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  1. Lupul set to return

    Victoria Matiash

    As far as Joffrey Lupul was concerned, he was good to go last week. However, those handling such matters for the Toronto Maple Leafs figured a few extra days' recuperation wouldn't hurt, pushing the winger's return from a broken hand to Wednesday. I...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  2. Weiss moving to Datsyuk's line

    Victoria Matiash

    Despite Monday's two goals, you're justified in remaining wary of putting much fantasy faith in forward Stephen Weiss. The past two seasons have been ugly for the oft-injured Detroit Red Wings forward. However, shifted to the wing, the 31-year-old ...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  3. Jonathan Drouin scratched again

    Victoria Matiash

    Banished to the press box as a healthy scratch 11 days ago, forward Jonathan Drouin is expected to sit out again when the Tampa Bay Lightning face the New York Rangers on Wednesday. Instead, fellow rookie Vladislav Namestnikov is pegged to skate on a...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  4. Demers poised for big things

    Victoria Matiash

    Judging from his post-trade debut with the Dallas Stars, defenseman Jason Demers is about to see a significant increase in ownership across ESPN.com standard leagues. Skating 25:32 as a top-pairing defenseman, Demers rifled three shots on net and...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  5. Ryan Strome facing demotion?

    Victoria Matiash

    Is Ryan Strome in danger of demotion? With Michael Grabner (hernia surgery) about a week away from returning to the lineup, the 21-year-old forward could be headed back to Bridgeport to clear roster space. Between Strome and Anders Lee -- who als...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  6. Henrique back on Devils' second line

    Victoria Matiash

    Finally, the head coach of the New Jersey Devils is able to re-assemble his second scoring line as intended. After a one-game warmup with other linemates following a two-week absence with a lower-body injury, Adam Henrique is, again, fixed to skate ...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  7. Draisaitl to play on Taylor Hall's line

    Victoria Matiash

    Those waiting for a reason to take a fantasy flier on Leon Draisaitl will be pleased with this development: The rookie center is pegged to play, at least temporarily, on an Edmonton Oilers forward line with star winger Taylor Hall. While Draisaitl is...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  8. Short-term value for Blake Comeau

    Victoria Matiash

    Served another somber reminder that pro sports provide only a pleasant diversion from the rest of life, we find out Pascal Dupuis is to miss six months while undergoing treatment for a blood clot in his lungs. Our thoughts are obviously with him for ...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  9. Nazem Kadri's value after demotion

    Victoria Matiash

    The "demotion" of center Nazem Kadri to the Toronto Maple Leafs' third line isn't the big deal some are making it out to be. Playing with respected agitator Leo Komarov and speedster Mike Santorelli isn't much of a downgrade from skating with Dan...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  10. Cody Eakin's big opportunity

    Victoria Matiash

    Look for Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff to stick with center Cody Eakin on the club's No. 1 forward line for at least another game. Eakin was productive (one goal and one assist) in Tuesday's 6-4 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes, and -- more importantl...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  11. Weber worth your consideration

    Victoria Matiash

    Defenseman Yannick Weber carries sneaky value as a shot-happy cog on the No. 1 power-play unit for the Vancouver Canucks, alongside fellow defenseman Alexander Edler. We don't know how long coach Willie Desjardins will stick with this combination, bu...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  12. T.J. Oshie back in action

    Victoria Matiash

    Feel free to re-label T.J. Oshie a workable fantasy option. After sitting out seven games with a concussion, Oshie forged an impressive comeback for the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, playing nearly 23 minutes and scoring a power-play goal. We apprec...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  13. Jurco getting spot on Datsyuk's line

    Victoria Matiash

    What has been a fairly dismal start could swivel in a hurry for Detroit Red Wings winger Tomas Jurco on Friday. Following a three-game vacation in the press box as a healthy scratch, Jurco is pegged to skate on a forward line with Pavel Datsyuk and ...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  14. What to expect from Dan Boyle

    Victoria Matiash

    Out since the season opener with a broken hand, Dan Boyle is expected back in the lineup for the New York Rangers Thursday, and the club's head coach intends to throw one of the league's better offensive defenseman right back in where he's most cheri...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  15. Top-line shuffle for the Hurricanes

    Victoria Matiash

    After a 4-1 victory against the Calgary Flames, the coach of the Carolina Hurricanes is leaning toward playing natural center Eric Staal on the wing for the second straight game, and the experiment may not end there. Bill Peters claims he's open to s...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  16. Khoklachev's fantasy value

    Victoria Matiash

    Fantasy owners in deeper and/or keeper leagues take heed: Prospect Alexander Khokhlachev may make his NHL debut for the Boston Bruins Thursday night. The 21-year-old was called up on an emergency basis from the AHL ahead of Thursday's tilt with the M...

    Blog | November 13, 2014