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NHL Fantasy: Overseas effect hardly palpable

Forward Nazem Kadri leads the Maple Leafs in scoring. He's one of several AHL grads off to flying...

Forward Nazem Kadri leads the Maple Leafs in scoring. He's one of several AHL grads off to flying starts this season. (REUTERS)

JOEL COLOMBY, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 6:27 PM ET

The opening week of any normal fantasy season always comes up with its surprises — good and bad — few of which are dwelled upon because, as they say, these things will even out in the end. However, this is anything but a normal NHL fantasy season thanks to an assortment of variables brought on by the lockout. It is indeed still early to be drawing conclusions, but here are some initial observations:


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