21 Fantasy Hockey Rambles

21 Fantasy Hockey Rambles

by Mario Prata Jan 20, 2019, 3:21 pm

Every Sunday, we'll share 21 Fantasy Rambles -- formerly known as 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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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: New Injuries to Key Players, Thoughts on Zibanejad, Patrick, Marchessault (Jan 20)

by Ian Gooding Jan 20, 2019, 1:59 am

The Avalanche scored a pile of goals (seven, to be exact) on the combination of Jonathan Quick and Jack Campbell (mainly Quick). Mikko Rantanen scored two of the six goals in the second period, but …

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The Journey

The Journey: Fastest Rising Prospect Forwards - January

by Brayden Olafson Jan 19, 2019, 6:00 pm

Hey folks, welcome back to yet another edition of Dobber’s Fastest Rising Forward Prospects, where I’ll have a deeper look at some of the players making positive strides on Dobber’s rankings...whether or not we agree …

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Daily Fantasy (DFS) Advice

DFS Saturday: Johnny's World

by DFSAceMatt Jan 19, 2019, 1:21 pm

The date is January 19, 2019. We are over halfway through the NHL regular season, and the New York Islanders are in first place in the Metropolitan Division. Astonishing, isn’t it? Who would have predicted …

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Saturday's NHL Picks

Saturday's NHL Picks - January 19, 2019

by Flip Livingstone Jan 19, 2019, 10:12 am

My first week back from the beach went somewhat according to plan, as my Gold, Silver, and Bronze plays all cashed. Unfortunately, all three of my side bets were wack, and all three went belly …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Niederreiter Canes’ Debut, Trocheck Return, Demko Debut (Jan 19)

by Ian Gooding Jan 19, 2019, 2:29 am

One day after being traded for Victor Rask, Nino Niederreiter made his Carolina Hurricanes’ debut. He was held without a point, took four shots on goal, and skated a total of 16:57 on a line …

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Frozen Tools Forensics

Frozen Tools Forensics: Brenden Dillon

by Grant Campbell Jan 18, 2019, 3:00 pm

With the NHL halfway mark come and gone in 2018-2019, there are some depth players emerging that should be available in most multi-category leagues. One of them is undrafted 28-year-old Brenden Dillon (owned in 15% …

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Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead: Look Out For Bye Weeks

by Adam Daly-Frey Jan 18, 2019, 9:00 am

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: Gibson Slams Door on Losing Streak, Is Lehner Fantasy’s Top Goalie? (Jan 18)

by Ian Gooding Jan 18, 2019, 1:54 am

The Anaheim Ducks have ended their 12-game losing streak and started a one-game winning streak, thanks to a 3-0 win over the Wild. This was a matchup of teams in transition, as both the Ducks …

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Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Fantasy Impact: Nino Niederreiter Traded for Victor Rask

by Michael Clifford Jan 17, 2019, 5:57 pm

  We got a trade that seemingly came out of nowhere on Thursday afternoon as the Minnesota Wild shipped winger Nino Niederreiter to the Carolina Hurricanes for centre Victor Rask. Both players are having down seasons …

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Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Fantasy Impact: Pontus Aberg to Minnesota

by Cam Robinson Jan 17, 2019, 4:38 pm

  Firstly, my apologies for the late publication. With the rash of deals going down in the last 24 hours, expect a few of these breakdowns to come in succession.   Wednesday afternoon saw the Anaheim Ducks begin …

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Capped

Capped: Appreciating the Little Contracts

by Alexander MacLean Jan 17, 2019, 10:30 am

  We’re one short week away from the NHL All-Star break, where some good players get chosen to play in a meaningless game, while other better ones are left at home. Can you tell I don’t care …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Aberg Traded; Troy Terry Called Up; Pettersson; Larkin; Konecny - January 17

by Michael Clifford Jan 17, 2019, 2:00 am

  Don’t forget to grab your copy of the 2019 Dobber Midseason Fantasy Guide! It’s available right now in the Dobber Shop. There is something for everyone: projections and tips to push for a league title …

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Injury Ward

Injury Ward: Pettersson, Chabot, Schultz, Hall and Klefbom

by Brennan Des Jan 16, 2019, 1:00 pm

  Here is this week’s latest in the world of injuries! As always, if you have any questions regarding a player’s status feel free to give me a shout on Twitter. If you really want to …

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Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Cage Match: Leon Draisaitl vs Sean Monahan

by Rick Roos Jan 16, 2019, 7:57 am

  For our first Cage Match of the calendar year 2019, I wanted to focus on two players – Sean Monahan and Leon Drasisaitl - who’ve both scored at a 70+ point rate in the past …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Arvidsson Tricks, Puljujarvi on the Block, Nyquist, Hertl, & The Kanes (Jan. 16)

by Cam Robinson Jan 16, 2019, 12:45 am

  Let’s start this off with some news out of Edmonton. Apparently, Peter Chiarelli is ready and willing to make a splash. Rumours have swirled of late that the Oilers are willing to move this year’s …

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Lining Up

Lining Up: Ty Rattie, Dylan Larkin, Brandon Pirri, and More - January 15

by Brennan Des Jan 15, 2019, 1:00 pm

  In this week’s instalment, we ‘re going to be doing things a little differently. Instead of dissecting a couple of lines, we’ll analyze the data collected in the table below. Using Dobber’s Line Production Tool, …

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Hockey Rankings

Top 50 Fantasy Prospect Defensemen - January 2019

by Dobber Jan 15, 2019, 10:56 am

Here are the Top 50 prospect defensemen to own in your points-only keeper league - January edition!   As always, players within +/-5.0 rating points of each other should be considered equal and at that point are …

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Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge: Ice Time Changes Leading to New Opportunities

by Cam Metz Jan 15, 2019, 10:09 am

  The midseason guide was released on Friday – don’t wait any longer, go pick it up and make the final tweaks you’re going to need to take home a championship this year.  Remember last year …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Cogliano/Shore Traded; Chabot Update; Dive on Will Butcher - January 15

by Michael Clifford Jan 15, 2019, 2:00 am

  The 2018-19 Dobber Midseason Fantasy Hockey Guide is available right now in the Dobber Shop! Get the edge you need to make a run for your league title. For those out of the running, there …

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The Wild West

West: A Return to Time on Ice

by chriskane Jan 14, 2019, 3:37 pm

  A couple of weeks ago we started to talk about players who were seeing changes in their total time on ice. I mentioned there would be more to come, and here is the next installment. …

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Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Fantasy Impact: Stars Trade Devin Shore to Anaheim for Andrew Cogliano

by Dobber Jan 14, 2019, 2:39 pm

  Fantasy Impact: The Dallas Stars have traded center Devin Shore to the Anaheim Ducks for veteran winger Andrew Cogliano in a rare straight-up, no picks/no salary fluff, hockey trade.   The Stars get: A veteran winger with …

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Keeping Karlsson

Fantasy Hockey Podcast - Mattias Yahoo

by Dobber Jan 14, 2019, 1:31 pm

  On this hot and ready new episode the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast, Elan and Brian train their attention on a set of players who are far from household names, and likely available options in …

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Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 Breakout Players That...Haven’t

by Tom Collins Jan 14, 2019, 8:30 am

Every fantasy hockey draft has them. You know what I’m talking about. A fantasy GM starts going on about how his next pick is going to have a huge breakout season. He keeps hyping up the …

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Hockey Rankings

Top 200 Fantasy Prospect Forwards

by Dobber Jan 14, 2019, 7:20 am

Here are the Top 200 prospects to own in your points-only keeper league - January edition!   As always, players within +/-5.0 rating points of each other should be considered equal and at that point are a …

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