Frozen Fantasy: Down for the Count

Frozen Fantasy: Down for the Count

This article is part of our Frozen Fantasy series.

I'll be quick – the last part of this week was a write-off for me. Food poisoning. I had escaped it until this point.

I wouldn't wish it on anyone.

Yes, I tried to watch games. And sure, I did my best with Twitter – that's where I saw Cale Makar's ungodly move. Wow. I think I'm in love.

I'm still on the IR – this has not been kind to me. But, I know you are looking for pickups for this coming week.

So, let's take a look at what caught my queasy eyes.

Bowen Byram, D, Colorado (36 percent Yahoo!) – After watching the Avs roar back against the Leafs Saturday night, I realized just how well Byram fits that Colorado offense. He plays such a smooth and clean game. He didn't score, but he picked up a goal and assist against the Jets the game before. And he's seeing power play time. Byram is going to be the team's number two behind Cale Makar for a very long time. Call it a hunch, but I think that time is starting soon.

Blake Coleman, LW/RW, Calgary (30 percent Yahoo!) – Coleman was a man on fire Tuesday night with...12 shots? Was there any other Flame on the ice? Yah, there was – they had 49 freaking shots, but Sergei Bobrovsky was flat-out incredible. Still, Coleman has four points (two goals, two assists) on 23 shots, with 13 hits and seven blocked shots in his last

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Janet Eagleson
Janet Eagleson is a seven-time Finalist and four-time winner of the Hockey Writer of the Year award from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. She is a lifelong Toronto Maple Leafs fan, loved the OHL London Knights when they were bad and cheers loudly for the Blackhawks, too. But her top passion? The World Junior Hockey Championships each and every year.
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