Since we had a ten-gamer yesterday, we’re down to four games in the NHL today, which means an easier slate to digest. We’ll also have to get a little more off-the-board in large-field tournaments.
Top Stacks – Overall
Colorado 1 – DraftKings: $24,400 – FanDuel: $27,000
Nathan MacKinnon – Mikko Rantanen – Gabriel Landeskog
With the big three of Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen, and Gabriel Landeskog skating together on Colorado’s first line, it will be hard to get away from them on just about any slate. Let alone a four-game affair. They are on the road and face a tough Rangers defense, but they are still the top overall stack on the slate based on their immense upside.
Boston 1 – DraftKings: $22,700 – FanDuel: $26,300
Patrice Bergeron – David Pastrnak – Brad Marchand
Right there with Colorado 1 is Boston 1 on this slate. Brad Marchand appears poised to return from his three-game slew-footing suspension, and Boston 1 is back to full strength. They also get a tough matchup against Vancouver. Still, we are banking on talent here on a short slate where these are the most elite lines by a considerable margin.
Top Stack – Value
New Jersey 1 – DraftKings: $14,300 – FanDuel: $14,500
Jesper Bratt – Nico Hischier – Pavel Zacha
While Boston 1 and Colorado 1 get tough matchups, New Jersey faces off against a scuffling Philadelphia team at home that has been getting torched on the ice. While New Jersey 1 is not a great line, this price is meager, and we are banking on the matchup here. You can also pair them with the top defenseman on the slate in Dougie Hamilton.
Top Plays – Defenseman
Dougie Hamilton – DraftKings: $7,700 – FanDuel: $7,300
Cale Makar – DraftKings: $7,300 – FanDuel: $7,100
Adam Fox – DraftKings: $6,700 – FanDuel: $7,200
Alex Pietrangelo – DraftKings: $6,500 – FanDuel: $6,600
Esa Lindell: $3,600
Travis Hamonic: $3,000
Mike Reilly: $2,800
Keith Yandle: $2,700
Ivan Provorov: $4,600
Keith Yandle: $4,200
Travis Hamonic: $3,900
Matt Grzelcyk: $3,800
Top Plays – Goalie
Jeremy Swayman – DraftKings: $8,200 – FanDuel: $8,400
Robin Lehner – DraftKings: $7,800 – FanDuel: $7,900
Mackenzie Blackwood – DraftKings: $8,000 – FanDuel: $7,100
Tournament Stack Pivots: DraftKings
COL1 and BOS1, while owned, are actually giving us decent leverage considering their probability of success today. If you want something a little more off-the-board, you might look to DAL1, NJ2, or VAN1.
Tournament Stack Pivots: FanDuel
We’re getting decent FanDuel leverage on COL1 and BOS1 as well. I’d add VGK1 to the mix at their FD ownership. COL2, PHI3, VAN3, and DAL1 are ways to get a bit different here.