Daily Fantasy Hockey Notebook — 01/09/20

Updated: January 9, 2020 at 6:45 pm by Brock Seguin

The Daily Fantasy Hockey Notebook will be released everyday Monday-to-Friday as soon as the morning skates finish.

The Notebook includes everything you need to know to set your Season-Long and Daily Fantasy Lineups: including Injuries, Projected Lines and Pairings, Starting Goalie Rankings, Value Picks (DFS), and previews from our DFS Premium Package.


Key Injuries/Lineup Changes

IN

  • — [NYR] Ryan Lindgren (upper-body) will play vs. the Devils.
  • — [VAN] Jordie Benn will be back in the lineup in Florida.
  • — [BOS] David Backes will play vs. the Jets.
  • — [WPG] Dmitry Kulikov (upper-body) has been activated from IR and is expected to play in Boston.
  • — [WPG] Gabriel Bourque is expected to draw back into the lineup in Boston.
  • — [BUF] Michael Frolik will make his Sabres debut in St. Louis.
  • — [BUF] Lawrence Pilut will make his season debut in St. Louis.
  • — [CHI] Drake Caggiula (concussion) will play for the first time since November 10th.
  • — [CHI] Matthew Highmore will be back in the Blackhawks lineup vs. Nashville.
  • — [CHI] Slater Koekkoek will draw back into the lineup vs. the Predators.

GAMETIME DECISION

  • — [MTL] Brendan Gallagher (concussion) will be a game-time decision vs. the Oilers.
  • — [BOS] Torey Krug (illness) will be a game-time decision vs. the Jets.

OUT

  • — [MTL] Ben Chiarot (lower-body) will not play vs. the Oilers.
  • — [NJD] Jack Hughes (upper-body) will miss his fourth straight game.
  • — [NJD] Jesper Bratt (undisclosed) will miss his third straight game.
  • — [VAN] Oscar Fantenberg will be a healthy scratch in Florida.
  • — [BOS] Brett Ritchie will be a healthy scratch vs. the  Jets.
  • — [WPG] Jansen Harkins will be a healthy scratch in Boston.
  • — [STL] Colton Parayko (upper-body) will miss his third straight on Thursday.
  • — [BUF] Jake McCabe (upper-body) did not travel to St. Louis.
  • — [CHI] Dylan Strome will not play Thursday due to an ankle injury.
  • — [CHI] Dylan Sikura will be a healthy scratch vs. the Predators.
  • — [CHI] Dennis Gilbert will be a healthy scratch vs. the Predators.
  • — [NSH] Dante Fabbro (upper-body) is expected to miss his fourth straight game.
  • — [VGK] Jonathan Marchessault (lower-body) will miss his fourth consecutive game.
  • — [LAK] Blake Lizotte (lower-body) will not play in Vegas.
  • — [ANA] Jakob Silfverberg (upper-body) will not play vs. the Stars.
  • — [DAL] John Klingberg (lower-body) is expected to miss his third straight game.
  • — [SJS] Logan Couture is expected to miss six weeks with a fractured ankle.

Projected Lineups

*Subject to change*

Oilers @ Canadiens (7:00 pm)

Neal – McDavid – Kassian

Nugent-Hopkins – Draisaitl – Yamamoto

Gagner – Haas – Chiasson

Nygard – Sheahan – Archibald

Nurse – Bear

Klefbom – Larsson

Jones – Russell

Tatar – Danault – Gallagher

Kovalchuk – Domi – Suzuki

Lehkonen – Kotkaniemi – Cousins

Poehling – Thompson – Weal

Scandella – Weber

Kulak – Petry

Mete – Fleury

Devils @ Rangers (7:00 pm)

Simmonds – Hischier – Palmieri

Coleman – Zajac – Gusev

Boqvist – Zacha – Wood

Street – Rooney – Hayden

Greene – Subban

Severson – Vatanen

Butcher – Mueller

Kreider – Zibanejad – Buchnevich

Panarin – Strome – Fast

Howden – Chytil – Kakko

Smith – McKegg – Fogarty

Skjei – Trouba

Staal – DeAngelo

Lindgren – Fox

Canucks @ Panthers (7:00 pm)

Pearson – Horvat – Eriksson

Miller – Pettersson – Boeser

Roussel – Gaudette – Virtanen

Schaller – Beagle – Motte

Edler – Myers

Hughes – Tanev

Benn – Stecher

Huberdeau – Barkov – Dadonov

Connolly – Trocheck – Acciari

Vatrano – Toninato – Hoffman

Sceviour – Boyle – Malgin

Matheson – Ekblad

Stillman – Stralman

Yandle – Pysyk

Coyotes @ Lightning (7:00 pm)

Hall – Dvorak – Garland

Keller – Soderberg – Schmaltz

Crouse – Stepan – Kessel

Fischer – Richardson – Hinostroza

Ekman-Larsson – Demers

Chychrun – Goligoski

Oesterle – Lyubushkin

Stamkos – Point – Kucherov

Palat – Cirelli – Johnson

Killorn – Paquette – Maroon

Verhaeghe – Stephens – Gourde

Hedman – Rutta

Sergachev – Shattenkirk

Coburn – Cernak

Jets @ Bruins (7:00 pm)

Connor – Scheifele – Laine

Ehlers – Wheeler – Copp

Perreault – Lowry – Roslovic

Bourque – Shore – Appleton

Morrissey – Poolman

Sbisa – Pionk

Niko – Kulikov

Marchand – Bergeron – Pastrnak

DeBrusk – Krejci – Bjork

Heinen – Coyle – Backes

Nordstrom – Kuraly – Wagner

Grzelcyk – McAvoy

Krug – Carlo

Moore – Kampfer

Sabres @ Blues (8:00 pm)

Asplund – Eichel – Reinhart

Frolik – Johansson – Sheary

Girgensons – Larsson – Okposo

Vesey – Lazar – Wilson

Pilut – Ristolainen

Dahlin – Miller

Montour – Jokiharju

Schwartz – Schenn – Kyrou

Sanford – O’Reilly – Perron

Steen – Thomas – Bozak

MacEachern – Barbashev – Sundqvist

Dunn – Pietrangelo

Bouwmeester – Faulk

Mikkola – Bortuzzo

Predators @ Blackhawks (8:30 pm)

Forsberg – Johansen – Arvidsson

Jarnkrok – Duchene – Granlund

Grimaldi – Bonino – Smith

Trenin – Turris – Watson

Josi – Weber

Hamhuis – Ekholm

Tinordi – Irwin

Kubalik – Toews – Caggiula

DeBrincat – Dach – Kampf

Nylander – Carpenter – Kane

Highmore – Smith – Quenneville

Keith – Boqvist

Gustafsson – Murphy

Maatta – Koekkoek

Wild @ Flames (9:00 pm)

Donato – Staal – Zuccarello

Parise – Koivu – Fiala

Foligno – Eriksson Ek – Kunin

Greenway – Rask – Hartman

Suter – Spurgeon

Brodin – Dumba

Hunt – Soucy

Gaudreau – Monahan – Backlund

Mangiapane – Lindholm – Tkachuk

Lucic – Ryan – Dube

Rinaldo – Jankowski – Bennett

Giordano – Brodie

Hanifin – Hamonic

Kylington – Andersson

Kings @ Golden Knights (10:00 pm)

Iafallo – Kopitar – Toffoli

Prokhorkin – Carter – Brown

Kempe – Amadio – Wagner

Clifford – Lewis – Luff

Forbort – Doughty

Hutton – Martinez

Walker – Roy

Stephenson – Karlsson – Smith

Pacioretty – Stastny – Stone

Nosek – Eakin – Tuch

Carrier – Roy – Reaves

McNabb – Schmidt

Holden – Theodore

Hague – Engelland

Stars @ Ducks (10:00 pm)

Benn – Seguin – Radulov

Gurianov – Hintz – Pavelski

Cogliano – Faksa – Comeau

Janmark – Dickinson – Kiviranta

Oleksiak – Heiskanen

Lindell – Polak

Sekera – Fedun

Henrique – Getzlaf – Sprong

Comtois – Lundestrom – Rakell

Jones – Steel – Kase

Deslauriers – Shore – Rowney

Lindholm – Manson

Fowler – Gudbranson

Larsson – Del Zotto

Blue Jackets @ Sharks (10:30 pm)

Nyquist – Dubois – Gerbe

Milano – Jenner – Foligno

Bemstrom – Wennberg – Stenlund

Robinson – Nash – Lilja

Werenski – Jones

Gavrikov – Savard

Harrington – Nutivaara

Kane – Hertl – Labanc

Marleau – Suomela – Meier

Sorensen – Thornton – Goodrow

M. Karlsson – Kellman – Noesen

Dillon – Burns

Vlasic – E. Karlsson

Simek – Ferraro

Consensus Goalie Rankings

✅ — Confirmed

🅿️ — Probable

🅾️ — Projected

Rank

Goalie — Matchup — Price

Brock

Dylan

1

Jordan Binnington – vs. BUF ($8,300)

1

1

2

Jaroslav Halak – vs. WPG ($8,100)

3

2

t-3

Andrei Vasilevskiy – vs. ARI ($8,200)

4

3

t-3

🅿️ Ben Bishop – @ ANA ($8,000)

2

5

5

Igor Shesterkin – vs. NJD ($7,900)

5

4

6

Malcolm Subban – vs. LAK ($8,200)

7

6

7

Mike Smith – @ MTL ($7,500)

6

9

8

Elvis Merzlikins – @ SJS ($7,400)

8

8

9

Cam Talbot – vs. MIN ($7,900)

10

7

10

🅾️ Pekka Rinne – @ CHI ($7,400)

13

10

11

Aaron Dell – vs. CBJ ($7,700)

9

15

12

Carey Price – vs. EDM ($7,500)

12

13

13

Sergei Bobrovsky – vs. VAN ($7,800)

15

11

t-14

Thatcher Demko – @ FLA ($7,200)

16

12

t-14

🅿️ Alex Stalock – @ CGY ($7,300)

11

17

16

Corey Crawford – vs. NSH ($7,700)

14

16

17

Mackenzie Blackwood – @ NYR ($7,100)

17

14

18

🅾️ John Gibson – vs. DAL ($7,500)

19

18

19

Linus Ullmark – @ STL ($7,200)

18

20

20

🅾️ Jack Campbell – @ VGK ($6,700)

22

19

t-21

Adin Hill – @ TBL ($7,000)

21

21

t-21

Laurent Brossoit – @ BOS ($7,100)

20

22

Daily Value Picks

Brock Dylan
C Adam Gaudette ($3,100) Kirby Dach ($3,800)
W Dominik Kubalik ($3,700) Jesper Fast ($2,900)
D Vince Dunn ($3,500) Adam Boqvist ($3,700)

Optimizer Highest Projections

C Jack Eichel ($7,800) 16.25 DK Points
W David Pastrnak ($8,300) 16.57 DK Points
D Roman Josi ($7,500) 15.38 DK Points
G Andrei Vasilevskiy ($8,200) 17.04 DK Points

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