The NHL gives us a solid nine game slate Tuesday night with that is loaded with great value picks and some all-stars that can anchor your lineup.
Here are several top players and teams to stack in tonight’s action.
Brad Marchand ($7200) Boston Bruins – The Bruins routed Columbus 7-2 last night for their 10th win in 14 games (10-3-1). Marchand is riding an impressive 9 game point streak. Buffalo ranks near the bottom of the league in defending against wingers.
John Tavares ($7400) NY Islanders – Islanders host the Red Wings tonight who has have only won 2 games in their last 10. Center John Tavares is tied for third in the NHL in scoring with 40 points and has 14 points in his last 10 games.
Mats Zuccarello ($6300) NY Rangers – Zuccarello beat Boston’s Rask in OT Saturday night with a rising shot from the right circle to lift the Rangers to their ninth win in 13 games overall (9-3-1). The hobbit is starting to heat up with 17 points in his last 18 games. Rangers host the Ducks who are 1-4 in their last 5 road games and 1-6 in their last 7 trips to New York.
Teams to Stack
Washington Capitals– Washington has won 8 of 10 with both ends of the ice contributing to the success. The Capitals come off of a 3-2, overtime win versus the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday behind a third period rally from a 2-0 deficit. Center Nicklas Backstrom ($6400) has posted 2 goals on 7 shots in his last two contest. 2nd line center Evgeny Kuznetsov ($5900) has 5 points in 3 games and tonight he may see the return on line mate Tj Oshie.
Minnesota Wild – The Wild visit Ottawa looking for another victory after winning 6 of their last 9 games. Ottawa has 10 of their last 13 games. This season Wild have beat up on losing teams and have outscored the Seantors 7-2 in the last two meetings. Center Eric Staal ($6300) has heated up with 7 points in his last 10 games. Winger Mikael Granlund ($5500) has 4 points in his last 5 games.
Goalie of the Night
Braden Holtby ($7600) Washington Capitals – Holtby has won 3 in a row and 15 of his last 19 outings. The Caps take on the Stars who top scoring threats are ice cold. Dallas’ Tyler Seguin has just 2 goals in his last 11 and Jason Spezza has 2 in his last 13. The Caps roll, Holtby extends his winning streak to 4 in Dallas tonight.