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May keeper league fantasy player rankings

Need to know who to pick up in your keeper league? THN.com fantasy expert Darryl Dobbs lays out the top 300 players in the NHL based on their potential-points value.
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Need to know who to pick up in your keeper league? THN.com fantasy expert Darryl Dobbs lays out the top 300 players in the NHL based on their potential-points value.

Ratings are a reflection of a player's trade value in keeper league fantasy hockey pools. They reflect a player's predicted points, historical points, injury risk, playoff value, power play time, and long-term potential.

May

Player

Team

D?

Rating

April

March

Change

1

Sidney Crosby

PIT

265.6

1

1

0

2

Evgeni Malkin

PIT

222.4

2

2

0

3

Steven Stamkos

TB

204.3

5

8

2

4

John Tavares

NYI

192.2

4

5

0

5

Alex Ovechkin

WAS

181.6

3

3

-2

6

Claude Giroux

PHI

161.0

6

10

0

7

Patrick Kane

CHI

159.8

12

4

5

8

Nicklas Backstrom

WAS

159.1

8

6

0

9

Ryan Getzlaf

ANA

158.1

7

7

-2

10

Tyler Seguin

DAL

148.4

9

13

-1

11

Phil Kessel

TOR

144.7

10

9

-1

12

Corey Perry

ANA

142.5

11

11

-1

13

Taylor Hall

EDM

138.7

13

12

0

14

Nathan MacKinnon

COL

132.5

20

23

6

15

Jamie Benn

DAL

132.2

16

16

1

16

Jonathan Toews

CHI

132.0

17

15

1

17

Anze Kopitar

LA

131.0

15

14

-2

18

James Neal

PIT

130.7

21

19

3

19

Matt Duchene

COL

129.1

18

21

-1

20

Joe Thornton

SJ

124.9

14

17

-6

21

Erik Karlsson

OTT

y

124.2

19

22

-2

22

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

EDM

119.8

24

24

2

23

Jordan Eberle

EDM

113.8

23

25

0

24

Joe Pavelski

SJ

112.0

25

28

1

25

Eric Staal

CAR

111.9

22

20

-3

26

Martin St Louis

NYR

108.5

28

18

2

27

Chris Kunitz

PIT

107.1

26

26

-1

28

Henrik Sedin

VAN

105.6

48

36

20

29

Zach Parise

MIN

104.9

37

38

8

30

Patrick Sharp

CHI

104.8

27

27

-3

31

Daniel Sedin

VAN

104.1

68

39

37

32

Gabriel Landeskog

COL

102.9

32

32

0

33

Patrick Marleau

SJ

102.1

29

31

-4

34

Jason Spezza

OTT

101.6

33

34

-1

35

Blake Wheeler

WPG

101.5

31

35

-4

36

Logan Couture

SJ

100.7

41

44

5

37

Kyle Okposo

NYI

100.5

30

30

-7

38

Thomas Vanek

MTL

98.3

34

40

-4

39

Bobby Ryan

OTT

98.1

45

37

6

40

James van Riemsdyk

TOR

98.1

35

29

-5

41

David Krejci

BOS

98.0

36

41

-5

42

Pavel Datsyuk

DET

95.6

64

33

22

43

Alexander Steen

STL

94.0

38

45

-5

44

T.J. Oshie

STL

93.9

39

47

-5

45

Derek Stepan

NYR

93.5

43

50

-2

46

Henrik Zetterberg

DET

93.5

51

43

5

47

Jakub Voracek

PHI

93.1

40

48

-7

48

Rick Nash

NYR

91.7

65

56

17

49

Alex Pietrangelo

STL

y

87.8

44

52

-5

50

Bryan Little

WPG

86.6

47

49

-3

51

Marian Hossa

CHI

86.0

49

46

-2

52

Ryan Johansen

CBJ

86.0

57

51

5

53

David Backes

STL

85.6

50

55

-3

54

Kyle Turris

OTT

85.0

53

53

-1

55

Duncan Keith

CHI

y

85.0

42

42

-13

56

Jarome Iginla

BOS

84.8

46

72

-10

57

Jaden Schwartz

STL

84.3

58

64

1

58

Ryan O'Reilly

COL

83.9

52

75

-6

59

Paul Stastny

COL

83.6

60

54

1

60

Jason Pominville

MIN

82.3

66

58

6

61

Valtteri Filppula

TB

82.0

54

68

-7

62

Vladimir Tarasenko

STL

81.6

73

69

11

63

Dustin Byfuglien

WPG

y

81.5

55

57

-8

64

P.K. Subban

MTL

y

81.5

56

67

-8

65

Patrice Bergeron

BOS

80.6

59

90

-6

66

Mikko Koivu

MIN

79.7

76

101

10

67

Keith Yandle

PHO

y

79.5

61

62

-6

68

Mark Scheifele

WPG

79.0

115

108

47

69

Milan Lucic

BOS

78.4

62

70

-7

70

Max Pacioretty

MTL

78.3

63

77

-7

71

Alex Galchenyuk

MTL

77.2

102

66

31

72

Gustav Nyquist

DET

77.0

69

138

-3

73

Evander Kane

WPG

76.6

99

82

26

74

Jonathan Huberdeau

FLA

75.5

94

93

20

75

Jeff Carter

LA

75.1

67

63

-8

76

Ondrej Palat

TB

74.9

71

106

-5

77

Nazem Kadri

TOR

74.6

81

59

4

78

Jeff Skinner

CAR

73.6

70

60

-8

79

Mats Zuccarello

NYR

73.3

79

95

0

80

Mikkel Boedker

PHO

72.2

78

73

-2

81

Teddy Purcell

TB

71.6

85

88

4

82

Kevin Shattenkirk

STL

y

71.2

72

83

-10

83

Brandon Saad

CHI

71.2

91

71

8

84

Tyler Ennis

BUF

71.2

97

89

13

85

Nail Yakupov

EDM

70.7

108

103

23

86

Brayden Schenn

PHI

70.2

89

78

3

87

Aleksander Barkov

FLA

70.1

152

140

65

88

Andrew Ladd

WPG

69.6

74

74

-14

89

David Perron

EDM

69.4

75

81

-14

90

Wayne Simmonds

PHI

69.4

77

87

-13

91

Jiri Hudler

CGY

69.4

83

61

-8

92

Brad Marchand

BOS

68.7

80

94

-12

93

Cody Hodgson

BUF

68.0

114

86

21

94

Oliver Ekman-Larsson

PHO

y

67.3

90

120

-4

95

David Desharnais

MTL

67.1

82

118

-13

96

Mikael Granlund

MIN

67.0

112

130

16

97

Scott Hartnell

PHI

66.8

84

104

-13

98

Tyler Johnson

TB

66.7

92

105

-6

99

Valeri Nichushkin

DAL

66.5

98

91

-1

100

Mike Richards

LA

65.8

86

76

-14

101

Shea Weber

NSH

y

65.6

87

96

-14

102

Pascal Dupuis

PIT

64.6

201

200

99

103

Alexander Semin

CAR

64.4

106

98

3

104

Frans Nielsen

NYI

63.7

93

97

-11

105

Radim Vrbata

PHO

63.5

95

79

-10

106

Sean Monahan

CGY

63.1

131

134

25

107

Patrik Elias

NJ

62.8

105

124

-2

108

Brad Richards

NYR

62.6

96

80

-12

109

Mike Ribeiro

PHO

62.1

88

65

-21

110

Kris Letang

PIT

y

62.1

156

152

46

111

Derick Brassard

NYR

61.6

110

107

-1

112

Joffrey Lupul

TOR

61.5

111

84

-1

113

Matt Moulson

MIN

61.0

103

136

-10

114

Marcus Johansson

WAS

60.3

126

110

12

115

Drew Doughty

LA

y

60.0

104

99

-11

116

Chris Kreider

NYR

59.6

123

116

7

117

Nick Bonino

ANA

59.4

107

85

-10

118

Ryan Kesler

VAN

59.4

130

92

12

119

Victor Hedman

TB

y

59.0

109

123

-10

120

Brent Burns

SJ

y

58.2

127

131

7

121

Craig Smith

NSH

57.9

124

125

3

122

Colin Wilson

NSH

57.7

159

137

37

123

Tyler Bozak

TOR

57.4

119

111

-4

124

Marian Gaborik

LA

56.9

170

154

46

125

Tomas Fleischmann

FLA

56.9

174

156

49

126

Carl Soderberg

BOS

56.8

136

177

10

127

Reilly Smith

BOS

56.7

113

114

-14

128

Brendan Gallagher

MTL

56.1

125

126

-3

129

Jaromir Jagr

NJ

55.4

101

115

-28

130

Jakob Silfverberg

ANA

55.2

149

150

19

131

Jordan Staal

CAR

55.0

118

113

-13

132

Mikhail Grabovski

WAS

54.7

151

109

19

133

PA Parenteau

COL

54.5

135

112

2

134

Jussi Jokinen

PIT

54.5

100

100

-34

135

Tomas Plekanec

MTL

54.3

121

122

-14

136

Alex Killorn

TB

54.2

122

119

-14

137

Cam Atkinson

CBJ

54.1

146

129

9

138

Sean Couturier

PHI

53.7

133

141

-5

139

Matt Read

PHI

52.5

140

139

1

140

Brandon Dubinsky

CBJ

52.4

128

132

-12

141

Mike Green

WAS

y

52.0

142

142

1

142

Clarke MacArthur

OTT

51.9

116

128

-26

143

Antoine Vermette

PHO

51.8

129

127

-14

144

Nathan Horton

CBJ

51.2

234

237

90

145

Tomas Hertl

SJ

51.2

189

193

44

146

Loui Eriksson

BOS

51.1

120

121

-26

147

Sam Gagner

EDM

50.7

148

149

1

148

Patric Hornqvist

NSH

50.5

139

153

-9

149

Derek Roy

STL

50.5

117

102

-32

150

Troy Brouwer

WAS

50.3

145

170

-5

151

Adam Henrique

NJ

50.2

132

171

-19

152

Martin Hanzal

PHO

49.8

137

117

-15

153

Tyler Toffoli

LA

48.3

153

158

0

154

Mike Cammalleri

CGY

48.2

134

168

-20

155

Nino Niederreiter

MIN

48.2

157

160

2

156

Ryan Strome

NYI

48.0

160

163

4

157

Vincent Lecavalier

PHI

48.0

154

162

-3

158

Nick Bjugstad

FLA

48.0

143

146

-15

159

Mathieu Perreault

ANA

47.9

141

145

-18

160

Michael Frolik

WPG

47.9

150

148

-10

161

Jonathan Drouin

TB

47.7

144

147

-17

162

Justin Williams

LA

47.7

138

135

-24

163

Dustin Brown

LA

45.3

185

191

22

164

Mikael Backlund

CGY

45.2

161

178

-3

165

Patrik Berglund

STL

43.9

147

180

-18

166

Artem Anisimov

CBJ

43.8

158

155

-8

167

Ryan Callahan

TB

43.4

164

201

-3

168

Kyle Palmieri

ANA

41.7

176

172

8

169

Niklas Kronwall

DET

y

41.6

155

143

-14

170

Ales Hemsky

OTT

41.5

168

175

-2

171

Lars Eller

MTL

40.8

210

167

39

172

Justin Schultz

EDM

y

40.6

184

184

12

173

Zack Kassian

VAN

40.2

200

221

27

174

Mika Zibanejad

OTT

40.1

163

159

-11

175

Ryan Suter

MIN

y

39.3

165

151

-10

176

Cody Eakin

DAL

39.1

167

164

-9

177

Cory Conacher

BUF

38.7

203

206

26

178

Tomas Tatar

DET

38.7

180

186

2

179

Johan Franzen

DET

37.8

166

144

-13

180

Daniel Alfredsson

DET

37.7

162

133

-18

181

David Legwand

DET

37.4

171

169

-10

182

Charlie Coyle

MIN

37.0

181

187

-1

183

Shane Doan

PHO

37.0

172

174

-11

184

Milan Michalek

OTT

36.9

173

183

-11

185

Evgeny Kuznetsov

WAS

36.7

177

211

-8

186

Andrew Cogliano

ANA

36.6

183

190

-3

187

Jiri Tlusty

CAR

36.2

220

216

33

188

Drew Stafford

BUF

35.4

198

182

10

189

Josh Bailey

NYI

35.2

208

208

19

190

Nathan Gerbe

CAR

34.6

195

161

5

191

John Carlson

WAS

y

34.5

215

214

24

192

Tommy Wingels

SJ

34.5

190

173

-2

193

Slava Voynov

LA

y

34.3

218

194

25

194

Patrick Maroon

ANA

34.1

279

293

85

195

Alex Goligoski

DAL

y

34.1

199

243

4

196

Ryan McDonagh

NYR

y

33.9

182

197

-14

197

Brandon Pirri

FLA

33.5

256

264

59

198

Brent Seabrook

CHI

y

33.4

175

165

-23

199

Travis Zajac

NJ

33.3

187

225

-12

200

Nikita Kucherov

TB

33.1

204

212

4

201

Dougie Hamilton

BOS

y

32.5

211

223

10

202

Kris Versteeg

CHI

32.3

188

185

-14

203

Cam Fowler

ANA

y

32.2

205

189

2

204

Beau Bennett

PIT

32.2

252

260

48

205

Jacob Trouba

WPG

y

31.9

225

199

20

206

Sven Bärtschi

CGY

31.9

191

202

-15

207

Andrej Sekera

CAR

y

31.5

186

188

-21

208

Alex Tanguay

COL

30.8

237

253

29

209

Mike Fisher

NSH

30.7

192

203

-17

210

Elias Lindholm

CAR

30.6

230

233

20

211

Mark Giordano

CGY

y

30.6

197

256

-14

212

Mikhail Grigorenko

BUF

30.4

196

207

-16

213

Damien Brunner

NJ

30.2

233

235

20

214

James Wisniewski

CBJ

y

29.9

178

181

-36

215

Dion Phaneuf

TOR

y

29.8

231

196

16

216

Andrew Shaw

CHI

29.8

194

205

-22

217

Alex Chiasson

DAL

29.7

193

204

-24

218

Lee Stempniak

PIT

29.7

202

251

-16

219

Chris Stewart

BUF

29.6

239

166

20

220

Nick Foligno

CBJ

29.5

206

213

-14

221

Matt Niskanen

PIT

y

29.1

179

176

-42

222

Filip Forsberg

NSH

28.7

243

249

21

223

Nick Leddy

CHI

y

28.5

209

198

-14

224

Tyson Barrie

COL

y

28.1

224

356

0

225

Mason Raymond

TOR

28.0

169

157

-56

226

Tobias Enstrom

WPG

y

27.9

212

229

-14

227

Vladimir Sobotka

STL

27.8

213

239

-14

228

Erik Johnson

COL

y

27.8

214

298

-14

229

Seth Jones

NSH

y

27.8

235

228

6

230

Teuvo Teräväinen

CHI

27.6

217

232

-13

231

Devin Setoguchi

WPG

27.3

219

179

-12

232

John Gaudreau

CGY

26.9

236

238

4

233

Ryan Spooner

BOS

26.1

222

222

-11

234

Emerson Etem

ANA

25.8

228

230

-6

235

Max Domi

PHO

25.6

223

227

-12

236

Ty Rattie

STL

25.0

226

217

-10

237

Cody Franson

TOR

y

25.0

281

215

44

238

Roman Josi

NSH

y

24.9

227

242

-11

239

Olli Jokinen

WPG

24.9

207

195

-32

240

Mark Streit

PHI

y

24.6

229

224

-11

241

Boone Jenner

CBJ

24.4

280

285

39

242

Peter Holland

TOR

24.3

240

246

-2

243

Brock Nelson

NYI

24.3

232

220

-11

244

Jay Bouwmeester

STL

y

24.2

221

210

-23

245

Jeremy Morin

CHI

24.0

297

300

52

246

Joe Colborne

CGY

23.7

273

302

27

247

Brett Connolly

TB

23.6

238

241

-9

248

Jake Gardiner

TOR

y

23.3

286

281

38

249

Christian Ehrhoff

BUF

y

23.2

260

268

11

250

Jamie McGinn

COL

23.2

241

270

-9

251

Morgan Rielly

TOR

y

23.2

285

288

34

252

Jason Zucker

MIN

23.0

245

254

-7

253

Torey Krug

BOS

y

22.9

275

209

22

254

Dmitrij Jaskin

STL

22.6

247

255

-7

255

Dave Bolland

TOR

22.6

248

226

-7

256

Marcus Foligno

BUF

22.3

251

245

-5

257

Brad Boyes

FLA

22.3

244

240

-13

258

Jean-Gabriel Pageau

OTT

21.9

255

263

-3

259

Jack Johnson

CBJ

y

21.9

270

266

11

260

Dustin Penner

WAS

21.6

249

218

-11

261

Mark Stone

OTT

21.5

259

267

-2

262

Brian Campbell

FLA

y

21.4

250

258

-12

263

RJ Umberger

CBJ

21.3

242

219

-21

264

Drayson Bowman

CAR

21.3

262

259

-2

265

Tomas Jurco

DET

21.1

265

271

0

266

Bo Horvat

VAN

21.1

287

289

21

267

J.T. Miller

NYR

21.0

253

262

-14

268

Zdeno Chara

BOS

y

21.0

216

234

-52

269

Matthew Carle

TB

y

20.9

254

279

-15

270

Andrei Markov

MTL

y

20.8

246

252

-24

271

Stephen Weiss

DET

20.7

269

247

-2

272

Brandon Sutter

PIT

20.7

257

248

-15

273

Jason Demers

SJ

y

20.6

258

265

-15

274

Matt Nieto

SJ

20.5

296

299

22

275

Marcus Kruger

CHI

20.3

261

236

-14

276

Alexander Wennberg

CBJ

20.2

263

269

-13

277

Carl Hagelin

NYR

20.1

264

329

-13

278

Linden Vey

LA

19.9

266

273

-12

279

Anthony Mantha

DET

19.9

267

274

-12

280

Chris Higgins

VAN

19.9

268

250

-12

281

Scottie Upshall

FLA

19.2

271

276

-10

282

Jordan Schroeder

VAN

19.1

272

278

-10

283

Brian Gionta

MTL

19.0

274

231

-9

284

Vincent Trocheck

FLA

18.9

288

328

4

285

Matt Calvert

CBJ

18.9

299

272

14

286

Anders Lee

NYI

18.7

276

296

-10

287

Mark Arcobello

EDM

18.7

277

244

-10

288

Tanner Pearson

LA

18.6

278

282

-10

289

Benoit Pouliot

NYR

18.4

282

286

-7

290

Matej Stransky

DAL

18.3

311

317

21

291

Sebastian Collberg

MTL

18.2

283

287

-8

292

Nicklas Jensen

VAN

18.2

284

326

-8

293

Morgan Klimchuk

CGY

17.8

289

NR

-4

294

Riley Sheahan

DET

17.8

424

434

130

295

Reid Boucher

NJ

17.8

290

291

-5

296

Calle Järnkrok

NSH

17.5

344

347

48

297

Bryan Bickell

CHI

17.5

291

294

-6

298

Justin Abdelkader

DET

17.3

343

277

45

299

Curtis Lazar

OTT

17.3

292

319

-7

300

Rickard Rakell

ANA

17.3

301

306

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