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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: 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, [...]

Eastern Edge: Players who fell short of expectations

By |2020-05-12T13:09:09-04:00May 12th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll discuss a few players that fell short of expectations this season. Many of these players elevated our expectations with great performances last year, so I’ll try to uncover what changed between this year and the last.  Obviously, there are other players in the league who meet the criteria for [...]

Eastern Edge: Ranking the East’s goalies across fantasy categories

By |2020-05-05T15:08:20-04:00May 5th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll rank goalies from the Eastern Conference, based on their fantasy hockey value this year. To make this list, I considered the save percentage (SV%), goals against average (GAA) and wins (W) from goalies that appeared in at least 25 games this year. Below the actual list, I shared some [...]

Eastern Edge: Increases and decreases in both ice time and production

By |2020-04-28T17:28:24-04:00April 28th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll take a look at how ice time affected offensive production this year. I’ll highlight players that performed well when trusted with more ice time than last season, as well as players whose production suffered while seeing a reduced role. In the tables below, I’ve listed players that saw a [...]

Eastern Edge: Which team has the most fantasy value?

By |2020-04-21T11:53:48-04:00April 21st, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we answer the question that scientists have been trying to answer since the dawn of time: Which NHL team has the most fantasy hockey value on its roster? You’ll find each Eastern Conference team, ranked from greatest to least fantasy hockey value. In order to tackle this enigma, I’ve listed [...]

Eastern Edge: Disappointing seasons from Eastern Conference teams

By |2020-03-31T18:35:12-04:00March 31st, 2020|Eastern Edge|

After spending the past couple of weeks looking at each team’s fantasy MVP (which you can check out here and here), I decided to analyze the other end of the spectrum. In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll take a look at the most disappointing fantasy player from each team in the Eastern Conference. If you [...]

Eastern Edge: Fantasy MVPs, part 2

By |2020-03-24T15:30:50-04:00March 24th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week's Eastern Edge, we'll finish our review of each team’s most valuable fantasy hockey asset. Keep in mind that this is a subjective list from someone who's only qualification to write about hockey, is being a fan of hockey. So if you disagree with one of these selections, feel free to let me [...]

Eastern Edge: Assessing The Top Fantasy Assets From Each Team

By |2020-03-18T13:15:31-04:00March 18th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll take a look at the most valuable fantasy hockey player from each team. Keep in mind that this is a subjective list from someone who’s only qualification to write about hockey, is being a fan of hockey. So if you disagree with one of these selections, feel free to [...]

Eastern Edge Players on hot streaks for your playoff run

By |2020-03-10T16:29:18-04:00March 10th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll discuss a few players riding hot streaks that could help you secure your fantasy hockey championship this year. At this point in the fantasy campaign, it doesn’t matter if a player on your roster finishes the season with five points in 82 games. If those five points come this [...]