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December 5, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday Picks
Chris Morgan recommends Sergei Bobrovsky as part of a Blue Jackets mini-stack, as they host the Coyotes during Monday's short four-game slate.
November 7, 2016
Chris Morgan advises you to load up on Islanders for Monday's short slate, including the streaky Brock Nelson, as they face the woeful Canucks.
Monday Daily Puck: The Biggest Surprise in Chicago
Artem Anisimov's 11-game point streak is the toast of the NHL.
November 4, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Miller Time
J.T. Miller and the Rangers take on Tuukka Rask and the Bruins, while Artem Anisimov and the Blackhawks square off with the shorthanded Stars.
November 3, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: Don't Forget the Shots
Neil Parker shares an overlooked aspect of selecting a daily fantasy goalie and previews Thursday's 12-game slate with tips and tidbits for daily and season-long players
November 1, 2016
Tuesday Daily Puck: The Next... Two?
The NHL's last two No. 1 picks -- Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews -- face off for the first time Tuesday night. Andrew Fiorentino previews that and the rest of the league's matchups.
October 28, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Tan, Tanner, Tannest
The Bruins and Stars are both injury-plagued, and that bodes well for the Wings and Wild.
NHL Barometer: From Predator to Prey
In this week's Barometer, Jan Levine looks at recent movers, including a top fantasy goalie looking to turn it around.
October 27, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: Blockbusters Paying Off
Neil Parker looks back at two blockbuster deals from the offseason and previews Thursday's nine-game slate with tips for daily and season-long players.
October 26, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday Picks
Chris Morgan pores over a light four-game slate Wednesday, uncovering his players to target and avoid when building your lineup.
October 25, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Read Between The Lines
A look at the four games taking place Wednesday, including a clash between Alex Ovechkin and Connor McDavid.
October 22, 2016
NHL Barometer: Hero to Zero for Hagelin
Jan Levine looks at who's up and who's down this week in the NHL, including playoff hero Carl Hagelin scuffling in Pittsburgh.
October 17, 2016
Monday Daily Puck: An Avalanche of Goals
Colorado is set to become a team with a lot of fantasy weapons
October 15, 2016
NHL Barometer: The Flower Blooms in Pittsburgh
Jan Levine looks at who's up and who's down in the first week of the NHL, including Marc-Andre Fleury, who has a chance to hold onto the goalie job in Pittsburgh with Matt Murray on the shelf.
DraftKings NHL: Saturday Picks
Chris Morgan reviews a busy Saturday slate and sees great value in power play dynamo Oliver Ekman-Larsson against a penalty-prone Flyers squad.
August 16, 2016
Offseason Fantasy Fallout
Ex-Canadiens star P.K. Subban headlines this year's offseason moves, having stunningly been dealt to Nashville straight up for fellow blue-line stud Shea Weber.
May 25, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday-Thursday Picks
Neil Parker sees series-clinching wins coming up for the home teams in the conference finals, which means he'll continue to fade the slumping Vladimir Tarasenko.
May 24, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday-Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker takes a look at the upcoming Game 6 tilts in each conference and is willing to trust Evgeni Malkin after he guaranteed a victory in Tuesday's game.
May 22, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday-Monday Plays
Sasha Yodashkin looks over the options available for the upcoming Game 5s and recommends you make sure to find room under the cap for rock-solid Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman.
May 16, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday-Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin picks the Monday-Tuesday NHL playoff games, including St. Louis' David Backes, who shows no signs of cooling off against the Sharks.
May 2, 2016
Pekka Rinne has been disappointing in the first two games of the Preds' series with the Sharks, but Sasha Yodashkin explains why a bounce back is coming.
April 29, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks
Jason Chen is jumping is all in on Jamie Benn, who was dominant in the first round and should be in the middle of things for the Stars in Round 2 against the Blues.
April 12, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: The Road to the Cup Begins
As the playoffs begin, a look at who's hot, who's not, and a potential sleeper pickup.
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Player Rankings
Jan Levine ranks the skaters and goalies in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for fantasy playoff leagues. Can you guess where Alex Ovechkin ranks?
Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: Ducks are Team to Beat
Jan Levine previews the Stanley Cup Playoffs as the Anaheim Ducks aim to bring the cup back to Southern California for the second time in three years.
April 9, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: All Things Must End
It's the penultimate day of the season, with all 30 teams on the slate. Take it in, the playoffs are just around the corner.
April 7, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: He's Baaaack
The key to finding late season success from players may be trying to find the ones who are still motivated by something beyond pride
March 29, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker finds plenty of value plays in Tuesday's slate, including the streaking Jonathan Huberdeau at home against a tired Maple Leafs squad
March 25, 2016
Nicklas Backstrom has been one of the best centers in the league this season, and he is considerably underpriced for Friday's three-game slate on Yahoo.
March 5, 2016
The Man Advantage: Hot Teams and the Power Play
Mark McLarney looks at four of the NHL's hottest teams, including Corey Perry and the Ducks, and how they're capitalizing on the power play.
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