01/10/2020

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 (+1)5. Auston Matthews, C, TOR (-1)6. Jack Eichel, C, BUF (SAME)7. Leon Draisaitl, C/LW, EDM (+1)8. Alex Ovechkin, LW, WSH (+1)9. Brad Marchand, LW, BOS (+1)10. Artemi Panarin, LW, NYR (DTD
)11. Jonathan Huberdeau, LW, FLA (SAME)12. Nikita Kucherov, RW, TBL (SAME)13. Sidney Crosby, C, PIT (+1)14. Mitchell Marner, RW, TOR (-1)15. Aleksander Barkov, C, FLA (SAME)16. Elias Pettersson, C, VAN (SAME)17. Patrice Bergeron, C, BOS (+1)18. Steven Stamkos, C/LW/RW, TBL (+1)19. Max Pacioretty, LW, VGK (+2)20. Evgeni Malkin, C, PIT (SAME)21. Mark Scheifele, C, WPG (-4)22. John Tavares, C, TOR (SAME)23. Andrei Svechnikov, LW/RW, CAR (SAME)24. Mikko Rantanen, RW, COL (+3)25. Mark Stone, RW, VGK (+1)26. Brock Boeser, RW, VAN (-1)27. Brayden Point, C, TBL (-3)28. Patrik Laine, LW/RW, WPG (SAME)29. David Perron, LW/RW, STL (+7)30. Sebastian Aho, C, CAR (-1)31. Tyler Seguin, C/RW, DAL (+2)32. J.T. Miller, LW/RW, VAN (+5)33. Matthew Tkachuk, LW/RW, CGY (-3)34. Evgeny Kuznetsov, C, WSH (-3)35. Blake Wheeler, C/RW, WPG (-3)36. Mika Zibanejad, C, NYR (-2)37. Johnny Gaudreau, LW/RW, CGY (-2)38. Teuvo Teravainen, LW/RW, CAR (+1)39. Bryan Rust, LW/RW, PIT (+1)40. Taylor Hall, LW, ARI* (+1)41. Jakub Vrana, LW, WSH (+9)42. Claude Giroux, C/LW/RW, PHI (SAME)43. Nicklas Backstrom, C, WSH (SAME)44. Gabriel Landeskog, C/LW, COL (-6)45. Kyle Connor, LW, WPG (+3)46. Tom Wilson, RW, WSH (+3)47. William Nylander, C/RW, TOR (+5)48. Anze Kopitar, C, LAK (-4)49. Jonathan Marchessault, C/LW, VGK (-4)50. Jamie Benn, C/LW, DAL (+9)51. T.J. Oshie, RW, WSH (SAME)52. Ryan O’Reilly, C, STL (+6)53. Mathew Barzal, C, NYI** (-7)54. Evgenii Dadonov, LW/RW, FLA* (+2)55. Travis Konecny, RW, PHI (-1)56. Alexander Radulov, RW, DAL (-9)57. Sean Couturier, C, PHI (+3)58. Brendan Gallagher, RW, MTL (NEW – INJ.)59. Mike Hoffman, LW/RW, FLA* (+9)60. Bo Horvat, C, VAN (+4)61. Filip Forsberg, LW, NSH (-8)62. Brayden Schenn, C/LW, STL (-7)63. Alex DeBrincat, LW/RW, CHI (+3)64. Nikolaj Ehlers, LW/RW, WPG (-7)65. Tomas Hertl, C/LW, SJS (-4)66. Evander Kane, LW, SJS (-4)67. Chris Kreider, LW, NYR* (+3)68. Brady Tkachuk, LW, OTT (+8)69. Jonathan Toews, C, CHI (+2)70. Jaden Schwartz, LW, STL (+7)71. Tomas Tatar, LW/RW, MTL (+9)72. Sam Reinhart, C/RW, BUF** (+9)73. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, C/LW, EDM (+9)74. Elias Lindholm, C/RW, CGY (-11)75. Sean Monahan, C, CGY (-10)76. Jakub Voracek, RW, PHI (-4)77. Dominik Kubalik, LW/RW, CHI** (+7)78. Phil Kessel, RW, ARI (-3)79. Reilly Smith, RW, VGK (SAME)80. Oliver Bjorkstrand, LW/RW, CBJ (NEW)81. Pierre-Luc Dubois, C, CBJ** (+2)82. Ryan Strome, C/RW, NYR** (-15)83. Timo Meier, LW/RW, SJS (-10)84. Tanner Pearson, LW, VAN (+8)85. Ilya Kovalchuk, LW/RW, MTL (SAME)86. Max Domi, C/LW, MTL** (-17)87. Clayton Keller, LW/RW, ARI (-13)88. Patric Hornqvist, RW, PIT (-10)89. Jean-Gabriel Pageau, C, OTT* (-1)90. Anthony Duclair, LW/RW, OTT** (-3)91. Dylan Larkin, C, DET (SAME)92. Viktor Arvidsson, LW/RW, NSH (-3)93. Cam Atkinson, RW, CBJ (-7)94. Ondrej Palat, LW, TBL (-1)95. Alex Killorn, LW/RW, TBL (-1)96. Blake Coleman, LW/RW, NJD (+2)97. Kyle Palmieri, RW, NJD (NEW – INJ.)98. Nazem Kadri, C, COL (+2)99. Paul Stastny, C, VGK (NEW)100. Jeff Skinner, C/LW, BUF (NEW – INJ.)
Dropped out: Ryan Getzlaf, C, ANA; Rickard Rakell, LW/RW, ANA; Matt Duchene, C/RW, NSH; Nick Schmaltz, C/LW/RW, ARI; Vincent Trocheck, C, FLA
Just missed: Zach Hyman, C/LW, TOR; Christian Dvorak, C/LW, ARI; Joel Armia, RW, MTL; David Krejci, C, BOS; Jake Virtanen, RW, VAN**; Phillip Danault, C, MTL; Brock Nelson, C/LW, NYI; Zack Kassian, RW, EDM*; Nico Hischier, C, NJD; Roope Hintz, C/LW, DAL**; Tyler Bertuzzi, LW/RW, DET**; Justin Williams, RW, CAR*; Jake DeBrusk, LW/RW, BOS**; Denis Gurianov, LW/RW, DAL**; Connor Brown, LW/RW, OTT**
Key injuries: Jake Guentzel, LW/RW, PIT; Victor Olofsson, LW/RW, BUF**; Logan Couture, C, SJS; Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL; William Karlsson, C, VGK; Anthony Mantha, LW/RW, DET**; Dylan Strome, C/RW, CHI**; Jonathan Drouin, C/LW, MTL

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