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Ramblings: Weber due back; Updates on Boeser, Ferland; Canucks land Toffoli; Barzal; Pacioretty – February 18

Shea Weber was at Montreal practice on Monday morning, a good sign that he’s recovering well from his recent ankle injury. After practice, he would say that he’s not 100 percent but that until Montreal is eliminated from playoff contention, he feels it’s his duty to return and help. So, expect him back in the [...]

By |2020-02-17T21:30:25-05:00February 18th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|Comments Off on Ramblings: Weber due back; Updates on Boeser, Ferland; Canucks land Toffoli; Barzal; Pacioretty – February 18

Fantasy Take: Bruce Boudreau fired by Minnesota

In a surprise move on Friday morning, the Minnesota Wild fired coach Bruce Boudreau, who was in his fourth year with the team. During his tenure, the Wild failed to reach the second round of the playoffs, missed the postseason last year, and currently sit three points out of wild card spot this year. Assistant [...]

By |2020-02-14T11:33:35-05:00February 14th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|Comments Off on Fantasy Take: Bruce Boudreau fired by Minnesota

Ramblings: Injured Lightning; Radulov to the IR; van Riemsdyk keeps scoring – February 14

All of Nikita Kucherov, Steven Stamkos, and Anthony Cirelli (more on him later) were out of the lineup for Tampa Bay on Thursday night. Coach Jon Cooper said that all Kucherov and Cirelli will be joining Stamkos on the day-to-day list. Let’s hope this doesn’t last too long because that’s a lot of talent to [...]

By |2020-02-13T23:48:40-05:00February 14th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|Comments Off on Ramblings: Injured Lightning; Radulov to the IR; van Riemsdyk keeps scoring – February 14

Ramblings: Updates on Weber, Danault, Olofsson, Kuznetsov, and Atkinson; Kunin; Lehkonen – February 13

We had a busy day for news considering it was a Wednesday. Let’s get to it. First, we got a timeline on Shea Weber’s injury: four to six weeks with an ankle sprain. For fantasy owners, if that timeline holds, he may be back in time for H2H playoffs. I say, “if that timeline holds” [...]

By |2020-02-12T23:43:16-05:00February 13th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|Comments Off on Ramblings: Updates on Weber, Danault, Olofsson, Kuznetsov, and Atkinson; Kunin; Lehkonen – February 13

Ramblings: Mantha returning; Jones, Atkinson injured; Zucker traded; Marino surgery; Horvat – February 11

  Anthony Mantha should be returning Tuesday night for Detroit. That is going to be a big boost to their lineup. This is obviously an offensive boost but we shouldn’t overlook Mantha’s defensive impacts. He’s been the most valuable forward Detroit has, defensively speaking, over the last two seasons. If he doesn’t start with Dylan [...]

By |2020-02-10T23:11:20-05:00February 11th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|Comments Off on Ramblings: Mantha returning; Jones, Atkinson injured; Zucker traded; Marino surgery; Horvat – February 11

Fantasy Take: Leafs acquire Campbell, Clifford from Kings for Moore, picks

  We got a fairly significant trade late Wednesday night (or early Thursday morning for some) as the Toronto Maple Leafs went and acquired their much-needed backup goalie in Jack Campbell, as well as winger Kyle Clifford, from the Los Angeles Kings for forward Trevor Moore and a pair of third-round picks. There are conditions [...]

By |2020-02-06T12:47:42-05:00February 6th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|0 Comments

Ramblings: Updates on Patrick, Ghost, Ryan, and Mantha; Beauvillier and Pulock; Campbell to Leafs- February 6

  Big news for the Flyers as Nolan Patrick was practicing with the team on Wednesday, and he was cleared for contact. He was skating with what would be called the fourth line/scratches unit, indicating that he’s still not near ready to return. The young centre has been dealing with a migraine problem that has [...]

By |2020-02-05T23:21:35-05:00February 6th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments

Ramblings: News on Byfuglien; Bellows recalled; Andersen injured; Robert Thomas – February 4

  Dustin Byfuglien looks like he is heading to mutual contract termination with the Jets, per TSN’s Frank Seravalli. If that’s the route this goes, then the Jets would free up cap space this year and next, and Byfuglien would be free to re-sign wherever he wants. I’ll leave the speculating as to what’s going [...]

By |2020-02-03T22:04:08-05:00February 4th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments

Ramblings: Ullmark injured; Habs getting healthy; Benn; Kassian; Nashville ice time – January 30

  The Sabres recalled goaltender Jonas Johansson from the AHL, given the injury to Linus Ullmark. We found out that Ullmark will miss at least a few weeks with his lower-body injury, which with how it looked at the time is probably the best we could hope for. I was just crossing my fingers it [...]

By |2020-01-29T19:30:36-05:00January 30th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments

Dobber Ramblings: Hockey returns, and so do Palmieri and Parayko; second half thoughts – January 28

  Kyle Palmieri was back in the lineup for New Jersey on Monday night, skating in his usual spot on the top line with Nico Hischier. He should remain there for the balance of the season unless they decide to trade him, and he should get lots of minutes. * Both Brendan Gallagher and Jonathan [...]

By |2020-01-27T21:45:01-05:00January 28th, 2020|Hockey Rambling|0 Comments