Tag Archive | "Mikko Rantanen"

2020 Fantasy Hockey Tiers: Right Wings (1-5)

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

0 Comments

Breaking the Dailyfaceoff Top-300 down into Tiers continues with the Right Wingers. Previous Tiers Posts: — Centres (1-5) — Centres (6-9) — Left Wings (1-5) — Left Wings (6-8) Tier 1 @Nikita Kucherov The 2019 Art Ross Trophy winner is in a tier of his own among right-wingers and should be the top player on your board on draft…

Continue reading...

Valuing Unsigned RFAs in Fantasy Drafts

Friday, September 13, 2019

0 Comments

Training camps are underway and the 2019-20 NHL season has officially commenced, for some players.  There are still eight unsigned RFA forwards that had 49 points or more last year and three RFA defensemen that averaged over 19:00 TOI/gm. @Mitch Marner and @Mikko Rantanen are both first or second-round Fantasy talents but come with inherent…

Continue reading...

2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

0 Comments

The Colorado Avalanche took a step backward in the 2019 regular season but moved past the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2008.  Colorado was able to make the playoffs by riding their stacked top-line about as much as any other team in the NHL. The Avalanche were busy this offseason in an…

Continue reading...

2018-19 Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Thursday, September 27, 2018

0 Comments

The Colorado Avalanche ended the 2017-18 season with a 43-30-9 record, earning them their first playoff appearance since 2014. The team was led by a top-heavy attack headlined by Nathan Mackinnon and Mikko Rantanen, who both enjoyed breakout seasons. Goaltenders Semyon Varlamov and Jonathan Bernier combined to give the Avs’ the league’s third-best even strength…

Continue reading...

Ranking Fantasy Hockey Right Wingers By Tiers (1-5)

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

0 Comments

Over the course of the next five weeks, we will be churning out a bunch of content to help you prepare for the 2019 fantasy season. Our Projections and Cheat Sheets will be out soon, as well as the classic posts like: Sleepers, Breakouts, Busts, and Rookies to Target.  These tier posts breakdown our positional…

Continue reading...

DFO GPP Targets (11/16)

Thursday, November 16, 2017

0 Comments

Top of the Line Ottawa Senators Someone must have given Guy Boucher a nice whack on the head because he actually is putting Mike Hoffman on the top line with Derick Brassard and Mark Stone. They’re getting a home matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins who have had a ton of struggles defensively. Since the Senators…

Continue reading...

Scouting The Wire: Four Forwards Worth Targeting

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

0 Comments

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…

Continue reading...

2017-18 Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Monday, September 11, 2017

0 Comments

In 2013-14 the Colorado Avalanche went nuts, winning 52 games and then won 39 games in back-to-back seasons, only to be the worst team in the NHL by a mile last year. Former goaltender and head coach Patrick Roy must have seen it coming because he walked away from the team before it even started…

Continue reading...

2016-17 NHL Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

0 Comments

We are 22 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…

Continue reading...

DraftKings Fantasy Hockey Cheat Sheet: October 21st

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

0 Comments

There are just four games on the slate tonight, but there are some great matchups! The Bruins and Flyers should be a fun game to watch with lots of physical play. Rookies Connor McDavid and Dylan Larkin will go head-to-head in Edmonton and Semyon Varlamov will look to get back on track vs. Carolina. Tonight’s…

Continue reading...