Keeping Karlsson (Podcast) – kēpiNG KAHRL-suhn

Updated: January 12, 2015 at 11:15 am by Brock Seguin


It’s the 47th episode of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast, and what would be more fitting than to continue offering our insight into the latest fantasy news and cutting edge analysis that we’ve offered for the last 46 episodes? Nothing. Nothing would be more fitting.

This episode is full of hot young guys– though that doesn’t sound right. Ok, this episode features a lot of coverage of prospects who are streaking. There we go.

But before Elan and Brian get to them, they cover all the latest news in the world of fantasy hockey that you need to know as a contending fantasy hockey owner. Goalie injuries in Detroit and Philadelphia, the momentary reappearance of a couple point-producing grinders, the trials and tribulations of an elite setup man in a new city, andunforgivable player pronunciations.

Then we get to the meat of the episode: a crop of players making their NHL debuts and first impressions while being given somelofty opportunities on their team’s depth chart. We cover newbies coming on strong in Boston, Dallas, Detroit, and San Jose.

Amongst our players of note this week are a goal-scoring bottom-sixer in Washington, a credible even-strength producer on the blueline, a scorchingly efficient power-play QB, an emerging model of balanced production in Calgary, a perfect ten hitter, and a struggling is-he-or-isn’t-he elite ‘tender.

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Alex Goligoski, Brett Ritchie, Calvin Pickard, Colton Sceviour, David Pastrnak, David Savard, Dustin Brown, dustin byfuglien, Eric Fehr, Evander Kane, Jason Spezza, Jimmy Howard, Joe Thornton, Johan Franzen, Jonas Gustavsson, Jonathan Quick, Joni Ortio, Justin Abdelkader, Kevin Shattenkirk, Melker Karlsson, Milan Lucic, Pat Maroon, Peter Mrazek, Steve Mason, Teemu Pulkkinen, Toby Enstrom, Trevor Daley, Zach Bogosian