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

Thank you to everyone who provided feedback in volume four. I appreciate it.  Keep the questions, comments, and concerns coming. I’ll be here all week to answer any and everything you may have.

Week 5 (November 6th-12th) 

2 Games 3 Games 4 Games
Chicago Blackhawks

New Jersey Devils

Vegas Golden Knights

Anaheim Ducks

Arizona Coyotes

Boston Bruins

Buffalo Sabres

Calgary Flames

Carolina Hurricanes

Colorado Avalanche

Edmonton Oilers

Detroit Red Wings

Los Angeles Kings

Nashville Predators

New York Islanders

New York Rangers

Ottawa Senators

Philadelphia Flyers

Pittsburgh Penguins

Seattle Kraken

St. Louis Blues

Washington Capitals

Winnipeg Jets

Columbus Blue Jackets

Dallas Stars

Florida Panthers

Minnesota Wild

Montreal Canadiens

San Jose Sharks

Tampa Bay Lightning

Toronto Maple Leafs

Vancouver Canucks

Sleepers to Stream-(will usually look at players on teams with four games)

  • Jack Roslovic (CBJ)
  • Zach Werenski (CBJ)
  • Kirill Marchenko (CBJ)
  • Mason Marchment (DAL)
  • Wyatt Johnston (DAL)
  • Oliver Ekman-Larsson (FLA)
  • Evan Rodrigues (FLA)
  • Calen Addison (MIN)
  • Ryan Hartman (MIN)
  • Tanner Pearson (MTL)
  • Anthony Duclair (SJS)
  • Alex Barre-Boulet (TBL)
  • Nicholas Paul (TBL)
  • Calle Jarnkrok (TOR)
  • Joseph Woll (TOR)
  • Ilya Mikheyev (VAN)

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

  • Jonas Johansson (TBL)
  • Pavel Mintyukov (ANA)

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

  • Leo Carlsson (ANA) skating with Troy Terry and Trevor Zegras on line 1.
  • James van Riemsdyk (BOS) skating with Pavel Zacha and David Pastrnak on line 1.
  • Brandon Biro (BUF) skating with Tage Thompson and Jordan Greenway on line 1.  

Editor’s note: Biro went on IR today.  Matt Savoie could potentially take that spot now this his conditioning stunt is over.

  • Andrew Mangiapane (CGY) skating with Jonathan Huberdeau and Elias Lindholm on line 1. 
  • Seth Jarvis (CAR) skates with Sebastian Aho and Andrei Svechnikov on line 1.
  • Phillipp Kurashev and Nick Foligno (CHI) skating with Connor Bedard on line 1.
  • Jack Roslovic (CBJ) now skates with Johnny Gaudreau and Boone Jenner on line 1.
  • Gustav Nyquist (NSH) is now on line 1 with Filip Forsberg and Ryan O’Reilly.
  • Adam Pelech (NYI) skates with Noah Dobson on the top pair.
  • Travis Hamonic (OTT) skates with Jake Sanderson on the top pair.
  • Owen Tippett (PHI) is on the top line with Sean Couturier and Cam Atkinson
  • Fabian Zetterlund (SJS) moves up to line 1 with Anthony Duclair and Tomas Hertl.
  • Kasperi Kapanen (STL) now skates on line 1 with Robert Thomas and Pavel Buchnevich.
  • Ivan Barbashev (VGK) moves up to line 1 with Jack Eichel and Jonathan Marchessault
  • Dylan Demelo (WPG) skates with Josh Morrissey on the top pair.

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)

  • Alex Killorn (ANA) practices with the PP1 unit ahead of his return from injury. 
  • Kevin Shattenkirk (BOS) replaces the suspended Charlie McAvoy on PP1.
  • Mackenzie Weegar (CGY) remains on PP1 with Rasmus Andersson back.
  • Taylor Hall (CHI) is back on PP1 since his return.
  • Jack Roslovic (CBJ) bumped up to PP1.
  • Luke Evangelista (NSH) gets an extended look on PP1.
  • Bobby Brink (PHI) gets an extended look on PP1. 
  • Reilly Smith (PIT) moves up to PP1.
  • Cole Perfetti (WPG) bumps up to PP1.

Category Fillers to Roster

*Please let me know if this range of players is available or not in your league. I can include a fourth category of players under 5% rostered or something like that for the hardcore leagues. I am just trying to learn my audience as the season goes on.

Category Shallow Leagues

(61% to 99% rostered)

Standard Leagues

(26% to 60% rostered)

Deeper Leagues

(under 25% rostered)

Goals Troy Terry (ANA) Lawson Crouse (ARI) J.J. Peterka (BUF)
Assists Evander Kane (EDM) Pavel Mintyukov (ANA) Quinton Byfield (LAK)
PowerPlay Points Josh Norris (OTT) Tommy Novak (NSH) Oliver Bjorkstrand (SEA)
Shots on Goal Nazem Kadri (CGY) Cam Atkinson (PHI) Wyatt Johnston (DAL)
Hits Radko Gudas (ANA) Brayden Schenn (STL) Garnet Hathaway (PHI)
Blocked Shots Cam Fowler (ANA) Mario Ferraro (SJS) Ryan Pulock (NYI)
PIM Tom Wilson (WSH) Arber Xhekaj (MTL) Liam O’Brien (ARI)
Plus/Minus Filip Hronek (VAN) Mikey Anderson (LAK) Jordan Greenway (BUF)
Faceoff Wins Ryan O’Reilly (NSH) Sean Monahan (MTL) Jordan Staal (CAR)
Wins Joseph Woll (TOR) Karel Vejmelka (ARI) Lukas Dostal (ANA)
GAA or Save % Devon Levi (BUF) Phillipp Grubauer (SEA) Semyon Varlamov (NYI)

Thank you for reading!

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