Ramblings: Jarvis, Mercer, Duchene, Wedgewood, S. Skinner and more from Saturday (Nov 21)

Ian Gooding


Seth Jarvis has been a popular Frozen Tools search this week because he now has goals in three consecutive games and 12 shots over that span. Jarvis was originally credited with a second goal in this game, but that goal was later credited to Sebastian Aho. The 2020 first-round pick has been playing on Hurricanes' top line with Aho and Andrei Svechnikov, so Rod Brind'Amour has been giving him every opportunity to succeed on his nine-game trial. The Hurricanes play four games next week, and Jarvis is just 2 percent rostered in Yahoo leagues, so he's a player to consider to at least stream. We can probably say this confidently because it looks like he won't be returning to the WHL.

I had to include the second tweet along with the first one because sarcasm doesn’t always translate well over the internet.

In a losing cause for the Kings, Adrian Kempe scored twice. He probably falls into the hot category of players, having scored six goals in his last eight games as well as 10 points in his last 11 games. Kempe has recently been playing on the Anze Kopitar line, which has been boosting his production.

Dawson Mercer scored a beauty goal on Saturday, giving him seven points in his last six games. The Devils fan in my league has already added him, but he's probably still available in your league. At the time of this writing, Mercer is third in rookie scoring with 12