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Fantasy Hockey Forecaster: April 26th – May 2nd

Fly high this week.

Philadelphia Flyers v New York Rangers Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Welcome to my weekly Fantasy Hockey Forecaster! In here you’ll find:

  • Top 3 waiver wire adds (among all players under 50% rostered ESPN)
  • Top 3 players who have gone “cold”
  • Each team’s schedule ranking, based on opponent’s points allowed, where the #1 ranked team plays teams allowing the most points so far this season

Ready? Let’s Begin:

Fantasy Hockey Forecaster April 26th - May 2nd

Rank Teams Games Goalie (31 Best, 1 Worst) Forward (31 Best, 1 Worst) PK (31 Best, 1 Worst) PP (31 Best, 1 Worst)
Rank Teams Games Goalie (31 Best, 1 Worst) Forward (31 Best, 1 Worst) PK (31 Best, 1 Worst) PP (31 Best, 1 Worst)
1 Philadelphia Flyers 3 29 2 30 31
2 Los Angeles Kings 4 31 1 31 21
3 New Jersey Devils 3 20 12 20 30
4 Ottawa Senators 3 25 6 24 25
5 Tampa Bay Lightning 4 30 3 23 24
6 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 25 6 24 25
7 Vancouver Canucks 4 21 10 21 27
8 Minnesota Wild 6 19 13 16 29
9 Florida Panthers 4 15 15 18 28
10 Boston Bruins 3 11 22 16 23
11 Carolina Hurricanes 4 27 5 21 19
12 Colorado Avalanche 5 16 15 27 11
13 New York Rangers 3 21 11 28 8
14 Washington Capitals 3 14 18 14 21
15 Montreal Canadiens 4 5 27 15 20
16 Arizona Coyotes 4 16 15 29 6
17 Columbus Blue Jackets 2 23 9 18 13
18 St. Louis Blues 7 3 29 26 5
19 Nashville Predators 3 8 24 9 16
20 Edmonton Oilers 4 28 4 12 9
21 Vegas Golden Knights 4 13 19 7 13
22 Winnipeg Jets 3 18 14 3 17
23 San Jose Sharks 4 9 23 7 13
24 Calgary Flames 3 1 30 3 17
25 Chicago Blackhawks 3 1 31 6 12
26 New York Islanders 3 4 28 11 4
27 Buffalo Sabres 3 7 25 13 1
28 Anaheim Ducks 4 24 8 10 2
29 Detroit Red Wings 4 6 25 5 7
30 Dallas Stars 4 9 21 2 10
31 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 12 20 1 3

Top 3 Waiver Wire Adds (under 50% rostered)

  1. Josh Norris OTT, C (17% rostered) — The top line for Ottawa is now Brady Tkachuk, Josh Norris and Drake Batherson and it seems to be working. Norris has nine points across his six game point streak.
  2. Drake Batherson, OTT RW (25% rostered) — Batherson has five points in his last three games as part of this tandem.
  3. Matt Murray OTT, G (22% rostered) —Noticing a trend with a certain team? Murray’s won three of his last four allowing no more than two goals in each of his last three starts.

Top 3 players gone cold (over 50% rostered)

  1. Matthew Barzal NYI, C (91% rostered) — Barzal is pointless across his last four games.
  2. Pierre-Luc Dubois WPG, C (65% rostered) — Dubois (much like Patrik Laine) is not flourishing in his new location. He has three points (all assists) over his last seven games.
  3. Jack Campbell Tor, G (74% rostered) – One win in Campbell’s last four starts and three goals allowed in each start.

Fantasy Hockey Forecaster Detail April 26th - May 2nd

Teams Weekly Avgs Mon, Apr 26 Tue, Apr 27 Wed, Apr 28 Thu, Apr 29 Fri, Apr 30 Sat, May 1, Sun, May 2,
Teams Weekly Avgs Mon, Apr 26 Tue, Apr 27 Wed, Apr 28 Thu, Apr 29 Fri, Apr 30 Sat, May 1, Sun, May 2,
Anaheim Ducks @ Los Angeles Kings 0 @ Los Angeles Kings 0 vs. Los Angeles Kings vs. Los Angeles Kings 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 20 19 0 19 0 21 21 0
Forward SoS 12 13 0 13 0 11 11 0
PK SoS 11 11 0 11 0 11 11 0
PP SoS 3 3 0 3 0 3 3 0
Arizona Coyotes @ San Jose Sharks 0 @ San Jose Sharks 0 vs. Vegas Golden Knights vs. Vegas Golden Knights 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 16 27 0 27 0 5 5 0
Forward SoS 16 5 0 5 0 27 27 0
PK SoS 25 27 0 27 0 22 22 0
PP SoS 8 14 0 14 0 2 2 0
Boston Bruins 0 @ Pittsburgh Penguins 0 vs. Buffalo Sabres 0 vs. Buffalo Sabres 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 1
Goalie SoS 13 0 2 0 18 0 18 0
Forward SoS 19 0 30 0 14 0 14 0
PK SoS 15 0 9 0 18 0 18 0
PP SoS 20 0 23 0 18 0 18 0
Buffalo Sabres 0 @ New York Rangers 0 @ Boston Bruins 0 @ Boston Bruins 0
Home Games 0
Away Games 3
Goalie SoS 12 0 3 0 16 0 16 0
Forward SoS 21 0 29 0 17 0 17 0
PK SoS 13 0 16 0 11 0 11 0
PP SoS 2 0 5 0 1 0 1 0
Carolina Hurricanes @ Dallas Stars @ Dallas Stars 0 vs. Detroit Red Wings 0 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 22 14 14 0 29 0 31 0
Forward SoS 10 18 18 0 3 0 1 0
PK SoS 18 6 6 0 30 0 28 0
PP SoS 18 16 16 0 25 0 13 0
Calgary Flames vs. Montreal Canadiens 0 0 @ Edmonton Oilers 0 @ Edmonton Oilers 0
Home Games 1
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 6 9 0 0 5 0 5 0
Forward SoS 25 23 0 0 26 0 26 0
PK SoS 9 21 0 0 3 0 3 0
PP SoS 17 22 0 0 14 0 14 0
Chicago Blackhawks 0 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 0 vs. Florida Panthers 0 vs. Florida Panthers 0
Home Games 3
Away Games 0
Goalie SoS 6 0 7 0 6 0 6 0
Forward SoS 25 0 24 0 26 0 26 0
PK SoS 10 0 5 0 13 0 13 0
PP SoS 14 0 10 0 16 0 16 0
Columbus Blue Jackets 0 vs. Detroit Red Wings 0 0 0 @ Carolina Hurricanes 0
Home Games 1
Away Games 1
Goalie SoS 20 0 29 0 0 0 10 0
Forward SoS 13 0 3 0 0 0 22 0
PK SoS 16 0 30 0 0 0 1 0
PP SoS 15 0 25 0 0 0 4 0
Colorado Avalanche @ St. Louis Blues 0 @ Vegas Golden Knights 0 vs. San Jose Sharks vs. San Jose Sharks 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 3
Goalie SoS 18 22 0 7 0 22 22 0
Forward SoS 14 10 0 25 0 10 10 0
PK SoS 23 15 0 22 0 27 27 0
PP SoS 15 28 0 2 0 14 14 0
Dallas Stars vs. Carolina Hurricanes vs. Carolina Hurricanes 0 @ Tampa Bay Lightning 0 @ Nashville Predators 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 13 11 11 0 8 0 20 0
Forward SoS 19 20 20 0 24 0 11 0
PK SoS 8 1 1 0 5 0 23 0
PP SoS 12 4 4 0 10 0 29 0
Detroit Red Wings 0 @ Columbus Blue Jackets 0 @ Carolina Hurricanes 0 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
Home Games 2
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 11 0 18 0 10 0 7 7
Forward SoS 21 0 14 0 22 0 24 24
PK SoS 10 0 28 0 1 0 5 5
PP SoS 9 0 13 0 4 0 10 10
Edmonton Oilers @ Winnipeg Jets 0 @ Winnipeg Jets vs. Calgary Flames 0 vs. Calgary Flames 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 23 17 0 17 28 0 28 0
Forward SoS 10 15 0 15 4 0 4 0
PK SoS 12 4 0 4 20 0 20 0
PP SoS 12 12 0 12 11 0 11 0
Florida Panthers @ Nashville Predators @ Nashville Predators 0 @ Chicago Blackhawks 0 @ Chicago Blackhawks 0
Home Games 0
Away Games 4
Goalie SoS 16 20 20 0 11 0 11 0
Forward SoS 16 11 11 0 21 0 21 0
PK SoS 16 23 23 0 8 0 8 0
PP SoS 27 29 29 0 25 0 25 0
Vegas Golden Knights vs. Colorado Avalanche 0 vs. Colorado Avalanche 0 @ Arizona Coyotes @ Arizona Coyotes 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 14 3 0 3 0 25 25 0
Forward SoS 18 28 0 28 0 7 7 0
PK SoS 11 7 0 7 0 14 14 0
PP SoS 15 9 0 9 0 20 20 0
Los Angeles Kings vs. Anaheim Ducks 0 vs. Anaheim Ducks 0 @ Anaheim Ducks @ Anaheim Ducks 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 26 20 0 20 0 31 31 0
Forward SoS 7 12 0 12 0 1 1 0
PK SoS 31 31 0 31 0 31 31 0
PP SoS 18 18 0 18 0 18 18 0
Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues 0 vs. St. Louis Blues vs. St. Louis Blues @ St. Louis Blues @ St. Louis Blues 0
Home Games 4
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 17 14 0 14 14 22 22 0
Forward SoS 15 18 0 18 18 10 10 0
PK SoS 15 15 0 15 15 15 15 0
PP SoS 28 28 0 28 28 28 28 0
Montreal Canadiens @ Calgary Flames 0 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0 vs. Winnipeg Jets vs. Ottawa Senators 0
Home Games 3
Away Games 1
Goalie SoS 9 14 0 3 0 2 16 0
Forward SoS 22 16 0 28 0 30 15 0
PK SoS 15 20 0 10 0 4 25 0
PP SoS 18 11 0 27 0 12 21 0
New Jersey Devils 0 vs. Philadelphia Flyers 0 vs. Philadelphia Flyers 0 @ Philadelphia Flyers 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 1
Goalie SoS 17 0 15 0 15 0 21 0
Forward SoS 15 0 17 0 17 0 11 0
PK SoS 17 0 17 0 17 0 17 0
PP SoS 30 0 30 0 30 0 30 0
Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers vs. Florida Panthers 0 0 0 vs. Dallas Stars 0
Home Games 3
Away Games 0
Goalie SoS 12 6 6 0 0 0 25 0
Forward SoS 20 26 26 0 0 0 7 0
PK SoS 11 13 13 0 0 0 6 0
PP SoS 16 16 16 0 0 0 16 0
New York Islanders 0 @ Washington Capitals 0 @ New York Rangers 0 vs. New York Rangers 0
Home Games 1
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 8 0 9 0 3 0 11 0
Forward SoS 24 0 23 0 29 0 20 0
PK SoS 11 0 2 0 16 0 16 0
PP SoS 5 0 6 0 5 0 5 0
New York Rangers 0 vs. Buffalo Sabres 0 vs. New York Islanders 0 @ New York Islanders 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 1
Goalie SoS 18 0 18 0 30 0 6 0
Forward SoS 14 0 14 0 2 0 27 0
PK SoS 23 0 18 0 26 0 26 0
PP SoS 11 0 18 0 8 0 8 0
Ottawa Senators vs. Vancouver Canucks 0 vs. Vancouver Canucks 0 0 @ Montreal Canadiens 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 1
Goalie SoS 20 19 0 19 0 0 23 0
Forward SoS 12 13 0 13 0 0 9 0
PK SoS 19 18 0 18 0 0 21 0
PP SoS 23 24 0 24 0 0 22 0
Philadelphia Flyers 0 @ New Jersey Devils 0 @ New Jersey Devils 0 vs. New Jersey Devils 0
Home Games 1
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 23 0 29 0 29 0 10 0
Forward SoS 9 0 3 0 3 0 20 0
PK SoS 29 0 29 0 29 0 29 0
PP SoS 31 0 31 0 31 0 31 0
Pittsburgh Penguins 0 vs. Boston Bruins 0 @ Washington Capitals 0 @ Washington Capitals 0
Home Games 1
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 14 0 23 0 9 0 9 0
Forward SoS 18 0 9 0 23 0 23 0
PK SoS 5 0 11 0 2 0 2 0
PP SoS 4 0 1 0 6 0 6 0
San Jose Sharks vs. Arizona Coyotes 0 vs. Arizona Coyotes 0 @ Colorado Avalanche @ Colorado Avalanche 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 2
Goalie SoS 13 24 0 24 0 1 1 0
Forward SoS 20 8 0 8 0 31 31 0
PK SoS 11 14 0 14 0 7 7 0
PP SoS 15 20 0 20 0 9 9 0
St. Louis Blues @ Minnesota Wild 0 @ Minnesota Wild @ Minnesota Wild vs. Minnesota Wild @ Minnesota Wild 0
Home Games 3
Away Games 4
Goalie SoS 7 4 0 4 4 17 4 0
Forward SoS 25 28 0 28 28 15 28 0
PK SoS 24 24 0 24 24 24 24 0
PP SoS 6 6 0 6 6 6 6 0
Tampa Bay Lightning 0 @ Chicago Blackhawks 0 vs. Dallas Stars 0 @ Detroit Red Wings @ Detroit Red Wings
Home Games 1
Away Games 3
Goalie SoS 23 0 11 0 25 0 28 28
Forward SoS 9 0 21 0 7 0 4 4
PK SoS 19 0 8 0 6 0 30 30
PP SoS 23 0 25 0 16 0 25 25
Toronto Maple Leafs 0 0 @ Montreal Canadiens vs. Vancouver Canucks 0 vs. Vancouver Canucks 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 1
Goalie SoS 20 0 0 23 19 0 19 0
Forward SoS 12 0 0 9 13 0 13 0
PK SoS 19 0 0 21 18 0 18 0
PP SoS 23 0 0 22 24 0 24 0
Vancouver Canucks @ Ottawa Senators 0 @ Ottawa Senators @ Toronto Maple Leafs 0 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 0
Home Games 0
Away Games 4
Goalie SoS 18 24 0 24 12 0 12 0
Forward SoS 14 8 0 8 20 0 20 0
PK SoS 18 25 0 25 10 0 10 0
PP SoS 24 21 0 21 27 0 27 0
Washington Capitals 0 vs. New York Islanders 0 vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 0 vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 0
Home Games 3
Away Games 0
Goalie SoS 15 0 30 0 7 0 7 0
Forward SoS 17 0 2 0 24 0 24 0
PK SoS 15 0 26 0 9 0 9 0
PP SoS 18 0 8 0 23 0 23 0
Winnipeg Jets vs. Edmonton Oilers 0 vs. Edmonton Oilers 0 @ Montreal Canadiens 0 0
Home Games 2
Away Games 1
Goalie SoS 16 13 0 13 0 23 0 0
Forward SoS 16 19 0 19 0 9 0 0
PK SoS 9 3 0 3 0 21 0 0
PP SoS 17 14 0 14 0 22 0 0