Pekka Rinne

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 11:24 AM ET.


  • Blend: G Jaroslav Halak, Bos, 5.3 for $8,000; LW Ryan Donato, Bos, 2.8 for $2,800
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: G Louis Domingue, TB, 5.3 for $7,800; RW Patrik Laine, Wpg, 8.6 for $7,900
  • numberFire: G Pekka Rinne, Nsh, 6.4 for $8,500; C Jeff Carter, LA, 3.8 for $4,400


  • Blend: G Connor Hellebuyck, Wpg, 20.6 for $8,300; W Ryan Donato, Bos, 10.3 for $3,100
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: G Mikko Koskinen, Edm, 20.0 for $8,000; W Patrik Laine, Wpg, 31.3 for $8,400
  • numberFire: G Pekka Rinne, Nsh, 25.5 for $9,100; W Sam Gagner, Van, 10.2 for $3,000


  • numberFire: G Devan Dubnyk, Min, 13.1 for $29; RW Dustin Brown, LA, 8.3 for $17

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