Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: League Scoring and Settings, Is The Price Wrong? (Aug 19)

by Ian Gooding Aug 18, 2018, 11:53 pm

League Scoring and Settings, Price Check If you haven’t already, have a listen to the latest Keeping Karlsson podcast. Elan and Brian’s topic this week is fantasy hockey architecture, where they discuss and debate a wide …

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The Journey

The Journey: Fastest Rising Forward Prospects

by Brad Phillips Aug 18, 2018, 12:00 pm

                                                                     Tage …

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The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades 2018: Florida Panthers

by Dobber Aug 18, 2018, 8:13 am

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades – Florida Panthers   For the last 15 years (12 with The Hockey News, last year’s via pinch-hitter Cam Robinson) Dobber has reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. The …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Scoring is Up But Will it Last? PLD, Makar, & Hughes (Aug. 18)

by Cam Robinson Aug 17, 2018, 11:07 pm

Last season, we were blessed with the loftiest point totals in the last decade. Three players cusped the triple-digit barrier, six more broke 90. All in, 21 skaters played at or above an 80-point final …

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The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades 2018: Edmonton Oilers

by Dobber Aug 17, 2018, 1:16 pm

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades – Edmonton Oilers   For the last 15 years (12 with The Hockey News, last year’s via pinch-hitter Cam Robinson) Dobber has reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. The …

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The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades 2018: Detroit Red Wings

by Dobber Aug 17, 2018, 6:25 am

  Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades – Detroit Red Wings   For the last 15 years (12 with The Hockey News, last year’s via pinch-hitter Cam Robinson) Dobber has reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Giordano, Barrie, Kovalchuk, Dumba, Meier, and More - August 17

by Michael Clifford Aug 17, 2018, 12:01 am

  The weekend is here which means that some of our readers (hopefully) have some free time. What better way to spend that free time than to start getting prepared for the 2018-19 fantasy hockey season? …

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Capped

Capped: Team by Team Buy and Sell - Part 2

by Alexander MacLean Aug 16, 2018, 10:45 am

  This week's Capped continues the buy and sell series with Tampa Bay through to Philadelphia. **** As I prefaced last week, “this will be a multi-week feature, covering each NHL team, analyzing one player to buy, and …

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The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades 2018: Dallas Stars

by Dobber Aug 16, 2018, 7:32 am

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades – Dallas Stars   For the last 15 years (12 with The Hockey News, last year’s via pinch-hitter Cam Robinson) Dobber has reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. The …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: DeBrusk's Future, Sekera's Injury, Ellis in 2018-19, and More - August 16

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

  We are seven weeks away from the beginning of the season and that time will pass quickly. Before we know it, parts of the fantasy hockey community will be scrambling to prepare for drafts. Don’t be …

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Hockey Rankings

August Top 100 Roto Rankings

by Gates Imbeau Aug 15, 2018, 7:28 pm

Welcome back to the Top 100 Roto. This edition heats up with some changing of guard. Slotting just outside of the top 50, you will find fresh faces in Tom Wilson and J.T. Miller. Both players inked …

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The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades 2018: Columbus Blue Jackets

by Dobber Aug 15, 2018, 11:51 am

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades – Columbus Blue Jackets   For the last 15 years (12 with The Hockey News, last year’s via pinch-hitter Cam Robinson) Dobber has reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded …

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Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Cage Match: Rasmus Ristolainen vs. Ivan Provorov

by Rick Roos Aug 15, 2018, 8:00 am

This week’s combatants are two young, stat stuffing rearguards in Rasmus Ristolainen and Ivan Provorov. Both are already contributing well in multi-cat leagues, but questions remain as to whether they can raise their offensive game …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Ellis Signing, Sekera Injured Again, Rankings Explained (Aug 15)

by Ian Gooding Aug 15, 2018, 12:02 am

Ellis Signing, Sekera Injured Again, Rankings Explained, plus more… There were two significant news items on Tuesday, both involving defensemen from the Western Conference. The Nashville Predators have locked up another key piece of their top-flight defense, …

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Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge: The Toronto Maple Leafs

by Cam Metz Aug 14, 2018, 12:00 pm

  As a hockey fan you have to be pretty excited about the consolidation of power underway in Toronto.  Adding John Tavares to a top line superstar in Auston Matthews has Toronto in a position to …

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Keeping Karlsson

Fantasy Hockey Podcast: Fantasy Hockey Architecture 2018

by Elan Dubrofsky Aug 14, 2018, 8:18 am

  As per tradition, it's the Keeping Karlsson Hockey Podcast's annual Fantasy Hockey League Design episode! Points or categories? Head to head or Rotisserie? What categories should count? What should rosters look like? How many transactions should …

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The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades 2018: Colorado Avalanche

by Dobber Aug 14, 2018, 6:44 am

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades – Colorado Avalanche   For the last 15 years (12 with The Hockey News, last year’s via pinch-hitter Cam Robinson) Dobber has reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. The …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Defencemen, PP roles for Okposo, Nichushkin, Jost, and More - August 14

by Michael Clifford Aug 14, 2018, 12:01 am

  Don’t forget to grab your copy of the 2018-19 Dobber Hockey fantasy hockey guide! It’s available now in the Dobber Shop and is constantly updated. For those who’ve purchased already, all that is needed for …

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The Wild West

Wild West Summer Series 2018: Los Angeles

by chriskane Aug 13, 2018, 12:10 pm

After a week of vacation I am working on catching up on all of the great work from the Dobber writers, but never fear that we will be delayed in our review of the Western …

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Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 older players that could rebound

by Tom Collins Aug 13, 2018, 7:20 am

One of the biggest stories from last season was the ability of some older players to post rebound seasons that no one saw coming.   Claude Giroux was shifted to the wing and notched 102 points. Anze …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Thoughts on Marner, Point, Scherbak, Puljujarvi, Hutton, Hart, Nylander and Schmaltz (Aug 13)

by Dobber Aug 13, 2018, 12:48 am

Ramblings: Thoughts on Marner, Point, Scherbak, Puljujarvi, Hutton, Hart, Nylander and Schmaltz (Aug 13) *** The Fantasy Guide was released on August 1 and has already been updated three times since. The last being August 8 when …

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20 Fantasy Hockey Thoughts

20 Fantasy Hockey Thoughts

by Mario Prata Aug 12, 2018, 2:00 pm

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: Dylan Larkin Not Done Improving

by Scott Maran Aug 12, 2018, 1:00 pm

The Red Wings finished up some important business a few days ago when they signed Dylan Larkin to a new five-year contract worth $6.1 million per year. With Larkin looking like the future of the …

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Hockey Rankings

Top 50 Fantasy Prospect Defensemen - August 2018

by Dobber Aug 12, 2018, 9:49 am

  Here are the Top 50 defensemen to own in your fantasy hockey points-only keeper league - August edition. This month's changes are based on the values that changed on the regular rankings template - one of …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Brady Tkachuk Leaving College, Johnny Gaudreau and Ranking Systems (Aug 12)

by Ian Gooding Aug 11, 2018, 11:35 pm

Brady Tkachuk Leaving College, Johnny Gaudreau and Ranking Systems, plus more… According to John Buccigross of ESPN, Brady Tkachuk has decided to leave Boston University and sign a pro contract with the Ottawa Senators.   Brady Tkachuk, son …

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