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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Joel Ward's name.
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.
From the Press Box: Round 2 Preview
Paul Bruno reviews an exciting first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs and makes his picks for Round 2.
April 16, 2015
From the Press Box: Stanley Cup Playoff First-Round Picks
Paul Bruno previews the first round of the playoffs, while sneaking in who he thinks will be lifting the Stanley Cup in June.
April 13, 2015
NHL Barometer: Playoff Preview
Jan Levine previews the NHL playoffs and envisions Rick Nash lifting the Stanley Cup in June.
March 22, 2015
Frozen Fantasy: Cup Confusion in the East
Janet Eagleson is having trouble making sense of the East, but at least she has a better handle on it than Tara the tarot reader.
March 7, 2015
The Man Advantage: Trade Fallout for the Power Play
Mark McLarney examines the trade deadline's impact on the power play, including for the Florida Panthers, who acquired Jaromir Jagr from the Devils.
February 24, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Handing Out the Hardware
Evan Berofsky picks his winners for his annual hockey awards, including the Jonathan Cheechoo Memorial Award.
February 23, 2015
NHL Barometer: Sedin Still Sizzling
Jan Levine looks at who's hot and who's not in the NHL this week, and few are hotter than Vancouver's Henrik Sedin.
January 4, 2015
Frozen Fantasy: Is the NHL Changing?
Sidney Crosby has a new linemate, and the move from one of the league's worst teams to one of its best should make him a popular addition to fantasy squads, writes Janet Eagleson.
November 8, 2014
Waiver Wire: Power Patric
His new home in Pittsburgh seems to suit Patric Hornqvist rather well - Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson explain why he's better than you think.
November 7, 2014
NHL Barometer: Hot Swede In the Hub
Carl Soderberg has been the Bruins' most productive center so far this season.
The Man Advantage: Getting More Opportunities
The Lightning's Anton Stralman is off to a great start and getting more power play time with Victor Hedman out.
November 1, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Return Of The Mule
Johan Franzen returns from injury on Sunday Mike Wilson and Dan Waldner tell you why that should matter to you.
October 21, 2014
Neutral Zone Wrap: Blackhawks Up
The Blackhawks are flying out of the gate despite getting next to nothing out of Brad Richards to begin with. Evan Berofsky takes a look at five teams in this week's NZW.
October 16, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: Stars Shine, Sharks Abandoned on Long Island
The Stars showed the Pens why the West is still best, but the Isles showed there's a new player in town.
October 3, 2014
2014-2015 Capitals Preview: New Leader Trotz Out To D.C.
The defensively-averse Alex Ovechkin may be tasked with delivering stronger two-way play under new coach Barry Trotz, but he still figures to get his points one way or another.
March 22, 2014
NHL Barometer: Stamkos is Back
A healthy Steven Stamkos will make the Lightning a very tough out in the playoffs.
Frozen Fantasy: Desperation Moves
With Patrick Kane likely done for the rest of the regular season, Janet Eagleson speculates that a similarly skilled young forward could be lurking as his replacement in the interim.
March 8, 2014
NHL Barometer: Trade Deadline Fallout
Steven Stamkos was activated off injured reserve Thursday, but he returns to a Lightning lineup that looks radically after the trade deadline.
February 8, 2014
Frozen Fantasy: Get Aggressive
With the stretch run coming after the Olympic break, it's time to begin aggressively targeting categories where you can make up a lot of ground.
February 6, 2014
NHL Barometer: Backes Carries Blues
David Backes may not get the publicity of other centers, but with 174 hits and 38 blocked shots, he plays a complete game.
January 2, 2014
From the Pressbox: Midseason Power Rankings
The Blackhawks are on top, and now they're getting the services of Corey Crawford again.
November 26, 2013
Neutral Zone Wrap: The Lonely Islanders
Kyle Okposo and Frans Nielsen have given those on the Island hope that they might win a playoff series this season.
November 16, 2013
Frozen Fantasy: Familiar Face, Old Place
After Ted Nolan returned as the Sabres' bench boss this week, the Blackhawks acquired a familiar face and brought Kris Versteeg back to the Windy City. Janet Eagleson takes a closer look at the impact of those changes.
November 15, 2013
NHL Barometer: Flyin' in Philly
Brayden Schenn has been on a tear as the Flyers try to dig themselves out of an early season hole.
September 15, 2013
From the Pressbox: Top Lines & Pairings - Eastern Conference
Phil Kessel is the leading scorer for the Leafs, but will the addition of David Clarkson's toughness help push them over the top?
August 26, 2013
Shots on Goal: Top 9 Early Look - Metropolitan Division
Who is going to be John Tavares' new wingman? Peter Maingot breaks down the Isles' top-three lines, along with those of the other teams in the Metropolitan Division.
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