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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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2017-18 Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Monday, September 11, 2017

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In 2013-14 the Colorado Avalanche went nuts, winning 52 games and then won 39 games in back-to-back seasons, only to be the worst team in the NHL by a mile last year. Former goaltender and head coach Patrick Roy must have seen it coming because he walked away from the team before it even started…

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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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Daily Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings: February 7th

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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There are 11 games tonight and then nearly the entire NHL gets tomorrow night off as there is only one game. There are three teams that come into tonight on a back-to-back, which will lead to more than a few backups getting the call. Both Eddie Lack and Andrew Hammond are expected to start tonight…

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Daily Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings: January 19th

Thursday, January 19, 2017

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Let’s try this again. Devan Dubnyk was my No.1 netminder on Tuesday and inexplicably lost to the Devils. I’m not sure how these goalie projections have basically become a curse this season, but it’s baffling. Dubnyk enters play tonight with about as good of a matchup as you can ask for. He will fave the…

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Daily Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings: December 29th

Thursday, December 29, 2016

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I’ll be the first one to tell you, that these have been lagging lately. It seems like my top-end guys do well, but whoever is listed as my No.1 or No.2 starter gets lit up. I took a BIG chance on Petr Mrazek the other night and he was awful, so I’ve changed the basis…

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DailyFaceoff DFS Cheat Sheet – December 16th

Friday, December 16, 2016

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Tonight is busier than it normally is for a Friday, which is nice. It will be an interesting night because of the goalie landscape. There are five backups getting the nod, including J-F Berube making his first start of the season, Philipp Grubauer, James Reimer and Calvin Pickard in a battle of the backups and…

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DailyFaceoff DFS Cheat Sheet – December 14th

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

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There are four games tonight: the Sharks are in Ottawa on a back-to-back, which means it could be an Aaron Dell night. The red-hot Penguins will face the Bruins, the surging Flames face the slumping Lightning and the night wraps up with another smoking hot team, the Flyers, taking on a struggling team, the Avalanche.…

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Daily Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings: December 8th

Thursday, December 8, 2016

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There are 10 games in the NHL tonight, with the Bruins and Hurricanes coming in on the tail-end of a back-to-back, Jake Allen has an eight-game winning streak on the line and Carey Price will have to start carrying the Canadiens with Alex Galchenyuk and David Desharnais out long-term. View FULL SaberSim Projections For those…

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Daily Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings: November 29th

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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There are 12 games on tap tonight and below I’ve ranked my best goalie plays of the night, with a little help from our friends at SaberSim.com and their helpful Daily Projections. For those of you who have used this site for years, you have almost certainly seen my Daily Goalie rankings before. For those…

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