St. Louis Blues left wing Jake Neighbors (63) walks to the ice for warmups before the game between the San Jose Sharks and the St. Louis Blues at the SAP Center at San Jose.
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Fantasy Hockey Feature: The Jake Neighbours breakout is coming

It was a very good sophomore fantasy season for St. Louis Blues winger Jake Neighbours with 27 goals, 38 points, 14 power-play points, 145 shots, and 138 hits in 77 games while skating just 15:42 per night. Let’s dig into the growth of the 26th overall pick from the 2020 Draft, how he managed the season he did, and what fantasy owners can expect moving forward. 

Colleague Victor Nuño covered Neighbours in an article a few months ago, too. 

Being drafted towards the end of the 2020 first round was a bit of a reach from the Blues. Scott Wheeler of The Athletic had him 51st overall, noting that his strength on the puck and ability to get “to his spots as a shooter with ease” in junior hockey, though he lacked breakaway speed or dynamic puck skills. Wheeler’s colleague Corey Pronman was a bit hi

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