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Legit or Not-Legit – Fantasy Rookie Edition

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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Legit or Not-Legit – Fantasy Rookie Edition

In the early weeks of October 2016 Pavel Buchenevich took the Fantasy world by storm. The year before it was Oscar Lindberg, and for both players; within a month they were among the most dropped players league wide. There is always a rookie or unknown name who comes flying out of the gate and gains…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Boston Bruins

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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2017-18 Season Preview: Boston Bruins

In 2016-17, the Boston Bruins carried the second best CorsiFor% (54.3) in the NHL but narrowly made the playoffs and were eliminated in the first round by the Ottawa Senators. This summer was an uneventful one for the Bruins, who didn’t add any big names, but also didn’t lose much—other than Colin Miller to Vegas…

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DailyFaceoff DFS Cheat Sheet – October 17th

Monday, October 17, 2016

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DailyFaceoff DFS Cheat Sheet – October 17th

We are nearly one week into the season and there has been a bunch of great individual performances already and a ton of goals are being scored almost on a nightly basis. My first cheat sheet was pretty successful, so let’s hope we can keep that trend going into tonight. This evening there is a…

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: Boston Bruins

Thursday, September 15, 2016

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: Boston Bruins

We are 27 days away from the start of the NHL season. The scheduling of your Fantasy Hockey drafts have begun. The DraftKit is on sale and it is time to start previewing the 2016-17 NHL season. I will be previewing two teams every day and each preview will consist of: Projected Line Combinations, a breakdown of each team’s…

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Episode 27 – Free Agency Primer

Thursday, June 30, 2016

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Episode 27 – Free Agency Primer

Seegs, Beebs and D discuss arguably the craziest 20 minutes in NHL History where we saw two huge trades and a Steven Stamkos signing. They also take a look at the top-10 players who are expected to hit the Free Agent Market on Friday. Be sure to subscribe on both iTunes and SoundCloud and follow us…

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Playoff Preview: Blues vs. Blackhawks | Game 1

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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Playoff Preview: Blues vs. Blackhawks | Game 1

Originally I had stated that I was going to do a preview of each series, but ran out of time quickly, so now I’ve decided to do a quick preview for each game of the playoffs. Not too in depth, but enough to help you guys find out who is in, who is out, who…

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Jake Allen Out Week-to-Week with Lower-Body Injury

Monday, January 11, 2016

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Jake Allen Out Week-to-Week with Lower-Body Injury

The St. Louis Blues were dealt a number of big blows on Monday morning, but losing their starting netminder Jake Allen to a lower-body injury tops the list. Allen, 25, took over as the Blues’ starter this season and has been impressive through the first half of the season, going 18-10-3 with a 2.17 GAA…

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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Central

Thursday, September 17, 2015

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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Central

In the past I have done a breakdown of all 30 NHL teams. This season I have decided to break it down by division with a preview for each team inside! The Central Division is arguably the toughest division in the NHL. It consists of the defending Stanley Cup Champions, one of the best goaltending…

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2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview – Blues vs. Wild

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview – Blues vs. Wild

Blues Wild G/PG 2.92 (5th) 2.77 (t-12th) GA/PG 2.40 (5th) 2.42 (6th) PP% 22.3% (4th) 15.8% (27th) PK% 83.7% (t-7th) 86.3% (1st) St. Louis Blues Lines Minnesota Wild Lines Season Series Tied 2-2 Nov. 29 – STL 3 – 2 MIN (SO) Mar. 14 – MIN 3 – 1 STL Mar. 21 – MIN 6…

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Keeping Karlsson (Podcast) – Top Tierney

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Keeping Karlsson (Podcast) – Top Tierney

If you’ve managed to make it this far, don’t stop now– get all the latest fantasy hockey news and analysis you need to hoist the championship by listening to the 58th weekly edition of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast! The word of the week is Outjury, as a whole bunch of high-impact players return…

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