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The season is half over. It is a sad thought, but to say the first half has not been anything less than exciting would be a lie. It is my hope that your fantasy season has been the same, or at least setting up to end well with a playoff berth.
That being said, some teams have seen the injury bug hit their goaltending depth in a major way. The big loss in net happened in Carolina, as Can Ward is expected to miss the rest of the regular season with a third degree MCL sprain. Ward is one of the better and safer owns in fantasy, and his loss will hurt Carolina’s chances of maintaining a good seed in the playoffs, or even dropping out of the race. The Hurricanes did well in the offseason to have an insurance policy just in case something bad was to happen.
Dan Ellis, Goaltender, Carolina Hurricanes: Ellis is the first net minder to get a crack at earning the majority of starts with Ward shelved. Ellis has been a mediocre starter, and had a chance at s...