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Fantasy Articles Featuring Mikael Backlund

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Mikael Backlund's name.

Wednesday Daily Puck: Mr. Backlund

Jakob Silfverberg remains hot, while Nazem Kadri has gone cold.

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday Picks

Sahsa Yodashkin picks the Monday Yahoo NHL slate, including the Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist, who is a prime buy-low candidate playing at home.

Neutral Zone Wrap: Unsafe For Consumption

Evan Berofsky highlights several players who have been hot lately, but still should be avoided by fantasy owners looking for production down the stretch, like Toronto's Nazem Kadri.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Back, Back, Back, Backlund!

Mikael Backlund has been enjoying increased minutes and rolling for the Flames, making for a nice down-the-stretch fantasy pickup.

The Waiver Wire: Targeting Categories

Dan Waldner goes with the 'cheat sheet' approach for this week's waiver recommendations, just in time for the fantasy playoffs with players like Nashville center Mike Ribeiro.

NHL Barometer: Turris Trap

Don't look now but Kyle Turris is in a major slump. Read up to see how others are faring in this week's Barometer.

Frozen Fantasy: Problem Coaches

Janet Eagleson applauds Columbus coach John Tortorella for uttering three simple words when it comes to Brandon Saad's development.

Frozen Fantasy: Trade Deadline Casualties

Janet Eagleson advises fantasy owners to start preparing now for the trade deadline, which already claimed one victim in Dion Phaneuf, who was dealt Tuesday to Ottawa.

Neutral Zone Wrap: Cup-Bound Caps?

Evan Berofsky takes a look into the fortunes of five NHL franchises, including the East-leading Caps, who have a new top scorer this year in Evgeny Kuznetsov.

Frozen Fantasy: Calder McDavid?

Janet Eagleson discusses whether Connor McDavid's injury will keep him from the Calder trophy this year, but he's not the rookie she's lusting after.

Schedule Analysis: Slow Days in Boston

While Boston and Montreal have a short (two games) week, the other 28 NHL teams will play at least three times.

From the Press Box: Pacific Division Booms & Busts

Paul Bruno checks in on the Pacific Division and picks out his top players who will exceed expectations and those who will decline this season.

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.

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.

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.

Thursday Daily Puck: Feel The Coburn

Round two gets underway Thursday night with two games getting us going following last night's Game 7 win by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Friday Daily Puck: A Moment For Mrazek

Mrazek saves 44 to lead Detroit, Allen loses series opener. Now what?

Neutral Zone Wrap: Playoff Rankings and Picks

Evan Berofsky sizes up the Stanley Cup playoffs and finds a winner in St. Louis and David Backes, who leads his playoff-pool rankings.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Backlund's Back, Alright

Wednesday Daily Puck: Yandle Me With Care

A player who may be traded is hot, while a player who was traded is not

Neutral Zone Wrap: All (in the) Stars

Sean Monahan has registered eight points in his last 10 games as the Flames attempt to hold onto the final playoff spot in the West.

Thursday Daily Puck: Righting The Ship

The All-Star Break is upon us and it's time to right you very off-course ship with a hard look through the waiver wire.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Ride The Goalie Carousel

Recent trades, injuries and promotions have dramatically altered the goalie situations in several northerly NHL towns.

NHL Barometer: Risers and Fallers

Torey Krug is among this week's risers for Jan Levine in his Barometer. See who else makes the list.

Frozen Fantasy: Rotten to the Core

Phil Kessel was caught in the crosshairs of Toronto's dismissal of coach Randy Carlyle earlier this week, but trying to turn him into an all-around player won't turn around the Leafs.

Wednesday Daily Puck: Welcome to the Oshie

T.J. Oshie is hot, as is Brent Burns, while early surprise Brock Nelson has cooled down.

Friday Daily Puck: Capital Victory

What did we learn from the Caps' narrow victory at Nationals Park? And the Canucks' late-game collapse?

Wednesday Daily Puck: Alexander Auld Lang Syne

Two old pros with recent struggles are finding their past form

Monday Daily Puck: Blackhawks Backin' Up The Goods

Chicago Set On Cruise Control

Saturday Daily Puck: All Hail Gio

Mark Giordano is having a season for the ages in Calgary, while Kyle Turris is hitting his stride with Ottawa.