Carolina’s offense has been a bit disappointing overall, with only Aho sitting around a point per game.  The injury to Patches really put a hole in their lineup that I assume they’re going to address before the trade deadline.  On the bright side, their most recent high draft pick just had the game of his early career.  Seth Jarvis scored a hat trick in the 6-2 win over Montreal on Thursday.  Overall, Jarvis has taken a step back offensively this season which is disappointing.  His points are down despite playing 2 minutes more per game on average.  It’s dropped him down to being a middling streamer, but it hasn’t really changed my long term opinion of him.  He has great speed, solid hands, and an elite compete level.  Jarvis just turned 21 years old so the best is yet to come.  If you owned him in a dynasty, I wouldn’t panic.  He’s going to be a top six winger for a long time.  Let’s take a look at what else happened over the last two nights:

Wednesday’s Games

Alex Tuch – Goal and an assist with two shots and two PIM.  He’s cooled off a bit, but Tuch already has career highs across the board.  He’s above a point per game and pushing three shots per game.  It’s great all-around.

Tyson Jost – Goal and an assist with three shots.  Jost has filled a depth role nicely for Buffalo, but there’s no fantasy value here.

Casey Mittelstadt – Goal and an assist with two shots.  He’s on a nice little heater, but Mittelstadt is still only a bottom end streamer.

Rasmus Dahlin – Two assists with five shots and two PIM.  This was the best Dahlin has looked in a while.  Even with a mini goal scoring drought, he’s still the clear #1 overall defenseman.

Dylan Cozens – Goal and an assist with two shots.  Cozens remains a hold, although it’s a bit more tenuous than it was before.

Peyton Krebs – Goal and an assist with two shots.  Krebs is starting to make some strides offensively.  He just turned 22, so the best is definitely to come.  I like him a lot as a playmaker long term, but it’s bottom end streamer territory now.

Jack Quinn – Two assists.  Quinn has big upside, but he’s been in an extended rough patch.  It appears he’s hitting the rookie wall.  Not a lot of interest in redrafts.

Cam Fowler – Two goals.  It’s so tough with the plus-minus, but Fowler has a real chance to set a career high in points.  In anything 14 teams or deeper, he’s probably worth holding.

Kevin Shattenkirk – Goal and an assist with three shots and two PIM.  That was Shattenkirk’s first goal of the season.  It’s been quite the dropoff for him over the last three years in Anaheim.

William Nylander – Goal and two assists with three shots.  Nylander is shockingly at the 30 goal mark already.  What a season.

Auston Matthews – Goal and an assist with three shots.  Hopefully all of you in weekly lineups leagues got Matthews in off his IR stint.

John Tavares – Goal and an assist with six shots.  I love when Tavares plays with Marner because the shot rate always takes a step forward.  He’s been actually as expected to this point.

Rasmus Sandin – Goal and an assist with four shots.  It’s easy to see the long term upside with Sandin, but it’s not a fantasy friendly stat line right now.  He does pile up hits for those in deep leagues, but that’s about it outside of the occasional offense.

Connor Ingram – 47 save shutout in the 1-0 SO win over Tampa and Brian Elliott (26 saves).  Talk about stealing a game.  Ingram has shown flashes in Nashville and now Arizona, but it’s a pure desperation play because the downside is massive on any night.  Elliott is worth streaming in most matchups.

David Perron – Two assists with two shots.  Middling streamer with the usage trending the wrong way.

Dylan Larkin – Goal and an assist with three shots.  Larkin is on a massive tear at the moment, dragging Detroit back into the playoff race.  It’s great to see him at his peak performance with some more help around him.

Robby Fabbri – Goal and an assist.  It’s mostly been a matter of health for Fabbri.  As long as he’s healthy, he’s a solid streamer.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins – Two goals and an assist with three shots and two PIM.  RNH is going to obliterate all of his previous career highs.  He’s the forgotten man in Edmonton, but he’s been a godsend for them.

Connor McDavid – Two assists with eight shots.  We’re in the middle of February and McDavid already has 99 points.  It’s just ridiculous.

Nathan MacKinnon – Goal and an assist with six shots.  The Avs were far from their best on Wednesday, but MacKinnon continues to be a force on a nightly basis.  He’s having one of the highest shot rates we’ve seen in a long time.

Devon Toews – Two assists.  It has been a disappointing season from Toews given how well he did last year, but he’s still a hold without question.  Here’s to hoping we see a second half surge as the team gets healthier around him.

Mats Zuccarello – Two assists.  Zucc is right in line with what we’ve come to expect from him in Minnesota.

Mika Zibanejad – Two goals and an assist, as did Artemi Panarin.  Pretty good when you have two guys each have three points, but were only on the ice for one goal together.  The Rangers are surging in a big way, inching closer to the Devils, and their two best forwards have been carrying them.

Elias Pettersson – Two assists with two shots.  Tocchet has been consistently playing Pettersson over 20 minutes each night, which we love to see.  The plus-minus could potentially get ugly, but there’s a chance it stays fine like it’s been.

Andrei Kuzmenko – Goal and an assist with three shots.  In a nightmarish season from Vancouver, Kuzmenko has definitely been a bright spot.  I lean towards elite streamer because the shot rate is so poor, but I can definitely hold him in certain formats.

Thursday’s Games

Andrei Svechnikov – Three assists with four shots and two PIM.  As alluded to in the opening, the points are lower than I expected, but the PIM and shots are elite.  His floor is tremendously high, but I can’t help but think there’s a 40+50 season coming, if not more than one.  Remarkably, Svech is still only 22.

Brent Burns – Two assists with three shots.  Burns has been a solid #2 for his elite shots and solid all-around contribution.

Sebastian Aho – Goal and an assist with two shots.  To the surprise of nobody, Aho is exactly in line with his previous seasons.  He’s as consistent as they come.

Anton Lundell – Goal and two assists.  Two of the points were empty netters, although it’s encouraging that he’s on the first line.  Solid streamer.

Carter Verhaeghe – Two assists with four shots.  Hotter than a pistol!

Erik Gustafsson – Three assists with two shots.  Gustafsson has been a clear hold for a while now, although his value is purely contingent on Carlson’s health.

T.J. Oshie – Two assists with two shots and four PIM.  At this point in his career, Oshie is a middling streamer.

Joonas Korpisalo – 37 saves on 38 shots in the 3-1 win over the Jets.  Korpisalo is getting shelled every time out right now.  Even with a respectable save percentage, his GAA is through the roof.  He’s a desperation play.

Patrik Laine – Goal and an assist with three shots.  You can count on Laine always getting up for a game against the Jets.

Jeremy Swayman – 28 save shutout in the 5-0 win over the Predators.  Whether or not I’d hold Swayman depends on your format, but he’s definitely worth streaming every time he starts.

Patrice Bergeron – Goal and an assist with two shots.  We’re finally seeing a drop offensively from Bergeron despite the team being the best it’s been in a long time.  He’s still a definite hold, but keep expectations in check.

Nick Foligno – Two assists.  And there’s your annual Foligno update!

Hampus Lindholm – Two assists with a shot.  It’s dried up as expected with McAvoy returning, but Lindholm is still a no doubt hold.

Tyler Bertuzzi – Goal and two assists with two shots.  It’s been a very disappointing season from Bertuzzi, although he’s picking it up lately.  He’s a solid streamer again.

Dylan Larkin – Three assists with three shots.  Larkin is playing as well as anybody right now with twelve points in his last six games since the All-Star break.  All of a sudden, Detroit is back in the playoff hunt in large part due to him.

Dominik Kubalik – Two goals on four shots.  Kubalik is down to a bottom end streamer right now.

Robby Fabbri – Goal and an assist.  Fabbri continues to produce when he’s on the ice.  Solid streamer.

Brayden Schenn – Goal and an assist with three shots.  Schenn is an elite streamer as long as he’s with Jordan Kyrou (1+1, 3 SOG) and Robert Thomas (2A).

Adin Hill – 25 saves on 26 shots in the 2-1 win over the Sharks.  A nice revenge game from Hill, who is still available in 75% of leagues and is a clear must own in all formats while Thompson is out.

Travis Konecny – Two goals on three shots.  Just an incredible season from Konecny that I didn’t see coming.  Props to him for thriving in a difficult situation.

Noah Cates – Two assists with a shot.  The minutes are solid lately, but there’s still not much here for fantasy in the short term.

Yanni Gourde – Two goals and an assist with five shots.  Gourde’s health and overall play is one of the biggest factors in Seattle turning it around this season.  It doesn’t do us much for fantasy (he’s only a bottom end streamer), but he’s excellent in real life.

Jordan Eberle – Two assists with a shot.  Solid streamer.

Justin Schultz – Goal and an assist with two shots.  The shot rate is very poor which puts Schultz on the fringe depending on team needs.

Matty Beniers – Goal and an assist.  Beniers is also on the fringe, but I lean more towards elite streamer.

That’s all for now guys.  I’ll be back on Monday recapping the action from the weekend.  Be sure to check out MarmosDad’s DFS post on Saturday!  As always, feel free to ask any questions, leave any comments, or give any suggestions below.  Thanks for reading, take care!