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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Justin Abdelkader's name.
April 12, 2016
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.
April 9, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: All Things Must End
It's the penultimate day of the season, with all 30 teams on the slate. Take it in, the playoffs are just around the corner.
April 3, 2016
The Waiver Wire: Crunch Time
Dan Waldner's best bet to light the lamp this week is Columbus' Boone Jenner, who faces a great schedule down the stretch.
March 25, 2016
NHL Barometer: The Dub's on a Roll
Jan Levine looks at who's hot and who's not in the NHL this week, including goaltender Devan Dubnyk, who has been a big late-season key for the Wild.
March 13, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin looks for security among the pricier options from Sunday's short three-game slate, and finds it in Henrik Lundqvist at home against the Penguins
March 6, 2016
Schedule Analysis: March 7-13
With one of the best schedules among teams with four games this week, Brian Rutherford explains why Coyotes players should be targeted this week.
February 23, 2016
FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks
Paul Bruno's Tuesday FantasyAces NHL picks feature Connor McDavid of the Oilers, who should remain a regular in DFS advice columns until his price matches his elite status.
February 17, 2016
NHL Barometer: Stepan Out
Derek Stepan is once again leading on Broadway and moving up on the Barometer. See who else Jan Levine says is improving, in a rut, or in pain.
February 9, 2016
FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
Patrik Berglund has always been an enigma for fantasy owners but a line switch make him a solid cheap FanDuel option this week.
December 29, 2015
Paul Bruno includes the Devils' Kyle Palmieri, who's already set a new career high in goals, in his Tuesday FantasyAces recommendations.
December 19, 2015
Sasha Yodashkin likes Detroit's Justin Abdelkader, who has received extensive playing time recently, to have a big game Sunday against the Flames.
December 12, 2015
The Waiver Wire: High-Grit Sandpaper
Mike Waldner's venture into the waiver wire this week focuses on gritty players like Detroit's Justin Abdelkader, who has elevated his physical play this season.
November 26, 2015
From the Press Box: Quarter-Pole Surprises, Good and Bad
Paul Bruno takes a look at overachievers and underachievers around the league, including a Sharks team that's been thriving with new goalie Martin Jones.
November 15, 2015
Schedule Analysis: Week 6
Teuvo Teravainen has replaced Marko Dano as the young gun on Jonathan Toews' line, and the Blackhawks have a favorable three-game schedule this week.
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 3, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Teetering On The Edge
Evan Berofsky checks in with some NHL teams that can't decide whether they're good or bad yet, including a healthy Pascal Dupuis looking like part of the solution in Pittsburgh.
October 30, 2015
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 21, 2015
From the Press Box: Shrunken Without Duncan
Paul Bruno surveys the landscape of the league in his latest column, including ruminations on the Blackhawks' blue line in the absence of Duncan Keith.
October 15, 2015
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks
Jason Chen knows the smart money is on a bounce-back game for Sergei Bobrovsky, but find out why he isn't buying it.
October 13, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: Tuukka Fall
The Bruins' slipshod blue line is making Tuukka Rask look bad early on in the year, and things don't project to get a lot better.
Ice and Fire: Opening Observations
Dan Pennucci looks at what Justin Abdelkader's hot start for Detroit can mean for fantasy teams, as he's likely available on the waiver wire.
October 11, 2015
Schedule Analysis: The First With Seven
Brian Rutherford breaks down the first full week of NHL action this season, with eight teams playing four times.
October 10, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: Rookie Risk
It's a unique year in the number of exciting rookies available for fantasy, even outside of Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. But how do you assess a rookie?
October 8, 2015
Friday Daily Puck: The Debut of McEichel
Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel make their debuts, while the Pens' vaunted offense fails to fly
From the Press Box: With Stars Injured Early, Opportunity Knocks
RotoWire's Paul Bruno discusses the early-season opportunities created by injuries to star veterans, including Evgeny Kuznetsov's opportunity to play alongside Alex Ovechkin in the absence of Nicklas Backstrom.
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 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.
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