Between The Lines — Chicago Stacks Its Top Line

Chris Wassel

2013-11-04

JonathanToews


Chicago is rolling with three superstars on one line


A month has already passed in the 2013-14 NHL season and there are a few tendencies that are becoming crystal clear. One of them is that it will be a long season. A fantasy hockey owner must understand that in order to be allowed to adapt. Let's adapt and go "Between The Lines".

 

Lead Us Forwards

 

Marian Hossa-Jonathan Toews-Patrick Kane (Chicago) — Would someone cue up 'Chelsea Dagger'? The south side trio produced a dozen points in Week 5 and finally showed fantasy GM's a little reward for their patience. Marian Hossa had six points to tie among the leaders in production for a Week 5 that seemed to be a bit light schedule wise. Jonathan Toews also had five points and at least in Week 6, it would appear that Chicago plays three times (WPG, @DAL, EDM). This could be a favorable week.

 

Jason Chimera-Joel Ward-Mikhail Grabovski (Washington) — The Alex Ovechkin injury turned a few heads last week, but then the "Chimera Express" rolled up a half dozen points as the Capitals won big on Friday night against Philadelphia. In all, this line had 12 points and depending on Ovechkin's status for Tuesday, they could tally a few more against the New York Islanders. Their size, speed, and grit was a lot to handle and in small streaks could be worth having. The window is small so do not expect this much longer.

 

Mikael Granlund-Nino Niederreiter-Jason Pominville (Minnesota) — If it felt like most o