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NHL DFS Plays: August 8th (Day 8)

Saturday, August 8, 2020

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Golden Knights @ Avalanche [3:00 PM ET] Colorado and Vegas were second and third in the Western Conference during the regular season but will play for the No.1 overall seed in this game. The Avalanche looked scary good in their second round-robin game vs. Dallas and now they get a Vegas team that they obliterated…

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NHL DFS Plays: August 6th (Day 6)

Thursday, August 6, 2020

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Line Stacks Toronto 1: Hyman ($5,000) – Matthews ($8,400) – Marner ($6,900) After being shutout in Game 1, the Maple Leafs reunited Matthews and Marner in Game 2 and they dominated Columbus. They posted an impressive 75.0 CorsiFor% and producing a team-high nine scoring chances at 5v5. They’re obviously going to stick with this lineup…

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NHL DFS Plays: August 5th (Day 5)

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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I’m going to do things a little bit differently for Day 5. Instead of listing my favourite lines to target, I’m going to give a brief breakdown of each game and what to expect. I will outline some of my favourite line stacks and plays throughout, given my expectation for the matchup. Coyotes vs. Predators…

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NHL DFS Plays: August 4th (Day 4)

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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Line Stacks Columbus 1 —Texier ($2,800) – Dubois ($5,300) – Bjorkstrand ($6,400) The Blue Jackets did a terrific job limiting the Maple Leafs in Game 1 but CBJ1 was very noticeable at even-strength. They finished the game with a team-high seven scoring chances and posted a strong 58.62 CorsiFor% while playing primarily against the Auston…

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NHL DFS Plays: August 3rd (Day 3)

Monday, August 3, 2020

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Line Stacks Pittsburgh 2 Jason Zucker ($4,600) – Evgeni Malkin ($6,500) – Bryan Rust ($6,200) The Penguins may have lost Game 1 but it wasn’t because of a lack of effort. They fired 41 shots on Carey Price but couldn’t solve the veteran netminder in the third period or overtime. As expected, the Philip Danault…

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NHL DFS Plays: August 2nd (Day 2)

Sunday, August 2, 2020

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Line Stacks Colorado 1 @Andre Burakovsky ($4,200) – @Nathan MacKinnon ($8,500) – Mikko Rantanen ($5,600) The Blues are certainly not the best matchup, ranking seventh in Scoring Chances Against/60 this season but that hasn’t mattered much to MacKinnon. In the regular season, he picked up eight points (3G / 5A) in four games against the…

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NHL DFS Plays: August 1st (Day 1)

Saturday, August 1, 2020

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The NHL is BACK! Today we kick-off 10 days of nothing but hockey, hockey, hockey all day, every day. The postseason starts with a five-game slate and there are many DFS options out there. Throughout the postseason I will be outlying my favourite line stacks, defenseman and goalies for each slate. Good luck and enjoy…

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2020 NHL Playoffs – Qualifying Round – CGY vs. WPG

Friday, July 31, 2020

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The @Calgary Flames and @Winnipeg Jets will face-off in the only all-Canadian matchup of the Qualifying Round. After a 12-12-4 start to the season and some ugly news regarding head coach Bill Peters, the Flames parted ways and hired Geoff Ward, who guided them to a 24-15-3 record. Calgary was the ninth-best team in the…

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2020 NHL Playoffs – Qualifying Round – NYI vs. FLA

Friday, July 31, 2020

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The @New York Islanders enjoyed a quality campaign in 2019 and followed it up with another solid season in a loaded Metropolitan Division. Despite being just six wins off of last year’s pace, the Isles went from second in the division to sixth but were still in a playoff position when the season was paused.…

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2020 NHL Playoffs Fantasy Rankings

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

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Given the uncertainty of this year’s NHL Playoff format, projecting the postseason has become even harder. So, I let the experts do it. By experts, I mean the oddsmakers in Vegas. I took each team’s odds to reach the Stanley Cup Finals (from OddsShark.com) to help create this year’s Playoff Fantasy Rankings. The odds were…

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