The Rise And Fall Of Playmakers

Mark Barbour (@18sktrs, In my first few articles here at Apples & Ginos I’m looking at how statistics that are relevant to fantasy hockey are distributed among NHL skaters based on age. This type of data can help us set reasonable expectations about skater performance while also helping us identify which skaters could beContinue reading “The Rise And Fall Of Playmakers”

The Truth #15

Hello everyone and welcome in for another article, the fifteenth and final part of a series in which I try to determine the truth about puzzling players. First I want to take a second to invite you to join the Apples & Ginos Discord server which is where I gathered ideas from the members onContinue reading “The Truth #15”

Ranking the Top 20 Defensemen for Fantasy in 2020/21 (6-10)

Hello and welcome in for the third installment in this series in which I break down my top 20 defensemen for fantasy hockey in 2020/21. You can find my previous article on ranks 11-15 here. These projections and rankings may vary over time as the draft/free agency/coaching changes come down, but at least this shouldContinue reading “Ranking the Top 20 Defensemen for Fantasy in 2020/21 (6-10)”

Cale Makar vs. Quinn Hughes: Who Will Have the Better 2020/21?

Cale Makar versus Quinn Hughes has been a hot debate in hockey circles for much of this season, as they have consistently distanced themselves from the rest of this season’s crop of rookies. That they have done so while logging big minutes at arguably the most difficult position in hockey to navigate as a rookieContinue reading “Cale Makar vs. Quinn Hughes: Who Will Have the Better 2020/21?”