Keeping Karlsson: Draft Prankings 2016

by Elan Dubrofsky on September 5, 2016


Fantasy Hockey Podcast: thoughts on (and jokes about) the draft rankings on Yahoo!


Dear Yahoo! Fantasy Hockey,

We here at the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast really appreciate your pre-draft rankings. Not that we have any intention on following them! But we do enjoy ripping them to shreds and then balling them up like newspaper to feed our fantasy-hockey fire. On this episode of the show, Elan and Brian romp through Yahoo's 2016-17 pre-draft rankings and rattle off the myriad players that you need to bump down or ratchet up your draft lists. They search the depths of the rankings for sleeper-like value, and warn you of those perilously high-rated snoozers-to-be.  

Players discussed on this episode include, like, everybody. Name three guys, we probably mentioned two of them. If I could copy-paste the entire rankings here, I would. But I can't, It would take up too much space. So here's a partial list: Erik Karlsson, Carey Price, Jonathan Quick, Evgeni Malkin, Mark Giordano, Jakub Voracek, Nicklas Backstrom, David Krejci, Logan Couture, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Joe Thornton, Patric Hornqvist, Mark Scheifele, Bryan Little, Blake Wheeler, Cam Talbot, Connor Hellebuyck, Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat, Mark Stone, Kyle Turris, Derek Stepan, Paul Stastny, Nik Ehlers, Drew Doughty, Alex Galchenyuk, John Klingberg, John Carlson, Kris Letang, Erik Johnson, Marcus Johansson, Calvin Pickard, Nick Bonino, Carl Hagelin, Mike Ribeiro, Craig Smith, Calle Jarnkrok, Damon Severson, Radko Gudas, Jason Zucker,  Rick Nash, Tyler Johnson, Alex Radulov, James Neal, Blake Wheeler, Victor Hedman, Jussi Jokinen, Thomas Greiss, Jaroslav Halak, Joonas Donskoi, Nick Leddy, Nazem Kadri, Derrick Brassard, Rickard Rakell, Nick Ritchie, Mathieu Perreault, Mark Streit, Shayne Gostisbehere.. and more. Quick hits on like 2/3rds of all fantasy relevant hockey players within!

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