03/10/2020

NHL.com’s fantasy hockey top 100 forward rankings are based on past production and expectations for the rest of the 2019-20 season in standard leagues.

NHL.com’s fantasy hockey top 100 forward rankings are based on past production and expectations for the rest of the 2019-20 season in standard leagues. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.MORE FANTASY COVERAGE: Top 50 D-men | Top 25 goalies | DFS picks
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FANTASY TOP 100 FORWARD RANKINGS
Standard fantasy categories include goals, assists, plus/minus, power-play points, shots on goal and hits for skaters. Value has been quantified based on factors including but not limited to past production, projected line combinations, power-play usage, injury history, sleeper upside, anticipated regression or bounce-back candidacy, age and contract status (current unrestricted and restricted free agents listed below). Potential 2020 UFAs (*) and RFAs (**) are also noted.
1. David Pastrnak, RW, BOS (SAME)2. Connor McDavid, C, EDM (SAME)3. Nathan MacKinnon, C, COL (SAME)4. Patrick Kane, RW, CHI (SAME)5. Leon Draisaitl, C/LW, EDM (+2)6. Auston Matthews, C, TOR (-1)7. Alex Ovechkin, LW, WSH (+1)8. Jack Eichel, C, BUF (-2)9. Artemi Panarin, LW, NYR (SAME)10. Nikita Kucherov, RW, TBL (+2)11. Brad Marchand, LW, BOS (-1)12. Jonathan Huberdeau, LW, FLA (-1)13. Sidney Crosby, C, PIT (SAME)14. Mitchell Marner, RW, TOR (SAME)15. Elias Pettersson, C, VAN (+1)16. Steven Stamkos, C/LW/RW, TBL (+2)17. Aleksander Barkov, C, FLA (DTD
)18. Patrice Bergeron, C, BOS (-1)19. Max Pacioretty, LW, VGK (SAME)20. Evgeni Malkin, C, PIT (SAME)21. Andrei Svechnikov, LW/RW, CAR (+2)22. Mikko Rantanen, RW, COL (+2)23. Patrik Laine, LW/RW, WPG (+5)24. Mark Scheifele, C, WPG (-3)25. Mark Stone, RW, VGK (SAME)26. Brayden Point, C, TBL (+1)27. John Tavares, C, TOR (-5)28. David Perron, LW/RW, STL (+2)29. Sebastian Aho, C, CAR (+2)30. J.T. Miller, LW/RW, VAN (+2)31. Matthew Tkachuk, LW/RW, CGY (+2)32. Tyler Seguin, C/RW, DAL (-3)33. Evgeny Kuznetsov, C, WSH (+1)34. Mika Zibanejad, C, NYR (+2)35. Blake Wheeler, C/RW, WPG (SAME)36. Teuvo Teravainen, LW/RW, CAR (+2)37. Bryan Rust, LW/RW, PIT (+2)38. Jakub Vrana, LW, WSH (+3)39. Taylor Hall, LW, ARI* (+1)40. Kyle Connor, LW, WPG (+5)41. William Nylander, C/RW, TOR (+6)42. Brock Boeser, RW, VAN (-16)43. Anze Kopitar, C, LAK (+5)44. Claude Giroux, C/LW/RW, PHI (-2)45. Nicklas Backstrom, C, WSH (-2)46. Gabriel Landeskog, C/LW, COL (-2)47. Tom Wilson, RW, WSH (-1)48. Jonathan Marchessault, C/LW, VGK (+1)49. Evgenii Dadonov, LW/RW, FLA* (+5)50. Travis Konecny, RW, PHI (+5)51. Sean Couturier, C, PHI (+6)52. Brendan Gallagher, RW, MTL (+6)53. Filip Forsberg, LW, NSH (+8)54. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C/LW, EDM (+18)55. Johnny Gaudreau, LW/RW, CGY (-18)56. Mathew Barzal, C, NYI** (-3)57. Tomas Tatar, LW/RW, MTL (+13)58. T.J. Oshie, RW, WSH (-7)59. Mike Hoffman, LW/RW, FLA* (SAME)60. Jamie Benn, C/LW, DAL (-10)61. Ryan O’Reilly, C, STL (-9)62. Alexander Radulov, RW, DAL (-6)63. Bo Horvat, C, VAN (-3)64. Oliver Bjorkstrand, LW/RW, CBJ (+15)65. Alex DeBrincat, LW/RW, CHI (-2)66. Brayden Schenn, C/LW, STL (-4)67. Nikolaj Ehlers, LW/RW, WPG (-3)68. Brady Tkachuk, LW, OTT (-1)69. Jonathan Toews, C, CHI (-1)70. Reilly Smith, RW, VGK (+8)71. Chris Kreider, LW, NYR* (DTD
)72. Evander Kane, LW, SJS (-7)73. Pierre-Luc Dubois, C, CBJ** (+7)74. Jaden Schwartz, LW, STL (-5)75. Sam Reinhart, C/RW, BUF** (-4)76. Elias Lindholm, C/RW, CGY (-3)77. Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI (-2)78. Dominik Kubalik, LW/RW, CHI** (-2)79. Ryan Strome, C/RW, NYR** (+2)80. Ilya Kovalchuk, LW/RW, MTL (+4)81. Ondrej Palat, LW, TBL (+12)82. Sean Monahan, C, CGY (-8)83. Phil Kessel, RW, ARI (-6)84. Dylan Larkin, C, DET (+6)85. Patric Hornqvist, RW, PIT (+2)86. Zach Hyman, C/LW, TOR (+12)87. Tanner Pearson, LW, VAN (-4)88. Max Domi, C/LW, MTL** (-3)89. Timo Meier, LW/RW, SJS (-7)90. Clayton Keller, LW/RW, ARI (-4)91. Viktor Arvidsson, LW/RW, NSH (SAME)92. Cam Atkinson, RW, CBJ (SAME)93. Alex Killorn, LW/RW, TBL (+1)94. Kyle Palmieri, RW, NJD (+1)95. Jean-Gabriel Pageau, C, OTT* (-7)96. Nazem Kadri, C, COL (SAME)97. Paul Stastny, C, VGK (SAME)98. Kailer Yamamoto, RW, EDM (NEW)99. Jake Virtanen, RW, VAN** (+1)100. Anthony Cirelli, C, TBL** (NEW)
Dropped out: Anthony Duclair, LW/RW, OTT**; Jeff Skinner, C/LW, BUF
Just missed: David Krejci, C, BOS; Joel Armia, RW, MTL; Phillip Danault, C, MTL; Rickard Rakell, LW/RW, ANA; Nick Schmaltz, C/LW/RW, ARI; Brock Nelson, C/LW, NYI; Zack Kassian, RW, EDM; Vincent Trocheck, C, FLA; Roope Hintz, C/LW, DAL**; Jake DeBrusk, LW/RW, BOS**; Alex Iafallo, LW, LAK; Denis Gurianov, LW/RW, DAL**; Kirby Dach, C, CHI; Nick Suzuki, C/RW, MTL; Joel Farabee, LW/RW, PHI; Josh Archibald, RW, EDM*
Key injuries: Jake Guentzel, LW/RW, PIT; Victor Olofsson, LW/RW, BUF**; Logan Couture, C, SJS; Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL; Tomas Hertl, C/LW, SJS; William Karlsson, C, VGK; Anthony Mantha, LW/RW, DET**; Dylan Strome, C/RW, CHI**; Jonathan Drouin, C/LW, MTL; Filip Zadina, LW/RW, DET

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