NHL Stock Watch: Niemi, Downie and Keeper Targets

February 24th, 2010 by John Canario Leave a reply »
Before you know it, it’ll be time for all you hockey diehards to snap out of Olympic mode and get yourself ready for the home stretch of the NHL fantasy season.

With the NHL trade deadline fast approaching, so too are most fantasy leagues’ trade deadlines. Now is the time to cut dead weight and acquire the players who will produce down the stretch. We’ll provide our usual “Buy, Hold, Sell” candidates, as well as some advice regarding the remaining schedule.

The Philadelphia Flyers, Buffalo Sabres, Boston Bruins and Atlanta Thrashers are tied for most games remaining at 22—something to consider when trading or scanning the waiver wire for skaters this late in the season.

For goalies, who typically rack up most of their points through wins and shutouts, home ice is particularly important. The Thrashers have the most remaining home games left at 14, while the Nashville Predators, Detroit Red Wings, Washington Capitals, Toronto Maple Leafs, Anaheim Ducks and Dallas Stars are tied for second most with 12 contests left on home ice.

In the Eastern Conference, the Flyers have the easiest schedule over the l ...

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