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The draft is quick as you are allotted just 30 seconds per pick and you take five players. Your team is comprised of three forwards, a defenseman and a goalie.
Your strategy can be dictated by the positions being selected ahead of you. For instance, if you are going last and everyone else has a goaltender then you can wait until your last pick to make that selection. Of course, selecting players going up against weaker competition or players who are riding hot streaks are always popular strategies as well.
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7. Phil Kessel
10. Mark Stone
11. Max Domi
12. Ondrej Kase
There are so many good forwards for three and four-person pools. Grab the MacKinnon, Rantanen and Landeskog line if you can. The Pastrnak-Marchand duo is good as is Malkin with Crosby and Kessel. Otherwise wait on your forwards until the end.
1. Torey Krug
2. Roman Josi
3. Seth Jones
4. Shea Weber
Krug has been on fire since his return and scored Sunday. Josi has been solid for the Predators as had Jones for Columbus. Weber is settling in nicely back in Montreal. Wait until near the end to take your blueliner.
1. Pekka Rinne
Rinne has a matchup against the Ottawa Senators while Colorado is home to the Islanders. While there are no pushovers in the NHL, these two matchups are ideal. Halak’s Bruins are in Montreal after losing Sunday in Buffalo and will have a lot to prove while the Blue Jackets host Vegas and it could be the first time that Marc-Andre Fleury does not start in four weeks.
Keep in mind that FanDuel allows you to roster nine players (2C, 4W, 2D, 1G) with a salary cap of $55,000, while DraftKings has a cap of $50,000 for nine players (2C, 3W, 2D, 1G, 1UTIL).
Matt Murray (Pittsburgh) - G - $8,000 FanDuel, $8,200 DraftKings
Thomas Chabot (Ottawa) - D - $5,400 FanDuel, $5,700 DraftKings
Jeff Petry (Montreal) - D - $4,600 FanDuel, $5,000 DraftKings
Max Pacioretty (Vegas) - W - $5,900 FanDuel, $4,900 DraftKings
Ondrej Kase (Anaheim) - W - $4,600 FanDuel, $5,700 DraftKings
David Krejci (Boston) - C - $5,800 FanDuel, $5,300 DraftKings
I’m a little wary of taking Murray but he certainly was good in his return to the lineup and seems to be the best bargain in net. Krejci continues to sparkle as the Bruins top center with Patrice Bergeron still out of action. Petry has five goals in his last six games and Chabot continues to be strong on the Ottawa blueline. Kase has six goals and 12 points in his last 10 games while Pacioretty is starting to score for the Vegas Golden Knights.
Check out the probable starters from Rotoworld here.