Tampa Bay Lightning studs Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov have rewarded fantasy owners this season. Ditto Noah Hanifin on the Metropolitan when Zach Werenski makes much more sense. In the west, Vladimir Tarasenko, Jonathan Marchessault and William Karlsson are all more deserving than Eric Staal, James Neal and Rickard Rakell.
Last week, we pondered various tidbits and storylines for the Western Conference with 2018 brand new. Boston Bruins: Remember when people were worried about Tuukka Rask? Buffalo Sabres: Two Sabres I’m especially interested down the stretch are: Robin Lehner and Kyle Okposo.
With NHL teams into their mandated bye weeks, Victoria Matiash takes a look at players from all 31 teams who most stand to gain from the break.
Sean Allen Special to ESPN.com Sean Allen is a fantasy analyst for ESPN.com. He was the 2008 and 2009 Fantasy Sports Writers Association Hockey Writer of the Year. You can tweet him @seanard. Follow on Twitter Rare is the week in the NHL when there is an argument to start Timo Meier over Johnny Gaudreau
Goalie Aaron Dell will get plenty of work with the San Jose Sharks playing eight games before the All-Star break. The upcoming scoring period is another oddly scheduled week in the NHL, and the All-Star break begins Jan. 26, so paying particular attention to matchups and how often your players hit the ice through the […]
Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron has 32 points in 35 games after a drop in production last season. This week’s article includes a hot center in Boston and a cold one in the desert, two lesser-known wingers, the King in charge of his throne and surgery for one of his Ranger teammates. Patrice Bergeron, C, […]
Sean Allen breaks down fantasy hockey matchup data heading into the week of Jan. 8-14, the first scoring period during which several NHL teams will be on a league-mandated bye.
As if the holiday break didn't throw enough of a wrinkle into the NHL schedule last week, more than half the league plays two games or fewer in the upcoming scoring period.
Boston Bruins’ David Backes has found his groove of late. Because of the three-day holiday break, the fantasy landscape hasn’t shifted significantly since the previous waiver-wire column, and most of last week’s recommendations remain solid additions.
Sean Allen breaks down fantasy hockey matchup data heading into the week of Dec. 25-31 and looks at the ridiculous scoring numbers of the NHL season’s opening few months.
It’s the holiday season, so Victoria Matiash put together a fantasy wish list for all 31 NHL coaches. Here’s what fantasy managers are asking for at the holidays.