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2dSean Allen

Forecaster: Matchups, projections for Oct. 24-30

A preview for the week of Oct. 24-30 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

Fantasy 30: Early-season lineup chatter

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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6dSean Allen

Top 250 fantasy hockey rankings

How should fantasy players deal with goalie timeshares? Sean Allen breaks down a few key situations, and updates his rest-of-season top 250 fantasy hockey rankings.

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13dSean Allen

Fantasy hockey: Upgrade defense, downgrade centers

Could you draft a stronger team by leaving top centers out of your top 10? Sean Allen explains the advantages of using VORP to build your rankings.

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6dJoe McDonald

Halak keeping world-beater status

After helping Team Europe's stunning run at the World Cup, Jaroslav Halak is pacing the New York Islanders' early run. Plus, Peter Laviolette has the Nashville Predators cooking.

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Jets' Little out indefinitely after collision

The Winnipeg Jets announced that center Bryan Little will be out indefinitely after suffering an undisclosed lower-body injury in Thursday's home opener against the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Panik records hat trick in Blackhawks' victory

Richard Panik scored twice in the third period to complete his hat trick and help the Blackhawks win their first game of the season.

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9dCraig Custance

The NHL's must-watch teams

Craig Custance identifies the teams he's searching out on this season. Can anyone dethrone the Stars as the league's most watchable team?

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8dScott Burnside

The NHL is what's happening in Vegas

GM George McPhee provided a peek at how a team of talent evaluators is building Las Vegas' first pro sports franchise from scratch -- and aiming to hit the jackpot in next June's expansion draft.

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Experts' predictions for the 2016-17 NHL season

Will this be the season Connor McDavid takes over the league? Or will Sidney Crosby, Jamie Benn and Alex Ovechkin have something to say about it? Will the Penguins repeat? Our experts weigh in.


Eichel hurt, Gretzky's role, Bednar, Ryan, Cole

Scott Burnside, Craig Custance and Pierre LeBrun share takes on the key storylines of the season heading into opening night, including Jack Eichel's injury and a new role for Wayne Gretzky in Edmonton. Plus, Avalanche HC Jared Bednar, Senators RW Bobby Ryan and Penguins D Ian Cole.

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51dCorey 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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  • Top 250 Rankings

    Updated rankings, including position rankings.

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  • Forecaster: Oct. 24-30

    Matchup ratings, player trends and much more.

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  • Projections and Outlooks

    Sortable projected stats and key tidbits on players for the 2016-17 season.

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  • Guide To Daily Fantasy

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