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Short quarters – Rielly, Schmaltz, Binnington, Couture – DobberHockey

Summary Lewis is back from the break and in the fray as he and Ben go through the latest fantasy hockey news. They start with Morgan Rielly’s injury and what it means for Rasmus Sandin, before discussing the injuries of Seth Jones, Chychrun and Schmaltz. The guys then discuss whether to enter a PPQB in […]

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Crosby has two goals and two assists to push the Penguins past the Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Sidney Crosby had two goals and two assists, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Minnesota Wild 6-4 at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday. Jake Guentzel got a goal and two assists, and Tristan Jarry made 19 saves for the Penguins (7-7-3), which won for the third time in their last five […]

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Senators could be ‘very active’ and seek to add defender, GM says

TORONTO — The Ottawa Senators may be looking to trade for a defenseman, according to general manager Pierre Dorion. “Very active,” Dorion said after the general managers’ meeting on Tuesday. “Very active to see what happens, what happens. I wouldn’t tell you that our team is struggling. Obviously our record (5-9-1) doesn’t reflect the way […]

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Alfredsson took the road less traveled to the Hall of Fame

Daniel Alfredsson’s long and winding road to the Hockey Hall of Fame will finally culminate when the longtime Ottawa Senators captain is officially inducted on Monday. For the 49-year-old, the journey has been much more unlikely than that of the other three former NHL players in the Class of 2022: forwards Daniel Sedin and Henrik […]

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Fantasy Hockey – Defenders Updates & Pickups

A month into the 2022-23 campaign, defenders Rasmus Dahlin, Erik Karlsson, Cale Makar and Brandon Montour sit atop the value chart, averaging at least 3.0 fantasy points/game in the ESPN.com standard leagues. With the exception of Makar’s inclusion, not exactly how most (all) of us thought the first 30 days would go. Which only further […]

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Bettman and Lundqvist recognized for their dedication to finding a cure for ALS

NEW YORK — Less than two weeks after Lou Gehrig’s illness claimed the life of a close friend, Henrik Lundqvist was part of an NHL contingent recognized for his dedication to supporting the fight to find a cure for the deadly disease that has affected the hockey community in recent months and years. . The […]

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Guenther’s family reveal he’s staying with the Coyotes in cute video

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Couturier absent 3-4 months for the Flyers following back surgery

Sean Couturier is expected to be out 3-4 months for the Philadelphia Flyers after undergoing revision back surgery on Thursday. This is the second back surgery in less than a year for the 29-year-old centre, who had already undergone season-ending surgery on February 11. “They went to the same area and had to do other […]

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Friday Fantasy Hockey Tips – NHL Picks, Matchups, More

Friday’s six-game slate kicks off with a matinee (local time) on the Vegas Strip between two clubs headed in very different directions, then ends hours later with the Coyotes hosting their first in front of an intimate group of fans. enthusiastic. Home to a traveling Jets team fresh off Thursday’s 6-4 win in Los Angeles, […]

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New opportunities for Kubalik, Montour, Robertson and others – DobberHockey

Welcome back to another edition of Lining Up. It’s the start of the season but there are already controversies and injuries starting to mount. This means many players are getting new opportunities to thrive and Liner Up will try to make some recommendations to help fantasy rosters in the coming week. Some are born great, […]

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Chara honored by Bruins at pre-game ceremony

BOSTON– After the ceremonial puck was dropped, Zdeno Chara shared a series of handshakes with the two captains ahead of him, Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon and Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron. From the handshake, Bergeron and Chara embraced, and as Bergeron walked away, he pointed to Chara, signaling to the crowd the immense impact […]

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Comrie makes 46 saves for Sabers in win over Oilers

EDMONTON– Eric Comrie made an NHL career-high 46 saves for the Buffalo Sabers in a 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place on Tuesday. Edmonton native Comrie made his first start in his hometown. He made 22 saves in the third period for his first victory with the Sabers since signing a two-year […]

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Boudreau returns to Washington with Canucks seeking 600th NHL win

WASHINGTON– Bruce Boudreau would have preferred to get his 600th NHL victory in one of the Vancouver Canucks’ first two games this season or in their final last season. Instead, the Canucks coach has a chance to hit the mark in familiar surroundings against the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on Monday (7 p.m. […]

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The Rock makes surprise appearance at Maple Leafs home opener

On Thursday, everyone at Scotiabank Arena was close enough to sense what The Rock was up to. Actor and former wrestling superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson made a surprise appearance at the Toronto Maple Leafs’ home opener, igniting the crowd ahead of their game against the Washington Capitals. Tweet from @NHL: 💪 @TheRock is in […]

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Stamkos and Hedman star together in fun new ad

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Geek of the Week – Early Season IR Replacements – DobberHockey

Hey everyone, we finally got to some real meaningful hockey games…sort of. The NHL officially kicked off the regular season Friday and Saturday with its World Series in the Czech Republic with a two-game series between the Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks. It’s good to start having games that matter, but on the other […]

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Jagr discusses the future of hockey ahead of the Global Series in his home country

PRAGUE– Looking like an aging rock star, dressed in dark jeans and a leather jacket, Jaromir Jagr strolled through the O2 Arena in Prague. The NHL great, who owns a team in Kladno, Czech Republic, was there for the 2022 NHL World Series, which brings the NHL to his homeland, a chance for the NHL’s […]

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General Preliminary Strategies Everyone Should Know

Special for Yahoo Sports Before you begin, be sure to review your league categories ahead of your fantasy hockey draft. Some players’ fantasy values ​​will change drastically when certain stats are factored into the equation. With that being said, let’s move on to some other draft general strategies to consider. Make as many fake drafts […]

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Frozen Tool Forensics: Late Flyers – DobberHockey

Since we’re in the middle of draft season, we’re going to turn our attention to more specific draft data and subject you all to a bit of my own drafting philosophy. This week, the focus will be on those draft-ending swings — but more on that in a minute. Essentially, every draft pick we make […]

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New Faces in New Places – Forwards – DobberHockey

We are slowly approaching the absolute best time of year to be a sports fan! The MLB playoffs are about to begin, while the NFL is in full swing. More importantly, the NHL and NBA are just around the corner! And with that comes a new season of fantasy sports! If you’re a DobberHockey reader, […]

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Fantasy Hockey Draft Kit: Cheat Sheet, Rankings, Goaltenders and More

Welcome to Fantasy Hockey, version 2022-23! There’s a fun twist to this year’s kit – while it’s not the first featuring Shayna Goldman (she’s been here four years now), it’s the first featuring the Fantasy Hockey writer. Shayna Goldman year! That’s right, our very own fantasy hockey genius received the Fantasy Sports Writer’s Association’s annual […]

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2022-23 Fantasy Hockey Outlook: Philadelphia Flyers

Eric Hartline – USA TODAY Sports The fantasy season is upon us. Another year of tears of joy and sorrow. To help you out, here’s your fantasy take on the Philadelphia Flyers. 2022-23 Fantasy Hockey Outlook: Philadelphia Flyers Last season: 25-46-11, 8th Metro, 29th overall. GF: 31st, GA: 27th, PP: 32nd, PK: 26th. The last […]

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Dallas Stars acquire Nils Lundkvist – DobberHockey

The Dallas Stars acquired potential defenseman Nils Lundkvist from the New York Rangers in exchange for a 2023 first-round pick and a fourth-round pick. The two choices would be conditional, for Shayna Goldman, with the first round rolling to the next year if that pick is in the Top 10. Rangers get: a (likely) better […]

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Learn more about Scheifele; Top Frozen Tool Searches Tarasov, Pettersson, Stutzle (September 18) – DobberHockey

To follow up on my recent analysis of ADPs, a Twitter follower messaged me that Mark Scheifele’s ADP was as low as it is due to his reduced value in multi-category leagues compared to points-only leagues. Granted, Scheifele is more valuable in the points leagues. In fact, Dobber predicted him to be a top 25 […]

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Pastrnak hopes to sign contract to stay with Bruins

David Pastrnak hopes to sign a contract to stay with the Boston Bruins. The 26-year-old forward is entering the final season of a six-year, $40 million contract (average annual value of $6.67 million) he signed with Boston on September 14, 2017 and can become a free agent unrestricted after this season. “Yeah sure,” Pastrnak said […]

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Rebounders – Can Chychrun, Pastrnak, Hamilton regain past score?

To truly be considered a contender for a rebounding season, a player must have a profile to bounce off of. While expectations are one thing, I wanted to quantify exactly what we’re looking for here. Taking the fantasy production put in place by all NHL players over the past three years, I took the average […]

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Market Myths and Inefficiencies (Seider, Hronek, Tourigny, Hutson, Fensore) – DobberHockey

Welcome back to The Journey, where we follow hockey prospects and their paths to the NHL, providing fantastic predictions and analysis along the way. This week, we’ll be highlighting several potential low-profile defenders with high offensive potential who might be overlooked in your league. Additionally, we’ll delve into the widespread misconception that Moritz Seider’s emergence […]

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Karlsson didn’t ask Sharks for trade: report

Erik Karlsson said he didn’t ask the San Jose Sharks to trade him amid their major changes this offseason. “No, I joined here a long time ago”, the defender told The Athletic in comments posted Wednesday. “It didn’t work out the way we wanted it to at first. There’s probably a lot of things that […]

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Planning around the NHL schedule; Trade goaltenders like Talbot and Fleury (September 7) – DobberHockey

Each year, I set up a schedule planner for myself to anticipate the games played by each NHL team during the weeks of the fantasy final. In recent years this has been less helpful, with any planning around Covid timings being a complete throw of the dice. This year, however, we can anticipate (fingers crossed) […]

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Fantasy Hockey Strategy – Colorado Hockey Now

Recently, hockey has become a very popular sport. So popular that another variety has appeared: fantasy hockey. It was created based on the statistics of professional players or teams. Its main difference from conventional hockey is that the game takes place online. But this fact does not make the game boring. The rules of the […]

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NHL Fantasy: players in contract years to invest in

Often, NHL players have years of career, they have to sign a new check the next offseason. Money is hugely motivating not just for NHL athletes, but for everyone in the world. Last season we saw players like Johnny Gaudreau, Filip Forsberg, Nazem Kadri and Kevin Fiala all having career years as they needed to […]

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The Sabers will wear black and red jerseys during the 2022-23 NHL season

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Fantasy Hockey: The best players to watch

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports If we could determine the best players every year, we would also win our fantasy leagues every year. As simple as that. Except it’s not that easy. There’s no Magic 8 Ball to tell us, “it definitely does,” unless you’re asking about Connor McDavid or Cale Makar. And by definition, a […]

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3 Canucks who could be X-Factors in 2022-23

After finishing the 2021-22 season with eight wins in their last 12 games and a 32-15-10 record under new coach Bruce Boudreau, the Vancouver Canucks enter 2022-23 with great hope and optimism. . With him back behind the bench, they hope to continue that streak of success and make the playoffs for the first time […]

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New York Rangers – Dobber Hockey

For the past 19 years (12 with The Hockey News), Dobber has looked at every team from a fantasy hockey perspective and rated them. The 19th Annual Review will appear here on DobberHockey throughout the summer/fall. This is not a review of likely performance on the ice or in the standings, but in fantasy hockey […]

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Fantasy Hockey Life: Washington Capitals with Sami Silber

If you see this on Fantrax.com, head over to listen to The Fantasy Hockey Life on FantraxHQ. The Washington Capitals have an aging but very talented core. Washington Hockey Now’s Sammi Silber joins the show to break them down. In the Pros section, Jesse and Victor ask him about Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Nicklas Backstrom, […]

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Bubble Prospect Keepers (Jenik, Andrae, Primeau) – DobberHockey

Welcome back to The Journey, where we follow hockey prospects and their paths to the NHL, providing fantastic predictions and analysis along the way. This week is Bubble Keeper week where the writers at Dobber weigh in on tough Guardian decisions, so we’ll be pushing back the next installment of the Exploiting Short Memories series […]

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Edmonton Oilers fantastic projections for 2022-23

As part of NHL.com’s 32 by 32 series, the fantasy hockey team identifies relevant Edmonton Oilers players. For more coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe to the free “NHL Fantasy on Ice” podcast. MORE FANCY COVERAGE: Top 250 Rankings REMARKS: These fantastic projections (for an 82-game season), a collaborative effort of Pete Jensen and Anna Dua, […]

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Martin hired by Kalamazoo, becomes second black coach currently at ECHL

Joel Martin was hired as coach of ECHL Kalamazoo on Monday, becoming the second current black coach of a North American men’s professional hockey team. The 39-year-old, who has also been named director of hockey operations, has served as assistant and goalie coach for the Columbus Blue Jackets affiliate team for the past three seasons. […]

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Bubble Keepers Week – DeBrusk, Durzi, Raanta, Reimer (August 14) – DobberHockey

Before dropping the puck during Bubble Keeper Week… The August edition of the Top 100 Roto Rankings will be published shortly. In the meantime, feel free to leave a comment on the ranking. Some of you may be using them for drafts in September, so any input you can provide or even questions about some […]

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Lehner expected for Golden Knights season after surgery

Robin Lehner is expected to be out for the Vegas Golden Knights season with a hip injury that will require surgery, the team announced Thursday. The 31-year-old goaltender underwent shoulder surgery in April for an injury he sustained Feb. 9 when he made 27 saves in a 6-0 loss to the Calgary Flames. Lehner missed […]

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Top 5 Edmonton Oilers Players to Watch for 2022 Fantasy Hockey

The Edmonton Oilers are one of the best fantasy sports teams in the NHL. Their best players have amassed plenty of points, and the team usually doesn’t lose games due to a lack of goalscoring. In the 2021-22 NHL season, the Edmonton Oilers scored 290 goals, the league’s seventh-best goal tally. They averaged 3.48 goals […]

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Ramblings – Why Huberdeau Belongs To The Dynasty Better Than Marner Or Kaprizov (So Far)… (Aug 08) – DobberHockey

OUT NOW! I published the Fantasy Guide on Thursday, that’s right – a day earlier. Fixed a couple of typos on Friday, updated some RFA signatures, and a few more typos on Sunday. So already updated twice. I don’t like having a single thing wrong with this guide. The best person to create and update […]

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Klingberg is still looking for a long-term contract after signing with the Ducks

John Klingberg says he is still looking for a longer contract and knows he has to produce after the defender signed for one year with the Anaheim Ducks on Friday. “I mean it’s probably part of the plan, but I’m not going to look too far ahead,” Klingberg said Monday. “I want to be long […]

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Fantasy Hockey Friday Analysis and Draft Predictions

Happy Friday Arizona Coyotes fans! On Fridays, we’ll take a look at Coyotes players from a fantasy hockey perspective in Friday Fantasy Hockey (listen to the epic, cheesy music). Fantasy hockey is one of the least popular fantasy sports, but it is nevertheless the most fun. I’m biased, but if you’re reading this you probably […]

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Dubois ‘didn’t ask for a trade’ from the Jets

Pierre-Luc Dubois said Monday he was committed to the Winnipeg Jets for the upcoming season, but did little to quell speculation surrounding his future beyond that. The 24-year-old forward, who was a restricted free agent, signed a one-year, $6 million contract Friday. “If I wanted to leave Winnipeg, I would have asked for a trade,” […]

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Kane’s prospects on a slim list; Potential teammates for Tkachuk, and more (July 24) – DobberHockey

It remains to be seen where Matthew Tkachuk will position himself in the Florida Panthers roster, but I think it’s safe to say that his offensive numbers will take a hit. He scored 100 of his 104 points playing against Johnny Gaudreau last season and maybe the only Panthers player he could have played with […]

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Fantasy Rookie Drafts; Thoughts of free agency; Matthew Tkachuk, David Quinn and more (July 22) – DobberHockey

Between Dobber covering for me on opening day in free agency and trading days with Cliffy this week, it’s been a while since I’ve been able to share a few thoughts here. I’ll start with the draft, and while I’m not a prospect expert (I defer to the DobberProspects group for that one), I often […]

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Fantasy Hockey: UFA 2023 defenders to target in contract years

Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports A simple case study has shown that the contract year effect is probably more real than not. It’s a defensible strategy that fantasy managers can rely on and it could make the difference in finding those valuable late-round picks that can win your league. After taking stock of some imminent UFA […]

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Firkus makes a name for himself as a Kraken prospect

SEATTLE – Jagger Firkus is yet to play his first NHL game, but the 18-year-old Seattle Kraken forward already has a catchy nickname and has been compared to one of the league’s top scorers. “He scores goals, and he scores goals in a lot of different ways,” Kraken general manager Ron Francis said after Seattle […]

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NHL Fantasy Hockey Hot Takes: Off-Season Trades

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports While everyone’s focus is on dollars and terms during free agency, the trade market is often overlooked and flies under the radar. A few surprising deals were struck – Hot Dorion Summer, anyone? – and quite a few goalkeepers involved as teams scrambled to find starters in a market that was […]

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Palat signs with the devils – DobberHockey

The New Jersey Devils signed winger Ondrej Palat to a five-year contract worth $6 million per season. Palat had a declining regular season by his standards, scoring 49 points (18 G, 31 A) in 77 games. He upped his game in the playoffs, scoring 21 points in 23 games. Indeed, only two players have scored […]

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Flames select Parker Bell 155th overall – Flamesnation

After waiting a few rounds, the Calgary Flames made their second selection of the 2022 NHL Draft. In the fifth round, at No. 155, they selected big winger Parker Bell. Bell is a September birthday, born just 11 days past the 2021 NHL Draft deadline, so he’s one of the oldest and most mature kids […]

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NHL releases 2022-23 regular season schedule

The 2022-23 NHL season will kick off in North America with back-to-back televised doubleheaders in the United States, starting with the New York Rangers hosting the Tampa Bay Lightning on Oct. 11. The Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche will raise their banner the following night before their game against the Chicago Blackhawks. The October 11 […]

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Artyom Barabosha – 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Artyom Barbocha 2021-22 squad: Krasnaya Armiya Moskva (MHL)Date of birth: March 18, 2004Place of birth: Omsk, RussiaHeight: 6 feet 2 inches Weight: 187 poundsShots: RPosition: DNHL Draft Eligibility: Eligible for the first year in 2022 Rankings Artyom Barabosha spent the 2021-22 season in the MHL, one of the top junior hockey leagues in Eurasia and […]

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Memorial Cup Date (Morrison, McTavish, Poirier, Deaf) – DobberHockey

Welcome back to The Journey, where we follow hockey prospects and their paths to the NHL, providing fantastic predictions and analysis along the way. The Memorial Cup, a Canadian Junior Hockey Champions League (WHL, OHL, LHJMQ), concluded Wednesday this week with the Saint John Sea Dogs beating the Hamilton Bulldogs 6-3. William Dufour, highlighted here […]

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Don’t expect Calgary Flames to use first buyout window – Flamesnation

Every year July 1st marks Canada Day and Jarome Iginla’s birthday – it’s nice that we have a day off to commemorate both events. But this year, July 1 marks the start of the first buyout window in the National Hockey League‘s offseason schedule. Don’t expect the Calgary Flames to use this buyout window. Redemption […]

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2022 Flames second-round targets: Simon Forsmark – Flamesnation

When it comes to player preference, many hockey clubs are creatures of habit – and the Calgary Flames are no exception. The Flames have had a lot of success with Swedish players in their history, and with their need for defenders, it might not be surprising if they selected a Swedish defender. Simon Forsmark, standout […]

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Palat Goal Forces Game 6, Farabee Surgery, Coaching News (June 25) – DobberHockey

Tampa Bay remains the defending Stanley Cup champion for at least one more day, and we can watch at least one more playoff game. Ondrej Palat scored the game-winning goal at 13:38 of the third period to give the Lightning a 3-2 victory in Game 5, cutting the Avalanche series lead to 3-2. Look how […]

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Maurice hired by the Panthers – DobberHockey

The Florida Panthers were disappointed with their early exit from the playoffs under Jack Adams runner-up Andrew Brunette, and so they hired Paul Maurice in his place… a coach who has always failed to take teams far in the future. playoffs. On an unrelated note, you get an estimate that holds the NHL’s all-time record […]

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Point impacts Lightning in Game 1 return to Stanley Cup Finals

DENVER — Brayden Point returned for the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, a 4-3 overtime loss to the Colorado Avalanche at Ball Arena on Wednesday. Point, who had missed 10 games since sustaining a lower-body injury in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Toronto Maple […]

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Fantasy baseball injury roundup: Tim Anderson, Seiya Suzuki, Gleyber Torres (2022)

Let’s take a look at the latest injury news around fantasy baseball. To stay up to date on all the latest fantasy baseball newsbe sure to follow @FantasyProsMLB on Twitter and add the FantasyPros to your favorites MLB Player News page. Get the FantasyPros News app for iOS and Android now >> Tim Anderson (groin) […]

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Fantasy Baseball Injury Updates: Starling Marte, Kris Bryant, Clayton Kershaw, Pete Alonso (2022)

Let’s take a look at the latest fantasy baseball news and ratings. To stay up to date on all the latest fantasy baseball newsbe sure to follow @FantasyProsMLB on Twitter and add the FantasyPros to your favorites MLB Player News page. Starling Marte (left quad tightness) expects to avoid IL Mets OF Starling Marte said […]

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Connor of Jets wins Lady Byng Trophy for gentlemanly behavior

Kyle Connor of the Winnipeg Jets won the Lady Byng Trophy, which is awarded annually to the NHL player voted for the best combination of sportsmanship, gentlemanly conduct and ability, on Monday. The 25-year-old is the first player in Atlanta Jets/Thrashers history to win the award. “It’s such a great honor,” Connor said. “I would […]

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Flames coaches could be in demand very soon, in Calgary or elsewhere – Flamesnation

The 2021-22 season was a banner year for the Calgary Flames organization, with the National Hockey League club and its American Hockey League affiliate winning regular-season division titles and then a playoff round . For their efforts, Darryl Sutter (Calgary) and Mitch Love (Stockton) received their league Coach of the Year awards. Over at The […]

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Justin Kirkland ends breakout year with terrific playoff performance – Flamesnation

To call Justin Kirkland’s 2021-22 season an “improvement” would be a huge understatement. The 25-year-old winger has become an offensive cornerstone for the 45–16–7 Stockton Heat this year, finishing third on the team – behind only the top tier forwards. Matthew Phillips and Jacques Pelletier — with 25 goals in 66 games. His 48 points […]

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depth of Saint-Louis; Andre Burakovsky; Cale Makar and more – DobberHockey

My playoff picks were hit hard in the last round, going 0-4, which puts me in the playoff power play of the Florida Panthers and the Leafs in the final games of a playoff series. Luckily for me there is a faster path to redemption here as I get another chance with round three starting […]

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Johnny Gaudreau had a fantastic 2021-22 season (and probably got a big, big raise) – Flamesnation

Since arriving on the scene in 2014, Johnny Gaudreau has been the offensive heartbeat of the Calgary Flames. In short, the Flames were going to go as far as Gaudreau’s prowess could take them. But last season his usual goalscoring prowess was complemented by clever two-way play and supported by a team style of play […]

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Calgary Flames 2021-22 season was a successful failure – Flamesnation

The Calgary Flames did not win the 2022 Stanley Cup. In fact, they were eliminated in the second round of the playoffs. In the strictest terms, their season could be considered a failure. But in terms of making progress as an organization and potentially laying the groundwork for future success, there were positives to be […]

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Blues resolution on full display in Game 5 overtime win

DENVER– There were no quits for the St. Louis Blues in Game 5 of the Western Conference second round at the Ball Arena on Wednesday, no matter how many times the Colorado Avalanche thought instilled it. Before Tyler Bozak capped an unlikely comeback for the Blues 3:38 into overtime in a 5-4 win that extended […]

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DFS Daily Fantasy Hockey Cheat Sheet Today 5/24

We’re breaking down the FanDuel NHL DFS roster today. As always, Awesemo brings you some of the best Daily Daily List fantasy hockey games in a quick format, with all the information you need to start building your FanDuel NHL rosters. The best part? It’s all based on our peak projections of the #1 DFS […]

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Rangers and Panthers rebound – DobberHockey

I’ve been asked to write a special DFS column on Sunday, as it’s sure to be the last day of this season with three games, and your loving Dobber editors didn’t want the daily bettors walking around aimlessly. LOL. OK, to be completely fair, this is my sixth article, and I’ve bet on my own […]

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McDavid has a goal and an assist for the Oilers in the Game 7 shutout against the Kings

EDMONTON– Connor McDavid scored a goal and an assist for the Edmonton Oilers, who eliminated the Los Angeles Kings with a 2-0 victory in Game 7 of the Western Conference’s first round at Rogers Place on Saturday. The Oilers advance to face the Calgary Flames or Dallas Stars, who play Game 7 in Calgary on […]

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Hurricanes and Rangers have same goal, different pressure ahead of Game 1

GREENBURGH, NY — It was nearly 20 years ago when Rod Brind’Amour stepped off the ice at Joe Louis Arena after watching the Detroit Red Wings celebrate winning the Stanley Cup at his expense. Brind’Amour, then a player with the Carolina Hurricanes and now their coach, has vivid memories of how he felt that night […]

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Color of hockey: Bains route to Canucks inspires South Asian community

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for 10 years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March 2019 and writes about people of color in sports. Today, as part of the NHL’s celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, he profiles Arshdeep Bains, a Vancouver Canucks prospect who became the first player of […]

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Game 7 Ride or Die Lineups – DobberHockey

With Minnesota eliminated on Thursday, we only have a three-game slate left for this Saturday. With only six teams in action you might want to consider taking a position on one or two teams or if you are playing multiple lineups you can always spread it out and try to cover as much as possible […]

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Capitals need to reset after lost chances against Panthers in playoffs

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Washington Capitals returned home Thursday morning, still absorbing how they came to the brink of elimination against the Florida Panthers in the Eastern Conference first round, but with one goal. Trailing 3-2 in the best-of-7 series, Washington needs a victory in Game 6 at Capital One Arena on Friday (7:30 p.m. […]

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Kuemper should be ready for the Avalanche for the start of the second round

DENVER– Darcy Kuemper should be ready for the Colorado Avalanche for the start of the Western Conference second round. The goaltender missed a 5-3 victory over the Nashville Predators in Game 4 of the first round after leaving the first period of Game 3 when the Predators’ stick crossed Ryan Johansen hit him in the […]

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Leafs, Wild and Oilers lead series; Bruins win one; Pavelski did not disappoint (May 6) – DobberHockey

After three games, neither team leads 3-0 in a series. Is it any wonder how the teams are tied today? That being said, there have been some lopsided scores, especially in the later games. Bruins 4, Hurricanes 2 (Hurricanes lead the series 2-1) Replacing the struggling Linus Ullmark in the net for Game 3, Jeremy […]

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3 keys: Predators at Avalanche, game 2 of the first round of the West

(WC2) Predators to (1C) Avalanche 9:30 p.m. ET; DTT, SN360, SNE, TVAS, ALT, BSSO Colorado leads best-of-7 series 1-0 Connor Ingram will make its first Stanley Cup Playoff start, and the Nashville Predators will look to bounce back against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 2 of the Western Conference First Round at Ball Arena on […]

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Ovechkin will likely play for the Capitals in Game 1 against the Panthers

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin looks set to play for the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Florida Panthers at FLA Live Arena on Tuesday (7:30 p.m. ET; ESPN2, SN360, TVAS2, BSFL, NBCSWA). Ovechkin smiled and said ‘we’ll see’ when asked if he’ll play on Tuesday, but all signs […]

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Explaining My Playoff Picks, Blashill, Price, Yandle (May 1) – DobberHockey

If you haven’t already, you’ll want to purchase your playoff draft roster from the Dobber Store. This is a fully customizable spreadsheet that allows you to register your teams to win and determine playoff standings. Or if you’re not sure, you can use Dobber’s choices. Get yours at the Dobber Sports store before your playoff […]

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Vegas Post-Mortem, more load management ahead of playoffs (April 29) – DobberHockey

Since all 16 playoff teams have been chosen and the playoffs are set to begin on Monday, you can now officially start preparing your playoff squad. As is the case every year, you can grab the interactive playoff draft roster to help you plan your team. Define your own media to organize or use Dobber’s […]

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Matthews scores the 60th goal of the season for the Maple Leafs

Auston Matthews became the first American-born player in NHL history to score 60 goals in a season when he scored two for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 3-0 win over the Red Wings of Detroit at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Tuesday. “It was pretty special,” Matthews said. “Just the reception from my team-mates, […]

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Ducks shower Getzlaf with gifts, honor captain ahead of final NHL game

ANAHEIM — Anaheim Duck Center Ryan Getzlaf was honored in a pre-game ceremony Sunday at the Honda Center before appearing in his final NHL game against the St. Louis Blues. Getzlaf is retiring after 17 seasons with the Ducks, including the last 13 as captain. He won’t play Anaheim’s final two games next week, both […]

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Daily Fantasy Hockey Notebook — 04/22/22

The Daily Fantasy Hockey Notebook will be published daily Monday through Friday as soon as the morning skates are over. The notebook includes everything you need to know to set your lineups for the season and daily fantasy: including injuries, thrown lines and pairings, starting goalie ratings, value picks ( DFS) and insights from our […]

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Skaters prepare for breakout seasons in 2022-23 – DobberHockey

With each passing day, more and more of you are turning your attention to your guardians, wondering whether to make trades “in anticipation of the future”, or starting to wonder how your fantasy drafts of 2022-23 could unfold. In doing so, it’s a must that you visit Frozen Tools and note which players, barring injury, […]

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Cut the Canucks this week; Upset goalie – Vasilevskiy, Markstrom, Nedeljkovic, Smith (April 15) – DobberHockey

In a one-on-one week, planning is important. The Canucks are the only team not to play again this week, with every other team playing at least once on Saturday or Sunday. That means dropping players like Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Conor Garland and even injured Brock Boeser should be strongly considered. You’ll probably want to hang on […]

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Power signs contract with Sabers and was first pick in 2021 draft

Owen Powerthe No. 1 pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres on Friday. The 19-year-old defenseman will join the Sabers in Tampa on Saturday before Buffalo’s game at the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday and is expected to make his NHL debut at the Toronto Maple Leafs […]

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Updates on Zucker and Hughes; Fantasy Hockey’s Highest Performing Players – April 7 – DobberHockey

There was some really good news for Jason Zucker and the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday. The former Wild winger was injured in his first game in late March, just an absolutely brutal comeback for a guy who’s had his fair share of nicks and scrapes over the past two years. The good news is this: […]

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Getzlaf will retire from the NHL at the end of the season with the Ducks

Ryan Getzlaf will retire from the NHL at the end of this season, the Anaheim Ducks forward announced Tuesday. The 36-year-old has 282 goals and 1,013 points in 17 seasons, all for the Ducks, and 31 points (three goals, 28 assists) in 49 games this season. “It’s been an honor to play in the NHL […]

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Optimized and stacked rosters – DobberHockey

Dobber Hockey has officially entered the DFS space which, in case you missed it, our DFS subscription service, complete with our lineup optimizer, launched this week. If you want to see more, check out the link below where we’re running a promotion: “Try our fantasy tools daily – Thousands of simulations run instantly to provide […]

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Taylor Hall fined; Zucker’s returns; Goligoski extension; Kyle Connor Out – March 31 – DobberHockey

Readers who have read my Ramblings for at least a few years now, or follow me on social media, know that one thing I keep coming back to is cross-checking. The simple explanation is this: there are hundreds of cross-checks every night in the NHL of varying strength levels, and only a handful will be […]

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Daily Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings — 3/28/22

Trying to decide which goaltenders to start with is a dilemma that Fantasy Hockey owners face every day. At DailyFaceoff, we try to make owning Fantasy as easy as possible. The NEW Daily Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings is our latest FREE tool. Each day, we’ll rank the day’s starting goalies based on their projected winning […]

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Dadonov back in Vegas, Durzi on PP1, Monahan a healthy scratch (March 26) – DobberHockey

Could Evgenii Dadonov’s clumsiness returning to the team that tried to trade him provide some motivation? The missing no-trade roster saga turned out to be the main story of the trade deadline, with Dadonov returning to the Golden Knights roster on Thursday night after a brief stint as Anaheim Ducks property. For his problem, Dadonov […]

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NHL Picks: Best Bets, DraftKings Fantasy Hockey DFS Cheat Sheet for March 24

Thursday includes a 10-game NHL slate, which begins at 7 p.m. ET on DraftKings. In this article you will find DFS tips for DraftKings queues, plus a few DraftKings Sportsbook bets to target. Define your DraftKings fantasy hockey rosters here: Save $60,000 in the NHL [$20K to 1st] Florida Panthers vs Montreal Canadiens over 6.5 […]

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Flames acquire Jarnkrok – DobberHockey

Seattle finally made a trade that actually appears to have gotten more than fair value, earning three picks from the Flames (the highest of which is a second round) in exchange for versatile forward Calle Jarnkrok. What the flames get: The Flames already had a deep forward core, and they’re adding an underrated scorer who […]

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Mantha talks rehab from surgery, deadline swap with NHL.com

VANCOUVER-– Antoine Mantha is happy to be back with the Washington Capitals after the forward missed nearly four months recovering from left shoulder surgery. Mantha was injured when he tried to hit the Florida Panthers forward Antoine Duclair on November 4 and underwent surgery the following day. A lengthy rehab followed before his return against […]

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Fantasy Hockey Waiver Yarn Drives: Week 22 (2022)

The 2022 NHL season continues to burn the teeth of its schedule, but the fantasy playoffs are right around the corner. As for March, it’s already been a crazy month, with teams like Arizona increasing their offensive production to generate winning streaks. Other underdogs such as Winnipeg and Ottawa also followed in the Coyotes’ footsteps […]

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Fantasy Hockey Goalie Updates: Daws on the Rise

Special for Yahoo Sports [Play Tourney Pick’Em for your chance at $25,000. Sign up today!] Uptrend Nico Daws, Devils (Last 5: 3-2-0, 0.905 Sv%, 2.82 GAA) Driven to action because both Jonathan Bernier and Mackenzie Blackwood suffered serious injuries — and Jon Gillies proved he can’t really play at the NHL level — the 21-year-old […]

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Bounce Backs from Pastrnak, Skinner, Sharangovich and more – Part 1 – DobberHockey

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll take a look at the skaters who bounced back from a disappointing first half and put together a strong second half. For the purposes of this article, I’ve taken each player’s total number of appearances so far and split those appearances in half. So if someone has played 56 […]

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Ovechkin produces despite controversy; Dobson, Chiarot, C. Smith (March 4) – DobberHockey

Due to his earlier praise for Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, Alex Ovechkin has recently seen his reputation take a major hit. With everything going on in the homeland, it will be interesting to see if Ovie’s on-ice results are affected. Does he sink into his game and even get very excited, or does this situation […]

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Defense of the Devils; Taylor Hall for Brad Marchand; Prospects to watch and more – DobberHockey

I hope you bet the most in the Habs/Jets game and didn’t have control of either goalie. The two teams combined for just seven first-half goals, in a game that ended with 12 goals in total. Josh Anderson had a hat trick early in the second period and finished with four PIMs, four shots and […]

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Within Expectations of the Fold – DobberHockey

Summary In this episode of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey podcast, Elan and Brian begin their NHL fantasy hockey tour by stopping at a few creases where the question marks are piling up, then covering the latest players you want to sell high. . , buy low and get out of free agency to keep […]

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Laine scores again, Blue Jackets top Panthers for fourth straight win

SUNRISE, Fla. — Patrick Laine scored to extend his point streak to 11 games for the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 6-3 win over the Florida Panthers at FLA Live Arena on Thursday. Laine scored 21 points (13 goals, eight assists) during his longest active streak in the NHL. JF Berube made 39 saves in […]

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NHL On Tap: Stars seek more even-strength offense against Jets

Welcome to NHL On Tap. Three NHL.com editors will share each day what they look forward to most from the schedule. Today, their picks from Wednesday’s five games. Stars aim to improve as equal strength The Dallas Stars are hoping to improve their even-strength offense when they host the Winnipeg Jets (7:30 p.m. ET; SN360, […]

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Fantasy Hockey Cheat Sheet: DraftKings’ Top NHL DFS Picks Feb. 21

Monday includes a two-game NHL slate, which begins at 7 p.m. ET on DraftKings. In this article you will find DFS tips for DraftKings queues, plus a few DraftKings Sportsbook bets to target. Define your DraftKings fantasy hockey rosters here: $6,000 NHL Twine [$2K to 1st] (Late) Auston Matthews over 0.5 assists -120 The Maple […]

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The best specialists in the fantasy hockey category

Head-to-head category leagues are unique in that one goal, one shot, one number of a save percentage can truly be the difference between winning or losing an entire week. With that in mind, here’s a new mid-season roundup of fantasy’s underrated category giants who can help pin down a particular area, with no weighted points […]

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Ovechkin scores 30 goals in his 16th season, an NHL record

Alex Ovechkin scored 30 goals in a season in the NHL for the 16th time, one less than the record. The Washington Capitals forward scored two third period goals against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday and has 31 on the season. The 36-year-old, in his 17th NHL season, follows Mike Gartner, who has scored 30 […]

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Waiver watch – Tyler Toffoli’s trade reaction to fantasy hockey and more

Each week, we’ll be mining the waiver thread for lesser-listed assets to help your team, whether you prefer Dynasty or the Replay format, and we’ll also give some advice to DFS players out there. Finally, we’ll look at some old must-have gimmicky assets that may be overvalued – in the short or long term – […]

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Sundqvist has a goal and an assist for the Blues in the win over the Blackhawks

ST. LOUIS– Oskar Sundqvist scored a goal and an assist to help the St. Louis Blues win 5-1 over the Chicago Blackhawks at Enterprise Center on Saturday. Brayden Schenn had two assists for St. Louis (27-14-5), which is 6-0-2 in its last eight games against Chicago. City Husso has made 15 saves in his sixth […]

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Fantasy Hockey Goalie Updates: Tuukka Rask Retires

Special for Yahoo Sports Uptrend Jeremy Swayman, Bruins (8-7-2, .914 Sv%, 2.35 GAA) The explosive news fell late on Tuesday evening that Tuukka Rask stop his return and now, he announced his retirement via a press release. It’s been a long road back for the veteran keeper, and despite a strong initial performance, Rask struggled […]

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Kadri focuses on Avalanche Cup chances after winning NHL All-Star Game

LA VEGAS — Nazem Kadri enjoyed the camaraderie with his Central Division teammates during the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Game at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday. “That was my favorite part was meeting the guys from different teams and having a quick chat,” the Colorado Avalanche forward said. “I don’t think we’re going to be that […]

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The O’Ree Congressional Gold Medal Bill Signed by President Biden

The bill to award Willie O’Ree the Congressional Gold Medal was signed into law Monday by President Joe Biden. “This prestigious honor is befitting Willie O’Ree, a trailblazer whose impact on hockey was revolutionary, profound and lasting,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday. “A true trailblazer and trailblazer, O’Ree can add another achievement to his […]

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Robin Lehner is on the rise

Special for Yahoo Sports Uptrend Robin Lehner, Golden Knights (since Dec. 1: 9-4-1, .903 Sv%, 2.60 GAA) Maybe it just took Lehner a little longer to adjust to being the only Vegas starter since the departure of Marc-Andre Fleury, but in the last couple of months it has improved dramatically. From the start of the […]

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NHL DFS roster picks for DraftKings, FanDuel (2/1/22): Value plays, goaltenders, stacks

Welcome, RotoBallers! If you don’t know me, my name is Brandon and I write The First-Serve and The Kick-Off for Tennis and Soccer respectively. If you haven’t checked them out, make sure you do! It’s the return of the NHL season, which means it’s time to hone our MLB skills and compete in NHL DFS! […]

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Bergeron heads to All-Star Game focused on present with Bruins

But above all, he feels good. Above all, he can do everything he’s always done, enough to get him to the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Feb. 5, enough to lead a burgeoning Boston Bruins team. Sometimes, though? Sometimes it just feels 36. “I looked back and thought about when I was younger – […]

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The Sabers could be without the top six goaltenders against the Coyotes on Saturday

BUFFALO — The Buffalo Sabers could be without their top six goalies when they face the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday (9 p.m. ET; BSAZ, MSG-B, ESPN+, NHL LIVE). Michael Houserwho was scheduled to start at least one of the next two games — Saturday or at the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday — was placed in […]