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    Time to open up the ol' mailbag. Fire away, let's see if I can help your fantasy team for the offseason...
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    15-Team Keeper, points only, best 12 fwd, 4 dman, 2 G count. Playoffs count.

    F - Crosby, Atkinson, Marchand, Silfverberg, Scheifele, Aston-Reese, Ehlers, Arvidsson, Guentzel, Kadri, Czarnik, Foegele, Hinostroza, T. Wilson, Ferland, Rattie, Tierney
    G - Bobrovsky, Lehner, Talbot, Delia, Pickard
    D - Yandle, Trouba, Letang, Gustafsson, Pulock, T. Myers, Morrissey, Schmaltz

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    What do you see next season for Dylan Strome, Dobber? Thanks

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    How does Mitch Marner's performance at this year's Memorial Cup make him look compared to this year's draft eligible prospects like Matthews, Laine and Puljujarvi?

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    16 team, points only. G: 2-W, 4-SO.
    Top 9F, 4D & 1G . Keep 15, Max 23
    F: Tavares, Domi, Huberdeau, Monahan, Dvorak, Rackell, Horvat, Yamamoto, Buchnevich, Heponiemi, Podkolzin, Oloffsson, Batherson
    D: Rielly, Pulock, A. Boqvist, Girard, Jokiharju, C. Miller
    G: Vasilevskiy

    The Town Clowns (2nd place in 2019)
    6 team, H2H: points, PPP, BS, Hits, W, SO, saves, -Losses
    C: Eichel, Zibanejad, ROR, Larkin, Johansen
    LW: Ovechkin, Huberdeau, Meier
    RW: Kessel, Marner, Teravainen
    D: Rielly, Dahlin, Klingberg, Theodore, Yandle
    G: Vasilevski, Fleury, Hart
    B: Markstrom, Rackell, Arvidsson, Point, Svechnikov, Makar
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    What are your early predictions for Getzlaf next season. I'm debating between him and Neal as my last keeper and with our format being Goal and SOG heavy, I'm leaning towards Neal.
    12 Team, Keep 9 (max 2 goalies). Weekly H2H w/ Daily Lineups.
    Scoring:
    PLAYER: G(3), A(2), D-man Pts(addt'l 0.5), +/-(1), PPG(addt'l 1.5),PPA(addt'l 1), SHP(addt'l 0.5), SOG(0.4), BLK(0.7)
    GOALIE: W(2), GA(-1.5), Saves(0.3), SO(3)
    Positions - 3C, 2RW, 2LW, 4D, 2G, 5 Bench, 4 IR (Max of 4 goalies)

    C - Zibanejad, Toews, Krejci, Schmaltz(LW/RW)
    LW - Ovechkin, Laine(RW)
    RW - Kucherov, Boeser
    D - Hedman, Josi, Rielly, Makar, Vatanen
    G - Vasilevskiy, Markstrom, Demko, McElhinney
    IR - Mantha(LW), Kakko(RW),

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    Is Tom Kuhnhackl forever pigeon-holed as a penalty killer specialist now? Just a 4th liner? Point wise what do you think for next season?
    WHL (24-Team Daily H2H)
    Weighted Scoring: G(1),A(1),PPP(0.5),+/-(0.25), SOG/PIM/HIT/BLK(all 0.05), FOW-C(0.01)


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    C(3): Barkov, Seguin, N.Schmaltz
    LW(3): Gaudreau, Pacioretty, Hinostroza
    RW(3): Radulov, Mantha, Dadonov
    F(3): Bailey, Thornton, Vanek
    D(6): Josi, Jones, Krug, Leddy, Ellis, Miller
    G(1): Bishop (Sparks)
    Bench: T. Wilson (RW), Boyle (C), Pirri (C), Boyd (C)
    Farm: Myers (D), Husso (G), Soderstrom (G), Petersen (G), Anderson-Dolan (C), Pilut (D), Capobianco (D), Aho (D)

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    Default Re: Dobber's Mailbag - Ask your Fantasy Hockey Q's - June 6 2016

    Help narrowing down keepers. Keep 6.
    All teams keep 2 goalies. I tried keeping 1 goalie once . Those available in the draft and on waivers were not enough to help me catch up in the 4 goalie categories.

    Generally I would look to package a couple players to obtain an upgrade. However guys like, Ovechkin, Benn, Karlsson, Tarasenko, Tavares, McDavid, Stamkos , Burns are not available.
    Kucherov, Malkin are available. Seguin is available for Crosby.

    Question 1 : Who do I keep ?
    Top of my head I would go with Holtby, Crawford, Crosby, Kane, Hall, Klingberg. Leaving out Backstrom & Giroux only because they are Centres which are easier to draft or pick up on waivers.

    Question 2:
    Is it more beneficial to try and move non-keepers for draft pick upgrades or return them to the draft where 1 or 2 could become available to me ?

    Appreciate your advice . Thanks Dobber for taking the time to do this. Cheers
    Yahoo! 12 Team H2H (1win - Roto) Keep 6
    MacKinnon, P.Kane, Vasilevskiy, Binnington, Rielly, Scheifele
    2C, 2RW, 2LW, 1Ut, 4D, 3G, 6Bench, 2 I/R+
    G, A, PPP, SOG, FOW, HIT, BLK
    Wins, GAA, Sv%, SHO : 4 weekly starts
    Max 4 transactions per week

    C: MacKinnon, Scheifele, Duchene, Krejci
    LW: Connor , Vrana , Rust
    RW: P.Kane, W.Nylander, Kessel, Killorn
    Defence : Reilly , De Haan , Niskanen, DeAngelo , McNabb
    Goalies : Vasilevskiy , Binnington , Halak , Demko

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    Default Re: Dobber's Mailbag - Ask your Fantasy Hockey Q's - June 6 2016

    When will Pulkkinen get a top 6 chance in Detroit, if ever?
    Thanks.

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    Default Re: Dobber's Mailbag - Ask your Fantasy Hockey Q's - June 6 2016

    How do you project Panarin next year and going forward? Same question for Burakovsky! Thanks Dobber for doing this!
    105 teams (7 divisions of 15 teams with indivual drafts), Regular Season Points Total, Playoffs H2H Points, One Year League $$$
    Start 4F, 4D, 2U, 2G daily, 5 bench
    G, A, +/- (important cat), PIM, PPG, SHG, SHA, GWG, HAT, SOG, WIN, GA, SV, SO, OTL

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    I own the "difficult" 4th overall pick in the next draft. For the team and league in the signature, would you rather pick Tkachuk or Dubois? I could certainly use a young LW and I like multi cat guys for this league...
    Or is it too early to tell before we know where they'll end up?

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    12 team H2H dynasty
    G, A, PIM, PPP, SOG, FW, HIT, BLK
    W, GAA, SV, SV%, SHO
    C,C,C,LW,LW,LW,RW,RW,RW,D,D,D,D,D,Util,Util,G,G,6x BN,3xIR,2xIR+


    C: Eichel, Scheifele, Zibanejad, Trochek, Hischier
    LW: Draisaitl(C), B.Tkachuk
    LW/RW: M.Tkachuk, Meier, Fiala
    RW: Pastrnak, Gallagher, R.Strome(C), Glendening(C)
    D: Josi, Nurse, Morrissey, McAvoy, Pulock, Zadorov, Schmidt
    G: Gibson, Rittich, Jones

    Farm (Skaters: Eligible until 123 NHL games played / Goalies: 41 games)
    Fwd: D.Batherson, D.Cozens, L.Brown, A.Chmelevski, P.Kurashev, D.Kubalik
    D: N.Hague, L.Stanley, A.Alexeyev
    G: A.Nedeljkovic, C.Petersen, K.Kahkonen

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    I have to drop two of the following: Henrique, Bjugstad, Niederreiter, Teravainen, Hertl

    My thoughts are Henrique (due to high shooting %) and Niederreiter (low scoring team, low upside).

    Any thoughts?
    ESPN keeper league (5 rounds draft; 3 FA pickups per year; points for G, A, W, SO)

    Forwards: Ovechkin, McDavid, Huberdeau, Voracek, Boeser, Wennberg, Galchenyuk, Tkachuk, Keller, Arvidsson, Teravainen, Rantanen
    D-men: Letang, Keith, Krug, Ellis, Ekblad, Hanifin
    Goalies: Murray, Hellebuyck

    Bench: Hertl, Bjorkstrand, Gallagher, Domi, Tolvanen, Niskanen, Chychrun, Darling, Mrazek, Jarry

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    I am curious on your thought about Gustav Nyquist.

    He had a down year last year (17G) compared to back to back 27+ goal seasons. Is he a serious bounce back candidate this year and how do you see him in the future in Detroit?


    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, Eichel, Couture, Wheeler, Lee, Gusev, RThomas, Kucherov, Nugent-Hopkins, Burns, Zuccarello, JBoqvist, JSchwartz, KPalmieri, KConnor, Necas, Yandle, Point, Konecny, TBertuzzi, NSchmaltz, Vrana

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    Default Re: Dobber's Mailbag - Ask your Fantasy Hockey Q's - June 6 2016

    Thoughts on a couple guys I own:

    Jack Johnson -- last year was abysmal. Any chance for a rebound at all?
    Filppula - assuming Stamkos moves on, is he a bounce back candidate?
    Points-only, Full Keeper Dynasty League
    Active roster (no starts, just total points): 12 FW, 6 D, 1 Goalie

    Forwards: Kucherov, Hall, Pacioretty, Couture, Johansen, Nichushkin, E. Lindholm, W. Nylander, Hoffman, Pavelski, Eberle, E. Kane, Mi. Granlund, Arvidsson, Little, Jarnkrok, Koivu, Ty Johnson, Palat,

    Defense: Gostisbehere, OEL, Hamilton, Josi, Krug, Vatanen, Pietrangelo, Vlasic

    Goal: Holtby, Darling, Varlamov

    Farm: Juolevi, Borgstrom

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    Default Re: Dobber's Mailbag - Ask your Fantasy Hockey Q's - June 6 2016

    Two questions:

    What effect will smaller goalie equipment have on player point totals, and do you see rankings changing (i.e. certain goalies affected more than others)?

    Quantitative outlook on these young players: Bo Horvat, Kevin Hayes, Matt Dumba, Alex Wennberg?

    20-team NHL cap keeper; auction salaries w/contracts; 4C, 4LW, 4RW, 6D, 2G, 3B, 18 farm
    H2H Cat Wins: G, A, Pts, 2G+A, DPts, PIM, SOG, Hits, Blks, FO%, STG, GWG, G Wins, GAA, Save %, ShO
    C: Stamkos, Toews, DRyan, Compher, Fisher, Haula
    LW: Lucic, Tkachuk, Eriksson Ek, Connor
    RW: Radulov, Tarasenko, JWilliams, Point, Callahan
    D: Braun, Del Zotto, McNabb, CMiller, Petry, Subban, Butcher
    G: Andersen, Rinne
    Farm: Anderson-Dolan, Beaudin, O?Regan, Suzuki, Kayumov, Bastian, Pu, Meloche, Pionk, Poolman, Montembault, Hill

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    Default Re: Dobber's Mailbag - Ask your Fantasy Hockey Q's - June 6 2016

    We've added another category to our rotisserie league (hits & blocks). Other categories are G, A, PTS, +\-
    Wondering if it should impact my keeper selections on D.
    Need to choose 2 from Hedman, Shattenkirk, Pietrangelo, Parayko.
    Appreciate your insight - thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reuben View Post
    What do you see next season for Dylan Strome, Dobber? Thanks
    I think he makes the team, but doesn't do quite as well as Max Domi did. But still a strong season and a Top 5 Calder consideration
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    15-Team Keeper, points only, best 12 fwd, 4 dman, 2 G count. Playoffs count.

    F - Crosby, Atkinson, Marchand, Silfverberg, Scheifele, Aston-Reese, Ehlers, Arvidsson, Guentzel, Kadri, Czarnik, Foegele, Hinostroza, T. Wilson, Ferland, Rattie, Tierney
    G - Bobrovsky, Lehner, Talbot, Delia, Pickard
    D - Yandle, Trouba, Letang, Gustafsson, Pulock, T. Myers, Morrissey, Schmaltz

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