Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Penguins Draw First; Ted Lindsay Finalists; Andrighetto; Virtanen - April 27

by Michael Clifford Apr 27, 2018, 12:01 am

The thing a lot of people expected to happen, happened. Maybe it didn’t happen when they expected it to happen, but it happened. And was it ever a happening. Washington carried a 1-0 lead into the …

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The Dobotomy

ROUND 2 – DobberHockey Experts Panel – NHL Playoffs 2018

by Mario Prata Apr 26, 2018, 11:00 am

The DobberHockey panel makes their second-round selections for the 2018 Playoffs. With postseason action set to resume in just a few hours, it's time for a fresh round of picks from the writers and editors that …

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Capped

Capped: Future Contracts of First Round Exits

by Alexander MacLean Apr 26, 2018, 9:45 am

What a first round that was. Lots of great hockey, shots, saves, hits, storylines, the past two weeks have had it all. The best part, is that we still have another three rounds to go! On …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Bruins Take Game 7; Wayne Simmonds Injuries; Defenceman Shot Share - April 26

by Michael Clifford Apr 26, 2018, 12:01 am

Boston fell behind a couple times against Toronto in what was a wild game from pretty much start to finish, but third-period goals from Jake DeBrusk and then David Pastrnak gave them the lead and …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Thoughts on Game 7, Round 2, Flames’ Lines (Apr 25)

by Ian Gooding Apr 25, 2018, 12:14 am

Thoughts on Game 7, Round 2, Flames’ Lines, plus more… Hockey fans are blessed with their first Game 7 of the playoffs this evening (or tomorrow evening, if you’re up late reading this). Considering that the …

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Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge: Expectations for Right Wingers in the Metro

by Cam Apr 24, 2018, 10:00 am

With the Penguins and Lightning finding their way to the next round the first round hasn’t quite completed yet.  How about the performance of Jake Guentzel and Sean Couturier on Sunday?  I covered Guentzel and …

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Hockey Rankings

Top 100 Keeper League Goaltenders - April 2018

by Dobber Apr 24, 2018, 6:10 am

Here are the top goaltenders to own in your fantasy hockey keeper leagues, April edition.   Goalies within a tier I consider equal. One is as good as another, though one may go on a two-month hot …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Caps Advance; Leafs Force Game 7; Bill Peters; Chuck Fletcher - April 24

by Michael Clifford Apr 24, 2018, 12:01 am

We are going to get a Game 7 out of the first round thanks to Toronto’s 3-1 win last night over Boston. After falling behind 3-1 in the series, the Leafs have evened things up …

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Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Fantasy Impact: Calgary Flames Hire Bill Peters as New Head Coach

by Dobber Apr 23, 2018, 3:15 pm

Fantasy Impact: The Calgary Flames have hired former Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters to take the reins of their team on the heels of  missing the playoffs for the seventh time in the last nine …

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The Wild West

Wild West: First Round Predictions Review

by chriskane Apr 23, 2018, 11:46 am

  With the first round in the books I thought it was appropriate to check in on the predictions made in the earlier columns.   First up we have the Sneaky Value adds that were depth or under-the-radar …

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Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 next $10-million men

by Tom Collins Apr 23, 2018, 7:44 am

  For those of us in cap leagues, the season never truly ends. We’re always trying to keep an eye on the next big contract and how it might impact our team. It seems as if the …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Lots of goalie talk, Couturier, Guentzel, Zadorov, Bonino and more (Apr 23)

by Dobber Apr 22, 2018, 10:50 pm

Ramblings: Lots of goalie talk, Couturier, Guentzel, Zadorov, Bonino and more (Apr 23) *** I broke ground last week on the 12th annual Fantasy Prospects Report. Picked out the players, selected the DobberProspects writer/scouts I want involved, …

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20 Fantasy Hockey Thoughts

20 Fantasy Hockey Thoughts

by Mario Prata Apr 22, 2018, 11:00 am

Every Sunday until the start of the 2018-19 regular season, we'll share 20 Fantasy Thoughts from our writers at DobberHockey. These thoughts are curated from the past week's "Daily Ramblings". Writers: Michael Clifford, Ian Gooding, Cam …

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Geek of the Week

Geek of the Week: Ghost's Impactful Regular Season

by Scott Maran Apr 22, 2018, 9:47 am

Through five playoff games against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Shayne Gostisbehere has not looked like himself. Struggling to score and keep the pucks out of the back of the net, him and a few other big …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Leafs Stay Alive, Devils Eliminated, Advantage Capitals, Peters Opts Out of Carolina (Apr 22)

by Ian Gooding Apr 22, 2018, 1:03 am

Leafs Stay Alive, Devils Eliminated, Advantage Capitals, Peters Opts Out of Carolina The Toronto Maple Leafs will play another day. Frederik Andersen made 42 saves on 45 shots, while Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk each …

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The Journey

The Journey - Prospects on the Rise

by Brad Phillips Apr 21, 2018, 12:00 pm

                                                            Lukas Jasek signs an entry-level contract …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Avs and Flyers Stay Alive, Jets Knock Off Wild & Post-Hype Sleepers

by Cam Robinson Apr 20, 2018, 11:24 pm

    The Flyers managed to go into hostile territory on Friday night and stave off elimination. They were boosted greatly by the return of top line pivot, Sean Couturier who ended up potting the game winning …

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Frozen Pool Forensics

Frozen Pool Forensics: The Emergence of Ivan Provorov

by Chris Liggio Apr 20, 2018, 9:45 am

When one watches Ivan Provorov play, a word which is the full embodiment of his work would be cerebral. Always making those quiet savvy decisions on ice, the adroit and creative passer has morphed into …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Bruins, Caps Win; Norris Finalists; Peripheral Stats; William Karlsson - April 20

by Michael Clifford Apr 20, 2018, 12:01 am

In a pretty shocking turn of events, Patrice Bergeron did not dress for the Bruins on Thursday night with what the team described as an upper-body injury. We won’t get more of an update other …

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Capped

Capped: Looking Ahead to Potential Buyouts

by Alexander MacLean Apr 19, 2018, 10:00 am

Last summer when Capfriendly went into offseason mode, we took a look at some of the potential buyout options that users of the website were most interested in. Capfriendly has a little window showing players …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Anaheim Eliminated; Pittsburgh Rolls; More on Defence Scoring; Johns - April 19

by Michael Clifford Apr 19, 2018, 12:05 am

The second elimination of this postseason came at the hands of the San Jose Sharks as they sent Anaheim packing in a four-game sweep following a 2-1 Game 4 win. The story of the series was …

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Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

15 Fearless Forecasts for 2017-18: Results and Lessons Learned

by Rick Roos Apr 18, 2018, 8:00 am

With the regular season now over, it’s time for me to face the music on the 15 Fearless Forecasts I made right before the 2017-18 season kicked off. Rather than just listing the results, I’ll …

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Hockey Rankings

Top 50 Fantasy Prospect Defensemen - April 2018

by Dobber Apr 18, 2018, 6:06 am

Here are the Top 50 prospect defensemen to own your fantasy hockey keeper league - April edition! Takes into account several aspects - each one is very important and how you prioritize them for your fantasy …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Vegas Sweeps Away the Kings, Caps Finally Win in OT, Gulutzan Fired (April 18)

by Ian Gooding Apr 18, 2018, 1:25 am

Vegas Sweeps Away the Kings, Caps Finally Win in OT, Gulutzan Fired, plus more… What more do you need to prove that the Vegas Golden Knights are for real? I’ll admit that I picked the Kings …

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Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge: Right-Wing Scoring in the Atlantic

by Cam Apr 17, 2018, 8:45 am

The NHL Playoffs are in full swing – I’ve been laying low and trying to catch as many games as I can.   This week I played around with the difference between expected goals and actuals …

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