Quinn Hughes is Projected to Be the #9 Defenseman the Rest of the Season...Behind Brent Burns and Ahead of Alexander Edler

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Quinn Hughes to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 22 projected fantasy points puts him at #9 behind Brent Burns and ahead of Alexander Edler. He has averaged 2.39 fantasy points in his past 71 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.88 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#11) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #12 most highly owned defenseman. Quinn Hughes is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #14 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (D) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#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)
#10 Alexander Edler (88% OWN)21 FP, 1.78 per game142 FP, 56 gp, 2.54 per game (#18)
#11 Ryan Suter (92% OWN)21 FP, 1.75 per game162 FP, 82 gp, 1.98 per game (#40)

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QUINN HUGHES WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Quinn Hughes is projected for 3.72 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #6 ranked defenseman 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 ranked above Mikhail Sergachev but behind Kevin Shattenkirk the rest of the week. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#16). He is projected for 5.75 fantasy points.

3/13 TO 3/15 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#4 Kris Letang (100% OWN)4.09 FP, 2 GP2.02 FP
#5 Kevin Shattenkirk (95% OWN)3.74 FP, 2 GP1.54 FP
#6 Quinn Hughes (97% OWN)3.72 FP, 2 GP1.88 FP
#7 Mikhail Sergachev (96% OWN)3.61 FP, 2 GP1.46 FP
#8 Alexander Edler (88% OWN)3.53 FP, 2 GP1.78 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Morgan Rielly (89% OWN)5.9 FP, 3 GP1.79 FP
#15 Drew Doughty (90% OWN)5.8 FP, 4 GP1.48 FP
#16 Quinn Hughes (97% OWN)5.8 FP, 3 GP1.88 FP
#17 Erik Gustafsson (74% OWN)5.7 FP, 4 GP1.48 FP
#18 MacKenzie Weegar (13% OWN)5.7 FP, 4 GP1.36 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.

QUINN HUGHESFPPTSGASOGBLK
Rest of '19-2022.59.21.37.920.49.0
-- Per Game (12 Proj)1.920.790.110.681.750.77
3/9 to 3/15 (2 Games)3.721.590.231.363.451.55
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)5.82.340.342.015.12.15
'19-20 Season1605074312445
-- Per Game (66 GP)2.430.760.110.651.880.68
'18-20 Seasons1705374613046
-- Per Game (71 GP)2.390.750.100.651.830.65