ancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks forward Nils Hoglander (21) handles the puck against the Minnesota Wild in the first period at Rogers Arena.
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Fantasy Hockey Feature: Nils Höglander is making good on his talent

In a season where the Vancouver Canucks are guaranteed two point-per-game forwards, likely a point-per-game defenceman, and three 30-goal scorers, it is a player who is none of those things that currently leads them in 5-on-5 goals with 20. 

Winger Nils Höglander has already set career bests in goals (20), points (31), hits (69), and penalty minutes (45) with 13 games remaining. He just turned 23 years old in December and is over 200 games for his career. Let’s investigate his NHL journey thus far, what’s gone right in 2023-24, and what fantasy managers can expect moving forward. 

Drafted 40th overall in 2019, scouts were split on Höglander as a prospect. Writing for Rinkside, now-Editor-In-Chief Dylan Burke praised the undersized flank by saying, “There isn’t a more elusive player in this y

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