X

Lester's Fantasy Hockey Blue-Line Specials: NHL Week 11

Ryan Lester@LestersLegendsSenior Writer IDecember 16, 2009

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 5: Todd Bertuzzi #44 of the Detroit Red Wings checks Mike Mottau #27 of the New Jersey Devils as they play for possession of the puck along the boards during the third period on December 5, 2009 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Red Wings 4-3. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)
Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images

Need some help with your fantasy hockey team? You’ve come to the right place. Try these hot players on for size.

Todd Bertuzzi, LW/RW, Detroit Red Wings

Bertuzzi tied for the league lead with four goals over the past week. He had a plus-1 plus/minus rating, a power-play point, 16 shots on goal, and two faceoffs won. On the year he has 17 points (eight goals, nine assists). Bertuzzi is owned in 15 percent of Yahoo! and 7.5 percent of ESPN leagues.

Colby Armstrong, RW, Atlanta Thrashers

Armstrong also netted four goals last week. He added an assist, a plus-4 rating, a short-handed point, six shots on goal, and a faceoff won. The former Penguin has 12 points (seven goals, five assists) in 30 games. He’s owned in four percent of Yahoo! and 0.7 percent of ESPN leagues.

Brooks Orpik, D, Pittsburgh Penguins

Orpik had three assists last week and tied for the league lead with a plus-6 rating. He added a short-handed point and a shot on goal. On the year he has 11 points, all assists, in 29 games. Orpik is owned in three percent of Yahoo! and 5.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

Tyler Myers, D, Buffalo Sabres

Video Play Button
Videos you might like

Myers had three assists, a plus-4 rating, a power-play point, and four shots on goal last week. On the year he has 18 points (three goals, 15 assists) and a plus-9 rating in 31 games. Tyler is owned in 20 percent of Yahoo! and 22.9 percent of ESPN leagues.

Steve Sullivan, LW, Nashville Predators

Sullivan had five points (three goals, two assists) including a hat trick last week. He had a plus-4 rating, a power-play point, and 10 shots on goal. On the year he has 22 points (nine goals, 13 assists) in 33 games. Sullivan is owned in 13 percent of Yahoo! and 4.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

R.J. Umberger, C, Columbus Blue Jackets

Umberger had four points (two goals, two assists) last week. He had a power-play point, 19 shots on goal, and 44 faceoffs won. He did, however, have a minus-4 rating. On the year he has 25 points (11 goals, 14 assists) in 34 games. He is owned in 21 percent of Yahoo! and 16.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

Brian Elliott, G, Ottawa Senators

Elliott was 2-1 last week with a 1.68 goals-against average and a .931 save percentage. He recorded his first shutout of the year. He’s now 8-7-3 with a 2.78 goals-against average and a .901 save percentage. Elliott is owned in 25 percent of Yahoo! and 16.2 percent of ESPN leagues.

Jimmy Howard, G, Detroit Red Wings

Howard was 2-1 last week with a 1.67 goals-against average and a .941 save percentage. On the year he’s 10-6-1 with a 2.40 goals against average and a .915 save percentage. Howard is owned in 47 percent of Yahoo! and 39.1 percent of ESPN leagues.

Originally published at LestersLegends.com.

slash iconYour sports. Delivered.

Enjoy our content? Join our newsletter to get the latest in sports news delivered straight to your inbox!