Digging Deeper: This Season Should Signal the Start of the Kings Rebuild

Do you think Drew Doughty would have signed an eight-year extension if he knew his LA Kings would be sitting third last in the league? He's helped Los Angeles win two championships and loves living there, but he's the type of player who wants to keep winning. The ability to compete for the Stanley Cup year in… Continue reading Digging Deeper: This Season Should Signal the Start of the Kings Rebuild

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Advanced Analytics 101: Applying Corsi in fantasy hockey

The NHL is slowly becoming more accepting towards advanced analytics. You can find these statistics on the league home page or on other sites such as Corsica.hockey. A very popular statistic thrown around is called Corsi. Corsi measures total shots on net as a percentage of total shots for and against, trying to give us an… Continue reading Advanced Analytics 101: Applying Corsi in fantasy hockey

There’s nothing wrong with being the third wheel

Every year there’s a handful of players that ride the coattails of their linemates. Being the third wheel is great for fantasy as they can provide value late in the draft. Let’s take a look at some players who are either penciled-in or trying out as the third wheel. The numbers are based off the… Continue reading There’s nothing wrong with being the third wheel

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

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

2018-19 Rankings: Top 20 Left-Wingers for Fantasy Hockey

Last week we looked at the top 20 centers and now we are moving on to the top left wingers for fantasy. Other players with left-wing eligibility may be in another ranking or have missed the cut. These rankings are based off of Yahoo’s standard league categories – adjust accordingly.   1. Alexander Ovechkin (WSH… Continue reading 2018-19 Rankings: Top 20 Left-Wingers for Fantasy Hockey

2018-19 Rankings: Top 20 Centers for Fantasy Hockey

The NHL season is right around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about who to draft. We begin with the top 20 centers of the league and will be focusing only on players who might be lining up in the middle this season. Other players with center eligibility may be in another ranking… Continue reading 2018-19 Rankings: Top 20 Centers for Fantasy Hockey