Tag Archive | "Jeff Skinner"

2020 Fantasy Hockey Tiers: Left Wings (1-5)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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At first glance, you might think there are a lot of high-end left-wingers but the bottom falls out pretty quickly. There are some incredible goal-scorers at the position, with at least five players who could go for 40-plus goals this season—@Alex Ovechkin, @Leon Draisaitl, @Brad Marchand, @Jake Guentzel, and @Alex DeBrincat. We only have eight…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

Monday, September 2, 2019

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The Buffalo Sabres have missed the playoffs for eight straight seasons, and haven’t topped 80 points in three consecutive years. However, there is some optimism surrounding the organization as we head towards 2020.  The Sabres were one of the busiest teams this offseason, refining the edges of their roster with relatively low-cost moves. Their key…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

Friday, September 21, 2018

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The Buffalo Sabres are coming off of one of the worst seasons in franchise history, winning just 25 of 82 games and finishing with a league-worst 62 points.  Ending 31st in the league allowed the Sabres to win the draft lottery and picked all-world defenseman Rasmus Dahlin. The Sabres were extremely busy this offseason, tinkering…

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Market for Skinner heating up; Hurricanes want to sign Hanifin long-term

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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Just six weeks after he was named the General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, Don Waddell is already very busy. It seems like Jeff Skinner’s name has been floating around the trade market for a number of years now, but talks sound like they are heating up. Waddell was on Hockey Central at noon today and…

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Line Matching – October 10th

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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After covering the basics of line matching in yesterday’s article, it’s time to look at tonight’s 7-game slate and the possible opportunities to find an edge. New York Rangers vs. St. Louis Blues – NYR1 (Kreider–Zibanejad–Buchnevich) has mostly matched up 5v5 vs. the top opposition line at home, and got destroyed puck possession wise against…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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Despite missing the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season, the Hurricanes enter the 2017-18 season with postseason aspirations. In order to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2008-09, the Hurricanes need to score more goals and give up less. Simple right? At the very least the Hurricanes front office made an…

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DailyFaceoff DFS Cheat Sheet – December 7th

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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There are four games across the NHL tonight and a number of great matchups should make for an exciting DFS slate. The Wild and Maple Leafs will go head-to-head as each team looks to get back to their winning ways, while two of the NHL’s best goalies (Holtby vs. Rask) face-off in Washington. On the…

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Draft Day Value: Left Wings

Monday, September 26, 2016

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With the Fantasy Hockey season fully upon us, training camps started, fantasy drafts being scheduled and players getting injured, it is time to look at the Average Draft Positions (ADP) on Yahoo! and see who is going way too late in drafts. I’ve looked at the ADP’s of all of the Left Wings and cross…

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Monday, September 19, 2016

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We are 23 days away from the start of the NHL season. The scheduling of your Fantasy Hockey drafts have begun. The DraftKit is on sale and it is time to start previewing the 2016-17 NHL season. I will be previewing two teams every day and each preview will consist of: Projected Line Combinations, a breakdown of each team’s…

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DraftKings Fantasy Hockey Cheat Sheet: February 3rd

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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DraftKings has two featured contests for the three-game slate tonight. The first has a $3 ENTRY FEE with First Place walking away with $2,000! The top 2,750 finishers will be split the $35,000 Prize Pool!        The second contest has a $27 ENTRY FEE with First Place walking away with $4,000! The top…

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