Keith Yandle is Projected to Be the #7 Defenseman the Rest of the Season...Behind Kris Letang and Ahead of Brent Burns

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Keith Yandle to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 24 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Kris Letang and ahead of Brent Burns. He has averaged 2.37 fantasy points in his past 151 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.98 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#9) 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 97%, he is the #14 most highly owned defenseman. Keith Yandle is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #20 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (D) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#5 Alex Pietrangelo (100% OWN)24 FP, 2.04 per game160 FP, 71 gp, 2.25 per game (#24)
#6 Kris Letang (100% OWN)24 FP, 2.02 per game229 FP, 65 gp, 3.52 per game (#3)
#7 Keith Yandle (97% OWN)24 FP, 1.98 per game206 FP, 82 gp, 2.52 per game (#19)
#8 Brent Burns (100% OWN)23 FP, 1.76 per game312 FP, 82 gp, 3.8 per game (#2)
#9 Quinn Hughes (97% OWN)22 FP, 1.88 per game312 FP, 82 gp, 3.8 per game (#2)

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KEITH YANDLE WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Keith Yandle is projected for 2.37 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #30 ranked defenseman and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a 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 Anthony DeAngelo but behind Duncan Keith the rest of the week. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#3). He is projected for 8.19 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#28 Ryan McDonagh (31% OWN)2.47 FP, 2 GP0.95 FP
#29 Duncan Keith (48% OWN)2.38 FP, 2 GP1.09 FP
#30 Keith Yandle (97% OWN)2.37 FP, 1 GP1.98 FP
#31 Anthony DeAngelo (98% OWN)2.36 FP, 1 GP2.21 FP
#32 Justin Faulk (38% OWN)2.35 FP, 2 GP0.92 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 John Carlson (100% OWN)11.5 FP, 4 GP2.82 FP
#2 Anthony DeAngelo (98% OWN)9 FP, 4 GP2.21 FP
#3 Keith Yandle (97% OWN)8.2 FP, 4 GP1.98 FP
#4 Aaron Ekblad (95% OWN)7.2 FP, 4 GP1.73 FP
#5 Mark Giordano (95% OWN)7.1 FP, 4 GP1.84 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.

KEITH YANDLEFPPTSGASOGBLK
Rest of '19-2023.88.91.17.825.19.9
-- Per Game (12 Proj)2.030.760.100.662.140.85
3/9 to 3/15 (1 Game)2.370.840.110.742.150.82
3/16 to 3/22 (4 Games)8.23.010.382.638.43.14
'19-20 Season1524554012951
-- Per Game (69 GP)2.200.650.070.581.870.74
'18-20 Seasons3581071493328127
-- Per Game (151 GP)2.370.710.090.622.170.84