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2020 Fantasy Hockey Tiers: Centres (6-9)

Monday, September 16, 2019

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Breaking positions into tiers makes it a little easier to navigate through your fantasy draft. It ensures you are not reaching on players at certain positions, in this case; centres. I have already ranked the top-20 into five tiers and now it’s time to take a look at Tiers 6-9. Tier 6 21. @Jonathan Toews…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

Monday, September 9, 2019

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After six consecutive playoff appearances and three straight first-round exits, the Minnesota Wild missed the postseason in 2019.  Minnesota finished seventh in the Central Division while ranking 27th in GoalsFor (2.56) but 12th in GoalsAgainst (2.84). The Wild will return Bruce Boudreau behind the bench for the fourth season but fired GM Paul Fenton after just one year. Former power-forward Bill Guerin has…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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The Wild made their franchise-record sixth-straight playoff appearance last season. The team finished with a 45-26-11 record in the regular season, good enough for 101 points and the Central Division’s third playoff spot. They drew a tough matchup against Winnipeg in the first round, losing in five games to the eventual Western Conference finalists. With…

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Ranking Fantasy Hockey Centres by Tiers (6-9)

Thursday, August 30, 2018

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On Wednesday, I broke my top 23 centres down into five tiers and below you will find the remaining top 50 centres into four more tiers.  Tier 6 Logan Couture (SJS), William Karlsson (VGK), Brayden Schenn (STL), Dylan Larkin (DET), Ryan Johansen (NSH), Sean Couturier (PHI), Eric Staal (MIN)  This tier is loaded with 2018…

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DFO Stacks 12/08/17

Friday, December 8, 2017

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Minnesota The Wild have mixed up their lines and they are very appealing. The new top six is Nino Niederreiter – Eric Staal – Mikael Granlund and Charlie Coyle – Mikko Koivu – Jason Zucker. I really like both of these lines tonight against a battered Ducks team who are still without Hampus Lindholm. Without…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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During the 2016-17 season the Minnesota Wild set a franchise record with 49 wins and 106 points, but got eliminated in the first round of the playoffs for the second straight year. The Wild have made the postseason for five consecutive seasons but have yet to make it passed the second round. They had a…

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DailyFaceoff DFS Cheat Sheet – December 7th

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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There are four games across the NHL tonight and a number of great matchups should make for an exciting DFS slate. The Wild and Maple Leafs will go head-to-head as each team looks to get back to their winning ways, while two of the NHL’s best goalies (Holtby vs. Rask) face-off in Washington. On the…

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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We are 14 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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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: Penguins vs. Rangers | Game 1

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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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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