Fantasy NHL Review: Top Overachievers and Busts by Position

Our goal with this analysis is to not only tell you who the best players will be, but also tell you who the most underrated and overrated players are. This season Andrei Vasilevskiy was the number one goalie averaging 6.1 FPs per game. And he has exceeded expectations. Based on average draft position he was expected to be the #14 goalie. Another good value this season was William Karlsson, the #37 ranked center based on total fantasy points who has greatly exceeded his draft expectation (#120 highest drafted center). On the other hand, a lot was expected from the #62 drafted wing, James Neal, but he was just the #168 wing based on total fantasy production making him the biggest disappointment among players who played a significant number of games. The table below shows the Top 5 Fantasy Players by Position, the Top 5 Overachievers and the Biggest Busts

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TOP GOALIESBIGGEST OVERACHIEVERSBIGGEST BUSTS
A. Vasilevskiy (412 FP, #14 ADP)D. Kuemper (#8 FP, #48 ADP)C. Talbot (#42 FP, #6 ADP)
C. Price (388 FP, #3 ADP)C. Hart (#35 FP, #69 ADP)J. Quick (#36 FP, #18 ADP)
F. Andersen (384 FP, #15 ADP)A. Khudobin (#26 FP, #58 ADP)A. Niemi (#50 FP, #35 ADP)
S. Bobrovsky (380 FP, #5 ADP)L. Domingue (#33 FP, #61 ADP)J. Allen (#27 FP, #13 ADP)
C. Hellebuyck (378 FP, #20 ADP)K. Kinkaid (#39 FP, #66 ADP)H. Lundqvist (#21 FP, #8 ADP)
TOP CENTERSBIGGEST OVERACHIEVERSBIGGEST BUSTS
C. McDavid (290 FP, #1 ADP)W. Karlsson (#37 FP, #120 ADP)J. Carter (#74 FP, #13 ADP)
N. MacKinnon (278 FP, #27 ADP)E. Pettersson (#26 FP, #98 ADP)R. Kesler (#99 FP, #47 ADP)
B. Point (277 FP, #49 ADP)D. Ryan (#50 FP, #111 ADP)A. Wennberg (#83 FP, #32 ADP)
S. Crosby (274 FP, #2 ADP)S. Couturier (#15 FP, #72 ADP)R. Getzlaf (#54 FP, #9 ADP)
J. Tavares (260 FP, #8 ADP)Y. Gourde (#36 FP, #87 ADP)A. Steen (#73 FP, #30 ADP)
TOP WINGSBIGGEST OVERACHIEVERSBIGGEST BUSTS
N. Kucherov (352 FP, #1 ADP)A. Tuch (#56 FP, #265 ADP)J. Neal (#168 FP, #62 ADP)
L. Draisaitl (297 FP, #10 ADP)T. Bertuzzi (#59 FP, #249 ADP)C. Sheary (#134 FP, #30 ADP)
B. Marchand (291 FP, #3 ADP)R. Dzingel (#54 FP, #237 ADP)J. Spezza (#153 FP, #51 ADP)
P. Kane (280 FP, #2 ADP)K. Kapanen (#64 FP, #241 ADP)D. Backes (#156 FP, #64 ADP)
S. Stamkos (278 FP, #6 ADP)A. Chiasson (#78 FP, #229 ADP)M. Lucic (#147 FP, #56 ADP)
TOP DEFENDERSBIGGEST OVERACHIEVERSBIGGEST BUSTS
M. Giordano (320 FP, #25 ADP)S. Mayfield (#61 FP, #207 ADP)D. Phaneuf (#158 FP, #39 ADP)
B. Burns (312 FP, #1 ADP)S. Girard (#69 FP, #203 ADP)K. Shattenkirk (#89 FP, #7 ADP)
M. Rielly (284 FP, #52 ADP)B. Dillon (#59 FP, #189 ADP)C. Fowler (#98 FP, #18 ADP)
J. Carlson (268 FP, #20 ADP)R. Murray (#56 FP, #170 ADP)N. Zaitsev (#114 FP, #53 ADP)
K. Letang (229 FP, #4 ADP)N. Schmidt (#37 FP, #137 ADP)A. Martinez (#106 FP, #46 ADP)