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Fantasy Articles Featuring Niklas Backstrom

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Niklas Backstrom's name.

Schedule Analysis: Four-Game Flurry

With more than half the NHL playing four games this week, Brian Rutherford breaks down how to take advantage of the condensed schedule.

Friday Daily Puck: The Schlemko Shamer

With Mark Giordano out, newly acquired defenseman David Schlemko stepped up big time.

The Waiver Wire: The Trade Deadline Cometh

With the trade deadline arriving shortly, Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson look at who could overperform and underperform in the stretch run. Which side of the ledger does John Tavares fall?

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.

Morning Skate: Trade Em Up

Dan Pennucci and Janet Eagleson talk trade in this edition - both in the NHL and in their home league with each other, where Janet traded her beloved Patrick Kane to Dan.

Thursday Daily Puck: Principal Skinner's Scratch

Jeff Skinner is getting scratched, Pekka Rinne returns, and how Darcy Kuemper may be able to get you a little hidden value before the end of the year.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Second-Half Puck Drop

The NHL gets back to action after another underwhelming All-Star Game.

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.

NHL Schedule Analysis: All-Star Break Week

Brian Rutherford breaks down the short schedule this week and advises patience on Brock Nelson.

Neutral Zone Wrap: Six Panther

Aleksander Barkov is back to help out a Florida team that is already enjoying one of its best seasons in recent memory.

Thursday Daily Puck: Dubnyk And Dubnyk And Dubnyk Right

The Minnesota Wild made a trade to acquire goaltender Devan Dubnyk and he could make a huge impact on fantasy rosters in the second half.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Red-Hot Blueshirts Return Home

Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers, winners of 13 of their last 14, return home from a West Coast trip to face the Islanders on Tuesday.

Sunday Daily Puck: No Blue Streak

The Blues offensive game to start 2015 has been nothing short of amazing. Their deep lineup is providing fantasy owners with gold.

Saturday Daily Puck: Luuuuu

Roberto Luongo is putting together a Vezina-calibre season in Florida, while Alexander Steen is delivering for the surging Blues.

Friday Daily Puck: Not So Wild

The Wild are struggling and Mike Yeo's on the hot seat. Are their players worth hanging onto?

NHL Schedule Analysis: Wild Nights

The Wild are one of just three teams to have four games this week, writes RotoWire's Brian Rutherford.

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.

Wednesday Daily Puck: Alexander Auld Lang Syne

Two old pros with recent struggles are finding their past form

Saturday Daily Puck: Improved Isles

With the NHL season almost halfway complete, we take a look at where teams stand now, compared to where they stood at this point last season. The Islanders are vastly improved, while the Avalanche continue to fall.

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.

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.

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.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Playing the Trouba

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?!

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.