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May 27, 2016
Stanley Cup Final Preview
RotoWire NHL editor Andrew Fiorentino offers a look at how the Sharks and Penguins match up as they prepare to clash in the Stanley Cup Final.
May 16, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday-Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin picks the Monday-Tuesday NHL playoff games, including St. Louis' David Backes, who shows no signs of cooling off against the Sharks.
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 5, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Step by Stepan
Two hot players in New York, and a speedy Penguin worth a pickup.
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.
February 25, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: San Jose's Feeding Frenzy
Dustin Nelson looks over how impressive the San Jose Sharks have been on an individual level and why Jarome Iginla is a great play right now.
January 13, 2016
NHL Barometer: Mumbo Jumbo
He may be slightly old and slow but Joe Thornton's run of fantasy success continues. Jan Levine talks about the big Shark and others in the latest Barometer.
January 12, 2016
FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks
Sidney Crosby, back to playing like Sidney Crosby, headlines Paul Bruno's Tuesday picks for FantasyAces NHL action thanks to his matchup against the offense-friendly Hurricanes.
December 22, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: Russell Up Some Points
Since returning from his hand injury, Kris Russell's been a big part of the Flames' blue-line mix and could start paying dividends in fantasy circles.
December 15, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Raining on the Parade
Evan Berofsky examines some of the biggest breakouts in the early going, like Detroit's Dylan Larkin, whose surprising early productivity may not be sustainable.
December 12, 2015
The Man Advantage: Holy Gost
Mark McLarney looks at players getting more power-play time, like Philadelphia's Shayne Gostisbehere, who is proving to be a game-breaking talent.
November 26, 2015
From the Press Box: Quarter-Pole Surprises, Good and Bad
Paul Bruno takes a look at overachievers and underachievers around the league, including a Sharks team that's been thriving with new goalie Martin Jones.
November 22, 2015
Sunday Daily Puck: Riches to Rags
Joe Mahoney looks back on how the Vancouver Canucks have handled a complex goaltending situation since 2011-12, and recommends picking up Melker Karlsson.
November 17, 2015
Paul Bruno offers his Tuesday FantasyAces values, including recommending the Kings' Jeff Carter in a matchup against his old Flyers mates.
November 12, 2015
Thursday Daily Puck: Shotty Luck
We talk who is hot and how you can use shooting percentage predictively to make better trades.
November 10, 2015
Paul Bruno offers his recommendations for Tuesday's FantasyAces NHL action, including rolling out both Sedin brothers on the road in Columbus.
November 9, 2015
Ice and Fire: Underwhelming Superstars
Dan Pennucci takes a look at first-round fantasy picks whose owners are suffering through disappointing production early on, with none more prominent than Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby.
October 31, 2015
Frozen Fantasy: Stupid, Strange and Silly
Janet Eagleson pokes at a few of the crazier things that have caught her eye in the early going this season, including Marc-Andre Fleury's excellence for Pittsburgh.
October 27, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Capital Gains
Evan Berofsky helps you plan your fantasy team's future with a review of struggling players as well as success stories, like Washington's Matt Niskanen.
October 21, 2015
NHL Barometer: Stone Cold Krejci
Jan Levine opens his debut regular season Barometer by looking at a Bruin who is returning to former glory.
October 18, 2015
The Waiver Wire: Major Early Surprises
Dan Waldner looks at five surprises out of the gate, including a struggling Penguins squad that might offer some discounts to fantasy owners on a couple of underperforming players like Kris Letang.
September 9, 2015
Shots on Goal: Early Look - Top 9 Pacific
Sean Monahan leads a group of talented young forwards in Calgary. Peter Maingot projects the top three lines for all Pacific Division teams.
September 3, 2015
From the Press Box: Pacific Division Preview
RotoWire's Paul Bruno previews the Pacific Division, where the Ducks have been the class team and may have gotten even better during the offseason.
September 1, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Team-by-Team Offseason Review
It's report card time. Evan Berofsky grades each team's offseason moves, and the Red Wings get high marks for their signing of Mike Green from Washington.
August 18, 2015
Shots on Goal: Early Look - Top 9 Metropolitan
Chris Kunitz was a big disappointment last season. Will he get a second chance to ride shotgun with Sidney Crosby this year? Peter Maingot breaks down the top three lines for each team in the Metro.
July 17, 2015
NHL Offseason: Player Movement and Impact
With a flurry of transactions coming across the NHL wire in the last month, Brian Weidy dissects many of the moves and their fantasy relevance.
July 9, 2015
From the Press Box: Early Offseason Review
RotoWire's Paul Bruno reviews some of the trades and free-agent moves from the offseason, including Phil Kessel, who will now play with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin in Pittsburgh.
May 6, 2015
From the Press Box: Round 2 Review
RotoWire's Paul Bruno looks in on the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs and wonders if any team can stop the Blackhawks.
April 30, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Second-Round Playoffs Preview
Evan Berofsky sizes up the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs as an awakened Patrick Sharp leads the Blackhawks against the Wild.
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