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  1. Who to pick if Letang is out

    Victoria Matiash

    On the receiving end of a nasty and suspension-worthy hit Tuesday, defenseman Kris Letang is considered a game-time decision for the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday. "He's still going through tests," Penguins coach Mike Johnston told the media on W...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  2. Jooris a smart bargain play

    Victoria Matiash

    After a two-week absence, forward Josh Jooris (wrist injury) is back and expected to center the Calgary Flames' top line with wingers Johnny Gaudreau and Jiri Hudler. While the Flames and Anaheim Ducks have split the season series to date, it's w...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  3. Trust in Trouba

    Victoria Matiash

    After missing 16 games with an upper-body injury, defenseman Jacob Trouba is slated to rejoin the Winnipeg Jets' lineup on Wednesday. Facing the Columbus Blue Jackets, the 20-year-old is pegged to slide back into his spot on a secondary power-play un...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  4. Pulkkinen's plum role

    Victoria Matiash

    Rookie Teemu Pulkkinen is tapped to fill a special-teams role when the Detroit Red Wings host the Minnesota Wild Tuesday. Red Wings coach Mike Babcock intends to skate the 23-year-old Finn on the top power-play unit with Henrik Zetterberg (who scored...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  5. Consider non-Dubnyk options Tuesday

    Victoria Matiash

    Devan Dubnyk is tapped to start his second game in as many nights. After allowing three goals against the Blue Jackets, the Wild's new goalie-- who has performed well since his trade from the Arizona Coyotes -- may be a bit gassed, and is facing a Re...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  6. Two PIM targets on Penguins

    Victoria Matiash

    Those of you who play in daily fantasy leagues that count PIM should note that Zach Sill and Bobby Farnham are pegged to suit up for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review subtly suggests the two scrappers like...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  7. Suter due for inspired effort

    Victoria Matiash

    After serving his two-game suspension, defenseman Ryan Suter returns to the lineup for the Minnesota Wild against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday. Paired with Jonas Brodin at even strength, Suter is fixed to reclaim his spot on the top power-play...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  8. Hamhuis finally back in action

    Victoria Matiash

    The Vancouver Canucks welcome Dan Hamhuis back to the fold after the veteran defenseman missed 21 games with a fairly nasty hip injury. While Hamhuis is a valued member of the Canucks fantasy-wise, he lacks oomph. However, a couple of shots on a...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  9. Trust Ilya Bryzgalov against Devils?

    Victoria Matiash

    Ilya Bryzgalov, who will start Friday for the Anaheim Ducks, might present as a tempting bargain in daily fantasy leagues, but we caution against making such an investment. Yes, the opposing New Jersey Devils aren't exactly a scoring powerhouse, and ...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  10. Hutton set to replace injured Rinne

    Victoria Matiash

    With goalie Pekka Rinne on the injured shelf for three to five weeks because of a knee injury, the Nashville Predators are looking to Carter Hutton to carry the bulk of the load, starting Friday against the Washington Capitals. While it isn't fai...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  11. The Coyotes to target tonight

    Victoria Matiash

    It appears as though Shane Doan (lower-body injury) is out, and Martin Hanzal (upper-body injury) is back for the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday. As a result, rookie Lucas Lessio is tapped to play on the top line with Antoine Vermette and Martin Erat, w...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  12. Spot start Lecavalier?

    Victoria Matiash

    Veteran Vincent Lecavalier may play a more prominent role for the Philadelphia Flyers while Scott Laughton sits out Thursday's contest with a suspected concussion. As it stands, Lecavalier could serve in Laughton's spot as second-line center between ...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  13. Spurgeon steps in for Suter

    Victoria Matiash

    The Minnesota Wild will have to make do without their top defenseman Thursday night in Buffalo. While Ryan Suter sits out the first of a two-game suspension, fellow blueliner Jared Spurgeon is the top candidate to anchor the Wild's No. 1 power play. ...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  14. With Stepan out, consider Miller

    Victoria Matiash

    The upper-body injury to Derek Stepan will likely put J.T. Miller temporarily in as center on the second forward line of the New York Rangers. With four assists in a three-game stretch to start 2015, the talented (if inconsistent) 21-year-old sh...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  15. Plekanec up, Galchenyuk down for Habs

    Victoria Matiash

    Line shifts are a zero-sum game, so a promotion for Tomas Plekanec has resulted in the demotion of fellow Montreal Canadiens center Alex Galchenyuk. Reacting to diminished scoring from his squad in the past couple of games, coach Michel Therrien...

    Blog | January 14, 2015
  16. Zepp a cheap, but risky, play

    Victoria Matiash

    Third-string goaltender Rob Zepp was just OK when the Philadelphia Flyers walloped the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday. When your teammates score seven goals, you don't need to be any better than just OK. But despite the Flyers' inspired performa...

    Blog | January 14, 2015