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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Joel Ward's name.
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.
July 2, 2013
Morning Skate: Schneider's Shocking Trade
Cory Schneider is now a Devil. Dan and Janet break down that trade, and the other run-up items leading to the NHL Draft.
April 16, 2013
NHL Injury Analysis: Flames Doused
Alex Tanguay is the latest Flames player to go down with an injury in yet another lost season for Calgary.
February 22, 2013
Neutral Zone Wrap: Leaf Them Alone
The Maple Leafs are benefitting from the shortened season. Evan Berofsky breaks them and others down this week.
February 5, 2013
From the Pressbox: Early Surprises
Scott Harnell's broken foot is one of the reasons why the Flyers are off to such a poor start.
February 1, 2013
Frozen Fantasy: Little Black Book
Once upon a time, Janet Eagleson turned Marc-Andre Bergeron into Jonathan Toews. How did she do it? It's all about paying attention to the details...
January 30, 2013
From the Pressbox: 30 Cities, 30 Topics
Vladimir Tarasenko and the Blues are off to a wonderful start.
January 27, 2013
NHL Schedule Analysis: Back-to-Back Twice
Montreal (and Carey Price) and Dallas have arduous schedules due to the timing of their games this week.
August 29, 2012
Shots on Goal: Early Look - Southeast Division
Who is joining Alexander Ovechkin for the Caps this year?
April 10, 2012
Neutral Zone Wrap: Skater Tiers
Evan Berofsky breaks down the playoff skaters into tiers, and thinks that the Penguins will win the Cup.
March 25, 2012
NHL Schedule Analysis: Division Drop-Offs
What are the schedules like for those in tight division races this week?
December 2, 2011
Neutral Zone Wrap: Parts In a Machine
When something breaks (like a player), try to fix it with a similar, interchangeable part.
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