Dobber’s Offseason Fantasy Grades 2020: St. Louis Blues

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2020-12-24

Dobber’s offseason fantasy hockey grades – St. Louis Blues

For the last 17 years (12 with The Hockey News) Dobber has reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them.

The 18th annual review will appear here on DobberHockey throughout the summer…er, winter. This is not a review of the likely performance on the ice or in the standings, but in the realm of fantasy hockey both for the season ahead as well as the foreseeable future. Offensively, will the team perform? Are there plenty of depth options worthy of owning in keeper leagues? What about over the next two or three years? These questions are what I take into consideration when looking at the depth chart and the player potential on that depth chart.

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GoneAlex Pietrangelo, Jake Allen, Jay Bouwmeester, Troy Brouwer

IncomingKyle Clifford, Torey Krug, Steven Santini, Curtis McKenzie

Impact of changes – It may actually be a little rocky in the beginning. Because the Blues lost one of the best two-way defenders in the league and replaced him with Krug, who is an elite offensive rearguard but not known for his defense. Does this mean the other defensemen have to tighten up? It does, if the Blues want to give Krug the zone starts he had in Boston. That means no mo