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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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Thursday fantasy hockey tips: NHL picks, matchups, more

I’ll dig into why I don’t like the particular matchups for Thursday below, but with news hitting Wednesday that Marc-Andre Fleury was hitting the injured reserve and that Frederik Andersen wasn’t close to returning, the goaltender market opened up a bit. Firstly, no the Wild will not be recalling prospect Jesper Wallstedt — not for […]

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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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Fantasy hockey injury updates: Marchand, Landeskog and more

Resources: Goalie depth chart | Injuries | Schedule | How to watch on ESPN+ | Sign up for ESPN Fantasy Hockey | Download the ESPN Fantasy App | Daily lines All times Eastern. Boston Bruins: So much for the week before American Thanksgiving. WAY ahead of schedule in his recovery from hip surgery, Brad Marchand […]

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Friday fantasy hockey tips: NHL picks, matchups, more

Resources: Goalie depth chart | Injuries | Schedule | How to watch on ESPN+ | Sign up for ESPN Fantasy Hockey | Download the ESPN Fantasy App | Daily lines All times Eastern. 9pm, Ball Arena, Watch live on ESPN+ The biggest issue of concern is that the Avs may already be looking forward to […]

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Passport issue keeps Giants punter Jamie Gillan in London

The Giants defeated the Green Bay Packers 27-22 on Sunday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. They were aware of the issue prior to the trip, and expect him back this week before playing the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. New York did not work out any punters on Tuesday as a contingency. Gillan, nicknamed the “Scottish Hammer,” […]

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Can the Red Wings, Sabres or Senators make the NHL playoffs?

“You wouldn’t be excited if you thought you were just playing to finish up outside of the playoff picture,” Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner said. “That’s what drives that excitement is everyone starts off with a clean slate. For us, expectations have started to build and that’s something you want and that’s something you obviously […]

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Top Fantasy hockey picks: Rookies and sophomores

Mason McTavish, F, Anaheim Ducks: If this year’s beau of the WJC ball can even come close to mimicking this summer’s international play in taking his next big step – look out. Team Canada’s captain racked up 17 points in seven games, essentially driving his national squad to the top of the Championship podium. While […]

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