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2018-19 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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The Wild made their franchise-record sixth-straight playoff appearance last season. The team finished with a 45-26-11 record in the regular season, good enough for 101 points and the Central Division’s third playoff spot. They drew a tough matchup against Winnipeg in the first round, losing in five games to the eventual Western Conference finalists. With…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.24 — Jared McIsaac

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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The Minnesota Wild qualified for the playoffs for the sixth straight season and topped 100 points in each of their seasons under head coach Bruce Boudreau.  The Wild are in an interesting spot with most of their top prospects ready to transition into the NHL full-time but a loaded depth chart that could stop that…

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DailyFaceoff 2017-18 NHL Predictions

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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Oops. I guess I started my season previews too late because I only made it to Ottawa… not even close. Well let’s skip Philadelphia to Winnipeg and just get to my season predictions. This season we could truly see a changing of the guard in the NHL with former basement dwellers like the Edmonton Oilers…

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What The ADP!? – Players Going Later Than They Should (Part 1)

Monday, September 25, 2017

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Training camp is in full swing, players are getting cut left and right and Fantasy Hockey drafts are winding up. It’s still a little too early to put a tonne of stock in Yahoo’s current Average Draft Positions (ADP), but it’s also worth taking a look at. I went through all of the players with…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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During the 2016-17 season the Minnesota Wild set a franchise record with 49 wins and 106 points, but got eliminated in the first round of the playoffs for the second straight year. The Wild have made the postseason for five consecutive seasons but have yet to make it passed the second round. They had a…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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How the mighty have fallen. The Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014 but have missed the playoffs in two of the last three seasons. Their 2016-17 season was derailed early-on when goaltender Jonathan Quick went down with a groin injury in the first game of the season. This injury led…

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Playoff Preview: Stars vs. Wild | 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 third game of night features the Western Conferences top team and…

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2016 Playoff Preview: (1) Dallas Stars vs. (4) Minnesota Wild

Monday, April 11, 2016

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After a disappointing 2014-15 season where the Dallas Stars found themselves golfing in mid-April, they battled their way back to the top of the Western Conference and are in the playoff for just the second time in eight years. Dallas’ first round opponent is the Minnesota Wild, who have made the playoffs for the fourth…

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Episode 19 – March-ing Into The Playoffs

Thursday, March 3, 2016

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  This week, Seegs, Beebs and D take a look back at the Trade Deadline, assess who were winners and who were losers. They breakdown players who were traded and how it affects their Fantasy Value and close out the show with high profile players you can drop and give you some waiver wire pickups…

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2015-16 NHL Divisional Breakdown: Central

Thursday, September 17, 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! The Central Division is arguably the toughest division in the NHL. It consists of the defending Stanley Cup Champions, one of the best goaltending…

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