Sasha Yodashkin previews a four-game St. Patrick's Day slate filled with skilled players primed to exploit inferior opposition, like Calgary's Johnny Gaudreau and his more readily available linemate Michael Ferland facing the league-worst Stars defense.
Sasha Yodashkin expects special teams and goaltending to dictate Friday's five-game slate, with a good matchup in net likely to aid Vladimir Tarasenko in his quest for a third consecutive 30-goal season.
There are a lot of games on the Saturday slate, including several teams who also played on Friday. That means a lot of backups goalies potentially in net, which could have a real impact on your fantasy decision making.
The Jets have to deal with Carey Price sans Patrik Laine, the Penguins are dealing with an illness going around, and the Sharks will try and replicate their impressive performance from Tuesday's game against the Oilers.
It's a busy Saturday, with the Blue Jackets trying to start a new win streak against the high-scoring Rangers. Also, the Islanders are playing the Coyotes. Not everything is perfect. Plus, a King wing worth picking up.
2016 ends with a bang, thanks to 10 games on the docket. The red hot Wild and Blue Jackets square off, Marc-Andre Fleury tries to step in for Matt Murray, and the Rangers and Flames have great matchups.
Sasha Yodashkin pinpoints the top fantasy commodities playing in Friday's four-game slate, such as hot-shooting Ducks youngster Rickard Rakell against a Canucks team that has allowed the fourth-most goals per game.
The Flyers' Claude Giroux is still looking for his first goal of the year, and he has an intriguing opportunity to net it Tuesday against a Blackhawks team that's been awful on the penalty kill so far.
Charlie Coyle has seen an uptick offensively since the Wild changed coaches, and premier minutes mean he could do a lot of damage (in a good way) for fantasy owners who pluck the widely available winger off waivers.
Andrew Fiorentino gives some love to Hockey Hall of Fame inductees Nicklas Lidstrom and Sergei Federov while taking a look at Tuesday's slate and remarking on the amazing play of Habs backup Mike Condon.
A young and exciting Ottawa Senators team is terrorizing the NHL, while Jordan Eberle is piling up points for the Oilers. Meanwhile in Nashville, reduced minutes for Cody Franson is leading to reduced production.
Carey Price is having an incredible season for the Canadiens and leads the league in almost every goaltending category. He's carrying Montreal into President's Trophy contention and they aren't doing much to help him.
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.
With the NHL season almost halfway complete, we take a look at where teams stand now, compared to where they stood at this point last season. The Islanders are vastly improved, while the Avalanche continue to fall.
The red-hot Chicago Blackhawks have won five straight games, outscoring their opponents 19-8 in that span. Patrick Kane is as lethal as ever, while Kris Versteeg is becoming a top scoring threat. And what about 20-year-old Brandon Saad?
It's time to decide if you think a struggling player can turn it around, will prestigious players like Patrick Marleau, Mikko Koivu, Alex Goligoski, and Thomas Vanek turn around on early season struggles?
With a month of the 2014-15 NHL season now in the books, itís time to take an early look at how some key trades made in the offseason are shaping up for the respective teams involved Ė from a fantasy perspective.
Being a successful NHL franchise and being a successful fantasy owner both require patience. In particular, judging how long to be patient with young players is a key in both games. Do you have the patience it takes to wait for a star to develop?
The undefeated Leafs take on the Atlantic Division-leading Islanders. The two teams, who were both predicted to compete for the first overall draft pick, face off Monday night at the Air Canada Center.