Archive for the ‘NHL’ category

Antoine Vermette to Blackhawks: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

February 28th, 2015
The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired veteran center Antoine Vermette from the Arizona Coyotes for a first-round pick and a prospect, per the Blackhawks' website. ESPN's Pierre LeBrun added that 23-year-old Klas Dahlbeck will be heading to Arizona as well. The Blackhawks have been active ahead of the March 2 trade deadline. They also ...

NHL Trade Deadline 2015: Last-Minute Predictions for Deadline Day

February 28th, 2015
Over the last week, NHL executives have feverishly worked the phones, and they have worked hard to get a feel for the market. Others made the decision to pull the trigger early, but there are still some top targets available. The trade window will close promptly at 3 p.m. EST on Monday, ...

NHL Teams with the Most to Gain and Lose at the 2015 Trade Deadline

February 28th, 2015
The NHL trades are coming fast and furious in the days leading up to the March 2 deadline, with some surprising moves as teams look for an edge. There's a lot of talent still available and plenty of holes to fill for Stanley Cup contenders. Some teams have multiple issues due ...

NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Tyler Bozak, Chris Stewart and More

February 28th, 2015
The NHL trade deadline is often vastly overhyped, but because the standings have become so clustered behind the league-leading Nashville Predators, the demand this year is noticeably higher. As any Economics 101 course will teach you, this has created a strong seller’s market, with sky-high prices for the likes of Andrej Sekera ...

Tomas Fleischmann to Ducks: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

February 28th, 2015
The Anaheim Ducks announced the acquisition of winger Tomas Fleischmann from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Dany Heatley and a third-round pick in the 2015 draft.  Anaheim confirmed the trade on social media: Fleischmann tallied 96 points, including 39 goals, across 130 games for the Panthers starting from 2011-13. His production ...

NHL Rumors: Hottest Trade Buzz Surrounding Patrick Sharp, Dion Phaneuf and More

February 28th, 2015
The NHL trade deadline usually features contending teams bringing in supporting players to solidify themselves, but the possibility of some big names moving always exists. While few of the obvious players on the trading block inspire excitement, contract situations could lead to some more intriguing pieces getting dealt. Bigger trades could ...

NHL Trade Rumors: Hottest Buzz Surrounding Alexander Semin, Erik Cole and More

February 28th, 2015
Several deals have been consummated during the days leading up to the 2015 NHL trade deadline, and with some unexpected names being moved, the level of intrigue is certainly rising. There are plenty of obvious names on the block that seem like virtual guarantees to be moved in exchange for a ...

NHL Trade Deadline 2015: Date, End Time, Hottest Rumors, Predictions and More

February 28th, 2015
With roughly six weeks to go in the regular season, NHL teams looking to contend down the stretch must make moves before the upcoming trade deadline to bolster their rosters and fill any holes that may exist. Twenty-four teams are currently in the playoffs or within single-digits in points of the ...

Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: NHL Draft Kings Strategy for Feb. 28

February 28th, 2015
With so many games to choose from on Saturday in the NHL, sifting through players to choose one optimal lineup can be an arduous task. Here's a look at NHLers to target at each position and some bargain-bin skaters for DraftKings players.   Top Value Plays at Each Position C Anders Lee, New ...

NHL Rumors: Chatter Surrounding Joffrey Lupul, Antti Raanta and More

February 28th, 2015
The NHL trade deadline is fast approaching, which means the chatter and whispers surrounding various players is at a season high as teams look to position themselves for greater financial flexibility or a run at the Stanley Cup.While there aren't likely to be any major blockbuster deals in the pipeline, ...