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Jose Theodore finds a home in injury-prone Minnesota

Saturday, October 2, 2010

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Jose Theodore finds a home in injury-prone Minnesota

According to Michael Russo of the Star Tribune, the Minnesota Wild and Jose Theodore have agreed to terms.  Signing a veteran netminder became a necessity after the team lost Josh Harding for the entire season. It was believed that Anton Khudobin would backup starter Niklas Backstrom but the team likely felt he was not ready. […]

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Fantasy Season in Review: Minnesota Wild

Thursday, June 17, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Minnesota Wild

Offensive Corps: Despite replacing defensive-minded coach Jacques Lemaire with Todd Richards, the Wild scored their least amount of goals since the lockout–with their 219 markers topping only Edmonton, Columbus and Calgary in the West.  As such, there are not many players who provided fantasy value. Mikko Koivu had his second straight good season, recording 71 […]

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Draft Watch: Who Goes Number Three

Friday, June 11, 2010

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Draft Watch: Who Goes Number Three

Going into the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, we know one thing for certain– Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin will be taken with the first two picks. But who will be taken third overall by the rebuilding Florida Panthers? Although we need to wait until the 25th of the month, lets narrow down some of the […]

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Hawks Win Cup, Immediately Face Cap Problems

Thursday, June 10, 2010

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Hawks Win Cup, Immediately Face Cap Problems

Congratulations to the 2010 Stanley Cup champions, the Chicago Blackhawks!  On behalf of myself and Daily Faceoff, we would like to say thank you for a great regular season, postseason and we look forward to covering the offseason! Take a good hard look at the picture above, because come next season there will be some […]

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Will Olympic Success Carry Over?

Monday, March 1, 2010

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Will Olympic Success Carry Over?

This Olympics proved that certain players possess the talent to play against both top notch talent and on the smaller ice surface.  Of course, we cannot predict how any player will perform once they return to their NHL teams, but lets look at some players who could can ride their added confidence level into heightened […]

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Locking Up the Youth

Friday, February 26, 2010

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Locking Up the Youth

The last week marked an interesting trend with certain NHL front offices as general managers began locking up their promising young players.  Pekka Rinne, Andrew MacDonald, Cal Clutterbuck and Rene Bourque all inked new deals, ensuring they would wear their sweaters for at least another couple of seasons. The youngest of the four would be […]

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Cam Barker and Kim Johnsson Trade Jerseys

Friday, February 12, 2010

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Cam Barker and Kim Johnsson Trade Jerseys

The Chicago Blackhawks sent defenseman Cam Barker to the Minnesota Wild for two more defensemen: Nick Leddy and Kim Johnsson. According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago Johnsson could play second or third pairing and should see time on both the powerplay and penalty kill.  If you happen to own this 33-year-old blue liner, his […]

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Don’t Look Now

Thursday, December 3, 2009

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Don’t Look Now

Every so often I will be putting out a list of players I think that not many people know about but may want to at least look at for their fantasy hockey leagues. These are players that might not be viable everyday starters but when they’re hot, they’re worth picking up. Forwards Eric Fehr (W, […]

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Chicago Blackhawks 2009/2010 Season Preview

Monday, September 7, 2009

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Chicago Blackhawks 2008/09 46-24-12 (2nd in Central, 4th in West) Arrivals: Marian Hossa (RW, Detroit), John Madden (NJ), Tomas Kopecky (DET), Richard Petioit (TB) Departures: Nikolai Khabibulin (EDM), LW Martin Havlat (MIN), Samuel Pahlsson (CBJ), Matt Walker (TB) It’s easy to love this young up and coming hockey team and they are a sexy pick to improve after […]

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