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David Savard found twine in a 5-2 loss to the Maple Leafs on Wednesday.

Impact

The blueliner also fired a heart seven shots on goal, giving him 114 in 64 games this season. Savard's most impressive stat is easily his plus-27 rating, while his 22 points still leave something to be desired for a guy that put up 36 two campaigns ago.

Leo Komarov scored a goal and garnered an assist Wednesday in a 5-2 victory over the Blue Jackets.

Impact

The points were the 26th and 27th of the season in 72 games for the Russian center, who's actually taken a step back this year after a 36-point effort (in 67 contests) in 2015-16. Part of that can probably be attributed to rookies Auston Matthews (58 points) and Mitch Marner (56) cutting into Komarov's production, but he continues to maintain plenty of value in leagues that count hits given his total of 207 this season.

Nazem Kadri tallied a goal and an assist Wednesday in a 5-2 victory over the Blue Jackets.

Impact

The 26-year-old continues to turn heads this season, as he's now officially reached the 30-goal plateau for the first time while continuing to add to his career-high point total. He's an integral part of the Leafs' offense with youngsters Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander, as well as fellow veteran James van Riemsdyk, as the five players all currently sit with between 54 and 58 points in 2016-17.

Nikita Zaitsev scored his fourth goal of the season and added an assist in a 5-2 win over Columbus on Wednesday.

Impact

The blueliner also skated to a plus-3 in the contest, which was a rare feat for a guy that now sits with a (still horrible) minus-19 this season. Despite that poor mark, Zaitsev is up to 32 points in 72 games and continues to look more comfortable at the NHL level as a 25-year-old rookie.

Jake Gardiner dished out two assists Wednesday in a 5-2 win over Columbus.

Impact

The pair of helpers snapped a four-game pointless skid for the rearguard, but more importantly, he's now reached a new career high with 34 points in his sixth NHL season.

William Nylander scored a goal and added an assist in a 5-2 win over Columbus on Wednesday.

Impact

Nylander continues to dazzle, as he's now on a nine-game point streak and has officially hit the 20-goal plateau in his first full NHL season. His tally at 13:23 of the second period held up as the game-winner (the third of his career), and with 54 points and counting on an explosive young Leafs squad, makes for a productive fantasy asset in all leagues.

Joonas Korpisalo surrendered four goals on 31 shots in a 5-2 loss to Toronto on Wednesday. The fifth was an empty-netter.

Impact

Korpisalo was unable to secure his seventh win in what was his 11th appearance of the season, falling at home to the young visitors. The sophomore numbers have lagged behind last year's .920 save percentage and 2.60 GAA for most of the year, as his current marks of .905 and 2.85 will attest, making Korpisalo an iffy spot-start option behind workhorse Sergei Bobrovsky.

Frederik Andersen stopped 32 of 34 shots in a 5-2 win over Columbus on Wednesday.

Impact

What a performance by the former Duck, who has now rattled off six wins in his last seven starts. Andersen has racked up 32 saves or more six times during that span, bringing his save percentage up to .919 for the season to go with an impressive 30 wins – five shy of his career high set in 2014-15 as a sophomore.

Roman Polak will have a hearing Thursday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for boarding Columbus' Oliver Bjorkstrand during Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets.

Impact

Polak received a major penalty and a game misconduct for his hit on Bjorkstrand, who was unable to return to the game after going face first into the boards. If Polak is handed a suspension by the NHL's Department of Player Safety, Alexey Marchenko or Martin Marincin will likely draw into Toronto's lineup for Thursday's game against New Jersey.

Ryan Strome has been ruled out of the Islanders' next two contests, and will likely be sidelined longer than that, NHL.com's Brian Compton reports.

Impact

The Islanders are currently in a battle for the last wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference, and their chances of securing that final playoff bid will take a significant blow if Strome is sidelined long term. The 23-year-old pivot has only officially been ruled out of the Isles' next two games, but a more concrete timetable for his recovery should be released in the coming days. Alan Quine will likely slot into the lineup Friday against the Penguins in Strome's absence.

Oliver Bjorkstrand (undisclosed) exited Wednesday's game against Toronto in the third period and did not return, Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch reports.

Impact

Bjorkstrand sustained the injury when he was checked from behind into the boards by Toronto's Roman Polak in the opening minute of the third period. The Danish winger was bleeding from his face as he headed to the locker room, and he was ultimately unable to return to the contest. The specific nature of Bjorkstrand's ailment remains unclear, but more information regarding his status for Columbus' matchup with Washington should be released ahead of puck drop Thursday evening.

Ryan Strome (upper body) won't return to Wednesday's game against the Rangers.

Impact

Strome sustained the injury in the second period of the tilt when he awkwardly collided with the Rangers' Michael Grabner. He immediately dropped his glove and stick while heading to the bench after the collision, and went to the locker room shortly thereafter. More information regarding the severity of the 23-year-old pivot's upper-body ailment should be released ahead of Friday's matchup with the Penguins.

Pavel Buchnevich will serve as a scratch for Wednesday's game against the Islanders, Steve Zipay of Newsday reports.

Impact

Coach Alain Vigneault indicated that a couple guys were dealing with bumps and bruises, so that may the case for the young winger. More information on his status moving forward should arrive in the coming days, but he can't be counted on for production Wednesday at a minimum. Tanner Glass will replace him in the lineup, but doesn't present the fantasy upside of Buchnevich.

Paul Stastny is considered week-to-week with a lower-body injury.

Impact

This news comes as a bit of a surprise, as coach Mike Yeo originally didn't believe Stastny's injury was going to be "anything serious," Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. However, it appears further evaluation led to a far grimmer diagnosis, as Stastny is now expected to be sidelined long term. The Blues reportedly don't plan on calling up a player from the minors to take the veteran pivot's spot in the lineup, so Nail Yakupov will likely see a large bump in ice time during Stastny's absence.

Scott Hartnell didn't participate in line rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he'll be a healthy scratch for Wednesday's game against the Maple Leafs, Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch reports.

Impact

Hartnell hasn't tallied a single point over his last four games and has recorded a minus-1 rating over that span, so coach John Tortorella will hope Wednesday's scratch will light a fire under the veteran winger. Hartnell's next opportunity to slot back into Columbus' lineup will come Thursday against Washington.

The Sabres assigned Justin Bailey, Brady Austin and Casey Nelson to AHL Rochester on Wednesday.

Impact

The Sabres are currently dealing with a ton of injuries at defense and at forward, but this move suggests they may have three or four of those banged-up players back in the lineup for Saturday's meeting with the Maple Leafs. Bailey, Austin and Nelson will likely remain in the minors for the rest of the season unless the big club is once again in need of reinforcements due to injury.

Nikolay Goldobin (illness) will play Thursday against the Blues.

Impact

Goldobin, who last suited up March 7, has one goal in five NHL games this season, but the 2014 first-rounder did display some offensive spark in the minors earlier in the campaign, racking up 41 points in 46 games for the AHL's San Jose Barracuda.

Jayson Megna is dealing with an upper-body injury, leaving him doubtful to play in the three remaining games on the Canucks' road trip, which ends Sunday.

Impact

Given that Joseph Cramarossa (foot) is also ailing, the Canucks may have to decide between calling up a reinforcement from the minors or temporarily moving one of their seven active defensemen to the forward position for Thursday's road game against the Blues. Chances are good that you haven't been relying on Megna for fantasy purposes anyhow; the guy has just eight points and a minus-4 rating in 53 games.

Ryan Miller will start Thursday's game against the Blues, Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province reports.

Impact

Miller was not spotted at Wednesday's skate, but based on the subsequent report that he will start Thursday's game, we'll assume that his absence was maintenance-related. The veteran goalie made 40 saves in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over Chicago, but overall he's allowed 13 goals over his last three starts.

At this stage, Tyler Johnson (lower body) is not projected to play Thursday against the Bruins, the Lightning's official site reports.

Impact

Johnson, who last suited up on March 9, remains in the day-to-day category for now and is thus a candidate to be officially ruled out in advance of Thursday's contest.