Fantasy Thursday F U Player Of The Night

There is that kid again flipping the bird which means time for the F-U Fantasy POTN (File Photo)

There is that kid again flipping the bird which means time for the F-U Fantasy POTN (File Photo)

It was a pretty robust Thursday night in the fantasy hockey world. There were lots of intrigue, injuries, and more. Also, the feeling was there were some definitely disappearing acts from certain players. Surprisingly, a considerable amount of frustration was to be had. Who saw that coming?

With tonight in the books, there are only ten fantasy nights left in most leagues. However, let’s take one last look back last night with the worst of the worst. We humbly present to you the player that absolutely killed your fantasy hockey night.

F U Fantasy Player Of The Night

Kari Lehtonen — G — Dallas Stars

It was Carolina for crying out loud! Dallas came in probably thinking this would be a somewhat easy chance to gain two points and they left wondering what happened. Carolina outplayed Dallas early and often, scored a few power play goals and ultimately chased Kari Lehtonen in the 4-1 final. Carolina scored three goals in 4:36 and that was the end for the Dallas starting goaltender. Tim Thomas would replace him. Now here was his line on the night.

K. Lehtonen 16 3 13 .813 28:13 0

Again, three goals allowed on 16 shots and getting yanked is generally no good along with that over six goals against average. That is just painful to the fantasy hockey bottom line. Hopefully you did not own him in your leagues because that stat line is going to hurt a bit heading into the weekend.

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A special congrats is in order for Sergei Bobrovsky, who beat the Philadelphia Flyers via a shutout as Columbus won 2-0. His 27 save night was worthy of the “Fantasy Player Of The Night” award. That is it for now. We are out of here!

About Chris Wassel

Simply I am a hockey writer who is a jack of all trades. Whether it is draft, fantasy, NHL, KHL, AHL, etc...I probably can write about it. The challenge in hockey is to be able to step out of your comfort zone and write like you are still there. Hopefully you enjoy the humor in the writing on the site and tell your friends. Thanks for reading!

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