The Dobotomy

The Return of the $10 Ultimate Fantasy Pack

by Dobber Sep 30, 2015, 6:03 pm

          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 …

Hockey Rambling

October 4 2015

by Ian Gooding Oct 4, 2015, 6:23 am

Pens release Gonchar, send Pouliot to AHL; Oilers waive Nikitin, Canes sign Lack, plus more… Saturday was a busier day for news than Friday, so let’s get into the bigger stories of the day. We have perhaps …

The Journey

The Journey: Derrick Pouliot

by Kevin LeBlanc Oct 3, 2015, 2:32 pm

Derrick Pouliot could start paying dividends for fantasy owners as early as this season. In this edition of The Journey, we will look at the fantasy potential of Pittsburgh Penguins defensive prospect Derrick Pouliot.  Derrick Pouliot started …

Hockey Rambling

October 3 2015

by Ian Gooding Oct 3, 2015, 6:53 am

Blackhawks waive Bickell, send Dano to AHL; Friday preseason action, plus more… Steve isn’t back yet, so you’ll have to put up with me for Saturday plus my usual day on Sunday. Let’s see if …

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead: October 2015

by Mike Schmidt Oct 2, 2015, 8:00 pm

Mike provides you with some players, team schedules, and facts to look out for before you start your fantasy season. It’s never too early to commence with the process of scouring the waiver wire in the …

The Analytics Advantage

Analytics Advantage: It Isn't Easy Being Mike Green

by Matt Cane with Rob Vollman Oct 2, 2015, 3:00 pm

Which version of Mike Green will we witness in his first season in Detroit? Matt Cane and Rob Vollman have devised a system to project a player's future performance by finding players with common statistics historically …

Hockey Rankings

Top 100 Keeper Defensemen - October 2015

by Dobber Oct 2, 2015, 12:02 pm

The Top 100 defensemen to own in your points-only keeper league - October edition.   Based on last month's comments (yes, I always read those because the readers are quick to point out oversights or tell me …

Hockey Rambling

October 2 2015

by Ian Gooding Oct 2, 2015, 5:37 am

Injury news on Backstrom, Halak; training camp battles in Vancouver, Toronto, and more… Friday is normally Steve’s day for the Ramblings. But he can’t make it today, so you’re stuck with me… but I’ll try to …

The Analytics Advantage

Analytics Advantage: What the Numbers Say About Seguin

by Matt Cane with Rob Vollman Oct 1, 2015, 5:41 pm

Matt Cane and Rob Vollman have devised a system to project a player's future performance by finding players with common statistics historically (Vollman, on the left) and in the modern day (Cane, on the right). …

Geek of the Week

Beta Release: Fantasy Hockey Geek Auto-Imports Fantrax Leagues

by Dobber Sports Oct 1, 2015, 4:21 pm

Fantasy Hockey Geek announces the capability of importing league settings and rosters from Fantrax. Details below Vancouver, BC  Oct 1st, 2015 - Fantasy Hockey Geek is proud to announce the next step forward in efficiently working the …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's FREE Hockey Pool - 10th Anniversary Celebration!

by Dobber Sports Oct 1, 2015, 3:55 pm

  Join Dobber's FREE hockey pool - and win up to $500 cash, one of three jerseys, a signed stick…and more!   This pool (presented by OfficePools) is free to join, but due to the tremendous awesomeness of …


Capped: Team by Team Buy and Sell, Part 6

by Chris Pudsey Oct 1, 2015, 2:18 pm

Chris Pudsey wraps up his team by team look at buy and sell options. **** Welcome to the sixth and final installment of my annual team by team, buy and sell for your salary capped leagues.  We are …

Hockey Rankings

Top 300 Keeper League Players - October 2015

by Dobber Oct 1, 2015, 11:19 am

​ The Top 300 fantasy hockey players to own in a points-only keeper league, October edition...   Well, there is absolutely no movement in the Top 40 this month, but then things start to get interesting...This list is …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - October 1 2015

by Michael Clifford Oct 1, 2015, 5:00 am

Eberle's injury, Backes'/Plekanec's ratedness, Patrick Sharp's outcomes, and DFS.  **** To start with the biggest news of the day, well yesterday anyway, we of course have to start with Jordan Eberle. Word came down that Eberle will …

The Analytics Advantage

Kneel Before Saad

by Matt Cane with Rob Vollman Sep 30, 2015, 11:59 pm

Matt Cane and Rob Vollman take close, analytical look at Columbus forward Brandon Saad   Matt Cane and Rob Vollman have devised a system to project a player's future performance by finding players with common statistics historically …

Injury Ward

Injury Ward, Preseason 2015 - Second Edition

by AJ Sep 30, 2015, 4:51 pm

  The latest injury news - Bogosian, Eberle, Panarin, Iginla, Green and more… Preseason keeps on rolling, but the week was a little light on injuries. Let’s find out not only who the unlucky few were, but …

Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

10 Fearless Forecasts for 2015-16 Fantasy/NHL Season

by Rick Roos Sep 30, 2015, 12:04 pm

Roos resurrects a DobberHockey favorite by making 10 truly bold forecasts for 2015-16......... Beyond fresh hopes for my fantasy teams to begin marches to victory, one of the joys of this time of year for me …

Hockey Rambling

September 30 2015

by Dobber Sports Sep 30, 2015, 4:23 am

Rambling about MORE draft strategies, Klingberg, Scherbak, Talbot, Staal, Drouin, Eichel, Eberle, Saad and more... *** Look for a Fantasy Guide update today. I had one ready for yesterday, but it was just a few cuts and a …

Lining Up

Western Conference Lines Preview: Part Two (2015)

by Jonathan Coretti Sep 29, 2015, 1:35 pm

Part two in a look at the players most likely to receive top minutes for Western teams this season. Los Angeles Milan Lucic - Anze Kopitar - Marian Gaborik I really like the potential of this line. Last …

Eastern Edge

Ten Players in the East Set to Decline in 15-16

by Eric Daoust Sep 29, 2015, 10:27 am

10 Eastern Conference players bound to regress. After looking at some Eastern Conference bounce-back candidates last week, this week we will look in the other direction. While buying low and investing in players due to perform …

Hockey Rambling

September 29 2015

by steve laidlaw Sep 29, 2015, 3:26 am

Looking at the latest cuts, the potential downside for Eric Staal, Doughty and buying the Triplets... * It looks like the Panthers will be giving Lawson Crouse a nine-game tryout with the club in the regular season. …

The Wild West

Six Players in the West Who Will Decline

by Doran Libin Sep 28, 2015, 5:58 pm

  Libin offers up six players in the Western Conference looking at declining numbers. For much of the same reasons that identifying a player on the rise or ready to break out is of immense value to …

Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 bounceback candidates (2015)

by Tom Collins Sep 28, 2015, 11:28 am

Tom Collins offers up his Top 10 bounceback candidates for the 2015-16 NHL season   With most fantasy hockey drafts set to take place over the next 10 days, poolies are looking through reams of data to …

Hockey Rambling

September 28 2015

by Dobber Sep 28, 2015, 4:23 am

Rambling about draft strategy, Brad Boyes, Florida line combos, the latest cuts - and more... *** Back from my first two drafts of the year. Saturday night was for my Forecaster League. It's my seventh year in …

Keeping Karlsson

Keeping Karlsson: Undrafted? That’s Krejci!

by Elan Dubrofsky Sep 28, 2015, 2:48 am

Do pre-season games really count? A bunch of players making noise in camps around the league sure hope so. The latest podcast...     Brian Kom, former host of Dobber Nation, is back with co-host Elan Dubrofsky to …