The title says it all. This article will be no more than a comprehensive list of NHL (and some other players owned by NHL teams) players set to participate in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
In this section, I break down the top three fantasy hockey performers every night and cite why I chose them in particular. In addition, I will track the amount of times the players have received this honor and tally them at the end of the season. For the sake of clarity, I will be using Yahoo! standard categories (Forwards – G,A,+/-, PP, PIM, SOG; Goalies – W, GAA, SV%, SHO) and thus exclude player’s salaries.
A completely even disparity between offense and defense as exactly eight teams finished with two goals or less. Of course 16 teams were in action. Here are our standout fantasy stars for the evening:
THIRD STAR: Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks (0-0-1) – Kane really acted like an MVP last night for the Hawks. The former first overall pick assisted on all three of his teams goals, including a powerplay tally from Brian Campbell, to lead his team to a 3-0 victory. A native of Buffalo, New York the 21-year-old also fired two shots on goal, sat two minutes in the box and finished the evening a plus two. Certainly an easy selection for third star of the evening.