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Paul Bruno is co-host of the RotoWire fantasy hockey podcast, The Great Ones. He has been an accredited member of the Toronto sports media for more than 20 years. Paul also helps with RW's DFS podcast and is a contributing writer for RW NFL, MLB and CFL content. Follow him on twitter: @statsman22.

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From the Press Box: Surprise, Surprise

Paul Bruno discusses the surprises of the first round and looks forward to seeing Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin meet in the playoffs again.

From the Press Box: Playoff Goalie Carousel

Paul Bruno takes a look at the shifting goalie situations in these playoffs, including Frederik Andersen taking over for John Gibson in the Anaheim net.

From the Press Box: Playoff Pool Strategy

Paul Bruno's playoff pool strategy is tried and true: Find the best players on the best teams, like the Blackhawks' Patrick Kane.

From the Press Box: Jockeying For Position

Paul Bruno takes a look at the playoff and draft scenarios that could be affected by the last few games of the season, particularly the chase for prospective top pick Auston Matthews.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno provides a set of FantasyAces NHL picks for the last Tuesday of the regular season, including Chris Kunitz, who's riding high on the Pens' top line with Sidney Crosby.

From the Press Box: The Late Show

Paul Bruno offers up some potentially impactful players as the calendar turns to April, including the Leafs' Nazem Kadri.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno serves up his Tuesday picks for FantasyAces hockey action, including rolling out Pittsburgh's Chris Kunitz in a friendly home matchup against Buffalo.

From the Press Box: Budding Leafs Give Fans Hope

Paul Bruno loves what Toronto management has done with his hometown Leafs, especially young center William Nylander, who's ripped off five points in the last two games.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno's Tuesday selections for FantasyAces action include a familiar name for fantasy owners who have found success this year: Washington's Evgeny Kuznetsov.

From the Press Box: How To Be The King

Paul Bruno describes his team-building thought process after locking up first place in RotoWire's THL fantasy league, with Capitals goalie Braden Holtby's huge season a major factor.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Fresh off his first points as a King, Kris Versteeg gets a recommendation from RotoWire's Paul Bruno as a sneaky Tuesday NHL play on FantasyAces.

From the Press Box: Movin' On Up

The Jackets' Boone Jenner is among the players Paul Bruno is looking at for late-season value, as the 22-year-old has increased his productivity in his third NHL campaign.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno's selections for Tuesday's NHL action on FantasyAces include Alex Goligoski, who's running with the extra opportunities on the Dallas blue line created by an injury to breakout stud John Klingberg.

From the Press Box: Loading Up To Repeat

Andrew Ladd's not wearing that Jets sweater anymore because he was the premier piece in the Blackhawks' trade-deadline buildup, which RotoWire's Paul Bruno offers high marks.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno's picks for Tuesday's FantasyAces NHL action include impressive young Wild forward Charlie Coyle, who's been finding a lot of twine lately.

From the Press Box: Trade Deadline Strategies

Paul Bruno sorts the league's squads into categories according to what they should do as the NHL trade deadline approaches; for the Lightning and Steven Stamkos, the best move seems to be no move.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno's Tuesday FantasyAces NHL picks feature Connor McDavid of the Oilers, who should remain a regular in DFS advice columns until his price matches his elite status.

From the Press Box: Saying Their Goodbyes?

Paul Bruno covers a number of players whose contract situations and team contexts make them likely candidates to be moved at the trade deadline, including Jets captain Andrew Ladd.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno's picks for Tuesday's NHL games on FantasyAces includes a stack of Ducks led by Corey Perry in a tasty matchup against the Oilers.

From the Press Box: One Signed, One To Go?

Paul Bruno celebrates Dustin Byfuglien's new extension with the Jets, but wonders about the ultimate fate of captain Andrew Ladd, who's been in the midst of a disappointing campaign in the final season of his contract.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

The Kings' Milan Lucic will be making an emotional return to Boston on Tuesday night, and Paul Bruno recommends him as a value play on FantasyAces.

From the Press Box: The Next One and The Next Next One

With Sidney Crosby back to his point-producing ways, the Penguins have been red-hot meanwhile, Connor McDavid's return could give the Oilers some energy and fantasy juice down the stretch.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

The Flyers' Jakub Voracek, long since over his early slump and now red-hot, is among Paul Bruno's picks for Tuesday's FantasyAces action.

From the Press Box: Overachievers and Albatrosses

With the All-Star break upon us, Paul Bruno identifies a number of underrated first-half studs (like Chicago's Brent Seabrook) as well as a few whose outsized contracts are creating salary-cap issues.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno's Tuesday picks for FantasyAces include the Panthers' Alex Barkov, who draws a tasty matchup at home against the Leafs after signing a six-year contract extension just one day before.

From the Press Box: Hurricanes Dissipating?

An injury to Cam Ward has thrown the surprisingly successful Hurricanes' trade-deadline situation into question, and Paul Bruno speculates on the destiny of team captain Eric Staal.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Claude Giroux has six points in his last five games and has a solid matchup Tuesday against the Maple Leafs, who continue to struggle killing power plays.

From the Press Box: Priceless Habs Losing Value

Paul Bruno notes that without Carey Price in net, the Canadiens' insufficient offense has been magnified, a situation that has them on the verge of dropping out of the playoff picture.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Sidney Crosby, back to playing like Sidney Crosby, headlines Paul Bruno's Tuesday picks for FantasyAces NHL action thanks to his matchup against the offense-friendly Hurricanes.

From the Press Box: Surprise in Sunrise

Paul Bruno gives GM Dale Tallon plenty of credit for rebuilding the Panthers into a top team, with the help of successful draft selections like defenseman Aaron Ekblad.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno's Tuesday FantasyAces hockey picks include Marcus Johansson, who's been riding high for the Capitals lately.

From the Press Box: Studs and Duds

Paul Bruno looks at players who have exceeded expectations and those who have disappointed this season, including Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno includes the Devils' Kyle Palmieri, who's already set a new career high in goals, in his Tuesday FantasyAces recommendations.

From the Press Box: Should They Stay Or Should They Go?

Paul Bruno speculates on the fates of some of the premier impending free agents, like the Kings' Anze Kopitar, as their teams start to plan for the trade deadline.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his Tuesday FantasyAces picks, including the Kings' Tyler Toffoli.

From the Press Box: Stamkos Circus Comes to Toronto

Paul Bruno offer his takes on storylines around the league, including the slumping Steven Stamkos, who this week made an uninspiring visit to his hometown Toronto -- one of his rumored offseason destinations.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

The Rangers' Chris Kreider is among Paul Bruno's value plays for Tuesday night's action on FantasyAces.

From the Press Box: Pulling the Plug

Paul Bruno reviews the latest storylines around the league, including the sudden end of Pascal Dupuis's career and the failed Alexander Semin experiment in Montreal.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Michael Cammalleri's running at a point-per-game pace and has seven in his last three Paul Bruno likes him to keep it going Tuesday night in Toronto.

From the Press Box: What's Wrong With Edmonton?

Paul Bruno likes high-flying rookie Leon Draisaitl and many of the Oilers' other recent first-round picks, but something has to change, as the team is still struggling defensively and winning rarely.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno provides his picks for Tuesday's FantasyAces NHL action, including Tomas Tatar, who's been piling up points for the Red Wings lately.

From the Press Box: Quarter-Pole Surprises, Good and Bad

Paul Bruno takes a look at overachievers and underachievers around the league, including a Sharks team that's been thriving with new goalie Martin Jones.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his picks for Tuesday's small slate on FantasyAces, including the underpriced Sami Vatanen in a strong matchup against Calgary.

From the Press Box: Problems in Pittsburgh

Paul Bruno's look around the league can't escape Pittsburgh where Sidney Crosby tops the list of the underperformers.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his Tuesday FantasyAces values, including recommending the Kings' Jeff Carter in a matchup against his old Flyers mates.

From the Press Box: Shaving the Goalposts?

Paul Bruno takes his weekly look around the league, including a discussion of whether the NHL ought to enact rule changes to increase scoring,

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his recommendations for Tuesday's FantasyAces NHL action, including rolling out both Sedin brothers on the road in Columbus.

From the Press Box: Riding the Turris Wheel

Paul Bruno offers up evaluation from on high of various storylines around the league, including Ottawa's Kyle Turris taking a turn toward stardom.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno presents his Tuesday values on FantasyAces, including yet another opportunity to play hotshot Oilers rookie Connor McDavid.

From the Press Box: Flyers Grounded

Paul Bruno offers his observations on intriguing storylines around the league, including a painfully slow start by the Flyers' Jakub Voracek.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno takes a look at Tuesday's values on FantasyAces, including Claude Giroux, who's heating up for the Flyers.

From the Press Box: Shrunken Without Duncan

Paul Bruno surveys the landscape of the league in his latest column, including ruminations on the Blackhawks' blue line in the absence of Duncan Keith.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno looks at Tuesday's values on FantasyAces, including the Blues' Jori Lehtera in a big game against Montreal.

From the Press Box: Quick Starting Slow

RotoWire's Paul Bruno discusses the storylines of the NHL's first week, including yet another slow start by Jonathan Quick and the Kings.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Losers of two straight at home, RotoWire's Paul Bruno is banking on the Kings ending their slide Tuesday, with Jeff Carter leading the way.

From the Press Box: With Stars Injured Early, Opportunity Knocks

RotoWire's Paul Bruno discusses the early-season opportunities created by injuries to star veterans, including Evgeny Kuznetsov's opportunity to play alongside Alex Ovechkin in the absence of Nicklas Backstrom.

From the Press Box: Pacific Division Booms & Busts

Paul Bruno checks in on the Pacific Division and picks out his top players who will exceed expectations and those who will decline this season.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his recommendations for Monday's 10-game slate, including a Blue Jays stack against Chris Tillman headlined by Edwin Encarnacion

From the Press Box: Central Division Booms & Busts

RotoWire's Paul Bruno breaks down players who are poised for breakouts and those who could struggle in the Central Division this season.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his suggestions for Monday's short slate, including red-hot Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo

From the Press Box: Metropolitan Division Booms & Busts

RotoWire's Paul Bruno checks in on the Metropolitan Division and breaks down his top improving players and those on the decline.

From the Press Box: Atlantic Division Booms & Busts

RotoWire's Paul Bruno looks through the Atlantic Division and explains which players will improve on last season and which could decline.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno breaks down the Monday matchups and finds a good value in J.P. Arencibia, who has a favorable matchup against CC Sabathia.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his suggestions for your Labor Day lineup, including rebounding Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman

From the Press Box: Pacific Division Preview

RotoWire's Paul Bruno previews the Pacific Division, where the Ducks have been the class team and may have gotten even better during the offseason.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno gives his suggestions for Monday's slate of games, including the apparently-unstoppable Edwin Encarnacion

From the Press Box: Central Division Preview

The Blackhawks needed to make big changes to their roster after winning the Stanley Cup, but the core of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane remains.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno suggests spending big on bats Monday, including paying full price for Reds' star Joey Votto

From the Press Box: Metropolitan Division Preview

Paul Bruno previews the Metropolitan Division where the Penguins made a big splash to improve their offense, which is still led by stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his recommendations for Monday's slate, including a Pirates stack topped by Gregory Polanco

From the Press Box: Atlantic Division Preview

Paul Bruno previews the Atlantic Division where the Bruins need to get a big season out of Zdeno Chara after a couple offseason transactions that could signal regression.

From the Press Box: Offseason Trickle

The offseason signings have slowed down, so RotoWire's Paul Bruno reviews a few key offseason moves that could create significant fantasy options next season.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his recommendations for Monday's action, which include a stack of White Sox supporting Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz

From the Press Box: Salary Cap Shuffle

RotoWire's Paul Bruno reviews the teams with the best salary cap situations, like the New Jersey Devils, as well as those that may have to be big sellers, such as the Detroit Red Wings.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno gives his recommendations for Monday's slate, headlined by red-hot Reds slugger Joey Votto

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his suggestions for Monday's lineup, which include Charlie Blackmon swinging a hot bat in Coors Field

From the Press Box: Picking at the Leftovers

Paul Bruno reviews the past week's transactions, while also checking in on a few players who are still available, such as defenseman Cody Franson.

From the Press Box: Early Offseason Review

RotoWire's Paul Bruno reviews some of the trades and free-agent moves from the offseason, including Phil Kessel, who will now play with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in Pittsburgh.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his picks for Monday's action, headlined by Buster Posey and an ambush of Tigers

From the Press Box: New Faces, New Places

RotoWire's Paul Bruno reviews his favorite picks from the Amateur Draft and discusses a few trades that went down over the weekend.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno offers his lineup suggestions for Monday, headlined by the red-hot Prince Fielder

From the Press Box: Taking Home the Hardware

Paul Bruno runs down the NHL awards handed out Wednesday night, including Carey Price's Hart Trophy win.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno highlights his value plays for Monday's games, including a Yankees stack that features Carlos Beltran

From the Press Box: Another Cup in Chicago

RotoWire's Paul Bruno reviews the Stanley Cup final, breaking down exactly why the Blackhawks were able to take home their third championship in six years.

From the Press Box: Even Through Four

The first four games of the Stanley Cup Final have been very evenly matched, but the Blackhawks are looking up after Jonathan Toews finally scored his first goal of the series.

From the Press Box: Stanley Cup Final Preview

RotoWire's Paul Bruno previews the Stanley Cup final between the Lightning and Blackhawks, including his pick for who will win it all.

120 Sports & RW Video: Stanley Cup Breakdown

Paul Bruno joins 120 Sports to breakdown the upcoming Stanley Cup Championship Series

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Goldschmidt is red hot of late and RotoWire's Paul Bruno is building his Monday FantasyAces lineup around the Diamondbacks' slugger.

From the Press Box: Seventh Heaven

Paul Bruno previews the two Game 7s that will decide which teams will battle it out for the Stanley Cup.

120 Sports & RW Video: Is Babcock The Answer In Toronto?

Paul Bruno joins 120 Sports to discuss Toronto signing new head coach Mike Babcock.

120 Sports & RW Video: Big Name Hitters to Trade

Paul Bruno joins 120 Sports to discuss big name MLB hitters to consider trading.

120 Sports DraftKings Advice: Tuesday Value Picks

Paul Bruno joins 120 Sports to discuss Tuesday MLB hitter bargains for DraftKings.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno fills out his lineup card for Monday and likes the hot hand of Bryce Harper.

From the Press Box: Conference Finals Review and Coaching Carousel

RotoWire's Paul Bruno reviews the conference finals so far and discusses two big coaching changes this week.

FantasyAces MLB: Wednesday Picks

With no top-tier pitchers going Wednesday, Paul Bruno says having Bryce Harper in your lineup is a must.

120 Sports & RW Video: McLellan To Coach Oilers

Paul Bruno joins 120 Sports to discuss Todd McLellan as the new Oilers coach.

From the Press Box: Conference Finals Preview

RotoWire's Paul Bruno reviews the second round of the playoffs and makes his picks for who will play for the Stanley Cup.

120 Sports & RW Video: Blackhawks vs Ducks Preview

Paul Bruno joins 120 Sports to preview the Western Conference finals.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno's lineup features Evan Longoria, who has had his way with Monday's starter CC Sabathia. Check out the rest of his picks.

From the Press Box: Round 2 Review

RotoWire's Paul Bruno looks in on the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs and wonders if any team can stop the Blackhawks.

120 Sports & RW Video: Playoffs Update - East

Paul Bruno joins 120 Sports to discuss the surprising issues with Montreal.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno surveys the Monday slate and comes away with a nice mix of talent and value, including Alex Rodriguez who usually crushes at Rogers Centre.

From the Press Box: Round 2 Preview

Paul Bruno reviews an exciting first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs and makes his picks for Round 2.

120 Sports & RW Video: Wed. Game 7, Round 1 MVP?

Paul Bruno joins 120 Sports to forecast the Detroit versus Tampa Bay Game 7.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno is banking on Ryan Braun to break out of his sluggish start to the season against Reds starter Jason Marquis on Monday.

From the Press Box: Rangers in Control

RotoWire's Paul Bruno surveys the first-round action so far in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

120 Sports & RW Video: Tuesday Daily Playoff Picks

Paul Bruno joins 120 Sports to discuss Tuesday's Daily Fantasy hockey picks.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno fills out his Monday FantasyAces card with a mix of top-flight players and good values, like Starlin Castro.

From the Press Box: Stanley Cup Playoff First-Round Picks

Paul Bruno previews the first round of the playoffs, while sneaking in who he thinks will be lifting the Stanley Cup in June.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno is building his FantasyAces lineup around Jose Altuve, who has nine hits in 19 at-bats against Scott Kazmir, who he'll face Monday.

FantasyAces NHL: Friday Value Plays

Paul Bruno is building his Friday FantasyAces lineup around Sidney Crosby, who he expects will come up big in a huge game against the Islanders.

From the Press Box: Studs and Duds

Paul Bruno picks out his fantasy stars and duds, including Vladimir Tarasenko, whose excellent season has propelled him to the elite class of goal-scorers heading into next season.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Value Plays

Paul Bruno is back with his top picks on FantasyAces for Tuesday's games.

FantasyAces MLB: Monday Picks

Paul Bruno takes a swing at an Opening Day lineup and sees a good value in Cleveland's Lonnie Chisenhall.

FantasyAces NHL: Friday Value Plays

RotoWire's Paul Bruno is building his Friday FantasyAces lineup around Jonathan Toews, who has five points in his last seven games.

From the Press Box: Last Gasp Fantasy Heroes

Paul Bruno returns with advice on how to find undervalued players who are peaking just in time for the fantasy hockey stretch run.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Value Plays

RotoWire's Paul Bruno is building his Tuesday FantasyAces lineup around Steven Stamkos, who has 15 goals and 16 assists in 24 games against Tuesday's opponent.

FantasyAces NHL: Friday Value Plays

Corey Crawford has struggled a bit in his last few games, but a matchup against the Blue Jackets is worthy of exploiting on FantasyAces.

From the Press Box: Late-Season Help

Paul Bruno takes a look at a few players who could be available on the waiver wire to help with fantasy playoff pushes, as well as a few pickup ideas for keeper leagues.

FantasyAces NHL: Value Plays

RotoWire's Paul Bruno is backing David Backes and others for Tuesday's slate of contest on FantasyAces.

FantasyAces NHL: Friday Value Plays

RotoWire's Paul Bruno is building his Friday FantasyAces lineup around Steven Stamkos, who has seven goals in his last nine games.

From the Press Box: Closing in on the Playoffs

Paul Bruno checks in on some teams peaking at the right time and others that may have their postseason dreams end prematurely.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Value Plays

RotoWire's Paul Bruno recommends building your FantasyAces lineup around John Tavares for Tuesday night's slate of contests.

From the Press Box: Playing Without Big Buff

Paul Bruno checks in to discuss how the Jets can get by without Dustin Byfuglien.

From the Press Box: Playing Without Your Best

Paul Bruno reviews the NHL trade deadline and explains how the Flames will survive without Mark Giordano, who is out for the season with a torn biceps tendon.

From the Press Box: Here Come the Kings

Jonathan Quick and the Kings are peaking at just the right time, while Paul Bruno wonders if time has run out for the Bruins.

From the Press Box: Trade Deadline Talk

Paul Bruno reviews the big deals that have already happened and lists a few others that should before the NHL trade deadline.

From the Press Box: Value in the Crease

Paul Bruno explains why we could have a goalie win the Hart Memorial Trophy this season.

From the Press Box: Players to Avoid

Paul Bruno shares his list of players to avoid for the rest of the season, including the Avalanche's Erik Johnson.

From the Press Box: Romancing The Strome

Ryan Strome has a big opportunity with Kyle Okposo out, writes RotoWire's Paul Bruno in this week's From The Press Box.

From the Press Box: The Sidekicks Theory

Paul Bruno has used the 'Sidekicks Theory' with great success in his various hockey pools. One product from that theory was guessing that Tyler Seguin would flourish upon joining the Stars.

From the Press Box: Maple Leafs Changes

Tyler Bozak and his top-line teammates are feeling a lot of heat following the firing of coach Randy Carlyle, writes RotoWire's Paul Bruno.

From the Press Box: Riding In Their Own 18-Wheeler

The Leafs haven't been as reliant on their top line this season, getting the likes of Phil Kessel some help in the bottom two lines.

From the Press Box: Goalies To Watch

Brian Elliott's injury opened the door for Martin Brodeur to sign with the Blues. Paul Bruno talks about a few other emerging goaltenders in this week's article.

From the Press Box: Three Surprising Contenders

Paul Bruno takes a look at Kyle Okposo and the surprising Islanders, one of three teams that didn't contend last year but are up near the top of their respective divisions this season.

From the Press Box: Ten Making The Case

Zach Bogosian finally appears to be fulfilling the promise many saw in him when he was a first-round draft pick.

From the Press Box: Busted Oil Wells

Taylor Hall's injury is just the latest in grim news coming from Edmonton. Paul Bruno writes about the Oilers troubles in this week's article.

From The Press Box: The Early Surprises

Gabriel Landeskog and the Avs are off to a slow start so far. Paul Bruno also examines two of the higher-drafted rookies in this year's class.

From the Press Box: Patience With Underachievers

Nail Yakupov is off to another slow start with the Oilers, but RotoWire's Paul Bruno advises patience with him and another slow starter, Toronto's Jake Gardiner.

From the Press Box: First Week Returns

Brock Nelson and the Islanders exploded out of the starting gate. Paul Bruno discusses if they and the other quick starters are legit.

From the Press Box: Shuffling Deck Chairs

While the Sharks removed the Captain's 'C' from Joe Thornton and the Assistant Captain's 'A' from Patrick Marleau, what did they do in terms of personnel to recover from last year's playoff collapse?

From the Press Box: The Contender Discount

Paul Bruno continues his tour through the division changes, this time focusing upon the Central Division, where the Blackhawks were able to land Brad Richards at a cheap rate.

From the Press Box: Metropolitan Division Offseason Review

Dan Boyle has a new home in New York, the Flyers lost out on Scott Hartnell due to cap concerns, and the Capitals hired Barry Trotz and are embracing a new defensive approach. Paul Bruno breaks down each team's moves from the Metropolitan Division.

From the Press Box: Atlantic Division Offseason Review

The Bruins' salary cap woes have stifled their progress in re-signing Torey Krug and Reilly Smith, and limited their offseason activity.

From the Press Box: Overtimes and Shootouts

T.J. Oshie may have provided a thrill for the U.S. in the Olympics by demonstrating his shootout capabilities, but RotoWire's Paul Bruno says that shootouts are no way to finish a regular season NHL game.

From the Press Box: Cap-Driven Decisions

Trying to figure out why the Flyers dealt Scott Hartnell for R.J. Umberger? Paul Bruno says to follow the cap.

From the Press Box: Free Agency - Part II

The Caps were very aggressive in pursuing defensemen this offseason, signing Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen from the Pens.

From the Press Box: Free Agency - Part I

Paul Bruno breaks down the offseason moves of each franchise this summer, and talks about their ongoing salary cap situations. Jason Spezza was one of the big movers, joining the Dallas Stars.

From the Press Box: Paul Bruno's Stanley Cup Preview

RotoWire's Paul Bruno predicts the Kings to win in six games, with Drew Doughty hoisting the Conn Smythe.

From the Press Box: Star Power

Paul Bruno believes that Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews will eventually carry the day in a tight Western Conference Finals series against the Kings.

From The Press Box: The Quick and The Ducks

Paul Bruno expects the Kings to prevail over the Ducks in 7.

From the Press Box: First Round Preview

Paul Bruno laments that the Kings and the Sharks have to meet up in the first round of the playoffs, and he predicts each of the first round series.

From the Press Box: Early Playoff Matchup Looks

Steve Stamkos and the Lightning will match up with the Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs.

From the Press Box: Turmoil in Toronto

Could Nazem Kadri be on the trade block this summer for the Leafs?

From the Press Box: Stretch Run Performers

Claude Giroux got off to a miserable start, but he's been on fire as of late.

From the Press Box: Collapsing Canucks

Following Monday's seven-goal third period debacle, Paul Bruno believes it's worth discussing whether the Canucks' window with the Sedin twins is closing.

From the Press Box: Rapid Fire Trade Deadline Review

Paul Bruno reviews the major deals completed before Wednesday's NHL trade deadline, including that of Roberto Luongo, who was dealt away from the Canucks.

From the Press Box: Olympic Fallout

The Isles will be without John Tavares for the rest of the season thanks to an injury suffered in the Olympics.

From the Press Box: Olympic Thoughts

Phil Kessel has been Team USA's leading scorer so far.

From the Press Box: Olympic Preview

Sidney Crosby leads the super-talented and favored Canadian squad.

From the Press Box: Hidden Waiver Wire Gems

Paul Bruno advises you to scour the waiver wire rather than trade to address your team's shortcomings. You might just find the next Antoine Vermette.

From the Press Box: Anticipating the Trade Deadline

Nazem Kadri might be on the trade block before the March 8th deadline, but Paul Bruno believes that the Leafs would be mistaken to deal him at anything less than full price.

From the Press Box: Wings in Unchartered Territory

Jimmy Howard's latest injury has the Red Wings in a lot of trouble in trying to maintain the finally playoff spot in the East.

From The Press Box: Buyers and Sellers

Could the Blues be in the market to replace Jaroslav Halak? Paul Bruno takes a first look at potential buyers and sellers in the trade market.

From the Press Box: Examining Canada's and Team USA's Sochi Selections

Paul Bruno provides roster analysis for the Canadian and American Olympic squads, while shedding light on some of the players who may have been overlooked, like the Bolts' Martin St. Louis.

From the Pressbox: Midseason Power Rankings

The Blackhawks are on top, and now they're getting the services of Corey Crawford again.

From the Pressbox: Winter Classic Struggles

Nazem Kadri isn't producing at the same level he did in last year's compressed season. He and the Leafs face the Red Wings in the Big House on New Year's Day.

From the Pressbox: Montreal Royalty

Carey Price and the Habs have started well so far this season.

From the Pressbox: Revisting Sell-High Candidates

Paul Bruno revisits the cases of hot-starters like the Blues' Alexander Steen.

From the Pressbox: The Art Of The Deal

Kris Letang's scoring from the blue line should draw a premium forward in return if you're looking for scoring up front.

From The Press Box: Stamkos Fallout

What happens to Martin St. Louis and his teammates now that Steven Stamkos is out with a long-term injury?

From the Pressbox: Olympic Hopefuls

The Blues' Alexander Steen is making a pretty good case for himself to make the Canadian Olympic team. Paul Bruno discusses a couple of other potential Olympic hopefuls in this week's edition.

From the Pressbox: Nice Early Season Results

Alexander Ovechkin continues to thrive under the coaching of Adam Oates, having full broken the chains of former coach Bruce Boudreau's defensive system.

From the Pressbox: Big Decisions In Vancouver

The Sedins' contract status hangs over the Canucks' season. Paul Bruno breaks down that decision process and a couple of other big stories around the league.

From the Pressbox: A Coaching Change in Philly

Claude Giroux could benefit from the early shakeup in Philly, among others. Paul Bruno covers that decision, and discusses how to deal with slow starts in this week's edition.

From the Pressbox: The Basics

Paul Bruno talks about the various types of leagues and the strategy that needs to go with those leagues. How early you take an elite defenseman like Erik Karlsson often depends on the specs of your league.

From the Pressbox: Top Lines & Pairings - Western Conference

Jonathan Toews and the Blackhawks are back for more. Paul Bruno breaks down who will be on his line this year and does so with all the Western Conference teams.

From the Pressbox: Top Lines & Pairings - Eastern Conference

Phil Kessel is the leading scorer for the Leafs, but will the addition of David Clarkson's toughness help push them over the top?

From the Pressbox: Salary Cap, RFAs, Comparables

Paul Bruno explains the complications regarding Nazem Kadri's contract situation, and shares a few of his booms, busts and sleepers.

From the Pressbox: Jetting Out West

Zach Bogosian and the Winnipeg Jets moving to the Western Conference where they belong is the biggest change in the conference. Paul Bruno breaks it all down.

From the Pressbox: New Faces, New Roles - Eastern Conference

Cory Schneider became the answer to the Devils' goalie succession plan in a draft day trade. Paul Bruno traces the other big changes in the Eastern Conference.

From the Pressbox: Coyotes Off Life Support

It looks like Keith Yandle will be plying his wares in the desert for the long haul - at least, so long as he remains on the Coyotes.

From the Pressbox: Kovalchuk Walks Away

Paul Bruno reviews the latest set of player moves, including Ilya Kovalchuk's stunning decision to retire from the NHL to play in his native Russia.

From the Pressbox: Alfie Finds a New Home

Paul Bruno reviews the early offseason free agent signings, starting with the Red Wings' shocking signing of Daniel Alfredsson.

From the Pressbox: Stanley Cup Wrap

Jonathan Toews and his teammates hoisted the Cup on Monday night. Paul Bruno reviews the series and the early offseason transactions in the NHL.

From the Pressbox: Stanley Cup Preview

Paul Bruno breaks down this Original Six matchup between the Blackhawks and Bruins. Who do you have to win the Cup?

From the Pressbox: First Round Review, Second Round Predictions

The Leafs' stunning Game 7 collapse in the third period and subsequent overtime hit our correspondent Paul Bruno pretty hard. What does he see in store for the next round of the playoffs?

From the Pressbox: Beached Orcas

The Canucks are the first to depart the playoffs after getting swept by the Sharks. Paul Bruno insists that they have to pick one goalie and trade the other this offseason.

From the Pressbox: First Round Predictions

Paul Bruno likes Logan Couture and the Sharks over the Canucks. See who he likes in the other seven first-round playoff contests.

From the Pressbox: Bubble Teams

Dustin Byfuglien and the Jets have a critical game against the Caps on Tuesday night.

From the Pressbox: New York Teams On Divergent Paths

John Tavares and the Isles are on the rise, while the Rangers are struggling to make the playoffs despite having much loftier ambitions.

From the Pressbox: Who's on the Bubble?

Pavel Datsyuk has been superb as always, but the Red Wings remain on the playoff bubble due to a shaky defense corps.

From the Pressbox: The Flames' Fire Sale Continues

Jay Bouwmeester is now a member of the Blues. Paul Bruno discusses that and other deals that have gone down in advance of the trade deadline.

From the Pressbox: Iginla Submits His List

With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, Jarome Iginla remains the top name on the trade block. He recently submitted his list of four teams he's willing to get traded to for the Flames.

From the Pressbox: Big Contracts in Anaheim

Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf recently signed big contract extensions to stay with the Ducks.

From the Pressbox: Penguins On a Roll

The Penguins have remained hot despite the recent injury to Evgeni Malkin, led of course by Sidney Crosby, who is on another tear.

From the Pressbox: An Unsavory Element

Brad Richards narrowly avoided a significant injury on a questionable hit by Patrick Kaleta in a recent game. Paul Bruno discusses this aspect of the game, and talks about two struggling franchises.

From the Pressbox: Original Six On Top

Paul Bruno evaluates whether Montreal's ascent to the top of the Eastern Conference is for real.

From the Pressbox: Realignment Talk

Paul Bruno talks realignment, the compressed schedule, and the quick start by the Devils.

From the Pressbox: Early Surprises

Scott Harnell's broken foot is one of the reasons why the Flyers are off to such a poor start.

From the Pressbox: 30 Cities, 30 Topics

Vladimir Tarasenko and the Blues are off to a wonderful start.

From the Press Box: 30 Storylines

Tuukka Rask takes over in Boston - Paul Bruno discusses that, and a storyline for each NHL team.

Draft Kit - Top 10 Offseason Moves: Parise Comes Home

Zach Parise and Ryan Suter signed together with the Minnesota Wild to shake the free agent market.

From the Press-Box: Another Playoff Preview

Round 1 overview.

From the Press-Box: Awards Talk

Jonathan Quick should be picking up some awards hardware, even if his team falters.

From the Press-Box: Panthers on the Prowl

Kris Versteeg hasn't been the same player in the second half of the season, but his Panthers are still leading the Southeast Division over the surging Caps.

From the Press-Box: Winnipeg, A Smash Hit

The Jets have been a smash hit in their first year back in Winnipeg.

From the Press-Box: Tight Division Races

Paul Bruno discusses how close five of the six division races are.

From the Press-Box: Another Rebuild Effort in Columbus

The Blue Jackets need to rebuild, again, and that means Rick Nash might get traded before the trade deadline.

From the Press-Box: In the Doghouse

Alexander Semin doesn't fit the Caps' system, so he's in the team's doghouse, despite the team being in a dogfight in their division.

From the Press-Box: Rising To the Top

Evgeni Malkin has raised his game with Sidney Crosby out again.

From the Press-Box: The Butterfly Effect

Paul Bruno praises the Ottawa Senators while acknowledging their recent woes, and decries the sameness in goaltending styles across the league.

From the Press-Box: Disgruntled Goalie

Could Ryan Miller be on the way out in Buffalo?

From the Press-Box: Trade Rumors Ramping Up

Paul Bruno's weekly tour around the league.

From the Press-Box: Tough Decisions

Fantasy poolies that own a slumping superstar like Corey Perry have a tough decision to make before their league's trade deadline.

From the Press-Box: Positive Stories

Alexander Edler is one of the positive stories so far from the 2011 season.

From the Press-Box: Franchise Player Struggles

Rick Nash is one of a handful of franchise players who is struggling and taking their team down with them.

From the Press-Box: A Call To Action

Sidney Crosby's latest concussion woes, combined with those of Claude Giroux, should incite the NHL to do more about concussions.

From the Press-Box: Realignment Reaction

Paul Bruno gives his take on the Board of Governors' recent decisions, including realignment.

From the Press-Box: Changes Everywhere

We've already had three head coaching changes in the NHL.

From the Press-Box: Powerful Panthers

Stephen Weiss has teamed with Tomas Fleischmann and Kris Versteeg to give the Panthers a potent top line.

From the Press-Box: The Hall of Fame Class

Paul Bruno fetes this year's inductees.

From the Press-Box: Albatross!

Both Evgeni Nabokov and Rick DiPietro are playing ahead of Al Montoya on the island.

From the Press-Box: Leafs Yet To Fall

Paul Bruno is bullish on the hot-starting Leafs.

From the Press-Box: Father Time Catching Brodeur

Martin Brodeur is hurt for the third time in the last four seasons.

From the Press-Box: The Sidekick Theory

Paul Bruno's tour around the NHL discusses his Sidekick Theory, and he also thinks that Roberto Luongo will remain the

The Lineup Card: Perez Not Quite Elite

Chris Perez's strikeout rate has dropped off this season.

The Lineup Card: San Salvador

The Lineup Card: Commissioner Gordon

Dee Gordon is making his mark on his latest trip to the majors.

The Lineup Card: Nick Evans Fighting From the Fringes

Nick Evans is taking advantage of a rare extended stretch of playing time for the Mets.

The Lineup Card: Tabata Time

Jose Tabata is finally back from his quad injury for the Pirates.

Head-to-Head vs. Rotisserie Leagues: A Basic Primer

Paul Bruno discusses the basics when reviewing two common forms of hockey leagues.

The Lineup Card: More Jays Bullpen Turnover

Frank Francisco is closing again for the Jays following Jon Rauch's trip to the DL.

The Lineup Card: Chirinos' Cheering Section

Robinson Chirinos is giving the Rays some offensive production from the catcher spot for the first time all year.

Thursday Lineup Card: Late Night Mound Delight

The Lineup Card: Nathan Cementing Closer Role

Joe Nathan continues to lock down the closer's job.

Thursday Lineup Card: Snider Fulfilling Potential

Travis Snider took awhile, but he appears to be finally fulfilling the large expectations Jays fans have had for him.

The Lineup Card: The Midnight Ride of Ben Revere

Ben Revere has taken advantage of his playing time opportunity to be a solid option at the top of the Twins' batting order.

The Lineup Card: Stabilizing Santos

Sergio Santos is getting it back together.

Thursday Lineup Card: Time to Pick Up Charlie Blackmon?

Thursday Lineup Card: Boesch Bashers

Brennan Boesch remains available in roughly half of all mixed leagues out there and is worth your attention.

Thursday Lineup Card: Small Slate

Wednesday Lineup Card: Advantage, Bats

Thursday Lineup Card: Sit Harang?

Although it's a home start at Petco Park, Aaron Harang may be a risky roll against the Brewers on Thursday.