I’m starting a new series of articles that will examine some myths relating to NHL scheduling and how it relates to DFS. We’ve heard all the narratives – “they are playing 3 in 4 tonight”, “I don’t like playing teams back to back on the road”, “load up on this team because they’re facing a backup goaltender”, etc. I hope to break down each one of these scenarios to determine if the narrative is fact – or fiction.
Today I want to look at one of the newest NHL DFS narratives – the “bye week blues”. The myth goes like this: