This article is part of our NHL Waiver Wire series.
The Waiver Wire – For the Week of December 7th – December 14th
Better Than You Think
Tyler Johnson C, TBL – After a solid starting season, it's common for an exceptional rookie – especially one who snagged a Calder nomination for his efforts – to take a step back in his second year. His performance a quarter of the way through this season, though, shows us just how uncommon his talent is. He's currently sitting at above a point-per-game pace, with 28 points in 27 games, but also a fantastic plus-16 rating with 71 shots and a handful of PIM. He's highly owned – currently sitting in the low-80s – but it's very likely that the owners who have him don't yet place the value on him that they should. He's not a household name just yet, but that's not going to last forever. Remember, there was a time that Patrick Sharp wasn'
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