Dobber’s Offseason Fantasy Grades 2020: Anaheim Ducks and All Teams Final Grade
Dobber’s offseason fantasy hockey grades – Anaheim Ducks
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.
Impact of changes – This really boils down to swapping out Gudbranson and Del Zotto for Shattenkirk and Curran. Shattenkirk is 100% offense for a defenseman. He will hurt the team defensively and the theory is that he helps offensively even more. So he's there for the power play mostly, and that's going to hurt the likes of Cam Fowler and Christian Djoos, as well as newcomer Curran. Up front, no proven regulars were brought in. But with Grant and Lettieri they have a pair of players who can play if the rookies and youngsters need another year in the AHL. But for now, it looks like Sam Steel,