Alberga’s Fantasy Fix: Moment of Saadness


Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks fires a shot against the Nashville Predators at the United Center on October 14, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Predators 2-1 in overtime.

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There have been a variety compelling storylines to chew on in the early going of the NHL season; perhaps none bigger than Brandon Saad’s rejuvenation back with the Chicago Blackhawks. In his second tour of duty in the Windy City, the 24-year-old is off to a strong start, with six goals and two assists, including four game winning goals. Meantime, Artemi Panarin is off a solid start with Columbus. Something tells me both organizations will come away from that transaction content.

OCTOBER 16th – 22nd

The second full week of the NHL season features a total of 43 games:

Monday: 1 Game

Tuesday: 11 Games

Wednesday: 3 Games

Thursday: 9 Games

Friday: 6 Games

Saturday: 12 Games

Sunday: 1 Game


Anaheim Ducks – 1 Game – Stay Away


8 TEAMS have 2 Games: BOS, CGY, COL, LAK, MIN, NYI, VGK + WPG


3 TEAMS have 4 GAMES – Zone in on these teams.


Detroit Red Wings

MON (TBL), Wed (@TOR), Fri (WSH), Sun (VAN)

Waiver Options – Martin Frk, Frans Nielsen


Tampa Bay Lightning

Mon (@DET), Tues (@NJD), Thurs (@CBJ), Sat (PIT)

Waiver Options – Mikhail Sergachev, Alex Killorn, Peter Budaj


Vancouver Canucks

Tues (@OTT), Wed (@BOS), Thurs (@BUF), Sun (@DET)

Waiver Options – Troy Stecher, Brock Boeser, Thomas Vanek



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