Daily Fantasy Hockey Notebook — 03/09/19

Updated: March 9, 2020 at 5:04 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

  • — [BUF] Jimmy Vesey will draw back into the lineup vs. the Capitals.
  • — [WPG] Adam Lowry (upper-body) has been activated from IR and will return to the lineup vs. the Coyotes.

GAMETIME DECISION

  • — [EDM] Connor McDavid is dealing with an illness but is expected to play vs. the Golden Knights.

OUT

  • — [BUF] Lawrence Pilut (illness) will miss his second straight game.
  • — [BUF] Michael Frolik will be a healthy scratch vs. the Capitals.
  • — [FLA] Sergei Bobrovsky remains day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
  • — [FLA] Brian Boyle (upper-body) will not play in St. Louis but is expected to travel to Dallas.
  • — [ARI] Conor Garland is week-to-week with a lower-body injury.
  • — [ARI] Jakob Chychrun (hip) will not play in Winnipeg but is getting “close” to return to the lineup.
  • — [VGK] Alex Tuch (lower-body) suffered a setback and has returned to Vegas.

Projected Lineups

*Subject to change*

⚠️ Gametime Decision

Capitals @ Sabres (7:00 pm)

Ovechkin – Kuznetsov – Wilson

Vrana – Backstrom – Oshie

Hagelin – Eller – Kovalchuk

Panik – Dowd – Hathaway

Dillon – Carlson

Orlov – Jensen

Kempny – Siegenthaler

Skinner – Eichel – Reinhart

Olofsson – Johansson – Kahun

Girgensons – Larsson – Okposo

Vesey – Lazar – Simmonds

Montour – Ristolainen

McCabe – Jokiharju

Dahlin – Miller

Panthers @ Blues (8:00 pm)

Vatrano – Barkov – Dadonov

Huberdeau – Haula – Hoffman

Saarela – Wallmark – Connolly

Sceviour – Acciari – Pysyk

Weegar – Ekblad

Matheson – Stralman

Yandle – Brown

Schwartz – Schenn – Blais

Sanford – O’Reilly – Perron

Steen – Thomas – Bozak

MacEachern – Sundqvist – Barbashev

Gunnarsson – Pietrangelo

Scandella – Parayko

Dunn – Bortuzzo

Coyotes @ Jets (8:00 pm)

Hall – Dvorak – Keller

Soderberg – Schmaltz – Kessel

Crouse – Stepan – Hinostroza

Grabner – Richardson – Fischer

Ekman-Larsson – Lyubushkin

Goligoski – Hjalmarsson

Demers – Oesterle

Connor – Scheifele – Wheeler

Ehlers – Eakin – Laine

Copp – Lowry – Roslovic

Perreault – Shore – Appleton

Morrissey – DeMelo

Kulikov – Pionk

Beaulieu – Poolman

Golden Knights @ Oilers (9:00 pm)

Marchessault – Stastny – Smith

Pacioretty – Karlsson – Roy

Pirri – Stephenson – Cousins

Carrier – Nosek – Reaves

McNabb – Schmidt

Martinez – Theodore

Holden – Whitecloud

Nugent-Hopkins – ⚠️ McDavid – Kassian

Ennis – Draisaitl – Yamamoto

Athanasiou – Sheahan – Archibald

Neal – Khaira – Chiasson

Klefbom – Larsson

Nurse – Bear

Russell – Jones

Avalanche @ Kings (10:30 pm)

Landeskog – MacKinnon – Namestnikov

Compher – Jost – Donskoi

Nieto – Bellemare – Nichushkin

Kamenev – Dries – O’Connor

Graves – Girard

Cole – Johnson

Connauton – Barberio

Iafallo – Kopitar – Brown

Kempe – Lizotte – Lewis

Moore – Vilardi – Frk

Prokhorkin – Amadio – Wagner

Hutton – Doughty

Anderson – Roy

MacDermid – Walker

Consensus Goalie Rankings

✅ — Confirmed

🅿️ — Probable

🅾️ — Projected

Rank

Goalie — Matchup — Price

Brock

Dylan

1

Jordan Binnington – vs. FLA ($8,300)

1

1

2

Braden Holtby – @ BUF ($7,800)

2

2

3

Pavel Francouz – @ LAK ($8,100)

3

6

t-4

Connor Hellebuyck – vs. ARI ($8,000)

7

3

t-4

Marc-Andre Fleury – @ EDM ($7,700)

5

5

6

Darcy Kuemper – @ WPG ($7,300)

4

7

7

Mikko Koskinen – vs. VGK ($7,600)

8

4

8

Chris Driedger – @ STL ($7,100)

6

8

t-9

Linus Ullmark – vs. WSH ($7,400)

10

9

t-9

🅿️ Jonathan Quick – vs. COL ($7,000)

9

10

Daily Value Picks

Brock Dylan Optimizer
C Gabe Vilardi ($2,500) Blake Lizotte ($2,700) J.T Compher ($3,600)
W Nicolas Roy ($2,500) Adrian Kempe ($3,500) Zach Sanford ($4,000)
D Mikey Anderson ($2,500) Mackenzie Weegar ($3,600) Ethan Bear ($3,800)

Optimizer Highest Projections

C Nathan MacKinnon ($8,500) 16.18 DK Points
W Alex Ovechkin ($8,500) 14.94 DK Points
D John Carlson ($6,600) 12.21 DK Points
G Connor Hellebuyck ($8,000) 14.62 DK Points

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DFS Lines to Target:

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5. Edmonton 2 (Ennis – Draisaitl – Yamamoto)

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