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Ryan Campbell - who has written 215 posts on NHL Starting Goalies, Lines, News, Fantasy Tools – Daily Faceoff.


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The Gap Between East and West

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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  It has been a long-standing theme in the two major sports whose conferences are split by geography (NHL and NBA), that the Eastern Conference plays little brother to the Western Conference. While the disparity is much more apparent in the NBA, where the bottom five to eight teams dwell in the East and only…

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Beat My Team – Free One Day Fantasy Hockey Contest – $300 in cash prizes

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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We have been lucky enough to partner up with our friends at Draftstreet again to provide a one day fantasy hockey contest for our readers, complete with $300 in cash prizes. The contest will occur on Saturday April 20th, but you can sign up at any time through this link, and rosters lock at 1…

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Blake Geoffrion Retires/Corey Perry Likely Suspended

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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Sad news in the hockey world today, as 25 year old Montreal Canadiens forward Blake Geoffrion (grandson of Boom Boom) announced his retirement from hockey. Geoffrion suffered a fractured skull last November after being leveled by Syracuse Crunch defenceman JP Cote. He has not played a game since the hit, and I think this comment…

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Starting Goalie Career Stats

Monday, January 28, 2013

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As many of you have noticed and commented on, we have stopped posting goaltenders career statistics versus their opponent when we confirm them. There are two very simple explanation for this: 1) Fantasy managers should not be using this information to decide who to sit/start. 2) If you do want this information, it can easily…

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DailyFaceoff Preseason Rankings Now Live!

Saturday, January 12, 2013

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Welcome to the Daily Faceoff pre-season rankings. Rankings were particularly difficult this year due to the lack of information regarding lines, playing time, tracking how players were doing in Europe, and a variety of other factors. Please take these rankings with a grain of salt, and use our knowledge to supplement your own best judgement.  Feel free…

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Meet the AHL’s Second Leading Scorer – Justin Schultz

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

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When browsing the list of AHL scoring leaders, one likely encounters the names of many young guns that they expect to see: Eberle, Hall, Niederreiter, Schenn, Nyquist, Connolly etc… All of these players save Nyquist were first round picks, and all six have spent time in the NHL with varying levels of success. However, there…

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Playoff Pool Primer Round 3

Sunday, May 13, 2012

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Goalies The playoffs in the West have been a low scoring affair, and expect that to continue with defensive-minded squads LA and Phoenix squaring of the the Conference Finals. Jonathan Quick leads all goalies with a 1.55 GAA and a stellar 8-1 record. Phoenix can’t match LA’s depth so count on Quick chalking up four…

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2011-12 Fantasy Hockey Disappointments

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

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Every year there is a guy (or 10) that utterly and completely fails to live up to expectations.  Sometimes it is because expectations are too high, and other time, they just stink. Let’s take a quick look at some of the guys who fit the bill this year, and what we can expect moving forward.…

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night April 3

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night March 27

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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