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Fantasy right wing top 50 rankings for 2019-20

Rantanen, Marner in first five despite contract status; Laine, Nylander can bounce back; Mantha top potential 2020 RFA

by Pete Jensen @NHLJensen / Senior Fantasy Editor's fantasy hockey top 50 right wing rankings are based on past production and expectations for the 2019-20 season in standard leagues. For more fantasy coverage, visit and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.


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Standard fantasy categories include goals, assists, plus/minus, power-play points, shots on goal and hits for skaters. Forward positions indicate Yahoo eligibility for 2019-20; some of the below players have two positions of eligibility, but their primary position is right wing. ... Value has been quantified based on factors including past production, projected line combinations, power-play usage, injury history, sleeper upside, anticipated regression or bounce-back candidacy, age and contract status (current unrestricted and restricted free agents listed below). Potential 2020 UFAs (*) and RFAs (**) are also noted. ... INJ. indicates player with injury concern(s) from the end of last season or this offseason.

1. Nikita Kucherov, TBL

2. Patrick Kane, CHI

3. David Pastrnak, BOS (INJ.)

4. Mitchell Marner , TOR 

5. Mikko Rantanen, COL (RFA)

6. Blake Wheeler, WPG

7. Vladimir Tarasenko, STL (INJ.)

8. Patrik Laine , LW/RW, WPG (RFA; INJ.)

9. Mark Stone, VGK

10. Alexander Radulov, DAL

11. Phil Kessel, ARI

12. Brock Boeser, VAN

13. Jakub Voracek, PHI

14. Joe Pavelski, C/RW, DAL (INJ.)

15. Viktor Arvidsson, LW/RW, NSH

16. Evgenii Dadonov, LW/RW, FLA*

17. William Nylander, C/RW, TOR

18. Kaapo Kakko, NYR

19. Tom Wilson, WSH

20. Elias Lindholm, C/RW, CGY

21. Cam Atkinson, CBJ

22. Brendan Gallagher, MTL

23. Kyle Palmieri, NJD

24. T.J. Oshie, WSH (INJ.)

25. Anthony Mantha, LW/RW, DET**

26. Andrei Svechnikov, LW/RW, CAR

27. Mats Zuccarello, MIN

28. Jordan Eberle, NYI

29. Reilly Smith, VGK

30. Patric Hornqvist, PIT

31. Dustin Brown, LAK

32. Sam Reinhart, C/RW, BUF**

33. David Perron, LW/RW, STL

34. Kevin Labanc, LW/RW, SJS**

35. Ondrej Kase, ANA (INJ.)

36. Ryan Donato, LW/RW, MIN

37. Yanni Gourde, LW/RW, TBL

38. Pavel Buchnevich, NYR

39. Josh Anderson, CBJ**

40. Jakob Silfverberg, ANA

41. Vitali Kravtsov, NYR

42. Travis Konecny, PHI

43. Tyler Johnson, LW/RW, TBL

44. Kasperi Kapanen, TOR

45. James Neal, LW/RW, EDM

46. Wayne Simmonds, NJD

47. Tyler Toffoli, LAK*

48. Eeli Tolvanen, NSH

49. Drake Batherson, C/RW, OTT

50. Owen Tippett, FLA

Others to consider: Zack Kassian, EDM*; Alex Tuch, VGK; Robert Thomas, C/RW, STL (INJ.); Josh Bailey, LW/RW, NYI; Dominik Kahun, LW/RW, PIT**


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