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Fantasy Sophomores, Mothers’ Day and Playoff Beards…

Posted in Blogs, Fantasy Hockey, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 5, 2010 by tangentman

My latest blog at “From The Point” is now up –

‘Sophomore Slump’. Two horrendous words. Having a player on your fantasy team who is going through a brutal second season can make things interesting during your quest for league supremacy.

Steven Stamkos proved this year that The Slump doesn’t hit everyone, more than doubling his rookie season output of 46 points. Of course, only one team in your league had his stats accumulate to their benefit, while the rest of the armchair GM’s were saying to themselves, “Damn, I wish I had that guy.”

It’s a bit early with the playoffs in full gear, but I’m going to look at some of this year’s rookies that ought to have better seasons the second time around (or, at the very least, should avoid taking a step backward). So, without further ado – and in no particular order – let’s get started with a few from the Eastern Conference…

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Attention Hockey Fans!

Posted in NHL with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 19, 2009 by tangentman

If you are lucky enough to have the NHL Network available from your cable company, they will be showing replays of the three greatest games (as voted on by the fans) of this season on Thanksgiving Day. You can only vote for one, but you can do so via this link:

http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=506528&navid=DL|NHL|NHLNetwork

Voting ends at 10 PM ET Friday 11/20 – yeah, it’s last-minute, but I just found out about it myself – so get your votes in.