Jani Hakanpaa is a Better Fantasy Option Than Lucas Carlsson But Not as Good as Andrej Sekera the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Jani Hakanpaa to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 6 projected fantasy points puts him at #155 behind Andrej Sekera and ahead of Lucas Carlsson. He is projected to average 0.54 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#182) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. With 5 games played, he is the #6.5 ranked defenseman this season.

REST OF SEASON RANK (D) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#153 Martin Marincin6.5 FP, 0.59 per game46.5 FP, 54 gp, 0.9 per game (#160)
#154 Andrej Sekera (1% OWN)6.5 FP, 0.54 per game46.5 FP, 54 gp, 0.9 per game (#160)
#155 Jani Hakanpaa6.5 FP, 0.54 per game46.5 FP, 54 gp, 0.9 per game (#160)
#156 Lucas Carlsson6.4 FP, 0.53 per game46.5 FP, 54 gp, 0.9 per game (#160)
#157 Xavier Ouellet6.3 FP, 0.63 per game46.5 FP, 54 gp, 0.9 per game (#160)

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START EM ALERT: JANI HAKANPAA WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jani Hakanpaa is projected for 1.27 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 24 which ranks him as the #104 projected defenseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Tucker Poolman but behind Nick Leddy the rest of the week. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#190). He is projected for 0.92 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#102 Miro Heiskanen (90% OWN)1.28 FP, 1 GP1.18 FP
#103 Nick Leddy (16% OWN)1.28 FP, 2 GP0.78 FP
#104 Jani Hakanpaa (0% OWN)1.27 FP, 2 GP0.54 FP
#105 Tucker Poolman (1% OWN)1.25 FP, 2 GP0.59 FP
#106 Haydn Fleury (2% OWN)1.24 FP, 2 GP0.59 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#188 Aaron Ness (0% OWN)1.06 FP, 4 GP0.15 FP
#189 Gabriel Carlsson (0% OWN)1.05 FP, 3 GP0.42 FP
#190 Jani Hakanpaa (0% OWN)0.92 FP, 2 GP0.54 FP
#191 Matt Tennyson (0% OWN)0.9 FP, 3 GP0.26 FP
#192 Carl Dahlstrom (0% OWN)0.85 FP, 3 GP0.28 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.

JANI HAKANPAAFPPTSGASOGBLK
Rest of '19-206.52.71.01.712.619.0
-- Per Game (12 Proj)0.560.230.080.141.081.62
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)1.270.470.180.292.103.39
3/16 to 3/22 (2 Games)0.920.440.160.272.053.20
'19-20 Season6.511047
-- Per Game (5 GP)1.300.200.200.000.801.40