Battle of the Desert is a extremely active Fantasy Hockey league on ESPN that is FREE but yet extremely competitive. We are entering our 5th season and our looking for on last minute team owner! The league is primarily based in Las Vegas NV but we have team owners around the world!
Our draft is TOMORROW, September 29th at 12PM.
12 Team league with a 8 team playoff structure with no bye weeks in playoff time.
Schedule is 20 weeks, 2 weeks of 3 matchups for the playoffs.
Trade vetos occur if over half of the league votes against a trade.
Waiver periods are set at 1 day which are ordered after the draft.
Lineup changes are set at daily .
The breakdown for scoring in the league is somewhat unorthodox for your average league, so I will break it down. As a quick disclaimer, the league settings will NOT be changed after the draft is completed, the only exception is if a tool is broken and 10 of 12 team owners agree to the changes purposed.
Each team has 4 centers, 3 Left Wingers, 3 Right Wingers, and 4 Defensemen, with 1 Utility player and 2 Goalies. The bench consists of 6 players with NO IR slots.
Goals - 3
Assists - 2
Plus/Minus - 1/-1
SHG (Short Handed Goals) - 2
SHA (Short Handed Assists - 1
SOG (Shots on Goal) - 0.1
FOW (Faceoffs Won) - 0.05
Hits - 0.1
Shots Blocked - 0.3
DEF (Defensemen Points) - 0.5 [add 0.5 to each point a defensmen gets]
PPP (Power Play Points) - 1.5
(Goalies max 4 per team)
Wins - 5
GA (Goals Against) - -1
Saves - 0.12
Shutouts - 2