Monday, December 27, 2010

Fantasy Monday

Every Monday we will reveal our fantasy players for the past week, as well as our players to watch in the upcoming week for various types of pools
Sid's stache lives another day

Player
G
A
P
+/-
PIM
PPP
S
Sidney Crosby (PIT)
4
3
7
4
4
2
25
Kris Letang (PIT)
1
3
4
1
6
2
18

W
L
GAA
SV
SA
SV%
SO
Dwayne Roloson (NYI)
3
0
0.98
106
109
.972
0


Sidney Crosby probably went 2nd overall in a lot of drafts this year. Maybe he knew that, because he's tearing the NHL up every week. He now has 30 goals, and 24 points in his last 13 games. Sid's buddy Geno Malkin had a solid week posting similar point totals, however did not come close to registering nearly as many shots as Crosby's 25. Pittsburgh continues to dominate the stats under the HBO spotlight as Kris Letang was the top fantasy defenceman this week. Of note is his 18 shots this week, I guess he's been working with Crosby on that clapper. Tobias Enstrom also had a good week with 5 pts, as well as Brian Rafalski who posted 5 assists. In net, Dwayne Roloson was dominant this week going 3-0 with solid numbers. If you have him on your team, and were drunk enough to start him this week, I salute you.

Who to Look Out For This Week

Forward
In the West I am going to take Brad Richards. He has 40 pts in 36 games and the Stars have 4 games this week against NSH, DET, VAN and STL. In the EAST there are not many big studs with 4 games. So I am going to stick with Sid the Kid. The Pens have 3 games against ATL, NYR and the Winter Classic game on New Years day against the Capitals.

Goal Leader in the NHL
Sidney Crosby with 30 goals

Dmen
Dustin Byfuglien has 4 games this week against PIT, BOS, NJ and MON. Look for the big hoss to have a big week. So far this year he has 37 pts in 38 games. In the West I am going with Nicklas Lidstrom. The Wings have 4 games and the old Swede is still racking up the points with 29 pts in 35 games this year.

Goal Leader for Dmen
Dustin Byfuglien with 13 goals (Ovechkin has 12 goals this year)

Goalies
In the West I am going to go with Jimmy Howard. The Red Wings play COL, DAL, NYI, PHI, and even with the loss of Pavel Datsyuk, the Wings are still a top team. In the East take your chance with both Carey Price and Tim Thomas. Both teams play 4 games this week. Yes both teams have been struggling of late, but a weaker schedule ahead for both teams should get these teams on the winning track.

Shutout Leaders
Tim Thomas 5
Henrik Lundqvist 5

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