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Best bet rookie

Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2011 3:27 pm
by chlenko
Currently in an email draft for my hockey keeper league. Next pick coming up. Deciding between Brayden Schenn, Landeskog, or Niederrieter. Open to suggestions other than those three. Keeper rules mean I would weigh current production over long term.

Any advice out there in Razzball hockey land?

Re: Best bet rookie

Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:45 pm
by Dan
If you want the cooler name take Nino Niederrieter, but I'd have to go with Brayden Schenn.. As of right now I think he'll be the Flyers #3 center behind Giroux and Briere, but we all know how brittle Briere can be so it wouldn't be a shock to see Schenn eventually getting 15-17 minutes on the #2 line eventually. And long term his upside is better than both those other guys

Re: Best bet rookie

Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 12:49 pm
by hagz28
Love Landeskogs game but not sure it translates over to fantasy hockey, specially rookie year...Schenn is a really good play who can either put up a Seguin kinda year...flashes but no consistancy, or be a skinner/ coutier year...Im leaning towards inbetween but prob better then seguin's rookie year due to more ice time and system. Not big on Nino...gross hands tho

Re: Best bet rookie

Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 10:50 am
by chlenko
I ended up drafting Schenn.

Team so far with 3 rounds left in slow email draft:
12-team H2H Keeper
C-Malkin*, Couture*
LW-Vanek, Burrows
RW-Kovalchuk*,Backes
D-Pronger,Seabrook
UTIL-J.Staal
G-Bryzgalov*,Hiller*
BN-Horton,Doan,Schenn
* denotes keeper

Need to improve my D obviously.

Re: Best bet rookie

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2011 2:32 pm
by Dan
Yeah hagz I agree on both Landeskong and Schenn.

And that was the way to go chlenko