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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: New Jersey Devils

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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The New Jersey Devils are primed for improvement after finishing the 2018-19 season with the NHL’s third-worst record. Not only were the lottery winners fortunate enough to land Jack Hughes, but they’ll also be getting a healthy Taylor Hall back in their lineup. A knee injury limited the 2017-18 Hart Trophy winner to just 33 games last season. His return…

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Fantasy Hockey Breakout Candidates for 2019-20

Monday, August 19, 2019

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Every year in the NHL, there are players that have breakout seasons and end up making all the difference for fantasy hockey owners. These players that are usually well-known in the hockey world, but have the potential of taking that next step in their careers in the upcoming season. Take Rangers’ forward Mika Zibanejad and…

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2018-19 Fantasy Hockey Breakouts

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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Dylan and I have already released our lists of 2018-19 Fantasy Hockey Sleepers and Busts. Today we have compiled a list of our 2018-19 Fantasy Hockey Breakout candidates. A breakout is a player who is poised to set career-highs and will likely come with great value on Draft Day. We used FantasyPros Average Draft Positions (ADP),…

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2018-19 Season Preview: New Jersey Devils

Monday, September 17, 2018

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The New Jersey Devils made a surprise return to the Stanley Cup Finals last season after missing the playoffs in the five previous seasons.  The Devils made the playoffs on the back of a terrific performance from Taylor Hall. The 26-year-old set career-highs in goals (39), assists (54) and points (93), virtually dragging the rest…

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Ranking Fantasy Hockey Centres by Tiers (6-9)

Thursday, August 30, 2018

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On Wednesday, I broke my top 23 centres down into five tiers and below you will find the remaining top 50 centres into four more tiers.  Tier 6 Logan Couture (SJS), William Karlsson (VGK), Brayden Schenn (STL), Dylan Larkin (DET), Ryan Johansen (NSH), Sean Couturier (PHI), Eric Staal (MIN)  This tier is loaded with 2018…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.17 — Rasmus Kupari

Monday, June 11, 2018

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After five years of missing out on playoff hockey, Taylor Hall and a new, youthful New Jersey Devils team made it back to the postseason in 2017-18.  Hall took his game to an entirely new level this season but the additions of 19-year-olds Nico Hischier and Jesper Bratt, as well as 23-year-old defenseman Will Butcher…

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Legit or Not-Legit – Fantasy Rookie Edition

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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In the early weeks of October 2016 Pavel Buchenevich took the Fantasy world by storm. The year before it was Oscar Lindberg, and for both players; within a month they were among the most dropped players league wide. There is always a rookie or unknown name who comes flying out of the gate and gains…

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Ready Rookies: 1st Year Players Who Will Make a Fantasy Impact

Saturday, September 30, 2017

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Every year there is a new crop of rookies getting ready to break into the NHL and fans get excited about their new young talent and hope that they can transform their franchise. Not every first-year player is a Connor McDavid or an Auston Matthews, but every year there are at least a handful of…

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2017-18 Season Preview: New Jersey Devils

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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In 2011-12, the New Jersey Devils shockingly made the Stanley Cup Final and have missed the playoffs in the five seasons since. Over that stretch, the Devils have the fourth worst record in the NHL at 152-160-64 (368 points) while ranking 12th in goals against (2.58) and 29th in goals for (2.25). New Jersey has…

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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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