Keeping Karlsson: Auston Translation

by Elan Dubrofsky on October 17, 2016

Fantasy Hockey Podcast: Elan and Brian get to discuss actual on-ice events! First podcast of the new season is here

Boxscores! Line juggling! On-ice events! Terrible goaltending performances! They're all finally here after a long season of waiting, and the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast is here to catch you up on all that you need to know about the first five days of NHL regular season play. First off, what the heck should you do with your team post-draft? Should you tinker with adds/drops or stand pat? Elan and Brian dish out some advice on early season management strategies, describing how they evaluate and react to the first handful of games played in a season.

Next, they dig into the first week's most tantalizing performances, rolling through a list of the vets, rookies and tweeners who are scoring above a point-per-game pace at this early stage, and making the call on whether they're 'add now!!'s or wait-and-sees. Elan and Brian then go over a handful of injuries, specifically speculating on what the heck might happen in LA's crease. A discussion of players on cold streaks– or, well, whatever you'd call guys who are scoreless in back to back games to start the season– rounds out the show.

Players discussed on this episode include Connor McDavid, Brad Marchand, Auston Matthews, Jonathan Marchessault, David Pastrnak, Richard Panik, Joe Colborne, Leon Draisaitl, Paul Stastny, Nail Yakupov, the STL D corps, Erik Karlsson, Zack Smith, Chris Kreider, Pavel Buchnevich, Rick Nash, Mika Zibanejad, Patrik Laine, Mark Scheifele, Aleksander Barkov, Jaromir Jagr, Mitch Marner, Nazem Kadri, Oscar Klefbom, Andrej Sekera, Jake Gardiner, Nikita Zaitsev, every other Leaf, Blake Wheeler, Nik Ehlers, Mathieu Perreault, Jarome Iginla, Matt Duchene, Martin Hanzal, Radim Vrbata, Christian Dvorak, Jonathan Quick, Jeff Zatkoff, Petr Budaj, Ryan O'Reilly, Kyle Okposo, PA Parenteau, Taylor Hall, Travis Zajac, Kris Versteeg, Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan, Matt Tkachuk, Rickard Rakell, Jakob Silfverberg, Nick Ritchie, Cam Fowler, Devin Setoguchi, Jeff Carter, Dwight King, Seth Griffith, Teemu Pulkkinen, Mike Condon, Thomas Vanek, Sean Couturier, Brayden Schenn, Zach Werenski, Seth Jones, Brian Elliott, Chad Johnson, Cam Ward, Eddie Lack, John Tavares, Andrew Ladd, Jason Chimera, Josh Bailey, Artemi Panarin, Jiri Hudler, Patrick Eaves, Dougie Hamilton, Dennis Wideman, Travis Konecny and more.

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