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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: Montreal Canadiens

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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The 2018-19 Montreal Canadiens season went from being a pleasant surprise to a crushing disappointment when the Habs finished just two points shy of Columbus for the final Eastern Conference Wild Card spot. Most prognosticators were expecting a dormant season from a heavily turned over Montreal roster, but the Habs were able to ride stellar 5v5 play…

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Early Fantasy Hockey Sleepers for 2019-20

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

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Picking the right fantasy hockey sleepers can end up being the difference between you winning or losing your fantasy league. Sleepers are players that tend to get drafted much later than they should in fantasy drafts.  Here are 10 fantasy hockey sleepers worth considering for the 2019-20 NHL season.  Robert Thomas, C/RW, St. Louis Blues …

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Elias Pettersson exits game vs. Habs with lower-body injury

Thursday, January 3, 2019

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All of Vancouver is sending their prayers to their young Swedish phenom tonight. And most of the hockey world for that matter. 20-year-old Elias Pettersson suffered a lower-body injury Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens after getting tangled with fellow rookie Jesperi Kotkaniemi in the second period. Pettersson was in visible pain following the incident, but…

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Jesperi Kotkaniemi snipes first NHL goal

Thursday, November 1, 2018

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Jesperi Kotkaniemi finally has his first goal in the NHL. The speedy 18-year-old forward got on the board with a great snipe against the Washington Capitals. The Finnish prospect had picked up four assists in his first 11 games, but failed to find the back of the net. Kotkaniemi unleashed a perfect shot over the…

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Habs’ Jesperi Kotkaniemi to start season in Montreal

Saturday, September 29, 2018

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Montreal’s third overall pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft has earned his spot with the big club. Jesperi Kotkaniemi débutera la saison à Montréal mentionne l'entraîneur-chef Claude Julien. Jesperi Kotkaniemi will start the season in Montreal, says head coach Claude Julien. #GoHabsGo pic.twitter.com/b5uKPtVX8z — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) September 29, 2018 The 18-year-old Finnish forward…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.10 — Jesperi Kotkaniemi

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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The Edmonton Oilers snapped a 10-year streak of missing the playoffs in 2017 and entered 2018 as one of the favourites to win the Stanley Cup.  The Oilers started the season at 4-7-1 and never got back over .500. Somehow, the Oilers went from being a Cup favourite to drafting in the top-10 in a…

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