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The Maple Leaf have won eight of nine and moved Ondrej Kase to the top line. News and notes from around the NHL plus fantasy updates from Saturday’s big performers: Roman Josi, Drake Batherson, Jeff Skinner, Nils Hoglander and more.

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Montreal: Poehling scores his first, Allen injured in Canadiens 3-2 OT loss to Detroit.

Calgary: Kylington shows maturity, leadership after unlucky mistake in Flames loss.

Vancouver: Five takeaways – Sloppy Canucks lose lead and game in Vegas.

Toronto: Morgan Rielly saves Leafs with late goal to win in Buffalo.

Toronto: Five takeaways – Woll gets win No. 1, major line shuffle, and a defenceman scores! Ondrej Kase gets a shot on the top line.



Pittsburgh: Casey DeSmith was lit up again. Is it time for the Penguins to look for a backup goalie?

Detroit: Red Wings prospect Simon Edvinsson ‘a monster’ at Four Nations Tournament.

Florida: The Panthers have changed up their lines.

Boston: Marchand leads the way again, Bruins beat Devils 5-2.

N.Y. Islanders: Stefen Rosner wonders if Oliver Wahlstrom on the top line might cure the Islanders’ scoring woes.

Colorado: Bowen Byram was out Saturday, and there is concern that he might have another concussion.

San Jose: Avs overwhelm Sharks 6-2.


Saturday’s games:

NSH D Roman Josi 2 G, 2 A

4 G, 9 A, 25 SOG in past 10 GP

OTT RW Drake Batherson 2 G, 2 A

6 G, 7 A, 28 SOG in past 9 GP

MIN LW Rem Pitlick 3 G

3 G, 2 A, 5 SOG in past 5 GP

COL D Samuel Girard 1 G, 3 A

1 G, 6 A, 10 SOG in past 3 GP

BUF LW Jeff Skinner 2 G, 1 A

4 G, 2 A, 22 SOG in past 6 GP

VAN RW Nils Hoglander 2 G, 1 A

4 G, 1 A, 15 SOG in past 5 GP

VGK RW Evgenii Dadonov 2 G, 1 A

3 G, 2 A, 17 SOG in past 6 GP

PIT C Evan Rodrigues 2 G, 1 A

4 G, 4 A, 27 SOG in past 9 GP

COL C Nazem Kadri 1 G, 2 A

3 G, 7 A, 16 SOG during 6-game point streak

BOS LW Brad Marchand 2 G

4 G, 7 A, 13 SOG during 6-game point streak

NYR LW Artemi Panarin 2 G

3 G, 8 A, 15 SOG in past 7 GP

DET C Dylan Larkin 2 G

3 G, 11 SOG in past 3 GP

NYR LW Chris Kreider 2 G

8 G, 3 A, 29 SOG in past 9 GP

VGK LW Jonathan Marchessault 2 G

7 G, 2 A, 20 SOG during 6-game point streak

BOS D Charlie McAvoy 3 A

1 G, 7 A, 14 SOG in past 6 GP

MIN C/RW Ryan Hartman 3 A

5 G, 4 A, 29 SOG in past 8 GP


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