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 Journey

The Journey: Prospect Tidbits and Storylines (October 2016)

by Kevin LeBlanc Oct 1, 2016, 12:36 pm

Checking in on some of the latest fantasy relevant prospect happenings from around the NHL. We are reaching the time in training camps and preseason where many teams rosters for opening night are shaped not only …

Hockey Rankings

Top 300 Keeper League Skaters - October 2016

by Dobber Oct 1, 2016, 6:44 am

The Top 300 skaters to own in a fantasy hockey keeper league - October edition (to kick off the 16-17 NHL season)   This month includes injury adjustments, a couple of key prospects stepping up, and some …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Laidlaw Breaks Down his Recent Fantasy Drafts (October 1)

by steve laidlaw Sep 30, 2016, 10:07 pm

Ramblings: Laidlaw checks in to break down his recent fantasy hockey drafts. Hey - the DobberHockey Fantasy Guide already has projection and line combo adjustments based on the Janmark injury news and the latest camp cuts! …

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead: Early Team Schedules and Players to Target

by Mike Schmidt Sep 30, 2016, 10:36 am

'Looking Ahead' returns with a peek at early schedules, and effective short-term and long-term options. **** All fantasy owners need help in the short term AND the long term. The Looking Ahead feature identifies one player to …

Frozen Pool Forensics

Frozen Pool: Job Thieves, Part 3 - Young Forwards Looking for New Positions

by Cam Robinson Sep 30, 2016, 8:08 am

This week's Frozen Pool Forensics looks at young forwards potentially being job thieves.  **** In continuing our look at potential candidates to nip at the heels of established players, and potentially take the bread right out of …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Players That Are Being Forgotten in Drafts, Line Combos (September 30)

by Michael Clifford Sep 29, 2016, 11:00 pm

Ramblings: Looking at some players left as draft after-thoughts, and more line combinations **** It seems to happen every year in fantasy. There is always a handful of players that, at the end of the season, fantasy …


Capped: Unheralded Signings from the Summer

by Alexander MacLean Sep 29, 2016, 9:20 am

This week's Capped discusses a few offseason contracts that may have flown under the radar.  **** Good day to all. I hope you are all ready for the end of the World Cup of Hockey. I am …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Training Camps, Exhibition Lines, Sobotka, Trouba (September 29)

by Michael Clifford Sep 28, 2016, 11:01 pm

Ramblings: Training camp, exhibition lines, Trouba situation, Sobotka to the KHL **** UPDATE: Dobber's taking your fantasy hockey questions today - click here! **** Training camp is here, which means that the fantasy preseason is in its final throes. …

Injury Ward

Injury Ward - Preseason 2016 Edition

by Ajay Da Costa Sep 28, 2016, 12:09 pm

As training camps get rolling, Da Costa has the lowdown on current player injuries... Hockey’s almost here! Or it’s already here, depending on how you feel about the World Cup of Hockey. I’m a big fan, …

Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Alexander Wennberg vs. Sam Bennett

by Rick Roos Sep 28, 2016, 6:36 am

Great analysis here on which player is the better fantasy own - Alexander Wennberg or Sam Bennett?   We’re sticking with youngsters again – this time to cover Alexander Wennberg and Sam Bennett. The promising pivots had …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: My other draft; Gab's injury; Shaw's suspension? (Sept 28)

by Dobber Sep 28, 2016, 12:33 am

Rambling about my other draft, Gaborik's injury, Shaw's in hot water already, preseason stats and more … *** Last Fantasy Guide update was Sunday. I also updated the Draft List. At this point, updates are daily, …

Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge - Underrated cross-category contributors from the Eastern Conference

by Eric Daoust Sep 27, 2016, 8:50 am

  Over the last several years fantasy hockey has benefited greatly from the ability to create leagues with many different scoring categories. This change has allowed commissioners great flexibility in customizing their league setup which in …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Kings without Marian Gaborik, Jaden Schwartz, Robin Lehner and more (Sept. 27)

by Neil Parker Sep 27, 2016, 7:04 am

  Rambling about the Los Angeles Kings following Gaborik's injury, Jaden Schwartz, Robin Lehner and some preseason action …   I only caught one shift of Mitch Marner at the end of the second period Monday, and he …

The Wild West

Deep Dive - Shot Percentage 2016

by Doran Libin Sep 26, 2016, 3:20 pm

Deep Dive: Explaining shooting percentage and what it means to fantasy hockey.   (Editor's note: Although Rick Nash is in the Eastern Conference, he is a great example to use for changes in shot percentage)   Shooting percentage has …

Keeping Karlsson

Keeping Karlsson: Fancy Fantasy 2016: Which Advanced Stats Can Help Me Win My Hockey Pool?

by Elan Dubrofsky Sep 26, 2016, 2:33 pm

Fantasy Hockey Podcast: Which Advanced Stats can help win fantasy leagues?   As called for by annual tradition, it's time for the 2016 edition of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast's Advanced Stats Primer!   'Which advanced stats are the …