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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Valeri Nichushkin's name.
October 31, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: Voracek? More Like Scoracek.
Jakub Voracek continues his dominance, while Bruins' Brad Marchand and Avs' Nathan MacKinnon snap scoring droughts on a busy Thursday in the NHL.
October 27, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Cam Can't Carry 'Canes
Cam Ward's struggles have made him an unplayable fantasy netminder, and things don't seem likely to get any better Tuesday in Vancouver.
October 25, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: Drooling Over Drouin
Jonathan Drouin has arrived in Tampa Bay, and he hasn't disappointed.
October 23, 2014
Friday Daily Puck: Kuemper's A Keeper
Darcy Kuemper now has three shutouts in four starts. Anomaly or the real deal?
NHL Barometer: Risers and Fallers
Frederik Andersen has the early edge of John Gibson between the pipes for the Ducks. Who else is rising and falling early in the season - check out Jan Levine's recommendations.
October 20, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Hot, Fresh Duck
The Ducks' Frederik Andersen has been a revelation in goal only for those who weren't paying attention while he dominated last season.
October 18, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: Oil Shortage In Edmonton
The Edmonton Oilers are off to their worst start in franchise history. What has gone wrong for such an offensively talented team?
October 15, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: Richards Don't Make the Man Rich
How to cash in on early season panic in your league.
October 13, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Don't Panic
Fantasy owners of Matt Duchene and other slow starters in the season's first week should hit the brakes before hitting the panic button.
October 12, 2014
Monday Daily Puck: Following The Waiver Wire
Winning fantasy teams would do well to follow the waiver wire to improve their squads.
October 11, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Game On!
As the regular season finally gets under way, who are the hidden gems waiting to be discovered? Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson analyze their top picks of the week.
October 1, 2014
Draft Kit: Maingot's Manifesto
Peter Maingot shares his top 10 draft tips, especially for those who play in a rotisserie style format. One such tip - target the backup goalies on elite teams, like Anaheim's John Gibson.
Draft Kit: Job Battles - Forwards
Who gets to ride shotgun on Steven Stamkos's line in Tampa Bay this year. RotoWire's Jordan Buckley highlights that and some of the other key preseason job battles heading into this season.
September 29, 2014
From the Press Box: The Contender Discount
Paul Bruno continues his tour through the division changes, this time focusing upon the Central Division, where the Blackhawks were able to land Brad Richards at a cheap rate.
September 11, 2014
2014-2015 Stars Preview: Where's the D in Big D?
The Stars added Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky to an already-stacked forward corps in the offseason. But can those additions mask the team's weakness at the back end?
July 7, 2014
Free Agency Frenzy: Adjust Your Expectations For These Players On The Move
With Jason Spezza, Thomas Vanek, James Neal, and others on the move, we assess what impact these moves have on the 2014-15 fantasy outlook.
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 7, 2014
FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
With teams like the Penguins resting key players in Chris Kunitz and Sidney Crosby as the playoffs approach, Michael Clifford looks at some unheralded names who may gain value in the season's final week.
April 5, 2014
The Waiver Wire: Final Countdown
The last games of the regular season will be played this week - if you're in a tight race or in the finals of your pool, check here for some key additions to your roster.
March 24, 2014
With Jonathan Bernier still slowed by a groin injury, Michael Clifford highlights a Toronto backup goalie who may be a bargain in Guaranteed Prize Pool formats.
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.
Tuesday Daily Puck: Broadway Blues
Martin St. Louis has just two points -- and no goals -- in seven games since joining the Rangers at the trade deadline.
March 13, 2014
Thursday Daily Puck: The Canadian Line Dance
We take a look at what top lines are firing on all cylinders and which ones are struggling. Plus, the Flames beat the Ducks 7-2, just like I predicted.
March 10, 2014
The Capitals' Marcus Johansson represents one of Michael Clifford's top value buys for FanDuel competitions this week.
February 7, 2014
Saturday Daily Puck: All Eyes On Sochi
Saturday marks the final day of NHL action before the Olympics, where 12 teams will vie for the gold. Which teams are the favorites? Who will win gold?
February 4, 2014
From the Press Box: Hidden Waiver Wire Gems
Paul Bruno advises you to scour the waiver wire rather than trade to address your team's shortcomings. You might just find the next Antoine Vermette.
January 30, 2014
NHL Prospect Rankings: Midseason Rankings
Aleksander Barkov is among those prospects that have graduated to the NHL ranks. See who has joined the top 100 to replace him and all the other rookies that have stayed in the NHL.
January 28, 2014
Tuesday Daily Puck: Back In Beantown
Tim Thomas makes his return to Boston on Tuesday for the first time since getting bounced in the first round of the playoffs in 2011-12, then retiring for a year.
January 25, 2014
Sunday Daily Puck: In Good Hands
A new crop of rookies is making an impression on the NHL and has the league in good hands.
January 23, 2014
NHL Barometer: The Bob is on a Roll
Sergei Bobrovsky been dynamite since returning from injured reserve earlier this month.
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