Ramblings: Contrary to Popular Belief These Prospects Won’t Help You This Year. But Here Are Some Who Will (Sep 09)

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2019-09-08

 

Ramblings: Contrary to Popular Belief These Prospects Won’t Help You This Year. But Here Are Some Who Will (Sep 09)

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The Fantasy Guide was last updated Saturday. Things are finally starting to happen as the stragglers are starting to sign – and they’re all updated in the Guide. The big updates come fast and furious when camp later this week (!). Updates happen so often once we’re a couple of days into camp that you can safely assume that once, twice or even three times per day this thing is getting updated. Just re-download the Guide when you want the latest one.

Also, new this year: I launched this Guide in French. Please tell your French-speaking brethren that they can now pick up Le Guide des Poolers 2019-20 DobberHockey right here.

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There is a lot of excitement out there about this year’s rookie crop, and for good reason. This season boasts a ton of promise, and that creates a lot of opportunities mid- and late-draft to snag some serious help for your fantasy squad. But there are a few names out there that I’m seeing  where expectations are far too high. I’m not talking about Jack Hughes, Cale Makar, Kaapo Kakko, Quinn Hughes or any of the obvious guys. I’m talking about deeper players. You feel you have this ‘guaranteed stud’ and you’re moving him up your draft list because you’re excited about him. I’m here to help you push on the brakes a little bit. I’m not going to tell you that the following players are going to be busts or that they suck. Far from it. All I’m saying is – just dial it down a little. Your expectations, that is. And I mean for this year. I’m not talking about future seasons. But for this year, just pull back on the reins on