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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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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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Fantasy hockey rankings: How to plan for injuries and returns

Brad Marchand, at this time last week, was listed to miss another 16 games, returning after the month of November was done. Late Wednesday, his timetable became “before Thanksgiving.” Then, on Thursday, he laced up and scored two goals and one assist in 18 minutes of surprise action. The Bruins gave Marchand the night off […]

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Thursday fantasy hockey tips: NHL picks, matchups, more

More than one team will be playing their first or second game after making some line changes, so there are several options to choose from when targeting opportune plays. Resources: Goalie depth chart | Injuries | Schedule | How to watch on ESPN+ | Sign up for ESPN Fantasy Hockey | Download the ESPN Fantasy […]

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2022-23 NHL picks: Stanley Cup, division winners, awards

The 2022-23 NHL season is set to begin Tuesday night with a doubleheader on ESPN and ESPN+, but we’re looking beyond just those two matchups. Will the Colorado Avalanche repeat? Which team will top the standings in each division? Who will take home all of the individual hardware? We’ve gathered our cross-platform ESPN hockey family […]

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Fantasy hockey: Top ten defensemen set for their breakout

Taking the past seven years of all NHL scoring and looking at the output from different age brackets, positions and tiers, we can see where there are steeper inclines to a typical player’s development. In other words, yes, we can visualize a breakout. I took the top 72 defensemen in fantasy points from each season […]

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The Owen Power era arrives for the Buffalo Sabres

He chose poorly. “It was kind of embarrassing I didn’t get it,” Power said. Power and his girlfriend Victoria were seated behind left field when Jays catcher Danny Jansen smacked a pitch over the wall and into the stands. “I went and got some popcorn for us,” Power said. “On the way down, I was […]

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Fantasy hockey dynasty ranks: What will the NHL look like in 2027

Well, we know their age. We also know what kind of production they have put up in the past. But beyond those two criteria, we don’t really know a whole lot. We can certainly guess a lot. In January 2018, ESPN asked me to do the first one of these dynasty rankings. While I didn’t […]

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Anaheim Ducks, defenseman John Klingberg agree to one-year deal

Klingberg was one of the most sought-after free agent defensemen this offseason after putting up 47 points in 74 games. “We are extremely excited to add John to our group,” said Ducks general manager Pat Verbeek in a statement. “John is a gifted player who can quarterback a power play and give us needed scoring […]

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