Ramblings: Top 15 Interesting Players on Waivers, thoughts on Staal, Kostin, ZAR, Vesey and more … (Oct. 10)

Dobber

2022-10-10

The last update for the Fantasy Guide was Sunday. Seven times. And I'll keep updating until Wednesday morning. Then I'll call it. After that, refer to our Frozen Tools player profiles for game logs, 'on pace' stats, links to articles they are mentioned in, rankings (all of our rankings) advanced stats and more.

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Have you checked out the new Goalie Post yet? Set up your email update notifications now (you'll have to do it again, with the new platform). We updated the look further, for better clarity on 'confirmed' vs. 'likely' vs. 'probable'. Login, go to your settings, and check off the boxes of teams you want emailed updates on for starting goalie notifications. It's free!

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Dobbernomics. It's not too late – register a team today and get extra transactions to make up for the two games you've missed. With that you can easily still compete. We are still fixing and adding features to this game and could use all the feedback and sign-ups we can get. Thank you!

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Lots of minor paperwork being done throughout the NHL over the weekend that will cause (and has caused) pretty big waves in fantasy hockey.

Minor Trade

In a swap of promising prospects who were drafted fairly high but haven't yet panned out – the Blues traded forward Klim Kostin to Edmonton for Dmitri Samorukov. Both had already cleared waivers. The Blues get a left-shot offensive defenseman who was drafted in the third round in 2017. His transition to the AHL has been mediocre at best. I doubt we see much NHL action out of him, other than a couple of cups of coffee. Kostin, on the other hand, is a 6-3, 215-pound forward. And what do I say about big forwards like that? He needs time. He was drafted 31st overall in the same draft. The big players are often put on waivers because at the age they lose waivers exemption they aren't ready yet. If the O