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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Patrick Wiercioch's name.
September 1, 2017
Prospects Analysis: Preseason Top 100
Jonathan Litterine ranks the top-100 prospects entering the 2017-18 season. What kind of impact can Mathew Barzal have for the Islanders this season?
March 5, 2017
Sunday Daily Puck: McDavid's League
Jason Chen muses on the rise of the Oilers and the fall of the Red Wings.
December 6, 2016
Frozen Fantasy: West is No Longer Best
Janet Eagleson analyzes the rise of the east and how the league's eastern teams have overtaken those out west to shift the NHL's balance of power.
December 5, 2016
Blue Line Buzz: Trouble in Colorado
Jason Chen highlights his studs and duds on the back end this week, and spends a little extra time discussing Colorado's defensive struggles.
October 27, 2016
Friday Daily Puck: Goalie Issues Galore
Sasha Yodashkin previews Friday's six-game slate, pinpointing value plays like Johnny Gaudreau on a night that features many struggling goaltenders.
October 24, 2016
Blue Line Buzz: Beasting Out
Jason Chen rolls out the Blue Line Buzz for this week, looking at five studs and five duds on the back end from the last week.
October 22, 2016
Frozen Fantasy: Soaring Scoring
Janet Eagleson is having fun again watching hockey as scoring is up and goalies are about to be in big trouble. Is this the 1990s again?
April 9, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: All Things Must End
It's the penultimate day of the season, with all 30 teams on the slate. Take it in, the playoffs are just around the corner.
April 7, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: He's Baaaack
The key to finding late season success from players may be trying to find the ones who are still motivated by something beyond pride
April 5, 2016
Tuesday Daily Puck: Brouwery Tour
The Blues' Troy Brouwer has been red-hot lately, but is still available in a number of leagues for the season's last couple games.
April 2, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Milestones to Go Before I Sleep
Alex Ovechkin and Patrick Kane hit a couple impressive milestones in Friday's action.
March 31, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: The Home Stretch
The postseason is almost here, and while the West is largely settled, there's a lot at stake in the East still.
March 29, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: To The Max
Nazem Kadri was cold, but now he's hot, and so is Max Pacioretty.
March 26, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Wednesday Night Rivalry, On Saturday
With plenty of meaningful hockey happening Saturday, one game rises above the others in its ability to impact the postseason and provide serious drama
March 22, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Mr. Backlund
Jakob Silfverberg remains hot, while Nazem Kadri has gone cold.
The Daily Puck: Silfver Is Gold
Andrew Fiorentino offers a preview of Tuesday's games and recommends fantasy owners snatch up the Ducks' Jakub Silfverberg, who's seen his minutes and production tick up lately.
March 19, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Grand Central IR
Three major players have been taken off the board in the last 24 hours, changing the playoff race in the West and fantasy plans everywhere.
March 17, 2016
Friday Daily Puck: What in the Wild?
The Wild allowed seven goals on a night where a win would've put them in playoff position - not good.
March 15, 2016
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.
March 10, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: The Squeaky Wheel
Thomas Greiss just got cast in a starring role for the Islanders and it's time to see if he can handle the spotlight.
March 8, 2016
Tuesday Daily Puck: Bolted Back On
The Bolts have lifted Jonathan Drouin's suspension and he's heading back to AHL Syracuse, but Andrew Fiorentino says that doesn't mean his ultimate fate with the organization has been decided.
February 17, 2016
NHL Barometer: Stepan Out
Derek Stepan is once again leading on Broadway and moving up on the Barometer. See who else Jan Levine says is improving, in a rut, or in pain.
December 29, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Mars Lander
Evan Berofsky includes the Oilers' Anton Lander among lesser-known names on depth lines and in the AHL who could pay fantasy dividends in 2016, if only they get the opportunity.
December 1, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Wild Wild Rest
Evan Berofsky completes his look around all 30 NHL teams, including a Wild squad that's lost six times in its last 10 and is still waiting for Zach Parise to return to form post-injury.
November 28, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: Slump Busters
Many players got the monkey off their back Friday, scoring their first of the season or ending epic slumps.
November 24, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Nik-ed Up
One veteran Swede is hot, another is not, and Brock Nelson is setting out to prove last year wasn't a fluke.
Tuesday Daily Puck: Jennerating Offense
After a cold start to the season, the Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner has lit on fire recently.
November 21, 2015
Saturday Daily Puck: Reim Time
Finding a good goaltender is essential, but always more difficult than it should be.
October 19, 2015
Blue Line Buzz: Getting in the Zone
Jason Chen explores potential indicators of future productivity, like Anaheim's Sami Vatanen startlingly beginning more than half his shifts in the offensive zone.
September 21, 2015
NHL Mock Draft: 12-Team Expert Draft
RotoWire's Eric Lewandowski guides you through a 12-team mock draft consisting of some of the site's foremost hockey minds. The Capitals' Alex Ovechkin was chosen first overall.
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