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Pittsburgh Penguins 2008-09 Fantasy Hockey Preview

Adam GreuelSenior Analyst IOctober 19, 2008

We are now a week into the 2008-09 NHL season, and my hockey-crazed brother and I have begun work on our own fantasy hockey magazine, predicting the stats for every player on the starting roster of an NHL team.

We hope we can accurately predict most players' statistics, and we hope to help you with your fantasy hockey teams. A new article will be posted every couple of days at the most, and some teams will come even sooner. We will be doing this in alphabetical order.

I realize I have fallen a little behind on these due to my schedule, but hopefully I won't be finished too late into the season.

 

Pittsburgh Penguins 2008-09 Projected Lineup

Ruslan Fedotenko-Sidney Crosby-Miroslav Satan
Pascal Dupuis-Evgeni Malkin-Petr Sykora
Matt Cooke-Jordan Staal-Tyler Kennedy
Mike Zigomanis-Maxime Talbot-Eric Godard

Brooks Orpik-Kris Letang
Alex Goligoski-Hal Gill
Rob Scuderi-Mark Eaton

Marc-Andre Fleury
Dany Sabourin



Fantasy Stud: Sidney Crosby

Do I really have to explain this?



Watch out for: Ruslan Fedotenko

Everyone expects a big season from him because he is playing with Crosby, but that experiment is already over.



Individual Scoring Predictions for 2008-09

Player                        GP-G-A-P
1. Sidney Crosby         79-40-79-119
2. Evgeni Malkin          82-49-52-101
3. Miroslav Satan        80-23-44-67
4. Petr Sykora            81-25-40-65
5. Jordan Staal          77-18-30-48
6. Kris Letang            80-10-32-42
7. Pascal Dupuis         78-16-23-39
8. Ruslan Fedotenko   72-14-23-37
9. Alex Goligoski         77-7-25-32
10. Tyler Kennedy      76-11-17-28
11. Matt Cooke         78-8-14-22
12. Hal Gill               80-4-16-20
13. Maxime Talbot     75-6-13-19
14. Mark Eaton         71-3-11-14
15. Brooks Orpik        77-2-10-12
16. Mike Zigomanis     60-2-5-7
17. Rob Scuderi         76-1-5-6
18. Eric Godard         74-0-3-3

Goalies
Marc-Andre Fleury 37-28-7 .925 SVP 2.33 GAA
Dany Sabourin 6-3-1 .901 SVP 2.72 GAA

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