Prospect Ramblings: Hot Streaks & Prospects Under 25% Fantrax Owned – West

Dave Hall


Welcome back to Tuesday’s Ramblings.

Fantasy-wise, how are we all feeling lately? We are hovering around the mid-point of the fantasy season, depending on how your league runs, and with that in mind, it’s time to make some serious decisions. Are you a seller? A buyer? Too early to tell?

Perhaps you just need a boost from a young gun to kickstart your club. Look no further. The league is boasting some very intriguing storylines at the moment, with first and second-year players making up a solid chunk of those stories. Here are some hot-streaks to keep an eye on.

Drake Batherson

With four wins in their last five, the Ottawa Senators are heating up and Drake Batherson is leading the way. He has five goals and three helpers during that five-game span, with three of those coming on the man-advantage. He is playing important minutes in all aspects and shows no signs of slowing down. If he is available, he is a must-pick-up, and if not, perhaps it’s time to start counting your chips to acquire him.

Adam Boqvist

The Chicago Blackhawks, folks. They are good? Who would have thought? On top of the team being good, Adam Boqvist, who unfortunately missed time earlier in the year, is healthy and producing points at a nice rate – five in his last five to be exact. As expected, he has relinquished his role as the club’s top quarterback and shouldn’t have any issues keeping that true.

Kirill Kaprizov

If you somehow stood ground as Kirill Kaprizov naysayer, I hope you found a cozy spot under that rock of shame – he is the real deal. He’s now up to 17 points on the season, with eight of those coming in the last six. What I love about his stat line is his plus/minus, which sits at a