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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nicklas Backstrom's name.
October 20, 2017
DraftKings NHL: Friday Picks
Neil Parker takes a look at Friday's slate, zeroing in on Sharks stud defenseman Brent Burns on the road in New Jersey.
FanDuel NHL: Friday Value Plays
In Friday’s NHL schedule, Rob Geriak picks Shark’s right wing Kevin Labanc, who has points in three straight games, against the Devils, who have allowed close to 30 shots per game.
October 17, 2017
FantasyDraft NHL: Tuesday Values
Chris Morgan suggests rolling with the Sabres' Rasmus Ristolainen on Tuesday in Vegas.
DraftKings NHL: Tuesday Picks
Neil Parker recommends plugging a couple of Hurricanes into your lineup Tuesday, including defenseman Justin Faulk against the struggling Oilers.
October 16, 2017
NHL Barometer: Risers and Fallers
Jan Levine gets into his risers and fallers as October rolls along, looking at the struggles of Sharks captain Joe Pavelski.
DraftKings NHL: Monday-Tuesday Picks
Jason Chen checks out the slate covering Monday's, and most of Tuesday's, games and expects fireworks in DC with William Nylander and the Maple Leafs in town.
October 13, 2017
FantasyDraft NHL: Friday Values
Chris Morgan reveals his favorite plays on Friday's slate, including a surging Nicklas Backstrom on the road against a beatable Devils defense.
September 28, 2017
Top Power-Play Producers
Jordan Buckley explores some of the most interesting power-play producers heading into 2017-18, including Flyers veteran Claude Giroux -- who could find life challenging without Brayden Schenn this year.
October 11, 2017
DraftKings NHL: Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker is locking in a trio of Ducks at home against the Islanders on Wednesday.
October 9, 2017
NHL Barometer: Don't Write Off Ovi
Jan Levine looks at who's hot and who's not in the first week of the new hockey season, and, safe to say, the demise of Alexander Ovechkin has been greatly exaggerated.
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.
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.
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