Showing posts with label 2011 NHL Sleeper darkhorse fantasy hockey hidden gem. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 2011 NHL Sleeper darkhorse fantasy hockey hidden gem. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

NHL Expansion and Realignment Option

Currently the NHL is a 30 team league. The current collective bargaining agreement is about to expire, and last season the Atlanta Thrashers moved to Winnipeg and the League has had a potential realignment plan rejected by the NHLPA. The Phoenix Coyotes have no owner and several other teams are in financial distress. With so many issues swirling and surrounding the NHL when the dust settles, what will the map look like?

Monday, April 9, 2012

2012 Fantasy NHL Playoff Pool Fantasy Draft Guide

If you are entering a fantasy hockey playoff pool for the first time, or an annual office pool you need to approach choosing your players in a much different manner than you would for a regular season pool. Simply drafting the highest scoring player in each box, or round is a sure fire recipe for failure. To win in the playoffs you need a different strategy and this guide holds the keys to help you reign victorious over the competition.

In this guide, we will tell you who our four predictions to be in the conference finals are plus our favorite to be a dark horse. Every year there seems to be one Cinderella team that defies the odds and plays beyond the first round or two, even go all the way.  In addition to that we will highlight each team’s fantasy depth chart and top ten fantasy players.

To check out the FREE Playoff Guide, simply CLICK HERE.

What you will find in the guide:

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

“Blueprint” Doug Gilmour’s Vision for the Kingston Frontenacs

Ice hockey has been played in the city of Kingston, Ontario, as far back as 1843. Don Cherry will be quick to tell you that Kingston is the birth place of hockey. The franchise currently known as the Kingston Frontenacs, who play in the Ontario Hockey League have been in existence since 1945 and have also been known as the Canadiens and the Raiders. While Kingston hockey is rich in its history, recent history has not been very prosperous. In fact, the Frontenacs currently own the second longest championship drought in the OHL, and fourth longest in the entire Canadian Hockey League. With the last division title way back in 1995, the team (and the city) has endured season after season of disappointment. Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Doug Gilmour is now the team’s General Manager, and his vision for the Frontenacs is one of championships and pride. In order to realize this vision he has a Blueprint.

Monday, December 12, 2011

15 Thoughts on The Toronto Maple Leafs


1. Jake Gardiner continues to climb the team’s depth chart. In the month of December he is second overall in team average ice time with 23:30 per game. In 27 games he has 8 points, all assists, and has an even plus/minus.

2. The Leafs are undefeated when going into the third period with a lead.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Fantasy Value of Face-offs


Fantasy hockey leagues these days are tracking more and more stats with sites like fantrax offering the ability to cover more than just goals and assists. It is now common to have leagues include peripheral stats suck as hits, shots, blocked shots, and even shoot out goals. However, very few fantasy leagues track face-off stats. So why include them in the November Roto report?

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

2011-12 NHL Fantasy Sleeper Top Ten Forwards



Written by: Peter Harling
Image provided by:TSN photography
With little time remaining before the 2011-12 NHL season begins fantasy hockey players are frantically searching for late round sleeper picks and hidden gems. This list is your key to help with drafting those dark horse  players. Some of these players may emerge from obscurity to fantasy hockey relevance this season.