At various points throughout the 2011-12 season, NHL.com and its panel of fantasy experts will dissect individual matchups with "Fantasy Faceoffs." Torn between two players? Look no further than NHL.com/Fantasy for the edge on the most compelling toss-ups as the twists and turns of the regular season impact your fantasy squad.
Here's how it works:
For each "Faceoff," fantasy experts Sergei Feldman and Pete Jensen will make their case as to why a particular player deserves consideration in the particular debate. Resident fantasy hockey guru Matt Cubeta will then juggle the two arguments and reach a final verdict for who deserves the edge.
We continue with NHL.com's preseason fantasy rankings at the left wing position, where the always potent Alex Ovechkin occupies the top-overall spot. Daniel Sedin, who anchored the Canucks en route to a Cup Final appearance, is ranked second among left wingers.
And with that, here's NHL.com's take on the matter …