NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Mike Smith's name.
March 5, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Hammond It Up With The Backups
With a number of starting goaltenders watching games from the press box, we take a look at some backups who could salvage your season.
March 3, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Who Got Better in the Back?
Jason Chen breaks down the defensive changes throughout the league after the trade deadline, while highlighting P.K. Subban's strong play of late.
March 2, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: Don't Be Shy About Scheifele
Former top-10 draft pick Mark Scheifele has been coming on for the Jets lately, and he's Tuesday's recommended pickup.
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 28, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: Timonen's Last Hurrah
Kimmo Timonen gets a shot at the Stanley Cup with a trade to the Chicago Blackhawks, while Kyle Turris is helping the Ottawa Senators inch towards a playoff spot.
February 26, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Trade Deadline Dry Run
The NHL had a dry run at the trade deadline on Wednesday, with four trades taking place in less than 24 hours.
February 23, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: Hot Karlsson
Erik Karlsson's found his mojo lately, as he's starred over the course of a six-game point streak.
February 21, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: The Great Game Heads Outdoors
The San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings head outdoors, while Mark Stone is emerging as a fantasy threat in Ottawa.
February 14, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: Demi-God Marian Hossa
36-year-old Marian Hossa is leading the way in Chicago, while 24-year-old Roman Josi is putting together a spectacular campaign in Nashville.
February 12, 2015
Friday Daily Puck: There's No Place Like Home
Nabokov returns to San Jose to retire a Shark. A look back at one of the best goalies of a generation.
February 9, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: Enjoy A Hamonic Sandwich
February 8, 2015
Schedule Analysis: Four of a Kind
Brian Rutherford takes a look at the upcoming week's schedule, which includes 13 teams playing four games.
February 7, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: Winless Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leafs set a franchise record with 11 straight losses, while Mike Fisher is thriving with a new-look Predators team in Nashville.
February 5, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Principal Skinner's Scratch
Jeff Skinner is getting scratched, Pekka Rinne returns, and how Darcy Kuemper may be able to get you a little hidden value before the end of the year.
From the Press Box: Players to Avoid
Paul Bruno shares his list of players to avoid for the rest of the season, including the Avalanche's Erik Johnson.
February 2, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: The Midseason Superstar Slump
Steven Stamkos and Sidney Crosby have both been quiet recently Stamkos will try to reverse his fortunes Tuesday.
February 1, 2015
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.
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.
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