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NOTE: Rank listed to the left of certain players indicates placement in NHL.com’s fantasy top 250. Click on the “fantasy focus” for each team’s full preview and projected lineup.

Anaheim Ducks:

150. Trevor Zegras, C/LW (rookie)
171. Jamie Drysdale, D (rookie)
209. Max Comtois, LW/RW
212. John Gibson, G
249. Rickard Rakell, LW/RW

Others to consider: Mason McTavish, C (rookie); Ryan Getzlaf, C; Kevin Shattenkirk, D

Read: ANA fantasy focus, projected lineup

Arizona Coyotes:

101. Jakob Chychrun, D
214. Phil Kessel, RW
243. Nick Schmaltz, C/RW

Others to consider: Clayton Keller, LW/RW; Shayne Gostisbehere, D; Dylan Guenther, RW

Read: ARI fantasy focus, projected lineup

Boston Bruins:

8. Brad Marchand, LW
10. David Pastrnak, RW
30. Patrice Bergeron, C
53. Charlie McAvoy, D
106. Linus Ullmark, G
124. Jeremy Swayman, G (rookie)
126. Taylor Hall, LW
227. Craig Smith, RW
231. Matt Grzelcyk, D
250. Charlie Coyle, C/RW

Others to consider: Nick Foligno, LW/RW; Jack Studnicka, C/RW (rookie)

Key injury: Tuukka Rask, G (UFA)

Read: BOS fantasy focus, projected lineup

Buffalo Sabres:

49. Jack Eichel, C (INJ.)
195. Rasmus Dahlin, D

Others to consider: Casey Mittelstadt, C/RW; Victor Olofsson, LW/RW; Dylan Cozens, C/RW

Read: BUF fantasy focus, projected lineup

Calgary Flames:

32. Matthew Tkachuk, LW/RW
50. Johnny Gaudreau, LW/RW
95. Elias Lindholm, C/RW
147. Jacob Markstrom, G
191. Sean Monahan, C
233. Blake Coleman, LW/RW

Others to consider: Rasmus Andersson, D; Andrew Mangiapane, LW/RW; Noah Hanifin, D; Mikael Backlund, C/RW

Read: CGY fantasy focus, projected lineup

Carolina Hurricanes:

22. Sebastian Aho, C
28. Andrei Svechnikov, LW/RW
58. Frederik Andersen, G
94. Martin Necas, C/RW
129. Vincent Trocheck, C
133. Teuvo Teravainen, LW/RW
148. Tony DeAngelo, D
188. Jordan Staal, C
202. Brett Pesce, D
235. Jaccob Slavin, D

Others to consider: Nino Niederreiter, LW/RW; Antti Raanta, G; Jesperi Kotkaniemi, C

Read: CAR fantasy focus, projected lineup

Chicago Blackhawks:

11. Patrick Kane, RW
41. Alex DeBrincat, LW/RW
47. Marc-Andre Fleury, G
62. Seth Jones, D
118. Kevin Lankinen, G
121. Dominik Kubalik, LW/RW
158. Kirby Dach, C
163. Jonathan Toews, C (uncertain)

Others to consider: Alex Nylander, LW/RW; Tyler Johnson, C/RW; Caleb Jones, D

Read: CHI fantasy focus, projected lineup

Colorado Avalanche:

2. Nathan MacKinnon, C
9. Mikko Rantanen, RW
17. Cale Makar, D
25. Darcy Kuemper, G
42. Gabriel Landeskog, C/LW
140. Samuel Girard, D
149. Devon Toews, D
165. Andre Burakovsky, LW/RW
197. Nazem Kadri, C
199. Bowen Byram, D (rookie)
204. Pavel Francouz, G
237. Alex Newhook, C (rookie)

Others to consider: Erik Johnson, D; Jonas Johansson, G

Read: COL fantasy focus, projected lineup

Columbus Blue Jackets:

107. Zach Werenski, D
157. Patrik Laine, LW/RW
172. Oliver Bjorkstrand, LW/RW
193. Jakub Voracek, LW/RW
211. Elvis Merzlikins, G
226. Jack Roslovic, C/RW
232. Adam Boqvist, D

Others to consider: Jake Bean, D; Alexandre Texier, C/LW; Liam Foudy, C/RW (rookie)

Read: CBJ fantasy focus, projected lineup

Dallas Stars:

71. Miro Heiskanen, D
75. Roope Hintz, C/LW
83. Jason Robertson, LW
86. Joe Pavelski, C/RW
97. John Klingberg, D
110. Tyler Seguin, C/RW
125. Alexander Radulov, LW/RW (INJ.)
131. Jake Oettinger, G
154. Jamie Benn, C/LW
177. Denis Gurianov, LW/RW
185. Ben Bishop, G (INJ.)
247. Ryan Suter, D

Others to consider: Esa Lindell, D; Braden Holtby and Anton Khudobin, G

Read: DAL fantasy focus, projected lineup

Detroit Red Wings:

99. Jakub Vrana, LW
143. Alex Nedeljkovic, G
166. Dylan Larkin, C
215. Filip Hronek, D
239. Moritz Seider, D (rookie)

Others to consider: Lucas Raymond, LW and Joe Veleno, C (rookies); Filip Zadina, LW/RW; Tyler Bertuzzi, LW/RW; Thomas Greiss, G; Pius Suter, C/RW

Read: DET fantasy focus, projected lineup

Edmonton Oilers:

1. Connor McDavid, C
3. Leon Draisaitl, C/LW
66. Tyson Barrie, D
88. Darnell Nurse, D
90. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C/LW
116. Zach Hyman, LW/RW
230. Jesse Puljujarvi, RW

Others to consider: Mike Smith, G; Evan Bouchard, D (rookie); Kailer Yamamoto, RW; Duncan Keith, D

Key injury: Oscar Klefbom, D

Read: EDM fantasy focus, projected lineup

Florida Panthers:

13. Jonathan Huberdeau, LW
18. Aleksander Barkov, C
34. Aaron Ekblad, D
56. Spencer Knight, G (rookie)
69. Sam Bennett, C/LW
70. Sam Reinhart, C/RW
87. Patric Hornqvist, RW
117. MacKenzie Weegar, D
135. Sergei Bobrovsky, G
155. Carter Verhaeghe, C/LW
183. Anthony Duclair, LW/RW
234. Frank Vatrano, LW/RW

Others to consider: Owen Tippett, RW; Grigori Denisenko, LW; Joe Thornton, C/LW

Read: FLA fantasy focus, projected lineup

Los Angeles Kings:

45. Anze Kopitar, C
89. Drew Doughty, D
153. Viktor Arvidsson, LW/RW
181. Calvin Petersen, G
201. Quinton Byfield, C (rookie)
228. Dustin Brown, RW

Others to consider: Phillip Danault and Gabriel Vilardi, C; Alex Iafallo, LW; Arthur Kaliyev, RW (rookie); Jonathan Quick, G; Alexander Edler, D

Read: LAK fantasy focus, projected lineup

Minnesota Wild:

26. Kirill Kaprizov, LW/RW
74. Cam Talbot, G,
104. Kevin Fiala, LW/RW
128. Jared Spurgeon, D
160. Matt Dumba, D
162. Kaapo Kahkonen, G (rookie)
223. Marco Rossi, C
241. Mats Zuccarello, RW
245. Joel Eriksson Ek, C

Others to consider: Jordan Greenway, LW/RW; Matthew Boldy, LW and Calen Addison, D (rookies)

Read: MIN fantasy focus, projected lineup

Montreal Canadiens:

92. Tyler Toffoli, LW/RW
96. Nick Suzuki, C/RW
98. Cole Caufield, RW (rookie)
100. Carey Price, G
120. Jeff Petry, D
145. Brendan Gallagher, RW
186. Josh Anderson, RW
219. Mike Hoffman, LW/RW

Others to consider: Christian Dvorak, C/LW; Jake Allen, G; Alexander Romanov, D

Key injury: Shea Weber, D

Read: MTL fantasy focus, projected lineup

Nashville Predators:

78. Juuse Saros, G
82. Roman Josi, D
109. Filip Forsberg, LW
161. Mattias Ekholm, D
196. Eeli Tolvanen, LW/RW

Others to consider: Ryan Johansen, C; Matt Duchene, C/RW; Mikael Granlund, C/RW; Cody Glass, C/RW; Dante Fabbro, D; Philip Tomasino, C (rookie)

Read: NSH fantasy focus, projected lineup

New Jersey Devils:

59. Dougie Hamilton, D
91. Jack Hughes, C/LW
127. Mackenzie Blackwood, G
144. Ty Smith, D
207. Yegor Sharangovich, LW/RW
220. Nico Hischier, C
248. Pavel Zacha, C/LW

Others to consider: Jesper Bratt, LW/RW; P.K. Subban, D; Janne Kuokkanen, RW; Tomas Tatar, LW/RW

Read: NJD fantasy focus, projected lineup

New York Islanders:

37. Semyon Varlamov, G
55. Ilya Sorokin, G
64. Mathew Barzal, C
169. Anders Lee, LW
182. Anthony Beauvillier, LW
194. Oliver Wahlstrom, RW
203. Jean-Gabriel Pageau, C
206. Noah Dobson, D

Others to consider: Josh Bailey, LW/RW; Kyle Palmieri, LW/RW; Ryan Pulock, D

Read: NYI fantasy focus, projected lineup

New York Rangers:

7. Artemi Panarin, LW
21. Mika Zibanejad, C
23. Adam Fox, D
38. Igor Shesterkin, G
132. Alexis Lafreniere, LW
139. Ryan Strome, C/RW
173. Chris Kreider, LW
198. Kaapo Kakko, RW
236. Vitali Kravtsov, RW (rookie)

Others to consider: Sammy Blais, LW/RW; K’Andre Miller, D; Alexandar Georgiev, G

Read: NYR fantasy focus, projected lineup

Ottawa Senators:

15. Brady Tkachuk, LW
115. Thomas Chabot, D
156. Drake Batherson, RW
159. Tim Stutzle, LW
167. Josh Norris, C

Others to consider: Erik Brannstrom, D; Shane Pinto, C (rookie)

Read: OTT fantasy focus, projected lineup

Philadelphia Flyers:

114. Sean Couturier, C
123. Ryan Ellis, D
136. Ivan Provorov, D
141. Carter Hart, G
174. Claude Giroux, C/LW
190. Cam Atkinson, RW
200. Joel Farabee, LW/RW
222. Travis Konecny, RW

Others to consider: Kevin Hayes, C; James van Riemsdyk, LW; Rasmus Ristolainen and Keith Yandle, D; Martin Jones, G

Read: PHI fantasy focus, projected lineup

Pittsburgh Penguins:

14. Sidney Crosby, C
31. Jake Guentzel, LW/RW
60. Evgeni Malkin, C
84. Kris Letang, D
102. Bryan Rust, LW/RW
151. Tristan Jarry, G
192. Jeff Carter, C/RW
242. Kasperi Kapanen, LW/RW

Others to consider: Jason Zucker, LW/RW; Pierre-Olivier Joseph, D, Danton Heinen, LW/RW

Read: PIT fantasy focus, projected lineup

San Jose Sharks:

134. Evander Kane, LW/RW
175. Tomas Hertl, C/LW
178. Brent Burns, D
179. Erik Karlsson, D
221. Timo Meier, LW/RW
246. Alexander Barabanov, RW

Others to consider: Logan Couture, C; William Eklund, LW (rookie); James Reimer and Adin Hill, G; Mario Ferraro and Radim Simek, D

Read: SJS fantasy focus, projected lineup

Seattle Kraken:

73. Philipp Grubauer, G, SEA
168. Jordan Eberle, RW, SEA
170. Vince Dunn, D, SEA
184. Jaden Schwartz, LW, SEA
189. Chris Driedger, G, SEA
205. Mark Giordano, D, SEA
218. Yanni Gourde, C/RW, SEA (INJ.)
229. Jared McCann, C/LW, SEA

Others to consider: Joonas Donskoi, LW/RW; Alex Wennberg, C/LW; Colin Blackwell, LW/RW

Read: SEA fantasy focus, projected lineup

St. Louis Blues:

61. Ryan O’Reilly, C, STL
79. Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL
85. Torey Krug, D, STL
93. David Perron, LW/RW, STL
108. Brayden Schenn, C/RW, STL
113. Pavel Buchnevich, RW, STL
119. Jordan Binnington, G, STL
208. Colton Parayko, D, STL
213. Brandon Saad, LW/RW, STL

Others to consider: Justin Faulk, D; Robert Thomas, C/RW; Ville Husso, G

Read: STL fantasy focus, projected lineup

Tampa Bay Lightning:

4. Nikita Kucherov, RW
5. Andrei Vasilevskiy, G
16. Victor Hedman, D
19. Brayden Point, C/RW
29. Steven Stamkos, C/RW
72. Ondrej Palat, LW
142. Mikhail Sergachev, D
187. Alex Killorn, LW/RW
216. Anthony Cirelli, C/RW
238. Erik Cernak, D

Others to consider: Ross Colton, C/LW; Brian Elliott, G; Alex Barre-Boulet, C/RW

Read: TBL fantasy focus, projected lineup

Toronto Maple Leafs:

6. Auston Matthews, C
20. Mitchell Marner, RW
44. John Tavares, C
52. William Nylander, LW/RW
65. Morgan Rielly, D
81. Jack Campbell, G
105. Petr Mrazek, G
225. Jake Muzzin, D

Others to consider: Alexander Kerfoot, C/RW; Nicholas Robertson, LW (rookie); Michael Bunting and Nick Ritchie, LW; Ondrej Kase, RW

Read: TOR fantasy focus, projected lineup

Vancouver Canucks:

39. Quinn Hughes, D
40. Elias Pettersson, C
51. Brock Boeser, RW
57. J.T. Miller, C/LW
80. Thatcher Demko, G
130. Bo Horvat, C
146. Conor Garland, LW/RW
176. Oliver Ekman-Larsson, D
180. Vasily Podkolzin, RW (rookie)
210. Nils Hoglander, LW/RW
224. Jaroslav Halak, G

Others to consider: Tanner Pearson, LW

Read: VAN fantasy focus, projected lineup

Vegas Golden Knights:

24. Robin Lehner, G
33. Max Pacioretty, LW
43. Mark Stone, RW
54. Alex Pietrangelo, D
63. Shea Theodore, D
138. William Karlsson, C
152. Alec Martinez, D
164. Jonathan Marchessault, C/LW

Others to consider: Evgenii Dadonov, LW/RW; Reilly Smith, RW; Chandler Stephenson, C/LW; Peyton Krebs, C (rookie); Nolan Patrick, C; Laurent Brossoit, G

Read: VGK fantasy focus, projected lineup

Washington Capitals:

12. Alex Ovechkin, LW
35. John Carlson, D
67. Nicklas Backstrom, C
68. Evgeny Kuznetsov, C
76. T.J. Oshie, C/RW
77. Ilya Samsonov, G
103. Tom Wilson, RW
111. Anthony Mantha, LW/RW
122. Vitek Vanecek, G
244. Justin Schultz, D

Others to consider: Dmitry Orlov, D; Connor McMichael, C (rookie)

Read: WSH fantasy focus, projected lineup

Winnipeg Jets:

27. Connor Hellebuyck, G
36. Mark Scheifele, C
46. Kyle Connor, LW
48. Nikolaj Ehlers, LW/RW
112. Blake Wheeler, C/RW
137. Neal Pionk, D
217. Pierre-Luc Dubois, C

Others to consider: Andrew Copp, LW/RW; Josh Morrissey, D; Cole Perfetti, C (rookie)

Read: WPG fantasy focus, projected lineup

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