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Fantasy Articles Featuring David Backes

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention David Backes's name.

The Kids' Table: Prospects Worth Giving Thanks For

In honor of Thanksgiving, Benjamin Zweiman offers a prospect that each and every NHL franchise should be thankful for having, like the Leafs' William Nylander.

Friday Daily Puck: Party in the USA

Canada announced that Mike Babcock and Sidney Crosby will return for the World Cup. How will Team USA look?

Neutral Zone Wrap: Capital Gains

Evan Berofsky helps you plan your fantasy team's future with a review of struggling players as well as success stories, like Washington's Matt Niskanen.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Tuukka Fall

The Bruins' slipshod blue line is making Tuukka Rask look bad early on in the year, and things don't project to get a lot better.

Draft Kit: Fantasy Draft Manifesto

Peter Maingot reveals his step-by-step process for fantasy drafts, including the all-important Tip No. 8.

From the Press Box: Central Division Booms & Busts

RotoWire's Paul Bruno breaks down players who are poised for breakouts and those who could struggle in the Central Division this season.

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.

Shots on Goal: Early Look - Top 9 Central

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane still remain with the defending Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks, but a number of key forwards have departed. Peter Maingot breaks down who will step up in their place.

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.