Originally posted on The Hockey Writers
The fantasy hockey draft season is fast approaching. It is the time of year to set your keeper players, pick up the latest edition of your favorite magazine and start scouring for that pool buster pick. The ever elusive pick which will make you the envy of your peers and elevate you to the stature of equally liked hockey minded greats such as Bob Mackenzie, Scotty Bowman, and Ken Holland.
View From my parents basement
Catering to the lighter side of Fantasy Hockey
by David Dickenson
You DONíT wanna be that guy!
Itís almost fantasy hockey draft time if thereís a season and the trash talk has already started and many of the proposed rule changes are being bandied about like politicians filibustering to get their legislative changes through the House of Commons. Hearing all this double-talk and non-sensical jibber jabbering about something
Most hockey fans realize that a quality goaltender is an important piece to any success both for actual NHL teams and in fantasy hockey. Stability in net is a key to nearly every team that reaches the elite level of play.
A few friendly conversations with FHC's own Kevin Gesterling had me thinking about how we as fans and as fantasy GMs assess netminders. We all have the same statistics from the same players to judge but come to different conclusions.
Here are mine about
The Rangers have traded centers C Artem Anisimov, C Brandon Dubinsky, D Tim Erixon and a 1st round pick to Columbus for W Rick Nash.
The Rangers add scoring, and Columbus in my mind gets 2 good centers, a prospect defender and a 1st round pick.
This just begs the question, what is the price for Bobby Ryan? We'll see.
Updated 07-26-2012 at 15:46 by Blogger Gesterling
With most of the big free agents off the market, save names such as Alex Semin and Shane Doan, the focus of many hockey prognosticators now shifts towards the regular season.
While plenty can still happen between now and puck drop, it's really never too early to start taking a stab at where off-season jostling should land teams within the standings.
This weekend, Boom City takes a good long look at the [B]Western Conference.[/B]
The Western Conference remains