Tag Archive | "Valtteri Filppula"

VOTE: Fantasy 3 Stars of the Night October 21

Saturday, October 22, 2011

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Replacing Pavel Datsyuk is easier said than done

Thursday, December 23, 2010

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It was announced last night that center Pavel Datsyuk will be out at least four weeks with a broken hand.  The super-skilled center will not undergo surgery but requires a cast in order for the injury to heal.  Considering most of his ability relates to stickhandling, you can imagine our concern over losing an elite…

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Nightly Scrap: Caps, Leafs lose second straight

Friday, October 22, 2010

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The return of Semyon Varlamov probably did not go as anticipated. Varlamov would only stop 30 of 34 shots en route to his first loss of the season. When his team, the Washington Capitals, squared off to face the Boston Bruins for the second time in three nights, everyone expected to see Tuukka Rask.  Instead,…

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Nightly Scrap: Caps rebound, rookie shines in debut

Sunday, October 10, 2010

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After last night’s showing, there is no doubt the Washington Capitals will be a powerhouse this season. John Carlson, Alexander Semin, Alexander Ovechkin and Tomas Fleischmann all put together multi-point games as the Caps steamrolled the New Jersey Devils 7-2.  The team forced backup netminder Johan Hedberg to make his Devils debut, chasing Hall of…

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Red Wings Make Modano Signing Official

Thursday, August 5, 2010

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The Detroit Red Wings officially announced the signing of veteran centerman Mike Modano to a one year contract Thursday morning. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed,  but it is believed the deal is to be worth $1.25 million. Modano had spent his previous 20 NHL seasons with the Dallas Stars franchise, but the Stars…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Detroit Red Wings

Sunday, July 25, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Detroit Red Wings

Tomas Holmstrom Re-signs for Two Years

Friday, June 4, 2010

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Earlier today, the Detroit Red Wings re-signed their other crease-cluttering Swede to a two-year extension.  According to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, he will earn $2.25 million in the 2010-2011 season and 1.5 million in 2011-2012, making it a 3.75 million total and 1.875 cap hit. Holmstrom played extended minutes this past season and saw his…

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Fantasy Fallout: Wings Re-sign Nicklas Lidstrom

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

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Fantasy Fallout: Wings Re-sign Nicklas Lidstrom

Finding Value in the Sporting News Salary Cap Hockey Challenge

Monday, September 28, 2009

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In Sporting News Salary Cap Hockey, you (the team owner) get an allotted bankroll and can then buy players to fill positions on their team (based on player values determined by Sporting News). A player’s value goes up (and down) during the season based on performance, thus increasing (decreasing) the amount of bankroll the owner…

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