NHL Fantasy Hockey Update: Injuries Drop Alex Ovechkin and Other Star Scorers

March 26th, 2011 by Craig Rondinone Leave a reply »
You need to have a deep, reliable bench if you are going to win a fantasy hockey league, because star players are falling faster than Nicolas Cage’s value in Hollywood.   

The secrecy of the NHL can frustrate fantasy hockey owners worse than an inaccurate stat service.  90 percent of the time, you never know what players’ injuries are beyond the dreaded labels of “lower body injury” and “upper body injury.”  This late in the season, you do not even get that much information.  Now guys are “resting their injuries” without mentioning what the injuries are.   

With only two weeks, and fewer than 10 games, to go in the NHL’s regular season, some of the game’s biggest stars and highest scorers are picking the worst possible time to get injured and miss valuable games. 

Here are three of the biggest names missing games, and how their situations are ruining the playoff chances of their poor fantasy owners. 

Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

Fantasy poolers have been wondering all season long why Ovechkin was barely averaging a p ...

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