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2018-19 Season Preview: Washington Capitals

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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After three straight second-round exits from the playoffs, the Capitals finally broke through in 2017-18 and won the franchise’s first Stanley Cup. The Ovechkin-era Capitals were long overdue for a championship, having won the President’s Trophy three times since drafting the Great Eight in 2004. Braden Holtby surrendered his starting job to Phillipp Grubauer at the end…

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Ranking Fantasy Hockey Goalies By Tiers (1-3)

Monday, September 10, 2018

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These tier posts breakdown our positional rankings to help you better understand who you should be targeting in your fantasy draft and when you should be going after them. Here are our top goaltenders for the 2018-19 season, starting with tiers 1-3. You can find the rest of our positional tiers here: Centre, Tiers 1-5…

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The Washington Capitals are the 2018 Stanley Cup Champions

Friday, June 8, 2018

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On Thursday, the Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 to win the first Stanley Cup in franchise history.  The Capitals went into the third period trailing 3-2, but Devante Smith-Pelly scored at 9:52 and Lars Eller scored the eventual game-winner at 12:23 and Braden Holtby took it the rest of…

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Stanley Cup Finals Game 4: Projected Lineups & Game Notes

Monday, June 4, 2018

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The Vegas Golden Knights have lost games 2 and 3 and that is going to result in them making some lineup changes for Game 4.  This marks just the second time in these playoffs that the Golden Knights have trailed in a series—the first time was after Game 1 against the Winnipeg Jets in the…

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Stanley Cup Finals Game 3: Projected Lineups & Game Notes

Saturday, June 2, 2018

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The Washington Capitals did exactly what you are supposed to do in Game 2, go on the road and steal a game.  Despite losing Evgeny Kuznetsov to an upper-body injury in the first period, the Capitals held on to a 3-2 win in Vegas on Wednesday. The Vegas Golden Knights outshot Washington in Game 2,…

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Capitals hold on to Game 2 win without Kuznetsov

Thursday, May 31, 2018

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On Wednesday, the Washington Capitals won their first ever Stanley Cup Finals game, but it didn’t come without drama.  You can basically expect the Vegas Golden Knights to score the first goal of the game right now, and they did so for the 13th time in 17 games in Game 2. James Neal potted his…

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Stanley Cup Finals Game 1: Projected Lineups & Game Notes

Monday, May 28, 2018

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Alex Ovechkin said it best during the NHL’s media day, “I don’t think anyone believed in us, and no one believed in Vegas, but here we are battling for the Stanley Cup.”  After many years of playoff failure, the Washington Capitals were an afterthought at the start of the 2018 season and obviously no one…

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Projected NHL Lineups & Game Notes 05/23/18

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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In Game 6, the Washington Capitals once again outshot the Tampa Bay Lightning by a wide margin but were actually able to walk away with the win thanks to a strong performance from Braden Holtby.  The Capitals have finally slowed the Lightning’s power-play down, holding them to 0-for-3 in the last two games.  Heading into…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

Monday, September 18, 2017

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The Edmonton Oilers missed the playoffs for 10 consecutive seasons (2007-to-2016) but found themselves back in the postseason in Connor McDavid’s second season in the NHL. After seeing his rookie season cut short by a broken clavicle, McDavid appeared in all 82 games last year and led all players with 100 points (30G / 70A).…

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Daily Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings: March 9th

Thursday, March 9, 2017

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There is a fat 10-game slate tonight with a number of huge games. The Maple Leafs will host the Flyers in a key playoff battle—Toronto is one point back for the final Wild Card spot and the Flyers are just two points back of them. A red-hot Flames team will host an equally impressive Canadiens…

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