Profiling the young guns
For the sake of fantasy relevance, we will break down the rookies and sophomores into four distinct categories and spend an increasing amount of time discussing the players in those categories. We have top-tier lock, top-tier chance, roster lock and roster chance. So players like Jeff Skinner or P.K. Subban fall into the category of top-tier lock, because they are set in stone to be playing as a top-six forward or top-pairing defenseman. Whereas a player like Bryan Bickell or Jamie McBain would ...
Read full story
2012 Hockey Draft Kit
ESPN.com's fantasy experts offer all the information you'll need to succeed in your draft this year.
Draft Kit Home
2011-12 Projections and Profiles
Strategy and Analysis
• Eastern Conference camp report
• Western Conference camp report
• Mock Draft 1.0 • Basic guide to fantasy hockey
• Staff sleepers and busts
• How to choose your goalie
• Offseason movement synopsis
• Rookies and sophomores
• How to win PIMs without losing elsewhere