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About Chase Davis - RotoBaller

Former NCAA DIII hockey player turned professional hockey watcher. Passionate for the NHL and all things fantasy hockey, I aim to provide you with analysis that can turn your league buy-in into a championship pay out.

Chase Davis - RotoBaller has written 922 articles so far, you can find them below.


Keith Yandle Racks Up Four Points In Monday's Win

Florida Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle registered a goal and added a trio of assists as his team defeated the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Monday night. The 33-year-old recorded one of his assists on the man advantage and also contributed a plus-one rating and one shot in 18:22 of ice time in the victory. Yandle continues... Read More

6 hours ago

Matiss Kivlenieks Wins First Career NHL Start

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks recorded his first career NHL victory on Sunday, leading his team to a 2-1 road victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday. The 23-year-old was brilliant in his debut as he made 31 saves on 32 shots against in the contest. Filling in at backup due to starting... Read More

1 day ago

Oliver Bjorkstrand Leads The Way For Jackets On Sunday

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Oliver Bjorkstrand scored both goals as his team narrowly edged the New York Rangers 2-1 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Skating in his first game back from injury after missing nearly a month of action, Bjorkstrand found the back of the net twice in the final frame, including with just... Read More

1 day ago

Marcus Hogberg Earns Second Victory

Ottawa Senators goaltender Marcus Hogberg picked up his second win of the season as his team recorded a 5-2 victory on home ice against the Calgary Flames on Saturday. The rookie was incredibly sharp in this one, taking advantage of some goal support in front of him and stopping 40 of 42 shots against in... Read More

2 days ago

Connor Brown Pots Game-Winner On Saturday

Ottawa Senators forward Connor Brown registered a pair of points, including the game-winning goal, in his team's 5-2 defeat of the Calgary Flames on Saturday. The 26-year-old figured into the only two goals scored in the second period, giving his team a 3-0 advantage heading into the final frame. It's been quite a solid first... Read More

2 days ago


Brady Tkachuk Notches Two Points In Saturday's Win

Ottawa Senators forward Brady Tkachuk posted a goal and added a power-play assist as his team ended a nine-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the visiting Calgary Flames on Saturday. The 20-year-old also added in a plus-one rating, three shots and five hits in 18:48 of ice time in the contest. While Tkachuk's... Read More

2 days ago

Top 200 Overall - Week 15 Fantasy Hockey Rankings for 2019-2020

We're back with fantasy hockey coverage at RotoBaller. Just like last year, over the course of the 2019-2020 NHL season, we'll be providing weekly updates to our fantasy hockey rankings - listing each player in terms of his rest-of-season value. Below you can find our top 200 player rankings from Week 15 going forward. This... Read More

5 days ago

Tuukka Rask Suffers Concussion On Tuesday

Boston Bruins goaltender sustained a concussion in his team's 3-0 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday. The 32-year-old was forced to depart just 1:12 into the contest after getting struck by Jackets forward Emil Bennstrom's arm while skating by. Rask has been a rock in net for the Bruins all season long, posting... Read More

6 days ago

Carter Hart Out 2-3 Weeks With Injury

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart will be sidelined for the next two to three weeks after sustaining a right lower abdominal strain. The second-year netminder suffered the injury during Tuesday's practice, the day after he stopped 26 shots in a 6-5 shootout win over the Boston Bruins. Hart has been a solid option in net... Read More

6 days ago

Evgeni Malkin Stays Hot In Tuesday's Victory

Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin continued his torrid play over the past few months on Tuesday, leading the way with two goals and an assist in his team's 7-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday. In addition to the trio of points, Malkin finished the night with a plus-one rating, a game-high six shots... Read More

7 days ago


Sidney Crosby Posts Four Points In Return

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby reinforced his superstardom in his return to the lineup on Tuesday, posting a goal and a trio of helpers as his team defeated the visiting Minnesota Wild 7-3. Despite having missed the past 28 games due to core muscle surgery, the Pens' captain looked like he had not missed a... Read More

7 days ago

Mathew Barzal Logs Two Points In Tuesday's Win

New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal registered a pair of primary assists as his team captured a lopsided 8-2 win over the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. The 22-year-old skated just 15:21 as the Isles cruised to victory but he still contributed a plus-two rating and two shots in the contest. Barzal is... Read More

7 days ago

Noah Dobson Scores First NHL Goal

New York Islanders defenseman Noah Dobson recorded the first goal of his NHL career in his team's 8-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday. The 20-year-old, skating in just his 18th game of the campaign, found the back of the net on a seeing-eye floater from the point 2:40 into the second period.... Read More

7 days ago

Sidney Crosby Set To Return On Tuesday

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby will make his long awaited return to his team's lineup versus the Minnesota Wild at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday night. Having missed the past 28 games due to core muscle surgery in mid-November, Crosby is expected to immediately jump onto the Pens' second line and top power-play unit. Before... Read More

1 week ago

Nicklas Backstrom Signs Contract Extension With Caps

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom inked a new $46 million contract extension to remain in D.C. for the next five seasons on Tuesday. The 32-year-old, who was set to become an unrestricted free-agent this upcoming summer, is the all-time franchise leader in assists and is the midst of another highly productive 13th season with the... Read More

1 week ago


Zack Kassian Handed Two-Game Suspension

Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian has been suspended for his team's next two contests following an altercation with winger Matthew Tkachuk in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Calgary Flames. After taking a few big hits from Tkachuk throughout the night, Kassian retaliated in the second period and ended up getting served 14 minutes in penalties.... Read More

1 week ago

Brock Nelson Provides Punch For Islanders On Monday

New York Islanders forward Brock Nelson posted a goal and a primary assist in his team's lopsided 6-2 loss to the New York Rangers on Monday night. Not only did the 28-year-old figure into both of the Isles' goals on the night but he also added two penalty minutes, one shot and four hits in... Read More

1 week ago

Adam Fox Registers Fifth Multi-Point Night

New York Rangers defenseman Adam Fox scored a goal and tallied a power-play assist as his team defeated the New York Islanders 6-2 on Monday. The rookie blueliner also found the scoresheet with a plus-three rating and four shots in 18:20 of time on ice in the contest. After posting just two assists in a... Read More

1 week ago

Artemi Panarin Collects Five Points In Win

New York Rangers forward Artemi Panarin recorded a pair of goals and added three assists as his team picked up a cross-state 6-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Monday night. The 28-year-old filled up the box score in his 18:57 of ice time, also contributing a plus-four rating, six shots on goal and... Read More

1 week ago

Morgan Rielly Out At Least Eight Weeks With Injury

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly will miss at least the next eight weeks of action after fracturing his foot in Sunday's 8-4 loss to the Florida Panthers. The 25-year-old had collected an assist, three shots and two blocks in 21:03 of ice time in the contest. The news comes as a big blow to... Read More

1 week ago


John Klingberg Likely To Play On Tuesday

Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg will likely re-enter the lineup as his team faces off versus the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center. The 27-year-old, who injured his knee cap while blocking a shot in the Winter Classic, skated in his usual spot on the Stars' top pair alongside blueliner Esa Lindell in practice on... Read More

1 week ago

Taylor Hall Registers Two Points On Sunday

Arizona Coyotes forward Taylor Hall posted a goal and added a primary assist as his team fell 4-3 in a shootout to the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday night. The 28-year-old also recorded a plus-two rating, two shots on goal and a hit while leading all Coyote forwards with 21:23 of ice time in the... Read More

1 week ago

Pierre-Luc Dubois Stays Hot In Saturday's Win

Columbus Blue Jackets center Pierre-Luc Dubois registered a second-period goal to help give his team a 3-0 road victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night. The 21-year-old also finished his night with a plus-one rating, five shots on goal and one takeaway in 14:47 of ice time in the contest. Dubois has taken... Read More

1 week ago

Elvis Merzlikins Records First NHL Shutout

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins picked up his first career NHL shutout on Saturday, blanking the Vegas Golden Knights 3-0 at T-Mobile Arena. The 25-year-old, filling in for injured netminder Joonas Korpisalo (knee), was terrific throughout the full 60 minutes in this one, stopping all 27 shots thrown at him. After failing to record... Read More

1 week ago

Andrei Vasilevskiy Blanks Flyers on Saturday

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy recorded his eighth consecutive victory as his team narrowly defeated the visiting Philadelphia Flyers 1-0 on Saturday night. In addition to his win streak, the 25-year-old captured his second straight shutout in the contest, turning aside all 23 shots faced. After a curious slow start to the campaign, Vasilevskiy... Read More

1 week ago


Martin Necas Scores 10th Goal In Friday's Win

Carolina Hurricanes forward Martin Necas buried his 10th goal of the season as his team defeated the visiting Arizona Coyotes 3-0 on Friday night in Raleigh. The talented rookie lit the lamp on a highlight-reel individual effort with just 10 seconds remaining in the second period - finishing a wrap-around on his backhand to provide... Read More

2 weeks ago

Petr Mrazek Posts Third Shutout On Friday

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek recorded his third shutout of the campaign on Friday, leading his team to a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes. The Czech native was steady in between the pipes throughout the contest - stopping all 32 shots faced to earn his 17th victory of the season. After allowing at least... Read More

2 weeks ago

Robert Thomas Helps Lift Blues On Thursday

St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas posted his third three-point night of the 2019-2020 season on Thursday, helping lead his team to a 5-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. The Ontario native opened the scoring just 4:47 into the contest and contributed two primary assists in both the first and final frame. The second-year NHL'er... Read More

2 weeks ago

Jake DeBrusk Tallies Three Points In Thursday's Win

Boston Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk registered a pair of goals and added an assist as his team picked up a 5-4 home win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday. In addition to potting the game-winning goal with 8:14 remaining in the contest, the 23-year-old contributed a plus-three rating, four shots on goal and one block... Read More

2 weeks ago

David Pastrnak Records Hat Trick Versus Jets

Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak lit the lamp three times as his team defeated the visiting Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Thursday night. Pastrnak, the NHL's leading goal scorer with 35 markers, found the back of the net in each period and also posted a plus-two rating, five shots and two hits in 20:34 of ice... Read More

2 weeks ago


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