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March 27, 2017
Blue Line Buzz: D-Men of the Week
Jason Chen brings us his weekly defensemen column, looking back on the season and breaking down some of the more interesting narratives with the playoffs just a few weeks away.
February 17, 2017
Saturday Daily Puck: Lemon Vrbata
An ode to Sidney Crosby, a look ahead at Saturday's busy schedule, and a lone Coyote howling in the wilderness worthy of a pick up.
February 16, 2017
Thursday Daily Puck: Go Grab Guentzel
Neil Parker recommends adding Jake Guentzel and previews Thursday's eight-game slate with tips for daily and season-long players.
February 14, 2017
Tuesday Daily Puck: Calle Me Maybe
Andrew Fiorentino previews Tuesday's seven-game slate of NHL action and recommends that fantasy owners look into Nashville's Calle Jarnkrok.
February 10, 2017
Saturday Daily Puck: Cheddar Bailey Biscuits
Brent Burns is having a season to remember, two stout defenses meet in Washington, and an Islander wing is well worth a pickup.
November 18, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Vrbata Bing
On a busy Saturday, the Lightning have to play without Steven Stamkos, and Toronto's young guns have to try and solve Carey Price.
November 16, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: Finding Evgeny
Neil Parker looks at Evgeny Kuznetsov's struggles and previews Thursday's 10-game slate with tidbits for daily and season-long players.
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 12, 2016
Sunday Daily Puck: Sid the Kid is Alright
Sidney Crosby is shooting the puck a lot more... and that's a good thing for the noted playmaker.
November 11, 2016
The Daily Puck: More than just Caps-Hawks
Sasha Yodashkin previews Friday's six-game slate, spreading the focus beyond the night's premier matchup and identifying players primed to succeed like Patrick Eaves.
November 8, 2016
The Daily Puck: An Election Day-ly Puck
You may have heard about this whole election thing happening Tuesday, but there's still hockey to be played nonetheless.
November 5, 2016
Sunday Daily Puck: Striking Oil
The Oilers have all the makings of a playoff team.
October 26, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday Picks
Chris Morgan pores over a light four-game slate Wednesday, uncovering his players to target and avoid when building your lineup.
October 17, 2016
Blue Line Buzz: Studs and Duds
Jason Chen tunes us into the Blue Line Buzz with the first week of the NHL season in the rearview, looking at studs and duds on the back end in the early going.
October 16, 2016
NHL Waiver Wire: Early Returns
Neil Parker highlights some early waiver-wire candidates based on early returns and upside, including Charlie Coyle, Jonathan Marchessault and Travis Konecny.
DraftKings NHL: Sunday Value Picks
With only three games Sunday, Nick Ritchie looks at who might provide some value despite the light slate.
October 11, 2016
The Daily Puck: Ready For Duty
RotoWire NHL editor Andrew Fiorentino kicks off the 2016-17 season by introducing a revamped version of the Daily Puck, with Ottawa's Kyle Turris among Wednesday's most interesting fantasy plays.
October 10, 2016
Blue Line Buzz: Defensive Rankings
Jason Chen breaks down his defensive rankings a few days ahead of the puck dropping on the 2016-17 season as a healthy Duncan Keith should provide big rewards for the Blackhawks.
October 3, 2016
Blue Line Buzz: Biggest Offseason Moves
Jason Chen analyzes the offseason's most important blue line transactions, including the Habs swapping P.K. Subban for Shea Weber. Who got the better end of the deal?
September 13, 2016
Prospects Analysis: Preseason Top Prospects: 51-100
Jon Litterine breaks down the bottom half of RotoWire's top 100 prospects, including No. 51, Kevin Fiala of the Predators.
April 28, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Thursday-Friday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin likes Nashville's Pekka Rinne as a value play in a Thursday-Friday Yahoo slate that features the NHL's three top offenses.
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 9, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin highlights the picks and pans on the busy final Saturday of the regular season, and finds the ageless Jaromir Jagr on a late hot streak
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 3, 2016
Sunday Daily Puck: Something Different Needed?
Joe Mahoney proposes the idea of trading Evgeni Malkin, and recommends picking up Jamie McGinn.
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.
March 31, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: The Home Stretch
The postseason is almost here, and while the West is largely settled, there's a lot at stake in the East still.
March 29, 2016
The Daily Puck: District of Goal-umbia
The Capitals clinched the Presidents' Trophy on Monday night, marking the first major milestone in what they hope will be a Stanley Cup-winning campaign.
March 26, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Wednesday Night Rivalry, On Saturday
With plenty of meaningful hockey happening Saturday, one game rises above the others in its ability to impact the postseason and provide serious drama
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