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Profile: Janet Eagleson

Janet Eagleson's inside voice -- one laced with equal parts sarcasm and humor -- tends to end up "outside" a whole lot. But that's what makes her a must-read -- she says the things we often think but don't ever say. One reader even used her name in the same breath as hockey blowhard, Don Cherry... minus the bad suits and bad proununciation, of course. She's a veteran fantasy writer with a trophy case filled with honors -- she took home the Fantasy Hockey Writer of the Year award from the Fantasy Sports Writers' Association (FSWA) in 2006 and 2007, and was a finalist for the same award in 2008. She covers the Buds and Bolts for Rotowire and writes a weekly hockey column for Yahoo! Fantasy Sports during the season. And most recently, she turned her fantasy hockey winnings into a coveted, stainless steel Weber bbq. Sweet... and smoked.

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6/13/2014 10:22:00 PMLa-La-La-L.A. Gets Lord Stanley!
6/11/2014 9:02:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Stanley Cup Final: No Sweep
6/8/2014 2:48:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Stanley Cup Final Game 2
6/4/2014 8:56:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Stanley Cup Final Game 1
6/1/2014 8:39:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- The Cup Is Set
5/30/2014 9:09:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Headed to Game 7
5/29/2014 8:56:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- One Down, One to Go
5/26/2014 9:08:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Conference Finals Nearing End?
5/22/2014 9:55:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Conference Finals Thursday
5/19/2014 8:19:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Conference Finals Monday
5/17/2014 9:49:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Eastern Conference Game 1
5/14/2014 8:11:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- The Night the Lights Went Out in Boston
5/12/2014 8:14:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round Two, Monday
5/10/2014 9:30:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round 2 Saturday
5/8/2014 9:35:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round Two Thursday
5/6/2014 8:52:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round Two Tuesday
5/4/2014 8:23:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round Two Sunday
5/3/2014 6:14:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round Two, Games 1
4/30/2014 10:21:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round One Ends
4/28/2014 8:57:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Monday
4/26/2014 8:15:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Saturday (with a pinch of Friday)
4/24/2014 9:07:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Thursday (25th)
4/23/2014 9:08:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday (24th)
4/22/2014 9:24:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday
4/21/2014 8:38:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Monday
4/20/2014 9:29:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Sunday
4/19/2014 9:04:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Saturday
4/19/2014 8:18:00 AMNHL Playoff Observations -- Friday
4/18/2014 9:06:00 AMNHL Playoff Observations -- Thursday
4/16/2014 8:47:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday
1/7/2014 8:44:00 AMCanadian Olympic Snubs
6/24/2013 9:41:00 PMChicago Wins The Cup
6/22/2013 8:34:00 PMLord Stanley Advantage Blackhawks
6/19/2013 9:30:00 PMLord Stanley Knotted At Two
6/17/2013 9:14:00 PMLord Stanley Game Three
6/15/2013 8:50:00 PMLord Stanley Game Two
6/12/2013 9:38:00 PMLord Stanley Game One
6/8/2013 10:26:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Cup Runneth Over
6/7/2013 9:22:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Brooms Come Out
6/5/2013 9:26:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Pens on the Ropes
6/3/2013 8:54:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Conference Finals Monday
6/1/2013 8:13:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round Three Begins
5/29/2013 8:41:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round Two Is Over
5/27/2013 8:53:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round Two Monday
5/25/2013 9:27:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Saturday
5/23/2013 9:05:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Thursday
5/21/2013 9:04:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday
5/19/2013 5:48:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Weekend
5/17/2013 8:26:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Friday (Thursday, too)
5/15/2013 8:30:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round Two Wednesday
5/14/2013 9:13:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round Two Tuesday
5/13/2013 8:52:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Monday
5/12/2013 9:06:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Sunday
5/11/2013 8:48:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Saturday
5/10/2013 9:37:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Friday
5/9/2013 5:42:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday
5/7/2013 8:53:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday
5/5/2013 9:44:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Sunday
5/4/2013 9:47:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Saturday
5/3/2013 9:36:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Friday
5/2/2013 9:16:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Thursday
5/1/2013 8:45:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday
4/30/2013 8:51:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday
7/21/2012 10:58:00 AMDid Crosby's Concussion Get Penguins Medical Staff Fired?
6/11/2012 9:06:00 PMNHL -- Kings Crowned
6/9/2012 9:32:00 PMNHL Stanley Cup Observations -- Game Five
6/6/2012 9:13:00 PMNHL Stanley Cup Observations -- Game Four
6/4/2012 8:23:00 PMNHL Stanley Cup Observations -- Game Three
6/2/2012 9:21:00 PMNHL Stanley Cup Observations -- Game Two
5/30/2012 9:17:00 PMNHL Stanley Cup Observations -- Game One
5/25/2012 9:36:00 PMNHL Playoffs -- The Devil Made Me Do It
5/23/2012 9:12:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Lord Stanley Approaches
5/22/2012 10:06:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday
5/21/2012 9:05:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Monday
5/20/2012 3:32:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Sunday
5/19/2012 2:43:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Saturday
5/16/2012 8:47:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday
5/15/2012 9:32:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday
5/14/2012 7:50:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Conference Finals Begin
5/11/2012 8:54:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Heading Into Game 7
5/7/2012 9:11:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Monday
5/5/2012 2:16:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- End-of Week Special
5/2/2012 9:10:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Mid-Week Special
4/30/2012 8:34:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Monday
4/29/2012 8:37:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Sunday
4/28/2012 9:32:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Round Two Begins
4/26/2012 9:00:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Thursday
4/25/2012 8:46:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday
4/24/2012 8:41:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday
4/23/2012 9:23:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Black Hawk Down
4/22/2012 6:00:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Weekend Edition
4/20/2012 8:52:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Friday
4/19/2012 8:26:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Thursday
4/18/2012 8:49:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday
4/17/2012 9:18:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday
4/16/2012 9:31:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Monday
4/15/2012 8:57:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Sunday
4/14/2012 10:34:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Fight Night
4/13/2012 9:19:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Friday
4/12/2012 9:03:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Thursday
4/11/2012 9:06:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Opening Night
6/17/2011 5:55:00 PMWhat To Do With Bobby Lou...
6/15/2011 8:21:00 PMBruins Lift Lord Stanley
6/13/2011 9:14:00 PMLord Stanley Game Six Observations
6/11/2011 5:35:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Lord Stanley Game Five
6/9/2011 9:13:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Lord Stanley Game Four
6/7/2011 5:54:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Lord Stanley Game Three
6/4/2011 9:02:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Lord Stanley Game Two
6/1/2011 9:22:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Lord Stanley Game One
5/27/2011 6:51:00 AMNHL Playoff Observations -- Heading Into Game 7
5/23/2011 8:34:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Monday Night
5/21/2011 9:00:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Saturday Night
5/19/2011 9:41:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Thursday Night
5/17/2011 8:40:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday Night
5/15/2011 8:33:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Sunday Night
5/12/2011 9:16:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Thursday Night
5/10/2011 8:15:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday Night
5/8/2011 8:36:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Sunday Night
5/6/2011 8:37:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Friday Night
5/4/2011 9:16:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday Night
5/3/2011 9:23:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday Night
5/1/2011 8:20:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Sunday Night
4/30/2011 9:28:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Saturday Night
4/29/2011 9:34:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Friday Night
4/27/2011 7:40:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday Night (and Tuesday, too)
4/25/2011 9:10:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Monday Night
4/24/2011 9:15:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Sunday Night
4/23/2011 10:22:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Saturday Night
4/20/2011 9:05:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Wednesday Night
4/19/2011 9:16:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Tuesday Night
4/18/2011 8:39:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Monday Night
4/17/2011 8:40:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Sunday Night
4/16/2011 9:02:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Saturday Night
4/15/2011 9:55:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Friday Night
4/14/2011 9:24:00 PMNHL Playoff Observations -- Thursday Night
4/13/2011 8:15:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Opening Night
7/1/2010 2:48:00 PMFlames -- WTF?
6/18/2010 4:28:00 PMFOR SALE: Halak jersey (cheap)
6/9/2010 9:26:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Chicago Takes the Cup
6/4/2010 9:21:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- It's a Whole New Series
5/31/2010 8:19:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Stanley Cup Finals Game 2
5/29/2010 10:01:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Saturday
5/23/2010 8:17:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Sunday
5/22/2010 6:16:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Saturday
5/21/2010 8:13:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Friday
5/20/2010 8:50:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Thursday
5/18/2010 9:31:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Tuesday
5/16/2010 8:01:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Sunday
5/15/2010 6:50:00 PMBruins Choke or Flyers' Destiny?
5/12/2010 8:28:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Tuesday and Wednesday
5/10/2010 8:13:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Sunday and Monday
5/8/2010 7:50:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Friday and Saturday
5/6/2010 8:36:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Thursday
5/5/2010 8:24:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
5/2/2010 8:07:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Saturday and Sunday
4/30/2010 7:25:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Thursday and Friday
4/28/2010 8:31:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Wednesday
4/26/2010 8:29:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Monday
4/25/2010 8:39:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Saturday and Sunday
4/23/2010 9:14:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Friday
4/22/2010 8:18:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Wednesday and Thursday
4/20/2010 8:15:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Monday and Tuesday
4/18/2010 7:25:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Sunday
4/17/2010 8:00:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Saturday
4/16/2010 9:37:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Friday
4/15/2010 9:10:00 PMNHL Playoff Hockey Observations -- Wednesday and Thursday
6/12/2009 9:09:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Stanley Cup Game 7
6/11/2009 7:51:00 PMWhat's up with Sidney Crosby?
6/9/2009 9:32:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Tuesday Night
6/6/2009 8:51:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Saturday
6/4/2009 8:22:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Thursday
6/2/2009 9:03:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Tuesday
5/31/2009 8:55:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Sunday
5/30/2009 9:33:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Saturday
5/27/2009 9:05:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Wednesday
5/26/2009 8:06:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Tuesday
5/24/2009 8:48:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Sunday
5/23/2009 8:48:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Saturday
5/22/2009 9:36:00 PMPlayof Observations -- Friday
5/21/2009 8:20:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Thursday
5/19/2009 8:55:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Tuesday Night
5/18/2009 8:11:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Monday
5/17/2009 8:12:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Sunday
5/14/2009 9:37:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Thursday
5/13/2009 8:55:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Wednesday
5/12/2009 8:57:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Tuesday
5/11/2009 8:54:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Monday
5/10/2009 8:56:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Sunday
5/9/2009 8:58:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Saturday
5/8/2009 9:32:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Friday
5/7/2009 8:47:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Thursday Night
5/6/2009 8:39:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Wednesday Night
5/5/2009 9:17:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Tuesday Night
5/4/2009 9:02:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Monday
5/3/2009 8:51:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Sunday
5/2/2009 10:32:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Saturday
5/1/2009 9:25:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Friday
4/30/2009 8:45:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Thursday
4/28/2009 8:32:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Tuesday
4/27/2009 8:38:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Monday
4/26/2009 8:27:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Sunday
4/25/2009 10:25:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Saturday
4/24/2009 8:55:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Friday
4/23/2009 7:50:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Thursday
4/22/2009 8:15:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Wednesday
4/21/2009 8:06:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Tuesday
4/20/2009 8:29:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Monday
4/19/2009 7:58:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Sunday
4/18/2009 9:19:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Saturday
4/17/2009 9:34:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Friday Night
4/16/2009 8:46:00 PMPlayoff Observations -- Thursday
4/15/2009 8:24:00 PMWednesday Observations -- Game 1
4/14/2009 9:48:00 PMNHL Playoff Player Rankings

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