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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Hockey Rankings

Top 200 Fantasy Hockey Prospects - April 2018

by Dobber Apr 17, 2018, 6:14 am

Here are the Top 200 prospect forwards 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: Leafs, Devils, Avalanche Bounce Back; Ryan Pulock; Changes in Goals from Defencemen - April 17

by Michael Clifford Apr 16, 2018, 11:58 pm

Marcus Johansson made his return to the Devils lineup following a recovery he from a concussion he suffered back in late January. Needless to say, this is a big boost to a Devils lineup that …

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Hockey Rankings

Top 100 Roto Players - April 2018

by Gates Imbeau Apr 16, 2018, 12:59 pm

  Welcome back to the Top 100 Rotisserie. With the regular season now behind us, congratulations to all those who won their respective Fantasy leagues. Best to not let that hangover linger too long – as they …

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The Wild West

Wild West: Predicting Playoff Winners with Jelly Beans

by chriskane Apr 16, 2018, 9:37 am

So what do the NHL playoffs have to do with jelly beans? In truth, not much, but more on that in a second. At this time of year we are bombarded with everyone’s playoff takes …

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Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 2017-18 fantasy hockey disappointments

by Tom Collins Apr 16, 2018, 6:30 am

Well, you’ve survived another fantasy hockey season. Some of you are champions, mocking those who dare think they could ever hope to compete against you. The rest of you are being mocked. Now is a good …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Panarin-Atkinson connection; Boston enjoying their Pasta; Pennsylvania Penalty-fest, Ty Rattie and more (Apr 16)

by Dobber Apr 16, 2018, 12:12 am

If you have a late playoff pool draft (you’d be surprised how many of these happen), my 13th annual Interactive Playoff Draft List is a wise investment. Pick up the list here. * It’s April 16 and …

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Geek of the Week

Geek of the Week: Big Bet on Boston Looking Good

by Scott Maran Apr 15, 2018, 12:01 pm

Heading into the start of the playoffs, there might not have been a harder matchup to pick a winner than from the Bruins-Leafs series. While both teams were one of the best during the regular …

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20 Fantasy Hockey Thoughts

20 Fantasy Hockey Thoughts

by Mario Prata Apr 15, 2018, 11:00 am

Here 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, …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Preds, Bolts, Bruins, Sharks All Go Up 2-0, Six Points for Pasta (April 15)

by Ian Gooding Apr 15, 2018, 1:47 am

Preds, Bolts, Bruins, Sharks All Go Up 2-0 All four series on Saturday saw teams take a 2-0 in their series. So now we have six teams (Nashville, Tampa Bay, Boston, San Jose, Vegas, and Winnipeg) …

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The Journey

The Journey: CHL Playoff Performers

by Brad Phillips Apr 14, 2018, 12:31 pm

                                           Gabe Vilardi is piling up the points for Kingston in the OHL Playoffs   Michael Rasmussen – …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Flyers Hit Back, Jets Keep Soaring & Tarasenko's Value Next Season

by Cam Robinson Apr 14, 2018, 1:25 am

    I’ll start by expressing just how lovely it is to be back watching playoff hockey. We all know that virtually every aspect of the game increases in speed and physicality but until it’s back being …

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Frozen Pool Forensics

Frozen Pool Forensics: Vincent Trocheck's Ascension in Multi-Category Formats

by Chris Liggio Apr 13, 2018, 8:02 am

Today we are looking at a piece I highlighted this past summer in the column as a potential breakout candidate in 2017-18. You can follow this link to see the original article.   Vincent Trocheck went above …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: Forsberg Thursday; Panarin Leads Jackets; Evander Kane Debut; Expected Goals - April 13

by Michael Clifford Apr 13, 2018, 12:06 am

After his hit on Will Carrier in Game 1, it was kind of up in the air as to whether or not Drew Doughty would hear from the Department of Player Safety. Not only did …

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Capped

Capped: Lessons Learned from the 2017-18 Season

by Alexander MacLean Apr 12, 2018, 7:59 am

With fantasy leagues and the regular season wrapped up as of last Sunday, it seems to be the right time to take a quick look back over the season and try to learn a few …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: First Day of Playoffs, First Vegas Playoff Win; Sam Bennett; Jesse Puljujarvi - April 12

by Michael Clifford Apr 11, 2018, 11:43 pm

I’m sure much of the hockey world was looking forward to the Flyers/Penguins series. Anyone following hockey for the last 10 years or so would vividly remember the 2012 series which featured goals and fights …

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Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Goldipucks and the Three Skaters: Playoff Edition (Part 3)

by Rick Roos Apr 11, 2018, 1:02 pm

Continuing the theme from last week and the previous week, it’s a third installment of our Goldipucks and the Three Skaters series examining playoff-bound skaters to determine what you should expect from them not only …

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Injury Ward

Injury Ward: Eastern Conference Postseason Injury Updates

by Ian Gooding Apr 11, 2018, 8:14 am

Following up yesterday’s Western Conference injury update, today we check in on the Eastern Conference.   Boston Bruins Riley Nash – Missed Tuesday’s practice, which makes it less likely he’ll be in the lineup on Thursday when the …

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Hockey Rambling

Ramblings: What Now For Holtby and Schneider, Playoff Sleepers (April 11)

by Ian Gooding Apr 11, 2018, 12:44 am

Ramblings: What Now For Holtby and Schneider, Playoff Sleepers, plus more… A lot has happened this past season that no one in their right minds would have believed. The Vegas Golden Knights and Colorado Avalanche making …

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The Dobotomy

DobberHockey Experts Panel – NHL Playoffs 2018

by Mario Prata Apr 10, 2018, 2:30 pm

Hey folks, we're back for another year of calling the winners for each round of the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs. Each year, the members of the DobberHockey Panel (made up of DH writers) have their …

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Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge: Expected and Actual Goals Among Atlantic Left Wingers

by Cam Apr 10, 2018, 11:00 am

After each round these playoffs I’ll recap the biggest surprises for players from the East. It will be a nice way to break up the deep dive into specific stats.  The way players perform in …

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