Fantasy Hockey Podcast - Episode 66

In this week's episode, Mike gets you up to speed on all of the injuries affecting your fantasy hockey drafts this Summer. He also describes what you get in the Fantasy Hockey Draft Kit and lets you in on two secrets regarding leftwinglock.com for the upcoming season.Unless otherwise noted, all research performed using internal data at: ...

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How Average Draft Positions Have Changed in Recent Weeks: Part 1

We present the NHL players that have seen their ADP values change the most over the past three weeks. These changes in ADP (today's focus in on players who are now being drafted earlier than they were three weeks ago) reflect the changes in how managers are valuing these players during their fantasy hockey drafts (these changes in valuation result from injury news, line combination updates, or ...

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2017-2018 Fantasy Hockey Draft Kit

Fantasy hockey draft kits are currently on sale for the 2017-2018 season. If you act now, you'll get three draft kits for the price of one. What Do You Get? The Draft Kit: 400+ page guide with fantasy hockey research and advice including (but not limited to the following topics): usage of SH% and PKSV% to find draft day steals, projection of a g...

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Download the 2017-2018 NHL Schedule (.csv and .ics formats)

The full 2017-2018 NHL schedule is available for download/importing in two formats: .csv and .ics. Grab your favorite format below:.CSV File (you may need to right-click, save-as).ICS File...

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2017 Expansion Draft - Protection / Available Lists

ANAHEIM DUCKS Available Spencer Abbott (F) Jared Boll (F) Sam Carrick (F) Patrick Eaves (F) Emerson Etem (F) Ryan Garbutt (F) Max Gortz (F) Nicolas Kerdiles (F) Andre Petersson (F) Logan Shaw (F) Nick Sorensen (F) Nate Thompson (F) Corey Tropp (F) Chris Wagner (F) Nate Guenin (D) Korbin...

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2017 NHL Playoff Bracket Challenge

Invitation The NHL playoffs are here and you know what that means: it's time for the NHL Playoff Bracket Challenge at Left Wing Lock! The challenge is completely free and prizes up to $250.00 (USD) will be awarded to the top brackets this year. How to Play The challenge is simple...

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Shot Volume and Save Percentage - April 11, 2017

Welcome to Shot Volume and Save Percentage - our weekly look at shots and saves in the NHL at all strengths (EV, PK, and PP). Make yourself familiar with the acronyms below and then we'll jump into the data. We include six other seasons of data for reference.YEAR - season in which data was observedSV% - save percentage for the leagueEVSV% - save percentage at even-strength for the...

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Goalie Usage in Back-to-Back Sets - April 7, 2017

Welcome to Goalie Usage in Back-to-backs - our weekly look at how each NHL team is distributing goalie starts in back-to-back sets.TEAM - NHL teamB2B - total number of back-to-back sets to dateSAME - number of back-to-back sets in which the same goalie was used for both gamesPCT - percentage of back-to-back sets in which the same goalie was used in both gamesAll col...

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Unsustainable - Goalies - April 6, 2017

Welcome to Unsustainable - our weekly look at goalies performing at unsustainable levels. Below, you'll find a data table with an emphasis on save percentages. What we know, from years and years of data, is that it unlikely that a player can maintain a save percentage that deviates significantly from his career numbers.The aim of this weekly article is to highlight players, tha...

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Unsustainable - Skaters - April 5, 2017

Welcome to Unsustainable - our weekly look at skaters performing at unsustainable levels. Below, you'll find a data table with an emphasis on shooting percentages. What we know, from years and years of data, is that it is unlikely that a player can maintain a shooting percentage that deviates significantly from his career numbers for long amounts of time (which translates to lots of s...

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Shot Volume and Save Percentage - April 4, 2017

Welcome to Shot Volume and Save Percentage - our weekly look at shots and saves in the NHL at all strengths (EV, PK, and PP). Make yourself familiar with the acronyms below and then we'll jump into the data. We include six other seasons of data for reference.YEAR - season in which data was observedSV% - save percentage for the leagueEVSV% - save percentage at even-strength for the...

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Unsustainable - Goalies - March 30, 2017

Welcome to Unsustainable - our weekly look at goalies performing at unsustainable levels. Below, you'll find a data table with an emphasis on save percentages. What we know, from years and years of data, is that it unlikely that a player can maintain a save percentage that deviates significantly from his career numbers.The aim of this weekly article is to highlight players, tha...

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Unsustainable - Skaters - March 29, 2017

Welcome to Unsustainable - our weekly look at skaters performing at unsustainable levels. Below, you'll find a data table with an emphasis on shooting percentages. What we know, from years and years of data, is that it is unlikely that a player can maintain a shooting percentage that deviates significantly from his career numbers for long amounts of time (which translates to lots of s...

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Shot Volume and Save Percentage - March 28, 2017

Welcome to Shot Volume and Save Percentage - our weekly look at shots and saves in the NHL at all strengths (EV, PK, and PP). Make yourself familiar with the acronyms below and then we'll jump into the data. We include six other seasons of data for reference.YEAR - season in which data was observedSV% - save percentage for the leagueEVSV% - save percentage at even-strength for the...

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Unsustainable - Goalies - March 23, 2017

Welcome to Unsustainable - our weekly look at goalies performing at unsustainable levels. Below, you'll find a data table with an emphasis on save percentages. What we know, from years and years of data, is that it unlikely that a player can maintain a save percentage that deviates significantly from his career numbers.The aim of this weekly article is to highlight players, tha...

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