Jeff Carter

Jeff Carter

Daily Fantasy Hockey 2015: DraftKings NHL Optimal Lineup for December 22

Posted 12/22/2015 - 08:00 by HockeyPolls

Ah, the sweet smell of fresh ice being shredded by the best hockey players in the world. You know what can make that better? Playing daily fantasy hockey on DraftKings to cash in on some of the action.

Luckily for you, we're feeling giving during this time of year, so we'll share the secret behind our choices for Tuesday night's matchups. Prior to locking up your lineups, make sure these players are targeted for the December 22 rosters.

 

That '70s Line 2.0 Delivering Critical Offense for Los Angeles Kings

Posted 02/19/2015 - 18:26 by HockeyPolls

The forward unit comprised of Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson emerged as one of the league’s most dynamic last spring as the Los Angeles Kings took home their second Stanley Cup in three seasons.

Biggest Takeaways from Los Angeles Kings' Start to the 2013-14 Season

Posted 10/10/2013 - 21:36 by HockeyPolls

The Los Angeles Kings are off to a slow start in 2013-14, and there is plenty of blame to go around. From goaltending to the lackluster defense and a poor effort up front, the Kings have not played like the team we've come to know. 

Or have they?

The Kings have had great success in the playoffs the past two years, but in the regular season, they have underperformed. Luckily there are still 78 games to play, so L.A. has a great opportunity to jump to the top of the Pacific Division and stay there.

Why Los Angeles Kings C Mike Richards Is Ready for an All-Star 2013-14 Season

Posted 09/12/2013 - 21:25 by HockeyPolls

When Mike Richards joins a team it is likely going to win a championship sooner or later. But, as an individual, does the Los Angeles Kings center still have something to prove?

L.A. Kings' Success Was Built off the Back of the Philadelphia Flyers' Failures

As a fan of the Philadelphia Flyers, I recall Bobby Holik as an unsmiling man/machine of a player, a hard-nosed grinder with a square head. I recall remarking on more than one occasion that he somewhat reminded me of Frankenstein, but underneath all the snide comments and the vitriol was a begrudging respect for the man who wore a New Jersey Devils sweater. I may have hated Holik as a Devils’ player, but I would have loved to have him throw on the orange and black of the Flyers.

NHL Playoffs: 8 Reasons We Would Love to See a LA Kings vs. Flyers Cup Final

The first round of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs has provided us with some memorable moments and monumental upsets. With parity in the NHL at a level where an upset isn't really that surprising, a couple of lower seeds have made their case for Cup contenders.

Philadelphia Flyers: Is Paul Holmgren Lucky to Still Have His Job?

Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren is viewed by many fans as a genius. His trades have worked out, for the most part, but he is really lucky to still have his job.

The Flyers were in the conference finals two seasons ago, which proves that the team was close to being complete. During the offseason, however, Holmgren decided to trade away captain Mike Richards and goal scorer Jeff Carter for some very young prospects.

L.A. Kings: 5 Reasons the Jeff Carter Trade Has Been a Success

Posted 03/06/2012 - 15:35 by HockeyPolls

The trade deadline for the 2011-12 season was not as eventful as many fans would have liked to see. While so many professional sports are too scared to make trades, one of the unique things about the NHL is that the trade deadline is usually a frantic experience where teams are dealing right up to the last minute.

When the deadline was approaching everyone knew that the L.A. Kings were looking to acquire a top level goal scorer to add some fire power to their struggling offense.

NHL Trade Rumors: Is Jeff Carter Going to the Toronto Maple Leafs?

Posted 01/28/2012 - 15:46 by HockeyPolls

Rumors are swirling that Jeff Carter may be on the trading block (h/t Edmonton Journal). The rumor claims that the Maple Leafs and Columbus Blue Jackets are working on a trade, the core of which is Carter and this year's 2012 first round pick to Toronto for Mikhail Grabovski and Luke Schenn.

Columbus Blue Jackets: Projections for Newest Members of the Union Blue

This offseason has clearly been one of the most aggressive offseasons in the Columbus Blue Jackets short 10-year franchise history.

As soon as the most recent season was put to rest, general manager Scott Howson made it clear that changes were going to made and the Jackets would have a new look come next October.

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