Roman Josi is Projected to Be the #5 Defenseman the Rest of the Season...Behind Kris Letang and Ahead of Dustin Byfuglien

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Roman Josi to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 164 projected fantasy points puts him at #5 behind Kris Letang and ahead of Dustin Byfuglien. He has averaged 2.92 fantasy points in his past 91 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.35 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#7) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite defenseman. He is projected to be very good, but not one of the very best at his position. Roman Josi is expected to slightly improve on last season's #7 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (D) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#3 Morgan Rielly (100% OWN)176 FP, 2.59 per game284 FP, 82 gp, 3.46 per game (#5)
#4 Kris Letang (100% OWN)171 FP, 2.48 per game229 FP, 65 gp, 3.52 per game (#4)
#5 Roman Josi (100% OWN)164 FP, 2.35 per game220 FP, 82 gp, 2.69 per game (#15)
#6 Dustin Byfuglien (81% OWN)163 FP, 2.43 per game121 FP, 42 gp, 2.89 per game (#10)
#7 Victor Hedman (100% OWN)161 FP, 2.27 per game222 FP, 70 gp, 3.17 per game (#7)

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ROMAN JOSI WEEK 4 AND 5 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Roman Josi is projected for 4.78 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #10 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 Kris Letang but behind Morgan Rielly the rest of the week. Week 5 will be better based on projected rank (#3). He is projected for 7.61 fantasy points.

10/23 TO 10/27 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Drew Doughty (96% OWN)4.91 FP, 3 GP1.73 FP
#9 Morgan Rielly (100% OWN)4.9 FP, 2 GP2.59 FP
#10 Roman Josi (100% OWN)4.78 FP, 2 GP2.35 FP
#11 Kris Letang (100% OWN)4.78 FP, 2 GP2.48 FP
#12 Victor Hedman (100% OWN)4.55 FP, 2 GP2.27 FP
10/28 TO 11/3 RANK (D)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 John Carlson (100% OWN)8.9 FP, 3 GP3.01 FP
#2 Mark Giordano (100% OWN)7.8 FP, 4 GP2.36 FP
#3 Roman Josi (100% OWN)7.6 FP, 3 GP2.35 FP
#4 Brent Burns (100% OWN)7.5 FP, 3 GP2.65 FP
#5 Alexander Edler (93% OWN)7.2 FP, 4 GP1.91 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.

ROMAN JOSIFPPTSGASOGBLK
Rest of '19-201645819.638.9267135
-- Per Game (70 Proj)2.340.830.280.553.811.92
10/21 to 10/27 (2 Games)4.81.710.571.147.33.68
10/28 to 11/3 (2.9 Games)7.62.650.891.7611.25.4
'19-20 Season45.29453015
-- Per Game (9 GP)5.01.000.440.563.331.67
'18-20 Seasons266651946304159
-- Per Game (91 GP)2.920.710.210.513.341.75