Lester’s Blue Line Specials Volume 7

Feb 15, 2008

Photo Courtesy of Shelly Castellano ICON SMI 

Need some help with your fantasy hockey team?  You’ve come to the right place.  Try these hot players on for size. 

Tyler Arnason
- After scoring 13 points in his first thirty-four games (.38 per game), Tyler has matched that 13 in his last twelve games (1.08).  He has scored multiple points in four of his last eight games.

Petr Sykora 
 - Though his name may be missing an “e”, his game has not being missing its “O” as he’s been a force lately.  He has 9 points in his last seven games (1.29).  He’s been solid all year (32 points in his first 50 games – 0.64 average), but lately he’s been tearing it up.  He recently had a six game scoring streak snapped.

Brian Campbell - Here’s another guy who’s been playing well all year (33 points in his first fifty games – 0.66 average), that has stepped up his game.  He has 8 points in his last seven games (1.14).  He has scored at least 40 points in each of the past three seasons, and is on pace to break his career high of 48 recorded last year.

Olaf Kolzig - It’s getting harder to bring you blue line special goalies, but Olaf is my guy this week.  In his past games he went 5-2 after going 15-16 in his first thirty-four.  His season GAA is 3.00 with a save percentage of 88.7%.  Those numbers have been improved by the 2.34 GAA and 90.6% he’s produced in his past five games. 

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3 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Eric
    February 15th, 2008 at 11:14 am #

    I’d throw Peter Mueller in there for C. He’s a young guy (20) playing on the coyotes top scoring line, and has been lights out for the last month or so. Didn’t have great numbers the first part of the season, so he’s not showing up in the “year to date” stats, but he’s a bargain if he’s still available.

  2. Ryan Lester
    February 15th, 2008 at 11:38 am #

    Had him in Volume 4 so I didnt’ want to repeat. Thanks for adding, and sharing him again for those who are still sleeping on him.

  3. NBA Roto
    February 15th, 2008 at 5:02 pm #

    Hey Ryan

    Your comment:
    “The NBA has denied Dwight Howard’s request to raise the rim to 12 feet during the dunk contest. Don’t they realize that the contest is lame, and this would give fans something to be excited about. Fools.”

    Is right on target. No kidding. I didn’t see that Dwight had requested that. But it really has become lame. Back in the day when Julius was wowing people — and it was new — it was great. But they really should allow the players to be inventive and this was a great idea.

    Great post.

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