NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Mike Smith's name.
January 31, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: 0-For-January
The Buffalo Sabres fail to win a game in January, while Michael Del Zotto is rediscovering his touch on the Flyers' blueline.
January 29, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Sens Get A Slice Of Za
Jason Spezza returns to Ottawa for the first time, plus two hot players overshadowed by superstars on their team, and Marc-Andre Fleury sends up red flags.
January 26, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: Second-Half Puck Drop
The NHL gets back to action after another underwhelming All-Star Game.
January 25, 2015
NHL Schedule Analysis: Some Hope For the Yotes
It's been a rough season for Mike Smith and the Coyotes, but they've shown signs of life recently and have four games this week.
January 19, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: Ride The Goalie Carousel
Recent trades, injuries and promotions have dramatically altered the goalie situations in several northerly NHL towns.
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.
January 17, 2015
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?
Frozen Fantasy: Fantasy Desert
Arizona's trade of Devan Dubnyk earlier this week could open the floodgates for a fire sale. Could defenseman Keith Yandle be the next Coyote on the move?
Saturday Daily Puck: Advanced Fantasy Stats
Taking a look at which players are excelling in advanced fantasy categories, plus Seth Jones delivering offense for NHL-Leading Predators.
January 15, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Dubnyk And Dubnyk And Dubnyk Right
The Minnesota Wild made a trade to acquire goaltender Devan Dubnyk and he could make a huge impact on fantasy rosters in the second half.
January 8, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Put Me In (New) Coach
With another coach getting sacked, we look at what effect a coaching transition can have on the fantasy-relevant players on that team.
January 7, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Slow Starters Paying Dividends
Alexander Edler has turned it around after a slow start, an event projected by advanced metrics.
January 4, 2015
Frozen Fantasy: Is the NHL Changing?
Sidney Crosby has a new linemate, and the move from one of the league's worst teams to one of its best should make him a popular addition to fantasy squads, writes Janet Eagleson.
NHL Barometer: Strome Strong
Ryan Strome is on the way because of his move from wing to center. See who else reaches Jan Levine's risers and fallers lists.
December 30, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Toothless Shark
Old age seems to finally be catching up with the 35-year-old Patrick Marleau, who's gone without a point in six straight games.
December 29, 2014
Neutral Zone Wrap: Fail For Nail Has Failed
Nail Yakupov has fallen again, and RotoWire's Evan Berofsky believes he won't get back up.
December 27, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: It's The Fall That Will Kill You
The Saturday Daily Puck looked at the teams that improved the most since last year, so now take a look at the teams that declines the most.
Saturday Daily Puck: Improved Isles
With the NHL season almost halfway complete, we take a look at where teams stand now, compared to where they stood at this point last season. The Islanders are vastly improved, while the Avalanche continue to fall.
December 23, 2014
Frozen Fantasy: Frozen Raspberry Awards
In borrowing from Hollywood a bit, Janet Eagleson looks at some of the biggest fantasy disappointments to date, with Arizona's Mike Smith topping the list.
December 22, 2014
Blue Line Buzz: Boxing Day Bargains
Mike Green is thriving under coach Barry Trotz's system. Jason Chen uses advanced metrics to help identify potential future bargains on the blue line.
December 21, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: Blackhawks Backin' Up The Goods
Chicago Set On Cruise Control
December 20, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Two Gals From Montreal
Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher are putting up noteworthy fantasy numbers this year - much to the delight of owners and Habs fans everywhere.
December 15, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Oil, But Not Slick
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been one of very few bright spots for an Oilers team that just fired another head coach.
Neutral Zone Wrap: Things That Go Mump In The Night
Derick Brassard may be sidelined with a case of the mumps that's spreading around the league, but the Rangers are still thriving, writes RotoWire's Evan Berofsky.
NHL Barometer: Fine On His Own
Ryan Getzlaf hasn't faltered despite being without his linemate Corey Perry. Check out the latest batch of Risers and Fallers in this week's Barometer.
December 13, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: Race To The Bottom
Which teams are leading the race for the first overall pick in 2015 for highly touted prospects Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel?
Saturday Daily Puck: Sidelined Sid: The Latest Case of the Mumps?
Penguins' forward Sidney Crosby is sidelined with a possible case of the mumps, while John Carlson is on pace for a career season in Washington.
December 12, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: Will The Real Good Teams Please Stand Up?
As the season approaches the halfway mark, keep an eye on the standings and which teams are quickly falling out of the race.
December 11, 2014
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.
December 8, 2014
Blue Line Buzz: Guardians of the Galaxy
Mark Giordano is the very early favorite for the Norris Trophy. Jason Chen reviews the top performers a quarter of the way through the season.
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