Hyman picked up an assist in Saturday's 2-1 overtime loss to Chicago. Hyman continues to ride shotgun with Auston Matthews, but the points are few and far between these days. The assist was his first point in six games and third in his last 19 games.
Hyman is mired in a nine-game point drought. Hyman continues to have great chemistry with Auston Matthews and he's becoming a go-to guy on the penalty kill for coach Mike Babcock. But like many young players, Hyman is likely struggling with the weight of a long and heavy NHL schedule. This is just Hyman's second season beyond NCAA, a league where teams play 35-40 games a season. Hyman will be solid filler in fantasy, but right now, he shouldn't be in your active lineup.
Hyman has three points in his last five games. He is a hard-working, grinding forward with skill and he has no qualms about going into the corners to dig. For now, Hyman is a good complement to rising star, Auston Matthews. And he's gathered 21 points in 45 games. There's value in that in deeper leagues.
Hyman has five points in his last 10 games, including two in his last three games. Hyman has 12 points, including five goals, in 33 games this season and has played mucker alongside Auston Matthews and the team's most talented offensive skaters. Hyman may never be a top scorer, but he is first man into the zone and digs out the puck for more talented linemates. There's real value in that on the ice and it will result in
Hyman picked up two assists in Toronto's 5-4 shootout loss to New Jersey on Wednesday night. Hyman has taken some criticism in Toronto for being the wrong type of linemate for the uber-talented Auston Matthews. But he set up Matthews twice Wednesday and is more than willing to go into the corners to retrieve the puck. Hyman's value has been limited to this point, but could increase if Matthews catches fire.
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