20 Fantasy Thoughts: Don’t wait around for Jonathan Drouin
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
With many championship weeks slated to get underway on Monday, fantasy owners are hoping for the luck of the Irish to help get them across the finish line.
All that hard work and dedication comes down to this: a one-week head-to-head showdown for all the bragging rights and perhaps a couple of bucks too.
It’s time to throw all your chips in the middle and go all-in.
Good luck to all playing for a title!
Here’s the fantasy rundown for the week of Mar. 18 – 24:
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1. Steer clear of the Buffalo Sabres and New York Rangers; each plays a league-low two times this week. Aside from Jack Eichel and maybe Jeff Skinner, everyone else should be considered fair game to be dropped.
Of the two sides, Buffalo has the better schedule. They play Wednesday and Friday; quiet nights.
2. 51 games in total.
The following 11 teams lead the way with four-game weeks: ARI, CAR, CHI, COL, MTL, NYI, PHI, TBL, VAN, WSH, and WPG.
3. I have my eye on the Canucks and Capitals:
Vancouver Canucks: Mon (@CHI), Wed (OTT), Sat (CGY), Sun (CBJ)
Waiver Looks: Josh Leivo, Alexander Edler, Thatcher Demko
Washington Capitals: Tues (@NJD), Wed (TBL), Fri (MIN), Sun (PHI)
Waiver Looks: Jakub Vrana, Lars Eller
4. As best you can, structure your roster to incorporate as few bench players as possible throughout the week. Make a conscious effort to stay away from players suiting up on Thursday (12 Games) and Saturday (14 Games). You’ll have no problem dressing a team on those days.
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