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Montreal Canadiens @ New York Islanders 7pm ET

First game of our 3-game slate tonight takes us out to Long Island! The Islanders have been stingy over their last 10 games at home allowing just 1.8 goals per game. That mixed with the fact that they need to win to clinch a playoff spot makes me want to fade the Habs tonight. 

Starting with the forwards I like Bo Horvat and Brock Nelson at center tonight as the Habs allow the 7th most DFS points to centers this season. On the Montreal side Nick Suzuki is an option but his upside will be capped due to the Islanders defense of late. On the wings there are 3 options as I see it. Those options are Anders Lee, Kyle Palmieri and Zach Parise with Palmieri being the one I like most as the Habs allow the MOST DFS points to right wingers this season. The Montreal side is sparse but Joel Armia is someone you can throw a dart on. He has a handful of games dating back to January with 25+ DFS point games. 

At defense and goalie are a few options to dive into, the most expensive being Michael Matheson for the Canadiens. Matheson comes into tonight with 4 assists in the last 3 games to go along with 11 blocked shots. Noah Dobson and Adam Pelech are the options on the New York side tonight with Dobson being the more preferable of the two. Dobson has 4 assists in the last 3 games and the Habs allow the 7th most DFS points to defenseman this season. At goalie I only see one option is Ilya Sorokin for the Islanders as he has been awesome this season with a 2.35 GAA and NHL leading 6 shutouts. 


Dallas Stars @ St. Louis Blues 7:30pm ET 

With Colorado losing last night the Stars have a lot to play for now as a win would put them in the lead for the Central Division. I expect the Stars to fly around tonight in their 2nd to last game of the season so lets dive into it. At center its Roope Hintz at the top and for good reason as he has 74 points on the season and is coming off of a 29.5 DFS point night. Hintz also holds the highest floor at the position in this slate in my opinion. Other options include Pavel Buchnevich and Tyler Seguin with the former having a career best season for the Blues. Buchnevich has 5 points in the last 3 games and might have a chance to build on that tonight against a backup goaltender for Dallas. Over to the wingers now the top tier is Jason Robertson at 8.9k over at DraftKings. The Blues allow the 5th most DFS points to left wingers and Robertson has 4 goals in the last 4 games. I am also looking to plug in either Joe Pavelski and Jamie Benn in the mid tier level of wingers. Pavelski more so as he has 9 points over the last 7 games. 

Over to the defenseman for this game its the big name of Miro Heiskanen at the top at 6.9k on DraftKings. He has 71 points on the season and has rarely ended a game below double digit DFS points in the 2nd half of this season. Justin Faulk of the Blues will be the mid tier option as the Stars have been soft against opposing defenses in DFS this season allowing the 9th most points to them. Not a fan of the cheap tier in this game so stay away. At goaltender I will look at Scott Wedgewood of the Stars but he is not my favorite option on the slate. Be wary of Wedgewood as he has won just once in his last 4 starts. 


San Jose Sharks @ Calgary Flames 10:00pm ET 

This game means nothing for the NHL postseason but it could be the highest scoring game on the slate given the defenses in the other games. I am mainly targeting the Flames at center as the Sharks have been weak down the middle. Mikael Backlund and Nazem Kadri would be those choices for those looking to get into this game. On the winger side Tyler Toffoli is the top option by a wide margin but against the Sharks it makes sense. San Jose allows the 3rd most DFS points to right wingers and Toffoli has 73 points on the season. Other names to watch will be Tomas Hertl, Andrew Mangiapane and Blake Coleman who are coming at a bargain and have good chances to find the back of the net. 

Finishing up with the defense is 3 names to consider, Erik Karlsson, Rasmus Andersson and Noah Hanifin. Karlsson is the obvious choice but it will cost you some coin at 7.7k on DraftKings. He does have 100 points on the season though which is unheard of normally for a blue liner in today's game. For the two Flames D-men they have a great matchup as the Sharks allow the 6th most DFS points to the position this season and the Flames should put up 3 to 4 goals at the very least tonight. In net you can throw a dart at Dustin Wolf but we know nothing about him at the NHL level. He was very good in the AHL this season though with 41 wins in 52 games.