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Fantasy Articles Featuring David Backes

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

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.

Morning Skate: Filip Forsberg's Breakout

Dan and Janet return and discuss Filip Forsberg's breakout with the Preds this season among other topics.

Monday Daily Puck: Every Game I'm Shuffling

Suddenly, the Pittsburgh Penguins are struggling to find chemistry on their top two lines.

Beat the Cap: Goalies, Spending Up and a Bag of Pucks

Neil Parker elaborates on the now-three basic rules of daily fantasy hockey.

Friday Daily Puck: The Best of the Worst

Which eye should you poke out when watching the Sabres and Oilers? Left, right, or both?!

FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week

After taking a look at this week's prices in FanDuel, RotoWire's Michael Clifford sees potential for profit in Calgary's Johnny Gaudreau and Minnesota's Jonas Brodin, among others.

NHL Schedule Analysis: Penguins Road Show

Pascal Dupuis and Blake Comeau have enjoyed riding shotgun with Evgeni Malkin. They have three attractive road games this week.

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?

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.

2014-2015 Blues Preview: Forward-Thinking

While Alexander Steen will be hard-pressed to replicate last season's unforeseen production, the Blues' wealth of talent at forward should be able to cover for any regression he may notice.

Draft Kit: Maingot's Manifesto

Peter Maingot shares his top 10 draft tips, especially for those who play in a rotisserie style format. One such tip - target the backup goalies on elite teams, like Anaheim's John Gibson.

FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week

After David Backes fell victim to injury in Game 2, Patrik Berglund could be one of the week's better value plays, with top-line minutes headed his way.

Morning Skate: Bear Season

Both Dan Pennucci and Janet Eagleson have Zdeno Chara and Boston winning The Cup

From the Press Box: First Round Preview

Paul Bruno laments that the Kings and the Sharks have to meet up in the first round of the playoffs, and he predicts each of the first round series.

Neutral Zone Wrap: Playoffs? Playoffs?! PLAYOFFS!

Evan Berofsky predicts that the Ducks will beat the Rangers to win the Cup this year, and gives you some tips for your playoff pools.

NHL Barometer: An Unlikely Champ?

RotoWire's Jan Levine lays out his playoff scenarios in advance of his playoffs player rankings. Will Gabriel Landeskog be hoisting the Conn Smythe at the end of the Cup Finals?