Mikko Koivu C MIN 6 Hrs
Koivu was dealing with an illness following Thursday's game against the Flyers, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.
The Wild have a bout of mumps flying around the locker room, but that reportedly doesn't appear to be the case with Koivu. The team will likely update his status at some point before their next game Saturday against the Lightning.
Dan Hamhuis D VAN 6 Hrs
Hamhuis suffered a lower-body injury in Thursday's game against the Ducks and will not return.
The origin of Hamhuis' injury is unclear, but it will sideline him for the remainder of Thursday's contest and could put his status in doubt for Sunday's game against the Blackhawks. If he can't go, Ryan Stanton will likely dress in his place.
David Clarkson RW TOR 7 Hrs
Clarkson scored his sixth goal of the season in Thursday's win over the Lightning. It came in his 20th game of the season, a pace that would see him come close to 25 goals this year.
Remarkably, it's one more than he scored in 60 games last season with the Buds. He'll never have a season like he did in New Jersey in 2011-12, but he's really playing solid hockey right now. He has two goals in his last three games and three in his last six.
Marco Scandella D MIN 7 Hrs
Scandella scored a goal for the second consecutive game and notched a power-play assist in Thursday's win over the Flyers.
Scandella's off to another slow start offensively this year -- a modest six points in 16 games -- but there's some promise here. Intriguingly, he's taken 33 shots -- about doubling his shots-per-game average from last year. And he's looked great since missing a couple games with an illness.
Nino Niederreiter RW MIN 7 Hrs
Niederreiter scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Thursday's win over the Flyers.
Nino's been red-hot lately, having racked up five goals and a helper in his last four games. Despite averaging just over 14 minutes of ice time per game, his nine goals are easily tops on the Wild.
Roman Polak D TOR 7 Hrs
Polak scored an empty-net goal and added an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over Tampa Bay. He also finished plus-1 and laid four hits.
He's known more for his hits than his ability to put up points, so this little outburst is a real bonus for owners who are rolling him for his pugnacity. He's actually on track to obliterate his career-best for hits, but he needs to tighten up that plus-minus in order to deliver good fantasy value. The plus-1 is a start.
Ray Emery G PHI 7 Hrs
Emery allowed three goals on 29 shots in Thursday's loss to the Wild, with the third goal coming off Jason Zucker's stick in the final minute of play.
Emery and the Flyers were close to earning a point in overtime after Claude Giroux's late-third-period goal, but it went down as the 32-year-old's third consecutive loss. He's made those three starts over a period of three weeks as Steve Mason's backup, and may be used even more sparingly going forward if he keeps losing like this.
James van Riemsdyk LW TOR 7 Hrs
Van Riemsdyk scored twice on five shots on net in Toronto's 5-2 win over Tampa on Thursday night. One of the goals came on the power play.
He has six points in his last five game and 11 (five goals, six assists) in 10 games this month. He's really heating up after potting just six points in his first 10 games this season. Make sure you've got him active.
Darcy Kuemper G MIN 7 Hrs
Kuemper picked up his third straight win Thursday, stopping 37 of 39 shots in a 3-2 triumph over the Flyers.
Kuemper hit the skids a little there after his white-hot start to the year, but he's righted the ship lately and has returned to being a steady start between the pipes.
Olli Jokinen C NAS 7 Hrs
Jokinen finally picked up his first point of the year Thursday, scoring a third-period goal in a 3-2 loss to the Senators.
Jokinen -- a 43-point man last year -- couldn't get the monkey off his back 'til his 19th game of the season, a brutal stretch that likely got him cut in most fantasy leagues where he was owned. Don't count on Jokinen's scoring to rebound suddenly, as he's been seeing sharply reduced ice time and seems unlikely to earn his way back into the top six right now.