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Hischier Out; Hughes Promoted

Thursday, October 17, 2019

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This summer’s No.1 overall pick is still searching for his first career NHL point but will find himself on the @New Jersey Devils’ top-line on Thursday. With @Nico Hischier sidelined with an upper-body injury, @Jack Hughes will skate between @Taylor Hall and @Kyle Palmieri against the @New York Rangers. Not only is this a huge…

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Fantasy Replacements for Evgeni Malkin

Monday, October 7, 2019

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We are less than one week into the 2019-20 NHL season but we already have our first big injury. On Monday, the @Pittsburgh Penguins announced that @Evgeni Malkin will be out “longer-term” with a lower-body injury. Fellow centre @Nick Bjugstad will also be sidelined for an extended period of time with a lower-body injury, all…

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2019-20 Fantasy Hockey: Finding Value on Draft Day

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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Earlier in the Fantasy Hockey prep season, Brady Trettenero looked at his Early Fantasy Hockey Sleepers. As we head into the busiest Fantasy Hockey Draft weekend of the year, I took a deep dive into Yahoo’s Average Draft Positions and found some of the biggest discrepancies between ADP and the DFO Rankings. Below I’ve listed…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Tiers: Centres (6-9)

Monday, September 16, 2019

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Breaking positions into tiers makes it a little easier to navigate through your fantasy draft. It ensures you are not reaching on players at certain positions, in this case; centres. I have already ranked the top-20 into five tiers and now it’s time to take a look at Tiers 6-9. Tier 6 21. @Jonathan Toews…

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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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