Fantasy hockey rookie tracker for 2018-19
NHL.com tracks all rookies that have actually made a lineup spot and could be fantasy-relevant this season or deserve stashing in keeper and dynasty leagues. For more dream protection, check outNHL.com/ Dream
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KEEP IN MIND:The novices have been ranked in order of their rest-of-season dream value in basic leagues.1.
Elias Pettersson, C, VAN– The Vancouver Canucks center has actually been thetop fantasy rookie without a doubt this season with 45 points (23 objectives, 22 helps) in 40 video games. His 13 power-play points lead all rookies, and his seven game-winning objectives are tied for second in the NHL with Jeff Skinner (Buffalo Sabres), Artemi Panarin (Columbus Blue Jackets) and Connor McDavid (Edmonton Oilers). Regardless of missing time for numerous injuries,Pettersson is ranked 73rd overall in Yahoo andshould be considered as a leading 50 dream property for the remainder of the season. Vancouver already has a strong young core, and defenseman possibility Quinn Hughes could possibly join the Canucks later in the season, making Pettersson among the top 2 under-21 skaters for keeper leagues with Dahlin.Video: DET@VAN: Pettersson ratings in return from injury 2. Rasmus Dahlin, D, BUF– The Buffalo Sabres defenseman is quietly connected with center Colin
White of the Ottawa Senators for 2nd in rookie scoring with
26points (five goals, 21 assists) in 48 video games. Dahlin continues to climb NHL.com’s leading 50 defenseman rankings, ranks 2nd amongst novices in assists( 21) and is connected for first in power-play helps (seven) with Pettersson. Dahlin is a top 20 defenseman in 1 year leagues and a leading 5 alternative in keeper formats.3. Brady Tkachuk, LW, OTT — Despite missing time with multiple injuries, the Senators left wing is connected with Jesperi Kotkaniemi of the Montreal Canadiens for third among rookie forwards with 23 points (11 objectives, 12 assists) in
39video games. Mainlyskating in atop-six role, Tkachuk is third amongst novice forwards in average ice time( 15:30) behind Pettersson( 18:00) and colleague Colin White( 15:37). Tkachuk is likewise tied with White and Casey Mittelstadt( Sabres )for 2nd among rookie forwards with five PPP. Tkachuk might finish strong on a line with important right wing Mark Stone, particularly as soon as his center White returns from injury.4. Carter Hart, G, PHI– The Philadelphia Flyers goalie is 6-5-1 with a. 918 conserve portion in 12 games this season. After injuriesto goalies Brian Elliott and Michael Neuvirth, the Flyers have actually relied on Hart to be their No. 1 option. Hart’s peripherals have actually been outstanding considering the Flyers have enabled the third-most objectives in the NHL on the season (169) and he’s made factor to consider for the starting task even once Elliott and Neuvirth( prospective
2019 unrestricted free representatives) return.Video: BOS@PHI: Hart uses glove to reject Donato on the break 5. Andrei Svechnikov, RW, CAR– The Carolina Hurricanes extreme right is connected for second amongst rookies in goals( 12) with Mathieu Joseph of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Dream owners might have been expecting more production from Svechnikov, however he leads all first-year skaters with 125 shots on goal, suggesting his goal-scoring ceiling is high for the remainder of the season. After Carolina obtained wing Nino Niederreiter, Svechnikov might be less most likely to see direct exposure to forwards Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen however stays important in keeper leagues.6. Miro Heiskanen, D, DAL– The Dallas Stars defenseman istied for sixth at the position with 9 goals and ranks 2nd amongst rookies in SOG( 111) behind Svechnikov. Heiskanen leads all rookie defensmen in average ice time( 23:06), implying fantasy ownersought to be hesitant to drop him during any offensive struggles. Outside of the top line of Tyler Seguin, Jamie Benn and Alexander Radulov, destiny absence depth scoring, injuring Heiskanen’s short-term worth, but he ought to still be viewed as top 10 keeper possession at the position.7. Jordan Binnington, G, STL– The St. Louis Blues goalie is 5-1-1, consisting of one shutout, with a. 924 SV%in nine video games this season. Binnington (42 percent owned in Yahoo)could keep thebeginning task after All-Star Weekend given Jake Allen’s battles( 15-15-4;.897 SV %) this season. Binnington, 25, is not nearly
asappealing as Hart, 20, in keeper leagues based on age however is still worthy of a flier with clear prospective to be the Blues ‘No. 1 goalie.Video: STL@DAL: Binnington makes clutch pad conserve 8. Jesperi Kotkaniemi, C, MTL– The Montreal Canadiens center is second amongst novices behind Pettersson in helps per 60 minutes( 1.43) and 3rd behind Dalhin and Pettersson with 17 helps in 51 games. Kotkaniemi, the youngest player in the NHL, is presentlyskating on the 3rd line at even strength however brings exposure to elite defenseman Shea Weber on the leading power-play unit. With the Canadiens’
absence of center depth and Kotkaniemi’s power-play role, he’s worth streaming as a worth play in DFS contests and brings keeper league upside.9. ColinWhite, C, OTT– The Senators center has actually missed the previous 5 games with an upper-body injury however is connected for third in rookie scoring with 26 points (11 goals, 15 helps )in 44 video games. White has been skating in a top-six role when healthy this season on a line withTkachuk and Stone. This line has actually formed chemistry and could be kept together in the future if Stone, a potential 2019 UFA, re-signs with the Senators.10. Andreas Johnsson, LW, TOR– The Toronto Maple Leafs left wing is tied with Svechnikov for 6th in rookie points( 22 in 43 games ). Johnsson has mostly maintained top-six usage even after forward William Nylander went back to the lineup Dec. 6. Exposure to either elite center Auston Matthews or John Tavares makes Johnsson an appealing worth play in DFS contests and worth streaming in season-long leagues. It deserves keeping in mind Johnsson( concussion )did not play against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday.Other rookies to consider: Thatcher Demko, G, VAN; Linus Ullmark, G, BUF; Collin Delia, G, CHI; Casey Mittelstadt, C, BUF; Anthony Cirelli, C, and Mathieu Joseph, LW/RW, TBL; Alex Nedeljkovic, G, CAR Read: Preseason fantasy novice trackerRead the Original Post.
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