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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night March 11

Sunday, March 11, 2012

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night March 11

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Nightly Scrap: Bruins, Thomas shutout another opponent

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Bruins, Thomas shutout another opponent

After Martin Brodeur returned from a elbow bruise and led the New Jersey Devils to a win, the team looked to build their first winning streak.  Apparently they will need to wait a bit longer as Tim Thomas and the Boston Bruins handed the Devils yet another loss, beating them 3-0. Blake Wheeler, Michael Ryder…

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night Nov. 14

Sunday, November 14, 2010

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night Nov. 14

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Nightly Scrap: Blackhawks end Ducks’ winning streak

Sunday, November 14, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Blackhawks end Ducks’ winning streak

The Chicago Blackhawks prevented the Anaheim Ducks from winning a franchise record seventh consecutive game by beating them in overtime 3-2.  Sophomore Viktor Stalberg scored his sixth of the season in extra innings as the team also got a goal from Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane.  Clearly facing a team that relies similarly on their…

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Crashing the Net – Week 1

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

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Crashing the Net – Week 1

With the NHL fantasy season in full swing, let’s take a look at some waiver pickups who can not only help replenish your injured roster, but can also be long term options.  Dropping a drafted player for a player with a “hot” hand early is a mistake made by fantasy owners in all sports during…

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Nightly Scrap: Caps rebound, rookie shines in debut

Sunday, October 10, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Caps rebound, rookie shines in debut

After last night’s showing, there is no doubt the Washington Capitals will be a powerhouse this season. John Carlson, Alexander Semin, Alexander Ovechkin and Tomas Fleischmann all put together multi-point games as the Caps steamrolled the New Jersey Devils 7-2.  The team forced backup netminder Johan Hedberg to make his Devils debut, chasing Hall of…

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Rangers coming down to final cuts; Prospal injured

Saturday, October 2, 2010

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Rangers coming down to final cuts; Prospal injured

The New York Rangers will have some decisions to make. First their captain Chris Drury got hurt blocking a shot and breaking his hand which opened the door for Derek Stepan to make the team.  The youngster, and former top prospect, has impressed with both Alexander Frolov and Marian Gaborik but also displayed the ability…

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Friday Night Lights: Demotions, Backups & Waivers, oh my

Friday, October 1, 2010

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Friday Night Lights: Demotions, Backups & Waivers, oh my

Nashville Predators netminder Pekka Rinne should play around 60 games this season should he remain healthy, as Matt Bennett covered earlier.  After an excellent stretch run last season which helped carry the team to the playoffs, Rinne ranks 13th overall amongst goalies in most drafts.  In March of last season alone he totaled four shutouts…

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Derek Stepan receives another chance on top line

Sunday, September 26, 2010

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Derek Stepan receives another chance on top line

The New York Rangers may look like a team with limited offensive capabilities but their superstar winger Marian Gaborik, when healthy, can score with the best of them.  His ability to play at such a high level makes most players around him better, which made playmakers like Vaclav Prospal and Erik Christensen look like first liners last…

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Alexander Frolov Will Play Top Line

Saturday, August 7, 2010

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Alexander Frolov Will Play Top Line

A recent interview with Andrew Gross of The Record revealed Alexander Frolov will in fact play on the top line alongside star winger Marian Gaborik. If you failed to pickup my subtle hints during my last piece on Frolov, playing with Gaborik should put him back on the 30 goal plateau.  In addition, both players…

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