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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nicklas Backstrom's name.
January 18, 2017
NHL Barometer: Backstrom's Back!
The start was sluggish but the Caps' #1 center has been flying of late. Read to see who else Jan Levine highlights in this week's Barometer.
January 11, 2017
DraftKings NHL: Wednesday Picks
Chris Morgan lays out his Wednesday values for DraftKings NHL value, including a rather friendly price for the Caps' Nicklas Backstrom.
January 10, 2017
Wednesday Daily Puck: My Aim is Trouba
The Jets have to deal with Carey Price sans Patrik Laine, the Penguins are dealing with an illness going around, and the Sharks will try and replicate their impressive performance from Tuesday's game against the Oilers.
January 9, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Monday Values
Winnipeg's Jacob Trouba has bounced back from a slow start to the season, and Michael Clifford includes him in his picks for Monday's FanDuel NHL action.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday Picks
Chris Morgan checks out Monday's four-game slate, and recommends loading up on Kings, including Anze Kopitar, in a juicy home matchup against the Stars.
January 5, 2017
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Thursday Picks
Chris Morgan goes over Thursday's seven-game slate, looking at guys like Marian Hosea and Jonathan Drouin to come through with fantasy production.
January 3, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Tuesday Picks
Tuesday marks the first full slate of games in 2017 and Chris Morgan highlights the juicier FanDuel options, including a top goalie on a hot squad.
December 27, 2016
In his FanDuel selections, Chris Morgan reminds us that hockey exists again and provides a few smart suggestions for who to play on tonight's busy schedule.
December 14, 2016
NHL Barometer: Flick of the Risto
When it comes to fantasy, goals aren't everything. In his latest Barometer, Jan Levine proves this theory with the help of a certain Buffalo defenseman.
December 7, 2016
FanDuel NHL: Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker's picks for Wednesday FanDuel action include Sharks stud Joe Pavelski in a friendly home matchup against the Senators.
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday Picks
Chris Morgan looks over a four-game slate Wednesday, identifying his best value picks of the day.
December 5, 2016
DraftKings NHL: Monday Picks
Chris Morgan looks over Monday's four-game slate, and thinks Pittsburgh's defensive issues make the Senators' Mark Stone a strong play at his salary.
Monday Daily Puck: Here's Johnny
Among Sunday's surprises was the unexpected return of Johnny Gaudreau, who helped the Flames trounce the Ducks.
December 2, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Little Big League
A look ahead at a busy Saturday, a couple slumping sophomores, and a returning Jet.
The Coming Thing: The Other One
Andrew Fiorentino discusses how Jack Eichel's return has instantly improved the Sabres and covers the latest prospects to earn promotions from the AHL.
November 25, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: And The Oscar Goes To...
A look ahead at Saturday's nine games, including the Blackhawks squaring off with the Kings. Plus, why you should pick up Oscar Klefbom.
November 22, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Hail to the Viktor
It's a busier than usual Wednesday, with 24 teams in action, including the likes of the Capitals, Penguins, Rangers, and Blackhawks.
November 21, 2016
Monday Daily Puck: Barkov at the Moon
A weird night in the NHL gives way to a packed schedule with a few marquee games on the slate.
November 20, 2016
Sunday Daily Puck: The Ducks Wear the Crown
The Ducks and Kings will meet for the 129th time Sunday. Do you know which team has the historical advantage?
November 18, 2016
The Daily Puck: Metropolitan Mania
Sasha Yodashkin previews Friday's five-game slate, highlighting short-term and long-term value plays like Marian Hossa, who has been the catalyst for Chicago's power play despite his advanced age.
November 16, 2016
Chris Morgan breaks down some players to key on and avoid for a tricky two-game slate Wednesday.
November 15, 2016
Tuesday Daily Puck: French Bulldog
The Stars are all banged up, but that's created an opportunity for tough-as-nails Frenchman Antoine Roussel to grow his offensive game.
November 10, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: Three's Company
RotoWire's Neil Parker looks at Winnipeg's new-look top line and previews the fantasy landscape of Thursday's 10-game slate with plenty of daily and season-long tips and tidbits.
November 3, 2016
The Man Advantage: Potential Waiver-Wire Adds
Chris Morgan looks at six players that have been productive on the power play in the first month of the season that could still be hanging around on waiver wires.
FanDuel NHL: Thursday Values
Sharks goalie Martin Jones has been strong at home in the early going, and Neil Parker pegs him to keep it going in Thursday's FanDuel NHL values.
October 30, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks
Neil Parker checks out Sunday's slate and likes the price tag on Nicklas Backstrom now that he's been reunited with Alex Ovechkin.
October 26, 2016
Chris Morgan's Wednesday DraftKings advice is to pay the price for a pair of elite blueliners, Shea Weber and P.K. Subban, who were traded for one another this offseason.
October 21, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday Picks
Brad Marchand is off to a solid start, but RotoWire's Sasha Yodashkin explains why the Bruins' winger should be avoided Saturday against the Canadiens.
October 18, 2016
Left, Right & Center: Panik! At The Disco
Evan Berofsky looks at who's hot, cold and trending up in his second edition of his forwards column with a week of the NHL season in the books.
October 13, 2016
The Daily Puck: Welcoming the New Guard
Neil Parker touches on Auston Matthews before previewing the fantasy landscape of Thursday's nine-game slate with plenty of daily and season-long tips and tidbits.
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