The NHL season is in full swing and that means so is fantasy hockey! It’s a long grind to get to the playoffs, and an even tougher challenge to win it all. Like every year, injuries are going to happen to key players, which means we need to be active on the waiver wire. The waiver wire can help you win a championship, so it’s important to add the right players at the right time. Let’s take a look at which players are worth looking adding for the upcoming week.

Jesperi Kotkaniemi - Montreal Canadiens - Center

The 18-year-old rookie is slowly becoming fantasy hockey relevant. The Montreal forward has now score six goals in his last 12 games, pushing his season total to ten. Kotkaniemi is only getting better as the season moves on, and fantasy owners may want to snatch him up before the fantasy hockey playoffs arrive. He’s 7% owned on Yahoo!, so he’s widely available. At this point in the season, the risk is minimal and the upside is real. He’s worth a look in deeper...