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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: St. Louis Blues

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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The St. Louis Blues 2018-19 season was the story of one of the most remarkable turnarounds in NHL history. The eventual Stanley Cup champs were last place in the entire league at the turn of the calendar year. An offensive resurgence and the arrival of @Jordan Binnington propelled St. Louis to a 30-10-5 record from…

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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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2018-19 Season Preview: St. Louis Blues

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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The Blues were one of the hottest teams in the league to start the 2017-18 season, opening the year with a 17-6-1 record. Unfortunately, they failed to carry that momentum throughout the season, struggling down the stretch. They finished at 44-32-6 and fell a single point shy of making the playoffs, ending a streak of…

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2018-19 Fantasy Hockey Sleepers

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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Anyone can take Sidney Crosby with the second overall pick in a Fantasy Hockey draft, but it is the players that you can “steal” in the 14th or 16th rounds of drafts that go on to play like fifth or seventh round picks.  A sleeper can also be last year’s Claude Giroux, who was drafted…

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Tarasenko Hopes to be Ready for Training Camp

Friday, September 7, 2018

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Five months after shoulder surgery, St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko hopes to be ready for training camp.  “I’m pretty close,” Tarasenko told The Associated Press during the NHL’s annual media tour. Tarasenko has spent the off-season rehabbing from reconstructive surgery on his left shoulder, a process that he said “felt like six months.” After…

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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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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: Buffalo Sabres

Friday, September 1, 2017

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The 2016-17 season marked the sixth consecutive year in which the Buffalo Sabres have missed the playoffs, but they are trending in the right direction. The season got off to a rough start, with Jack Eichel going down with an ankle sprain before the season even started. The second-year forward ended up missing the first 21…

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

Friday, September 16, 2016

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We are 26 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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