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September 1, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Team-by-Team Offseason Review
It's report card time. Evan Berofsky grades each team's offseason moves, and the Red Wings get high marks for their signing of Mike Green from Washington.
August 26, 2015
Prospects Analysis: 2015-16 Rankings, 26-50
Jon Litterine continues his countdown of the NHL's top prospects, including Jakub Vrana who will give the Capitals another elite offensive option once he arrives.
August 20, 2015
From the Press Box: Metropolitan Division Preview
Paul Bruno previews the Metropolitan Division where the Penguins made a big splash to improve their offense, which is still led by stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.
August 18, 2015
Shots on Goal: Early Look - Top 9 Metropolitan
Chris Kunitz was a big disappointment last season. Will he get a second chance to ride shotgun with Sidney Crosby this year? Peter Maingot breaks down the top three lines for each team in the Metro.
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.
August 11, 2015
Shots on Goal: Early Look - Top 9 Atlantic
Peter Maingot begins his annual review of the top three lines for each team, beginning in the Atlantic Division.
July 30, 2015
From the Press Box: Salary Cap Shuffle
RotoWire's Paul Bruno reviews the teams with the best salary cap situations, like the New Jersey Devils, as well as those that may have to be big sellers, such as the Detroit Red Wings.
July 18, 2015
NHL Draft: Dynasty League Rankings
No. 1 pick Connor McDavid is the top asset in dynasty leagues, but who else among the recent draft picks cracks Jon Litterine's top 25?
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.
July 9, 2015
From the Press Box: Early Offseason Review
RotoWire's Paul Bruno reviews some of the trades and free-agent moves from the offseason, including Phil Kessel, who will now play with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in Pittsburgh.
June 27, 2015
2015 NHL Draft: First-Round Review
Jon Litterine analyzes every pick of this year's draft, which started with superstar-in-the-making Connor McDavid.
June 22, 2015
2015 NHL Draft: 10 Burning Questions
With the NHL Entry Draft set to kick off this weekend, longtime RotoWire hockey staffers Jon Litterine and Janet Eagleson discuss likely No. 1 pick Connor McDavid's dynasty-league upside, among other topics.
April 9, 2015
From the Press Box: Studs and Duds
Paul Bruno picks out his fantasy stars and duds, including Vladimir Tarasenko, whose excellent season has propelled him to the elite class of goal-scorers heading into next season.
March 30, 2015
NHL Barometer: Season Finale
Jan Levine wraps up the Barometer for the season but not before highlighting the likes of Kyle Turris, who is helping Ottawa making a playoff push.
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.
February 27, 2015
Friday Daily Puck: Clarkson's Blues and Jagr's Moves
The Leafs ship David Clarkson to Columbus and the Devils send Jaromir Jagr to Florida. What's next?
February 24, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Found Lack-ing
There are two hot goalies, and one goalie who has a bug named after him.
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
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.
February 16, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: Klein Dancing
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
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.
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 24, 2015
The Waiver Wire: Second Half Predictions
With just over half the season in the books, Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson make some predictions on performances to come.
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?
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 10, 2015
Frozen Fantasy: Rotten to the Core
Phil Kessel was caught in the crosshairs of Toronto's dismissal of coach Randy Carlyle earlier this week, but trying to turn him into an all-around player won't turn around the Leafs.
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.
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