Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins, Stars In Fantasy NHL Week 12 Hot Players
Another exciting NHL week has gone by and we have a few veterans highlighting the Heat Rack. Evgeni Malkin finally made his return and it was welcomed warmly by his ailing fantasy owners.
Michael Cammalleri is starting to resemble the man we saw in the Stanley Cup Playoffs last season.
Which other players are heating up in the NHL and will help you win your upcoming fantasy week?
Ron Hainsey, Atlanta Thrashers Defenseman
The Thrashers have been great to fantasy owners in recent weeks.
This waiver-wire wonder turned in a great performance in the past week. He scored on goal on just three shot attempts. Even better, he tallied three assists and is plus-six.
Keep an eye on him to see if he continues this hot pace.
Previous Hot Defenseman
Week 2: Jordan Leopold, Buffalo Sabres
Week 3: Kris Letang, Pittsburgh Penguins
Week 4: Jack Johnson, Los Angeles Kings
Week 5: Duncan Keith, Chicago Blackhawks
Week 6: Mike Green, Washington Capitals
Week 7: John-Michael Liles, Colorado Avalanche
Week 8: Kevin Shattenkirk, Colorado Avalanche
Week 9: Tobias Enstrom, Atlanta Thrashers
Week 10: Matt Carle, Philadelphia Flyers
Week 11: Marc Staal, New York Rangers
Loui Eriksson, Dallas Stars Right Wing
Eriksson has taken 10 shots on goal and made two. He is plus-two for the week with four assists recorded.
Eriksson is having a great year with 34 points at plus-12, despite a rough month.
Previous Hot Right Wings
Week 2: Marian Hossa, Chicago Blackhawks
Week 3: Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks
Week 4: Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning
Week 5: Jeff Carter, Philadelphia Flyers
Week 6: Alexander Semin, Washington Capitals
Week 7: Marian Gaborik, New York Rangers
Week 8: Jarome Iginla, Calgary Flames
Week 9: Dustin Byfuglien, Atlanta Thrashers
Week 10: Danny Briere, Philadelphia Flyers
Week 11: Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks
Michael Cammalleri, Montreal Canadiens Left Wing
Cammalleri was fantastic in the 2009-2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs. He’s beginning to emulate that play.
He scored two goals on 12 shot attempts. He dished out the puck for two assists and finished plus-one over the past week.
Previous Hot Left Wings
Week 2: Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
Week 3: Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks
Week 4: Andrei Kostitsyn, Montreal Canadiens
Week 5: Raffi Torres, Vancouver Canucks
Week 6: Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
Week 7: Jussi Jokinen, Carolina Hurricanes
Week 8: Rick Nash, Colombus Blue Jackets
Week 9: Patrick Sharp, Chicago Blackhawks
Week 10: Chris Kunitz, Pittsburgh Penguins
Week 11: Ryan Clowe, San Jose Sharks
Roberto Luongo, Vancouver Canucks Goalie
Luongo is one of the top fantasy goalies and he certainly played that way.
He has three victories, allowing only four goals in those wins. He has won five straight starts and seven of his last eight. He also has a .946 save percentage this week.
Previous Hot Goalies
Week 2: Nikolai Khabibulin, Edmonton Oilers
Week 3: Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins
Week 4: Jaroslav Halak, St. Louis Blues
Week 5: Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins
Week 6: Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens
Week 7: Ryan Miller, Buffalo Sabres
Week 8: Ilya Bryzgalov, Phoenix Coyotes
Week 9: Ondrej Pavelec, Atlanta Thrashers
Week 10: Ryan Miller, Buffalo Sabres
Week 11: Anders Lindback, Nashville Predators