Frozen Fantasy: So Many Questions

Frozen Fantasy: So Many Questions

This article is part of our Frozen Fantasy series.

I've found my mind wandering during games this week. Maybe it was the play. Or maybe my attention span has gotten even shorter.

Questions. So many questions.

Like how good would the Leafs be if they stopped taking dumb penalties?

Connor McDavid showed them Saturday why sitting third in the NHL in minor penalties is a really bad idea. The Leafs will go far when they clean up that mess, but will it be this season?

Are the Stars really as good as their record?

Columbus sat first in the Central on Saturday, but only because the Stars had played just four games because of COVID-19. That Cup finals appearance was for real.

Is John Gibson the best goalie in the NHL?

The Ducks have no business being 3-3-2 heading into the weekend. The former analytics darling looks Vasilevskiy-like. Or Price-like. Or better.

Which coach is fired first – Edmonton's Dave Tippett or Calgary's Geoff Ward?

Alberta is a bit of a black hole so far, but my guess is Tippett. Ken Holland is coming up on two years as general manager, but he's handcuffed Tippett with the ultimate stars-and-scrubs fantasy roster. Ugh. Ward gets the axe next fall if this continues.

How soon will Bo Horvat win 1,000 face-offs?

He already has 119 in just 10 games and will soon enter the Patrice Bergeron-Ryan O'Reilly conversation. He's that good. Horvat will bring the Orcas their first Cup, just not this year.

Does Connor McDavid look fast because

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Janet Eagleson
Janet Eagleson is a seven-time Finalist and four-time winner of the Hockey Writer of the Year award from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. She is a lifelong Toronto Maple Leafs fan, loved the OHL London Knights when they were bad and cheers loudly for the Blackhawks, too. But her top passion? The World Junior Hockey Championships each and every year.
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