Quick Thoughts: Injury bug forces teams to change their lines

We are almost at the Christmas break, and injuries are forcing teams to find the right line combinations. Some combos make sense while others are head-scratchers. Here are the biggest changes on some teams that should help you this week, and maybe beyond. With the injury to Rickard Rakell, Ondrej Kase has moved to the top line… Continue reading Quick Thoughts: Injury bug forces teams to change their lines

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Quick Thoughts: Mid-November lineup changes

We are almost in December and the better players in the league are starting to separate themselves from the pack. It’s time to ride their coattails and get some great production. The waiver wire is always full of gems so just remember to check the matchups and line deployment. Here is the latest overview of… Continue reading Quick Thoughts: Mid-November lineup changes

2018-19: Top Goaltenders for Fantasy Hockey

Goaltending is a very volatile position. If we look and see which goalies were drafted first last year, Carey Price and Braden Holtby did not live up to their draft price. On the other hand, Andrei Vasilevskiy and Connor Hellebuyck were steals, so goalies can vary from year-to-year. It’s also very important to consider how… Continue reading 2018-19: Top Goaltenders for Fantasy Hockey

Digging Deeper: Welcome to the Shark Tank Karlsson

By now I'm sure you've heard about the Erik Karlsson trade. Ottawa Senator fans are not happy with the return for their captain. Yes, they got a lot of assets, but none of the players they received scream superstar level talent. For now we will wait and see and maybe down the road the draft… Continue reading Digging Deeper: Welcome to the Shark Tank Karlsson

2018-19: Top 30 Defencemen for Fantasy Hockey

Drafting good defencemen is key. The problem is, there are so many that have 40 and 50-point potential. I’ve compiled the top 30 blueliners and have taken into account where they are positioned on their respective team’s power-plays. These rankings are based off of Yahoo’s standard league categories – adjust accordingly.   1. Brent Burns… Continue reading 2018-19: Top 30 Defencemen for Fantasy Hockey

Quick Thoughts: Karlsson says no to Canada & Kucherov is tampering

There are some interesting hockey news floating around today that I wanted to share with you. The first one revolves around Erik Karlsson. Does he only want to sign an extension with an American team? Well according to Andy Strickland of Fox Sports Midwest, he does. How true is this? I do not know. I… Continue reading Quick Thoughts: Karlsson says no to Canada & Kucherov is tampering