Tag Archive | "Pavel Kubina"

Looking at the Beasts of the East

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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The Eastern Conference, much like the Western Conference, displayed a few entertaining battles. Unlike the wild wild west, three of the four series went to seven games with only my hometown New York Rangers taking a bow in less. Last night we saw both the Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Penguins eliminated even though they were…

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The Cycle: Is Alex Ovechkin Back?

Sunday, April 3, 2011

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The cycle spans the internet for intelligent, well-thought out articles which either help your fantasy team or will give you some better incite on your favorite team. If you feel we should add your link, feel free to contact us at contact at dailyfaceoff dot com or on twitter @DailyFaceoff. One look at last night’s…

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The Heatmap: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not – Week 6

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

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Over a long season it is evident that players will have hot streaks and cold streaks.  There are many factors that contribute to a player’s production including line mates, ice time and injuries. Let’s check in on who has been lighting it up this week. HOT Alexander Semin – After a disappointing playoff performance for…

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Kubina Returns to Where It All Started

Friday, July 2, 2010

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Tampa GM Steve Yzerman was busy at work, Friday, bringing in one of the better offensive defensemen available in Pavel Kubina at $3.85-million a year for two years.  Kubina returns to the team where he spent 8 seasons after they drafted him in the 7th round in 1996.  However, Kubina’s most offensive days actually came…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Atlanta Thrashers

Monday, June 14, 2010

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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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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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Atlanta Thrashers 2009/10 Season Preview

Friday, September 4, 2009

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Atlanta Thrashers 2008/09: 35-41-6 – 76 pts (4th in Southeast, 13th in East) Arrived: Nik Antropov (NYR), Pavel Kubina (Tor) Departed: Garnet Exelby (TOR) That playoff appearance by the Thrashers in 2007 is looking like a bigger fluke every day.  They were terrible last year, finishing ahead of only the Lightning and Islanders in the…

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