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Capped: Cheap forwards to target

By |2020-05-28T13:04:07-04:00May 28th, 2020|Capped|

Building off last week’s coverage of productive and cheap defencemen to look into for next season, this week we’re going to look at the forwards. Forwards need a higher level of production than defencemen do to be relevant, and there are always more options for you, so we’re going to look at a 50-point benchmark. [...]

Capped: Cheap defencemen to target in cap leagues

By |2020-05-21T12:26:44-04:00May 21st, 2020|Capped|

In the second half of answering Alx Lussier’s question from last week, we look into some defencemen that may be able to help you out in fantasy next year.   Any of these NCAA and KHL signees worth a pickup in points only league, say 1 to 3 year window? If needed, say 12 teams, [...]

Capped: Taking reader questions on the cap, future contracts, and undrafted UFAs

By |2020-05-14T09:49:05-04:00May 14th, 2020|Capped|

Without any huge news of late, we’re going to the well of endless questions on Twitter to create this week’s article content. Thank you to all the readers for keeping up with the site during the down time! Let’s get to those questions:   Are Bonuses scheduled to pay out this summer still applicable in [...]

Capped: Contract status of Calder candidates

By |2020-05-07T10:56:08-04:00May 7th, 2020|Capped|

Hopefully everyone is still distancing as much as possible, because A) it’s a good idea, but B) it also means you have more time to read hockey articles! This week, as a result of a request, we are going to be looking at some of the Calder contenders, and checking in on their contract situations. [...]

Capped: Changes in hit rates over the years

By |2020-04-30T11:58:07-04:00April 30th, 2020|Capped|

A friend of mine recently asked me whether there was any way to measure if the NHL was faster and less physical now than it was 10, 20, or 30 years ago. We all know that the number of fights has plummeted, but is there any other data that we can go on? And what [...]

Capped: Impacts of recent and potential signings

By |2020-04-23T11:16:17-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Capped|

  Welcome back all. This week we are off of the Seattle topic, and back to your regularly scheduled programming with a bit more of a contract focused article. Good thing that there was actually some contract news around the league over the last week, so in no particular order, let’s jump right in.   [...]

Capped: Discussing potential picks for Seattle’s expansion

By |2020-04-16T09:08:01-04:00April 16th, 2020|Capped|

First off, I hope everyone is staying safe and staying indoors as much as possible! Over the last two weeks here, we combed over the Eastern and Western Conference teams for some possible picks in the Seattle expansion. This week, we’re going to look at the final roster, and discuss some thoughts for fantasy league [...]

Capped: Looking at Seattle expansion: West

By |2020-04-09T09:51:05-04:00April 9th, 2020|Capped|

First off, I hope everyone is staying safe and staying indoors as much as possible! Last week here, we combed over the Eastern conference teams for some possible picks in the Seattle expansion. This week, we’re doing the same thing for the West (minus Vegas). A few notes before I begin: -I am making some [...]

Capped: Looking at potential draftees for Seattle’s expansion

By |2020-04-02T10:05:37-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Capped|

  With no hockey going on, and a lot of the offseason processes on pause for the foreseeable future, this seems like an excellent time to take the next few articles to dive into some thoughts on the Seattle expansion team. In the lead-up to the Vegas expansion, I took a general look at the [...]

Capped: Looking at potential compliance buyouts

By |2020-03-25T21:32:18-04:00March 26th, 2020|Capped|

There was an interesting article yesterday on Sportsnet that talked about some compliance buyout possibilities should that be a part of the trickle-down effect from the Covid19 impact on the current NHL season that bleeds into next year. It got me thinking about not only who I would imagine to be the top candidates to [...]