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Candidates for a breakout season

Candidates for a breakout season

by Darryl Dobbs - September 15, 2010 3:30 PM EDT

Our fantasy expert answers questions on fourth-year players; who to pick No. 1; whether Niemi is worth it; and more.
Training camp is here and so are the fantasy drafts. Let’s get to some letters! Hi Darryl, I am just wondering, when it comes to making your first pick in a keeper fantasy draft, what position would you suggest picking first? Goalie, forward, etc.


Projecting P.K. Subban

Projecting P.K. Subban

by Darryl Dobbs - September 1, 2010 12:24 PM EDT

To help get you set for another fantasy year, The Dobber answers on Subban, Jimmy Howard, top scorers and more.
Mailbag will be bi-weekly going forward – every two weeks I’ll take your fantasy hockey related questions. Training camp is just around the corner and fantasy drafts can’t be far behind.


Peter Mueller's potential

Peter Mueller's potential

by Darryl Dobbs - August 4, 2010 9:53 AM EDT

In the monthly summer mailbag, our fantasy expert helps you prepare and answers on Mueller, Radulov, and more.
The first Wednesday of every month throughout the summer, I’ll take your fantasy hockey related questions. Lots of events to react to from the past month and we’ll also take a look at different problems that crop up in fantasy leagues.


Antti Neimi's future?

Antti Neimi's future?

by Darryl Dobbs - July 7, 2010 3:00 PM EDT

THN.com's fantasy expert answers readers' questions on the Blackhawks goaltending, Leino, Hudler, Filatov, Markstrom and more.
The first Wednesday of every month throughout the summer, I’ll take your fantasy hockey-related questions. Lots of events from the past month to react to, from Taylor Hall to Jaroslav Halak.


Summer suggestions

Summer suggestions

by Darryl Dobbs - June 2, 2010 11:58 AM EDT

To help you get your team prepared this off-season, our fantasy expert answers on Lee Stempniak, keeper leagues and more.
The first Wednesday of every month throughout the summer, I’ll take your fantasy hockey related questions. Rebuilding in your keeper league? Important draft coming up? I have you covered.


Picking for playoffs

Picking for playoffs

by Darryl Dobbs - April 7, 2010 12:19 PM EDT

Our fantasy expert answers your questions to help you in the off-season and also gears up for playoff pools.
Who to keep? Which kids are coming down the pipeline for next year? We even have a playoff pool question thrown in for good measure. Let’s get to some letters! Dobber, I've got a dilemma.


Sully's reputation

Sully's reputation

by Darryl Dobbs - March 31, 2010 12:35 PM EDT

To help you win your pool, Dobber answers on Patrick O'Sullivan, Steve Mason and which players to keep for next season.
As the end of the season draws near, only a tiny percentage of poolies are still jockeying for prize money (or pride). Most fantasy owners are now looking ahead to off-season changes or their playoff pools.


Fighting for position

Fighting for position

by Darryl Dobbs - March 24, 2010 12:30 PM EDT

Our pool expert answers questions about the upcoming NHL playoffs and potential off-season moves.
We’re down to the final 10 games of the campaign, so only a small percentage of poolies are still jockeying for prize money (or pride).


Luck of the Irish

Luck of the Irish

by Darryl Dobbs - March 17, 2010 3:20 PM EDT

'The Dobber' opens the mailbag to find questions on Jamie Benn, Kirill Petrov, Brenden Morrow and John Tavares.
It’s St. Patty’s Day and in between sipping green beers, fantasy enthusiasts are looking over the rosters in their leagues for the 50th time today, trying to find the best route to glory.


Out of nowhere

Out of nowhere

by Darryl Dobbs - March 10, 2010 12:46 PM EST

Who are the top non-NHL free agents? Mike Green for Duncan Keith? Prospect upside? Trade Malkin? And more.
We’re now firmly entrenched in the final quarter of the 2009-10 season: the stretch run. Fantasy deals need to be analyzed and evaluated, with lots on the line.


Vinny's value

Vinny's value

by Darryl Dobbs - February 24, 2010 12:15 PM EST

'The Dobber' answers readers' questions about player potential and who to keep in roto leagues.
Olympic hockey is in full swing. But the standings in our fantasy leagues have remained the same for more than a week now. That doesn’t stop fantasy owners from talking trade or thinking about roster changes.


Buy low, sell high

Buy low, sell high

by Darryl Dobbs - February 17, 2010 3:41 PM EST

In the mailbag: Who to keep the rest of the year, Spezza or Koivu?; Time to trade Gaborik and Connolly; and more.
Olympic hockey is in full swing. While we do get to see some elite action, unfortunately this also means the standings in our fantasy leagues are the same today as they were yesterday.


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