AUG. 9 UPDATE: Behold, the first update of this year's top 250. To ensure you get bang for your buck as All-Access members, I'll update the list more often this season than in the past.
Draft 2 of the rankings obviously represents the edition that will change the least from the previous one given training camps haven't started yet, but there are a few noteworthy movers. Nikita Gusev and Kevin Shattenkirk have changed addresses since I published draft 1. The second installment also gives me a bird's-eye view, allowing me to shift around a few names who, in hindsight, were too high or too low.
The top 200 fantasy player rankings are back – with some twists. First off, 200 players simply won’t do anymore. To provide you with better assistance for deep-dive drafts, I’ve ranked and analy...
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Matt Larkin is a senior writer at The Hockey News and has been part of the team since 2011. He's your one-stop shop for deep-dive player interviews, predictions, statistics, fantasy player rankings, player safety and hair tips. Catch him weekly as host of The Hockey News Live and The Hockey News Podcast.