Tag Archive | "Dennis Wideman"

Line Change on the Fly: Weber Worth Every Penny

Sunday, December 25, 2011

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‘Line Change on the Fly’ is the feature where we re-rank our current player rankings. This edition ranks defensemen and their counterparts for the first time since the preseason. Feel free to go nuts in the comments. Good evening, fantasy hockey gamers. For the last couple of weeks we’ve heard clamoring over our current rankings.…

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night December 9

Saturday, December 10, 2011

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Fantasy Hockey Spin on Coaching Changes, Stars

Monday, November 28, 2011

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Dale Hunter Hired, Bruce Boudreau Fired At approximately 8:17 AM, a press release from Sergey Kocharov hit our inbox, announcing the Washington Capitals hired Dale Hunter as their head coach. The former legend and icon in the Nation’s capitol, Hunter left the London Knights for a prestigious job on his former club. As my colleague…

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Panthers Continue Dealing, Ship Wideman to Washington

Monday, February 28, 2011

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In the second trade of the day the Florida Panthers move veteran defenseman Dennis Wideman to the Washington Capitals in exchange for a 3rd round pick and prospect Jake Hauswirth. Wideman, in his first season with the Panthers, came over from the Boston Bruins in the offseason Nathan Horton deal and led the blue line…

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McCabe, DeBoer discuss Cats’ power-play woes

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

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Every once in a while we like to get a guest voice on the site, which really helps with getting first-hand insider information that impact’s fantasy hockey.  Today, we have Bill Whitehead, a correspondent for partner-site NHL Hot Stove as well as for Scripps newspapers of Florida, who will be discussing the Florida Panthers’ powerplay…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Boston Bruins

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

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Offensive Corps: Young centers David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron led the team in scoring with 52 points each. That sentence alone scared fantasy general managers into rostering almost no Bruins forwards once it became apparent that the team had a problem scoring.  Unlike the year before where the team held three successful scoring lines, injuries…

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Johnny Boychuk Avoids Free Agency and Signs

Thursday, June 24, 2010

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Rookie Johnny Boychuk will avoid free agency and sign with the team that believed in him in the first place. During the 2008 campaign, Boychuk came over from the Colorado Avalanche organization in exchange for center Matt Hendricks. In his first year in the system, he tallied a whopping 65 points in 78 games– an…

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Nathan Horton Gives the Bruins an Offensive Boost

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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Having a couple first round picks gives you a lot of flexibility and that’s something Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli can be thankful for.  Boasting the 2nd and 15th picks in the upcoming 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Chiarelli made a move to immediately boost a 2009-10 league-worst scoring threat (2.39 goals per game) with the 2003…

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Lack of Deadline “Star” Power

Thursday, March 4, 2010

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Michael Farber of Sports Illustrated wrote yesterday that the NHL’s trade deadline lacked star power and only two players, Wojtek Wolski and Fredrik Modin, could comfortably play a top-six role in the current game.  At this point I would like to urge Farber to see outside the box as numerous trades created holes likely to…

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Morris Returns to the Desert, Seidenberg Takes Over

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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Last year Derek Morris moved from the Phoenix Coyotes to the New York Rangers at the trade deadline.  Today, the Boston Bruins moved him for a 4th round draft pick in 2011.  The 31-year-old moves back to the desert as the Coyotes look to add some more depth on their blue line. Morris played on…

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