The quiet leadership he provides… There's zero maintenance with him. That brings the 23 year old Dane to 8+6 in 15 games with well over three shots per game. Defensemen Gavin Bayreuther, Dallas Stars 0. He also bagged an assist in the second period on an even-strength marker. I think this team has a really bright future and I want to be part of that. Little has been tearing it up of late, as he notched five points in his previous four outings, including a pair of power-play assists.
The 34-year-old faces the Arizona Coyotes, who are allowing the second-most DraftKings points to opposing goalies. Fantasy Impact: In his last five games, Little has one goal and three assists. And in this case, as of February 23rd the Rangers had played three fewer games 58 than the Jets 61 , which means Brassard will play 10% more games over the rest of the season than Little. Let's take a look at what else happened over the last two nights: To say James van Riemsdyk had a decent two games would be an understatement. Fantasy Impact: Little is one of the most disappointing players on the Jets thus far this season.
Obviously he's owned in virtually all leagues at this point, but I wanted to start off with him because he doesn't get the credit he deserves. Kane stormed into the All-Star break with a three-game point streak, including two multipoint outings. He's now collected a point in five straight games, pushing Little's totals to 10 goals and 27 points through 45 contests. He has more wins at home 14-5-1,. He has four points in two games against the Carolina Hurricanes this season. As long as he stays on the top two lines Little can easily breakout and become a fantasy must-start.
The 31-year-old pivot is not an outstanding fantasy asset, but he is consistent enough to warrant rostering in deeper formats. Based on salary, he is expected to have 2. Since coming to the Big Apple, Brassard seems to have found his mojo, posting 56 points in his first 94 games and standing just under a 69 point full season pace with fewer than 25 games remaining this season. It's a tough loss for the Panthers who really ride their top six. He should end up around his normal upper 40's, low 50's point total on the season.
That's when it really hits home, the type of two-way player, 200-foot player that he is. Casey DeSmith, Pittsburgh Penguins 6. He has 14 points six goals, eight assists in 12 games and has suddenly become relevant again. It has been a disappointing season thus far for Little. He needs to be more consistent to be considered a stream option, but I would try to ride the end of this little hot streak out. Little scored a goal in this game on three shots and played over 21 minutes.
When we spoke to Bryan at his exit he said he'd like to find a way to stay here. Fantasy Impact: This was little's first point in four games. He remains a risky fantasy play but his power-play involvement makes it tough to bench him. There's no penalty minutes, but everything else looks great. This lineup has been constructed with expensive and value picks and should be used as a basis for your roster decision-making. He just seems to underwhelm year-after-year in such a great situation. Owners will hope that he can pick up where he left off upon his return.
Fantasy Impact: This season in eight games played, Little has one goal and four assists with just 11 shots on goal. He's been sidelined the past few games with a head injury. This has been a disappointing season for Little. Fantasy Impact: Though he's been limited to only 18 games due to injury, Little has been solid this season for fantasy owners when active. The netminder had a 33 save shutout on Friday against the Jets. Dylan Strome, C, Chicago Blackhawks 0. Cheveldayoff lauded Little's consistency and versatility in his remarks with the media.
Could this team have turned the corner? Probably against Toronto on the road. He figures to get going as soon as his line-mates get going. Regardless, Guentzel has settled into being a top 100 player who is a clear hold in all formats. However, keep in mind it was Little's first point since Nov. He has points in four of his past 10 games, but three of them have been multipoint outings. He has now reached the 20-goal mark in 48 games played.
I think Bjugstad and Jonathan Huberdeau take a slight hit to their value without Trocheck, while the guys on the first line get a small boost. He's played at a 27+ goal pace for six straight seasons now and the two goals last night gave him a new career high. Fantasy managers in all varieties of play should exploit the top-six forward before he cools off again. He and Kyle Connor got the helpers on every one of Patrik Laine's four even-strength goals on the night, although they were shut out of his power-play marker. Little has been moderately productive this season, posting 13 goals and 21 assists through 52 games. He can be cut in almost all league formats. Meanwhile, Brassard has morphed from being a major liability in this area as a center only eligible player to posting respectable totals.