Anaheim Ducks fantasy projections for 2022-23

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As part of NHL.com’s 32 in 32 series, the fantasy hockey staff identifies relevant players from the Anaheim Ducks. For more coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the “NHL Fantasy on Ice” podcast.

 

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NOTES: These fantasy projections (for 82-game season), a collaborative effort by Pete Jensen and Anna Dua, have been quantified based on factors including but not limited to past performance in the regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs, projected line combinations, power-play usage, team goalie situations, injury history or concern, sleeper upside, anticipated regression or bounce-back candidacy, age, contract status and overall upside for this season. The below totals are safe estimates and do not necessarily indicate each player’s ceiling or floor and should be used as a basis for decision-making in all fantasy leagues.

 

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Trevor Zegras, C (NHL.com fantasy rank: 99) — He led NHL rookies in points per game (0.81; minimum 50 games) and power-play goals (nine) last season and has the ceiling of becoming a top 10 fantasy center as early as this season.

NHL.com point projection for Zegras: 73

Troy Terry. RW (NHL.com fantasy rank: 139) — He was one of the best fantasy pickups in the NHL last season, leading the Ducks with NHL career highs in points (67) and goals (37). Terry can build on his success if he plays more often on an even-strength line with Zegras and/or rookie Mason McTavish after his frequent center Ryan Getzlaf retired.

NHL.com point projection for Terry: 69

John Klingberg, D (NHL.com fantasy rank: 163) — He ranks eighth among NHL defensemen in points (374 in 552 games) and 11th in power-play points (148) since entering the League in 2014-15. Klingberg is a fringe top 30 defenseman option after signing a one-year contract with Anaheim, where he’s expected to play on the first power play.

NHL.com point projection for Klingberg: 48

John Gibson (NHL.com fantasy rank: 183) — The clear No. 1 goalie could benefit from offseason additions of Klingberg and forwards Ryan Strome and Frank Vatrano and is a fantasy bounce-back candidate considering he had the third-best save percentage (.921) in the NHL from 2013-14 to 2018-19 (minimum 150 games in span).

NHL.com win projection for Gibson: 25

Other ANA players to consider in fantasy: Mason McTavish, LW; Jamie Drysdale, D; Ryan Strome, C; Frank Vatrano, LW/RW; Lukas Dostal, G

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