Posts Tagged ‘nhl locks’

Fantasy Hockey Stock Watch: Brad Boyes looks to Boost Buffalo

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Brad Boyes looks to be a solid addition to the Buffalo Sabres.

As we head into the final stages of this fantasy hockey season, it’s imperative to take note of key happenings during this time. With most fantasy hockey playoffs beginning this week and running for two weeks at a time in some cases, it’s crucial to exploit the proper matchups in order to achieve greatness. Take note of some key injuries while acting quickly in pouncing on the replacements in order to ensure certain victory and the opportunity to claim the title.

Thursday:  Buffalo @ Carolina

The Buffalo Sabres have enjoyed a bit of resurgence as of late and have crept back into the playoff race in the wide open Eastern Conference. New addition Brad Boyes has slotted nicely into the Sabres lineup (more…)

Fantasy Hockey Stock Watch: Matchups to Exploit (February 16th)

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Hall has a bright future with the Oilers and on fantasy hockey rosters.

As the fantasy hockey season nears the playoff stretch, more and more players are grinding away and trying to impress. The trade deadline is also looming in the very near future and those factors combined can make for some interesting results. A handful of guys have really caught fire of late and it’s imperative that those particular players find their way into your fantasy hockey lineup. This is the time of year to ride out hot streaks and put it into full gear before the season concludes.

Thursday:  Vancouver @ Nashville

Vancouver continues to find itself mentioned in this space frequently this year and their stranglehold on the top spot in the Western Conference is the main reason for that. (more…)

Fantasy Hockey Stock Watch: Matchups to Exploit (February 9th)

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Quick is a budding star.

A whole host of fantasy hockey mainstays are finding their way back into the lineup this week after nursing injuries for the better part of January. Couple that information with the knowledge that teams are making their final push for the playoffs, and it’s easy to spot the overachievers. Be sure to get some of these guys into your starting lineup or if you’re lucky, pluck them off of the fantasy hockey waiver wire and don’t look back.

Thursday:  Los Angeles @ Pittsburgh

The Los Angeles Kings have underachieved to this point in the season and supporters and fantasy owners alike have been patiently waiting for the light to come on. Luckily, Justin Williams and Jonathan Quick have answered the call. (more…)

Fantasy Hockey Stock Watch: Matchups to Exploit (February 2nd)

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Datsyuk appears ready to roll.

Coming off the heels of the All-Star break, all owners can safely assume that their fantasy hockey players are fresh and ready to produce. Even those stars that were selected to play in the actual game did not tax themselves all that much and should be ready to rock. Most leagues are on an extended week so make sure you set those lineups accordingly.

Wednesday:  Detroit @ Ottawa

Detroit has the great fortune of welcoming back one of its studs this week when Pavel Datsyuk returns to the lineup. He is scheduled to slide back into the lineup against the Senators, but even if he takes another couple days to get back make sure he is firmly planted in your fantasy hockey lineup. (more…)