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Fantasy hockey fast and slow season starters

Tyler Seguin typically starts the season fast out of the gate. Andrew Dieb/Icon Sportswire

In fantasy hockey, making the right decision on whether to buy, sell or hold a player can make the difference between making the playoffs and missing out. One indicator of a scorer's direction can be his past history. Does he start hot and cool off as the season goes along? Or does he sputter out of the gate and get rolling later on?

For most players, there is no trend. Over a long period of time, the majority of scorers see an even distribution between each month, but there are a handful of forwards in the NHL who have noticeably started fast or slow. Here is a look at ten such players.


Fast starters