1. The NHL Hat Trick: What Are You Watching?

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com Hope everyone’s holidays were filled with food, family, and friends! Now that both hockey and myself are off the Christmas Break, big events are happening all around...

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  2. NHL Fantasy Focus: Holiday Healpers On The Waiver Wire

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com Hockey is a team game, and while the object of the game is to score goals, as fantasy owners we can’t forget about the category of assists...

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  3. THE HAT TRICK WEEK 11: Teams On Notice for December

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com As the weather turns colder and we enter the holiday season; Chanukah candles are being lit, Christmas trees are being put up, and hockey pucks are getting roasted on an open fire...

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  4. Fantasy Focus: Second Year Bust or Booms

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com The second season in an NHL player’s career can be a make or break one. One could have a tremendous rookie and follow that up with a sophomore slump ...

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  5. The Hat Trick: What To Watch In Week 10 Of The NHL

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com The season has officially started we had our first NHL coach firing; I will have more about that later, and the league also made Alex Ovechkin angry this week ...

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  6. NHL Fantasy Hockey Focus: Lines That Produce

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com The line that a player is on significantly affects their fantasy value. A talented player could be buried on a third line and relegated to a check role, ...

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  7. HAT TRICK: What to Watch in Week 9 of the NHL

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com As the shoppers' dust settles on another Black Friday, the dust is settling for injuries around the league...

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  8. The Hat Trick: Week Eight In the NHL

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com The NHL should be giving thanks for all the young stars in the league. Having marketing figures like Crosby and Ovechkin has made fans forget about the loss season...

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  9. NHL Fantasy Hockey Focus: Risk-Takers

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com. Taking a risk is dangerous for a fantasy owner, but it can also bring big rewards. Scouring the waiver wire or other team’s chancy players, some stick out like a sore thumb...

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  10. The Hat Trick: What to Watch For in Week Seven in the Hockey World

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com Nearing the quarter mark of the hockey season is a good time to pass out some early awards, while still keeping an eye on the biggest storylines in the sport...

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  11. NHL Fantasy Hockey Focus: Filling in Those Injury Holes

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com. Injuries are all over the NHL—Alex Ovechkin is week-to-week, Evgeni Malkin is day-to-day, Eric Staal is out two-to-four weeks, and now Cam Ward is out three-to-four weeks...

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  12. The Hat Trick: What To Watch This Week in the NHL

    Read more at www.puckingawesome.com On this Veterans Day, I first want to send a thank you to all those serving to defend our country. There has been some major defending of nets this season, but not the usual suspects...

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  13. NHL Fantasy Hockey Focus: The Freshmen

    It is hard transition from coming right out of college and going right to the work force, go from partying all night with your friends to being responsible for the excel spreadsheet or coffee to be on your bosses desk...

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  14. THE HAT TRICK: What To Watch This Week In Hockey

    Hope everyone had a Happy Halloween, while in hockey there were some treats this week as the Sharks have run off 5 straight victories to regain their rightful place near the top of the NHL standings...

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  15. Fantasy Hockey Monday: Lets Get Defensive

    Defensemen are sometimes the forgotten players on a fantasy team but most leagues require to have four on a roster, and here's hoping you already have a Lidstrom, Pronger, or Green. Let's look at other defensemen you should have on your team...

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  16. THE HAT TRICK: Top Three Things To Watch In The NHL This Week

    Head shots have been in the hockey news as much as that hoax of a flying balloon, but unlike Falcon’s attempt to trick America, the NHL is not getting tricked on what is and is not a suspension...

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  17. Fantasy Hockey Monday: Should They Stay or Should They Go?

    Roster spots are important on a fantasy team; this week we will look at some fringe players that are struggling early and whether they should continue to take an important place on our teams or enter the waiver wire...

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  18. The Hat Trick: Will We See NHL History This Week?

    I know it is very early but the standings already have some surprises near the top. The goal-starved Rangers lead the league in goals and the home-starved Coyotes lead the league in goals against...

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  19. FANTASY MONDAY: Players to Buy Low

    Trades are a big part of a fantasy team. You could be trading strengths for weaknesses, trading for a player whose stock is down, or trading a player who stock is up...

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  20. THE HAT TRICK FOR WEEK OF 10-12-2009

    In 1492 Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue and in 2009 nine games were played in the NHL. So a big start to a big week in the NHL let’s look at the Hat Trick or top three things I am looking for this Holiday week...

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  21. Fantasy Monday: Who You Should Pick Up in Fantasy Hockey

    Here at Pucking Awesome, we know fantasy hockey is important to a hockey nut's day-to-day activity. So this season we will be offering our fantasy advice to help you win bragging rights from your friends...

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  22. The Hat Trick: Top Three Things To Look for This Weekend

    First night jitters abound as players sit in the locker room. Some have been here many times, and others are here for the very first time...

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  23. Atlantic Division Preview

    The toughest division just got tougher. Not only does the Atlantic Division host the defending Stanley Cup champs, but offseason moves saw future hall-of-famer Chris Pronger and superstar scorer Marian Gaborik join this already tough division...

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  24. FIVE BIG QUESTIONS FACING THE FLYERS

    Now that the NHL preseason is officially under way, here are the Top five questions facing Philadelphia this preseason...

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  25. SOUTHEAST DIVISION PREVIEW

    A.J. Bloomquist—contributor to “Pucking Awesome” Welcome to the Southeast, home of more Chick-Fil-A’s per square mile than hockey fans...

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