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As keeper league hockey pools increase in number each year, fantasy junkies become more active in the off-season as they prepare their team for the coming year. Rebuild? Retool? Tweak? Whatever your intentions, it helps to get all the information you can about your players.

Throughout the off-season, FPL will look at a pair of teams each week and give you the fantasy lowdown. To kick things off, we’ll buck the trend of past years and start alphabetically – in reverse. Just to be different. And because of the fact Anaheim is still playing.


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Washington Capitals

Potential UFA’sBryan Muir.

Potential RFA’sKris Beech, Steve Eminger, John Erskine, Tomas Fleischmann, Milan Jurcina, Jakub Klepis, Brooks Laich, Jiri Novotny, Brian Sutherby.

Looking to Add – A puck-moving defenseman and a No.1 center. Brian Pothier was brought into the fold last summer afte