Dobber’s Offseason Fantasy Grades 2018: Detroit Red Wings

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2018-08-17

 

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades – Detroit Red Wings

 

For the last 15 years (12 with The Hockey News, last year’s via pinch-hitter Cam Robinson) Dobber has reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them.

The 16th annual review will appear here on DobberHockey throughout the summer. This is not a review of the likely performance on the ice or in the standings, but in the realm of fantasy hockey.

Enjoy!

 

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Gone – Jared Coreau, Xavier Ouellet, David Booth

 

Incoming – Harri Sateri, Wade Megan, Jonathan Bernier, Thomas Vanek, Patrik Rybar

 

Impact of changes – Amazingly, this team with zero superstars, two aging stars in Mike Green and Henrik Zetterberg, and a handful of maybes – is close to the salary cap. Forwards with a cap hit of $3 million or more this season: Henrik Zetterberg, Fans Nielsen, Gustav Nyquist, Justin Abdelkader, Darren Helm, Anthony Mantha, Thomas Vanek, Andreas Athanasiou – plus Johan Franzen to go on long-term IR though there are rumors that Zetterberg has been unable to work out properly this summer and could possibly retire (!). Defensemen making $4 million or more: