Tag Archive | "Mike Cammalleri"

Fantasy or Fiction: The “Day-to-Day” Dilemma

Saturday, March 17, 2012

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It’s not just the flu that’s going around now. The injury bug is proving to be just as contagious in the NHL this March, with the list of players listed as out day-to-day growing seemingly by the hour. As fantasy GM’s sit with baited breath hoping – praying – that important players return to their…

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Does Randy Cunneyworth Make a Difference in Montreal?

Saturday, December 17, 2011

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Montreal is certainly a difficult place to play, coach or even watch a game (if you have the wrong sweater on). This season, the Canadiens have been less-than-stellar, leading to the firing of assistant coach Perry Pearn and now head coach Jacques Martin. While the Pearn dismissal was putting the scapegoat on a poor power…

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Split Stats: Home and Away Discrepancies

Saturday, December 11, 2010

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Sure it makes sense that most hockey players would perform better at home. There’s the encouragement of the hometown fans, the advantage of having last change, and of course the luxury of waking up in your own bed and having a home-cooked meal before the game. That being said, there shouldn’t be an overwhelming change…

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Habs’ Tomas Plekanec will play tonight against the Senators

Saturday, November 6, 2010

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Update 11/6/10 6:30 PM – After missing last night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres due to an illness, Plelanec will play against the Ottawa Senators. Lars Eller will be a healthy scratch.  Here are the updated lines. *** Update 11/5/10 7:44 PM – Renaud Lavoie reports that Plekanec will miss tonight’s game.  He was questionable…

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Nightly Scrap: Bax takes loss on bobblehead night

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

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Niklas Backstrom battled through 65 minutes of regulation and then five rounds of shootout before becoming a hard-luck loser. The Minnesota Wild’s all-time wins leader made 12 more saves than his counterpart Jonathan Quick en route to a 3-2 shootout loss.  His save percentage is now up to a very solid .926, which is way…

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night Oct. 25

Monday, October 25, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Caps rebound, rookie shines in debut

Sunday, October 10, 2010

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After last night’s showing, there is no doubt the Washington Capitals will be a powerhouse this season. John Carlson, Alexander Semin, Alexander Ovechkin and Tomas Fleischmann all put together multi-point games as the Caps steamrolled the New Jersey Devils 7-2.  The team forced backup netminder Johan Hedberg to make his Devils debut, chasing Hall of…

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Cammalleri returns from suspension, back on 1st line

Saturday, October 9, 2010

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The Montreal Canadiens will enjoy the return of scoring winger Michael Cammalleri.  The Ontario native makes his 2010-2011 debut after a one game suspension that resulted in the talented sniper missing the season opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Hopefully he has learned his lesson and will have more discipline with his stick. Cammalleri will…

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Most Likely to Succeed: Montreal Canadiens

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

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Most likely to Succeed is our newest series which points out one player from every team and explains why that player is poised to increase their point totals. While some teams may have more than one player likely to breakout and some none, we will focus on the ones who actually should improve with a…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Montreal Canadiens

Saturday, July 24, 2010

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Offensive Corps: Tomas Plekanec led all Montreal Canadiens in scoring this past season, with his breakout campaign.  Although he did not establish career highs in goals — which he did back in 2007-2008 with Alexei Kovalev and Andrei Kostitsyn sniping on both sides of him — every other category got a boost. Somehow Plekanec managed…

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