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Fantasy Hockey 101: The History of Fantasy Hockey

Janet Eagleson

Janet Eagleson is a four-time winner of the Hockey Writer of the Year award from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.

Like every other fantasy game, fantasy hockey had humble beginnings. In the 1980s and early 90s, drafts happened in bars, rec rooms and garages.

Yes, friends actually came together, chirped each other and enjoyed a beverage (or two). And they kept track of their league (and teams) in a spreadsheet. And it might have actually...

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