Every season there are players who are surefire bets and they get drafted accordingly. Then there are those guys that, due to their injury history or shaky previous performances, make it tough to judge if or when they should be drafted. In this two-part article, Rob Edwards from BucketofPucks.com takes a look at some of these guys to make it easier for poolies to either snag a diamond in the rough or avoid drafting a horse apple on the big day.
As I said last week, when draft day rolls around, the first few rounds are populated with the guys everyone knows about. It always pays to have a few players stashed in your pocket in the hopes that you can surprise a few people in later rounds.
Last week we covered the Western Conference sleepers. So now hereâ€™s some guys you should keep an eye on from the Eastern half of the NHL to help you rule on draft day.
When draft day rolls around, the first few rounds are populated with the guys everyone knows about. The smart poolie always has a few role players and fringe guys stashed in his pocket in the hopes that he can surprise a few people in later rounds. In the interest of keeping you from being that unprepared guy, Rob Edwards from Bucket of Pucks presents this early sleeper list to help you shock your league late in the draft â€“ and even later on in the season.
Having never watched Vincent Lecavalier live, I could only go on what other people said and what coverage was offered on TV. He is a superb hockey player, playing on a disaster of a hockey team. The only, and I mean only, other player worth watching on the Lightning is little Martin St. Louis. He is only as good as the players around him though, which makes Vinny even more valuable.