Lining Up

Gaudreau Leads the Way for the League's Second Hottest Trio

by Brennan Des Nov 21, 2017, 9:00 am

This week we’ll take a look at how some lines have been performing in the past 10 games. From the most productive trios to those we expect more from in the future. I also included …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Fancy Fiala (Nov 21)

by steve laidlaw Nov 21, 2017, 1:29 am

My past few waiver wire grabs have ripped up the scoresheet with Jason Zucker, Micheal Ferland and Sebastian Aho all offering tremendous value over the past couple of weeks. This week my big add was …

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The Wild West

Wild West: Depth Players Worth Adding

by Kevin Wickersham Nov 20, 2017, 2:00 pm

Fantasy titles are won often by those who make a good number of deft pickups throughout the year rather than relying too exclusively on the players they drafted. Particularly in deep, multi-category leagues it’s crucial …

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Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Fantasy Top-10: Stats Fantasy Owners Need

by Tom Collins Nov 20, 2017, 11:30 am

With most teams now at the quarter-point of their season, it’s a good time to start taking some statistics more seriously. In the first 10 games or so, you can chalk up a lot of stuff …

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Keeping Karlsson

Keeping Karlsson no. 165: Aho Lotta Scorin' Goin' On

by Elan Dubrofsky Nov 20, 2017, 9:49 am

Stand back! There's a trio of Hurricanes coming through, lighting lamps time and time again as the NHL's hottest line. Elan and Brian rattle off expectations for each one of them, and plenty more, in …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Vegas Wins At Home... Again; John Gibson Excels; Gudas Suspended - November 20

by Michael Clifford Nov 20, 2017, 12:46 am

We had five games in the NHL on Sunday night so let’s get right into the games. Carolina’s top line continued it’s tear by helping down the New York Islanders 4-2. That makes three straight wins, …

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Geek of the Week

Geek of the Week: Kris Letang

by Scott Maran Nov 19, 2017, 11:00 am

If you took a chance on Kris Letang staying healthy, so far you've been rewarded. Going into the season, most predicted that the Pittsburgh Penguins would once again be at the top of the league. Though …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Super Sean, Super Schenn, … and Joel Edmundson? (Nov 19)

by Ian Gooding Nov 19, 2017, 2:38 am

Super Sean, Super Schenn, … and Joel Edmundson? Sean Monahan was anything but boring during the second period of Saturday’s game. Monahan scored three power-play goals during that period, leading the Flames to a 5-4 overtime …

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The Journey

The Journey: Recent Rising Prospects

by Brad Phillips Nov 18, 2017, 1:00 pm

On tap for this week’s Journey I’ll be turning to Dobber’s list of forward prospect ranking to have a look at the biggest movers and shakers. I covered the biggest one, Eeli Tolvanen, a couple …

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The Kings of Daily Fantasy

Saturday Night Special: Main Slate DFS Picks - November 18

by Chris Wassel Nov 18, 2017, 11:00 am

Top Budget Plays   Centers Tyler Johnson $3300 – The center is a punt play at the least. However, playing against the New York Islanders may set up very good as the center will draw depth Islanders match-ups which …

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Saturday's NHL Picks

Saturday's Game Picks: Home Cooking - November 18

by Adam Mark Nov 18, 2017, 8:22 am

I had a bit of a dip this week, particularly on Thursday with losses to Arizona, Colorado and Las Vegas, but was able to save the week by doubling down on both of Friday’s games …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Bobrovsky Stonewalls Rangers; Red Wings Roll; Goal Scoring Regression - November 19

by Michael Clifford Nov 18, 2017, 1:00 am

We had ourselves a good old-fashioned goaltending battle in Columbus on Friday night as Henrik Lundqvist and Sergei Bobrovsky combined to stop 76 of 78 shots they faced, but it was Constable Bobrovsky who managed …

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Frozen Pool Forensics

Forensics: Between the Pipes

by Chris Liggio Nov 17, 2017, 1:13 pm

  In looking back on all my writings, I have come to find that we’ve never touched on goalies so naturally this trend must come to an end. We are seeing some upheaval in the crease …

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Looking Ahead

Samuel Girard Offers Upside for the Weeks Ahead

by Adam Daly-Frey Nov 17, 2017, 8:30 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 …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Mack Attack (Nov 17)

by steve laidlaw Nov 17, 2017, 3:20 am

  Scoring fell to just below six goals per game after last night's action. Indeed, it sits at 5.99 goals per game, a spike of 0.46 over last season, or nearly an extra goal every second …

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Hockey Rankings

The Top 100 Rotisserie Players - November 2017

by Mike McMillan Nov 16, 2017, 11:57 am

Player values for the roto ranks are weighted over the last 3 seasons to try and determine a player's production consistency.  You can make a list to match by using some of the free tools …

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Capped

How to Pull Off a Cap League Blockbuster

by Alexander MacLean Nov 16, 2017, 9:02 am

This week's Capped reviews the key aspects of making a blockbuster trade in a cap league. **** There have not been many transactions of note in the last week in the cap world, so we look elsewhere …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Mantha, Athanasiou, Anisimov, Ferland and more! (Nov 16)

by steve laidlaw Nov 16, 2017, 12:56 am

The Eddie Lack experience got off to a horrible start as the Flames’ backup gave up five goals on 15 shots before getting yanked half-way through an 8-2 loss to the Red Wings. I was …

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Injury Ward

Injury Ward: Price, Marchand, Matthews, and more

by Brennan Des Nov 15, 2017, 2:00 pm

Auston Matthews is currently day to day. Not many new developments this week so we review updates on existing injuries. Keep in mind that if long-term timelines have recently been announced, it usually takes a while …

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Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Cage Match: Jake Muzzin vs. Jared Spurgeon

by Rick Roos Nov 15, 2017, 8:59 am

Two defensemen off to fast starts are featured in this week's Cage Match. Last season only 23 defensemen posted 40+ points, but nearly as many (19) finished with 35-39. That makes it crucial to determine which …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Crosby Breaks Goalless Slump, Johansen Doesn’t (Nov 15)

by Ian Gooding Nov 15, 2017, 1:46 am

Crosby Breaks Goalless Slump, Johansen Doesn’t, plus more… Despair no more, Sidney Crosby owners. Sid the Kid scored his first goal in 12 games and added an assist with five shots on goal in 23 minutes …

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Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Fantasy Impact: Oilers Trade Jokinen to Kings for Cammalleri

by steve laidlaw Nov 14, 2017, 7:57 pm

  Fantasy Impact: The Edmonton Oilers acquire Mike Cammalleri from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Jussi Jokinen. The Oilers get: A veteran depth winger in exchange for a veteran depth winger. Mike Cammalleri’s second go-around …

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Lining Up

Lining Up - The League's Best Power Play Combos

by Brennan Des Nov 14, 2017, 12:57 pm

In this week’s installment we take a little break from the traditional analysis of even strength line production, and briefly look at some power play numbers. While these combinations might be less concrete than even …

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Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Fantasy Impact: The Lightning Add Louis Domingue

by steve laidlaw Nov 14, 2017, 12:39 pm

Fantasy Impact: The Tampa Bay Lightning acquire Louis Domingue from the Arizona Coyotes for Michael Leighton and Tye McGinn. The Lightning get: A backup goaltender in Domingue who fell out of favour in Arizona after a …

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Eastern Edge

Two Weeks Notice: Checking in on Six of the Hottest Players in the Eastern Conference

by Russ Nov 14, 2017, 10:30 am

A quick search of the top scorers in the Eastern Conference over the last two weeks yields a list of the usual suspects; Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov, along with quite a few of those …

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