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Derek Stepan or Dawson Mercer

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Derek Stepan

Derek Stepan

CCarolina Hurricanes CAR
Dawson Mercer

Dawson Mercer

CNew Jersey Devils NJ
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Stepan over Mercer

 
 
 
 
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Mercer over Stepan

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Dawson Mercer
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Performance Derek Stepan
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0002-103
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0003-105
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Dawson Mercer
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G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
1013-103
Season stats based on the past 7 days

G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
1129006
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Derek Stepan
OWN
 
0%
No change since last week.
START
 
0%
No change since last week.
OWN/START Dawson Mercer
OWN
15%
-18.58 compared to last week
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3%
-26.32 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Derek Stepan
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Dawson Mercer
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Derek Stepan

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 166th with 55.5 total points (1.16 avg).
  • He is currently 303.5 points behind the leader: Connor McDavid
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.1 PPG.
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Ranked 103rd in goals with 2.
  • Ranked 119th in +/- with 0.
  • Ranked 173rd in shots on goal with 12.
  • Ranked 206th in time on ice with 06:19:23.0769.
  • Ranked 156th in total penalty minutes with 2.
  • Ranked 210th in blocked shots with 1.
  • Ranked 127th in faceoffs won with 29.
  • Ranked 204th in hits with 2.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 48 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.0833
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.0417
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +1.3333
Breakdown Dawson Mercer

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 64th with 133.5 total points (2.90 avg).
  • He is currently 225.5 points behind the leader: Connor McDavid
  • Trending Offensive Breakdown

  • Top 100 in goals with 3, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 81st among C.
  • Top 50 in assists with 6 and is currently ranked 46th among C.
  • Top 15 in +/- with 7 and is currently ranked 13th among C.
  • Ranked 141st in shots on goal with 16.
  • Top 100 in time on ice with 15:48:13.8461, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 89th among C.
  • Ranked 145th in total penalty minutes with 2.
  • Top 35 in blocked shots with 12 and is currently ranked 26th among C.
  • Ranked 150th in faceoffs won with 11.
  • Ranked 166th in hits with 6.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 46 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
  • AVG Goals per game: +0.2174
  • AVG Assists per game: +0.3696
  • AVG Shots on Goal per game: +1.7174
Next Up Health Check
Injury Derek Stepan

No Injury Reported

Injury Dawson Mercer

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Derek Stepan
DateOpponentResult
Jan 31VS LA
Feb 01@BUF
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0001002
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Dawson Mercer
DateOpponentResult
No games scheduled this week
G AST PTS SOG +/- PIM GP
0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Derek Stepan
0.00
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Dawson Mercer
4.11
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Derek Stepan
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
10-11 NYR 82 21 24 45 4 20 161 16 0 0 0
11-12 NYR 79 17 34 51 14 22 164 18 0 0 0
13-14 NYR 48 18 25 43 26 10 108 20 37 441 27
13-14 NYR 82 17 40 57 12 18 199 18 30 683 46
14-15 NYR 68 16 39 55 26 22 155 18 36 543 27
15-16 NYR 73 23 31 54 6 20 198 17 39 517 39
16-17 NYR 78 16 36 52 20 14 198 18 24 691 43
17-18 ARI 82 14 43 57 -10 26 207 19 52 743 57
18-19 ARI 73 15 22 37 -2 14 195 19 52 664 52
19-20 ARI 71 10 18 28 -5 16 162 17 44 578 55
21-22 OTT 21 1 5 6 -7 8 44 14 25 130 16
21-22 CAR 85 10 12 22 -1 14 106 7 30 264 25
22-23 CAR 48 4 2 6 3 8 64 7 12 127 9
3-YEAR AVG 59 7 12 19 -13 13 105 33 328 32
Totals 904 182 331 513 84 212 1965 16 387 5403 396
Career Dawson Mercer
YEAR TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PIM SOG TOI/G HIT FOW BLK
21-22 NJ 87 18 26 44 -22 30 155 15 26 216 36
22-23 NJ 46 10 17 27 9 10 79 15 21 43 36
3-YEAR AVG 44 10 13 23 -22 16 79 14 110 19
Totals 134 29 43 72 -13 42 236 15 48 262 73
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