Fantasy team power rankings for 2018-19
NHL.com has actually upgraded the dream hockey group power rankings based upon thenewest top 200, with included focus put on top 100 gamers. Other elements taken into consideration consist of rank of goalie( s) and power play, lineup and injury trends and total advantage and group security for standard leagues.Fantasy owners must
utilize these rankings as a basis for team assessment, add/drop decisions and trade proposals. For more dream protection, check outNHL.com/ Fantasy.
Toronto Maple Leafs:The return of elite centerAuston Matthewswas enough for the Maple Leafs to retake the No. 1 spot in NHL.com’s rankings. Matthews had three points (2 objectives, one assist) and five shots on goal in 14:56 against the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday using a line withKasperi KapanenandAndreas Johnsson. Forward William Nylander’s future still remains uncertain going into Friday, however the Maple Leafs might have even higher dream upside if he indications. DefensemanJake Gardinerhas actually been held without a point in 6 straight video games however, with Matthews back in the lineup, should be thought about a buy-low trade candidate.Pittsburgh Penguins: Center Sidney Crosby has nine points( 5 goals, four assists) in five video games after returning from an upper-body injury Nov. 21. Crosby’s existence has had a favorable effect on forward Jake Guentzel, who has 7 points (4 goals, 3 helps) over the very same period. Defenseman KrisLetang has eight points( one objective, 7 assists )in his past eight games. Right wing Patric Hornqvist( concussion) practiced Friday for the very first time because sustaining the injury Nov. 23. When Hornqvist returns to the lineup, the Penguins will likely rejoin the top 10. Goalie Casey DeSmith is 3-0-0 with a. 929 conserve percentage in his past three games versus the powerful offenses of the Dallas Stars, Columbus Blue Jackets and Winnipeg Jets.TRENDING DOWN Philadelphia Flyers: Defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere has actually been held without a point and is minus-4 over the past four video games. The Flyers are tied with the Arizona Coyotes for the fewest goals( 14 )given that Nov. 14. Left wing James van Riemsdyk has actually been held without a point
in the past 4
games however might reversethat trend ifhe keeps his shot volume( 15 in 6 video games given that returning from injury). Goalie Brian Elliott will be out longer than initially anticipated after sustaining a lower-body injury againstthe New Jersey Devilson Nov. 15. Right wing Wayne Simmonds faces unpredictability in an agreement year( prospective 2019 unlimited free representative )and has three points (2 goals, one help) in his previous nine video games on mostly the 3rd line.St. Louis Blues: Goalie Jake Allen is 0-3-1 with a. 907conserve percentage in his previous 5 games. The Blues are down to four gamers in NHL.com’s top 200 rankings after Allen dropped out, but that could change if wing David Perron, who has 4 points( three goals
, one assist) in the past 2 video games, continues to produce. A number of Blues players, including defenseman Alex Pietrangelo, forwards Vladimir Tarasenko and Brayden Schenn have buy-low appeal in season-long formats. Fantasy owners must likewise monitor forward Alexander Steen, who’s back from injury and playing on the top line with Tarasenko and center Ryan O’Reilly. DREAM TEAM POWER RANKINGS FOR 2018-19 1. Toronto Maple Leafs( 1) 2. Tampa Bay Lightning( -1) 3. Winnipeg Jets( SAME) 4. Colorado Avalanche( 1) 5. Nashville Predators( -1) 6. Washington Capitals( 2) 7. Vegas Golden Knights( 3 )8. Boston Bruins( -1 )9. Columbus Blue Jackets (-3) 10. Minnesota Wild (-1) 11. Pittsburgh Penguins( 2)12. San Jose Sharks( -1) 13. Buffalo Sabres( -1) 14. Dallas Stars( SAME) 15. Calgary Flames( 4) 16.FloridaPanthers (-1) 17. Arizona Coyotes( 1) 18. Edmonton Oilers( 3) 19. Anaheim Ducks( 3) 20. Philadelphia Flyers(-4) 21. Montreal Canadiens ( 2) 22. St. Louis Blues( -5) 23. Carolina Hurricanes( -3 )24. Ottawa Senators ( 1) 25.
Vancouver Canucks( 2 )26. Chicago Blackhawks( 2
) 27. New York City Rangers (-3 )
28. New York Islanders (-2 )
29. Detroit Red Wings( 1
) 30. New Jersey Devils (-1 )
31. Los Angeles Kings (SAME
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