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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nicklas Backstrom's name.
May 10, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Wednesday Value Plays
With two Game 7 matchups on Wednesday night's slate, there's a lot on the line, and Neil Parker has FanDuel recommendations for you, including the Oilers' impressive Leon Draisaitl.
May 9, 2017
DraftKings NHL: Tuesday-Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker surveys the three-game slate split between Tuesday and Wednesday and doesn't think the Ducks will be able to keep Connor McDavid in check for Game Seven.
April 29, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Saturday Value Plays
Neil Parker breaks down Saturday's playoff games for FanDuel as Nicklas Backstrom looks to help the Capitals even the series against the Penguins.
April 27, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Thursday Value Plays
Neil Parker's Thursday selections for FanDuel NHL action in Round 2 of the postseason include Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby against a familiar nemesis in the Capitals.
DraftKings NHL: Thursday Picks
Jason Chen's Thursday selections for NHL postseason action on DraftKings include Senators pivot Derick Brassard, who's matching up against his old Rangers mates.
April 23, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Sunday Value Plays
David Pastrnak has been the best source of offense for the Bruins, and Jason Chen is expecting it to continue in Game 6 against the Senators on Sunday.
DraftKings NHL: Sunday Picks
Niklas Backstrom has been the most reliable scorer among Sunday's player pool, and fading him could be very detrimental, according to Neil Parker.
April 21, 2017
DraftKings NHL: Friday Value Plays
Neil Parker's Friday DraftKings NHL postseason values include high-flying young Leaf William Nylander, who's heading into a crucial Game 5 against Washington.
FanDuel NHL: Friday Picks
Chris Morgan's Friday FanDuel selections include Bruins power-play weapon Ryan Spooner.
April 19, 2017
Neil Parker's Wednesday selections for NHL postseason action on FanDuel include Nicklas Backstrom of the Caps, who are in desperate need of a Game 4 win.
April 17, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Monday Picks
Neil Parker's Monday selections for another exciting evening of postseason hockey on FanDuel include young Ducks blueliner Shea Theodore, who's found his way into a premier role in these playoffs.
April 15, 2017
Niklas Backstrom was held off the scoresheet in Game 1, but Neil Parker explains why that's unlikely to happen again in Game 2 against the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
April 13, 2017
The Man Advantage: Playoff Power Players
Chris Morgan examines each of the 16 playoff teams and their power-play performance from the regular season, with an added focus on power-play sleeper picks for the postseason.
April 10, 2017
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Postseason Preview
Jan Levine previews the Stanley Cup playoffs, picking each round, as Alex Ovechkin looks to put the Capitals on his back en route to a title.
April 9, 2017
Sunday Daily Puck: Selection Sunday
Jason Chen breaks down the final day of NHL action.
April 5, 2017
FantasyDraft NHL: Wednesday Picks
It's a small two-game slate Wednesday, but Neil Parker has several players worthy of fantasy selection nonetheless -- including the Rangers' Chris Kreider.
April 4, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Tuesday Value Plays
Chris Morgan discusses his best FanDuel picks on a busy Tuesday, including a top goalie looking to take advantage of a favorable matchup.
DraftKings NHL: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker sifts through Tuesday's deep 13-game slate and thinks P.K. Subban should provide good value at home against the Islanders.
April 2, 2017
Neil Parker breaks down his picks for Sunday, headlined by a trio of Sharks on the road in British Columbia.
March 31, 2017
Friday Daily Puck: Clearing the Final Hertl
Sasha Yodashkin previews a seven-game Friday slate brimming with possibilities, and explains why Tomas Hertl's value could extend beyond this one night.
March 29, 2017
Neil Parker throws down his Wednesday FanDuel plays, which include that Alex Ovechkin fellow you may have heard of.
March 27, 2017
Wildly Disappointing: Monday Daily Puck
What's wrong with the Wild? The answer isn't necessarily what you'd expect.
March 23, 2017
Thursday Daily Puck: Na-Na Na Nazem
Neil Parker touches on AHL seasoning, looks at Zach Sanford and previews Thursday's 12-game slate with tidbits for daily and season-long players.
March 21, 2017
Neil Parker sifts through a deep 11-game slate Tuesday and expects Mats Zuccarello to stay hot in a road matchup against the slumping Devils.
March 12, 2017
Sunday Daily Puck: En Fuego
Jason Chen makes note of the Flames' nine-game winning streak that has given their season a new hope.
March 10, 2017
NHL Barometer: I Like Eich
Among his selections in this week's Barometer, Jan Levine highlights a Buffalo phenom continuing his torrid run.
March 9, 2017
Thursday Daily Puck: The New 66
Neil Parker touches on Joshua Ho-Sang, recommends adding Joonas Korpisalo and previews Thursday's 10-game slate with tidbits for daily and season-long players.
March 2, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Thursday Picks
Neil Parker provides his Thursday values on FanDuel, including Islanders captain John Tavares in a friendly matchup with Dallas.
February 22, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker's Wednesday values for FanDuel's NHL contests include playmaking Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom.
February 19, 2017
Sunday Daily Puck: Sunday Fun Day
Jason Chen previews Sunday's 11-game slate
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