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Devils in the Draft: NHL.com Fantasy Ranking

Find out which Devils to target in your fantasy draft!

Tuesday, 09.2.2014 / 3:30 PM ET / Features
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Devils in the Draft: NHL.com Fantasy Ranking
Devils in the Draft: NHL.com Fantasy Ranking


Marek Zidlicky, who led Devils defensemen with 42 points last season, was tapped by NHL.com as New Jersey's top fantasy blueliner.


Wondering which Devils to pick in your fantasy hockey draft? NHL.com’s Fantasy Insiders have released their ranking of the top 275 players in Yahoo leagues, including seven Devils to target for 2014-15.

The list is based on the standard fantasy league scoring system: goals, assists, plus-minus, power-play points, shots on goal, penalty minutes, goalie wins, goals-against average, save percentage and shutouts.

Cory Schneider was tops among all Devils, coming in 10th among NHL goaltenders and 55th overall. He appeared in a career-high 45 games with New Jersey last season, finishing third in the League with a 1.97 GAA that was also the third-best single-season mark in franchise history.

Jaromir Jagr, Mike Cammalleri and Patrik Elias, the Devils' top-ranked fantasy forwards, were slotted at 100, 143, and 160, respectively.

The ageless Jagr was voted team MVP last season after leading the club with 43 assists and 67 points. Cammalleri's coming off of a 26-goal season in Calgary that represented his highest total since 2009-10 (26).

Few are more consistent fantasy performers than Elias, who was second among Devils with 53 points (18g-35a) last season and has finished first or second in team scoring 12 times during his 16 NHL campaigns.

Marek Zidlicky was NHL.com's top-ranked Devils’ fantasy blueliner, coming in 197th overall. He paced all New Jersey defensemen with 42 points last season and posted the second-best goal total of his NHL career (12).

Travis Zajac (223) and Eric Gelinas (228) rounded out NHL.com’s list. Last season, Zajac amassed his highest goals (18) and points (67) totals since 2009-10, when he put up 25 goals and 67 points.

Gelinas finished tied for third among NHL rookie defensemen with 29 points (7g-22a) in only 60 games. His 17 power-play points (5g-12) put him in a three-way tie for second on the club with Jagr (5g-12a) and Elias (4g-12a).

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 75 16 27 -6 43
M. Cammalleri 68 27 15 2 42
P. Elias 69 13 21 -20 34
S. Gomez 58 7 27 -10 34
S. Bernier 67 16 16 2 32
T. Zajac 74 11 14 -3 25
A. Larsson 64 3 21 2 24
A. Greene 82 3 19 1 22
E. Gelinas 61 6 13 -2 19
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 26 31 9 .925 2.26
K. Kinkaid 6 5 4 .915 2.59