Fantasy Hockey Feature: Tommy Novak is one to watch as the deadline approaches
The National Hockey League is filled with fantasy-relevant players who took several years in the American Hockey League before becoming impact players at the higher level: Jonathan Marchessault, MacKenzie Weegar, Carter Verhaeghe, Trevor Moore, Michael Bunting, and Devon Toews are some of the names that spent multiple seasons in the AHL prior to establishing themselves as productive fantasy options.
Nashville Predators forward Tommy Novak looks to be next in the AHL-to-Fantasy-Relevance pipeline. Let’s go through his journey from prospect to current NHLer, how he compares to others during his NHL tenure, and what it means for his fantasy upside.
Novak was drafted by Nashville in the third round of the 2015 Entry Draft. Despite that third-round status, it’s not as if he was an afterthought
Go Premium to access this article
Register your Premium-membership at eliteprospects.com to get access to this article and more quality, in-depth coverage at EP Rinkside