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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nicklas Backstrom's name.
August 16, 2016
Top 100 Fantasy NHL Players For 2016-17
Superstar Patrick Kane, coming off a 106-point campaign, tops RotoWire's initial list of the top 100 fantasy hockey players heading into the new season.
May 10, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday-Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker checks out the two-game contest for Tuesday and Wednesday, and likes the price tag on Alexander Steen given his new line assignment.
May 6, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks
Jason Chen breaks down Friday's playoff games as Jason Spezza looks to lead the Stars in Game 5 against the Blues.
April 13, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker looks for value Wednesday as the NHL playoffs begin, and finds it in the recently promoted and re-energized Jonathan Drouin
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 7, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: He's Baaaack
The key to finding late season success from players may be trying to find the ones who are still motivated by something beyond pride
April 6, 2016
The Kids' Table: Prospecting the Calder Cup Playoffs
Ben Zweiman lines up some close-to-the-majors prospects to watch during AHL postseason play, including a raft of future Maple Leafs like Nikita Soshnikov.
April 5, 2016
Tuesday Daily Puck: Brouwery Tour
The Blues' Troy Brouwer has been red-hot lately, but is still available in a number of leagues for the season's last couple games.
April 2, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Milestones to Go Before I Sleep
Alex Ovechkin and Patrick Kane hit a couple impressive milestones in Friday's action.
April 1, 2016
Jason Chen has plenty of good goaltender options Friday, but he likes Anaheim's John Gibson, who has the best chance of winning.
March 25, 2016
Nicklas Backstrom has been one of the best centers in the league this season, and he is considerably underpriced for Friday's three-game slate on Yahoo.
March 21, 2016
The Man Advantage: Injury Replacements Down the Stretch
Mark McLarney looks at players on the waiver wire who can help on the power play down the stretch, including Washington's Matt Niskanen, who has taken advantage of increased ice time with injuries to teammates.
March 17, 2016
From the Press Box: How To Be The King
Paul Bruno describes his team-building thought process after locking up first place in RotoWire's THL fantasy league, with Capitals goalie Braden Holtby's huge season a major factor.
March 12, 2016
Frozen Fantasy: The Cup Goes to ...
Janet Eagleson looks ahead to possible playoff matchups and dreams of a Alex Ovechkin-Sidney Crosby scrape that would be epic.
March 4, 2016
Friday Daily Puck: Capital Showdown
Will the addition of Eric Staal help the Rangers against the Capitals?
Jason Chen picks the Friday Yahoo NHL slate, including Edmonton's Connor McDavid, who has a great matchup against Columbus.
March 3, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: Seabrook Run
Now is the time for big-game players to start playing big. Dustin Nelson looks at a few players stepping up.
March 2, 2016
Neil Parker suggests you avoid eating up too much of your cap with a superstar skater given the limited options Wednesday, and instead target players like Nicklas Backstrom
March 1, 2016
FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks
Paul Bruno's picks for Tuesday's FantasyAces NHL action include impressive young Wild forward Charlie Coyle, who's been finding a lot of twine lately.
February 25, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: San Jose's Feeding Frenzy
Dustin Nelson looks over how impressive the San Jose Sharks have been on an individual level and why Jarome Iginla is a great play right now.
February 23, 2016
FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
In this week's FanDuel Value Plays, Michael Clifford sheds some light on a lesser-known center in Philly and a rising D-man in Minny.
February 18, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Thursday Picks
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has three goals and seven assists in his last six games, and RotoWire's Sasha Yodashin explains why fantasy players shouldn't shy away from him despite a seemingly tough opponent.
January 28, 2016
From the Press Box: Overachievers and Albatrosses
With the All-Star break upon us, Paul Bruno identifies a number of underrated first-half studs (like Chicago's Brent Seabrook) as well as a few whose outsized contracts are creating salary-cap issues.
January 24, 2016
Monday Daily Puck: Marching to his own Drummer
Brad Marchant has goals in four straight for Boston.
January 22, 2016
Jason Chen likes the Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist, who has won three of his last four games, for Friday's Yahoo game.
January 21, 2016
Friday Daily Puck: Paying the Price
The Habs announced star goalie Carey Price is not close to returning.
NHL Barometer: Windy City Winner
Jan Levine's look around the league includes Chicago's Artemi Panarin, who is one of the top newcomers in the NHL this season.
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 11, 2016
Ice and Fire: Hockey-Tonk
Dan Pennucci likes the change of scenery for Ryan Johansen in Nashville and is impressed with the surprisingly strong work Louis Domingue has been doing in Arizona with Mike Smith injured.
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