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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Michael Raffl's name.
October 25, 2016
Tuesday Daily Puck: Home, Not-So-Sweet Home
Andrew Fiorentino covers Tuesday's NHL slate -- including what should be an emotional game for Steven Stamkos in Toronto -- and recommends owners take a look at Habs rookie Artturi Lehkonen.
October 24, 2016
Monday Daily Puck: Finally Flying
The Heritage Classic didn't quite deliver on promises, but the young Flyers definitely are.
October 22, 2016
NHL Barometer: Hero to Zero for Hagelin
Jan Levine looks at who's up and who's down this week in the NHL, including playoff hero Carl Hagelin scuffling in Pittsburgh.
October 21, 2016
Saturday Daily Puck: Haute Couturier
A look ahead at a busy Saturday with some exciting matchups. Some young, up-and-coming players like Auston Matthews and Zach Werenski have particularly good opportunities for big fantasy days.
October 20, 2016
The Daily Puck: Walk the Laine
Neil Parker looks at Thursday's 11-game slate and shares tidbits for daily and season-long players.
October 13, 2016
Friday Daily Puck: Connecting With Konecny
Sasha Yodashkin previews Friday's matchups and recommends snatching up hotshot Flyers rookie Travis Konecny, who's opening the season on the second line.
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 24, 2016
FantasyAces NHL: Thursday Picks
The Ducks' Corey Perry, who has a nice matchup against Toronto, is the headliner of Neil Parker's Thursday FantasyAces picks.
March 21, 2016
The Man Advantage: Injury Replacements Down the Stretch
Mark McLarney looks at players on the waiver wire who can help on the power play down the stretch, including Washington's Matt Niskanen, who has taken advantage of increased ice time with injuries to teammates.
March 19, 2016
Frozen Fantasy: This Year's Best ... and Worst
Janet Eagelson hands out awards for this season's playmakers and those who have torpedoed fantasy teams and NHL teams like.
March 18, 2016
NHL Barometer: A Shark with No Bite
Jan Levine looks at who's up and who's down in the NHL this week, including long-time Shark Patrick Marleau who is scuffling mightily.
March 15, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Henrik ZZZZetterberg
Michael Raffl is helping Philly's playoff push and Henrik Zetterberg is hurting Detroit's
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.
February 2, 2016
Neutral Zone Wrap: Ducking Back In
Evan Berofsky covers the angles on five more teams, including the Ducks, who have been playing better and are getting Cam Fowler back from a knee injury out of the All-Star break.
January 13, 2016
NHL Barometer: Mumbo Jumbo
He may be slightly old and slow but Joe Thornton's run of fantasy success continues. Jan Levine talks about the big Shark and others in the latest Barometer.
January 10, 2016
The Waiver Wire: Midseason Magic
Dan Waldner scours the waiver wire for players who would benefit most teams, including Florida's Aleksander Barkov, who has posted 13 points in his last 10 games.
October 28, 2015
From the Press Box: Flyers Grounded
Paul Bruno offers his observations on intriguing storylines around the league, including a painfully slow start by the Flyers' Jakub Voracek.
October 27, 2015
FantasyAces NHL: Tuesday Picks
Paul Bruno takes a look at Tuesday's values on FantasyAces, including Claude Giroux, who's heating up for the Flyers.
October 26, 2015
Tuesday Daily Puck: D4: The Punchless Ducks
RotoWire NHL editor Andrew Fiorentino previews Tuesday's NHL action and talks Ducks, mighty and otherwise.
October 20, 2015
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Tuesday Picks
Andrew Fiorentino breaks down the Tuesday Yahoo slate where John Tavares and the Islanders have a sparkling opportunity against the defensively struggling Blue Jackets.
September 17, 2015
From the Press Box: Metropolitan Division Booms & Busts
RotoWire's Paul Bruno checks in on the Metropolitan Division and breaks down his top improving players and those on the decline.
August 18, 2015
Shots on Goal: Early Look - Top 9 Metropolitan
Chris Kunitz was a big disappointment last season. Will he get a second chance to ride shotgun with Sidney Crosby this year? Peter Maingot breaks down the top three lines for each team in the Metro.
April 1, 2015
Beat the Cap: Year End Round Up
Neil Parker is back with some advice on how to spot a trap game and which defensemen could be fantasy helpers as the regular season winds down.
March 30, 2015
NHL Barometer: Season Finale
Jan Levine wraps up the Barometer for the season but not before highlighting the likes of Kyle Turris, who is helping Ottawa making a playoff push.
February 25, 2015
Beat the Cap: Catching Up with the Latest Trends
Neil Parker provides updates on a number of previous columns to find quality value plays in DFS formats.
February 24, 2015
FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
Michael Clifford is back with his best NHL value plays this week on FanDuel.
February 17, 2015
Neutral Zone Wrap: Taking Care of Business
Evan Berofsky checks in on the Flyers, who are climbing back into contention with Ray Emery as a capable No. 1 while Steve Mason is sidelined.
February 15, 2015
Schedule Analysis: Five Games in Seven Days
The five-game week has finally arrived for the Islanders.
February 14, 2015
Sunday Daily Puck: Fallen Star
Tyler Seguin is down for the next three to six weeks with a lower body injury. What will the Stars do to replace him? What should fantasy owners do?
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