Written by: Phillip Beneteau – Staff Writer (@fantasyphilled)
| Top Line Stack
Toronto Maple Leafs Line 2
Mitch Marner – DraftKings: $6,300, FanDuel: $5,800
James Van Riemsdyk – DraftKings: $6,000, FanDuel: $7,300
Tyler Bozak (C) – DraftKings: $4,800, FanDuel: $5,000
One of the hottest lines in the league. They play together on the powerplay and this game should return the highest total from this small five game slate. They are my top line stack of the night.
| Top Three Value Forwards
Paul Byron – DraftKings: $4,400, FanDuel: $4,200 – Montreal Canadians
Still playing on the top line with Alex Galchenyuk and Alexander Radulov. He has shown the ability to produce and is in another great spot to produce at home.
Jonathan Marchessault – DraftKings: $5,400, FanDuel: $5,400 – Florida Panthers
Only one goal in his last four, but I see the puck bouncing favourably for him and the Panthers this evening at home against the Flyers.
Ryan Kesler (C) – DraftKings: $6,100, FanDuel: $6,700 – Anaheim Ducks
I would not necessarily peg him as a value, but on a short slate, he may go overlooked with the Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf stack. Kesler plays on the second line, but is on the top line for the power play which is huge against a team allowing the most goals against over the last month.
| Top Three Value Defence
Radko Gudas (D) – DraftKings: $4,000, FanDuel: $4,200 – Philadelphia Flyers
Does everything you want from a $4,000 defenceman. He will shoot, block shots, and has even added seven points on the year. A cash game lock for myself.
Brandon Carlo (D) – DraftKings: $3,600, FanDuel: $3,600 – Boston Bruins
Whenever I play him, he always gets a goal. Not saying he will tonight, but if he does, I will no doubt tout my own horn. Playing on the top D-pair with Zdeno Chara, the Blues defence has been shaky this season.
Jaccob Slavin (D) – DraftKings: $3,600, FanDuel: $3,500 – Carolina Hurricanes
Having expousre to this game will be crucial as I believe it will be the highest scoring game on the slate. Slavin is a great pivot off of Justin Faulk who could be a heavily owned player on this slate. He also has shown a pretty decent floor lately.
| Top Three Goalies
Carey Price (G) – DraftKings: $8,400, FanDuel: $10,200 – Montreal Canadians
Jonathan Bernier (G) – DraftKings: $7,700, FanDuel: $7,900 – Anaheim Ducks
Frederik Andersen (G) – DraftKings: $7,700, FanDuel: $8,600 – Toronto Maple Leafs
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