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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: Disappointing seasons from Eastern Conference teams

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 [...]

By |2020-03-31T18:35:12-04:00March 31st, 2020|Eastern Edge|0 Comments

Eastern Edge: Fantasy MVPs, part 2

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 [...]

By |2020-03-24T15:30:50-04:00March 24th, 2020|Eastern Edge|0 Comments

Eastern Edge: Assessing The Top Fantasy Assets From Each Team

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 [...]

By |2020-03-18T13:15:31-04:00March 18th, 2020|Eastern Edge|0 Comments

Eastern Edge Players on hot streaks for your playoff run

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 [...]

By |2020-03-10T16:29:18-04:00March 10th, 2020|Eastern Edge|0 Comments

Eastern Edge: Matchups to target

 In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll take a look at which skaters you should target, based on the quality of their opposition’s defense this week. First, I sorted each team based on the average number of goals they allowed over the past month. You’ll notice this allows us to better appreciate recent trends. For example, [...]

By |2020-03-03T12:27:10-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Eastern Edge|0 Comments

Eastern Edge: Analyzing head-to-head playoff goaltending schedules

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll take a look at which Eastern Conference goalies to target during the fantasy hockey playoffs, based on the offensive strength of their remaining opponents. To determine ‘offensive strength’, I ranked each team based on their goals scored per game and assigned a score based on that ranking. For example, [...]

By |2020-02-25T14:10:57-05:00February 25th, 2020|Eastern Edge|0 Comments

Eastern Edge: Using the remaining schedule to your advantage

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll focus on fantasy playoff schedules. I created a few tables to help you visualize your fantasy lineup over the next few weeks. In addition, I tried to share some advice on who to target and who to drop as you prepare for your championship run.   In this first [...]

By |2020-02-18T18:14:49-05:00February 18th, 2020|Eastern Edge|Comments Off on Eastern Edge: Using the remaining schedule to your advantage

Eastern Edge: The struggles of Bobrovsky, Subban, and Skinner

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we take a look at a few players in the Eastern Conference who have had incredibly disappointing seasons – Jeff Skinner, Sergei Bobrovsky and P.K. Subban. As always, shoot me a message on Twitter @BrennanDeSouza if there’s ever a topic you want me to cover in one of these articles.   Jeff [...]

By |2020-02-11T14:31:35-05:00February 11th, 2020|Eastern Edge|Comments Off on Eastern Edge: The struggles of Bobrovsky, Subban, and Skinner

Eastern Edge: Top performers since turning to 2020

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll take a look at the league’s top-50 scorers since the beginning of 2020 and I’ll share some thoughts about a few players from the Eastern Conference. As always, shoot me a message on Twitter @BrennanDeSouza if there’s ever a topic you want me to cover in one of these [...]

By |2020-02-04T14:39:59-05:00February 4th, 2020|Eastern Edge|0 Comments

Eastern Edge: Unprecedented hot streaks

  In this week’s Eastern Edge, we take a look at a few underappreciated hot streaks from the Eastern Conference. As always, shoot me a message on Twitter @BrennanDeSouza if there’s anything you want me to cover in one of these articles.   Bryan Rust By now, most of you have probably heard that Bryan [...]

By |2020-01-21T11:28:30-05:00January 21st, 2020|Eastern Edge|0 Comments