Nikita Kucherov is Projected to Be the #2 Right Wing the Rest of the Season...Behind David Pastrnak and Ahead of Patrick Kane

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Nikita Kucherov to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 42 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind David Pastrnak and ahead of Patrick Kane. He has averaged 3.97 fantasy points in his past 149 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.78 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite right wing. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. He is also currently the #2 ranked right wing.

REST OF SEASON RANK (RW) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 David Pastrnak (100% OWN)50 FP, 4.15 per game231 FP, 66 gp, 3.5 per game (#2)
#2 Nikita Kucherov (100% OWN)42 FP, 3.78 per game352 FP, 82 gp, 4.3 per game (#1)
#3 Patrick Kane (100% OWN)38 FP, 3.14 per game280 FP, 81 gp, 3.46 per game (#3)
#4 Mikko Rantanen (98% OWN)35 FP, 2.89 per game248 FP, 74 gp, 3.34 per game (#4)
#5 Mike Hoffman (98% OWN)33 FP, 2.73 per game174 FP, 82 gp, 2.13 per game (#21)

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NIKITA KUCHEROV WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Nikita Kucherov is projected for 8.72 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #1 ranked right wing and a must start for most owners. 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 the highest ranked right wing the rest of the week, ahead of David Pastrnak. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#5). He is projected for 10.19 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (RW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Nikita Kucherov (100% OWN)8.7 FP, 2 GP3.78 FP
#2 David Pastrnak (100% OWN)8.4 FP, 2 GP4.15 FP
#3 Patrick Kane (100% OWN)6.8 FP, 2 GP3.14 FP
#4 Mikko Rantanen (98% OWN)6 FP, 2 GP2.89 FP
#5 David Perron (99% OWN)6 FP, 2 GP2.58 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (RW)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Mike Hoffman (98% OWN)11.3 FP, 4 GP2.73 FP
#4 Teuvo Teravainen (98% OWN)10.7 FP, 4 GP2.48 FP
#5 Nikita Kucherov (100% OWN)10.2 FP, 3 GP3.78 FP
#6 Ilya Kovalchuk (58% OWN)9.8 FP, 4 GP2.4 FP
#7 Matthew Tkachuk (99% OWN)9.8 FP, 4 GP2.53 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.

NIKITA KUCHEROVFPPTSGASOGPPG
Rest of '19-2041.615.35.89.534.12.8
-- Per Game (11 Proj)3.891.430.540.893.180.26
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)8.73.081.171.916.40.55
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)10.23.911.482.439.00.71
'19-20 Season2388333502074
-- Per Game (67 GP)3.561.240.490.753.090.06
'18-20 Seasons5912117413745319
-- Per Game (149 GP)3.971.420.500.923.040.13