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Ramblings: Secondary Assists – Goligoski, Klefbom, Theodore (Mar 29)

Some news to begin: A second unnamed Colorado Avalanche player has tested positive for COVID-19. For more, see the statement from the team’s website. Hoping for all the best. Taylor Hall and the Arizona Coyotes have been discussing a new contract during the pause (NHL.com). * Yesterday I discussed the primary assists per goal leaders [...]

By |2020-03-28T20:53:30-04:00March 29th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments

Ramblings: Primary Assists Per Goal Leaders Voracek, Backstrom, Bailey (Mar 28)

Hello, I hope you’re doing well and laying low at this time. A special shout out to all the health-care workers working the frontlines of this pandemic, plus anyone else who is working extra hard during this time. The Anaheim Ducks have signed 2019 first-round pick Trevor Zegras to a three-year, entry-level contract. Now that [...]

By |2020-03-27T23:48:28-04:00March 28th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments

Ramblings: Second Senator Tests Positive for COVID-19, Schwartz’s Production, Huberdeau’s Goal Total (Mar 22)

There hasn’t been much news this week, but there are a few items worth mentioning. According to the team, a second unnamed Ottawa Senators player has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus. There have been more players experiencing symptoms, and the team is awaiting further results from testing. All the best to the Senators during [...]

By |2020-03-22T00:45:10-04:00March 22nd, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments

Ramblings: Assist-Heavy Forwards – O’Reilly, Duchene, Dzingel (Mar 21)

In yesterday’s Ramblings, I ran a report on Frozen Tools on players who had scored at least 15 goals, then downloaded it to Excel to add a column that would allow me to determine the players who had highest number of goals per assist. I called this Cy Young award winners because of how the [...]

By |2020-03-21T00:57:54-04:00March 21st, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments

Ramblings: Cy Young Candidates in Hockey – Acciari, Pageau, Neal (Mar 20)

I hope you’re doing well and managing to adjust to these difficult times. Not just with the lack of hockey, but also other changes to your day-to-day life, whatever they may be. Who knows, maybe you’ve even been able to pull out a positive or two from this situation. For me, that involves being able [...]

By |2020-03-20T00:06:39-04:00March 20th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments

Top 100 Roto Rankings – March 2020

The coronavirus has halted the season at a point where fantasy teams are doing whatever it takes to compete for a title. Before the NHL decided to suspend operations, I’ll share what I had planned to write for March: “Now that we are into the final month of the season, benches will get shortened for [...]

By |2020-03-15T01:28:22-04:00March 15th, 2020|Hockey Rankings|0 Comments

Ramblings: Allowing Adds and Drops, Rinne, Forsberg (Mar 15)

Hopefully you were able to find alternate ways to pass the time on Saturday instead of watching hockey. Something to consider while we wait for the season to possibly resume is the status of injured players. Rather than try to speculate on injured players that may return if NHL play resumes at some point, I’ll [...]

By |2020-03-15T01:03:44-04:00March 15th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments

Ramblings: The Current Situation and Fantasy Leagues, Schenn, Radulov (Mar 14)

Man, a lot has happened in the past few days, so I don’t know where to begin. Maybe I’ll start by reminding you to stay safe out there. The usual stuff you’ve been hearing a lot lately, like washing your hands, coughing or sneezing into your arm, and staying home if you don’t feel well. [...]

By |2020-03-14T01:23:06-04:00March 14th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments

Ramblings: Another Saros Shutout, Hedman Injured – Opportunity For Sergachev? (Mar 8)

A handful of early games allows me to get a head start, so let’s start there for our Saturday recap. Since the Ilya Kovalchuk trade, Richard Panik has been moved down to the fourth line with Garnet Hathaway and Nic Dowd. The funny thing is that move has actually helped Panik, as he is on [...]

By |2020-03-08T01:44:10-05:00March 8th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments

Ramblings: Hellebuyck Big Shutout, Gibson Injured, Saturday Goalie Starts (Mar 7)

In a game with massive playoff implications for the Jets, Connor Hellebuyck stopped all 29 shots he faced in a 4-0 win over the Golden Knights. Hellebuyck has now earned shutouts in two of his last four games. He’s also put together an impressive run of quality starts, with 11 quality starts over his last [...]

By |2020-03-07T12:48:21-05:00March 7th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments