Geek of the Week: Best Starts In The League

Scott Maran

2018-10-28

As we get close to the end of the first month of NHL hockey, we’ve seen several players already off to fantastic starts. Here I’ll be taking a look at some of the best starts from a fantasy standpoint across various types of leagues.

Conventional Format

First is based on the usual setup that’s frequently found in other Geek of the Week articles. In this 12-team Yahoo league, goals, assists, shots on goal, power-play points, and hits will be measured.

Goals, Assists, Shots on Goal, Power-Play Points, Hits
 

 

Rank

FHG Value

GP

G

A

SOG

PPP

Hits

John Carlson

1

86

9

5

9

23

8

11

Morgan Rielly

2

85

10

4

10

31

6

11

Alex Ovechkin

3

84

9

8

5

37

7

25

Nathan MacKinnon

4

73

11

9

9

49

4

8

Brent Burns

5