Fantasy forward top 100 rankings for 2019-20

Fantasy forward top 100 rankings for 2019-20

NHL.com’s fantasy hockey top 100 forward rankings are based on past production and expectations for the rest of the 2019-20 season in standard leagues. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

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FANTASY TOP 100 FORWARD RANKINGS

Standard fantasy categories include goals, assists, plus/minus, power-play points, shots on goal and hits for skaters. Value has been quantified based on factors including but not limited to past production, projected line combinations, power-play usage, injury history, sleeper upside, anticipated regression or bounce-back candidacy, age and contract status (current unrestricted and restricted free agents listed below). Potential 2020 UFAs (*) and RFAs (**) are also noted.

1. Connor McDavid, C, EDM (SAME)

2. David Pastrnak, RW, BOS (+1)

3. Leon Draisaitl, C/LW, EDM (-1)

4. Nathan MacKinnon, C, COL (+1)

5. Patrick Kane, RW, CHI (-1)

6. Alex Ovechkin, LW, WSH (SAME)

7. Brad Marchand, LW, BOS (SAME)

8. Artemi Panarin, LW, NYR (SAME)

9. Nikita Kucherov, RW, TBL (+2)

10. Auston Matthews, C, TOR (-1)

11. Aleksander Barkov, C, FLA (-1)

12. Mikko Rantanen, RW, COL (+1)

13. Jack Eichel, C, BUF (+2)

14. Mitchell Marner, RW, TOR (NEW – INJ.)

15. Elias Pettersson, C, VAN (-3)

16. Evgeny Kuznetsov, C, WSH (+1)

17. Patrice Bergeron, C, BOS (DTD)

18. John Tavares, C, TOR (+1)

19. Max Pacioretty, LW, VGK (+2)

20. Jonathan Huberdeau, LW, FLA (-6)

21. Sebastian Aho, C, CAR (+3)

22. Andrei Svechnikov, LW/RW, CAR (+3)

23. Evgeni Malkin, C, PIT (+3)

24. Gabriel Landeskog, C/LW, COL (NEW – INJ.)

25. Tyler Seguin, C/RW, DAL (-7)

26. Filip Forsberg, LW, NSH (-6)

27. Brayden Point, C, TBL (+2)

28. Steven Stamkos, C/LW, TBL (-5)

29. Brock Boeser, RW, VAN (-2)

30. Matthew Tkachuk, LW/RW, CGY (-2)

31. Patrik Laine, LW/RW, WPG (SAME)

32. Taylor Hall, LW, NJD* (-10)

33. Mark Scheifele, C, WPG (-3)

34. Mark Stone, RW, VGK (-1)

35. Johnny Gaudreau, LW, CGY (-3)

36. Jake Guentzel, LW/RW, PIT (+1)

37. Logan Couture, C, SJS (+3)

38. Teuvo Teravainen, LW/RW, CAR (-4)

39. Evander Kane, LW, SJS (-4)

40. Claude Giroux, C/LW/RW, PHI (-2)

41. Mathew Barzal, C, NYI** (-5)

42. Tomas Hertl, C/LW, SJS (-1)

43. Mika Zibanejad, C, NYR (+1)

44. Brayden Schenn, C/LW, STL (+1)

45. Blake Wheeler, C/RW, WPG (+2)

46. Anze Kopitar, C, LAK (+5)

47. J.T. Miller, LW/RW, VAN (+2)

48. Nicklas Backstrom, C, WSH* (DTD)

49. Tom Wilson, RW, WSH (-1)

50. Ryan O’Reilly, C, STL (+5)

51. Jamie Benn, C/LW, DAL (-8)

52. William Nylander, C/RW, TOR (-2)

53. Alex DeBrincat, LW/RW, CHI (-11)

54. Evgenii Dadonov, LW/RW, FLA* (-15)

55. Timo Meier, LW/RW, SJS (-3)

56. Alexander Radulov, RW, DAL (-3)

57. T.J. Oshie, RW, WSH (-1)

58. Jonathan Marchessault, C/LW, VGK (-4)

59. Elias Lindholm, C/RW, CGY (-2)

60. Sean Monahan, C, CGY (-2)

61. Kyle Connor, LW, WPG (+2)

62. Nikolaj Ehlers, LW/RW, WPG (+2)

63. Travis Konecny, RW, PHI (+3)

64. David Perron, LW/RW, STL (+6)

65. William Karlsson, C, VGK (-6)

66. Ryan Getzlaf, C, ANA (+5)

67. Sean Couturier, C, PHI (+10)

68. Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI (+13)

69. Brendan Gallagher, RW, MTL (-8)

70. Matt Duchene, C, NSH (-3)

71. Dylan Larkin, C, DET (-9)

72. Zack Kassian, RW, EDM* (DTD)

73. Mike Hoffman, LW/RW, FLA* (-8)

74. Ryan Strome, C/RW, NYR** (SAME)

75. Jakub Vrana, LW, WSH (+4)

76. Victor Olofsson, LW/RW, BUF** (+4)

77. Bo Horvat, C, VAN (+12)

78. David Krejci, C, BOS (+12)

79. Nazem Kadri, C, COL (+18)

80. Jean-Gabriel Pageau, C, OTT* (-5)

81. Roope Hintz, C/LW, DAL** (-12)

82. Brady Tkachuk, LW, OTT (+0)

83. Kaapo Kakko, RW, NYR (+1)

84. Phil Kessel, RW, ARI (-16)

85. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C/LW, EDM (DTD)

86. Jonathan Toews, C, CHI (-13)

87. Dylan Strome, C, CHI** (-15)

88. Sam Reinhart, C/RW, BUF** (-12)

89. Kyle Palmieri, RW, NJD (+2)

90. Rickard Rakell, LW/RW, ANA (-4)

91. James Neal, LW/RW, EDM (-3)

92. Tyler Bertuzzi, LW/RW, DET** (-7)

93. Joonas Donskoi, LW/RW, COL (NEW)

94. Max Domi, C/LW, MTL** (SAME)

95. Cam Atkinson, RW, CBJ (-12)

96. Jake DeBrusk, LW/RW, BOS** (NEW)

97. Andre Burakovsky, LW/RW, COL** (DTD)

98. Clayton Keller, LW/RW, ARI (-3)

99. Jaden Schwartz, LW, STL (SAME)

100. Robby Fabbri, LW/RW, DET** (NEW)

Dropped out: Jack Hughes, C, NJD (DTD); Joe Pavelski, C/RW, DAL; Jeff Skinner, C/LW, BUF; Pierre-Luc Dubois, C, CBJ**; Jared McCann, C/LW, PIT**

Just missed: Bryan Rust, LW/RW, PIT (DTD); Vincent Trocheck, C, FLA; Nico Hischier, C, NJD; Nick Schmaltz, C/LW/RW, ARI; Ryan Johansen, C, NSH; Reilly Smith, RW, VGK; Tomas Tatar, LW/RW, MTL; Ondrej Palat, LW, TBL; Zach Parise, LW, MIN; Kevin Fiala, LW/RW, MIN; Tanner Pearson, LW, VAN; Kasperi Kapanen, LW/RW, TOR; Oskar Lindblom, LW, PHI**; Joel Armia, RW, MTL; Oliver Bjorkstrand, LW/RW, CBJ; Gustav Nyquist, LW/RW, CBJ

Key injuries: Sidney Crosby, C, PIT; Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL; Anthony Mantha, LW/RW, DET**; Viktor Arvidsson, LW/RW, NSH; Jonathan Drouin, C/LW, MTL; Erik Haula, C/LW, CAR*;

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