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Line Matching – October 10th

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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Line Matching – October 10th

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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2017-18 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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2017-18 Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Despite missing the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season, the Hurricanes enter the 2017-18 season with postseason aspirations. In order to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2008-09, the Hurricanes need to score more goals and give up less. Simple right? At the very least the Hurricanes front office made an…

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DailyFaceoff DFS Cheat Sheet – December 7th

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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DailyFaceoff DFS Cheat Sheet – December 7th

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 Fantasy Hockey Draft Day Value: Left Wings

Monday, September 26, 2016

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Draft Day Value: Left Wings

With the Fantasy Hockey season fully upon us, training camps started, fantasy drafts being scheduled and players getting injured, it is time to look at the Average Draft Positions (ADP) on Yahoo! and see who is going way too late in drafts. I’ve looked at the ADP’s of all of the Left Wings and cross…

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Monday, September 19, 2016

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

We are 23 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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DraftKings Fantasy Hockey Cheat Sheet: February 3rd

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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DraftKings Fantasy Hockey Cheat Sheet: February 3rd

DraftKings has two featured contests for the three-game slate tonight. The first has a $3 ENTRY FEE with First Place walking away with $2,000! The top 2,750 finishers will be split the $35,000 Prize Pool!        The second contest has a $27 ENTRY FEE with First Place walking away with $4,000! The top…

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DraftKings Fantasy Hockey Cheat Sheet: November 20th

Friday, November 20, 2015

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DraftKings Fantasy Hockey Cheat Sheet: November 20th

Tonight’s featured DraftKings contest has a $3 entry fee or FREE if you are a new user. The top 3,840 finishers will split a prize pool of $50,000 with first place taking home $4,000! Do you have what it takes to turn $3 into $4,000? Are you new to DraftKings or Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS)?…

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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Metropolitan

Friday, September 11, 2015

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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Metropolitan

In the past I have done a breakdown of all 30 NHL teams. This season I have decided to break it down by division with a preview for each team inside! In the Atlantic Division Preview I noted that one of the biggest offseason moves was the hiring of Mike Babcock, but the biggest move…

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Keeping Karlsson (Podcast) – DailyFaceoff First Half Report

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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Keeping Karlsson (Podcast) – DailyFaceoff First Half Report

With the first half of the NHL season behind us, I joined Elan for a special bonus episode of Keeping Karlsson to give the DailyFaceoff first half report. In this show Elan and I both present some players that impressed and disappointed us in the the second quarter of the season. We then discuss some…

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Team-by-Team Season Preview – Carolina Hurricanes

Friday, July 25, 2014

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Team-by-Team Season Preview – Carolina Hurricanes

Additions: Subtractions: Tim Gleason – D Justin Peters – G Jay McClement – C Manny Malhotra – C Drew MacIntyre – G Brett Sutter – C For the second straight season the Carolina Hurricanes finished in 13th place in the Eastern Conference and it was the fifth consecutive year they failed to qualify for the…

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