Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Dobber's NHL Free Agent Analysis Tracker 2016

by Dobber Jul 12, 2016, 8:40 am

The movement has come fast and furious this year! Track the impact on your fantasy squad with this handy guide...   Don't blink or you'll miss the fantasy analysis/breakdown of some players! A handful of trades and …

The Contrarian

The Contrarian - Optics of it All

by Demetri Fragopoulos Aug 28, 2016, 9:32 am

Should the recent Panthers/Coyotes trade force changes to salary cap rules? Earlier this week the Florida Panthers and Arizona Coyotes decided to help each other with a trade. A couple of draft picks going to the …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Steen update, Yahoo fantasy hockey (Aug. 28)

by Ian Gooding Aug 28, 2016, 12:10 am

Alex Steen update, cracking open the Yahoo fantasy hockey game First the news of the day. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that Alexander Steen could be ready for the Blues’ season opener on October 12 …

The Journey

The Journey – Fastest Rising Prospects – All Positions (August 2016)

by Kevin LeBlanc Aug 27, 2016, 1:05 pm

  After a two week hiatus to get married, Kevin is back. The Journey takes a closer look at Dobber’s Top Forward and Defenseman Prospect lists for August before the page turns to September and hockey …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Brady Skjei, Plus/Minus talk and some players of interest (Aug. 27)

by Neil Parker Aug 27, 2016, 3:42 am

  Brady Skjei, Plus/Minus talk and some players of interest …   Following the Brandon Pirri signing, and the recent criticism Mike and I have thrown at the Rangers not addressing their blueline, it's clear Brady Skjei is …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Nashville Predators

by Dobber Aug 26, 2016, 12:53 pm

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Nashville Predators   For the last 13 years (12 with The Hockey News) I have reviewed each team from a fantasy hockey standpoint, and graded them. My 14th annual review will …

Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Latest NHL Moves: Rangers Sign Forward Brandon Pirri

by Michael Clifford Aug 26, 2016, 10:34 am

The New York Rangers have signed forward Brandon Pirri to a one-year contract. **** The rumours were swirling yesterday, but it was confirmed today that indeed, the New York Rangers had signed free agent forward Brandon Pirri …

Frozen Pool Forensics

Frozen Pool Forensics: Expected Regressions, Part One

by Cam Robinson Aug 26, 2016, 8:02 am

“You know Jerry, when somebody yells ‘Heads up!’ you’re not supposed to actually look up.”      – Cosmo Kramer   ***   As we prepare for fantasy drafts, it’s time to lift our heads from last year’s stats and …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Goaltending Duo in Florida, Gibson's Value, Coyotes/Panthers Trade (August 26)

by Michael Clifford Aug 25, 2016, 9:26 pm

Roberto Luongo and James Reimer, Gibson’s Fantasy Value, Arizona/Florida Trade, and More **** As reported by George Richards of the Miami Herald on Wednesday, it appears as though Roberto Luongo is on track to start the season …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Montreal Canadiens

by Dobber Aug 25, 2016, 6:27 am

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Montreal Canadiens   For the last 13 years (12 with The Hockey News) I have reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. My 14th annual review will appear …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Hudler Signs in Dallas, New Data with Fantasy Implications, Kuznetsov/Panarin (August 25)

by Michael Clifford Aug 24, 2016, 11:00 pm

Hudler Signs in Dallas, Implications of New Data, Kuznetsov/Panarin, and More **** There had been rumours for a couple days, but the Dallas Stars have indeed signed unrestricted free agent forward Jiri Hudler to a one-year, $2-million …

Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Jiri Hudler Signs with the Dallas Stars

by Dobber Aug 24, 2016, 11:02 am

Fantasy Impact: Winger Jiri Hudler has signed a one-year contract with the Dallas Stars worth $2 million, per Dallas beatwriter Mike Heika.   The Stars get: a skilled winger who offers a bit of upside, but also …

Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Cage Match: Colton Parayko vs. Seth Jones

by Rick Roos Aug 24, 2016, 6:34 am

The better fantasy own: Colton Parayko or Seth Jones? (As well as last week's poll results)   Thanks again to everyone who voted in the summer Cage Match Tournaments. Participation and readership were far above 2015 levels; …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Goalie talk; Radulov, Perron and more (Aug 24)

by Dobber Aug 24, 2016, 12:14 am

Rambling goaltenders…lots of goalie talk. Also Radulov, Perron, Ceci and more … *** I’m really enjoying the work of the summer guys, Neil Parker and Mike Clifford. So nice to have fresh perspectives. Change it up. …

Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge – The Top Centers in the Eastern Conference

by Eric Daoust Aug 23, 2016, 10:40 am

  This week we will be covering the top 10 centers in the Eastern Conference for the 2016-17 season. The focus will be put on points-only leagues. Multi-category leagues will be ignored for rankings purposes because …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Jhonas Enroth signs, Ranking thoughts and Cup odds (Aug. 23)

by Neil Parker Aug 23, 2016, 3:40 am

  Jhonas Enroth inks deal with Toronto, a look at rankings and a look at the Stanley Cup odds …     In one of the longest and worst kept secrets in sports, Jhonas Enroth signed a one-year, $750,000 …

The Wild West

Best in the West: Center (16-17)

by Doran Libin Aug 22, 2016, 1:57 pm

  The 10 best centermen in the Western Conference for fantasy hockey.   Best of the West: Centers As always this is the deepest category, and this year is no different as even the honorable mentions should at worst …