Daily Fantasy Hockey Notebook πŸ“˜ β€” 04/18/19

Updated: April 18, 2019 at 4:09 pm by Brock Seguin

Whether you spend your entire day at work or school, it can be difficult to stay on top of all NHL news. That’s why I have created the Daily Fantasy Notebook, so you can catch up on everything you might have missed throughout the day.

The notebook will be released every day after teams wrap up their morning skate. It will include a number of things: Injury updates, projected lines, goalie rankings and DFS value picks.

Key Injuries/Lineup Changes


  • CAR: Saku Maenalanen will draw into the Hurricanes lineup for Game 4.
  • CAR: Patrick Brown will make his season debut in Game 4.
  • WSH: Jonas Siegenthaler will make his playoffs debut in Game 4.
  • SJS: Joe Thronton has served his one-game suspension and will play in Game 5.
  • SJS: Marc-Edouard Vlasic (undisclosed) will draw back into the Sharks lineup in Game 5.


  • CAR: Andrei Svechnikov (concussion) will not play in Game 4.
  • CAR: Micheal Ferland (upper-body) will not play in Game 4.
  • WSH: Christian Djoos is expected to be a healthy scratch in Game 4.
  • SJS: Lukas Radil is expected to be a healthy scratch in Game 5.
  • SJS: Tim Heed is expected to be a healthy scratch in Game 5.

Projected Lineups

*Subject to change*

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Washington Capitals (7:00 pm)

Niederreiter β€” Aho β€” Teravainen

Foegele β€” Staal β€” Williams

McGinn β€” Wallmark β€” Martinook

Maenalanen β€” McKegg β€” Brown

Slavin β€” Hamilton

Pesce β€” Faulk

Fleury β€” van Riemsdyk

Ovechkin β€” Backstrom β€” Oshie

Vrana β€” Kuznetsov β€” Wilson

Burakovsky β€” Eller β€” Connolly

Hagelin β€” Dowd β€” Boyd

Carlson β€” Jensen

Orlov β€” Niskanen

Orpik β€” Siegenthaler

Winnipeg Jets vs. St. Louis Blues (8:30 pm)

Connor β€” Scheifele β€” Wheeler

Ehlers β€” Little β€” Laine

Perreault β€” Hayes β€” Roslovic

Copp β€” Lowry β€” Tanev

Morrissey β€” Trouba

Chiarot β€” Byfuglien

Kulikov β€” Myers

Schenn β€” O’Reilly β€” Tarasenko

Schwartz β€” Sundqvist β€” Perron

Maroon β€” Bozak β€” Thomas

Fabbri β€” Barbashev β€” Steen

Dunn β€” Pietrangelo

Bouwmeester β€” Parayko

Edmundson β€” Bortuzzo

San Jose Sharks vs. Vegas Golden Knights (10:00 pm)

Meier β€” Couture β€” Pavelski

Kane β€” Hertl β€” Nyquist

Sorensen β€” Thornton β€” Labanc

Radil β€” Goodrow β€” M. Karlsson

Vlasic β€” Burns

Dillon β€” E. Karlsson

Ryan β€” Braun

Marchessault β€” Karlsson β€” Smith

Pacioretty β€” Stastny β€” Stone

Nosek β€” Eakin β€” Tuch

Carrier β€” Bellemare β€” Reaves

Engelland β€” Schmidt

McNabb β€” Theodore

Merrill β€” Miller

Consensus Goalie Rankings

βœ…Β β€” Confirmed

πŸ…ΏοΈΒ β€” Probable

πŸ…ΎοΈΒ β€” Projected


Goalie β€” Matchup β€” Price




βœ… Jordan Binnington β€” @ WPG ($7,600)




βœ… Petr Mrazek β€” vs. WSH ($7,400)




βœ… Marc-Andre Fleury β€” @ SJS ($8,200)




βœ… Connor Hellebuyck β€” vs. STL ($7,900)




βœ… Braden Holtby β€” @ CAR ($8,000)




βœ… Martin Jones β€” vs. VGK ($7,100)



Daily Value Picks

Brock Dylan
C Joe Thornton ($3,900) Oskar Sundqvist ($3,300)
W Jaden Schwartz ($4,300) Robert Thomas ($2,800)
D Marc-Edouard Vlasic ($3,700) Dmitry Orlov ($3,000)

Optimizer Highest Projections

C Ryan O’Reilly ($6,800) 6.71 DK Points
W Vladimir Tarasenko ($6,800) 7.25 DK Points
D Brent Burins ($6,800) 7.30 DK Points
G Braden Holtby ($8,000) 7.09 DK Points

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DFS Lines to Target:

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