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2018 Fantasy Hockey Week 8 Planner


Winnipeg Jets winger Patrik Laine scored 11 goals in four games this past week. He now leads the NHL with 19 goals scored. The 20-year-old from Finland scored 36 goals as a rookie and 44 goals last year. He was the 2nd overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, behind Auston Matthews.

Bryan Little centers Laine’s line, according to Daily Faceoff, and is just 38% owned in Yahoo Fantasy Hockey leagues. He had a goal and six assists last week!

The Florida Panthers lost C Vincent Trocheck to a leg injury and he is now rehabbing from surgery.

Defenseman Shea Weber could make his season debut this week for the Montreal Canadians. It would be slightly ahead of schedule after knee surgery.

2018 Fantasy Hockey Week 8 Planner

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Team Playing Four Games

  • Anaheim Ducks
  • Chicago Blackhawks
  • Colorado Avalanche
  • Detroit Red Wings
  • Florida Panthers
  • Los Angeles Kings
  • New York Rangers
  • Ottawa Senators
  • San Jose Sharks
  • Winnipeg Jets

The Panthers play all four games at home this week.

The Ducks and Sharks play all four games on the road.

The Senators open the week with back-to-back road games in New York(R) and Philly.

The Sharks and Jets end the week with back-to-back road games. San Jose plays another set of b2b road games earlier in the week in Buffalo/Toronto on Tue/Wed.

The Canadians end the week with b2b home games – Rangers/Sharks.

The Ducks, Stars and Penguins play b2b road games Tues/Wed.

The Kings and Sabres play b2b road games Thu/Fri.

The Blues play back-to-back road games Fri/Sat.

The Philadelphia Flyers are the only team with just two games scheduled this week.

NHL Weekly Schedules via

Most Added/Dropped Players In the Past Week

Colin Miller VGK, D – 37% owned Yahoo – 21% increase
Matt Duchene Ott, C – 73% – ↑ 18%
Neal Pionk NYR, D – 56% – ↑ 15%
Blake Coleman NJ, C,W – 25% – ↑ 12%
Esa Lindell Dal, D – 34% – ↑ 11%
Oscar Klefbom Edm, D – 34% – ↓ 10%
Ilya Kovalchuk LA, W – 72% – ↓ 10%
Hampus Lindholm Anh, D – 27% – ↓ 14%
Vincent Trocheck Fla, C – 54% – ↓ 29%

Category Specific Players 50% Owned Or Less – Yahoo

stats last 14 days
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Jake DeBrusk Bos - W731%16:41501
Anthony Beauvillier NYI - C,W66%14:58522
Filip Chytil NYR - C74%15:50504
Andreas Athanasiou Det - C,W628%16:26413
Cody Eakin VGK - C86%18:01424
Pavel Zacha NJ - C62%16:09402
Andreas Johnsson Tor - W71%13:38402
Travis Konecny Phi - C,W648%16:5833-1
Tyler Johnson TB - C,W647%16:52310
Brady Tkachuk Ott - W641%15:3330-3
Josh Anderson Cls - W638%17:20302
Alex Tuch VGK - W830%17:06364
Blake Coleman NJ - C,W725%16:11345
Brandon Saad Chi - W617%19:10321
Derek Stepan Ari - C615%20:01301
Justin Williams Car - W615%15:5630-4
Andrew Shaw Mon - C,W710%17:54352
Tanner Pearson Pit - W710%14:28312
J.T. Compher Col - C,W25%13:18303
Nikolay Goldobin Van - W85%17:2434-3
Calle Jarnkrok Nsh - C,W52%16:34310
Michael Rasmussen Det - C,W62%13:02300
Jordan Martinook Car - W62%14:28311
Nick Bonino Nsh - C71%17:3730-1
Matt Luff LA - W50%10:55314


Bryan Little Wpg - C710%16:02814
Reilly Smith VGK - W848%17:59711
Mikko Koivu Min - C731%17:3762-4
Alex Tuch VGK - W830%17:06634
Brock Nelson NYI - C,W620%18:43613
Valtteri Filppula NYI - C62%15:35614
Shea Theodore VGK - D838%19:26505
Colin Miller VGK - D837%20:01525
Mike Green Det - D634%21:29514
Damon Severson NJ - D728%22:04513
David Krejci Bos - C721%17:55501
Mike Matheson Fla - D816%22:2850-2
Alexander Kerfoot Col - C,W713%13:50521
Andrew Shaw Mon - C,W710%17:54532
Dmitry Orlov Was - D810%23:31522
Jakub Vrana Was - W810%14:39525
Phillip Danault Mon - C73%18:3550-2
Jesper Bratt NJ - W73%13:35501
Lucas Wallmark Car - C61%15:18502

Power Play

Mikko Koivu Min - C731%17:3714005
Reilly Smith VGK - W848%17:5904004
Colin Miller VGK - D837%20:0113004
Alexander Kerfoot Col - C,W713%13:5022004
David Krejci Bos - C721%17:5503003
Carl Soderberg Col - C711%16:4703003
Samuel Girard Col - D77%20:2803003
Nikolay Goldobin Van - W85%17:2403003
Ben Hutton Van - D85%21:5903003
Alexander Wennberg Cls - C64%15:0801023
Alex Chiasson Edm - W63%14:0911103
Calle Jarnkrok Nsh - C,W52%16:3411103

Hit/Blocked Shots

Michael Del Zotto Van - D810%19:17291544
Matt Niskanen Was - D837%22:18182341
William Carrier VGK - W810%10:4638139
Roman Polak Dal - D71%20:34182139
Deryk Engelland VGK - D81%19:49172037
Radko Gudas Phi - D513%18:24251035
Ryan Reaves VGK - W88%13:0234135
Adam Larsson Edm - D619%22:40201232
Leo Komarov NYI - C,W65%15:2426632
Cedric Paquette TB - C53%11:4024832
Jack Johnson Pit - D75%19:04191231
David Schlemko Mon - D71%20:44111930
Chris Wagner Bos - C,W61%12:3225530

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