Lester’s Blue Line Specials Volume 11
Need some help with your fantasy hockey team? You’ve come to the right place. Try these hot players on for size.
Bryan Little, Atlanta - Little has seven goals in his last four games (1.75 points per game) as well as at least a point in six of his last seven games. He had 24 points (12 goals, 12 assists) in his first 33 games (0.73). He’s owned in 44% of Yahoo leagues and 60.5% of ESPN leagues. He’s most valuable in the Sporting News salary cap game though as his cap number is just $0.66M.
Rene Bourque, Calgary - Rene has 6 points (4 goals, 2 assists) and a +5 rating in his last four games (1.5) including a December 27th Hat Trick. He had 17 points (10 goals, 7 assists) and a +6 rating in his first 32 games (0.53). He has a $0.56M cap number and is owned in just 28% of Yahoo and 18.6% of ESPN leagues.
Steve Eminger, Tampa Bay - Eminger has three points (1 goal, 2 assists) and a +6 rating in his last three games. He had 12 points (1 goal, 11 assists) and a -2 rating in his first 33 games (0.36). He has a $0.50M salary cap number and is owned in 3% of Yahoo and 2% of ESPN leagues.
Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles - Quick is off to an excellent start to his 2008 season. In the six games since his December 19th debut he is 2-3 with a 1.74 Goals Against Average and a 93.7% save percentage, including a pair of shutouts. He’s one of fantasy hockey’s best kept secrets as he’s owned in just 8% of Yahoo and 2.4% of ESPN leagues. His salary cap number is $1.18M