Jan 21, 2012; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry (center) is congratulated by left wing Bobby Ryan (9) and center Ryan Getzlaf (left) after scoring a goal during the second period against the Ottawa Senators at the Honda Center. Credit: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE

Anaheim Ducks Players in Dobber Fantasy Hockey's Top Player Rankings

On Monday, we discussed Yahoo! Fantasy Hockey’s top 100 player ratings. Today I wanted to compare that to Dobber Hockey’s player ratings and see how Anaheim Ducks players do on those rankings as compared to Yahoo’s. I’ll be using Dobber’s Top 300 player ranking, which comes with the following caveats (as explained on Dobber’s site)

Please read: These rankings only capture keeper leagues that are points-only, do not factor positions. They also give some value bonus (very small) to teams who have a bright future and a good chance of becoming/maintaining a big powerhouse in terms of lots of fantasy-relevant players.

Because there are so many different league types, one cannot satisfy them all with a single list. Factors taken into account: predicted points for the current season; age; upside; proven/unproven; team bonus (if the team is on the rise or consistently scoring a lot); proneness to injury; and the “name” factor (if it’s a big name, he gets a few extra bonus due to the trade value boost).

Below are the Top 100 players of the 300 player list:

  1. Evgeni Malkin
  2. Alexander Ovechkin
  3. Sidney Crosby
  4. Steven Stamkos
  5. Claude Giroux
  6. John Tavares
  7. Nicklas Backstrom
  8. Henrik Sedin
  9. Daniel Sedin
  10. Ilya Kovalchuk
  11. Jason Spezza
  12. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
  13. Anze Kopitar
  14. Phil Kessel
  15. Jordan Eberle
  16. Ryan Getzlaf
  17. Zach Parise
  18. Corey Perry
  19. Martin St. Louis
  20. James Neal
  21. Pavel Datsyuk
  22. Eric Staal
  23. Patrick Kane
  24. Joe Thornton
  25. Tyler Seguin
  26. Erik Karlsson
  27. Henrik Zetterberg
  28. Jamie Benn
  29. Rick Nash
  30. Taylor Hall
  31. Jonathan Toews
  32. Brad Richards
  33. Bobby Ryan
  34. Loui Eriksson
  35. Matt Duchene
  36. Patrick Sharp
  37. Logan Couture
  38. Nail Yakupov
  39. Jarome Iginla
  40. Blake Wheeler
  41. Jeff Skinner
  42. Derek Roy
  43. Jason Pominville
  44. Marian Hossa
  45. Teddy Purcell
  46. Patrick Marleau
  47. Paul Stastny
  48. Patrice Bergeron
  49. Thomas Vanek
  50. Joe Pavelski
  51. Evander Kane
  52. Matt Moulson
  53. Mike Richards
  54. Mike Ribeiro
  55. Jordan Staal
  56. Tyler Ennis
  57. Alexander Semin
  58. Mikko Koivu
  59. Dany Heatley
  60. Jeff Carter
  61. Derek Stepan
  62. Marian Gaborik
  63. Tomas Fleischmann
  64. Jakub Voracek
  65. James van Riemsdyk
  66. Max Pacioretty
  67. Joffrey Lupul
  68. Keith Yandle
  69. Bryan Little
  70. Valtteri Filppula
  71. Vincent Lecavalier
  72. David Krejci
  73. David Desharnais
  74. Kyle Turris
  75. Gabriel Landeskog
  76. Kris Versteeg
  77. Patrik Elias
  78. Kris Letang
  79. Scott Hartnell
  80. Milan Lucic
  81. Stephen Weiss
  82. Johan Franzen
  83. Kyle Okposo
  84. Ryan O’Reilly
  85. Dustin Brown
  86. T.J. Oshie
  87. Brad Marchand
  88. Jonathan Huberdeau
  89. Ryan Callahan
  90. Patrik Berglund
  91. Sam Gagner
  92. David Backes
  93. P.A. Parenteau
  94. Dustin Byfuglien
  95. Drew Doughty
  96. Ryan Kesler
  97. Ales Hemsky
  98. Olli Jokinen
  99. Mikhail Grabovski
  100. Tomas Plekanec

So how does this compare to Yahoo! Fantasy Hockey’s  rankings? Corey Perry drops considerably – from 7th spot down to 18th, which is actually under Ryan Getzlaf, who was moved up all the way from Yahoo’s 96th spot. Dobber and Yahoo! are worlds apart on Getlzaf. On the other hand, they’ve seem to have found some common ground on Bobby Ryan, who ended up in the 30th spot for Yahoo and comes in 33 on Dobber.  Teemu Selanne, who just barely made Yahoo’s list at nuimber 99,  falls out of the top 100 entirely on Dobber’s rankings (instead found at the 112th spot).

So, as we asked you on Monday about Yahoo’s list, how do you feel about these rankings? Was the RPG line and the Finnish Flash ranked appropriately? Who do you feel is missing? What would your list look like?

And will we actually get to utilize these rankings, or is this season a lost cause? Let’s hope we see some NHL hockey come October.


Jer is ready for some fantasy hockey! Follow him on Twitter @JerMeansWell.

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