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Fantasy hockey rankings: What’s behind Mikhail Sergachev’s rise?

Since the change, the Bolts advantage has gone six-for-19 on the advantage (31.6%). On the surface and certainly by the statistics, Sergachev is beating Hedman when it comes to fantasy value. But don’t be so hasty now. Sergachev deserves to push up these rankings. His offense off the power play has leveled up, with 10 […]

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Devils top Oilers for 13th straight win, tying franchise record

NEWARK, N.J. — As the New Jersey Devils celebrated their franchise record-tying 13th consecutive victory Monday night, a sold-out home crowd rose to its feet to commemorate the moment. “I think the team deserves a standing ovation. A run like this is incredible,” Devils coach Lindy Ruff said following his team’s 5-2 win over the […]

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Weekend fantasy hockey tips: NHL picks, matchups, more

Eight of the 15 games scheduled comprise of inter-conference tilts, highlighted by ex-Colorado Avalanche Darcy Kuemper‘s projected encounter with his former Stanley Cup-winning teammates in his new Washington Capitals home. Plus, two enduring quality goalies, who are enjoying more success of late, are forecast to meet when Andrei Vasilevskiy travels to stare down Juuse Saros […]

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Wednesday fantasy hockey tips: NHL picks, matchups, more

7 p.m., Canadian Tire Centre, Watch live on ESPN+ Sure, they didn’t win, but the Sabres didn’t fall to the visiting Canucks without a fight Tuesday, eventually losing 5-4. While Jeff Skinner scored a couple, Alex Tuch tossed in a goal and two assists, and Tage Thompson contributed a pair of helpers. The scene is […]

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Keys to the Bruins being near the top of the NHL standings

They were supposed to be too old. And too injured. And too past their prime. No way could this Bruins’ team run with the younger, faster Atlantic Division teams — let along the high-flying league at large. That part turned out to be true; the Bruins haven’t been keeping up. They’ve been setting the pace. […]

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Thursday fantasy hockey tips: NHL picks, matchups, more

Of the 20 teams in action, only the Carolina Hurricanes (played Wednesday) and the San Jose Sharks (play Friday) are part of back-to-back sets. Resources: Goalie depth chart | Injuries | Schedule | How to watch on ESPN+ | Sign up for ESPN Fantasy Hockey | Download the ESPN Fantasy App | Daily lines | […]

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Fantasy hockey rankings: Power play roles to watch

Brandon Montour (up one spot to No. 158) has been dazzling on the point for the Panthers for the past few weeks, sitting sixth in fantasy points among defensemen. Hampus Lindholm (up eight spots to No. 189) has been nearly as good for the Boston Bruins and sits 11th among defenders. So why are they […]

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Monday fantasy hockey tips: NHL picks, matchups, more

8 p.m., Capital One Arena, Watch live on ESPN+ This matchup has the most exciting scorers on both sides of the puck, with Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl taking on Alex Ovechkin — a group that makes up three of the top four goal scorers since the 2018-19 season. Both teams are coming off multiple […]

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Thursday fantasy hockey tips: NHL picks, matchups, more

The league’s top five leaders for points square off against each other. With Connor McDavid (No. 1), Leon Draisaitl (No. 2) and the Edmonton Oilers hosting Jesper Bratt (tied for No. 4) and the New Jersey Devils, while David Pastrnak (No. 3) and the Boston Bruins visit Artemi Panarin (tied for No. 4) and the […]

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Which fantasy hockey stars benefit the most from line changes?

There are more than a few situations that are still evolving and worth more than a cursory look at. Take the Edmonton Oilers as a fantastic example of combinations. The Oilers played the first five games of the season with Connor McDavid, Evander Kane and Kailer Yamamoto as the top line, with Leon Draisaitl, Ryan […]

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