Tag Archive | "Jamie Benn"

2020 Fantasy Hockey Tiers: Left Wings (1-5)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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At first glance, you might think there are a lot of high-end left-wingers but the bottom falls out pretty quickly. There are some incredible goal-scorers at the position, with at least five players who could go for 40-plus goals this season—@Alex Ovechkin, @Leon Draisaitl, @Brad Marchand, @Jake Guentzel, and @Alex DeBrincat. We only have eight…

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Valuing Unsigned RFAs in Fantasy Drafts

Friday, September 13, 2019

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Training camps are underway and the 2019-20 NHL season has officially commenced, for some players.  There are still eight unsigned RFA forwards that had 49 points or more last year and three RFA defensemen that averaged over 19:00 TOI/gm. @Mitch Marner and @Mikko Rantanen are both first or second-round Fantasy talents but come with inherent…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Dallas Stars

Thursday, September 5, 2019

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From 2015-to-2018, the Dallas Stars ranked fifth in goals for per game (2.97) and 27th in goals against per game (2.95) but completely flipped the script in 2019.  The Stars played a more structured defensive game under new head coach Jim Montgomery and made it back to the postseason despite scoring the third fewest goals in the…

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Dallas Stars CEO rips Seguin and Benn in profanity-filled tirade

Friday, December 28, 2018

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Things are not going so well in Dallas. Dallas Stars CEO Jim​ Lite is upset with the performance of his team’s two superstars Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn. In an article published Friday by Sean Shapiro of the Athletic, Lite rips into the disappointing effort from his two top players in the team’s 2-0 win…

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Jamie Benn and Josh Anderson drop gloves in heavyweight tilt

Monday, November 12, 2018

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Jamie Benn continues to prove he can throw em’. The Stars’ captain dropped the gloves with Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson in a heavyweight fight Monday evening in Dallas. Anderson caught Benn with a questionable high hit when the two teams faced off last Tuesday in Columbus. Benn was sure ready to throwdown when…

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Jamie Benn and Miles Wood exchange heavy blows in epic fight

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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Holy smokes, what a scrap. Jamie Benn and Miles Wood turned in their bid for fight-of-the-year Tuesday night in New Jersey. The two forwards exchanged heavy blows in a spirited tilt that ultimately resulted in Benn bringing down Wood. Both forwards are listed at 6’2″, but Benn has a 20-pound advantage on Wood. The Stars’…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Dallas Stars

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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Finishing with a 42-32-8 record, the Dallas Stars fell just three points shy of a playoff berth in 2017-18. The Stars’ took a top-heavy approach to offense, stacking the first line with their three best forwards. Their lack of depth upfront ultimately limited the Stars’ offense as they struggled to get any sort of production…

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Stars Sign Seguin to an eight-year extension

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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The Dallas Stars announced that they have signed Tyler Seguin to an eight-year contract extension worth $78.8 million ($9.85M AAV)—and they set a new bar for how teams announce signings in the process: pic.twitter.com/bTvJuadtMt — Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) September 13, 2018 Seguin’s new deal includes a full no-trade clause for all eight years. The 26-year-old…

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Ranking Fantasy Hockey Left Wingers By Tiers (1-5)

Thursday, September 6, 2018

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These tier posts breakdown our positional rankings to help you better understand who you should be targeting in your fantasy draft and when you should be going after them. Here are our top left wingers for the 2018-19 season, starting with tiers 1-5. You can find the rest of our positional tiers here: Centre, Tiers…

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Line Matching – October 10th

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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After covering the basics of line matching in yesterday’s article, it’s time to look at tonight’s 7-game slate and the possible opportunities to find an edge. New York Rangers vs. St. Louis Blues – NYR1 (Kreider–Zibanejad–Buchnevich) has mostly matched up 5v5 vs. the top opposition line at home, and got destroyed puck possession wise against…

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