The Dobotomy

The Return of the $10 Ultimate Fantasy Pack

by Dobber Aug 31, 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 …

Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Keith Yandle vs. Alex Pietrangelo

by Rick Roos Sep 2, 2015, 12:41 pm

Roos takes a look at Keith Yandle and Alex Pietrangelo - and which stud D is the better fantasy own...   Between this summer’s four week Cage Match Tournament, last week’s FAQ, the once a decade two …

Hockey Rambling

September 2 2015

by Dobber Sep 2, 2015, 5:29 am

  Taking a closer look at Patrick Sharp and where he fits with Dallas; wondering about training camp invites, Patrick Kane trade interest, and more... *** An interesting article here on Patrick Sharp in which Yost analyzes where …

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 Rankings

Top 100 Keeper Defensemen - Sept 2015

by Dobber Sep 1, 2015, 2:50 pm

September (2015) edition of the Top 100 fantasy hockey keeper league defensemen     Just some minor tweaks as we get set for NHL training camp in under two weeks! These rankings are pulled directly from the Top 300 …

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 …

The Dobotomy

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 …

The Dobotomy

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 …

The Dobotomy

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 …

Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Answers to the 10 Most FAQs about Cage Match

by Rick Roos Aug 26, 2015, 3:17 pm

In celebration of two years of doing Cage Match, Roos answers the 10 most frequent questions about the column......... As it turns out, I took over Cage Match from the venerable Steve Laidlaw two years ago this week, …

Hockey Rambling

Wednesday, Aug. 26

by Neil Parker Aug 26, 2015, 12:23 pm

  A long look at the Pittsburgh Penguins, Johan Franzen news and Mark Giordano re-ups with the Calgary Flames ...       Just a quick housekeeping note, the Dobber Hockey App will be fixed soon, in case you missed …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Detroit Red Wings

by Dobber Aug 25, 2015, 6:33 pm

  Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Detroit Red Wings   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 …

Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge - Top 10 Centers

by Eric Daoust Aug 25, 2015, 2:34 pm

  A look at the top-10 pivots from the Eastern Conference to build your fantasy teams around …   This week we shift our focus to the top 10 centers in the East for the 2015-16 campaign. Due …

Hockey Rambling

Tuesday, Aug. 25

by Neil Parker Aug 25, 2015, 12:11 pm

  It isn't Tuukka time, Ehlers talk, a case for Stastny and Setoguchi will receive a look with Toronto …   For starters, here are three articles from the Dobber team over at Puck Daddy. Ranking Rookies from Brendan. Sleepers …

The Wild West

Best of the West: The Top Centers

by Doran Libin Aug 24, 2015, 9:18 pm

  Look from a bounce-back season from Nathan MacKinnon and big years from these Western Conference pivots ...   This week shifts the focus to centers in the conclusion of the series examining the best of the Western …