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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Niklas Backstrom's name.
December 18, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: May The Schwartz Be With You
What should you do with Jacob Trouba and Jaden Schwartz slated to miss extended time? We've got answers.
December 15, 2014
NHL Barometer: Fine On His Own
Ryan Getzlaf hasn't faltered despite being without his linemate Corey Perry. Check out the latest batch of Risers and Fallers in this week's Barometer.
December 11, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Look Sharp
Be on the lookout for players coming off IR after month-long absences or more. You may be able to find the piece that leads to a championship.
December 8, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Playing the Trouba
December 4, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Funny Bryzness
Martin Brodeur and Ilya Bryzgalov are back, but are they really worth a look in your league? Plus, why do you still have Yakupov and Lecavalier on your team?!
November 15, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: Fallen Stars
Captain Jamie Benn is ice cold and youngster Valeri Nichushkin is down for an extended period. What should you make of these two Dallas Stars?
November 5, 2014
Darryl's Dispatch: Staying Patient
Even the best goalies will have off-nights, as did Tuukka Rask last week. Darryl Houston Smith advises patience with your elite goalies - they'll bounce back.
October 27, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Cam Can't Carry 'Canes
Cam Ward's struggles have made him an unplayable fantasy netminder, and things don't seem likely to get any better Tuesday in Vancouver.
October 23, 2014
NHL Barometer: Risers and Fallers
Frederik Andersen has the early edge of John Gibson between the pipes for the Ducks. Who else is rising and falling early in the season - check out Jan Levine's recommendations.
October 19, 2014
Schedule Analysis: Just Two For the King
Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers have just two games this week. See who else is highlighted by RotoWire's Brian Rutherford in this week's article.
October 18, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Lightning in a Bottle
While it took him a few years to adapt to the speed and size of the NHL game, Victor Hedman has shown he's ready to leave his mark.
Sunday Daily Puck: Those Fancy Stats
The fighting over the use of advanced statistics in hockey seems to be calming, but what do fantasy players need to know?
October 16, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: Stars Shine, Sharks Abandoned on Long Island
The Stars showed the Pens why the West is still best, but the Isles showed there's a new player in town.
October 10, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: The Storm Brewing On Long Island
Who says no one cares about the Canes and Isles?
October 3, 2014
Darryl's Dispatch: Draft Day Strategy
Tuukka Rask tops Darryl Houston Smith's goalie chart, one that goes a whopping 80-deep.
October 1, 2014
Draft Kit: Maingot's Manifesto
Peter Maingot shares his top 10 draft tips, especially for those who play in a rotisserie style format. One such tip - target the backup goalies on elite teams, like Anaheim's John Gibson.
September 10, 2014
2014-2015 Wild Preview: Flush with Forwards
Surrounded by the most offensive talent he's ever enjoyed on the Wild power-play, defenseman Ryan Suter could have a shot at flirting with 50 points this season.
April 21, 2014
FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
After David Backes fell victim to injury in Game 2, Patrik Berglund could be one of the week's better value plays, with top-line minutes headed his way.
April 17, 2014
Morning Skate: Bear Season
Both Dan Pennucci and Janet Eagleson have Zdeno Chara and Boston winning The Cup
April 14, 2014
NHL Barometer: An Unlikely Champ?
RotoWire's Jan Levine lays out his playoff scenarios in advance of his playoffs player rankings. Will Gabriel Landeskog be hoisting the Conn Smythe at the end of the Cup Finals?
April 12, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: It's Curtains
As the regular season draws to a close on Sunday, there are still some questions left unanswered.
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 7, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: The Devils Made Me Do It
April 5, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: Captain Serious-ly Missing
The Blackhawks shut down Jonathan Toews for the rest of the regular season. What does this mean for the defending champs?
April 3, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Harding Practices Again
Josh Harding returns to the lineup, Corey Perry is made of magic, and both the Coyotes and the Maple Leafs need to get it together.
March 31, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: Playoff Talk
March 29, 2014
NHL Barometer: Avalanche of Points
Matt Duchene set a career high this year with 70 points, as he has 14 points in his last 16 games.
Saturday Daily Puck: These Birds Don't Fly
Are the Pens really the second-best team in the East? I see a team full of question marks and holes.
March 27, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Yes We Canuck
Don't look now, but the terrible Canucks might not be as terrible as we think they are.
March 25, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Penguin Down
The Penguins will be without Evgeni Malkin possibly for the rest of the regular season
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