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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Brian Rafalski's name.
February 8, 2016
Blue Line Buzz: Ritz Karlsson
Erik Karlsson is in the midst of a legendary offensive season by the standards of today's NHL, and RotoWire's Jason Chen devotes some time to appreciating his generational talent.
February 2, 2016
Blue Line Buzz: Looking Backward, Looking Forward
Jason Chen reviews how every team in the NHL did in last year's second half as part of his search for value in this year's post-All-Star play.
January 26, 2014
Blue Line Buzz: The Young and Restless
Some Young Blueliners to Watch
January 18, 2014
Frozen Fantasy: If You Can't Beat Them, Torture Them
Some fantasy owners might be out of the running for their league titles at this point in the season, but hot pickups like Ryane Clowe can still make your team a threat to the contenders down the stretch.
January 5, 2014
Blue Line Buzz: Olympic Snubs
Dustin Byfuglien was one of two high-profile blue-line snubs from the U.S. Olympic team.
October 29, 2013
Blue Line Buzz: Letang's Return
How does Kris Letang's return affect those filling in for him on the power play? Dan Pennucci discusses that, a promising new Devils defenseman, a Budding Bud and a Snuffed Flame this week.
March 26, 2013
Blue Line Buzz: APB in Newark
The Devils are seeking a new point man after Marek Zidlicky went down with a shoulder injury.
March 3, 2013
Blue Line Buzz: It Only Gets Better
The Red Wings have had trouble coping with the absence of Nicklas Lidstrom.
February 23, 2013
Morning Skate: Defending the Devils
Dan Pennucci defends his Devils' fandom to Janet Eagleson in this week's edition.
February 10, 2013
Blue Line Buzz: Falling Stars
Duncan Keith was once among the elite, but we should tamp down our expectations for him now.
March 18, 2012
Blue Line Buzz: Timonen Returns
Kimmo Timonen is closing in on 40 points again this season. He returned from a lower-body injury last week.
February 26, 2012
Blue Line Buzz: Friday Night Lite
Could this be Martin Brodeur's last season with the Devils?
February 5, 2012
Blue Line Buzz: Good Grief
Ryan Whitney is back and productive again, but will it last?
February 1, 2012
From the Press-Box: Rising To the Top
Evgeni Malkin has raised his game with Sidney Crosby out again.
December 16, 2011
The Man Advantage: More PP Injury Analysis
Who benefits from injuries to power play stalwarts like Zdeno Chara?
November 7, 2011
Blue Line Buzz: Heirs Apparent and Ancient Wonders
Niklas Kronwall just got a contract extension from the Red Wings.
October 21, 2011
The Man Advantage: Six Power Play Surprises
Corey Perry and the Ducks have started off slowly on the power play.
October 2, 2011
Blue Line Buzz: Good Defenders on Bad Power Plays
Shea Weber is an obvious target from the blue line from a team that didn't perform well on the power play last year. Who are some less obvious targets?
September 15, 2011
The RotoWire 200: Overall Rankings For Roto Leagues
Pay attention to your league's settings - a player like Martin St. Louis gets hurt by his lack of penalty minutes in some formats.
September 2, 2011
2011 Red Wings Team Preview: Red Wings Seek to Get Back to the Playoffs in 2011
An in-depth look at the Detroit Red Wings heading into the 2011-2012 season.
August 26, 2011
Prospect Overview: Each Team's Top Five
Jon Litterine breaks down the top five prospect for all 30 NHL teams.
August 22, 2011
Shots on Goal: Early Look - Central Division
Brian Rafalski retired this offseason - who will take his place on the power play?
Neutral Zone Wrap: NHL Offseason Review
The Flyers got the goaltender they desired, but it cost them both Jeff Carter (pictured) and Mike Richards in order to make the cap room.
April 12, 2011
Neutral Zone Wrap: Tiered Rankings
Evan Berofsky chimes in with his take on the playoff rankings.
April 11, 2011
The Man Advantage: Playoffs' PP Preview
Mark McLarney breaks down the power play units for each playoff team.
April 1, 2011
The Man Advantage: Blueshirts Brigade
The Rangers' power play has clicked down the stretch.
March 19, 2011
The Daily Puck: Dropping Saturday's Puck
Whether Vincent Lecavalier's retaliatory slash on P.K. Subban was justified is questionable. There's no questioning the pain delivered, though.
March 16, 2011
The Daily Puck: The Concussion Issue
Sidney Crosby has had two consecutive games of symptom-free skating.
March 14, 2011
NHL Barometer: Trade Regrets Already
Chris Stewart has flourished since getting dealt from Colorado to St. Louis.
March 11, 2011
Injury Analysis: Rafalski Nearly Ready to Return
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