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August 16, 2016
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.
April 5, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Step by Stepan
Two hot players in New York, and a speedy Penguin worth a pickup.
April 1, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks
Jason Chen has plenty of good goaltender options Friday, but he likes Anaheim's John Gibson, who has the best chance of winning.
March 24, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Thursday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin picks the Thursday Yahoo NHL slate, including Anaheim's Corey Perry, who has a good matchup against the Maple Leafs.
March 16, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down Wednesday's six-game slate and favors a St. Louis stack against the Oilers that includes blue line stalwart Kevin Shattenkirk
March 2, 2016
NHL Barometer: Mika-Boo!
Surprise! Ottawa has a new top dog down the middle. Read who else makes the cut and falls short in this week's Barometer.
February 29, 2016
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.
February 2, 2016
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.
January 21, 2016
Friday Daily Puck: Paying the Price
The Habs announced star goalie Carey Price is not close to returning.
January 19, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Clearing a Hertl
Two right wings are hot, while two centers are cold, and a young Shark could be worth a pickup.
January 17, 2016
Monday Daily Puck: The Hunt For John Tavares
The NHL's second-leading scorer in 2014-15 is nowhere to be found among the top 50 this year.
January 16, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Hagelin With Pittsburgh
The Penguins and Ducks swapped struggling wingers and Patrick Kane scored his first hat trick. (Really. His first.)
January 14, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: He Who Gaffs Last
The Anaheim Ducks are starting to recover from a terrible start to the season, as is Jakub Voracek.
January 13, 2016
NHL Barometer: Mumbo Jumbo
He may be slightly old and slow but Joe Thornton's run of fantasy success continues. Jan Levine talks about the big Shark and others in the latest Barometer.
January 12, 2016
The Daily Puck: To Victor Go The Spoils
A lot of fantasy owners cut Victor Rask after a slump and injury, but Andrew Fiorentino says now's the time to snatch him back up.
January 11, 2016
Blue Line Buzz: Jonesing For More
Seth Jones has seen a sharp increase in ice time over his first couple games since being dealt to the Blue Jackets, but RotoWire's Jason Chen isn't so sure that's a good thing.
January 10, 2016
Sunday Daily Puck: The Month of Boring Hockey
Joe Mahoney calls for a reduction in the amount of back-to-back games played in the month of January, and recommends picking up Alex Ovechkin as he looks to score his 500th goal.
January 8, 2016
Friday Daily Puck: Wait For It
Ryan Johansen will make his Predators debut and Seth Jones will make his Blue Jackets debut. What's next?
January 5, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Jase Off
A tale of two Jasons, and also a Reilly, a David, and an Evgeny.
NHL Barometer: Here Comes the Gibson
John Gibson is running away with the top goaltending job in Anaheim. Read who else is streaking, sliding, and suffering in this week's Barometer.
December 7, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Subbanator Not Running Optimally
Jason Chen talks blue-line shooting strategy and potentially fantasy-relevant call-ups while marking out the Canadiens' P.K. Subban for his recent ice-cold run.
December 1, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Hail to the Victor (Rask)
Wayne Simmonds is heating up, while Jordan Eberle is ice cold.
November 30, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Newly Elite
Jason Chen names his top five defensemen through the season's first quarter, including the Hurricanes' Justin Faulk, whose big-time breakout has him tied for the NHL lead with eight power-play goals.
October 21, 2015
NHL Barometer: Stone Cold Krejci
Jan Levine opens his debut regular season Barometer by looking at a Bruin who is returning to former glory.
October 19, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Getting in the Zone
Jason Chen explores potential indicators of future productivity, like Anaheim's Sami Vatanen startlingly beginning more than half his shifts in the offensive zone.
October 13, 2015
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 12, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Early Returns
P.K. Subban and Andrei Markov are arguably the best defensive pairing in the league right now, and they're a big reason why the Habs are off to a 3-0 start.
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
Frozen Fantasy: Goals on the Rise
Janet Eagleson looks at the coming fallout from the league's new overtime rules, which should be lots and lots of goals.
September 30, 2015
Draft Kit: Fantasy Draft Manifesto
Peter Maingot reveals his step-by-step process for fantasy drafts, including the all-important Tip No. 8.
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