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In the weekly piece “Eastern Edge”, Brennan Des breaks down the latest fantasy information from the standpoint of the Eastern Conference – the streaks, the slumps, the line combinations and much more. 
 

Eastern Edge: Previewing Islanders/Panthers and Maple Leafs/Blue Jackets

By |2020-07-28T15:33:54-04:00July 28th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll break down the New York/Florida and Toronto/Columbus matchups from a fantasy hockey perspective. Obviously, no one knows what’s going to happen in the playoffs, but hopefully these thoughts can give you some ideas as you prepare for your playoff pool. Check out last week’s article where we looked at [...]

Eastern Edge: Play-In Previews of Montreal-Pittsburgh and Carolina-N.Y. Rangers

By |2020-07-21T13:10:57-04:00July 21st, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll break down a couple of the Eastern Conference playoff matchups and discuss their fantasy hockey implications. Obviously, no one knows what’s going to happen in the playoffs, but hopefully these thoughts can give you some perspective as you prepare for your playoff pool. From my experience, most playoff pools [...]

Eastern Conference Players Who Dominated Peripheral Stats

By |2020-07-14T14:19:29-04:00July 14th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In fantasy hockey, there are certain players we consider to be dominant in certain categories. For example, it’s a common belief that Alex Ovechkin reigns supreme in goal-scoring, that Patrice Bergeron is a face-off king and that Pittsburgh’s elite power-play results in a lot of power-play points for the likes of Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin [...]

Eastern Edge: Players who dominate certain categories

By |2020-07-07T18:06:55-04:00July 7th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In fantasy hockey, there are certain players we consider to be dominant in certain categories. For example, it’s a common belief that Alex Ovechkin reigns supreme in goal-scoring, that Patrice Bergeron is the face-off king (Ryan O’Reilly may have stolen the crown but I’ll save that for next week) and that Pittsburgh’s elite power-play results [...]

Eastern Edge: Fantasy hockey takeaways – Part 5

By |2020-06-16T18:53:21-04:00June 16th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll wrap up our review of important fantasy hockey takeaways for each team in the Eastern Conference. I tried to include information from the 2019-2020 campaign that may be forgotten during this extended offseason. Hopefully, these reminders will be useful when NHL action eventually resumes. This is the fifth and [...]

Eastern Edge: Fantasy hockey takeaways – Part 2

By |2020-05-26T15:36:45-04:00May 26th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, I’ll continue highlighting important fantasy hockey takeaways for each team in the Eastern Conference. I tried to include information from the 2019-2020 campaign that may be forgotten during this extended offseason. Hopefully, these reminders will be useful when NHL action eventually resumes. This is the second of four installments, where [...]

Eastern Edge: Fantasy hockey takeaways from 2019-20 – Part 1

By |2020-05-19T15:49:17-04:00May 19th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, I’ll begin highlighting an important fantasy hockey takeaway for each team in the Eastern Conference. I tried to include information from the 2019-2020 campaign that may be forgotten during this extended offseason. Hopefully, these reminders will be useful when NHL action eventually resumes. This is the first of four installments, [...]