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The Return of the $10 Ultimate Fantasy Pack

by Dobber Aug 28, 2015, 3:03 am

          Get the Prospects Report, Fantasy Guide, Draft List, Midseason Guide and Playoff List for just $10!   If you missed this deal last year, I'm bringing it back again this year! This deal is only for those …

Eastern Edge

Underrated Multi-Category Contributors

by Eric Daoust Sep 1, 2015, 3:52 pm

    A closer look at 10 underrated multi-category producers to keep on your radar for draft day   After concluding a series of top-10 lists for goalies, defensemen, right wings, left wings and centers for the 2015-16 season, there …

Hockey Rambling

December 25 2014

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 3:29 pm

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night! Here's a free Fantasy Hockey Guide … *** Merry Christmas everyone! And to those of you curious about the annual Midseason Fantasy Hockey Guide, I …

Hockey Rambling

Oct. 26 2014

by Thomas Drance Sep 1, 2015, 3:15 pm

Thoughts on Saturday's relatively injury-free slate of NHL action   *   For the first time this season we won't spend too much time breaking down the latest Saturday night injury news, which is always …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - Sept 17 2014

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 3:13 pm

My personal fantasy hockey trade checklist; Bill Daly's new award smacks of 'wrong', Overhardt's an idiot - and more … *** Sergei Samsonov is back with the Hurricanes! As a…scout. What does this mean to …

Hockey Rambling

Hockey News for 9-14-2014

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 3:12 pm

Lombardi talks advanced stats; Lindholm a solid breakout candidate; prospect notes and more … *** Morning updates - the Devils have several announcements, per beatwriter Tom Gulitti. The team invited Mike Komisarek to camp, as …

Hockey Rambling

Fantasy Hockey Ramblings - Sep 15 2014

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 3:12 pm

Lombardi talks advanced stats; Lindholm a solid breakout candidate; prospect notes and more … *** Great, now I have to follow another one of Drance's awesome ramblings. This one was called, by one Twitter user, …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - Sept 15 2014

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 3:11 pm

Lombardi talks advanced stats; Lindholm a solid breakout candidate; prospect notes and more … *** Morning updates - the Devils have several announcements, per beatwriter Tom Gulitti. The team invited Mike Komisarek to camp, as …

Hockey Rambling

September 6, 2014

by Michael Amato Sep 1, 2015, 3:11 pm

Thoughts on Leino, Brodeur, and Ward * The Boston Bruins are inviting everybody’s favorite fantasy commodity Ville Leino for a training camp tryout. Why not? He’s still only 30 and worst case scenario they can …

Hockey Rambling

September 4, 2014

by steve laidlaw Sep 1, 2015, 3:10 pm

Krejci's new contract, regression for Pavelski and Johansen, and more.   Man, oh man. What a crazy busy summer. Not necessarily from a hockey perspective but definitely from a forest fire fighting perspective. I feel …

Hockey Rankings

Top 100 Keeper Defensemen - Sept 2015

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 2:50 pm

September edition of the Top 100 fantasy hockey keeper league defensemen     Just some minor tweaks as we get set for NHL training camp!   Def. Rk Player Team Rating Sep Aug 1 Erik Karlsson OTT 114.2 20.0 20.0 2 P.K. Subban MON 91.5 44.0 44.0 3 Keith Yandle NYR 76.9 71.0 70.0 4 Kevin Shattenkirk STL 76.0 73.0 73.0 5 Oliver Ekman-Larsson ARI 68.1 84.0 84.0 6 Victor Hedman TBL 63.9 92.0 92.0 7 Alex Pietrangelo STL 63.1 95.0 95.0 8 John Carlson WAS 62.6 99.0 99.0 9 Drew Doughty LAK 62.1 102.0 102.0 10 Duncan Keith CHI 61.9 103.0 103.0 11 Dustin Byfuglien WPG 61.6 105.0 109.0 12 Roman Josi NSH 59.4 111.0 110.0 13 Mark …

Hockey Rambling

Tuesday, Sept. 1

by Neil Parker Sep 1, 2015, 11:55 am

  Tommy Wingels, Milan Lucic, fun with keepers and a closer look at 10 players ranked out of whack at ESPN  ...   Our Ramblings have been a touch off kilter the past two days, so make sure to catch …

Hockey Rankings

Top 300 Keeper League Players - Sept 2015

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 11:40 am

Top 300 skaters to own in your points-only keeper league. September edition.     This month, there are only tweaks. Some errors caught (Marko Dano), and some team-value adjustments as we get ready for training camp!   Sep Player Team DEF? Rating Aug Jul Change 1 Sidney Crosby PIT   191.0 1 1 0 2 John Tavares NYI   173.7 2 4 0 3 Connor …

Hockey Rambling

August 31 2015

by Ian Gooding Aug 31, 2015, 11:16 pm

Radim Vrbata, the Ducks’ cap situation, Tuukka Rask vs. Devan Dubnyk, and more… To start: My apologies for getting my Sunday Ramblings up on Monday afternoon (or Monday evening, for those of you on the East …

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Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Los Angeles Kings

by Dobber Aug 31, 2015, 5:28 pm

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Los Angeles Kings   For the last 12 years over at The Hockey News, I have reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. Now that I am no …

Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 Yahoo players ranked too high

by Tom Collins Aug 31, 2015, 11:36 am

Tom Collins gives you his Top 10 Yahoo! players ranked too high With the release of Yahoo's fantasy hockey season, last week we looked at the top 10 players ranked too low. This week we're focusing on …

Hockey Rambling

August 30 2015

by Dobber Aug 31, 2015, 3:26 am

Post-vacation thoughts on Evander Kane, Cody Franson, Jiri Tlusty, Mark Giordano DobberProspects and more... (Gooding is a victim of the BC blackout - so Dobber will post the Monday one Sunday...Gooding's Sunday Ramblings will be …

The Contrarian

Sifting Through the Ruble

by Demetri Fragopoulos Aug 30, 2015, 4:26 pm

  We have come to pay attention to salaries of players more so now than we have ever before - and the forex market is playering a bigger role in that There is the instant analysis if …

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Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Edmonton Oilers

by Dobber Aug 29, 2015, 6:42 pm

​   Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Edmonton Oilers   For the last 12 years over at The Hockey News, I have reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. Now that I am no longer …

Hockey Rambling

Saturday, Aug. 29

by Neil Parker Aug 29, 2015, 4:59 am

  Cody Franson receives an offer, Mark Stone is healthy and a look at some late-summer draft results ...    Earlier this week, I took a look through the Pittsburgh Penguins forward corps, after general manager Jim Rutherford …

Frozen Pool Forensics

Frozen Forensics - Kyle Okposo

by Michael Clifford Aug 28, 2015, 7:29 pm

What can Kyle Okposo bring fantasy owners for production in the 2015-2016 season? **** The 2015-16 season will turn out to be extremely pivotal for New York Islanders forward Kyle Okposo. Coming off a second straight injury-riddled …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - August 28 2015

by Michael Clifford Aug 28, 2015, 6:07 am

The Ehrhoff signing, Brad Marchand’s consistency, Connor McDavid in one-year leagues, and over-drafting Filip Forsberg. **** Given their cap situation, which is fine for now but could change depending how the NHLPA’s grievance goes on behalf of …

Capped

Capped - Team by Team: Buy and Sell

by Chris Pudsey Aug 27, 2015, 7:00 pm

Chris Pudsey starts his team by team look at who should be bought and sold in salary cap leagues.  **** How about those Toronto Blue Jays? It’s been fun watching them and their run towards the playoffs …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - August 27 2015

by Michael Clifford Aug 27, 2015, 5:00 am

Ottawa’s and St Louis’ top-six dilemmas, Alex Galchenyuk’s improvement prospects, and thoughts on Evgeni Malkin. **** It is Thursday, which means I will have an open thread over at the Dobber forums for readers to stop in …

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Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Florida Panthers

by Dobber Aug 26, 2015, 7:46 pm

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Florida Panthers   For the last 12 years over at The Hockey News, I have reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. Now that I am no longer …