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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nicklas Backstrom's name.
February 22, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker's Wednesday values for FanDuel's NHL contests include playmaking Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom.
February 19, 2017
Sunday Daily Puck: Sunday Fun Day
Jason Chen previews Sunday's 11-game slate
February 15, 2017
NHL Barometer: Allen Town
It's been a rollercoaster of a season for the #1 goalie in St. Louis but he's back in top form. See who else Jan Levine discusses in this week's Barometer.
February 10, 2017
Saturday Daily Puck: Cheddar Bailey Biscuits
Brent Burns is having a season to remember, two stout defenses meet in Washington, and an Islander wing is well worth a pickup.
February 9, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Thursday Values
Neil Parker's selections for Thursday's FanDuel slate include an attractively priced Nicklas Backstrom in a friendly matchup with the Red Wings.
February 8, 2017
NHL Barometer: The Rat, Version 2.0
Jan Levine examines the latest movers, including a Bruins agitator who should be receiving more recognition for his offensive prowess.
Neil Parker provides his picks for a Wednesday-Thursday combo slate on FanDuel, including a roll of the dice on talented Flyers blueliner Shayne Gostisbehere.
February 7, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Tuesday Picks
Despite a few recent shaky outings, Chris Morgan believes a top goalie should be able to turn it around Tuesday.
February 4, 2017
Frozen Fantasy: 'Fleuries' Ahead
Janet Eagleson looks ahead to this year's trade deadline, which could see some unusual names moved thanks to the Golden Knights' expansion draft. Is Marc-Andre Fleury sure to be moved?
February 1, 2017
NHL Barometer: First-Half Review
In this installment of the Barometer, Jan Levine mixes it up by looking at the higher achievers and bigger disappointments from the first half.
January 25, 2017
NHL Barometer: Ellis Again
Jan Levine takes a look at players heading on different paths, including a promising run from one of Nashville's lesser-known blueliners.
January 23, 2017
Monday Daily Puck: Johnny Be Good
January 18, 2017
NHL Barometer: Backstrom's Back!
The start was sluggish but the Caps' #1 center has been flying of late. Read to see who else Jan Levine highlights in this week's Barometer.
January 11, 2017
DraftKings NHL: Wednesday Picks
Chris Morgan lays out his Wednesday values for DraftKings NHL value, including a rather friendly price for the Caps' Nicklas Backstrom.
January 10, 2017
Wednesday Daily Puck: My Aim is Trouba
The Jets have to deal with Carey Price sans Patrik Laine, the Penguins are dealing with an illness going around, and the Sharks will try and replicate their impressive performance from Tuesday's game against the Oilers.
January 9, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Monday Values
Winnipeg's Jacob Trouba has bounced back from a slow start to the season, and Michael Clifford includes him in his picks for Monday's FanDuel NHL action.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday Picks
Chris Morgan checks out Monday's four-game slate, and recommends loading up on Kings, including Anze Kopitar, in a juicy home matchup against the Stars.
January 5, 2017
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Thursday Picks
Chris Morgan goes over Thursday's seven-game slate, looking at guys like Marian Hosea and Jonathan Drouin to come through with fantasy production.
January 3, 2017
Tuesday marks the first full slate of games in 2017 and Chris Morgan highlights the juicier FanDuel options, including a top goalie on a hot squad.
December 27, 2016
In his FanDuel selections, Chris Morgan reminds us that hockey exists again and provides a few smart suggestions for who to play on tonight's busy schedule.
December 14, 2016
NHL Barometer: Flick of the Risto
When it comes to fantasy, goals aren't everything. In his latest Barometer, Jan Levine proves this theory with the help of a certain Buffalo defenseman.
December 7, 2016
Neil Parker's picks for Wednesday FanDuel action include Sharks stud Joe Pavelski in a friendly home matchup against the Senators.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday Picks
Chris Morgan looks over a four-game slate Wednesday, identifying his best value picks of the day.
December 5, 2016
DraftKings NHL: Monday Picks
Chris Morgan looks over Monday's four-game slate, and thinks Pittsburgh's defensive issues make the Senators' Mark Stone a strong play at his salary.
Monday Daily Puck: Here's Johnny
Among Sunday's surprises was the unexpected return of Johnny Gaudreau, who helped the Flames trounce the Ducks.
December 2, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Little Big League
A look ahead at a busy Saturday, a couple slumping sophomores, and a returning Jet.
The Coming Thing: The Other One
Andrew Fiorentino discusses how Jack Eichel's return has instantly improved the Sabres and covers the latest prospects to earn promotions from the AHL.
November 25, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: And The Oscar Goes To...
A look ahead at Saturday's nine games, including the Blackhawks squaring off with the Kings. Plus, why you should pick up Oscar Klefbom.
November 22, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Hail to the Viktor
It's a busier than usual Wednesday, with 24 teams in action, including the likes of the Capitals, Penguins, Rangers, and Blackhawks.
November 21, 2016
Monday Daily Puck: Barkov at the Moon
A weird night in the NHL gives way to a packed schedule with a few marquee games on the slate.
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