Lester’s Blue Line Specials Volume 10
Need some help with your fantasy hockey team? You’ve come to the right place. Try these hot players on for size.
David Krejci, Boston - Krejci has 12 points (4 goals, 8 assists) in his last five games (2.4 points per game) including a hat trick and a pair of three assist games. He has at least a point in fourteen of his last fifteen games, and a +15 rating during that stretch. He’s probably not available in many active Yahoo leagues (owned in 68% of leagues), but if you’re playing the Sporting News salary cap game he’s an unbelievable bargain at $1.28M.
Alexei Ponikarovsky, Toronto - Ponikarovsky has a lot of letters in his last name. Wait, that’s not why you should be interested in him. He 7 points (3 goals, 4 assists) and a +5 rating in his last three games (2.3). He had 19 points (8 goals, 11 assists) and a +3 rating in his first thirty games (0.63). He’s available (owned in just 18% of Yahoo leagues) and affordable ($1.89M in SN’s salary cap game).
Alex Goligoski, Pittsburgh - Goligoski has 7 points (2 goals, 5 assists) and a +5 rating in his past five games (1.4) for the Penguins. He scored at least a point in four of those five games. He had 11 points (4 goals, 7 assists) and a +6 rating in his first twenty-seven games (0.41). He’s owned in 53% for Yahoo leagues and has a $1.32M SN salary cap number.
Scott Clemmensen, New Jersey - Clemmensen went 3-0-1 in his last four games with a 1.93 GAA and a 92.5% save percentage. In his first twelve games he was 8-3-0 and a 92.0% save percentage. His hot streak has helped lower his season GAA to 2.31. Clemmensen is 7-0-1 in December. He’s owned in 55% of Yahoo leagues and has a $2.92M SN salary cap number.