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Week 18: Fantasy goalie top 25 rankings for 2018-19

Bobrovsky, Howard intriguing targets before Trade Deadline; Islanders have two among first 20; Smith, Varlamov join list

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / Staff Writer's fantasy hockey goalie top 25 rankings are based on past production and expectations for the rest of the season in standard Yahoo leagues. For more fantasy hockey coverage, visit


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Standard Yahoo goalie categories include wins, goals-against average, save percentage and shutouts. Value has been quantified based on factors including but not limited to past production, team goalie situations, anticipated start volume, projected goal support (or lack thereof), injury history, sleeper, bounce-back or breakout potential, anticipated regression, age and contract status (potential 2019 UFA: *; RFA: **). DTD indicates player with day-to-day injury.

1. Andrei Vasilevskiy, G, TBL (SAME)
2. Tuukka Rask, G, BOS (+1)
3. Frederik Andersen, G, TOR (-1)
4. Pekka Rinne, NSH (+1)
5. Marc-Andre Fleury, G, VGK (-1)
6. Ben Bishop, DAL (DTD)
7. Matt Murray, PIT (-1)
8. Carey Price, MTL (+1)
9. Martin Jones, SJS (-1)
10. Connor Hellebuyck, WPG (SAME)
11. Jordan Binnington, STL** (+4)
12. Sergei Bobrovsky, CBJ* (+2)
13. Robin Lehner, NYI* (SAME)
14. Devan Dubnyk, MIN (-3)
15. Braden Holtby, WSH (-3)
16. Carter Hart, PHI (INJ.)
17. Thomas Greiss, NYI (+1)
18. Darcy Kuemper, ARI (+2)
19. Corey Crawford, CHI (DTD)
20. Curtis McElhinney, CAR* (+3)
21. David Rittich, CGY** (-2)
22. Jimmy Howard, DET* (SAME)
23. Jonathan Quick, LAK (-2)
24. Mike Smith, CGY* (NEW)
25. Semyon Varlamov, COL (NEW)

Dropped out: Linus Ullmark, BUF**; Anton Khudobin, DAL

Just missed: Jaroslav Halak, BOS; Jacob Markstrom, VAN; Ryan Miller, ANA*; Cam Talbot, PHI*; Cam Ward, CHI*; Petr Mrazek, CAR*

Key injuries: John Gibson, ANA, Antti Raanta, ARI

Injury note: Bishop has missed six games with an upper-body injury but could dress against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday.


READ: Last week's Top 25 goalie rankings



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