Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Regression My Old Friend (Nov 24)

by steve laidlaw Nov 24, 2017, 1:21 am

PSA: Black Friday hockey kicks off today at 1:00 pm EST, so get those lineups set early! * At the Thanksgiving break no team has played more games than the Arizona Coyotes with 24. Four teams have …

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Capped

How to Pull-Off a Cap League Blockbuster - Part II

by Alexander MacLean Nov 23, 2017, 9:10 am

This week's Capped reviews the key aspects of making a blockbuster trade in a cap league, building off of last week. **** As I stated in last week’s article, “around mid-November is the time I find second-most …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: A Pre-Thanksgiving With All the Fixins

by steve laidlaw Nov 23, 2017, 2:10 am

Interesting scheduling quirk this week, as the NHL is going dark for American Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving to my friends south of the border! That pushed the entire league into action last night, well all but …

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Injury Ward

Injury Ward: Updates on Marchand, Weber, Malkin, and More

by Brennan Des Nov 22, 2017, 4:10 pm

Updates on Marchand, Weber, Malkin, and more... A few more big names than usual will be missing action this week. While I try my best to keep this information up to date, injury updates can be …

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Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Cage Match: Anders Lee vs. Logan Couture

by Rick Roos Nov 22, 2017, 10:35 am

Would you really pick the red-hot Anders Lee over a more proven option like Logan Couture? Here’s a battle I’d never have imagined doing a year ago, or perhaps even as recently as the spring. But …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: The Big Blue Line, Talbot Troubles (Nov 22)

by Ian Gooding Nov 22, 2017, 1:44 am

The Big Blue Line, Talbot Troubles, plus more… Usually Tuesday is one of the busy nights on the NHL schedule. However, there were just three games on the schedule for Tuesday, which I’ll dive into in …

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Hockey Rankings

Top 100 Keeper League Goaltenders - November 2017

by Dobber Nov 21, 2017, 4:29 pm

  The Top 100 goalies to own in your typical keeper league - November edition...   Goalies are placed into tiers and two goalies within the same tier should be considered equal and at that point are based …

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Eastern Edge

November Reign

by Russ Nov 21, 2017, 12:12 pm

This week, we’ll take a look at the top scorers since the beginning of November and because this is the Eastern Edge, we’ll focus on players from the Eastern Conference.   All statistics are prior to Monday’s …

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Lining Up

Gaudreau Leads the Way for the League's Second Hottest Trio

by Brennan Des Nov 21, 2017, 9:00 am

This week we’ll take a look at how some lines have been performing in the past 10 games. From the most productive trios to those we expect more from in the future. I also included …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Fancy Fiala (Nov 21)

by steve laidlaw Nov 21, 2017, 1:29 am

My past few waiver wire grabs have ripped up the scoresheet with Jason Zucker, Micheal Ferland and Sebastian Aho all offering tremendous value over the past couple of weeks. This week my big add was …

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The Wild West

Wild West: Depth Players Worth Adding

by Kevin Wickersham Nov 20, 2017, 2:00 pm

Fantasy titles are won often by those who make a good number of deft pickups throughout the year rather than relying too exclusively on the players they drafted. Particularly in deep, multi-category leagues it’s crucial …

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Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Fantasy Top-10: Stats Fantasy Owners Need

by Tom Collins Nov 20, 2017, 11:30 am

With most teams now at the quarter-point of their season, it’s a good time to start taking some statistics more seriously. In the first 10 games or so, you can chalk up a lot of stuff …

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Keeping Karlsson

Keeping Karlsson no. 165: Aho Lotta Scorin' Goin' On

by Elan Dubrofsky Nov 20, 2017, 9:49 am

Stand back! There's a trio of Hurricanes coming through, lighting lamps time and time again as the NHL's hottest line. Elan and Brian rattle off expectations for each one of them, and plenty more, in …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Vegas Wins At Home... Again; John Gibson Excels; Gudas Suspended - November 20

by Michael Clifford Nov 20, 2017, 12:46 am

We had five games in the NHL on Sunday night so let’s get right into the games. Carolina’s top line continued it’s tear by helping down the New York Islanders 4-2. That makes three straight wins, …

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Geek of the Week

Geek of the Week: Kris Letang

by Scott Maran Nov 19, 2017, 11:00 am

If you took a chance on Kris Letang staying healthy, so far you've been rewarded. Going into the season, most predicted that the Pittsburgh Penguins would once again be at the top of the league. Though …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Super Sean, Super Schenn, … and Joel Edmundson? (Nov 19)

by Ian Gooding Nov 19, 2017, 2:38 am

Super Sean, Super Schenn, … and Joel Edmundson? Sean Monahan was anything but boring during the second period of Saturday’s game. Monahan scored three power-play goals during that period, leading the Flames to a 5-4 overtime …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Capped

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 …

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