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Despite failing to record a point Monday, Denis Malgin recorded a team-high 4:11 of power-play time in a 4-3 overtime loss to Boston.

Impact

The 19-year-old is mired in a nine-game pointless streak but nearly a third of his total ice time in this one came with the man advantage, so it's clear new head coach Tom Rowe sees something in him. Nonetheless, the 5-foot-9 Malgin is stuck on eight points in 26 games this year and probably isn't worth consideration right now in many leagues – at least until he starts turning some of those power-play opportunities into offensive production.

Mike Matheson collected an assist in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Bruins.

Impact

The rookie rearguard snapped a nine-game point drought with the assist, and he's now up to eight points in 25 games this season. Matheson has averaged a hearty amount of ice time (19:38) this season and skated in a career-high 24:13 on Monday to fill the hole left by Keith Yandle, who departed early on with a lower-body injury. If Yandle is forced to miss time, Matheson – a first-round pick from 2012 – would likely see an uptick in ice time, so those in deeper leagues may want to pencil him onto their watch list.

Mark Pysyk dished out a helper in a 4-3 overtime loss to Boston on Monday.

Impact

The stay-at-home defenseman got onto the scoresheet for just the fourth time in 26 games this season by grabbing the secondary apple on Jaromir Jagr's goal midway through the second. Pysyk averages nearly 18 minutes per game but just doesn't produce enough at this point in his career to make him worthy of fantasy consideration.

James van Riemsdyk heads into action Wednesday leading Toronto with 20 points.

Impact

He's playing well and ignoring trade rumors that tie him to a pre-March 1 deadline deal. The Leafs would need to give up something significant to help bolster the blue line and top-scoring Van Riemsdyk fits that profile. Fantasy owners need to leverage a trade well before then, as JVR's fantasy value will drop in another city. Those 20 points are a product of line mate Auston Matthews. JVR is good, but not as good as he's showing right now.

Craig Anderson allowed seven goals on 43 shots during Monday's loss to Pittsburgh.

Impact

Anderson entered the game with a 12-5-1 record, a .930 save percentage, a 2.20 GAA and three shutouts, so he deserves a pass for a poor outing against the defending champs. Even though he allowed five goals in his last start, unless the bad nights continue piling up, there is no reason to avoid locking Anderson into your lineup.

Justin Schultz scored a goal and added an assist with a plus-2 rating and three shots on net during Monday's win over Ottawa.

Impact

With three goals and three assists during his current four-game point streak, Schultz is heating up. He has 11 points with a plus-13 rating and 47 shots on net through 26 games this season, which makes him a potential add in deeper leagues. While no one should expect his current offensive surge to continue, Schultz is well on his way to his best campaign since his rookie year in 2012-13.

Dion Phaneuf registered a goal and an assist – both on the power play – during Monday's loss to Pittsburgh.

Impact

Now up to 10 points – three goals – for the campaign, Phaneuf has provided more value in the peripheral categories. He has 35 penalty minutes, 64 shots, 57 blocked shots and 46 hits through 26 games. You can live with Phaneuf's lack of offense in leagues where those categories are included.

Kyle Turris scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist during Monday's loss to the Penguins.

Impact

Turris is having a solid campaign with 11 goals and 18 points through 26 games, which puts him on pace to post his third career 50-point showing. The 27-year-old veteran is still nothing more than a fringe own in shallow seasonal leagues, though.

Mark Stone scored a power-play goal and added two assists – one with the man advantage – during Monday's loss to Pittsburgh.

Impact

With five goals and six assists through his past eight games, Stone is hitting stride and is now on pace for his third consecutive 60-point showing. The 24-year-old winger should be owned in all seasonal leagues, and he's a solid option in daily contests when Ottawa faces a favorable opponent.

Erik Karlsson scored a goal and added three power-play assists during Monday's loss to Pittsburgh.

Impact

Karlsson has caught fire of late – three goals and 14 points over his past 13 games – and is now up to six goals and 24 points for the year. He's an elite offensive defenseman, but don't undervalue his 66 shots and 76 blocked shots, which make Karlsson a high-floor, high-upside option in daily contests.

Zemgus Girgensons scored his second goal of the season during Monday's overtime loss to Washington.

Impact

After a promising sophomore season in 2014-15 (15 goals and 30 points over 61 games), Girgensons has just nine goals and 23 points over his past 96 games. He's completely off the fantasy radar outside of deep keeper/dynasty formats. It might take a change of scenery for Girgensons to find his offensive game, as he is clearly behind Jack Eichel and Ryan O'Reilly on the depth chart for the foreseeable future.

Dmitry Orlov assisted on the game-winning goal in overtime and finished with two shots on net and a plus-2 rating against Buffalo on Monday.

Impact

The 25-year-old defenseman is a low-end fantasy asset because he doesn't log big minutes and is clearly behind John Carlson and Matt Niskanen in the offensive pecking order. Orlov should be left to deep seasonal leagues and is likely best utilized as a low-priced flier in daily contests when Washington lands in a favorable matchup.

John Carlson collected a power-play assist and registered two shots on net over 26:27 of ice time during Monday's win over Buffalo.

Impact

Carlson has notched a power-play helper in consecutive games, and he's a hot stretch away from putting his poor start behind him. Carlson has just 10 points through the first 24 games of the year, but he's maintained a high shot volume (2.46 shots per game) and remains the power-play quarterback of the No. 1 unit. Additionally, look for Carlson to improve on his plus-1 rating.

Evgeny Kuznetsov assists on the game-winning goal in overtime against Buffalo on Monday.

Impact

It was just Kuznetsov's fourth point through the past 15 games and 10th point all year. After exploding for 77 points last year, the 24-year-old pivot has been one of the bigger disappointments to start 2016-17. He's failed to register a point in 16 of 24 games, and fantasy owners should be in panic mode. Taking a buy-low flier on Kuznetsov could pay off handsomely, but it's certainly not a risk-free move.

Jay Beagle scored a goal in the second period and registered a team-high six shots on net over 17:24 of ice time during Monday's overtime win against the Sabres.

Impact

The tally snapped a six-game point drought for Beagle, and he had just four shots on net during the dry spell, so overreacting to Monday's outburst will likely prove ill-advised. Beagle often receives fleeting promotions into a scoring role, and in those cases, he's a potential grab in deep seasonal leagues and low-priced flier in daily contests.

Phil Kessel registered three points, including a goal and two assists, in Pittsburgh's 8-5 win over Ottawa on Monday.

Impact

The goal was classic Kessel, with the winger whipping a wrist shot past goalie Craig Anderson from just inside the blue line. Playing alongside Evgeni Malkin, Kessel has a legitimate chance to average better than a point-per game for the first time in his career (aside from the shortened 2012-13 campaign). He now has 27 points (9G, 18A) through 26 contests.

Marcus Johansson scored two goals – including the game-winner in overtime – against Buffalo on Monday.

Impact

Johansson is heating back up of late with four goals and an assist through his past five games. However, he's only registered eight shots on net during the span, so puck luck has certainly been on his side. For the year, Johansson has 11 goals and 18 points over 24 games, which puts him on an 82-game pace of 61.5 points. It would be a career-high mark, and barring injury, the 25-year-old winger looks like a lock to post his first 50-point campaign.

Robin Lehner saved 30 of 33 shots during an overtime loss to Washington on Monday.

Impact

Through 38 starts with Buffalo entering Monday, Lehner had a solid .923 save percentage and 2.43 GAA. However, playing for a weak team hurts Lehner in the wins column, and he currently owns a 5-8-4 record this year. He's capable of helping out your ratios and worth starting in favorable matchups, but Lehner is a low-end No. 2 goalie option for seasonal leagues and likely better viewed as a plug-and-play No. 3.

Braden Holtby saved 31 of 33 shots during an overtime win against Buffalo on Monday.

Impact

Holtby entered the game with a .922 save percentage and a 2.16 GAA, and Monday's win was his 11th of the season. He remains an elite fantasy goalie in all fantasy settings, and with a strong team in front of him, there is no reason to expect Holtby's production to slip.

Reilly Smith notched an assist, a shot on net and a plus-1 rating through 15:50 of ice time during Monday's loss to the Bruins.

Impact

After scoring 25 goals and 50 points last year, Smith has been a major disappointment this season with just four goals and nine points through 26 games. At this point, he should be left to the waiver wire in all seasonal leagues. There is certainly room for improvement, and it wouldn't be shocking if Smith heated up at some point during the season. However, it is advised to take a wait-and-see approach with the 25-year-old winger.