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    Default Is Burns over Letang a no-brainer?

    I have Letang and am wondering if i should offer him and a sweetener for Burns in a points only non-keeper league. I have ghost bear as Letang's backup so not overly concerned about injury risk. I like Burns because he's still getting vast majority of pp time, whereas Letang sharing somewhat with Schultz. But Letang clearly has vastly better supporting cast.
    Non-keeper 11-team auction league with 5 active forwards, two D. Points only (G=1, A=1)

    F: McDavid, Kuznetzov, Tarasenko, Stone, Johanson (Sheary, Schmaltz on bench)
    D: Letang, Klingberg, Ghost Bear (start two D)


    2nd league: H2H non-keeper: G, A, SOG, STP, BLK, Goalie wins/save%,
    14-team league, 18-man rosters

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    Default Re: Is Burns over Letang a no-brainer?

    I like the deal for you. Go with Burns.
    12 team H2H, Keep 8
    G, A, PPP, SOG, Hits
    W, GAA, SV%, SO

    C:Crosby,Giroux,ROR
    LW:Ovie,Hall,Guentzel,Lee, Smith
    RW:Pavelski,Simmonds,Palmieri
    D:Carlson,Gardiner,Faulk,Josi,Hagg
    G: Lundqvist,Lehner,Miller
    IR:Carter, Kreider, Crawford

    10 team Yearly H2H
    G,A,PPP,SOG,Hits,Blks
    W,L,GAA,SV%,SO

    C:McDavid,MacK,Kopitar
    LW:Marchand,Marchessault,Rakell,Lee
    RW:Seguin,Wheeler,Heinen,Okposo
    D:AP,Edler,Petry,Hedman
    G:Talbot,Vas,Dubnyk
    IR:Carter

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    Default Re: Is Burns over Letang a no-brainer?

    You don't need to make that deal. Letang's pace is very ccose to Burns over the last few years, and better this year. Letang's issues is injuries, and you have that covered fine. Realize the Penguins haven't been scoring as much as usual, either.
    10 team Head-to-head true dynasty. Roster 33, draft 2, cut down before season. Start 1 G, 1-2 backup G's, 6 D, 12 F arranged in 4 lines of 3. Only categories that matter are Goals, Assists, Save% with a shutout bonus. Having NHL teammates helps.

    G: Holtby
    Backup G: F Andersen
    D: Carlson, Niskanen, Orlov, Letang, Klingberg, Gostisbehere
    F1: Benn, Seguin, MacKinnon
    F2: Wheeler, Tavares, Bailey
    F3: Voracek, Giroux, Couturier
    F4: Stamkos, Namestnikov, Point

    Bench:
    G: (none)
    D: M Reilly, Ekman-Larsson, Werenski
    F: Schiefele, JT Miller, Guentzel, Pavelski, Killorn, Bjorkstrand, Tuch, Labanc, Nyquist, Tatar

    Reserve:
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    Default Re: Is Burns over Letang a no-brainer?

    What would you have done if someone offered you Burns for Letang pre-season? Do the same thing now. Yes, Burns for Letang everyday all day. I will be surprised if Letang is not injured before I finish this sentence...
    10 Owner Keeper League
    3-C 3-RW 3-LW 6-D 2-G Played each night. 6-Reserve spots
    Keep 10
    forward - 2-goal 1-assist
    D-men - 3-goal 1.5-assist
    1-PPP or SHP .1-shot .1-hit .1-block .05-face-off win
    Goalie 3-win .1-save & negative .5 goal against


    C:
    Bergeron,Trocheck, Stastny, Zibanejad
    RW: Pavelski, Tarasenko, Seguin, Ferland, Zucker
    LW: Pacioretti, Zetterberg, Niederriter, Lucic
    D: Burns, Josi, Subban, D. Hamilton, S. Jones, Dumba, Edler
    G: Bishop, Dubnyk, IR-Crawford

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