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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nicklas Backstrom's name.
March 8, 2014
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.
NHL Barometer: Weber's on the Prowl
Shea Weber is heating up after a stone-cold start to the year for the Predators.
January 7, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Sharpening For Sochi
Patrick Sharp has been on a tear the last two weeks and will be heading to Sochi
January 2, 2014
From the Pressbox: Midseason Power Rankings
The Blackhawks are on top, and now they're getting the services of Corey Crawford again.
December 29, 2013
The Man Advantage: Mid-Season PP Surprises
Mark Giordano is producing at an elite defenseman power play pace.
December 27, 2013
Friday Daily Puck: Still The King?
The NHL resumes action Friday after breaking for Christmas and the resulting post-turkey coma. Did Santa bring Henrik Lundqvist his game back?
December 22, 2013
Blue Line Buzz: No Peeking
Should PK Subban make Team Canada? Dan Pennucci is incredulous that it's even a question.
December 20, 2013
Saturday Daily Puck: 400 For Ovechkin
Ovechkin's on pace for 70-plus goals. Can he do it?
December 14, 2013
Frozen Fantasy: Roster Slugs
Is it time to unload Nail Yakupov at a discount? Janet Eagleson considers her options with a number of slow starters through the first two months of the season.
December 7, 2013
Sunday Daily Puck: Turning the Corner
David Desharnais, Max Pacioretty and Eric Staal have all found their mid-season form
December 6, 2013
Saturday Daily Puck: Zero To Heroes
Injuries are ramping up, so which has-beens and never-weres will get their once-in-a-lifetime chance?
November 19, 2013
Wednesday Daily Puck: Somebody That We Used To Know
Dany Heatley returns to Ottawa Wednesday, a city sure not to forget him
November 15, 2013
Saturday Daily Puck: No More Funny Games
The first quarter is done and it's time to weed out the pretenders
November 12, 2013
Wednesday Daily Puck: Oil Frenzy In Alberta
The Oilers are scoring, but scrutiny is unavoidable
November 11, 2013
The Man Advantage: Top Power Play Value Picks
Marcus Johansson has seen a huge spike in power play time on the Caps' first power play unit.
November 9, 2013
Sunday Daily Puck: Hall of Fame Weekend
Scott Niedermayer, Chris Chelios and Brendan Shanahan headline this year's exceptional list of Hall of Fame inductees
November 8, 2013
NHL Barometer: Captain Coyote
Shane Doan has picked up his game after a slow start, scoring 10 points his last 11 games for the Coyotes.
November 2, 2013
Sunday Daily Puck: SA/Gging Sens
Erik Karlsson remains a fantasy stud at his position, but a horrendous defensive effort by him and his mates has the Sens sinking down the Eastern Conference standings.
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