Episode 55: Quick, Find Me a Backup Goalie

October 17, 2016

In this week's episode, Mike and Patrick talk to you about backup goalies who might start in the coming week. Listen in to find out how to get extra penalty minutes in your pool and to learn about all the latest injury updates. We speculate (wildly) on who will replace Jonathan Quick in the Los Angeles crease.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Scott Darling, Jimmy Howard, Antti Raanta, Andrew Hammond, Mike Condon, Al Montoya, Carey Price, Marc-Andre Fleury, David Backes, Ryan Reaves, ,Tom Sestito, Jack Eichel, Sidney Crosby, Jonathan Quick, Evander Kane, Bryan Little, Dan Girardi, Michael Stone, Jaden Schwartz, Radko Gudas, Brayden Schenn, Chris Kreider, Alexander Steen, Zach Werenski, Michal Neuvirth, Steve Mason.

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Episode 54: Fantasy Hockey Defensemen Rankings

October 3, 2016

In this week's episode, Mike and Patrick talk to you about the Yahoo fantasy hockey defensemen rankings, defensemen injuries, and fantasy hockey draft kits. This is the second in a three-part series on fantasy hockey rankings.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Erik Karlsson, P.K. Subban, Dustin Byfuglien, Drew Doughty, John Carlson, Roman Josi, Shea Weber, Aaron Ekblad, Keith Yandle, Justin Faulk, Kevin Shattenkirk, Rasmus Ristolainen, Radko Gudas, Jacob Trouba, Nikita Zaitsev, Duncan Keith.

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Speak Uneasy by The Holy Mess (Bandcamp: The Holy Mess)

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Episode 53: Fantasy Hockey Goalie Rankings

September 10, 2016

In this week's episode, Mike and Patrick talk to you about the Yahoo fantasy hockey goalie rankings, goalie injuries, and fantasy hockey draft kits. This is the first in a three-part series on fantasy hockey rankings.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Braden Holtby, Ben Bishop, Carey Price, Cory Schneider, John Gibson, Jake Allen, Tuukka Rask, ,Matt Murray, Marc-Andre Fleury, Frederik Andersen, Thomas Greiss, Jaroslav Halak, Semyon Varlamov, Sergei Bobrovsky, Cam Talbot, James Reimer, ,Michal Neuvirth, Ryan Miller, Jacob Markstrom.

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Speak Uneasy by The Holy Mess (Bandcamp: The Holy Mess)

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Episode 52: Playoffs Start With Pee

April 4, 2016

In this week's episode, Mike and Patrick guide you through the final week of fantasy hockey. Find out why Cory Schneider deserves more recognition, just how few goals the Vancouver Canucks have scored, and which Edmonton Oilers angered their coach.  This week's unsustainable segment will focus on goalies. We'll help you use this week's NHL schedule to your advantage and get you updated on all of the latest injury news as well.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Jonathan Bernier, Petr Mrazek, Jimmy Howard, Al Montoya, Jhonas Enroth, Antti Raanta, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Chris Thorburn, Chris Stewart, Adam Lowry, Kevin Bieksa, Jared Boll, Luke Schenn, Andy Andreoff, Matthew Murray, Robin Lehner, John Gibson, Andrew Hammond, Jonas Hiller, Steve Mason, James Reimer, Henrik Lundqvist, Kevan Miller, Steven Stamkos, Martin Hanzal, Michael Stone, Andrew Shaw, Nikita Zadorov, Marc-Andre Fleury, Milan Michalek, Jared Spurgeon, Nicklas Backstrom, David Perron, Rickard Rakell, Frederik Andersen, ,Evander Kane, Vincent Trocheck, Duncan Keith, Nazem Kadri, Nail Yakupov, Jason Chimera, Jake Virtanen, Ray Emery, Braden Holtby, Cory Schneider.

Opening song credit:
Speak Uneasy by The Holy Mess (Bandcamp: The Holy Mess)

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Episode 51: Poor Zack Smith Owners

March 27, 2016

In this week's episode, Mike and Patrick get you ready for the fantasy hockey playoffs and talk about how Zack Smith may have cost you a trophy. Find out just how good Steve Mason has been on the penalty kill lately, just how many shots Brent Burns is taking this year, and what is special about teams from Florida and California.  This week's unsustainable segment will focus on skaters. We'll help you use this week's NHL schedule to your advantage and get you updated on all of the latest injury news as well.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Zack Smith, Jimmy Howard, Petr Mrazek, Darcy Kuemper, Carter Hutton, Andrew Hammond, James Reimer, Braden Holtby, Anthony Stolarz, Patrick Maroon, Kevin Bieksa, Matt Hendricks, Luke Gazdic, Tyler Randell, Ryan Reaves, Chris Neil, Wayne Simmonds, Chris Stewart, Alex Chiasson, Mark Borowiecki, Sam Gagner, Brandon Manning, ,Brent Seabrook, Torey Krug, Nikita Kucherov, Brian Dumoulin, Chris Kunitz, Anton Stralman, Olli Maatta, Jay Bouwmeester, John-Michael Liles, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Tyler Myers, Simon Despres, Ryan Kesler, P.K. Subban, Dion Phaneuf, Nathan MacKinnon, Matt Duchene, Kris Russell, ,Brandon Sutter, David Perron, Marcus Kruger, Beau Bennett, Tyler Bozak, Mark Stuart, Cory Schneider, Dalton Prout, Josh Manson, Jared Boll, Steve Mason, Brent Burns.

Opening song credit:
Speak Uneasy by The Holy Mess (Bandcamp: The Holy Mess)

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Episode 50: Fantasy Hockey Playoffs

March 21, 2016

In this week's episode, Mike and Patrick get you ready for the fantasy hockey playoffs. Find out just how badly Braden Holtby has played since January 1st, what kind of impact Ovechkin's lower-body injury is having on his production, and why the Nashville Predators are getting hot at just the right time.  This week's unsustainable segment will focus on goalies. We'll help you use this week's NHL schedule to your advantage and get you updated on all of the latest injury news as well.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Jonas Gustavsson, Corey Crawford, Scott Darling, Jhonas Enroth, Antti Raanta, Henrik Lundqvist, Michal Neuvirth, Steve Mason, Anthony Stolarz, Jake Allen, Brian Elliott, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Ben Bishop, ,Michael Chaput, Brayden Schenn, Matt Beleskey, Dylan McIlrath, Shawn Thornton, Adam McQuaid, Patrick Maroon, Josh Manson, Mark Borowiecki, Chris Neil, Al Montoya, Carter Hutton, Robin Lehner, James Reimer, Jonas Hiller, Devan Dubnyk, Kris Versteeg, David Perron, Victor Bartley, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Curtis McElhinney, Radim Vrbata, John Carlson, Dennis Wideman, Darcy Kuemper, Matt Duchene, Tyler Seguin, Nikolaj Ehlers, P.K. Subban, Jack Johnson, Luca Sbisa, Ben Lovejoy, Brandon Pirri, ,Nathan Beaulieu, Tommy Wingels, Eric Nystrom, Justin Faulk, Dalton Prout, Chris Vandevelde, Brenden Morrow, Braden Holtby, Alex Ovechkin, Radko Gudas.

Opening song credit:
Speak Uneasy by The Holy Mess (Bandcamp: The Holy Mess)

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Episode 49: A Hollow Easter

March 14, 2016

In this week's episode, Mike and Patrick talk to you about a stat called unblocked shot attempts. We discuss whether or not it is repeatable and how it can help you in your fantasy hockey drafts. Find out why Mike Hoffman will be high demand soon, why the Flames are being called for so many penalties recently, and just how bad the Maple Leafs' powerplay really is.  This week's unsustainable segment will focus on skaters. We'll help you use this week's NHL schedule to your advantage and get you updated on all of the latest injury news as well.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Justin Faulk, Henrik Sedin, Patric Hornqvist, Justin Williams, Patrice Bergeron, Jamie Benn, Alex Ovechkin, Robin Lehner, Chad Johnson, Sergei Bobrovsky, Curtis McElhinney, Al Montoya, Andrew Hammond, James Reimer, Jacob Markstrom, Torey Krug, Chris Stewart, Tuomo Ruutu, Gregory Campbell, Tyler Randell, Matt Beleskey, Andy Andreoff, Kyle Clifford, Zack Smith, Duncan Keith, Shane Doan, Dion Phaneuf, Marian Hossa, Valtteri Filppula, Kevin Bieksa, Sami Vatanen, Niklas Kronwall, Cedric Paquette, Evgeni Malkin, Jordin Tootoo, ,P.K. Subban, Jason Demers, Jaroslav Halak, Alexander Edler, Brendan Gallagher, Dylan McIlrath, Matt Hunwick, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Mark Borowiecki, John Klingberg, Jordan Weal, Rick Nash, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Derek MacKenzie, Milan Michalek, Jonathan Huberdeau, Gabriel Landeskog, Darnell Nurse, Jarred Tinordi, Mike Hoffman, Patrick Kane, Matt Duchene, Vladimir Tarasenko, Nail Yakupov, Dennis Wideman.

Opening song credit:
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Episode 48: Frog Protection

March 6, 2016

In this week's episode, Mike and Patrick talk to you about how you can use the Left Wing Lock player projections to win your fantasy hockey draft. Find out just how important Evgeni Malkin is to the Penguins' power play, which NHL player has the most points over the past four months, and why frogs starve to death even with abundant amounts of food.  This week's unsustainable segment will focus on goalies. We'll help you use this week's NHL schedule to your advantage and get you updated on all of the latest injury news as well.

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Players mentioned in this episode: P.K. Subban, Marian Gaborik, Patric Hornqvist, Radim Vrbata, Artemi Panarin, Jonas Gustavsson, Chad Johnson, Petr Mrazek, Jimmy Howard, Carter Hutton, Thomas Greiss, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Paul Gaustad, ,Cody Bass, Colton Sissons, Adam Lowry, Mark Stuart, Chris Thorburn, Matt Martin, Adam McQuaid, Ryan White, Shawn Thornton, ,Henrik Lundqvist, Robin Lehner, Al Montoya, Calvin Pickard, Jaroslav Halak, Jonas Hiller, Steve Mason, James Reimer, Devan Dubnyk, Pekka Rinne, Henrik Sedin, Kevan Miller, Brendan Gallagher, Cory Schneider, Calvin de Haan, Brandon Saad, John Klingberg, David Warsofsky, Anthony Peluso, Nikolaj Ehlers, Jay McClement, Craig Anderson, Mark Borowiecki, Jordie Benn, Patrick Sharp, Andrej Nestrasil, Jakub Voracek, Benoit Pouliot, Kyle Turris, Rick Nash, Marian Hossa, ,Travis Moen, Jonas Brodin, Zac Rinaldo, Max Domi, Devante Smith-Pelly, Joseph Blandisi, Scott Gomez, Boone Jenner, Antti Niemi, Jyrki Jokipakka, Joe Thornton, Brent Burns, Evgeni Malkin, Jaromir Jagr.

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Episode 47: Using the NHL Trade Deadline for Fantasy Gain

February 22, 2016

In this week's episode, Mike and Marie explore which NHL players might be moved at the NHL trade deadline and how you can use this information to improve your fantasy hockey team. Find out which NHL player has scored the most points since the 2011-2012 season, which defenseman posted a 35-minute night, and how the new Minnesota coach's line matching tactics are influencing time on ice values for the Wild.  This week's unsustainable segment will focus on goalies. We'll help you use this week's NHL schedule to your advantage and get you updated on all of the latest injury news as well.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Jonathan Drouin, Andrew Ladd, Loui Eriksson, Eric Staal, ,Justin Schultz, Mark Streit, Chad Johnson, Eddie Lack, Al Montoya, Jhonas Enroth, Carter Hutton, Jake Allen, Gregory Campbell, Zac Rinaldo, Luke Gazdic, Matt Hendricks, Patrick Maroon, Kevin Bieksa, Luke Schenn, Chris Stewart, Henrik Lundqvist, ,Robin Lehner, Jaroslav Halak, Jonas Hiller, Steve Mason, James Reimer, Joonas Korpisalo, Antti Niemi, Mark Stuart, Anders Lindback, Jordan Weal, Calvin de Haan, Mikhail Grabovski, Karri Ramo, Eric Gryba, Ryan McDonagh, Claude Giroux, Jonathan Huberdeau, Nikita Kucherov, Jason Zucker, Alexander Steen, Tom Gilbert, Rick Nash, Sean Couturier, Alex Pietrangelo, Leo Komarov, Drew Doughty, Mikko Koivu, Charlie Coyle, Thomas Vanek, Jason Pominville.

Opening song credit:
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Episode 46: Trade Your Edmonton Oilers

February 15, 2016

In this week's episode, Mike walks you through the details of the fantasy hockey playoff schedule. Find out why you should trade Connor McDavid, which NHL player was too hungover for practice, and what team Steven Stamkos will play for during your fantasy hockey stretch run.  This week's unsustainable segment will focus on skaters. We'll help you use this week's NHL schedule to your advantage and get you updated on all of the latest injury news as well.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Connor McDavid, John Gibson, Frederik Andersen, Anton Khudobin, Cam Ward, Eddie Lack, Kari Lehtonen, Antti Niemi, Jimmy Howard, Darcy Kuemper, Thomas Greiss, Antti Raanta, Steve Mason, Michal Neuvirth, Alex Stalock, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Ryan Miller, Jacob Markstrom, Zac Rinaldo, Gregory Campbell, Mike Brown, Shawn Thornton, Chris Thorburn, Alex Petrovic, Duncan Keith, Shane Doan, J.T. Miller, Nicklas Backstrom, Jannik Hansen, Alex Pietrangelo, Dion Phaneuf, Nick Foligno, Jeff Petry, Evgeni Malkin, Aleksander Barkov, Erik Gudbranson, Brian Flynn, ,Brandon Sutter, Rick Nash, Jason Garrison, Chris Stewart, Michael Del Zotto, Marian Hossa, Marian Gaborik, Brandon Pirri, Karri Ramo, Justin Faulk, Trevor Daley, Drew Stafford, Nazem Kadri, Matt Frattin, Casey Bailey, Ryan Rupert, Cody Donaghey, Jared Cowen, Colin Greening, Milan Michalek, Tobias Lindberg, Steven Stamkos, Evander Kane.

Opening song credit:
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