Daily Fantasy Hockey Notebook — 01/14/20

Updated: January 14, 2020 at 4:51 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

  • — [VGK] Jonathan Marchessault (lower-body) will return from a five-game absence.
  • — [VGK] Nicolas Hague will be back in the lineup in Buffalo.
  • — [TOR] Rasmus Sandin was called up from Toronto (AHL) and will play vs. the Devils.
  • — [BOS] Steven Kampfer will draw back into the lineup in Columbus.
  • — [PIT] Sidney Crosby (mid-body) will return from a 28-game absence.
  • — [MIN] Victor Rask will draw back into the lineup in Pittsburgh.
  • — [OTT] Mark Borowiecki (illness) will return from a two-game absence.
  • — [OTT] Nikita Zaitsev (lower-body) will play for the first time since December 14th.
  • — [CHI] Dylan Sikura will be back in the lineup in Ottawa.
  • — [WPG] Luca Sbisa is expected to be back in the lineup vs. the Canucks.
  • — [EDM] Patrick Russell will be back in the lineup after serving a healthy scratch for six games.
  • — [COL] Andre Burakovsky (illness) will play vs. the Stars after missing Monday’s practice.
  • — [DAL] John Klingberg (lower-body) will play in Colorado after missing the last four games.
  • — [DAL] Justin Dowling will draw into the lineup after being a healthy scratch for seven games.
  • — [ARI] Michael Grabner will be back in the Coyotes lineup vs. the Sharks.

OUT

  • — [VGK] Jon Merrill will be a healthy scratch in Buffalo.
  • — [TOR] Morgan Rielly will miss at least eight weeks with a fractured foot.
  • — [NJD] Kyle Palmieri (left foot) did not travel to Toronto.
  • — [BOS] Matt Grzelcyk will be a healthy scratch in Columbus.
  • — [TBL] Patrick Maroon (undisclosed) will miss his second straight game.
  • — [LAK] Blake Lizotte (lower-body) will miss at least three more games.
  • — [MIN] Ryan Donato will be a healthy scratch in Pittsburgh.
  • — [NYI] Casey Cizikas (groin) will not play vs. the Red Wings; may return on Thursday.
  • — [DET] Jonanthan Bernier (lower-body) is expected to be out until after the All-Star break.
  • — [OTT] Nick Paul will miss at least one month with a high ankle sprain.
  • — [CHI] John Quenneville was reassigned to Rockford (AHL).
  • — [WPG] Tucker Poolman (lower-body) is expected to miss at least two games.
  • — [EDM] Zack Kassian was suspended for two games for his altercation with Matthew Tkachuk.
  • — [DAL] Radek Faksa (upper-body) will not play in Colorado.
  • — [DAL] Taylor Fedun will be a healthy scratch in Colorado.
  • — [ARI] Christian Fischer will be a healthy scratch vs. the Sharks.

Projected Lineups

*Subject to change*

Golden Knights @ Sabres (7:00 pm)

Marchessault – Karlsson – Smith

Pacioretty – Stephenson – Stone

Nosek – Stastny – Tuch

Carrier – Eakin – Reaves

McNabb – Schmidt

Holden – Theodore

Merrill – Engelland

Girgensons – Eichel – Reinhart

Sheary – Johansson – Frolik

Larsson – Lazar – Okposo

Vesey – Rodrigues – Asplund

Pilut – Ristolainen

Dahlin – Jokiharju

McCabe – Montour

Devils @ Maple Leafs (7:00 pm)

Zacha – Hischier – Bratt

Coleman – Zajac – Gusev

Wood – Hughes – Simmonds

Boqvist – Rooney – Hayden

Greene – Subban

Severson – Vatanen

Butcher – Carrick

Hyman – Matthews – Marner

Nylander – Tavares – Kerfoot

Johnsson – Engvall – Kapanen

Gauthier – Brooks – Spezza

Dermott – Holl

Marincin – Barrie

Sandin – Ceci

Bruins @ Blue Jackets (7:00 pm)

Marchand – Bergeron – Pastrnak

DeBrusk – Krejci – Bjork

Heinen – Coyle – Ritchie

Nordstrom – Kuraly – Wagner

Chara – McAvoy

Krug – Carlo

Moore – Kampfer

Nyquist – Jenner – Foligno

Bemstrom – Dubois – Milano

Gerbe – Wennberg – Stenlund

Lilja – Nash – Robinson

Werenski – Jones

Gavrikov – Savard

Harrington – Nutivaara

Kings @ Lightning (7:00 pm)

Iafallo – Kopitar – Toffoli

Clifford – Carter – Brown

Kempe – Amadio – Wagner

Prokhorkin – Anderson-Dolan – Lewis

Martinez – Doughty

Forbort – Walker

Hutton – Roy

Palat – Point – Kucherov

Stamkos – Cirelli – Johnson

Killorn – Paquette – Gourde

Verhaeghe – Stephens – Volkov

Hedman – Rutta

Sergachev – Shattenkirk

Coburn – Cernak

Wild @ Penguins (7:00 pm)

Zucker – Staal – Zuccarello

Parise – Koivu – Fiala

Foligno – Eriksson Ek – Kunin

Greenway – Rask – Hartman

Suter – Spurgeon

Brodin – Dumba

Soucy – Pateryn

McCann – Crosby – Simon

Kahun – Malkin – Rust

Galchenyuk – Agozzino – Hornqvist

Aston-Reese – Blueger – Tanev

Johnson – Letang

Pettersson – Marino

Riikola – Ruhwedel

Red Wings @ Islanders (7:00 pm)

Bertuzzi – Larkin – Fabbri

Erne – Filppula – Zadina

Helm – Nielsen – Glendening

Abdelkader – Ehn – Smith

Nemeth – Green

Bowey – Hronek

Lashoff – Biega

Lee – Nelson – Eberle

Beauvillier – Barzal – Bailey

Dal Colle – Brassard – Kuhnhackl

Johnston – Komarov – Martin

Leddy – Pulock

Toews – Mayfield

Dobson – Boychuk

Blackhawks @ Senators (7:30 pm)

Kubalik – Toews – Caggiula

Nylander – Carpenter – Kane

DeBrincat – Kampf – Dach

Sikura – Smith – Highmore

Keith – Boqvist

Gustafsson – Murphy

Maatta – Koekkoek

Tkachuk – Pageau – Brown

Duclair – Tierney – Batherson

Chlapik – White – Ennis

Namestnikov – Anisimov – Balcers

Chabot – Hainsey

Reilly – DeMelo

Borowiecki – Zaitsev

Canucks @ Jets (8:00 pm)

Pearson – Horvat – Eriksson

Miller – Pettersson – Boeser

Roussel – Gaudette – Virtanen

Schaller – Beagle – Motte

Edler – Stecher

Hughes – Tanev

Fantenberg – Myers

Connor – Scheifele – Laine

Copp – Wheeler – Ehlers

Perreault – Lowry – Roslovic

Bourque – Shore – Appleton

Morrissey – Pionk

Kulikov – Niku

Sbisa – Bitetto

Predators @ Oilers (9:00 pm)

Jarnkork – Johansen – Arvidsson

Forsberg – Duchene – Granlund

Grimaldi – Bonino – Smith

Trenin – Turris – Blackwell

Josi – Weber

Tinordi Ekholm

Hamhuis – Carrier

Neal – McDavid – Archibald

Nugent-Hopkins – Draisaitl – Yamamoto

Nygard – Sheahan – P. Russell

Gagner – Haas – Chiasson

Nurse – Bear

Klefbom – Larsson

K. Russell – Jones

Stars @ Avalanche (9:00 pm)

Benn – Seguin – Radulov

Gurianov – Hintz – Pavelski

Cogliano – Dickinson – Comeau

Janmark – Dowling – Kiviranta

Lindell – Klingberg

Oleksiak – Heiskanen

Polak – Sekera

Landeskog – MacKinnon – Rantanen

Nichushkin – Kadri – Burakovsky

Jost – Compher – Kamenev

Nieto – Bellemare – Calvert

Graves – Makar

Girard – Johnson

Cole – Zadorov

Sharks @ Coyotes (9:00 pm)

Kane – Hertl – Labanc

Marleau – Suomela – Meier

Goodrow – Thornton – Sorensen

M. Karlsson – Kellman – Noesen

Dillon – Burns

Vlasic – E. Karlsson

Simek – Ferraro

Hall – Dvorak – Garland

Keller – Soderberg – Schmaltz

Crouse – Stepan – Kessel

Grabner – Richardson – Hinostroza

Ekman-Larsson – Demers

Chychrun – Goligoski

Oesterle – Hjalmarsson

Consensus Goalie Rankings

✅ — Confirmed

🅿️ — Probable

🅾️ — Projected

Rank

Goalie — Matchup — Price

Brock

Dylan

1

Andrei Vasilevskiy – vs. LAK ($8,400)

1

1

2

Frederik Andersen – vs. NJD ($8,300)

4

2

3

Marc-Andre Fleury – @ BUF ($7,900)

2

5

t-4

Tuukka Rask – @ CBJ ($8,000)

3

6

t-4

Tristan Jarry – vs. MIN ($8,200)

6

3

6

Thomas Greiss – vs. DET ($8,300)

8

4

7

Jacob Markstrom – @ WPG ($7,500)

5

8

8

🅾️ Pekka Rinne – @ EDM ($7,400)

7

10

9

Adin Hill – vs. SJS ($8,100)

12

7

10

Philipp Grubauer – vs. DAL ($7,900)

11

9

11

Robin Lehner – @ OTT ($7,200)

10

11

t-12

Elvis Merzlikins – vs. BOS ($7,100)

13

15

t-12

🅾️ Aaron Dell – @ ARI ($7,100)

9

19

14

Mike Smith – vs. NSH ($7,800)

17

12

15

Ben Bishop – @ COL ($7,800)

16

14

16

Connor Hellebuyck – vs. VAN ($7,600)

18

13

t-17

Devan Dubnyk – @ PIT ($7,000)

15

17

t-17

Marcus Hogberg – vs. CHI ($7,200)

14

18

19

Linus Ullmark – vs. VGK ($7,300)

19

16

20

Jimmy Howard – @NYI ($6,700)

20

20

21

🅿️ Jonathan Quick – @ TBL ($6,900)

21

21

22

Louis Domingue – @ TOR ($7,000)

22

22

Daily Value Picks

Brock Dylan
C Anthony Cirelli ($3,500) Derek Stepan ($3,000)
W Dominik Simon ($2,900) Adrian Kempe ($2,900)
D Rasmus Sandin ($2,500) Dylan DeMelo ($2,900)

Optimizer Highest Projections

C Nathan MacKinnon ($8,100) 17.29 DK Points
W David Pastrnak ($8,200) 16.44 DK Points
D Roman Josi ($7,000) 15.97 DK Points
G Tristan Jarry ($8,200) 17.44 DK Points

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6. Arizona 1 (Hall – Dvorak – Garland)

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