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The NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast is a must-listen for any fantasy hockey player or avid hockey fan. I have been listening to this podcast since last year and it has been instrumental in helping me win my first fantasy championship. The hosts, Rob and Pete, provide entertaining and knowledgeable insight into the world of fantasy hockey. They keep listeners informed about the latest stats, hot players, and emerging trends in the league. Additionally, they interact with their audience through social media platforms like Instagram, providing personalized responses to questions and creating a sense of community among listeners.
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While there are very few negative aspects to this podcast, one minor criticism is that sometimes there can be a lack of variety in guest speakers. While Rob and Pete are engaging hosts on their own, adding different voices to the show could bring fresh insights and perspectives to the discussions.
In conclusion, The NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast is an outstanding resource for anyone looking to dominate their fantasy hockey league or simply stay informed about all things hockey. The hosts' expertise combined with their entertaining delivery make for an enjoyable listening experience. Whether you're a beginner or seasoned fantasy player, this podcast will provide valuable advice and analysis that can help you succeed.
Pete, Nick and Anna catch up about all the best pickups around the NHL this week. The crew discusses under-the-radar Red Wings players that could get a fantasy bump from Patrick Kane's upcoming season debut like goalie Alex Lyon and defenseman Jake Walman, young players making an impact like Jake Neighbours, Simon Nemec (with Dougie Hamilton injured) and the positive impact of the Wild's coaching change so far. Other players discussed include Michael Carcone of the Coyotes, Thomas Chabot's recent return for the Senators, Jonny Brodzinski producing in a top-six role for the Rangers since being recalled, some hidden value in Sharks forwards like Michael Granlund and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna break down all angles of the Detroit Red Wings signing Patrick Kane to a one-year contract, with the impact on their Stanley Cup Playoff futures appeal, the fantasy value of new teammates Alex DeBrincat, Moritz Seider, J.T. Compher, Alex Lyon and more. Other players and topics covered include Anthony Beauvillier's sleeper upside after being traded to the Blackhawks (where he could play on a line with Connor Bedard), the Minnesota Wild's coaching change from Dean Evason to John Hynes, sell-low fantasy trade targets for Alex Ovechkin, trendy pickups like Gustav Nyquist, Jake Neighbours and Michael Carcone, what to do with Erik Gustafsson now that Adam Fox is back and more.
Nick and Anna identify the best fantasy pickups for Week 8 and highlight all the key trends post-Thanksgiving, including the upside of the Winnipeg Jets who are on a roll going 8-2-0 in their past 10 games. They discuss buy-low trade targets from struggling teams like the New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres, while highlighting value on the overlooked Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks. Players and topics covered include Trevor Moore and the Los Angeles Kings remaining underrated, Gustav Nyquist and the high-scoring Nashville Predators, Andrei Vasilevskiy's return to the Tampa Bay crease, Philipp Kurashev benefitting from playing with Connor Bedard, Vladislav Namestnikov and Connor Hellebuyck being key Jets players to watch, Andrei Svechnikov scoring his first of the season amid goalie concerns for the Carolina Hurricanes and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna identify the best pickups and answer fan questions on the Thanksgiving week edition of the show. The crew runs through NHL Awards races, especially the Jack Adams, and big storylines around the League like Patrik Laine being healthy scratched by the Blue Jackets. Other players and topics covered include secondary Flyers players like Joel Farabee and Sean Walker, how Connor Ingram is keeping the Coyotes in the playoff race, the Wild's struggles, Quinn Hughes' case for the Hart Trophy and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna are joined by guest Chris Meaney of FTN Network to discuss the Tage Thompson injury, the impact on the Sabres' secondary forwards and goalie Devon Levi and identify outside replacements. Other topics covered and mailbag questions include whether Vancouver's offense has staying power, 2020 draftees Quinton Byfield vs. Alexis Lafreniere for the rest of the season, Jack Hughes of the Devils and Brandon Montour of the Panthers nearing returns from injury, the Islanders' fantasy outlook during their struggles, why the Flyers could hang around in the playoff race, Jordan Binnington vs. Charlie Lindgren, whether to sell high on Travis Sanheim, Filip Hronek and/or Adin Hill and more.
Pete and Nick are joined by guest Michael Leboff from the Action Network to break down the NHL betting landscape. Topics discussed include the impact of the Oilers making a coaching change, the best angles to attack Connor Bedard, the confusing Vezina Trophy market, the Vancouver Canucks sustainability and coaches that might be on the hot seat early on this season. Listen to Line Change! with Michael Leboff and Nick Martin of the Action Network every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the NHL season: https://apple.co/3s0c2Nh
Pete, Nick and Anna identify the best fantasy pickups for Week 6 and react to the Edmonton Oilers firing Jay Woodcroft and bringing in Kris Knoblauch, Connor McDavid's junior hockey coach, to try to turn their season around. They discuss buy-low trade targets and pickups from the Oilers, Leo Carlsson's strong play for the Ducks, Charlie Coyle stepping up in an expanded role for the Bruins and Patrik Laine's return for the Blue Jackets. Other players and topics covered include Jonathan Quick and Alexis Lafreniere from the Rangers, why Connor Bedard's linemates Philipp Kurashev and Nick Foligno might be worth a look in fantasy, Sam Bennett's return for the Panthers, where Patrick Kane could sign and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna are joined by Jake Hahn of SiriusXM NHL Network Radio to answer fan questions at the one-month mark of the season. They discuss Jack Campbell being waived by the Oilers, who have recalled Calvin Pickard, the Sharks trading for power-play quarterback Calen Addison and how the Hart Trophy race is opening up to include players like Nikita Kucherov, Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes. Topics and players covered in this episode include whether to sell high on Thatcher Demko or Jesper Bratt, a buy-low window on Jason Robertson, Joseph Woll's rest-of-season fantasy value, whether to be patient with the Senators during all the turmoil and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna identify the best fantasy waiver wire pickups around the NHL for Week 5, including replacements for injured Jack Hughes of the Devils and Adam Fox of the Rangers. Options include in-house plays like Dawson Mercer, Erik Gustafsson, K'Andre Miller and outside skaters like Ryan O'Reilly, Tommy Novak, Pavel Mintyukov, Casey Mittelstadt, Quinton Byfield and more. Other players and topics discussed were Frederik Andersen's injury concern and what it means for Pyotr Kochetkov and Jaroslav Halak (signed PTO contract with Hurricanes), the Ducks' recent comeback wins and return of John Gibson and Alex Killorn from injuries, Calder Trophy candidates, the struggles of the Oilers and Sharks and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna are joined by Jonny Lazarus of VSiN to discuss all the trends of the first month of the season, catch up on the NHL Fantasy on Ice Draft standings and answer fantasy mailbag questions. They touch on the Kings' elite offense and stable goaltending from Cam Talbot and also what Matt Boldy's return means for Anna's fantasy team and the Wild's futures appeal. Other players and topics discussed include Lukas Dostal of the Ducks winning NHL Rookie of the Month over Connor Bedard and the goalie's rest-of-season value compared to Joseph Woll and Devon Levi, Mason McTavish's signs of a breakout and rapid rise in the fantasy rankings, whether to be patient with Tyler Bertuzzi and Ivan Barbashev, a strong first start for Ivan Prosvetov with the Avalanche, extended looks in the Rangers' top six for Alexis Lafreniere and Kaapo Kakko and more.
Pete and Nick are joined by guest Michael Leboff from the Action Network to break down the NHL betting landscape three weeks into the season. Topics discussed include surprise underdogs, including the Ducks, Flyers and Blackhawks, how the Red Wings have entered various awards conversations, Jon Cooper's case for the Jack Adams Award and Maple Leafs goalie Joseph Woll's early Calder Trophy push. They also touch on disappointments around the League like the Oilers and Sabres, whether the Golden Knights' dominant play is sustainable and some other future angles to consider and intriguing matchups for the upcoming week.
Pete, Nick and Anna identify all the best fantasy waiver wire pickups for Week 4 of the season. Players and topics discussed include Panthers skaters Brandon Montour, Sam Bennett and Aaron Ekblad getting closer to making their season debuts, sneaky rookie Marco Rossi's upside with the Wild, Owen Tippett and Bobby Brink as stealth adds from the surprising Flyers, viable backup goalies like Logan Thompson, Jonathan Quick and Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen, the impact of Alex Pietrangelo's return on productive Golden Knights defensemen Shea Theodore and Kaedan Korczak, outside replacement options for injured Thomas Chabot, a fantasy trade proposal of Tristan Jarry for injured Devon Levi and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna discuss all the hottest fantasy pickups around the NHL after this week's "Frozen Frenzy" action and answer fan questions on whether to buy low or sell high on various players. Topics discussed include players due for their first goal, NHL EDGE goalie high-danger save and SV% leaders around the League, causes for concern with the Oilers, Hurricanes and Devils early on and more. Other players discussed include Alex DeBrincat for Matthew Tkachuk in a fantasy trade, Ryan Johansen trade offers involving Jonathan Huberdeau or Carter Verhaeghe, Joel Eriksson Ek's quiet dominance, Jack Hughes' chances of winning the Hart or Art Ross after Connor McDavid's injury and some DFS and betting picks for games the rest of the week.
Pete, Nick and Anna have a bonus episode this week to preview the 16-game schedule and ESPN's "Frozen Frenzy" tripleheader and whiparound coverage on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The crew identifies some in-house and outside Connor McDavid replacements, answers fan questions with start/sit dilemmas and discusses matchups with potential upsets, anytime goal scorers and various home/road splits. Players discussed include Adam Fantilli, Jonathan Huberdeau vs. Johnny Gaudreau, revenge looks for Anthony Duclair and Rasmus Sandin, bounce-back potential for Evander Kane and Pavel Zacha, Andrei Svechnikov and Pavel Buchnevich nearing returns and various goalie storylines for the full slate of games.
Pete, Nick and Anna identify the best fantasy waiver wire pickups for the third week of the season, including injury replacements for top ranked Connor McDavid. Outside center options mentioned include Matthew Poitras, Sean Couturier and Jesperi Kotkaniemi, and the crew debates what Leo Carlsson's load management situation means for his short term fantasy value. Other topics and players covered include Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin, Maple Leafs goalie Joseph Woll, Blue Jackets goalie Elvis Merzlikins, the sneaky appeal of the Flyers and defenseman Travis Sanheim, Nico Hischier's injury impact, Zach Werenski's return, the sneaky Predators duo of Tommy Novak and Luke Evangelista and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna are joined by guest Matt Larkin from Daily Faceoff and the Puck Poolies podcast to answer fan questions about the fantasy impact of Josh Norris' return and other players to consider adding from the hot-starting Senators. The crew answers a buy-low question about Tage Thompson, whether to be concerned long term about Alex Ovechkin's supporting cast with the Capitals or Matty Beniers and the winless Kraken, Connor Brown's lineup placement for the Oilers and more. Other players and topics covered include Evan Rodrigues' value contract with the Panthers, Pyotr Kochetkov's keeper league stock, James van Riemsdyk's early success with the Bruins, Alex DeBrincat and the surprising Red Wings, Pavel Mintyukov as a rookie sleeper from the Ducks and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna discuss the best fantasy waiver wire pickups for Week 2 of the season with early line trends, injury replacements, schedule notes and more. Players and topics discussed in this show include Teuvo Teravainen's bounce-back start for the Hurricanes, Reilly Smith of the Penguins, J.T. Compher and Daniel Sprong from the Red Wings, replacements for injured Zach Werenski including in-house rookie David Jiricek and outside options like John Klingberg of the Maple Leafs, Sean Durzi of the Coyotes, Brock Faber of the Wild, Jamie Drysdale of the Ducks and early disappointments around the League like the Oilers, Sabres and Panthers.
Pete, Nick and Anna are joined by guest Jake Hahn of SiriusXM NHL Network Radio to (over)react to the first few nights of the season, answer early fan questions and identify the best pickups going into the weekend. Topics covered include the fantasy spin on Connor Bedard's hot start for the Blackhawks, his productive linemate Ryan Donato, the week-to-week injury for Taylor Hall and whether you should be concerned about a rough season debut for the Oilers goalies. Other players mentioned include Jonas Johansson and Nick Paul as fantasy pickups from the Lightning, Brock Boeser vs. Vladimir Tarasenko after Boeser's four-goal game, Golden Knights goalie Adin Hill picking up where he left off in the playoffs, rookie sleepers Zach Benson and Matthew Poitras and the renewed futures appeal of the Jets after re-signing Connor Hellebuyck and Mark Scheifele.
Pete and Anna catch up with David Satriano before opening night of the NHL season with all the best fantasy waiver wire pickups after the preseason. They discuss the impact of Josh Norris being out indefinitely for the Senators on their fantasy outlook and Stanley Cup Playoff chances in the Atlantic Division and some deep goalie adds like Jack Campbell, Jonas Johansson, Carter Hart, Akira Schmid, Karel Vejmelka and even Martin Jones, who was placed on waivers by the Maple Leafs. The crew discusses some rookies who made (Zach Benson, Leo Carlsson, Matthew Poitras) and missed (Logan Stankoven) roster cuts, Kaapo Kakko's ceiling on a potent top line with Artemi Panarin and Mika Zibanejad under new coach Peter Laviolette, Owen Tippett's sneaky value in bangers leagues, the plethora of high-scoring wing options on the Avalanche, Calen Addison's appeal after the Jared Spurgeon injury, Jake Guentzel nearing a return for the Penguins, the crew's goalie picks for opening night and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna are joined by Michael Leboff of Action Network to preview the new season from a betting standpoint with Stanley Cup futures angles, NHL Awards races and more. The crew gives their championship predictions, top contenders and longshots for the Hart, Calder, Norris, Vezina, Rocket Richard trophies and Jack Adams Award, as well as over/under plays and the best ways to tap into huge storylines like Connor Bedard, Alex Ovechkin approaching the most goals in history and more. Other topics include potential surprise playoff teams like the Coyotes, the Presidents' Trophy race, the most notable coaching change of the offseason, ways to tap into the loaded Atlantic Division, dark horses to score 50+ goals and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna unveil their bold fantasy predictions for the upcoming season. They discuss players that could reach the 100-point plateau like Jack Eichel, Roope Hintz, Tage Thompson and defensemen who can challenge the century mark like Quinn Hughes, Evan Bouchard and others. The crew reacts to news that Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy will miss at least two months because of injury and discusses the in-house option in Jonas Johansson and outside replacements. Other topics discussed include the chances of Buffalo or Ottawa not only making the playoffs but also competing for the Atlantic Division title, bold claims involving Thatcher Demko and Anthony Beauvillier from the Canucks, the sneaky upside of dark horse rookies like Zach Benson of the Sabres, Yaroslav Askarov of the Predators and Matt Coronado of the Flames and other hot takes involving Jeremy Swayman, Bowen Byram and the Adam Fantilli-Patrik Laine duo.
Pete, Nick and Anna break down the results of the NHL Fantasy on Ice Draft (watch now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWMYzqKD3Mc) with all the strategies, reaches, stacks and players who surprisingly fell. Players and topics discussed on this episode include the Islanders' sneaky offense, whether to reach for Elias Pettersson, sleeper rookies from training camp and the preseason like Logan Stankoven, Zach Benson and Ivan Miroshnichenko, potential bargains like Evgeni Malkin, Filip Forsberg, Philipp Grubauer, Zach Werenski and fades like Erik Karlsson, Connor Bedard, Alex DeBrincat and more. The crew also debates the fantasy value of players coming off injuries like Andrei Svechnikov, Jake Guentzel, Max Pacioretty and Patrick Kane, who remains unsigned but was skating this week.
Pete, Nick and Anna are joined by Jake Hahn of SiriusXM NHL Network Radio to identify all the sleeper, deep sleeper, breakout and bounce-back candidates for the new season. The crew discusses whether playoff standouts like Adin Hill, Ivan Barbashev, Taylor Hall and Akira Schmid can carry it over, teammate beneficiaries of offseason moves like Seth Jones, Lucas Raymond, Nick Schmaltz and Pavel Zacha. Other topics include Jacob Markstrom vs. Jack Campbell to bounce back, Gabriel Vilardi vs. Barrett Hayton as a sleeper, sneaky teams with young talent like the Predators and Flyers, Matthew Knies' upside with William Nylander shifting to center, the outlook for a healthy Sean Couturier and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna are joined by Mike Kelly of NHL Network and Sportlogiq to discuss fantasy stat projections for the upcoming season. The crew dives into the promising rookie class with skater point and goalie win estimates for Connor Bedard, Devon Levi, Logan Cooley, Tyson Foerster and other big names around the League like Connor McDavid, Alex Ovechkin, Kirill Kaprizov and Tage Thompson. Other topics covered include the Senators vs. Sabres for a playoff spot in the East, Kelly's breakout pick for the upcoming season, whether the Maple Leafs can contend for the Presidents' Trophy, an over/under angle for the Blue Jackets, fan questions surrounding Jordan Kyrou, the Avalanche's improved secondary scoring after adding Tomas Tatar and more.
Pete, Nick, Anna and guest Chris Meaney take part in a fantasy hockey mock draft for a 12-team league with 18 players per team (216 total) and discuss all the things they learned like what round to start drafting goalies, defenseman strategy after a high-scoring season at the position and how early to tap into this year's star-studded rookie class. The crew discusses reaches throughout the mock draft, potential bargains and busts, their favorite stacks involving teams like the Oilers, Devils, Sabres and Coyotes and which Bruins players are worth fading or picking later than usual after all their roster turnover this offseason. Other topics include debating veteran superstars Alex Ovechkin vs. Sidney Crosby in fantasy, where to draft playoff standouts like Evan Bouchard, Roope Hintz and Jonathan Marchessault, young defensemen with breakout potential (Luke Hughes, Owen Power, Bowen Byram, Jake Sanderson), goalie tandem strategies and more.
Pete, Nick and Anna go around the NHL and have the fantasy spins on major offseason news including Erik Karlsson being traded to the Penguins, Vladimir Tarasenko signing with the Senators, the Bruins losing Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci to retirement, Logan Cooley signing an entry-level deal with the Coyotes and more. They discuss various topics like Karlsson vs. Victor Hedman for the upcoming season, which players are worth taking in the first round of one-year fantasy drafts, Roman Josi's rank among defensemen, which players from the field could challenge Connor Bedard for the Calder Trophy, where young studs like Jack Hughes, Jake Oettinger and Matt Boldy belong in the keeper league rankings, where the Sharks go from here after the Karlsson trade and the most-improved teams of the offseason.
Pete, Nick and Anna catch up after a flurry of offseason moves, including the Blackhawks drafting generational prospect Connor Bedard after trading for Taylor Hall, Alex DeBrincat being traded to the Red Wings and more. The crew debates Tyler Toffoli with the Devils vs. Pierre-Luc Dubois with the Kings in fantasy for the upcoming season, Detroit vs. Ottawa vs. Buffalo for a coveted playoff spot in the Eastern Conference and previews the Calder Trophy race. Other topics covered include Sean Durzi's sneaky upside after being traded to the Coyotes, Jonathan Drouin in Colorado vs. Connor Brown in Edmonton as a deep sleeper reuniting with the likes of Nathan MacKinnon and Connor McDavid respectively from their junior hockey days, Joonas Korpisalo's ceiling with the Senators, the Maple Leafs' offseason upgrades led by Tyler Bertuzzi, teammate fantasy beneficiaries around the NHL and more.
Pete and Nick are joined by Michael Leboff from Action Network to preview the 2023 Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and Florida Panthers. The guys run through all the important storylines, revenge looks, various props to consider, Conn Smythe Trophy contenders and give their series picks.
Pete and Nick are joined by Michael Leboff from the Action Network to preview the conference final series: Golden Knights vs. Stars and Hurricanes vs. Panthers. They make their series picks, discuss the top Conn Smythe Trophy candidates (Matthew Tkachuk, Sergei Bobrovsky, Roope Hintz, Jack Eichel, Sebastian Aho), identify X-factors from each remaining team, find various longshot betting angles and react to surprises from around the League.
Pete and Nick are joined by Michael Leboff of the Action Network to preview the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs with series picks, X-factors, sleepers and various betting angles. They react to the major upsets by the Florida Panthers and Seattle Kraken, discuss each team's staying power and identify the contenders and dark horses for the Conn Smythe Trophy, including the case for Matthew Tkachuk. Other topics discussed include the Devils' case to win the Stanley Cup after the emergence of rookie goalie Akira Schmid, the impact of Mark Stone on the Golden Knights' chances of a deep run, which defenseman could lead the position in points this postseason and more surprises from around the League.
Pete and Nick are joined by Michael Leboff from the Action Network to discuss the betting odds for the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which begin Monday, April 17. The guys give their leanings for each first round series, preview the Conn Smythe Trophy market and pinpoint Stanley Cup Final and conference final matchup angles to consider. Listen to Line Change! with Michael Leboff and Nick Martin of the Action Network during the postseason: https://apple.co/3s0c2Nh
Pete Jensen, Nick Alberga and Anna Dua are joined by Jake Hahn of SiriusXM NHL Network Radio to preview each first round series of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for fantasy pools counting the entire 2023 postseason. The crew debates the top of the rankings (follow along on NHL.com/Fantasy) and gives their sleepers and X-factors, identifies key injuries and potential returns and teams they are most confident in stacking players from.
Pete and Nick are joined by Steven Ellis from Daily Faceoff and the Puck Poolies podcast to discuss all the most intriguing players and prospects around the NHL from a fantasy keeper / dynasty standpoint. The guys debate the second-best keeper option behind Connor McDavid with cases for Leon Draisaitl, Jason Robertson and Jack Hughes. Ellis handicaps the Calder Trophy race for next season, including names ranging from expected top NHL Draft pick Connor Bedard to NCAA products like Luke Hughes, Logan Cooley and Devon Levi. Other topics covered include the Wild's promising future with Kirill Kaprizov, Matt Boldy, Filip Gustavsson and Co., Nashville's upside with some sneaky young talent and Barry Trotz taking over as GM, where to rank Ilya Sorokin in long-term leagues, the Sabres' playoff chances next season, other team debates for keeper leagues like Red Wings vs. Senators, Blue Jackets vs. Ducks and more.
Pete and Nick are joined by "Waiver Wire" James Harding to discuss all the biggest trends for the fantasy championship weeks and playoff races. James give his take on whether the Islanders can hang onto a playoff spot with them, the Panthers, Penguins and Sabres fighting for two spots in the Eastern Conference Wild Card race and the crew identifies some players to target in fantasy from those teams. Other players and topics discussed in this show include goalie streaming options (Devon Levi, Antti Raanta, Alex Lyon, Alex Nedeljkovic), Matias Maccelli, whether to drop Brandon Hagel, John Klingberg's upside on the Wild's PP1, Travis Konecny's return and the impact on Morgan Frost, a preview of the Maple Leafs vs. Lightning first-round series rematch, the guys' level of confidence in the Golden Knights and some picks for the Masters and NCAA championship.
Pete and Nick break down the Stanley Cup Playoff races, the different avenues to tap into the Panthers in fantasy during their postseason chase and whether the Jets or Flames will get the final spot in the Western Conference. Other players and topics discussed in this show include the keeper league stock of Avalanche defenseman Bowen Byram, Devon Levi's upcoming NHL debut for the Sabres against the Rangers on Friday, Thomas Chabot injury replacements, the significance of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins' potential 100-point season, whether the Oilers would match up better against the Golden Knights or Kings in the playoffs, whether to drop Nazem Kadri in fantasy, Sammy Blais' strong category coverage for the Blues and more.
Pete and Nick are joined by Anna Dua to identify the best pickups for the 24th week of the fantasy season. They cover some sneaky non-contending teams that can make a difference during the fantasy playoffs, including the Coyotes, Canadiens and Blues, and whether the healthy and deep Kings, who got Kevin Fiala back from injury, can win at least one round this postseason. Other players and topics discussed in this episode include the ongoing Dylan Strome vs. Nick Schmaltz debate, Tyson Foerster's upside in long-term leagues for the Flyers, injuries to Patrik Laine and Jakob Chychrun, Rasmus Sandin vs. Filip Hronek for the rest of the season, the Sharks suddenly being tied for the fewest points in the NHL, goalie options for the fantasy championship push and more.
Pete and Nick are joined by guest Chris Meaney of FTN Network to cover all the fantasy playoff and betting storylines around the NHL. The guys debate the Eastern Conference gauntlet, which fringe playoff team (FLA, NYI, PIT) could put an elite one on upset alert, Frederik Andersen being the X-factor for the Hurricanes this postseason, and Chris says there's value in the Stars and Kings to win it all. Other players and topics discussed include Ilya Sorokin's case to be the best goalie option in keeper leagues, the sneaky appeal of Blue Jackets players down the stretch, where to rank top prospect Connor Bedard in fantasy for next season, Jonathan Quick vs. Logan Thompson for the rest of the season, targets in the point prop market, players to add from teams that play back-to-backs this weekend, Jean-Gabriel Pageau's upside with Brock Nelson and Mathew Barzal injured, must-add players from the Golden Knights (Reilly Smith, Ivan Barbashev, Pavel Dorofeyev), Matt Boldy's outburst for the Wild in the absence of Kirill Kaprizov and more.
Pete Jensen is joined by Michael Leboff from the Action Network to discuss division title races, make/miss playoff angles and the Stanley Cup futures market. Plus, best bets and underdog spots to keep an eye on this week. Listen to Line Change! with Michael Leboff and Nick Martin of the Action Network every Tuesday and Thursday of the NHL season: https://apple.co/3s0c2Nh
Pete is back with Nick and "Waiver Wire" James to identify the best pickups for Week 23 and the fantasy playoffs. The guys discuss the fantasy appeal of elite goalie prospect Devon Levi after he signed an entry-level contract with the Sabres, sneaky players like Barrett Hayton, Juuso Valimaki of the Coyotes and Kyle Palmieri and Pierre Engvall of the Islanders and more. Other players and topics discussed include Tristan Jarry vs. Casey DeSmith for the rest of the season, Jakub Vrana, Eetu Luostarinen, Rasmus Sandin's value with John Carlson nearing a return from injury, Evan Rodrigues, Jaroslav Halak, whether to handcuff goalies (example: Joonas Korpisalo, Pheonix Copley from Kings) in the fantasy playoffs, Tyson Barrie, Pete's take on the Hurricanes losing Andrei Svechnikov and more.
Nick and Anna break down the injury bug hitting the NHL, including Andrei Svechnikov's season being over. Artturi Lehkonen will miss significant time down the stretch for the Colorado Avalanche and the Minnesota Wild are finding their way without Kirill Kaprizov. At this time of year there's fantasy value to be found on non-playoff teams including the Arizona Coyotes and Barrett Hayton, the Chicago Blackhawks and Taylor Raddysh and Nashville's Tommy Novak. Miro Heiskanen is heating up with the Dallas Stars and Wyatt Johnston might be the player your fantasy team needs. NHL Fantasy on Ice is presented by SKIP, the official food delivery app of the NHL!
Nick and Anna break down the best fantasy waiver wire pickups for Week 22 to get you ready for fantasy hockey playoffs. The team discusses who to add and drop, including standouts after the trade deadline such as Nino Niederreiter, Rasmus Sandin and Jonathan Quick. When will Timo Meier get it going with the New Jersey Devils? When will the Seattle Kraken finally be taken seriously as a strong fantasy team? Other players discussed in this episode include Evan Rodrigues, Samuel Girard, Jaden Schwartz, Jared McCann, Dylan Strome, Mason Marchment, Barrett Hayton, Thomas Chabot, Jakob Chychrun, and more. NHL Fantasy on Ice is presented by SKIP, the official food delivery app of the NHL!
Nick and Anna are joined by Jake Hahn of Sirius XM NHL Network Radio to talk the state of the Western Conference, Connor McDavid's season so far, the Minnesota Wild finding momentum before being hit with an injury to Kirill Kaprizov, the wild card race between the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets. The team discusses the strength of the teams in the Eastern Conference, the Tampa Bay Lightning slump, when Patrick Kane will get going for the New York Rangers and more. NHL Fantasy on Ice is presented by SKIP, the official food delivery app of the NHL!