Alex Steen scored a pair of goals and an assist in Thursday's 7-3 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Steen scored both his goals in the third period when the game was already out of reach. He also helped set up Jaden Schwartz's goal in the second frame. Steen finished the game with a plus-2 rating and three shots on goal in 16:21 of ice time. Steen has eight goals and 30 points in 40 games.
Braden Holtby gave up three goals on 25 shots in a 7-3 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Simply put, Holtby didn't have to be close to great to come away with the win tonight. The Blues scored two goals in the final 10 minutes of the game while the score was already out of hand. Holtby's record improves to 22-8-4 with a 1.99 goals against average and a .929 save percentage with the win.
Alex Ovechkin picked up two assists in a 7-3 win over the St. Louis Blues.
His assists came on goals by T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov. Ovechkin is on a tear of late with 18 points in his last 14 games played. He's currently sitting at 21 goals and 41 points in 45 games this season. The Caps also got goals from Andre Burakovsky, Jay Beagle, Brett Connolly, Marcus Johansson, and Justin Williams.
Brandon Dubinsky finished the 2-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators with an impressive 12 penalty minutes.
Dubinsky was assessed a 10-minute misconduct at the conclusion of the game. His current pace of 0.43 points-per-game represents the lowest total of his career. He has always brought a nice blend of points and penalty minutes but halfway through the season, the points just haven't been there for him. If he can start scoring, he'll be a nice boost for fantasy managers during the second half of the season.
Sergei Bobrovsky allowed two goals in a 2-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators.
Bobrovsky has now given up two goals or less in five of his last six starts for the Blue Jackets. He made a huge breakaway save on Zach Smith midway through the second period down 1-0 to keep his team in the game. However, he simply got out-dueled by Condon who was unbeatable tonight in goal for the Sens. Bobrvosky's record dropped to 27-7-2 with a 1.97 goals against average and a .932 save percentage in the loss.
Micheal Haley (upper body) has been placed on injured reserve.
Haley picked up an assist in Wednesday's game against Los Angeles in 7:38 of ice time. He has six helpers and 58 penalty minutes in 31 contests.
Joonas Donskoi upper body) has been activated from injured reserve.
He will suit up against Tampa Bay on Thursday night after missing the last three games with an upper-body injury.
Kyle Turris scored the game-winning goal in a 2-0 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Turris took a beautiful stretch pass from Erik Karlsson before beating Sergei Bobrovsky on a breakaway. It was his 16th goal of the season. Turris is currently on pace for 62 points, two shy of his career high of 64 set during the 2014-15 season. With 12 points in his last 12 games, Turris should probably have a higher yahoo ownership percentage (39%). Ryan Dzingel scored the other goal for the Senators in this contest.