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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 Take: Simmonds sent packing to Buffalo

Buffalo has gone 6-2-0 in their last eight games to climb within six points of a playoff spot, and the GM has gone out and added Wayne Simmonds from New Jersey to bolster the roster. The Devils added a conditional fifth-round pick in the exchange. Simmonds is a free agent after this season and has [...]

By |2020-02-24T13:43:47-05:00February 24th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|0 Comments

Fantasy Impact: Marleau to Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired veteran winger Patrick Marleau from the San Jose Sharks for a third-round draft pick. If the Penguins win the Stanley Cup, the pick becomes a second rounder. The Penguins get: A former point-per-game forward and eight-time 25-goal scorer. Marleau's production has slowed, dipping from 0.57 points-per-game to 0.45 in 2018-19 [...]

By |2020-02-24T13:57:10-05:00February 24th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|0 Comments

Fantasy Impact: Avalanche Acquires Namestnikov

The Colorado Avalanche traded a 2021 fourth-round draft pick to the Ottawa Senators for forward Vladislav Namestnikov. The Avalanche get: A versatile and steady forward capable of playing both center and wing, and who historically has complimented scoring-line players as well as chipped in from a checking line. Namestnikov's points-per-game average has been between 0.37 [...]

By |2020-02-24T13:03:02-05:00February 24th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|0 Comments

Fantasy Impact: Carolina Lands Trocheck

The Carolina Hurricanes have traded forwards Erik Haula, Lucas Wallmark and prospects Eetu Luostarinen and Chase Priskie to the Florida Panthers for center Vincent Trocheck The Hurricanes get: A very good second-line center who has first-line upside. But on a team like this, already with a top young center in Sebastian Aho, Trocheck will of [...]

By |2020-02-24T11:56:42-05:00February 24th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|0 Comments

Fantasy Take: Pageau shipped to the Islanders

Trade Deadline Day usually doesn’t start fast and furious, but that wasn’t the case this year. We got a handful of significant trades before lunch, one of them being Ottawa’s Jean-Gabriel Pageau being shipped off to the Islanders for a trio of picks.   To the Senators First-round pick in 2020 (top-3 lottery protected) Second-round [...]

By |2020-02-24T11:11:18-05:00February 24th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|0 Comments

Fantasy Impact: Oilers Acquire Mike Green

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired Mike Green from the Detroit Red Wings for Kyle Brodziak and a conditional draft pick. Per Mark Spector, the Oilers give up a fourth round draft pick in 2020, but that becomes a third-rounder in 2021 if the team gets to the WCF and Green plays half the games. The [...]

By |2020-02-24T01:56:50-05:00February 24th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|0 Comments

Fantasy Take: Kovalchuk Traded To Washington

The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Ilya Kovalchuk from the Montreal Canadiens for a 2020 third-round pick. Montreal has agreed to retain 50 percent of Kovalchuk's salary and cap hit. After being left for dead in Los Angeles, Kovalchuk’s career has been revived in Montreal. His 13 points (6g-7a) in 22 games as a Hab [...]

By |2020-02-23T23:31:21-05:00February 23rd, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|0 Comments

Fantasy Impact: Kase Shipping Up To Boston

The Anaheim Ducks have traded winger Ondrej Kase to the Boston Bruins in exchange for veteran forward David Backes, defenseman Axel Andersson and a 2020 first-round draft pick. The key piece in the trade is Kase, a middle-six winger who adds some much-needed forward depth for the Bruins. The trade served another purpose for the [...]

By |2020-02-23T14:09:20-05:00February 21st, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|0 Comments

Fantasy Impact: Alec Martinez to the Golden Knights

Wednesday afternoon saw the trading bonanza continue as the Vegas Golden Knights procured the services of veteran defender, Alec Martinez from the LA Kings in exchange for 2020 and 2021 second-round selections.   The Golden Knights get: A former offensive defender to play on the left-side who brings all sorts of experience. Martinez is a two-time [...]

By |2020-02-19T16:00:13-05:00February 19th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|Comments Off on Fantasy Impact: Alec Martinez to the Golden Knights

Fantasy Impact: Tyler Toffoli Traded to Canucks

The Los Angeles Kings have traded Tyler Toffoli to the Vancouver Canucks for winger Tim Schaller, prospect Tyler Madden, a second-round draft pick in 2020 plus a conditional draft pick if Toffoli re-signs (a fourth rounder), per Pierre Lebrun. The Kings get: A role player and a contract in Schaller. But the key motivation here [...]

By |2020-02-17T21:20:36-05:00February 17th, 2020|Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves|Comments Off on Fantasy Impact: Tyler Toffoli Traded to Canucks