Malkin and Neal Magic Returns

Chris Wassel

2013-11-27

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The Malkin/Neal duo, Downie clicks with Couturier/Read and more – line combos from around the league

 

 

 

Between The Lines Week 9

 

The turkey is almost ready but the fantasy bests of the week never wait. That is even when problems arise. There were a few delays so we have to quickly write this column so fantasy hockey players can get ready for Wednesday's huge slate of games. Are you ready? Let's go "Between The Lines" then in a Pennsylvania state of mind, sort of.

 

Lead Us Forwards….

 

Evgeni MalkinJames NealSidney CrosbyChris Kunitz (Pittsburgh) — It just seems almost unfair but when on power play or empty net situations, this quartet had 13 points while on the ice together. This is one of the scariest four man forward units on a power play that I have seen in over a decade. All Evgeni Malkin and James Neal did was scorch the NHL to the tune of nine points each. Sidney Crosby had a half dozen points while Chris Kunitz had five points. There were few answers for this four man unit and with a lot of games from now until Christmas, expect more of the same.

 

Sean CouturierMatt ReadSteve Downie (Philadelphia) — By now, everyone has seen that insane record that Steve Downie ha