Frozen Fantasy: Category Targets

Frozen Fantasy: Category Targets

This article is part of our Frozen Fantasy series.

I will make this short and sweet. The stretch drive is on and categories are tight.

You need to be aggressive to make up ground.

This week, I'm playing in a consolation game after getting knocked out of the quarterfinals in Friends and Family last week. That's why I dropped Tyson Barrie, the fifth leading scorer from the blueline, for Anthony Duclair.

I needed more offensive power. Edmonton had just two games this week.

Bu-bye, Barrie. You can't help me on my bench.

And Sunday morning, I will dump three guys that aren't playing that day, no matter who they are. So I can add guys that will let me make a run at goalie points and SOG. Period.

I am finishing with a win and those two will secure my current lead.

So get ruthless. Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, or so said Jim Kaat, perhaps the best-fielding pitcher in MLB history.

You either go for it and win. Or simply lose.

Let's take a look at who caught my eye this week.

Multi-Category Guys

Sam Bennett, LW/RW/C, Florida (44 percent Yahoo!)[Goals/Hits/FOW] – The trade was a get-out-of-jail card for Bennett, who has exploded in the Sunshine State. Wow. Four games, five points, 15 hits and a plus-6 rating. New opportunity, new outlook, new future? This fourth-overall pick finally looks the part and might just earn a solid new contract from the kitties. Snag Bennett if he's out there –

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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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