Fantasy Hockey

Michael Verardi - Apr 30, 2022

Playoff Pool Strategy; Let’s talk playoff pool strategy. In all honesty, this article could be three words long: there isn’t any.


Waiver Wire pickups
Michael Verardi - Feb 6, 2022

Week 17 is generally lighter than most weeks in the NHL because we’re into, what used to be, the Olympic break. The Florida Panthers, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers and San Jose Sharks all don’t play this week. Meanwhile, there are some teams like, like the Ottawa Senators, who are very busy this week. […]

Michael Verardi - Jan 31, 2022

The week ahead is only three days long due to the All-Star break. Once games conclude on Wednesday, they won’t resume until the following Monday. Most head-to-head leagues will combine the next two weeks as one matchup, giving you a total of 10 nights of action. Remember, “weekly moves” pertain to the matchup, so you […]

Alex Tuch

It’s been another long slog of a season for the Buffalo Sabres. However, there is a bright spot in the darkness. Alex Tuch has come over from the Vegas Golden Knights as part of the Jack Eichel deal and made an instant impression. Tuch is from just down the New York State Thruway in Baldwinsville, […]

Revised NHL Schedule
Michael Verardi - Jan 22, 2022

Fantasy hockey is all about gaining an edge on your opponents. The revised NHL schedule will allow you to do just that. You can do all the prep-work you want in advance of your drafts in October, but let’s be honest, nobody has a crystal ball. Nobody can tell you that Igor Shesterkin would be […]

Fantasy Hockey storylines
Michael Verardi - Dec 31, 2021

5 Fantasy Hockey Storylines to Watch For in 2022; The Fantasy Hockey season is both long and, more this year than ever, grueling.

Navigating Fantasy hockey
Michael Verardi - Dec 21, 2021

To say that fantasy hockey managers are frustrated would be an understatement. Your teams are lit up in red – riddled with players on the Covid list and “PPD” next to their names. Remember, you’re all in the same boat. Everyone has been impacted by what’s going on in the NHL. However, games continue to […]

Believe it or not
Michael Verardi - Nov 30, 2021

American Thanksgiving is widely used by National Hockey League analysts as a checkpoint to gauge the ultimate success of a team. At this point, we’re roughly a quarter way through the season. Are teams and players really what they are? Let’s look at some outstanding performances, good and bad, and determine whether to believe it […]

Buy-Low Candidates
Michael Verardi - Nov 11, 2021

Five Buy-Low Candidates; The first month of the season is nearly behind us. Connor McDavid is tied for the league lead in points.

top nhl players
Michael Verardi - Oct 29, 2021

Struggling Top Players. Time to Panic? The fantasy hockey season is still very young. As of this writing, teams have only played between six

Waiver Wire bargains
Michael Verardi - Oct 21, 2021

Waiver Wire Bargains; Every year, there’s somebody sitting on the wire that gets snatched up early and is never available again.

Bold Fantasy Predictions
Michael Verardi - Oct 14, 2021

Bold Fantasy Predictions; Now the fun starts. You’ve seen the statistics by arena, schedule breakdown, and have been provided with fantasy

Fantasy Hockey Tips featuring Tom Wilson
Michael Verardi - Sep 30, 2021

Fantasy Hockey Tips; Becoming a successful fantasy hockey manager doesn’t have to be hard. Know the top players in the league and know your leagues format and point system.

Fantasy Hockey: Arena Statistics
Michael Verardi - Sep 23, 2021

If a puck is cleared out of the zone and trickles in on the opposing goalie, is it a shot on goal? If a player is rubbed out along the boards, is it a hit? How about if a point shot is deflected out of play by a defenceman’s outreached stick? Is that a blocked […]

2021-22 NHL schedule featuring Mika Zibanejad
Michael Verardi - Sep 15, 2021

2021-2022 NHL Schedule; Fantasy Hockey success is a combination of various factors. In competitive leagues, every detail matters.

fantasy hockey analysis
Michael Verardi - Aug 19, 2021

Fantasy Hockey Analysis; Our fantasy hockey analysis series continues. Below we discuss the fantasy-implications of the recent NHL signings.



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Viktor Arvidsson surgery
Noah Foster, Editor - Apr 30, 2022

As the postseason is in full swing, players out of the playoffs begin recovering from the long season. One of those is Viktor Arvidsson, who will miss three to five months with back surgery. This decision comes after the Los Angeles Kings were eliminated by the Edmonton Oilers in seven games in Round 1. Kings' […]

Pontus Andreasson Signs
Brad Butland - Apr 30, 2022

The Detroit Red Wings announced on Twitter today that they have signed Swedish rookie star forward Pontus Andreasson from Lulea of the SHL to a one year deal: UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today signed right wing Pontus Andreasson to a one-year contract. Details: https://t.co/B9RB4JHOAn pic.twitter.com/w48Cob080I — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) May 16, 2022 Pontus Andreasson […]

Lane Lambert

The New York Islanders have promoted assistant coach Lane Lambert to the head coach position. News of the move was made early on Monday afternoon. Lambert takes over for Barry Trotz, who was fired last week. #Isles News: The New York Islanders announced today that Lane Lambert has been named Head Coach. — New York […]

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Luiza Vidal, Editor - Apr 30, 2022

The New York Rangers have advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. After going down three games to one against the Pittsburgh Penguins, they came back to win three straight. With their win on Sunday, the Rangers punch their ticket to the second round for the first time since 2017. However, even […]

toronto maple leafs roster
Jeremy Franks - Apr 30, 2022

The dubious number of first-round exits for the Toronto Maple Leafs now stands at seven since 2004. This year, it came after the best regular season in franchise history. Reaching the number six in the series comes for a variety of reasons. As a young, plucky underdog against the Washington Capitals. As a favourite against the […]

Peter DeBoer fired
Noah Foster, Editor - Apr 30, 2022

The Vegas Golden Knights become the second non-playoff team to make a big coaching change this offseason. Peter DeBoer was fired by the team, reported Monday morning. This move comes after Vegas missed the playoffs for the first time in franchise history. More coaching changes today. Peter DeBoer out in Vegas. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) […]

Dallas Stars vs Calgary Flames
Taylor Newby - Apr 30, 2022

After a long-fought battle, the first-round series of the Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Dallas Stars vs Calgary Flames has concluded. The Flames took the series and will be moving on to the second round. Despite all odds, the Dallas Stars pushed the series to seven games, where the winner was decided in overtime. Most […]

NHL rumours

It’s time to start the work week with another edition of NHL rumours. Today’s batch of NHL rumours will be about three teams that are out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Some big questions are going to be asked this 0ff-season and general managers are going to make some tough choices. We could see some […]