Alberga’s Fantasy Fix: Tampa Bay Lightning Strike

Nikita Kucherov

Seth Jones #3 of the Columbus Blue Jackets checks Nikita Kucherov #86 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of a game on October 19, 2017 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images

Imagine trying to game prep for the Tampa Bay Lightning these days? I can’t! They’re off to a brilliant start spearheaded by that top line of Nikita Kucherov, Steven Stamkos and Vladislav Namestnikov. They can’t be stopped!

Another week of fantasy hockey is in the books and there’s so many juicy storylines. It’s shaping up to be another phenomenal season!

It’s time to take a look at the week ahead.

Week (October 22nd – 29th)

Monday: 2 Games

Tuesday: 11 Games

Wednesday: 2 Games

Thursday: 11 Games

Friday: 6 Games

Saturday: 12 Games

Sunday: 3 Game


TOTAL: 45 Games


STAY AWAY – VAN, NJD, VGK, BOS – All have just 2 GAMES this week.




Anaheim Ducks

Tues (@PHI), Thurs (@FLA), Sat (@TBL), Sun (@CAR)

Waiver Options – Brandon Montour, Nick Ritchie


Calgary Flames

Tues (@NSH), Wed (@STL), Fri (DAL), Sun (WSH)

Waiver Options – Kris Versteeg, Troy Brouwer


Carolina Hurricanes

Tues (TBL), Thurs (@TOR), Thurs (STL), Sun (CAR)

Waiver Options – Jordan Staal, Justin Williams


Los Angeles Kings

Mon (@TOR), Tues (@OTT), Thurs (@MTL), Sat (@BOS)

Waiver Options – Dustin Brown, Adrian Kempe


Pittsburgh Penguins

Tues (EDM), Thurs (WPG), Sat (@MIN), Sun (@WPG)

Waiver Options – Olli Maatta, Carl Hagelin



For all inquiries and thoughts, you can find me on twitter: @thegoldenmuzzy

#NAFantasyFix for your questions.

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