Yahoo Fantasy Hockey draft kit: Rankings, busts and more

Blessed with the No. 1 pick in your Yahoo fantasy hockey draft? There’s only one player you need to think about drafting, and that’s Edmonton’s Conor McDavid. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

We’re here to help you get ready for Fantasy Hockey season. Our draft kit has advice for newbies as well as seasoned pros, so you’ll know what to do when you’re on the clock.

Looking for a quick way to prep before making your picks, check out our rankings or try a mock draft because practice makes perfect. Want to dive deeper, we’ve rounded up all our tips below from our experts and partners (, RotoWire and Rotoworld) so you can study and come out ahead of the competition.

The only way you’ll miss out is if you don’t play. There are two options for getting started: Joining a league or creating your own, either of which can be done on our award-winning mobile app for iOS or Android as well as on desktop. So sign up now and let the fun begin.

Note: This page will be updated as we continue to preview the upcoming season.

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Where to start your draft prep

Position-by-Position RankingsPuck Daddy’s top 50’s Top 250 | Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Cheat sheetExpert mock | Hockey writer draft
Mock Draft now: Get ready for the real thing
How-to guides: Draft strategy | Seven rules for auctions
Yahoo position updates

Position Previews

Forward tiers: Plenty of star power
Defenseman tiers: Burns and everyone else
Goalie tier: Finding quality netminders
BargainsForwards | Defenseman | Goalies
Projections: Forwards | Defenseman | Goaltender wins

Expert Analysis

Sleepers: Players with upside to target
Bust watch: Players to draft cautiously
Draft debate: Choosing between stars
Draft debate: Matthews vs. Kane
Undervalued according to ADP | Overvalued
Top 10 rookies for this season
Hits league draft guide | Tips for faceoff wins leagues
Most intriguing power-play assets
Unconventional stats to monitor
Training camp battles to watch
Offseason review: Five moves to remember

Team previews

MIN | MTL | NSH | NJD | NYI | NYR | OTT | PHI | PIT | SJS | STL | TBL | TOR | VAN | VGK | 
 | WPG

Podcast team previews