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The fantasy overlords decided that one Montreal Canadiens center suffering a knee injury that would keep him out two months just wasnt enough. So they decided to make it two.The news that Alex Galchenyuk, who was hurt in Sundays contest, and David Desharnais, who replaced Galchenyuk on the top line but was then injured Tuesday, will miss six-to-eight weeks each with knee injuries is bad news all around.Unless your name is Tomas Plekanec, that is. Suddenly the only body in a Habs uniform seemingly capable of taking faceoffs and making snappy decisions in the offensive zone is a hot commodity. Of course, fantasy owners of any stripe should consider scooping up Plekanec, who is available in 52 percent of ESPN leagues. After all, Alexander Radulov and Max Pacioretty are pretty darn good wingers to skate between.And its not as if this Plekanec guy is a flake. He has a 60-point season in recent history, and a 70-point season within the last decade on his resume. Hes hit the 20-goal threshold in seven of nine seasons when he played at least 70 games, but he butters the bread for his fantasy owners with assists. Even in what was a down season for Plekanec in 2015-16, he managed to be among the top 30 in the NHL for assists, with 40 helpers. Setting up Radulov and Pacioretty on even strength and on the power play is going to take him from fantasy afterthought to fantasy mainstay for the next two months.That said, dont expect Galchenyuk-like numbers out of him. Behind the top line, the Canadiens have zero depth that is capable of creating any kind of fear in opponents. Plekanec, Pacioretty and Radulov will face their opponents rockstar defenders at almost every turn. There is enough talent here that all three will get by for their fantasy owners, but they wont perform at the same level as they would if everyone was healthy and forcing the opposition to respect more than one line -- obviously.Downgrade your outlook for Radulov and Pacioretty for the next stretch, though both are still no-brainers for your lineup. Meanwhile, Plekanec could be argued for universal ownership until February.Fantasy Forecaster: Dec. 12-18The Winnipeg Jets, Philadelphia Flyers, Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames all have a lowly two-game schedule for next week. If youve been relying on Connor Hellebuyck, Steve Mason, Cam Talbot or Chad Johnson in head-to-head leagues with goaltender thresholds to meet, you may have to find a spot start somewhere.Of those two-game teams, dont shy away from the Flyers offense too much. Their two games are against the 25th- and 30th-ranked defenses for goals allowed per game.The Arizona Coyotes, Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks all get the bonus of an extra game, for a four-game week. Plan accordingly with your offensive decisions.The remaining NHL teams all have a three-game week on tap.Download the forecaster chart PDF hereFor those new to the Forecaster chart, here are some explanations: O (offense) and D (defense) matchup ratings are based upon a scale from 1 (poor matchup) to 10 (excellent matchup) and are calculated using a formula that evaluates the teams season-to-date statistics, their performance in home/road games depending on where the game is to be played, as well as their opponents numbers in those categories. The Ratings column lists the cumulative rating from 1-10 of that weeks offensive (O) and defensive (D) matchups.Team notesPittsburgh Penguins: Ian Cole and Justin Schultz are kicking way more butt than third-pairing defense partners should. For his part, Schultz has a five-game point streak rolling, with four goals and four assists in that span. Cole has seven points in the past five contests. Is this a product of a hot streak? A better selection for their offensive opportunities? The pair finally taking advantage of the weaker on-ice opponents they face most of the time? Its probably a combination of everything. For now, take advantage of it. Most fantasy owners have a fifth or sixth defenseman who is interchangeable with whatever looks good on the waiver wire. There is no reason not to ride this hot streak, especially heading into a four-game week that includes games against the 28th- and 29th-ranked defenses for goals allowed per game. It might not be obvious for fantasy hockey newcomers, so it bears mentioning that Schultz is the primary target here. He came into the league with much fanfare for his offensive abilities, and was once expected to be a long-term No. 1 fantasy defenseman. He, therefore, has more pedigree to keep his roll going.If you need a forward option to take advantage of the Penguins good schedule, check to see if you are too late to get on the Conor Sheary train. As Sidney Crosbys linemate with some consistency, Sheary has six points in his past five games. As a Hail Mary for deeper leagues, Carl Hagelin has not yet been bumped from the second line by Chris Kunitzs return, and offers potential upside for a roll of the dice.Columbus Blue Jackets: Power-play specialist, Sam Gagner be thy name. The former first-round pick who almost found himself out of a job in the NHL last season has found a niche with the Blue Jackets. Maybe its because the team and himself are both plucky on some level. Gagner tagged on two more power-play points on Monday (and two more at even strength), giving him seven points on the man advantage this season (and 17 total). If you told us before the season that Gagner would have more points (in fewer games) than Joe Thornton, Filip Forsberg or Max Domi, we might have asked you what you were on. But here we are, with Gagner as an arguable fantasy asset. You might look at the ice time and wonder if he can keep up the pace, but dont forget that a large chunk of that minimal ice time is coming on the man advantage on a consistent basis. The Blue Jackets take a road swing through western Canada next week, where goals are aplenty on most nights.Goalie notesThose looking for goaltending help next week need only know one name: Scott Darling. The Hawks have a busy four-game week and Corey Crawford is still sidelined. Hell likely have two-way wizard Jonathan Toews back in front of him next week, too.Of course, theres still the two-thirds of ESPN leagues where Steve Mason remains available for some reason. Even when he coughed up five goals to Connor McDavid & Co. on Thursday, his offense backed him for the win -- his sixth straight.Player notesT.J. Oshie returned to the Washington Capitals lineup on Wednesday, bolstering the scoring lines back to a full load of talent. Justin Williams took a turn on the top line with Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov in the resulting shuffle. The trio combined on a pair of first-period goals. Weve been waiting for Williams and, particularly, Kuznetsov to get things going this season. Maybe this is the catalyst.For what its worth, James Neal returned from injury to the third line for the Nashville Predators this week. Of course, Neal is still a mainstay on the top power-play unit and shouldnt be downgraded much.Drake Caggiula is the latest on our big board that tracks who Connor McDavid is playing with. The skilled, shifty winger, who won an NCAA championship last season before joining the Oilers, has been lining up with McDavid and Milan Lucic for the past two games, in which hes earned three assists.Jonathan Marchessaults continued absence is a boon to the slow start by Reilly Smith. Until Marchessault returns, Smith is playing with Aleksander Barkov and Jaromir Jagr on the top line. Before Matt Murray almost stonewalled the Panthers on Thursday, Smith had assists in two straight on the top line.Watch the Jets lines closely following Thursdays return by Mark Scheifele. The Jets opted to leave Bryan Little as the pivot for young snipers Nikolaj Ehlers and Patrik Laine. 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The Jets are now 0-5-1 in the second game of back-to-backs. The game started the same way the Vancouver game started the night before, with the Jets taking the first two penalties of the game and killing off the first, but the Oilers getting on the board first, scoring on the second man-advantage. Cheap Air Max TN Orange . The 29-year-old from Port Colborne, Ont., has nothing but good things to say about former U.S. marine Liz (Girlrilla) Carmouche ahead of their co-main event Wednesday on the UFCs "Fight for the Troops" televised card in Fort Campbell, Ky. WASHINGTON -- Marcelo Sarvas and Patrick Mullins scored three minutes apart in the second half and D.C. United rallied for a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Sunday in a game delayed 75 minutes because of lightning.Sarvas scored his first goal on a penalty kick in the 70th minute and Mullins got his first with a header off a corner kick in the 73rd as D.C. United (6-8-10) moved ahead of Orlando City on the red line in the Eastern Conference. Both teams have 28 points, but D.C. holds the tiebreaker for the sixth spot.The comeback was unexpected for the lowest scoring team in tthe MLS, especially after the Red Bulls (10-9-7), third in the East, took the lead on the soggy field.dddddddddddd The delay came in the ninth minute.Bradley Wright-Phillips, in the 38th minute, knocked in the perfect serve from Mike Grella. Wright-Phillips became the fourth player in league history to reach 15 goals in three consecutive seasons. Then in the 64th minute Felipe notched his third, pounding the ball into a small opening just inside the post. Jerseys NFL China Wholesale Authentic Jerseys Cheap Jerseys China Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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