NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Matt Niskanen's name.
February 24, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Handing Out the Hardware
Evan Berofsky picks his winners for his annual hockey awards, including the Jonathan Cheechoo Memorial Award.
January 31, 2015
The Waiver Wire: Green Means Go
With a new coach and a new system, Mike Green is making a comeback in Washington after a number of disappointing seasons.
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 6, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Welcome to the Oshie
T.J. Oshie is hot, as is Brent Burns, while early surprise Brock Nelson has cooled down.
January 3, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: Perron A Perfect Fit For Penguins
David Perron's fantasy value skyrockets after a trade to Pittsburgh, while Colin Wilson is getting it done in Nashville.
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 5, 2014
Beat the Cap: Winning With Special Teams
Marcus Johansson's additional power play time has made him ideal to use in salary cap games.
November 30, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: Victor Once Again
Victor Hedman returned Saturday to an already well-stacked Tampa Bay Offense
November 21, 2014
NHL Barometer: Risers and Fallers
Get up, get down, Olli is a joke in yet another town. See who else makes Jan Levine's risers and fallers this week.
November 17, 2014
Neutral Zone Wrap: Barkov At The Moon
Evan Berofsky looks at some of the early season dogs in the NHL, including one high pedigree cat that could win you a blue ribbon if you pick him up.
November 16, 2014
NHL Barometer: Missing the Carnival
Corey Perry missed out on the back-to-back games against the Kings this week due to a viral gland infection.
November 10, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: Know When To Walk Away, Know When To Run
Knowing when to jettison an unproductive player like the Preds' Seth Jones can often be the difference between winning and losing.
November 7, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: The Best of the Worst
Which eye should you poke out when watching the Sabres and Oilers? Left, right, or both?!
October 30, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Stand By Me
No more waiting. It's decision time. Cut your bad draft picks and decide who you're sticking by through lean times. Also, gloat.
October 21, 2014
Neutral Zone Wrap: Blackhawks Up
The Blackhawks are flying out of the gate despite getting next to nothing out of Brad Richards to begin with. Evan Berofsky takes a look at five teams in this week's NZW.
October 15, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Richards Don't Make the Man Rich
How to cash in on early season panic in your league.
October 4, 2014
2014-2015 Penguins Preview: Addition by Subtraction
Even after an offseason overhaul of both management and personnel, the cupboard certainly isn't bare for Sidney Crosby and the Pens.
October 3, 2014
2014-2015 Capitals Preview: New Leader Trotz Out To D.C.
The defensively-averse Alex Ovechkin may be tasked with delivering stronger two-way play under new coach Barry Trotz, but he still figures to get his points one way or another.
September 25, 2014
From the Press Box: Metropolitan Division Offseason Review
Dan Boyle has a new home in New York, the Flyers lost out on Scott Hartnell due to cap concerns, and the Capitals hired Barry Trotz and are embracing a new defensive approach. Paul Bruno breaks down each team's moves from the Metropolitan Division.
July 23, 2014
From the Press Box: Free Agency - Part II
The Caps were very aggressive in pursuing defensemen this offseason, signing Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen from the Pens.
August 13, 2014
Draft Kit: 2014-15 Busts
Ryan Kesler might be in a better fantasy set-up in Anaheim, but RotoWire's Dan Pennucci suggests that he'll be overdrafted in most leagues this year.
August 11, 2014
Prospects Analysis: Top 3 Organizational Prospects - Metropolitan Division
Jon Litterine discusses the top three prospects in each organization, starting with the Metropolitan Division. Evgeny Kuznetsov took a long time coming over to the NHL, but he's been worth the wait.
July 7, 2014
Free Agency Frenzy: Adjust Your Expectations For These Players On The Move
With Jason Spezza, Thomas Vanek, James Neal, and others on the move, we assess what impact these moves have on the 2014-15 fantasy outlook.
May 1, 2014
From The Press Box: The Quick and The Ducks
Paul Bruno expects the Kings to prevail over the Ducks in 7.
Neutral Zone Wrap: Second Round Preview
Evan Berofsky believes that the second round will be Tuukka Time in an Original Six matchup against the Habs.
FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Second Round
Minnesota's Charlie Coyle figures to match up against Chicago's third line in their upcoming series, making him one of Michael Clifford's top FanDuel value buys in the second round.
April 16, 2014
From the Press Box: First Round Preview
Paul Bruno laments that the Kings and the Sharks have to meet up in the first round of the playoffs, and he predicts each of the first round series.
April 15, 2014
Neutral Zone Wrap: Playoffs? Playoffs?! PLAYOFFS!
Evan Berofsky predicts that the Ducks will beat the Rangers to win the Cup this year, and gives you some tips for your playoff pools.
April 10, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Back In Black
Kris Letang is back for the Pens, Horton scores without playing, and the case is made for Erik Haula.
April 6, 2014
Blue Line Buzz: Pleasant Surprises
James Wisniewski makes Dan Pennucci's list of pleasant suprises from the blue line. Which of them have enduring value?
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