Frederik Andersen (86% ST) Is Someone to Bench if You Can (Next Week)

Dustin Byfuglien
 WPG 26% Start

If you are in a league that allows for substitutions during the week Dustin Byfuglien is a good value the rest of the week. He has a market rank of #16 while his projection rank (rest of week 10) is #2. When compared to other defensemen in week 11, Hampus Lindholm (3.1 FP), Oliver Ekman-Larsson (5.6 FP), Torey Krug (7.5 FP), Rasmus Ristolainen (5.2 FP), and Justin Faulk (4.1 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Byfuglien but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 26% of leagues he is expected to produce 3.8 fantasy points (WK 11). It should be a very good week 11 as he is projected to be the #1 defenseman.

Filip Forsberg
 NSH 19% Start

When compared to other left wings in week 11, Rickard Rakell (4.2 FP), Evander Kane (7.2 FP), Jeff Skinner (7.7 FP), Johnny Gaudreau (8.1 FP), and Artemi Panarin (10.3 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Forsberg but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 19% of leagues he is expected to produce 5.3 fantasy points (WK 11). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #45 left wing of week 11. He is projected to be better than that (the #4 left wing). His per game projected FP average is 3.7 which is better than his actual per game average (3).

Devan Dubnyk
 MIN 62% Start

If you are in a league that allows for substitutions during the week Devan Dubnyk is a bad value the rest of the week. He has a market rank of #9 while his projection (rest of week 10) rank is #29. When compared to other goalies in week 11, Frederik Andersen (11.8 FP), Sergei Bobrovsky (13.2 FP), Semyon Varlamov (11.9 FP), Pekka Rinne (14 FP), and Marc-Andre Fleury (10.3 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Dubnyk but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 62% of leagues he is expected to produce 13.4 fantasy points (WK 11). It should be a very good week 11 as he is projected to be the #1 goalie. His per game projected FP average is 7 which is better than his actual per game average (4.3).

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Blake Wheeler
 WPG 92% Start

His market rank based on start percentage among right wings for the rest of week 10 is #4, which is better than his market rank of #5. When compared to other right wings in week 11, David Pastrnak (11.3 FP), Patrick Kane (10.9 FP), Mikko Rantanen (10.4 FP), Mark Stone (7.6 FP), and Phil Kessel (12.4 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Wheeler but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 92% of leagues he is expected to produce 10.1 fantasy points (WK 11). It should be a very good week 11 as he is projected to be the #1 right wing. His per game projected FP average is 3.6 which is better than his actual per game average (3.1).

Connor McDavid
 EDM 93% Start

His market rank based on start percentage among centers for the rest of week 10 is #4, which is better than his market rank of #6. When compared to other centers in week 11, Nathan MacKinnon (11.5 FP), John Tavares (10 FP), Evgeni Malkin (14.9 FP), Sidney Crosby (14.1 FP), and Nicklas Backstrom (10.4 FP) are all projected for fewer points than McDavid but are starting in more leagues. Starting in 93% of leagues he is expected to produce 10.8 fantasy points (WK 11). It should be a very good week 11 as he is projected to be the #1 center.

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Bad Fantasy Values for Week 11

Frederik Andersen
 TOR 86% Start

His market rank based on start percentage among goalies for the rest of week 10 is #4, which is less than his market rank of #1. When compared to other goalies in week 11 instead of Andersen consider these better options at lower start percentages: Sergei Bobrovsky (13.2 FP), Semyon Varlamov (11.9 FP), Roberto Luongo (12.6 FP), Devan Dubnyk (20.2 FP), and Pekka Rinne (14 FP). Starting in 86% of leagues he is expected to produce 20.2 fantasy points (WK 11). Owners expect him to be the most productive goalie of the week, but he is projected to be the #18 goalie. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 8.4 short of expectations. In addition to a below average projected FP average, he also is expected to play just 2 games.

Johnny Gaudreau
 CGY 98% Start

His market rank based on start percentage among left wings for the rest of week 10 is #5, which is less than his market rank of #3. When compared to other left wings in week 11 these are 5 better options at lower start percentages: Brad Marchand (11.5 FP), Artemi Panarin (10.3 FP), Gabriel Landeskog (8.4 FP), Zach Parise (8.7 FP), and Filip Forsberg (11 FP). Starting in 98% of leagues he is expected to produce 11.5 fantasy points (WK 11). Owners expect him to be the most productive left wing of the week, but he is projected to be the #15 left wing. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 3.4 short of expectations. His per game projected FP average is 2.8 which is less than his actual per game average (3.2).

Victor Hedman
 TB 97% Start

His market rank based on start percentage among defensemen for the rest of week 10 is #10, which is less than his market rank of #6. When compared to other defensemen in week 11 these are 5 better options at lower start percentages: Torey Krug (7.5 FP), Tyson Barrie (6.8 FP), Drew Doughty (6.8 FP), Mathew Dumba (7.4 FP), and Ryan Suter (7.3 FP). Starting in 97% of leagues he is expected to produce 8.5 fantasy points (WK 11). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #3 defenseman of the week, but he is projected to be the #18 defenseman. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 2.4 short of expectations. His per game projected FP average is 2.1 which is less than his actual per game average (2.4).

Nikita Kucherov
 TB 99% Start

His market rank based on start percentage among right wings for the rest of week 10 is #5, which is less than his market rank of #2. When compared to other right wings in week 11 instead of Kucherov consider these better options at lower start percentages: David Pastrnak (11.3 FP), Patrick Kane (10.9 FP), Phil Kessel (12.4 FP), Blake Wheeler (14.1 FP), and Patrik Laine (12.2 FP). Starting in all virtually all leagues he is expected to produce 14.1 fantasy points (WK 11). Owners expect him to be the most productive right wing of the week, but he is projected to be the #6 right wing. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 3.3 short of expectations.

Nathan MacKinnon
 COL 98% Start

If you are in a league that allows for substitutions during the week Nathan MacKinnon is a bad value the rest of the week. He has a market rank of #2 while his projection (rest of week 10) rank is #18. When compared to other centers in week 11 these are 5 better options at lower start percentages: Connor McDavid (15.3 FP), Evgeni Malkin (14.9 FP), Sidney Crosby (14.1 FP), Evgeny Kuznetsov (11.7 FP), and Mark Scheifele (14.5 FP). Starting in 98% of leagues he is expected to produce 15.3 fantasy points (WK 11). Owners expect him to be the most productive center of the week, but he is projected to be the #6 center. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 3.8 short of expectations. His per game projected FP average is 3.9 which is less than his actual per game average (4.5).

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