NHL Barometer: Risers & Fallers
NHL Barometer: Risers & Fallers

This article is part of our NHL Barometer series.

This week's article includes the third center in D.C., Kovy on a roll, a hot Greiss, L.A.'s starting goalie not back "Quickly" and Jake Allen not getting done in the Arch City.

First Liners (Risers)

Lars Eller, C, WAS – Eller won't post big numbers, but he is a center you can plug-and-play in your leagues when he has a four-game week or an injury replacement is needed. He has two goals and five assists in his last seven games after tallying a career-high 38 points last year, and as the team's third center, he benefits from easier matchups behind Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nicklas Backstrom.

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Jan Levine
Levine covers baseball, basketball and hockey for RotoWire. In addition to his column writing, he's the master of the MLB and NHL cheatsheets. In his spare time, he roots for the Mets.
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