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October 18, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Lightning in a Bottle
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 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 15, 2014
From the Press Box: First Week Returns
Brock Nelson and the Islanders exploded out of the starting gate. Paul Bruno discusses if they and the other quick starters are legit.
October 13, 2014
Schedule Analysis: Quack Attack
Corey Perry and the Ducks have four games this week, one of just four teams to be so busy. Check out more of Brian Rutherford's schedule analysis in this week's edition.
October 11, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: No More Fight Night?
Fighting is down and enforcers can't get work. Does it matter for fantasy hockey owners?
Saturday Daily Puck: Familiar Faces Thriving In New Places
RotoWire's Brady Trettenero takes stock of the early imports succeeding in their new locales, with new Anaheim center Ryan Kesler among the group.
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.
From the Press Box: Shuffling Deck Chairs
While the Sharks removed the Captain's 'C' from Joe Thornton and the Assistant Captain's 'A' from Patrick Marleau, what did they do in terms of personnel to recover from last year's playoff collapse?
September 29, 2014
2014-2015 Canucks Preview: Tort Reform
The Canucks were a mess last season under coach John Tortorella, who was unceremoniously fired after one year on the job. With a new coaching staff in place, can Henrik Sedin and company challenge for a playoff berth?
September 27, 2014
2014-2015 Coyotes Preview: New Name, Questionable Identity
The newly-rebranded Arizona Coyotes need to determine if they can annually contend for the playoffs with their aging corps, or if it's time to embrace a youth movement.
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.
August 17, 2014
Draft Kit: 2014-15 NHL Sleepers
Jan Levine gives his three sleepers for each position. Included in this year's list is the Red Wings' Danny DeKeyser, who should get increased power play time.
March 15, 2014
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 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.
February 8, 2014
Frozen Fantasy: Get Aggressive
With the stretch run coming after the Olympic break, it's time to begin aggressively targeting categories where you can make up a lot of ground.
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 23, 2014
NHL Barometer: The Bob is on a Roll
Sergei Bobrovsky been dynamite since returning from injured reserve earlier this month.
January 12, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: What's one game of Sidney Crosby worth?
The Penguins have a light, one-game schedule, making for some tough fantasy decisions
NHL Schedule Analysis: Ride the Lightning
Martin St. Louis and the Lightning have a whopping five games, while the Penguins have just one game in this highly unusual week.
January 11, 2014
NHL Barometer: Weber's on the Prowl
Shea Weber is heating up after a stone-cold start to the year for the Predators.
January 7, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Sharpening For Sochi
Patrick Sharp has been on a tear the last two weeks and will be heading to Sochi
January 2, 2014
From the Pressbox: Midseason Power Rankings
The Blackhawks are on top, and now they're getting the services of Corey Crawford again.
December 20, 2013
Saturday Daily Puck: 400 For Ovechkin
Ovechkin's on pace for 70-plus goals. Can he do it?
December 19, 2013
From the Pressbox: Winter Classic Struggles
Nazem Kadri isn't producing at the same level he did in last year's compressed season. He and the Leafs face the Red Wings in the Big House on New Year's Day.
December 7, 2013
NHL Barometer: Take That, Mayor
David Desharnais' recent run has quieted Montreal mayor Denis Coderre, who suggested a one-way ticket to the AHL for Desharnais back.
December 3, 2013
Flyers Back In The Hunt: Wednesday Daily Puck
Steve Mason, Claude Giroux Guiding Flyers
November 28, 2013
NHL Barometer: Lightning It Up
For all the consternation and concern as to how Martin St. Louis would play with Steven Stamkos out, so far, we can put that issue to bed.
November 15, 2013
NHL Barometer: Flyin' in Philly
Brayden Schenn has been on a tear as the Flyers try to dig themselves out of an early season hole.
November 13, 2013
Thursday Daily Puck: Malkin In The Middle
Malkin isn't really struggling; the Sabres and the Oilers are struggling.
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