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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …



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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Hockey Rankings

Top 50 Fantasy Prospect Defensemen - November 2017

by Dobber Nov 14, 2017, 6:55 am

  Below are the Top 50 prospect defensemen to own in fantasy hockey - November edition. Yesterday I posted The Top 200 Fantasy Prospect Forwards. As always, players within +/-5.0 rating points of each other should be …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Teuvo Time (Nov 14)

by steve laidlaw Nov 14, 2017, 12:43 am

Teuvo Teravainen erupted for a hat-trick performance, all part of a four-point night that vaulted him from a 50-point pace, to a 67-point pace. I think he’s more of the former than the latter. More …


The Wild West

Wild West: An Early Look at Goalie Performances in the West

by Kevin Wickersham Nov 13, 2017, 6:33 pm

We’re a little over a month into the campaign so let’s take a look at how the West’s goalies have performed thus far. Much is prone to change, but from a fantasy perspective (obviously dependent …


Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Fantasy Top-10: Peripheral Stat Changes

by Tom Collins Nov 13, 2017, 10:58 am

While many fantasy general managers are focusing on players who are slumping or surprising when it comes to points, many poolies neglect to look at how players are doing in peripheral categories. Matt Martin is …



Keeping Karlsson no. 164 - Marco and the Scandellas

by Elan Dubrofsky Nov 13, 2017, 9:48 am

On this brand new episode of the Keeping Karlsson Hockey Podcast, the guys think about how scared Brent Burns and Joe Pavelski owners should be, whether production from Schultz and Letang can coexist, if the …


Hockey Rankings

Top 200 Fantasy Prospect Forwards - November 2017

by Dobber Nov 13, 2017, 6:48 am

Below are the Top 200 prospect forwards to own in your fantasy hockey keeper league - November edition... Check in tomorrow for the Top 50 prospect defensemen. As always, players within +/-5.0 rating points of each …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Devils/Blackhawks Combine for 12 Goals; Panarin, Pacioretty, and Eichel - November 13

by Michael Clifford Nov 13, 2017, 1:08 am

Sometimes, low-scoring games can be a lot of fun to watch, even in the regular season. Despite some expectation of goals in the Edmonton-Washington game Sunday night, it was more of a defensive battle. It …


Geek of the Week

Geek of the Week: Penalty Minutes and Hits

by Scott Maran Nov 12, 2017, 12:49 pm

Need help with the penalty minutes and hits categories? Read on... A few weeks ago, somebody mentioned in the Ramblings that it would be a good idea to have an article on the lesser-known players who …