Week 2 Fantasy Hockey Waiver Wire

By Adam McGill

With the NHL season already underway, it is never too early to start scouting the waiver wire.  Below is a list of some of talent that can quickly help any struggling franchises:

C Anze Kopitor, LA – “Kopi” is only on this list for owners to make sure that he is not in the free agent pool.  The 24-year old is the next great center in the league and already has 7 points in the House that Wayne Built.

C Claude Giroux, PHI – “JCVD” has made parting ways with veteran Mike Richards very easy to take with 5 points in the Flyers first four contests.

RW Drew Stafford, BUF – “Staffy” has 4 four points in four games and will be a great source of points all year on the Sabs’ second line.

LW James, Neal, PIT – The 24-year old has scored 5 goals in Pittsburgh’s first seven games and will be a great compliment to Sidney Crosby once he returns.  Neal can score from anywhere inside the blue-line and will be a guaranteed 25 goals this season.

D Marc-Andre Bergeron, TB – A great power play defensemen with 2 goals and 6 assists in the first six games alone.  He might not get many minutes, but the veteran will be in when it counts.

D Erik Karlsson, OTT – Karlsson has already helped on 6 goals this season and he looks like a great source of assists from the backline, especially considering the Sens’ surrounding talent.

G Jimmy Howard, DET – “J-Ho” was the perfect sleeper goalie heading into the season and has not disappointed.  He has a sparkling 1.63 GAA and the Red Wings’ goal-minder will always be a great source of wins.


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