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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
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks
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.
December 29, 2015
FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
Someone's hot in Winnipeg. A familiar face slots in with the Joes in San Jose. See who else Michael Clifford highlights in this week's FanDuel Value Plays.
December 23, 2015
NHL Barometer: The NeverEnding Corey
In his latest Barometer, Jan Levine looks at a goalie who doesn't get enough respect even while backstopping his team to two Cups.
December 21, 2015
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday Picks
Neil Parker finds some value plays for Monday's Yahoo game, including Washington's Nicklas Backstrom, who has a goal and six helpers in his last four games.
December 12, 2015
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday Picks
Benjamin Zweiman finds a solid value play for Saturday's Yahoo game in the Coyotes' Oliver Ekman-Larsson, who has seen his salary take a free fall.
December 8, 2015
Leon Draisaitl: Warm, comforting, severely underpriced. Read what Michael Clifford has to say about Draisaitl and other bargains in this week's FanDuel Value Plays.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin likes the value of San Jose's Patrick Marleau, who has six goals and five power-play points in his last 10 games.
December 3, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Stars Not Game
The All-Star Game is pointless so why not embrace its pointlessness even more?
November 27, 2015
DraftKings NHL: Next Week's Values
Neil Parker provides his value plays for next week's NHL action, including rising Rangers forward Kevin Hayes.
November 20, 2015
DraftKings NHL: Upcoming Value Plays
Neil Parker identifies values for the upcoming week in DraftKings NHL action, including the Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom, who still has a mid-tier price despite elite fantasy production of late.
November 18, 2015
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker breaks down the short Wednesday schedule, but there is at least one significant value in Washington's Nicklas Backstrom.
November 17, 2015
Due to his current performance and price, Michael Clifford says you'd be foolish not to use Leon Draisaitl in this week's FanDuel Value Plays.
November 12, 2015
Benjamin Zweiman is going back to the well Friday on Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby, who price is too low to pass up in cash games.
November 10, 2015
In this week's FanDuel Value Plays, Michael Clifford sneaks in a Lightning forward who is set to take advantage of Ondrej Palat's injury.
November 4, 2015
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Thursday Picks
Andrew Fiorentino breaks down the Thursday Yahoo schedule, which includes a matchup in Calgary for Philly's Claude Giroux that should prove fruitful.
October 31, 2015
Frozen Fantasy: Stupid, Strange and Silly
Janet Eagleson pokes at a few of the crazier things that have caught her eye in the early going this season, including Marc-Andre Fleury's excellence for Pittsburgh.
October 28, 2015
NHL Barometer: Connor Bound
Relax, fantasy owners, Connor McDavid is doing just fine. Jan Levine looks at the Edmonton phenom and other movers in this week's Barometer.
October 27, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Widespread Vanek
David Krejci and Thomas Vanek are having bounce back seasons, while Dougie Hamilton isn't paying off yet.
October 21, 2015
Sasha Yodashkin breaks down the Thursday Yahoo action where Minnesota's Ryan Suter has a great matchup with the hapless Blue Jackets.
From the Press Box: Shrunken Without Duncan
Paul Bruno surveys the landscape of the league in his latest column, including ruminations on the Blackhawks' blue line in the absence of Duncan Keith.
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 20, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Backstrom And Better Than Ever
A healthy Nicklas Backstrom is looking good, while Jack Johnson is indicative of Columbus' woes.
Andrew Fiorentino breaks down the Tuesday Yahoo slate where John Tavares and the Islanders have a sparkling opportunity against the defensively struggling Blue Jackets.
October 15, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Those Desert Dogs
Something special is happening in Arizona right now. It might not last, but no one expected even this much out of the desert dogs.
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