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April 23, 2013
Crashing the Net: Finishing Strong?
Antii Niemi and the Sharks have been on a roll. Ray Flowers discusses who else has been finishing strong in his penultimate column for the season.
April 16, 2013
Crashing the Net: Time is Running Out
Phil Kessel seems to be a guy everyone loves to hate, but he's been a highly efficient performer at the end of the day.
April 9, 2013
Crashing the Net: Down the Stretch They Come
Johan Franzen, The Mule, won't be doing much racing down the stretch, but he's been especially effective for the Red Wings late in the season and into the playoffs.
April 2, 2013
Crashing the Net: The Deadline is Approaching
A few big names have already been moved - could Dan Boyle be next? Ray Flowers covers that and the trends of a handful of players in this week's article.
March 26, 2013
Crashing the Net: More Ups and Downs
Sam Gagner is scoring at a higher pace than before, but he's still carrying a negative plus-minus.
March 20, 2013
Crashing the Net: Who's Up, Who's Down?
Dany Heatley's fantasy owners probably remember him in happier times. Ray Flowers discusses Heatley and more disappointments this week.
March 12, 2013
Crashing the Net: Get Carter
The Kings' Jeff Carter has caught fire as of late, sparking his team along the way.
March 5, 2013
Crashing the Net: New King on the Throne?
Jonathan Bernier has taken half of the last 10 starts between the pipes for the Kings. Ray Flowers discusses whether that's likely to continue.
February 26, 2013
Crashing the Net: Injuries and Performance
Ryane Clowe might have been lucky to get just a two-game suspension, but that doesn't excuse his lack of offensive output this season.
February 19, 2013
Crashing the Net: Hot and Cold
Pekka Rinne leads the NHL in GAA despite having a losing record.
February 12, 2013
Crashing the Net: The Quarter Pole
Claude Giroux has some work to do to come close to last year's scoring pace.
February 5, 2013
Crashing the Net: Shoot the Puck!
Ray Flowers discusses Alexander Ovechkin's shortfall this season, among other early season standouts.
January 30, 2013
Crashing the Net: More Early Season Standouts
Patrick Marleau and the Sharks keep on rolling.
January 24, 2013
Crashing the Net: Early Season Standouts
Joffrey Lupul's injury is a big blow to the Leafs.
January 15, 2013
Crashing the Net: Countering a Goalie Run
Ray Flowers avoided a goalie run in a recent industry draft, taking Patrick Sharp and a handful of other elite forwards while the rest of his league pounded the goalies.
April 4, 2012
Crashing the Net: Fantasy Islanders
Josh Bailey has been on a bit of a tear lately.
March 29, 2012
Crashing the Net: Singing the Blues
Brian Elliott keeps pitching shutouts for the Blues.
March 13, 2012
Crashing the Net: Wounded Duck
Corey Perry's injury comes at an inopportune time.
March 7, 2012
Crashing the Net: Tough Times in Chicago
Corey Crawford is really struggling for the Blackhawks right now.
February 29, 2012
Crashing the Net: Rookie Contributors
Taylor Hall is living up to his billing with the Oilers.
February 14, 2012
Crashing the Net: Storming Thornton
Joe Thornton has been on fire lately for the Sharks.
February 8, 2012
Crashing the Net: Playoff Hero Becomes Fantasy Star
Johan Franzen has finally converted his playoff mettle into regular season performance.
January 31, 2012
Crashing the Net: First Half Performers
Nicklas Lidstrom and Ian White are among the plus-minus standouts over the first half.
January 24, 2012
Crashing the Net: Complete Player
Pavel Datsyuk has 32 points in his last 25 games, and he's chipped in a +20 rating as well for the Red Wings during that stretch. He might be the most complete forward in the NHL.
January 11, 2012
Crashing the Net: Hodgson's Heroes
Cody Hodgson of the Canucks is making good use of the limited ice-time that he gets.
January 3, 2012
Crashing the Net: Red-Hot Alfie
Daniel Alfredsson has been hot since a slow start to the year. Over his last 16 games he's scored seven goals and recorded 18 points for the Senators.
December 21, 2011
Crashing the Net: Not Good Times For Ovie
The Caps' coaching change hasn't changed Alexander Ovechkin's fortunes.
December 13, 2011
Crashing the Net: Canucks Can-Do
Two slow-starting Canucks have found their groove, including Ryan Kesler (pictured).
December 7, 2011
Crashing the Net: Sharks Locked In the Tank
Dan Boyle hasn't fulfilled his lofty expectations so far this season.
November 29, 2011
Crashing the Net: Parise Still Slumping
Zach Parise might be at his lowest possible value right now, having just one goal in his last 11 games.
November 22, 2011
Crashing the Net: Sid the Kid's Massive Return
Sidney Crosby surpassed any reasonable expectation in Monday's return to action.
November 16, 2011
Crashing the Net: Not Miller Time
Ryan Miller remains sidelined after his concussion.
November 9, 2011
Crashing the Net: Forward Focus
Jonathan Toews is looking for his new linemate.
November 2, 2011
Crashing the Net: The Big Pavelski
Joe Pavelski has come up big on a number of occasions for the Sharks.
October 26, 2011
Crashing the Net: The Forgotten Superstar
Jason Spezza has reminded fantasy owners why he was once among the fantasy elite.
October 18, 2011
Crashing the Net: Big Chance for Brassard
Derick Brassard has another big chance thanks to Jeff Carter's injury.
October 12, 2011
Crashing the Net: Full Recovery For Parise
Zach Parise looks great so far in early action.
October 6, 2011
Crashing the Net: Opening Night Draws Near
Ray Flowers laments the falling fortunes of Olli Jokinen and Derick Brassard.
October 3, 2011
Crashing the Net: Old Faces, New Places
Brent Burns is among the big names in new places this year.
September 26, 2011
Crashing the Net: Another Take on Sid the Kid
Ray Flowers starts his regular NHL column at RotoWire, starting off with his valuation of Sidney Crosby.
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