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NHL Survivor Pool Picks for November 6: L.A. Kings, Habs, Flyers

November 3rd, 2010
We’re finally ready to get underway with this year’s edition of the Hockey Survivor Pool. There have been lots of early season surprises in the NHL, such as the Devils’ implosion, the Leafs’ hot start, and Steven Stamkos’ otherworldly scoring pace, although maybe the latter shouldn’t be too, too surprising. With all ...

NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Series Predictions: Eastern Conference

April 11th, 2010
The Stanley Cup Playoffs are set to begin this Wednesday! If you've got a Hockey Playoffs Pool to compete in, then you haven't got much time figure out your picks. Here is a look at the opening round in the Eastern Conference. It is hard to pick against the favourites, especially ...

NHL Fantasy Hockey: Stanley Cup Playoff Pool Performers

April 7th, 2010
The regular season is winding down, and a good number of fantasy junkies are gearing up for Stanley Cup Playoff pools . These pools offer a shot at redemption for those of us who have been out of contention in our pools for a while now, and a chance to ...

Dear Fans of the Montreal Canadiens, Re: Carey Price

April 1st, 2010
At the very end of last season, I was on your side. I thought Carey Price had an ego his game couldn’t yet match, and really doubted his desire to be a franchise goalie. This season, I will admit, Price has not redeemed himself as I had hoped, but he is, ...

Lee Stempniak’s Fantasy Hockey Stock Sizzling in the Desert

March 19th, 2010
Buy Lee Stempniak , LW/RW, Phoenix Coyotes—Stempniak has been absolutely dynamite since his arrival in the desert. He’s scored at a goal-per-game clip since the trade. It isn’t fair to expect Stempniak to keep up this otherworldly production, but he is still available on many waiver wires ...

NHL Fantasy Stock Watch—Post-Olympic Impact and Trade Talk

March 3rd, 2010
With the Olympics wrapping up, and the trade deadline today, this week’s Stock Watch takes a bit of a different approach. Let’s have a look at whose Olympic performances might carry over into the NHL season, and who might be moving on deadline day. Noteworthy Olympians Pavol Demitra , C, VAN—Demitra’s ...

Buy Fisher, Sell Gomez: Week Nine Fantasy Hockey Stock Watch

November 24th, 2009
Buy C Mike Fisher , OTT He has never been a major fantasy producer, but Fisher is certainly capable of scoring in bunches, and he’s on a tear right now, with six points in his last three. Rumblings of his inclusion on Canada’s Olympic team should provide plenty of motivation for him ...

Week 8 Fantasy Hockey Stock Watch: Buy Carey Price, Sell Craig Anderson

November 17th, 2009
Attention hockey fans. Now on to our regularly scheduled fantasy hockey buy, sell and hold candidates. Buy Carey Price , G, MTL – I will admit, I am a biased Montreal Canadiens fan. Over Price’s last four starts though, he completely stole a game in Boston, won with a solid performance in Phoenix, ...