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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Ales Hemsky's name.
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 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 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 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 5, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: Captain Serious-ly Missing
The Blackhawks shut down Jonathan Toews for the rest of the regular season. What does this mean for the defending champs?
April 1, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Senator Elect?
Mika Zibanejad has been showing his skill in the nation's capital
March 31, 2014
Morning Skate: Rotting Leafs
Toronto is fading fast in the East. Janet and Dan discuss the Leafs' woes among this week's topics.
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 21, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: Rise Of A Star
Matt Duchene has taken the league by storm since the Olympics, cementing his place among the NHL's top skaters.
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.
NHL Barometer: Career Year for Duchene
The Avs' MVP, Matt Duchene is playing out of his mind and could be on his way to 80 points if he stays hot.
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.
Morning Skate: Tire Pumping
Dan and Janet discuss the various trade deadline deals, including the very brief but delicious pairing of Tim Thomas and Roberto Luongo on the same team.
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.
March 6, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Trade Deadline Edition
St. Louis' a Ranger, Gabby a King, and Vanek a Hab, oh my! A flurry of action at the trade deadline and we're talking about what it means for your team.
March 5, 2014
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.
March 2, 2014
Morning Skate: Olympic Gloating, Trade Fallout
Janet gloats about Team Canada's double-dip, and she and Dan break down the Ryan Miller trade.
NHL Schedule Analysis: Quiet Ducks
Corey Perry and the Ducks have just two games this week, as do the Flyers.
February 11, 2014
Sochi 2014: Pre-Game - Group C: Czech Republic vs. Sweden
Jaromir Jagr leads the Czech Republic into Sochi against Team Sweden on Wednesday - the first major game of the tournament.
February 2, 2014
NHL Schedule Analysis: Orcas For Four
The Vancouver Canucks have four games this week, but you'll want to make sure that Henrik Sedin (ribs) is good to go before you pencil him into your starting lineup.
January 29, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Qu'est-ce qui se passe?
What is going on? A floundering Montreal team has gone from second place to seventh in less than a month. Should fans - or players - be worried?
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