Boston Bruins Fantasy Hockey Outlook 2015-16 Season


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The Boston Bruins are consistently clicking on offense better than they have in a long time. With one of the leagues best offenses and a number one Power Play unit, there are many Bruins players who need to be owned in all fantasy hockey leagues, whether that be through the draft, the waiver wire, or through a trade.

1. David Krejci – Center – Cap Hit (Per $7,250,000

Stat line: 14 games Played – 7 Goals – 10 Assists – 8 Power Play Points – 1 Game Winning Goal

The Bruins best offensive player this year has been David Krejci and there’s no reason to believe he’ll decline over the course of the season. At 29 years old, Krejci is in the prime of his career and is being put in a situation to succeed skating on the Bruins top line alongside Loui Eriksson, as well as the team’s top Power Play unit. The Bruins Power Play remains the number one unit in the league and with that in mind, Krejci should be rolled out in all leagues with confidence during every single Bruins game.

Patrice Bergeron – Center – Cap Hit (Per $6,875,000

Stat line: 14 Games Played – 5 Goals – 9 Assists – 9 Power Play Points – 2 Game Winning Goals

Even though he’s known more for his defensive ability, Bergeron has always been a solid point producer in the NHL. As a two-time 30 goal-scorer — one of which being as recent as the 2013-14 season — Bergeron is a must-own player in every format. Very few players on the Bruins, and around the league, play in as many situations as Patrice Bergeron does, including even strength, the power play, short handed, and everything in between.  Bergeron just turned 30 in July and he still has a lot of good hockey left in him.

Loui Eriksson – Winger – Cap Hit (Per $4,250,000

Stat line: 14 Games Played 5 Goals – 7 Assists – 6 Power Play Points

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  • Loui Eriksson has seemingly rediscovered his 25+ goal, 70+ point self after failing to contribute much offensively over his first two seasons in Boston. Being given a top-six role alongside both David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron due to his offensive ability, defensive ability, and ability to play both wings adds value to Eriksson who should remain in the top-six on Boston all season. Eriksson might not reach the 30 goal mark, and he may not reach the 70 point mark, but his consistent play bodes well for fantasy owners who are accounting for at least 60 points from Eriksson this season; a feat he hasn’t accomplished since the 2011-12 season. Eriksson is skating on the top Power Play Unit alongside David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron as well and that is a bonus for ice time, scoring chances, and power play points in leagues that track that statistic.

    Torey Krug – Defense – Cap Hit (Per $3,400,000

    Stat line: 14 Games Played – 0 Goals – 10 Assists – 6 Power Play Points

    Torey Krug is a must own across all fantasy formats as the quarterback for the Bruins Power Play. The undersized defender is known for his offensive ability, although his defensive game is starting to round out as well. If he can consistently make plays on defense the way he has to start the season, his ice time should increase, which will only make him more valuable for points as time goes on. Skating alongside the top three forwards on the Bruins roster on the Power Play also helps.

    Zdeno Chara – Defense – Cap Hit (Per $6,916,667

    Stat line: 12 Games Played –  1 Goals – 6 Assists – 4 Power Play Points

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    At 38 years old, Zdeno Chara is showing he still has what it takes to generate offense on a Bruins team that is seemingly spreading the offensive outbreak across the entire team. Chara is skating on the second Power Play Unit, but receives so much time during even strength and penalty-killing time that it balances out for the Bruins captain. Playing alongside David Krejci, Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson and Torey Krug would certainly allow for Big ‘Z to get more points, but his seven points in 12 games is still a solid start to the season,

    Colin Miller – Defense – Cap Hit (Per $602,500

    Stat line: 13 Games Played –  1 Goals – 6 Assists – 3 Power Play Points

    Coming as advertised and better, Colin Miller is playing very solid defense for the Bruins while consistently posting points as well. In his first 13 games in the NHL, Miller has posted seven points, three of which came by way of the Power Play. Colin Miller is playing on the Bruins top defensive pairing alongside Zdeno Chara, and is also manning the right side of the point on the Bruins’ second Power Play unit alongside Zdeno Chara, Brad Marchand, Jimmy Hayes and Brett Connolly.  Miller should continue to be a point producer throughout the year, and his playing time should only increase as he earns more of head coach Claude Julien‘s trust.

    There are definitely other players who could have made this list, and a future list is always a possibility if there is enough demand for one.

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