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Fantasy Hockey: Scouting The NHL DFS - Tuesday, March 28

Cash in on DraftKings and FanDuel with FSWA Hockey Writer of the Year James Capone AKA Mr. Pucks!

The NHL regular season is coming to an end, and the playoffs are right around the corner. Teams are still battling for position, and some players are battling for a roster spot next year. These last handful of games are exciting, and a lot of value starts to creep in. Coaches start short-shifting their top lines and rolling the lower lines more. Tonight is going to be a great night of hockey with a huge slate to monitor. Time to lock ourselves in and bring home some cash!


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Mr. Pucks Profound Three

Patrick Laine (WPG) - Wing - ($6900 FD / $6700 DK)

Don't be fooled by the DTD status; he was ill his last game. He got a few days off and is rested. He will come out on fire and take it to the Devils. I will be targeting him in cash and GPP and expect a monster game.

Max Pacioretty (MTL) - Wing - ($7300 FD / $6700 DK)

This year’s DFS MVP in my eyes. He has exploded on the scoresheet since the All-Star break, and he is not slowing down. I expect him to run through the Stars tonight and give his hometown fans a great game. Fire him and his linemates up and get some money.

Auston Matthews (CHI) - Wing - ($7000 FD / $7800 DK)

Currently on a five game scoring streak, Matthews is putting up major numbers. He needs one goal to break the franchise record for goals by a rookie. That is an accomplishment considering the Leafs the history. He will break the record tonight and place himself into Maple Leafs lore.

Mr. Pucks Sleeper Play

Kaspari Kapanen (TOR) - Wing - ($3100 FD / $2500 DK)

Kapanen is getting a golden opportunity. If anyone remembers last year when the Leafs put a bunch of rookies on the ice, they scored big time in DFS. I am expecting Kapanen to do the same in his first NHL game with the Leafs. Great cap saver with upside.

Teams To Target

Toronto Maple Leafs - Top line and second line. Gardiner and Zaitsev on defense

Montreal Canadiens - All in on top line with Patches. Second line is a good target as well. Weber or Markov on defense.

Winnipeg Jets - I will be all over the top line with Laine. Consider second and third lines for GPP. Byfuglien or Trouba on defense.

Carolina Hurricanes - I love the second line tonight and will have them in GPP play. Faulk and Slavin on defense.

Also Consider: Ana 1&2, Cls 1, Buf 1, SJ 1, Phi 1

Goalies

**As always check before puck drop to see if your goalie is starting*

Ward - Cash/GPP
Montoya or Price - Cash/GPP
Bernier - Cash/GPP
Mason - GPP
McElhinny - GPP


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