The puck will drop on the 2023-24 NHL season soon enough, and you can get in on the action with ESPN Fantasy Hockey. Draft your team, build your strategy, and set your lineups as you try to outsmart your fellow fantasy managers week after week to raise your own cup.
Are you a new player looking for a place to learn the game? An experienced player in a deep league? No matter what league you’re in, we’ve got the fantasy advice and picks you need to know to get started.
Resources: Projections | Mock Draft | Goalie Depth Chart | Most Added/Dropped
Position previews: Centers | Wingers | Defensemen | Goalies
OK, taking Connor McDavid first is easy, but what happens after that? Should you take a goalie early or wait?
Fantasy hockey analysts Victoria Matiash and Sean Allen break down the league, position by position, to look at who to take early, sleeper picks to monitor, and late round picks.
How to play and win your league like a pro
The fantasy strategy to win your league the way the pros do. Everything you need to know from draft strategies to in-season planning, to trading advice. Get your
Can’t draft without rankings
Rankings: 2023-24 Season | Five-year dynasty/keeper league rankings
Understanding where players are ranked will form the backbone of your strategy on draft day.
Are you in a single-season redraft league? Start with our 2023-24 rankings.
Can you keep players from year to year? Plan ahead with our dynasty league rankings.
Breakout picks: Forwards | Defensemen
Sean Allen has broken down the data, crunched the numbers, and built the charts to help you predict which forwards and defensemen are primed for their breakout seasons.
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Do you think these players will shake off a bad 2022-23 to reclaim their former glory?
H2H Category/Roto league specialists
Do you play a category-based scoring system like H2H Categories or Roto? Victoria breaks down the individual scoring categories to find early and late round picks to bolster your squad.
Greg Wyshynski’s Plant my Flag cheat sheet
Senior NHL writer Greg Wyshynski gives you the ten players he’s drafting in every league.
Arda Öcal’s best fantasy hockey team names
Spending too much time thinking of a good fantasy hockey team name? The Drop host Arda Öcal is back with his annual list of the best, funniest, fantasy hockey team names.
Which fantasy hockey league is right for you?
ESPN offers five fantasy hockey league scoring systems. This breakdown of leagues will tell you what each one is, the different strategies that go into them, and more. Check out each one to see which is right for your league.
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