Andre Burakovsky Dominates FanDuel on 2/4... Carter Hutton Crushes DFS Owners

FANDUEL MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Andre Burakovsky (COL 15 TOI, 1 G, 3 A, 1 SOG, 1 BS) was priced at $4600 and based on the active 2/4 pool, he delivered 30.1 more FPs than his salary expectations. His one goal came on just 1 shots. He only averages 0.3 assists so his 3 assists were well above average. This is the most FanDuel points he has scored going back 199 games. His next game (COL@OTT) is on 2/6.

Elvis Merzlikins (CLB Win 32 SV, 0 GA, 100%) had 45.6 FPs and delivered +$14459 over his $8500 salary. A shutout victory with 32 saves carried him to a big night. His 45.6 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 2 of his previous 21 games (10%).

Antti Raanta (ARI Win 30 SV, 0 GA, 100%) had 44 FPs and delivered +$14056 over his $8100 salary. A shutout victory with 30 saves carried him to a big night. His 44 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 3 of his previous 83 games (4%). His next game (CAR@ARI) is on 2/6. While subject to change, he is currently projected to have a below average game.

Valeri Nichushkin (COL 14 TOI, 1 G, 2 A, 3 SOG, 0 BS) needed 6.9 FPs too live up to his $3500 salary, and he went on to have 32.8 fantasy points. He was rated as a good 'B Value' by Sportsline. He averages 1.4 SOG per game which is 5% of team shots on goal. In this game, he had 11% of total team shots on goal. Of his 103 game sample, he has never had this many fantasy points. His next game (COL@OTT) is on 2/6.

Alex Ovechkin (WAS 18 TOI, 3 G, 0 A, 5 SOG, 0 BS) owners made a +$12947 profit and got +25.7 more fantasy points than expected at a $9200 price. SportsLine accurately rated Ovechkin as a Strong Play yesterday. He averages 4.3 SOG per game which is 15% of team shots on goal. In this game, he had 21% of total team shots on goal. A Hat Trick is a great way to produce a ton of fantasy points. He had 44 or more fantasy points in 11 of his previous 246 games (4%).

FANDUEL LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Carter Hutton (BUF Loss 8 SV, 5 GA, 61.5%, 30 TOI) needed 14.9 FPs too live up to his $7500 salary, but he went on to only have -13.6 fantasy points.

Petr Mrazek (CAR Loss 20 SV, 6 GA, 76.9%) needed 16.1 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with -8.

Evgeny Kuznetsov (WAS 12 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 0 SOG, 0 BS) needed 13.9 FPs too live up to his $7000 salary, but he went on to only have 0 fantasy points. His 2.4 SOG per game is 7% of his team's SOGs. No SOGs usually translates to a bad game. His production might have been higher if he was able to get his normal time on ice (18.2). He had no blocks yesterday (averages 0.3).

Brendan Gallagher (MON 17 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 1 SOG, 0 BS) owners took a $-6600 loss and got 13.1 fewer fantasy points than expected at his $7400 price. He averages 3.8 SOG per game which is 12% of team shots on goal. He had just 2.8% of total team shots on goal. He had no blocks yesterday (averages 0.5).

Connor McDavid (EDM 22 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 3 SOG, 0 BS) needed 17.7 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 4.8. He had no blocks yesterday (averages 0.4).

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DRAFTKINGS MOST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Alex Ovechkin (WAS 18 TOI, 3 G, 0 A, 5 SOG, 0 BS) was priced at $8500 and based on the active 2/4 pool, he was worth $14198 more than his salary. The SportsLine Computer accurately predicted this performance and had Ovechkin in its optimal lineup. His 4.3 SOG per game is 15% of his team's SOGs. In this game, he had 21% of total team shots on goal. He had a Hat Trick. He had 42 or more fantasy points in 8 of his previous 246 games (3%).

Kevin Fiala (MIN 15 TOI, 2 G, 0 A, 5 SOG, 0 BS) owners made a +$12254 profit and got +22.7 more fantasy points than expected at a $4200 price. His 2.1 SOG per game is 7% of team shots on goal. In this game, he had 15% of total team shots on goal. He had 30.5 or more fantasy points in 3 of his previous 221 games (1%). His next game (VAN@MIN) is on 2/6.

Andre Burakovsky (COL 15 TOI, 1 G, 3 A, 1 SOG, 1 BS) owners made a +$11337 profit and got +21 more fantasy points than expected at a $4500 price. His one goal came on just 1 shots. He only averages 0.3 assists so his 3 assists were well above average. He had 29.3 or more fantasy points in 3 of his previous 199 games (2%).

Zach Sanford (STL 14 TOI, 2 G, 0 A, 3 SOG, 1 BS) had 25.8 FPs and delivered +$10851 over his $3100 salary. His 1.3 SOG per game is 4% of team shots on goal. He got 12% of the team's SOGs yesterday. His 25.8 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 2 of his previous 108 games (2%). His next game (WPG@STL) is on 2/6.

Valeri Nichushkin (COL 14 TOI, 1 G, 2 A, 3 SOG, 0 BS) had 26 FPs and delivered +$10635 over his $3400 salary. His 1.4 SOG per game is 5% of team shots on goal. He got 11% of the team's SOGs yesterday. Of his 103 game sample, he has never had this many fantasy points.

Sergei Bobrovsky (FLA 44 SV, 1 GA, 97.8%) was priced at $7500 and based on the active 2/4 pool, he was worth $9933 more than his salary. His save percentage was +6.8 percentage points higher than his average. His 32.3 fantasy points is a value he has reached just 8 of his previous 182 games (4%). His next game (LV@FLA) is on 2/6. He is projected to have 17.2 FPs in this game.

DRAFTKINGS LEAST VALUABLE ($) PLAYERS

Carter Hutton (BUF Loss 8 SV, 5 GA, 61.5%, 30 TOI) needed 13.5 FPs too live up to his $7300 salary, but he went on to only have -11.9 fantasy points.

At $7300 Petr Mrazek (CAR Loss 20 SV, 6 GA, 76.9%) needed to have 13.5 FPs to breakeven, but only had -7 FPs. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Mrazek.

At $7400 Brendan Gallagher (MON 17 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 1 SOG, 0 BS) needed to have 13.7 FPs to breakeven, but only had 1.5 FPs. He averages 3.8 SOG per game which is 12% of team shots on goal. His 1 SOG yesterday was just 2.8% of the team's SOGs. He averages 0.5 blocks per game, but had none in this game.

Connor McDavid (EDM 22 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 3 SOG, 0 BS) needed 15.2 fantasy points to keep up with the rest of the night's pool, so he came up well short with 4.5. He had no blocks yesterday (averages 0.4).

J.T. Miller (VAN 19 TOI, 0 G, 0 A, 0 SOG, 0 BS) needed 10.6 FPs too live up to his $5700 salary, but he went on to only have 0 fantasy points. SportsLine's projection model correctly gave a Fade rating for Miller. His 1.8 SOG per game is 6% of his team's SOGs. Owners must have 'loved' his zero shots on goal. He averages 0.4 blocks per game, but had none in this game.

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