As we enter the final week of the season, certain players have been playing an increased role as their teams attempt to make the playoffs or jockey for position. Evan Reynar lists a few such names in his final trip to the waiver wire this season.
Anze Kopitar’s injury on Saturday was devastating news for Kings fans and fantasy owners. Kopitar’s injury will mean that the Kings will lean heavily on one veteran, who is a legitimate option for fantasy leagues now that he has moved up the depth chart.
As we come down to the stretch in the regular season and the fantasy playoffs, we need to only be looking at guys that can help us right now. Evan Reynar lists a few names that could be available for short-term pickups in your league.
Injuries can often mean that unheralded players can join a team’s top line. Such is the case in Calgary, where David Moss is getting his chance to center Jarome Iginla. Evan Reynar discusses Moss and other players who are finally getting their chance.
This week, Evan Reynar focuses on players involved in a very tight Western Conference race for his waiver-wire picks. Injuries, trades, and second-half splits are also factors that he considers.
Some players who were sent to the waiver wire earlier this season after slow starts may just be tearing it up again suddenly. These may be the kind of players who could be difference makers for your fantasy team during this important final quarter of the season.
Fresh off a Winter Classic victory, the Calgary Flames have displayed unexpected yet incredible scoring depth as they climb up the Western Conference standings. Several Flames may be considered solid waiver-wire adds right now, but one forward in particular is on an unprecedented run right now and could be available in your league.
The Islanders have been in the news for their streetfight with the Penguins on Friday, but they have also evolved into a hotbed for waiver pick-ups over the past couple of weeks. If Michael Grabner and Kyle Okposo have already been claimed in your league, Evan Reynar has a couple more options from this suddenly scoring squad.
He’s baaaack! Peter Forsberg has officially signed on with the Avalanche, making him the most interesting waiver-wire pickup of the season. Is he worth the risk? Evan Reynar weighs in in his weekly article on waiver-wire pickups.
One month ago, Brian Rolston was tossed on waivers by the New Jersey Devils. But with the Devils’ improved play of late, suddenly Rolston is a hot commodity again. Evan Reynar has some waiver-wire pickups for your All-Star weekend.