Hello everyone. Welcome to the twelfth edition of JOT This Down!

Keep the questions, comments, and concerns coming. I’ll be here all week to answer any and everything you may have.

Week 12 (December 25th-31st) 

  • No Games on December 25th or 26th. 
  • The Vancouver Canucks play 1 game.
  • Arizona Coyotes, Calgary Flames, Seattle Kraken, and Vegas Golden Knights play 2 games.
  • Everyone else plays three games.

Sleepers to Stream – (will usually look at players on teams with extra games)

  • Dylan Cozens (BUF)
  • Yegor Chinakhov (CBJ)
  • Mattias Ekholm (EDM)
  • Marco Rossi (MIN)
  • Rickard Rakell (PIT)
  • Cam York (PHI)
  • Mario Ferraro (SJS)
  • Anthony Mantha (WSH)

All Aboard The Pickup Train-(add these guys before it’s too late if they are still available)

  • Trevor Zegras (ANA)
  • Brock Faber (MIN)
  • Max Pacioretty (WSH)

Notable Line Changes-(line changes to even strength units along with who may be good stack options.)

  • Danton Heinen (BOS) now skating with Pavel Zacha and David Pastrnak.
  • A.J. Greer (CGY) now skating with Elias Lindholm and Yegor Sharangovich.
  • Adam Fantili (CBJ) now skating with Johnny Gaudreau and Justin Danforth.
  • Alex Debrincat (DET) now skating with Dylan Larkin and Patrick Kane
  • Josh Norris (OTT) now skating with Brady Tkachuk and Claude Giroux.
  • Owen Tippett (PHI) now skating with Sean Couturier and Travis Konecny
  • Rickard Rakell (PIT) now skating with Jake Guentzel and Sidney Crosby
  • William Eklund (SJS) now skating with Tomas Hertl and Filip Zadina
  • Andrei Kuzmenko (VAN) now skating with Elias Pettersson and Ilya Mikheyev
  • Jiri Patera (VGK) now the starting goaltender amidst injuries. 

Power Play Unit Exposure-(examine any notable movements on the top powerplay unit. I will not say “McDavid is on PP1” because that is obvious. However, if someone gets boosted onto PP1 with McDavid, they will be posted here)

  • Jamie Drysdale (ANA) moved up to PP1.
  • Morgan Geekie (BOS) moved up to PP1.
  • Casey Mittelstadt (BUF) remains on PP1.
  • Brent Burns, Michael Bunting (CAR) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Kevin Korchinski (CHI) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Shayne Gostisbehere (DET) bumped up to PP1.
  • Juraj Slafkovsky (MTL) bumped up to PP1.
  • Alex Wennberg (SEA) bumped up to PP1.

Category Fillers to Roster –

Category Shallow Leagues

(61% to 99% rostered)

Standard Leagues

(26% to 60% rostered)

Deeper Leagues

(under 25% rostered)

Goals Anders Lee (NYI) Thomas Harley (DAL) Anthony Mantha (WSH)
Assists Mikael Granlund (SJS) William Eklund (SJS) Gustav Nyquist (NSH)
Power Play Points Zach Werenski (CBJ) Troy Terry (ANA) Kyle Palmieri (NYI)
Shots on Goal Tom Wilson (WSH) Dawson Mercer (NJD) Anthony Duclair (SJS)
Hits Tanner Jeannot (TBL) Jeremy Lauzon (NSH) Kiefer Sherwood (NSH
Blocked Shots Brayden McNabb (VGK) Bowen Byram (COL) Mario Ferraro (SJS)
PIM Radko Gudas (ANA) Arber Xhekaj (MTL) Liam O’Brien (ARI)
Plus/Minus Michael Bunting (CAR) Gustav Forsling (FLA) Alexander Kerfoot (ARI)
Faceoff  Dylan Strome (WSH) Charlie Coyle (BOS) Jordan Staal (CAR)
Wins Devon Levi (BUF) Akira Schmid (NJD) Martin Jones (TOR)
GAA or Save % Pyotr Kochetkov (CAR) Elvis Merzlikins (CBJ) Alex Nedeljkovic (PIT)

Thank you for reading!

*All information was gathered from Yahoo, ESPN, dailyfaceoff.com, and NHL.com.