Originally written on Hockey Fan Land  |  Last updated 11/16/14

TORONTO - NOVEMBER 3: Phil Kessel #81 of the Toronto Maple Leafs regroups after getting hit by Mattias Ohlund #5 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during a NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on November 3, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada . (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)
 Phil Kessel - I'm so happy for Kessel, no player in the sport has been under pressure like him to produce for a franchise. 11 games played; 10 goals, 8 assists, 38 shots, +6. It has been a superb start to the 2011-12 campaign. Thomas Vanek - I personally targeted Vanek on all of my fantasy teams. The Buffalo Sabres made several changes to wards becoming an elite team in the National Hockey League. Vanek's production proves he wants to be the leader of that movement. 10 games played; 8 goals 7 assists 39 shots, 10 penalty minutes. Claude Giroux - Has shown Instant chemistry with Jaromir Jagr. 11 games played; 7 goals 8 assists, 4 PPG. Joe Pavelski - Pavelski is that all-purpose fantasy hockey player. 10 games played; 8 goals 5 assists, +6. Jason Spezza- The fast start on the part of Spezza has his Senators off to a surprising start. 12 games played; 6 goals and 9 assists, 40 shots. Patrick Sharp - 11 games played; 3 goals, 7 assists, +7, 20 penalty minutes, 15 hits. Henrik S...
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