Fantasy Hockey Weekly Newsletter: Week 20

Hello everyone. Welcome to the twentieth 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 20 (February 26th-March 3rd) 

2 Games 3 Games 4 Games
Calgary Flames

Chicago Blackhawks

New York Rangers

Anaheim Ducks

Boston Bruins

Carolina Hurricanes

Calgary Flames

Colorado Avalanche

Columbus Blue Jackets

Detroit Red Wings

Florida Panthers

Montreal Canadiens

Nashville Predators

New Jersey Devils

New York Islanders

Philadelphia Flyers

Seattle Kraken

St. Louis Blues

Tampa Bay Lightning

Toronto Maple Leafs

Vancouver Canucks

Vegas Golden Knights

Arizona Coyotes

Buffalo Sabres

Dallas Stars

Edmonton Oilers

Los Angeles Kings

Minnesota Wild

Ottawa Senators

Pittsburgh Penguins

San Jose Sharks

Washington Capitals

Winnipeg Jets

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

  • Juraj Slafkovsky (MTL)
  • Gabriel Vilardi (WPG)

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

  • Kyle Okposo (BUF)
  • Michael Bunting (CAR)
  • Wyatt Johnston (DAL)
  • Michael Rasmussen (DET)
  • Corey Perry (EDM)
  • Marco Rossi (MIN)
  • Shane Pinto (OTT)
  • Rickard Rakell (PIT)
  • Anthony Duclair (SJS)
  • Connor McMichael (WSH)

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

  • James Van Riemsdyk (BOS) now skating with David Pastrnak and Pavel Zacha.
  • Joe Pavelski (DAL) now skating with Jason Robertson and Roope Hintz.
  • Andrei Svechnikov (CAR) now skating with Sebastian Aho and Jesper Fast
  • Michael Rasmussen (DET) now skating with Dylan Larkin and Patrick Kane.
  • Warren Foegele (EDM) now skating with Zach Hyman and Connor McDavid
  • Aleksander Barkov (FLA) now skating with Sam Reinhart and Evan Rodrigues.
  • Timo Meier (NJD) now skating with Nico Hischier and Jesper Bratt.
  • Jimmy Vesey (NYR) now skating with Chris Kreider and Mika Zibanejad
  • Matthieu Joseph (OTT) now skating with Tim Stutzle and Claude Giroux.
  • Matthew Knies (TOR) skating with Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner.
  • Connor McMichael (WSH) on line 1 with Alex Ovechkin and Nicolas Aube-Kubel.

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)

  • Jacob Silfverberg (ANA) remains up to PP1.
  • Dylan Guenther (ARI) remains on PP1.
  • Morgan Geekie (BOS) bumped up to PP1.
  • Dylan Cozens (BUF) remains up to PP1.
  • Mackenzie Weegar (CGY) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Tyler Johnson (CHI) bumped up to PP1.
  • Artturi Lehkonen (COL) remains on PP1.
  • Kent Johnson (CBJ) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Alex Newhook (MTL) remains on PP1. 
  • Jake Sanderson (OTT) bumped up to PP1.
  • Rickard Rakell (PIT) bumped up to line 1 and PP1.
  • Anthony Cirelli (TBL) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Sean Monahan (WPG) on line 2 and PP1.

Category Fillers to Roster-

Category Shallow Leagues

(61% to 99% rostered)

Standard Leagues

(26% to 60% rostered)

Deeper Leagues

(under 25% rostered)

Goals Yegor Sharangovich (CGY) Jake Neighbours (STL) Andrew Copp (DET)
Assists Gabriel Vilardi (WPG) Torey Krug (STL) Gustav Nyquist (NSH)
Power Play Points Ryan O’Reilly (NSH) Bryan Rust (PIT) Colton Sissons (NSH)
Shots on Goal Nazem Kadri (CGY) Dawson Mercer (NJD) Conor Garland (VAN)
Hits Jeremy Lauzon (NSH) Tanner Jeannot (TBL) Kiefer Sherwood (NSH)
Blocked Shots Sam Girard (COL) Matt Roy (LAK) T.J. Brodie (TOR)
PIM Radko Gudas (ANA) Ryan Strome (ANA) Liam O’Brien (ARI)
Plus/Minus Gustav Forsling (FLA) Scott Laughton (PHI) Alexander Kerfoot (ARI)
Faceoff  Dylan Strome (WSH) Charlie Coyle (BOS) Jason Dickinson (CHI)
Wins Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (BUF) Nico Daws (NJD) Anton Forsberg (OTT)
GAA or Save % Charlie Lindgren (WSH) Sam Montembeault (MTL) Alex Nedeljkovic (PIT)

Thank you for reading!

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