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Fantasy Articles Featuring Nicklas Backstrom

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

Beat the Cap: Save in the Middle, Win on the Wings

RotoWire's Neil Parker goes bargain bin shopping at the center position to free up cash for shallower positions.

FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week

Evgeni Malkin is now leading the Pittsburgh attack with Sidney Crosby out with the mumps. Michael Clifford spotlights one of Malkin's new running mates, and why he's a good punt play in FanDuel tournaments.

NHL Schedule Analysis: Monthly Outlooks

Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon is getting on track along with his Avalanche teammates, who have 13 games in December.

Monday Daily Puck: Victor Once Again

Victor Hedman returned Saturday to an already well-stacked Tampa Bay Offense

NHL Barometer: Not So Defensive

Fantasy owners of Alex Ovechkin were worried when Barry Trotz was hired to coach the Caps, but their fears haven't been justified yet.

Beat the Cap: Chasing The Third Wheel

Finding the third forward on a highly successful pairing can be highly profitable in daily fantasy hockey, but as Emerson Etem's experience with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry demonstrates, that success can be fleeting.

Saturday Daily Puck: Schennsational

Brayden Schenn is finally living up to his potential, while a trade between Dallas and San Jose has some noteworthy fantasy implications.

Beat the Cap: The Price is Wrong

Neil Parker discusses the pricing procedures for FanDuel and DraftKings, comparing the respective salaries of Vladimir Tarasenko and Jamie Benn as examples.

NHL Barometer: Missing the Carnival

Corey Perry missed out on the back-to-back games against the Kings this week due to a viral gland infection.

Saturday Daily Puck: Even Strength Extraordinaires

A look at the top even-strength and power-play point producers thus far, and what it means for your fantasy team.

FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week

The Canucks' Kevin Bieksa is firing off shots at a career-best rate this season. With two games this week against porous defenses, he makes for a solid discount option on the blue line.

Waiver Wire: Power Patric

His new home in Pittsburgh seems to suit Patric Hornqvist rather well - Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson explain why he's better than you think.

NHL Barometer: Hot Swede In the Hub

Carl Soderberg has been the Bruins' most productive center so far this season.

The Man Advantage: Getting More Opportunities

The Lightning's Anton Stralman is off to a great start and getting more power play time with Victor Hedman out.

Beat the Cap: Pinching Pennies on the Back End

Neil Parker used David Savard over the weekend to afford higher priced players elsewhere to good effect, and he lists eight other potential defenseman bargains in this week's article.

Frozen Fantasy: On the Cusp of Greatness

Kyle Okposo and the high-flying Islanders are ripe with fantasy potential. Jump aboard the bandwagon before there's no longer any room.

Saturday Daily Puck: Oil Shortage In Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers are off to their worst start in franchise history. What has gone wrong for such an offensively talented team?

The Waiver Wire: Game On!

As the regular season finally gets under way, who are the hidden gems waiting to be discovered? Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson analyze their top picks of the week.

2014-2015 Capitals Preview: New Leader Trotz Out To D.C.

The defensively-averse Alex Ovechkin may be tasked with delivering stronger two-way play under new coach Barry Trotz, but he still figures to get his points one way or another.

From the Press Box: Metropolitan Division Offseason Review

Dan Boyle has a new home in New York, the Flyers lost out on Scott Hartnell due to cap concerns, and the Capitals hired Barry Trotz and are embracing a new defensive approach. Paul Bruno breaks down each team's moves from the Metropolitan Division.

Draft Kit: 2014-15 NHL Sleepers

Jan Levine gives his three sleepers for each position. Included in this year's list is the Red Wings' Danny DeKeyser, who should get increased power play time.

Prospects Analysis: Top 3 Organizational Prospects - Metropolitan Division

Jon Litterine discusses the top three prospects in each organization, starting with the Metropolitan Division. Evgeny Kuznetsov took a long time coming over to the NHL, but he's been worth the wait.

Free Agency Frenzy: Adjust Your Expectations For These Players On The Move

With Jason Spezza, Thomas Vanek, James Neal, and others on the move, we assess what impact these moves have on the 2014-15 fantasy outlook.

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.

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.

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.

NHL Barometer: Stamkos is Back

A healthy Steven Stamkos will make the Lightning a very tough out in the playoffs.

Morning Skate: A Rift in Sochi?

Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin apparently feuded in Sochi, and that may have carried over to Ovie's play in Washington.

NHL Barometer: Career Year for Duchene

The Avs' MVP, Matt Duchene is playing out of his mind and could be on his way to 80 points if he stays hot.

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.