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Fantasy Articles Featuring Nicklas Backstrom

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

Tuesday Daily Puck: Tuukka Fall

The Bruins' slipshod blue line is making Tuukka Rask look bad early on in the year, and things don't project to get a lot better.

Saturday Daily Puck: Rookie Risk

It's a unique year in the number of exciting rookies available for fantasy, even outside of Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. But how do you assess a rookie?

From the Press Box: With Stars Injured Early, Opportunity Knocks

RotoWire's Paul Bruno discusses the early-season opportunities created by injuries to star veterans, including Evgeny Kuznetsov's opportunity to play alongside Alex Ovechkin in the absence of Nicklas Backstrom.

Eight Sleepers To Target

The Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov is set to make a major impact with Nicklas Backstrom out to start the year, but he's still going too cheaply in drafts.

NHL Mock Draft: 12-Team Expert Draft

RotoWire's Eric Lewandowski guides you through a 12-team mock draft consisting of some of the site's foremost hockey minds. The Capitals' Alex Ovechkin was chosen first overall.

From the Press Box: Metropolitan Division Booms & Busts

RotoWire's Paul Bruno checks in on the Metropolitan Division and breaks down his top improving players and those on the decline.

From the Press Box: Metropolitan Division Preview

Paul Bruno previews the Metropolitan Division where the Penguins made a big splash to improve their offense, which is still led by stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.

Shots on Goal: Early Look - Top 9 Metropolitan

Chris Kunitz was a big disappointment last season. Will he get a second chance to ride shotgun with Sidney Crosby this year? Peter Maingot breaks down the top three lines for each team in the Metro.

NHL Offseason: Player Movement and Impact

With a flurry of transactions coming across the NHL wire in the last month, Brian Weidy dissects many of the moves and their fantasy relevance.

From the Press Box: Early Offseason Review

RotoWire's Paul Bruno reviews some of the trades and free-agent moves from the offseason, including Phil Kessel, who will now play with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in Pittsburgh.

Prospects Analysis: Metropolitan Division

Jon Litterine breaks down how this year's crop of prospects fared in the NHL, including Carolina's Victor Rask, starting with the Metropolitan Division.

Thursday Daily Puck: Lightning Strikes Price

Tampa Bay's Tyler Johnson has been outstanding throughout the playoffs, but he again proved his worth on Wednesday night when he beat Carey Price with just 1.1 seconds left in the game.

Wednesday Daily Puck: And Then There Was One

With one first round series left, some news and notes on the remaining teams.

Friday Daily Puck: The Habs and Hab Nots

The Jets are out. Are the Senators and Penguins next?

From the Press Box: Rangers in Control

RotoWire's Paul Bruno surveys the first-round action so far in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Wednesday Daily Puck: Seldom Seen Stamkos

One Capital is hot, while another is cold, and there are concerns about Steven Stamkos

120 Sports & RW Video: Tuesday Daily Playoff Picks

Paul Bruno joins 120 Sports to discuss Tuesday's Daily Fantasy hockey picks.

From the Press Box: Stanley Cup Playoff First-Round Picks

Paul Bruno previews the first round of the playoffs, while sneaking in who he thinks will be lifting the Stanley Cup in June.

Blue Line Buzz: Top Playoff Defensemen

Jason Chen ranks his top defensemen from each team in the playoffs.

Neutral Zone Wrap: Playoff Rankings and Picks

Evan Berofsky sizes up the Stanley Cup playoffs and finds a winner in St. Louis and David Backes, who leads his playoff-pool rankings.

NHL Barometer: Playoff Preview

Jan Levine previews the NHL playoffs and envisions Rick Nash lifting the Stanley Cup in June.

The Man Advantage: Postseason Power Play

Mark McLarney looks at what to expect from the power play in the playoffs where Kyle Turris and the Senators hope to get an opportunity.

Friday Daily Puck: Hamm It Up

Andrew Hammond's streak ended. It was going to happen. So do the Bruins have a chance now?

Beat the Cap: Fading Stars in Prime Spots

Lopsided matchups don't always guarantee big results from high-priced players. Neil Parker explains why roster flexibility is a must.

Monday Daily Puck: Hudler Not Slowing Down

Not even the loss of Mark Giordano can cool the Flames

Wednesday Daily Puck: May the Schwartz be with You

Doan is done, Abdelkader is worth a look, and the Islanders are a team to reckon with.

The Man Advantage: Trade Fallout for the Power Play

Mark McLarney examines the trade deadline's impact on the power play, including for the Florida Panthers, who acquired Jaromir Jagr from the Devils.

Beat the Cap: The New-Look NHL

If you want to spend up for Alex Ovechkin, Neil Parker explains how you can save elsewhere and still fit under the cap.

Neutral Zone Wrap: Trade Deadline Review

Evan Berofsky examines the fantasy fallout from this year's trades and counts Anthony Duclair, who is headed to Arizona, among the long-term winners.

NHL Barometer: Hab Getting Hot

Jan Levine runs down the risers and fallers this week in the NHL, including David Desharnais, who has gotten hot lately for the Canadiens.