21 Fantasy Hockey Rambles

Dobber Sports

2021-12-12

Every Sunday, we share 21 Fantasy Rambles from our writers at DobberHockey. These thoughts are curated from the past week’s 'Daily Ramblings'.

Writers/Editors: Ian Gooding, Michael Clifford, Alexander MacLean, and Dobber

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1. Sidney Crosby versus Alex Ovechkin matchups never get old, especially since we can still debate which player has had the better career and even which player is better right now. Even with both Crosby and Ovechkin recording two assists each, the Penguins came out on top 4-2 last Friday.

Crosby is now up to 82 points in 62 career games against Washington. Yes, that’s the highest of any active player against the Capitals. Ovechkin has 36 goals and 68 points in 67 career games against Pittsburgh, so both players bring their A-games when facing their rival.

Find out where Crosby and Ovechkin are ranked in the Top 100 Roto Rankings. I’ll be updating them for December in several days, so have your say where they are ranked, along with other notable players. (dec11)

2. Jesper Bratt is at the top of the Frozen Tools Popular Profiles because he continues to put up points. Bratt’s 24 points this season have all come in his last 21 games. Although it might seem like Bratt will cool off, his advanced stats (aside from secondary assists) suggest that this could be normal production. The key is that he’s shooting the puck more. When Bratt broke into the league in 2017-18, he shot at less than 1.5 SOG/GP. Now he’s shooting at nearly three shots per game.

Bratt also seems to be able to make it work with anyone in the Devils’ lineup as well. Earlier in the season, he was lined up with Andreas Johnsson and Dawson Mercer. Now, it’s