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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

Saturday, September 7, 2019

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Peter Chiarelli’s time finally ran out after another wasting another season of Connor McDavid’s prime in 2018-19. Long-time Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland now sits atop the Edmonton Oilers’ brass as he tries to fill the obvious holes on the roster left by Chiarelli. Holland gets the chance to build around a truly generational talent with some…

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Projecting the Top 50 in Points for 2020

Thursday, August 15, 2019

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Every year I roll out full projections for the Top 300 players as a part of the DailyFaceoff Draft Kit. Our Draft Kit will be offered for FREE again this year and will be posted across the site in the coming weeks. With the 2019-20 NHL regular season quickly approaching, here’s a glance at my…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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One year after inexplicably missing the playoffs, the 2017-18 Tampa Bay Lightning set franchise records in Wins (54) and Points (113).  Since Jon Cooper took over for Guy Boucher in March of 2013, only four teams (Capitals, Blues, Penguins and Ducks) have won more games than the Lightning (243-144-40). Former GM Steve Yzerman stepped down…

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Ranking Fantasy Hockey Right Wingers By Tiers (1-5)

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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Over the course of the next five weeks, we will be churning out a bunch of content to help you prepare for the 2019 fantasy season. Our Projections and Cheat Sheets will be out soon, as well as the classic posts like: Sleepers, Breakouts, Busts, and Rookies to Target.  These tier posts breakdown our positional…

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Power Play continues to carry the Lightning in Playoffs

Friday, May 18, 2018

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On Thursday night the Tampa Bay Lightning were once again badly outshot by the Capitals but escaped Washington with a win.  Andrei Vasilevskiy was outstanding for the second straight game and has now stopped 72 of the last 76 shots (.947 SV%) that he has faced. That is a significant upgrade from the 10 goals…

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DailyFaceoff Short Slate Strategy

Friday, October 6, 2017

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Short slates are often the toughest to get a grip on especially when the chalk is so obvious, and tonight without going out on a large limb the Dallas Stars will be heavy chalk. How do you attack a three game slate like this knowing the Stars will be so heavily owned. I will break…

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DailyFaceoff DFS Value Plays – February 10th

Friday, February 10, 2017

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There are only two games tonight and typically when there are very few games, I like to give you folks my favourite value plays of the night. I get a lot of help from our friends at SaberSim when I do these for you and you should start your FREE 7-day Trial right now because their lineup…

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

Sunday, October 9, 2016

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We are three 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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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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DailyFaceoff Podcast: Episode 27 – Free Agency Primer

Thursday, June 30, 2016

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Seegs, Beebs and D discuss arguably the craziest 20 minutes in NHL History where we saw two huge trades and a Steven Stamkos signing. They also take a look at the top-10 players who are expected to hit the Free Agent Market on Friday. Be sure to subscribe on both iTunes and SoundCloud and follow us…

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