Cage Match: Band-Aid Boys - Embrace or Avoid?

May 25

Should we be avoiding injury-prone players, or taking advantage of others' aversion to them?   After I finished my winter 2015 Cage Match Tournaments on Band-Aid Boys, I made a note to do a future column where, …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - Laine, Shipachyov, Kucherov and more (May 23)

by Dobber May 23, 2016, 12:30 am

Rambling about Patrick Laine, further thoughts on Vadim Shipachyov, Zack Kassian and more *** I have had much to say about the World Hockey Championship this year. I usually don’t because I only put on the game …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - The Sharks are due, Zach Werenski, Nick Bonino, Michal Kempny, Isle's prospects and more (May 24)

by Neil Parker May 23, 2016, 10:37 pm

  San Jose takes Game 5, Zach Werenski, Nick Bonino, Michal Kempny, Isle's prospects and more highlight Tuesday's Ramblings ...   This is a few days old, but it was interesting to browse through the teams with the most …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: On Elliott, Kempny, Korpisalo, Griffith and Koekkoek (May 25)

by Dobber May 24, 2016, 11:25 pm

Rambling about Elliott, Kempny, Korpisalo, Griffith, Koekkoek and more *** The Lightning had a goal called back in the first period that changed the entire game last night. I’m convinced that had the Drouin goal been allowed, …


The Contrarian

The Contrarian - Will He or Won't He

by Demetri Fragopoulos May 22, 2016, 9:20 am

There are conflicting arguments as to whether the Oilers will trade the fourth overall pick. Two Edmonton Journal writers, Jonathan Willis and David Staples, take on the task of trying to get into Edmonton Oilers general …


Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 PIM players (2016)

by Dobber May 23, 2016, 8:00 am

The Top 10 PIM players to own in fantasy hockey...   By Tom Collins Even though there's a movement afoot to get rid of PIM in fantasy hockey, there are still plenty of leagues out there that include …


The Wild West

West: 2016 Offseason Outlook – Minnesota and Los Angeles

by Doran Libin May 23, 2016, 2:39 pm

The offseason fantasy hockey outlooks for the Minnesota Wild and the Los Angeles Kings...   Minnesota and Los Angeles   This week marks the first playoff teams to go under the microscope. Los Angeles and Minnesota are up as …


Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge: Offseason Outlook for the Hurricanes and Bruins

by Eric Daoust May 24, 2016, 9:26 am

  This week's edition of the Eastern Edge looks at the 2016 offseason outlooks for the Carolina Hurricanes and the Boston Bruins …     After covering the offseason outlook for the New Jersey Devils and Ottawa Senators last …