Thursday, November 5, 2015

Fantasy Hockey: Waiver Wire Picks for Week Number Six!


Week six of the Fantasy Hockey season begins Monday November 9th, 2015. It’s hard to believe we already have five weeks of the season behind us. My how time flies. I have some waiver wire options for you to consider…..so let’s get after it.

Teams with four games this week are the Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Dallas Stars, Los Angeles Kings, Philadelphia Flyers, Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks.

Teams with two games this week include the Arizona Coyotes, Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Minnesota Wild and Nashville Predators. Everyone else has three games this week.

Back to Back Games This Week

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

Forwards

Joffrey Lupul and the Toronto Maple Leafs have four games this week and over 12 games this season Lupul has 5 goals and 2 assists on 29 shots on goal for a minus 2 rating skating 17 minutes a night on the Maple Leafs third line as well as on the second power play unit. Lupul has 19 hits and 3 blocks to go along with 4 penalty minutes and is available in just over 70 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues.

Artem Anisimov and the Chicago Blackhawks have four games this week and over 13 games this season Anisimov has 5 goals and 2 assists on 19 shots on goal for a plus 5 rating skating 17 minutes per night with Patrick Kane on the Blackhawks second line as well as on the Blackhawks second power play unit. Anisimov also has 9 hits and 7 blocks and 2 penalty minutes and is available in just over 80 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey leagues.

Teuvo Teravainen and the Blackhawks have four games this week and over 12 games has 4 goals, 2 assists on 27 shots on goal for a plus 2 rating skating just over 14 minutes per night on the Blackhawks second line alongside Kane and Anisimov as well as on the Blackhawks second power play unit. Teravainen has 3 hits and 2 blocks to go along with 6 minutes in penalties and is available in just over 80 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues.

Tyler Bozak and the Maple Leafs have four games this week and over 8 games Bozak has 1 goal and 3 assists on 11 shots on goal for a minus 1 rating skating just over 17 minutes a night on the Leafs second line as well as on the first Maple Leafs power play unit. Bozak has 6 hits and 4 blocks to go along with 4 penalty minutes and is available in just over 80 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues.

Alexandre Burrows and the Canucks have four games this week and over 13 games has 3 goals and 5 assists on 18 shots on goals skating just over 15 minutes per night for a plus 1 on the Canucks second line as well as on the second power play unit. Burrows also has 11 hits and 2 blocks with 6 minutes in penalties and is available in over 90 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues.

Defensemen

Adam McQuaid and the Bruins have four games this week and over 11 games he has 2 assists and 6 shots on goal for a plus 5 rating skating 19 minutes per night alongside Torey Krug on the Bruins second line of defense. McQuaid has 32 hits and 15 blocks to go along with 15 minutes in penalties and is available in over 90 percent of Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues.

Braydon McNabb and the Kings have four games this week and over 11 games McNabb has 3 assists and 11 shots on goal for a plus 4 skating 22 minutes per night alongside Drew Doughty on the Kings top defensive line. McNabb has 28 hits and 18 blocks to go along with 10 minutes in penalties and is available in just over 90 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues.

Chris Tanev and the Canucks have 4 games this week and over 13 games Tanev has a goal and 3 assists on 9 shots for a plus 6 rating skating 23 minutes per night alongside Alexander Edler on the Canucks top line of defense. Tanev has 2 hits and a whopping 34 blocks and 4 minutes in penalties and is available in just over 80 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues.

Brian Campbell and the Florida Panthers have three games this week and over 12 games has 1 goal and 3 assists on 21 shots on goal for a plus 3 skating 21 minutes a night alongside Aaron Ekblad on the Panthers top line of defense as well as on the Panthers top power play unit. Campbell has 7 hits, 13 blocks and 8 minutes in penalties and is available in over 55 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic and the San Jose Sharks have three games this week and over 12 games has 4 assists and 25 shots on goal for a plus 4 skating 22 minutes per night alongside Justin Braun on the Sharks top line of defense. Vlasic also has 6 hits and 17 blocks as well as 6 minutes in penalties and is available in just over 50 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey Leagues.


Good luck this week Fantasy Hockey Owner!