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Top 10 High Offensive Zone Starts

By |2020-08-31T01:42:39-04:00August 31st, 2020|Fantasy Hockey Top 10|

Last week, we looked at fantasy-relevant players that had significant more defensive zone starts than in the offensive zone. For some of these players, that usage has hindered their offense. After all, starting in the defensive zone means you’re 200 feet away from scoring. However, starting in the offensive zone doesn’t always help either. As [...]

Top 10 Potential Fourth-Year Breakouts

By |2020-08-16T22:36:45-04:00August 17th, 2020|Fantasy Hockey Top 10|

Even though the NHL postseason is underway, fantasy general managers should already be looking ahead to next campaign. While many like to wait until the offseason to see what happens with the draft, free agency and trades, it might be better to target certain players now. After all, some players will be cheaper now than [...]

Top 10 Potential Playoff Duds

By |2020-08-10T02:13:06-04:00August 10th, 2020|Fantasy Hockey Top 10|

One of the most underrated aspects of the play-in/round robins when it comes to fantasy hockey has to do with postseason hockey pools. While many pools have already started, there are numerous taking place in the next day or so that will exclude the last week of games. Instead, like a traditional playoff pool, the [...]

Top 10 Home Players

By |2020-07-19T23:30:04-04:00July 20th, 2020|Fantasy Hockey Top 10|

It’s always easy to believe a player at home should be more productive versus when playing on the road. After all, the home player can often excel thanks to last line change leading to optimal matchups. However, that’s not always the case. This year, for example, 24 players had at least eight more road points [...]

Playoff goalies, Denisenko signs, Puljujarvi news, who to take second overall in cap league draft (July 16)

By |2020-07-16T00:46:59-04:00July 16th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|

Editor's note: This week we have two pinch-hitters for the Ramblings. Rick Roos subbed in with a beauty on Monday (read it here). Today, Tom Collins steps up to the plate... The last time I wrote a rambling, Alexander Ovechkin scored his 700th goal and emergency backup netminder David Ayres defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs, [...]