Daily Fantasy Hockey Notebook — 03/05/20

Updated: March 5, 2020 at 5:07 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

  • — [BOS] Brad Marchand (illness) missed Wednesday’s practice but is expected to play in Florida.
  • — [PHI] Joel Farabee was recalled from Lehigh Valley (AHL) and will draw into the lineup vs. the Hurricanes.
  • — [OTT] Anthony Duclair (ankle) will return to the lineup vs. the Islanders.
  • — [NSH] Ryan Johansen (illness) is expected to draw back into the lineup vs. the Stars.
  • — [NSH] Dan Hamhuis (lower-body) is expected to be back in the lineup vs. the Stars.
  • — [DAL] Ben Bishop (lower-body) is expected to serve as Khudobin’s backup in Nashville.
  • — [MIN] Gerald Mayhew will be back in the lineup in San Jose.

GAMETIME DECISION

  • — [MTL] Brendan Gallagher (illness) will be a game-time decision in Tampa Bay.
  • — [PIT] Nick Bjugstad (abdomen) will be a game-time decision in Buffalo.
  • — [PIT] Brandon Tanev (illness) will be a game-time decision in Buffalo.

OUT

  • — [MTL] Tomas Tatar (upper-body) will not play in Tampa Bay.
  • — [FLA] Sergei Bobrovsky (lower-body) is not expected to be available vs. the Bruins.
  • — [PHI] James van Riemsdyk will not play Wednesday due to a broken hand.
  • — [OTT] Artem Anisimov (upper-body) will not play vs. the Islanders.
  • — [NYI] Johnny Boychuk (face) is not expected to play in Ottawa.
  • — [MIN] Eric Staal (personal) did not travel to San Jose for Thursday’s game.

Projected Lineups

*Subject to change*

Canadiens @ Lightning (7:00 pm)

Lehkonen – Danault – ⚠️ Gallagher

Hudon – Suzuki – Armia

Byron – Domi – Weal

Vejdemo – Evans – Weise

Chiarot – Weber

Kulak – Petry

Ouellet – Folin

Palat – Point – Kucherov

Coleman – Cirelli – Killorn

Goodrow – Stephens – Johnson

Maroon – Paquette – Gourde

Hedman – Cernak

Sergachev – Shattenkirk

Coburn – Bogosian

Bruins @ Panthers (7:00 pm)

Marchand – Bergeron – Pastrnak

Ritchie – Krejci – Kase

DeBrusk – Coyle – Wagner

Kuraly – Lindholm – Nordstrom

Chara – McAvoy

Krug – Carlo

Grzelcyk – Lauzon

Huberdeau – Barkov – Dadonov

Vatrano – Haula – Hoffman

Toninato – Wallmark – Connolly

Sceviour – Acciari – Pysyk

Matheson – Ekblad

Stillman – Stralman

Yandle – Brown

Hurricanes @ Flyers (7:00 pm)

Niederreiter – Aho – Teravainen

Dzingel – Staal –  Williams

Svechnikov – Trocheck – Necas

Foegele – Martinook – McGinn

Edmundson – Slavin

Fleury – Skjei

Gardiner – van Riemsdyk

Giroux – Couturier – Voracek

Farabee – Hayes – Konecny

Laughton – Grant – Pitlick

Raffl – Thompson – Aube-Kubel

Provorov – Niskanen

Sanheim – Myers

Hagg – Braun

Capitals @ Rangers (7:00 pm)

Ovechkin – Kuznetsov – Wilson

Vrana – Backstrom – Oshie

Hagelin – Eller – Kovalchuk

Panik – Dowd – Hathaway

Dillon – Carlson

Orlov – Jensen

Siegenthaler – Gudas

Di Giuseppe – Zibanejad – Buchnevich

Panarin – Strome – Fast

Howden – Chytil – Kakko

Lemieux – McKegg – Gauthier

Lindgren – Fox

Smith – Trouba

Staal – DeAngelo

Penguins @ Sabres (7:00 pm)

Zucker – Crosby – Sheary

Marleau – Malkin – Rust

McCann – ⚠️ Bjugstad – Hornqvist

Rodrigues – Blueger – ⚠️  Tanev

Dumoulin – Letang

Pettersson – Marino

Johnson – Schultz

Olofsson – Eichel – Reinhart

Kahun – Johansson – Vesey

Skinner – Lazar – Simmonds

Girgensons – Larsson – Okposo

Dahlin – Montour

Pilut – Ristolainen

McCabe – Jokiharju

Islanders @ Senators (7:30 pm)

Lee – Barzal – Eberle

Dal Colle – Nelson – Brassard

Beauvillier – Pageau – Bailey

Martin – Koivula – Clutterbuck

Greene – Pulock

Toews – Mayfield

Leddy – Dobson

Tkachuk – Tierney – Brown

Balcers – White – Ryan

Duclair – Paul – Hawryluk

Boedker – Peca – Sabourin

Chabot – Hainsey

Reilly – Zaitsev

Englund – Jaros

Stars @ Predators (8:00 pm)

Benn – Seguin – Perry

Cogliano – Faksa – Comeau

Janmark – Pavelski – Radulov

Hintz – Dickinson – Gurianov

Lindell – Klingberg

Heiskanen – Johns

Oleksiak – Sekera

Sissons – Johansen – Jarnkrok

Forsberg – Duchene – Granlund

Grimaldi – Bonino – Smith

Trenin – Turris – Arvidsson

Josi – Ellis

Tinrodi – Ekholm

Hamhuis – Fabbro

Oilers @ Blackhawks (8:30 pm)

Neal – McDavid – Ennis

Nugent-Hopkins – Draisaitl – Yamamoto

Archibald – Sheahan – Kassian

Athanasiou – Khaira – Chiasson

Nurse – Bear

Jones – Larsson

K. Russell – Benning

Kubalik – Toews – Saad

Nylander – Strome – Kane

DeBrincat – Dach – Caggiula

Highmore – Kampf – Carpenter

Keith – Boqvist

Carlsson – Murphy

Maatta – Koekkoek

Wild @ Sharks (10:30 pm)

Greenway – Kunin – Fiala

Parise – Eriksson Ek – Mayhew

Foligno – Galchenyuk – Zuccarello

Donato – Koivu – Hartman

Suter – Spurgeon

Brodin – Dumba

Hunt – Pateryn

Kane – Couture – Gregor

Meier – Thornton – Labanc

Sorensen – Kellman – Gambrell

M. Karlsson – Suomela – Noesen

Simek – Burns

Vlasic – Ferraro

Davidson – Heed

Maple Leafs @ Kings (10:30 pm)

Hyman – Matthews – Marner

Nylander – Tavares – Kerfoot

Clifford – Spezza – Kapanen

Engvall – Gauthier – Malgin

Marincin – Barrie

Dermott – Holl

Rosen – Liljegren

Iafallo – Kopitar – Brown

Kempe – Lizotte – Frk

Moore – Vilardi – Lewis

Prokhorkin – Amadio – Wagner

Hutton – Doughty

Anderson – Roy

MacDermid – Walker

Consensus Goalie Rankings

✅ — Confirmed

🅿️ — Probable

🅾️ — Projected

Rank

Goalie — Matchup — Price

Brock

Dylan

1

Matt Murray – @ BUF ($7,700)

2

1

2

Jaroslav Halak – @ FLA ($7,800)

1

3

t-3

🅿️ Andrei Vasilevskiy – vs. MTL ($8,400)

6

2

t-3

Semyon Varlamov – @ OTT ($7,500)

4

4

t-3

🅾️ Frederik Andersen – @ LAK ($7,900)

3

5

6

Carter Hart – vs. CAR ($8,200)

5

7

7

Anton Khudobin – @ NSH ($7,300)

8

6

8

Martin Jones – vs. MIN ($7,700)

7

9

9

Alex Stalock – @ SJS ($7,600)

9

10

10

Ilya Samsonov – @ NYR ($7,800)

12

8

11

Mike Smith – @ CHI ($7,200)

11

12

t-12

🅾️ Carey Price – @ TBL ($7,100)

10

14

t-12

🅾️ Juuse Saros – vs. DAL ($7,800)

13

11

14

Alexandar Georgiev – vs. WSH ($7,400)

15

13

15

Corey Crawford – vs. EDM ($7,900)

16

15

16

🅿️ Craig Anderson – vs. NYI ($7,600)

14

18

17

Chris Driedger – vs. BOS ($7,200)

17

16

18

Jonas Johansson – vs. PIT ($7,100)

18

17

19

🅿️ Alex Nedeljkovic – @ PHI ($6,900)

19

19

20

🅾️ Jonathan Quick – vs. TOR ($7,200)

20

20

Daily Value Picks

Brock Dylan Optimizer
C Tyler Johnson ($3,800) Joe Thornton ($3,000) Charlie Coyle ($3,400)
W Denis Gurianov ($3,400) Patrick Marleau ($3,100) Ondrej Kase ($3,700)
D Justin Schultz ($3,400) Martin Marincin ($2,800) Travis Sanheim ($3,700)

Optimizer Highest Projections

C Auston Matthews ($8,300) 16.72 DK Points
W David Pastrnak ($8,100) 17.12 DK Points
D John Carlson ($7,200) 12.27 DK Points
G Andrei Vasilevskiy ($8,400) 16.57 DK Points

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DFS Lines to Target:

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2. *********

3. *********

4.  *********

5. Minnesota 2 (Parise – Eriksson Ek – Greenway)

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