Lester’s Blue Line Specials Volume 3
Need some help with your fantasy hockey team? You’ve come to the right place. Try these hot players on for size.
Tuomo Ruutu, Carolina - Besides having a sweet name, Ruttu had a sweet game last week. He produced 6 Points (3 Goals, 3 Assists) in four games (1.5 ppg). He has 2 Points in his first 5 games (0.4 ppg). Last year he had 32 points in 77 games (0.42). He’s a good value in Sporting News Salary Cap league at $2.46 M.
Ethan Moreau, Edmonton - In his last four games Moreau tallied 4 Points (3 Goals, Assist). In his first eight games he had 4 Points (0.5). He’s scored a point in each game in November. Last year he had just 9 Points in 27 games (0.33). He’s a real deep value at $0.57M.
Kevin Bieksa, Vancouver - Bieska has recorded 5 Points (1 Goal, 4 Assists) in his last four games (1.2). He had 3 in his first six (0.5). He did record 42 Points in 81 games (0.52) in 2006 so he has the ability to produce. He’s a great value at $1.69.
James MacDonald, New York Islanders - With Rick DiPietro sidelined, MacDonald has stepped up his game. In his last three games he’s gone 2-0 with a 2.26 GAA and a 92.9% save percentage. He was 2-4 prior to his hot streak, which has helped improve his season numbers to 3.10 GAA and 90.3% save percentage. He’s a great value at $3.36M.