FHL: Who's Got the Power?
In case you're a more recent member of the fantasy hockey community, what we're seeing so far this season is almost a throwback to the game of 10 years ago. In other words, we're not quite talking about the fast-paced, high-scoring shootouts of the 1980s, but we're not talking about the defensive battles of the past several years, either. This game is more like that of the early 1990s, when guys like Mario Lemieux, Brett Hull and Jaromir Jagr would regularly top both the 50-goal and 100-point plateaus. If you came into the season expecting you could get by with a strategy built around plus-minus, goalies and defensive skill, you're going find yourself far behind in the standings very soon. You need scorers, and more of them than you might have gotten away with in the past.
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