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1dSean Allen

Forecaster: Matchups, projections for Dec. 12-18

A preview for the upcoming week in fantasy hockey, with key matchups and projections in a downloadable PDF cheat sheet, as well as notes on specific teams and players to use.

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2dVictoria Matiash

Key fantasy tips on every NHL team

Get caught up with all the latest fantasy-relevant news around the NHL, including injury fill-ins and new line combinations, with intel on every team.

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Crosby scores 18th goal in win over Panthers (0:33)
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5dSean Allen

Top 250 fantasy hockey rankings

How do the returns of Taylor Hall, Johnny Gaudreau, Jack Eichel and others affect fantasy hockey? Here are the collateral value shifts, plus updated rest-of-season, top-250 rankings.

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37dCraig Custance

The NHL Microcore Index for 2016-17

When considering every NHL team's microcore (No. 1 center, No. 1 defenseman, goalie), who comes out on top? Our panel ranks the entire league.

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Flyers rally for 7th straight win

Michael Raffl scored in the final minutes and Claude Giroux netted two goals to help the Flyers win their 7th straight and defeat the Oilers.

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1dScott Burnside

Non-NHL Olympic rosters for USA, Canada

If the NHL and NHLPA can't come to an agreement with the IOC about participation in the Olympics, what would Team USA and Team Canada look like? We drafted some teams.

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Melrose's Top 5 hockey logos of all-time (1:36)
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Photos: The NHL's top young guns

Has this season's youth movement heralded the best talent wave in NHL history? These 15 fledgling stars with skills beyond their years are changing the fortunes of their teams -- and making a convincing case that this is hockey's golden age.

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Over 10,000 teddy bears rain down after Kitchener Rangers' goal (0:26)
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4dPierre LeBrun

Sources: NHL, NHLPA mulling 'bye week' in '17-18

The NHL and NHL Players' Association are discussing plans to implement five-day bye weeks for teams during the the 2017-18 season, according to sources.

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4dCraig Custance

Teams hurt most by bad, old deals

Which NHL teams have the biggest disadvantage due to declining players still making big money? What's the cost still being paid?

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10dScott Burnside

Why Kucherov, not McDavid, is my MVP

Connor McDavid is crazy good and Carey Price is the game's best goalie. But neither would get Scott Burnside's award vote. Here's why Nikita Kucherov and Ryan Suter deserve the hardware instead.

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99dCorey Pronman

The top 10 prospects for every team

An in-depth examination of all 30 NHL prospect groups -- including each team's top 10 and their impact this season -- show that the Maple Leafs have set themselves up for a turnaround.

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    Updated rankings, including position rankings.

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    Matchup ratings, player trends and much more.

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  • Guide To Daily Fantasy

    How to pick the right contest, build a lineup, find sleepers and much more.