Jaden Schwartz, LW, Blues: I’d be more excited if he were on the Vladimir Tarasenko line, and the Blues are always going to be a team that spreads power-play time around, to the detriment of any specific fantasy asset. Nonetheless, Schwartz pushes his way on this list with a 5-1-6 run over his last six games. A slow start was to be expected after an elbow problem in training camp — and last year’s busted ankle — but Schwartz has scored as many as 63 points in a season, has a first-round pedigree, and is still just 24. Last year’s injury mess provided a handy discount this time around.
Connor Hellebuyck, G, Jets: Winnipeg’s an up-tempo team that will leave the goalie on an island now and again, so you have to be realistic about what percentages you expect from the netminders. That said, Hellebuycyk has emerged from a crowded crease and taken the No. 1 job, starting six times in seven games and rattling off four straightRead More »from NHL Stock Watch: Jaden Schwartz clicking, Shayne Gostisbehere sitting