The key to success in your fantasy playoff pools is selecting players from teams primed for long runs in the postseason. If you look at my top-ten fantasy list below and accompanying sleepers, you will have an idea of which teams that I believe will challenge for the Stanley Cup in 2014. Plenty of Bruins and Kings, that's for sure.
Thank you Ryan Smyth for 18+ years of inspirational hockey!
Congratulations to the Boston Bruins for winning the President’s Cup! What a tremendous season for the top team in the NHL who didn’t have a scorer in the top 20, but who had 7 in the top 20 in plus/minus.
There is a possibility that Claude Giroux could end up second in total points with a good game today. That would be a tremendous feat considering how he and the Philadelphia Flyers started out this season. Read more about SUNDAY MORNING COFFEE: 4/13/2014
ALL GOALIES ARE CONFIRMED UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED AT TIME OF PRINT
The last weekend of the regular season is upon us; 7 games tonight, 9 tomorrow and 10 for Sunday. Where did the time go? With all the playoff positions basically filled except the final spot in the Western Conference, most teams will rest some of the starting goalies for the long playoff drive. Read more about THE GOALIE EDGE: 4/11/2014
2013-2014 NHL IN 30: A LOOK BACK (Our forecasted position in parenthesis). Our retrospective look at how our pre-season forecasts have panned out. This is not a prediction on how the teams would finish in the standings during the regualr season, but how they would finish once the Stanley Cup playoffs were completed.
Even when you lose you win in the modern NHL as the Detroit Red Wings gained the valuable point from the shootout loss to the Penguins to clinch their 23rd consecutive playoff appearance. A few weeks ago it didn’t look promising for a team who had been hit by injuries to their top players, but the up-and-coming young guns in Gustav Nyquist and Tomas Tatar added speed and offensive support when the going got tough Read more about DAILY PRIME - APRIL 10, 2014: IT'S A WRAP! ALMOST