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Sam Bennett or Aaron Ekblad

Who Should I Start? - Week 15 • Start New
Sam Bennett

Sam Bennett

CFlorida Panthers FLA
Aaron Ekblad

Aaron Ekblad

DFlorida Panthers FLA
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Bennett over Ekblad

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Sam Bennett
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Ekblad over Bennett

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Aaron Ekblad
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Performance Sam Bennett
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
4268702
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
4269725
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Aaron Ekblad
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0336302
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
18914605
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Sam Bennett
OWN
98%
-1.78 compared to last week
START
84%
-3.44 compared to last week
OWN/START Aaron Ekblad
OWN
100%
No change since last week.
START
96%
No change since last week.
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Sam Bennett
33rd
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Aaron Ekblad
8th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Sam Bennett

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 33rd among C's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 20th with 142.0 total points (4.06 avg).
  • He is currently 71.2 points behind the leader: Connor McDavid
  • He is doing better than most people thought he would.
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 1.6 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 6 in goals with 6 and is currently ranked 4th among C.
  • Top 75 in assists with 3, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 58th among C.
  • Top 6 in +/- with 9 and is currently ranked 5th among C.
  • Top 35 in shots on goal with 21 and is currently ranked 31st among C.
  • Ranked 208th in time on ice with 08:23:00.0000.
  • Top 75 in total penalty minutes with 4, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 56th among C.
  • Ranked 129th in blocked shots with 2.
  • Ranked 27th in powerplay goals with 1.
  • Ranked 79th in faceoffs won with 30.
  • Top 31 in hits with 13 and is currently ranked 29th among C.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 35 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.4286
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.2286
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +3.0571
Breakdown Aaron Ekblad

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 8th among D's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 2nd with 191.5 total points (5.18 avg).
  • He is currently 17.2 points behind the leader: Roman Josi
  • He is putting up better numbers than the experts expected him to.
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 2.6 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 25 in goals with 2 and is currently ranked 21st among D.
  • Top 3 in assists with 9 and is currently ranked 3rd among D.
  • Top 6 in +/- with 9 and is currently ranked 5th among D.
  • Top 20 in shots on goal with 20 and is currently ranked 18th among D.
  • Top 20 in time on ice with 24:08:40.0000 and is currently ranked 18th among D.
  • Ranked 109th in total penalty minutes with 2.
  • Top 25 in blocked shots with 15 and is currently ranked 23rd among D.
  • Top 7 in powerplay assists with 4 and is currently ranked 5th among D.
  • Ranked 124th in hits with 6.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 37 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.2703
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.6757
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +3.0811
Next Up Health Check
Injury Sam Bennett

No Injury Reported

Injury Aaron Ekblad

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Sam Bennett
DateOpponentResult
Jan 18@CGY
Jan 20@EDM
Jan 21@VAN
Jan 23@SEA
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0005-123
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Aaron Ekblad
DateOpponentResult
Jan 18@CGY
Jan 20@EDM
Jan 21@VAN
Jan 23@SEA
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
13411003
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Sam Bennett
8.29
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Aaron Ekblad
12.10
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Sam Bennett
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
15-16 CGY 76 18 17 35 -12 37 134 15 108 154 32
16-17 CGY 80 13 13 26 -15 78 121 14 123 361 47
17-18 CGY 82 11 15 26 -18 59 157 14 140 119 34
18-19 CGY 72 13 14 27 -7 93 117 13 121 51 27
19-20 CGY 52 8 4 12 -1 36 82 12 101 89 13
21-22 CGY 52 9 16 25 -2 40 103 12 107 123 18
21-22 FLA 39 15 11 26 21 45 115 14 66 199 11
3-YEAR AVG 59 10 11 21 -10 56 101 110 88 19
Totals 466 90 96 186 -35 408 857 13 785 1129 189
Career Aaron Ekblad
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
14-15 FLA 83 12 30 42 10 32 169 21 109 0 81
15-16 FLA 78 15 22 37 16 41 182 21 89 0 60
16-17 FLA 66 10 11 21 -25 58 216 21 85 0 60
17-18 FLA 82 16 22 38 8 71 187 23 68 0 121
18-19 FLA 82 13 25 38 3 47 180 23 116 0 88
19-20 FLA 69 5 38 43 15 28 150 22 37 0 87
21-22 FLA 36 11 11 22 5 33 102 24 23 0 25
21-22 FLA 41 10 26 36 30 18 119 24 34 0 43
3-YEAR AVG 62 10 25 34 23 36 144 59 0 67
Totals 539 92 185 277 64 330 1308 22 561 0 565
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