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THE 16TH AN­NUAL UL­TI­MATE FAN­TASY GUIDE IS DED­I­CATED to all poolies, from ca­sual o ce com­peti­tors to diehard keeper lea­guers. Our pages are packed with projections and stats. The prog­nos­ti­ca­tions come from fan­tasy guru Mur­ray Townsend. Among his many home runs last year, he called Vic­tor Hed­man’s break­out and Sid­ney Crosby’s healthy, Art Ross-win­ning sea­son. The leg­end be­low lists ab­bre­vi­a­tions for stats and leagues found in player profiles, ros­ters and stats pages. Our print­ing dead­line was in mid-July, so we couldn’t link the fi­nal wave of free agents with their new teams. Play­ers with NHL shields thus have projections based more on past pro­duc­tion than ex­pected out­put. A list of un­re­stricted free agents at the time of our dead­line is on page 103.


AHL-Amer­i­can League (Ab­bots­ford, Adiron­dack, Al­bany, Bing­ham­ton, Bridge­port, Char­lotte, Chicago, Grand Rapids, Hamil­ton, Hartford, Her­shey, Iowa, Lake Erie, Manch­ester, Milwaukee, Nor­folk, Ok­la­homa City, Port­land, Prov­i­dence, Rochester, Rock­ford, San An­to­nio, Spring­field, St. John’s, Syracuse, Texas, Toronto, Utica, Wilkes-Barre/Scran­ton, Worces­ter), ECHL-for­merly East Coast League.


CHL: OHL-On­tario League, QMJHLQue­bec Ma­jor Ju­nior League, WHLWestern League. USHL-United States League. NCAA: ECAC-East­ern Col­lege Ath­letic Con­fer­ence, HE-Hockey East, NCHC-Na­tional Col­le­giate Hockey Con­fer­ence, WCHA-Western Col­le­giate Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion. In­ter­na­tional: AusAus­tria, Bel-Be­larus, Cze or CzechCzech Repub­lic, Fin-Fin­land, Ger-Ger­many, Kaz-Kaza­khstan, Pol-Poland, Rus-Rus­sia, Svk- Slo­vakia, Swe-Swe­den, SuiSwitzer­land. WJC-World Ju­nior Cham­pi­onship, USA (un­der-18) or U.S. NTDP is U.S. Na­tional Team De­vel­op­ment Pro­gram.


A-as­sists, C-cen­ter, D-de­fense­man, G-goals, GAA-goals-against aver­age, GP-games played, GPG­goals per game, GK-goal­keeper, GT-game-ty­ing, GW-game-win­ning, Ht-height, H/R-home/road, Llosses, LEA-league, LW-left winger, Min-min­utes, Min/Pt-min­utes per point, OZS%-o en­sive zone starts per­cent­age, Pct-per­cent­age, PPGA-power play goals against, PIM-penal­ties in min­utes, Pospo­si­tion, PP-power play, PPG-power play goals or points per game, Pt­s­points, RW-right winger, S-shots, SA-shots against, SF-shots for, SH-short­handed, Sh-shots on goal, SL-shootout losses, SO-shutouts, SP-shoot­ing per­cent­age or save per­cent­age, T-ties, Tot-to­tal, W-wins, Wt-weight, Yrs-years, +/-plus-mi­nus.

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