It’s time to assume the position of acting director of the Fantasy Scouting Service and forecast the most highly recommended players for fantasy general managers in the coming NHL season.
Because there is no telling what is stressed and what is omitted in a given fantasy league, for the sake of inclusiveness, this list takes into account every key category with potential to hold sway.
For skaters, this includes everything from overall points to power-play points to faceoff success to plus/minus. For goaltenders, this chiefly means the telling troika of save percentage, goals-against average and cumulative wins.
With 16 forwards, six defensemen and three goalies, here are the projected top 25 fantasy commodities for 2012-13.