Looking Ahead: Week 19

Bob Fisher

2014-01-31

MikaZibanejad


Five players to consider for Week 19…


* This article was written before NHL games were played on Thursday, January 30, 2014

 

Here are some teams to target and avoid for the next week or two, several players to target that may be available in your league as well as teams that play a light schedule in the upcoming week.

 

Washington Capitals = Target

 

Games: 5 (4H/1A)

Favorable Matchups:

    – vs. NY Islanders

        > 2nd worst defensive team

        > Worst PK

        > 9th most shots allowed per game

    – vs. Winnipeg

        > 10th worst defensive team

        > Nine goals allowed in last three games (3.00 GAA)

        > Ondrej Pavelec leads the league in losses and has allowed the second most goals

 

The Capitals are one of eight teams to play five games between now and the Olympic break.  T