Tag Archive | "P.K. Subban"

2020 Fantasy Hockey Tiers: Defensemen (1-5)

Thursday, September 26, 2019

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We continue to breakdown the DailyFaceoff Top 300 Rankings into Tiers. After completing the forwards, it’s time to turn our eye on the defensemen. Previous Tiers Posts: — Centres (1-5) — Centres (6-9) — Left Wings (1-5) — Left Wings (6-8) — Right Wings (1-5) — Right Wings (6-9) Tier 1 @Brent Burns Burns answered all of the questions raised about…

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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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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Nashville Predators

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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In 2019 the Nashville Predators made the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season, finished with 100-plus points for the third time in five years and won the Central Division for the second year in a row.  Nashville has become a regular-season powerhouse in recent years but has had very little playoff success—outside of making it to the…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Nashville Predators

Monday, September 24, 2018

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In 2017-18 the Nashville Predators won the Presidents Trophy by setting new franchise records in wins (53) and points (117) while scoring their second-most goals (3.18 GF/PG) and fourth fewest goals against (2.49 GA/PG).  The Predators are mostly the same team that they were last year, so there’s no reason not to expect them to…

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Weber will miss 5-6 months after undergoing knee surgery

Thursday, July 5, 2018

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The Montreal Canadiens announced that defenseman Shea Weber will be out for five to six months after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery to repair a meniscal tear in his right knee.  Weber missed the final 49 games of the 2018 season with a foot injury. He eventually underwent surgery on his left foot and that was…

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Capitals’ Carlson wants to stay in Washington 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson had the type of season that every player dreams of.  Carlson, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st, won a Stanley Cup and had the best season of his career in a contract year. Carlson led all NHL defensemen in points (68) and was tied…

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REPORT: Coyotes, Ekman-Larsson verbally agree to 8-year extension

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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The Arizona Coyotes and defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson have reportedly verbally agreed to terms on an eight-year contract extension.  Sources say the Arizona Coyotes have reached a verbal agreement on a contract extension for Oliver Ekman-Larsson. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 12, 2018 Ekman-Larsson had one-year left on a six-year, $33 million dollar ($5.5M AAV) deal he signed in…

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Line Matching – October 10th

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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After covering the basics of line matching in yesterday’s article, it’s time to look at tonight’s 7-game slate and the possible opportunities to find an edge. New York Rangers vs. St. Louis Blues – NYR1 (Kreider–Zibanejad–Buchnevich) has mostly matched up 5v5 vs. the top opposition line at home, and got destroyed puck possession wise against…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Nashville Predators

Monday, September 25, 2017

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Following an offseason in which they acquired P.K. Subban from the Montreal Canadiens, the Nashville Predators entered the 2016-17 season with extremely high expectations. About mid-way through the season, the Predators sat at a disappointing 17-16-7—which ranked 12th in the Western Conference at that time. After a sluggish start, Nashville finished the season 24-13-5 (53…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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Following a disappointing 2015-16 season in which the Montreal Canadiens missed the playoffs thanks to an early-season Carey Price injury, Montreal found themselves back atop the Atlantic Division last season, only to be bounced in the first-round of the postseason. After starting the season 31-19-8 the Canadiens elected to fire their head coach of four…

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