Daily Fantasy Hockey Notebook | 12-27-17

Updated: December 27, 2017 at 4:35 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 everyday after teams wrap up their morning skate. It will include a number of things: Injury updates, projected lineups, goalie rankings and DFS value picks.


Key Injuries

IN

– Dion Phaneuf (personal) will be back in the Senators lineup.
– Bobby Ryan (finger) will be back in the Senators lineup.
– Brian Boyle (undisclosed) will play vs. the Red Wings.
– Kyle Palmieri (undisclosed) will play vs. the Red Wings.
– Ryan O’Reilly (personal) will play in Brooklyn.
– Connor McDavid (foot) will be in the Oilers lineup.
– Ryan Kesler (hip) will make his season debut.

GAMETIME DECISION

– N/A

OUT

– Zach Werenski (lower-body) will miss his fourth straight game.
– Alexander Wennberg (back) will miss 4-6 weeks.
– Cam Atkinson will miss 4-6 weeks with a fractured foot.
– Kris Letang (lower-body) is day-to-day; won’t play vs. the Blue Jackets.
– Chandler Stephenson (illness) did not travel to New York.
– David Schlemko (illness) did not travel on the Canadiens three-game road trip.
– Shea Weber (foot) did not travel on the Canadiens three-game road trip.
– Dustin Byfuglien (lower-body) won’t play Wednesday; should be back in early-January.
– Nino Niederreiter (ankle) will miss his second straight game.
– Oscar Klefbom (undisclosed) will not play Wednesday; expected to return Friday.
– Tyson Barrie will undergo surgery on his broken hand; will miss 4-6 weeks.

Projected Lineups

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Pittsburgh Penguins Columbus Blue Jackets

Boston Bruins vs. Ottawa Senators

Boston Bruins Ottawa Senators

New Jersey Devils vs. Detroit Red Wings

New Jersey Devils Detroit Red Wings

New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals

New York Rangers Washington Capitals

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Montreal Canadiens

Carolina Hurricanes Montreal Canadiens

New York Islanders vs. Buffalo Sabres

New York Islanders Buffalo Sabres

Winnipeg Jets vs. Edmonton Oilers

Winnipeg Jets Edmonton Oilers

Minnesota Wild vs. Dallas Stars

Minnesota Wild Dallas Stars

St. Louis Blues vs. Nashville Predators

St. Louis Blues Nashville Predators

Colorado Avalanche vs. Arizona Coyotes

Colorado Avalanche Arizona Coyotes

Anaheim Ducks vs. Vegas Golden Knights

Anaheim Ducks Vegas Golden Knights

Consensus Goalie Rankings

✅ – Confirmed
????️ – Probable
????️ – Projected

Brock Seguin Adam Daly Josh Harris
t-1. Tuukka Rask (vs. OTT)
✅ [$8,400]
1 5
t-1. Matt Murray (vs. CBJ)
✅ [$7,600]
4  – 2
3. Cory Schneider (vs. DET)
????️ [$8,300]
2  – 6
t-4. Semyon Varlamov (vs. ARI)
✅ [$7,600]
3  – 7
t-4. Carey Price (@ CAR)
????️ [$8,200]
6  – 4
t-4. Pekka Rinne (@ STL)
✅ [$7,500]
7  – 3
7. John Gibson (vs. VGK)
✅ [$7,400]
12  – 1
8. Cam Talbot (@ WPG)
✅ [$7,300]
5  – 11
9. Connor Hellebuyck (vs. EDM)
✅ [$8,000]
10  – 8
10. Sergei Bobrovsky (@ PIT)
✅ [$7,800]
11  – 9
t-11. Jaroslav Halak (vs. BUF)
✅ [$8,100]
8  – 15
t-11. Malcolm Subban (@ ANA)
✅ [$7,700]
9  – 14
t-11. Jake Allen (vs. NSH)
✅ [$7,600]
13  – 10
t-14. Alex Stalock (vs. DAL)
✅ [$7,700]
14  – 13
t-14. Ben Bishop (@ MIN)
✅ [$7,400]
15  – 12
16. Jimmy Howard (@ NJD)
????️ [$7,100]
17  – 16
t-17. Cam Ward (vs. MTL)
✅ [$7,200]
16  – 19
t-17. Antti Raanta (@ COL)
✅ [$7,000]
18  – 17
19. Ondrej Pavelec (vs. WSH)
✅ [$7,800]
19 20
20. Robin Lehner (@ NYI)
✅ [$6,900]
22 18
21. Philipp Grubauer (@ NYR)
????️ [$7,200]
20 21
22. Craig Anderson (@ BOS)
✅ [$7,000]
21 22

Daily Value Picks

Brock Seguin Adam Daly Josh Harris
Forward Bobby Ryan ($3,600) Ondrej Kase ($3,300)
Defenseman Olli Maatta ($3,600) Cody Ceci ($3,300)