2018-19 Fantasy Hockey: Positional Battles

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2018-19 Fantasy Hockey: Positional Battles
2018-19 Fantasy Hockey: Positional Battles

Given the drop in offensive ability from New Jersey's top line to the rest of the forward ranks, securing the third spot alongside Taylor Hall and Nico Hischier would represent a major boon to any winger's value. Jesper Bratt and Kyle Palmieri were the two most commonly deployed options in that role last year, and they remain the top two contenders after New Jersey's quiet offseason. Palmieri's power-play prowess gives him decent value regardless of where he ends up at even strength, so winning this battle is much more pivotal for Bratt. Edmonton doesn't have the wing depth to use Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins as centers on three different lines, so one of Draisaitl and

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