Hi everyone! My name is Lucas Main (@LAM1926) and I take care of the Anaheim Ducks prospects here on DobberProspect. I also write a bi-weekly ramblings over at GoaliePost, your home for all your starting goaltending needs. I am thrilled to be part of such a great group of guys and talented writers. Hope y’all enjoy!
First, let’s discuss the recent Top 75 Fantasy Hockey Prospects. I was one of the writers in the group and wanted to share some of my thoughts.
For fantasy leagues, I like to build my teams around forwards and use my defense for peripheral stats. There are four defensemen in the top eight, but one didn’t crack my list until that number and it was Miro Heiskanen. He can whip the puck around the zone and log a ton of minutes, so I couldn’t leave him outside the top 10.
One ranking that I am shocked about is Troy Terry (go ahead and call me a homer). He is in his first full professional season as one of the older guys on the list (only 21) so maybe other writers took that into consideration. Couple that with the fact he had a dismal start in Anaheim at the beginning of the year and I can see why you could get down on the guy, but he has regained his confidence down in the AHL. He has tremendous patience with the puck and great playmaking ability. Right now might be the best time to buy low on him because after he is called up by the Ducks, he won’t get another one (he’ll stick with the te