Fantasy Hockey 2015-16: Waiver Wire Update 11/19
Fantasy Hockey Daily Leagues: Waiver Pickups and Advice for Upcoming Matchups
November 19, 2015
We’ve got a pretty busy evening of NHL action ahead of us, so this morning seems like a great time to check out some of the trending waiver wire pickups out there in the world of fantasy hockey. We’ve got a few interesting names to peruse today, so let’s visit the numbers and see who’s right for your daily or seasonal team.
James Reimer, G, Toronto Maple Leafs: Reimer is the guy to own in net these days, as he’s put together quite a run. He’s coming off a one-goal win against the Avalanche, making 34 saves in the process.
Reimer has a four-game win streak to his credit and hasn’t allowed more than two goals a game in that span. He’s emerged as the top goaltender in Toronto, and will look to keep it going tomorrow night in Carolina.
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Boone Jenner, C/RW, Columbus Blue Jackets: Jenner didn’t post any points in his last outing, but did post a plus-1 rating with three shots on goal. In his last four games, he’s got three assists and two goals.
On the season, Jenner has totaled nine scores and four helpers. He won’t do much for your plus-minus these days, but he should play well in Ottawa this evening.
Shayne Gostisbehere, D, Philadelphia Flyers: If you’re digging deep for a defenseman, Gostisbehere is your guy. He’s owned in just a few leagues out there, and has been playing well in his first two NHL games.
Gostisbehere has a goal, an assist and a plus-1 rating with six shots on goal in two games, and if Philly continues utilizing him on the power play, he should continue to put up low-end fantasy numbers.
Jared Spurgeon, D, Minnesota Wild: Spurgeon is our other defenseman recommendation this morning; he’s been coming on strong lately. He’s currently got a six-game points streak to his credit, with two goals and five helpers in that span.
Spurgeon is plus-2 during his points streak, and will suit up again to try and keep it going in Boston tonight. After that it’s back to the Midwest for a home-stand.
Lee Stempniak, LW/RW, New Jersey Devils: Stempniak doesn’t play until tomorrow night, but you might want to jump on the bandwagon early. He’s got three points (one goal; two assists) in his past two games, and has a total of four goals and 15 points overall in 18 appearances.
Stempniak and the Devils will be in Edmonton tomorrow and Vancouver on Sunday to finish up their three-game road trip.
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