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November 24, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Nik-ed Up
One veteran Swede is hot, another is not, and Brock Nelson is setting out to prove last year wasn't a fluke.
November 23, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Sharks with Beards
Jason Chen takes his weekly look around the blue line, making note of a red-hot Brent Burns, who's helped power the Sharks' six-game winning streak.
November 4, 2015
NHL Barometer: Top Brassard
Jan Levine discusses his picks, duds, and warning signs in this week's Barometer, which includes a dependable center starring on Broadway.
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.
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.
July 17, 2015
NHL Offseason: Player Movement and Impact
With a flurry of transactions coming across the NHL wire in the last month, Brian Weidy dissects many of the moves and their fantasy relevance.
April 16, 2015
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.
April 13, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Top Playoff Defensemen
Jason Chen ranks his top defensemen from each team in the playoffs.
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.
The Waiver Wire: Picking the First Round
Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson preview the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, looking for a hot Devan Dubnyk to lead the Wild to the upset over the Blues.
April 6, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Final Week Top 50
Jason Chen returns to break down his top-50 defensemen for the final week of the regular season.
March 31, 2015
FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
Dwight King has been very solid on a line with Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli, as the trio is dominating five-on-five shot attempts and possession, and he makes for a solid value play on FanDuel this week.
March 30, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Top-50 Defensemen of the Week
Jason Chen is back with his top-50 defensemen for this week, headlined by the Senators' Erik Karlsson.
March 26, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Sensational Senators
The Senators are on a historic tear and it's not just Andrew Hammond who is making waves. There's a fleet of young players worth considering.
March 24, 2015
FantasyAces NHL: Value Plays
RotoWire's Paul Bruno is backing David Backes and others for Tuesday's slate of contest on FantasyAces.
March 23, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Rest of Season Top-50 Defensemen
Jason Chen breaks down his cheatsheet for the top-50 defensemen from now until the end of the season.
March 16, 2015
NHL Barometer: Not So Super Trouba
Jan Levine checks on Jacob Trouba, who has failed to live up to lofty expectations placed on him this year in Winnipeg.
March 10, 2015
Dwight King looks like a solid value play this week after being moved to the top line with Marian Gaborik and Anze Kopitar. Michael Clifford dishes on his other top value plays for this week.
March 9, 2015
NHL Barometer: Monahan's Flame Burns Bright
Jan Levine shines a deserving spotlight on Sean Monahan, who has been overshadowed in Calgary.
Blue Line Buzz: Replacing Toughness
Dustin Byfulgien may be the league's toughest player, but the Jets will have to figure out how to fill his void for the next 2-to-4 weeks while he sits with an upper-body injury.
March 7, 2015
Frozen Fantasy: Is Sid Declining? Is the League?
Sidney Crosby might be in decline, but Janet Eagleson is more concerned with the entire league's decline in scoring, which should force us to change our fantasy perspectives.
March 5, 2015
From the Press Box: Playing Without Your Best
Paul Bruno reviews the NHL trade deadline and explains how the Flames will survive without Mark Giordano, who is out for the season with a torn biceps tendon.
March 2, 2015
NHL Barometer: Hab Getting Hot
Jan Levine runs down the risers and fallers this week in the NHL, including David Desharnais, who has gotten hot lately for the Canadiens.
February 12, 2015
From the Press Box: Value in the Crease
Paul Bruno explains why we could have a goalie win the Hart Memorial Trophy this season.
February 7, 2015
The Man Advantage: Power-Play Avalanche
Mark McLarney looks to where the struggling Avs might turn after top power-play defenseman Erik Johnson was placed on injured reserve.
January 14, 2015
Beat the Cap: Year Ending Hat Trick
In his first article of 2015, RotoWire's Neil Parker explores goaltender and defensemen strategy.
January 6, 2015
Despite his inconsistent spot in the Bolts' lineup, Jonathan Drouin represents a strong value play during this week's FanDuel slate.
December 28, 2014
NHL Schedule Analysis: Predatory Pairs of Games
The Predators have a favorable pair of back-to-back games this week.
NHL Barometer: Development Is Non-Linear
Seth Jones is just the latest example of why we say that defensemen develop slowly and in a non-linear fashion, according to RotoWire's Jan Levine.
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