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Dobber, Ian Gooding, Mike Clifford, and Cam Robinson deliver the immediate fantasy spin on trades and signings as soon as they happen. Check the archives and see how their predictions have panned out…
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fantasy Impact: The Other Vegas Shoe Drops – Nate Schmidt to Vancouver

By |2020-10-12T20:58:41-04:00October 12th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|

The Vegas Golden Knights have traded defenseman Nate Schmidt to the Vancouver Canucks for a third-round draft pick. Vancouver gets: A speedy rearguard who is pretty solid on the second pairing. He can play secondary PP minutes and secondary PK minutes. Vegas gets: whatever they could. A third-round pick is low, but they had to [...]

Fantasy Impact: Pietrangelo Signs Golden Deal With Vegas

By |2020-10-12T19:55:09-04:00October 12th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|

The Vegas Golden Knights have signed defenseman Alex Pietrangelo to a massive seven-year contract worth $8.8M AAV (which is huge by Covid-era standards). The deal puts the Knights $6.9M above the salary cap, so look for another move to come. The Golden Knights get: the top defenseman on the free agent market. Pietrangelo is as [...]

Fantasy Impact: The Avalanche Acquire Toews! (No, Not That One, the Other One)

By |2020-10-12T17:24:11-04:00October 12th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|

The Colorado Avalanche have acquired defenseman Devon Toews from the Islanders in exchange for a pair of second-round draft picks (next year and the year after). The Avalanche get: a talented young defenseman (Toews is 26) who is still on the rise. Toews has posted a full-season pace of 31 points as a rookie in [...]

Fantasy Take: Blackhawks Trade Saad to Avalanche for Zadorov

By |2020-10-10T20:04:54-04:00October 10th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|

The Colorado Avalanche have acquired forward Brandon Saad and defenseman Dennis Gilbert from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for defensemen Nikita Zadorov and Anton Lindholm. The Avalanche get: Saad, a potential middle six forward who finishes his second stint with the Blackhawks. After being traded back to the Hawks from Columbus in a deal that [...]