Today I talk about some fantasy hockey strategy, and the advantage of short-term pickups. Everyone wants that home run off the waiver wire, but it can be just as effective to pick up guys who may be hot for just a month or six weeks and then find the next guy. I run down a number of player who could give your team a short term boost.
Season Two of the Hashtag Hockey podcast kicks off this week, and I talk about the offseason goings-on of the NHL and the Minnesota Wild. Then, I talk about some video games I am looking forward to playing this month and announce the season’s first giveaway!
Can’t wait to get on iTunes so I don’t have to embed the files! I’m this close too, there appears to be a problem on the iTunes side…waiting to hear back from their tech support >_>
A player spotlight podcast today, with a twist: I did a top-10 list of forwards and defensemen by CorsiOn (min 10 GP). Talked a bit about how underlying stats like Corsi don’t always illuminate how well a player might do for fantasy, and gave lots of examples. For reference he’s the list.
10. Davis Drewiske (LA) 16.4, (1+2=3), +1, 4 PIM, 8 SOG, 13:46, 6.9% on ice
Episode 2 of the Hashtag Hockey Podcast is officially up! Today I take a look around the league and talk about who’s off to a hot start, a cold start, and the most surprising player in the new 2013 NHL season. Then, in my feature segment, I talk about how to play fantasy hockey like a poker player, and finally, I talk about shooting percentage…why you should care and how it can make you a better fantasy hockey player.