Ramblings: Is Erik Gustafsson For Real? Domi, Drouin, Marchand, & Hamilton (Feb 27)

Cam Robinson



With the deadline come and gone, I’m sure many of you have had a moment to reflect and digest the moves that were and were not made. Some of these changes hold significant fantasy implications.


If you haven’t already, go ahead and check out the Trade Breakdowns that littered the Dobber landscape the last day or two.


Don’t forget to cross over to the DobberProspects’ site for all the pertinent information you could ever desire on prospects. We’ve updated all the players who have changed hands over the last week, and the profiles are a terrific resource while mining for young talent.



Speaking of some players who swapped squads, Gus Nyquist began his Sharks career skating on the third line beside Joe Thornton and Kevin Labanc at even-strength and was manning the right point on the second power-play unit. The 29-year-old came into the match with just three points in his previous eight games.


He skated 17 minutes putting a single shot on goal. We’ll take this game with a grain of salt as the Sharks did not look their best only producing 20 shots on the evening in a 4-1 defeat to the Bruins.


Brad Marchand led the way for the Bs scoring a shorthanded beauty and adding two assists. He absolutely undressed Erik Karlsson on the goal.



When David Pastrnak went down with the injury two weeks ago, many fantasy owners were concerned about Marchand and Patrice Bergeron continuing their torrid paces. Marchand has nine points in the seven games without his opposite winger. Bergeron has just six.


Jaroslav Halak took the victory in this one. His fourth in a row.


Marcus Johansson skated in his first tilt for Boston playing with David Krejci and Jake DeBrusk on L2. He recorded an assist in the win. MoJo should be able to