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    Default Rookie point leaders this year?

    My league gives a bonus for rookie points, and I'm far from being any kind of expert when it comes to prospects. Does anybody care to give me a ranking of who you think the best rookies will be this year from a pure points perspective?

    This year only, so throw long term potential out the window.

    Thanks as always!

    EDIT: I absolutely butchered the sub-forum choice - could somebody please move this to the 1 year forwards section (if that exists)?

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    Pettersson, Mittelstadt, Svechnikov, Necas, Dylan Strome (if he's still considered a rook), and Zadina. Roughly in that order.
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    Default Re: Rookie point leaders this year?

    Quote Originally Posted by mounD View Post
    Pettersson, Mittelstadt, Svechnikov, Necas, Dylan Strome (if he's still considered a rook), and Zadina. Roughly in that order.
    Thanks! A few lists like this are exactly what I was hoping for.

    For the record, rookie eligibility is the same as it is for the NHL.

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    MounD pretty put all the big names here... you can maybe add guys like Sikura and Donato to that group
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    Default Re: Rookie point leaders this year?

    Seem safest to produce this year:
    Pettersson
    Svechnikov
    Mittelstadt
    Donato

    Should be in good spots, but not as confident they'll produce enough to warrant owning:
    D. Strome
    Necas
    Zadina
    Cirelli

    The next group is all more line-dependent -- could be in the top tier if they get lucky after the preseason:
    Sikura
    Johnsson, A
    Tolvanen
    Borgstrom
    Yamamoto
    Thomas, R

    Later flyers:
    Andersson, L
    Lindblom
    Gaudette


    Dahlin, Niku, and Heiskanen for defense (in that order...maybe Gustafsson in Chicago or Hronek in Detroit too)

    Jarry, Saros, Ullmark and Husso are the goalies I think have the best shot to be relevant (all require injury or poor production by starters ahead of them)
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    if you need D i would also add Dhalin, Miro H. and after news from the camp i would take late flyer on Jokiharju. If he sticks and gets decent role i can see Butcher type of a year...
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