The signs that another NHL fantasy hockey season is near surround us now.
It's the end of August and people are already talking about which Batman villain they want to be for Halloween this year. Yahoo! has reopened its leagues, and it won't be long until the fantasy machine is in full swing.
Before you get caught up in all the hoopla and draft 12 teams, there are some things you should know.
Keep in mind that this "guide" is more for beginners than established veterans. Bleacher Report will have more in-depth content as the draft day(s) near, but for now, we're going to take a few moments to give a few pointers to "newbs."