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 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 …

Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 Unheralded Rookies

by Tom Collins Aug 22, 2016, 7:12 am

The Top 10 rookies who are somewhat under the radar for 2016-17...   Much of the focus every year in fantasy hockey is on the rookies and who will start to live up to their potential. But too …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Vesey, Kreider, Pouliot, the Hip and more (Aug 22)

by Dobber Aug 21, 2016, 11:12 pm

Rambling about… (Bah, why not) let’s hear from Dobber on this whole Jimmy Vesey thing … *** If you’ve read this far (as in – past the intro line) then I’m assuming you’re not yet sick …

The Contrarian

The Contrarian - Oh Vesey

by Demetri Fragopoulos Aug 21, 2016, 9:41 am

Examining the Jimmy Vesey signing, including comparable players There are so many ways to go with the Jimmy Vesey signing. Let’s get started. Pimple Popper TSN had a sound bite from Calgary Flames President of Hockey Operations Brian …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Keeper Forwards, The Hip

by Ian Gooding Aug 20, 2016, 11:03 pm

Evaluating keeper forwards, the Tragically Hip, plus more... This isn’t something many of you probably did this week, but I made a fantasy hockey trade a few days ago in my deep keeper league. I’m going …

Hockey Rankings

Top 100 Fantasy Goalies - August 2016

by Dobber Aug 20, 2016, 9:09 am

  The top 100 goaltenders to own in your keeper leagues - August 2016 edition   And in case you missed it - check out the new Top 40 Prospect Goaltenders list right here!   These rankings are based on …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Jimmy Vesey, Sean Monahan, David Pastrnak, Evander Kane, Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Aleksander Barkov (Aug. 20)

by Neil Parker Aug 20, 2016, 3:52 am

  Jimmy Vesey signs and looks at Sean Monahan, David Pastrnak, Evander Kane, Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Aleksander Barkov ...   The Jimmy Vesey saga ended Friday, and Cliffy filled us in yesterday. It was a touch surprising Vesey ultimately …

Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Jimmy Vesey Signs with the New York Rangers

by Michael Clifford Aug 19, 2016, 5:45 pm

Jimmy Vesey has signed a two-year contract with the New York Rangers. **** The hockey universe’s last compelling story of the summer – and ‘compelling’ is being used very loosely here – came to an end around …

Frozen Pool Forensics

Frozen Pool Forensics: Bounce Back Candidates, Part Three

by Cam Robinson Aug 19, 2016, 11:08 am

This week's Frozen Pool Forensics Takes Its Final Look At Bounce Back Candidates. **** After some popular demand we’re back for one final installment of Frozen Pool Forensics’ Bounce Back Candidates. This week, we’ll take a look …

Hockey Rankings

Top 40 Fantasy Prospect Goalies - August 2016

by Dobber Aug 19, 2016, 6:45 am

By popular demand - Top 40 prospect goalies to own in fantasy hockey, August edition.   I suppose I can't ignore 1000 emails! So I've pulled the prospect goaltenders out of the goalie list and give them …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Looking for Value Through Disappointment, and Career Years (August 19)

by Michael Clifford Aug 18, 2016, 11:00 pm

More players that disappointed in 2015-2016, and career years to avoid in this year's drafts. **** First, a few words about some players that should come into the season with a depressed ADP based off a …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Minnesota Wild

by Dobber Aug 18, 2016, 12:06 pm

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Minnesota Wild   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 …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Los Angeles Kings

by Dobber Aug 18, 2016, 8:48 am

  Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Los Angeles Kings   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 …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Disappointments from 2015-2016, Player Tracking, Vrbata, and More (August 18)

by Michael Clifford Aug 17, 2016, 11:00 pm

Some disappointments from 2015-2016, World Cup tracking, Radim Vrbata, and more **** Over the summer, I’ve pointed out a few players that may come at good value next year because they disappointed fantasy owners last year. There …

DobberHockey Feature Article

DobberHockey Tiered Invitational: 10-year anniversary!

by Dobber Sports Aug 17, 2016, 3:13 pm

Details on the DobberHockey Tiered Invitational: 10-year anniversary by Brandon Nihmey   Welcome to the DobberHockey Tiered Invitational! Do you want to compete against your fellow Dobber readers for a chance to become ultimate champion? Furthermore, as it’s …

Keeping Karlsson

Keeping Karlsson: No. 111 - Newly l33t

by Elan Dubrofsky Aug 17, 2016, 12:33 pm

Fantasy Hockey Podcast: debating which players get the 'elite' tag this year   As we draw ever nearer to September, the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast knows it's absolutely time for the seeds of draft prep to …

Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Cage Match Tourney - Defensemen Fallers for 2016-17

by Rick Roos Aug 17, 2016, 6:23 am

Which defenseman will decline in 2016-17? Vote on these candidates now...   All good things must come to an end, and this week marks the last of what turned out to be very enjoyable - and actively …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Vesey, Vrbata, Valfredsson, Vristolainen (Aug.17)

by Dobber Aug 16, 2016, 11:18 pm

Still Rambling about where Vesey will go, also Vrbata, Ristolainen, Alfredsson and more… *** Welcome to National Jimmy Vesey Day! Or as I like to call it: Wednesday. * I updated the Fantasy Hockey Guide on Sunday. It …