Tag Archive | "Nathan MacKinnon"

2018-19 Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Thursday, September 27, 2018

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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…

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Ranking Fantasy Hockey Centres by Tiers (1-5)

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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The 2019 Fantasy Hockey season is rapidly approaching and you know this because everyone is doing their Fantasy Football Drafts, and hockey is not too far behind.  Over the course of the next five weeks, we will be turning out a bunch of posts to help you prepare yourself for the 2019 Fantasy season. Our…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.16 — Grigori Denisenko

Sunday, June 10, 2018

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One year removed from a 22-win season, the Colorado Avalanche found themselves back in the playoffs for just the second time since 2011. The Avalanche appeared to be packing it in early when they traded Matt Duchene to the Ottawa Senators, but Nathan MacKinnon turned into a different player after that trade. Following the November…

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NHL Announces Hart Trophy Finalists

Friday, April 27, 2018

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New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall, Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon and Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar are the 2018 finalists for the Hart Trophy. You want it and here they are. Your Hart Memorial Trophy finalists are @hallsy09, @AnzeKopitar and @Mackinnon9. The winner? Find out in @Vegas! #AwardWorthy #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/9L4cfmk9bX — NHL (@NHL) April 27,…

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DFO GPP Targets (11/16)

Thursday, November 16, 2017

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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…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Monday, September 11, 2017

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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…

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DailyFaceoff DFS Cheat Sheet – December 16th

Friday, December 16, 2016

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Tonight is busier than it normally is for a Friday, which is nice. It will be an interesting night because of the goalie landscape. There are five backups getting the nod, including J-F Berube making his first start of the season, Philipp Grubauer, James Reimer and Calvin Pickard in a battle of the backups and…

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DailyFaceoff DFS Cheat Sheet – December 14th

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

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There are four games tonight: the Sharks are in Ottawa on a back-to-back, which means it could be an Aaron Dell night. The red-hot Penguins will face the Bruins, the surging Flames face the slumping Lightning and the night wraps up with another smoking hot team, the Flyers, taking on a struggling team, the Avalanche.…

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Draft Day Value: Centres

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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Fantasy Hockey drafts are getting underway, so it is a good time to start looking at some of the Average Draft Positions (ADP) and see who is going way later than I think they should be. For the purpose of this article, I am using Yahoo! and their Draft Analysis tool and cross referencing it…

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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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…

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