Fantasy Hockey Weekly Newsletter: Week 15

Hello everyone. Welcome to the fifteenth 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 15 (January 15th-21st) 

2 Games3 Games4 Games
Columbus Blue JacketsPittsburgh Penguins

Winnipeg Jets

Arizona CoyotesBoston Bruins

Buffalo Sabres

Calgary Flames

Carolina Hurricanes

Chicago Blackhawks

Detroit Red Wings

Edmonton Oilers

Florida Panthers

Nashville Predators

San Jose Sharks

St. Louis Blues

Tampa Bay Lightning

Washington Capitals

Vancouver Canucks

Vegas Golden Knights

Anaheim DucksColorado Avalanche

Dallas Stars

Los Angeles Kings

Montreal Canadiens

Minnesota Wild

New Jersey Devils

New York Rangers

New York Islanders

Ottawa Senators

Philadelphia Flyers

Seattle Kraken

Toronto Maple Leafs

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

  • Brock Faber (MIN)
  • Jamie Drysdale (PHI)
  • Martin Jones (TOR)

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

  • Charlie Coyle (BOS)
  • Mason Marchment (DAL)
  • Matt Roy (NYI)
  • Marco Rossi (MIN)
  • Marc-Andre Fleury (MIN)
  • Alexis Lafreniere (NYR)
  • Kaapo Kakko (NYR)
  • Joel Farabee (PHI)
  • Pontus Holmberg (TOR)
  • Conor Garland (VAN)

Notable Line Changes – (line changes to even strength units and who may make good stack options.)

  • Frank Vatrano, Alex Killorn, Mason McTavish (ANA) skating together. 
  • Clayton Keller, Nick Schmaltz, Jack McBain (ARI) skating together. 
  • Charlie Coyle (BOS) now skating with David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand.
  • David Perron (DET) now skating with Dylan Larkin and Lucas Raymond.
  • New Jersey Devils shuffle all their lines amidst flurry of injuries. 
  • Anders Lee (NYI) skating with Bo Horvat and Oliver Wahlstrom
  • Will Cuylle (NYR) now skating with Chris Kreider and Mika Zibanejad
  • Kaapo Kakko (NYR) healthy and back in the lineup.
  • Pontus Holmberg (TOR) skating with Auston Matthews and William Nylander.
  • Pavel Dorofeyev (VGK) on line 1 and PP1 due to injuries. 
  • T.J. Oshie (WSH) on line 1 and PP1 due to injuries. 
  • Adam Lowry (WPG) on line 1 and PP1 due to 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)

  • Jackson Lacombe (ANA) moved up to PP1.
  • Dylan Guenther (ARI) getting a look on PP1.
  • Charlie Coyle (BOS) moved up to PP1.
  • Casey Mittelstadt (BUF) remains on PP1.
  • Mackenzie Weegar (CGY) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Brent Burns, Michael Bunting (CAR) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Alex Vlasic, Rem Pitlick (CHI) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Adam Boqvist (CBJ) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Jamie Benn, Thomas Harley (DAL) bumped up to PP1.
  • Shayne Gostisbehere (DET) bumped up to PP1.
  • Juraj Slafkovsky (MTL) bumped up to PP1.
  • Thomas Chabot (OTT) bumped up to PP1.
  • Rickard Rakell (PIT) bumped up to PP1.
  • Jaden Schwartz (SEA) bumped up to PP1.
  • Jake Neighbours (STL) bumped up to PP1.

Category Fillers to Roster:

CategoryShallow Leagues

(61% to 99% rostered)

Standard Leagues

(26% to 60% rostered)

Deeper Leagues

(under 25% rostered)

GoalsYegor Sharangovich (CGY)Jake Neighbours (STL)Andrew Copp (DET)
AssistsJamie Drysdale (PHI)William Eklund (SJS)Gustav Nyquist (NSH)
Power Play PointsRyan O’Reilly (NSH)Nick Schmaltz (ARI)Colton Sissons (NSH)
Shots on GoalNazem Kadri (CGY)Dawson Mercer (NJD)Anthony Duclair (SJS)
HitsDakota Joshua (VAN)Tanner Jeannot (TBL)Kiefer Sherwood (NSH
Blocked ShotsBrayden McNabb (VGK)Matt Roy (LAK)Mario Ferraro (SJS)
PIMRadko Gudas (ANA)Ryan Strome (ANA)Liam O’Brien (ARI)
Plus/MinusGustav Forsling (FLA)Blake Coleman (CGY)Alexander Kerfoot (ARI)
Faceoff Dylan Strome (WSH)Charlie Coyle (BOS)Chandler Stephenson (VGK)
WinsMartin Jones (TOR)Alex Nedeljkovic (PIT)Nico Daws (NJD)
GAA or Save %Alex Lyon (DET)Sam Montembeault (MTL)Samuel Ersson (PHI)

Thank you for reading!

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