Ilya Mikheyev from Toronto Maple Leafs’ meets on Wednesday the 10th February, in Montreal in the third phase of the NHL hockey action in Montreal on the Canadian goalkeeper Carey Price 2021 (Paul Chiasson / CP)

Memo to Carey Price Owners: It may be time to put your number one goalie indefinitely until they can figure things out again

It’s just one game, but a tough start to the Dominique Ducharme era in Montreal The Canadians are now 3-5-2 in their last 10 games

If all things are the same, recent memory suggests that, in most cases, NHL teams are actually getting a significant boost from a season switch behind the bench from the eight teams that changed coaches last season only the San Jose Sharks didn’t set a record 500 the rest of the way it’s just a game here too, but I’d say Ducharme certainly cut his job out for him

Keep this in mind as you continue to set your rosters for the Sportsnet Fantasy Hockey Pool Looking ahead to next week, Montreal will play three times: one against the Ottawa Senators and two against the Winnipeg Jets

First and foremost, you’re right – Montreal’s offense has slowed significantly since that hot first month averaging 412 goals per game in January that number has fallen to 3.1 to 10 games here in February Personally, I think their offense is somewhere in between is

When it comes to Jeff Petry and Tyler Toffoli, I’ll stick with what I said early on: There’s no way they can keep up this pace. Since the two-week seasonal mark, I’ve been advocating a sales high for both files Nothing has changed on those fronts in 19 games, Petry has 18 points and Toffoli has 12 goals – it’s time to maximize value and move on

It’s no secret the Canadians need more of their seasoned number one goalkeeper if they want to do something substantial this season. Thursday night’s 6-3 loss was pretty much a microcosm of his year so far Look for Jake Allen, to play a lot more in the near future while Price tries to find himself again

With your fantasy question, I think exactly the opposite (including last night’s ad) – now is an excellent time to buy cheap I mean, let’s call a spade a spade here The 33-year-old hasn’t consistently been a top-flight goalkeeper in the league for a couple of years. Still, I fully expect Price to change things this season with Montreal are a better team than they’ve shown

I have no idea, but I’m extremely curious about it. Allen has clearly surpassed Price this season. At least Allen deserves a little more playing time. We’ll see what Ducharme is up to

For example, if you play in a weekly league and are quite comfortable against your opponent in terms of goalkeeping stats, I’m inclined to put my goalkeepers

When playing in a rotisserie league it is imperative to be strategic with your goalkeeping starts – your goal is to maximize production, and if that means definitely putting a goalkeeper or two on the bench If you don’t rethink the process, however, you are prone to making mistakes Trust your instincts

Nice job! It goes without saying, but the Burlington native is well on his way to his most productive season in the NHL to date.He was fantastic Sadly, Anderson left the game Thursday night and didn’t return due to injury

With three goals and seven points in 21 games so far this season, Domi has been a massive disappointment in fantasy hockey. At this point there is no time to wait, especially since he continues to rot in Columbus’ third line. The Blue Jackets have Domi as their center taken over, he is currently on the Alles kar


Also, the lack of Ice Age is another big factor for me. Since February 4, Domi has played more than 16 minutes in a game only once. The last time I checked, that’s not for point production in the NHL world conducive

Simply put, there is currently no reason to approach Viktor Arvidsson in fantasy hockey. Did you know the 27-year-old winger is currently stuck in a pointless nine-game drought? Ouch! Nashville is a disaster stay away

Between Chicago’s lack of mid-depth and the MVP season Patrick Kane is having, I think it’s worth holding onto Kirby Dach for now

After breaking his wrist in December in the World Junior Exhibition Play, the 20-year-old recently started skating again but is nowhere near returning I’d say late March, early April is one fair expectation Upon his return, Dach will almost certainly return to the Chicago top 6 that means a lot of stubbornness from Kane and Alex DeBrincat and as fantasy owners that’s great news

Yeah, I think I would. By a landslide, Sean Couturier is by far the best fantasy player in the business. When it comes to Matt Duchene, I think his days as an elite fantasy contributor are well behind him right now I don’t see him much more than a potential daily game Make the move!

Good fantasy player, I like him After a slow start, Kevin Fiala has scored three goals and four points in the last five games. Be patient The Wild has been an amazing story so far this season

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