Eastern Edge

Eastern Conference Trade Deadline Preview Part 2

by Eric Daoust Feb 28, 2017, 9:00 am

  Every year there is a lot of hype around the trade deadline as it is the final chance for teams to solidify their rosters before the stretch drive to the postseason. Unfortunately, most years the …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: The Lightning’s Trades, Shattenkirk to the Caps, Wild catch the mumps and more.

by steve laidlaw Feb 28, 2017, 2:16 am

Ramblings: The Lightning’s Trades, Shattenkirk to the Caps, Wild catch the mumps and more. * What a response by the remaining Lightning players. Just when you thought that the Lightning were waving the white flag, they go …

Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Fantasy Impact: Washington Acquires Kevin Shattenkirk

by Dobber Feb 28, 2017, 1:44 am

  The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and goaltender Pheonix Copley from the St. Louis Blues for Zach Sanford, Brad Malone, Washington’s first rounder in 2017 plus a conditional pick in 2019.   - - Check …

Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

NHL Trade Deadline 2017 TRACKER, Fantasy Hockey Style

by Dobber Feb 27, 2017, 10:48 pm

Breaking down the 2017 Trade Deadline from a Fantasy Hockey perspective. Tracker: links to trade analysis with fantasy hockey implications, player profiles, fantasy league discussion. Plus more: click on the player name for full stats, line combos, …

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Fantasy Impact: Ottawa Senators Acquire (and Extend) Alex Burrows

by Dobber Feb 27, 2017, 7:08 pm

The Ottawa Senators have acquired agitating winger Alexandre Burrows from the Vancouver Canucks for prospect Jonathan Dahlen. The Sens are on the cusp of signing Burrows to a two-year contract extension.   The Senators get: a gritty, …

Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Fantasy Impact: Maple Leafs Acquire Brian Boyle

by Dobber Feb 27, 2017, 4:25 pm

  Fantasy Hockey Impact: The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired Brian Boyle from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for minor leaguer Byron Froese and a second-round draft pick, per Bob McKenzie.     The Leafs get: one of …

Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 Fantasy Players Available at the Trade Deadline (2017)

by Tom Collins Feb 27, 2017, 11:45 am

Top 10 fantasy players available at the trade deadline   The NHL trade deadline waits for no man, as proven over the past seven days. Teams have already started stacking up for their playoff run. Ron Hainsey, …

The Wild West

Trade Deadline Primer 2017 - Pacific Division

by Chris Liggio Feb 27, 2017, 9:46 am

  San Jose (36-18-7) 79 PTS.             STAND PAT/BUYER The playoff race in the Pacific is shaping up to be a tight one and surely it will be fun to watch. As it stands now SJ leads …

Keeping Karlsson

Fantasy Hockey Podcast: Kings Take Bishop

by Elan Dubrofsky Feb 27, 2017, 7:17 am

  This week's edition kicks off with a quiet trade from earlier this week that saw Patrick Eaves go to AnahBUT BEN BISHOP JUST GOT TRADED AND WE'LL TALK ABOUT THAT, TOO! We then move onto outjuries, …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Bishop/Budaj fallout, red-hot Bruins, Klefbom finding his way (Feb 27)

by Dobber Feb 27, 2017, 1:44 am

Ramblings: Bishop/Budaj fallout, red-hot Bruins, Klefbom finding his way (Feb 27) *** Server Update: Disappointed, and I’m sorry to share with you that the server move failed. Too many things broken. The current server has so much …

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Hanzal Goes Wild

by steve laidlaw Feb 26, 2017, 9:06 pm

In Sunday's second significant deal, Martin Hanzal is headed to Minny. Fantasy Impact: The Minnesota Wild acquire Martin Hanzal, Ryan White and a fourth-round pick from the Arizona Coyotes for a 2017 first-round pick, a 2018 …

Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Bishop Becomes a King

by Ian Gooding Feb 26, 2017, 7:54 pm

In a surprise Sunday deal, Ben Bishop is now a Los Angeles King. The trade: The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded goalie Ben Bishop and a fifth-round pick in the 2017 draft to the Los Angeles …

The Journey

The Journey: Trade Deadline Primer

by Kevin LeBlanc Feb 26, 2017, 10:37 am

Examining team needs for potential sellers at the NHL trade deadline. This week in The Journey we examine potential prospect additions to teams who will be sellers at the NHL’s Trade Deadline. Teams who are looking to …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Quick Returns, Forsberg on Fire (Feb 26)

by Ian Gooding Feb 26, 2017, 2:14 am

Quick returns, Forsberg on fire, plus more… If you drafted Jonathan Quick and left him on IR since he was injured on the first game of the season, you were finally rewarded on Saturday. Quick made …

Saturday's NHL Picks

Saturday's Picks: February 25

by Adam Mark Feb 25, 2017, 10:34 am

Pittsburgh has another outdoor game. How will they fare? If you’re back with me for another week, kudos to you. I took a huge bite of humble pie last week going 1-5 which dropped my Dobber …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Rielly, Kadri vs. Getzlaf (Feb 25)

by Ian Gooding Feb 25, 2017, 2:31 am

Rielly, Kadri vs. Getzlaf, plus more… Lots to talk about including trades, Friday games, and questions. And heaven help us, the mumps are back too. Steve has you covered with the Patrick Eaves trade to Anaheim. Not …

The Kings of Daily Fantasy

Saturday Night Special: February 25

by Chris Wassel Feb 24, 2017, 11:25 pm

With several Canucks' players out with the mumps, Martin Jones should be a strong Saturday play. Top Budget Plays Centers Bracken Kearns $2600 – The center is a punt play at the least. However, playing against New Jersey adds …

Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Eaves Flies To Anaheim

by steve laidlaw Feb 24, 2017, 8:36 pm

Fantasy Impact: The Anaheim Ducks acquire Patrick Eaves from the Dallas Stars in exchange for a conditional second-round pick in 2017. The Ducks get: A 32-year-old Band-Aid Boy in the midst of a career year. There’s …

Frozen Pool Forensics

Frozen Pool Forensics: 2017 Trade Deadline Movers (Part Two)

by Cam Robinson Feb 24, 2017, 12:09 pm

In our continued look at some potential players on the move this deadline season, Frozen Pool Forensics will dig deep to find out how a player has been doing thus far and what a potential …

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead: Evander Kane Wielding a Hot Stick

by Adam Daly-Frey Feb 24, 2017, 8:58 am

All fantasy owners need help in the short term AND the long term. The Looking Ahead feature identifies one player to plug into lineups in the short term, a second to invest in for the …

Hockey Rankings

Top 100 Keeper League Goalies - February 2017

by Dobber Feb 24, 2017, 7:19 am

The Top 100 goalies to own in your keeper league, February edition.   As always, you can pick up the full Top 100 list over at Goalie Post - home of the original starting goalie grid!   Feb 20 Goalie Team Rating Jan …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: On Forsberg, Greiss, Shattenkirk, Vasilevskiy and more (Feb 24)

by steve laidlaw Feb 24, 2017, 1:58 am

Ramblings: On Forsberg, Greiss, Shattenkirk, Vasilevskiy and more.   Remember early on when Filip Forsberg couldn’t score a goal to save his life? He wasn’t even shooting much, averaging barely over two shots per game. He had …

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Fantasy Impact: The Penguins Acquire Ron Hainsey

by steve laidlaw Feb 23, 2017, 12:03 pm

Fantasy Impact: The Penguins acquire Ron Hainsey from the Hurricanes in exchange for Danny Kristo and a second-round pick.   The Penguins get: a capable veteran defenseman who hasn’t been fantasy relevant in years and doesn’t project …


Capped: Defensemen to Buy At Your Trade Deadline

by Alexander MacLean Feb 23, 2017, 8:47 am

This week's Capped discusses the forward trade targets for your upcoming trade deadlines. **** Just over a week to go until the deadline, and we still haven’t seen a large-scale deal. Hopefully you fantasy GMs aren’t waiting …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: The Panthers' Power Play Woes (Feb 23)

by steve laidlaw Feb 23, 2017, 1:24 am

Ramblings: Looking into the Panthers' Power Play Woes, and more.   A recent report suggested that the Panthers were looking for power play help at the trade deadline so I decided to dig a little deeper. I’ve …