This article is part of our NHL Waiver Wire series.
The Oilers and Ducks are rolling. The Lightning and Stars don't strong, but their fans are trying not to worry about it … yet. And after all the offseason hype, the Devils remain the NHL's only winless team.
Yup, everything's going as predicted. But it's still early and we all know things rarely remain static.
Hope your fantasy rosters are performing like they should. If not, then it's probably time to make some adjustments. Good thing this column specializes in recommending acquisitions that won't cost you anything. Here are a few more candidates, along with the standard reminder list at the bottom.
(Ownership rates/stats as of Oct. 17.)
Ryan Dzingel, CAR (Yahoo: 24%, ESPN: 34%, CBS: 41%): Carolina looks to be continuing the momentum built up last season by starting 6-2 with 28 goals. Dzingel, the franchise's only significant offseason forward signing, has certainly helped the cause. The speedster is proving his career year of 56 points was no fluke by already racking up two goals and five assists as a member of the Canes' third line and second power play. Dzingel doesn't provide much in other categories, but his scoring/special-teams work should offer enough.
Brock Nelson, NYI (Yahoo: 20%, ESPN: 50%, CBS: 37%): Since being drafted in the 2010 first round, Nelson never really came through on his potential until last year when he finally broke the 50-point barrier. The Isles haven't looked particularly exciting in attack, but the 6-foot-3 center has led the way with