One player who was on fire at the end of last season has finally found his mojo again. He and a host of others might be the kind of second-half performers that your team needs as we cruise into the All-Star break.
Whenever Detroit faces another injury to one of its forwards, it always seems to have another player or two waiting in the wings. Evan Reynar includes a couple more Red Wings to consider from your league’s waiver wire, now that Tomas Holmstrom’s name has been added to the growing list of injured Wings.
After a week off, Evan Reynar is back with plenty of options from your league’s waiver wire at all positions. Some players have just turned it up a notch, while others are benefitting from some recent injuries to bigger-name players.
The idea of owning players from a last-place team may not be as bad as you think, especially when that last-place team is starting to heat up. Evan Reynar highlights a pair of Islanders, along with a pair of players who could benefit from increased icetime due to injuries, in this week’s Fire on Ice.
A trade to Colorado has propelled Tomas Fleischmann from a fantasy afterthought to the top of the list as far as waiver-wire acquisitions go. However, Evan Reynar has a few other suggestions if someone else got to the red-hot Av before you.
The Edmonton Oilers have won four consecutive games, and their young prospects have looked impressive during this run. What this means is that you won’t have much time left to grab Taylor Hall or Jordan Eberle, if they are still available.
It’s an active week for goalies on the waiver wire this week, as Evan Reynar suggests three keepers that should be added. Included is the pictured Thrashers’ goalie who has arguably been the league’s top goalie over the past two weeks.
The St. Louis Blues don’t possess a true fantasy scoring stud, but they may have a player or two who might just be good enough for your roster. Evan Reynar mentions a couple Blues who have found their game this month.
Looking for an injury replacement or some short-term help? Evan Reynar has some suggestions for you, including a streaky Wing and some players who stand to benefit from the Vincent Lecavalier and Andrei Markov injuries.
The Joe Thornton suspension has created a short-term opportunity for one Sharks prospect, who scored a goal and added an assist on the top line on Saturday. Find out who that mystery Shark is in this week’s Fire on Ice.