Top Line Stacks
Bruins vs. Flyers
Brad Marchand ($7,000) – Patrice Bergeron ($7,300) – David Pastrnak ($7,800)
The Bruins’ No. 1 line is one of the most dominant and feared lines in hockey. Pastrnak potted a goal and dished out two helpers in the Bruins’ most recent game. He’s averaging 5.1 FPPG. Marchand tallied three assists last contest and has collected nine points (3G, 6A) in the past five games. Bergeron potted two goals against the Jets and is on a three-game point streak. He’s averaging 5.2 FPPG and has sniped five goals on the PP.
Jets vs. Blue Jackets
Kyle Connor ($6,000) – Mark Scheifele ($6,700) – Blake Wheeler ($6,900) The Blue Jackets are a mess right now, and the Jets should be able to take advantage. Connor potted two goals in their most recent game and is producing 3.6 FPPG. Scheifele has dished out 36 assists this season and has recorded seven goals on the power play. He is collecting 5.4 FPPG at home and 4.6 fantasy points per game overall. Wheeler is averaging 4.6 fantasy points per contest and has sniped six of his nine goals at the Bell MTS Place.
Superstar to Build Around
Artemi Panarin, CBJ vs. WPG ($6,300) – The Blue Jackets’ left winger might not be in Columbus too much longer, but he still is finding the scoresheet. He has sniped 19 goals this year and is averaging 4.2 FPPG. Panarin has tallied six goals and six assists with the man advantage. In the past 10 games he has recorded seven goals and five assists.
Value on Offense
Nico Hischier, NJ vs. NYR ($5,100) – Hischier has totaled 13 goals and 19 assists this season. He is producing 3.1 FPPG, and eight of his 13 goals have come in front of the New Jersey faithful. The center has tallied two goals and four assists on the power play, and both of those goals were at home.
James van Riemsdyk, PHI at BOS ($5,000) – The Flyers’ left winger has sniped two goals in the past three contests. He’s averaging 3.0 FPPG and has collected 23 points in 34 games. van Riemsdyk has collected four goals and one assist with the man advantage. He has sniped 13 goals this year and has seven goals in the past 10 games.
Tuuka Rask, BOS vs. PHI ($8,100) – Boston’s No. 1 goalie is back in net after an injury and will be ready for an Eastern Conference tilt. He has 14 wins, a 2.43 GAA and a .919 save percentage. Rask is averaging 4.7 FPPG and has tallied one shutout this year. He’s a career 14-2-3 against the Flyers.
Connor Hellebuyck, WPG vs CBJ ($8,000) – Hellebuyck is 3-1-0 in his past four contests. He has a 2.85 GAA, a .910 save percentage and has tallied 22 wins this year. Hellebuyck is averaging 4.7 FPPG, and 13 of his wins have come at home. He won his lone career start against Columbus.
Value on Defense
Josh Morrissey, WPG vs.CBJ ($4,700) – The Jets’ d-man has recorded two goals and three assists in the past 10 contests. He’s collected 10 points (3G, 7A) on the power play this season and is averaging 3.1 FPPG. Seventeen of his 21 points have come at home.
Zach Werenski, CBJ at WPG ($4,500) – Werenski has dished out five assists in the past 10 games. He has potted nine goals and 18 assists this season. Werenski is averaging 2.9 FPPG, and five of his goals have come on the road. He has produced one goal and eight assists on the power play.
Kevin Shattenkirk, NYR at NJ ($4,300) – Shattenkirk is averaging 2.5 FPPG and has dished out two assists in the past four games. He has recorded one goal and three assists on the man advantage. Shattenkirk has tallied 12 helpers this season and is averaging 2.3 FPPG on the road.
Seth Jones, CBJ at WPG ($6,200) – The Blue Jackets’ d-man has been great for Columbus this year. He has dished out six assists on the power play. Jones has sniped seven goals and tallied 22 helpers while averaging 3.7 FPPG. Six of his seven goals have come on the road and is averaging 3.8 FPPG as a visitor.
Torey Krug, BOS vs. PHI ($5,600) – Krug has been a awesome power play quarterback for the Bruins. He has recorded one goal and 19 assists with the man advantage. Krug is producing 3.5 FPPG, and four of his five goals have come at the TD Garden. Twelve of his 19 PP points have come at home and has tallied nine points in the past 10 contests.
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