Lester’s Blue Line Specials Volume 4
Need some help with your fantasy hockey team? You’ve come to the right place. Try these hot players on for size.
Steven Reinprecht, Florida Panthers – Steven had five points (four goals, 1 assist) in three games (1.67 points/game) last week with a +5 plus/minus rating. He put eight shots on goal and won 20 face-offs. He has 11 points (eight goals, three assists) in 12 games (0.92) on the year with a +5 rating. Reinprecht has a cap number of $0.51M in the Sporting News salary cap game, and is owned in 12 percent of Yahoo! and 7.6 percent of ESPN leagues.
Jeff Tambellini, New York Islanders - Jeff has eight points (six goals, 2 assists) in his last six games (1.33) with a +4 plus/minus rating. He put 22 shots on goal and has three power play goals. He has eight points (six goals, two assists) in nine games (0.89) with a +4 plus/minus rating. Tambellini has a $0.50M SN cap number, and is owned in four percentof Yahoo! and three percent of ESPN leagues.
James Wisniewski, Anaheim Ducks - Wisniewski will miss Thursday’s game against Nashville with a suspension, but is worth adding. He had four points, all assists, in two games (2.0) last week with a +3 plus/minus rating. He put three shots on goal, and had both a power play assist and a short-handed assist. He has nine points, again all assists, in nine games (1.0) with a +6 plus/minus rating. Wisniewski has a $2.27M SN cap number, and is owned in 20 percent of Yahoo! and 18.7 percent of ESPN leagues.
Andrew Raycroft, Vancouver Canucks – Raycroft was 3-1 last week with a shutout, a 1.60 goals against average, and a .936 save percentage. Andrew stopped 88 of the 94 shots he faced. On the year he’s 3-1 with a 1.52 goals against average, and a .937 save percentage. Raycroft has a SN cap number of $2.79M, and is owned in 16 percent of Yahoo! and five percent of ESPN leagues.