Great idea man.
Well the first thing and probably the most important thing is to always list out all details when asking for advice
1. League type (Dynasty vs. Limited Keeper vs. One -year, Roto vs. H2H vs. Points only) Note: A points league that gives point values to categories does not equal points only.
2. Salary or non-salary (also follow NHL salary cap hit or another type of salary setting)
3. Scoring categories
4. Full team Roster - Gives perspective when discussing trades
5. Forward position differentiation (i.e. C/LW/RW, or simply F) - Important when discussing trades.
6. Daily starts vs. Weekly starts
7. How many players at each position iced per night. (i.e. 2G - That is a big one that makes a huge difference when discussing advice). Minimum goalie starts (i.e. 1 per week, 2 per week)
8. Number of teams in the league - Important when talking goalies. There are 30 teams in the NHL meaning 30 starters in the NHL. If you're in a league with 16 teams that ices 2G per night..etc.
9. League Provider -Don't assume that everybody uses the same league provider as you as some providers have different position eligibility among other things.
Another thing I'd like to mention (after seeing Jeff's post below) is to take advantage of the boards
- Don't be afraid to ask questions or give your opinion.
- Don't assume that because you have a low post count or rep power that your input is any less appreciated or regarded. There's hundreds of people on these boards with tons of knowledge, but just don't have the time or feel like posting a whole lot.
PS: Feel free to shoot me a PM if you would like an extra opinion. Just don't take whatever I tell you to be gospel or anything...I'm just a regular guy who gets extremely bored in class during the school year and extremely bored at work during the summer.
Goalies: If I'm pickin em you best be sittin em!
Last edited by bondon; 08-22-2011 at 01:52 AM.
Reason: just adding as I go along.