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Time to trade Sedin?

Time to trade Sedin?

by Darryl Dobbs - March 16, 2011 12:43 PM EDT

Our fantasy expert answers your questions on how to handle the Sedins; Rask or Thomas?; who will step up next year; and more.
The hooooooome stretch. Enough said - let’s get to the letters! Hey Dobber! Really need your expert advice here. I have a keeper dilemma with a strong team.


Gearing up

Gearing up

by Darryl Dobbs - March 2, 2011 2:25 PM EST

Our fantasy expert answers your questions on: which prospect to draft; Mike Fisher or Andy McDonald; and much more.
The trade deadline has come and gone. How did it impact your fantasy squad? Let’s get to the letters! Hey Dobber! I've got Craig Anderson, Martin Brodeur and Pascal Leclaire in a keeper pool and my goaltending has been brutal.


Dealing at the deadline

Dealing at the deadline

by Darryl Dobbs - February 16, 2011 12:27 PM EST

Our fantasy expert helps get you ready for your pool's deadline by answering your questions and pointing you in the right direction.
The trade deadline is in 12 days. This is the last mailbag before then, so crunch time is here. Let’s get to the letters! Hey Dobbs, The best part of my fantasy season this year was taking a chance on Jeff Skinner and later picking up Logan Couture off of waivers.


Winger or center?

Winger or center?

by Darryl Dobbs - January 19, 2011 2:45 PM EST

As trade deadlines near, 'Dobber' answers your questions regarding trades and also on getting a pool of your own started.
For many fantasy leagues, the trade deadline mimics the NHL’s deadline – and that’s just six weeks away! Need a second opinion? Let’s get to the letters! Is a 1-for-1 swap of Steven Stamkos for Roberto Luongo a reasonable deal? I'd be giving Stammer and getting Luongo back.


Mid-season advice

Mid-season advice

by Darryl Dobbs - January 5, 2011 2:45 PM EST

In the mailbag: Making a push for first; Thomas or Quick?; Byfuglien or Doughty?; and more.
For many leagues, the mid-season draft is this weekend or next. Are you prepared? Need a second opinion? Let’s get to the letters! I am in a one-year, points-only league with a salary cap.


Pick up Kovalchuk on the cheap

Pick up Kovalchuk on the cheap

by Darryl Dobbs - December 22, 2010 2:20 PM EST

In the last pre-Christmas mailbag: How valuable is Bobrovsky?; is Kovalchuk a worthy pickup?; when will Staal return?; and more.
The Christmas break is here and the haves are now separated from the have-nots. Which section are you in? Let’s get to the letters! Hey Dobber! I really enjoy your fantasy pool look and your fantasy mail bag! I'm in a one-year fantasy league with five other guys.


What to do with Erik Johnson?

What to do with Erik Johnson?

by Darryl Dobbs - December 8, 2010 12:50 PM EST

Dobber answers questions to help you win your pool. This week he touches on Erik Johnson, Patrick Sharp, goalies and more.
Just two weeks away from the Christmas break and poolies are jockeying for position - let’s get to the letters! I have Erik Johnson in my 12-team Head to Head league.


Stamkos or Crosby?

Stamkos or Crosby?

by Darryl Dobbs - November 24, 2010 3:20 PM EST

Our expert poolie helps you beat your friends by answering on Stamkos or Crosby; Malkin or Getzlaf; what of Michael Leighton?; and more.
The season is going by quickly…25 percent already gone. Most poolies are still in contention - let’s get to the letters! Dobber, I'm in a one-year, points-only pool with 14-man teams and an automatic drop two.


Time to drop Fleury?

Time to drop Fleury?

by Darryl Dobbs - November 10, 2010 2:49 PM EST

To help you rule your pool, Darryl Dobbs answers on: Whether Fleury and Zajac should be dropped, if Liles is overrated, and more.
Believe it or not, the quarter pole of the 2010-11 season is rapidly approaching. Time to start making some moves - let’s get to the letters! I'm looking for some depth at forward in a very deep league.


Neuvirth or Varlamov?

Neuvirth or Varlamov?

by Darryl Dobbs - October 27, 2010 2:10 PM EDT

In the mailbag: Which Washington goalie to run with?; What's Andy Greene's point potential; and much more.
There have been some hot starts and some cold starts early in the season, but there doesn’t seem to be as many unexpected ones as in recent years.


The worth of Nikolai Zherdev

The worth of Nikolai Zherdev

by Darryl Dobbs - October 14, 2010 3:18 PM EDT

Our fantasy expert helps you win your pool by answering questions on Zherdev, Tyler Seguin, Niemi vs. Turco and more.
The season has only just kicked off and the mailbag is already filling up as owners start to panic – let’s get to some letters! Hey Dobber, I was just wondering if I made the right choice taking Marty Turco over Antti Niemi (who did not get drafted)? Josh, Oakville, Ont.


When to trade Jonathan Toews

When to trade Jonathan Toews

by Darryl Dobbs - September 29, 2010 5:00 PM EDT

Our fantasy guru helps you get set by answering questions on trades, drafting rookies, goalies and much more.
Training camp is here, injuries have hit, line combinations are forming and cuts have been made. There are repercussions to all these things and more – let’s get to some letters! T.


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