Tag Archive | "Matt Niskanen"

Playoff Preview: Capitals vs. Flyers | Game 1

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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Wednesday was an exciting night of playoff hockey and it continues with four games tonight. The Lightning-Red Wings engaged in a physical affair, the Penguins-Rangers had a surprising battle of the backup goalies and the Blues-Blackhawks played in an ultra-exciting 1-0 OT game. The first game on tap tonight is the Presidents Trophy winning Washington…

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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Metropolitan

Friday, September 11, 2015

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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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Conference Semifinals Preview – Rangers vs. Capitals

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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Playoff Team Stats Rangers Capitals G/PG 2.20 (12th) 2.29 (10th) GA/PG 1.60 (1st) 2.14 (4th) PP% 15.0% (13th) 15.4% (t-10th) PK% 84.6% (t-5th) 100.0% (1st) Playoff Point Leaders Rangers Capitals Derick Brassard 3G / 1A = 4 Points Nicklas Backstrom 3G / 3A = 6 Points Ryan McDonagh 1G / 3A = 4 Points Alex Ovechkin…

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DraftKings Cheat Sheet – April 23rd

Thursday, April 23, 2015

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Eeeek, last night was rough. Bought in on Minnesota and got burned. We will look to get back on track tonight with eight teams in action. Tonight’s featured contest has a $14,000 prize pool and only a $3 buy-in. The top 1,085 finishers will be paid out and first place will take home $1,000! Join HERE…

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DraftKings Cheat Sheet – April 21st

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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The Red Wings and the Lightning get back in action tonight after having an extra day off and tonight the Canadiens and Senators will get some rest. Tonight’s featured contest has a $3 entry fee with a $16,000 prize pool. The top 1,225 finishers will be paid out with 1st place winning $1,500! Join HERE and…

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2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview – Capitals vs. Islanders

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Capitals Islanders G/PG 2.89 (t-6th) 2.99 (4th) GA/PG 2.43 (7th) 2.73 (23rd) PP% 25.3% (1st) 18.7% (16th) PK% 81.2% (14th) 78.0% (26th) Washington Capitals Lines New York Islanders Lines Season Series Tied 2-2. Nov. 26 – NYI 3 – 2 WSH (OT) Nov. 28 – WSH 5 – 2 NYI Dec. 29 – NYI 4…

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Keeping Karlsson (Podcast) – Blue Lines and Blues Net

Monday, December 1, 2014

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The NHL season is at the quarter post, and as the initial wave of fast fantasy starters crests and heads for the trough, a new group readies to take their places in both NHL and fantasy lineups. The 41st edition of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast begins with fantasy hockey headlines, where Elan and…

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Team-by-Team Season Preview – Washington Capitals

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

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Additions: Subtractions: Matt Niskanen – D Mikhail Grabovski – C Brooks Orpik – D Dustin Penner- LW Justin Peters – G Tyson Strachan – D Chris Conner – RW Julien Brouillette – D Tim Kennedy – LW David Leggio – G Adam Oates was at the helm for two seasons and posted a 65-48-17 record, but…

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Team-by-Team Season Preview – Pittsburgh Penguins

Friday, August 29, 2014

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Additions: Subtractions: Christian Ehrhoff – D James Neal – RW Patric Hornqvist – RW Matt Niskanen – D Nick Spaling – C Brooks Orpik – D Thomas Greiss – G Jussi Jokinen – LW Steve Downie – RW Lee Stempniak – RW Blake Comeau – LW Deryk Engelland – D Tanner Glass – LW Joe…

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Five Defenseman to Replace Kris Letang

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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Offensive defenseman Kris Letang could be suffering from his second concussion of the season. Last night, the All-Star was hit directly in the head by Dallas Stars forward Eric Nystrom. If you haven’t seen the hit, see for yourself. It’s bad. One can only expect him to miss at least a week due to the…

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