You've seen our fantasy hockey player rankings, sleepers and bounce-back candidates over the past few weeks. Now we're putting it all together for NHL.com's first preseason mock draft.
MOCK DRAFT LEAGUE INFORMATION
- Roster size: 2 C, 2 LW, 2 RW, 4 D, 2 G, 4 BN
- Skater categories: G, A, +/-, PIMs, PPP, SOG
- Goalie categories: W, GAA, SV%, SO
Rankings provide fantasy owners with a look at the strength and depth at each position, but everything changes once you're on the clock. Positional and category needs, league rules and your instincts need to be taken into account when making selections. Also, owners must always be conscious of the best player available.
We gathered 12 NHL.com employees, ranging from fantasy insiders to staff writers to web producers, to each draft a 16-player team based on standard Yahoo! league settings.
Here are the results of NHL.com's Mock Draft, complete with commentary pertaining to each round. Fantasy owners should use this analysis as a guideline for draft-day decisions.