Archive for August, 2012

Fantasy Hockey: Tiering goaltenders to maximize draft success (Puck Daddy)

By at 31 August, 2012, 10:45 am

Continuing with this week’s series of fantasy-related content, we’ll take a look at the fantasy value of some of the netminders in the year ahead.
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When it comes to drafting goaltenders, a tiered strat…

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The Florida Panthers Get Four Slots on National TV in 2012: A Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 31 August, 2012, 8:02 am

NHL announced their television schedule for the 2012-13 season on August 30th. The Florida Panthers will only appear on NBC networks in the U.S. three times next season and will appear on the NHL Network once. If you are a Panthers fan who lives in Can…

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Puck Daddy’s The Essentials Project: Here are all 30 posts, for your enjoyment (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 August, 2012, 3:54 pm

Every August, Puck Daddy dabbles in some massive project that hopefully helps puckheads pass through the doldrums with debate, nostalgia and a few giggles here and there.
In 2010, it was Mount Puckmore , which inspired both the ” What, No Jagr?” meme…

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Winners, losers in NBC Sports 2012-13 NHL TV schedule (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 August, 2012, 10:19 am

While the NHL and the NHLPA are still hammering out details on a new collective bargaining agreement, it’s still business as usual for the league as on Thursday morning the national television schedules for the 2012-13 season were released , including …

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The Essentials: Minnesota Wild Edition (Puck Daddy)

By at 29 August, 2012, 4:48 pm

(This month, Puck Daddy asked bloggers for every NHL team to tell us The Essentials for their franchises — everything from the defining player and trade, to the indispensable fan traditions. Here’s Derek Felska of The State of Hockey News , givin…

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Fantasy Hockey: Breaking down the top NHL wingers (Puck Daddy)

By at 29 August, 2012, 1:32 pm

Continuing with this week’s series of fantasy-related content, we’ll take a look at some of the wingers in the year ahead.
The Obvious…
Again, I won’t get too in-depth here. If you don’t know what to expect from these guys, then you probably clic…

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More CBA talk; Brathwaite wants one more shot; Watch paint dry for free (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

By at 29 August, 2012, 12:36 pm

• There’s a criticism that Maple Leafs ownership feels no pressure to ice a competitive team because their fans would literally pay to watch paint dry. Ownership finally does away with that criticism by not charging to watch paint dry. [ Maple Leaf…

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NHL wants to drop salary cap without a player wage rollback? What the what? (Puck Daddy)

By at 29 August, 2012, 8:22 am

The National Hockey League’s counterproposal to its players on Tuesday included a reduction of the salary cap from its expected $70.2 million for 2012-13 down to $58 million for next season. It would slowly creep up over the six-year term to $71.1 mill…

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Fantasy Hockey: Breaking down stars and sleepers at center (Puck Daddy)

By at 28 August, 2012, 11:16 am

Finally. Yahoo! fantasy hockey is open for the season . Now we can all start researching players, drafting our squads and deciding on a strategy. Just in time for the lockout. Hey, let’s not let CBA crap bring us down. One of the most enjoyable events …

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The Essentials: Nashville Predators Edition (Puck Daddy)

By at 27 August, 2012, 4:22 pm

(This month, Puck Daddy asked bloggers for every NHL team to tell us The Essentials for their franchises — everything from the defining player and trade, to the indispensable fan traditions. Here is Dirk Hoag of On The Forecheck , giving us The Essen…

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