2018-19 Fantasy Hockey Sleepers & Busts
Chris Morais helps you find those sleeper NHL players you want to go after in your fantasy hockey drafts as well as which busts you're going to want to avoid.
There’s one thing you have to remember when you start your fantasy hockey draft-- you can’t win your league on draft night, but you can certainly lose it. It’s important to look for value when selecting a player. On draft night, it’s about finding players that may end up helping you win your league. It’s about finding your Pekka Rinne or Henrik Zetterberg. Let’s take a look at which players you should be targeting on draft night, and which players you need to stay far away from.
Evgeni Malkin, F PIT -- Is Malkin a sleeper pick? Of course not, but for some reason, fantasy players have decided to sleep on the Russian center. Yahoo! Has Malkin’s ADP sitting at 14.3, which is absolutely hilarious. Here’s a player who’s averaging over a point-per-game since he entered the league (1.19P/GP) and he’s going in the second round of standard leagues. He’s the fifth best fantasy player this year. Once McDavid, Kucherov, Ovechkin and Crosby are off the board, Malkin should be...