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The Wire Troll: Zemgus Girgensons Trending Up

March 2, 2014 | by Chris Wassel | Comments (0)
Zemgus Girgensons has played well lately for the Buffalo Sabres.Zemgus Girgensons’ fine Olympics play has continued in Buffalo.

Week 21 features, for one, a full week. It has been awhile, hasn’t it? When scouring through the waiver wire, the pickings are definitely more slim. For head-to-head leagues, there are only a couple more weeks left before the playoffs begin. Even rotisserie owners are feeling the pinch as March roars in. In our search for this week’s picks, we dug a little deeper than usual. There may be more questions than usual.

Who are our picks for this week’s edition? Let’s take a look at some players we think can help your Fantasy hockey team.

FORWARDS

Zemgus Girgensons, C, Buffalo Sabres: The pivot has parlayed a nice Olympic run into an even better Week 20 with three points in his last two games, including a goal against the Bruins on Wednesday (see video below). The young Latvian gradually has been given an increased work load and he has responded for the most part. It will be interesting to see who is left in Buffalo after Wednesday. Girgensons might even find his way into some more power play time, but the key will be who gets traded. Matt Moulson is a certainty to go, but several other players may head out as well. Does newly acquired Chris Stewart get flipped? All of this will factor into playing time for Girgensons, so needless to say, keep an eye on it.

Riley Sheahan, C, Detroit Red Wings: The injuries to Pavel Datsyuk and particularly Henrik Zetterberg have led to some openings in the Detroit lineup. The 12 points Sheahan has in 20 games is very respectable. The bad thing is he does not hit the magical 15-minute mark too often but if there are any more injuries, he could. Detroit has just had one of those seasons which keeps the centre who is owned in very few leagues (less than 1 per cent) a viable Fantasy option. If your league is deep enough and you are desperate, this might just be a good idea.

Anders Lee, C, New York Islanders: The youngsters are playing on Long Island and at this point, that is not a bad idea. This feels like a Notre Dame Fighting Irish alumni party with Sheahan and now Lee, but the youngsters are promising. Here’s the deal: Lee would have to produce consistently and Frans Nielsen is coming back which would eat into Lee’s time a bit. So for at least this week, Lee will have a bit more value. Taking a shot is not going to hurt here especially with the single digit ownership rate.

DEFENSE

Zbynek Michalek, Phoenix Coyotes: In the deepest leagues, there are always players that need a good home. Michalek will never be an offensive threat but he plays around 20 minutes a night and in leagues with blocks, he is Fantasy gold at a little over three per game. Considering he also plays a pretty physical game as far as hits (and that is enough to pick him up in leagues as a fourth or fifth defenseman), you could do worse, right?

Nicklas Grossmann, Philadelphia Flyers: This is another very deep pick from a blocks standpoint. Again, the emphasis is on digging for categories. Think of it as scrounging where no one else will. Just remember, these picks will not make or break your team. They may just provide a slight category boost to help. However, this time of the season, every little move has an effect, even if it appears to be very slight.

Please understand again that Week 21 is a full week with normal transaction limits in leagues. The trade deadline will have an impact and next week’s theme will hinge on the fallout from the deadline. Good luck!

Now it’s your turn. Let us know in the comments below who your favourite waiver wire pick of the week is.

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The Wire Troll: Teemu Selanne Can Still Do it

February 23, 2014 | by Chris Wassel | Comments (0)
If it feels like we have been gone for a few weeks, it is because the NHL version of The Wire Troll has been in a “Sochi slumber.” With the Olympics over, it’s time to look ahead at Week 20 in your Fantasy hockey leagues. Who are the players that could see a bit of a Fantasy boost?
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The Wire Troll: Kris Russell Providing Sneaky Value

January 26, 2014 | by Chris Wassel | Comments (0)
Week 19 is technically a short week as the Olympic break starts on February 9, but we are getting a bit ahead of ourselves. This is our final episode of The Wire Troll until the end of February. Do not worry as we will be on Twitter plenty to answer questions and offer potential waiver wire moves during the shorter week.
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The Wire Troll: Ryane Clowe Claws Back

January 19, 2014 | by Chris Wassel | Comments (0)
On the bright side, there will be some promotional things going on. After all, the break means a new form of Fantasy hockey for the masses. Stay tuned for details, but Olympic Fantasy hockey will be a reality in a big big way. Here at RotoRob.com, we will try our best to handicap it for you so the best decisions can be made in your box pools.
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The Wire Troll: Kevin Poulin is a Nice Short-Term Option

January 12, 2014 | by Chris Wassel | Comments (0)
Fantasy hockey magic has a way of just surfacing unexpectedly. Why are owners flocking to the waiver wire in record numbers this season? There are plenty of reasons but the biggest is the injuries. Sometimes you may feel like you’re blindfolded and throwing darts at a board. The success rate of finding a good pickup is less than 30 per cent right now. Why? Again, most leagues are extremely competitive. Wires are picked cleaner than a turkey wishbone.
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