The greatest part about The Athletic? Access to all the local writers. And their willingness to help fantasy-playing readers obliterate their competition.
We asked our NHL writers to give us a player currently under the radar — and the answers ranged from a shrewd waiver wire pickup like the 1 percent-owned (in Yahoo! leagues) Tony DeAngelo to the 95 percent-owned, on-the-brink-of-stardom trade target Matt Dumba. So there’s a little something for everyone here.
NEW YORK RANGERS
Rick Carpiniello, @RickCarpiniello
The Ranger flying under radars right now is: Tony DeAngelo.
Having sat out as a healthy scratch for six games in a row — he was the eighth defenseman on the depth chart, but could not be assigned to the minors without going through waivers — the Rangers had to call upon the 23-year-old righty due to injuries to Adam McQuaid and Fredrik Claesson. Well, DeAngelo responded in his opportunity,…