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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Brooks Orpik's name.
March 21, 2017
The Daily Puck: Elias Stats Bureau
The Hurricanes' Elias Lindholm has been red-hot lately, and he's got a great opportunity to keep it going against Florida on Tuesday.
March 20, 2017
Blue Line Buzz: D-Men of the Week
Jason Chen takes stock of the landscape on the blue line again this week, this time turning his focus to some of college hockey's most prized commodities with the Frozen Four getting underway.
March 2, 2017
Thursday Daily Puck: Sentimental for Schmaltz
Neil Parker recommends grabbing Nick Schmaltz and previews Thursday's 10-game slate with a focus on recapping the transactions before the trade deadline.
February 28, 2017
Tuesday Daily Puck: Schmaltz On Your Face
Andrew Fiorentino previews Tuesday's games, talks trades, and advises picking up the Blackhawks' Nick Schmaltz.
February 24, 2017
Saturday Daily Puck: Gold Star For Robot Boychuk
Saturday's schedule includes rivalry games in Southern California, Canada, and Pennsylvania. Plus, of course, a tribute to the second Mighty Ducks movie.
Friday Daily Puck: Ekman-Larsson's Time to Shine
Sasha Yodashkin searches for the players with the best combination of role and opportunity in his preview of Friday's four-game slate, such as power-play maven Oliver Ekman-Larsson against the Stars.
February 4, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Sunday Value Plays
Jason Chen pinpoints the Kings' Anze Kopitar and Marian Gaborik as a pair of players to bring home the fantasy bacon on a light three-game slate Sunday.
December 2, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Little Big League
A look ahead at a busy Saturday, a couple slumping sophomores, and a returning Jet.
October 24, 2016
Blue Line Buzz: Beasting Out
Jason Chen rolls out the Blue Line Buzz for this week, looking at five studs and five duds on the back end from the last week.
August 16, 2016
Previewing Training Camp Job Battles
Sasha Yodashkin points out 11 competitions for ice time set to play out in training camp, including former No. 1 pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins fighting Leon Draisaitl to be the Oilers' No. 2 center.
April 22, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks
Jason Chen advises to pay the premium for goaltender Braden Holtby as the Capitals look to advance Friday against the Flyers.
April 12, 2016
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Player Rankings
Jan Levine ranks the skaters and goalies in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for fantasy playoff leagues. Can you guess where Alex Ovechkin ranks?
Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: Ducks are Team to Beat
Jan Levine previews the Stanley Cup Playoffs as the Anaheim Ducks aim to bring the cup back to Southern California for the second time in three years.
April 6, 2016
The Kids' Table: Prospecting the Calder Cup Playoffs
Ben Zweiman lines up some close-to-the-majors prospects to watch during AHL postseason play, including a raft of future Maple Leafs like Nikita Soshnikov.
March 25, 2016
Nicklas Backstrom has been one of the best centers in the league this season, and he is considerably underpriced for Friday's three-game slate on Yahoo.
February 28, 2016
NHL Waiver Wire: Trade Deadline Fallout
Dan Waldner looks at who will take over the scoring role in Winnipeg now that Andrew Ladd has been dealt to the Blackhawks.
February 16, 2016
Tuesday Daily Puck: Dumba and Dumba-er
Intriguing matchups abound for fantasy owners this Tuesday, while Andrew Fiorentino identifies the Wild's Mathew Dumba as a player who merits wider fantasy consideration.
February 13, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Wild Expectation Adjustment
The Minnesota Wild are ailing and it's time to stop giving their star players your trust.
February 11, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: Dion Debuts
Dion Phaneuf made his debut with the Senators Wednesday and there were mixed results.
February 9, 2016
Tuesday Daily Puck: Miller Living High Life
Andrew Fiorentino breaks down a couple matchups from Tuesday's big slate and identifies the Rangers' red-hot J.T. Miller as a must-have pickup in nearly all fantasy formats.
February 7, 2016
Sunday Daily Puck: How Long is Too Long?
Joe Mahoney forecasts the outlook for the Oilers in Edmonton, and recommends picking up Andre Burakovsky.
February 6, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Flip the Script
Early season storylines aren't always storylines that last. Just ask Sidney Crosby, the Anaheim Ducks or Tyler Johnson.
February 4, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: Wish You Were Here
The Montreal Canadiens lost again on Wednesday and desperately seeking the return of Carey Price. Until that happens, it's tough to trust many players in Montreal.
February 2, 2016
Tuesday Daily Puck: May Schwartz Be With You
The Blues' Jaden Schwartz is almost ready to return from his ankle injury, which should send fantasy owners scrambling to their waiver wires to check his status.
January 26, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Wham, Bam, Thank You Cam
David Perron has taken to Anaheim, while Tomas Plekanec is just another frustrating Hab.
January 21, 2016
Friday Daily Puck: Paying the Price
The Habs announced star goalie Carey Price is not close to returning.
January 19, 2016
Tuesday Daily Puck: Oiltown Blues
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins' hand injury is just the latest woe for the Oilers, who look set to make a run at yet another No. 1 pick this year.
January 17, 2016
Sunday Daily Puck: Another Year, Another Debacle
Joe Mahoney takes a look at the latest developments of the John Scott situation, and recommends picking up Carl Hagelin.
NHL Waiver Wire: Pickups for the Week
Dan Waldner highlights players on the waiver wire, including Calgary's Sam Bennett, who has all the makings for an elite sniper.
January 16, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Hagelin With Pittsburgh
The Penguins and Ducks swapped struggling wingers and Patrick Kane scored his first hat trick. (Really. His first.)
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