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Crashing the Net – Week 21 Waiver Wire

Saturday, March 5, 2011

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Crashing the Net – Week 21 Waiver Wire

This week’s edition of Crashing the Net is focused on the trade deadline and the impact it left on teams around the League. On Monday we did a great deal of writing, putting together a piece on essentially every big trade of the day. Now, after a few days passed, we can analyze the settling…

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Niclas Bergfors: From Dog House to Litter Box

Monday, February 28, 2011

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Niclas Bergfors: From Dog House to Litter Box

Back in December, USA Today’s Kevin Allen released the news that the Atlanta Thrashers want to move Niclas Bergfors. After coming over to the team in the infamous Ilya Kovalchuk deal, the young Swede failed to impress new head coach Craig Ramsay, leading the bench boss to benching him. Since December, Bergfors has alternated between…

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Crashing the Net – Week 5

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

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Crashing the Net – Week 5

With the first month of the NHL season officially in the books, fantasy owners are starting to see trends among their players and free agents.  Fantasy owners also have a better understanding of “Who is for real” and “Who is just pretending”. Last week, we reviewed players on Crashing the Net like Ryan Callahan, Jeff…

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Daily Deke: Blueshirts visit Philly; Bolts and Kings square off

Thursday, November 4, 2010

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Daily Deke: Blueshirts visit Philly; Bolts and Kings square off

The NHL is back at it tonight with six games on the schedule.  Here are some notes and comments on tonight’s matchups.  As always, be sure to check out the Starting Goalies section and the Team Lineup pages.  Both are updated throughout the day. The night kicks off with an interesting mactup as the New…

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Thrashers’ Bogosian back in the lineup

Friday, October 29, 2010

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Thrashers’ Bogosian back in the lineup

UPDATED 10/29/2010 @ 11:41 AM: Bogosian will be back in the lineup, paired with Johnny Oduya.  For full lines, click here. *** UPDATED 10/22/10 @ 11:27 AM: Another day, similar story.  According to Dan Kamal, both players will remain out of the lineup tonight *** Niclas Bergfors and Zach Bogosian will miss tonight’s game as…

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Nightly Scrap: Boucher 1 Crosby 0

Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Boucher 1 Crosby 0

Guy Boucher won the first game against his former player Sidney Crosby as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3. After taking an early lead, the Lightning and Mike Smith promptly allowed three goals but managed to keep the game close with a late first period marker.  From there Dan Ellis would relieve…

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Antropov out, Bergfors in for Thrashers

Saturday, October 23, 2010

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Antropov out, Bergfors in for Thrashers

Top line center Nik Antropov will get a night off tonight against the Washington Capitals. The hulking forward has been plagued by soreness after offseason surgery, as first discussed by Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal Constitution.  Head coach Craig Ramsey would not discuss the change in lines but said that Niclas Bergfors would return…

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Lou’s Priority: Paul Martin and David Clarkson

Sunday, June 20, 2010

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Lou’s Priority: Paul Martin and David Clarkson

According to Rich Chere of the Star Ledger, the trade for Jason Arnott will not take the New Jersey Devils out of the Ilya Kovalchuk sweepstakes.  The article features a few quotes from GM Lou Lamoriello, but we found this one most interesting: “We definitely will do everything we can. The priority right now is…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Atlanta Thrashers

Monday, June 14, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Atlanta Thrashers

Offensive Corps: Nik Antropov led the Thrashers in scoring and firmly established himself as a legitimate number one center in the NHL–although probably a second liner on your fantasy team. The hulking center scored 24 goals and 67 points while mostly playing with Maxim Afinogenov and Ilya Kovalchuk.  He played excellently after Kovalchuk moved to…

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The Kovalchuk Theory Taking Effect

Friday, March 5, 2010

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The Kovalchuk Theory Taking Effect

Yesterday, I read an interesting article on A Yankee Whistles in Dixie which makes some excellent points.  The Ilya Kovalchuk theory like the Patrick Ewing theory states that the team will actually play better without the distraction of a star player.  This theory holds true in relation to the Thrashers as they hold an impressive 4-1-2 record…

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