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2001-2002 

Adam (Darlington Penguins)
Mike
Eric
Greg
Avi
Chris Frye
Bridget
Craig

-1st year of fantasy hockey. 

-Avi led most of the year. Adam took over the lead late with the help of Jagr.  Eric had a great comeback towards the end of the year thanks to a Cheechoo explosion.

2002-2003 

Greg (Ice Commies)
Avi
Mike
Amit
Eric
Craig
Ben
Adam
Vitaly Gurevich
Jason
Chris Frye
Jeff Miller

-Expansion Teams: Amit, Ben, Vitaly, Jason, and Jeff

-Greg dominated most of the year to win by a large margin with 30+ goal scorers Kovalev, Thornton, Naslund, and Gaborik.

-Trade veto rules implemented

2003-2004 

Ben (Simba wa Barafu)
Jason
Craig
Adam
Dave
Greg
Mike
Eric
Avi
Amit
Vitaly
Chris Frye

-Expansion Team: Dave

-Change to Rotisserie League

-Ben led most of the year.  Jason and Craig stayed close to keeping pressure on the top spot.

-Rules for a Keeper League were agreed on to start the following year.

-Vitaly and Chris quit during the season. Vitaly was replaced mid-season by Joe.

-Website started

2004-2005 

No Season

-Labor Dispute.  NHL Season Cancelled.  First time in North American sports history that an entire season was cancelled.

-People had a lot of extra free time with no fantasy hockey going on.

2005-2006 

Mike (Burgh Ice Bruisers)
Greg
Jason
Ben
Amit
Adam
Eric
Craig
Avi
Dave
Joe
Josh

-New Team Owners: Joe and Josh

-Keeper League rules in place for the first time

-Change back to Points League

-In the closest finish in league history Mike pulled out the victory over Greg and Jason.

2006-2007

Avi (Steel Flounderz)
Jason
Eric
Adam
Ben
Mike
Greg
Amit
Craig
Dave
Josh
Joe

-Draft was changed to non-snake and undrafted players were not allowed to be kept in the following season.

-Goalie points were increased to balance with skaters in the new higher scoring NHL

-In what was a tight race for the top spot among Eric, Jason, and Avi, Avi pulled away late in the season to take his first title.

 

2007-2008

Greg (Commie Tsunami)
Avi
Jason
Adam
Ben
Mike
Amit
Jeremy
Eric
Corey
Craig
Dave
Scott
Josh

-Expansion Teams: Jeremy, Scott, Corey

-Rules changed to allow a fifth keeper, undrafted keepers in the 10th round, and only 3 keepers from players drafted in top 5 rounds next draft.

-Avi lead most of the year by a wide margin.  Greg and Jason closed the gap near the trade deadline.  Lifted by Alexander Ovechkin, who won the goal and points scoring titles, Greg overtook Avi during the last week of the season and became the first team to win the Cup two times.

2008-2009

Scott (Kick Ice)
Greg
Ben
Mike
Eric
Avi
Craig
Corey
Josh
Jason
Amit
Jeremy
Dave
Adam

-Rules changed to allow a sixth keeper.  Also players not in the top 25 in total points for their position can be kept only one round higher instead of three.

-Scott made the biggest jump year to year in league history from 13th to 1st to take his first cup.  This was in only his second season in the league.  The standings were tight first through fifth midway through the year.  However, Scott pulled ahead for a convincing victory thanks to Mike Green's 30+ goals (first D to score 30 since '93), Jeff Carter finishing 2nd in goals, and hot goalies down the stretch (S. Mason, C. Mason, C. Ward).

2009-2010

Jeremy (The Wall Bangers)
Amit
Jason
Mike
Scott
Ben
Avi
Dave
Greg
Corey
Josh
Craig
Eric
Adam

-Jeremy won his first championship and continued the streak of expansion team champions.  The Wall Bangers were led by huge years from Henrik Sedin's MVP season, Martin St. Louis, and Ilya Bryzgalov, plus key contributions from Malkin and Heatley.

- Amit and Jason kept the pressure on until late into the season.

-League parity continued with Jeremy's victory leaving seven different winners in eight seasons.  The top three teams finished in the bottom five the year before.

2010-2011

Greg (Commie Tsunami)
Avi
Jeremy
Adam
Scott
Amit
Alvin
Mike
Ben
Corey
Frank
Dave
Jason
Eric

-Greg won his third championship led by 50-goal Perry, breakout Yandle and bounce back years from Zetterberg and Lidstrom.

-Avi battled to the bitter end with a flurry of trades and climbed within 2 points with 2 weeks left. Unfortunately for Avi, he suffered some key untimely injuries.

-Greg returned to the top after a 9th place finish the previous season. Alvin and Frank made very respectable debuts in the league and it turned out  to be Corey's last season.

2011-2012

Jeremy (The Wall Bangers)
Mike
Scott
Amit
Adam
Alvin
Jason
Avi
Ben
Eric
Greg
Juha
Dave
Frank

-Jeremy won his 2nd championship in 3 years by a large margin thanks to bounce back years from Malkin and Spezza.

-Mike had a great second half run and came within 35 points. Karlsson took over as best offensive defenseman in the NHL and Eberle had a breakout season. What if Crosby had been healthy?

-Juha made a nice league debut. Adam had a great bounce back season after some tough ones. Our first annual Vegas draft was a great success.

2012-2013

Avi (Steel Flounderz)
Adam
Frank
Scott
Ben
Greg
Dave
Jason
Mike
Jeremy
Alvin
Amit
Juha
Eric

-Avi finally captures his 2nd championship thanks to a serious of trades for Getzlaf, Subban, Datsyuk, Lundqvist and Kunitz.

-Frank records his highest finish. A bounce back year from Ovechkin and another great season from Crosby sees Mike take 9th.

-Dave trades Seguin and Nugent-Hopkins to make a run to 7th place.

2013-2014

Mike (Burgh Ice Bruisers)
Dave
Jason
Frank
Adam
Luke
Greg
Jeremy
Juha
Ben
Amit
Scott
Eric
Avi

-Mike wins his 2nd championship on the backs of Crosby, Ovechkin and great goaltending of Bishop. Poop trade for P.K. Subban was a boost as well. Steen broke out ... in his 10th season, finally.

-Dave and Jason brought fierce competition but in the end Dave was undone by being Dave (trades). Frank once again had a strong finish and smuggled drugs through airports.

-Avi ran way with last place and had it locked down two weeks into the season. Eric tried to make a run for back-to-back last place finishes but just couldn't pull it off.

2014-2015

Mike (Burgh Ice Bruisers)
Greg
Ben
Frank
Eric
Juha
Avi
Amit
Adam
Scott
Jeremy
Dave
Jason
Luke

-Mike wins his 3rd championship, back-to-back. Ovechkin with another 50 goal season. Dubnyk came out of nowhere to rule Minnesota. Crosby with a good year but well below par. Mike leaves on top as he quit over Ben's trade.

-Ben led most of the season but couldn't hold on. Tarasenko led the way with a breakout year. D. Sedin (76 p) and Nash (42 g) had a bounce back seasons. Unfortunately, Stamkos and Nash underperformed down the stretch.

-Greg with a fierce comeback thanks to key pickups - Steen (drop), Josi (drop), Benn (Art Ross) and Eberle from Drouin trade. Price had MVP season and Karlsson was top D thanks to late Ottawa run.

2015-2016

Greg (Commie Tsunami)
Dave
Mike
Scott
Jeremy
Eric
Juha
Jason
Luke
Ben
Frank
Avi
Amit
Adam

-Greg wins his 4th championship in the tightest race to finish in history. Benn with career year and Kopitar huge bounce back season. Price lost early in the season.

-Dave finished 2nd, less than 10 points back. Made great mid-season trades to acquire, Karlsson, Simmonds, Mason, and Wheeler. Fleury 35 wins, 2 concussions.

-Mike nearly completed a 3-peat finishing 25 points back. Ovechkin scored 50, Crosby with a late season surge, Luongo 35 wins to lead Panthers.

2016-2017

Ben (Simba)
Avi
Eric
Mike
Scott
Luke
Adam
Amit
Jason
Frank
Dave
Jeremy
Juha
Greg

-Ben wins first real championship. Breakout year from Scheifele, amazing year from Talbot, strong Tarasenko and great goalie depth.

-Avi nearly pulls it out thanks to McJesus, Burns and Price but comes just short in the end.

-Eric has his best finish in years thanks to 39 goals from Marchand, awesome Rask, breakout Granlund and 5 moves.

*Click on underlined years for expanded standings.