If you're playing Daily Fantasy NHL contests, you might find these top-value players helpful for building your lineup. ASL has calculated optimum lineups for DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo contests, based on multiple top projection sources and a "Blend" lineup that uses all sources together. These aren't necessarily the players that will score the most points, but represent the most value (points/salary) as part of an ideal lineup calculation.

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Here is a top-value goalie and player from each projection source for each of the three DFS platforms:

Projections listed as of 11:02 AM ET.


  • Blend: G Keith Kinkaid, NJ, 6.2 for $7,300; C Max Domi, Mtl, 4.7 for $6,400
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: G Keith Kinkaid, NJ, 6.2 for $7,300; C Max Domi, Mtl, 4.7 for $6,400
  • numberFire: G Juuse Saros, Nsh, 5.3 for $7,300; RW Tyler Toffoli, LA, 3.0 for $3,500


  • Blend: G Keith Kinkaid, NJ, 24.8 for $7,600; W Mike Hoffman, Fla, 15.6 for $5,500
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: G Robin Lehner, NYI, 24.8 for $7,400; W Andreas Athanasiou, Det, 14.8 for $4,600
  • numberFire: G Darcy Kuemper, Ari, 21.4 for $7,500; W Jason Zucker, Min, 13.8 for $5,100


  • numberFire: G Jimmy Howard, Det, 11.6 for $23; LW Jason Zucker, Min, 8.1 for $17

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