NHL Waiver Wire: Pickups of the Week

NHL Waiver Wire: Pickups of the Week

This article is part of our NHL Waiver Wire series.

Last week's intro centered on uncertainty, so let's follow up with a few truths. Toronto still can't play D, the Habs are real (for the most part) and Ottawa is awful. How bad are the Sens? They've made the Canucks look like vintage Oilers. And they've allowed the current Oilers to run up points like a pinball machine. Just imagine how scary Edmonton would be if it was not weighed down by a 3.58 GAA and .890 save percentage.

Of course, everything beyond the North Division remains a crapshoot. Or maybe we don't really know about anything yet. Before you can make educated assessments on teams/players, it's probably best to see how they fare against ALL divisional opponents. At the same time, fantasy is generally a daily/weekly exercise where quicker decisions need to be made to survive. If only there were online tools that could help with that …

… Oh, right, there's RotoWire! As always, be sure to check the latest player news on the site along with our hockey content to set your lineups and manage your rosters.

Below are some readily available players who can help. Trying to limit those on teams affected by protocol-related delays, though things may change by the time you read this.

(Rostered rates/stats as of Feb. 4.)

Forwards

Conor Garland, ARI (Yahoo: 41%, ESPN: 26%, CBS: 61%): We've always wondered what Garland could do if given more ice time and now we're seeing the results from the first nine games. The

Want to Read More?
Subscribe to RotoWire to see the full article.

We reserve some of our best content for our paid subscribers. Plus, if you choose to subscribe you can discuss this article with the author and the rest of the RotoWire community.

Get Instant Access To This Article Get Access To This Article
RotoWire Community
Join Our Subscriber-Only NHL Chat
Chat with our writers and other RotoWire NHL fans for all the pre-game info and in-game banter.
Join The Discussion
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Evan Berofsky
Evan Berofsky enjoys writing. Seriously. When he’s not trying to shove hockey miscellany down your throat, he gets his kicks playing tournament Scrabble(TM). If you have anything to say about Evan’s work (or need any hot word tips), feel free to contact him at eberofsky@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter (@evanberofsky).
Odds & Ends: What’s Trending Week 8
Odds & Ends: What’s Trending Week 8
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks
FanDuel NHL: Sunday Targets
FanDuel NHL: Sunday Targets
DraftKings NHL: Sunday Breakdown
DraftKings NHL: Sunday Breakdown