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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: New York Islanders

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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Coming off one of the more surprising NHL seasons in recent memory, the New York Islanders are primed for regression in 2019-20. The Islanders registered the highest PDO in the NHL last season thanks to a ridiculously high .937 SV% at 5v5. It is very difficult to consistently be in playoff contention when you are so reliant…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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The Colorado Avalanche took a step backward in the 2019 regular season but moved past the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2008.  Colorado was able to make the playoffs by riding their stacked top-line about as much as any other team in the NHL. The Avalanche were busy this offseason in an…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Thursday, September 27, 2018

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The Colorado Avalanche ended the 2017-18 season with a 43-30-9 record, earning them their first playoff appearance since 2014. The team was led by a top-heavy attack headlined by Nathan Mackinnon and Mikko Rantanen, who both enjoyed breakout seasons. Goaltenders Semyon Varlamov and Jonathan Bernier combined to give the Avs’ the league’s third-best even strength…

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Goalie Timeshares: Who To Target and Avoid

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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Judging the fantasy value of a goalie in a timeshare can be tricky. There a lot of variables to consider. Given the parity of goaltending in the NHL, the situation a goalie is in is often as important to his fantasy value as his skillset. I broke down some of the trickier timeshares heading into…

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Ranking Fantasy Hockey Goalies By Tiers (4-6)

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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These tier posts breakdown our positional rankings to help you better understand who you should be targeting in your fantasy draft and when you should be going after them. Here are our top goalies for the 2018-19 season, tiers 4-6. You can find the rest of our positional tiers here: Centre, Tiers 1-5 Centre, Tiers…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.16 — Grigori Denisenko

Sunday, June 10, 2018

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One year removed from a 22-win season, the Colorado Avalanche found themselves back in the playoffs for just the second time since 2011. The Avalanche appeared to be packing it in early when they traded Matt Duchene to the Ottawa Senators, but Nathan MacKinnon turned into a different player after that trade. Following the November…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Monday, September 11, 2017

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In 2013-14 the Colorado Avalanche went nuts, winning 52 games and then won 39 games in back-to-back seasons, only to be the worst team in the NHL by a mile last year. Former goaltender and head coach Patrick Roy must have seen it coming because he walked away from the team before it even started…

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Daily Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings: January 12th

Thursday, January 12, 2017

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Nine games in the NHL tonight with Ben Bishop and Semyon Varlamov returning from injury. We’ll also have Devan Dubnyk vs. Carey Price and Taylor Hall’s return to Edmonton. It should be a great night of puck! View FULL SaberSim Projections For those of you who have used this site for years, you have almost…

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Daily Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings: December 6th

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

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There are nine games across the NHL tonight, including a couple of great matchups: Eichel vs. McDavid in Buffalo, the Rangers vs. the Islanders in Brooklyn and the NHL’s top team (Montreal) in St. Louis. View FULL SaberSim Projections For those of you who have used this site for years, you have almost certainly seen…

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Daily Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings: November 23rd

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

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With American Thanksgiving tomorrow, tonight is a rare busy Wednesday. There are 12 games on tap with four teams coming in on the tail-end of a back-to-back. For those of you who have used this site for years, you have almost certainly seen my Daily Goalie rankings before. For those of you who are new,…

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