Ramblings: Midseason fantasy draft and trade musings (this guy…or that guy?) (Jan 27)

Dobber

2020-01-27

 

Ramblings: Midseason fantasy draft and trade musings (this guy…or that guy?) (Jan 27)

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The fantasy hockey world mourns with the rest of the world of sports, on the tragic deaths of basketball legend Kobe Bryan and his beautiful daughter Gianna, baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife Keri and daughter Alyssa. This stunned me as I'm sure it did you, and spending much of the day reading tributes and watching clips brought many tears even for a guy who doesn't watch a lot of basketball. Our members are paying tribute to Kobe in our forum here, in case you want to put down some thoughts.

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The Midseason Guide was released just over two weeks ago. Still relevant for at least another week, thanks to the lighter NHL schedule slowing down the games played since the release. Click on the link to see screen shots of much of what you get. At the very least – take a look. Maybe you’ll see it can help you.

The projections are still in the PDF, but I have also added them to a spreadsheet. There will be a coupon code in the PDF that allows you to get that spreadsheet for free, so don’t buy it. This was the only way I could add a spreadsheet without putting it into your accounts one at a time.

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And yeah, don’t forget – the bye weeks finish up this week so add/drop/adjust your rosters accordingly.

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No games over the weekend, other than the All-Star exhibition of which by now you already know all that you were interested in knowing. The most interesting moments to me – Matt Barzal dethroning Connor McDavid as the fastest skater… and a forward setting an all-time professional hardest shot standard instead of the usual defenseman. What’s more is that forward is not an NHL player, but an AHL player. That’s right – on Sunday Martin Frk blasted a 109.2 MP