On not getting overexcited about the preseason, tempering your John Gibson expectations, going all-in on Neal/Ribeiro and more…
Preseason games have started, which is exciting news but one of the best things you could do right now is just ignore these games. Beyond the injuries, there just isn’t much to glean from pre-season hockey. The wide gap in skill level between some of the competitors is huge and the sample sizes are far too small. Pay too much attention and you might get sucked in. You’re better off sticking with your preconceived notions going into your fantasy draft than reacting to a couple of weeks’ worth of action.
I’ll give a similar reminder a couple of weeks into the regular season. Sure, those games will mean more but can still lead to heavy overreactions due to small sample sizes.
If you can’t help but dive into the pre-season action head long, I’ll