When a player emerges on an already strong team, his minutes and production must come at the expense of others. In San Jose, Jason Demers' emergence means Rob Blake's decline is expedited that much more.
When a team loses its No. 1 defenseman, as the Oilers just lost Sheldon Souray, more than one player needs to step up to fill in the gap. Victoria Matiash identifies the candidates in her weekly rundown and rankings of fantasy defensemen.