Buy Low Alert: Rickard Rakell is Projected to Be the #23 Left Wing the Rest of the Season...Behind Anders Lee and Ahead of Zach Hyman

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Rickard Rakell to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 23 projected fantasy points puts him at #23 behind Anders Lee and ahead of Zach Hyman. He has averaged 1.54 fantasy points in his past 133 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.8 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#35) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 49%, he is the #41 most highly owned left wing. Rickard Rakell is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #43 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (LW) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#21 Jakub Vrana (93% OWN)25 FP, 2.06 per game147 FP, 82 gp, 1.79 per game (#35)
#22 Anders Lee (60% OWN)25 FP, 1.9 per game172 FP, 82 gp, 2.1 per game (#22)
#23 Rickard Rakell (49% OWN)23 FP, 1.8 per game104 FP, 69 gp, 1.5 per game (#48)
#24 Zach Hyman (56% OWN)23 FP, 2.07 per game136 FP, 71 gp, 1.92 per game (#26)
#25 Vladislav Namestnikov (20% OWN)23 FP, 1.88 per game82 FP, 78 gp, 1.05 per game (#76)

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RICKARD RAKELL WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Rickard Rakell is projected for 3.91 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #20 ranked left wing and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Jonathan Huberdeau but behind Nikolaj Ehlers the rest of the week. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#80). He is projected for 3.37 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (LW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#18 Evander Kane (95% OWN)4 FP, 2 GP2.22 FP
#19 Nikolaj Ehlers (94% OWN)3.91 FP, 2 GP1.85 FP
#20 Rickard Rakell (49% OWN)3.91 FP, 2 GP1.8 FP
#21 Jonathan Huberdeau (100% OWN)3.89 FP, 1 GP3.32 FP
#22 Zach Parise (71% OWN)3.88 FP, 2 GP2.09 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (LW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#78 Paul Byron (3% OWN)3.41 FP, 3 GP1.12 FP
#79 Ryan Donato (8% OWN)3.41 FP, 3 GP1.05 FP
#80 Rickard Rakell (49% OWN)3.37 FP, 2 GP1.8 FP
#81 Zac Rinaldo (0% OWN)3.36 FP, 4 GP0.88 FP
#82 Patrick Maroon (9% OWN)3.33 FP, 3 GP1.33 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

RICKARD RAKELLFPPTSGASOGPPG
Rest of '19-2023.48.73.25.533.71.5
-- Per Game (13 Proj)1.860.690.260.432.670.12
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)3.911.410.530.895.20.24
3/16 to 3/22 (2 Games)3.371.310.490.835.10.23
'19-20 Season1014215271833
-- Per Game (64 GP)1.580.660.230.422.860.05
'18-20 Seasons2058533523779
-- Per Game (133 GP)1.540.640.250.392.830.07