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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nicklas Backstrom's name.
October 22, 2014
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.
October 18, 2014
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?
October 11, 2014
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.
October 3, 2014
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.
September 25, 2014
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.
August 17, 2014
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.
August 11, 2014
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.
July 7, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
NHL Barometer: Stamkos is Back
A healthy Steven Stamkos will make the Lightning a very tough out in the playoffs.
March 18, 2014
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.
March 15, 2014
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.
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 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 1, 2014
Frozen Fantasy: It's Miller Time in St. Louis
Janet Eagleson gets ready for a potentially busy trade deadline on tap this week on the heels of the Blues-Sabres blockbuster.
February 28, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: Return And Reassurance
Nicklas Backstrom soothed his fantasy owners with a big game Thursday following a positive drug test at the Olympics.
February 11, 2014
From the Press Box: Olympic Preview
Sidney Crosby leads the super-talented and favored Canadian squad.
Sochi 2014: Pre-Game - Group C: Czech Republic vs. Sweden
Jaromir Jagr leads the Czech Republic into Sochi against Team Sweden on Wednesday - the first major game of the tournament.
February 4, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Shake It Up
The slumping Canucks need to shake up their roster (and probably calm down their coach), and Alexandre Burrows, with no goals on the year, is among the change-of-scenery candidates.
February 1, 2014
The Daily Puck: Eastern Conference A Fine Mess
Washington needs Nicklas Backstrom to start producing more if the Caps want to stay in a crowded Eastern Conference playoff race
January 31, 2014
NHL Barometer: Phil's on Fire
Phil Kessel remains absolutely on fire and entrenched in the NHL's top 10 scorers with 57 points in 56 games this season.
January 29, 2014
Sochi 2014: Team Analysis - Sweden
Henrik Zetterberg will return to the Olympics to try to win another gold medal for Tre Kronor.
January 26, 2014
NHL Schedule Analysis: Boston's Slate Looks Good on Paper
The Bruins Will be Busy Before the Olympic Break
January 25, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: In Good Hands
A new crop of rookies is making an impression on the NHL and has the league in good hands.
January 18, 2014
Sochi 2014: The Olympic Hockey Roundtable
Six of our hockey writers examine the upcoming tournament at the 22nd Winter Olympiad
January 11, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Forward Progress
Dustin Byfuglien's promotion to the wing may be a huge benefit to both fantasy GMs and the Winnipeg Jets.
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