Hello everyone. Welcome to the eighth 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 8 (November 27th-December 3rd) 

2 Games3 Games4 Games
Edmonton Oilers

Los Angeles Kings

Anaheim Ducks

Arizona Coyotes

Carolina Hurricanes

Calgary Flames

Dallas Stars

Detroit Red Wings

Minnesota Wild

Montreal Canadiens

New Jersey Devils

New York Islanders

Ottawa Senators

Philadelphia Flyers

Pittsburgh Penguins

Seattle Kraken

St. Louis Blues

Toronto Maple Leafs

Winnipeg Jets

Boston Bruins

Buffalo Sabres

Chicago Blackhawks

Colorado Avalanche

Columbus Blue Jackets

Florida Panthers

Nashville Predators

New York Rangers

San Jose Sharks

Tampa Bay Lightning

Vegas Golden Knights

Washington Capitals

Vancouver Canucks

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

  • Jake DeBrusk (BOS)
  • J.J. Peterka (BUF)
  • Devon Levi (BUF)
  • Ukko Pekka Luukkonen (BUF)
  • Phillipp Kurashev (CHI)
  • Alex Vlasic (CHI)
  • Jonathan Drouin (COL)
  • Kirill Marchenko (CBJ)
  • Sam Bennett (FLA)
  • Ryan O’Reilly (NSH)
  • Gustav Nyquist (NSH)
  • Blake Wheeler (NYR)
  • William Eklund (SJS)
  • Calen Addison (SJS)
  • Aliaeksi Protas (WSH)
  • Charlie Lindgren (WSH)

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

  • Logan Cooley (ARI) skating with Clayton Keller and Nick Schmaltz. 
  • Casey Mittelstadt (BUF) skating with Alex Tuch and Jeff Skinner.
  • Yegor Sharangovich (CGY) skating with Elias Lindholm and Andrew Mangiapane
  • Phillipp Kurashev (CHI) now skating with Connor Bedard. 
  • Joe Veleno (DET) now skating with Dylan Larkin and Lucas Raymond.
  • Dawson Mercer (NJD) now skating with Jack Hughes and Tyler Toffoli.
  • Simon Holmstrom (NYI) now skating with Mat Barzal and Bo Horvat
  • Josh Norris (OTT) now skating with Brady Tkachuk and Drake Batherson.
  • Drew O’Connor (PIT) now skating with Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel.
  • Jake Neighbours (STL) now skating with Pavel Buchnevich and Robert Thomas.
  • Sam Lafferty (VAN) now skating with Elias Pettersson and Ilya Mikheyev.

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) bumped up to PP1.
  • J.J. Peterka (BUF) bumped up to PP1.
  • Rasmus Andersson (CGY) is now the PP1 QB.
  • Brent Burns (CAR) is now the PP1 QB.
  • Jonathan Drouin (COL) bumped up to PP1.
  • Kirill Marchenko (CBJ) bumped up to PP1.
  • J.T. Compher (DET) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Sam Bennett (FLA) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Jared Spurgeon (MIN) is now the PP1 QB.
  • Colton Sissons (NSH) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Radim Zohorna (PIT) bumped up to PP1. 
  • Fabian Zetterlund (SJS) bumped up to PP1.
  • Filip Hronek (VAN) bumped up to PP1.
  • Dylan Strome (WSH) bumped 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.

CategoryShallow Leagues

(61% to 99% rostered)

Standard Leagues

(26% to 60% rostered)

Deeper Leagues

(under 25% rostered)

GoalsLawson Crouse (ARI)Dawson Mercer (NJD)Luke Evangelista (NSH)
AssistsZach Werenski (CBJ)Matias Maccelli (ARI)Calen Addison (MIN)
PowerPlay PointsMatt Duchene (DAL)Cole Perfetti (WPG)Jonathan Drouin (WPG)
Shots on GoalCharlie Coyle (BOS)Sean Couturier (PHI)Jason Dickinson (CHI)
HitsRadko Gudas (ANA)Tanner Jeannot (TBL)Noel Acciari (PIT)
Blocked ShotsSean Durzi (ARI)Brayden McNabb (VGK)Mario Ferraro (SJS)
PIMTom Wilson (WSH)Max Domi (TOR)Liam O’Brien (ARI)
Plus/MinusHampus Lindholm (BOS)Noah Hanifin (CGY)Alexandre Carrier (NSH)
Faceoff WinsBoone Jenner (CBJ)Tomas Hertl (SJS)Jean-Gabriel Pageau (NYI)
WinsJonathan Quick (NYR)Charlie Lindgren (WAS)Alex Nedeljkovic (PIT)
GAA or Save %Jacob Markstrom (CGY)Elvis Merzlikins (CBJ)Mackenzie Blackwood (SJS)

Thank you for reading!

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