Fantasy Hockey 2014-15: Waiver Wire Update 2/3
Fantasy Hockey Daily Leagues: Waiver Pickups and Advice for Upcoming Matchups
February 3, 2015
The NHL is going to be giving us both barrels tonight, as there are a whopping 11 games on the schedule. That makes this morning prime time to talk fantasy hockey, so let’s take our weekly look at the waiver wire and see if there are any trending players out there who will fit right in alongside your team.
John Klingberg, D, Dallas Stars: Klingberg is the hot ticket on the waiver wire right now, thanks to a sweltering game in Winnipeg during his last outing. He posted two goals and two assists in that one, giving him six points in his last two games.
Klingberg benefited from some nice power play numbers against the Jets, and even though he won’t post points every time he’s contributing enough for a fantasy pickup right now.
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Andrei Vasilevskiy, G, Tampa Bay Lightning: Down the stretch, Vasilevskiy could be a stellar pickup in fantasy as a depth goalie. He’s set to be getting the relief starts behind Ben Bishop, and should see his fair share of action as the season comes to a close.
Vasilevskiy will be a plug-and-play guy obviously, and it might take him a few starts to get acclimated. Still, the ceiling here is quite high.
Patrick Maroon, LW, Anaheim Ducks: If Maroon is still languishing on your waiver wire, it’s come time to give him a home. He has a points streak running at six games now, including four goals and four assists during that span.
Maroon has been getting prime ice time alongside the Ducks’ big guns and he’s making the most of it. Ride this wave while you can.
Devan Dubnyk, G, Minnesota Wild: Let’s head back to the net and check out Dubnyk, who is still trending as a goalie add. He’s coming off another win on Sunday, posting 35 saves on 37 shots.
All together, that gives Dubnyk a 5-1 record since moving from the Coyotes, which is turning out to be a great move for the Wild. Assuming he can keep it going, he’ll bring all sorts of good vibes to your fantasy lineup.
Michael Del Zotto, D, Philadelphia Flyers: We’ll finish up today on defense by heading to Philly and checking out Del Zotto. He’s currently boasting a six-game points streak, during which he’s put up four assists and three goals.
Del Zotto has really turned things around recently, and now has five scores and 12 assists on the season. For a lower-level defenseman, you could do a lot worse. Give him a look if you’re in the market.
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