Tag Archive | "Mathew Barzal"

2018-19 Season Preview: New York Islanders

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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The Islanders enter the post-Tavares era in 2018-19, or perhaps more accurately, the Mathew Barzal era. The departure of John Tavares bumps Barzal from complementary sidepiece to franchise cornerstone. Coming off an 85-point rookie season, he’s the building block Lou Lamoriello will need to lay a foundation around. The holes left in the Islander roster…

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Ranking Fantasy Hockey Centres by Tiers (1-5)

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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The 2019 Fantasy Hockey season is rapidly approaching and you know this because everyone is doing their Fantasy Football Drafts, and hockey is not too far behind.  Over the course of the next five weeks, we will be turning out a bunch of posts to help you prepare yourself for the 2019 Fantasy season. Our…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.11 — Barrett Hayton

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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The New York Islanders have missed the playoffs for the last two seasons and enter a crucial offseason that could shift the foundation of the franchise.  John Tavares is set to become an unrestricted free agent and it remains to be seen if he will re-up with the Islanders. Losing Tavares would set them back,…

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Scouting The Wire: Four Forwards Worth Targeting

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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We seem to get to a point in every season where free agents owned percentages make absolutely zero sense in retrospect to what their play warrants. For this to happen, many players like Jason Spezza (54% owned, 245 ranked Yahoo Standard) end up on fantasy hockey rosters far longer than they should. Here are a…

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Ready Rookies: 1st Year Players Who Will Make a Fantasy Impact

Saturday, September 30, 2017

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Every year there is a new crop of rookies getting ready to break into the NHL and fans get excited about their new young talent and hope that they can transform their franchise. Not every first-year player is a Connor McDavid or an Auston Matthews, but every year there are at least a handful of…

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2017-18 Season Preview: New York Islanders

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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One year after reaching the 100-point plateau for the second straight season, the New York Islanders found themselves out of the playoffs in 2016-17, but the future still remains bright in Brooklyn. There are a couple of reasons to like what lies ahead of the Islanders and it started when they stepped away from head…

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: New York Islanders

Monday, October 3, 2016

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We are nine 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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