DFS NHL Optimal Lineups: February 24
Brett Talley provides you with game breakdowns and example lineups for today's NHL DFS main slate.
Below are game breakdowns followed by example lineups for tonight’s three-game NHL DFS main slate.
Calgary @ Ottawa
The Flames are the obvious chalk of the slate as -250 favorites in Ottawa. Their top line will see heavy ownership, and you’ll need exposure to them in cash games. All three are quite pricey on both sites with the exception of Johnny Gaudreau who is priced fairly on DK. Mark Giordano is the D-man on the top PP unit and is another chalk option.
Second liner Matthew Tkachuk has a spot on the top PP unit with the top line, and he’s priced ridiculously well on FD. Second line center Mikael Backlund is priced better on FD than DK, so he and Tkachuk make sense as a mini-stack there. Sam Bennett is the third member of that line and he’s only $300 over the minimum on FD.
David Rittich will start in net for the Flames and is an obvious cash game option as the goalie for by far the biggest favorite of the slate. Rittich will be easy to fit into FD lineups, but he’s...