Fantasy goalie, team win projections for 2020-21

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NHL.com has projected the win totals for goalies relevant in fantasy hockey and all 31 teams for the 2020-21 season, during which each team will play 56 games. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

 

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RANKINGS: Top 250 | F | C | LW | RW | D | G

 

FANTASY GOALIE WIN PROJECTIONS

NOTES: Goalie win projections (for 56-game season) have been quantified based on factors including but not limited to past performance in the regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs, team goalie situations, anticipated start volume, projected goal support (or lack thereof), injury history or concern, sleeper upside, anticipated regression or bounce-back candidacy, age, contract status and overall upside for this season. The below totals are safe win estimates, do not indicate each player’s ceiling or floor and should be used as a basis for decision-making in all fantasy leagues, especially wins-only formats. The order of projected win totals (highest to lowest) differs from NHL.com’s top 250 rankings because the latter list takes standard peripheral categories (goals-against average, save percentage, shutouts) into account. Injuries could affect whether a player meets or comes close to his win projection. These win projections are a collaborative effort by Pete Jensen and Rob Reese.

Andrei Vasilevskiy, TBL: 26
Frederik Andersen, TOR: 22
Carter Hart, PHI: 21
Connor Hellebuyck, WPG: 21
Ilya Samsonov, WSH: 21
Jordan Binnington, STL: 21
Robin Lehner, VGK: 20
Tuukka Rask, BOS: 20
Jacob Markstrom, CGY: 20
Philipp Grubauer, COL: 20
Igor Shesterkin, NYR: 19
Carey Price, MTL: 19
Petr Mrazek, CAR: 18
Anton Khudobin, DAL: 18
Tristan Jarry, PIT: 18
Sergei Bobrovsky, FLA: 18
Braden Holtby, VAN: 17
Cam Talbot, MIN: 17
Joonas Korpisalo, CBJ: 17
Darcy Kuemper, ARI: 17
Juuse Saros, NSH: 17
Pavel Francouz, COL: 16
Semyon Varlamov, NYI: 16
Linus Ullmark, BUF: 16
Matt Murray, OTT: 16
Marc-Andre Fleury, VGK: 15
Ilya Sorokin, NYI: 15
Jonathan Quick, LAK: 15
John Gibson, ANA: 15
James Reimer, CAR: 15
Devan Dubnyk, SJS: 15
Elvis Merzlikins, CBJ: 14
Mikko Koskinen, EDM: 14
Mike Smith, EDM: 14
Mackenzie Blackwood, NJD: 13
Pekka Rinne, NSH: 13
Thatcher Demko, VAN: 12
Jaroslav Halak, BOS: 12
Jake Oettinger, DAL: 12
Martin Jones, SJS: 11
Pheonix Copley or Craig Anderson (PTO), WSH: 11
Kaapo Kahkonen, MIN: 11
Calvin Petersen, LAK: 11
Chris Driedger, FLA: 11
Thomas Greiss, DET: 11
Casey DeSmith, PIT: 10
Ville Husso, STL: 10
Collin Delia, CHI: 10
Malcolm Subban, CHI: 10
Brian Elliott, PHI: 10
David Rittich, CGY: 10
Jack Campbell, TOR: 10
Alexandar Georgiev, NYR: 9
Jake Allen, MTL: 8
Jonathan Bernier, DET: 7
Curtis McElhinney, TBL: 7
Laurent Brossoit, WPG: 7
Carter Hutton, BUF: 7
Corey Crawford, NJD: 6
Marcus Hogberg, OTT: 6
Ryan Miller, ANA: 5
Antti Raanta or Adin Hill, ARI: 5

Injured: Alex Stalock, MIN

 

TEAM WIN PROJECTIONS

NOTES: Team win projections (for 56-game season) have been quantified by combining NHL.com’s fantasy goalie win estimates. The 31 NHL teams will be realigned in four new divisions for this season, including one for the seven teams based in Canada. Each team will face teams only in its division during the regular season, which will begin Jan. 13, 2021. NHL.com’s win projections add up to the total number of games to be played within each division. Pluses and minuses indicate team win totals compared to their prorated 56-game win paces from last season. These projections do not factor in overtime and shootout losses, which each count for one point toward the NHL standings and could impact the final order of finish.

 

NORTH DIVISION

1. TOR: 32 (+3)
2. CGY: 30 (+1)
3. VAN: 29 (same)
T4. EDM: 28 (-1)
T4. WPG: 28 (-1)
6. MTL: 27 (+2)
7. OTT: 22 (+2)

TOTAL NORTH GAMES: 196

 

EAST DIVISION

T1. WSH: 32 (-1)
T1. BOS: 32 (-4)
T3. NYI: 31 (+2)
T3. PHI: 31 (-2)
T5. NYR: 28 (-1)
T5. PIT: 28 (-5)
7. BUF: 23 (-2)
8. NJD: 19 (-4)

TOTAL EAST GAMES: 224

 

CENTRAL DIVISION

T1. CAR: 33 (+2)
T1. TBL: 33 (-1)
3. CBJ: 31 (+4)
T4. DAL: 30 (same)
T4. NSH: 30 (+1)
6. FLA: 29 (same)
7. CHI: 20 (-5)
8. DET: 18 (+4)

TOTAL CENTRAL GAMES: 224

 

WEST DIVISION

1. COL: 36 (+3)
2. VGK: 35 (+4)
3. STL: 31 (-2)
4. MIN: 28 (-1)
T5. SJS: 26 (+3)
T5. LAK: 26 (+3)
7. ARI: 22 (-5)
8. ANA: 20 (-3)

TOTAL WEST GAMES: 224

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