Tag Archive | "Alexander Ovechkin"

A Capital Offence? Alex Ovechkin Takes The Week Off

Thursday, March 24, 2011

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Is there anything more frustrating as a Fantasy Hockey GM then working hard all year to earn a playoff berth, only then to lose one of your top guns to injury when it counts the most? Owners in h2h pools, many of whom start their playoffs this week, have been forced to deal with major…

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The Cycle: Caps Still Need Second Line Center

Saturday, February 19, 2011

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When the Capitals entered this season without acquiring a proven center to fill a void on the second line, they were doing so with the understanding that those who might take the spot most often — particularly Marcus Johansson and Mathieu Perreault after Tomas Fleischman was traded — would have their inconsistencies [Capitals Insider] Let’s…

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Caps Need Semin, Green to Get/Stay Healthy

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

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According to Sky Kerstein at 106.7 The Fan, right wing Alexander Semin will return to the Washington Capitals’ lineup tonight. Shortly following practice head coach Bruce Boudreau confirmed his talented forward would return after missing 12 games and exactly a month. To make room for Semin, the club reassigned forward Jay Beagle to the Hershey Bears…

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The Cycle: Goalie Fights, Goalie Fights, Goalie Fights!!!

Friday, February 4, 2011

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The cycle spans the internet for intelligent, well-thought out articles which either help your fantasy team or will give you some better incite on your favorite team. If you feel we should add your link, feel free to contact us at contact at dailyfaceoff dot com or on twitter @dailyfaceoff. No article here but how…

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Fantasy Hockey Eastern Conference All-Star 1st Team

Saturday, January 29, 2011

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Fantasy draft? We did that back in September/October. When I think of All-Stars I think of the ‘First Team’ and the ‘Second Team’– aka the true cut-off between the superstars and the players who needed to represent their team as a rule. Although the League previously only broke the teams down into first and second…

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Daily Deke: Caps and Hawks go for three straight

Friday, November 19, 2010

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The Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks both hit the road tonight in search of their third consecutive win. Thanks to solid goaltending and plenty of offense, both teams are playing extremely well right now. Alexander Semin has a nine game points streak, which included nine goals and eight assists.  He along with Alex Ovechkin continue…

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Nightly Scrap: Big night for big centers

Thursday, November 18, 2010

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Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks finally beat the Edmonton Oilers the way they know they could, via blowout. Toews would score three followed by Patrick Sharp and Bryan Bickell en route to a 5-0 win over the Oilers.  In addition, Marty Turco shutout the opposition and got his first as a Blackhawk while Nikolai…

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Nightly Scrap: Blackhawks end Ducks’ winning streak

Sunday, November 14, 2010

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The Chicago Blackhawks prevented the Anaheim Ducks from winning a franchise record seventh consecutive game by beating them in overtime 3-2.  Sophomore Viktor Stalberg scored his sixth of the season in extra innings as the team also got a goal from Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane.  Clearly facing a team that relies similarly on their…

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Fantasy Week 5 Reviewed

Friday, November 12, 2010

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This week in the NHL has been one that has seen star players collide, and rivalries renewed. In an original six matchup last night, Montreal and Boston played each other for the first time this season, and it was Carey Price who would be the one to outduel last year’s phenom Tuukka Rask to drive the Canadiens…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 5

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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Here we are in week five of the season.  While some teams are climbing the standings, others are starting to realize that they are in for a long season. Here is a look at the latest player trends this past week. HOT Teemu Selanne – After contemplating retirement in the summer Selanne came back for…

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