Fantasy hockey: The Athletic NHL writers give their under-the-radar players

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.

Enjoy!

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,…

Article source: https://theathletic.com/643207/2018/11/09/fantasy-hockey-the-athletic-nhl-writers-give-their-under-the-radar-players/

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