YOLO draft, rate my team

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Kexin
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YOLO draft, rate my team

Postby Kexin » Fri Sep 26, 2014 10:41 am

For the last 3 years for some reason I've been drafting behind the same 2 guys. 1 guy would steal my pick from the front and the other from the back, and it was no different this year. So, I yolo'd and picked up 1 D...
Who can I drop for:
Andrej Sekera
Hampus Lindholm
Aaron Ekblad
Marc-Edouard Vlasic
Nick Leddy
Lubomir Visnovsky
Dan Hamhuis
Kimmo Timonen

LIGHTWEIGHT!!!
1. (8) Ryan Getzlaf (Anh - C)
2. (17) Erik Karlsson (Ott - D)
3. (32) Chris Kunitz (Pit - W)
4. (41) Jimmy Howard (Det - G)
5. (56) Martin St. Louis (NYR - W)
6. (65) Joe Thornton (SJ - C)
7. (80) Jeff Carter (LA - C,W)
8. (89) Jarome Iginla (Col - W)
9. (104) Scott Hartnell (Cls - W)
10. (113) Brandon Dubinsky (Cls - C,W)
11. (128) Jonas Hiller (Cgy - G)
12. (137) Brandon Saad (Chi - W)
13. (152) Johan Franzen (Det - W)
14. (161) Justin Williams (LA - W)
15. (176) Shane Doan (Ari - W)
16. (185) Adam Henrique (NJ - C)
17. (200) Frans Nielsen (NYI - C)
C: Brian McCann
1B: Paul Goldschmidt
2B: Jose Ramírez
3B: Anthony Rendón
SS: Manny Machado
OF: George Springer/Andrew Benintendi/Byron Buxton
UTI: Justin Smoak/Rhys Hoskins
BN: Whit Merrifield/Michael Taylor/Chris Taylor/Willie Calhoun
DL:
NA:

SP:Chris Archer/Aaron Nola/Luis Severino/Jon Gray/Mike Clevinger/Patrick Corbin/Robbie Ray/Lance McCullers/Alex Wood
RP: Brad Hand
NA:
DL:

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JD, the Hockey Man
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Re: YOLO draft, rate my team

Postby JD, the Hockey Man » Fri Sep 26, 2014 11:50 am

Hmn, can't say I'd endorse this draft strategy because it leaves you with a seriously weak defense and while defensemen aren't exactly the keys to winning, having a horrible defense can be one of the keys to losing. Without knowing what the league size, scoring and waiver wire settings here here's what I suggest you do to at least shore up your D:

Drop Shane Doan, Johan Franzen and Adam Henrique and add Andrej Sekera, Hampus Lindholm and Nick Leddy.

Just an FYI, Kimmo Timmonen is out indefinitely and looks to be leaning towards retirement after being diagnosed with a rare blood clotting disorder, so strike him off any lists you have.

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Re: YOLO draft, rate my team

Postby Kexin » Fri Sep 26, 2014 11:53 am

12 teams
G
A
P
+/-
PIM
PPP
SHP
SOG
HIT
C: Brian McCann
1B: Paul Goldschmidt
2B: Jose Ramírez
3B: Anthony Rendón
SS: Manny Machado
OF: George Springer/Andrew Benintendi/Byron Buxton
UTI: Justin Smoak/Rhys Hoskins
BN: Whit Merrifield/Michael Taylor/Chris Taylor/Willie Calhoun
DL:
NA:

SP:Chris Archer/Aaron Nola/Luis Severino/Jon Gray/Mike Clevinger/Patrick Corbin/Robbie Ray/Lance McCullers/Alex Wood
RP: Brad Hand
NA:
DL:

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Re: YOLO draft, rate my team

Postby JD, the Hockey Man » Fri Sep 26, 2014 1:29 pm

Yeah, I'd still drop and add the guys I listed. Good luck this season!

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Re: YOLO draft, rate my team

Postby Kexin » Fri Sep 26, 2014 6:00 pm

not Lubomir Visnovsky? and thank you
C: Brian McCann
1B: Paul Goldschmidt
2B: Jose Ramírez
3B: Anthony Rendón
SS: Manny Machado
OF: George Springer/Andrew Benintendi/Byron Buxton
UTI: Justin Smoak/Rhys Hoskins
BN: Whit Merrifield/Michael Taylor/Chris Taylor/Willie Calhoun
DL:
NA:

SP:Chris Archer/Aaron Nola/Luis Severino/Jon Gray/Mike Clevinger/Patrick Corbin/Robbie Ray/Lance McCullers/Alex Wood
RP: Brad Hand
NA:
DL:

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Re: YOLO draft, rate my team

Postby JD, the Hockey Man » Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:01 pm

Eh, Visnovsky used to be a big producer but he's old and injury prone now. The Isles have a decent offense but I don't see Vis putting up much more than 30 points this year. That's about what you'll get from Leddy or Lindholm, but both of them have much higher upsides than Visnovsky.


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