NHL DFS Tournament Breakdown For DraftKings And FanDuel – 11/30/2021

NHL DFS Tournament Breakdown For DraftKings And FanDuel - 11:30:2021

After yesterday’s 4-gamer, we have a decent eight-game slate in the NHL to break down. Let’s get right to it.

Top Stacks – Overall

Boston 1 – DraftKings: $21,400 – FanDuel: $22,900

David Pastrnak – Patrice Bergeron – Taylor Hall

While Boston’s first line is the most expensive stack on the slate, it is hard to argue with it considering their immense upside when clicking on all cylinders. It’s a great matchup at home against Detroit, and Boston is poised to smash here. You can also pair them with one of the highest projected goalies on the day in Linus Ullmark. The best part is that due to their restrictive price, they will generally come in under-owned for their probability of being the top stack on the slate.

Washington 1 – DraftKings: $20,400 – FanDuel: $20,900

Alex Ovechkin – Evgeny Kuznetsov – Aliaksei Protas

While Washington’s first line looks slightly different with Aliaksei Protas on the wing instead of Tom Wilson, it also serves to lower the overall cost of the stack. Protas is also expected to be on their top power-play unit with Ovechkin and Kuznetsov. The savings there also helps you to roster top defenseman John Carlson for a four-man power play stack if you so choose. Washington 1 should be very under-owned on this slate due to Florida’s less than ideal matchup and restrictive stack price.

Florida 1 – DraftKings: $15,900 – FanDuel: $18,000

Jonathan Huberdeau – Sam Bennett – Owen Tippett

This DraftKings price on Florida 1 is way too low for what may be the third-best stack of the day in terms of raw scoring probability. Even the FanDuel price still presents us with value. You get full power play 1 correlation with these three. You can even potentially pay up for stud defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the savings you get on DraftKings for a four-man PP1 stack. Washington is not an easy matchup, nor is Florida, but with the talent on both of these lines, one or both sides of this game is likely to pay off. If there is one downside, they should be highly owned in tournaments, yet, sometimes it is not so bad to eat the chalk with one stack and get different elsewhere in your lineups.

Top Stack – Value

Minnesota 3 – DraftKings: $11,900 – FanDuel: $13,100

Kevin Fiala – Victor Rask – Frederick Gaudreau

Sometimes the top value stacks don’t match up between the DFS sites, but today they do, with MIN3 leading the charge. This price is just egregiously low, and this is not your typical third line. All three skaters are on the power play, and they offer excellent defensive pairings with Matt Dumba and Jonas Brodin. Both stand out as top values on FanDuel today. Arizona has been easy to score on all year, and this situation sets up well for Minnesota overall.

Top Plays – Defenseman


Victor Hedman – DraftKings: $7,900 – FanDuel: $6,800

Dougie Hamilton – DraftKings: $7,800 – FanDuel: $7,000

Roman Josi – DraftKings: $7,600 – FanDuel: $7,100

Jakob Chychrun – DraftKings: $6,600 – FanDuel: $5,200

DraftKings Value:

Radko Gudas: $2,900

Mattias Ekholm: $3,000

Alexander Edler: $3,300

Matt Grzelcyk: $3,600

MacKenzie Weegar: $4,700

FanDuel Value:

Jakob Chychrun – $5,200 (yes, he is both a top ceiling and value play on FD)

MacKenzie Weegar: $4,900

Matt Dumba: $4,600

Jonas Brodin: $4,200

Colton Parayko: $3,900

Top Plays – Goalie

Kaapo Kahkonen – DraftKings: $8,500 – FanDuel: $8,200

Linus Ullmark – DraftKings: $8,300 – FanDuel: $8,600

Juuse Saros – DraftKings: $8,200 – FanDuel: $7,100

Sergei Bobrovsky – DraftKings: $8,100 – FanDuel: $8,400

Tournament Stack Pivots: DraftKings

Interestingly, a couple of the top stacks in Boston 1 and Washington 1 offer decent leverage as well. They should be under-owned for their success probability due to the cost-prohibitive price. If looking for some really off-the-board options, Detroit 1, Carolina 1, and Anaheim 1 have a reasonable top-stack possibility and should be low-owned.

Tournament Stack Pivots: FanDuel

It is the same deal on FanDuel, where two of our top stacks in BOS1 and WAS1 actually offer us decent leverage as well. If looking for low-owned but decent pivot options, St. Louis 1 and 2, Carolina 1, San Jose 1, and Tampa Bay 1 fit the bill.

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