The "dynasty" format has quickly become one of fantasy sports' most popular options. Leagues in which you can carry over as many players on your roster as you wish from year to year is an extremely appealing option for serious fantasy aficionados. This piece features RotoWire's inaugural NHL dynasty rankings as well as some general tips for all dynasty league owners.
1- Be realistic about your position: Take a good and honest look at your roster. If you're in a dynasty league then you're in this for the long haul. If your team is clearly not going to be competing within the next few years, don't be afraid to rebuild. Rome wasn't built in a day. There's nothing worse than being stuck in the middle year after year. You'll be far better off bottoming out than finishing in the middle of the pack every year.
2- Don't overvalue prospects: Look, we all love prospects. I love them more than most. Heck, it's how I got my start here at RotoWire. They're the backbone of any good NHL organization and I've always believed that the most valuable contributors are everyday players on entry-level deals. But the truth of the matter is that most of these kids are nothing more than lottery tickets. Sure, some have a much better chance of panning out than others, but they all come with inherent risk. Here's a personal example. Last season, in one of my own dynasty leagues, I traded Michael Rasmussen