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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Craig Smith's name.
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.
FanDuel NHL: Tuesday Picks
There's enough to choose from on Tuesday, but Chris Morgan specifies which players - including a hot Rangers winger - are worthy of your FanDuel dollar.
November 21, 2016
FanDuel NHL: Monday Values
Michael Clifford's Monday values for FanDuel NHL action include talented players like Edmonton's Leon Draisaitl who are riding shotgun with the league's biggest stars.
November 5, 2016
DraftKings NHL: Saturday Picks
Chris Morgan reviews Saturday's deep slate and expects some slow-starting Kings to find their form against the Flames, including Drew Doughty.
November 3, 2016
Thursday Daily Puck: Don't Forget the Shots
Neil Parker shares an overlooked aspect of selecting a daily fantasy goalie and previews Thursday's 12-game slate with tips and tidbits for daily and season-long players
May 12, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Thursday-Friday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin looks at the next two NHL playoff games and is avoiding Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby, who does not offer enough bang for the buck.
May 11, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Wednesday-Thursday Picks
Neil Parker looks over the slate for the two remaining Game 7s in the second round, and thinks Joe Thornton will be able to take advantage of the Predators' penalty kill Thursday.
May 7, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin offers his picks and pans for Saturday night, and expects the Capitals to keep leaning heavily on John Carlson as they look to avoid elimination.
April 12, 2016
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Player Rankings
Jan Levine ranks the skaters and goalies in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for fantasy playoff leagues. Can you guess where Alex Ovechkin ranks?
Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: Ducks are Team to Beat
Jan Levine previews the Stanley Cup Playoffs as the Anaheim Ducks aim to bring the cup back to Southern California for the second time in three years.
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 18, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Picks
Jason Chen can't pass up a great matchup for Colorado's Matt Duchene against a Calgary team that has had atrocious goaltending all year.
March 9, 2016
NHL Barometer: A Hab in the Dark
Even though Montreal has fallen, Alex Galchenyuk is someone on the way up. See who else Jan Levine highlights in this week's Barometer.
March 6, 2016
NHL Waiver Wire: The Clock is Ticking
Dan Waldner offers some waiver-wire picks for the stretch run, including Cam Fowler, who has helped the Ducks turn around their season and become the hottest team in the league.
March 5, 2016
The Man Advantage: Hot Teams and the Power Play
Mark McLarney looks at four of the NHL's hottest teams, including Corey Perry and the Ducks, and how they're capitalizing on the power play.
DraftKings NHL: Next Week's Value Plays
Neil Parker's look ahead at another week of DraftKings NHL values features Edmonton's Nail Yakupov, whose poor season could be in for a turnaround now that he's skating with Connor McDavid and Jordan Eberle.
March 2, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Thursday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin picks the Thursday Yahoo NHL slate, including Connor McDavid, whose 'slump' has made him a bargain.
February 22, 2016
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Monday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin picks the Yahoo Monday NHL slate, including Washington's Braden Holtby, who is near lock to win vs. the Coyotes.
January 27, 2016
NHL Barometer: Low Flame
This week's Barometer looks at a young Flames forward who has slipped in recent weeks but has the opportunity to turn it back around.
November 17, 2015
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin's look at Tuesday's NHL games for Yahoo DFS includes a Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby, who continues to be a good value.
November 15, 2015
Schedule Analysis: Week 6
Teuvo Teravainen has replaced Marko Dano as the young gun on Jonathan Toews' line, and the Blackhawks have a favorable three-game schedule this week.
November 10, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Kings of the Road
Evan Berofsky tackles a five-pack of NHL squads, including a Kings team that's recovered from a rough start on the strength of Tyler Toffoli's star turn.
November 4, 2015
NHL Barometer: Top Brassard
Jan Levine discusses his picks, duds, and warning signs in this week's Barometer, which includes a dependable center starring on Broadway.
October 13, 2015
Ice and Fire: Opening Observations
Dan Pennucci looks at what Justin Abdelkader's hot start for Detroit can mean for fantasy teams, as he's likely available on the waiver wire.
Andrew Fiorentino picks the Tuesday Yahoo slate and likes Pittsburgh's Marc-Andre Fleury, who should have a great chance at making a bunch of saves.
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.
September 16, 2015
Shots on Goal: Early Look - Top 9 Central
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane still remain with the defending Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks, but a number of key forwards have departed. Peter Maingot breaks down who will step up in their place.
September 1, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Team-by-Team Offseason Review
It's report card time. Evan Berofsky grades each team's offseason moves, and the Red Wings get high marks for their signing of Mike Green from Washington.
April 23, 2015
From the Press Box: Rangers in Control
RotoWire's Paul Bruno surveys the first-round action so far in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
April 20, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: Un-Palat-Able
The Lightning are looking for some more electricity from winger Ondrej Palat, who's working on nearly a month without a goal.
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