Mike Wilson writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.
May 16, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: Conference Finals
Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson preview the conference finals where Anaheim's white-hot Ryan Getzlaf line looks like it can't be stopped.
April 30, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: Predicting the Second Round
Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson preview the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, but are they still riding Devan Dubnyk and the Wild?
April 13, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: Picking the First Round
Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson preview the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, looking for a hot Devan Dubnyk to lead the Wild to the upset over the Blues.
April 5, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: All the Marbles
As we head into championship week, Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson offer some final picks, like, St. Louis' Patrik Berglund, to help you emerge victorious.
March 29, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: Championship Week 1
For those entering the Finals this week, Mike Wilson and Dan Waldner have a few suggestions to help you get to the finish line in first place, like Vancouver's Alexander Edler.
March 22, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: Survival of the Fittest
Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson look at the schedule this week and identify key players like Colorado's Tyson Barrie who can help you get through another week of fantasy playoffs.
March 15, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: Live to Fight Another Week
As the playoffs begin in some leagues, Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson give you some players who can help you survive the first round, like Carolina's Victor Rask.
March 8, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: Strategies for Crunch Time
Mike Wilson and Dan Waldner offer some tips on how to optimize your team down the stretch and some players to grab, like Detroit's Justin Abdelkader.
March 1, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: Deadline Day
Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson focus on the fantasy prospects of players like Patrick Sharp who could be on the move as the trade deadline approaches.
February 22, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: The Trade Deadline Cometh
With the trade deadline arriving shortly, Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson look at who could overperform and underperform in the stretch run. Which side of the ledger does John Tavares fall?
February 15, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: Examining The Trade
The NHL saw a rare bonafide blockbuster trade this week that included Zach Bogosian going to the Sabres. Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson look at what this means for the key players involved.
February 8, 2015
NHL Waiver Wire: San Joe-Say
As Dan Waldner shows in this week's Waiver Wire, fantasy owners continue to benefit from the strength down the center that San Jose possesses with Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski.
January 31, 2015
The Waiver Wire: Green Means Go
With a new coach and a new system, Mike Green is making a comeback in Washington after a number of disappointing seasons.
January 24, 2015
The Waiver Wire: Second Half Predictions
With just over half the season in the books, Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson make some predictions on performances to come.
January 17, 2015
The Waiver Wire: The Twin Cities' Technician of the Tangled Twine
Devan Dubnyk has a new home and a solid opportunity to show the rest of the league that he has the chops to be a starter in the NHL.
January 10, 2015
The Waiver Wire: Conn Smythe King
Justin Williams may be having a slower first half to the year, but fantasy GMs will want to consider acquiring him for the home stretch.
January 3, 2015
The Waiver Wire: Greener Pastures
After his trade on Friday, David Perron's value has skyrocketed in most fantasy formats. Fantasy GMs who pounced on the news will find themselves glad they did.
December 20, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Two Gals From Montreal
Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher are putting up noteworthy fantasy numbers this year - much to the delight of owners and Habs fans everywhere.
December 13, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Blue Line Bomber
Kevin Shattenkirk is on pace for another career season with the Blues. Keeper league GMs take notice - this won't be his last.
December 6, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Lightning in a Bottle
Tyler Johnson is taking huge steps this year to fill in where Martin St. Louis used to be. Mike Wilson and Dan Waldner say he might be the next big thing.
November 29, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Bozak Attack
Unappreciated in most leagues, Tyler Bozak is showing fantasy leagues that he's worth the investment.
November 22, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Patches Leads the Way
Max Pacioretty is putting up big numbers in Montreal to the delight of fantasy GMs who were smart enough to get him.
November 15, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Flaming Hot
The Calgary Flames are off to a fantastic start, thanks in no little part to the efforts of Mark Giordano.
November 8, 2014
Waiver Wire: Power Patric
His new home in Pittsburgh seems to suit Patric Hornqvist rather well - Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson explain why he's better than you think.
November 1, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Return Of The Mule
Johan Franzen returns from injury on Sunday Mike Wilson and Dan Waldner tell you why that should matter to you.
October 25, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Predators on the Prowl
Filip Forsberg and James Neal lead the way in Nashville, who hope that there will be more offensive production this year.
October 18, 2014
While it took him a few years to adapt to the speed and size of the NHL game, Victor Hedman has shown he's ready to leave his mark.
October 11, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Game On!
As the regular season finally gets under way, who are the hidden gems waiting to be discovered? Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson analyze their top picks of the week.
April 12, 2014
Waiver Wire: Tips for the Play-off Pool
Now that the teams are set, pools will be starting up in rapid fashion. Are you ready?
April 5, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Final Countdown
The last games of the regular season will be played this week - if you're in a tight race or in the finals of your pool, check here for some key additions to your roster.
March 29, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Knocking Out Your Opponent
Now that the finals are here for most head-to-head pools, this week's Waiver Wire gives you a list of players that should help in specific categories.
March 22, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Crunch Time
Now is not the time to stop paying attention - with most head-to-head pools fully entrenched in the post-season, the lucky GM is the smart GM.
March 15, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Wild Week Ahead
With five games this week, Minnesota Wild players dominate our recommendations in this weeks' Waiver Wire.
March 8, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Winners from the Deadline
Now that the trade deadline has come and gone, Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson examine those players that stand to benefit from new situations in this week's Waiver Wire.
March 1, 2014
The Waiver Wire: The Trade Deadline Cometh
Wednesday at 3:00PM ET will mark the trade deadline for the 2013-2014 NHL season. Are you ready for it? Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson examine the people likely on the move in this week's Waiver Wire.
February 1, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Back in the Saddle
After a month-long slump, Nazem Kadri has found his game again, and has 14 points in his last nine games.
January 25, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Feeling the Blues
If rumor is to be believed, Ryan Miller may be headed to St. Louis which may kill Brian Elliott's value.
January 18, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Here Comes the Boone
Boone Jenner will be a key piece in Columbus' future - but we're also betting he'll be a sizable part of their present, too.
January 11, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Forward Progress
Dustin Byfuglien's promotion to the wing may be a huge benefit to both fantasy GMs and the Winnipeg Jets.
January 4, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Welcome Back, Bozak
With five points in his three games since his return from injury, Tyler Bozak is a sight for sore eyes in Toronto.
December 28, 2013
The Waiver Wire: Our Best and Worst Recommendations of 2013
As the end of year approaches, we review our best and worst calls of the year from the Waiver Wire.
December 21, 2013
The Waiver Wire: IR Bargains
Zach Bogosian, Ryan Clowe and Nathan Horton are all ready to return from injury - grab them while they're still available.
December 14, 2013
The Waiver Wire: Here Comes Trouba
Back from injury and mid-stride, Jacob Trouba is one to watch in this week's article
December 7, 2013
The Waiver Wire: Carolina's Hurricane
Andrej Sekera is showing why Carolina is poised to return to the post-season this year
November 30, 2013
The Waiver Wire: Hello Again, Mr. Andersen
With Viktor Fasth's second injury this year, Frederik Andersen has another chance to shine.
November 23, 2013
The Waiver Wire: The Rebirth of David Desharnais
While many jumped off the bandwagon weeks ago, David Desharnais has finally found his game.
November 17, 2013
The Waiver Wire: Ott To Get Much Better
Steve Ott looks to lead the way in Buffalo's turnaround after this week's front office shakeup.
November 11, 2013
The Waiver Wire: Two Recommended Ducks
Dustin Penner is playing with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry - go get him.
November 3, 2013
The Waiver Wire: Gagner Returns
Sam Gagner is back from his preseason injury and goes under the microscope in this week's column.
October 27, 2013
The Waiver Wire: Monahan Here To Stay
It's full speed ahead for Calgary's Sean Monahan, who will be up with the big club for the rest of the year after the Flames bypassed the option to send him to his junior team.
October 20, 2013
The Waiver Wire: Oilers' Line Shuffle
Mark Arcobello has landed in a great spot with Edmonton and has cashed in with eight assists so far. See who else Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson recommend as pickups this week.
September 27, 2013
Draft Kit - Job Battles: 15 Preseason Job Battles
Will Martin Brodeur or new acquisition Cory Schneider get the majority of starts between the pipes in New Jersey? That's one of 15 battles that Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson are following in this article.
September 24, 2013
Draft Kit: The Corsi Line and QoC
Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson delve into hockey sabermetrics and discuss why the Sedin line in Vancouver could perform better than their expectation.
September 18, 2013
Draft Kit - Middle Rounds Strategy: Grit Wins Championships
Johan Franzen should benefit greatly from the Red Wings' offseason moves. See who else make good middle round targets to fill out your roster and get those often undervalued grit categories.
September 10, 2013
Draft Kit: Top 10 Calder Trophy Candidates
Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson evaluate this year's rookie class to see who is most likely to walk away with the Calder Trophy. Jonathan Drouin of the Lightning top their list.