Episode 6: Using the NHL Schedule to Your Advantage

November 23, 2014

In this sixth episode of the Left Wing Lock Fantasy Hockey podcast, co-hosts Mike and Patrick get you ready for the upcoming week in fantasy hockey by looking at spot starts for backup goalies, strength of schedules, and potential sources of penalty minutes. We discuss how to take advantage of quirks in the NHL schedule to improve your fantasy hockey team, what happens when Yahoo puts the wrong player on IR, why the Sharks's faceoff win percentage is so low, and how to avoid misuing PDO in fantasy hockey. All research performed using internal data at leftwinglock.com. 

Opening song credit: 
Live on WFMU on Evan "Funk" Davies show - Nov 20, 2013 (Valley Lodge) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
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Episode 5: Penalty Minutes

November 18, 2014

In this fifth episode of the Left Wing Lock Fantasy Hockey podcast, co-hosts Mike and Patrick get you ready for the upcoming week in fantasy hockey by looking at spot starts for backup goalies, strength of schedules, and potential sources of penalty minutes. We dive into the topic of penalty minutes as a fantasy hockey category and share some opinions on that topic from the fantasy hockey community. You'll hear about a floating fetus, Mike Hoffman (who?), the Minnesota Wild goaltending situation, creepy mustaches, and much more. All research performed using internal data at leftwinglock.com. 

Opening song credit: 
Live on WFMU on Evan "Funk" Davies show - Nov 20, 2013 (Valley Lodge) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
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Episode 4: Trade Vetoes

November 9, 2014

In this fourth episode of the Left Wing Lock Fantasy Hockey podcast, co-hosts Mike and Patrick get you ready for the upcoming week in fantasy hockey by looking at spots starts for backup goalies, strength of schedules, and potential sources of penalty minutes. We discuss, in depth, the topic of trade vetoes in fantasy hockey. If you're wondering which goalies are playing at levels beyond their abilities, you'll hear about them in this episode. Patrick gives us a lesson on a band called The Archies and Mike wraps things up with an interesting discussion on James Neal and Matt Moulson. All research performed using internal data at leftwinglock.com. 

Opening song credit: 
Live on WFMU on Evan "Funk" Davies show - Nov 20, 2013 (Valley Lodge) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
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Episode 3

November 3, 2014

In this third episode of the Left Wing Lock Fantasy Hockey podcast, co-hosts Mike and Patrick get you ready for the upcoming week in fantasy hockey by looking at spots starts for backup goalies, strength of schedules, and potential sources of penalty minutes. You'll find out which skaters are performing at unsustainable levels, which defensemen you can pick up on the waiver wire, and why Carl Soderberg's face-off totals are on the rise. All research performed using internal data at leftwinglock.com. 

Opening song credit: 
Live on WFMU on Evan "Funk" Davies show - Nov 20, 2013 (Valley Lodge) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
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