Niko Mikkola is Projected to Be the #96 Defenseman the Rest of the Season...Behind Ryan McDonagh and Ahead of Tyler Myers

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Niko Mikkola to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 20 projected fantasy points puts him at #96 behind Ryan McDonagh and ahead of Tyler Myers. He is projected to average 0.81 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#113) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. With 5 games played, he is the #6 ranked defenseman this season.

REST OF SEASON RANK (D) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#94 Andy Greene (3% OWN)19.8 FP, 0.86 per game80 FP, 82 gp, 0.98 per game (#131)
#95 Ryan McDonagh (32% OWN)19.5 FP, 1.03 per game200 FP, 82 gp, 2.45 per game (#19)
#96 Niko Mikkola19.5 FP, 0.81 per game200 FP, 82 gp, 2.45 per game (#19)
#97 Tyler Myers (25% OWN)19.2 FP, 0.87 per game132 FP, 80 gp, 1.65 per game (#59)
#98 Philippe Myers (15% OWN)19.2 FP, 0.87 per game132 FP, 80 gp, 1.65 per game (#59)

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START EM ALERT: NIKO MIKKOLA PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF QUINN HUGHES IN WEEK 21

Niko Mikkola is projected for 3.4 fantasy points in 4 games the rest of the week in week 21 which ranks him as the #63 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 Quinn Hughes but behind Travis Sanheim the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#124). He is projected for 2.24 fantasy points.

2/18 TO 2/23 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#61 Michal Kempny (27% OWN)3.45 FP, 3 GP1.16 FP
#62 Travis Sanheim (21% OWN)3.45 FP, 3 GP1.12 FP
#63 Niko Mikkola (0% OWN)3.4 FP, 4 GP0.81 FP
#64 Quinn Hughes (97% OWN)3.38 FP, 2 GP1.75 FP
#65 Devon Toews (40% OWN)3.34 FP, 3 GP0.99 FP
2/24 TO 3/1 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#122 Nick Leddy (19% OWN)2.25 FP, 3 GP0.9 FP
#123 Brayden McNabb (12% OWN)2.24 FP, 3 GP0.64 FP
#124 Niko Mikkola (0% OWN)2.24 FP, 3 GP0.81 FP
#125 Josh Manson (6% OWN)2.24 FP, 3 GP0.77 FP
#126 T.J. Brodie (24% OWN)2.24 FP, 4 GP0.76 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.

NIKO MIKKOLAFPPTSGASOGBLK
Rest of '19-2019.56.81.45.439.731.0
-- Per Game (24 Proj)0.810.280.060.221.641.28
2/17 to 2/23 (4 Games)3.401.120.240.896.45.0
2/24 to 3/1 (2.9 Games)2.240.790.160.624.83.60
'19-20 Season6.0101103
-- Per Game (5 GP)1.200.200.000.202.000.60