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Top 100 Roto Rankings – October 2020

By |2020-10-14T19:30:39-04:00October 15th, 2020|Hockey Rankings|

The free agency period has begun, with a few notable Top 100 Roto Rankings players changing teams. Alex Pietrangelo, Taylor Hall, Torey Krug, and Jacob Markstrom all found new homes as a result of the free agency period. Their additions cause a fantasy ripple not only for themselves, but for other players around them. As [...]

Forum Buzz: Stone vs Fiala, Guentzel vs Point, Ullmark, & Backstrom

By |2020-10-12T20:15:14-04:00October 14th, 2020|Roos Lets Loose|

Welcome back to Forum Buzz, where I peruse the DobberHockey Forums and weigh in on active, heavily debated, or otherwise relevant recent threads, reminding folks just how great a resource the Forums are. Nearly anything might be covered here, other than trades and signings, which usually get their own separate write-ups on the main site and are also normally [...]

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 [...]