NHL Fantasy Hockey 2013 Cheat Sheet-Hockey Pool Strategy Sleepers
The 2013 NHL Season is Finally Upon Us and That Means Fantasy Hockey. Here Is a Hockey Pool 2013 Cheat Sheet With Rankings and Sleepers
Remember hockey? That sport that's played on ice? Well, it's back after a protracted and ridiculous lockout. With the NHL season quickly approaching, countless fans (in Canada, at least) are thinking about the 2013 Fantasy Hockey season.
Many seasoned hockey pool junkies have spent years honing their strategy. Those of us who are relatively new to this non-sport may struggle to find a way to get an edge on the guys in your hockey pool.
This year may be particularly tricky since the season will only be 48 games long, meaning a smaller sample size. Basically, anything can happen.
Here is a brief guide to Fantasy Hockey cheat sheets, those handy little guides that can get you through a hockey pool draft.
Using Hockey Pool Cheat Sheets
For most novices, the best fantasy hockey strategy is to keep it simple. Don't feel the need to know everything. It's entirely possible to do well in your league simply by using a few simple hockey pool cheat sheet.
Several media outlets offer fantasy hockey cheat sheets, that is, lists of the top players for you to draft that act as a guidepost. Simply choose the best available player when it comes time to pick a player.
In reality, hockey pundits countless hours trying to come up with these hockey rankings. Will they be 100 percent right? Not even close. But they'll do a better job than you could and likely a better job than most of the guys in your pool, so feel free to just keep it simple.
For our money, the best hockey pool cheat sheet is the TSN list of Top 300 players. It's simple and straightforward. TSN also offers a hockey pool breakdown by position.
Here is the NHL.com list of Top 175 Fantasy Hockey Players
Fantasy Hockey Strategy
There's sometimes more to a hockey pool draft than picking the best player available. You do need a rough game plan. NHL.com has a great hockey pool draft strategy guide that will help you through the finer points of a draft.
2013 Fantasy Hockey Sleepers
Most fantasy hockey pools aren't won by your stars, but by the guys you pick in the middle to late rounds. Late picks who have a breakthrough year can help turn the tide in many fantasy hockey leagues. It's important to look for hockey pool sleeper picks, guys that fly under the radar and have a good chance of producing big numbers.
Here's guide to 2013 Fantasy Hockey sleepers from TSN.