This article is part of our Frozen Fantasy series.
It's head-to-head playoff time. And sometimes a single roster decision means the difference between winning and well, you know.
Gulp. No pressure or anything.
Hot is hot. And not really is not. In a single-week format, you can't afford to roll guys by name. You need to be ruthless and ride streaks.
Keith used to be a stud. 'Used to' is the key phrase. He has a single goal this season. And just 10 points in 33 games since the calendar turned to 2018 (heading into play Saturday afternoon). Just two of those points have come on the power play.
The drop off has been steep.
Holtby struggled for almost a month prior to his recent 'reset' (coach Barry Trotz's word, not mine). Philipp Grubauer jumped in and started four straight, winning his last three. And in dominating fashion.
Holtby won Friday night, but is it enough? Maybe, if he plays and dominates Sunday. But can you afford a queasy week in a winner-takes-all format?
Tough decisions for sure. But they paid off, even if they were tough ones.
Now, let's take a