Fantasy Hockey Weekly Newsletter: Week 21

Hello everyone. Welcome to the twenty-first 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 21 (March 4th-10th) 

2 Games

3 Games

                         4 Games
New York RangersTampa Bay Lightning

Washington Capitals

Anaheim Ducks

Buffalo Sabres

Carolina Hurricanes

Calgary Flames

Colorado Avalanche

Dallas Stars

Detroit Red Wings

Los Angeles Kings

Minnesota Wild

Montreal Canadiens

New Jersey Devils

New York Islanders

Ottawa Senators

Philadelphia Flyers

San Jose Sharks

Seattle Kraken

Vancouver Canucks

Vegas Golden Knights

Arizona CoyotesBoston Bruins

Calgary Flames

Chicago Blackhawks

Columbus Blue Jackets

Edmonton Oilers

Florida Panthers

Nashville Predators

Pittsburgh Penguins

St. Louis Blues

Toronto Maple Leafs

Winnipeg Jets


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

  • Logan Stankoven (DAL)
  • Juraj Slafkovsky (MTL)
  • Gabriel Vilardi (WPG)

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

  • Matias Maccelli (ARI)
  • Morgan Geekie (BOS)
  • Connor Zary (CGY)
  • Phillip Kurashev (CHI)
  • Yegor Chinakhov (CBJ)
  • Warren Foegele (EDM)
  • Evan Rodrigues (FLA)
  • Luke Evangelista (NSH)
  • Jake Neighbours (STL)
  • Matthew Knies (TOR)
  • Rickard Rakell (PIT)
  • Neal Pionk, Laurent Brossoit (WPG)

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

  • Charlie Coyle (BOS) now skating with David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand.
  • Jordan Greenway (BUF) now skating with Tage Thompson and Alex Tuch
  • Andrei Svechnikov (CAR) now skating with Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen
  • Andrew Mangiapane (CGY) now skating with Mikael Backlund and Blake Coleman
  • Aleksander Barkov (FLA) now skating with Sam Reinhart and Carter Verhaeghe.
  • Alex Turcotte (LAK) now skating with Anze Kopitar and Quinton Byfield
  • Timo Meier (NJD) now skating with Nico Hischier and Jesper Bratt.
  • Kaapo Kaako (NYR) now skating with Chris Kreider and Mika Zibanejad
  • Matthieu Joseph (OTT) now skating with Shane Pinto and Vladimir Tarasenko.
  • Matthew Knies (TOR) skating with Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner.
  • Hendrix LaPierre (WSH) on line 1 with Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson.

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)

  • Dylan Guenther (ARI) remains on PP1.
  • Morgan Geekie (BOS) bumped up to PP1.
  • Jordan Greenway (BUF) remains up to PP1.
  • Brent Burns (CAR) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Mackenzie Weegar (CGY) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Tyler Johnson (CHI) bumped up to PP1.
  • Alex Newhook (MTL) remains on PP1. 
  • Tommy Novak (NSH) bumped up to PP1.
  • Jake Sanderson (OTT) bumped up to PP1.
  • Egor Zamula (PHI) bumped up to PP1.
  • Valtteri Puustinen, Rickard Rakell (PIT) bumped up to PP1.
  • Tyler Bertuzzi (TOR) bumped up to PP1.
  • Anthony Cirelli (TBL) 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 Yegor Sharangovich (CGY) Jake Neighbours (STL) Logan Stankoven (DAL)
Assists Gabriel Vilardi (WPG) Torey Krug (STL) Gustav Nyquist (NSH)
PowerPlay 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) Jake McCabe (TOR) 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  Chandler Stephenson (VGK) Charlie Coyle (BOS) Jason Dickinson (CHI)
Wins Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (BUF) Nico Daws (NJD) Anton Forsberg (OTT)
GAA or Save % Cam Talbot (LAK) Sam Montembeault (MTL) Alex Nedeljkovic (PIT)

Thank you for reading!

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