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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Jason Spezza's name.
October 25, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: Drooling Over Drouin
Jonathan Drouin has arrived in Tampa Bay, and he hasn't disappointed.
October 23, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: Kuemper's A Keeper
Darcy Kuemper now has three shutouts in four starts. Anomaly or the real deal?
NHL Barometer: Risers and Fallers
Frederik Andersen has the early edge of John Gibson between the pipes for the Ducks. Who else is rising and falling early in the season - check out Jan Levine's recommendations.
October 16, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: Stars Shine, Sharks Abandoned on Long Island
The Stars showed the Pens why the West is still best, but the Isles showed there's a new player in town.
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.
October 6, 2014
Neutral Zone Wrap: Evan's Underachievers
Brian Elliott is beginning the year as the starting goalie on a strong team, but RotoWire's Evan Berofsky believes that he could lose the job to Jake Allen at some point this season.
October 1, 2014
Draft Kit: Maingot's Manifesto
Peter Maingot shares his top 10 draft tips, especially for those who play in a rotisserie style format. One such tip - target the backup goalies on elite teams, like Anaheim's John Gibson.
Draft Kit: Job Battles - Forwards
Who gets to ride shotgun on Steven Stamkos's line in Tampa Bay this year. RotoWire's Jordan Buckley highlights that and some of the other key preseason job battles heading into this season.
September 29, 2014
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.
September 24, 2014
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.
September 23, 2014
2014-2015 Senators Preview: A New Sens of Self
A chic preseason pick to take home the Stanley Cup last season, the Senators were instead one of the NHL's biggest disappointments. Expectations will be dialed back in 2014-15, but blueliner Erik Karlsson should nonetheless remain a fantasy stud.
September 11, 2014
2014-2015 Stars Preview: Where's the D in Big D?
The Stars added Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky to an already-stacked forward corps in the offseason. But can those additions mask the team's weakness at the back end?
August 20, 2014
Prospects Analysis: Top 3 Organizational Prospects - Central Divison
The Blackhawks rose to prominence with a number of great homegrown products, such as Jonathan Toews. Who is the next big prospect on the horizon for them?
July 26, 2014
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.
July 23, 2014
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.
July 20, 2014
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.
July 7, 2014
Free Agency Frenzy: Adjust Your Expectations For These Players On The Move
With Jason Spezza, Thomas Vanek, James Neal, and others on the move, we assess what impact these moves have on the 2014-15 fantasy outlook.
April 4, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: Best Offense Is No Defense
Alex Ovechkin is on pace to lead the league in goals while finishing dead last in plus-minus -- an NHL first, if he finishes that way.
April 1, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Senator Elect?
Mika Zibanejad has been showing his skill in the nation's capital
March 31, 2014
FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
With the Kings' playoff position relatively solidified, starting goalie Jonathan Quick could receive some time off this week, making backup Martin Jones an excellent value play.
Morning Skate: Rotting Leafs
Toronto is fading fast in the East. Janet and Dan discuss the Leafs' woes among this week's topics.
March 28, 2014
From the Press Box: Stretch Run Performers
Claude Giroux got off to a miserable start, but he's been on fire as of late.
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.
NHL Barometer: Stamkos is Back
A healthy Steven Stamkos will make the Lightning a very tough out in the playoffs.
March 14, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: California Feeding Frenzy
The Sharks are surging and destroying everything in its path. Are they the best team in California?
March 13, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: The Canadian Line Dance
We take a look at what top lines are firing on all cylinders and which ones are struggling. Plus, the Flames beat the Ducks 7-2, just like I predicted.
March 9, 2014
NHL Schedule Analysis: Back-to-Back Bingo
Evgeni Malkin and the Penguins have one of the most unique schedules seen in the NHL, with not one but two home-and-away games against Conference rivals this week.
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.
NHL Barometer: Trade Deadline Fallout
Steven Stamkos was activated off injured reserve Thursday, but he returns to a Lightning lineup that looks radically after the trade deadline.
February 6, 2014
NHL Barometer: Backes Carries Blues
David Backes may not get the publicity of other centers, but with 174 hits and 38 blocked shots, he plays a complete game.
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