Tag Archive | "NHL"

2020 Projected Lineups: Carolina Hurricanes

Friday, October 23, 2020

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For the second straight season, the @Carolina Hurricanes qualified for the playoffs under head coach Rod Brind’Amour. However, it was an early exit for the Hurricanes, who were knocked out in the first round by the @Boston Bruins. This offseason was a quiet one for Carolina, who did not have much cap-space and RFAs @Warren…

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Season 6, Episode 2 – Golden Knights and Oilers Talk

Friday, October 23, 2020

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This week, Brock is joined by Jesse Granger (The Athletic Vegas) to discuss the Golden Knights offseason so far. How they will deploy Alex Pietrangelo and Shea Theodore. How many starts will Marc-Andre Fleury get behind Robin Lehner? Is Cody Glass capable of replacing Paul Stastny? And more! Then Bagged Milk from OilersNation joins the…

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2020 Projected Lineups: Calgary Flames

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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The @Calgary Flames have not made it out of the first-round since 2015 and have not made it beyond the second-round since 2004. Despite having steadily competitive teams over the last five years, the Flames never seem to be able to put it all together. Part of that could be a lack of quality goaltending,…

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2020 Projected Lineups: Buffalo Sabres

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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The offseason started with @Jack Eichel trade rumours, and then the @Buffalo Sabres unexpectedly landed @Taylor Hall in free agency and completely changed the outlook of this team heading into 2021. Hall’s career is full of surprises, isn’t it? First, it was “the trade is one-for-one.” Now he surprised everyone by signing a one-year deal…

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2020 Projected Lineups: Boston Bruins

Monday, October 19, 2020

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It has been a bizarre offseason for the @Boston Bruins. They let @Torey Krug walk in free agency, they were unable to land @Taylor Hall and may not re-sign their long-time captain @Zdeno Chara. According to PuckPedia.com, the Bruins have ≈$7.3 million in cap space but still have to re-sign RFA @Jake DeBrusk. Fringe roster…

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2020 Projected Lineups: Arizona Coyotes

Friday, October 16, 2020

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This was an undoubtedly tough offseason for the @Arizona Coyotes. Last December, they gave up three prospects, their 2020 first-round pick and a 2021 third-round pick for @Taylor Hall. They got into the playoffs after it expanded to 12 teams, beat the @Nashville Predators before losing to the @Colorado Avalanche in five. When the season…

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2020 Projected Lineups: Anaheim Ducks

Thursday, October 15, 2020

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For a team that finished 27th in 2019-20, you would expect the @Anaheim Ducks to be in a better cap situation than they are. Because of their minimal cap space, GM Bob Murray wasn’t overly busy in the first week of free agency. He did land one of the top defensemen, signing @Kevin Shattenkirk to…

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Fantasy Hockey: NHL Free Agency Recap

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

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It’s almost been one week since NHL Free Agency opened and some of the biggest fish have been reeled in. I took a look at five of the more prominent signings and pushed them through our Projections model to find out if their fantasy value increased in their new situation. I’ve included those projections (subject…

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2020 NHL Free Agency Tracker

Friday, October 9, 2020

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Free Agency opens on Friday, October 9th and there are plenty of talented unrestricted free agents looking for new contracts. From 2019 Stanley Cup Champion @AlexPietrangelo on the blueline to former No.1 overall pick @Taylor Hall and future Hall of Fame netminder @Henrik Lundqvist. There is no shortage of talent available and plenty of money…

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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Season 6, Episode 1 – Free Agency Preview

Thursday, October 8, 2020

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In the Season 6 Premiere, Brock sits down with Idriss (@thehockeycode) and Sam (@SamForstner) to talk about their UFA and RFA Contract Projections on thehockeycode.com. They talk about how they created the projections, how accurate they’ve been so far and then broke down some of the top UFAs and potential landing spots for each of…

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