Sunday, December 6, 2015

Fantasy Hockey: Week 10 Waiver Wire and Sleepers.



Week 10 of the Fantasy Hockey season begins Monday the 7th of December. I don’t know about you but I’m starting to eliminate the rotten apples in my barrel and look to the waiver wire for some ripe ones to pick….and here is what I found for you this week!

Teams with four games this week are the Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, Nashville Predators and St Louis Blues.

Teams with two games this week are the Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning and Winnipeg Jets.

Teams having just one game this week are the Anaheim Ducks and Toronto Maple Leafs. Every other NHL team has three games this week.


Week 10 Back to Back Games

Arizona (Fri-Sat), Carolina (Fri-Sat), Chicago (Thurs-Fri), Colorado (Sat-Sun), Dallas (Fri-Sat), Detroit (Thurs-Fri), Los Angeles (Fri-Sat), Minnesota (Fri-Sat), Montreal (Wed-Thur), Nashville (Mon-Tue), NY Islanders (sat-Sun), NY Rangers (Fri-Sat), Philadelphia (Thur-Fri), San Jose (Tue-Wed), St Louis (Sat-Sun), Winnipeg (Thur-Fri).

Week 10 Waiver Wire Options

Left Wing: Jussi Jokinen and the Florida Panthers have three games this week and over his past 5 games Jokinen has racked up one goal and 2 assists with 9 shots on goal for a plus 2 skating roughly 16 minutes per night on Florida’s third line. For the season Jokinen has 18 blocks, 18 hits and just 6 minutes in penalties and is available in just over 60 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey leagues.

Defense: Michael Stone and the Arizona Coyotes have three games this week and over his last 5 games he’s potted 1 goal with 2 helpers on 6 shots on goal for a plus 1 rating skating roughly 23 minutes a night on the Coyotes top line of defense as well as the top power play unit. For the season Stone has 37 hits and 38 blocks with 18 penalty minutes and is available in just over 50 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey leagues.

Center: Victor Rask and the Carolina Hurricanes have three games this week and over his last five games Rask has 3 goals on 11 shots for a plus 3 rating skating roughly 18 minutes a night on the Hurricanes top line as well as spending time on the Hurricanes second power play unit. This season Rask has 8 hits and 11 blocks with 14 minutes in penalties and is available in just over 65 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey leagues.

Defense: Dan Boyle and the New York Rangers have three games this week and over the last five games Boyle has recorded an assist with 9 shots on goal for a plus 1 skating roughly 21 minutes a night on the Rangers third defensive line as well as spending some time on the Rangers second penalty killing unit. Over the season Boyle has 28 hits, 29 blocks with 14 penalty minutes and is available in just over 50 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey leagues.

Left Wing: Marcus Johansson and the Washington Capitals have three games this week and over his last five games Johansson has 2 goals and 2 helpers with 9 shots on goal for a plus 3 rating skating just over 17 minutes a night on the Capitals third line as well as their top power play unit. For the season Johansson has 14 hits, 6 blocks with 2 penalty minutes and is available in just over 65 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey leagues.

Right Wing: Craig Smith and the Nashville Predators have 4 games this week and over his last five games Smith has 1 goal and 2 assists with 14 shots on goal skating roughly 16 minutes a night on the Peds second line as well as on their top power play unit. For the season Smith has 23 hits, 4 blocks and 6 minutes in penalties and is available in just over 50 percent of all Major Fantasy Hockey leagues.

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Good luck this week Fantasy Hockey General Manager!