The NHL lockout has caused some unfortunate openings in every hockey fan’s schedule—including those that play fantasy hockey. Regardless of when the hockey season starts, there are some secrets of fantasy hockey that you need to know before you draft your next league champion.
Fantasy hockey is a unique game. Teams have two players (goaltenders) that account for half of the scoring—based on Yahoo! head-to-head leagues. Meanwhile, there are four different positions all competing for the same statistics.
Here are some of the secrets of fantasy hockey—everything from obscure, but successful, drafting strategies to sleepers sprinkled with some humor.