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Fantasy forward position changes for 2021-22

Notable updates to eligibility of top 250 players, best rookies in Yahoo Fantasy

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy

NHL.com identifies the notable fantasy hockey forward position eligibility changes for the 2021-22 season. For more coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

 

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NOTE: New forward positions can be added and old ones regained at Yahoo's discretion throughout the season based on lineup changes.

 

Position changes, players in NHL.com's top 250:

Steven Stamkos, TBL
C/LW/RW -> C/RW

J.T. Miller, VAN
C/LW/RW -> C/LW

Sam Bennett, FLA
C/LW/RW -> C/LW

T.J. Oshie, WSH
RW -> C/RW

Zach Hyman, EDM
C/LW/RW -> LW/RW

Jeff Carter, PIT
C/LW/RW -> C/RW

Yanni Gourde, SEA
C/LW/RW -> C/RW

Yegor Sharangovich, NJD
C/LW/RW -> LW/RW

Jesperi Kotkaniemi, CAR
C -> C/LW

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Other notable position changes:

Andrew Copp, WPG
C/LW/RW -> LW/RW

Alexander Kerfoot, TOR
C/LW -> C/RW

Casey Mittelstadt, BUF
C/LW/RW -> C/RW

Mikael Granlund, NSH
C/LW/RW -> C/RW

Alex Barre-Boulet, TBL
C -> C/RW

Adrian Kempe, LAK
C/LW/RW -> LW/RW

Pius Suter, DET
C/LW/RW -> C/RW

Marcus Johansson, SEA
C/LW/RW -> LW/RW

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Position eligibility of top rookie forwards:

Cole Caufield, RW, MTL

Trevor Zegras, C/LW, ANA

Vasily Podkolzin, RW, VAN

Quinton Byfield, C, LAK

Marco Rossi, C, MIN

Vitali Kravtsov, RW, NYR

Alex Newhook, C, COL

Grigori Denisenko, LW, FLA

Lucas Raymond, LW, DET

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