Looking Ahead: Week 21

Bob Fisher

2014-02-28

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Five players to target for Week 21.


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.

 

Boston Bruins = Target

 

Games: 7 (3H/4A)

Favorable Matchups:

    – vs. Washington

        > 9th worst defensive team

        > 4th most shots allowed per game

        > 24 goals allowed in past eight games (3.00 GAA)

    – vs. Florida

        > 4th worst defensive team

        > Worst penalty kill

        > 34 goals allowed in past eight games (4.25 GAA)

    – vs. Washington

        > See above

    – @ Florida

        > See above

 

The Bruins will look to expand on their Atlantic division lead with a good string of games peppered with some defensively susceptible squads.  Their next six games include two games each against the defensively-challenged Washington Capitals and one of the Atlantic division doormats: the Florida Panthers.  Prior to the Olympic break, the Milan Lucic, Jarome Iginla and David Krejci line was the trio putting up points for the Bs.  It seems like the scoring goes in waves between this line and the Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and