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February 13, 2017
DraftKings NHL: Monday Picks
Chris Morgan suggests stocking up on Flames for Monday's two-game slate, as Sean Monahan and company host the lowly Coyotes.
February 3, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Friday Picks
Young Carolina pivot Victor Rask is among Chris Morgan's recommendations for Friday night's NHL action on FanDuel.
February 1, 2017
NHL Barometer: First-Half Review
In this installment of the Barometer, Jan Levine mixes it up by looking at the higher achievers and bigger disappointments from the first half.
Wednesday Daily Puck: Tippecanoe and Tyler Too
Daniel E. Dobish previews Wednesday's very short, but sweet NHL slate to help make you a winner.
January 30, 2017
NHL Waiver Wire: Picks of the Week
In addition to his best waiver-wire picks of the week, Neil Parker also looks at some four-game streamer options as part of a busy slate following the All-Star break.
January 25, 2017
NHL Barometer: Ellis Again
Jan Levine takes a look at players heading on different paths, including a promising run from one of Nashville's lesser-known blueliners.
January 24, 2017
Left, Right & Center: Colb as Ice
Evan Berofsky reminisces about All-Star Games past, then gets into his risers, fallers and players to watch heading into February.
January 23, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Monday Picks
Michael Clifford's Monday recommendations for NHL action on FanDuel include impressive Rangers rookie Pavel Buchnevich, who's made an explosive return from injury.
Monday Daily Puck: Johnny Be Good
January 20, 2017
Saturday Daily Puck: Open Wide and Say Aho
Saturday brings up the league's best power play against the league's best penalty kill, as well as a battle between the two division leaders out West. Plus, a rookie worth a pickup.
January 19, 2017
The Man Advantage: Power Players of the Week
Chris Morgan brings us his weekly power-play performers, turning again to a pair of Leafs doing their thing with the man advantage recently.
Thursday Daily Puck: Return of the Shark Attack?
Neil Parker digs into the Sharks and previews Thursday's eight-game slate with tidbits for daily and season-long players.
January 15, 2017
Neil Parker discusses his best waiver-wire adds of the week, starting with Anthony Mantha of the Red Wings.
January 13, 2017
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks
Chris Morgan's recommendations for Friday's action on Yahoo Daily Fantasy Hockey include rising Jets blueliner Jacob Trouba.
January 11, 2017
NHL Barometer: Kadri Lateral
Among his selections in the latest Barometer, Jan Levine reveals a Leaf forward whose excellent performance is being hidden by the team's younger stars.
January 10, 2017
Wednesday Daily Puck: My Aim is Trouba
The Jets have to deal with Carey Price sans Patrik Laine, the Penguins are dealing with an illness going around, and the Sharks will try and replicate their impressive performance from Tuesday's game against the Oilers.
January 9, 2017
FanDuel NHL: Monday Values
Winnipeg's Jacob Trouba has bounced back from a slow start to the season, and Michael Clifford includes him in his picks for Monday's FanDuel NHL action.
Chris Morgan sifts through Monday's four-game slate, and thinks Aaron Ekblad will continue peppering the opposition net with shots and providing good value in New Jersey.
Monday Daily Puck: Aho-y There
There are a couple of rookies we're forgetting about and they're worth digging into it.
January 8, 2017
Neil Parker gets into his best waiver-wire options of the week, highlighted by a pair of Sharks including Kevin Labanc.
January 6, 2017
The Daily Puck: Streaks on the Line
Sasha Yodashkin previews Friday's six-game slate, focusing on top fantasy plays like goaltender Brian Elliott going for his sixth straight win in Vancouver.
January 5, 2017
The Ducks' Cam Fowler is among Chris Morgan's Friday values for NHL action on FanDuel.
January 1, 2017
Neil Parker delivers his best potential waiver-wire adds for the first week of 2017, looking at guys like Tampa's Ondrej Palat and Boston's Frank Vatrano.
December 31, 2016
Frozen Fantasy: Heaven on Earth
Janet Eagleson is in her happy place watching teenage hockey talent at the World Juniors as youngsters like Matt Barzal figure to give fantasy owners much to shout about.
December 29, 2016
The Man Advantage: Power-Play Performers of the Week
Chris Morgan gets into his weekly analysis of six players producing on the power play that might just be available in your league, headlined by the Stars' Jason Spezza.
December 19, 2016
Chris Morgan finds some exploitable matchups on Monday's five-game slate, and recommends a Ducks mini-stack against the Maple Leafs that includes Sami Vatanen.
December 14, 2016
DraftKings NHL: Wednesday Picks
Chris Morgan throws down his Wednesday DraftKings picks, which include a number of Flyers like Brayden Schenn in a fantasy-friendly matchup with Colorado.
December 13, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Get Backlund
Wednesday's four games include the red hot Flyers and Flames, and there is one Flame you should consider picking up.
December 6, 2016
Left, Right & Center: Rein-a-mite!
Evan Berofsky reminds owners of struggling fantasy squads to stay the course, then delivers his risers, fallers and in-betweeners of the week.
December 4, 2016
Sunday Daily Puck: Record Setter
Mike Smith set a new Coyotes record with saves in a game. But can he turn their season around?
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