NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Keith Ballard's name.
December 16, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Mika Shall Inherit The Earth
Questions about the Bruins, a hot Blackhawk, and a struggling goalie
December 15, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Oil, But Not Slick
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been one of very few bright spots for an Oilers team that just fired another head coach.
December 13, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: Sidelined Sid: The Latest Case of the Mumps?
Penguins' forward Sidney Crosby is sidelined with a possible case of the mumps, while John Carlson is on pace for a career season in Washington.
December 11, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Look Sharp
Be on the lookout for players coming off IR after month-long absences or more. You may be able to find the piece that leads to a championship.
December 5, 2014
The Man Advantage: Emerging Defensemen
Brayden McNabb is starting to get more power play time for the Kings. Look who else Mark McLarney highlights in similar situations in this week's article.
November 8, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: Early Trade Evaluations
With a month of the 2014-15 NHL season now in the books, it’s time to take an early look at how some key trades made in the offseason are shaping up for the respective teams involved – from a fantasy perspective.
November 6, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Question Marc
Fleury gets a four-year extension and I play both sides of the argument on the Penguins-bump for forwards.
November 3, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Hiller Thrilling In Calgary
Jonas Hiller is playing out of his mind, making him one of the main suspects behind the Flames' hot play early on.
October 31, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: Starry-eyed Wild
The Stars and Wild get ready for a key divisional matchup Saturday night. How will it all shake down?
October 30, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Stand By Me
No more waiting. It's decision time. Cut your bad draft picks and decide who you're sticking by through lean times. Also, gloat.
October 27, 2014
NHL Schedule Analysis: On The Prowl
RotoWire's Brian Rutherford likes how the schedule sets up for Pekka Rinne and the Predators this week.
Tuesday Daily Puck: Cam Can't Carry 'Canes
Cam Ward's struggles have made him an unplayable fantasy netminder, and things don't seem likely to get any better Tuesday in Vancouver.
October 26, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: Sluicing For Fantasy Gold
Digging for players with power-play points and a positive plus-minus rating ain't easy.
October 25, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: Drooling Over Drouin
Jonathan Drouin has arrived in Tampa Bay, and he hasn't disappointed.
October 11, 2014
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.
September 10, 2014
2014-2015 Wild Preview: Flush with Forwards
Surrounded by the most offensive talent he's ever enjoyed on the Wild power-play, defenseman Ryan Suter could have a shot at flirting with 50 points this season.
April 12, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: It's Curtains
As the regular season draws to a close on Sunday, there are still some questions left unanswered.
April 10, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Back In Black
Kris Letang is back for the Pens, Horton scores without playing, and the case is made for Erik Haula.
April 8, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Mr. Universe Is Back
April 7, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: The Devils Made Me Do It
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 3, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Harding Practices Again
Josh Harding returns to the lineup, Corey Perry is made of magic, and both the Coyotes and the Maple Leafs need to get it together.
March 31, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: Playoff Talk
March 29, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: These Birds Don't Fly
Are the Pens really the second-best team in the East? I see a team full of question marks and holes.
March 27, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Yes We Canuck
Don't look now, but the terrible Canucks might not be as terrible as we think they are.
March 25, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Penguin Down
The Penguins will be without Evgeni Malkin possibly for the rest of the regular season
March 22, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: Not Finnished Yet
Another top prospect, Teuvo Teravainen, is expected to make his debut with Chicago on Sunday. How excited should fantasy owners be about the young Finn.
Saturday Daily Puck: Champions of The Hub
They don't really miss Tyler Seguin, eh? The Bruins are prepared for another long Cup run.
November 26, 2013
Johnson For Shattenkirk, Stewart Revisited: Wednesday Daily Puck
The Avs made one of the league's most one-sided trades in 2011 when they dealt Kevin Shattenkirk and Chris Stewart for Erik Johnson
November 24, 2013
Monday Daily Puck: OSHIE Regulating NHL Defenses
Carolina is paying Jordan Staal a lot of money, but so far the results haven't been there. Can he turn things around?
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