Friday night features a large 8-game NHL DFS slate that’s loaded with potential value picks and some all-stars that can anchor your lineup.
Here are 3 teams to stack in tonight’s action.
Pittsburgh Penguins – The Pens are well rested three days off and have been great when playing with extended time off as they are 7-2 in their last nine contests on three or more day’s rest and take on a Sabres side that have been shut out in back-to-back encounters, have lost nine of 10 overall and have seen their power play go 0-for-18. The Pens are the clear favorite tonight and possess two valuable wingers, a position that the sabers rank at the bottom of the league in defending against. Phil Kessel ($7200) s coming off a big 4 point game Saturday night, scoring two goals and set up two others. Line mate Jake Guentzel ($5300) has 6 points along with 15 shots in his last 4 games.
New York Islanders – New York improved to 8-0-2 at Barclays Center with Tuesday’s 5-2 thrashing of Vancouver, marking the 11th time they have scored at least five goals this season. Ottawa has not won since Nov. 11 and has scored a measly 9 goals during the 0-6-1 slide. Mathew Barzal ($5400) is quickly becoming one of the top young scores in the league. The center is riding a 7 game point streak with 24 points on the season. Anders Lee ($6400) has flourished on the first line with Tavares , he is averaging 2 shots on goal a game with 13 goals.
New York Rangers – The Rangers have won a staggering 13 straight versus the Hurricanes, including a 6-1 hammering of Carolina on Nov. 22. Going cheap on the Rangers tonight With 3rd liner Mats Zuccarello ($5700) is riding a 5 game point streak with assist in his last 2. 2nd line winger Jimmy Vesey has picked up his game lately posting 3 points in his last 5 games. Defensively Brady Skjei ($4000) is a nice cheap blue line option tonight, posting 5 blocked shots along with 9 shots on goal in the last 3 games.