Leon Draisaitl Headshot

Draisaitl picked up a power-play assist and an even strength assist in Thursday's 4-3 overtime Game 5 win over the Sharks.

Added 04/21/17 2:42 am (EST)
Draisaitl contributed his first two points of the series one game after having his night ended early on a game misconduct for spearing San Jose's Chris Tierney. The 21-year-old forward's first helper came on a Mark Letestu goal with the extra man late in the second period while his second set up David Desharnais' game-winner 18:15 into the first overtime. Draisaitl's first career postseason had been quiet until this game, but his 77-point regular season suggested it was only a matter of time until he got back on track.
Chris Wagner Headshot

Wagner's first goal of the playoffs held up as the winner in Sunday's Game 3 victory over the Oilers.

Added 2:03 am (EST)
Wagner isn't known for his offensive contributions, but he delivered a rare goal Sunday to help the Ducks grab their first win of the season. The fourth-liner only logged 09:05 of ice time and his slapshot blast is certainly one Cam Talbot will want back, but it all counts the same. There isn't much fantasy upside here, so look elsewhere if you're searching for offense.
Rickard Rakell Headshot

Rakell opened the scoring in Sunday's Game 3 win over the Oilers.

Added 1:38 am (EST)
It was a beauty on a breakaway for Rakell, who beat Cam Talbot with a slick wrist shot. The 33-goal-scorer in the regular season has the potential to really turn this series around and Sunday was a great start. His lethal shooting ability and slick hands make him one of the most underrated forwards in the game. Rakell has had a strong postseason thus far with six points in seven games, so with the Ducks trailing the Oilers 2-1 in their second-round series, they'll need continued production from their sniper if they hope to complete a comeback.
Ryan Kesler Headshot

Kesler scored his first goal of the postseason in Sunday's Game 3 victory over the Oilers.

Added 1:31 am (EST)
Kesler has come to play in the second round, recording points in three straight games to open the series. His goal Sunday came after he went to the front of the net and pounced on a rebound in front. He hasn't been shooting much this postseason, but Kesler is rolling right now and should get a boost from this first goal. The Ducks will need Kesler at his best if they hope to come back and win this series.
Shea Theodore Headshot

Theodore picked up two assists in Sunday's Game 3 win over the Oilers.

Added 1:21 am (EST)
The youngster logged 16:10 of ice time and chipped in offensively to help the Ducks win their first game of the second round. Theodore is having a strong playoffs and is producing at a point-per-game pace on Anaheim's third defensive pairing. He generated some quality scoring chances Sunday, but his defensive struggles were also noticeable, so that's something to monitor. If he can find some consistency, these playoffs are a great preview of the weapon he could become in his prime.
Josh Manson Headshot

Manson collected a pair of helpers and dished out three hits in Sunday's Game 3 win over the Oilers.

Added 1:13 am (EST)
Manson isn't known for his offensive production, as these two assists were his first points of the playoffs. He logs steady minutes on a defensive pairing with stud Hampus Lindholm, but that doesn't necessarily translate into offensive production. The 6-foot-3 rearguard is an intimidating force who is more valuable to the Ducks than he ever will be to fantasy owners.
William Nylander Headshot

Nylander will play for Team Sweden at the IIHF World Hockey Championship, Chris Johnston of Sportsnet reports.

Added 1:06 am (EST)
Nylander will join 15 other Swedish players ousted from NHL playoff contention, including marquee names like Victor Hedman of the Lightning and Colorado's Gabriel Landeskog. The young Maple Leaf, who turns 21 on Monday, has represented his country plenty of times -- including in the Under 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 tournaments -- but this will be his first taste of the World Championship. He'll look to carry over the success of his 61-point sophomore season with Toronto starting Friday when Team Sweden opens play against Russia in Cologne, Germany.
Ryan Getzlaf Headshot

Getzlaf scored his second goal of the series and added an assist in Sunday's Game 3 win over the Oilers.

Added 1:02 am (EST)
Getzlaf hasn't been shooting much this season, but he showed with a lethal snipe Sunday why he should be firing more pucks on net. The veteran now has five goals this postseason, with three of those coming in his past four games. He's still an elite offensive producer who has the potential of playing a key role in this series. The Ducks will continue to rely on their captain as they try to claw back from a 2-1 series deficit.
Jakob Silfverberg Headshot

Silfverberg scored a pair of goals and added an assist in Sunday's Game 3 win over the Oilers.

Added 12:48 am (EST)
Silfverberg is having a fantastic postseason and has scored in every game of the second round thus far. The sniper has six goals in seven games and is thriving on the second line with Ryan Kesler. He has a lethal shot that fans around the league are starting to recognize now that he's playing on national television every other night. With the Ducks trying to rally from a 2-1 series deficit, the 26-year-old will need to continue his sniping ways to help Anaheim continue to turn the tides.
John Gibson Headshot

Gibson turned away 24 of 27 shots in Sunday's Game 3 win over the Oilers.

Added 12:19 am (EST)
Gibson made some outstanding timely saves as the Ducks exploded for six goals en route to their first win of the series. The 23-year-old hasn't been at his best against Edmonton, but this win could give a boost to his confidence moving forward. He's been average this postseason, so if he can find that extra gear that we saw throughout the regular season, Gibson could really play a key role in reversing this series.
Cam Talbot Headshot

Talbot surrendered six goals on 28 shots in Sunday's Game 3 loss to the Ducks.

Added 12:04 am (EST)
Talbot was exploited by an Anaheim team for one of his worst outings of the postseason, but it was easy to sense that the Ducks were ready to explode after a strong Game 2 showing. He's had an outstanding playoffs, so given the way he rebounded after a 7-0 loss in Round 1, we wouldn't be too worried about Talbot losing his confidence here. The 29-year-old is sporting a fantastic .918 save percentage and has been a huge part of the team's success this season. Look for a rebound in Game 4.
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