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April 13, 2015
NHL Barometer: Playoff Preview
Jan Levine previews the NHL playoffs and envisions Rick Nash lifting the Stanley Cup in June.
March 9, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Replacing Toughness
Dustin Byfulgien may be the league's toughest player, but the Jets will have to figure out how to fill his void for the next 2-to-4 weeks while he sits with an upper-body injury.
February 2, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: On the Move
Jason Chen covers some names that could have big fantasy value swings if they move before the trade deadline.
December 29, 2014
Neutral Zone Wrap: Fail For Nail Has Failed
Nail Yakupov has fallen again, and RotoWire's Evan Berofsky believes he won't get back up.
December 1, 2014
NHL Schedule Analysis: Monthly Outlooks
Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon is getting on track along with his Avalanche teammates, who have 13 games in December.
November 29, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: Tale Of Two Cities
As the season passes the quarter pole, where are Sunday's competitors: the Canucks and Red Wings?
November 28, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: Edmonton Oil Spill
The Oilers are winless in eight games. When does a train wreck stop being funny?
November 26, 2014
Blue Line Buzz: Younger and Faster In Dallas
The Stars recent trades have demonstrated their commitment to young, fast players like John Klingberg, who had a big week last week.
Wednesday Daily Puck: Zeros for Zetterberg
A couple young players are getting hot, and a couple veterans are getting cold.
November 23, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: Every Game I'm Shuffling
Suddenly, the Pittsburgh Penguins are struggling to find chemistry on their top two lines.
November 22, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: Schennsational
Brayden Schenn is finally living up to his potential, while a trade between Dallas and San Jose has some noteworthy fantasy implications.
November 21, 2014
NHL Barometer: Risers and Fallers
Get up, get down, Olli is a joke in yet another town. See who else makes Jan Levine's risers and fallers this week.
November 19, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Don't Succumb To Vanek Panic
It's time to decide if you think a struggling player can turn it around, will prestigious players like Patrick Marleau, Mikko Koivu, Alex Goligoski, and Thomas Vanek turn around on early season struggles?
April 16, 2014
From the Press Box: First Round Preview
Paul Bruno laments that the Kings and the Sharks have to meet up in the first round of the playoffs, and he predicts each of the first round series.
April 15, 2014
Neutral Zone Wrap: Playoffs? Playoffs?! PLAYOFFS!
Evan Berofsky predicts that the Ducks will beat the Rangers to win the Cup this year, and gives you some tips for your playoff pools.
March 18, 2014
Morning Skate: A Rift in Sochi?
Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin apparently feuded in Sochi, and that may have carried over to Ovie's play in Washington.
December 16, 2013
Neutral Zone Wrap: Broken Down in Detroit
Jimmy Howard got hurt in practice, just the latest of the Red Wings' injury woes. Evan Berofsky discusses how they are addressing those woes, along with four other squads.
December 7, 2013
NHL Barometer: Take That, Mayor
David Desharnais' recent run has quieted Montreal mayor Denis Coderre, who suggested a one-way ticket to the AHL for Desharnais back.
Frozen Fantasy: Goalies in Trouble
Tuukka Rask is among the goaltenders on pace for a career-high workload this season. Is it time to make a move? Janet Eagleson considers the ramifications of heavy workload spikes.
November 19, 2013
Tuesday Daily Puck: Antti Repellent
Antti Niemis struggles have to have the Sharks -- not to mention his fantasy owners -- suddenly worrying about their rock in goal.
November 15, 2013
Saturday Daily Puck: No More Funny Games
The first quarter is done and it's time to weed out the pretenders
November 14, 2013
Friday Daily Puck: Not Nailed Down
Trade speculation is swirling around the Oilers' Nail Yakupov right now, but is he worth the rumored price?
November 12, 2013
Tuesday Daily Puck: Stamkos Down
Steven Stamkos suffered a gruesome leg injury Monday, taking the shine off Tampa's hot start to the season and breaking the heart of many a fantasy owner.
November 6, 2013
Thursday Daily Puck: Hemsky Gets Job At The Rumor Mill
Hemsky, Yakupov, Kreider, and Del Zotto get their names bandied about in new trade rumors.
November 3, 2013
Monday Daily Puck: Flower Power
Marc-Andre Fleury has been very sharp to begin the season, but can he maintain an elite level? John Toperzer takes a closer look.
October 19, 2013
Frozen Fantasy: Medic!
Niklas Kronwall was the latest in a growing list of blueliners removed from the ice with a significant injury recently. Janet Eagleson takes a closer look.
October 12, 2013
NHL Barometer: Gagner's on the Comeback Trail
Sam Gagner continues to make steady progress in his return from a broken jaw for the Oilers.
September 23, 2013
The RotoWire 200: Overall Rankings For Points Leagues
Do you go with Steven Stamkos or Sidney Crosby first overall? Andrew Fiorentino weighs in on that topic among his Top 200.
July 25, 2013
From the Pressbox: Kovalchuk Walks Away
Paul Bruno reviews the latest set of player moves, including Ilya Kovalchuk's stunning decision to retire from the NHL to play in his native Russia.
May 14, 2013
Shots on Goal: Conference Semis Preview, Part 2
The Blackhawks have a remarkable record when Patrick Sharp is on the ice this season. Peter Maingot picks the Hawks to beat the Wings in six games.
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