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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Nashville Predators

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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In 2019 the Nashville Predators made the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season, finished with 100-plus points for the third time in five years and won the Central Division for the second year in a row.  Nashville has become a regular-season powerhouse in recent years but has had very little playoff success—outside of making it to the…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

Monday, September 9, 2019

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After six consecutive playoff appearances and three straight first-round exits, the Minnesota Wild missed the postseason in 2019.  Minnesota finished seventh in the Central Division while ranking 27th in GoalsFor (2.56) but 12th in GoalsAgainst (2.84). The Wild will return Bruce Boudreau behind the bench for the fourth season but fired GM Paul Fenton after just one year. Former power-forward Bill Guerin has…

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Pontus Aberg traded to Minnesota

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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The struggling Anaheim Ducks have traded forward Pontus Aberg to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Justin Kloos. BREAKING: We've acquired center Justin Kloos from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Pontus Aberg. 📰➡ https://t.co/gJ9VTrg5Mu pic.twitter.com/kTFpT8vOb5 — Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) January 16, 2019 The Ducks have lost 12 straight games and have stated…

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Tom Wilson scores in first game back from suspension

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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Tom Wilson is back to being Tom Wilson. The Washington Capitals power forward returned to the lineup Tuesday evening against the Minnesota Wild after having his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 games. Wilson has already served 16 games of his suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist…

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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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