Depending on the size of the league I would go with more forwards and less Dmen.
If you're just looking at points only then what you said would be best, but you could also just do the simple cats like G,A,PPP,PIM,+/- and W,GAA,Sv%,SO. I believe that is what my original leagues were like....
12 team H2H Keeper
12 Team H2H