DFS NHL Example Lineups: October 9
Brett Talley provides you with game breakdowns and example lineups for today's DFS NHL main slate.
Below are game breakdowns for Wednesday’s three-game DFS NHL slate followed by example lineups. Please note that the pivots in the lineups are intended to skew more toward GPP plays.
Montreal @ Buffalo
Of the three games tonight, this game has the most even odds with the Sabres only being a -115 favorite as of this writing. Montreal has the worst team matchup of the night per my matchup stat, and Buffalo has a middling matchup, so this isn’t a game to lean on too heavily. However, backup goalie Keith Kinkaid is expected to start for the Habs, so that sweetens the matchup a bit for Buffalo.
Jack Eichel is obviously somewhat matchup-proof and always has enough upside to be part of a contest winner. He’s priced entirely reasonably on FD and could be included in a GPP lineup there. Sam Reinhart and Victor Olofsson play with Eichel at even and on the top PP unit if you want to use a BUF1 stack. Defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen is also priced well on FD and though he plays on the...