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Sticky: Fantasy Season in Review: The Template

Sunday, December 1, 2013

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Sticky: Fantasy Season in Review: The Template

Forwards: Here we discuss which players played a productive role, which players underachieved or overachieved and who will likely contribute in the future. Defensmen: Same as offensive corps. Starting Goalie: Same as before. Behind the Bench: Is the coaching situation sturdy going into next season.  What kind of system do they play and how does…

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Will Rick Nash Reach His Potential in New York?

Monday, July 23, 2012

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Will Rick Nash Reach His Potential in New York?

Earlier today, the hockey world exploded with the news of a Rick Nash trade. Often-criticized GM Scott Howson of the Columbus Blue Jackets finally found an appropriate price from New York Rangers GM Glen Sather, receiving forwards Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, defenseman Tim Erixon and a first round pick in 2013 in exchange for his…

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Daniel Sedin doesn’t practice, but no setback

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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Daniel Sedin doesn’t practice, but no setback

Daniel Sedin did not take part in today’s practice, instead opting to take a twirl with the Canucks’ black aces according to Sportsnet’s Dan Murphy, via Twitter. The team would later explain, however, that there is no setback for the superstar forward. Concussions, as we know, are a very tricky injury which gives Sedin somewhat…

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Jonathan Toews practices despite feeling symptoms

Monday, April 9, 2012

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Jonathan Toews practices despite feeling symptoms

Despite still feeling concussion-like symptoms, Toews was centering the top line during today’s practice according to ESPN’s Jesse Rogers, via Twitter. It seems like the captain will gut through his injury in order to play in the playoffs. Those of you who haven’t drafted Toews yet may want to give him a look. * *…

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NHL Playoff Pool Position Primer: Forwards

Sunday, April 8, 2012

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NHL Playoff Pool Position Primer: Forwards

The NHL regular season may be over, but that is no reason to stop being a fantasy addict now! Several excellent websites such as Office Pools, Rinkotology and HockeyDraft.ca offer tailored pools that satisfy the need of the biggest hockey-crazed addicts, so stop biting your nails get your playoff draft on. We currently offer a free…

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NHL Playoff Pool Position Primer: Defense

Sunday, April 8, 2012

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NHL Playoff Pool Position Primer: Defense

The NHL regular season may be over, but that is no reason to stop being a fantasy addict now! Several excellent websites such as Office Pools, Rinkotology and HockeyDraft.ca offer tailored pools that satisfy the need of the biggest hockey-crazed addicts, so stop biting your nails get your playoff draft on. We currently offer a free…

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NHL Playoff Pool Position Primer: Goalies

Sunday, April 8, 2012

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NHL Playoff Pool Position Primer: Goalies

The NHL regular season may be over, but that is no reason to stop being a fantasy addict now! Several excellent websites such as Office Pools, Rinkotology and HockeyDraft.ca offer tailored pools that satisfy the need of the biggest hockey-crazed addicts, so stop biting your nails get your playoff draft on. We currently offer a…

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night April 7

Sunday, April 8, 2012

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night April 7

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Jeff Carter thinks he can play in Game 1

Sunday, April 8, 2012

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Jeff Carter thinks he can play in Game 1

Following today’s practice, Jeff Carter declared himself “good-to-go” for the playoff opener on Wednesday according to Rich Hammond of LA Kings Insider. However, head coach Darryl Sutter was less than optimistic, saying his scoring winger definitely needed some work after his appearance on the ice. Regardless, Carter taking part in line rushes is a very…

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Emery re-signs; will push Crawford next year

Saturday, April 7, 2012

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Emery re-signs; will push Crawford next year

This afternoon, Ray Emery signed a one-year extension with the Chicago Blackhawks according to Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago, via Twitter. The backup netminder will reportedly make $1.15 million next season. Emery, like counterpart Corey Crawford, had an up-and-down season in the Windy City. At times he won the starting goalie position, other times he…

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