Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 9/13/12
Matt Cubeta of NHL.com examines 10 potential NHL fantasy hockey sleepers for the 2012-13 season (hopefully), mainly focusing on rookies or sophomores.Cubeta lists Chris Kreider fifth on his list:"...The 21-year old has yet to appear in a regular season NHL game, but already has high expectations entering his rookie season with the Rangers. Kreider flew onto the scene during New York's first-round playoff series against Ottawa and ended up with five goals and two assists in 18 playoff games for the Rangers. While those stats aren't eye-popping, Kreider's maturity, confidence and build (6'3", 230 pounds) already have everyone believing he can perform immediately. The other thing to notice is that Kreider is expected to start among the team's top-six forwards, and that can be a major factor for fantasy owners. When three-time 40-plus goal-scorer Marian Gaborik returns to the lineup, you could see Kreider on a line with Gaborik and Derek Stepan in the middle, and that could mean big thi...
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