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Sport PHT Morning Skate: 11 new officials hired; fantasy hockey overvalued players

17:26  15 september  2021
17:26  15 september  2021 Source:   nbcsports.com

Best fantasy football team names 2021

  Best fantasy football team names 2021 Your favorite draft cheat sheet might have rankings, sleepers, and auction values, but it does it have a list of the best fantasy football team names for 2021? We're here to help with some of our favorites, from the funny to the lame and everything in between.Let's face it -- you're probably not going to win your league. Basic math tells us that. But just because your team is destined to fail doesn't mean you can't be a winner at something far more important. Most of the things that derail a fantasy season, like Saquon Barkley's health, Mike Evans' targets, or Deshaun Watson's (allegedly) criminal behavior, are out of our hands, but you can control whether you have a funny or creative team name.

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• The NHL has promoted eight and hired 11 officials for the 2021-22 season. [Scouting the Refs]

• Wayne and Janet Gretzky will receive the 2021 Stan Musial Lifetime Achievement Award in November. The Lifetime Achievement Award honors those who had those qualities for which Baseball Hall of Famer Stan Musial was known. [NHL.com]

• Good luck to former NBC friends Liam McHugh, Eddie Olczyk, Keith Jones, Kenny Albert, Brendan Burke, and Anson Carter as they head Turner’s broadcasting crew for the upcoming NHL season. [WarnerMedia]

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Best tips, advice for dominating your 2021 snake draft

  Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Best tips, advice for dominating your 2021 snake draft Snake drafts still rule the fantasy football world, and everyone's looking for tips on how to dominate their league. SN's Vinnie Iyer weighs in with strategy advice for navigating your 2021 draft, from how to build your team to finding the best sleepers late.Of course, nothing changes the fact you should be in a position to dominate the draft from the first round to the last. If you do the right amount of studying and practicing, you shoud give yourself a chance to finish in the money.

• Digging deep into the numbers of back-to-backs, miles traveled, and more with the Kraken’s inaugural schedule. [Sound of Hockey]

• El Paso, Texas will host the Coyotes and Stars in the annual Kraft Hockeyville USA preseason game on Oct. 3. [NHLPA]

• Which players have been overvalued in their fantasy hockey draft positions? [NBC Sports Edge]

• Flames GM Brad Treliving on the urge for change in Calgary: “I know everybody screams for change, and we talked about that, but we can only do things that are available to you.” [Sportsnet]

Jimmy Vesey, Mark Jankowski, and Tyler Wotherspoon are heading to New Jersey on training camp tryout deals. [All About the Jersey]

Overrated players, potential fantasy busts who move down PPR rankings in 2021

  Overrated players, potential fantasy busts who move down PPR rankings in 2021 Whether you're making the switch from standard to PPR leagues, play in both, or simply find yourself reading standard rankings too often, you need to be aware of the differences in rankings. See which fantasy stars and mid-tier players take a hit heading into 2021.That said, some of the guys on the list below will still be highly valuable across both formats, while some take major hits in PPR leagues. This should go without saying, but it's vital to closely pay attention to your league's scoring settings and adjust your cheat sheets based on whether you're in a standard, half-point PPR, or full-point PPR league.

James Neal, Alex Galchenyuk, and Sami Vatanen are among the names who also could be in NHL training camps soon on tryout deals. [The Hockey News]

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PHT Morning Skate: 11 new officials hired; fantasy hockey overvalued players originally appeared on NBCSports.com

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