Tag Archive | "Chris Stewart"

The Cycle: Jim Rutherford’s Second Take

Friday, February 25, 2011

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See above, pictured Erik Cole, one of the many players that Jim Rutherford acquired more than once. It should come as no surprise coming from a guy who used to cover the Carolina Hurricanes that Rutherford’s acquisitions will always be a point of interest. With yesterdays trade for Cory Stillman, Cory Lavalette of Canes Country…

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Blues & Avs Produce Late-Night Blockbuster

Saturday, February 19, 2011

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The Colorado Avalanche and St. Louis Blues made a shocking, 2 AM blockbuster which exchanged former first overall pick Erik Johnson and penalty killing stalwart Jay McClement along with a first round pick in 2011 or 2012 for former first-rounders Chris Stewart and Kevin Shattenkirk as well as a second round pick in again 2011…

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Peter Forsberg Decides to Retire from NHL

Monday, February 14, 2011

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So long Peter, the 2011 fantasy hockey season hardly knew you. After just two games, approximately 35 minutes of ice time in North America and roughly two months of teasing the 37-year-old does not feel confident enough in his ability. Playing primarily with longtime line-mate Milan Hejduk and a kid who grew up idolizing him…

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Peter Forsberg Officially Returns to Colorado

Sunday, February 6, 2011

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We’ve heard the stories for weeks. The great Peter Forsberg feels better than he has felt in years and wants to return to where it all began, for the third time. Adrian Dater of The Denver Post announced earlier in the day that Forsberg would indeed sign with the Colorado Avalanche, although terms have yet…

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Crashing the Net – Week 9 Waiver Wire

Sunday, December 5, 2010

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With the holidays right around the corner, fantasy owners are digging through their waiver wires searching for that special gift that can help lead their team into the playoffs.  Whether its an injury replacement or a young player finally developing after two full months of play, here are some players who can provide value for…

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What they got: Tomas Fleischmann and Scott Hannan traded

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

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The Colorado Avalanche continue to stay active in the trade market, acquiring enigmatic forward Tomas Fleischmann in exchange for veteran defenseman Scott Hannan. Simply put this deal seems agreeable for both sides.  The Caps get a crease-clearing, shot-blocking defenseman while the Avs replace a top six forward.  Now let’s take a look at what both…

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Crashing the Net – Week 5

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

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With the first month of the NHL season officially in the books, fantasy owners are starting to see trends among their players and free agents.  Fantasy owners also have a better understanding of “Who is for real” and “Who is just pretending”. Last week, we reviewed players on Crashing the Net like Ryan Callahan, Jeff…

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Daily Deke: Blueshirts visit Philly; Bolts and Kings square off

Thursday, November 4, 2010

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The NHL is back at it tonight with six games on the schedule.  Here are some notes and comments on tonight’s matchups.  As always, be sure to check out the Starting Goalies section and the Team Lineup pages.  Both are updated throughout the day. The night kicks off with an interesting mactup as the New…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 4

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

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Welcome to week 4 of the Heatmap! At this point some players are really getting their games into gear, while some others have started to slip and fall behind. Let’s take a look at the latest streaks around the NHL. HOT Chris Stewart – In his second NHL season, Stewart broke out with 28 goals…

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Nightly Scrap: Brent Johnson leads Malkin-less Pens

Sunday, October 31, 2010

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First of all I would just like to add an apology to the likely 1 percent of our readers who relied on our Curtis McElhinney/Jonas Hiller non-call.  Usually I stay on the site until 10 or 10:30 to confirm Hiller but there was a death in the family which did not allow me to properly…

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