offs won. He has 25 points (11 goals, 14 assists) in 38 games this year. Jussi is owned in 7 percent of Yahoo! and 4 percent of ESPN leagues.

Mason Raymond, LW, Vancouver Canucks
Mason had four points (3 goals, 1 assist), a +2 rating, two power play points, six shots on goal, and a face-off won last week. On the year he has 29 points (17 goals, 12 assists) in 40 games. Mason is owned in 44 percent of Yahoo! and 31.6 percent of ESPN leagues.

Matt Cullen, C, Carolina Hurricanes
Cullen had four assists, a +5 rating, 13 shots on goal, and 40 face-offs won last week. On the year he has 22 points (8 goals, 14 assists). Matt is owned in 4 percent of Yahoo! and 1.7 percent of ESPN leagues.
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Patric Hornqvist, RW, Nashville Predators
Hornqvist has a five-game point streak going. He has eight points (5 goals, 3 assists) during that stretch. He also has a +6  plus/minus rating, one power play point, and 16 shots on goal. Patric is owned in 7 percent of Yahoo! and 3 percent of ESPN leagues.

Scottie Upshall, RW, Phoenix Coyotes
Scottie had six points (3 goals, 3 assists), a +4 rating, one power play point, and 11 shots on goal last week. On the year he has 20 points (12 goals, 8 assists) in 35 games. Upshall is owned in 9 percent of Yahoo! and 1.7 percent of ESPN leagues.

Dean McAmmond, LW, New Jersey Devils
Dean had six points (2 goals, 4 assists) last week with a +6 rating, one power play point, 9 shots on goal, and 19 face-offs won. He has eight points (3 goals, 5 assists) in 16 games with a +9 rating. McAmmond is owned in 1 percent of Yahoo! and 0.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

Alexandre Picard, D, Ottawa Senators
Picard had two goals last week with a +4 rating and eight shots on goal. He has 14 points (4 goals, 10 assists) in 31 games. Alexandre is owned in 4 percent of Yahoo! and 1.6 percent of ESPN leagues.

Alexander Steen, C, St. Louis Blues
Steen had five points (1 goal, 4 assists) last week with a -1 rating, three power play points, 13 shots on goal, and six face-offs won. On the year he has nine points (3 goals, 6 assists) in 21 games. Steen is owned in 1 percent of Yahoo! and 0.2 percent of ESPN leagues.

Andy Greene, D, New Jersey Devils
Greene had four assists, a +3 rating, three power play points, and two shots on goal last week. On the year he has 21 points (5 goals, 16 assists), a +11 rating, and 11 power play points. Andy is owned in 30 percent of Yahoo! and 44.4 percent of ESPN leagues.

Jaroslav Halak, G, Montreal Canadiens
Jaroslav was 2-0 last week with a shutout, a 1.47 goals against average, and a .967 save percentage. He stopped 87 of 90 shots. On the year he’s 8-5-0 with a 2.69 goals against average, and a .916 save percentage. Halak is owned in 20 percent of Yahoo! and 10.6 percent of ESPN leagues.

Jonas Gustavsson, Toronto Maple Leafs
Jonas was 1-0-1 last week with a shutout, a 1.59 goals against average, and a .944 save percentage. He stopped 68 of 72 shots. On the year he’s 7-5-6 with a 2.90 goals against average, and a .906 save percentage. Gustavsson is owned in 24 percent of Yahoo! and 59.7 percent of ESPN leagues.

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Todd Bertuzzi, LW/RW, Detroit Red Wings
Bertuzzi tied for the league lead with four goals over the past week. He had a +1 plus/minus rating, a power play point, 16 shots on goal, and two face-offs won. On the year he has 17 points (8 goals, 9 assists). Bertuzzi is owned in 15 percent of Yahoo! and 7.5 percent of ESPN leagues.

Colby Armstrong, RW, Atlanta Thrashers
Colby also netted four goals last week. He added an assist, a +4 rating, a short-handed point, six shots on goal, and a face-off won. Colby has 12 points (7 goals, 5 assists) in 30 games. He’s owned in 4 percent of Yahoo! and 0.7 percent of ESPN leagues.

Brooks Orpik, D, Pittsburgh Penguins
Brooks had three assists last week and tied for the league lead with a +6 rating. He added a short-handed point and a shot on goal. On the year he has 11 points, all assists, in 29 games. Orpik is owned in 3 percent of Yahoo! and 5.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

Tyler Myers, D, Buffalo Sabres
Myers had three assists, a +4 rating, a power play point, and four shots on goal last week. On the year he has 18 points (3 goals, 15 assists) and a +9 rating in 31 games. Tyler is owned in 20 percent of Yahoo! and 22.9 percent of ESPN leagues.

Steve Sullivan, LW, Nashville Predators
Sullivan had five points (3 goals, 2 assists) including a hat trick last week. He had a +4 rating, a power play point, and ten shots on goal. On the year  he has 22 points (9 goals, 13 assists) in 33 games. Sullivan is owned in 13 percent of Yahoo! and 4.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

R.J. Umberger, C, Columbus Blue Jackets
R.J. had four points (2 goals, 2 assists) last week. He had a power play point, 19 shots on goal, and 44 face-offs won. He did, however, have a -4 rating. On the year R.J. has 25 points (11 goals, 14 assists) in 34 games. He is owned in 21 percent of Yahoo! and 16.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

Brian Elliott, G, Ottawa Senators
Brian was 2-1 last week with a 1.68 goals against average and a .931 save percentage. He recorded his first shutout of the year. He’s now 8-7-3 with a 2.78 goals against average and a .901 save percentage. Elliott is owned in 25 percent of Yahoo! and 16.2 percent of ESPN leagues.

Jimmy Howard, G, Detroit Red Wings
Jimmy was 2-1 last week with a 1.67 goals against average and a .941 save percentage. On the year he’s 10-6-1 with a 2.40 goals against average and a .915 save percentage. Howard is owned in 47 percent of Yahoo! and 39.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

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Chris Stewart, RW, Colorado Avalanche
Stewart was tied for second with four goals last week. He also added three assists, a +2 plus/minus rating, two power play points, and 14 shots on goal. On the year he has 19 points (6 goals, 13 assists) in 27 games. He’s owned in 12 percent of Yahoo! and 6 percent of ESPN leagues.

Martin Erat, RW, Nashville Predators
Erat tied for the league lead with five goals (including a hat trick) last week. He added three assists, a +3 rating, three power play points, and 11 shots on goal. He even won three face-offs. He has 17 points (9 goals, 8 assists) in 27 games. Erat is owned in 13 percent of Yahoo! and 3.3 percent of ESPN leagues.

Antti Miettinen, RW, Minnesota Wild
Miettinen also scored four goals last week to go along with an assist, a +4 rating, a power play point, eight shots on goal, and one face-off won. On the year he has 14 points (7 goals, 7 assists) in 26 games. Antti is owned in 5 percent of Yahoo! and 1.9 percent of ESPN leagues.

Andrew Brunette, LW, Minnesota Wild
Brunette was tied for third in the league with six assists last week. He added a goal, a +4 rating, three power play points, and eight shots on goal. On the year he has 26 points (10 goals, 16 assists) in 29 games. Brunette is owned in 44 percent of Yahoo! and 42.6 percent of ESPN leagues.
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R.J. Umberger, C, Columbus Blue Jackets
R.J. has seven points (3 goals, 4 assists) last week with a +5 plus/minus rating. He netted a hat trick on November 30th. Umberger had one power play point, 15 shots on goal, and won 19 face-offs. On the year he has 21 points (9 goals, 21 assists) in 27 games. He’s owned in 20 percent of Yahoo! and 8.7 percent of ESPN leagues.

Wayne Simmonds, RW, Los Angeles Kings
Wayne had five points (3 goals, 2 assists) with a +5 rating and 13 shots on goal. On the year he has 16 points (eight goals, eight assists) in 28 games. Simmonds is owned in 21 percent of Yahoo! and 4.9 percent of ESPN leagues.

Eric Fehr, RW, Washington Capitals
Fehr was tied for second with four goals last week. He added an assist, a +3 rating, one power play point and nine shots on goal. He has 11 points (seven goals, 4 assists) in 17 games. Fehr is owned in 4 percent of Yahoo! and 1.4 percent of ESPN leagues.

Nigel Dawes, LW, Calgary Flames
Nigel also tied for second with four goals last week. He had a +4 rating, one power play point, and eight shots on goal. On the year he has 16 points (eight goals, eight assist) in 26 games. Dawes is owned in 5 percent of Yahoo! and 0.9 percent of ESPN leagues.

Niklas Hagman, LW, Toronto Maple Leafs
Hagman also had four goals last week with a +2 rating and 13 shots on goal. He has 17 points (13 goals, 4 assists) in 25 games. Hagman is owned in 31 percent of Yahoo! and 23.2 percent of ESPN leagues.
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Filip Kuba, D, Ottawa Senators
Kuba was a machine over the past week with eight points (1 goal, seven assists). Two of his points came via the power play. He also sported a +3 plus/minus rating, and had 12 shots on goal. Kuba has a cap number of $1.39 million in the Sporting News salary cap game. He is owned in 22 percent of Yahoo! and 26 percent of ESPN leagues.

Stephen Weiss, C, Florida Marlins
Weiss had six points over the past week (two goals, 4 assists) with an incredible +5 rating. One of his points came via the power play. He had nine shots on goal, and was tied for seventh in the league with 37 face-offs won. Weiss has a $1.20 million Sporting News cap number, and is owned in 34 percent of Yahoo! and 78 percent of ESPN leagues.

David Jones, RW, Colorado Avalanche
Jones had five points over the past week (four goals, 1 assist). His four goals were tied for the league high. He sported a +2 rating, had two power play points, and nine shots on goal. He has a $0.50 million Sporting News cap number, and is owned in 9 percent of Yahoo! and 3.3 percent of ESPN leagues.

Jason Arnott, C, Nashville Predators
Arnott also tied for the league lead with four goals last week. He did have a -2 rating, but had three power play points, nine shots on goal, and won 31 face-offs. Jason has a $3.70 million Sporting News cap number, and is owned in 37 percent of Yahoo! and 85.2 percent of ESPN leagues.

Martin Erat, RW, Nashville Predators
Erat also played well for Nashville with four points (three goals, one assist) and a +1 rating. He had two power play points, a short-handed point, and nine shots on goal. Martin has a $1.61 million Sporting News cap number, and is owned in 8 percent of Yahoo! and 1.5 percent of ESPN leagues.

Antoine Vermette, C, Columbus Blue Jackets
Vermette was second in the league over the past week with 44 face-offs won. He also had four points (two goals, two assists) and two power play points. The trade-off was the -3 rating. Vermette has a $1.12 million Sporting News cap number, and is owned in 16 percent of Yahoo! and 84.4 percent of ESPN leagues.

Keith Ballard, D, Florida Panthers
Keith led the league with a +6 rating last week. He also added four points (one goal, three assist), a power play point, and three shots on goal. He has a $1.86 million Sporting News salary cap number, and is owned in 17 percent of Yahoo! and 2.3 percent of ESPN leagues.

Tukka Rask, G, Boston Bruins
Rask was 3-0 last week with a 1.90 goals against average and a .932 save percentage. He stopped 82 of the 88 shots he faced. He’s 6-2-1 on the year with a 2.28 goals against average and a .919 save percentage. Tim Thomas is dealing with a hand injury, so ride Rask’s hot hand while you can. He has a $2.30 million Sporting News cap number, and is owned in 25 percent of Yahoo! and 24.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

Brian Elliott, G, Ottawa Senators
Elliott was 2-0 last week with a 3.70 goals against average and a .886 save percentage. Not great numbers, but he’ll be their #1 goalie for a few weeks while Pascal Leclaire recovers from a broken cheek bone. He has a $3.34 million Sporting News cap number, and is owned in 16 percent of Yahoo! leagues and 10.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

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Center
Brandon Sutter, Carolina Hurricanes

Sutter had five points (two goals, three assists) in four games (1.25 points per game) with a +3 plus/minus rating. He had three power play points, 13 shots on goal, and won 34 face-offs. On the year Sutter has eight points (five goals, 3 assists) with a +1 rating and three power play points. He has a cap number of $0.60 million, and is owned in 2 percent of Yahoo! and 1.2 percent of ESPN leagues.

Winger
Matt Moulson, New York Islanders

Matt, whose last name makes me thirsty, had five points (three goals, 2 assists) in four games (1.25) last week with a +3 rating. He had one power play point and had seven shots on goal. On the year he has 18 points (ten goals, eight assists), six power play points, and a +6 rating. He has a $1.12 million Sporting News cap number, and is owned in 54 percent of Yahoo! and 53.3 percent of ESPN leagues.

Defenseman
Marc-Andre Bergeron, Montreal Canadiens

Bergeron had four points (one goal, three assists) in three games (1.33) last week with a +3 rating. He had one power play point and nine shots on goal. On the year he has seven points (three goals, four assits) and a -2 rating. He has a $0.65 million Sporting News cap number, and is owned in 8 percent of Yahoo! and 5.4 percent of ESPN leagues.

Goalie
Ondrej Pavelec, Atlanta Thrashers

Ondrej was 1-0 last week with a Shutout. He stopped all 38 shots he faced. On the year he is 6-5-1 with a 2.90 goals against average, and a .917 save percentage. He has a $2.80 million Sporting News cap number, and is owned in 43 percent of Yahoo! and 24.9 percent of ESPN leagues.

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Center
Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins
Bergeron had four points (two goals, two assists) in three games (1.33 points per game) last week with a +3 plus/minus rating. He had one short-handed point, 13 shots on goal, and won 43 face-offs. On the year he has 12 points (six goals, six assists) and a +2 rating. He has a salary cap number of $2.47 million in the Sporting News salary cap game, and he is owned in 23 percent of Yahoo! and 18.7 percent of ESPN leagues.

Winger
David Perron, St. Louis Blues

Perron had five points (four goals, 1 assist) in four games (1.20) last week with a +1 rating. He had one power play point and 17 shots on goal. On the year he has 11 points (seven goals, 4 assists) and an even rating. His Sporting News cap number is $1.20 million, and he is owned in 33 percent of Yahoo! and 81.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

Defenseman
Tobias Enstrom, Atlanta Thrashers
Tobias had four points (two goals, two assists) in three games (1.33) last week with a -1 rating. He had one power play point and eight shots on goal. On the year he has 11 points (two goals, nine assists) and an even rating. His Sporting News cap number is $1.54 million, and he is owned in 30 percent of Yahoo! and 9.2 percent of ESPN leagues.

Goalie
Jonas Gustavsson, Toronto Maple Leafs
Gustavsson was 2-1 last week in three starts with a 2.36 goals against average and a .931 save percentage. He stopped 95 of the 102 shots he faced. On the year he’s 3-3-3 with a 2.77 goals against average and a .912 save percentage. His Sporting News cap number is $3.28 million, and he is owned in 36 percent of Yahoo! and 68.9 percent of ESPN leagues.

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Center
Steven Reinprecht, Florida Panthers
– Steven had five points (four goals, 1 assist) in three games (1.67 points/game) last week with a +5 plus/minus rating. He put eight shots on goal and won 20 face-offs. He has 11 points (eight goals, three assists) in 12 games (0.92) on the year with a +5 rating. Reinprecht has a cap number of $0.51M in the Sporting News salary cap game, and is owned in 12 percent of Yahoo! and 7.6 percent of ESPN leagues.

Winger
Jeff Tambellini, New York Islanders
- Jeff has eight points (six goals, 2 assists) in his last six games (1.33) with a +4 plus/minus rating. He put 22 shots on goal and has three power play goals. He has eight points (six goals, two assists) in nine games (0.89) with a +4 plus/minus rating. Tambellini has a $0.50M SN cap number, and is owned in four percentof Yahoo! and three percent of ESPN leagues. continue reading »


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