Lester’s Blue Line Specials Volume 11

Dec 23, 2009

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

Patric Hornqvist, RW, Nashville Predators
Hornqvist has a five-game point streak going. He has eight points (5 goals, 3 assists) during that stretch. He also has a +6  plus/minus rating, one power play point, and 16 shots on goal. Patric is owned in 7 percent of Yahoo! and 3 percent of ESPN leagues.

Scottie Upshall, RW, Phoenix Coyotes
Scottie had six points (3 goals, 3 assists), a +4 rating, one power play point, and 11 shots on goal last week. On the year he has 20 points (12 goals, 8 assists) in 35 games. Upshall is owned in 9 percent of Yahoo! and 1.7 percent of ESPN leagues.

Dean McAmmond, LW, New Jersey Devils
Dean had six points (2 goals, 4 assists) last week with a +6 rating, one power play point, 9 shots on goal, and 19 face-offs won. He has eight points (3 goals, 5 assists) in 16 games with a +9 rating. McAmmond is owned in 1 percent of Yahoo! and 0.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

Alexandre Picard, D, Ottawa Senators
Picard had two goals last week with a +4 rating and eight shots on goal. He has 14 points (4 goals, 10 assists) in 31 games. Alexandre is owned in 4 percent of Yahoo! and 1.6 percent of ESPN leagues.

Alexander Steen, C, St. Louis Blues
Steen had five points (1 goal, 4 assists) last week with a -1 rating, three power play points, 13 shots on goal, and six face-offs won. On the year he has nine points (3 goals, 6 assists) in 21 games. Steen is owned in 1 percent of Yahoo! and 0.2 percent of ESPN leagues.

Andy Greene, D, New Jersey Devils
Greene had four assists, a +3 rating, three power play points, and two shots on goal last week. On the year he has 21 points (5 goals, 16 assists), a +11 rating, and 11 power play points. Andy is owned in 30 percent of Yahoo! and 44.4 percent of ESPN leagues.

Jaroslav Halak, G, Montreal Canadiens
Jaroslav was 2-0 last week with a shutout, a 1.47 goals against average, and a .967 save percentage. He stopped 87 of 90 shots. On the year he’s 8-5-0 with a 2.69 goals against average, and a .916 save percentage. Halak is owned in 20 percent of Yahoo! and 10.6 percent of ESPN leagues.

Jonas Gustavsson, Toronto Maple Leafs
Jonas was 1-0-1 last week with a shutout, a 1.59 goals against average, and a .944 save percentage. He stopped 68 of 72 shots. On the year he’s 7-5-6 with a 2.90 goals against average, and a .906 save percentage. Gustavsson is owned in 24 percent of Yahoo! and 59.7 percent of ESPN leagues.

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