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    Question Yandle or Green? Or Phaneuf? (G,A,P,PPP,PIM,+/-,GWG)

    I'm in a semi-keeper league, and while there's considerable emphasis on goaltending and all teams typically keep 2 goaltenders, I think I'm going to cut Halak loose and keep one of my defensemen. Skater categories - G, A, P, PPP, +/-, GWG.

    Green seems like the player with the highest ceiling, but there are all sorts of question marks with his durability, changes to the Caps system since he last thrived, etc. Part of me is leaning this way, but part of me fears I'm living in the past.

    Yandle seems like the safest pick, but with him being less provocative he seems more likely to slide a little in the draft, to a place where I may be able to get him back. He seems like the other frontrunner, but safe is death sometimes, no?

    Then there's Phaneuf. A little sketchy on the ice, but he can be a fantasy hockey monster. Trouble is, his role could diminish as he competes with all sorts of other budding Buds in Toronto.

    Who do you like? Why? Thanks in advance.
    12-team H2H Semi Keeper (keep 6)
    skater cats (7): G, A, P, +/-, PIM, PPP, GWG
    goalie cats (4): W, GAA, SV%, SHO
    6 keepers bolded
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    C(2) - S. Crosby, E. Malkin (W), N. MacKinnon, P. Stastny
    W(4) - A. Ovechkin, R. Vrbata, T. Steen (C), J. Tlusty, D. Clarkson
    D(4) - E. Karlsson, M. Green, D. Byfuglien (W), D. Phaneuf, O. Ekman-Larsson
    G(2) - MA. Fleury, J. Halak, B. Elliott
    IR - S. Gagner (C/W), T. Vokoun (G), N. Horton (W)
    Next year's draft picks (1-6 are keepers): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

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    Theres probably only 4 or 5 Dmen I would want to own over Keith Yandle, and Green and Phaneuf aren't one of them.

    Yandle for me.
    10 Team, Points Only, Cash League

    25 Man Roster (no position), top 20 point getters count at end of month
    Keep 20/25 at seasons end, Cut 5 to FA for redrafting
    Goalie points W=2pt L=-1pt SHO=2pt

    Stamkos, Tavares, Hall, Couture, Wheeler, Filpulla, Eriksson, Hodgson, Turris, Steen, Letang, DRoy, Yakupov, Byfuglien, Baertschi, Zuccarello, Silfverberg, Boedker, JSchwartz, Killorn, Bonino, BNelson

    G-Rask, Halak, Schneider

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    without hits,blocks,and pims id go with yandle.
    10 team Full Keeper Roto League
    4C-4LW-4RW-6D-2G-5bench-unlimited farm.

    C= crosby,m.koivu,malkin,zajak,grabovski,b.richards
    LW= ovechkin,nash,dubinsky
    RW= downie,hemsky,callahan,voracek,perry,gagner,brouwe r
    D= green,doughty,phaneuf,wisniewski,girardi,karlsson, smid
    G= rask,lundqvist,ward,price

    FARM=kreider,grachev,enroth,kuznetsov,ennis,rundbl ad,bjugstad,radulov,montoya, adam,t.erixon,cowan,s.elliot,j.faulk,cormier,petro v,orlov,stone,eakin,grigorenko,silfverberg,brodin, atkinson,paajarvi,Nichushkin,mantha,jenner

    --G,A,P,PPP,SHP,GWG,PIMS,+/-,SOG,hits,FOW,blocks-Wins,GAA,SV%,saves,SO

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    Yandle for me too for all the reasons the other two posters have said
    12 team league, points only, salary cap, limited keeper (2013-14 runner up, 2012-13 champion)
    F: E. Staal, T. Hall, J. Benn, J. Neal, J. Voracek, D. Stepan
    D: O. Ekman-Larsson, C. Fowler, TBD, TBD
    G: B. Bishop, S. Bobrovsky

    10 team league, multi-cat, full keeper (2013-14 champion, 2012-13 runner up)
    F: S. Crosby, R. Getzlaf, J. Benn, J. Pavelski, J. Toews, M. Duchene, J. Neal, A. Kopitar, J. Thornton, D. Backes, L. Eriksson, M. Moulson
    D: PK Subban, D. Byfuglien, R. McDonagh, Z. Chara, D. Boyle, M. Carle
    G: M.A. Fleury, J. Quick

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    It's a tough choice given his injury history but if I'm not keeping Halak in place of a defenseman, it's going to be Mike Green. Green is much more valuable in this format. Sometimes you take a gamble on the more injury prone player and I think this season in this instance, you go Green.
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    Thanks all! I just realized I accidentally posted this in the wrong forum. Mods, feel free to move.
    12-team H2H Semi Keeper (keep 6)
    skater cats (7): G, A, P, +/-, PIM, PPP, GWG
    goalie cats (4): W, GAA, SV%, SHO
    6 keepers bolded
    -------------------------

    C(2) - S. Crosby, E. Malkin (W), N. MacKinnon, P. Stastny
    W(4) - A. Ovechkin, R. Vrbata, T. Steen (C), J. Tlusty, D. Clarkson
    D(4) - E. Karlsson, M. Green, D. Byfuglien (W), D. Phaneuf, O. Ekman-Larsson
    G(2) - MA. Fleury, J. Halak, B. Elliott
    IR - S. Gagner (C/W), T. Vokoun (G), N. Horton (W)
    Next year's draft picks (1-6 are keepers): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

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    Quote Originally Posted by kevinsrangers View Post
    without hits,blocks,and pims id go with yandle.
    We do count PIMs actually.
    12-team H2H Semi Keeper (keep 6)
    skater cats (7): G, A, P, +/-, PIM, PPP, GWG
    goalie cats (4): W, GAA, SV%, SHO
    6 keepers bolded
    -------------------------

    C(2) - S. Crosby, E. Malkin (W), N. MacKinnon, P. Stastny
    W(4) - A. Ovechkin, R. Vrbata, T. Steen (C), J. Tlusty, D. Clarkson
    D(4) - E. Karlsson, M. Green, D. Byfuglien (W), D. Phaneuf, O. Ekman-Larsson
    G(2) - MA. Fleury, J. Halak, B. Elliott
    IR - S. Gagner (C/W), T. Vokoun (G), N. Horton (W)
    Next year's draft picks (1-6 are keepers): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Hockey Hitman View Post
    It's a tough choice given his injury history but if I'm not keeping Halak in place of a defenseman, it's going to be Mike Green. Green is much more valuable in this format. Sometimes you take a gamble on the more injury prone player and I think this season in this instance, you go Green.
    I'm so tempted to take the chance on Geeen. 15 goals & 60 points seems like te approximate ceiling for Yandle (he has never eclipsed that mark I might add) while Green could score 20 goals and 70+ points. The only wildcard is health.
    12-team H2H Semi Keeper (keep 6)
    skater cats (7): G, A, P, +/-, PIM, PPP, GWG
    goalie cats (4): W, GAA, SV%, SHO
    6 keepers bolded
    -------------------------

    C(2) - S. Crosby, E. Malkin (W), N. MacKinnon, P. Stastny
    W(4) - A. Ovechkin, R. Vrbata, T. Steen (C), J. Tlusty, D. Clarkson
    D(4) - E. Karlsson, M. Green, D. Byfuglien (W), D. Phaneuf, O. Ekman-Larsson
    G(2) - MA. Fleury, J. Halak, B. Elliott
    IR - S. Gagner (C/W), T. Vokoun (G), N. Horton (W)
    Next year's draft picks (1-6 are keepers): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

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