Ramblings: Leafs sign some depth; Bennett and Djoos avoid arbitration; More Bubble Keeper Questions – July 25

Michael Clifford

2019-07-25

 

Bubble Keeper Week rolls on here at Dobber Hockey. All week, our editors and writers have been covering the players on the bubble in your keeper leagues. I wrote about my own dilemmas a couple days ago, and there have been articles like this entertaining dive by Brennan Des into Jake DeBrusk and Tomas Tatar, the former being a favourite target of mine.

For anyone in keeper leagues, and I assume it’s most of you, be sure to take a look through all our articles this week. There is everything from the shallowest to the deepest of targets.

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Keepers, projections, prospects, and more are all available in the 2019 Dobber Hockey Ultimate Fantasy Pack. The 2019-20 guide will be out next week so head to the Dobber Shop to grab your copy of these awesome tools and reads right now!

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This has absolutely nothing to do with fantasy hockey but Phil Kessel is selling his house and, well, just read the article.

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The Flames avoid arbitration with Sam Bennett by signing the third liner to a two-year deal with a $2.55M AAV. 

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Washington defenceman Christian Djoos was awarded $1.25M in arbitration for a one-year deal.

My belief is that Djoos is a solid puck-moving defenceman but his issue is that Michal Kempny seems to be attached to John Carlson, which means Djoos would have to beat out Dmitry Orlov to get off the third pair. That seems unlikely right now, so it’ll be hard for Djoos to have much fantasy value.

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The Leafs signed a bevy of players to one- or two-year deals, including Kenny Agostino, Nick Shore, and Pontus Aberg. Some nice depth pieces for the team.

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Earlier this week on Twitter, I thre