From the Press Box: Picking at the Leftovers
From the Press Box: Picking at the Leftovers

This article is part of our From the Press Box series.

This is the time of year when you want to stay on top of important free agent moves. I am here to help with a review of the key player news in the past week along with related commentary. In addition, I will highlight some names who are still available.

Magnus Paajarvi, St Louis – With the departure of T.J. Oshie from the Blues, they are going to give Paajarvi a chance to prove that he belongs among their top six forwards. He will be stiff competition for a role and would still be positioned to be on a third scoring unit with all of the skilled depth on the roster. His pre-season status is one of a good sleeper pick.

Gustav Nyqvist, Detroit – Nyqvist was a restricted free agent heading into this summer and even though he has clearly proven himself to be a gifted goal-scorer there was no real doubt that he would remain a Red Wing. He is a lock to play among the top two lines here and should be a high-end fantasy draft pick who projects to be a 30-goal

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Paul Bruno
Paul Bruno is co-host of the RotoWire fantasy hockey podcast, The Great Ones. He has been an accredited member of the Toronto sports media for more than 20 years. Paul also helps with RW's DFS podcast and is a contributing writer for RW NFL, MLB and CFL content. Follow him on twitter: @statsman22.
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