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Brock has been the Editor-In-Chief of DailyFaceoff.com since the start of the 2012-13 season, the Host of the DFO Podcast since 2015 and Editor-In-Chief of DailyDugout since the 2017 season.

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Nashville Predators

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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In 2019 the Nashville Predators made the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season, finished with 100-plus points for the third time in five years and won the Central Division for the second year in a row.  Nashville has become a regular-season powerhouse in recent years but has had very little playoff success—outside of making it to the…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

Monday, September 9, 2019

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After six consecutive playoff appearances and three straight first-round exits, the Minnesota Wild missed the postseason in 2019.  Minnesota finished seventh in the Central Division while ranking 27th in GoalsFor (2.56) but 12th in GoalsAgainst (2.84). The Wild will return Bruce Boudreau behind the bench for the fourth season but fired GM Paul Fenton after just one year. Former power-forward Bill Guerin has…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings

Monday, September 9, 2019

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The Los Angeles Kings were the worst team in the Western Conference and second-worst team in the NHL in 2019 and 2020 will likely be much of the same.  Los Angeles did not do much to improve their active roster this offseason but they have one of the deepest prospect pools in the NHL. Kings’ fans may…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Detroit Red Wings

Saturday, September 7, 2019

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The Detroit Red Wings have missed the playoffs for three consecutive seasons after not missing once in 25 years.  Their front office underwent a big shift this offseason, with former captain Steve Yzerman returning to where it all began and long-time GM Ken Holland departing for the Edmonton Oilers vacancy. Yzerman did a tremendous job building a perennial favourite while he was at…

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Season 5, Episode 2 – Fantasy Hockey Centres Preview

Friday, September 6, 2019

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Brock, Dylan and Beebs start their 2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview with the deepest position of them all… centres. The boys give you their respective Top-10’s at the position, a breakout, a sleeper and a bust centre before wrapping up the show by talking about a few rookies. Be Sure to Subscribe to us on…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Dallas Stars

Thursday, September 5, 2019

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From 2015-to-2018, the Dallas Stars ranked fifth in goals for per game (2.97) and 27th in goals against per game (2.95) but completely flipped the script in 2019.  The Stars played a more structured defensive game under new head coach Jim Montgomery and made it back to the postseason despite scoring the third fewest goals in the…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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The Colorado Avalanche took a step backward in the 2019 regular season but moved past the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2008.  Colorado was able to make the playoffs by riding their stacked top-line about as much as any other team in the NHL. The Avalanche were busy this offseason in an…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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After going nine years without a playoff appearance, the Carolina Hurricanes made a bunch of noise in the 2019 postseason.  Often viewed as one of the biggest underachieving teams in recent years, the Hurricanes 5v5 dominance finally translated into regular-season success. The Hurricanes won 46 games, which was the second-most in franchise history and went on to…

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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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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Boston Bruins

Friday, August 30, 2019

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The Boston Bruins forced Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Finals but fell one win short of the seventh Championship in franchise history.  The Bruins have made the playoffs in three straight seasons and have made the finals in three of the last nine seasons (one Stanley Cup).  With just $8.8M of projected cap-space (per puckpedia.com) and RFA…

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