DFS NHL Breakdown: Tuesday Line Stacks & Strategies
DFS NHL Breakdown: Tuesday Line Stacks & Strategies

This article is part of our DFS NHL Breakdown series.

Please see this previous article for the basic strategy write-up.

My rankings use a Corsi-based rating system that I created, with the average rating 100 both offensively (OR) and defensively (DR). This rating is determined by factoring in Corsi, scoring chances, high danger chances, shooting percentage and save percentage. With the current rosters I have loaded, the Offense Rating (OR) ranges from a best of 118.0 (TOR) to a worst of 87.4 (ANH), and the Defense Rating (DR) ranges from a best of 94.1 (BOS) to a worst of 111.4 (OTT). These numbers will change daily with line changes, injuries and player call-ups.

Slate Preview

Tuesday night drops a large 10-game slate highlighted by an Atlantic Division showdown between Toronto and Boston. Vegas and Toronto are playing the second night of a back-to-back, while Pittsburgh and Detroit are playing the front end. Below is a chart of some of the highlighted tournaments on FanDuel and DraftKings:

FANDUELDRAFTKINGS
$33 Goal (427 entries)$33 Line Change (883 entries)
$12 Slapshot (196 entries)$20 Crosscheck (294 entries)
$7 Crossbar (504 entries)$12 Knuckle Puck (784 entries, Single Entry)
$5 Save (476 entries, Single Entry)$5 One-Timer (1,426 entries, Single Entry)
$4.44 Breakaway (10,725 Entries)$3 Enforcer (1,585 entries)

The following chart will be included so I do not have to bog down the write-ups with too many offensive and defensive ratings. Also shown are my projected shots on goal, shooting percentages and save percentages. Starting goalies are listed with either a projected

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Russ Prentice
Fantasy baseball, football, basketball, golf and hockey fanatic for 25 years. Awarded Hockey Writer of the Year by FSWA in 2018. Has played high-stakes games at NFBC/NFFC over 12 years, highlighted by a runner up finish in the 2012 NFFC Primetime event, multiple NFBC Main Event league championships, and a Top 10 finish in the NFBC RotoWire Online Championship. DFS player since 2013, focusing on NFL and NHL.
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