UL Position In Yahoo Fantasy Hockey
Yahoo Fantasy Hockey defines the utility position as a roster spot in your starting lineup. The player earns points irrespective of their play.
This grants you the flexibility of assigning any player from any position to fill the utility position, uplifting your team's scoring potential. Most teams trust an extra forward in their squad to the utility spot that differs from a bench spot.
This is a starting lineup in fantasy hockey where the statistics for the player in the area get counted in the team's per-day enactment.
Being a flexible roster spot, an additional defenseman or a forward can be added. However, if your team can play an extra forward to enhance the goal-scoring chances in the game, you would also be choosing a forward over a defenseman for your UL spot.
In addition, a player in this spot can acquire full credit for his stats in your league's scoring. The limitations, however, used by the team are subject to influence the utility player and other players.
As per the NHL player projections for the 2023/24 regular season, Jake Oettinger - Goalie, Connor McDavid - Forward, and Cale Makar - Defense are the top players in their respective positions.
McDavid remains the no. 1 pick in all Yahoo Fantasy Hockey leagues, while the most common composition of the player for teams includes 9 F, 6 D, 2 G, 1 UL, and some players on the bench and injured reserve.