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February 9, 2016
FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks
The Kings' Milan Lucic will be making an emotional return to Boston on Tuesday night, and Paul Bruno recommends him as a value play on FantasyAces.
February 3, 2016
The Kids' Table: Prospect All-Stars
Ben Zweiman checks in on interesting names from the recent CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, including Pierre-Luc Dubois, who's working his way into top-five consideration in this year's draft.
February 2, 2016
Blue Line Buzz: Looking Backward, Looking Forward
Jason Chen reviews how every team in the NHL did in last year's second half as part of his search for value in this year's post-All-Star play.
January 25, 2016
Blue Line Buzz: Don't Cling to Klingberg
Jason Chen has some fightin' words for the Stars' John Klingberg, predicting that the first-half breakout star will be outside the top-10 scoring blueliners in the season's second half.
January 13, 2016
The Kids' Table: Prospect Opportunity Index
RotoWire's Ben Zweiman identifies several organizations with blurry NHL futures, indicating openings for high-end prospects like Haydn Fleury of the Hurricanes.
December 28, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Regret Tracker
Jason Chen shares his regrets on blue-line duds like Justin Schultz whose prior production, pedigree and circumstances seemed to point to breakout years.
December 27, 2015
The Man Advantage: Most Improved Power Plays
Mark McLarney looks at teams who have improved their player play this season, including the Rangers, who are led by Mats Zuccarello.
December 20, 2015
Sunday Daily Puck: Holiday Hockey
Joe Mahoney talks about the best hockey played during the holidays, and recommends picking up Brad Marchand.
December 15, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Raining on the Parade
Evan Berofsky examines some of the biggest breakouts in the early going, like Detroit's Dylan Larkin, whose surprising early productivity may not be sustainable.
December 12, 2015
The Waiver Wire: High-Grit Sandpaper
Mike Waldner's venture into the waiver wire this week focuses on gritty players like Detroit's Justin Abdelkader, who has elevated his physical play this season.
December 7, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Subbanator Not Running Optimally
Jason Chen talks blue-line shooting strategy and potentially fantasy-relevant call-ups while marking out the Canadiens' P.K. Subban for his recent ice-cold run.
December 2, 2015
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker goes the value route on a slim four-game Wednesday slate with Winnipeg's Blake Wheeler, who has a four-game point streak.
November 30, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Newly Elite
Jason Chen names his top five defensemen through the season's first quarter, including the Hurricanes' Justin Faulk, whose big-time breakout has him tied for the NHL lead with eight power-play goals.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday Picks
Neil Parker likes the recent play of the Islanders' Ryan Strome, who has a point in each outing since being recalled from his exile to the American Hockey League.
November 29, 2015
Monday Daily Puck: The Return of Strome
Ryan Strome got demoted to the AHL following a rough start to the year, but he's back with the Isles now.
November 28, 2015
The Man Advantage: Analyzing Scoring Rates
Dustin Nelson looks at scoring rates on the power play to identify overlooked players like Boston's Torey Krug.
November 18, 2015
NHL Barometer: Rask for Forgiveness
Many fantasy owners are upset with the early play from one of the league's top goalies. Jan Levine explains who and why in this week's Barometer.
November 15, 2015
Sunday Daily Puck: Time to Turn a New Leaf?
Joe Mahoney examines the Toronto Maple Leafs decline since their playoff collapse in 2013, and recommends Morgan Rielly as a pickup.
November 10, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Kings of the Road
Evan Berofsky tackles a five-pack of NHL squads, including a Kings team that's recovered from a rough start on the strength of Tyler Toffoli's star turn.
Tuesday Daily Puck: Condon Keeping Habs Safe
Andrew Fiorentino gives some love to Hockey Hall of Fame inductees Nicklas Lidstrom and Sergei Federov while taking a look at Tuesday's slate and remarking on the amazing play of Habs backup Mike Condon.
November 9, 2015
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin breaks down the Tuesday Yahoo slate where a hot Jonathan Quick will look to avenge an early season loss to the Coyotes.
Blue Line Buzz: OEL's Goals MIA
Jason Chen takes his weekly look at the NHL's defensive picture, with slumping stud Oliver Ekman-Larsson among those catching his attention.
October 21, 2015
From the Press Box: Shrunken Without Duncan
Paul Bruno surveys the landscape of the league in his latest column, including ruminations on the Blackhawks' blue line in the absence of Duncan Keith.
NHL Barometer: Stone Cold Krejci
Jan Levine opens his debut regular season Barometer by looking at a Bruin who is returning to former glory.
October 12, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Early Returns
P.K. Subban and Andrei Markov are arguably the best defensive pairing in the league right now, and they're a big reason why the Habs are off to a 3-0 start.
October 5, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Blue Line Booms, Busts and Rankings
RotoWire's Jason Chen takes a look at the fantasy blueliners around the league, led by Ottawa Senators superstar Erik Karlsson.
September 30, 2015
Draft Kit: Fantasy Draft Manifesto
Peter Maingot reveals his step-by-step process for fantasy drafts, including the all-important Tip No. 8.
September 21, 2015
NHL Mock Draft: 12-Team Expert Draft
RotoWire's Eric Lewandowski guides you through a 12-team mock draft consisting of some of the site's foremost hockey minds. The Capitals' Alex Ovechkin was chosen first overall.
September 15, 2015
From the Press Box: Atlantic Division Booms & Busts
RotoWire's Paul Bruno looks through the Atlantic Division and explains which players will improve on last season and which could decline.
August 14, 2015
From the Press Box: Atlantic Division Preview
Paul Bruno previews the Atlantic Division where the Bruins need to get a big season out of Zdeno Chara after a couple offseason transactions that could signal regression.
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