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Fantasy hockey cheat sheet for 2018-19

Rankings, picks for Stanley Cup Playoffs; offseason outlook at each position

by Pete Jensen @NHLJensen / NHL.com Senior Fantasy Editor

Whether you're in a fantasy hockey playoff pool, DFS contests or are getting a head start on the offseason, NHL.com's fantasy hockey coverage never sleeps.

Below are the essential links to our overall and positional rankings, Stanley Cup Playoff coverage and NHL Network videos to keep you up-to-date on developments from around the League and what they mean for your fantasy squad.

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Fantasy projected lineups, starting goalies

Updates from NHL.com correspondents, teams, reports

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy / NHL.com

Projected lineups are based on reporting of NHL.com staff and correspondents at morning skates, team announcements and media reports. While last-minute lineup changes are possible, these projections provide fantasy owners with the most up-to-date information available.

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Fantasy: Rankings for 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

NHL.com lists most valuable forwards, defensemen, goaltenders for basic postseason pools

by Rob Reese @NHLReese / NHL.com Fantasy Editor

The 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs are almost here, meaning fans in fantasy postseason pools need to translate their bracket predictions into the overall player landscape.

Below are fantasy player rankings by position (forwards, defensemen, goalies) for basic postseason pools counting points (goals, assists) for skaters, as well as wins and shutouts for goalies. Whether you're doing an offline snake draft or another format, use this list as a basis for your decision-making.

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Fantasy: Daily primer for 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Kadri back from suspension in Game 5; Bergeron could return; Wennberg in lineup

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy / NHL.com

Throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs, NHL.com will provide injury news, lineup trends and other relevant information for fantasy playoff pools and DFS contests.

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Fantasy: 10 playoff sleeper candidates for 2018

Watson underrated for Predators; Cirelli, Donato potential impact rookies

by Rob Reese @NHLReese / NHL.com Fantasy Editor

NHL.com identifies 10 sleeper candidates that can help round out your playoff pool roster or potential value targets in DFS. 

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Fantasy: Playoff X-factor for each team in 2018

Grubauer starting for Capitals; Henrique, Hertl look to build on playoff success

by Rob Reese @NHLReese / NHL.com Fantasy Editor

NHL.com has identified a potential X-factor from each Stanley Cup Playoff team to help round out your postseason roster or provide value in DFS contests.

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Fantasy playoff primer: Malkin, Couturier to match up

Hornqvist looks to stay hot for Penguins; Brodin has value against Jets

by Rob Reese @NHLReese / NHL.com Fantasy Editor

All playoffs long, NHL.com's fantasy staff will provide daily picks for DraftKings NHL contests. These targets at each position can be used as a basis for your roster decision-making.

 

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Fantasy hockey awards for 2017-18 season

Hall most popular left wing MVP choice; Barzal leads strong rookie class

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy / NHL.com

With the 2017-18 regular season coming to a close, it's time for the NHL.com fantasy staff to reflect on the players who have defined the landscape -- for better or worse.

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Fantasy picks: Beauvillier, Barzal worth stacking for Islanders

Forwards have favorable matchup against Red Wings; more DFS advice for April 7

by James Harding / NHL.com Fantasy Correspondent

All season long, NHL.com's fantasy staff will provide daily picks for DraftKings NHL contests. These targets at each position can be used as a basis for your roster decision-making.

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Fantasy top 25 goalie rankings for 2018-19

NHL.com previews most valuable standard-league assets for next season

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

With all the trends fresh from the 2017-18 regular season let's take an early look at the top 25 goalie rankings for 2018-19.

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