It’s that time again. Friday/Sunday stream targets to finish out the week. Get those claims in today so you don’t miss out! Unless you’re in one of them fancy same-day adds leagues. Good week for Friday/Sunday splits; we’ve got five teams on the docket this week. Calgary, Edmonton, San Jose, Vegas, and Winnipeg.

Note: For the sake of uniformity and convenience on my part, only players rostered in less than 50% of Yahoo leagues will be included. Also, a “***” denotes a priority stream, in my humble opinion.


Calgary Flames (@ ANA, @ VGK)

***Rasmus Andersson (45%): A PP1 QB who’s 55% available seems weird to me, but I understand he’s not exactly tearing it up. Still, he’s got 3 A over the last couple weeks and adds some blocks if your league counts ’em. Also a stud in the +/- department. Priority stream for those looking for points from D.

Blake Coleman (32%): If’n you need your SOG and H to get a boost, look no further than Coleman. The deployment, and therefore the points, have been less than ideal, but he’s always been a strong SOG+H guy and it’s no different in Calgary. I mean, not quite New Jersey levels, but still good.

Oliver Kylington (29%): Kylington went on a tear recently, then cooled off for a few games, then got himself another point on Monday. He’s not nearly as safe a pick as Andersson, but if RA is taken then you can take your chances with OK. Not much in the way of peripherals, though, so really I’m only looking at him in points leagues unless my SOG/H/BLK are looking good already.

Sean Monahan (28%): Meh. Still gets PP1 time and has 2 PPP over the past couple weeks, buuuut. I dunno. Monahan just isn’t all that good anymore. Streamable if desperate, I suppose.

Noah Hanifin (13%): Hanifin has 1 G, 4 A, 2 PP, 11 SOG, and smattering of H/BLK over the last 14 days (6 games). Ain’t too shabby at all! He gets looks here and there on the top power play, so that’s something. Also is good if you happen to be in a takeaways league.

Edmonton Oilers (@ SEA, v. LA)

Evan Bouchard (35%): Well, I’ll confess I’ve been disappointed with Mr. Bouchard while Darnell Nurse has been on the shelf. He’s still probably a hold depending on what your wire looks like, but methinks he’s a definite solid stream over the weekend. Seattle is pretty damn bad and Los Angeles isn’t very good. Of course there’s the fact he’s exposed to McDavid and Draisaitl a lot, too.

***Zack Kassian (15%): Matthew Tkachuk’s favorite person has seen a big boost in value lately after getting promoted to the top line. Took them long enough, honestly, cuz with Nurse out there hasn’t really been a muscle man to protect McDavid. Think that’s the rationale here. Decent bet to luck into some points and provide some SOG+H, and direct exposure to McDavid coupled with his widespread availability makes him a priority stream in my book.

Kris Russell (1%): If you need blocks, this guy gets ’em in droves. He has 19 in his last four games and is in fact now the NHL’s first player to reach 2,000 career blocks. That’s a whole. lotta. blocks.

San Jose Sharks (@ NYR, @ CBJ)

***Mario Ferraro (27%): Super Mario Ferraro is more than a stream in banger leagues; dude’s a straight hold. I’ve got him everywhere I can. He’s not worthless on the points front, either. Sure is doing more than Brent Burns these days…a lot more. In his last 7 games, Ferraro has 3 A, 15 H, and 22 BLK. Beautiful. Priority stream in bangs, obviously. Priority add, in my opinion.

Jonathan Dahlen (5%): Dahlen hasn’t been super great or anything, but he does have a small chance to knock in a goal or something given he sees top-six minutes and PP1 time. Missed some time with an injury but is back now and got good minutes on Tuesday. There are much better options but don’t forget about this kid if your wire’s thin.

Vegas Golden Knights (v. ARZ, @ CGY)

***Reilly Smith (49%): Juuuust barely making the cut at 49% rostered, Mr. Smith has enjoyed a very solid season so far. He’s got a whole bunch of goals lately, too: 7 in his last 9 games. The SOG are steady (has a nice *wink* 69 SOG on the year) and the deployment is pretty good (RW2, PP2). Priority stream given the quality of teammates and “feelin’ it” factor. Arizona is a cakewalk opponent, but Calgary is very tough to score on right now. Like, how many shutouts do they even have already? Feels like double digits and I haven’t checked to make sure. Okay now I checked. Seven. Close enough.

Brayden McNabb (10%): Resident Bang Daddy. Always a pretty strong stream for H+BLK.

Keegan Kolesar (2%): Stream if you need hits. Not too long a list of guys with 60+ and he’s sitting at 62 at time of writing.

Winnipeg Jets (v. NJ, v. TOR)

Nate Schmidt (41%): Nasty Nate was excellent for a good while but has simmered down of late. Only one single point in his last 7 games and almost no peripherals. I figured this would happen cuz he’s just not really all that great in fantasy (buy low on Neal Pionk if you can!), but that doesn’t mean he’s not streamable. He’s still on the top pairing and gets PP2 time. Could do better, could do worse.

Brenden Dillon (9%): Dillon has been a steady source of peripherals all season long. The shots are okay enough, the hits are good, and the blocks are pretty good. Take a look here if you need to pad some cats.


Week 9 Snapshot

Teams with 4 games: ANA (5 GAMES!), CAR, COL, DAL, MIN, NJ, NSH, NYR, PHI, STL, VAN

Teams with 3+ off nights: COL (4!!), VAN (also 4!!), NJ, NYR, PHI, VGK

Teams with 2 off nights: ANA, DAL, NSH, MIN, FLA, PIT, WSH

Teams with just 2 games: N/A

Teams with just 1 game 😱: N/A

Next week’s Friday/Sunday splits: VAN, VGK, NSH, COL, NYR, FLA


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