Dobber’s Offseason Fantasy Grades 2020: Edmonton Oilers



Dobber’s offseason fantasy hockey grades – Edmonton Oilers

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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GoneTomas Jurco, Matt Benning, Mike Green, Andreas Athanasiou, Markus Granlund, Brandon Manning, Riley Sheahan

IncomingDominik Kahun, Tyson Barrie, Seth Griffith, Anton Forsberg, Kyle Turris, Alan Quine, Adam Cracknell

Impact of changes – The Oilers made some great moves in addressing their lack of scoring depth up front and replacing the hole on defense left by the injury to Oscar Klefbom. Turris as a third-line center allows Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to play on the wing full time, which gives the team a top player to play with either Leon Draisaitl or Connor McDavid. Adding Kahun gives them a winger who can play on the top six and likely bump Zack Kassian out of there.

The addition