NHL Fantasy: Get a jump on the competition

Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov was outstanding during the lockout while playing for the KHL's...

Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov was outstanding during the lockout while playing for the KHL's Yaroslavl Lokomotiv. (DAN RIEDLHUBER/Reuters)

JOEL COLOMBY, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:11 AM ET

Fantasy hockey commissioners were sent scrambling early this week with news that, yes, they would have a league to preside over this season.

Well, maybe not every one. There are big-money keeper leagues — ones with year-to-year player contracts — that may have decided to skip this abbreviated season, as the overall money pot will be decidedly less than in a normal 25-week campaign.

But for leagues deciding to forge ahead, this upcoming 48-game sprint will present some unique hurdles for fantasy team owners.


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