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From the Press Box: Central Division Preview

The Blackhawks needed to make big changes to their roster after winning the Stanley Cup, but the core of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane remains.

2015 NHL Draft: 10 Burning Questions

With the NHL Entry Draft set to kick off this weekend, longtime RotoWire hockey staffers Jon Litterine and Janet Eagleson discuss likely No. 1 pick Connor McDavid's dynasty-league upside, among other topics.

Sunday Daily Puck: Will The Price Be Right?

Just two games are on the schedule Sunday and they are both potential elimination games with high stakes for the participants.

Saturday Daily Puck: King of New York, King of Your Team

With the Rangers clinching their series against the Penguins, we take a look at how teams that are winning big in their series might deceive fantasy players.

From the Press Box: Rangers in Control

RotoWire's Paul Bruno surveys the first-round action so far in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

From the Press Box: Stanley Cup Playoff First-Round Picks

Paul Bruno previews the first round of the playoffs, while sneaking in who he thinks will be lifting the Stanley Cup in June.

Neutral Zone Wrap: Playoff Rankings and Picks

Evan Berofsky sizes up the Stanley Cup playoffs and finds a winner in St. Louis and David Backes, who leads his playoff-pool rankings.

NHL Barometer: Playoff Preview

Jan Levine previews the NHL playoffs and envisions Rick Nash lifting the Stanley Cup in June.

FantasyAces NHL: Friday Value Plays

RotoWire's Paul Bruno is building his Friday FantasyAces lineup around Jonathan Toews, who has five points in his last seven games.

Friday Daily Puck: Big Bad Buff

Dustin Byfuglien's suspension comes at the worst possible time. Can the Jets fend off the competition and enter the second dance?

FantasyAces NHL: Value Plays

RotoWire's Paul Bruno is backing David Backes and others for Tuesday's slate of contest on FantasyAces.

NHL Barometer: Nuge on Fire

Jan Levine's weekly look at the NHL's risers and fallers includes Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, who is on fire lately for the Oilers..

Monday Daily Puck: Backes To Back

Seven-game slate offers plenty of choices Monday

Thursday Daily Puck: The Tragedy Of Owning King Richards

Brad Richards provides a great example of how on-ice expectations can be very different from fantasy hockey expectations and there's something to be learned there.

Beat the Cap: Going 3D

Neil Parker analyzes the benefits of using a defenseman in the flex position on DraftKings.

Neutral Zone Wrap: Handing Out the Hardware

Evan Berofsky picks his winners for his annual hockey awards, including the Jonathan Cheechoo Memorial Award.

Morning Skate: Hockey Tonk

Cody Franson is no longer a member of the Maple Leafs. Janet and Dan discuss that trade as their launching point this week.

Friday Daily Puck: Pretty Ducky

Anaheim's 5-2 win against Nashville vaulted them to the top of the league. Are they really the league's best team?

Schedule Analysis: 100 Games

Brian Rutherford breaks down the schedule this week, including what to do while Jimmy Howard remains sidelined.

Sunday Daily Puck: Won't Backes Down

We take a look at how the playoff races are shaping up and what it means for potential trades, and check in on whether the all-star break slowed David Backes' remarkable play.

Beat the Cap: An Offensive Start

Patrice Bergeron's excellence in the faceoff circle occasionally hurts his fantasy value because he doesn't start in the offensive zone as often as others such as Jonathan Tavares.

NHL Barometer: Risers and Fallers

Torey Krug is among this week's risers for Jan Levine in his Barometer. See who else makes the list.

Sunday Daily Puck: Down Goes Rinne

Pekka Rinne came back from a difficult hip injury last year to post Vezina worthy numbers before getting hurt last week. Will his absence sink his fantasy owners and the Predators?

Blue Line Buzz: Power Play Shakeup in Montreal

P.K. Subban remains on the Habs top power play unit, but they have shaken up the other blueliners involved. Plus, Jason Chen writes about the return of a key defenseman in Columbus.

Monday Daily Puck: Pickle-Stabbing Second-Half Predictions

Looking at the season's second half with a crystal ball

Sunday Daily Puck: No Blue Streak

The Blues offensive game to start 2015 has been nothing short of amazing. Their deep lineup is providing fantasy owners with gold.

Friday Daily Puck: Not So Wild

The Wild are struggling and Mike Yeo's on the hot seat. Are their players worth hanging onto?

FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week

RotoWire's Michael Clifford identifies some strong value plays in FanDuel for Tuesday's slate before the NHL goes on holiday berak.

Friday Daily Puck: Not The Good Kind of Blues

The Blues blew a 3-0 lead Thursday night against the Kings, which begs the question - are they good enough to win the Cup?

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.

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