April 19, 2013

Dobber Sports

2013-04-19

 

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Bruins/Pens game has been postponed.

 

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Any last minute lineup decisions for this weekend? Ask in the comments – I’ll be around for the next few hours to answer them.

 

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Dobber's 2013 Interactive Playoff Draft List is available for purchase


The details:

 

For the eighth year in a row, Dobber has you covered – all the player injury notes, their anticipated rate of production – all sortable by team, by name or by points. Use Dobber’s own draft list, or create your own with his formulas. It’s simple – select the team coming out of each bracket and work your way to the Final. Once done, sort it however you like, print it and you’re all set. Take a look at several scenarios, run it as often as you like!


Not only that…

 

Ultimate Fantasy Pack Special – Until May 15, if you add this product to your shopping cart, along with the Keeper League Fantasy Pack, use coupon code: ULTIMATE and receive $3.00 off!

 

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Brent Burns is thriving as a right winger – this really should be getting more attention around the league (although don’t forget, Burns was originally drafted by Minnesota as a forward). Since moving up front, Burns has 17 points in 19 games, and the Sharks have collected points in 13 of those games.

 

Why is Burns excelling as a winger?

 

Burns' quick adaptation isn't surprising. He played forward with the Brampton Battalion during his junior hockey career in the Ontario Hockey League and was good enough to earn an invitation to play with Team Canada at the 2004 World Junior Hockey championships.


In hindsight, it isn't shocking that McLellan pulled the trigger on the move since he initially helped to convert Burns into a defenseman when he was coaching in the Minnesota Wild's farm system eight years ago.

 

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More craziness in Boston – the Penguins are on lockdown in their hotel room, and the game may not go on tonight. The bombing suspects have been ID’d and one is still on the loose.

 

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John Tavares put on a show in his hometown last night – three points, and a dominant two-way performance against the Leafs. He's in the Hart running as well (Crosby, Toews, and Tavares would be my three right now).

 

Joffrey Lupul scored a goal in his return to the lineup, which is grea