Dobber Hockey suggests that Alex Nedeljkovic’s performance is something to watch in the fantasy hockey department

Dobber Hockey’s Brennan Des posted a list of “Early Season Storylines to Watch” in the Eastern Conference, and, from a fantasy hockey perspective, Des believes that Alex Nedeljkovic may be the most intriguing Red Wings player to watch in the early parts of the 2021-2022 season:

Detroit Red Wings – Good Goalie on a Bad Team

While the Red Wings won’t be good this season, there are a number of interesting fantasy storylines to monitor in Detroit. Will Dylan Larkin bounce back after last year’s disappointing 43-point pace? What kind of opportunity will rookies Lucas Raymond and Moritz Seider see? Will Nick Leddy or Filip Hronek be the team’s top power-play defenseman? While those are all compelling stories, I’m most interested to see how Alex Nedeljkovic follows up last year’s incredible showing. I personally think he’ll struggle this season now that he’s playing behind a much weaker team. However, a strong performance from him during these first couple weeks may give me the confidence to snag him from the waiver wire and trust him long term.

Continued; I fully expect Nedeljkovic to struggle a bit early on, but I believe that he’ll settle down and settle in as the season progresses.

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George Malik

My name is George Malik, and I'm the Malik Report's editor/blogger/poster. I have been blogging about the Red Wings since 2006, when MLive hired me to work their SlapShots blog, and I joined Kukla's Korner in 2011 as The Malik Report. I'm starting The Malik Report as a stand-alone site, hoping that having my readers fund the website is indeed the way to go to build a better community and create better content.

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