Good Fantasy Buys: Steven Stamkos, Brayden Point, and Andrei Vasilevskiy

Out of the top 60 wings based on total projected fantasy points, 17 have a projected rank that is substantially better than their actual fantasy rank. A couple wings who are projected to improve their ranking are Mike Hoffman (#21) and Alex DeBrincat (#17). But of all the wings with improved projected ranking, Steven Stamkos is the highest ranking one.

There are 11 wings who are expected to trend down in fantasy production. Jakob Silfverberg, for example, is projected to be just the #56 wing and some owners may have better options. There are a number of wings widely available on waiver wires that will be quality fantasy starters the rest of the season. At #40, Pavel Buchnevich is the highest ranking one.

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[*] = Owned in Under 65% of Leagues, [+/-] = Players With Better/Worse Ranking vs Actual

TOP 1-2021-4041-60
B. Marchand (BOS) 228 FP, 4.3 perM. Hoffman (FLA) 132 FP, 2.4 per +B. Rust* (PIT) 113 FP, 2.1 per
N. Kucherov (TB) 226 FP, 4.1 perF. Forsberg (NSH) 131 FP, 2.4 per +P. Laine (WPG) 112 FP, 2.1 per -
D. Pastrnak (BOS) 225 FP, 4.2 perJ. Gaudreau (CGY) 130 FP, 2.5 per +C. Kreider (NYR) 112 FP, 2 per +
P. Kane (CHI) 208 FP, 3.9 perT. Hall (NJ) 129 FP, 2.4 per +J. Skinner (BUF) 111 FP, 2.1 per +
S. Stamkos (TB) 186 FP, 3.3 per +M. Pacioretty (LV) 128 FP, 2.5 per -Y. Gourde* (TB) 110 FP, 2 per
A. Ovechkin (WAS) 185 FP, 3.6 perE. Lindholm (CGY) 127 FP, 2.5 perA. Mantha (DET) 110 FP, 2.1 per -
M. Rantanen (COL) 182 FP, 3.4 per +A. Svechnikov (CAR) 127 FP, 2.4 per -B. Gallagher (MON) 109 FP, 2.1 per
J. Huberdeau (FLA) 180 FP, 3.3 perT. Tatar (MON) 127 FP, 2.4 perK. Palmieri (NJ) 108 FP, 2 per
A. Panarin (NYR) 173 FP, 3.1 perA. Radulov (DAL) 126 FP, 2.4 perJ. Vrana (WAS) 106 FP, 2 per -
M. Stone (LV) 153 FP, 2.9 per +B. Boeser (VAN) 122 FP, 2.4 per -J. Marchessault (LV) 106 FP, 2 per +
T. Teravainen (CAR) 151 FP, 2.8 perT. Oshie (WAS) 122 FP, 2.3 per -R. Dzingel* (CAR) 106 FP, 2 per
J. Guentzel (PIT) 145 FP, 2.7 perT. Wilson (WAS) 121 FP, 2.3 per -R. Rakell* (ANA) 105 FP, 2 per
M. Marner (TOR) 145 FP, 3 per +J. Voracek (PHI) 117 FP, 2.2 perW. Nylander (TOR) 105 FP, 2 per -
M. Tkachuk (CGY) 139 FP, 2.7 perT. Meier (SJ) 117 FP, 2.3 per +G. Nyquist* (CLB) 105 FP, 1.9 per
E. Kane (SJ) 137 FP, 2.6 perS. Reinhart (BUF) 116 FP, 2.2 per +A. Killorn* (TB) 104 FP, 1.9 per
G. Landeskog (COL) 135 FP, 2.5 per +K. Connor (WPG) 116 FP, 2.2 perJ. Silfverberg (ANA) 104 FP, 2 per -
A. DeBrincat (CHI) 134 FP, 2.5 per +T. Konecny (PHI) 116 FP, 2.2 perZ. Parise* (MIN) 103 FP, 2 per
C. Giroux (PHI) 132 FP, 2.5 per +R. Smith (LV) 115 FP, 2.2 per -B. Connolly* (FLA) 103 FP, 1.9 per
E. Dadonov (FLA) 132 FP, 2.4 per +V. Olofsson (BUF) 114 FP, 2.2 perA. Shaw* (CHI) 103 FP, 1.9 per
D. Perron (STL) 132 FP, 2.5 perP. Buchnevich* (NYR) 114 FP, 2.1 perO. Palat* (TB) 102 FP, 1.8 per

Top 30 Projected Goalies Rest of Season

There are 10 goalies who are expected to trend down in fantasy production. Matt Murray, for example, is projected to be just the #26 goalie and some owners may have better options. There are 7 goalies that you will want to make sure are starting with a much better projected rank than actual rank. At #1, Andrei Vasilevskiy is the highest ranking must start. If you need help at goalie there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 30 the rest of the season. Robin Lehner, at #12, is the highest ranking goalie of this waiver wire group.

TOP 1-1011-2021-30
A. Vasilevskiy (TB) 290 FP, 6.3 per +C. Hellebuyck (WPG) 231 FP, 5.3 per -C. Price (MON) 216 FP, 5.1 per -
T. Rask (BOS) 264 FP, 6.1 perR. Lehner* (CHI) 230 FP, 5.3 perM. Smith* (EDM) 215 FP, 5.1 per
B. Holtby (WAS) 255 FP, 6 perM. Jones (SJ) 226 FP, 5.3 perJ. Korpisalo (CLB) 210 FP, 4.8 per -
S. Varlamov (NYI) 245 FP, 5.4 per +H. Lundqvist (NYR) 224 FP, 5 per +J. Gibson (ANA) 201 FP, 4.7 per -
S. Bobrovsky (FLA) 239 FP, 5.5 per +J. Markstrom (VAN) 224 FP, 5.2 perA. Nilsson* (OTT) 201 FP, 4.7 per
P. Rinne (NSH) 239 FP, 5.4 per +B. Bishop (DAL) 222 FP, 5.1 per -M. Murray (PIT) 199 FP, 5.3 per -
P. Grubauer (COL) 237 FP, 5.5 per +C. Hart (PHI) 222 FP, 5.1 per +L. Ullmark* (BUF) 196 FP, 4.6 per
J. Binnington (STL) 236 FP, 5.5 per -D. Kuemper (ARI) 222 FP, 5.2 per -M. Blackwood* (NJ) 186 FP, 4.3 per
F. Andersen (TOR) 235 FP, 5.6 perD. Rittich (CGY) 221 FP, 5.2 per -J. Quick* (LA) 182 FP, 4.3 per
P. Mrazek (CAR) 234 FP, 5.4 perM. Fleury (LV) 218 FP, 5.3 per -D. Dubnyk* (MIN) 166 FP, 4.7 per

Top 45 Projected Centers Rest of Season

There are 16 centers whose projected rank is much better than their actual fantasy rank. Brayden Point, at #5, is the highest ranking center of this 'must start' group. There are 9 centers who are expected to trend down in fantasy production. Nazem Kadri, for example, is projected to be just the #40 center and some owners may have better options. There are only 3 centers projected to be major fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. At #32, Brendan Gaunce is the highest ranking one.

TOP 1-1516-3031-45
C. McDavid (EDM) 236 FP, 4.6 perT. Hertl (SJ) 142 FP, 2.7 per +S. Monahan (CGY) 120 FP, 2.4 per +
L. Draisaitl (EDM) 225 FP, 4.4 perS. Crosby (PIT) 139 FP, 3.1 per +B. Gaunce* (BOS) 118 FP, 2.2 per
N. MacKinnon (COL) 196 FP, 3.6 perM. Scheifele (WPG) 138 FP, 2.6 perR. Getzlaf (ANA) 115 FP, 2.2 per -
A. Barkov (FLA) 180 FP, 3.3 perS. Couturier (PHI) 135 FP, 2.6 perB. Nelson (NYI) 115 FP, 2.1 per
B. Point (TB) 178 FP, 3.2 per +A. Kopitar (LA) 135 FP, 2.5 per -B. Horvat (VAN) 114 FP, 2.2 per -
M. Zibanejad (NYR) 178 FP, 3.2 per +D. Krejci (BOS) 132 FP, 2.5 perD. Strome (CHI) 114 FP, 2.1 per
P. Bergeron (BOS) 174 FP, 3.3 per +M. Barzal (NYI) 130 FP, 2.3 per -B. Schenn (STL) 112 FP, 2.2 per -
J. Eichel (BUF) 173 FP, 3.3 perM. Duchene (NSH) 130 FP, 2.4 per +R. Strome (NYR) 111 FP, 2 per -
E. Malkin (PIT) 169 FP, 3.2 per +M. Domi (MON) 128 FP, 2.4 per +R. Nugent-Hopkins (EDM) 109 FP, 2.1 per +
A. Matthews (TOR) 168 FP, 3.2 perR. O'Reilly (STL) 128 FP, 2.5 perN. Kadri (COL) 108 FP, 2 per -
E. Kuznetsov (WAS) 158 FP, 3 perJ. Toews (CHI) 126 FP, 2.3 per +P. Dubois (CLB) 108 FP, 2 per
J. Tavares (TOR) 156 FP, 3 per +T. Seguin (DAL) 126 FP, 2.4 perR. Johansen (NSH) 106 FP, 2 per +
S. Aho (CAR) 155 FP, 2.9 perN. Backstrom (WAS) 126 FP, 2.4 per +A. Cirelli* (TB) 104 FP, 1.9 per
L. Couture (SJ) 144 FP, 2.8 perB. Wheeler (WPG) 122 FP, 2.3 per +E. Haula* (CAR) 104 FP, 2.1 per
E. Pettersson (VAN) 143 FP, 2.8 per -W. Karlsson (LV) 121 FP, 2.3 per -P. Stastny (LV) 104 FP, 2 per +

Top 45 Projected Defensemen Rest of Season

There are 12 defensemen whose projected rank is much better than their actual fantasy rank. Brent Burns, at #3, is the highest ranking defenseman of this 'must start' group. There are 7 defensemen that have been fantasy starters, that you may need to bench in weeks the rest of the way. Ivan Provorov, for example, is projected to be just the #44 defenseman and some owners may have better options. There are only 5 defensemen projected to be major fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. Dustin Byfuglien, at #10, is the highest ranking defenseman of this waiver wire group.

TOP 1-1516-3031-45
J. Carlson (WAS) 155 FP, 3 perM. Giordano (CGY) 105 FP, 2.1 per +M. Ekholm (NSH) 80 FP, 1.5 per
V. Hedman (TB) 144 FP, 2.6 perT. Chabot (OTT) 94 FP, 1.8 per +S. Jones (CLB) 80 FP, 1.5 per
B. Burns (SJ) 130 FP, 2.5 per +E. Gustafsson (CHI) 94 FP, 1.7 per +N. Schmidt (LV) 79 FP, 1.5 per +
K. Letang (PIT) 128 FP, 2.4 per +D. Doughty (LA) 92 FP, 1.7 per +R. Suter (MIN) 78 FP, 1.5 per
T. Krug (BOS) 126 FP, 2.4 per +A. Ekblad (FLA) 91 FP, 1.7 perB. Montour* (BUF) 78 FP, 1.5 per
R. Josi (NSH) 125 FP, 2.3 perA. Pietrangelo (STL) 89 FP, 1.7 per -J. Petry (MON) 77 FP, 1.5 per +
D. Hamilton (CAR) 124 FP, 2.3 perJ. Klingberg (DAL) 89 FP, 1.7 per +N. Pionk (WPG) 77 FP, 1.5 per
K. Shattenkirk (TB) 123 FP, 2.2 perQ. Hughes (VAN) 88 FP, 1.7 per -D. Nurse (EDM) 76 FP, 1.5 per +
K. Yandle (FLA) 122 FP, 2.3 perR. Ellis (NSH) 87 FP, 1.6 per -J. Trouba (NYR) 75 FP, 1.4 per
D. Byfuglien* (WPG) 116 FP, 2.3 perJ. Muzzin (TOR) 87 FP, 1.7 perJ. Spurgeon (MIN) 74 FP, 1.4 per
M. Rielly (TOR) 114 FP, 2.2 perT. Barrie (TOR) 87 FP, 1.7 per +C. Fowler* (ANA) 74 FP, 1.4 per
C. Makar (COL) 114 FP, 2.1 per -M. Sergachev (TB) 86 FP, 1.5 perR. McDonagh* (TB) 73 FP, 1.3 per
S. Weber (MON) 114 FP, 2.1 per -A. Fox (NYR) 85 FP, 1.5 perJ. Slavin (CAR) 72 FP, 1.4 per -
E. Karlsson (SJ) 108 FP, 2.1 perR. Dahlin (BUF) 84 FP, 1.6 perI. Provorov (PHI) 72 FP, 1.4 per -
A. DeAngelo (NYR) 106 FP, 1.9 perA. Edler (VAN) 84 FP, 1.6 perM. Kempny* (WAS) 70 FP, 1.4 per