Lester’s Blue Line Specials Volume 3

Oct 28, 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.

Center
Sam Gagner, Edmonton Oilers
- Sam had 5 Points (1 Goal, 4 Assists) and a even Plus/Minus rating in four games (1.2 points/game) last week. Three of his Points came via the Power Play. He put 6 shots on goal and won 25 face-offs. On the year he has 10 Points (4 Goal, 6 Assists), a +4 rating, and 4 Power Play Points in 12 games (0.83). He has a $1.61M cap number in the Sporting News salary cap game, and is owned in 31% of Yahoo! and 14.2% of ESPN leagues.

Winger
Michael Grabner, Vancouver Canucks
- Michael had 4 Points (2 Goals, 2 Assists)  in four games (1.0) last week with an even rating, and 4 Power Play Points. He put 20 shots on goal. On the year he has 5 Points (2 Goals, 3 Assists) in 7 games (0.71) with all 5 Points coming via the Power Play. He has a $0.52M SN cap number, and is owned in 5% of Yahoo! and 2.7% of ESPN leagues.

Defenseman
Tomas Kaberle, Toronto Maple Leafs – Tomas had6 Points (1 Goal, 5 Assists) in two games (3.0) last week with a -2 rating. All of his Points came via the Power Play, and he put 7 shots on goal.  He has 10 Points (1 Goal, 9 Assists) in 9 games (1.11), a -6 rating, and 9 Power Play Points. He has a $0.84 SN cap number, and is owned in 47% of Yahoo! and 30.4% of ESPN leagues.

Goalie
Jose Theodore, Washington Capitals –
Jose was 2-0 last week with a 1.98 Goals Agaisnt Average and a 94.5% Save Percentage. He stopped 73 of the 77 shots he faced. On the year he’s 3-2-2 with a 2.47 GAA and a 92.2% Save Percentage. He has a $5.70M SN cap number, and is owned in 55% of Yahoo! and 27.8% of ESPN leagues.

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