21 Fantasy Hockey Rambles

Dobber Sports

2022-07-31

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

1. The Fantasy Guide will be ready in a few days (August 5), but in the meantime you can now download the Draft List spreadsheet! Inside you can find projections for numerous categories beyond goals and assists, giving you a head start in planning your fantasy hockey season. Download yours today if you’ve already made your Fantasy Guide purchase, or head over to the Dobber Sports store to purchase your Fantasy Guide if you haven’t already! As for the French version, Guide des Poolers, it will be released next week (August 12), but you can download the Draft List spreadsheet now.

2. John Klingberg finally found a home, although it may only be short-term. In case you missed it, Klingberg has signed a one-year contract with Anaheim for $7 million. I already broke it down in the Fantasy Take, so you can read all about it there. Now we just wait for what happens with Nazem Kadri. (july30)

3. The Flyers have signed Owen Tippett to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $1.5 million. Tippett was acquired in the Claude Giroux trade, scoring seven points in 21 games as a Flyer. He skated on the Flyers’ second power-play unit while averaging about 15 minutes per game, which was nearly three minutes more per game than he was averaging with the Panthers. Tippett likely slots in at around the third line for the Flyers, although injured players returning could cut into that icetime increase a bit. Regardless, it looks like his fantasy value has improved from before the trade. [Fantasy Take: Giroux/Tippett Trade] (july30)

4. As the Managing Editor of Dobber Hockey, I’ll take this opportunity to make a couple of announcements regarding