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2020 Projected Lineups: Boston Bruins

Monday, October 19, 2020

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It has been a bizarre offseason for the @Boston Bruins. They let @Torey Krug walk in free agency, they were unable to land @Taylor Hall and may not re-sign their long-time captain @Zdeno Chara. According to PuckPedia.com, the Bruins have ≈$7.3 million in cap space but still have to re-sign RFA @Jake DeBrusk. Fringe roster…

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2020 Projected Lineups: Arizona Coyotes

Friday, October 16, 2020

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This was an undoubtedly tough offseason for the @Arizona Coyotes. Last December, they gave up three prospects, their 2020 first-round pick and a 2021 third-round pick for @Taylor Hall. They got into the playoffs after it expanded to 12 teams, beat the @Nashville Predators before losing to the @Colorado Avalanche in five. When the season…

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2020 Projected Lineups: Anaheim Ducks

Thursday, October 15, 2020

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For a team that finished 27th in 2019-20, you would expect the @Anaheim Ducks to be in a better cap situation than they are. Because of their minimal cap space, GM Bob Murray wasn’t overly busy in the first week of free agency. He did land one of the top defensemen, signing @Kevin Shattenkirk to…

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Fantasy Hockey: NHL Free Agency Recap

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

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It’s almost been one week since NHL Free Agency opened and some of the biggest fish have been reeled in. I took a look at five of the more prominent signings and pushed them through our Projections model to find out if their fantasy value increased in their new situation. I’ve included those projections (subject…

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NHL DFS Cheat Sheet: September 3rd

Thursday, September 3, 2020

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Line Stacks Vegas 1 — (Pacioretty – Karlsson – Stone) Vegas’ top line has been dominant in the series, posting a 63.7 CorsiFor% (CF%), 66.9 ExpectedGoalsFor% (xGF) and 64.6 ScoringChancesFor% (SCF%). They are generating scoring chances at an absurd rate (55.3 SCF/60) and are by far the Golden Knights’ best line. They have generated 37…

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NHL DFS Plays: August 6th (Day 6)

Thursday, August 6, 2020

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Line Stacks Toronto 1: Hyman ($5,000) – Matthews ($8,400) – Marner ($6,900) After being shutout in Game 1, the Maple Leafs reunited Matthews and Marner in Game 2 and they dominated Columbus. They posted an impressive 75.0 CorsiFor% and producing a team-high nine scoring chances at 5v5. They’re obviously going to stick with this lineup…

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NHL DFS Plays: August 1st (Day 1)

Saturday, August 1, 2020

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The NHL is BACK! Today we kick-off 10 days of nothing but hockey, hockey, hockey all day, every day. The postseason starts with a five-game slate and there are many DFS options out there. Throughout the postseason I will be outlying my favourite line stacks, defenseman and goalies for each slate. Good luck and enjoy…

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2020 NHL Playoffs – Qualifying Round – CGY vs. WPG

Friday, July 31, 2020

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The @Calgary Flames and @Winnipeg Jets will face-off in the only all-Canadian matchup of the Qualifying Round. After a 12-12-4 start to the season and some ugly news regarding head coach Bill Peters, the Flames parted ways and hired Geoff Ward, who guided them to a 24-15-3 record. Calgary was the ninth-best team in the…

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2020 NHL Playoffs – Qualifying Round – NYI vs. FLA

Friday, July 31, 2020

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The @New York Islanders enjoyed a quality campaign in 2019 and followed it up with another solid season in a loaded Metropolitan Division. Despite being just six wins off of last year’s pace, the Isles went from second in the division to sixth but were still in a playoff position when the season was paused.…

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Season 5, Episode 27 – Eastern Conference Playoffs Preview

Friday, July 31, 2020

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IIn the second episode post-Covid-19, Brock and Dylan return to the mics to preview the Eastern Conference Qualifying Round and Round Robin. They also dive into the best secondary Fantasy options from all 12 Eastern Conference squads. The DailyFaceoff Podcast is presented by OddsShark. DailyFaceoff Podcast · Season 5: Episode 27 – Eastern Conference Playoffs…

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