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Chris Kane breaks down the latest fantasy information from the Western Conference – the streaks, the slumps, the line combinations and much more.

The Wild West – Western Teams Draft History – Part Two of Three

Weekly Western Leaders Goals – 5 – Elias Lindholm – Calgary, Craig Smith – Nashville, Zach Sanford – St. Louis Assists – 7 – Leon Draisaitl - Edmonton Points – 10 – Leon Draisaitl - Edmonton PPP – 3 – Brandon Sutter – Vancouver, Tyler Seguin – Dallas, Leon Draisaitl – Edmonton, Quinn Hughes – [...]

By |2020-02-17T14:19:24-05:00February 17th, 2020|The Wild West|Comments Off on The Wild West – Western Teams Draft History – Part Two of Three

Wild West – Trade Deadline Preparations 2020

  With two weeks until the trade deadline, it is time to look at each team in the West and determine if they might be buyers or sellers and who they might move from or look to acquire for their roster, draft picks, or prospect pools.   Weekly Western Leaders   Goals – 4 – [...]

By |2020-02-10T16:35:23-05:00February 10th, 2020|The Wild West|Comments Off on Wild West – Trade Deadline Preparations 2020

Wild West: Western Teams Draft History – Part One of Three

  Western Leaders at All-Star Break (Leaders at break in 2018-2019)   Goals – 30 – Nathan MacKinnon – Colorado (29 – Connor McDavid – Edmonton, Johnny Gaudreau – Calgary, Patrick Kane – Chicago, Gabriel Landeskog - Colorado) Assists – 49 – Connor McDavid – Edmonton (52 – Blake Wheeler – Winnipeg) Points – 76 [...]

By |2020-01-27T11:34:58-05:00January 27th, 2020|The Wild West|0 Comments

Wild West: Post Christmas Trends

  Weekly Western Leaders (January 12th through the 19th)   Goals – 5 – Dominik Kubalik – Chicago (back to back) Assists – 6 – Jonathan Toews -Chicago Points – 9 Jonathan Toews - Chicago PPP – 3 Connor McDavid – Edmonton, Leon Draisaitl – Edmonton – Zach Parise - Minnesota Shots on Goal – [...]

By |2020-01-20T14:19:14-05:00January 20th, 2020|The Wild West|0 Comments

Wild West – The Week That Was (Jan 13 2020)

  This will be my first The Wild West column after doing the Frozen Tools Forensic column for almost a year and I’m pretty excited to get going. Inspired by the original Wild West writer Ryan Ma, I’d like to focus on weekly happenings in and around the Western Conference of the NHL and look [...]

By |2020-01-13T11:24:22-05:00January 13th, 2020|The Wild West|0 Comments

Wild West: Multi-Category Defensemen

  This week we are hitting the second in our two-part series on multi-cat contributors. As a reminder the focus is on players who are contributing in hits and blocks, but also are putting up some level of shot production. We will not include PIM in this article.   In order to generate this list [...]

By |2020-01-06T19:05:47-05:00January 6th, 2020|The Wild West|0 Comments

Wild West: Multi-Category Forwards 2019-20

  This week we are starting a two part dive into players in the West who are helping owners out in a wider variety of categories. The focus is on players (forwards this week - defense next) who are maintaining useful levels of shots and points, but are also contributing in hits and blocks. We [...]

By |2019-12-30T14:33:33-05:00December 30th, 2019|The Wild West|0 Comments

Wild West: 5 Naughty and 5 Nice (Player Value Jumps)

  In honor of the holidays we are going to take a look at skaters on our ranking lists. We are are looking at values at the start of season versus current values. These are based on Yahoo ranks (so take with a grain of salt). The categories taken into consideration are goals, assists, power-play [...]

By |2019-12-23T13:23:25-05:00December 23rd, 2019|The Wild West|0 Comments

Wild West: Ice Time Winners – Defense

  Last week we took a look at forwards in the Western Conference that were seeing a change in their ice time. The idea being that deployment; linemates, power-play time, even-strength time on ice - all of these things matter when figuring out which players we want to hang on to, particularly when we get [...]

By |2019-12-16T15:47:33-05:00December 16th, 2019|The Wild West|0 Comments