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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Niklas Backstrom's name.
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
March 22, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: Not Finnished Yet
Another top prospect, Teuvo Teravainen, is expected to make his debut with Chicago on Sunday. How excited should fantasy owners be about the young Finn.
Saturday Daily Puck: Champions of The Hub
They don't really miss Tyler Seguin, eh? The Bruins are prepared for another long Cup run.
March 19, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Return of The Devil
Zach Parise returns to New Jersey while the playoff race heats up.
March 18, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Broadway Blues
Martin St. Louis has just two points -- and no goals -- in seven games since joining the Rangers at the trade deadline.
March 16, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: Pittsburgh Receives Some Good News
Kris Letang and Beau Bennett are expected back at Monday practice
March 15, 2014
Frozen Fantasy: Has Stamkos Already Peaked?
Could Martin St. Louis' departure from Tampa Bay lead Steven Stamkos' value to take a hit? Janet Eagleson considers that possibility and more, in the latest installment of Frozen Fantasy.
March 14, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: California Feeding Frenzy
The Sharks are surging and destroying everything in its path. Are they the best team in California?
March 13, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: The Canadian Line Dance
We take a look at what top lines are firing on all cylinders and which ones are struggling. Plus, the Flames beat the Ducks 7-2, just like I predicted.
March 11, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Blues Traveler
Ryan Miller, winner of his first four games since being traded to St. Louis, may never want to leave now that he has an elite team in front of him.
March 9, 2014
NHL Schedule Analysis: Back-to-Back Bingo
Evgeni Malkin and the Penguins have one of the most unique schedules seen in the NHL, with not one but two home-and-away games against Conference rivals this week.
March 8, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: Welcome To The Party!
Evgeny Kuznetsov, the best player outside the NHL, is coming to the Capitals. What's he worth and what can you expect from him?
NHL Barometer: Trade Deadline Fallout
Steven Stamkos was activated off injured reserve Thursday, but he returns to a Lightning lineup that looks radically after the trade deadline.
March 7, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: Quack Attack
The Ducks got faster by cutting Dustin Penner. But will it be enough?
March 6, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Trade Deadline Edition
St. Louis' a Ranger, Gabby a King, and Vanek a Hab, oh my! A flurry of action at the trade deadline and we're talking about what it means for your team.
March 2, 2014
NHL Schedule Analysis: Quiet Ducks
Corey Perry and the Ducks have just two games this week, as do the Flyers.
March 1, 2014
The Waiver Wire: The Trade Deadline Cometh
Wednesday at 3:00PM ET will mark the trade deadline for the 2013-2014 NHL season. Are you ready for it? Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson examine the people likely on the move in this week's Waiver Wire.
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