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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: Krug’s value outside of Boston; Provorov and Chabot on the power play

By |2020-09-29T14:33:37-04:00September 29th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll take a look at power-play production from defensemen across the Eastern Conference. In particular, we’ll take a look at Torey Krug’s anticipated departure from Boston and how that may affect his fantasy hockey value. You’ll also see a few notes on Ivan Provorov and Thomas Chabot. There’s definitely a [...]

Eastern Edge: Goaltending storylines from the regular season

By |2020-09-22T15:24:35-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, I revisited a few goaltending storylines from this past season. If there’s anything you’d like to see in future articles, please let me know in the comments below, or shoot me a message on Twitter @BrennanDeSouza!   Pittsburgh’s Goaltending Controversy Matt Murray played very well in October, winning seven of [...]

Eastern Edge: Evaluating three lines from the Lightning-Islanders Conference Final

By |2020-09-15T18:34:58-04:00September 15th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll look at a few important lines from this year’s Eastern Conference Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders.   Ondrej Palat – Brayden Point – Nikita Kucherov Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov have headlined the 2020 playoffs, stringing together a number of outstanding performances as Tampa [...]

Eastern Edge: Playoff performances from teams eliminated in Round 2

By |2020-09-08T17:16:21-04:00September 8th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we’ll reflect on individual playoff performances from teams that were eliminated in Round 2, the Bruins and Flyers. We’ll highlight a few strong individual showings, as well as a couple of disappointing performances. If there’s anything you’d like to see in future articles, please let me know in the comments [...]

Eastern Edge: First Round Knockout

By |2020-08-26T03:14:34-04:00August 26th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, I’ll highlight fantasy takeaways from a couple of teams that were eliminated during the first round of this year’s playoffs. Let me know your thoughts in the comments or shoot me a message on Twitter @BrennanDeSouza!   Montreal Canadiens  These playoffs seemed to accelerate Nick Suzuki’s evolution into a superstar. [...]

Eastern Edge: Previewing the first round matchups of the 2020 NHL Playoffs

By |2020-08-11T14:34:28-04:00August 11th, 2020|Eastern Edge|

In this week’s Eastern Edge, we preview the Eastern Conference playoff matchups. Let me know your thoughts in the comments below or shoot me a message on Twitter @BrennanDeSouza! Check out all the Dobber writers’ playoff predictions here and feel free to tell us how foolish our picks are!   Philadelphia Flyers vs. Montreal Canadiens [...]

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 [...]