Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Jordan Staal Picking Up Steam, Hellebuyck Stumbling (Feb. 6)

by steve laidlaw Feb 6, 2016, 2:17 am

Ramblings: Jordan Staal picking up steam, Hellebuyck stumbling, Ehlers on the top line and more. Oh goodness no! Connor Hellebuyck, what have you done to my goalie stats this week? Three goals on six shots in less …

The Kings of Daily Fantasy

Cheap Players for Daily Fantasy Hockey: February 6, 2016

by Chris Wassel Feb 5, 2016, 9:48 pm

Why Seguin will have a ball and other great plays for Daily Fantasy Hockey. Top Budget Plays   Centers   Robby Fabbri $3,100 – We are taking a huge risk off the bat this Saturday because though Fabbri has six points …

Keeping Karlsson

Keeping Karlsson: Welcome Back Konnor

by Elan Dubrofsky Feb 5, 2016, 12:01 pm

Fantasy Hockey Podcast: The fellas record a live show discussing waiver wire picks, the hottest lines and more. For the first time ever, this most recent episode of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast was recorded …

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead: Week 19 (2015-16)

by Mike Schmidt Feb 5, 2016, 8:55 am

Jiri Hudler makes a great short-term pick up and more tips based on the schedule for the next week. All fantasy owners need help in the short term AND the long term. The Looking Ahead feature …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: McDavid Sizzles, Rielly on the Power Play, Spezza Hurt (Feb. 5)

by steve laidlaw Feb 5, 2016, 2:30 am

Ramblings: McDavid Sizzles, Rielly on the Power Play, Spezza Hurt, and more. Just a heads up before diving in, I did one of my vintage mega-ramblings today with thoughts on stuff from all 12 games last …


Capped: Cheap Goals

by Chris Pudsey Feb 4, 2016, 2:52 pm

Looking at the four cheapest goal-scorers for your salary cap league. Maybe it’s just me but it seems I am always scrambling to find good goal scorers for my rosters; let alone cheap ones. It doesn’t …

The Kings of Daily Fantasy

Cheap Players for Daily Fantasy Hockey - February 4

by Michael Clifford Feb 4, 2016, 12:03 pm

Some bargain bin, and top-end, options to use tonight on DraftKings **** Welcome back daily fantasy players to another top-end/bargain bin column here on DraftKings! After a week away because of the All-Star Game, and this week …

Hockey Rankings

Top 100 Keeper League Defensemen - February 2016

by Dobber Feb 4, 2016, 7:46 am

Top 100 Defensemen: Karlsson still king, but No.2 belongs to Kling. Who burns past Subban en route to No.3?   These defensemen were pulled from the Top 300 Keeper League Players list. Get details on criteria (points-only …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Wideman Suspended, Hamilton Stepping Up, Eichel Cruising (Feb. 4)

by steve laidlaw Feb 4, 2016, 1:09 am

Ramblings: Wideman Suspended, Hamilton Stepping Up, Eichel Cruising and more.   We will open with news from Tuesday regarding the NHL setting dates to reschedule the three games lost in January due to the snow storm. Washington and …

Injury Ward

NHL Injuries: Allen, Smith, Cammy and other updates

by Ajay Da Costa Feb 3, 2016, 3:45 pm

Injury updates: Post-All-Star edition, including Jake Allen, Mike Smith, Mike Cammalleri and many others...   Hey all, a light update as not many games were played since the last Injury Report. Many players took this chance for …

Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Cage Match: Rasmus Ristolainen vs. Torey Krug

by Rick Roos Feb 3, 2016, 12:21 pm

Who would you rather own - Rasmus Ristolainen or Torey Krug? Rick Roos points you in the right direction...   This week’s battle features Rasmus Ristolainen and Torey Krug. Going into 2015-16, poolies would’ve expected Krug to …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Home/Away splits; pre/post Sullivan; McDavid returns (Feb 03)

by Ryan Ma Feb 3, 2016, 7:59 am

Ramblings - (Maasquito bytes?) - Home/Away splits, Sullivan's impact, McJesus returns; Ryan Ma digs into the numbers...   (Dobber's note - former DobberHockey writer Ryan Ma, a reader favorite, returns for a one-off take on the fantasy …

Hockey Rankings

Top 300 Keeper League Skaters - February 2016

by Dobber Feb 3, 2016, 5:09 am

Top 300 Fantasy Hockey Keeper League Players - February edition. Kane ascends, Sid rebounds, McDavid holds firm   In your points-only keeper leagues, here are the top 300 players to own. Remember, positions don't matter (so a …

Lining Up

Lining Up: The Hottest Lines from the First Half (2015-16)

by Jonathan Coretti Feb 3, 2016, 12:03 am

Kane, Panarin and Anisimov headline the hottest lines from the first half of the season. Lead us forwards..... Artem Anisimov – Patrick Kane – Artemi Panarin (Chicago) This line has been absolute fantasy gold this season. Agent …

Eastern Edge

Eastern Conference Overachievers - 2016

by Eric Daoust Feb 2, 2016, 9:21 am

Looking at overachievers in the Eastern Conference. Who is due to slow down? During the offseason we tend to go to great lengths to figure out each player’s worth in the league to help give us …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: McDavid Returns Tonight, Stamkos Under 70 Points, and more (Feb. 2)

by steve laidlaw Feb 2, 2016, 1:00 am

Ramblings: McDavid Returns Tonight, Grubauer to get a Greater Share, Stamkos Under 70 Points and more. * The All-Star break ends tonight, thank goodness! Five nights with no real NHL games counting towards our fantasy leagues is …

The Wild West

Western Conference Overachievers - 2016

by Doran Libin Feb 1, 2016, 3:14 pm

Taking a look at overachieving fantasy players in the Western Conference. Who's due to slow down?   There are many factors that can lead to a player overachieving within a season. A player exceeding expectations can occur …

Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 most interesting potential UFA's

by Tom Collins Feb 1, 2016, 7:40 am

The Top 10 most interesting potential UFA's this summer...   Top 10 most interesting UFAs I use to love the free agent season. And then I got involved in cap leagues. I'm in three cap leagues this year and …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Which stars to shed, which ones to target (Feb 01)

by Dobber Feb 1, 2016, 12:30 am

Rambling about which stars to target and which ones to shed as we head into the unofficial second half... *** I don’t want to get too much into the NHL All-Star Championship. I do think they found …

Keeping Karlsson

Keeping Karlsson: A cure for what Ehlers you

by Elan Dubrofsky Jan 31, 2016, 11:29 pm

Fantasy Hockey Podcast: post All-Star chat including a look at some sleepers and snoozers On this episode of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast, Elan and Brian take you on a tour of your likely free …

The Contrarian

The Contrarian - Alexander Ovechkin's Day Off

by Demetri Fragopoulos Jan 31, 2016, 11:23 am

Should the NHL really be issuing suspensions to All Stars who want to take the day off? “He doesn’t have a fever but he says his stomach hurts and he’s seeing spots. Feel his hands, they’re …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Skills Competition, Predictions (Jan. 31)

by Ian Gooding Jan 31, 2016, 2:57 am

Skills competition highlights, John Scott, plus post-All Star Game predictions At this point in the day, I’m used to going through the boxscores finding the notable scoring accomplishments of the day. But tonight it’ll have to …

The Journey

Potential Second Half Call-Ups (2015-16)

by Kevin LeBlanc Jan 30, 2016, 8:51 am

  The Journey takes a closer look at which players could be called up in the second half of the NHL season and how they could potentially impact their teams.      Mikko Rantanen – Colorado Avalanche   Rantanen returned …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Assembling Fantasy Hockey All-Star Teams for the West (Jan. 30)

by steve laidlaw Jan 29, 2016, 10:42 pm

Building Fantasy Hockey All-Star Teams for the divisions in the West. With no games to report on this All-Star Weekend there isn’t a ton to react to. The reprieve is a great opportunity to reflect on …

Frozen Pool Forensics

Frozen Pool Forensics: Bo Horvat

by Cam Robinson Jan 29, 2016, 1:20 pm

Bo Horvat is on fire but can you trust it for the rest of the season? There have been four months’ worth of players featured on this column since I took it over and not a …