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NHL Plays: Tuesday

by Corey Abbott
Updated On: February 4, 2020, 9:59 am ET

NHL Plays will highlight the best and the most underrated daily fantasy options among forwards, defensemen and goaltenders.  

Please note, these players were chosen early in the day, so make sure to check Rotoworld’s player news for any lineup changes, injuries and potential changes in the crease for starting goaltenders.

Additionally, it is worth reminding everyone 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) and Yahoo has a $200 budget for nine players (2C, 3W, 2D, 2G). 

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Tuesday night has 13 games scheduled.

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Forwards: 

Leon Draisaitl (Edmonton) - C - $8,600 (FanDuel), $7,600(DraftKings), W - $31 (Yahoo)

Draisaitl will enter Tuesday night’s action with an 11-game point streak.  He has seven goals and 15 points during that span.  Draisaitl has recorded a multi-point performance in eight of his last nine outings, including the past five matches.  He also has four assists in three previous contests against Arizona this season.  

Steven Stamkos (Tampa Bay) - W - $8,500 (FanDuel), $7,700 (DraftKings), $29 (Yahoo) 

Stamkos has six goals and six assists over a seven-game point spree.  He has generated a multi-point effort in four of the last five matches.  Stamkos also has six points (one goal, five assists) and nine shots in four career contests versus Vegas.  

Kyle Palmieri (New Jersey) - W - $6,600 (FanDuel), $5,400 (DraftKings), $18 (Yahoo)

Palmieri has produced three goals and eight assists in his last 12 outings.  He has one goal, one assist and four shots in his previous two appearances against Montreal this season.  Palmieri has picked up four goals and eight helpers in 15 career matches versus the Canadiens.   

J.T. Miller (Vancouver) - W - $6,000 (FanDuel), $5,700 (DraftKings), $21 (Yahoo)

Miller has accounted for five goals and eight assists in his past nine contests.  That includes four markers and five helpers over a six-game point streak.  Miller picked up three assists and five shots in four appearances against Boston last year.  

Pierre-Luc Dubois (Columbus) - C - $5,700 (FanDuel), $5,800 (DraftKings), $19 (Yahoo)

Dubois has plenty of bang for the buck upside for Tuesday’s slate.  He has racked up two goals and eight points during a four-game point streak.  Dubois has provided four goals and 15 points in the last 13 contests  Additionally, he has nine points (two goals, seven assists) in eight career games versus Florida and makes for an intriguing stack play with Oliver Bjorkstrand.

Jakub Vrana (Washington) - W - $5,800 (FanDuel), $5,600 (DraftKings), $22 (Yahoo)

Vrana has accumulated eight goals and six assists in 12 games going into Tuesday night’s action.  He has been held off the scoresheet just one time during that stretch.  Vrana also has tallied 13 goals and 24 points in 26 home matches this campaign.  

Bargain Bin: Brandon Saad (CHI) - W -  $4,600 (FanDuel)/$4,600 (DraftKings)/$18 (Yahoo), Nick Suzuki (MON) - W - $4,500 (FanDuel)/C - $4,700 (DraftKings)/$18 (Yahoo), Kailer Yamamoto (EDM) - W - $4,000 (FanDuel)/$3,400 (DraftKings)/$16 (Yahoo), Alex Iafallo (LA) - W - $5,100 (FanDuel)/$4,200 (DraftKings)/$21 (Yahoo), Andre Burakovsky (COL) - W - $4,600 (FanDuel)/$4,500 (DraftKings)/$18 (Yahoo)

Defensemen: 

Mark Giordano (Calgary) - D - $6,000 (FanDuel), $6,400 (DraftKings), $21 (Yahoo) 

Giordano has heated up recently with five assists and 15 shots in the last four games.  He has earned two multi-point efforts in the past three games.  Giordano has registered three goals and 16 points in 25 home contests this season.  

Quinn Hughes (Vancouver) - D - $ 4,600 (FanDuel), $4,900 (DraftKings), $20 (Yahoo) 

Hughes has amassed six goals and 13 points in the past 16 games.  The rookie blueliner has been held off the scoresheet a mere five times during that stretch.  Hughes enters Tuesday night’s slate with three goals and two assists over a three-game point streak.  

Bargain Bin: Cale Makar (COL) - $5,600 (FanDuel)/$22 (Yahoo), Shea Theodore (VGK) - $5,400 (FanDuel)/$4,700 (DraftKings)/$22 (Yahoo), Torey Krug (BOS) - $4,700 (DraftKings)/$20 (Yahoo) 

Goaltenders: 

Robin Lehner (Chicago) - G - $8,200 (FanDuel), $7,200 (DraftKings), $30 (Yahoo) 

Lehner is a solid option in the crease for Tuesday if he gets his first start following the All-Star break.  Chicago has been red hot, while the Minnesota Wild have been struggling. Lehner already has a win over the Wild this year, which came on Dec. 15 when he stopped 23 of 26 shots.  He has a 6-2-0 record his last past eight appearances along with a .917 save percentage.  Lehner has allowed just two goals in five of those victories.  

Philipp Grubauer (Colorado) - G - $8,100 (FanDuel), $7,800 (DraftKings), $30 (Yahoo) 

Grubauer has been superb against Buffalo in his career with a record of 5-1-2 along with a 1.15 goals-against average and .957 save percentage.  He had an 18-save shutout versus the Sabres last season

Bargain Bin: Connor Hellebuyck (WPG) - $7,800 (FanDuel)/$7,500 (DraftKings)/$27 (Yahoo), David Rittich (CGY) - $7,500 (FanDuel)/$29 (Yahoo), Jacob Markstrom (VAN) - $7,000 (FanDuel)/$34 (Yahoo) 

 

 

Corey Abbott

Corey Abbott is an Editor for Hockey on Rotoworld. Feel free to follow him on Twitter @CoreAbbott.