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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night January 1

Monday, January 2, 2012

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night January 1

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night November 17

Friday, November 18, 2011

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VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night November 17

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Crashing the Net – Week 11 Waiver Wire

Monday, December 20, 2010

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Crashing the Net – Week 11 Waiver Wire

With the holidays fast approaching and players being injured left and right, it’s important for fantasy owners not to neglect their team during this important stretch of the year.  Along with injuries, it’s also important that owners don’t panic on players such as Alexander Semin and Niklas Backstrom and involve them in questionable trades.  Last…

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Nightly Scrap: Ellis falls short against Preds

Sunday, October 24, 2010

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Nightly Scrap: Ellis falls short against Preds

Dan Ellis held the lead for about 10 minutes tonight. After his new team got him off to a 1-0 start he would allow four straight goals to his former team.  Ellis has now lost his third straight game and could be watching his grip on a NHL starting goalie position slip away.  Shea Weber,…

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The Predators Find Jason Arnott’s Replacement

Monday, July 5, 2010

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The Predators Find Jason Arnott’s Replacement

The Nashville Predators finally won one of the free agent frenzies by locking up one of the top centers on the market. Matthew Lombardi will make 3.5 million annually over the next three seasons and help transition top rookie Colin Wilson into the first line slot (We initially thought the Preds would hand over the…

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Montreal and Nashville Agree to Terms

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

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Montreal and Nashville Agree to Terms

Today, the Montreal Canadiens sent struggling winger Sergei Kostitsyn and future considerations in exchange for Dan Ellis and Dustin Boyd along with future considerations. Ellis, if signed, would serve as an insurance plan for lauded netminder Carey Price. The 29-year-old ‘tender managed 15 wins on a playoff-bound Predators team posting a 2.69 GAA and .909…

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Will Olympic Success Carry Over?

Monday, March 1, 2010

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Will Olympic Success Carry Over?

This Olympics proved that certain players possess the talent to play against both top notch talent and on the smaller ice surface.  Of course, we cannot predict how any player will perform once they return to their NHL teams, but lets look at some players who could can ride their added confidence level into heightened…

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The State of the Habs

Monday, February 8, 2010

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The State of the Habs

At 4 PM EST the Montreal Canadiens will announce their GM Bob Gainey stepping down.  According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, Pierre Gauthier will take over as his replacement. What does this mean for the team? The Habs will play without top goal scorer Mike Cammalleri and fourth goal leading scorer Andrei Kostitsyn until after the…

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The Decade in Retrospect: Draft Picks

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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The Decade in Retrospect: Draft Picks

The end of the decade is nearly upon us, so we here at Daily Faceoff would like to commemorate some important events that have transpired over the last ten years in the National Hockey League.  First up is a look at the best and worst draft picks of the decade (for the record I had…

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Under Review: Oct 20—Oct 25

Monday, October 26, 2009

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Under Review: Oct 20—Oct 25

I’ll hold back on making any comments on last night’s Ruutu/Tucker and Richards/Booth hits, but it certainly was another destructive week in the NHL, with another host of injuries hitting the wires. Besides that, relatively quiet, as things have stayed basically the same: Colorado’s doing well, the Leafs are atrocious, and Chris Chelios is back…

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