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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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Valuing Unsigned RFAs in Fantasy Drafts

Friday, September 13, 2019

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Training camps are underway and the 2019-20 NHL season has officially commenced, for some players.  There are still eight unsigned RFA forwards that had 49 points or more last year and three RFA defensemen that averaged over 19:00 TOI/gm. @Mitch Marner and @Mikko Rantanen are both first or second-round Fantasy talents but come with inherent…

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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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Ryan Johansen suspended two games for vicious slash

Friday, January 18, 2019

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The NHL has cracked down on Nashville Predators’ forward Ryan Johansen following a vicious play in Thursday’s game at Bridgestone Arena. The NHL Department of Player Safety has announced Johansen has been suspended for two games for high-sticking Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele. Nashville’s Ryan Johansen has been suspended for two games for high-sticking Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele.…

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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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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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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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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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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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DailyFaceoff DFS Cheat Sheet – October 14th

Friday, October 14, 2016

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The 2016-17 NHL season is still young, but we have already seen some amazing performances in the first two nights of the season. On Wednesday, it started with a four-goal NHL debut for Auston Matthews, followed up by a great night from Connor McDavid. On Thursday it continued with a five-point performance from the red-hot…

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