Alexander Semin becomes a free agent this year, but you shouldn’t care. Even presuming the 28 year old doesn’t return to Mother Russia, Semin has left a stain on fantasy stats for two years running. The conclusion of this season marked back to back 54 point campaigns, and this time around he played 17 more […]

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Right off the bat it doesn’t look like David Backes had a bad season:  24G/30A/17PPP/+15/101PIM/234SOG….  Well actually, on second glance, that is a pretty good season…  “Why do you hate David Backes?”  I don’t hate David Backes VTB.  In fact I’m not even sure why I thought my preseason “bust” prediction for him was accurate….  […]

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Back in September I decided to throw out some deep sleepers and write glowingly about their potential to surprise us all.  Turns out only 2 of the 8 decided to wake up this season.  That’s an accuracy of 25%, which coincidentally is the exact same odds of getting a correct answer on a multiple-choice question.  (Wow that really made it sound […]

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