The grind of a fantasy hockey season is just that: a grind. When you consider all the details, big and small, all the nuances and all the possibilities, you're still left with roster setting and juggling, trade offers and rejections and day-to-day focus and attention. But ain't it great?
To get you fantasy hockey owners to where you want to be, NHL.com fantasy insider Sergei Feldman brings you his weekly piece highlighting the various players who have increased or decreased their value after each week and suggesting which players to "buy" or "sell" moving forward. In the end, you'll have a clearer picture of the marketplace and be in perfect position to enhance your fantasy hockey portfolios.
It's always exciting, the first week of fantasy hockey. A clean slate for all. Confidence, oozing or eroding. And expectations up the wazoo. But it's also the trickiest time of the year for fantasy owners. You've got the ever-so-difficult task of sifting through the trendy early gems and extrapolating a more comprehensive long-term plan. So let's examine the first week and the storylines that dominated the headlines.