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Fantasy Top-10: Underrated Fantasy All-Stars

by Tom Collins Jan 22, 2018, 2:00 pm

With the NHL all-star game this coming weekend, this would be a good time to have a look at who the fantasy all-stars would be. That list would be too obvious, and be made up with …


Keeping Karlsson

Keeping Karlsson no. 173 - Bernier for Everything

by Elan Dubrofsky Jan 22, 2018, 10:02 am

Does Kevin Shattenkirk have a good enough excuse for his lengthy drought? Is the absence of Sebastian Aho a good thing for any Carolina Hurricane? Are a pair of emerging Isles worth permanent roster spots? Can …


Hockey Rankings

Top 100 Keeper League Goaltenders - January 2018

by Dobber Jan 22, 2018, 7:00 am

  Here are the Top 100 goalies to own in your keeper league...   I'm presenting the Top 25 goalies below, and the rest of the Top 100 can be found over at Goalie Post here. Link to the …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Provo-GOAT; Horvat Returns; Vegas Is Tops; Schwartz/Anisimov - January 22

by Michael Clifford Jan 22, 2018, 2:00 am

As always, there’s some injury news to pass along. Jaden Schwartz has been out of the St. Louis lineup since December 10th. Since that date, the Blues are 21st in shot share, 26th in goal share, …


Geek of the Week

Geek of the Week: Nazem Kadri Failing To Replicate Last Season's Success

by Scott Maran Jan 21, 2018, 10:36 am

After a great 2016-17, Nazem Kadri's fantasy stock has plummeted this season. Ever since finishing last in the league two years ago and getting the first overall pick, the Toronto Maple Leafs have turned a corner …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Converted Touchdowns for Stars and Islanders, an Avalanche of Wins (Jan 21)

by Ian Gooding Jan 21, 2018, 2:05 am

Converted Touchdowns for Stars and Islanders, an Avalanche of Wins What can you say about John Klingberg, who added another three assists on Saturday to give him 40 assists and 46 points, which leads all NHL …


The Journey

The Journey: Fastest-Rising Prospect Defencemen

by Brad Phillips Jan 20, 2018, 1:00 pm

Adam Fox, CAL – Up to 47 from 66 Excuse me while I gush. Making his debut on the top-50 list is one of my favourites, and he should be one of yours too, Calgary prospect …


Saturday's NHL Picks

Saturday NHL Game Picks - January 20

by Adam Mark Jan 20, 2018, 9:24 am

And... I'm back. Sorry for missing you all last week, I had a personal matter and had to shift focus for a few days It's things such as this that remind me that hockey players …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Barkov Is Unstoppable; Pacioretty Keeps Scoring; Improving Players - January 20

by Michael Clifford Jan 20, 2018, 2:00 am

There was significant injury news that came out Friday, Dobber heads. The first bit of news was the revelation of a knee injury to Rangers defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk. He’s apparently been playing through a meniscus tear …


Frozen Pool Forensics

Fantasy Goaltending Studs (Jan 2018)

by Chris Liggio Jan 19, 2018, 12:21 pm

  If anything seems to ever impede what is a juggernaut of a fantasy squad from winning a title, it’s satisfactory goaltending. Many a team has fallen when it matters most in the playoffs because their …


Looking Ahead

Timo Meier and the Sharks Offer Value in the Week Ahead

by Adam Daly-Frey Jan 19, 2018, 9:05 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 …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Blues Riding Hutton's Hot Hand (Jan 19)

by steve laidlaw Jan 19, 2018, 12:21 am

  As much as the condensed bye week setup was supposed to spare teams from having to go against active opponents coming off their bye we saw five games pitting rusty teams against active teams. Tampa …



Capped: Projecting Player Salaries (Part 3)

by Alexander MacLean Jan 18, 2018, 9:05 am

  This week's Capped continues our series looking into how to project player salaries by focusing on bridge deals and extensions. **** The toughest part of projecting salaries is not the big free agents, we know that …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: What to do With Murray and Crawford Out? (Jan 18)

by steve laidlaw Jan 18, 2018, 12:52 am

  The latest attempt by the Canadiens to fill their void at the center position saw Jacob de la Rose between Alex Galchenyuk and Jonathan Drouin. It was only one game, against a quality opponent, but …


Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Cage Match: Has Brad Marchand Surpassed Jamie Benn?

by Rick Roos Jan 17, 2018, 2:12 pm

Has Brad Marchand surpassed Jamie Benn in terms of fantasy value? Another rarity this week, as a marquee combatant - Jamie Benn - is someone I’ve never covered since I took over Cage Match several years …


Injury Ward

Injury Ward: Crawford Out For Season?

by Brennan Des Jan 17, 2018, 9:01 am

Will Corey Crawford still return this season? This week we have a bunch of updates on notable long-term injuries, as well as a few new arrivals to the Dobber Injury Ward. Knowing how much time your …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Spezza Strikes Back, Sizzling Saros (Jan 17)

by Ian Gooding Jan 17, 2018, 1:31 am

Spezza Strikes Back, Sizzling Saros (Jan 17) Usually Tuesdays are busier, but many teams on bye week resulted in only six games played. But there were still a few talking points from the day’s action. * Coaches …


Lining Up

The Sharks' Second Line Offers Intriguing Potential

by Brennan Des Jan 16, 2018, 12:16 pm

  This week I get carried away in an Island paradise, but catch myself to recognize the circling Sharks. For the latest injury updates and line changes, follow me on Twitter @BrennanDeSouza!   Anthony Beauvillier – Mathew Barzal …


Eastern Edge

Running Down the Hottest Options in the Eastern Conference

by Russ Jan 16, 2018, 8:50 am

  With much of Eastern Canada and United States recently experienced or still enduring a deep freeze, I thought it would be nice to look at who, from the Eastern Conference, might be heating up and …


z-Archives (other articles)

Third Degree Burns: Valuing the A-holes (NSFW)

by Dobber Sports Jan 16, 2018, 7:43 am

  By Chris Burns - Howdy from deep in the heart of Texas! Most of you probably don’t remember me, and those of you who do need to get a life! I was one of the …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Jonathan Bernier? (Jan 16)

by steve laidlaw Jan 15, 2018, 11:47 pm

  The Avalanche continue to roll, now winners of seven straight games. Jonathan Bernier has been in net for six in a row, making him impossible to ignore. With Semyon Varlamov out until after the All-Star …


The Wild West

Flames’ Forwards at the Bye

by Kevin Wickersham Jan 15, 2018, 12:18 pm

Sporting a seven-game win streak as the NHL campaign passes the midway mark, the Calgary Flames are poised to separate from the tightly-clustered Pacific and grab one of the West’s three available non-wild card births.   While …


Keeping Karlsson

Keeping Karlsson Podcast: Wunderbarzal

by Elan Dubrofsky Jan 15, 2018, 11:15 am

  Did you survive the first Bye Week? Because we've got another one upon us! In this episode of the Keeping Karlsson Hockey Podcast, Elan and Brian talk about the bye week guys that you may …


Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 Current Fantasy Hockey Trends

by Tom Collins Jan 15, 2018, 7:44 am

Dick Clark once said “I don't set trends. I just find out what they are and exploit them.” While he may not have been talking about fantasy hockey, exploiting trends is a good way to give …


Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Midseason observations, goalie strategies, Bertuzzi, Oleksiak and more … (Jan 15)

by Dobber Jan 15, 2018, 12:09 am

  I’m back! And by that I mean I’m not just pinch-hitting today. After an eight-month hiatus I’m back doing semi-regular work again, with the plan being to do this every two weeks and then see …