Lester’s Blue Line Specials Volume 5

Feb 1, 2008

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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
Derek Roy
- Derek has scored in five of his last six games, including a hat trick against Atlanta on January 18th.  Over that stretch he has tallied 10 points (1.67 points per game).  In his first 40 games he had 30 points (0.75).

Winger
Radim Vrbata 
 - Radim has been good this year, but has stepped it up recently.  In his first 43 games he had 33 points (0.77) while in his past three he has 7 points (2.33).  He had a hat trick against Nashville on January 24th, and has scored in three straight games.

Defenseman

Braydon Coburn - Braydon has become more offensive-minded over his past six games tallying 7 points (1.17).  He had a string of five straight games with a point snapped last night vs. the Rangers.  Before this hot stretch he had 16 points in 44 games (0.36).

Goalie
Tim Thomas - Tim hasn’t lost in his past six starts going 5-0 with a 1.91 GAA. with a 93.7 save percentage  In his first 29 games he went 13-11 with a 2.31 GAA and a 93.0 save percentage.  His play has stayed at relatively the same level.  The Bruins, though, have improved lately, which has helped his win total.

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