Dobber’s Offseason Fantasy Grades 2020: Montreal Canadiens

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2020-12-31

Dobber’s offseason fantasy hockey grades – Montreal Canadiens

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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GoneKeith Kinkaid, Max Domi, Karl Alzner, Christian Folin, Dale Weise

IncomingTyler Toffoli, Josh Anderson, Joel Edmundson, Corey Perry, Michal Frolik, Jake Allen

Impact of changes – Real nice upgrades here in several areas. Well done by the Habs. Toffoli adds some scoring punch to the team, replacing the offense left by Domi. The latter was traded to add some grit and third-line scoring in the form of Anderson, who could be the second coming of Andrew Shaw. Frolik further bolsters that third line – he is an incredibly underrated player for that role. And how about Perry as a mentor for young Anderson? Perry will be a 13th forward who will add some snarl in the playoffs. Edmundson nicely upgrades the bottom off of their blue line, defensively. While Allen provides fantastic support for start starter Carey Price, who will now be able to take a few breaks without costing the team tons