DFS NHL Optimal Lineups: February 15
Christopher Morais provides you with game breakdowns and example lineups for today's NHL DFS slate.
New York Rangers Vs. Buffalo Sabres
The first of four games tonight features the New York Rangers at the Buffalo Sabres. There are some things to like about this game, but it’s very limited.
Let’s start with the New York Rangers. Their top line of Chris Kreider, Mika Zibanejad and Mats Zuccarello is the obvious choice, but that line is slightly overpriced on a short-slate. Zibanejad is the best option of the three if you wanted to go with a single bullet, but he’s a few hundred dollars less than Jack Eichel, and Eichel is a much better play.
The best punt option for the Rangers is on defence. Kevin Shattenkirk continues to see top power play minutes and he continues to be very affordable on both sites.
On the Buffalo side, Eichel and Skinner is the only mini-stack to consider. The duo are joined by Jason Pominville, so you can go with a full line stack in a GPP, but not in cash games. Pominville is a salary relief option that could hit value if Buffalo’s top line goes...