Friday, October 30, 2015

Fantasy Hockey: Week Four Waiver Wire Options



Week four of the Fantasy Hockey season begins on Monday November 2nd, 2015. There is still plenty of time for you to make changes and if you have decided to drop underperforming players I have some waiver wire options for you to consider this week.

Teams with four games this week include Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Toronto and Vancouver.

Teams having just two games this week are Minnesota, Carolina, Buffalo and Arizona.

Back to Back Games This Week

Anaheim (Fri-Sat), Boston (Sat-Sun), Columbus (Thur-Fri), Colorado (Thur-Fri), Dallas (Mon-Tue), Florida (Wed-Thur), Los Angeles (Mon-Tue), New York Rangers (Fri-Sat), Philadelphia (Mon-Tue), Toronto (Fri-Sat), Vancouver (Sat-Sun), Winnipeg (Wed-Thur)

Forwards

Justin Williams of the Washington Capitals is available in just over 55 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues and the Caps have three games this week. Good plus 4 with 18 shots on goal, 1 hit and 4 blocks to go along with 1 goal and 5 assists skating 16 minutes a night on the Caps second line alongside Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson and also skates on the Capitals second power play unit.

Marcus Johansson of the Washington Capitals is available in over 70 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues and as mentioned before the Caps have three games this week. Johansson has 2 goals and 3 assists and a plus 3 while skating 17 minutes a night on the Caps second line. 15 shots on goal , 5 hits and 4 blocks thus far this season and Johansson skates on the Capitals top power play unit.

Cody Eakin of the Dallas Stars has four games this week and Eakin is available in over 80 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey leagues. Eakin has 4 goals and an assist on 14 shots on goal for a minus 1 skating 16 and a half minutes a game on the same line with Jamie Benn and Radak Faksa. Eakin also has 4 hits and 9 blocks and skates on the Stars second power play unit.

David Pastrnak of the Boston Bruins have four games this week and is available in just over 70 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues. This season Pastrnak has 2 goals and 2 assists on 20 shots on goal for a minus 3 skating 14 and a half minutes a night alongside Louii Eriksson and David Krejci. Pastrnak also has 10 hits and 5 blocks to his credit this season.

Brayden Schenn and the Philadelphia Flyers have for games this week and is available in just over 70 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues. This season Schenn has 4 goals and an assist and 14 shots on goal for a minus 1 skating 14 minutes and 48 seconds skating alongside Scott Laughton and R.J. Umberger as well as the Flyers second power play unit. Schenn and has 14 hits and zero blocks this season.

Defensemen

Adam McQuaid and the Bruins have four games this week and McQuaid is available in over 90 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues. This season McQuaid has 2 assists and zero shots on goal for a plus 5 skating 19 minutes a night alongside Torey Krug on the Bruins second line defense. McQuaid also has 25 hits and 8 blocks to his credit this season.

Trevor van Riemsdyk and the Chicago Blackhawks have four games this week and van Riemsdyk is currently available in over 90 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues. Van Riemsdyk has 1 goal and 1 assist on 10 shots for a plus 1 skating 19 minutes a game alongside Niklas Hjalmarsson on the Blackhawks second defensive line. Van Riemsdyk also has 4 hits and 13 blocks to his credit this season.

Jason Demers and the Dallas Stars have 4 games this week and Demers is available in just over 70 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues. This season Demers has 1 goal and 3 assists with 9 shots on goal skating 21 minutes a night alongside Johnny Oduya on the Stars second line defensive unit. Demers also has 14 hits and 4 blocks this season for the Stars.

Michael Del Zotto and the Flyers have four games this week and Del Zotto is available in just over 80 percent of Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues. Just 1 assist on 17 shots on goal for a minus 4 this season skating 23 minutes a night alongside Mark Streit on the Flyers top defensive pairing. Del Zotto has 23 hits and 12 blocks and also skates on the Flyers second power play unit.

Ben Hutton and the Vancouver Canucks have 4 games this week and Hutton is available in over 90 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues. This season Hutton has 4 assists and 16 shots with a plus minus of zero skating 18 minutes a night alongside Yannick Weber on the Canucks second defensive line. Hutton also has 3 hits and 8 blocks to his credit and skates on the Canucks second power play unit.

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Good luck this week Fantasy Hockey General Manager!