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Around The Net

George Kurtz breaks down the NHL semi-finals...
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Eastern Conference Finals Preview

The Eastern Conference comes down to two teams of destiny. The Cinderella Canadiens disposed of the President Trophy winners and defending Stanley Cup Champions. The historic Flyers
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Western Conference Finals Preview

The battle for the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl is set as the top two seeds survived and the San Jose Sharks will face the Chicago Blackhawks. The
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Around The Net - Playoffs Round 2

George Kurtz breaks down the second round of the Playoffs.
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Around the Net

The first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs is in the books and while the Western Conference series went the way most pundits predicted they would, with

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Around The Net - NHL Playoff Preview

George Kurtz gives you a look at the upcoming NHL Playoffs.
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Weekend Warriors

Matt Sitkoff gives you a look at some players that will push their teams into the playoffs.
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Around the Net 2/24

This is the last week of the Olympic

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Around the Net

The 2010 Olympic break has just started so
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Goalie & Defensemen Breakdown

With the Olympic break comes a time for
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Team USA

The United States hasn’t won the Gold medal in Ice Hockey since the miracle happened in 1980. Their best finish since then was a Silver in 2002. George Kurtz takes you behind the net with his Olympic Preview.

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Team Canada

Looking up and down Team Canada’s roster and it is a virtual NHL All-Star team. You want a superstar, Sidney Crosby, how about a future Hall of Famer, Martin Brodeur, an up and coming star, Ryan Getzlaf, power forward, Rick Nash.
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Fantasy Focus 2/9

After a quick trip to South Beach
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Fantasy Hockey Focus - Blue Line Special

The biggest difference between an average
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Waiver Wire Report: NHL Fantasy Free Agent- Week of 10/12

Luckily for the stricken fantasy owner, it's still early in the season. Meaning there's usually plenty of players out on the waiver wire to replace those players off to a disappointing start or those felled by the injury bug. Come and see what players are still readily available in more than 50% of public fantasy leagues:
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Around The Net

One of the things I try
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Waiver Wire Report: NHL Fantasy Free Agents

BucketofPucks.com's Waiver Wire Report is a weekly list of NHL players owned in 50% or less in public fantasy hockey leagues. These are players that may provide some good alternatives for players on you fantasy team you might be looking to replace. Whether it be from injury, underproduction or you're looking to find someone to help with a category or two you find your fantasy team lacking in.
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Around The Net

Around The Net                                                                                   October 2, 2009
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DRAFT: Top Ranked NHL Goalies

Many fantasy hockey owners consider their goaltenders as the backbone of their team. And why shouldn't they? In a standard league set ups, it's usually 5 offensive and 5 goalie categories. Even in deeper leagues with expanded stats, goaltending usually accounts for 25%-50% of the categories

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DRAFT: Top Ranked NHL Centers

Whatever way you go, the center position is undoubtedly the deepest position to draft. Just look at the last 4 years statistics and you'll find an average of 23 out of the top 50 scorers played the pivot.
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DRAFT: Top Ranked NHL Defensemen

So where are you going to take a Defensemen in your fantasy hockey draft? Consider this, of the 110 player to score 50 points or more, only 12 were Defensemen. Maybe you should wait to get that secondary scorer and get some "D" instead.
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DRAFT: Top Ranked NHL Fantasy Hockey Wingers

Of course, you're taking Ovechkin if he's available for you, but who else should you take on the wings? Does Heatley's trade help or hurt his draft position?
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NHL Fantasy Hockey 2009 - High Risk / High Reward Players - Part 2

Last week in Part 1, we covered some of the more notable Risky and possibly Rewarding players available in the draft. This week, we’ll cover the gamut - from the lunch pail guys that are chronically injured to those household names with reputations to overcome. As usual, all advice below is based on a 12-team, 16 round draft.
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RinkMail September 5th

Hello fantasy fanatics and welcome back to RinkMail.
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Fantasy Hockey 2009: High Risk / High Reward NHL Players - Part 1

Every season there are players who are surefire bets and they get drafted accordingly. Then there are those guys that, due to their injury history or shaky previous performances, make it tough to judge if or when they should be drafted. In this two-part article, Rob Edwards from BucketofPucks.com takes a look at some of these guys to make it easier for poolies to either snag a diamond in the rough or avoid drafting a horse apple on the big day.