We’re back continuing this season’s rankings.  You guys know the drill by now so I’m not going to waste your time with a big introduction.  My main thought is that the tier that started with #8 overall (check out the top 10 here) actually goes to around 18th overall instead of 15th.  The gaps between these players are much smaller than in the past so you can go a lot of different ways based on personal preference.  Do you want higher upside, the safer player, six category guys?  All of this is in play and will make for some interesting draft strategy.  Strategy will come in later posts, but for now, let’s get through the top 20:

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It’s that time of the year guys!  Sure, most people are focused on football drafts right now (check out our stuff here, the guys do a great job), but hockey season is also right around the corner.  I’m getting my rankings out a bit earlier this year to give me more time to slightly adjust if need be, but more importantly, to leave more time to do other preseason posts.  I’ll be following a format closer to what Grey has done with baseball.  You’ll have this top 10 post, a top 20 post, then I’ll be doing forwards in groups of 20, defensemen in groups of 20, followed up by one or two goalie posts.  Once those are wrapped up, I’ll make one big list across all positions that will be easy for you to use during your drafts.  Without further adieu, my top ten players for the upcoming NHL season! 

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Hello everyone!  After spending most of the last two months in Vegas (including during the Stanley Cup Finals), I’m back home and ready to start writing again.  I’ll be picking up things in August when I’ll be writing multiple posts a week, including my rankings early on in the month.  I have a few questions I would like the readers to answer in terms of what they’d like me to write besides my rankings, but I’ll leave that for the end of this post.  For now, I’m going to write a quick blurb on the five biggest moves of the offseason and what their impact is for both real life and fantasy.  Let’s get to it!

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It’s finally here! The Stanley Cup Playoffs are on the horizon and Reid is with me to break down all eight of the matchups. We go in order of series that we think are most lopsided to the closest series. Where do teams have the edge against each other? How are the coaches going to deploy their personnel? After looking at all of the angles, Reid and I both make our official picks, including in how many games, for each series. All of that and more in the latest edition of the Razzball Hockey Podcast!

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Hey everyone!  I hope you ended up winning your fantasy championship this year.  With the season over, my posts will be more sparingly.  The plan is to do a podcast with Reid that will go up Wednesday with our predictions for the first round.  I also will have a Way Too Early Top 50 that comes out in the next week or two.  Additionally, just because I don’t post as frequently doesn’t mean you can’t ask any questions that you have with players for the future, or just thoughts on these playoffs.  I get notified when anyone comments on my posts, so I will try to answer them as quickly as I do during the season.  Anyways, the point of this post was to set up the Razzball Bracket Challenge.  Last year, Quick Sycamore won the title, besting me as Pittsburgh (his Cup Winner) beat Nashville (my predicted winner).  You and anyone else can join at the link below:

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Reid and I are back to hit on a wide array of topics around the NHL.  Among the notables are the playoff battles, the most disappointing teams, top prospects who have recently made their NHL debut, and injuries around the league.  We wrap things up with The Three Point Challenge for tonight’s games.  Make your pick in the comments section below.  All of that and more on the latest edition of The Razzball Hockey Podcast!

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Today brings a nice 10 game slate with a lot of lopsided matchups and two marquee games.  Let’s get right into what we learned from the last two nights around the league and what to look forward to tonight:

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED ON 3/27 AND 3/28

1) Connor McDavid is the best player in hockey.  Okay, this isn’t exactly groundbreaking, but it’s worth bringing up that McDavid now has back to back 100+ point seasons at 21 years old, along with his first 40 goal season.  It’s sickening how good he is.  Almost as sickening as his GM:

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Hey guys!  I hope everyone is still alive in their fantasy hockey seasons.  In lieu of daily notes, I’m going to preview Monday’s games since at this point in the season, I’m not sure daily notes will serve much purpose.  Depending on feedback (please give some!), I will continue to do this over the last two weeks of the season or I will return to daily notes.  I am going to focus solely on the games, so if you want to plan ahead past today, use my playoff schedule breakdown here to help yourself out.  You can always ask me any questions you have as well.  Let’s get to it!

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