FanDuel NHL Lineup Advice: Tuesday (2/6)

by Tom Vecchio | @DFS_Tom | Featured Writer
Feb 6, 2018

We have a massive 11-game slate tonight, and there are good options all across the board. There are tons of big names you want to pay up for, along with some interesting value options which offer salary relief.

Check out today’s One-Timer contest from FanDuel >>

Center

Vincent Trocheck (FLA): $6,500 vs. VAN
Trocheck is the first part of a Panthers stack, and they are in a great spot at home. They are up against the Canucks, who are giving up over three goals per game, along with simply taking too many penalties. This first power-play stands to gain from this and is why this four-player stack is ready to put up points. He has four points in his last four games and is taking over three shots per game.

Sidney Crosby (PIT): $8,600 vs. VGK
When you have the salary to roster a player like Crosby, you shouldn’t pass him up. He has 10 assists in his last eight games, but no goals. I have a feeling he will break this goal drought tonight since he will be going up against the Penguins former goalie, Marc-Andre Fleury. He has taken thousands of practice shots against him, and with emotions riding high in this game, Crosby should be able to find the back of the net.

Wing

Jonathan Huberdeau (FLA): $6,900 vs. VAN
Huberdeau has five points in his last four games, and is also on the first power-play unit, putting him in a great spot. Any chance you get to fit a full line stack in one lineup, you should do so, especially since they are going up against such a weak opponent. He’s good for any format tonight and carries great multi-point upside.

Evgeny Dadonov (FLA): $4,900 vs. VAN
Dadonov is the last forward on this Panthers line stack and offers a bit of salary relief. He is the cheapest player on this stack, so his production follows that. He has 31 points in 42 games this year, taking over two shots per game, and has four power-play goals. It’s a great matchup, and he can reach full potential being in this stack.

Bryan Rust (PIT): $3,700 vs. VGK
Rust is the next part of this Penguins stack which makes up the first forward line. He has four points over his last three games and is super cheap tonight. Anytime you can get a cheap player on the same line as Crosby, they automatically have value, since their potential for points goes up. This is the case tonight, and we want to buy in now while his price is still low. He is taking a bit under two shots per game and can chip in with a blocked shot every now and then.

Dominik Simon (PIT): $4,400
Simon is the other winger on this first forward line, who is also cheap, and has upside since he plays with Crosby. He’s only played 19 games this season, but with Hornqvist going out with an injury for the Penguins, he could see a bit of a bump in minutes. Simon is also on the second power-play unit. Extra ice time with potential for points is never a bad thing.

Defense

Keith Yandle (FLA): $5,400 vs. VAN
Yandle is the power-play quarterback for the Panthers, along with being on the first defensive pairing. He is seeing well over 20 minutes per game and is a workhorse for the Panthers every night. He has six points in his last three games, is taking over two shots per game, and blocking over one shot per game. Adding value in multiple ways is a great asset to have in NHL DFS, and Yandle is a perfect example of that.

Kris Letang (PIT): $6,100 vs. VGK
Letang is on the first defensive pairing and the first power-play unit for the Penguins, so racking over 20 minutes of ice time per game. He has two points over his last three games, is taking three shots per game, blocking over one shot per game, and is one of the most consistent defenders on the slate.

Goalie

Connor Hellebuyck (WPG): $8,400
Hellebuyck is a massive -223 favorite at home tonight according to Vegas, so he is likely to come away with the win. He has 27 wins in 43 games this season and is now up against the Coyotes, who are the worst team in the league. Anytime they are on the slate, you should be targeting against them for offense, along with the goalie to be able to pick up the win. Hellebuyck is seeing about 30 shots per game, so plenty of chances to rack up fantasy points.

Check out today’s One-Timer contest from FanDuel >>

Thomas Vecchio is a correspondent at FantasyPros. For more from Thomas, check out his archive and follow him @DFS_Tom.

What's your take? Leave a comment

Fantasy Games
DRAFT photo
Get a FREE FantasyPros upgrade with first deposit
Sleeper photo
Play on the best fantasy football platform. Get the free Sleeper app.
Mock Draft Lobby photo
Mock draft with other FantasyPros users. Drafts starting now!
Get our Mobile App!

Enter your phone number below, and we'll text you a link to download the app.

1Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
2Le'Veon Bell (PIT)RB
3Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
4David Johnson (ARI)RB
5Antonio Brown (PIT)WR
6DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
7Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
8Saquon Barkley (NYG)RB
9Odell Beckham Jr. (NYG)WR
10Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
 View All Rankings 
11Kareem Hunt (KC)RB
12Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
13Julio Jones (ATL)WR
14Michael Thomas (NO)WR
15Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
16Keenan Allen (LAC)WR
17A.J. Green (CIN)WR
18Davante Adams (GB)WR
19Devonta Freeman (ATL)RB
20Jordan Howard (CHI)RB
21Rob Gronkowski (NE)TE
22Mike Evans (TB)WR
23Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
24T.Y. Hilton (IND)WR
25Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
26Jerick McKinnon (SF)RB
27Doug Baldwin (SEA)WR
28Stefon Diggs (MIN)WR
29Travis Kelce (KC)TE
30Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
1Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
2Mike Trout (LAA)CF,DH
3Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
4Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
5J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
6Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
7Manny Machado (LAD)3B,SS
8Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
9Giancarlo Stanton (NYY)LF,RF
10Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B,3B
 View All Rankings 
11Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
12Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)1B
13Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
14Andrew Benintendi (BOS)LF,CF
15Trea Turner (WSH)SS
16Chris Sale (BOS)SP
17Bryce Harper (WSH)CF,RF
18Clayton Kershaw (LAD)SP
19Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
20Matt Carpenter (STL)1B,2B
21Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
22Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
23Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
24Christian Yelich (MIL)LF,CF
25Javier Baez (CHC)2B,3B
26Starling Marte (PIT)LF,CF
27A.J. Pollock (ARI)CF
28Aaron Nola (PHI)SP
29Rhys Hoskins (PHI)1B,LF
30Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B,2B
1Kevin Durant (GSW)SF,PF
2Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)SF,PF
3James Harden (HOU)PG,SG
4Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
5Russell Westbrook (OKC)PG
6Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)C
7Anthony Davis (NOR)PF,C
8Kawhi Leonard (TOR)SG,SF
9LeBron James (LAL)SF,PF
10Nikola Jokic (DEN)PF,C
 View All Rankings 
11John Wall (WAS)PG
12DeMarcus Cousins (GSW)PF,C
13Chris Paul (HOU)PG
14Damian Lillard (POR)PG
15Jimmy Butler (MIN)SG,SF
16Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
17Kyrie Irving (BOS)PG,SG
18Hassan Whiteside (MIA)C,PF
19Myles Turner (IND)PF,C
20Paul George (OKC)SG,SF
21Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
22Draymond Green (GSW)SF,PF
23Kristaps Porzingis (NYK)PF,C
24Kemba Walker (CHA)PG
25CJ McCollum (POR)PG,SG
26Mike Conley (MEM)PG
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Klay Thompson (GSW)SG,SF
29Marc Gasol (MEM)C
30Gordon Hayward (BOS)SG,SF
Get Ready For Draft Night!

Sharpen your skills in our new mock draft lobby.
Drafts are starting soon!