Between The Lines – Is Spezza the odd man out in Ottawa?

Chris Wassel

2013-11-12

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Jason Spezza is taking a backseat to a new trio. 


With the Steven Stamkos injury, it seems the whole fantasy hockey world is in a panic However, in fantasy terms, we move on quickly. It really is the only way to survive and thrive. What were some of the best lines from Week 6? Let's go "Between The Lines".

 

Lead Us Forwards….

 

Clarke McArthur-Bobby Ryan-Kyle Turris (Ottawa) — It always seemed that Bobby Ryan and Kyle Turris were getting the chances but in Week 6, they were piling up the points. This "top line" clawed its way to 13 points when together. Ryan was one of the top point producers with seven points. Turris was not too far behind with six points. Yes this has some not so good fantasy impacts for guys like Jason Spezza. However, can this trio continue the party? The answer, for now, seems to be yes.

 

Nicklas Backstrom-Alex Ovechkin-Troy Brouwer-Marcus Johansson (Washington) — The four man power play unit seemed to be at it again with a 12 point week. They played as a quartet nearly 65% on the power play which is about 80 seconds for every two minute man advantage. That is provided the extra man lasts for that long of course. Washington has had its ups and downs but that power play clicks at a 25-30% clip projected throughout the season and that means increased opportunities.

 

Ryan Callahan-Carl Hagelin-Brad Richards (NY Rangers) — The Rangers started to score some goals in Week 6? Yes they did. With Rick Nash on his w