NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Mike Smith's name.
November 27, 2015
Friday Daily Puck: Thankful We're Back
After a day off around the league, it's a busy, busy night in the NHL.
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 22, 2015
Schedule Analysis: Targeting the Predators
The Predators play four times this week, including three on the road, and their upcoming opponents make them the top team to target.
November 21, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: Reim Time
Finding a good goaltender is essential, but always more difficult than it should be.
November 19, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Taylor Made
The Edmonton Oilers are finally playing some exciting hockey, plus Duncan Keith is hot since coming back and Teddy Purcell's adjustments are working
November 17, 2015
FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
Due to his current performance and price, Michael Clifford says you'd be foolish not to use Leon Draisaitl in this week's FanDuel Value Plays.
November 16, 2015
Ice and Fire: Picking Up the Pace
With scoring down across the NHL, Dan Pennucci takes a look at potential sources of precious power-play production, including blossoming Buffalo defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen.
November 15, 2015
Monday Daily Puck: What's wrong with the Penguins?
Pittsburgh superstars like Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang aren't producing in the 'Burgh
November 14, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: Marc'd Man
Marc-Andre Fleury has kept the Pittsburgh Penguins and many fantasy squads afloat this season.
November 12, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Shotty Luck
We talk who is hot and how you can use shooting percentage predictively to make better trades.
November 10, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: Condon Keeping Habs Safe
Andrew Fiorentino gives some love to Hockey Hall of Fame inductees Nicklas Lidstrom and Sergei Federov while taking a look at Tuesday's slate and remarking on the amazing play of Habs backup Mike Condon.
November 8, 2015
Schedule Analysis: Slow Days in Boston
While Boston and Montreal have a short (two games) week, the other 28 NHL teams will play at least three times.
November 7, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: Pari-Say... Have Your Lines Changed?
Line changes, injuries and new contract have shifted the landscape on Friday and opportunity knocks if you're paying attention.
November 4, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Genghis Connor
Connor McDavid is out for a couple months, but his reign of terror across fantasy discussions is far from over.
October 30, 2015
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks
Jason Chen looks at the Friday Yahoo offerings and can't pass up Florida's Aaron Ekblad, who is one of the better value plays of the night.
Friday Daily Puck: Goals, Goals, Goals!
Goal differentials and what they can mean.
October 28, 2015
NHL Barometer: Connor Bound
Relax, fantasy owners, Connor McDavid is doing just fine. Jan Levine looks at the Edmonton phenom and other movers in this week's Barometer.
October 26, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: D4: The Punchless Ducks
RotoWire NHL editor Andrew Fiorentino previews Tuesday's NHL action and talks Ducks, mighty and otherwise.
Ice and Fire: Not Splurgin' on Spurgeon
Dan Pennucci discusses fantasy storylines around the league, including recommending that owners sell high on the Wild's Jared Spurgeon, who's tallied four points in eight games to start the year.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday Picks
Neil Parker picks players from Monday's three-game schedule, including Arizona goaltender Mike Smith.
October 25, 2015
Monday Daily Puck: Hot Tavares
Tavares in line for big game Monday against tired Calgary squad
Schedule Analysis: Lone Rangers
The Rangers are the only team in the NHL to play just once in the upcoming week, while the Kings will play just two games. RotoWire's Brian Rutherford breaks down the schedule.
October 24, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: Staalin' Out
The struggles of the Carolina Hurricanes are a buried storyline and the horror that is hockey in Raleigh is worth paying attention to.
October 23, 2015
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday Picks
Benjamin Zweiman checks out the Saturday Yahoo offerings where Montreal's Carey Price is the easiest play in DFS, and season-long fantasy hockey.
October 22, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Torts'll Tell Ya
Todd Richards is out. John Tortorella is in. And that may actually be significant for fantasy owners.
October 20, 2015
FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks
Paul Bruno looks at Tuesday's values on FantasyAces, including the Blues' Jori Lehtera in a big game against Montreal.
October 19, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: Full Nilsson
RotoWire hockey editor Andrew Fiorentino recommends you pick up Edmonton goalie Anders Nilsson, who's off to a strong start in his second NHL stint.
Blue Line Buzz: Getting in the Zone
Jason Chen explores potential indicators of future productivity, like Anaheim's Sami Vatanen startlingly beginning more than half his shifts in the offensive zone.
October 18, 2015
The Waiver Wire: Major Early Surprises
Dan Waldner looks at five surprises out of the gate, including a struggling Penguins squad that might offer some discounts to fantasy owners on a couple of underperforming players like Kris Letang.
October 17, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: The Habs Hab It
Most teams have played at least four or five games, so it's time for some way-too-early assessment of how the season is going.
Ask An Expert – Hockey
Cheat Sheets – Compact
Cheat Sheets – Printable
Cheat Sheets – Centers
Cheat Sheets – Left Wings
Cheat Sheets – Right Wings
Cheat Sheets – Defensemen
Cheat Sheets – Goalies
Cheat Sheets – Forwards
Depth Charts – Power Play
Draft Software – FAQ
News – Latest
News – Free Agents
News – Minor Leagues
News – Recap
News – Eastern Conference
News – Western Conference
News – Centers
News – Defensemen
News – Goalies
News – Left Wings
News – Right Wings
Power Play Stats
Projections – Daily
Projections – Changes
Projections – Centers
Projections – Left Wings
Projections – Right Wings
Projections – Defensemen
Projections – Goalies
Rankings – Roto
Rankings – Weekly
Fantasy Hockey Columns
120 Sports & RW Video
Beat the Cap
Blue Line Buzz
From the Press Box
Ice and Fire
Neutral Zone Wrap
The Daily Puck
The Man Advantage
The Waiver Wire
Yahoo DFS Hockey