There are 12 games on the NHL slate tonight and it features two great Western Conference tilt between the Jets and Golden Knights. The Islanders travel to Montreal to take on Carey Price and the Canadiens. Here are some value plays, top line stacks and stud goalies you should build your DFS lineup around:
 

Top Line Stacks

Bruins at Devils

Brad Marchand ($7,300) – Patrice Bergeron ($7,700) – David Pastrnak ($7,400)
The Bruins No. 1 line will get a chance to feast on the lowly Devils. Pastrnak is back from injury and he has potted 31 goals this year. He’s averaging 5.0 FPPG and has sniped 15 goals on the PP. Marchand has collected three goals and two helpers in the last four games. He’s averaging 4.5 fantasy points per game and has two shorthanded goals this year. Bergeron is recording 5.1 FPPG and has scored in three of the last four games. The centerman has tallied seven goals and four assists in the last 10 contests.

Flames vs. Senators

Johnny Gaudreau ($7,800) – Sean Monahan ($7,000) – Elias Lindholm ($6,400)
The Flames get the Senators on the second night of a back-to-back and will get their top centerman back in their lineup. Monahan is will assume his spot on the Flames top line and he’s producing 4.1 FPPG. He has tallied 31 goals this year and has collected 12 goals this year. Gaudreau has sniped five goals in the last four games while averaging 4.7 FPPG. Lindholm has produced two goals and four helpers in the last 10 games while averaging 3.9 FPPG



Superstar to Build Around

Sidney Crosby, PIT at NSH ($7,300) – Crosby has been great for the Penguins this year and still gives opposing goalies nightmares. He has potted 33 goals while collecting 60 assists. Twenty-one of his goals have come on the road and he’s producing 4.8 FPPG. Crosby has recorded 11 goals and 15 assists with the man advantage.



Value on Offense

Dylan Strome, CHI vs. PHI ($5,200) –The Blackhawks centerman is fitting in just fine with his new squad. He has dished out four helpers in as many games. He has sniped 17 goals this year while averaging 2.9 fantasy points per game. Strome has produced six goals and nine assists on the power play.

Reilly Smith, VGK vs. WPG ($5,100) – Smith had a dominant game for the Knights in their last contest. He collected a goal and three assists in a 7-3 victory over the Sharks. Smith has tallied five goals and eight assists in the last 10 games. He has recorded 14 points (4G,10A) on the power play. He dished out an assist in their last game against the Jets.



Stud Goalies

Tuuka Rask, BOS vs at NJ ($8,300) – Boston’s No. 1 goalie has produced a GAA of 2.39, a save percentage of .917% and has 25 wins. He’s averaging 4.9 FPPG and has collected four shutouts this year. He’s 1-0-0 against the Devils this year and stopped all 20 shots for a shutout.

Martin Jones, SJ at LAK ($8,000) – Jones and the Sharks are in need of a bounce-back game and they should get it against the Kings. Jones is 2-0-1 against his former club this season and has produced a GAA of 1.96 in those three games. He has tallied 34 wins this year and is averaging 4.1 FPPG.



Value on Defense

John Klingberg, DAL vs. COL ($5,400) – The Stars d-man has recorded one goal and two assists in the last four contests. He’s collected 18 points (5G, 513) on the power play this season and is averaging 3.4 FPPG. Klingberg is producing 3.3 FPPG over the last ten contests.

Dougie Hamilton, CAR vs TBAY ($5,200) – Hamilton is on a two-game point streak and tallied two assists. He has potted 13 goals this season and one of them came on the power play. Hamilton has produced three goals and five helpers in the last ten games. He’s averaging 3.2 FPPG.

Oscar Klefbom, EDM vs. CBJ ($5,000) – Klefbom is on a four-game point streak and has collected four points in those games. He has sniped five goals this year and is collecting 3.2 fantasy points per contest. Four of his goals have come on the road and has one power-play tally this season.



Power-Play Defensemen

Mark Giordano, CGY vs OTT ($6,100) – There has been a lot of Norris talk surrounding Giordano and the numbers don’t lie. He’s tallied six points on his five-game point streak. He quarterbacks the Flames dynamic power play and has produced 21 points (3G, 18A) with the man-advantage.

Shea Weber, MON vs NYI ($5,900) – The Canadiens d-man has potted 12 goals this season and is producing 3.7 FPPG. He has collected three goals and three helpers in the last ten games. He has recorded four goals and one assist on the power play.


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