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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 …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Looking at Rankings and more … (Aug. 30)

by Neil Parker Aug 30, 2016, 2:57 am

  Looking at some early rankings from Yahoo, and more fantasy hockey talk ... Yahoo updated its positions and Pete Jensen summarized the changes here. The most significant fantasy impact is when a center-eligible player loses winger …

The Wild West

Best in the West: Rookies (16-17)

by Doran Libin Aug 29, 2016, 2:29 pm

The top rookies in the Western Conference, 2016-17 edition...   Top Western Conference Rookies The players featured this week have all played fewer than 30 NHL games in their career. These are players who have a good shot …

Keeping Karlsson

Keeping Karlsson: No. 112 - Elite No More?

by Elan Dubrofsky Aug 29, 2016, 1:12 pm

Fantasy Hockey Podcast: Players who no longer deserve the honor of an early-round pick...   On last week's edition of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast, Elan and Brian chatted about players on the verge of becoming …

Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 Yahoo! projections that are too low

by Tom Collins Aug 29, 2016, 7:56 am

The top 10 Yahoo! projections that are too low   As always, Yahoo's release of their fantasy hockey platform was met with lots of excitement and some WTFs. Poolies pored over the data immediately. Many people have been …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Fleury vs. Murray; tidbits from around the league (Aug 29)

by Dobber Aug 29, 2016, 12:01 am

  Rambling Fleury vs. Murray, Domi vs. Reinhart, and plenty of tidbits from around the NHL … *** Back from camping at Algonquin Park, the last of my three little mini-vacations. That’s all I get for 2016, …

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 …