Fantasy Drop Alert: Carey Price is a Better Fantasy Option Than Connor Hellebuyck But Not as Good as Chris Driedger the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Carey Price to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 44 projected fantasy points puts him at #21 behind Chris Driedger and ahead of Connor Hellebuyck. He has averaged 5.61 fantasy points in his past 124 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 5.5 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#28) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 86%, he is the #9 most highly owned goalie. Carey Price is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #3 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (G) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#19 Martin Jones (52% OWN)45 FP, 4.51 per game321 FP, 62 gp, 5.18 per game (#34)
#20 Chris Driedger (11% OWN)44 FP, 5.5 per game321 FP, 62 gp, 5.18 per game (#34)
#21 Carey Price (86% OWN)44 FP, 5.5 per game388 FP, 66 gp, 5.87 per game (#20)
#22 Connor Hellebuyck (88% OWN)42 FP, 5.3 per game378 FP, 63 gp, 6.01 per game (#16)
#23 Tristan Jarry (73% OWN)42 FP, 5.3 per game378 FP, 63 gp, 6.01 per game (#16)

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CAREY PRICE WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Carey Price is projected for 6 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which projects to being the #16 ranked goalie. This is projected to be a slightly better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Devan Dubnyk but behind John Gibson the rest of the week. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#6). He is projected for 17.18 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Ben Bishop (87% OWN)6.1 FP, 1 GP5.8 FP
#15 John Gibson (66% OWN)6 FP, 1 GP5.1 FP
#16 Carey Price (86% OWN)6 FP, 1 GP5.5 FP
#17 Devan Dubnyk (39% OWN)6 FP, 1 GP4.72 FP
#18 Tuukka Rask (88% OWN)5.9 FP, 1 GP6.3 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#4 Braden Holtby (87% OWN)19.3 FP, 3 GP5.8 FP
#5 Frederik Andersen (88% OWN)19.2 FP, 3 GP5.5 FP
#6 Carey Price (86% OWN)17.2 FP, 3 GP5.5 FP
#7 Chris Driedger (11% OWN)17.1 FP, 3 GP5.5 FP
#8 Petr Mrazek (76% OWN)16.9 FP, 3 GP5.2 FP

DAILY FANTASY REVIEW

Carey Price averaged 12.8 FPs on DraftKings at an average salary of $7.7K. On FanDuel his average salary was $8.4K and averaged 16.81 fantasy points. On average Carey Price did not deliver positive DFS value. On both DraftKings and FanDuel he had a worse fantasy ranking than his average salary based rank.

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.

CAREY PRICEFPWINLOSSGASAVESSV%
Rest of '19-2044.03.93.721.622191.1
-- Per Game (8 Proj)5.60.510.472.7628.391.1
3/9 to 3/15 (1 Game)6.00.570.392.342691.8
3/16 to 3/22 (2.9 Games)17.21.521.367.98491.4
'19-20 Season3082725160159590.9
-- Per Game (58 GP)5.30.470.432.7627.590.9
'18-20 Seasons6956249321338691.3
-- Per Game (124 GP)5.60.500.402.5927.391.3