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The most recent articles from RotoWire's fantasy hockey writers.
Blue Line Buzz: Who Got Better in the Back?
Jason Chen breaks down the defensive changes throughout the league after the trade deadline, while highlighting P.K. Subban's strong play of late.
Neutral Zone Wrap: Trade Deadline Review
Evan Berofsky examines the fantasy fallout from this year's trades and counts Anthony Duclair, who is headed to Arizona, among the long-term winners.
NHL Barometer: Hab Getting Hot
Jan Levine runs down the risers and fallers this week in the NHL, including David Desharnais, who has gotten hot lately for the Canadiens.
Prospects Analysis: Top 100 Prospects
Jon Litterine updates his Top 100 prospects followng the trade deadline and there's a new No. 1 in Nikolaj Ehlers.
Schedule Analysis: Trouble in Chicago
Brian Rutherford takes a look at the upcoming week's schedule, highlighting two teams with just two games.
The Waiver Wire: Deadline Day
Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson focus on the fantasy prospects of players like Patrick Sharp who could be on the move as the trade deadline approaches.
Frozen Fantasy: Panthers Don't Move Like Jagr
Janet Eagleson wants to know what Florida was thinking when it acquired the slow-poke Jaromir Jagr from the Devils to play with a team of fast Cats.
From the Press Box: Here Come the Kings
Jonathan Quick and the Kings are peaking at just the right time, while Paul Bruno wonders if time has run out for the Bruins.
Neutral Zone Wrap: Handing Out the Hardware
Evan Berofsky picks his winners for his annual hockey awards, including the Jonathan Cheechoo Memorial Award.
Blue Line Buzz: Around the League
Jason Chen discusses the possibility of the Bruins trading Zdeno Chara.
NHL Barometer: Sedin Still Sizzling
Jan Levine looks at who's hot and who's not in the NHL this week, and few are hotter than Vancouver's Henrik Sedin.
Schedule Analysis: Four Aces
Four teams have only two games this week, but Brian Rutherford explains how to take advantage of those with four tilts.
The Waiver Wire: The Trade Deadline Cometh
With the trade deadline arriving shortly, Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson look at who could overperform and underperform in the stretch run. Which side of the ledger does John Tavares fall?
Frozen Fantasy: Stop Asking Who Won the Trade
Janet Eagleson reminds us that the point of trading, in the NHL or in fantasy leagues, is not winning the trade but improving your team. So stop asking her won the Evander Kane trade.
Morning Skate: Hockey Tonk
Cody Franson is no longer a member of the Maple Leafs. Janet and Dan discuss that trade as their launching point this week.
The Man Advantage: Power-Play Roundup
Mark McLarney checks on the Stars' power play after a couple of high-profile injuries to Patrick Eaves and Tyler Seguin.
From the Press Box: Trade Deadline Talk
Paul Bruno reviews the big deals that have already happened and lists a few others that should before the NHL trade deadline.
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.
Blue Line Buzz: Predators Go All In
Jason Chen breaks down Sunday's big trade that sent Cody Franson to Nashville where he could end up as the Predators' No. 2 scoring option.
Schedule Analysis: Five Games in Seven Days
The five-game week has finally arrived for the Islanders.
The Waiver Wire: Examining The Trade
The NHL saw a rare bonafide blockbuster trade this week that included Zach Bogosian going to the Sabres. Dan Waldner and Mike Wilson look at what this means for the key players involved.
Morning Skate: Trade Em Up
Dan Pennucci and Janet Eagleson talk trade in this edition - both in the NHL and in their home league with each other, where Janet traded her beloved Patrick Kane to Dan.
From the Press Box: Value in the Crease
Paul Bruno explains why we could have a goalie win the Hart Memorial Trophy this season.
Neutral Zone Wrap: Isles Idle but not Idling
As Evan Berofsky explains, the Islanders did not overreact when Kyle Okposo went down, and the inactivity is paying off.
Blue Line Buzz: The Next Lidstrom
Jason Chen checks in around the league, including one player he's deemed the next Nicklas Lidstrom.
FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
Michael Clifford checks out who the best value plays are following the NHL trade deadline.
Tuesday Daily Puck: Don't Be Shy About Scheifele
Former top-10 draft pick Mark Scheifele has been coming on for the Jets lately, and he's Tuesday's recommended pickup.
Monday Daily Puck: Huberdeau Ready To Go
Old Plus Young Equals Perfect Blend
Saturday Daily Puck: Timonen's Last Hurrah
Kimmo Timonen gets a shot at the Stanley Cup with a trade to the Chicago Blackhawks, while Kyle Turris is helping the Ottawa Senators inch towards a playoff spot.
Sunday Daily Puck: So Long, Antoine
Antoine Vermette was dealt to the Blackhawks on Saturday. Is this an indication that Arizona is finally ready to rebuild?
Friday Daily Puck: Clarkson's Blues and Jagr's Moves
The Leafs ship David Clarkson to Columbus and the Devils send Jaromir Jagr to Florida. What's next?
Thursday Daily Puck: Trade Deadline Dry Run
The NHL had a dry run at the trade deadline on Wednesday, with four trades taking place in less than 24 hours.
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.
Michael Clifford is back with his best NHL value plays this week on FanDuel.
FantasyScore NHL: Tuesday Picks and Plays
Neil Parker runs through his picks and plays for FantasyScore's Tuesday NHL contests.
Wednesday Daily Puck: Found Lack-ing
There are two hot goalies, and one goalie who has a bug named after him.
Tuesday Daily Puck: Hot Karlsson
Erik Karlsson's found his mojo lately, as he's starred over the course of a six-game point streak.
Monday Daily Puck : Avalanche Of Points Possible For MacKinnon
Nathan MacKinnon netted a hat trick Sunday and could be set for a late-season run in Colorado
Saturday Daily Puck: The Great Game Heads Outdoors
The San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings head outdoors, while Mark Stone is emerging as a fantasy threat in Ottawa.
Sunday Daily Puck: He's Benn Good
Jamie Benn has been without his partner in crime since Tyler Seguin went down with a knee injury. It hasn't stopped him from stepping up his game. Sunday Daily Puck takes a look at him and a review of Saturday action.
Friday Daily Puck: Advanced Basics
The NHL will be rolling advanced stats onto their website soon. Can fantasy players use them?
Thursday Daily Puck: Hoffmania
The playoff picture in the West heats up, Landeskog is getting back on track, Varlamov is struggling, and just as (not) predicted, Mike Hoffman is playing great.
Beat the Cap: Over Leaning
Neil Parker explains the best lineup-stacking strategies for daily fantasy hockey.
RotoWire's Michael Clifford dives into this week's value plays on FanDuel, including Brett Connolly's solid upside on the third-line in Tampa.
Wednesday Daily Puck: Jason's X (Points)
Some hot veterans, some cold veterans, and a promising young player.
Tuesday Daily Puck: Klein Dancing
Monday Daily Puck: Hossa's Not The Only Senior Playing Well
Iggie Likes Playing Against Coyotes.
Saturday Daily Puck: Demi-God Marian Hossa
36-year-old Marian Hossa is leading the way in Chicago, while 24-year-old Roman Josi is putting together a spectacular campaign in Nashville.
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?
Beat the Cap: Blue Line Blues
Neil Parker breaks down how to best spend your DFS dollars on defensemen.
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