Lester’s Blue Line Specials Volume 7

Dec 3, 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
Joe Pavelski, San Jose
- Pavelski has 6 points (4 goals, 2 assists) in his last four games (1.5 points per games.  This after scoring 16 (7 goals, 9 assists) in his first 21 games (0.76).  He has a point in each of his last three games.  He’s a nice value in Sporting News salary cap leagues at $2.77M.

Winger
Radek Dvorak, Florida
- Radek also has 6 points (2 goals, 4 assists) in his last four games (1.5).  He had 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) in his first 19 games (0.21).  He has a point in three straight and four of his last five games.  He is in the bargain bin at $0.50M.

Defenseman
Jay Bouwmeester, Florida
- Yet another guy with 6 points (3 goals, 3 assists) in his last four games (1.5).  He actually has scored in four straight, seven of eight, and eight of ten games.  He had just 8 assists in his first 20 games (0.4).  He’s a nice value at $2.66M.

Goalie
Craig Anderson, Florida
- Yet another Florida player.  In his last four games Anderson has gone 2-0-2 with a 1.86 Goals Against Average, and a 94.8% Save Percentage.  Prior to that he was 3-1-1 and his hot streak helped improve his GAA to 2.00 and his Save Percentage to 94.3%.  He’s a good value at $2.87M.

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