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Fantasy Articles Featuring Matt Niskanen

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Matt Niskanen's name.

Previewing Training Camp Job Battles

Sasha Yodashkin points out 11 competitions for ice time set to play out in training camp, including former No. 1 pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins fighting Leon Draisaitl to be the Oilers' No. 2 center.

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday Picks

Sasha Yodashkin looks over Saturday's two-game slate and is willing to pay up for the red-hot John Tavares as the Islanders try to take a 2-0 series lead against the Lightning

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Player Rankings

Jan Levine ranks the skaters and goalies in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for fantasy playoff leagues. Can you guess where Alex Ovechkin ranks?

Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: Ducks are Team to Beat

Jan Levine previews the Stanley Cup Playoffs as the Anaheim Ducks aim to bring the cup back to Southern California for the second time in three years.

Blue Line Buzz: Postseason Edition

Jason Chen's final column of 2015-16 is a primer on blueliners worth selecting in your playoff pools, including Capitals stalwart John Carlson, who could produce a lot of points in what's ought to be a long run for his team.

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks

Nicklas Backstrom has been one of the best centers in the league this season, and he is considerably underpriced for Friday's three-game slate on Yahoo.

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday Picks

Neil Parker sifts through a deep 10-game Tuesday slate, and predicts a breakout for a reasonably-priced Dustin Byfuglien in a favorable home matchup against the Canucks

Blue Line Buzz: New Kids On The Line

RotoWire's Jason Chen notes that in a long, grueling season, injuries have opened up holes on a lot of teams' defensive pairs, allowing players like Stephen Johns of the Stars to step in.

The Man Advantage: Injury Replacements Down the Stretch

Mark McLarney looks at players on the waiver wire who can help on the power play down the stretch, including Washington's Matt Niskanen, who has taken advantage of increased ice time with injuries to teammates.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Fresh off his first points as a King, Kris Versteeg gets a recommendation from RotoWire's Paul Bruno as a sneaky Tuesday NHL play on FantasyAces.

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday Picks

Neil Parker finds a number of potentially lucrative matchups dotting Tuesday's slate, including Steven Stamkos and the Lightning in Toronto.

Blue Line Buzz: The Beard Abides

The Sharks' Brent Burns easily leads all defensemen in goals, and both he and teammate Marc-Andre Vlasic get some love heaped on them by RotoWire's Jason Chen, who also hands out some trade grades.

Thursday Daily Puck: Seabrook Run

Now is the time for big-game players to start playing big. Dustin Nelson looks at a few players stepping up.

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday Picks

Neil Parker suggests you avoid eating up too much of your cap with a superstar skater given the limited options Wednesday, and instead target players like Nicklas Backstrom

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday Picks

Neil Parker sees lots of options in a deep nine-game slate Tuesday, which makes it tough to justify a pricey Brad Marchand despite his two-month hot streak

Blue Line Buzz: Deadline On The Blue Line

The Stars paid a high price for shot-blocking maven Kris Russell at the trade deadline, and RotoWire's Jason Chen rates the move as a boon for his fantasy value.

Blue Line Buzz: Hedman Pass

Jason Chen's weekly look at the NHL's defensive ranks includes one of the season's first positive mentions of the Lightning's Victor Hedman, who's bouncing back from a highly disappointing first half in a big way.

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks

Sasha Yodashkin picks the Sunday Yahoo NHL slate, including Kyle Okposo, who has been productive all season in a top-six role for the Islanders.

Blue Line Buzz: Looking Backward, Looking Forward

Jason Chen reviews how every team in the NHL did in last year's second half as part of his search for value in this year's post-All-Star play.

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks

Jason Chen likes the Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist, who has won three of his last four games, for Friday's Yahoo game.

FantasyAces NHL: Thursday Picks

The Caps' Evgeny Kuznetsov makes Neil Parker's list of Thursday FantasyAces picks thanks to a solid price point and an appealing matchup.

Blue Line Buzz: Leddy, Set, Go

Jason Chen rings in the new year with a discussion of prospect defensemen in the World Junior Championship and hits on Nick Leddy's success for the Isles in the absence of Johnny Boychuk.

FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks

Paul Bruno's Tuesday FantasyAces hockey picks include Marcus Johansson, who's been riding high for the Capitals lately.

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday Picks

Neil Parker picks the Wednesday Yahoo slate and likes the high floor that Alex Ovechkin provides with his high-shot volume.

FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week

With Logan Couture out again, someone up front in San Jose is waiting to step up. See who it is in this week's FanDuel Value Plays.

NHL Barometer: Welcome Back, Carter

In LA, Jeff Carter has developed into a multi-category contributor. Check out what Jan Levine reveals about the forward and others in this week's Barometer.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Top-Line Tough Guy

Leo Komarov is getting hot with first-line minutes in Toronto and is still available in the vast majority of fantasy leagues.

Frozen Fantasy: Confusion and Curiosity

Janet Eagleson has first-quarter queasiness over what has been an unpredictable season in which the likes of Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf has but one goal.

Blue Line Buzz: Sharks with Beards

Jason Chen takes his weekly look around the blue line, making note of a red-hot Brent Burns, who's helped power the Sharks' six-game winning streak.

Monday Daily Puck: It's All In The Cards

Should fantasy owners buy, sell or hold Connor McDavid?