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Best fantasy center poll for 2019-20

McDavid, MacKinnon, Crosby lead rankings of most valuable players at position

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy identifies the most valuable fantasy hockey centers for the 2019-20 season with fan voting on the @NHLFantasy Twitter poll. For more fantasy coverage, visit and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.


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NOTE: Order of players below is based on's top 250 rankings.


Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
-Last season: 116 points (41G, 75A), plus-3, 33 PPP, 240 SOG, 39 hits in 78 games
-Projected linemates: LW: Leon Draisaitl or Ryan Nugent-Hopkins; RW: Zack Kassian, Alex Chiasson or James Neal
-Key addition: Neal, LW/RW, in top six, on power play; new coach Dave Tippett

Video: EDM@VGK: McDavid ties career high with 41st goal


Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado Avalanche
-Last season: 99 points (41G, 58A); plus-20, 37 PPP, 365 SOG, 54 hits in 82gm
-Projected linemates: LW: Gabriel Landeskog; RW: Mikko Rantanen (RFA)
-Key addition: Nazem Kadri, C, on power play; Andre Burakovsky, LW/RW, in top six
-Key subtraction: Tyson Barrie, D (to Toronto Maple Leafs)

Video: SJS@COL, Gm3: MacKinnon comes off bench and scores


Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
-Last season: 100 points (35G, 65A), plus-18, 29 PPP, 220 SOG, 85 hits in 79 games
-Projected linemates: LW: Jake Guentzel; RW: Bryan Rust or Dominik Kahun
-Key additions: Alex Galchenyuk, C/LW, on power play; Kahun in top nine
-Key subtraction: Phil Kessel, RW (to Arizona Coyotes)

Video: NYR@PIT: Guentzel connects with Crosby for goal


Others in consideration: Auston Matthews, TOR; Aleksander Barkov, FLA; Patrice Bergeron, BOS; Tyler Seguin, DAL; John Tavares, TOR; Steven Stamkos, TBL


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