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 10:32 AM ET.


  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: G Jacob Markstrom, Van, 6.2 for $7,200; RW Drake Batherson, Ott, 3.1 for $3,600


  • Blend: G Richard Bachman, Van, 22.4 for $7,100; W Drake Batherson, Ott, 12.2 for $3,200
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: G Jacob Markstrom, Van, 24.8 for $7,600; W Andreas Athanasiou, Det, 14.4 for $4,800
  • numberFire: G Keith Kinkaid, NJ, 22.7 for $7,900; C Anthony Cirelli, TB, 11.1 for $3,400


  • numberFire: G Matt Murray, Pit, 13.6 for $28; RW Craig Smith, Nsh, 9.3 for $16

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