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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Nicklas Backstrom's name.
December 2, 2016
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
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday Picks
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
DraftKings NHL: Wednesday Picks
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.
August 16, 2016
Top 100 Fantasy NHL Players For 2016-17
Superstar Patrick Kane, coming off a 106-point campaign, tops RotoWire's initial list of the top 100 fantasy hockey players heading into the new season.
May 10, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday-Wednesday Picks
Neil Parker checks out the two-game contest for Tuesday and Wednesday, and likes the price tag on Alexander Steen given his new line assignment.
May 6, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks
Jason Chen breaks down Friday's playoff games as Jason Spezza looks to lead the Stars in Game 5 against the Blues.
April 13, 2016
Neil Parker looks for value Wednesday as the NHL playoffs begin, and finds it in the recently promoted and re-energized Jonathan Drouin
April 12, 2016
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Player Rankings
Jan Levine ranks the skaters and goalies in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for fantasy playoff leagues. Can you guess where Alex Ovechkin ranks?
Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: Ducks are Team to Beat
Jan Levine previews the Stanley Cup Playoffs as the Anaheim Ducks aim to bring the cup back to Southern California for the second time in three years.
April 7, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: He's Baaaack
The key to finding late season success from players may be trying to find the ones who are still motivated by something beyond pride
April 6, 2016
The Kids' Table: Prospecting the Calder Cup Playoffs
Ben Zweiman lines up some close-to-the-majors prospects to watch during AHL postseason play, including a raft of future Maple Leafs like Nikita Soshnikov.
April 5, 2016
Tuesday Daily Puck: Brouwery Tour
The Blues' Troy Brouwer has been red-hot lately, but is still available in a number of leagues for the season's last couple games.
April 2, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Milestones to Go Before I Sleep
Alex Ovechkin and Patrick Kane hit a couple impressive milestones in Friday's action.
April 1, 2016
Jason Chen has plenty of good goaltender options Friday, but he likes Anaheim's John Gibson, who has the best chance of winning.
March 25, 2016
Nicklas Backstrom has been one of the best centers in the league this season, and he is considerably underpriced for Friday's three-game slate on Yahoo.
March 21, 2016
The Man Advantage: Injury Replacements Down the Stretch
Mark McLarney looks at players on the waiver wire who can help on the power play down the stretch, including Washington's Matt Niskanen, who has taken advantage of increased ice time with injuries to teammates.
March 17, 2016
From the Press Box: How To Be The King
Paul Bruno describes his team-building thought process after locking up first place in RotoWire's THL fantasy league, with Capitals goalie Braden Holtby's huge season a major factor.
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