Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Cage Match: Reilly Smith vs. Viktor Arvidsson

by Rick Roos Oct 17, 2018, 8:00 am

Although the NHL season is only two weeks old, already you might be entertaining trades or thinking about who to add or drop. These tasks are made more difficult when it comes to players with …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Healthy Scratches, Hot Goalies (Oct 17)

by Ian Gooding Oct 17, 2018, 12:22 am

Healthy Scratches, Hot Goalies, plus more… First, a quick thought about the Mike Matheson two-game suspension: I never thought I’d write this, but the NHL issuing a suspension here is a step in the right direction. Comparing …

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Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge: Hot Starts and Power Play Ice Time

by Cam Metz Oct 16, 2018, 11:30 am

  The fun of a fantasy Sunday night was in full effect.  Thanks to a nice Rivalry Week to start the season I needed an assist and PPP to overcome a rather slow start to the …

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Lining Up

Lining Up: Habs, Lightning, and Leafs - October 16

by Brennan Des Oct 16, 2018, 8:39 am

  In this week’s installment, we take a look at a few lines that have been particularly successful in this young season. Using Dobber’s Line Production Tool, I compiled a list of the highest scoring line …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Injury Updates for Stastny, Schultz, Andersen; Matheson; Revising Assumptions - October 16

by Michael Clifford Oct 16, 2018, 12:01 am

  Let’s get around the league to catch up on some injury and lineup notes. Paul Stastny’s injury timeline escalated quickly. It went from a few games, to week-to-week, and the latest update now has him missing …

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The Wild West

Wild West: Pettersson Injury, Avs Power Play, and Clayton Keller

by Dobber Oct 15, 2018, 1:13 pm

  So I am sure everyone as heard/seen the update that Elias Pettersson is out. It was recently confirmed a concussion with 7-10 days the minimum missed time. If you didn’t know, well, sorry to be …

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Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 Waiver Wire Pickups (2018)

by Tom Collins Oct 15, 2018, 7:14 am

Even though we’re still early in the season, it’s never a bad time to scour the waiver wire to see if there are better options out there. Of course, we’re dealing with small sample sizes, so …

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Keeping Karlsson

Fantasy Hockey Podcast: Palmierican Scorer Story

by Elan Dubrofsky Oct 15, 2018, 6:10 am

Have a box of tissues at the ready, because this episode of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast begins with a sad tour of players who just aren't playing up to their name to start …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Two possible “Bailey Breakouts”, those damn triplets, Hamming on Hamilton, and more (Oct 15)

by Dobber Oct 14, 2018, 11:03 pm

Just had my final draft of the year, 28th year in this league but it’s also the most basic – strictly points, 12 best at the end of the year count from your 20-player roster. …

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Geek of the Week

Geek of the Week: Rising Up Part 2

by Scott Maran Oct 14, 2018, 1:41 pm

Last week was the first part of Rising Up, where we take a look at the players projected to improve on their value from last year. In Part Two, we’ll be covering two more players …

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20 Fantasy Hockey Thoughts

20 Fantasy Hockey Thoughts

by Mario Prata Oct 14, 2018, 11:30 am

Every Sunday, 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 Robinson, and Dobber   1. Alex DeBrincat has been en …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Pastrnak Hat Trick, Pettersson Injured (Oct 14)

by Ian Gooding Oct 14, 2018, 1:05 am

Pastrnak Hat Trick, Pettersson Injured, plus more… David Pastrnak recorded his second career hat trick in the Bruins’ 8-2 rout over the Red Wings on Saturday afternoon. If you have Pasta on your head-to-head team, you …

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The Journey

The Journey: Breakout Candidates in Finland

by Jokke Nevalainen Oct 13, 2018, 11:03 am

Last season in the Liiga, we saw breakout seasons from young players like Miro Heiskanen, Kristian Vesalainen and Jesperi Kotkaniemi. Which players could be breaking out this season? Let’s look at some candidates to find …

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Hockey Rankings

Top 50 Fantasy Hockey Prospect Defensemen - October 2018

by Dobber Oct 13, 2018, 8:04 am

  Here are the Top 50 prospect defensemen to own in your points-only keeper leagues...October edition This month's changes are based on training camp results and performance. I hope I caught them all, there was obviously a …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: No Games on Tap, Toronto's Insane Start, Oilers on the Hot Seat, PPTOI (Oct. 13th)

by Cam Robinson Oct 12, 2018, 10:37 pm

    To start this off, I'm extremely pleased to announce that I've accepted the position of Managing Editor with DobberProspects. The buzz surrounding the site is palpable these days. It's an exciting time.    See here for more …

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Hockey Rankings

Top 200 Fantasy Hockey Prospect Forwards - October 2018

by Dobber Oct 12, 2018, 4:07 pm

  Here are the Top 200 prospect forwards to own in your points-only keeper leagues...October edition This month's changes are based on training camp results and performance. I hope I caught them all, there was obviously a …

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Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead: October 12 - 24

by Adam Daly-Frey Oct 12, 2018, 12:41 pm

  All fantasy owners need help in the short term AND the long term. The Looking Ahead feature identifies one player to plug into lineups in the short term, a second to invest in for the …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Injury Updates to Patrick, Weber, Ladd, Tyler Johnson; Game Recaps - October 12

by Michael Clifford Oct 12, 2018, 12:01 am

  Everyone knows scoring is up in the league compared to last year. It’s been just over a week, so we’ll have to see where things stand probably three months from now. Remember that scoring started …

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Capped

Capped: Slow Starts and Cap Predictions

by Alexander MacLean Oct 11, 2018, 10:45 am

  I love getting back into the swing of hockey, having games available to watch all night, fantasy lineups to set, news to over-analyze and trade discussions to mull over. Last week’s Capped article seemed to …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Injury Updates for Stastny and Patrick; Jan Kovar; Game Recaps; Forum Questions - October 11

by Michael Clifford Oct 11, 2018, 12:01 am

  We had a wild game in Canada’s capital Wednesday night that featured a lot of goals and an equal amount of nastiness. The first note was that not only did Brady Tkachuk score his first career …

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Injury Ward

IR Report - Latest on Getzlaf, Darling, Luongo, Bratt, Murray, Johnson and more

by Brennan Des Oct 10, 2018, 2:15 pm

  Welcome to another edition of injury news from around the NHL. If you don’t see a player here, there probably hasn’t been a significant update on their status. But fear not, you can always follow …

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Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Cage Match: Claude Giroux vs. Evgeni Malkin

by Rick Roos Oct 10, 2018, 7:00 am

For my first match since the puck officially dropped on 2018-19, I decided to go big, with Claude Giroux squaring off against Evgeni Malkin. Both surprised last season – Giroux by recapturing his elite scoring, …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Evaluating Rookie Adds, High-Scoring Games (Oct 10)

by Ian Gooding Oct 10, 2018, 12:45 am

My leaguemates might not all be happy because of my high bids, but I added a cluster of prospects to my auction keeper team over the weekend. I was thrilled to learn that all of …

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Lining Up

Lining Up: Vancouver, Chicago, and More - October 9

by Brennan Des Oct 9, 2018, 11:30 am

  Stop what you’re doing right now. Stop Scrolling. Stop sipping your coffee. Go follow me on Twitter @BrennanDeSouza for the latest line changes and injury updates. Don’t you want to be the first to know …

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Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge: Developing Early-Season Trends

by Cam Metz Oct 9, 2018, 10:00 am

  It is wheels up for the NHL season! How about the Auston Matthews toe-drag snipe in the first game of the season?  Kyle Palmieri proved quite quickly why he was bound to produce value on …

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