Welcome to NHL.com's "Fantasy Faceoff," where our panel of insiders will dissect individual matchups to help determine which player carries the most fantasy value. Torn between two players on draft day? Look no further than NHL.com for the edge on the most compelling positional toss-ups as your fantasy draft approaches.
Monday, NHL.com fantasy expert Matt Cubeta debated the center position. Now we move on to the left wing position, where fantasy insider Matt Sitkoff weighs in on who he believes should be selected first, Taylor Hall or Daniel Sedin.
When drafting in fantasy hockey, the debate of potential versus performance rages on -- never more than in deciding which left wing should be the first taken off the board. In our NHL.com rankings of the top 40 left wings, we go with the No. 1 pick from the 2010 NHL Draft, Taylor Hall, as our top-ranked player. But close behind him is a former Art Ross Trophy winner, Daniel Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks.
Hall, a 21-year-old budding superstar, is filled with potential and has produced 0.85 points-per-game and 0.38 goals-per-game over his three NHL seasons.