Frozen Fantasy: Tough Calls
Frozen Fantasy: Tough Calls

This article is part of our Frozen Fantasy series.

Trade deadline day is quickly approaching. It's decision day for many teams. Buy. Sell.

Or hold your nose and pray.

Fringe teams, both on the ice and in fantasy, carry the heaviest weights. Can you compete in the playoffs? Do you have a real shot to win? What are you willing to pay to try?

The fantasy trade deadline is well before the NHL's, so there's always risk. Guys who move in real-life often struggle to fit in and their production drops. That can make a huge impact on your success.

But real-life dilemmas are way worse. Case in point? The Columbus Blue Jackets.

I would hate to be Jarmo Kekalainen.

The Jackets cling to the second wild card spot...

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Janet Eagleson
Janet Eagleson is a four-time winner of the Hockey Writer of the Year award from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.
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