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Fantasy or Fiction: Who Benefits Most From A Trade?

Saturday, February 11, 2012

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Fantasy or Fiction: Who Benefits Most From A Trade?

What a difference a year makes. I don’t know about you, but this fantasy season, I certainly have my fair share of top scorers having “off” years. From keepers like Sidney Crosby and Ryan Getzlaf, to traditionally solid point producers like Rene Bourque and Brooks Laich, it’s no wonder I’m clinging onto the 8th and…

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Saturday Discussion: Most Dominant Line in Hockey

Saturday, October 15, 2011

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Saturday Discussion: Most Dominant Line in Hockey

The 2011-2012 NHL season is just kicking off but there are already some trends worth watching. Right now we all our trying to justify our first round picks with the hopes that they all get going and spare us a season of scrambling to the waiver wire. Let’s take a look at the current most…

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Caps Extend Mike Knuble for Another Year

Monday, April 11, 2011

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Caps Extend Mike Knuble for Another Year

The Washington Capitals re-signed veteran winger Mike Knuble to a one-year contract worth $2 million dollars. According to Mike Vogel of the Capitals Official Website, via Twitter, Knuble will not attain any performance bonuses due to uncertainty regarding the current CBA. From a  fantasy hockey perspective, you have to love this move. Alexander Ovechkin, Nicklas…

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Crashing the Net – Week 26 Waiver Wire

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

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Crashing the Net – Week 26 Waiver Wire

Welcome back for this week’s edition of Crashing the Net — sadly the last waiver wire article of the season. We hope you were able to utilize this article to gain a competitive advantage over your opponents throughout the season. Last week we mentioned Jhonas Enroth, Ray Emery and Simon Gagne as helpful sources of…

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Nightly Scrap: Canes dominate Stanley Cup rematch

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Canes dominate Stanley Cup rematch

The Carolina Hurricanes simply continue to score goals in buckets.  As an excellent combination of veteran presence and youth, the team seems to be finally establishing their identity.  What better way to show that to the rest of the League than embarassing the team they beat in the playoffs just five short years ago. Captain…

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Mike Green back in the lineup against Thrashers

Saturday, October 23, 2010

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Mike Green back in the lineup against Thrashers

UPDATE 10/23/10 @ 6:39 PM:  Through the process of elimination, Mike Green will return to the lineup for the Caps.  Veteran stay-at-home defenseman Tom Poti was not out during warmups which indicates Green as one of the six skating d-men. UPDATE 10/23/10 @ 5:08 PM: Mike Green will take warmups tonight. says Masisak via Twitter.…

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Crashing the Net – Week 2

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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Crashing the Net – Week 2

Things are just getting started in the NHL season with fantasy owners searching for those hidden gems.  This week, we’ll examine some players who should see extended time on the ice during the next few upcoming weeks.  If your team is hurting from an injury, or if you’re just looking for a “hot” player at…

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Caps shuffle up the lines, promote Fleischmann

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

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Caps shuffle up the lines, promote Fleischmann

According to Corey Masisak of CSN Washington, the Washington Capitals will shuffle their lines. Nicklas Backstrom moves from the first line to the second, where he will center Brooks Laich and Alexander Semin.  Regardless of who pivots the line, the two wingers have excellent chemistry and have formed a bond which should help the Caps…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Washington Capitals

Monday, August 9, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Washington Capitals

Offensive Corps: The Washington Capitals exploded offensively this season, with five of their top six forwards finishing with 25 goals and seven topping 20 markers. Alexander Ovechkin displayed his talents, as he does every season, with a 50-59 season which made him tied for second in the league.  His 109 points were actually a slight…

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Caps Showing They Aren’t One-Dimensional

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

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Caps Showing They Aren’t One-Dimensional

The Islanders did their job last night, believe it or not.  Alex Ovechkin was held off the scoresheet with 10 shots on goal in 20:51 of ice time – almost a full minute more icetime than any other forward from both teams.  However, the Islanders got a great taste of what it’s like when the…

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